My last visit New York City [in August] was a disaster. On the train ride from Grand Rapids to Chicago I somehow lost my debit card. So when I arrived at Union Station I had no cash, no way of getting cash = no way of taking the "L" where I need to go.
So I walked from Union Station all the way to Wicker Park = way far! Then sat outside a church using someone's wireless [see: 007].
That evening I then got on the train with my cousin, who lent me some money for the trip. I then transferred money into her checking account. Everything is all good, right?!
Skip a few days. My last day in New York, heading from Bushwick [Brooklyn] to Penn Station I decided to stop at the MoMA. Upon arrival I checked my pockets to buy a ticket in; pocket = empty. My cousin is nowhere to get a hold of, I have no cash/debit card. Just a train ticket home on 26 hour train ride.
I sat outside the museum for a while, on my laptop trying to get a hold of someone via email or IM. no luck. So I decided to wait near the garbage can outside, waiting for someone to throw there ticket stub in the trash, so I could then use it to gain entry. First person to walk out the door -- TOSS! = AWESOME!
I spent the afternoon watching videos in the New Acquisition section. I was inspired.
I went outside, sat on the ground, opened my laptop - hopped on some free wireless. GoogleInfo station is now in effect.
I made a little sign.
No one talked to me, except for some guy interviewing people about realtionships gone bad and weight gain for an XL radio show.