I seem to have been putting off writing this last post about New York. Every time I start a new post, I get to relive the trip.
On our last day before going our separate ways, we went to the Met. It’s somewhere I’ve never been, and somewhere I’ve always wanted to visit.
I do love my share of Gossip Girl, so I couldn’t help but get my Waldorf on. Although I know B wouldn’t approve of my leggings.
We only had about an hour at the museum unfortunately, so I quickly went through the sections I wanted to see.
European Paintings – 19th and Early 20th Century:
The Sargent Exhibit:
And on my way out I got a bit lost, but ended up in this beautiful area.
Visiting the Met again is definitely on my to do list for my next trip to NYC. It’s a building that requires an entire day to go through. There is also the Neue Galarie across the road that I would love to see. It’s a gallery filled with artwork by Austrian and German artists. It is also the home of Klimt’s 1907 Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer (also known as The Woman in Gold).
So that about wraps up my 2015 trip to New York! There is still so much more to see in the city, so I know I will be back!
On our last night in New York, Vivica and I headed over to Fifth Avenue.
There is currently a Saturday Night Live exhibit containing a huge inventory of costumes, props and information about the show.
I’ve only been to Brooklyn once before on a short bus tour. So this was the first time I actually walked around Brooklyn.
The first thing we did was visit the Brooklyn Bridge.
Today we got up bright and early to catch the rush line for Beautiful, the new musical about Carole King.
Vivica went ahead to get a spot in line, and I went to the train station to see if my missing suitcase was at the Lost and Found. No such luck. It was definitely stolen.
So I headed over to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre to get in line. If you don’t know what rush is, it is when you go to the theatre the morning (usually for 10am) you want your tickets for. Many Broadway theatres sell any tickets they still have for that day for about $30. Depending on the day, you could end up in one of the first few rows!
When I was in elementary school I loved watching the Eloise films. What little girl wouldn’t want to live at The Plaza Hotel?
I’ve always wanted to visit Columbia University.
It’s featured in many films, and is home to Havemeyer Hall, the most filmed college classroom ever. It’s seen in the Spider-man films, Kinsey, Malcom X, Ghostbusters, and a few of my faves: Mona Lisa Smile and The Mirror Has Two Faces.
Not to mention the fact that the campus is gorgeous!
Sunday morning we began with a stroll through Central Park.