The Standard High Line
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The inspiration for my spending a few days in New York this month was the good trips I had in the city during summer 0f 2012 when I explored some areas of New York I pretty much ignored all my life. The event that spurred it at this particular time was a lunch meeting with my adventurous friend Marc.
I began with my usual bus ride from Central New Jersey to the Port Authority and a somewhat indirect walk from there to Third Avenue in the three hours I ...
... was two exhibits on. One about food and one about Spinosaurus which was ACE! Y'all know I love dinosaurs and I didn't know a lot about this one so it was great to find out the back story of how it was discovered and stuffs. That night me and Bridget went to watch the Washington Capitals on the ice. It was great to watch hockey with someone else who enjoys it as much as me! I think my two lasting memories of that evening will be the sizes of the beer cans on sale (how am I ...
... clothes and we were off.
The bridge had people on top and below, me below. Winds sooo strong as we crossed Verrazano Bridge my left leg hit my right and my whole body was pushed to the right as I ran even with the advice to stay near the median of the bridge. This continued to happen various times throughout the race and is likely why my ankle hurt the next day.
Entering Brooklyn was great even though we were there forever. The whole street was lined with ...
... expectations and unfortunately for Thomas this was such an occasion. Instead of a multigrain bagel with egg, bacon, cheese, tomato Thomas somehow ended up with an egg flavoured bagel with tomato and mayonnaise in it. He was gutted! Don't get me wrong I do love a good bagel but I'm not sure I would ever pick one over a sandwich. Yes they are definitely more satisfying and when the filling squeezes out through the hole in the middle your mouth ...
... It was only fitting to jog out of Central Park too.
We got hungry, so decided to walk back the city side, along Central Park west to find somewhere. We came out at 90 st and there was No such luck as it was all residential until we reached 59 st. Here we saw the gold trump building, world statue and Columbus statue & fountains, before heading back by zigzagging our way back to 52 st. We got back to hotel 10am to find nina had already left, so we ...