Trip to New York Part 2

Day 2 in New York City—-gorgeous day!

Today I planned to meet an old friend in New York, and we were meeting in the Garment District . . . West 37th, West 39th, etc.  Right in the “Fashion District”!

heading toward the Fashion District NYC booksandbuttons

The best store, in my opinion, is M & J Trims—-big store, ALL TRIMS!  Sorry to shout, but gosh!

Did some window shopping before going in, while waiting for my friend, and I saw ribbons:

Windowshopping---ribbons, © booksandbuttons

and trims:

Windowshopping--trims; ©booksandbuttons

glitzy stuff:

Windowshopping--glitz! ©booksandbuttons

and buttons:

Windowshopping--buttons; ©booksandbuttons

Whatta store!!  This time I knew the routine and went straight to the button section and started pulling out some boxes.  These are what I bought—-they’re all new, and again, tending toward fashion or glitz . . . and fun.

Buttons from M & J Trim ©booksandbuttons

After my friend and I checked out our purchases, we headed toward Pret a Manger on 36th & 5th for a quick lunch.  Yum.

Then we really needed a good sitdown to catch up on news so we went to Bryant Park adjacent to the New York Public Library.

There’s a pretty little grill to eat inside

Bryant Part Grill NYC ©booksandbuttons

but the weather was absolutely perfect and we sat outside.  Wouldn’t you know? there was an ice cream kiosk, too . . .

Can you find my friend and me in this photo?

well, that’s a little joke—it’s a poster.

Beautiful day, beautiful tulips–

Tulips in Bryant Park NYC April 2012 ©booksandbuttons

Join me tomorrow for Part 3 of my trip to New York City . . .

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