The Standard High Line
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... breakfast, cook, eat, sleep. Alex and I quickly rustled up a stir-fry (vegetables at last!) and we spent the rest of the evening going through our free guidebooks that came with the City Passes making plans for the rest of the week.
Hayley (our breakfast queen) is chopping up fresh fruit for our fruit salad and French toast breakfast and by the sounds of it she is just about done! Hope you are all enjoying my blog so far, signing off for the day! Until ...
... was soooo tinyyyy. I had to zoom so much that I can only take pic of her, without our faces. Only my finger manage to be in the pic. Lol. Well, that's for free stuff. Need to wait in Staten Island for 1 hr before the boat leave again to NYC. There was a free performance by 4 men and they were singing acapelaa. Super wonderful voice and I bought the CD. But after listening to the CD, you would prefer watching live performance, trust me. So next time round, do not ...
... Avenue. Organic produce all beautifully presented, with small tables and one large communal table in the middle of the cafe. Nice.
From there it was a very small hop to Grand Central Station which is always worth a visit.
Jette loves Art Deco, so the morning was a wander down Madison Avenue admiring the various Art Deco doorways and buildings along the way, starting with Grand Central station with its ornate metalwork, enormous chandeliers ...
... the Pan Pacific Hotel in Queens. When we got to the hotel however, it was closed. We got out of the cab anyway (since we didn't know where else to get him to take us), and had a bit of a look around. A lovely family (which is apparently lucky to find in Queens), explained that the hotel had been closed down for ages and had been turned into a homeless shelter!
They suggested we try the motel down the road to see if that was where we were meant ...
... instead enjoyed taking many photos, loving this random shop! On leaving we saw 'The Art of the Brick', a Lego exhibition advertised and decided to enter in. It was better than anyone imagined displaying such variety. There were famous paintings reinvented out of Lego including: Claude Monet, Whistler and The Mona Lisa. Famous Greek sculptures recreated out of Lego including: The Greek Sculptural Pose, Disc Thrower, ...