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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

TimeOut Magazine Feature- Amazing Outdoor Art!

So personally I am into the art on NYC streets. Its different and the best part.... It is free.

So if you are in NYC and wanting to see some free are, heres where to go.

Alexandre Arrechea- No Limits

Its located between Park Avenue malls between 54th and 67th streets and Park Avenue, happy hunting :)

Arturo Di Modica- Charging Bull

Easily located on Broadway and Whitehall, this famous bull mostly known as the Wall st bull. It was made in response to the 1987 stock market crash, but this 7000 lb work of art is still around.

Isamu Noguchi- Red Cube

140 Broadway between Cedar and Liberty Sts
Although haven not seen this one for myself, it is a sure thing to do on my list this summer. Notice it's gray center and hot its perched on only one corner!

I will be posting some more interesting things so stay stuned!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Nomad Hotel Restaurant- French, Spanish, Mediterranean Restaurant

Where: 1170 Broadway (28th St.)
Phone: 347-472-5660
Hours: Mon-Sun: 7am-12:30am
Getting There: Take the R line to 28th St., then walk between Broadway and 5th Avenue. Right off of Broadway.
Reservations: Highly Suggested
Dress Code: Upscale Casual

With the beautiful decor and great drinks to match, the Nomad Hotel Restaurant is a must go! Since it's opening on 3/26/2012, this restaurant has gotten a ton of customer attention and talk. I would suggest this restaurant for any special occasion such as first date, wedding anniversary, or any occasion where impressing is a priority. It seems to be a fusion of Spanish, French, and a Mediterranean type dishes, whick makes this NYC restaurant a must go for me.

Special Features:

Celebrity Chef
Meet for a Drink
Natural / Organic Ingredients
Private Room Available
Prix Fixe Menu
Tasting Menu
Winning Wine List
Working Fireplace

Peter Lugers- Steakouse

Where: 178 Broadway ( Driggs Avenue)
Phone: 1-718-387-7400
Hours: Monday- Thursday 1145am- 945pm, Friday/Saturday 1145am-1045pm, Sunday 1245pm- 945pm
How to get there: J train (Brown line) to Marcy Avenue, walk three blocks on Broadway to Driggs Avenue.
Reservations: Yes
Price: $60 Avg pp

If you're in NYC and happen to be a meat eater, then you can't not go to Peter Luger! It's only considered the best steakhouse.... It's located on 178 Broadway (Driggs ave) and easily accessible by subway. Just take the J train to Marcy Avenue and walk 3 blocks on Broadway towards Driggs Avenue. The best way to get there (just as it's the nest way to get sound the city) is by taxi.
It's very family friendly, booster seats for children are available. Want to throw a get together? Private rooms are also available  If you can't stay, takeout is always an option!

Its #2 in restaurants in Williamsburg rank and #1 in the Steakhouse rank, how is that for impressive? 

Statue of Liberty- NYC

When visiting NYC one of the must things to do is visit the Statue of Liberty!

Where: Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004

Contact: 212-363-3200

In order to visit the Statue of Liberty you must take the Liberty Island Ferry.

Cost for Ferry:

Children under 4 years of age are free
Children between the ages of 4-12 are $9.00
Adults are $17.00
Seniors 62 of age and older are $14.00

Along with the Ferry ride is an audio tour

The Official Web Site For Info for more info.

Getting to the ferry:

You can take the R train (Yellow Line)) to Whitehall Street or 3 train (Red Line) to South Ferry Station, then walk East to the Ferry Terminal. Keep in mind 
Liberty Island itself is free, but you do have to purchase the ticket to board the Ferry.
Note: You can catch these trains at either the Times Square, 34th Street, or the 14th Street Subway stations. Remember to go on the Brooklyn bound train.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

My Zagats Top Inexpensive Picks

1) Pipa- Spanish Food

Location: Flatiron Area ABC Carpet & Home 38 E 19th St (between Broadway and park Ave. S)
Phone: 212-677-2233

Full of chandeliers and good sangria this restaurant and bar serves great tapas and even better service.

2) Pasha- Turkish

Location: 70 W. 71st ST ( between Columbus Ave & Central Park West)
Phone: 212- 579- 8751

While offering a great bang for your buck,  Pasha imports Turkey right to NYC.

3) La Taza de Oro- Puerto Rican

Location: 96 Eighth Ave ( between 14th & 15th Sts
Phone: 212- 243- 9946

While it does have divey decor the hispanic dishes brought to chelsea is sure to distract you. it isnt a fancy place, but a place that is sure to serve good food and let you be yourself.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Some Shopping Favorites

In NYC shopping as we all know is a huge thing and one of the main reasons why a lot of travelers come to see NYC. With so many places to choose from it becomes a blur and you can sometimes miss the good places to go to. Ill name a few of the popular places and you can choose for yourself and hopefull this will make your travel to NY less complicated and hectic as far as finding good places to shop at.

Chelsea- 75 Ninth Avenue ( between 15th & 16th Street) 212-620-3116
Flatiron- 85 Fifth Avenue (16th St) 212-627-5885
SoHo- 375 W. Broadway ( between Broome & Spring Street) 212-343-7070
W 50s- Rockefeller Ctr./ 50 Rockefeller Plaza (50th St) 212-246-0386

If you are looking for a different and unique shopping experience this place is a must go. it has a flea market feeling with a retro experience.

True Religion
E 60s- 1122 Third Ave. ( betweebn 65th & 66th St) 212-288-8001
SoHo- 132 Prince St ( Wooster St) 212- 966-6011
W 60s- Shops at Coumbus Circle/ 10 Columbus Circle, 2nd fl

Described as the denim- centric from LA thatis trying to convert to NYC, is a great clothing mecca that is both urban and vintage.
  Ill put some more ideas up tomorrow!!!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Bar 9 NYC - Bars/Nightlife

If you are looking for something a little different and arent afraid to try something different i would suggest Bar 9. Theres a very party yet chill like feeling to this bar, with the cool couches in the front to the private section in the back along with cheap yet good drinks and good service, it is worth trying out this midtown bar. They have a good happy hour menu, along with a pool table and music to go with it, by the way if youre into great nooks check out the back room along with the back bar in addition to the bar that is in the front.

          Music is loud
          Best ights to go are Wed, Thur, and Sat
          Good place for dancing
          Waiter service
          No reservations needed
          Casual attire

Mon-Thu 12 pm - 2 am
          Fri-Sat 12 pm - 4 am

            Location :   807 9th Ave ( between 53rd Street & 54th Street      212 399-9336
            Transit:       A, C, E- 50th Street
                    1, 2, A, B, C, D-59 St - Columbus Circle