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A Threads Babe's Guide to New York City

A Threads Babe's Guide to New York City

Ready to take on the city that never sleeps? Crash in a local's airbnb and get ready for the adventure, here is a #threadsbabe guide to Manhattan + Brooklyn...

Ready to take on the city that never sleeps? Crash in a local's airbnb and get ready for the adventure, here is a #threadsbabe guide to Manhattan + Brooklyn...

Manhattan New York:

New York is know for the craziness that is Time Square but the places that I loved most were the ones that were tucked away on quiet city streets unknown about from tourists and loved by locals. 

Favorite Place to Shop: Located in Chelsea Market, Artists + Fleas is made up of local vendors and independent artists selling handmade and vintage pieces. Go discover new talent and see the best of NY art, fashion, design + vintage. 

Favorite View: Take a stroll around The High Line - a public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan's West Side and enjoy beautiful views of the city. For an unobstructed sunset view, I highly recommend spending the money to go to the Top of the Rock. Watching NY turn from day to night is truly magical.

Best Coffee + Brunch: During my 6 day stay, I had brunch at Mamman twice... it was THAT good. A bakery + cafe with a homey French-feminine feel. Enjoy a delicious latte + pastry while surrounded by twinkling lights, lush green plants and antique furniture. The perfect place to get away from the NY cold. 

Another favorite is a quirky little Bistro called, Jack's Wife Freda. Where every dish is made with love and served with genuine hospitality. Get the Green Shakshuka and enjoy an exciting twist on everyday breakfast with indescribable flavors.

Favorite Restaurant: Ninja New York does not disappoint. With a staff full or "Ninjas" and a beautiful Japanese setting, you get a one of a kind experience from the moment you walk into the door. We enjoyed a four course meal full of creative + interactive dishes, and the most beautifully presented/ delicious sushi i've ever had! 

Best Place to Grab Drinks: I'm a sucker for a good rooftop bar and while New York has many, they have one that is perfect for those colder NY nights. Enjoy drinks at 230 Fifth in a heated, glowing igloo supplied with full-body blankets and a grammable skyline. Add to the winter feel by ordering their seasonal Pumpkin Pie Liquer Hot Chocolate and rum-spiked hot apple cider. 

Brooklyn New York

Favorite Restaurant: Easily, Roberta's Pizza. We craved a good New York pizza experience and that's what we got along with good vibes + a charming homey interior.  Favorite View: Do yourself a favor and allow yourself two hours of being a "tourist" and take a stroll along the Brooklyn Bridge. While it may be overdone + sometimes overcrowded, its undeniable beauty is more than worth it. Choose a weekday, avoid the crowds + make sure to bring your camera to capture the best views of the city. If you prefer somewhere less crowded, the Grand Ferry Park at the edge of Brooklyn is a low-key spot to admire the Manhattan skyline from afar. What I loved most about Brooklyn, would by far be the overall culture. The art, the people, the environment. Brooklyn is unlike anywhere I have ever been but somehow felt like home. From the embracing creative art at the Bushwick Collective to the effortlessly unique street-style from every person you pass along the way, I felt an indescribable energy and left those graffiti-filled streets inspired and craving more. 

Favorite Restaurant: Easily, Roberta's Pizza. We craved a good New York pizza experience and that's what we got along with good vibes + a charming homey interior. 

Favorite View: Do yourself a favor and allow yourself two hours of being a "tourist" and take a stroll along the Brooklyn Bridge. While it may be overdone + sometimes overcrowded, its undeniable beauty is more than worth it. Choose a weekday, avoid the crowds + make sure to bring your camera to capture the best views of the city.

If you prefer somewhere less crowded, the Grand Ferry Park at the edge of Brooklyn is a low-key spot to admire the Manhattan skyline from afar.

What I loved most about Brooklyn, would by far be the overall culture. The art, the people, the environment. Brooklyn is unlike anywhere I have ever been but somehow felt like home. From the embracing creative art at the Bushwick Collective to the effortlessly unique street-style from every person you pass along the way, I felt an indescribable energy and left those graffiti-filled streets inspired and craving more. 

Get ready to take on the city streets, discover your own hidden gems + leave never the same.  New York, we love you.

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