Friday, June 22, 2007

New York NY

My sister is visiting for a few days, and today the weather was perfect for walking. I thought you might like to come along with us:

First, the subway to City Hall.

Then a taxi across the Brooklyn Bridge so we can walk back toward Manhattan.

Perfect opportunity for a photo

Back in downtown Manhattan: a bride

on her way to the courthouse

The sidewalk vendors setting up shop

with pretzels and soda

My favorite name for a restaurant, although I've never verified their claim

Downtown Manhattan is filled with tour buses

Windows, ready for installation

Browsing at Pearl River Mart

Color in many forms

Bubbles and more buses

Glamour in the kitchen (I may have to try that sometime!)

A quick stop to grab some lunch

which we take to the playground for a little break

Attractive shop windows

and quaint exteriors

A few bits of graffitti

and other street art (aka shoes)

Things always look good in multiples, don't they?

Movie filming all over the city this time of year

Clever signs

Economy candy: one lollipop, please

I could use one of those right about now

We're nearly home! There's Lenin greeting us from Red Square

Color in other forms (like red sequined belts)

All in all, an enjoyable way to spend a day. Thanks for joining us!

(I'm always fascinated to see how others see New York when they visit, so I thought you might enjoy seeing my perspective. Have a great weekend!)


  1. Thanks for letting me visit the other side of the world today!

  2. Thank you for sharing New York with me tonight. It was wonderful through your lens' eye!

  3. Your pictures are terrific! They make me want to visit again soon. My daughter and I visited NYC for the 1st time last September, to celebrate her 16th birthday. We had (4) wonderful days and we can't wait to go back again one day. Thank you for stirring those great memories.

  4. Fabulous photos! The weather in NYC is amazing this weekend, and I'm planning a few long walks with my camera, too. Your post has me inspired.

  5. What great pictures!

    I can tell you that Excellent Dumpling House is just that. It's my favorite place for lunch in Chinatown.

  6. Love the photos. I really like seeing others' snapshots of the city. And hey! I knew you were in the city, but we're actually almost neighbours - I can see Lenin very well from the rooftop of my building. thanks for sharing your trip!

  7. ooh sabon!! i love that place... you guys must have been on the upper west side(?)

    and red-sequins? love the red sequins...

  8. Thanks for sharing the photos. I've never been to NYC but have always enjoyed your city photos and would love to visit it one day soon.

  9. Anonymous10:21 PM

    what a fun afternoon! glad i was there to share it with you (in real life). :)

  10. misti9:51 PM

    I'm here via, oh somewhere. I lost count of where I link jumped. Anyway, thanks for the tour of NYC. Hope to get there someday!

  11. yum yum excellent dumpling! It is truly excellent! lovely day in the city can't wait to get back.....

  12. oh...
    that brings back memories...
    I used to live near Red Square, on Clinton Street, in the early ’90s. the street was filled with drug dealers...
    oh, the memories!
    thanks for the tour, it WAS fun!

  13. Thank you very much for inviting me to be with you in this beautiful walk. From Spain.