NYC LINKS

 FABRIC:

B&J
525 Seventh Avenue,
between 37th and 38th Streets,
2nd floor
(212) 354-8150,
www.bandjfabrics.com
Open Monday to Saturday

Mood
225 West 37th Floor,
3rd & 4th floors
(212) 730-5003,
www.moodfabric.com
Open Monday to Saturday

Walk 37, 38, 39th and 40th Streets, between 7th and 8th ave's
These streets are one store after another or wholesale and retails stores of fabrics trims and notions...

*You can meander through, and usually haggle with the people a bit on price...

*Don't be intimidated to do so... They expect it...

*MOST will not sell less than a yard.


Next, head down to 23rd and 5th Ave to:

Marimekko
200 5th Ave
New York
(212) 843-9121
http://us.marimekko.com/

and have LUNCH at:

EATALY NYC

200 Fifth Avenue
Tel: 212.229.2560
Caffe Lavazza Opens Daily at 8am
Eataly NYC Market Opens Daily at 10am



QUILT SHOPS:
The City Quilter
133 West 25th Street
(212) 807-0390

Purl Soho
459 Broome Street  Manhattan, NY 10013
(212) 420-8798

Pins&Needles NYC
1109 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10021

(212) 535-6222

TRIM:
Tinsel Trading
47 West 38th Street
(212) 730-1030,
www.tinseltrading.com
Open Monday to Friday

M&J Trimmings
1008 6th Avenue
between 37th and 38th Streets
(212) 391-9072,
www.mjtrim.com
Open Monday to Saturday

Daytona Braids & Trimming
251 West 39th Street
(212) 354-1713,
daytrim@worldnet.att.net

Open Monday to Saturday
 


FOOD: (in the fashion district)
TOP FOUR are favorites in the hood
 
Casa Nonna  ( this is a great restaurant….everything is yummy)
310 W 38th St, New York, NY 
La Pain Quotidien
70 W 40th St
New York, NY 10018
(212) 354-5224

496 9th Ave # 1, New York, NY 

488 9th Ave
(between 38th St & 37th St) 


231 West 40th Street, New York, NY 

507 9th Avenue
New York, NY 10018

Mercat‎o
352 W 39th St
New York, NY 10018


FAST BITES: (not fancy)
620 8th Avenue, New York, NY 

620 8th Avenue, New York, NY

1451 Broadway
New York, NY 10036-7311
thecounterburger.com



GREAT SITES IN GENERAL IN NYC:                                           


My favs in the city:
"Top of the Rock"efeller plaza building

Empire State Building

Times Square! 
Hotel: (Marriot Marque seems to have the best hotel prices to stay, and nice rooms)

Central Park (Strawberry Fields and the great lawn, Boat pond etc.)

MOMA

the Met, (art museum, AND the opera house!)

Guggenheim Museum

P.S.1

Whitney Museum

Statue of liberty of course! the ferry ride alone is worth it for great NYC views...

Grand Central Station Terminal


Stroll through the west village:

Visit this webpage for a bunch of cool places: the subway station is pretty neat:
Hidden Subway Station Beneath City Hall
Bowling Alley at the Frick Collection at the THE FRICK MUSEUM, great building to see...
Also, around wall street, there are some amazing buildings to walk through...
Like the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, free tours...
Teddy Roosevelt's home tour, is kind of neat...
http://www.nps.gov/thrb/index.htm
there is the new 911 memorial to see...
Trinity Church...
and one must walk the HIGH LINEhttp://www.thehighline.org/
A link to most museums:
ABC HOME STORE amazing home-goods/design store, and has three major yummy restaurants inside

FOODIE PLACES:                                                                           

Gotta Love a good cupcake:
But we also Like:
Great link of FOOD places here.
Tamarind- 41-43 East 22nd NYC 212-674-7400
Tammarind tea house for lunch ( next to the main restaurant)