A full day! 11,415 steps, according to the iPhone. That’s 3.6 miles of walking. I believe it, based on how my feet feel Monday evening.
Looking west from my hotel room window, morning and late afternoon:
And looking north on 8th Avenue:
Notice how the tall buildings do not cast a shadow north of Columbus Circle. That’s Central Park territory.
Happy Socks = happy man.
Yufei and I had drinks at The Aviary at the Mandarin Hotel on Columbus Circle. And we had some incredibly good Iberico ham.
From my walk back to the hotel tonight:
Four theatre marquees in a row on 45th.
8th Ave across the street from my hotel.
I took Jennifer Johnson Cano to lunch on Monday, and also spent a couple of glorious hours at the New York City Public Library performing arts branch at Lincoln Center. Walking across Lincoln Center plaza with Jennifer felt like something out of a movie. And I had drinks and a nosh with my former student Jordan Parente Monday evening.
From the Library today, Jerome Robbins‘ Lincoln Center Honors award:
Yufei reminded me of why I love NYC so much: