The Standard High Line
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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It's big adventure time. What? I heard you ask. The big adventure? They've 'done' the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Centre, the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Central Park, Wall Street, the Brooklyn Bridge....there can't be many big ones left. Well you're wrong. Our most challenging excursion awaits. It's to the basement to see if we can …
Had a leisurely breakfast at a funny diner kind of place ( a bit like Denys) then sat in Time Square one last time people watching. Then Will had to do some bookwork before we checked out of the Mela and got a taxi to the Meat Packer District and our new hotel - The Standard. We are so thrilled with our room! The view is just amazing! And this area …
... not that it is the first time! What should have been one stop ended up 3 stops backwards then 4 forwards.
Lucky I have an unlimited MetroCard.
Obviously it was my day for wrong direction - as I had walked about 2 blocks when I finally could see the direction of the building numbers AND - yet again my sense of direction had been found wanting!!
Anyway - I finally arrived at Peter Luger's a great ...
... tickets on the 8 am ferrry started an Amazing Race style run across the park to the terminal. Not sure why we felt like we had to beat them, will did, just the same. At this point, we figured out, the boat was not actually scheduled to leave until 8:30. Oops, sorry I made you run buddy, but we beat that other family that thought the boat was leaving at 8 as well. Safely on board, we cruised slowly toward Lady Liberty. I can't imagine the emotions felt by those ...
The train was full. The leg room was generous. I was able to get some sleep but I awoke frequently; did not feel tired when arriving in NYC at Penn Sta. There were a few characters on the train. A couple of older Hispanic ladies slept on the floor. One fellow who had a silver metallic cloth suit complete with white shirt and tie and Fedora hat which he wore all the time ,also had a small dog along. He ...