Cemusa strikes again ... and again ... and again
A sleek place to buy your morning newspaper. Just what this lower Manhattan corner needed.(Photo by Rolando Pujol)
Yet another authentic, old-school newsstand has been replaced with the sleek but sterile offerings from Cemusa that are corner by corner sapping character from the city's streets. The Times did a fine job recently of documenting the woes these new kiosks have brought upon the newsstand operators. Above, a fresh one is examined at the corner of Whitehall and State streets on Saturday afternoon.
-- Rolando Pujol