“Tonight, a Mark Rothko sky, bands of dusty pink and purple that are an homage to the great painter,” wrote Mildred Alpern, a frequent contributor to West Side Rag who sent in the above photograph.
Three more readers sent in stunning sunset photos on Monday evening.
“Feelings were of tremendous awe,” Craig wrote. “I often take these pics, but tonight was something special.”
“Sunset over the Hudson from West 88th St”
“Sunset on San Remo. Looks like two candles.”
From the Master Apartments at 103rd and Riverside.
“As the sun set in the West, it cast its glow to the East. This photograph, taken today (Jan. 3, 2022) from my window, faces the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park.”
“From our terrace on 76th and Amsterdam :)”
“I looked out my window from my home office (a/k/a my son’s bedroom) and saw the beginning of this sunset—a thin band of orange was visible below the clouds. By the time I grabbed my phone and opened my window the sky looked like this. Taken at 74th and Riverside.”
“View from my apartment window (25th floor) on 93rd and Columbus.”
“Taken from 12th floor window, Riverside Drive and 108th St. (No enhancements! True colors.)”
“From my patio at 94th and Broadway.”