Postcards From America: New York City From an iPhone

Part 3 of a series following Portland and New Hampshire following a 7 or 8 state (I can’t remember) trip I took the last two weeks. I am very behind on both blogging and comments as I am still jetlagged and exhausted but bear with me as I catch up. : )

I figured I’d do a mostly wordless post with some scenes from my short stint in New York City. Kentucky, North Carolina, and Boston may be ignored as I somehow ended up with about five useable pictures. What are you going to do?

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I can no longer indulge in the best street-card food—hot dogs—but I’ll settle for a soft pretzel the size of my face for a buck, please.

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Ever since I lived in New York when I was younger, the black and white cookie has remained one of my favorite desserts. I like the white part a bajillion times better than the black, but this time upon finding out that some places do “all black” or “all white” cookies, I had to stick to the classic. Just felt wrong.

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Had to see my favorite show, Rent, off-broadway while I was in town… which meant I had to buy a new $18 dress to wear.



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99 cent pizza at midnight should probably be illegal.





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(That’s my “I’m happy because I ran 4 miles quicker than 8:30 pace which is really good for me and did I mention I’m sweating and dehydrated and only ate street food the day before and man I need a bagel” face.)




I do love New York. I feel like I’ve spent so much time in the city that it feels comfortable and I don’t feel pressured to do any particular activities, but I appreciate how unique it is compared to every other city in America. I almost had a heart attack when I was wandering through Hell’s Kitchen at 11:30PM looking for dinner and there were TONS of places that were open—all I can get after 9PM in my SF neighborhood is booze or junk food! So cool. I feel a little claustrophobic in NYC—I need my green space and quiet neighborhood—BUT I do love to visit.

TIme to get some SLEEP and get caught up on life. New updates coming soon.


Ever been to NYC? What are your favorite parts about the city?


  • Comments

    1. I’ve been going to NYC a lot lately now that I live only a 45 minute train ride away! : ) I like it a lot better than I thought I would! Is that Central Park where you were running? I fell in love this weekend. I had an absolute blast running there! I agree though, I’m not sure if I could live there.. I like green space : ) Though I’m not living in a super green place at the moment either.. who knows maybe I’ll move there someday before obviously ending up back in Boston!
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    2. I was in NY a couple of weekends ago too, always a good trip. I LOVE Rent!! One of my best friends played Angel in a production here in Boston. It’s also my favorite musical (that, and Wicked)!
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    3. Great pictures! I LOVE RENT! I’ve seen it twice in SF and it’s tied for favorite musical with Wicked! :)

      I’ve been to New York once and I loved it… but it’s a bit too hectic and chaotic for me to want to live there! I loved the West Village, it reminded me of SF! :) And you can’t beat the food!
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    4. Its on my bucket list to go to NY and eat a black and white cookie and pretzel. I’m so envious.
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    5. Nope, never been to NYC. It’s actually pathetic how little of my own country I’ve actually explored. Portland OR, NYC, and Boston are so high on my to-do list!
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    6. Looks like you had so much fun. I love Rent! I saw it on Broadway a few years ago which was awesome!
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    7. Ahhhhhhhhh! That bagel place deadly.. put delicious!
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    8. I love the black & white cookie!

    9. I missed you babe!!! I drooled over every single one of those pictures! I WILL go to New York someday…Someday!
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