Tag Archives: New York

Brooklyn ~ Our Fall Foliage Cruise Begins

October 7th Our time in New York City came to an end and we made our way from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to Brooklyn via Uber. The private car ran $39 plus tip. We will be on the … Continue reading

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New York City ~ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

October 6th The Metropolitan Museum of Art, aka The Met was originally opened in 1872. Seeded by an art collection owned by John Taylor Johnston, a railroad executive, they quickly outgrew their original location on 5th Avenue. Today the enormous … Continue reading

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New York City ~ Time Square, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Chrysler Building

October 5th Apparently we are still on West Coast time and not getting out the door as early as we should. Oh well, I guess we are not really accountable to anyone and can come and go as we please. … Continue reading

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New York City ~ 9/11 Memorial and Museum

October 4th ~ 9/11 Memorial I was sound asleep when the phone rang. Hearing my Mother-in-Law’s voice on the end of the line brought me to a quick focus. “Turn on your TV” she instructed. An airplane had just struck … Continue reading

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New York City ~ From Newark to Manhattan, Central Park and the Excelsior Hotel

October 3rd ~ We arrived! After a sleepless night, we were happy to have pre-arranged transportation from Newark airport to Manhattan. I found a company online with reasonable rates that would do the job. Through Go Airlink NYC you can … Continue reading

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New York City – A Preview of What’s to Come

October 2nd – Our New York City adventure begins Cruising the sky at 30,000 feet, we are on a red-eye special on our way to New York City! Plenty of time to tilt the seat back, close my eyes and … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls ~ Today was a perfect 10!

Thursday, September 25th ~ Niagara Falls, NY and Canada Niagara Falls State Park is the oldest state park in the U.S.A., established in 1885.  The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted who was the landscape architect for Central Park in … Continue reading

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