Category Archives: What to do

Historic Happy Hours

petes-tavern

We’re told O. Henry penned “The Gift of the Magi” at nearby Pete’s Tavern, the Big Apple’s oldest continuously operating restaurant and bar. We’re not surprised he found the place so inspiring. With its long wooden bar, tin ceilings, tile floors and exposed brick walls, it’s the kind of Old … Read More

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Pizza Pro Primer

pizaa

New Orleans has beignets, Memphis has ribs…New York has pizza. And while there are thousands of places to get a slice in the Big Apple, we think one of the most memorable (and delicious) pizza experiences in Manhattan is Pizza a Casa, a pizzeria and pizza school a mere ten … 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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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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Broadway and Off-Broadway Week

The NYC Theater District in Times Square.

It’s official, starting on January 22nd it’s Broadway Week in NYC! This event runs until February 7th and offers visitors to the Big Apple the chance treat themselves to special 2-for-1 tickets to the city’s hottest Broadway shows. Guests of our boutique hotel The MAve will be well suited to … Read More

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