Friday: All Over the City

Dan New York City (2010)

Woke up early this morning (7:30am!) to get up and ready so I could work my way uptown to meet Sean and Shira for breakfast at H&H Bagels.  I got there a little before 9am, and realized when I arrived that this particular location – the factory on 46th Street – didn’t really have much of a storefront with service; sure you could buy delicious bagels, but they wouldn’t even toast – or slice – them.  We had to buy …

Thursday: Italian Day

Dan New York City (2010)

If there’s one thing that NYC has no shortage of, it’s diversity.  Cultures from all over the world can be found throughout the city, and anyone who so chooses can learn and enjoy the breadth that the world has to offer – through their food.  Unofficially, Thursday became Italian Day. After sleeping in just a tad, I got my morning coffee fix at Grounded, over in the West Village.  I had a pumpkin latte (since it was a little chilly …

Into the Big Apple

Dan New York City (2010)

The flight was pretty uneventful; it took about 5 hours, and we landed right on time, around 10pm.  It took 20 minutes to get off the plane and through the terminal to the AirTrain, where which I took to the Howard Beach station.  I got the 7-day “unlimited” pass for the MTA, since I’d be taking advantage of it, and then hopped on the A-train to work my way to the Chelsea area, where I’d be staying at my friend’s …