New York, I Love You, XOXO II

thumb_img_2429_1024Remember my NYC post from last year? As I had mentioned back then, I’ve wanted to live in Manhattan in the UES (although after this trip, Greenwich Village is on the top of my list followed by SOHO) for years. Since we won’t be moving there, my hubby promised me a trip once a year! This year just worked out perfectly- our cousin was getting married in Nanuet and then we decided to extend our trip in the city since it was also our 2 year wedding anniversary. We did quite a bit in 2 whole days and walked around of course about 10 miles a day (another reason why I LOVE NYC). Here is a short overview of places we went and what we did (yes, more Gossip Girl locations)!
Where we stayed: Lotte Palace Hotel
thumb_img_2476_1024Where we brunched: Serendipity (famous for it’s desserts, frozen hot chocolate and exterior scene shown in many TV shows and movies):
thumb_img_2415_1024 thumb_img_2414_1024Right around the corner of Serendipity is Dylan’s Candy (owned by Ralph Lauren’s daughter)- floors and floors of candy- better than Willy Wonka!
thumb_img_2410_1024Strolling through Central Park to my favorite side by Belvedere Castle– the views are breathtaking (first picture in post)!
thumb_img_2423_1024 thumb_img_2439_1024The famous Met steps and Met rooftop with Cornelia Parker’s PsychoBarn exhibit:
thumb_img_2441_1024 thumb_img_2447_1024Stopped by the amazing UES homes (I’ll save Anna Wintour’s in GWV for next time)!:
thumb_img_2449_1024Carlo’s Bakery (Cake Boss’s) Time Square location:
thumb_img_2459_1024And finally dinner with friends at Fig and Olive (amazing food and apps)!
thumb_img_2468_1024Yummy Garlic Pizza in East Midtown:
thumb_img_2479_1024The breathtaking Uniformity exhibit at the Museum of FIT:
thumb_img_2483_1024Sampled some macaron’s while drinking cappuccino’s at the newest Laduree location in SOHO with a garden seating area (amazing):
thumb_img_2511_1024 thumb_img_2508_1024Being touristy at One World Trade Center, the memorial and views of Lady Liberty:
thumb_img_2517_1024Dinner at Golden Unicorn in Chinatown (amazing dumplings) and a late night snack at Veselka (best pierogies)!
thumb_img_2531_1024Stopping by the most exclusive- ‘The Box‘:
thumb_img_2526_1024And finally ending the night with views from Mr. Purple on top of Hotel
Well, there you have it- NYC in a nutshell in out short 2 days. Until next time Manhattan for an adventurous and never boring weekend! XOXO New York, I Love You!


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