Tag Archives: Times Square

The 40th St Philosophers

One of my favorites bits in Times Square can be found on West 40th Street between Broadway and 6th. It’s two blocks from the main Times Square action, and you can feel the frantic energy vanish as soon as you turn onto the street. If you look closely at the building to the left, you’ll see are five sculpted figures, ... Read More »

Grand Central Rats

Thousands of people go into Grand Central through the Lexington Ave entrance every day. I always wonder how many look up and see the rats also desperately trying to get in. I’m not quite sure I fully understand the symbolism, but, according to Forgotten NY, The Graybar building was once the nation’s focal point for maritime and rail transport. If ... Read More »