From Rockefeller Center and the Today Show, Fifth Ave, Top of the Rock to the World Trade Center and the first responders firehouse to meet the firemen, to The Statue of Liberty overlooking Battery Park, Empire State Building, to enjoy an espresso in the Bakeries of Little Italy, souvenirs in Chinatown to fountains in Central Park and Wall St., to the great neighborhoods of Greenwich Village where Bob Dylan and Richard Pryor started, to fashionably chic SoHo and the East Village where punk still exists, shop and stare in the hip Meatpacking District in Chelsea, to the charming Upper West Side and Lincoln Center where the show people live, Harlem, the great Museum Mile on upper 5th Avenue, The Lower East Side where the immigrants lived and now is a mecca for the tragically hip, and to My Secret Favorite Places to movie and TV locations and much more. And oh, the food!
Off to my friend for many years, Madonna's old and new haunts and residences, through art/graffiti and club scenes, and I'll give you the scoop on my celebrity friend's from Matt Dillon to Andy Warhol, Rock and Rollers from Jimi Hendrix and Joe Strummer and Lenny Kravitz, Billy Idol and Bruce Springsteen to Bette Midler, and much, much more. We can take a shopping excursion that will meet all of your needs. From the expensive boutiques on the Upper East Side and Madison Avenue to the smallest corner store in NoLita to Patricia Field's (costume designer for "Sex and the City" and "The Devil Wears Prada") Shop and John Varvados' Store in the CBGB's building to Jeffrey in the Meatpacking district and more. Whether it is a temple of cutting edge design or an insider's tip, my guidance to the Hippest, Coolest Stores in New York will lead you to buys so exclusive, interesting and unusual that they will be hard to resist. NYC has so many wonderful secrets to see I'll save some of them for our tour. Come on a magical marvelous NYC tour and enjoy! We'll give you a vacation adventure visiting all the popular sites New York City has to offer.