Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Christmas in NYC (circa 2015) Day 5 (and some 2012)

We woke up on Tuesday morning to rain. We had been really lucky to have good weather during our trip (though cold), so if it had to rain I'm glad it was the day we were leaving.

We only had a few hours, and the weather ruled out a lot of things we could have done. Before we left, we asked the owners of Joey's House of Pizza in Nashville where we would find the best pizza in NY. We were told to go to Spumoni Gardens near Coney Island, so we decided to ride the subway all the way there and have lunch. It did not disappoint.

Then we rode the subway all the way back, stopping for a little dessert at a cute shop in Grand Central. We enjoyed this at our hotel and then grabbed our bags to take the bus back to the airport and fly home.

It was another amazing trip to NYC at Christmas, and we got home in time to start celebrating Christmas with our families. 

I realized in writing these posts that I never actually blogged about our 2012 trip other than our engagement. I don't think you all care for all the details, but I thought I'd wrap up this trip's summary with some photos that covers the highlights of the 2012 trip. Enjoy!

Checking out Times Square when we arrived, and seeing ourselves on a screen!

We're sickening, aren't we?

We saw Richard Kind in FAO Schwartz!

Empire State Building Observation Deck

Flat Iron

Old escalators in Macy's on 34th Street

On Friday night, we saw Dave Matthews Band in Brooklyn (the original reason we booked the trip)

The Freedom Tower was still under construction

The closest we could get to the Statue of Liberty on this trip

We had dinner and dessert at Serendipity on Saturday. Little did I know he had a ring in his pocket.

The Proposal

These guys had been in line with us and were so excited!

The ring

I love this tree

We checked out a Harry Potter exhibition before heading home

My sister greeted us at the airport with this fun sign!

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