This morning, I made reservations for a new NYC hotel called the New York/Chelsea Hyatt House. To my pleasure, the Hyatt website listed the property as a Category 2 hotel, and the website had plenty of award availability at 8,000 points – consistent with it being a Category 2. To my chagrin however, the points … Read More
There is nothing like the thrill of running through Times Square and 42nd Street!!
Tudor City is a residential enclave rich with history that is located on the southern edge of Turtle Bay on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City. It was the first residential skyscraper complex in the world. (see, Wikipedia). Tudor City runs from 40th Street to 43rd Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue. … Read More
I attended the New York Times Travel Show at the Javits Center in New York City this past weekend. Outside the entry to the exhibition hall I noticed this: Wow, there’s an American Express Lounge at the Javits Center! According to the Javits Center website: The lounge is located on the 4E Terrace, above the … Read More
Through a Facebook contest, I won a weekend stay at a Hilton Hotel in NYC
J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions Squash Championship will take place inside Grand Central Terminal this week
New York City is now giving ID NYC applicants through 2016 to claim their free memberships and other benefits.
I have been to three tasting events for the Scottish single malt whisky company, Balvenie, and each has been fun and unique. You can read my review from the 2014 Balvenie event here. Each year, the event gets a little larger and grander. In light of Balvenie’s recent partnership with Anthony Bourdain, I knew that … Read More
Yesterday, September 29th, Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Station was transformed into #ZenCentral! (I wrote about this a few weeks ago, see Free Yoga Classes). There were classes throughout the day. The one I registered for began at 7:30 a.m. so, I took the subway early, and arrived at Grand Central around 6:30 a.m. It … Read More
UPDATE: LivingSocial Deal – $20 BLOOD MANOR TICKETS When I received an invitation to a media party and preview of the haunted spectacular production known as Blood Manor, which makes its spooky extravagant appearance each year around Halloween, I quickly RSVP’ed. YES. I knew this would be a fright to behold! It was ghoulish, bloody, scary, and … Read More