Walking around the neighborhood of Super Bowl XLVIII Media Headquarters

New York City is a city of icons. Whenever we got the chance, we took some time away from Radio Row at Super Bowl Media Headquarters to stroll the neighborhood.

The landmark building of the 19-building complex called Rockefeller Center, "30 Rock" is home to NBC and Saturday Night Live.

The landmark building of the 19-building complex called Rockefeller Center, “30 Rock” (tall building at center) is home to NBC and Saturday Night Live.

Over 200 flags surround Rockefeller Plaza, the part of Rockefeller Center that contains the ice rink. The flags represent the member nations of the United Nations. During the Christmas season, every flagpole flies a U.S. flag.

Over 200 flags surround Rockefeller Plaza, the part of Rockefeller Center that contains the ice rink. The flags represent the member nations of the United Nations. During the Christmas season, every flagpole flies a U.S. flag.

The spires of St. Patrick's Cathedral glisten in the bright winter sun. St. Pat's is undergoing a top-to-bottom cleaning. The spires are now cleaned of close to a century of city grime.

The spires of St. Patrick’s Cathedral glisten in the bright winter sun. St. Pat’s is undergoing a top-to-bottom cleaning. The spires are now cleaned of close to a century of city grime.

Saks Fifth Avenue has stores all over the world. But there is only one Saks that is actually on 5th Avenue.

Saks Fifth Avenue has stores all over the world. But there is only one Saks that is actually on 5th Avenue.

 

No longer the tallest in New York, but always the matriarch of skyscrapers, the Empire State Building looks down on 5th Avenue.

No longer the tallest in New York, but always the matriarch of skyscrapers, the Empire State Building looks down on 5th Avenue.

One of the things to do in the winter in New York is to take a turn on the skating rink at Rockefeller Plaza. This young man skates under the gilded sculpture of the Greek god Prometheus, who, according to mythology, gave fire to mortals.

One of the things to do in the winter in New York is to take a turn on the skating rink at Rockefeller Plaza. This young man skates under the gilded sculpture of the Greek god Prometheus, who, according to mythology, gave fire to mortals.

Radio City Music Hall is home to the Rockettes. It is also a top entertainment venue that attracts the brightest stars.

Radio City Music Hall is home to the Rockettes. It is also a top entertainment venue that attracts the brightest stars.

Not quite idiosyncratic to New York City but close, Hasidic Jews can always be spotted by their distinctive black hats.

Not quite idiosyncratic to New York City but close, Hasidic Jews can always be spotted by their distinctive black hats.

It was a bright sunny day in New York but it was still cold. Unlike other cities, much of living in New York involves being outdoors in whatever weather Mother Nature serves up. This police officer is directing pedestrians and traffic on busy 7th Avenue.

It was a bright sunny day in New York but it was still cold. Unlike other cities, much of living in New York involves being outdoors in whatever weather Mother Nature serves up. This police officer is directing pedestrians and traffic on busy 7th Avenue.

Necessity being the mother of invention, look for someone to come up with gloves that keep your hands warm while still allowing use of your touch-screen smartphone. This young woman walks and texts her way in the cold as she walks uptown on 7th Avenue.

Necessity being the mother of invention, look for someone to come up with gloves that keep your hands warm while still allowing use of your touch-screen smartphone. This young woman walks and texts her way in the cold as she walks uptown on 7th Avenue.

Did the Las Vegas 'Strip' borrow spectacular signs from Times Square or was it the other way around? Either way, the signs light up the night at 7th and Broadway.

Did the Las Vegas ‘Strip’ borrow spectacular signs from Times Square or was it the other way around? Either way, the signs light up the night at 7th and Broadway.