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Big Apple Itinerary

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Thursday - May 7th
Pegu Club
Kittichai
Puck fair
Madame Geneva's (behind Backroom)

Friday- May 8th
Walked thru Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown
Walked the circumference of Ground Zero
Wall Street
Subway to Brooklyn
Grimaldi's pizza - yummy!
Walked back to Manhattan via Brooklyn bridge
La Sirene for dinner - good French food, make reservations early
Speakeasy for after dinner "tea"

Saturday - May 9th
Brunch at Thor with S&C's friends - Michelle, Sybil and Jen (Good Fixe Price Menu)
Walk Central park
Wine at Boathouse
MET & drinks at MET Rooftop
Top of Peninsula hotel - Salon de Ming (super pricey)
Champagne at Sting & Cass' rooftop (grill broken so we made Mexican food)

Sunday - Mother's Day
We said farewell to the Goetz and headed via train to CT to visit Fredericks
We had a great late lunch at Louise and Lou's after we walked through New Canaan downtown (cute)
After arriving in Grand Central we walked thru Bryant Park and Times Square then back to Marriott on 6th/38th

Monday - May 11th
We again walked thru Times Square (daylight is still a WOW factor)...not sure a good wow either?!
Bryant Park and then lite Lunch with Michael in midtown (Dishes)
Walked by Park and had late lunch at Lansky's Deli - yummy!!!
Kodama Sushi for dinner by Golden Theatre prior to Avenue Q
Taylor also enjoyed a drink at Irish Bar "Playwright" hoping for live music...none
We then happened upon the Marriott Marquis where we visited their rotating bar 48 floors up and enjoyed the immense night views (cover waived if you're a Marriott guest-bonus)!

Tuesday - May 12th
Departure day did not slow us down... we took a cab down to Pier 5 in hopes of catching early ferry to Stanton Island but had just missed it. So we photographed Miss Liberty instead and proceeded to walk through downtown and enjoy coffee at aleisurely pace.
We eventually made our way to the First Pizzeria in America - Lombardis and then took a cab back to hotel to catch a cab to JFK - whew, what an adventure!

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