We had a great time during our trip to New York City earlier this month.
Together we braved the subway to Brooklyn where we feasted on some of the best pizza in the world:
The line was long but well-worth the wait:
Adam & Matt are, respectively, two of the smartest and funniest people I know. It was nice having a chance to split some pie and talk to them in person.
The next day Dena and I set out early. We knew we wanted to see the Statue of Liberty but neither of us thought we’d get so close. A ferry took u to Liberty Island where we spent a couple hours taking pictures and sampling food from
street island vendors.
Afterwards, we took a short stop at Ellis Island. It was getting late in the day and our feet were killing us so we only stayed for about 45 minutes.
We strolled around Times Square, where we visited the “Toys R Us” store, where they charged us three times for our :
We made sure to take a stop at the remains of the World Trade Center. We saw Ladder Company 10, directly across from ground zero, roll out for a call:
and some interesting memories left behind:
On our last day, we had lunch at Tavern on the Green:
Probably the strangest sight of all:
All in all we had a great, if tiring, time. You’ll have to excuse the strange blur visible in some of the pictures. It was only part-way through the weekend that I noticed the piece of lint on the inner glass of my good lense. I’m still sorting through pictures so stay tuned to my Flickr for updates.