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I was finally able to visit the library today. Finally! I know to many it isn’t a big deal, but I haven’t been to the NYC Public Library in years. During my childhood this was the place I frequented the most. I was happy to see that some renovations were done on the floors. I wasn’t able to go to the other floors but the first floor looked bigger and yet everything was still in the same place. As usual, I took out new library cards just in case I

TimeSquare always looks beautiful in pictures but to experience it in person is a whole another story. I got off the train and raced up the stairs just to be smacked in the face with ginormous billboards. It was awesome. For someone like me who loves photography, the billboards were absolutely grand. It’s been a long time since I came here but somehow everything is still the same. There’s still too many people on the streets and too many things to see. Which is why I’m glad I brought my Nikon to take

Today we went out to buy some things in the super market and were surprised to see a street market with lots of fruits and vegetables at a very affordable price. They had cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes, oranges, pares, broccoli, etc. The market was a perfect place to buy everything I needed to prepare my dad’s meals according to his diet. If my mom were in New York she would go crazy buying things at this market.   © 2016 Kirstie E. Morales Alvarez

While looking for a store to buy postcards or fancy paper from, I stumbled upon Barnes & Noble on  East 86th Street and Lexington Ave. Like any book lover, I totally freaked out. I stopped my dad in his tracks, took a picture of the store and told him we had to go inside. My dad looked at me weird and just said okay. In Puerto Rico the only book store we had with a wide variety of literature from topics to genres was Borders. But as you all know Borders was closed donw. I

My dad loves to walk a lot and we did so everyday. I wanted to visit many of the places I use to frequent when I lived in New York just to see how everything had changed. So today we visited the ever so beautiful Conservatory Garden. When I was a kid I loved just to come in and see the flowers and the fountain in the middle of the garden. The garden is always frequented with people who just take a walk about the park and of course the cliché prom/wedding crowd having their