I started re-reading The Great Gatsby early last week. Such a great book. I might re-read it about 4 times before I am done. There are lot of fund Gatsby inspired outings coming up so look out for some OOTD posts.
After dinner I met up with friends to celebrate my girl Mandi's birthday. As you can see from this impromptu photo shoot we had a lot of fun (and that was before we even managed to leave the house). It goes to show you that all you need is a few bottle of wines and great friends to have a good time. Disclaimer: Mandi is taking the pictures. Not sure how that happened.
Friday night I went to one of my favorite spots in Hells Kitchen, Stecchino. You have to try their shrimp burger. It is amazing.
Saturday night we prepped for the Five Boro Bike Tour by loading up on Pasta. You know I love food so I of course went to town.
You know I had to come up with an "outfit" for the tour. I went for graffiti pants and Chuck Taylors. Haha. Some guy asked me what my pants meant. Ummmm.. I didn't realize I had to have a story prepared. I just told him they are crazy graffiti pants. I mean do they really need an explanation. HAHA
I had to take a moment in Brooklyn to admire the New York City skyline. It was a gorgeous day. I am not sure how I managed to get back ont he bike and finish the ride. I totally wanted to just sit here and enjoy the view.
We were the first round of riders to start at the finish line. It was great because we were able to finish the ride in about 4.5 hours (better than last year) and did not have any back ups to deal with. Our longest wait time was at the starting line waiting to go.
And my favorite moment of the day of course involves food. Waffles at the finish line. Yum.