Sunday, July 28, 2013

New York Here We Come!

So in a few weeks, my sister, best friend, & I are planning a trip to New York City, which is one of my favorite places in the whole world.  The three of us had an NYC day last summer, & it was so, so, so much fun, so we are hoping to have a great day again!  
Top (from left to right): Sister & I in front of Sprinkles, treats from Sprinkles, BFF & I with a lego Statue of Liberty at FAO Schwartz
Bottom (from left to right): Sister & BFF goofing off with statues at the Central Park Zoo, Sister & I hanging out at the sea lion exhibit at the CPZ, BFF & Sister feeding animals at the CPZ

I always try to get a basic layout of what we are going to do, as I am a bit of a planner.  My sister has Celiac & I have really bad food allergies, which makes it difficult for us not to have a restaurant with 'safe' options picked out in advance.  We've had really good luck finding great gluten free/allergy friendly restaurants in the city.  I thought it would be fun to share what we have planned so far!

1. NBC Studio Tour - My sister & friend aren't into museums, but we always try to do something different when we go into New York, so this year we decided on this.  It's $24.00, which I think is pretty cheap for NY.  The tour website says that you get to tour "the NBC Sharp Globe Theater, Broadcast Operations, the Make-up Room, and even produce your very own news and weather program in the High Definition Mini-Control Studio".  There are so many possible studios that the group can tour including SNL, 30 Rock, & Dr. Oz, depending on what is not in use at the time.
2. Lunch at Serafina on Broadway - Their menu looks delish & they have a ton of yummy gluten free options!
3. IT'SUGAR - A giant novelty candy store on the Upper West Side.
4. Sprinkles Cupcakes - They make the best cupcakes ever!  They always have very tasty gluten free red velvet available, & my sister & I stop here every time we're in NYC.

 We're thinking we might go to Central Park to eat our cupcakes, & I'm sure we'll stop in a couple other fun places on the way.  I absolutely cannot wait to go, & I will be sure to update you on all the shenanigans we get into!

What's something you've always wanted to do in New York City?
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4 comments:

  1. New York is indeed oe of the best cities in the world. I can't wait to see the photographs from IT'S SUGAR, sounds so sweet, ha! Have fun!
    Areeba @ Aree With Umbrella

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    1. Thanks Areeba! I'll be sure to post a ton :)

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  2. I'm so jealous that you're in New York - its one of my favourite places. I love going to all of the museums, spending time in Central Park, and shopping. The Lilly store on Madison is amazing as is the Tiffany's flagship!

    SHF
    thechroniclesofs.blogspot.com

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    1. It's such an amazing place! The Tiffany flagship is my favorite, there are so many different floors to explore!
      Thank you for your comment.
      xoxo,
      Kristin

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