An Urban NYC Winery

Barrels of wine in a winery.

Odds are that travelers don’t visit NYC for its locally made wine. In fact, it seems safe to say that most visitors to the city probably have no idea that there’s a winery making wine in New York. But, in the heart of SoHo, the City Winery is doing exactly … Read More

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Quality Brews from the City

An ice-cold Brooklyn Lager at the Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg.

There’s always room for beer and densely populated NYC is no exception. Amongst its crowded streets and skyscrapers, there are two highly acclaimed breweries in the city that welcome visitors, the Chelsea Brewing Company and Brooklyn Brewery. The Chelsea Brewing Company is the brewery closest to our boutique hotel The … Read More

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Free Walking Tours of NYC

A lawn in Central Park with the city skyline in the background.

Some travelers avoid organized tours like the plague, instead preferring to explore new destinations at their own pace. Still, for others, an organized tour can be a great way to pack in a lot of sights and information in a relatively short period of time. What we can all agree … Read More

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Explore the Manhattan of the hit HBO show ‘Girls’

Actress Allison Williams from Girls giving an interview.

NYC has provided the setting for countless television shows and movies over the years, and one fun way to see the city is to explore it through the lenses of one of these films or television shows. One hot television show set exclusively in NYC is the acclaimed HBO show … Read More

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Guys Night Out in NYC

Ping pong at SPin New York in the Flatiron District.

Now that Valentine’s Day is behind us and the corny couples have retreated back into their love dens, let’s take a look at some NYC activities that are better suited for single guys out on the town. Of course, guests staying at our boutique hotel The MAve in Midtown’s Flatiron … Read More

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