Walking New York

This article was featured on Cairo Scene

“Each neighborhood of the city appeared to be made of a different substance, each seemed to have a different air pressure, a different psychic weight: the bright lights and shuttered shops, the housing projects and luxury hotels, the fire escapes and city parks.”

Teju Cole, Open City


“New York is made up of millions of different people, and they all come here looking for something” I Heart New York


“I once started out to walk around the world but ended up in Brooklyn, that Bridge was too much for me.” – A Coney Island of the Mind


“You can get the true essence of New Yorkers by just hanging out in Central Park”– Andy Roddick


“Yet, as only New Yorkers know, if you can get through the twilight, you’ll live through the night.” – Dorothy Parker


“I love New York, even though it isn’t mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something, anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it.”
– Truman Capote


“When you leave New York you ain’t going anywhere.”Jimmy Breslin


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