If you haven’t been following the Gothamist’s extensive coverage of the speculation surrounding the mysterious appearance of the “Tourist Lane” on the sidewalk of 5th Avenue, then you’ve missed out on some pretty wild gossip. (Even Mayor Bloomberg got involved!) Fortunately for our collective curiosity, the pranksters have ‘fessed up–and provided us with a hilarious Video of the Day!
Should we be surprised that it was the handiwork of the same people who brought you the No Pants Subway Ride? Thanks for the laugh, Improv Everywhere–and for the five minutes you’ve saved me on my commute. (For the full story behind the Tourist Lane & its subsequent news coverage, click HERE.)
Kay Prins SoA ’12