NYC seems empty, but still beautiful. Many people walk keeping their distance. Delivery guys on bikes work hard to deliver food directly from local markets in NYC. While walking in New York City Chelsea and having a great cup of Latin America coffee I decided to document the street life during the pandemic of 2020.
At quarantine times when things look a little different in a city that never sleeps. These NYC Moments are historic and I share them without the intent to cause panic. My intention is for you to get to know New York City more and to inspire you to visit NYC someday in the near future.
The best way to get to know NYC is to walk around maybe holding a ‘to-go’ cup of coffee in your hand.
No matter the time of day, New York City is always bustling with activity….under normal circumstances. As you can see in these photos, the streets of Manhattan are eerily empty. Coronavirus has rendered New York City a ghost town as it becomes the new epicenter of the pandemic. The city that never sleeps is going into a much-needed hibernation. Though these images may not show party-goers dressed to the nines and crowding the local watering holes, they can hopefully be a way to jog the memories of those of us who are sitting inside, waiting for the day when it will be safe to re-populate the city. A photograph devoid of human life is also the perfect playing field for the imagination. What would an ideal night out in the city look like? What kinds of characters might I run into? While you may be cooped up inside your home,…
Financial District now called FiDi. Riding your bike to work can save you money and save the environment.
Great news for the environment. Starting March 1, 2020 a new law comes into effect. No more plastic bags at stores like supermarkets and etc… Paper bags will be available for .5 cents per bag. Best option is to bring your own reusable bags when going shopping. Enjoy!
On a crisp morning in early November, 50,000 runners from all over the world descended on the 2019 NYC Marathon to traverse the five boroughs on foot, and just as many New Yorkers showed up to cheer them on. The streets of Brooklyn, where I stood among the crowd of onlookers, were bursting with color, pride, and people just being their authentic selves. At times, the bright costumes, creatively worded signs, loud music, and dancers on the sidewalks brought to mind not a high-caliber race, but a giant outdoor party. The NYC marathon has always been a reminder, to me, of the best of humanity. Runners and spectators alike set aside their work-related anxieties, their ego-driven arguments, and focus on supporting one another, or perhaps something bigger than themselves. Every other runner, it seemed, wore a shirt celebrating a family member, friend, or anyone else who was a survivor of…