I’m loving playing tourist here. Wandered down to the Whitney Museum.
Really enjoyed this collection. The wonderful thing about museums is how large their collections are, and how small a percentage is on display at any one time. So you never know what you’re going to see.
The Whitney Biennal is on at the moment too. It’s too avant-garde for me so I see no beauty in the art. Could be my age!
Sunday was family time and my sister-in-law produced a beautiful brunch.
I’ve spent days wandering around. My step counter is working overtime, but it makes up for the food that’s being consumed. Went down to Chinatown today and checked in for dimsum – a few pics to make you hungry – Nom Wah Tea Palace. The food was delicious but a warning, portions are BIG.
We took a nice long digestive walk over the Manhattan Bridge to Brooklyn.
There is huge development happening in this part of the world. We went to see the new Empire Stores, in Dumbo (down under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass). An amazing development in an old coffee warehouse abandoned since the early 1900’s, that has been restored and modernized in a sympathetic way. A development my nephew has been involved in since the start of the project!
Headquarters to West Elm, the huge lifestyle furniture store; Ciccone’s is opening soon; Feed has just opened, a store with cool ecological products, whose profits go towards feeding the needy.
Then took the New York Ferry up river, towards 34th Street. Again, huge amount of development on the Brooklyn and Long Island side.
One more day in New York, then heading back to London.