S: NEW YORK CITY MAY 2011
FC: NEW | YORK | CITY | Girls' Trip May 2011
1: Bags packed? Moms ready? Daughters ready? | Let's Go....! Girl's Trip to NYC is about to begin.... | Hard | Hollon | \/ | \/ | \/
2: La Guardia Airport | Delta Flight 6446 Friday, May 27, 2011 Departed BHM 2:31 Arrived LGA 6:09 p.m.
4: Welcome to New York City.....but watch out for bed bugs!
5: Our Hotel | View from our hotel room | Inter-continental Times Square
7: 236 W 56th Street | Fine Dining
9: After dinner at Patsy's, we got our first glimpse of the lights and sights of Times Square - "The Crossroads of the World."
10: A Day in Central Park
11: Right in the middle of Urban Manhattan is one of the most famous parks in the world, Central Park. We enjoyed strolling through the park on our way to eat lunch at the famous Boathouse Restaurant. Obviously one of the few relaxing areas for residents and tourists to get away from the hustle of bustle of NYC. Definitely a beautiful area with lots of artists, musicians and performers adding to the enjoyment of the Park.
16: Conservatory Water
17: Beautiful Day in the Park!
18: The | Plaza | Roll out the red carpet! | Fifth Avenue at Central Park South
19: The Oak Bar
23: in the "Big Apple" | Cupcakes | banana pudding? | or...
24: Elvis Presley | Johnny Cash
25: Jerry Lee Lewis | Carl Perkins
26: After the show, we enjoyed a late dinner at the Broadway Lounge inside the Marriott Marquis overlooking Times Square
27: Every year during Memorial Day, NYC honors the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. It is obvious from all the men in uniform that the ships arrived as scheduled! | Fleet Week in NYC
28: Sanctuary T Restaurant 337B West Broadway | Before exploring in China Town we had brunch in a small, quaint teahouse cafe located in Soho. | Such a fun place to relax and enjoy Truffled Croque Monsieur (a grilled ham & cheese sandwich with truffle oil infused bechamel sauce)
29: Next stop: China Town
30: Shirelles | B R O A D W A Y
31: AUTOGRAPHS | P H O T O S | &
32: While visiting Ground Zero, we met several Marines and Navy men who gladly shared what they knew regarding the construction of the new Trade Centers. They also shared some of their military experiences. | FLEET WEEK | and ....
33: ..... GROUND ZERO | The tarp is covering the recessed memorial pools that surround the footprints of the World Trade Center Twin Towers.
34: PIZZA | NEW YORK'S FAMOUS | NOLITA and LITTLE ITALY
35: Lombardi's | 32 Spring Street | ENTRANCE
36: THE BIG APPLE | Unique store selling only rice pudding, but more than 20 flavors!
38: The Best Hamburger and Fries so good, the line starts forming before they open
39: Madison Square Park | Flat Iron Building | Empire State Building | Clock Tower
40: Refreshment Break | S H O P P I N G | Chicago Fried Zucchini Sticks and Lemonade
41: Keeping up with the Kardashians... | I N S O H O
42: Dinner at Novecento, one of our favorites! | Riley Tant joined us for shopping, dinner and karaoke our last day.
43: Next stop: Karaoke in Times Square | Riley was our resident taxi expert! Having lived in NYC for a while, she knew exactly how to "get around".
44: "Proud Mary" | KARAOKE IN | "Big wheel keep on turnin', Proud Mary keep on burnin' ;
45: First up: "Tina Turner" (aka Elizabeth Hard) | TIMES SQUARE | Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river; rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river."
46: "E m p i r e S t a t e o f M i n d" | "New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of There's nothin' you can't do Now you're in New York These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you Let's hear it for New York, New York, New York."
47: " You've Lost that Lovin' Feelin' " | "Don't stop believin'.... | Hold on to the feelin' Streetlights people" "
48: Wannabes! | Big wheels keep on turning, Carry me home to see my kin, Singing songs about the Southland, I miss Alabamy once again And I think its a sin, yes...
49: "Sweet home Alabama, Where the skies are so blue. Sweet Home Alabama, Lord, I'm coming home to you; Here I come Alabama ..." | Friends forever!
50: Daytime and nighttime, we had a blast in NYC!
51: GIRLS' TRIP May 27-31, 2011 | Mommies and Daughters and Great Friends!