The Cows Came Home

The Cows Came Home

Seen along Third Avenue, New York City.

Goodnight City

Goodnight City

Midtown skyline seen over The Reservoir in Central Park after another sweltering day.

Something Cooling on this Sweltering Day

Something Cooling on this Sweltering Day

Today was 95 ℉ (35 ℃) in Central Park. Here is something from January 2015 to make us feel a little cooler.

Looking Up

Looking Up

“Looking Up” by Tom Friedman (height: 33.3 feet) with in the background 432 Park Avenue, (height: 1396 feet) currently the tallest residential skyscraper in New York City.

Lakeside Summer

Lakeside Summer

Relaxing in a rustic shelter along The Lake in Central Park.

Summer Meditation

Summer Meditation

Seen at the East River Park near South Street Seaport, New York City.

Summer in the City

Summer in the City

Seen at the Marsh & McLennan Companies garden. West 45th Street, New York City

The Wacky World of Opera

The Wacky World of Opera

Costumes from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” from the 1997 Salzburg Festival production, designed by Achim Freyer, on exhibit at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center, New York City.

Stairway to a New York Oasis

Stairway to a New York Oasis

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City.

Manhattan Rhythms

Manhattan Rhythms

Seen on 51st street and Third Avenue, New York City.

Neither Sun nor Rain stays her from her Walk

Neither Sun nor Rain Stays Her from Her Walk

Seen on the bridle path in Central Park.

Never judge a Mannequin until you’ve stood in his window

The Mannequin's POV

Mannequins quietly observing life on Fifth Avenue, New York City.

The Musical Dog Whisperer

The Musical Dog Whisperer

Seen on The Mall in Central Park. This Scotty must really love music. It is the third time I’ve encountered him, mesmerized by a performance with various instruments.

The Young Bird Watcher

The Juvenile Bird Watcher

A young bird watcher spotted a Big Bird in Central Park

The Calling Cook

The Calling Cook

Chef from a Gansevoort Street restaurant making a phone call.

Everyone Breaks

Faces

“Everyone Breaks” by Tanda Francis at Hudson River Park, New York City.

A World of Water and Concrete

A World of Water and Concrete

The Paul Milstein Pool and Terrace at Lincoln Center.

Lincoln Center’s Green Oasis

Lincoln Center's Green Oasis

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.

The Saw-Toothed Shadow of Lincoln Center

The Saw-Toothed Shadow of Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City.

Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

An urban field of wildflowers along The Reservoir in Central Park.

Descent into a Wold of Reflected Colors

Descent into a World of Reflected Colors

Fulton Center subway hub in New York City

Metropolitan Fountains

Metropolitan Fountains

One of the two fountains at the Koch plaza in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Remains of the Day

Remains of the Day

Sunset at Turtle Pond in Central Park.

A Flock of Blue Birds

A Flock of Blue Birds

“Air Pressure”, a kinetic sculptural installation created by the Toronto-based artist collective Studio F Minus. It consists of over 175 animated fabric forms in the shape of birds. In order to create the naturalistic effect of flying, the wings of each bird move independently in a flapping motion, responding to internal air pressure fluctuations, inflating and deflating by electronic timers switching fans on and off inside each bird; Winter Garden at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City.

Running Between The Lines

Running Between the Lines

Jogger at Hudson River Park, New York City.

Dreaming……….

Dreaming.........

Hudson River Park, New York City.

The Law Underground

The Law Underground

Policeman from Tom Otterness’ installation Life Underground at the 14th Street – Eighth Avenue subway station in New York City.

Pattern-Coordinated

Pattern-Coordinated

Crosswalk fashion with pattern-coordinated umbrella and dress; Seen at Lincoln Center, New York City

Two Ducks and a Girl

Two Ducks and a Girl

Seen at The Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City.

A Circle of Love

A Circle of Love

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park

Staring down a Light-Fall

Staring down a Light-Fall

Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (America) (1994–95), in a stairwell of Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City.

High Above the Westside Highway

High Above the Westside Highway

“Mermaid” by Liz Craft at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Refreshing

Hudson River Park, New York City

Hudson River Park, New York City

A Line Dance

A Line Dance

The Santiago Calatrava train hub at the World Trade Center, New York City.

The Mannequins-In-Waiting

The Mannequins-In-Waiting

Time-Warner Center at Columbus Circle, New York City.

Poised and Ready to Play

Poised and Ready to Play

Musician with her violin at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Young Captains

Young Captains

The Sailboat Pond in Central Park.

A Temple of Transportation

A Temple of Transportation

The Santiago Calatrava train hub at the World Trade Center, New York City.

Help……Get Me Out Of Here…….

Help......Get Me Out Of Here.......

Man trying to escape a striped world at the Santiago Calatrava train hub at the World Trade Center.

Swing Time

Swing Time

“The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation” is a giant, collective musical instrument that brings together people of all ages and backgrounds. Each swing represents one of four instruments – piano, harp, guitar, vibraphone – and triggers sound when participants swing back and forth. Battery Park City, New York.

Lady and the Pack

Lady and the Pack

A lady with her pack of dogs on color-coded leashes at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Serenade for a Dog

Music for a Dog

Accordion player Marryann Wei Li seems to mesmerize this canine music lover; the owner repeatedly tried to pull him away, but the dog refused to budge. Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Hard-Hatted Connoisseurs

Hard-Hatted Connoisseurs

Hard-hatted fashion connoisseurs judging the striped crosswalk fashion on Fifth Avenue and 21st street.

A Pigeon, a Girl and a Striped Plaza

A Pigeon and a Girl

At “The Sarratoga” apartment building, 330 East 75th street in New York City.

Fitness……It’s a Religion

Fitness.......It's a Religion

For some people fitness is a religion, especially for the members of this David Barton gym, located in a landmarked Episcopal church on 6th Ave and 20th street. The Gothic Revival church building was constructed in 1844-1845 according to a design by Richard Upjohn, and was consecrated in 1846.

Crosswalk Fashion

Crosswalk Stripes

Fifth Avenue and 21st Street, New York City.

Shopping Moles

Shopping Moles

Urbanite underground shoppers in their habitat at the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue and 59th street, New York City.

A Shadow Play

A Shadow Play

Lincoln Center, New York City.

Dancing with Circles

Dancing with Circles

Seen at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

A Walk in a Geometric World

A Walk in a Geometric World

Lincoln Center of the Performing Arts, New York City.