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New York Minute

Last night I was waiting on the uptown platform at 103rd Street. There was a kid playing the guitar across the tracks and at first I didn’t notice him but then I couldn’t help but listen. He wasn’t playing a song just jamming. I waited for him to finish so that I could applaud. He was good. But he didn’t stop. So I saw that my train wasn’t coming yet and ran up the stairs, crossed over to the other side, ran down the stairs and threw a dollar in the kid’s guitar case.

“You are doing work,” I said.

When I got back to the uptown platform I was able to capture this just before my train rolled into the station.

Soul Surfer

Listening to that dude play made my day.

[Photo Credit: Frederick JG]


1 Capital Yank   ~  Nov 27, 2012 9:11 am

According to the worldwide leader, Pettitte is close to announcing he's coming back and to a deal with the Yanks.

And River Ave Blues has a report from Japan that Ichiro is coming back for 1yr/$5M plus incentives.

Sign me up for both of those.

2 Alex Belth   ~  Nov 27, 2012 9:19 am

1)Yup, posted that in a Yankee thread above. Thanks!

3 Ben   ~  Nov 27, 2012 3:15 pm

Man I miss the city sometimes. Great movie.

4 Boatzilla   ~  Nov 28, 2012 2:01 am

Very cool.

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