Signs of the Times: Masks, Music and Strange Boots

Upper West Siders are documenting the strange new world around them in photographs and sending them to us. Here are some of the intriguing photos we’ve received.

Some of our nation’s finest citizens are demonstrating smart habits, like wearing a mask. Here’s Eleanor Roosevelt at 72nd and Riverside Drive.


Photo by Mary Jo Kaplan.


Photo by Joe Simon.

Abe Lincoln at the New-York Historical Society did it too.


Photo by Lisa Alpert.

And Quality Florists on 82nd and Columbus also got in on the act.


Photo by Michael McDowell.

They later stepped it up even more:

And a dog on 100th was being extra careful too:


Photo by V Jones.

Upper West Siders continue to make music, even if the audiences are small or nonexistent.

Outside Lincoln Center:


Photo by Deborah.

And at Bethesda Terrace:


Photo by Barry.

A poem near Straus Park at 106th:


Photo by Naomi.

And new signs joining an ode to spring written by some local children:

And this one on 72nd and Columbus leaves quite a bit to the imagination:


Photo by David L.

If you sent something and we didn’t post it, it was probably an oversight. You can always send it again, or send any new ones or tips to westsiderag at gmail.

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    1. dc says:

      Thanks to all who sent in pix!