I have a couple of those hats. I think the B stands for batter, right? This year anyway.
How much do you like to walk and gawk?
Do you want to see the city, gritty and all? Chinatown, Little Italy, the Lower East Side, the Village, Harlem... the Heights? We can map you through all of that.
Are there any great works of Art you'd like to see? At the Met, at MoMa, the Guggenheim, Natural History, your choice of Jewish or Irish or Native American Museums.
Wanna see the King Tut Exhibit? http://www.kingtut.org/home
Wanna tour the galleries in Chelsea for that perfect watercolor for your winter home? Or we can scout through the wonderful stuff the vendors have by the Met on Fifth.
I'd love to take you for a run around the Park or we can trot through some of the backpaths,have a look at the lakes and ponds and such. Gotta see the Gardens at about 109th Street.
We can go and watch the tango dancers on the East Side. Very hot even when it's not August.
Wanna go to a club and hear music?
You want earplugs or shall it be jazzier than that.
Wanna go to a bar and eat burgers and watch the boats go by on the Hudson?
Oo, let's try a couple of lotteries for Broadway shows especially if it's pouring rain. http://www.playbill.com/news/article/138574-Lottery-101-The-Ins-and-Outs-of-Seeing-a-Broadway-Show-for-Less
What's your favorite food? What's the kind of food you've never had before and want to try. Dim Sum on Sunday? French food at 2Am? Thai, Indian, I know a Bavarian place a stone's throw from an Irish pub (yes, the kind with sawdust on the floor.) We can spend A LOT for Italian at El Posto or I'll show you a no tourist place on the Upper West Side. Way upper.
Find ehbeth's thread re: New York. Bagels and something something. here it is http://able2know.org/topic/43309-1
Read it. Ask questions here or there.
Start now doing a lot of walking.
Don't plan on sleeping, you can sleep AFTER you get back home.
Start practicing not making eye contact with everyone on the street.
Read up on the subway system so that you are not the only one in the car holding a 2 foot by 3 foot map.
There's more.....we didn't say anything about shopping yet.
Baseball? Meh. go if you want to.
Joe(these little town blues...are melting away.....)Nation