Thursday, August 25, 2011

Photo of the Day: Bocce Nation at Bloomberg Beach

These days, you never know what you’re going to find at “Bloomberg Beach,” the nickname that New York Daily News columnist Mike Lupica bestowed on the newly created pedestrian mall around Duffy Square in midtown Manhattan a few years ago. Case in point: this “Bocce Nation” promotional space created this week.

Just imagine: A small oasis of green in an ocean of asphalt—and even this is fake, an offering to the commercial gods. How typical of the urban dweller’s luck these days. Well, I guess you need your entertainment anyway you can get it these days, and there’ve been far worse ways of spending one’s time and dollars in the area over the years…

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