Tag Archives: Manhattan

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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A Taste of Harlem

The Harlem Chowder is a perfect example of an innovative dish in the neighborhood.

One part of Manhattan that’s mostly overlooked by tourists is uptown’s Harlem. The neighborhood, roughly defined as anything between Central Park and 155th Street, is home to a diverse ethnic mix of Caribbean, African and Latin American denizens. Though once regarded as a rough-and-tumble place, this reputation is no longer … Read More

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A (Cheap) Night at the Museum

Van Gogh's Starry Night at the NYC MOMA.

New York has so many world-class art museums that it can be incredibly expensive to see them all. Thankfully, however, a number of the museums offer special promotions one or two nights of the week, when they lower their prices and stay open late, which, for tourists, is a winning … Read More

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Visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Temple of Dendur in the Egyptian antiquities section of the Met.

One of the great parts about visiting NYC is the wealth of excellent museums and cultural attractions. But while there are an almost endless amount of art museums worth visiting, the Metropolitan Museum of Art—simply called The Met—is head and shoulders above them all. Situated on Central Park at 82nd … Read More

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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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