Summer Streets in NYC
Traditions in NYC run deep. From the yearly marathons and parades to the yearly tree lighting ceremonies, we New Yorker’s love a reason to celebrate our city! If you have yet to experience a newer tradition, Summer Streets, then this may be your opportunity. Summer Streets is an annual celebration of NYC’s most valuable public space—our streets! Hosted over the first 3 Saturdays of August (4th, 11th and 18th)! Summer Streets runs all the way from Central Park to the Brooklyn
SOHO at a Glance
SOHO – South Of HOuston Summer is here in New York City! It’s time to relax and enjoy brunch or a day full of shopping on the streets of SOHO. SOHO offers a variety of trendy restaurants and both designer-boutiques and exotic shops. This one of a kind area is lined with cobblestone streets and covered in cast-iron-fronted buildings that create a tasteful and fascinating environment. From the Elysée Hotel it’s just a five minute walk to the Subway. The
Restaurant Week Picks
It’s that time again! NYC Restaurant week begins in just a few days, and all of the participating restaurants across the city are now accepting reservations! Whether you are in the mood for a hearty steak dinner or a healthier bite before you head out for the evening, New York has you covered! Let us give you the dish on a few of our favorite neighborhood restaurants!
Summer Events in NYC
No matter which of our four New York properties you are visiting this summer, you are in for a wonderful experience! New York is filled with fun summer activities, and the New York’s calendar is jam packed with interesting things to do and see. Here are some of our top recommendations to fill the summer days!
Father’s Day Adventures in New York City
Father’s Day is this weekend! Need plans for a fun filled day in NYC with Dad? All over NYC there are all types of adventures and experiences for every type of person, family, and most importantly, fathers! We have created a list of some of the most unique and creative ways you can spend your day around the city; with everything from experiencing virtual reality to seeing Babe Ruth’s famous jersey, this Father’s Day will be one to remember!
NY Baseball, Root Root Root for the Home Team!
Baseball is such a big part of New York City. When you think of visiting our concrete jungle, you probably think of skyscrapers, the theater, Wall Street, or maybe “the city that never sleeps”. That’s all great but in the heart of the summer when the weather is perfect and it’s a calm cool sunny day, there is nothing like visiting a beautiful New York City park. Central Park, the Highline, Liberty Park, Bryant Park, Bronx Botanical Gardens are just
Family Friendly Fun in NYC!
New York is the perfect city for families to visit, especially for those traveling with youngsters! The Big Apple offers an endless supply of kid friendly activities to keep them entertained! Here are some of our favorite NYC spots to create family memories!
Photo Scavenger Hunt! 10 Noteworthy Spots to Snap a Pic in NYC
So you’re coming to NYC! For sure, you want to show off your trip to all your friends. What should you see and what do you need to take pictures of you ask? Ahh…here are a few of our favorite picture worthy places. These spots are sure to impress. Can you snap all of them? If you can, tag us! We would love to check them out!
Must try restaurants in NoMad!
The area surrounding the Hotel Giraffe has been filling up with great restaurants over the past few years! Here on the North end of Madison Square Park you will find some great dining options for almost any type of cuisine you are interested in! The concierge team at Hotel Giraffe has put together a list of their top recommendations that are 5 minutes or less from the hotel!
A Hotel Giraffe Wedding: Amelia & Chase
Isn’t it great to go back to where it all started? Well, that is exactly what one of our September 2014 couples did! Amelia & Chase were local NYC chefs who got engaged at Hotel Giraffe’s Rooftop Garden Bar! A few years later, they returned to the place where it all started for a wedding of their dreams.