Memories of Gramercy Park
I miss being in NYC every day, and I think I even miss the exhausting commute. Which, in hindsight, was the perfect time to dig into The New York Times or the book I was reading.
Upon further reflection, I also miss my visits to that one part of town; Gramercy Park. I’d go there for a meeting or a lunch date every once in a while. It’s charming and exudes an old-school class in the midst of the madness of Manhattan.
I remember one business meeting with King Features (you know, Flash Gordon, Prince Valiant, etc.) at an ancient Gramercy Park office building. For one special weekend, my wife and I enjoyed a getaway at the Gramercy Hotel. More recently, one of my daughters had an Gramercy Park apartment for a summer. It was invigorating to see this section of town through her eyes. I even remember a Korean restaurant on the edge of it all where Vincent Zurzolo, the mastermind of Metropolis Comics, and I went to lunch one time.But you don’t need to have ever been to Gramercy Park to enjoy this gem...
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