Taking a Staten Island Ferry – especially on a hot summer day - you get amazing views of Manhattan skyline, statue of Liberty, Ellis Island. And it runs every 30 min and is completely free.
For shopping I love Love Adorned, John Derian, Opening Ceremony, De Vera.
Neue Galerie and Cafe Sabarsky inside of the museum – the building is beautiful and the exhibitions as well as permanent collection are always great. It's conveniently located across the street from the Metropolitan Museum but it has a very intimate atmosphere compared to a big museum – which makes it perfect to enjoy art. Sometimes I like to bring my knitting with me and enjoy art while I knit.
I walk Loopy & Woolfie – our two German shepherds, then I look for Mango the orange cat who is always trying to hide and feed him. Then I go to to the mill and meet with our artisans, I work on new designs and patterns.
An adventure in hand embroidery with Zakka Embroidery' by Yumiko Higuchi. read on...