Our ‘I Love New York’ Series features artists in the country music community taking over our Instagram Story each week to give us the Top 5 Things they love most about New York City.
This week, singer-songwriter, Jimmie Allen, who just released his latest project: Bettie James, took over to give his Top 5 Picks in the personalized videos here on Instagram Highlights plus a rundown below.
Allen kicks off his Top 5 Picks with Madison Square Garden. “While I do love the Lakers, I do appreciate the history of Madison Square Garden,” Allen says.
#4 – Zara
What is a trip to New York City without a little shopping spree. Allen includes Zara as his #4 pick, adding “I’ve noticed you have a lot of Zara stores and some things you have at one store and not at the other, so yes, Zara.”
#3 – Central Park
In the middle of the big bustling city is the quiet and serene, Central Park. Allen adds the famed location as his #3 Pick. “Central Park is somewhere I would always go just to clear my head, go for a run. I’ve actually roller-skated there before too. I fell once or twice, but yea, Central Park is great.”
#2 – Bubba Gump Shrimp
All New York trips have to include good eats, right? Allen adds Times Square’s Bubba Gump Shrimp as his #2 I Love New York Pick. “Every time I go to New York, I always go there,” he says.
#1 – Broadway
Allen’s #1 Pick for his Top 5 Things he loves about NYC in our ‘I Love New York’ Series is: Broadway. “I love musical theater. I’ve seen countless shows on Broadway and I look forward to when I can go back and see more shows again.”
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Bettie James is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.
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