June 1st: New York’s Long Dark Night of The Soul

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

It was spraypainted with vulgar graffiti Sunday night, but the team at St. Pat’s had it cleaned up by Monday morning.

Apple Store

Tim Cook’s people were taking no chances.

Window shopping at Bergdorf’s

New York’s Finest

Those of us who live here don’t know how they do their amazing but impossible jobs.

Trump Tower and Across The Street

Microsoft Store: Not Showing Bill Gates The Love

Morning After: Meetups, Lookouts, Hangin’

Cartier and Victoria’s Secret

Rockefeller Center: Atlas Shrugged But Unharmed

Saks Fifth Avenue

Madison Avenue, Mayhem, Clean Up, and Scavenge

Celine’s Windows Were Empty

Hermes Broken Window Theory

As a doorman explained, the boutiques use windows that are impenetrable (they turn into a sponge, he said) with a backup window to prevent penetration. In the lower right, you can see the secondary window was broken but no way to invade.

Paul Shark Store: Unreal Meets Surreal

Cobblestones on Madison Avenue

There are no cobblestones in this part of New York.

“I break things.”

Chanel’s New Look

Goyard Trash

This small boutique was broken into and boxes were strewn along the street a block away.

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