New York Weekend


Friday October 16, 2015   

A couple of weekends ago it was my wedding anniversary and I was surprised with a roadtrip to New York! I never got a chance to post photos (the few I have) but I wanted to do that now. It was probably one of the best trips to NYC I’ve had over the years. Maybe because I didn’t have to plan it? Maybe because it was a total surprise? Maybe because my phone was dead 80% of the time so I wasn’t always shoving a lens in my face? Probably a bit of everything.

The first place we stopped was Catbird in Brooklyn because I had a gift certificate. I picked up quite a few things with my main purchase being one of their Mermaid’s Treasure rings. The other planned stop was the Empire State Building at Midnight. He had pre-purchased tickets online so there was no waiting in line. Of all the times I’ve been in town I never visited the building. It was wonderful. Touristy but wonderful. The view was breathtaking. It was a bit chilly, dark, mood lighting, and they had a jazz player in the main hall. It wasn’t too crowded and we could just stand around until we were ready to leave on our own.

Stationary from the Ace Hotel in NYC
New York skyline and caffe bene
Ace Hotel in New York
One of the MUJI storefronts in New York City
View from the Empire State Building
View from the Empire State Building

 

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5 Responses to “New York Weekend”

  1. Kate says:

    Going on a trip someone else plans is somehow really wonderful, isn’t it?

  2. I’ve never been on the Empire State Building before but I have been on the Rockefeller building. That’s so nice of your husband to plan the trip for you as a surprise. I’m usually always the one planning too.

  3. miya says:

    home sweet home. your photos make it look fresh even to me!

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