Play it Again, Sam - Hotel Empire lobby, 2012.  Shortly before sunset, with the sun ablaze in a brilliant pink, I wandered down the stairs of the Hotel Empire, the least-vandalized and most-intact of the abandoned hotels in Sharon Springs.  The dingy old piano, topped by an ancient AM/FM radio and accompanied by a chair in lieu of its missing bench, had taken on a lovely glow in the evening sun.  Oddly, the next time I saw it some two years later, someone had pinched the radio.

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“This is really happening! There’s a goat!”

This guy’s narration is so perfectly upstate (Liverpool, NY) as he arrives at his business and finds a random goat and llama just hanging out in the parking lot. He even apologizes for video’ing in portrait not landscape.  [via gothamist]