Monday, April 26, 2010

Central Park Walk

My friend Stew and I have a tradition - we tour a NYC neighborhood 2 or 3 times a year, usually starting off with brunch. On this trip, we went to "Good Enough to Eat" on the upper west side. Stew had waffles and strawberries with strawberry flavored butter. Talk about red lining your cholesterol.

In good weather, you can eat outside with the beautiful people as bus and car traffic flavors your meal. That's Stew after his meal. Ready to explore the park and walk off some calories.

I look at the fountain as the emotional heart of Central Park. In the summer, it's a magnet for New Yorkers looking for a scrap of cool air and community.

There are lakes in the park and you can rent a boat (provided you have lots of money, of course).

The park is so big, you can be in the middle of a City with 8 million people and still get a sense of being in the wild. The traffic noise is far removed and the air is surprisingly fresh.

Here is an example of the kind of detail that dates back to the origin of park.

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