This is clearly a New York Birthday Party in a hotel room. The Plaza, perhaps?
(Source: ellemagnifique, via inunomimi)
In NYC, there is no stopping. This may be London, but the same holds true. You gotta MOVE!
Iggy Pop & Debbie Harry, 1977
One of the great draws of New York City is the history of Rock and Roll decadence. Just admit to yourself you will never re-live what has already been lived and you can still enjoy yourself.
Yet, as only New Yorkers know, if you can get through the twilight, you’ll live through the night. — Dorothy Parker
The BEST coffee in NYC. And that’s SAYING SOMETHING!
Located on West 14th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues lies one of my favorite old New York haunts. The Donut Pub. When you consider the long counter and the silent patrons, holding their cup of coffee and paper close, sugar crumbs nested in the corners of their doughy mouths, it does indeed recall one of those Irish pubs of Hells Kitchen lore. Here, donuts are serious business.
It’s not service with a smile. The oreo cookie covered vanilla filled iced is announced quite seriously. If you order a box, you have stepped up a level and are eyed with suspicion. “Are you going to be a regular or this this just a donut junkie pit stop?” their eyes seem to inquire of me. I tell them with my eyes, “Donut junkie. You got me.”
All these choices and my favorite is still, the apple fritter. Please leave one for me.
Manhattan is a narrow island off the coast of New Jersey devoted to the pursuit of lunch. — Raymond Sokolov
When in NYC, make sure to visit The Moth and buy advance tickets to save yourself a long wait in line. If you can’t get to NYC anytime soon, here is one of the best stories I have ever heard, as told by Ed Gavagan: "Drowning on Sullivan Street."