Visiting NYC in a few Weeks

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    Need some on-site intel:

    We’ll be heading up the Hudson River Valley and visiting West Point on one of the trips.

    I see that there are multiple roads to take that all seem to wind up in the same area:

    Can anyone compare/contrast the Taconic Parkway, I 87, and State Highway 9? Looks like 87 and 9 are the ones to take if you’re going to make stops along the way up to Hudson; the other seems to be the “express route”.

    Any stunning insights into NYC we should look at

    Thanks,
     
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    I would LOVE to visit that city! Enjoy your trip!
     
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    Have not been there since 1993. Good luck and do not drive.
     
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    there is no way I would drive in NYC. Nashville is bad enough lol
     
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    Were I to make a trip to NYC, I'd have to make a night trip to The Great White Way, just to see the lights on the marquees, and a visit to the Statue of Liberty.

    But, not being a democrat, I have no compulsion to pay homage to their holy city.
     
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    Go out to eat at any of the following:
    • Chef’s Table at Brooklyn
    • Eleven Madison Park -- This one is always fun because it's a tasting menu and it's always only what's most freshly available that day.
    • Jean-Georges
    • Per Se
    • Masa
    • Le Bernardin
    • Benoit -- my current fav
    Call for reservations today.

    Go to Le Bain in the evening. Alternatively, Dream Downtown has two great options: Electric Room and PHD. Between them I prefer the Room, but PHD is nice when I've got guests I'm showing around. My kids like Avenue.
     
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    “CHEF’S TABLE AT BROOKLYN”? Is that the name of the place?

    Thanks . Any opinion on the the road up to Hudson?
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    Does politics have to permeate every facet of your life? pfft.
     
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    Love driving in the canyons of the cities. Thats just me.
     
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