Photo by myself of Tavern on the Green, a well-known restaurant in Central Park.
A courtyard in the middle of the restaurant virtually opens up into Central Park. Paper lanterns hang from trees, creating a festive atmosphere.
Tavern on the Green has been in the local news recently. It declared bankruptcy in September, just before being handed over to its new owner. The family that owned it for years say they own rights to the name, which is valued at $19 million.
I took the above photo a week before the original owners filed for Chapter 11. I'm not sure whether the restaurant is still open. The restaurant once described itself as 'the highest-grossing independently owned restaurant in the United States, with annual revenues in excess of $34 million and over half a million visitors a year'.
Click here to read what the Times has written about Tavern on the Green.
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