Category Archives: New York City

Life on the Upper West Side

The beaux-arts design of the Ansonia on the Upper West Side.

Though it’s hard to imagine now, at one time the Upper West Side was a barren, desolate stretch of Manhattan far removed from the bright lights and happenings of Midtown. The neighborhood began its slow transformation around the turn of the 20th century, beginning with the construction of The Dakota … Read More

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The John F. Kennedy International Airport

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The JFK International Airport is the largest airport in NYC and one of the largest in the country serving almost 50 million passengers each year. JFK is one of three airports serving the NYC metropolitan area, in conjunction with the LaGuardia and Newark International Airports. However, JFK is by far … Read More

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Essential Information: Transportation in NYC

A speeding train in the NYC subway.

For first time visitors the idea of traveling around New York City by oneself can be overwhelming. From the foreign places to the huge crowds, NYC can be an intimidating place. But take a deep breath and remain calm, as travel in the city doesn’t have to be difficult or … Read More

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Thrifty Shopping in NYC

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Being the world’s greatest city comes with a price and New York isn’t always the most affordable place to visit. But that doesn’t have to be the case, as our boutique hotel The MAve is now offering discounted rates of up to 20% off for customers booking at least 30 … Read More

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Three Great Views of NYC

New York from top of the rock

New York is a city defined by its skyline. Skyscrapers made of steel and concrete stretch the imagination and buildings like the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building are recognizable the world over. No trip to NYC would be complete without at least a few moments spent taking in the … Read More

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