Tag Archives: Times Square

DISNEY and MICKEY in Times Square nyc

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Times Square is always a hoot.  Thousands of TOURISTS……..[lots of pick-pockets]……..costumed Disney characters……….Broadway Shows……….and zillions of restaurants.  The famous Knickerbocker Hotel was just renovated…….with rooms starting at $550.

CLICK ON THE HORSE…….

You must visit the reborn Knickerbocker Hotel.……..and overnight there if you can spend some big bucks.

LUNCH at the HARD ROCK CAFE

With Spring in the air………time for a stroll through Times Square……….part circus,  part zoo……..but the tourists LOVE it and so do I.  A friend of mine is one of the chefs at the HARD ROCK CAFE………so it was time for a burger.

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The BURGER…..8oz of Angus beef……not a great burger……. but edible at $19.

SUPER BOWL XLVlll • NYC Fireman are first down the TOBOGGAN RUN

The big hit on Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square was the TOBOGGAN RUN.

CLICK ON TO SEE THE RUN

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 New York’s finest…….the firemen rode down on the first run of the day.

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The rest of us walked to the top and………

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and down we sped…….bumb after hump.  The heating pad will be my friend tonight!

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The SUPER BOWL BOULEVARD occupied Broadway for 14 blocks. What a show.  What a traffic jam.  I loved it.  The tourists loved it.

DAVID BECKHAM for Super Bowl / H&M

David Beckham was at the H&M store in Times Square for the launch of his new line of BODYWEAR.

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Only 200 of his adoring fans were allowed into the store to meet and greet and get his autograph.

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During the Super Bowl Commercial fans can vote and decide if they want to see him with the underwear ON or OFF!  I vote OFF!.

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Larger than life……..his fame and this billboard were on show in Times Square.

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NO BUNS!

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“Look me in the eye”………..and then ? ? ?

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For only $9.95…….you too can look like DB.

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Thats a BIG pipe!

 

 

 

 

 

 

5th Ave on NEW YEARS EVE

Walking down  FIFTH AVENUE tonight was ghostly quiet.  One and a half million people are over at Times Square to watch the ball drop at midnight.

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Abercrombie and Fitch was open for business.

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The star on 57th street was avow with Swarovski crystals.

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In front of the PLAZA HOTEL  is a golden equestrian statue of William Tecumseh Sherman…………aglow in the night sky.

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The Empire State Building is lit up for the holidays.

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This homeless girl and her two dogs will likely have an very UNHAPPY New Year 2014.

JURASSIC PARK at Toys “R” US

TOYS “R” US is a trip!  What kid wouldn’t get excited seeing thousands of toys……and wishing that SANTA would drop them all off at their house……or apartment!                                                                                                                                               [As if they would all fit down the chimney]!

I was shopping for the”TWINS”……very sweet three year olds…..and the choices were vast.  Don and I settled on about 20 things [charge cards in hand].  Was fun but chaotic!

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ZACK

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GABBY

The Jurassic Park DINOSAUR is a hoot!

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a hollar……and a groan!

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TYRANNAUSAURUS REX definitely needs a dentist.

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The Ferris Wheel is a giggle………..kids AND adults love it.

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Oh CLARK!  You are so dreamy!

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TIMES SQUARE at night is like a trip to VEGAS…………..without the airfare!

 

 

 

NYC Happy New Year 2013 with FIREWORKS

WISHING EVERYONE A FABULOUS AND FUN NEW YEAR

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From my terrace overlooking Central Park the FIREWORKS woke me up as the Midnight Marathon began…….[tis’ true……I nodded off before the ball dropped in Times Square].