that is too funny, asphalt!! and what a great original idea!!
It’s the "hookers heaven" restaurant!! with the gals dressed as hookers, and the guys dressed as pimps. It would be like Halloween every day in there! I could even hear the customers ordering, "I’ll have the ho-burger please, medium rare"
And you put it best into words when you said "the old times square you did’nt have to pay admission to see a show!"…
I used to take the bus in from the jersey suburbs to see bands like Aerosmith play at Madison Square Garden. Late 1970’s.
and I remember trying to walk real fast down 42nd street if it was dark out . And hearing the whispers of "wanna buy a nickel bag?", etc. Yet, it was kind of exciting , (a cheap thrill) doing the "42nd st dash"
A few years back I went to the Museum of Sex over on 5th ave (around 22nd st). It really exists , no joke.
There was a great exhibit on the old Times Square. I loved it.
It felt kind of wierd , though, that this was now considered a "chapter" in history . And for those high school students, etc, who never will get to see Times Square as we knew it!!