Volume 81, Number 6 | July 7 - 13, 2011
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933
Photo by Jefferson Siegel
Planks very much...cabs, anything
The “planking” fad has reached America. Originally started on Facebook in Australia, it now finds celebrities and regular folks alike balancing themselves rigidly flat on random surfaces. Saturday afternoon on Ninth Ave. in Hell’s Kitchen, this woman spontaneously mounted a taxicab and planked for a minute. She dismounted and departed before the driver returned.