Trip to NYC! Tweet 9th June 20159/06/15 Amy's Blog Amy Hanten 2 Comments Did you ever get back from a trip and think to yourself, “Did that just really happen?” I’m still pinching myself. My daughter, Ireland and I hit the vacation jackpot and no we weren’t in Vegas playing the slots. Ireland goes to a performing arts camp in New York. We flew out 5 days early to see the sights. It was an AMAZING trip! We had planned to see just one, but we ended up seeing 3 Broadway shows! On our first night we were eating pizza and the craziest thing happened. We sat right next to a Tony nominated producer for the show An American in Paris. We started chatting and the next thing you know she kindly offered to get us tickets to her show. Let me tell you I tried. These are not easy to come by. It was the one show we really wanted to see! We pinched ourselves when we walked into the theater and discovered our seats where right up front. The show was INCREDIBLE! And, the dancing! We were completely WOWED! I wasn’t surprised the show won a Tony for best choreography! And, speaking of dancing, another highlight of the trip was seeing the American Ballet Theater at the gorgeous Lincoln Center. And get this, right in front of us in line picking up her tickets was ballerina and the Tony nominated star of An American in Paris, Leanne Cope. She was as cute as a button and couldn’t have been nicer as we said hello and complimented her on her amazing performance. And, the night got even better. During the first intermission we realized famous Russian-American ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov was seated just a few rows in front of us. For Ireland, who loves ballet and has been dancing, since she was a little girl, this was a dream come true! We also were able to see the Broadway musicals Gigi, and a Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. All the shows were just fantastic! This trip was also filled with delicious food! We had authentic Italian pizza in Little Italy. We had Dim Sum in China town. We even managed to figure out the New York subway system which really is the best way to get around. This trip is one we’ll never forget. We’re already dreaming about our next visit. Have you been to NYC? Any favorite spots or restaurants? Please share! I’m already putting my must-do list together for next summer. Share Your Secrets[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] ×Cooking Community - Share Your Recipe Recipe Title Ingredient List Directions Other Notes (optional) Recipe Category (choose 1 or 2) Breakfast & Brunch Sandwiches Appetizers Soups Salads Sides Casseroles Slow Cooker Dinner Desserts Drinks Please attach a photo of your recipe. (Maximum file size: 5 MB. Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png. Images should be at least 700 pixels wide for best display.) [honeypot email-976] [dynamichidden* dynamichidden-username "CF7_get_current_user"] [dynamichidden* dynamichidden-email "CF7_get_current_user key='user_email'"] ×Cooking Community - Share Your Java Blog Blog Title Content Please attach a photo of your recipe. (Maximum file size: 5 MB. Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png. Images should be at least 700 pixels wide for best display.) [honeypot hunt-349] ×Book Club Choice Your Name Your Email Book Title Description/Notes [honeypot cantseethis] [anr_nocaptcha g-recaptcha-response] × This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work! Please upgrade today!