After discovering my immense dislike for Times Square, I nearly gave up on New York altogether. Lucky for me, my parents strongly encouraged me to rethink my feelings and give the city another chance. Without the hustle and bustle of the tourist attractions, I found myself enjoying NYC more and more. We stumbled upon the perfect area for an open market during the weekend and I started to fall in love with the outer parts of New York that are away from the middle of Times Square. Here are some shots from one of my favorite days in the city!