Tag Archives: Fifth Avenue
The City of New York painted a mural running the length of the block on Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets, in front of Trump Tower and facing it, reading Black Lives Matter. The mural has become the … Continue reading
In the absence of a public memorial for the 18, 611 New Yorkers* who have died of Covid-19, these flags fly at half staff on Fifth Avenue. Photo taken on Independence Day, July 4, 2020. *Source: www1.nyc.gov, updated July 7, … Continue reading
Personal favorites from the past decade as we prepare to ring in 2020.
Because the reflections are as interesting as the windows.
Scenes from the Women’s March on New York protesting the inauguration of Donald Trump. An estimated 250,000 women, men, and children marched across 42nd Street and up Fifth Avenue today to Trump Tower in a show of solidarity with the … Continue reading
The annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, not a parade but a spectacle. The concept of an Easter Bonnet is open to interpretation; while the Empire State Building was well represented, I was partial to King Kong as a bunny … Continue reading
It’s not really a parade; the tradition dates to the 19th century when well-dressed women emerged from the churches on Fifth Avenue sporting their Easter bonnets for all to admire. Now it’s one of those only-in-New-York street spectacles that attract … Continue reading