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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Baseball in the Big Apple

The epic Yankee Stadium in NYC.

New York is a baseball town and it has been ever since the Yankees opened shop in the city in 1903. These days the Mets compete for the city’s attention from their newly built stadium in Queens and the Yankees are still going as strong as ever. Travelers to NYC … Read More

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The Staten Island Ferry and St George

The Staten Island Ferry sailing near the Statue of Liberty in NYC.

The Staten Island Ferry is one of the top free attractions in NYC. This ferry began service in 1817, becoming a city service in 1905, and now carries millions of passengers each year between the outer borough of Staten Island and South Ferry in lower Manhattan. The 25-minute ferry ride … Read More

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Visiting Carnegie Hall

An orchestra performing on stage at the legendary Carnegie Hall in NYC.

The historic Carnegie Hall was commissioned by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891 and has been one of the world’s premier venues for classical music ever since. It boasts an Italian Renaissance design, which was courtesy of the genius architect William Burnet Tuthill. Though the New York Philharmonic moved to … Read More

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Life on the Upper West Side

The beaux-arts design of the Ansonia on the Upper West Side.

Though it’s hard to imagine now, at one time the Upper West Side was a barren, desolate stretch of Manhattan far removed from the bright lights and happenings of Midtown. The neighborhood began its slow transformation around the turn of the 20th century, beginning with the construction of The Dakota … Read More

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