10. Carl Schurz Park
In the “Race Grows Sweeter Near its Final Lap,” Jane Alexander and James Saito play Margo and Kenji, two New Yorkers in their twilight years. They meet in a running race that ends on the waterfront at Carl Schurz Park (where Gracie Mansion is). Margo wonders where Kenji is, joking “I’d be very disappointed if he died before I got the chance to ask him out!”
“Old love is different. In our 70s and 80s, we had been through enough of life’s ups and downs to know who we were, and we had learned to compromise. The finish line was drawing closer.