This is 48th Street near 6th Ave. Just a few steps from one of Manhattan's biggest tourist magnets - the big Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Plaza.
Yes, this is at 3 in the morning and there are few visitors out at this time. But is this really necessary at this location at this time of year?
Worse this is a daily occurrence. By the way, yes, that bundle on the sidewalk to the left is a homeless person, NOT a pile of trash.