Hats off, coats open!

Last week we shivered and froze, but today New Yorkers are basking in unseasonably warm weather. In fact, this temporary respite from frigid conditions (predictions are for snow within a week) has broken the city’s records for high temperatures in January.

Here are a few images of New Yorkers relaxing under the bare branches and enjoying a brief preview of spring.

A fine day for skating

Doing some work on a bench at City Hall Park

Coats open, riding a scooter down Broadway

Gossip and lunch al fresco

Who needs a coat in Zuccotti Park?

Roller blading on 5th Avenue

Spring fever strikes along the Brooklyn Promenade

WCBS TV: High Temps Set Records Across NYC
Newsday: Record warmth marks January thaw

7 Responses to Hats off, coats open!

  1. SusieSF says:

    Didn’t realize it was so warm there! Lucky you!!!

    Great pix, thanks for posting! 🙂


  2. Olivier says:

    “the Brooklyn Promenade” cela fait toujours rêver, c’est un endroit magnifique.
    “The Brooklyn Promenade” it is always dreaming, it’s a great place.


  3. photowannabe says:

    I read about your “heat wave”. Crazy weather everywhere. I love the way you capture such great candid shots of one of my favorite cities’ people.


  4. moi says:

    i am living a few miles from NYC right now and i know what you mean…i came here from Florida loaded with brand new winter clothing and I’m still to use most of it!!!!! In fcat they predicted snow for last two nights…but it never happened…its bright and sunny outside my window right now
    loved the collection of pics , as always 🙂


  5. I love this post and your little comments on each pictures are just perfect.
    A friend of mine who has relocated from Belgium to NYC about a year ago, remember that it was exactly the same when he first visited, nearly to the day: they were visiting houses completely freezing, a few days later they were eating outside on a terrasse.


  6. Trotter says:

    Great weather! Loved to see all the pics, in particular the Brooklin promenade picture; remembered my post on the Revival 90s…
    Have a great weekend!


  7. And it’s back to freezing cold this weekend.

    But I’m not complaining. I rather it be cooler than warmer.


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