*Everyone knows that, for tourists, Times Square is like visiting Mecca.  You get to really taste, feel, smell, and listen to the heartbeat of the city from there.

The hustle and bustle of the people and the remnants of social spirit that remain in that place from the world’s pilgrammage on New Year’s Eve keeps it magical.  The whole world stops to watch the Earth renew itself annually when one single luminescent ball descends from its perch atop the Times Square building and into your heart.

But by the end of the year, all of the joy and goodwill has been used up and its time to replenish.  There has been one watchmen over this entire exchange for decades…Heavy.  Heavy is all that he has revealed to anyone for a  name.  He is a homeless man that has (more…)