Hampton Inn & Suites Newark-Harrison-Riverwalk
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... and Ellis Island ticket. I was told it could be an hour wait in line to pass through Security Check (normal for all attractions now). They a pretty much the same as the Security check at any airport. Luckily the line moved through much faster and within about 30 minutes I was on the ferry. First stop, the Statue of Liberty. On arrival at Liberty Island I walked around the Statue of Liberty, taking lots of photos (of course). Unfortunately I didn't get to walk ...
... br> neighborhood, but as well as having become more ethnically mixed it’s now
becoming more gentrified with Manhattan yuppies, being such a short subway
commute from Midtown. There are still a lot of Greek restaurants in Astoria,
but the upscale restaurants and bars along some of its boulevards make it seem
like a part of Manhattan without the tall buildings. I happy-houred at one on
30th Avenue named Mexi-BBQ that I found mentioned ...
... had a great sense of humour as well...this was great. Returned to where we connected and continued downtown to catch the Statue of Liberty ferry, walked around the island, took lots of pictures and had lunch. Beautiful scenes of New York skyline, spectacular. Returned on the ferry. Had to miss Ellis Island as it was getting late and we needed to get back to hotel, shower and meet Amparo for dinner. Very cold, needed warm showers before we ventured out again. ...
... and headed up to the high heights of our seats, but surprisingly the view was still very good. It was an extremely close game with 5 shots in it, is meant time went very slowly at the end as they made the last 40 seconds last at least 10 mins with times out and break shows of dancers! But in the end we won and left happy :) Back at the hotel in was Christmas film time... The Grinch had been bugging us for ages and we finally rented it and had our movie ...
... walked to the subway, not many people about and I made it to the platform just after a train had left, whoops. I'm meant to be on the 8am Staten Island ferry. I have to wait 15mins for the next train, I can only see a couple other runners so now I'm really worried I've missed it, but plenty more runners come and soon the platforms full. I chat to another runner named Nicole, she's from Texas, it's her third marathon, her first New York marathon, she wants to try and beat 5 ...