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New York Leftovers

November 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Wyndham Garden Times Square South, Garment District, Manhattan

A few extras from my trip to New York. Above is a photo from my room at the Wyndham Garden Times Square South. The room was really small, but pretty nice anyway. After I checked in and got to the room I looked out the window and saw this:

New York Ambulance, Garment District, Manhattan

I hope she’s ok. Later on at night I looked out again and saw this:

New Yorker Hotel, Garment District, Manhattan

That night I didn’t see friends for dinner. I was tired! I took a nap then went out for a walk. Around the corner from the hotel was Thai Select. Swanky inside.

Thai Select, Garment District, Manhattan

I just got a take out order and went back to the hotel. I thought their wontons were really pretty (tasty too!).

Thai Select Wontons, Garment District, Manhattan

I was finished eating dinner and was doing some work on my computer when there was a knock on the door. I looked through the peephole and saw a hotel employee with the tray. Through the door I yelled, “I didn’t order anything!” and he said “Courtesy of the hotel.” I opened the door and this is what he brought in:

Wyndham Garden Times Square South, Garment District, Manhattan

I forgot that when I booked the hotel I signed up for the Wyndham points program. When I signed up there were some questions about personal preferences. I vaguely remember checking off some boxes about fruit and Diet Coke. It was a nice surprise.

At the Javits Center the outside of the building is pretty cool – the glass and the space frame structure. But the inside is all cement and bleh, drab. Seems dated. At least you can still see the cool glass and structure from parts of the inside.

Javits Center, Manhattan

And finally, a photo from the Web 2.0 Expo.
Web 2.0 Expo, Javits Center, Manhattan

I haven’t written much here about it, this being my personal site. All of my notes and links and everything are posted on my work intranet. I will say, though, the conference was really good. Here are the things I liked best:

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