Sonesta ES Suites Somerset
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Swimming pool
- Microwave in room
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... of e-cigarettes and gyros.
We found Café Wha which claims to have hosted Bob Dylan's first ever NYC gig. Velvet Undergound also played here. Jimi Hendrix was discovered - once here and once in Nashville - depending on whom you believe. Lenny Bruce, Bruce Springsteen and Woody Guthrie all performed here.
We weaved in and out of shops until we reached Washington Square Park. We found a seat, people watched, caught some jazz and ...
... a maze. It is like an armed fort. There are police and guards everywhere. Building work is still going on but there it is the new One World Trade building which has its grand opening on May 29. It is the tallest building in New York atm but currently another building is under construction and it will be the tallest. It is shiny and a blue colour and is very impressive.
We find the memorial pools and these are huge. Each one is built on ...
... again for a longer chat. They are here soaking up the music and having lessons. We spent the afternoon traipsing around NY looking at hostels and hotels which are being considered for our next choir tour to NY, planned for December this year. It was interesting and very helpful to see the places rather than just go by photos. I was impressed by the courtesy of every one of the people who kindly spent time, talked to us and showed us a variety of rooms. We did make it back ...
... and weak tea for a couple of days, I was able to make an afternoon journey ( a 2 minute walk) with Hilary and George to Anjelika Cinema to see The Imitation Game, a terrific film about mathematician Alan Turing and his efforts to crack the Enigma Code. It's a lovely old cinema, generally showing more of the art house range, and the film was very engaging. More than 20 years ago, George and I came to New York for our first visit, bringing with us his two young daughters, Liz ...
Well the temp has dropped again from 18 to 7, with rain clouds circling. I dragged myself out of bed at 1030 again, and headed out. My apartment is so warm, I didn't realise how icy it was outside. Today I was off to union square and the west side of Manhattan towards Chelsea. Union Square has been a site for poltical and social protests since the 1800s. Now it runs a farmer's market for four days a week leading up to Christmas. I find the New Yorker sense ...