The powers that be have installed new pedestrian crossing signals along Broadway. Who knows if these have any safety benefits, but they add a sort of “missile launch” chic to the neighborhood. Also, they’ll help you potentially avoid that awkward 30 seconds between changing lights when you get stranded on the Broadway island with an “acquaintance” —not enough time for a real conversation but just enough time to run out of pleasantries.

To make all you suburbanites feel at home