I have started to look out for examples of outdoor benches or patios in use in the winter. In just a few days, I have spotted a number of them, sometimes in the oddest spaces.
Ironically, the easiest to spot are the ones with people there. But I am too shy to take shots of real people living their lives, so the only shots I’ve taken are empty spots that show signs of recent human activity or that the property owner cares for the spot during the winter.
Here’s some nice clean tables on Bank Street ready for someone to plunk down: