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NYC: Day 4

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Our last full day in NYC was a busy one! We were (again) blessed with amazing weather. We started off the day with an iced coffee from Cup and finally went to Waffle and Wolf. We had been exceptionally excited about this place because they offer amazing stuff wrapped inside waffles. It’s like a waffle burrito. They also offer buckwheat waffles so I was able to get one! I got the #6. Inside the waffle (ahem, bacon was baked inside) I found bananas, caramel and peanut butter. Best lunch.

We headed over to the Flatiron District and hung out in Madison Square Park for a bit before my last photoshoot of the week. It, of course, started pouring right before my clients arrived and so we ducked into Eataly to wait it out. We ended up going back to Eataly after the shoot because GELATO. And espresso. Adam and I realized we like snacking and eating smaller meals while we’re in NYC. That way we’re able to try a lot more + not feel so full while walking. We aren’t really into going to expensive restaurants (actually, going to swanky restaurants stress me out) and so we’re always bookmarking spots that keep it casual.

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As you can piece together, these photos are all out of order. But oh well. After the photoshoot, we started walking towards The High Line. It’s such an amazing part of the city and we walked half of it until we made it to Chelsea Market. I ate a lobster (obviously) and then we grabbed some fancy sushi on our way out. We ended our day by stopping by Uniqlo again to get more of their amazing AIRism tanks (soooo comfortable) right before they closed. It was a great day.

I’ll be back next week with a WHAT I PACKED post. See my last NYC packing post. Oh and Hawaii too.

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22 Comments

  • Reply nikkiana

    HIgh Line is one of my favorite parks in the city. Such a fun one to walk!

    June 20, 2013 at 3:11 PM
    • Reply Allison

      We really loved it. So quiet and peaceful!

      June 20, 2013 at 9:50 PM
  • Reply brandi

    So happy to hear that I’m not the only one who gets stressed out eating at swanky restaurants.

    June 20, 2013 at 5:31 PM
    • Reply Allison

      Oh gosh – it’s the WORST. When we go on vacation with my parents I always dread that part!!!

      June 20, 2013 at 9:51 PM
  • Reply Bree

    So, I adore Chelsea and am so glad you guys wandered over that way. It looks/sounds like you had such a fabulous time. I’m jealous. Also, I really love the portrait of the cellist. Awesome shot!

    June 20, 2013 at 6:51 PM
    • Reply Allison

      It’s such a fun part of the city!! I loved it. I know we were there a bit in college but my memory sucks. And that cellist was so great. He was straight posin’!

      June 20, 2013 at 9:51 PM
  • Reply snappystreet

    I really want to head to NYC again! I haven’t been since 2007! These photos are beautiful x

    June 20, 2013 at 7:31 PM
    • Reply Allison

      I first went in 2007 and looooved it. I love to return often. And thank you!

      June 20, 2013 at 9:52 PM
  • Reply Tana

    Great glimpse of NY in these photos! The high line is one of my favorite places in NY.

    I’ve wanted to try Eataly for awhile but haven’t made it out yet. Now I’m not sure why it hasn’t happened because, i agree, GELATO. :)

    June 20, 2013 at 8:02 PM
    • Reply Allison

      Yeah gelato is so amazing. It’s like the glamorous soft serve (okay maybe not…but you get it haha).

      June 20, 2013 at 9:52 PM
  • Reply Jess

    Thanks for sharing your trip, Allie! These posts have been very inspiring :)

    June 21, 2013 at 12:28 AM
    • Reply Allison

      Glad you enjoyed, Jess! I’m still sooo thankful for your husband and helping us get to our hotel in DC!!!

      June 25, 2013 at 12:36 PM
  • Reply Kelly Brito | Pink + Lola

    10 years in NYC and I have never been to the High Line. I plan to do so every Summer, and fail every Summer. And that’s just one of the awesome NYC places I haven’t been to.
    I lived in Brazil for about 21 years and never went to Corcovado or Cristo Redentor (the big Christ statue) either. =/

    June 21, 2013 at 7:29 AM
    • Reply Allison

      It’s crazy how you can live somewhere and never do the things tourists do!! I always find that fascinating. But you should go! I loved it!

      June 25, 2013 at 12:38 PM
  • Reply Danielle

    Ah, I just got home and I’m counting the days until I can go to the city! Thanks for reminding me of all I have to look forward to :)

    June 21, 2013 at 9:02 AM
    • Reply Allison

      yay!!! you will love it.

      June 25, 2013 at 12:38 PM
  • Reply Milynn

    Eataly! I need to make sure to go there NEXT WEEK! Yay, I penned a few other places you mentioned here too. :) & I am looking forward to what you packed, I’m always the worst at packing. Your photos are getting me really excited for my trip.

    June 21, 2013 at 9:25 AM
    • Reply Allison

      SO fun! I loved Eataly. You will have such a blast. Hoping to post my packing post tomorrow!

      June 25, 2013 at 12:39 PM
  • Reply Melissa

    Yay! I’m glad you had a great time. The High Line is incredible, absolutely one of my favorite things in the city. I’m going to have incorporate your strategy of small snacks through the day when travelling instead of big meals. You get to experience so much more that way!

    June 21, 2013 at 2:13 PM
    • Reply Allison

      My husband is a genius (re: small snacking). I was raised eating huge meals and so it took me awhile to get used to the concept :) We’ll need to connect during my next trip!

      June 25, 2013 at 12:39 PM
  • Reply Katie Meyers / Meyers Styles

    Allie – you did NYC right! You hit up all the right spots while you were here – especially Eataly … one of my favorites! Hope you had a great time while you were here. I’m actually heading back home to Columbus & will be in your neck of the woods for the 4th. ;) Have a great weekend!

    July 3, 2013 at 9:36 PM
    • Reply Allison

      Aw thanks Katie!! Hope you enjoyed Columbus!! Do you have family here?

      July 5, 2013 at 10:29 PM

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