The Ultimate Guide to Spending Christmas in New York City – or – A VERY NEW YORK CHRISTMAS VACATION

Ultimate guide to christmas in NYC

Spending Christmas in New York is something that everyone should do at least once.  Almost every holiday movie ever is set in New York – for a very good reason.  It is a magical time of year in a magical city and there are many ways to experience Christmas. Please note that some of the …

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How to Watch Free Movies at Bryant Park in NYC – or – ENJOYING AN OUTDOOR MOVIE IN THE MIDDLE OF NEW YORK CITY

NYC Bryant Park movies

I stand with a blanket held tightly in both hands. I have picnic supplies in my bag. A rope shin-high separates me from the lawn. I am not alone; lining three sides of the park are hundreds of others, three-four-people deep, all with blankets or sheets stretched between their hands.  My heart is pounding; I …

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6 Must Have New York Food Experiences – or – FABULOUS FOOD CRAZES FROM NEW YORK CITY

NYC Must Have Food Crazes

It looks delicious.  I bite into it.  The buttery, flaky layers mix with the gooey, creamy center and the cool ganache frosting in my mouth  to create a luscious burst of flavor and texture.  This is much better than I was expecting!  I had thought it was just a gimmick, but this is no gimmick.  …

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Experience the Met – or – FIVE MUST-SEE EXPERIENTIAL SPACES IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Experience the Met

I crouch a little as I walk through a circular moon gate and enter a peaceful Chinese garden. There is no one there. To my left is small rock garden surrounding a mini-pagoda patio with bamboo and banana palms creating a peaceful place to reflect.  I follow a tiled side corridor around to a tiled …

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