Category Archives: Things To Do in New York City

Candy with a Side of Shimmer

Candy with a Side of Shimmer

As if channeling the offbeat wit of Willy Wonka, celebrated NYC fashion designer Cynthia Rowley is expressing her creativity on a new canvas. Her new Curious boutiques are a candy-coated fantasy of edible teacups, candy sailboats and salted caramel cotton candy. There are also party accessories – think cake plates, … Read More

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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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