Archive for September 2013

The Crack of the Bat   Leave a comment

Our tour of the Bronx was the last one of the day with a short 15 min stopover at Yankee Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted September 27, 2013 by Jaclyn in Holidays, New York, Travel

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Too Hot For Hoops?   Leave a comment

I’m not sure what I expected. There’s a certain connotation associated simply with the name: HARLEM. It evokes thoughts of gospel, jazz and basketball so I suppose those were the sounds I was looking for as we took the subway from midtown Manhattan and hopped off at 116th St. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted September 21, 2013 by Jaclyn in Holidays, New York, Parks, Travel, Uncategorized

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Old Buildings and Fire Escapes…Definitely not Prosaic   Leave a comment

Stand on a street in Manhattan, pick a building and let your eye run from the ground all the way up to the highest point. Depending on the type of building you are looking at, you will experience one of two things. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted September 13, 2013 by Jaclyn in Architecture, New York, Travel

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Walk from Brooklyn to Manhattan   Leave a comment

From Times Square, we get the Downtown loop to connect with the Brooklyn loop of the All Around Town Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and head over the Manhattan Bridge into Dumbo. Such a cool name for this area near the bridge but it’s actually an acronym: District Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass – DUMBO. We pass through the upper middle class area of Brooklyn Heights with its picturesque row houses and mansions and then along Atlantic Ave (you remember, from Monopoly?). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted September 8, 2013 by Jaclyn in Architecture, Holidays, New York

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New York…Not Just a Bite, but the Whole Big Apple!   Leave a comment

Crystal Apple“These vagabond shoes, they are longing to stray. Right through the very heart of it, New York, New York.” ~ Frank Sinatra

…and our sandals definitely strayed, for about 9 miles to be exact on Day One of this trip. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted September 2, 2013 by Jaclyn in Uncategorized

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