Monday, March 01, 2010

Start Spreading the News…..

On Thursday morning I am going to scrape the playdoh from my fingernails, hang up my bus pass and work pass, jot down a few instructions and make some meals and stick-em in the freezer, trade in my sensible work clothes for something a little funkier and hop on a plane.

This is not an “I wish scenario” this is the honest to goodness bees knees truth.
I did something really good in a past life to have this coming weekend bestowed on me. I think Edie waved her little fairy wand and wished to have her meanoldmommy banished for a few days. And banished I am, banished for 4 days and 3 nights to New York freaking City. Oh, it gets better. My fancy girlfriend’s husband keeps an apartment in SoHo. The fancy girlfriend’s husband and my Jo conspired to send us worn out frauleins to the city that never sleeps to hang out, giggle, shop, go see a show, eat and hit every Starbucks we can. We only have one thing scheduled - that is to go see Jersey Boys on Saturday night – beyond that we are up for anything.

Have you been to NYC? What is a must-do experience in your opinion? I’ve been before, but only with kids in tow. Send your ideas – I’m keeping a list of things to do (including knowing where all the cushy bathrooms on our walking route for the inevitable pee-breaks).

8 comments:

XUP said...

Cool. I wish I had a fancy girlfriend with a husband who had a secret lovenest he was willing to share. It's been a long time since I was in NYC, but Megan Butcher and Jo Stockton (It Ain't Meat Babe) were just there and posted some stuff on their blogs which are on my blogroll. Have a splendid time!!

alison said...

Jealous!!! Have an a-may-zing time, Meanie!

Anonymous said...

Drinks at the bar at the Carlyle Hotel for sure. Very swish and elegant old school New York experience.

Teapotkid said...

Shopping at Century 21: http://www.c21stores.com/

meanie said...

XUP - I have a couple of fancy girlfriends, they are awesome! this one has celiac, one of the bakeries Megan and Jo mention is now on our visit list, thanks!

Alison - thanks ma'am! Hopefully i will make for good blog fodder.

Anonymous - thanks for the suggestion

Teapotkid - Yes! Century 21 is around the corner from where I am staying! Yippee!

Nat said...

I love art, and NYC has so many small off the beaten path galleries that you won't have time to do them all... that being said. I have a soft spot for MOMA... there was a photogallery near the Gugenheim (sp?) that had some amazing exhibits.

Hope you have a wonderful wonderful time.

Mis(s)Mannered Mom said...

Ohhhhh I'm so jealous. We all need those girlfriends! Somehow I missed that train though, damn it!
I sooo love NYC. Of course, currently my suggestions run to the "American Dolls store and cinema" route vs the cool clothing and art venues. Sigh.

Mary@Holy Mackerel said...

So cool! I'm going with girlfriends in May for 5 days! Never been, and I CANNOT wait!!