And all the commemorations will inevitably raise a single question: What are we to make of this Times Square in light of all the other Times Squares?
Today, as 50 years ago, the establishing shot of almost any coming-to-the-big-city movie is a pan along the wildly blinking canyon of Broadway. Knowing what Times Square was, can we accept the carnival of global marketing that it has become today?Can we reconcile ourselves to it -- and to urban life in the era of what the architect Rem Koolhaas has called the generic city?Times Square will turn 100 on April 8, at least if you count from the day when Mayor George Mc Clellan officially renamed the area immediately to the north of the splendid new limestone needle that housed the offices of The New York Times.” “Mommy got me chocolate milk.” We’ve made these friends in the course of drinking our coffee at the same place every week.We warm the worn sofas tucked against the walls and our babes and toddlers turn the conversation’s flow into Morse code: The Carrot Coffeehouse is a community hub and almost entirely volunteer-run.It was a couple years later that they had another one.
And they make you pay a service fee for going to the casting call.
The woman takes me in, then drops her gaze to the stroller I push: two blond-haired girls wave to and fro with the shock of the potholes, the curbs, the sinking drains.
The older one smiles with an ease she will lose with the advent of insecurity and the little one blinks long flirtations put on for strangers.
I had a chance to talk to Victoria recently and she gives us the low down on what she’s been up to and what more she expects to do in her career! Where did you grow up, what kind of girl were you growing up, family life, etc. I had a giant forehead and I’m the same height I am now since the 6 grade.
I like to play sports, I was always doing something.
W niej samej też zachodzą zmiany – fizyczne, także psychiczne.