Manhattan

Earlier in the week, I had a short business trip to Manhattan. I spent a couple of nights at The Roosevelt Hotel, a historic landmark. Built in midtown in 1924, the hotel is within site of Grand Central Station. It was a great spot to spend a few days. On Monday and Tuesday, I got up early and ran in the dark to Central Park. I explored some parts of the park that I had not been to, including the Ramble. I saw lovely sunrises on the East Side both mornings.

I’ve said many times that there is no better way to see a city than by running. I love having a bike at times, but for January in New York, a run is the way to go.

You see all the characters in the early morning hours. I ran up Madison Avenue and back to midtown on 5th Avenue.

Rockefeller Center was awfully quiet at 6:45 A.M.

Our small group got out at night to experience the sites and sounds of the city. It was bustling after dark.

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