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BlogStaff Picks

For the latest in nightlife hotspots, local area attractions, cultural festivities, and annual events in New York City, our Staff Picks showcase the best of what’s happening in NYC.

  • 5 Interesting Facts About New York City

    New York City is a sprawling cosmopolitan with secret nooks and histories. We rounded up some interesting facts to keep in mind while sightseeing. ...

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  • Try Something Different: Become a Chocolatier for Valentine’s Day

    This Valentine’s Day think outside the box by trying something new and novel. After all, the couple that learns together stays together. Book a class at Tache, located just steps from our hotel, for a fun day of cooking and sampling....

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  • New Year’s Resolutions to Enhance Your NYC Vacation

    Start the new year off with these three steadfast resolutions that will have you enjoying New York like never before. ...

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  • Experience the Magic: Visiting NYC During The Holidays.

    Short days and long nights make the holiday lights of New York City even more magical during the wintertime. Witness first hand what draws visitors from across the globe to the Big Apple every December....

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  • Drinking Your Way Around the Lower Eastside (LES)

    Visiting NYC and not sure what to do? Don’t worry, let us be your guide. Fortunately, you are staying in one of the hottest areas in town. Our local bars have visitors flocking from all over Manhattan craving expertly curated drink menus. Check out our top three: ...

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  • Your Guide to Brunching in NYC

    Brunching is a quintessential NYC activity and the Lower East Side has some of the chicest eateries in town. Venture out for an unforgettable meal just blocks from our hotel. ...

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  • The Finest in Retail Therapy

    Shopping and New York City go hand-in-hand, but why venture to 5th Avenue when you can explore unique high-end boutiques just blocks from our hotel. Return home with sophisticated gifts only you will have. There are thousands of boutiques in Manhattan, but these are our favorites:...

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  • An Art Lovers Day in the Lower East Side

    The Lower East Side is a world-famous incubator for creativity and talent. Popular amongst the stylish and cultured, it’s the ideal place for high-quality galleries to exhibit up-and-coming artists. Spend a perfect NYC day exploring the local downtown scene and museums. ...

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