The Youth Come Into the City to Hungrily Soak Up Culture


I can’t imagine why any kid in Westchester would want to do anything other than go into Grand Central and shop at Apple and eat at Shake Shack.” — MTA Real Estate Director Jeffrey Rosen, in unveiling detailed plans for the new Apple Store at Grand Central Terminal, inadvertently offers a scathing critique of many things, including but possibly not limited to late-stage capitalism, the fruits of the city’s gentrification, America’s youth (its present preoccupations and future innovative prospects), and the cultural horizons of Westchester County residents.

However: those are indeed good burgers and a generally enjoyable retail experience, depending on the crowds.

First Glimpse of Apple’s Plans for Grand Central Terminal [WSJ]