A Statue Stirs to Life in Washington Square Park

He is still working out details, but if all goes as planned, Washington Park will soon have a new attraction: The Living Snow Globe.

A man’s unusually small size, which invited the jeers of bullies in his youth, became a key to his role as a “living statue” in Greenwich Village. Tourists visiting Washington Square stop cold.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte