Evil Shenanigans in NYC … Part 1

We arrived in New York City late on Friday night.  It was cold, in the 20’s, and there was a lot of wind which made it feel much colder.   It seemed within a few moments my face and legs were completely numb with cold.  We met the driver at baggage claim and once we had our bags we were off.

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The first two nights of our stay in New York City were spent in a boutique hotel called the Chelsea Pines Inn.  The hotel is a converted residence and each room is decorated with movie posters from Hollywood actors of the golden age.  Our room was the ‘Jeff Chandler’ room.  I had to look him up on the Internet because I had never heard of him, but there are rumors he was a cross-dresser!  Sweet!

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The room itself was comfortable, if small.  The bathroom, divided into a shower and sink area and a small closet with a toilet in it, were toy-town small but functional.  The Chelsea Pines Inn also provides a complimentary breakfast each morning.  Free is the best price. 

So, what did I see in NYC?

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The first place we went was Ground Zero.  Seeing the empty space, the hum of construction, and the American flags waving in the breeze is very moving. 

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After Ground Zero we walked up to Wall Street.  Along the way there was this guy dressed as a panda.  Awesome!

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Since it was Saturday it was pretty quiet on Wall Street and there were just a lot of tourists, like me, taking pictures. 

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Next we decided to see the Empire State Building.  The views were fantastic!   From there we went to Times Square, but I did not feel comfortable taking my camera out there with all the people. 

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On Sunday we moved to the Hotel Ganesvoort.  This was the hotel booked by the PR people, and it was very nice! 

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The bathroom was BY FAR the nicest hotel bathroom I have ever seen.  Also, when I got there I also got a bag of goodies!

So, I’ll bet your curious about the actual event?  Well, come back tomorrow and I will give you the full scoop from The Spotted Pig to The Cake-Off for a Cause!

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Author: Kelly

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  • http://ellesnewenglandkitchen.com Elle

    Wow, gorgeous photos! Nice goodie bag, too. Looking forward to the rest!

  • http://www.youknowwhatyououghtado.blogspot.com BethieofVA

    Cool pics and love the goodies!

  • http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com Maria

    Thanks for sharing. Looks like a fun time!

  • http://www.whatmegansmaking.blogspot.com megan

    can’t wait to hear about the rest of the trip!

  • http://foodfinery.blogspot.com Tiffany

    i love nyc! all of your pictures brought back great memories! can’t wait to hear about the rest of the trip!

  • http://www.achicabakes.com Eliana

    sounds like you had an awesome time. although i hate it when it’s cold, i still love my town.

  • http://breadplusbutter.blogspot.com jenn (Bread + Butter)

    Awesome!! Thanks for sharing!! Can’t wait to hear about the rest of your trip. I love the photo of the guy in the panda suit. lol.

  • http://www.eatlivetravelwrite.com Mardi @eatlivetravelwrite

    Kelly – can’t wait to hear all about the rest of your trip! Love seeing all your photos, I love NYC – great city!

  • http://www.eatnlisten.com Brad

    Thanks for sharing your trip, great pics, I miss NYC been awhile since I’ve been there. Its amazing how crowded Times Sq always is.

  • http://www.mykitchenaddiction.com Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction

    Love all of the NYC pictures. I had to chuckle, though, because I took quite a few pics of the bathroom and the four square photographs in my room at the Hotel Gansevoort. :)

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