Tuesday, May 8, 2012

NYC in 44 Hrs



" THE MANHATTAN "


* CLASSIC : 2 ounces Rye or Bourbon , 1/2 ounce Sweet Vermouth , Bitters & a Cocktail Cherry !


Soooo NEW YORK , upon arrival that great HUSTLE & BUSTLE , standing in the airport Taxi hub line 30 - 40 people Deep, waiting to catch that ride into Manhattan , blaring from the outdoor speakers ; not only : 
" SUPER FREAK " by RICK JAMES the original no Elevator  MUZAK ! 


 HERE WE GO ! The race is on !

                                           Yes Sir ,  to the " ALOFT HOTEL " Please ...


 OK throw bags in room & start hitting some liquor serving counter tops / Bars .............................. 


                                     1 st stop right downstairs : " WXYZ " Aloft Hotel Bar !


 Just having what I call my Bar Water : " CORONA " we already had a " MANHATTAN " & I'm just getting started ...


Now, pit stop to " GRUBSTAKE " ........ Hmm , what should we have now ?



" MUDSLIDE " - Bailey's Irish Cream + Kahlua + Vodka + Angostura Bitters + Ice Cubes


" BRANDY ALEXANDER " - The Classic w/ Kahlua

 

" HOT LEMONADE " - Tequila + Lime Juice + Lemonade + Topped w/ Cayenne Pepper


I think we might have each had a Cocktail that consisted of many of the Spirits from this Bar stock.......


The Lion's Den........



We feel like a pack of Lions ! I guess we should get some air & breath the NY streets..... 




Going in ...... To the next spot !

*****
We Are Now at " BROOKLYN TERRACE ".

OMG ! A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING !!!!!!!!!!

" TEQUILA SHOT CUPCAKES " 



" TEQUILA SHOT CUPCAKES " -  Home Made for a Private Party !
( 2 Desserts in 1 )


Just Off the Elevator ......

We Have Now Entered A Brooklyn Roof Top Club - 
Private Party Rooms , Coat Check , Dance Floors , DJ, Outside Roof Top Terrace Lounge w/ a Beyond PHENOMENAL FAB SKYLINE VIEW !!!!!!!



Beautiful , Look Straight Through the BAR Windows Clear To The SKYLINE VIEW!!!!!!!!!! 



DJ   &  DANCING


&    BUSY BAR  =   P A R T Y     TIME !

OK ! It's Time to return to the Temp Home , meaning the " ALOFT HOTEL " for Sleep...ZZZZZ......


Alrighty , next Day , I Survived Last Night / Day ! Such Fun !

******  Gotta Get Ready For the Wedding , O yes I did come to NYC for a Reason , Not That I Needed One .....   


" WEDDING COCKTAIL "


" SOLERNO BREEZE "

~ 1 oz  Solerno Blood Orange Liquer + Light Splash of Grenadine + 5 oz Sparkling Wine ~

(  Combine Solerno & Grenadine in a shaker w/ Ice ; pour in Glass & Top w/ Sparkling Wine )
* Note : color apparence Pale Pink







                                                          SERENE   BREEZY  FRESH



Soooo Sweet ..........

Yes there is an After Party ~~~~~~~~

Back to Hotel for a lil Rest Time ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

                              
A lil Nap on the Roof Top Lounge ( back @ the " ALOFT " )


On to the next Spot...............




      

Yay , we're @ the next destination " BONGO"...........


" BONGO SUNSET "

( Pretty Much A Tequila Sunrise )

YUMMY !



Vintage & Fun Carafes & Glasses , mix of 50's / 70's Decor , just simply cool.........


Fun ART ! At the Entrance right above the coat check rack " PICNIC- OUT DOOR CONCERT " Mural !

O ! MAN ! It's already Time to get ready to Leave....

Well I Must get some Street Walking Done Before Exit Time:


BASQUIAT & Working Phone Booths !





                     URBAN BEAUTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!                     With A NATURE BREAK !



OK Gots to head to the Airport....
You Know there will be COCKTAILS to Par Take There...............


" POMOGRITA "

(  POMEGRANATE  MARGARITA )




" DEEP.BLUE " Spirits !


Ooooo NEW YORK , NEW YORK ... 
 Once arriving @ JFK Airport I slid into a seat @ " DEEP. BLUE " Bar &
 Had Me that " POMOGRITA "

Needed For The ROAD / FLIGHT !


Missing You Already ~~~~~~~~~~
NYC , next Visit I Think I'll Take The Water Taxi Over To JERSEY
 ( Check out some spots over your way )..........