Hilton Garden Inn Rockaway
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... so little time! I spent around 2.5 hours there and saw most exhibits, but could have easily spent 3-4 hours in order to watch all the video features etc. Of course while walking around the museum there were plenty of little reminders of the Night at the Museum movies. One item in particular that many people recognised straight away and wanted their photo with, is the giant Easter Island head; affectionately known as 'Dumb Dumb'. I could hear kids and Adults saying (in ...
... uptown back to our hotel. Came in sat down for a bit then thought we have to do our washing but the hotel was gonna charge like over $50 to do it. So we walked up to 69th street to a little place called Eco wash. We thought we would do it ourselves but then the bloke there offered to do it for $14. We were like score. We will be back tomorrow morning to pick it up. Then walked home to have a lay down before going next door to PJ Clarkes for ...
... I popped in and stayed for as long as my feet could hold me up! It was brilliant, with Greek, American, and English Art, with everything from Monet to Rubens (just namedropping here to pretend I’m intelligent). I can’t recommend it enough, even for people like me who just like pretty pictures.
The following day, I toned down the crazy tourist in me, and just went Christmas shopping in the Rockefeller, which even had its own ice ...
We headed downtown early and had breakfast at Balthazar. We'd been wanting to eat here for a few years, but have never been able to secure a table.
After the long wait we weren't too impressed. It's an incredibly busy restaurant and the food was fine, but nothing fancy. We enjoyed it and sat for a while crowd watching and spying balloons and playing cards stuck to the ceiling.
After breakfast ...
... of all the immigrants who come through the centre and Maddie and I both found our surnames with several people listed. We got on the 2nd last ferry to leave the island for the day. We than got all dressed up for the theatre, had a quick tea of pizza again, and headed to watch les miserables. Went for nearly three hours and was fantastic. Brought a Christmas carol CD that has music sang by all the broadway shows for broadway cares charity. Another late night bed at ...