It was a very nice weekend getaway at New York City. 75°F (~25°C) sunny day. I started my weekend with my friend, Syung at Balthazar Restaurant.
After brunch, we walk down Broadway through Chinatown, then to the financial district. We catched the ferry to see the Statue of Liberty. Lineup wasn't
that bad, it only took us about 30 min, but the annoying part is the security check. It was worse than the airport's.
We eased out our late afternoon enjoying our coffee and the sunset at Seaport. We then walk through Ground Zero and up to NYU and St. Mark's area. There
were tons of small Japanese restaurants. We picked on that serves Japanese BBQ - Yakiniku. Food was good. We then met up with Syung's friends and headed to
a Lounge, Catwalk around 35th St / Fifth Ave. We spent a few hours chilling out there.
We had our brunch at a cafe called Banc Cafe on Third Ave/ 30th St. It is a Lounge/Bar restaurant whose decor is really interesting. We also discovered
other Bar/Lounge restaurant that opened for brunch. It was around Third Ave / 28th St. Following lunch, we headed towards Times Square, looped to Rockefeller to
see the big Christmas Tree. And then we went to see "The Producers" show at St. James Theatre. Tony Danza played Max Bialystock.
We ended the night at Hooters, having wings and watching a NFL game, NY Giants vs Philly Eagles.
Cab ride from La Gaudia airport ....
Menu at Balthazar.
I ordered egg florentine ...
Walking down on Broadway ....
Fire escape at New York City.
This is a drug store, but I don't see any drugs on display.
Federal Hall National Memorial.
No Engine Idling at People with AIDS Plaza in the Capital of the World ...
The Big Bull on Broadway.
Exactly outside of 26 Broadway.
No weapons sign again .....
Tourists ... for the Statue of Liberty.
Sunny day at 75°F, it broke the record in January (previous record of 63°F)
Lining up for tickets.
Lining up for security check.
New Jersey ....over there.
At the tip of Manhattan ....
On board of "Freedom" to Liberty Island.
Ellis Island ...
Can't stop taking pictures.
I should have cropped this picture to make it look panoramic.
First glimpse of the Status of Liberty.
Halo .... effect .....
It does give you the inspiring feel ....
Eagle at Battery Park.
Walking up South St, east side of Manhattan...
At Seaport ...
Bodies Exhibition at Fulton St
Sunset at Seaport
Strand Bookstore at NYC
Me standing at Ground Zero
Exhibition at Ground Zero
St Mark's Place
Entrance of the Japanese Restaurant we ate in.
Yummy Japs BBQ.
Miso soup, Sapporo Beer and Juice ..
View from Syung's Apartment Before I went to Sleep
After I woke up the following day ...
Shanghai Bar on Third Ave/ 28th St.
Turkish Kitchen on Third Ave
I ordered Spanish Omelette
Desert Menu at Banc Cafe.
It does look like a bank ..uh?.
Something's going on here, 12 NYPD cars ... on 34th
At Times Square
The Big Tree at Rockefeller Centre
The Ice Rink at Rockefeller.
Built in 1930s during the Great Depression
Cheap parking here at Times Square, $337 a month.
We watched "The Producers" at St. James.
More Times Square Neon Lights.
Legally Blonder is coming to Broadway.
Lincoln Center 66th St. Station
Train coming yet ?
Only 3½years, shouldn't it be more ?.... An advertisement on the subway car.