In case you were wondering what one of those Gossip Girl tours — which seem to have replaced Sex and the City tours as the baby bridge and tunnel brigade’s girls-day-out of choice — Gadling has the highlights, or at least the lights: they travelled in a bus with TV screens that played scenes from the show, and were hosted by an “adorable redhaired actress named Meghan” who “dressed much like one of the faux Upper East Side denizens.” (A second witness says Meghan “made every effort to recant the plotlines while untangling the web of characters and places.”) They went to Henri Bendel, the Museum of the City of New York (which plays the Constance Billard School for Girls in the show), Central Park, and Dylan’s Candy Bar. Lunch “at a restaurant used in filiming the show”; for dessert, “a shot of agave-based frosting from a trendy bakery on the Lower East Side” (Babycakes?). Butter and Vesleka seem to have been pointed out. It takes three and a half hours and costs $180. Coming soon: the How I Met Your Mother burger tour.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 7, 2009
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