What are three words you like to use when describing NYC to visitors?
Vibrant, Exciting, Eclectic
Which hotels do you recommend staying at? Why?
I love the Mark. It is small and intimate with the great service and a fabulous location right near Central Park and the best shopping
Best time of year to visit?
What are your favorite outdoor and indoor activities?
Outdoor: Walking in Central Park and actually walking everywhere.
Indoor: Broadway and shopping
What is your favorite street? Why?
I love the block in the Village that is a small winding street and looks like it’s from a 100 years ago. It’s called Commerce St. and the Cherry Lane Theatre is on that block
What are your favorite annual festivals and celebrations?
The San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy, and The New York Food and Wine Festival in October is terrific.
What are your safety tips?
Keep your purse close to you and closed and don’t walk in Central Park at night.
Your top three shops to visit.
Bergdorf Goodman, Eataly, and Hudson Yards.
Which souvenirs should visitors purchase? From where?
There are so many souvenir shops on Broadway near the theatre district
Describe your perfect day in NYC.
Walk in Central Park.
Brunch at the Boathouse.
Shopping at BG (Bergdorf Goodman).
Afternoon matinee on Broadway.
Dinner at some fabulous restaurant.
And Jazz at the Carlyle or dancing at a dive in the East Village.