Monday, August 24, 2015

NYC with Laila, Wayne and Me!

NYC trip August 20-23
Day 1:
1st Taxi ride
Great hotel room with view of Empire State Bldg
1st Subway ride
Eating a $1.00 hotdog off a street food cart
China town
Foot massages
Eat in China town at Nice Green Bo sweet and sour whole fried fish.
Times Square at night!  
Toys R Us Ferris wheel.
Hershey and M&M store
Eating hotdog #2.  The $1.00 hotdog is the winner
Cheesecake and Red Velvet cake from Juniors
Having the Empire State bldg all lit up right outside our hotel window
Walk 6 miles

Day 2:
Central Park and Strawberry fields with IMAGINE  
Manhattan Temple with baptisms  and initiatories
Lost Laila on the subway...found her at next stop.
Lunch with Levi Poulter at Orbica Italian in Trump Towers followed by ice cream Nutella crepe
Ferry ride see Statue of Liberty
New York style .99 cent pizza
Power Nap
Schubert Theatre Matilda
Burgers, fries and shakes at -The Counter
Walked 11 1/2 miles.
Shopped til 1 Am

Day 3:
Brunch at .99 cent pizza place
9-11 memorial
One WTC observation deck. Tallest bldg in Western Hemisphere
Subway to Brooklyn
Walk Brooklyn Bridge back into NYC
Salty pimp ice cream for the Big Gay Ice Cream Shop
Power Nap
Lunt Fontane Theatre-Finding Neverland with Matthew Morrison
Steak Dinner
Shopping on Times Square til after midnight  
Walked 13 miles

Day 4:  church with Manhattan ward uptown
Street waffle with strawberries
Walk through Central Park
Laila get portrait drawn by Central Park street artist
Sushi lunch
Cronut from Paris Bakery
5.5 miles walked  

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