We always try to take the route in where we get this amazing view pocket of Lower Manhattan — it's on 278 (The Brooklyn Queens Expressway, or BQE) right around Exit 28 or so.
This was the view from our hotel room in Brooklyn — easy on the eyes, right?
This kind of cold required pulling out the heavy coats, boots, gloves and earflap hats at all times. This was pretty much our everyday uniform:
It wouldn't be a trip to NYC for us without visiting our favorite haunts (funnily, all food related):
Oh yeah, and here's Tim at HBO:
A little of this and a little of that:
This was when we stopped to admire all the ice skaters in the city and thought it would be funny to snap a self pic on the ledge of the rink to make it look like we were on the ice:
Tim ventured up to Little Hungary one afternoon and sent me the following pic of the potato dish he had for lunch:
You might recall this is one of my favorite all time dishes that Tim's parents make and they always make a huge batch for my birthday every year (see a pic of their version in this post). It's made of potatoes, eggs, sausage, sour cream and butter. Needless to say, I was so jealous when I opened up the picture text, but I'm sure my cholesterol levels were probably relieved I wasn't partaking.
Something new to us both — Vin "A La Ficelle" or pay only for what you drink. Interesting, right?
Here are a few views from the Etsy offices this go round. I always love seeing how the space changes and grows with each trip I make — not mention all the office dogs!
Eatsy lunches at Etsy are always a treat:
The last night we were in town, we got a good snowfall. Since the temperatures were already so low, the snow fell heavy and stuck in light powdery crystals. We decided to walk to dinner that night to enjoy the snow.
We crossed over the Verrazano Bridge just as the sun began to rise and stopped for a giant coffee on the Jersey Turnpike as it began to peek over the horizon: