Up in the Air – Trapeze in NYC
“Forget fear. Worry about the addiction.” -Trapeze School New York What could be more exhilarating than flying through the air alongside the skyline of New York City? We’re hard pressed to think of something. Trapeze School New York(TSNY) offers locals and visitors alike classes in the art of the flying trapeze at three different NYC locations. It’s perfect for travelers as it only takes one class to get you up in the air, although they warn on their website that one
Speak-Easy in NYC with LHC
Speakeasies were established during the prohibition era in an effort to provide cocktails and illegal bootleg alcohol to thirsty consumers. They were secret bars, or merely secret rooms in functioning establishments where only a few select people were invited to frequent. The name “Speak-Easy” even refers to the quiet and hushed voices patrons would have to use while there to avoid being found. With the re-legalization of alcohol, speakeasies began to disappear, however over the last decade New York City has
Dress for Every Season in NYC!
Millions of travelers from all over the world come to visit magical, invigorating New York City! As we have visitors from all over the globe from many different environments and climates, it’s important to be prepared when visiting a new place! Dressing for NYC is a very important part of planning your trip. Depending on the time of year and season, temperatures can change drastically throughout the day. As NYC is the ultimate walking city, we recommend a plethora of options in your
All that Jazz in New York City
Hotel Giraffe’s Reservations Manager, Steve, takes us on a quick tour of the West Village Jazz scene. A Wisconsinite and lover of everything jazz, Steve offers his favorite places that gave him the feel of home when he first arrived in New York City: We adore the bright lights of Times Square and the magic of Broadway, but tucked away in the West Village are some wonderful lesser known attractions that I love recommending. The West Village is home to NYU and the fully completed High
Thanksgiving in NYC with LHC
Thanksgiving Day Weekend in NYC Each November, New York City is buzzing with excitement in preparation for the very beginning of the holiday season. Over 3.5 million people travel to The Big Apple to enjoy the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. If you are looking for information on where to watch the parade, where to have your Thanksgiving dinner or want insight on the best holiday markets in the area, we want to send you in the right direction! We’ve also included information on how to get
Shop Till You Drop: Luxury Department Stores in New York City
It’s nearing that time when everyone gathers in New York City to shop for the holidays. Windows will be decorated, lights will be twinkling, and we can always expect a few surprise decorations! So whether you’re inclined to shop till you drop or simply take in the wonder of the holidays in Midtown Manhattan, TipsForTravelers has your go-to guide for everything luxury.
Transportation Made Easy: A Guide to Getting Around New York City
Getting around the Big Apple can often seem confusing, however the Library Hotel Collection is happy to assist you whether you’re traveling from the airport or to a Broadway show! There are many different transportation options available. Our front desk agents are very helpful in recommending the best route for you, and the best method of transportation to your destination.
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
Top 10 Things To Do with Children In NYC
Need some great ideas on what to do in New York City with your kids? Our concierges love kids and we are delighted to present you with a few fun activities that will fulfill the childhood wishes of travelers of any age. All just a short train ride away, you and your children are sure to have a memorable NYC experience!
Five Spots You Must See in Central Park Before You Leave NYC
No trip to New York City can be complete without spending some time with the locals in New York City’s “Shared Backyard”, Central Park, now celebrating its 161st birthday. There is much more to Central Park than meets the eye! Spanning 843 acres, there are fun activities hiding behind every nook & cranny. The famous park has been featured in over 300 films, which makes it the most filmed location in the world.