In this city which is so planned in how it is gridded and built up it is such a luxury to move about with no plans. Free to explore. We are all crammed together sometimes shoulder to shoulder (I guess that is not socially distanced) forced to accept all types at all times…this huge bouillabaisse of smells, accents, colors, languages, accents, walks, attitudes, and fashions. This is what always, drives and inspires as new ideas pop into my head. Without New York I simply would not be who I am.
- MIKE D of THE BEASTIE BOYS