Horn & Hardart

When I first came to New York, there was a Horn & Hardart on the corner of 42nd & 3rd. 

I know I’m dating myself (but I think that’s legal in New York now).

It was more than a nickel but you get the idea. They closed in 1991. It’s a Gap now.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

Now this city is going to be home to a 24-Hour Cupcake ATM.

According to Adweek:
New York’s first Cupcake ATM, which can hold 760 cupcakes at a time in 20 different varieties, is located next to the Sprinkles Cupcakes bakery on the Upper East Side. The cupcakes cost $4.25 each in flavors like red velvet, Cuban coffee, banana dark chocolate and cinnamon sugar.

“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose”  – Jean-Baptiste Alfonse Karr

Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in various publications, including Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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