I’ve been back from NYC for a few days, but am finally getting around to posting the photos.
I was in NYC because it was Liz’s bacholerette weekend, and what better place to spend a bachelorette weekend than NYC?
We took the Acela “express” train from Washington, DC on Saturday morning and arrived in NYC by noon. After some shopping, we had dinner (Indian food, helllll yeah) and then saw “Avenue Q” which was freakin hilarious. Seriously, if you are going to see a show in NYC, you should check out Avenue Q…it’s like a puppet show for adults. After the show, we went to an Irish pub called Scruffy Duffy’s. It just so happened that this pub was filled with sailors in their dress whites…very drunk sailors who insisted on taking a million photos of Liz when they learned that she was a bride-to-be. Here’s a sample of these photos:
(Nick, you can find the rest of the photos here.)
After the Irish pub, we headed down to Greenwich Village and eventually ended up at a piano bar called Marie’s Crisis. For those of you who have no idea what exactly a piano bar is (like me, until this weekend), it’s basically a bunch of people singing along with a guy playing showtunes on a piano. As you could imagine, it was quite a change of scenery from the testosterone-fueled, sailor filled Irish pub we had just come from. I should also mention that I know absolutely no show tunes…the guy was playing stuff from Cabaret, Chicago, Sound of Music, etc…and I really don’t know any of those songs, which is probably for the better because you DO NOT want to hear me sing. Nevertheless, Marie’s Crisis was incredibly fun. We got back to our hotel a little after 3am, after a hellish wait for a subway. Let me just tell you that I HATE the NYC subway…HATE HATE HATE IT.
The next day we had lunch at the Carnegie Deli (I opted for the pastrami…apparently the best in the world, or something like that). The sandwiches there are HUGE:
We had a few hours before our train left for DC, so we went to the Museum of Modern Art. It was a good museum, although not as cool as the Tate Modern.
I’m going back to NYC in mid-June for a work-related event, but I doubt I’ll be coming back from that trip with pictures similar to the ones in this post.