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
St. Patrick’s in New York City!
In just a few days, revelers dressed in green will descend on the streets of New York City to celebrate what is perhaps one of the rowdiest days on the NYC parade roster: Saint Patrick’s Day! Did you know that the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade has happened every year for the past 253 years? That’s 14 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed! It is billed as the largest parade in the world with over a quarter
Have a Happy Holiday Season in NYC!
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” – Andy Williams Who doesn’t love the holidays in New York City? Kate, Hotel Giraffe’s Sales Coordinator, sure does! Growing up on Long Island, she has been lucky enough to experience this magical time in NYC since she was a little girl. As we count down the days to the 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the kickoff for the holiday season, Kate shares with us a few of her favorite attractions.
Don’t You Just Love Fall in New York?
Pack an extra sweater or two because the Library Hotel Collection is here to make sure you enjoy everything our wonderful city has to enjoy this autumn! Just because you’re in the city doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the beautiful fall foliage of the Northeast! Central Park: These serene 843 acres are certainly the best place to take in everything nature has to offer this season. Take a stroll along the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir and don’t