Category Archives: Local events

Big Apple Basketball

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Don’t be surprised if you see more than a few basketball superstars buzzing around the Big Apple this weekend. It’s all part of NBA All-Star Weekend 2015, one of New York City’s major (and most anticipated) events. It’s been 17 years since New York City last hosted the NBA All-Star … Read More

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Jazz at the Coolest Dive Bar in New York City

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If you love jazz or an inexpensive drink, you’ll definitely want to check out 55 BAR. This hole-in-the-wall Greenwich Village bar is a throw-back to the Prohibition Era. (In fact, it was once a speakeasy.) Featuring incredible music seven nights a week, the owner of 55 BAR delights in promoting … 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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