Category Archives: Things To Do in New York City

Get Your Green On

The NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Few parades rival the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade for sheer staying power. Now readying for its 253rd trip up Fifth Avenue, this historic event – which predates the Declaration of Independence by 14 years – draws a sociable, high-spirited mix of green-garbed locals and visitors to NYC … Read More

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The Wall Street Experience

The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street.

NYC is the global capital of finance and trade, as it is home to the New York Stock Exchange, the world’s largest, and many of the world’s largest banks also have their headquarters on Lower Manhattan’s Wall Street. For most, visiting Wall Street is just like visiting any other dreary … Read More

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Venture Out to the Bronx

Watching a game at Yankee Stadium.

Think you’ve exhausted the tourist sites in NYC? Well, you can always venture a little further afield to check out the Bronx! The Bronx is the city’s northernmost borough and the only one of the city’s neighborhoods located on the continental mainland. Despite being home to over a million people, … Read More

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Delving into New York’s Art Scene

The Studio of the Art Students League of New York.

On this blog we have covered art museums extensively, and for good reason, as New York is a literal treasure trove of art. But that doesn’t mean all of the city’s artistic gems are concentrated in the hands of the Met, Guggenheim or Moma. If guests of our boutique hotel … Read More

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A Taste of Harlem

The Harlem Chowder is a perfect example of an innovative dish in the neighborhood.

One part of Manhattan that’s mostly overlooked by tourists is uptown’s Harlem. The neighborhood, roughly defined as anything between Central Park and 155th Street, is home to a diverse ethnic mix of Caribbean, African and Latin American denizens. Though once regarded as a rough-and-tumble place, this reputation is no longer … Read More

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