Inside an Eighth Avenue hangout, with fights, stretchers and nodding-out patrons
With ten, maybe twenty bags of trash slushing onto each other on the curb, the doors open to four men leaning a little too far into their chairs. Are they asleep? They’re not really moving. A line curls, immobile, from the lone cashier. This is 10 p.m. on a Monday at the McDonald’s on 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.
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A look, and a few tastes, at the shops in Bryant Park, Union Square and Grand Central.
BY LIZ HARDAWAY & CARSON KESSLER
Most of the holiday shops are up and running, some since even before Halloween. We perused dozens, in Bryant Park, Union Square and Grand Central, to distil the best of the best. Here’s a guide to the gift spots, food and unique stores in the winter wonderlands.
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Director of the Village Halloween Parade reflects on the city’s spirit hours after the tragedy
There were lights. Reds, purples and blues danced across the made-up faces and costumes of intricate zombies, Marie Antoinettes, Pennywises, jedis and inflated T-rexes bobbing their heads above the spooky crowd. The fictional beings promenaded in throngs, the booming drums echoing down every block of Greenwich Village.
It was almost as if there hadn’t been an attack a mile away just four hours earlier.
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Monday morning, women came out in floods on various social media platforms, voicing excruciatingly harrowing details of their past of sexual harassment or abuse, or just simply implying their experience by saying the loaded phrase that is now a viral hashtag: Me too.
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The area has a high proportion of the city’s seers, tarot-card readers and mediums.
If Chelsea residents seek to know the future, they only have to walk around the corner to find it.
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