New York City – 2017 At A Glance
Let’s face it, there is no bad time to visit New York City. Manhattan is a good idea, no matter when you decide to come. It just depends on why you want to visit or if you enjoy crowds or perhaps you like to enjoy a bit of peace (hard to find in this city that doesn’t sleep). With 2016 coming to a close and the fantasies of 2017 nearing, we know you all want to get a head start
Enchanted, Spectacular and Spooky, Oh My!
In NYC, Halloween is more than just a holiday, it’s a month-long celebration! From pumpkin carving and costume parades to spooky stories and creepy critter demonstrations, there’s a great mix of fun to be had this month leading up to All Hallows’ Eve. NYC’s biggest Halloween extravaganza is surely the 43rd annual Village Halloween Parade on October 31st at 7pm, but don’t wait until then to start celebrating! Here are some other fantastic events around Manhattan that guarantee visitors a frighteningly good time:
Go for Gold at NYC’s Sports Bars
Celebrating your favorite sports team’s victory is much more fun with great food, drinks and company! With the Olympics in full swing and NFL football kicking off this month, we’re excited to share our favorite places to go when we’re in the mood to cheer on our favorite players and teams. Here are some go-to spots worth adding to your Big Apple bucket list:
The Empire State Building and Her Luminous Glow
We’ve all heard that New York City is the city that never sleeps. Could it be because of all the bright lights that surround us throughout the night and into the wee hours of the morning? Times Square has always been the first to come to mind when people speak of the glow of Manhattan. It wasn’t until I moved into a quaint third floor walk up in Williamsburg that that conception had changed for me. The Empire State Building
Get Fit In NYC!
NYC is once again bringing fitness to the parks to help you get in shape without having to trek to the gym. This summer, enjoy the beautiful weather with an outdoor workout and meet new friends who share your love for making workouts fun. Whether you prefer yoga, dance or cardio, there’s a class for everyone so just pick your park, grab your gear and get in shape with your fellow NYC fitness fans! Classes are free and open to the
Learning is Fun if You’re a Kid in NYC!
New York City, with endless entertainment choices for adults from Broadway, to shopping on Fifth Avenue, to the splendiferous nightlife scene, it is easy to fill a week or weekend, but what about trips to the ‘Big Apple’ with the kids? New York is chock-full of places to discover for simultaneous entertainment and education. Let’s take a look at 10 amazing places to take the entire family!
What’s hot… The best on and off-broadway shows
New York could arguably be called the Theatre Capital of the World! Between Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and the street performers dominating most central squares, there’s just so much to see. Indeed, it can get overwhelming just deciding what to go to, let alone finding the best deals on tickets.
I Love, You Love, We All LOVE NYC!
Paris is the city of love…yeah yeah yeah. I say NYC takes the cake on this one! Think of all the movies and romantic things that can be done here and Paris has what, the Eiffel Tower? If you’re planning a weekend getaway with The One you love, there is no better place than New York! Now, because there really are so many lovey-dovey things you two can get into in this city, I’ve narrowed it down to the most
NYC Nightlife for the Gay Traveler
The very social General Manager of the Library Hotel, Robert Rawlins, recently shared some of his favorite go-to spots to enjoy in New York City:
Summer in the City, NYC Style!
Summertime in Manhattan is one of the best times of the year! There are so many wonderful(sometimes free!) events and activities to choose from. If you want to see a play in Central Park, visit historic museums, or enjoy cocktails on a rooftop bar, NYC is the place to be! We’d love for you to join us this summer with your family and friends to experience an amazing summer in NYC! Kate from Hotel Giraffe has graciously compiled a list of some of her favorite ways