Wow, this has gotten confusing. I apologize for interrupting you with yet another update on this. A few days ago, I reported that the new Hyatt Place Long Island City was listed as a category 2 hotel, that award bookings were available for 8,000 points, and those award stays were one bedroom suites rather than … Read More
Hurry! Megabus just announced one of those crazy $1 sales!
Last night, I took a trip around the world. I attended an event at the Andaz 5th Avenue in Manhattan celebrating all Andaz hotels, and in particular, four new Andaz hotels — Andaz Delhi, Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya and Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa. There were rooms, food and drinks dedicated … Read More
Say it ain’t so. I just read on NBC 4NY that the Carnegie Deli – a NYC landmark – known worldwide for it’s heaping deli sandwiches, many named after famous actors, will be closing at the end of the year. Just looking at that photo makes me hungry! After 79 years in business, Carnegie Deli … Read More
UPDATE: I received an email today saying that the prices have been slashed! 50% off Registration 9/13-9/18 or until race sells out! 5K – $22.50 – – 10K – $27.50 I’m not sure if the $5 off code – WHPR5OFF – will still work but you might as well try. See you Sunday? THIS SUNDAY … Read More
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