Our first stop Thursday morning was one of the best kept secrets
Teardrop Park in Battery Park City.
And it has killer bathrooms. While we were there a taxi pulled up the driver
jumped out and ran in the bathroom and then back out and drove off.
Children's play area
Boggy Marsh area with fun path through it.
Irish Hunger Memorial for the second time this trip.
I never seem to get tired of it.
I wondered how they held onto this prime piece of property
facing Wall Street. I pictured them fighting off the "Big Guys"
to stay on their little spot. Sure. Then I discovered that the
Episcopal Church is the largest landowner on the island of Manhattan.
I stopped feeling sorry for them.
has been open 3 years but we hadn't run on to it before.
It is very well done and we appreciated the box's of kleenex that
were handy. I would recommended it even at $10.00 a pop.
Most were so young.
and T. bought a ticket for Mary Stuart for tonight.
T. headed back to the apartment and the rest of us
launched in the direction of the Brooklyn Bridge. O.K.
we only went to the first arch but it's good views and we
had a lot of area to cover.
it to get to the Lower East Side which is one of my favorite
Eldridge Street Synagogue again for a tour and then to
Lower East Side Museum for a tour of the Moore's apartment.
I decided it is my least favorite apartment. I'll do a different
one next year.
Jersey Boys tonight and Mary Stuart for T. Met up later for the ride home.
Such a good evening.
Heavy traffic day---20,726 steps