A reader's paradise in New York
Lying on a towel in the park’s East Meadow, Brittany Banks reads ‘Become Your Own Matchmaker: 8 Easy Steps for Attracting Your Perfect Mate,’ by Patti Stanger. ‘I found it in our hallway and picked it up,’ says Ms. Banks, who works for an online bridal registry and comes to the park about once a week. ‘This is my spot,’ she says. ‘I bring my food and read.'
Boston street musicians
Mike Doyle plays the tenor saxophone on a bridge in the Boston Public Garden on July 30, 2018. Mr. Doyle comes to the bridge three to four times a week to play simply for the enjoyment of it and as a way to avoid disturbing the other tenants in his apartment building.
Other Royal Weddings
Newly-wed royal couple, Brunei's Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah and Sarah Pengiran Salleh recite a prayer during their wedding ceremony at Nurul Iman Palace in Bandar Seri Begawan on Sept. 9, 2004. The future king of oil-rich Brunei presented his new teenage bride to the world on Thursday in a gilded, traditional ceremony attended by Asian leaders and Arab royalty.