Places of New York

A walk around Central Park and a subway ride downtown

A man blows bubbles, entertaining children and their parents on Sunday, September 20th, 2015, in Central Park, near the East 85th street entrance. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
A man runs after the bubble he just blew, trying to make it float higher in the sky on Sunday, September 20th, 2015, in Central Park (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
A child asks to play with the bubbles but is told to wait for the magic on Sunday, September 20th, 2015 in Central Park. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
A man ducks as onlookers laugh on a sunny Sunday morning on , September 20th, 2015, in Central Park, near the 85th street entrance. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
A Korean man plays a Beatles song in the busy Strawberry Fields, in Central Park, on Sunday, September 20th, 2015. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
Tourists come to New York City from all over the world and for all kinds of reasons. Here, some waited for several minutes to get a shot with the John Lennon “Imagine” memorial in Strawberry Fields, in Central Park, on Sunday, September 20th, 2015. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
Bertha Evans, from West Virginia, sits on a bench just outside the W72nd street entrance to Central Park on Sunday, September 20th, 2015. “I used to walk from where I lived here in the west side to where I worked on the east side, right here through the park,” she says. “But now I can’t remember how old I am. I can’t remember my birthday.” (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
The arches in Bethesda Terrace in Central Park offer a cool shady spot for those who need shelter from the sun on Sunday, September 20th, 2015. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
A bride gets ready for her close up in the arches of the Bethesda Terrace in Central Park on Sunday, September 20th, 2015. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
“Mr Fix It,” otherwise known as Colin Ryan, 64, is a Vietnam veteran and a Greenwich Village native. He was sitting outside his usual spot next to a parking lot on Sunday, September 20th, 2015. He has been profiled in the New York Times. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
Randy Garcia, 14, and Malakai Lomax, 14, hail from the Upper West Side but came to the middle of West 4th Street to practice their skateboard techniques on Sunday, September 20th, 2015. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)
At the busy 59th St-Columbus Circle subway station, travellers rush to their destinations— even on Sunday, September 20th, 2015. (Julia Pimentel/NYU)