New York | The value of productivity-free conversations in a busy city
by Emily Belz
Posted 6/14/19, 09:58 am
A New York moment:
In Manhattan, seating at coffee shops is often hard to find, and I’ve grown accustomed to asking people at a table with a free seat if I can join them. On Monday I (and my new sidekick for the summer, World Journalism Institute graduate Esther Eaton) sat with an elderly man from the Bronx named George, who was sipping his coffee by himself.