Between President Obama speaking at the United Nations, a protest on Wall Street regarding their profits (people will camp out for weeks doing this) and a protest regarding the Troy Davis execution, NYC was locked down tighter than I have seen in a very long time. Barricades everywhere and police in riot gear. The one good thing about it was that for the first time ever in broad daylight, I was able to get a shot of the bull without dozens of tourists in the shot. The bull is one of the iconic symbols of Wealth.
And, in case you were wondering what the other side looks like, I assure you it is anatomically correct: