Sunday, June 21, 2015

Summer of 2015 - A Week in New York

Day 1 - Monday, June 15, 2015
Train from Harrisburg to Penn Station
Check in at Holiday in, 57th between 9th and 10th, near Columbus Circle
Lunch at Lunch Box on 9th - delicious spinach & potato soup
Laura off to her conference at Fordham Law, Ella and I hit the sidewalk
Walked north along Broadway to about 72nd Street, stopping at shops
Began to POUR,  We got very, very wet.....
Dinner at Stardust Cafe (Beau was our singing waiter)
Times Square, M & M Store, Toys R Us, souvenir store
Cab back to hotel

Day 2 - Tuesday, June 16,  2015 
Cab to St. Patrick's Cathedral, lit a candle for Grampie
NBC store and LEGO store at Rockefeller Center
Grayline Bus tour, got off at Union Square
Lasagna pizza and mozzarella sticks at Rosa's Pizza on 14th St.
Letterbox outside Lion Brand Yarn shop
Looked for letterbox at Strand Bookstore - not there, but the bookstore was AWESOME!
Started to pour again - took quite awhile to get a cab, but we did, back to the hotel

Day 3 - Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Walked to the MOMA
Mostly checked out the fifth floor - Picasso, Van Gogh, Klee, Mondrian....
American Girl Store
Art Cart outside the New York Public Library
Found a letterbox inside the library!
Met Laura - did the Grayline DOWNTOWN loop, got dropped off near the hotel
Dinner near the hotel, pasta
Chocolate mousse cake at a deli before hitting the hay

Day 4 - Thursday, June 18, 2015
Swimming in the roof pool
Subway (big deal for E - no longer nervous!) to Battery Park/ South Ferry
Ferry  to Statue of Liberty
Ellis Island
Dinner at P. J. Clarke's (44 West 63rd St.)  - downstairs; cool decor, very overpriced

Day 5 - Friday, June 19, 2015
Train to Harrisburg
Picked up party stuff for Tristan's birthday party tomorrow
Mother-daughter pedicures!

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