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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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