Musicians and other creative people are bringing new life to the sometimes-empty streets of the Upper West Side in the coronavirus era.
Patrick Connolly plays his bagpipes at street level on West 86th Between West End and Riverside every evening to honor front line workers. Sandra Christie took the video below.
A Cantor also sang this week on West End Avenue, which is partially closed to traffic.
— Jack Dickey (@jackdickey) May 22, 2020
Another singer belted out classics near the Greek Orthodox Church on 91st and West End. Thanks to Emily Frost for the videos:
Joseph Bolanos danced along to Fran Sinatra on 76th Street after clapping for emergency workers on one recent night:
Other dancers did the electric slide on 97th Street. MaryBeth Trommelen took this video:
And Tony Brown sent this video of sky-writing celebrating health care workers earlier this month: