New Soft City

Every weekday we bring you Live at Five in Five, a series that highlights the most noteworthy events of the day in our fair City in five paragraphs, sentences, words, or letters.

A man pines for the New York of old.

The new New York is too soft he says.  The city's restaurants no longer vie to be the grimiest in town, but rather the best in the land.

New York's interpretation of punk circa 2013.  Everything is a commodity.

Sick of all these glass towers?  Soon your books will be made of glass as well.

But there is still a bit of old New York around.  If you go to sleep, you might not be woken by gunshots but you definitely will by jackhammers.


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