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NYC Adventure 2015: Part 2

Related Posts: Ideas for Summer 2015 in NYC and NYC Adventure 2015: Part 1.

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High Line/Meatpacking District

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Bubby’s

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Gramercy

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WEDNESDAY

Book Expo America

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Book Expo America

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NYC Adventure 2015: Part 1

Related Posts: Birthday Weekend in NYC, 2014 and Ideas for Summer 2015 in NYC.

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SUNDAY

Carlton Hotel

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Rai Rai Ken

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Carlton Hotel

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Gramercy

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Maharlika

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Bryant Park

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Union Square

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Lantern Thai Kitchen

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Hiatus: Summer 2015

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As you may know, for the next 6-7 weeks, I will be in New York City to attend the Summer Publishing Institute (SPI) at New York University: School of Professional Studies. This is supposed to be a very intense program, so I’ve decided to put this blog on hiatus while I’m attending.

Don’t worry: I plan on continuing to post on Twitter (@gegallas) and Facebook (facebook.com/gegallas) throughout the coming weeks. Also, once the hiatus is over, I have a number of exciting posts I’ll be able to share with you, including:

  • Photos of my adventures in New York City!

  • New behind-the-scenes images from my graphic novel The Poet and the Flea!

  • Never before seen illustrations from various projects!

  • …and much, much more!!!

Many thanks to my followers for all your support! I’ll be back soon! :)

–G. E.

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Ideas for Summer 2015 in NYC

Related Posts: NYC Adventure: Day 1 & 2NYC Adventure: Day 3 & 4, and Birthday Weekend in NYC, 2014.

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EVENTS

  1. Book Expo America: Wednesday, May 27th — Friday May 29th, Javits Center,
  2. Grand Comics Festival 2015: Saturday, June 6th, noon – 8 p.m. at Bird River Studios, 343 Grand Street (Marcy & Havemeyer) Brooklyn, New York. Open and free to the public.

MUSEUMS/PARKS

  1. Discovering Japanese Art at The Met: February 14–September 27, 2015.
  2. Van Gogh: Irises and Roses at The Met: May 12–August 16, 2015.
  3. The New York Botanical Garden: 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458; FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life (May 16 – November 1).
  4. Noguchi Museum: 9-01 33rd Rd, Queens, NY 11106.
  5. The Rubin: 150 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011.
  6. Whitney Museum of American Art: 99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014.
  7. Japan Society: 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017.
  8. The High Line

STORES

  1. Kinokuniya
  2. Flying Tiger Copenhagen: Danish design store to open May 16 in the Flatiron neighborhood.
  3. Forbidden Planet NYC
  4. Idlewild Books: 12 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011
  5. Books of Wonder: 18 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011
  6. The Evolution Store: 120 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

FOOD

  1. Mimi Cheng’s Dumplings: (near Astor Place) 179 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003.
  2.  Nom Wah Tea Parlor: (Chinatown) 13 Doyers St, New York, NY 10013. Vintage dim sum parlor dating back to 1920.
  3. Dylan’s Candy Bar: 1011 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10065.
  4. Sockerbit: 89 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014.
  5. Breads Bakery: (Union Square) 18 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003.
  6. Black Seed: (near Spring St) 170 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012. Hand-rolled, broiled & wood-oven baked bagels.
  7. Lamarca Cheese Shop: (Gramercy) 161 E 22nd St, New York, NY 10010. Inexpensive fresh pasta dishes.
  8. Dough: (Flatiron) 14 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011. Donuts with creative seasonal glazes.
  9. Koreatown

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Birthday Weekend in NYC, 2014

Related Posts: Vancouver/Alaska September 2014: Days 1-2 and Vancouver/Alaska September 2014: Days 3-5.

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OCTOBER 17th THROUGH 19th!

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Since my dad had some free hotel nights, my parents, sister, and I visited New York to celebrate my mom’s birthday and mine!

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Havana Central: We were all starving by the time we got to Havana Central, so the food tasted especially good. I’ve been to this restaurant once before and it has such a great ambiance — now it feels like being on the set of Boardwalk Empire season 5! Plus, since it was an off time, it wasn’t as noisy as it can be.

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch: This was my official birthday present! I’ve loved Hedwig ever since I saw the movie in 2001. We were only a few rows back, dead center, just far enough away to avoid being spit on. Michael C. Hall was absolutely incredible in the role and Lena Hall was perfect as Yitzhak. This was truly a once in a lifetime experience!

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“New York, New York, a helluva town!”

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The Morgan Library:

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MoMA:

These were two truly inspiring exhibits! If you have a chance to visit NYC before March, I would seriously encourage you to go. :D

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Blue Fin: One of my family’s favorite NYC restaurants — we always seem to go here on family trips. They have the most amazing sushi!

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Another amazing Broadway show. I read the book when it first came out, and they did a fabulous job translating the book to stage. :)

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NYC Adventure: Day 3 & 4

Related Post: NYC Adventure: Day 1 & 2.

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“Some are born to sweet delight, Some are born to endless night” in William Blake’s hand!!!

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My alma mater, New York University: Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

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Washington Square Park.

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The Washington Arch.

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Inside the Angelika Film Center.

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Can’t visit New York without eating a black and white cookie!

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The Angelika logo.

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After the movie, Indian food!

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Souvenirs!

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Queens! On the way to brunch.

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Brunch.

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Ariel becoming caffeinated!

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NYC Adventure: Day 1 & 2

Related Post: NYC Adventure: Day 3 & 4.

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Tasty lunch at a Thai restaurant.

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Just arrived at the Frick Collection.

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The Frick Collection’s Garden Court.

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Cute little fountain!

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The Conservatory Water in Central Park.

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The Loeb Central Park Boathouse.

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The Lake in Central Park.

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The Bethesda Fountain, Central Park.

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The Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

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A snack at Kinokuniya!

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Yoga in Bryant Park.

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Souvenir Whistler postcards from the Frick Collection and Watashi no Otoko from Kinokuniya.

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Just outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Inside the Met.

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The Flatiron Building.

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Madison Square Park.

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The Empire State Building.

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The Alamo on Astor Place.

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A Pre-Raphaelite brochure from the Met and two Noah Van Sciver zines from Forbidden Planet.

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