1. First things first
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  2. Started with my friend sleeping in (much needed) and then we headed out to lunch and I finally got to see the Brooklyn Bridge in person!
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  3. This was my meal while looking at the bridge
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    Shake Shack again!
  4. Sigh. Just so pretty.
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  5. Got to see the carousel but it was closed :(
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  6. So. Many. Bridges.
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  7. Magnificent.
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  8. Classic dorks
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  9. 💙
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  10. 🗽Oh heeeey girl hey! 🗽
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  11. 😄
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  12. Thankful for smartphone friendly gloves
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  13. You know...
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  14. ...concrete jungle...
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  15. So different so close
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  16. Then started walking to the subway and found this gem
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  17. And this one 😂
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  18. Super tall and steep escalator to head into the City and meet up with a friend from high school and her kiddos
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  19. Important.
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  20. Somehow never made it here before!
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  21. Meeting at the north entrance, which is super cool
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  22. So many things!
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  23. Sharks!
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  24. The giant whale was literally one of the things I was most excited to see...and it was closed off because they were decorating for an event 😭😫
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  25. So cute. But my friend's kid hadn't warmed up yet and refused to take a picture in front of it 😂
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  26. And we made our way to see the origami Christmas tree and it was so dang cool!!!!
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  27. Origami dinosaurs!!!!!!
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  28. 💀💀💀
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  29. There was a cool kid area where we spent mucho time!
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  30. Megan holding the cockroach and showing her son 😵
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  31. And then Annie wanted to hold it
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  32. And then she straight up PUT IT ON MY HAND while I wasn't looking 😵😳😵
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    I mean, I didn't die...but...ugh
  33. And then this happened 😕😔🙁
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    As expected but it still was a bummer
  34. Wheeee!
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  35. Her son decided HE wanted to ride in the stroller
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  36. Straight up majestic.
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  37. Big ol pile of bones
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  38. I don't even know what this is!
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  39. Lookie!
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  40. So many skeletons!
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  41. Sweet view out the window!
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  42. High school friends!!!
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    Pic taken by the 4 year old
  43. I was MOST excited to go to this room!!
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  44. He's behind me, isn't he?
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  45. Ross Gellar, where you at?!
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  46. I 💛 fancy ceilings
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  47. 🌲
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  48. Teddy!!!!!
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  49. Christmas market in Central Park!
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  50. I ❤️ NY
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  51. 🌎
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  52. Fancy subway wall selfie!
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    On the go, though!
  53. Back to Times Square to TKTS
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  54. And ended up here...
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  55. ...to see this!!
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    It was FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!! First time I've ever gotten to see a Broadway show and this was perfection. Plus, Shakespeare was played by the original Roger from RENT!
  56. And then...
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  57. Gray's!
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  58. Not as good as I remembered. Oh well.
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  59. And then we walked over to Lincoln Center (which I had also managed to have missed previously)
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    (And I now associate with Mindy Lahiri being banned...)
  60. And a guy offered to take our picture 😂
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  61. Another tree! Across from Lincoln Center
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  62. I thought Hallmark Christmas movies made this up. But tree lots are literally on the sidewalk in NYC!!!
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    (Yes, I'm talking about Fir Crazy)
  63. Wreaths and mini trees too!
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  64. Spotted on the walk back to the subway.
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    I will, New York, I will protect yo heart!