I love, love, love New York. So I was especially excited to be able to show Jackson around for the first time!
We did all the usual things one must do in New York. Started off with a Yankees game, that’s my lovely sister-in-law in the photo with Gwyneth and I below.
~ first baseball game for the little man ~
Of course, we indulged in people-watching-cafes, farmers’ markets, and delectable food. He was brilliant at all the restaurants. He calmly slept while Gwyneth, the Mr., and I tried out several different places.
~ yum, yum, and yum ~
We stumbled upon Dîner en Blanc. It’s the latest flash mob craze, which brings white-clad New Yorkers to a random location on the day of the event for an Instagram-ready, monochromatic, pop-up picnic. Pretty cool to see! The pic below only captures about a quarter of the crowd. Thinking about it now I should have taken a panoramic photo…next time;)
~ dressed in white ~
Have I mentioned before how much I love running in NYC? The west side pathway was kind to me, and I even did a little sightseeing along the way.
~ took a few running breaks to snap some photos ~
While the boys roamed SOHO for the afternoon, Gwyneth and I stopped by Broadway to see Finding Neverland. I’ve only seen a few episodes of Glee, so I’m not naturally a fan, but Matthew Morrison was fantastic, Scottish accent and all. The little boys though who played the Davies children stole the show – wow to their performances!
~ Broadway always a must when in NYC ~
I have to say the highlight of the trip was seeing U2 at Madison Square Garden. It was a little strange to see Bono as a blond, but the show was excellent regardless. I’m sure he’ll go back to being a brunette soon enough – lol!
~ U2!!!! ~
We spent one day at the Natural History Museum and both kids fell in love with the dinosaurs. How could you not? We’ll actually be heading back here for Halloween this year. They throw a great trick-or-treat party for kids, so I’m super excited.
~ brushing up on our history ~
We made a day trip out to Long Island to visit with my husband’s side of the family, and had a great time. Gwyneth adored seeing all her cousins!
The entire trip was wonderful, as you can tell from our silliness and abundance of selfies. Can’t wait to be back in October for the marathon and a few days of city fun.
~ silly girl ~
What do you love to do when you’re in New York? Ever participated in a flash mob?