Photo by myself outside the Strand Bookstore, around Broadway and 12th Street.
The Strand advertises itself as having 18 miles of books. It's a large store that includes rare editions. Bins of books are always on the sidewalk, going for as little as $1 each.
Even in the cold, people were out sifting through the bins outside. This is one of my favorite places to browse for books. You never know what you'll find. The second floor was recently renovated and is filled with books on art and architecture.
So here he is, Rupert in his winter gear. Ta da!
The coat is made in Sweden by Obtrack. It's a little complicated to get on, but once you do it a couple times, it's not too bad. He's also wearing a light harness in this shot, hence the multiple straps.
The coat has been a hit with the colder weather. Rupert doesn't like the cold, and the Obtrack wraps him up like a UPS package. If you're out in the hinterlands, however, you'll need something heavier.
Rupert is usually a zombie in the morning, which explains his glassy-eyed look. However, once he wakes up, watch out. There is nothing stopping him!
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