Yankee Stadium Tour

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Major League Baseball never was a big part of my life growing up.  Mainly because New Orleans didn’t have a Major League Team.  Plus I grew up with all girls and a Dad that would rather be fishing than watching sports, unless it was the New Orleans Saints.  I first became a Yankee fan early […]

Why I Love Central Park

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Today was a good day.  I was in New York City.  More specifically on the Upper West Side and in Central Park, both of which feel like home.  It is hard to believe that it has been almost twenty years since I moved from a small town in Louisiana into my first NYC apartment on W. […]

Discovering Midtown Manhattan Clue by Clue

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This past Saturday my family decided to kick off the winter break by embarking on a Stray Boots Urban Game in New York City.  What is Stray Boots, you ask?  It is an awesome family experience that is half scavenger hunt and half walking tour with your cell phone as your guide.   We love […]

Welcome to America: A Visit to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

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Last May when my son was learning about immigration in school we decided to make a day trip to the most  acknowledged symbols of freedom, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.  We took the ferry from Battery Park, New York with tickets that we purchased online.   Ticket prices are $24 for adults and […]