shopping 11.9.11

21 Under $21 (Brooklyn)
Walking Off the Big Apple
The 99% series


Victorian Whale Ornament
$16



Thunder Inducer
$12



Mini Lock Canister with Spoon
$3.99



Hand Shadows Card Set
$5



Super Magnetic Putty
$15





M Cups
$14



Bird Coin Purses
$12



Sugar Buttons
$8



Paint Can Pinhole Camera
$20



Coney Island Shot Glass with Tillie Face
$5



Cutting Edge Knife Pen
$19



Tooth Fairy Mail
$8.95



Avocado Saver
$4



Edison Light Bulb
$20



NYC Route Purse Hook
$10



Haiku for the Single Girl
$15



Magic Frog to Prince
$7.50



Kale Chips 3-Flavor Pack
$19.95



Boo! Mirrored Coat Hook
$17.50



Plantable Comic Books
$9.50



Vintage Darts
$6-$8
















Cultural and literary notes, plus self-guided walks, courtesy of Walking Off the Big Apple, a strolling guide to New York City.


10 Short Walks from Grand Central Terminal

Famously crowded Grand Central Terminal functions as a major crossroads for the city, hosting busy commuters as they come and go from the suburbs via the Metro-North Railroad or within the city via a few subway lines, but the terminal also happens to be a good place to launch short walks. With its south side fronting E. 42nd Street and its massive structure interrupting Park Avenue, Grand Central provides quick access to many of the city's most well-known attractions.

The New York Public Library and Bryant Park are only a couple of blocks away from the terminal, a quick jaunt on 42nd Street. And from there, Times Square is just another block or two farther west of the library, its neon shimmering in the distance. One wonders, standing near the intersection of 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, how many souls have been lured away from their well-meaning library studies by the beckoning lights of the Theatre District.

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