S: New York City, February 2012
1: "Ladies and Gentlemen, We have been cleared for landing at LaGuardia Airport, please make sure your seat backs and tray tables are in their full upright position. We will be landing momentarily. Thank you for flying Delta!" | Delta Flight 2861 BHM to LGA Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 Departure: 7:35 a.m. Arrival: 11:06 a.m.
2: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
3: The American Wing American art, 17th - early 20th century included paintings, sculpture, stained glass, period rooms and an exhibition of Duncan Phyfe's (NY master cabinetmaker in early 1800s) furniture career.
5: maroubra beach | The grand vestibule to the American Wing, anchored by the Neoclassical facade of the Branch Bank of the United States, originally located on Wall Street. 19th Century marble and bronze sculptures stand throughout the court.
6: Arms and Armor Gallery 16th and 17th Century European armor for men and horses, created for kings and noblemen to use on the battlefield and in tournaments.
7: Harpsichord late 17th century from Italy | Italian harpsichord by Michele Todini 1670 | Musical Instruments Gallery Instruments from all regions of the world.
8: Egypt The Temple of Dendur
9: Sphinx of Hatshepsut
10: Egyptian artifacts
11: Tomb of Perneb
12: "Tornado", a sculpture made from inner tube tires, on display at Doris C.Freedman Plaza during our visit. | General William Tecumseh Sherman bronze statue at the Grand Army Plaza
13: Central Park South
14: New York Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway | View from our hotel
15: The Naked Cowboy (a NYC icon) | Times Square Street Performer | "Do whatcha gotta do!" | This man has a college degree!
16: Dinner at '21' Club .... | "Oh, what a night. Late December back in '63. What a very special time for me, 'Cause I remember what a night...." | 21 West 52nd Street
17: "Sherry, Sherry baby Sherry, Sherry baby Sherry, can you come out tonight ...." | .... and then the theater! | "Walk like a man Talk like a man Walk like a man my son....." | "You're just too good to be true Can't take my eyes off of you ...At long last love has arrived And I thank God I'm alive..." | "My eyes adored you, Though I never laid a hand on you, My eyes adored you Like a million miles away from me you couldn't see How I adored you; So close, so close and yet so far..."
18: breakfast at | Sanctuary T
19: After a delicious Sunday morning brunch and short stroll through China Town, we headed for the Brooklyn Bridge to walk off all those calories! | Amazing Walk!
20: BROOKLYN BRIDGE | The Brooklyn Bridge, built in 1883, connects Manhattan and Brooklyn. Suspended over the East River, it is NYC's most popular bridge, offering an expansive view of the Manhattan skyline, NY Harbor and the Statue of Liberty, as well as other bridges. It is slightly over 1.1 miles long. Definitely an icon of New York City!
22: Views from the Brooklyn Bridge
23: Ground | Zero
24: "The time for mourning may pass, | A memorial wall at the firehouse across from the World Trade Center, 10 House on Liberty Street. A memorial to the 343 firefighters who gave their lives in their effort to save others on 9-11. | May We Never Forget
25: "This memorial is a statement to the world that in this city and country we value life. We value courage. we value honor and we honor those who sacrifice for others. We are at once compassionate and resilient. We are principled. We survive adversity and then we flourish." by Jay Winuk,(brother of Glenn Winuk who made the supreme sacrifice assisting in the rescue effort) | but the time for remembering never does." | President George W. Bush
26: The Esplanade of Battery Park City
27: Grand Central Station
29: Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center | It wouldn't be winter without a spin around a NYC tradition!
30: St. Patrick's Cathedral
31: Empire State Building
32: Dinner at | Gramercy Tavern
33: 42 East 2oth Street
34: GOOD | AMERICA | MORNING | abc | Lights... | Camera... | Action...
35: TIMES SQUARE and BEYOND