Category Archives: Pershing Square

GCT’s Vanderbilt Hall Closed To Commuters This Eve

This is a public service announcement: If you, like thousands of others, enter Grand Central from the Pershing Square side (and you partake in Pershing Square Dancing from time to time), allow an extra minute to your walk to the … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

The outdoor cafe at Pershing Square was open last Friday.   ‘Bout time!

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Tangled Up in ‘Blue’

I’ve got about 90 seconds to get from Pershing Square to Track 107 for the 5:27. Some serious Pershing Square dancing is going on as we wait for the light to turn. There are a dozen of us waiting under … Continue reading

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A Mighty Wind: Where Were You When the Tornado Struck NYC?

Well, that little storm kind of snuck up on us, now didn’t it? I was actually heading to Citi Field for the first time all season, Metsies tix for my birthday, compliments of the generous Missus. G. Francis and I … Continue reading

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She Deafened Me With ‘Science’

I’ve written before of “Perishing Square”–the site at 42nd Street and Park where fatal decisions are often made by commuters who need to cross the street immediately and make a train that’s about to leave from Grand Central. I’ve also … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas in the Burroughs

It happens every December November–that first hint of tawdry Christmas commerce that feels way too premature, because it is. For me, it happened when I stepped out of Grand Central at Pershing Square today, where three “men” in Santa outfits … Continue reading

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Sports I’ve Seen Played in Pershing Square

I’ve seen tennis played in Pershing Square, the stretch of 42nd Street in front of Grand Central and under the overpass. If memory serves (if I can use a little tennis parlance…serves…get it?), they’d set up a regulation tennis court … Continue reading

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