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Day 2 Living in NYC

Today is my first day working in our NYC office on Lexington Avenue.  Since I am living a few blocks north east of the office, there are a few walking routes I can take.  Today, I walked west on E 44th Street to Lexington and turned left.  I found a few restaurants, cafes, and bakeries I want to try.  I have my own office with a window facing east and a partial view of the Empire State Building.

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My first day at work was nice.  We had a farewell lunch at a Chinese restaurant, Mapo Tofu, a block from our office.  One of my colleagues is done with his assignment in NYC and will go back to Japan next week.  It started raining in the afternoon.  Luckily I brought an umbrella with me.  On the way home, I stopped at CVS to grab a few items and went to Crumbs for a red velvet chocolate cupcake.  I had Chinese leftover from last night for dinner, so my first 3 meals in NYC were all Chinese.  I will eat something else tomorrow!

On the way home, I took this picture of the Chrysler Building.

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Day 1 Living in NYC

Everything went well today on my first day living in NYC.  I had to get up really early to catch a 7 AM flight but all my flights were on time.  I got upgrade to first class on my first leg from San Jose to Houston.

Here is a picture of somewhere in the west on the way from San Jose to Houston.

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The apartment is very nice and clean.  The building is called Beaux Arts and it is only a block from the UN on 44th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue.  I am on the 12th floor with a view of some office.  It is going to be my home for the next two months.  There is a Duane Reade a block away and there are a few restaurants on 2nd Avenue.  Tonight I stopped by Duane Reade to get milk and a Brita pitcher.  I had a Chinese take out from Shih Lee on 45th Street.  I tried their Kung Pao chicken and it was pretty good.

My Apartment in NYC