American Girl Place in Manhattan, New York – Adorable Tiny Dolls

American Girl Place - BldgI was talking with a friend the other day who was trying to find a specific doll for her granddaughter’s upcoming birthday. It immediately reminded me of the miniature dolls I saw at the American Girl Place store while in Manhattan in October of 2015. Gene, a local friend, and I checked out their amazing store when we were in Manhattan last year. We had been to the Empire State Building, and Rockefeller Plaza earlier that day and saw this place while we were walking around. Not sure why I actually walked into the store, except maybe that my niece just had a baby and she looks like a tiny little doll.  Then again, I am probably biased, lol. Some of it may have been pure curiosity as I had never seen one in person. Whatever the reason, probably multiple reasons,  I loved seeing these little 18 inch dolls and decided to share our experience looking around the store. Continue reading “American Girl Place in Manhattan, New York – Adorable Tiny Dolls”

Stephen A Schwarzman New York Public Library – Manhattan. NY

New York Public Library FrontOn our first trip to New York in October 2015, we were able to stay at the Andaz Hotel in Midtown which is literally steps from the Main Branch of the New York Public Library. Its actual name is the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building and is the flagship building in the New York Public Library system, as well as a prominent historic landmark in Midtown Manhattan. The branch, which was officially dedicated on May 23, 1911,  is one of four research libraries in the library system. It currently contains an area of 646,680 square feet and 4 stories open to the public. It is located on Fifth Avenue at its intersection with 42nd Street. Continue reading “Stephen A Schwarzman New York Public Library – Manhattan. NY”