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I Heart NY – Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! It has been one heck of whirlwind week – NYC has been warm, cold, sunny and snowy. There has been doughnuts, basketball, half-marathons, macarons and French films. Deviled eggs, shoestring potatoes and cherry blossom coffee. I Heart NY. One week ago I was at the Barclays Center with my parents in Brooklyn cheering …

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A Visit to The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America is a private college for the culinary and pastry arts with three campuses across the United States and one location in Singapore. The main campus is located in Hyde Park, NY- about two hours north of New York City. On a recent trip up north, my Mother, Chad and myself …

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Rosa Mexicano – New York City

Rosa Mexicano has 15 locations in 9 states plus 4 overseas including Dubai and Puerto Rico.  They need more.  They need to spread the love.  This place is incredible.  Probably the best and most unique Mexican food I have ever had the pleasure to experience. From the homemade Guacamole Molacjete to the vegetable tacos- everything …

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New York City Walking #4 – Hoboken, New Jersey

Let’s step out of Manhattan for this one.  Along the western banks of Hudson River just across from Manhattan boasts the best and most expansive views of the New York City skyline.  This little secret is unknown to most tourists but you can stroll along the river, shop and dine while overlooking the entire city- …

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New York City Walking #3- Times Square-Central Park-United Nations

Walking Tour #3 of New York City takes us around mid-town Manhattan from Times Square through Central Park and back down to the East Side stopping at Grand Central Station, the Chrysler Building and the United Nations.  We played tourist here. Actually the only reason we started in the Times Square area was because I …

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New York City Walking #2 – The High Line to the Brooklyn Bridge

OK- this is our second walking tour in NYC (New York City Walking tour- Upper West Side).  This walk was over 7 miles and the only money we spent was for drinks at Chelsea Market and pizza downtown.  I will keep the talking to a minimum because there are a lot of pictures here. First …

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