Thursday Thirteen

Thirteen Places I Hope to Visit/See/Experience on My First Trip to New York City This Month

1. Grand Central Station and Grand Central Market below

2. At least one Broadway play…my husband got us tickets for Mary Poppins as a Mother’s Day gift–I can’t wait!

3. Serendipity, the little cafe from the movie Serendipity.

4. Central Park–a definite must, but we’ve not yet decided what to do there.

5. A Salt and Battery–fish n’ chips place I found for my husband. Site of a Bobby Flay ‘Throwdown’.

6. Either Magnolia Bakery or Billy’s Bakery for cupcakes.

7. Angelo’s in Little Italy on the recommendation of Lindsey and Ferrara’s on Andie’s recommdation.

8. F.A.O. Schwartz–my husband is hoping to play the ginormous piano like Tom Hanks did in Big.

9. NYC Subway

10. Empire State Building and Chrysler Building

11. SoupMan in Rockefeller Center on the recommendation of my sister.

12. Metropolitan Museum of Art

13. Someplace for souvenirs I can afford…

Also maybe Greenwich Village and Chinatown, depends on how much time we have and how fast we walk. Any other suggestions WELCOME! Thanks to all those who’ve already contributed.

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Posted in Uncategorized on 05/09/2007 10:20 pm


  1. Ooh, you’re going to NYC!?!? So fun. Prepare to be amazed. And definitely hang out in Greenwich Village.

  2. I wish to visit NYC someday. One of the place I want to go see is Broadway. love broadway! I want to visit the Rockfella Center too. And Empire State Building! am jealous *grin*. But you’ll have a great time. Have fun!

    Happy Thursday Thirteen!

  3. Miss Frou Frou

    What a great list of places, I like the mix of iconic stuff, plus things like playing the giant piano!

  4. I went with my brother, mom, and stepfather a few years ago, and because of me, we all missed out on the Empire State Building. I am deathly afraid of heights and refused to go up to the top, and of course they didn’t want to leave an 18 year old girl alone at the bottom in an unfamiliar city.

    I hope you get to visit all of the places on your list! Have fun!!!

  5. Take me with you:) I need a vacation.

  6. You are going to have such a great time in NYC! Hope you get to everything on your list and more!!!

    Have a great trip and Happy TT!

  7. Angela/SciFiChick

    Nothing better than a broadway musical! Sounds like you’re going to have fun!

  8. Rhian / Crowwoman

    oooh – i loved the Met! You gotta plan two days there though to see it all. And i thought the subway was almost as fascinating.

  9. I had such a great time when I went to NYC. I could have lived in Times Square alone. Broadway is an amazing place and I know you’ll love any play you go to.

    Have a wonderful trip!

  10. Susan Helene Gottfried

    Man, it’s been so long since I was in NYC that I doubt any of the places I’ve been to still exist.

    Have a great trip and post lots of pictures!!

  11. Stephanie Janulis

    When I went to Grand Central Station I didn’t know I was supposed to actually look up. I’m sure you won’t forget..but I had to throw it out there because it was really sad to think about later on! Go me…

  12. Ah, very cool! Can’t wait to hear how many of these you hit! =)

  13. NYC, the place I’ve yet to go and I’m wanting to go so bad. I hope you have a great time and I loved the 13 things. So many of them I could add to my own list. :)

    Love the blog.

  14. You are going to have a blast!
    Make sure you wear good walking shoes.

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