The sun sets behind the Downtown Manhattan skyline. Tourists take selfies from the Brooklyn Bridge Park, capturing the skyscrapers in the background. The air is warm as people cheer a glass of wine, overlooking the East River. In the skyscrapers lights are switched on, bit by bit, contrasting with the natural lights that is vanishing and tainting the water purple. The city is getting ready for the night.
With a new bill aiming at reducing energy costs and preventing migrating birds from crashing into the buildings as they are attracted by the lights, this sight may loose a bit of glittering but for sure it will remain magical.
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