On Saturday, April 25, 2009, I happened to be walking around the city and passed Madison Square Garden where lots of Grateful Dead fans were pacing about looking for tickets to the show.
A friendly reminder that one should look to their left while in London, UK.
This is what Ralph's Discount City looks like now. It's on Chambers Street between Broadway and Church in Manhattan. I have fond memories of the store because it's where my mother would get candy at a discounted price, after her workday, and bring it home for me.
The store is now closed forever after 45 years in business and the building will be destroyed for luxury condos.
On Wednesday, July 18, 2007, an 83-year old steampipe exploded during the evening rush hour near Grand Central Station in New York, NY. The above photo was taken on Lexington Avenue and E. 35th Street shortly after 6PM. Additional pictures from the blast are available in this Flickr set