Call me ignorant. Until now, I had no idea that Bigelow Chemists, the eternal pharmacy in the Village, had a second floor. Anyway, it's not much to see, that second floor. But it has a nice view of Sixth Avenue and Jefferson Market. And the stairwell leading to it is pleasantly of another era.
The original, running Jeremiad on the vestiges of Old New York as they are steamrolled under or threatened by the currently ruthless real estate market and the City Fathers' disregard for Gotham's historical and cultural fabric. Est. January 2006. Contact Me
I have lived in New York City since 1988 and earn my bread as a writer. I began this blog in January 2006. Beyond that, don't be so nosy.
"I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism."