The first night of Manhattanhenge was a total cloudy bust on Thursday, sending countless NYers—and Sarah Jessica Parker—into a vortex of emotions and knowing looks. But just like when Mr. Big followed Carrie to Paris, Manhattanhenge came through for us all last night with a completely clear blast of crepuscular light beams. It was enough to renew your faith in the power of people holding up their cameras in the middle of the traffic. Check out lots of sweet sun porn below.

Sadly, Parker never made it out last night to pay tribute to the yellow king:

Manhattanhenge will remain a dream deferred for SJP for now—but she'll only have to wait until July 11th and 12th, the final two dates of Manhattanhenge this year, for another chance.