with Snowstorm Jonas looming (or already begun), this might be the perfect time to take advantage of great hotel prices
This week, I had the pleasure of attending the grand opening party of the Cambria Hotel & Suites NY – Times Square. It is the second Cambria Hotel from the Choice Hotels International chain to open in Manhattan. The party was lovely, with plenty of music, cocktails and fanfare. I met many Choice Hotel executives, members of other … Read More
If you’re in the Times Square area, and don’t want to go to a tourist trap, try heading over to 9th Avenue.
RUN10FEED10 – a charitable co-ed 10K Race sponsored by Women’s Health Magazine and FEED will be held on Sept 20th NYC
A while back, I received an invitation from IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group): As a valued IHG® Rewards Club member, we’d like to show our appreciation by inviting you and a guest to a private dinner at the James Beard House with James Beard Award Winning Chef, Andrew Carmellini. This was exciting on so many levels! … Read More
August. This is it. This is the time. The only time all year. Virtually every New Yorker and every visitor would love to go see Saturday Night Live. I’ve seen Letterman live, but never SNL. Well, I just learned from Gothamist that the ticket lottery for the 41st season of SNL is going on now through September … Read More
I don’t like clichés. Words such as curated and crafted irk me. But I feel differently about the term boutique and boutique hotels, in particular. When I think of a boutique hotel, I think of a hotel that portrays warmth and casual elegance without snooty attitude, where the rooms don’t all look the same, and … Read More
This is a tale about the primarily residential section of Manhattan known as the Upper East Side but it could easily be about any upscale urban residential neighborhood. Years ago, long before Trader Joes and Whole Foods, there was a wonderful specialty food store in Manhattan called Fairway. It was a large store, with plenty … Read More
On a winter weekend in New York City, we caught a good weekend rate at the Andaz Wall Street Hotel, and had a great time exploring Lower Manhattan. I love the hotel!
This Travelzoo Deal is worthy of mention whether you live in New York or are visiting for the first or fifth time! New York City has some great downtown museums, but too often, locals and visitors alike, go only to the uptown museums. Well, lower Manhattan has a lot to offer – and 2 passes … Read More