#SeeYourCity with NYC & Company

Earlier this week, Cam and I headed to Brooklyn for some summer fun with NYC & Company. As part of their #SeeYourCity initiative, inspiring people to experience New York like a local, we got to visit some incredible places with some incredible people! A huge, giant thank you to Caroline, who planned the amazing trip, kept us fed and on time, and who we already miss dearly!

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When: August 2016

Where: Brooklyn, New York

Stayed: The William Vale

Instagram: #wellsinnewyork

We stayed at the soon-to-be-open William Vale, a new luxury property right in Williamsburg. Standing in similar fashion to the Standard, they have also recreated a “mini-high line” of sorts, complete with public park and concessions – also soon to be open. The design was absolutely beautiful, and the views are unparalleled. They also have a gorgeous outdoor pool, which is pretty much the best amenity you could ask for! We ran into a few logistical issues due to the ongoing construction (forgivable), and some outright rudeness from some management (less forgivable), but hey… did I mention the outdoor pool?

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Our first night in Brooklyn, we all headed to the Llama Inn for some pisco sours, followed by fried cheese curds and pizza at Emmy Squared.

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In the morning, we all piled into a car to the colorful candy land that is Coney Island. What a day – pure summer joy! We ate our weight in Nathan’s (corn dogs are a woman’s best friend), and were joined by Brooklyn legend Marty Markowitz. We then went on some rides, ate some cotton candy, and all rode the Wonder Wheel together. So much fun, and such a neat check mark on the bucket list!

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That evening, we feasted on Greek food over at MP Taverna. The sangria was delicious, too!

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In the morning, we were up and at it to experience the #emptymet with Chris Gorman. Such a peaceful and beautiful experience, I feel so lucky to have been a part of it.

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Along with the lovely Cam and Caroline, our crew for the trip included Jess, Gregory, Rachel and Meghan. All are so talented and unique, be sure to check them out!

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Until next time, New York!

Lauren

    • Lauren

      aw!! LOVED meeting her!! now we all need to hang!

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  1. What a fun late summer trip! Empty Met sounds amazing. I’ve done similar empty museum tours in Rome and they’re fantastic. Hope you have lots of fun travels planned this fall!

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    • Lauren

      yes, the empty museum tour was so neat! and thank you so much for reading!

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  2. Such fun meeting you and love seeing all your snaps from the trip! Come back again soon xo

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