This is the extended version of the Must See New York in just one day video. Still just one day – but compressed to a little longer than one

Must-See New York – In Just One Day! – Moving Postcard (Extended Version) from Luci Westphal on Vimeo.

Because my exchange sister Lisa, with husband and kids, is coming into town today from Florida (I lived with her and her parents as an exchange student in 1989 outside Orlando), I thought this morning about the “NYC Must-See In A Day – In A Brooklyn Minute” video I made when Margaret was in town (also from Florida) a few weeks ago.

It occurred to me that, since then, I’ve put together an extended version as part of a series I’m calling “Moving Postcard” instead of “In A Brooklyn Minute”… and I had never posted it here… until now.

The recommended locations are the same in both videos. The items in the brackets we saw, but didn’t make it into the video.

Manhattan Bridge seen from Brooklyn Heights

Start in Brooklyn (bagels near Grand Army Plaza + Prospect Park)
Brooklyn Promenade with Manhattan skyline + Statue of Liberty + Brooklyn Bridge + East River views
Street Food (Mango Flower!)
Walk across Brooklyn Bridge (w/ views of Empire State Building, Manhattan Bridge + Dumbo)
street acrobats
[City Hall]
[St. Paul’s Chapel]
9/11 Firemen Memorial
National 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center seen from World Financial Center
Freedom Tower
Winter Garden (World Financial Center)
Hudson River
Statue of Liberty
Mexico Festival
[Fort Clinton]
Battery Park with sunset views over New Jersey
Subway Ride
Little Italy (with Cannoli)
Times Square
Empire State Building lobby

East Village (St. Marks Street)

street musicians + awesome kid dancer (my dad rocks!) on Astor Place
[Tibetan dinner at Tsampa]
[beers at Lolita in Lower East Side where a woman wore the Honey Badger Don’t Care shirt]
Yellow cab across the Manhattan Bridge back to Brooklyn

I probably should add that we didn’t get really started until
the afternoon, so if you have a full day you could also add in the top
of the Empire State Building or the High Line Park (which was the
subject of last week’s video).

The soulful groovy song is called “Soulwalk” by The Mirrors (Jason Matherne’s band).

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