Nothing brightens any walk through the city than the discovery of a mural. Manhattan's gray and drab walls suddenly become bursts of color that draw the eye and the heart.
Some are whimsical, others, straightforward. Some make you pause and think, others make us smile. What's not to like? Here's a sampling of a few found in Chinatown, outside the Oculus downtown, in midtown, and on the Upper East Side.