By Georgett Roberts and Sara Dorn | New York Post
A couple whose New York City vacation was foiled because of the coronavirus ended their trip on a high note — when they got a free helicopter tour of the Big Apple.
Washington state couple Ed and Rita Everstine were forced to nix their itinerary of quintessential city activities — including a showing of Broadway’s Tina Turner musical, plans to attend the St. Patrick’s Day parade and run a half-marathon — when the events were abruptly canceled over COVID-19 concerns.
“We are disappointed,” Ed, 69 told The Post Thursday, adding they planned to fly back four days early, on Sunday. “It’s New York City!”