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Friday, October 2, 2009

Holding Hands in Midtown

Candid Lovers, Midtown
Photo by myself at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.

Two lovers held hands on this busy Midtown corner, earlier this year.


New York is really a city of extremes. We'll be sailing along merrily in summer one moment, then plunge into brisk Fall weather, the next. Brrr!

Gone are the flip flops, replaced by sensible shoes and trench coats. Some women are already donning their boots. Temperatures range from the high 60s during the day to low 50s at night.

A friend was bemoaning how drastically the city changes during the colder months. In the summer, the streets are lively with activity. There are outdoor concerts and street fairs.

In the Fall and Winter, darkness descends early. New York has a northeast mentality of holing up in hibernation. Bars and restaurants are good places to convene.

Related posts: Marching to the Beat of Your Own Drum, Free Hugs, Union Square and On the Times and the People.


Olivier said...

beau b&w, de discution dans la rue, avec du mouvement, j'aime beaucoup

valeria said...

Another great pic, I love the casual quality in it. Have a good week end!

Lily Hydrangea said...

they look so sweet together.
It did get cold here on LI too. The heat actually went on the other night.
I always like NYC in the colder months, it seems a little quieter.

√ Abraham Lincoln said...

It is dark here now before 8 PM and not light until about 7:40 AM. I know what you mean about holing up. We do it here surrounded by cornfields.