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... area these days. Brooklyn has become very trendy. People who work on Wall Street can take the subway to work in twenty minutes or so, and lots of new residential towers are going up. The Barclays Center is where the NBA Nets play--I'm not usually a fan of sports arenas, but this one has a pretty cool design and I enjoyed the green roof.
After our walk we had lunch ...
... liquid goodness, its delicious .. ah if only it had a lil Bourbon!!
I make sure i've drained every last drop as I cross 17th street and enter one of my favorite spots in NYC ... Barnes & Noble.
I head straight to the 3rd Floor and my favorite section- Travel. I stand absolutely delighted and radiant to find the world spread out in front of me. I walk wall to wall caressing the books with my fingers, briefly stopping at an exotic locations only to move on ...
... different hats or veils and at least two photographers each. And then there were the scores of Jewish families, walking, picnicking, taking pictures and rowing on the lake. They were everywhere and again Ted was asked again if he was Jewish. This time he replied, "No, should I be?"
We phoned Aimee for her birthday while watching a homeless man wade in the fountain collecting all the coins that had been tossed in by visitors. No one stopped him ...
... NY, the city with 8.4 million people living in it. The next day we planned to see as much as we could in the North end of Manhattan. First stop, Times Square. The Times Square we went to in Buenos Aires was a little different to the real thing.
On Broadway we bought tickets to see Wicked and then ventured further through to Central ...
Sight of the Day: David Ortiz blasting 6 monster home runs in a row during batting practice. Honorable Mention: People, lots and lots of interesting people and a guy crawling under the subway turnstiles because his card ran out of money, he couldn't jump it because of a bad knee and his friends were leaving him.
Quote of the Day: "I think we can fit 16 more people in here. Comfortably." - Guy on the already packed subway back to Hoboken
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60 Second Street, Brooklyn | Innfrom $120