New York is a place I hold very near and dear to me. I spent 2 years there in the Upper West Side and experienced some incredible NYC moments there. My first and only photography class took place in Central Park and it was that class where I ran into Woody Allen (the look on his face seeing 25+ photographers armed big cameras was priceless). NYC has so much to offer including architecture, beautiful street art, quirky fixtures, beautiful alleys, expansive city skyline views, fantastic breweries, salsa dancing and everything in between. Here is my guide to explore some of the best of what New York has to offer locals and tourists alike. Check out my other travel guides and follow me on Instagram for travel updates as well as new places to explore. Favorite places to visit on my trips to New York: West Village, Upper West Side, Central Park, SoHo, Battery Park, Brooklyn and Bushwick.
Some of my favorite places are listed above but other favorites spots include Kobrick Coffee (Kyoto Coffee Negroni), Rooftops (Press Lounge, The Jimmy at the James Hotel, Le Bain, Refinery – Yelp list here), Roberta’s Pizza (Brooklyn), Gingerman (craft beer bar), Levain Bakery (chocolate chip walnut cookies), Aviary Bar (Columbus Circle, view down 59th Street), Ace Hotel (coffee, co-working space).