Entrepreneurship requires time for self development and reflection.
Nov 01, 2022
A recent solo trip to New York City taught me a lot about myself and provided opportunities and needed time to reflect personally and professionally. I learned so much about myself, particularly that I can travel solo safely and super confidently and LOVE it!
Mentioned in the episode:
Broadway Roulette (Honestly, the BEST way to see Broadway shows on a budget!)
Bonnie's Tik Tok (I actually created 21 NYC videos--there was so much to share!)
My Seven Days In New York included:
- Seeing Van Gogh's "Seeing Starry Night" and Dali's "Melting Watch" at MOMA
- Experiencing Louis Vuitton 200th year 200 trunks exhibit
- Comedy show with my son, Sam, at Far Black Pussycat
- Best cappuccino ever at Ralph's Coffee inside Ralph Lauren flagship store
- Met Mark Normand in LaGuardia 10 minutes after landing in New York
- Comedy show at Broadway Comedy Club
- At least one cappuccino a day at a variety of indie coffee shops
- Thrift shopping in Manhattan and Brooklyn (ALL overpriced!)
- Walked Central Park in the rain (no umbrella)
- Carriage ride in Central Park
- Shopped at Bergdorf Goodman
- Walked the Brooklyn Bridge
- Spent an hour in the Hassidic neighborhood of Williamsburg-Brooklyn
- Ate at Olive Tree Cafe (above The Cellar), saw Sam Morril, Joe List, talked to Ray Romano
- Shopped at Bloomingdales
- Shopped at Macy's Herald Square (largest department store in the world)
- Saw my first Broadway Show "Hadestown"
- Saw the three-minute art installation in Times Square
- Shopped at an indie bookstore in Brooklyn
- Ate famous cheesecake after Broadway show at Juniors by Times Square
- Saw the NYU arch
- Heard Jessica Kirson, Ryan Hamilton, Colin Quinn do stand up at Village Underground
- Heard jazz trio at the Washington Square Park arch
- Shopped at a street fair in Manhattan
- Bought fruit from a fruit guy near the Queensboro bridge
- Saw the aerial bridge connecting the two old Gimbles buildings
- Walked 5th Ave, 7th Ave, Madison Ave, Manhattan, Flat Iron, Sty-Town, Brooklyn, Upper East Side, Park Ave
- Had handmade Coca Cola (Syrup + seltzer) at Lexington Candy Store
- Saw authentic Gucci and Versace products at TJ Maxx in Manhattan
- Talked to a woman writing a song by the women's bathroom in Macy's Herald Square
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