I read about this guy in the Times’ CityRoom blog, then a few hours later he actually showed up while I was waiting for a friend. True to the Flatiron neighborhood, he had literally more than a dozen photos taken of him (including mine) by passerby in the 10 minutes I waited there. (Most shots were taken with iPhones.) If this isn’t some kind of prank or performance art piece, it’s seriously misguided on his part.
(Madison Sq Park, Manhattan)