Today was the day where stress levels skyrocketed. At least, they were much higher for my dad, who had the privilege of driving a minivan through the streets of Manhattan. The rest of us had the ability to sit back, relax, and point out the sights.
Yes, yes, I know this post is delayed by a few days. I apologize. I did make it home from New York safely, however, so be at ease. I didn’t intend to put off that confirmation, but … life happens and I’m only human. Continue reading
Everyone knows that the main form of transportation in New York is the subway. Most people also know that there are multiple subway lines and that they all hit up different subway stops. I, however, was unaware that certain stops are also home to tile mural art. Continue reading
From the lower end of Manhattan, there’s a lovely view of the Statue of Liberty (which I have now seen four times, which means I’ll have to cook four full meals this year, dangit). Battery Park marks the ferry lines for Staten Island and also tours around Lady Liberty herself. It was windy and chilly, so Beth and I opted out of a ferry ride.
Today, at long last, was our day on Broadway. Okay, we weren’t on the stage, but we definitely were in the theater. The Ambassador Theater, to be precise. But before we could even get through the doors, we had to queue up, like a line of hundreds of ducklings. Continue reading
Have you ever seen the city from above? No? Before today, I hadn’t, either. (If yes, shush, you lucky person, you.) Most New York tourists head for one of the most iconic buildings in the city — the Empire State Building. Beth and I, well, we decided to get a view of Manhattan that included the Empire State.
Today we woke up to midmorning sunshine, taking our time breakfasting on coffee and cereal before making our way to the Brooklyn side of the Manhattan Bridge. Continue reading