Central Park South, New York

One of the beauties of Central Park used to be the way you could be isolated from the surrounding city, not even able to see the buildings from many spots. Greedy developers and craven politicians have put paid to that. Here’s the new Central Park south skyline: needle-nose buildings of empty luxury apartments, used by mostly foreign oligarchs and petty despots to park and/or launder their ill-gotten gains.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

We didn’t really set out to see the parade, just taking a walk in the park on Thanksgiving morning, but we couldn’t help seeing some of the floats through the trees as we went. Click any image to see them all bigger (mobile device results may vary).