Artwork #112

Artwork #112

Making a Buck In 2020

by Maria Rodriguez

Oil Paint, 2020

Courtesy of the Artist

I moved to New York City in the ‘60s from Puerto Rico. In 2020, I took a trip to visit there. A constant icon of NYC streets is the hotdog man, even during Covid, and even in the cold. When I go to NYC, even though I left almost 40 years ago, I feel rooted. I feel like all is well.