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  • Writer's pictureJoëlle Eugénie

NYC & Brooklyn long weekend

Updated: May 2, 2022

Friday, April 29

Hotel Hendrick New York - I will stay here for my long week-end. Recommended by friends for the quality and the price, I can't wait to tell you more about this Boutique Hotel in Manhattan.

I did booked my hotel with, easy.

Photos credit: Travel Weekly, AAA, Open table, Hotel Hendrick

Morgan library

A museum and independent research library located in the heart of New York City.

J. Pierpont Morgan's Library. The silence of a library is the best way to get away from any busy city in the world. When you can combine the beauty of it and an interesting expo then it's perfect. It will be one of my first activities on my way for lunch @MaisonPickle

Exhibition: Holbein: Capturing Character : ''His works are rare, they're fragile, they're precious, they're rarely lent and that's why this exhibition is such an opportunity."

Video credit: The Morgan Library & Museum

Lunch: La maison du Pickle

Everyone that knows me well know how much I love pickles. When I found out about this place I just thought it was an incontournable for me to go and try this place. It will be my first lunch in NYC since 3 years and I can't wait to enjoy a nice meal with drinks.

Photos credit: @MaisonPickle

High line walk, one of the most beautiful walk of the city.

Each time, I go to NYC I walk on the High line just for the fun and the beauty of it.

Each season offers a unique decor and each time I discover new things.

Photos credit: Washington post, High Line

Whitney Museum of American Art

What a wonderful way to start the night!

An happy hour at Whitney combining art, drinks and sunset!

Photo credit: Whitney Museum of American Art

8pm: Dinner at my favorite restaurant in NYC, Supper.

I don't know why I like this restaurant so much. The family atmosphere, the simplicity of the place and the authentic Italian dishes are part of the pleasure I have to go back there every time I go to NYC. Tips: go with someone charming and pleasant to add even more fun! You must try the pasta al lemone.

Photo credit: Supper

Saturday April 30

10am: Museum of art & Design

Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art & Chris Schanck: Off-World, unmissable exhibitions.

Photos credit: Museum of art & Design

11:30am: Brooklyn bridge walk to Brooklyn

The Most Interesting Fact About the Brooklyn Bridge That You Didn't Know...Click to read!

Photo credit: Architectural digest

1pm: Brunch at Sisters

Photos credit: Sisters Brooklyn

2:30pm: Shopping on the streets.

3:30pm: Fan Fan doughnuts

Photos credit: @fanfandoughnuts

4:30pm: Brooklyn Museum

Exhibition: Andy Warhol: Revelation

After devouring the Andy Warhol documentary on Netflix. I had to go see the exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum.

Photo & video credit: Brooklyn Museum

Dinner at Frankies 457

First time in this establishment. Hoping that the temperature will be on our side. Maybe we can try the terrace.

Photos credit: @Frankies 457

Sunday, May 1

Morning Coffee + Walk

New York public library

Rose Main Reading Room

Photo credit: Matt Pasant @Artnews

10am: Basquiat King of Pleasure

Photos credit: Basquiat, Lee Jaffe 1983

12am: Flea markets - Chelsea

Photo credit: Chelsea flea market

4pm: Palm Court Afternoon Tea

Photo credit: Fairmount

What I like most about my travels is the people I meet. At the Plaza Brandi and I met Paul, a businessman who made his fortune in the restaurant business. A gentleman that we will not forget so quickly and with whom we shared some Fernet: an Italian type of amaro, a bitter, aromatic spirit. Then we then met Benjamin the doorman of the Plaza with whom we had a good laugh.

7pm : Curtis Harding - Sooooooooooooooo Excited - My first show in years ....

Video credit: ANTI- Records

Memorable evening with Brandi at the Curtis Harding show and meeting with drummer Micheal Villiers.

Monday, May 2

8am : Breakfast at Maman King

Photos credit: Maman King

11 am: Thomas Heatherwick NYC - More about it here

...Little Island is formed of mushroom-shaped columns made from concrete that are set at different levels to create an undulating platform.

According to Heatherwick, the idea for the design came from observing the piles of the old Pier 54 that still poke out of the water and provide a breeding ground for fish.

4pm: Going back to MTL 🥲

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