S: NYC 2013 & 2014
BC: "A CAR IS USELESS IN NEW YORK, ESSENTIAL EVERYWHERE ELSE. THE SAME WITH GOOD MANNERS." - MIGNON MCLAUGHLIN
FC: NEW YORK CITY 2013 & 2014
1: "My favorite thing about New York is the people, because I think they’re misunderstood. I don’t think people realize how kind New York people are." Bill Murray | 2011 -The year of the tourist, heat & $5 water 2012 - The year of the bakery, the Heat & sickness 2013- The year of Upper East Side girls & 2 questions 2014 - The year of asian, seafood, heat, & no plans
2: "The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and beauty in the world." F. Scott Fitzgerald
4: "One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years." Tom Wolfe | New York Knicks @ Madison Square Garden Upper East Side Girls On the Avenue
6: September 11, 2001 We will never forget!
8: THE FOOD | The Standard @ the High Line Park | Victor's Cuban Cafe
9: "There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless." Simone Beauvoir | THE SHOWS
10: "When I’m in New York, I just want to walk down the street and feel this thing, like I’m in a movie." Ryan Adams | Brooklyn Bridge | Toto, we're not in Manhattan anymore!
11: White Girls from the Wood Wha wha what?
12: Panoramic Fun | Central Park
13: NYC Model Status
14: "I have seen things my eyes can never unsee. Chinatown is not my favorite!" -Nezi
16: HIGH LINE | 2 questions: Would you rather be hot and crusty OR cold and slimy? Wanna see my toes? Hey lady, stop! Where's my earrings? You come show me.
18: Hi Nina! Its my favorite!
20: LAST NIGHT
21: WE'RE BACK FLYING IN MAY 7, 2014
23: NFL DRAFT @ Radio City Music Hall. Flight out had the Traveling Texans Fan Club! Poor Jamie would have loved to be part of that action, but Nezi was not about to stand in those lines.
24: THE FOOD | Starbucks' locations
25: So many restaurants and so little time. This was the year of the asian & seafood experience. New favorites: 2nd Ave. Deli P.J. Clarke's Blossom (Vegan bakery)
26: One lost bag = free toiletries $5 per minute bike taxi Stay at The Bentley (practically in Queens) | Don't Tell Momma Piano Bar
27: "As for New York City, it is a place apart. There is not its match in any other country in the world." -Pearl S. Buck | Don't Tell Momma Piano Bar | FRIENDSwood in NYC
29: Central Park | Making Plans
30: Gramercy Park Greenwich Village Washington Square Park
31: Our new friend Ian
34: The Smith is a must for a return visit. The atmosphere was great, a photo booth in the restroom, and a cool bartender from the Twin Cities that we brought to tears on Nina's behalf.
36: searching for CENTURY 21 | How did we end up in Chinatown again? Century 21 the dept. store, not the real estate office. Rolling up the pants and looking like Nezi lost her home in a tragic disaster. It is about time for Starbucks!
37: "What does every good Jew become?" -Ian You heard it here first, the meatball is the new cupcake! Eating Japanese while hearing fluent Hebrew, yep we are in New York! Nobi? What's Nobi? Where can I get a shirt like that? Q:How much is it worth to not have an A/C work properly? A: a free ride to the airport
38: This year was certainly different than those of the past. We didn't have many plans and let the city take us on an adventure. We were not let down. We had meaningful experiences, as well as conversations with people we just met. With God their are no coincidences. | Eeuw