Another read: ‘No one should come to New York to live unless he is willing to be lucky’

A view from Madison Square.

Sitting on the High Line in Manhattan, E.B. White’s “Here Is New York” crosses my mind. The famed New Yorker writer — who spent most of his time in Maine — wrote the piece for Holiday magazine and published it in 1949, but you know what they say: The more things change, the more they get louder.

You can read it here, and hear the echoes down through time.

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