GUYS. It was FREEZING in New York City this weekend. Like I’m not joking when I say that the temperatures were in negative numbers when M and I left the apartment on Sunday morning.
But being the busy traveler that I am, I wouldn’t let that stop us from doing everything we had planned and so I dragged the boy around the city with me. And one of my favorite activities we did over the weekend (and I like to think that it was his favorite too, since it was his Valentines gift haha), was spending Saturday afternoon in the Brooklyn Brewery.
A few weeks ago, I was in New York City with my dad for a long weekend to take a class at NYU and also to take the GOES TSA Precheck interview, so I was pretty busy and running from place to place. On our second night in the city, dad took me to a restaurant that he’s always loved and that he wanted to introduce me too now that I’m a “young professional”–The Pool Room in the Four Seasons.
We took a cab to the restaurant, racing through Manhattan, watching as the rain poured around us. Am I the only one who thinks that New York is romantic in the rain? Obviously not when I’m with my dad, but the idea of walking down the street and sharing an umbrella with your significant other just sound like such a romantic idea.
Before my boyfriend brought up going to Smorgasburg a few weeks before our trip to New York City, I’d never actually heard of it before. Which is saying something considering the fact that I did a ton of instagram stalking while planning the trip to look for ideas.
So on that Saturday, we headed out (after ordering bagels on Seamless of course) and made our way across the Williambsurg Bridge and meandered on over to Brooklyn.
The High Line is such a cool part of Manhattan’s skyline. Although it was once a bustling means of transporting goods to and from Manhattan’s industrial district, the High Line was closed in the late 20th century and thanks to the “Friends of the High Line” was saved and became the park-like space that many enjoy today.
After breakfast at Jack’s Wife Freda, my boyfriend and I made our way over to the Whitney Museum, which I loved and he just kind of followed me around, and just a few feet away we made our way up to the High Line.
New York City is one of those places that just seems to have it all. Stylish people, fascinating museums, and, of course, more food and restaurants than I think I’d ever be able to try in my life (even though I’d love to try!). In particular, there was one restaurant that I’d been dying to try for what feels like forever now after seeing countless blog and instagram posts dedicated to their food–Jack’s Wife Freda.
Let me tell you about one of New York City’s worst-kept secrets–Top of the Rock. I’d seen a bunch of instagram posts dedicated to this bird’s eye view of the city, and so when boyfriend and I were visiting for the weekend I knew that we had to go see it for ourselves.