kristin's Saved Places
Strand Bookstore is one of kristin's Saved Places.

1. Strand Bookstore

828 Broadway (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Bookstore · Greenwich Village · 592 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Before you wrinkle your nose at this unconditioned used book store, take a look around. You just might find a literary loving intellectual like D (Don’t You Forget About Me) Read more.

Dewey's Candy is one of kristin's Saved Places.

2. Dewey's Candy

141 Front St, Brooklyn, NY
Candy Store · DUMBO · 25 tips and reviews

A F.A F: Choose between the seemingly endless gummy bear/dinosaur/letter combinations — Dewey's has sugar free, too! Read more.

Italian Market is one of kristin's Saved Places.

3. Italian Market

900 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA
Farmers Market · Bella Vista - Southwark · 55 tips and reviews

visitPAvisitPA: Easy there Italian Stallion. Balboa hasn’t run these streets in a while. Head over to DiBruno’s or Claudio’s and eat some cheese. Read more.

99 Miles to Philly is one of kristin's Saved Places.

4. 99 Miles to Philly

94 3rd Ave (btwn 12th & 13th St), New York, NY
Sandwich Spot · Greenwich Village · 83 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: The cheesesteak - one of our 101 Best Sandwiches in NY - is the kind that makes Philadelphia expats shed a silent tear of joy for the good old days on South Street — though they won’t admit it. Read more.

Prospect Park Zoo is one of kristin's Saved Places.

5. Prospect Park Zoo

450 Flatbush Ave (at Ocean Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Zoo · Prospect Park · 84 tips and reviews

Reggie S.Reggie Saldivar: Small and well kept zoo. Only $7 for adults. You can feed the barn animals. The alpacas are especially friendly if you have food. The goats, not so much.

President's House is one of kristin's Saved Places.

6. President's House

Market St & S 6th St, Philadelphia, PA
Historic and Protected Site · Center City East · 5 tips and reviews

visitPAvisitPA: Before 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, this was site of the President’s House and Philly was the US Capital. 9 enslaved Africans are commemorated here. Read more.

L'Oubli Gourmet Bar is one of kristin's Saved Places.

7. L'Oubli Gourmet Bar

188 Suffolk St (btw Houston St. and Stanton St.), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Lower East Side · 15 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: This new LES spot is doing a kind of French rustic thing, with beers-from-around-the-world & an amazing list of specialty cocktails. So come sip your absinthe & champagne & 'oublie tout'. Read more.

Eataly Flatiron is one of kristin's Saved Places.

8. Eataly Flatiron

200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Gourmet Store · NoMad · 1479 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Mario Batali presents a 50,000-sq-ft gastro-playground with seven separate eateries, multiple food stores, a rooftop beer garden, a culinary bookstore and an educational center. Yum!

Crepes du Nord is one of kristin's Saved Places.

9. Crepes du Nord

17 S William St (btw Beaver & Mill), New York, NY
Scandinavian Restaurant · Financial District · 44 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: The restaurant's signature crêpe includes smoked salmon, eggs and dill crème. An average lunch costs about $16, and the service is so efficient that a sit-down meal takes little more than 40 minutes. Read more.

Amarcord Vintage Fashion is one of kristin's Saved Places.

10. Amarcord Vintage Fashion

252 Lafayette St (btw Prince & Spring), Brooklyn, NY
Vintage and Thrift Store · 8 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: The Italian-born owners here get their stock abroad, which means a great selection of brands like Valentino, Missoni, and Gucci. This year's Best of New York pick for vintage party dresses. Read more.

Balthazar is one of kristin's Saved Places.

11. Balthazar

80 Spring St (at Crosby St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · SoHo · 1060 tips and reviews

The New York TimesThe New York Times: Balthazar is one of the NYT restaurant critic Sam Sifton’s 50 favorite NYC restaurants. To see the full list, get The Scoop iPhone app, an inside guide to New York:

Lancaster Brewing Company is one of kristin's Saved Places.

12. Lancaster Brewing Company

302 N Plum St (at E. Walnut St.), Lancaster, PA
Brewery · 98 tips and reviews

visitPAvisitPA: They've been brewing beer in Lancaster since the 1700s, minus that pesky prohibition period. LBC is keeping it going with over a dozen microbrews. Cheers!

Housing Works Thrift Shop is one of kristin's Saved Places.

13. Housing Works Thrift Shop

202 E 77th St (btwn 2nd Ave & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Vintage and Thrift Store · Upper East Side · 11 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Done with last season's DVF dress? Donate it to this charity shop that deals in couture. Or go shopping—vintage is always in, if you know how to wear it correctly. Read more.

PYT is one of kristin's Saved Places.

14. PYT

1050 N Hancock St, Philadelphia, PA
Burger Joint · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 298 tips and reviews

visitPAvisitPA: Check-in here and you earn yourself a free beer. Order a burger and onion rings and earn yourself a happy tummy. Hey, did you use our QR code here? Read more.

Energy Fuel is one of kristin's Saved Places.

15. Energy Fuel

606A 5th Ave (btwn Prospect Ave. & 17th St.), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwood Heights · 18 tips and reviews

A F.A F: Order pretty much any of the 140ish menu items. So healthy, so delicious.

Green-Wood Cemetery is one of kristin's Saved Places.

16. Green-Wood Cemetery

500 25th St (at 5th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cemetery · Greenwood Heights · 71 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This cemetery opened in 1838 and has approximately 600,000 graves spread out over 478 acres. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2006.

Nightmare Haunted House is one of kristin's Saved Places.

17. Nightmare Haunted House

107 Suffolk St (Between Rivington and Delancey), New York, NY
Arts and Entertainment · Greenwich Village · 22 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This year, NY’s most famous haunted house is set in an insane asylum. In one room, you violate a superstition; in the next, you learn why you shouldn't have.

Statue of Liberty is one of kristin's Saved Places.

18. Statue of Liberty

Liberty Island, New York, NY
Monument · Liberty Island · 700 tips and reviews

HuffPostHuffPost: Head to liberty island before October 2011-- in mid-autumn, the statue will be closed down while a new staircase is installed. Read more.

reBar is one of kristin's Saved Places.

19. reBar

147 Front St (at Jay St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · DUMBO · 144 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: This Dumbo mainstay is the latest to get in on the hipster movie theater trend. This week, they unveil a 60-seat space for indie films, with concessions including bacon popcorn and stuffed pretzels. Read more.

Lizarran is one of kristin's Saved Places.

20. Lizarran

45 Mercer St (btw Grand & Broome), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · SoHo · 14 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This sweet tapas spot's got a seasonally-changing menu of 200+ dim sum-style noshes. Adventurous types'll try the Andalusian-style fried squid. For courage, try any of the Spanish brews/wines/sangria. Read more.