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
Luxury at the Hotel Elysee with Presidential Suites
luxury: noun lux·u·ry \ˈlək-sh(ə-)rē, -zh(ə-)rē\ Simple Definition of luxury: a condition or situation of great comfort, ease, and wealth You didn’t need a dictionary to tell you that! But now that we’re all on the same page, let’s get back to the part about great comfort! The Staff at the Hotel Elysee pride themselves on offering each of our guests just that, great comfort. But, can you imagine great comfort in a sprawling suite complete with a full kitchen, dining
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
Celebrate the 4th of July in NYC
For those of you who are coming to New York City to celebrate all things America for the Independence Day Weekend, you are in for a real treat! In celebration of our nations birthday, the Library Hotel Collection has created your go-to guide this holiday to ensure you get the best view of the 40th annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks! Below are our favorite places to view Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, for those watching from the comfort of their rooms or the
Hidden Gems of New York
Whether it’s your first time or your 50th time to New York, this city makes you feel the same magic with every visit. With its sea of yellow cabs, lights that never extinguish, and an unmatched energy from the hustle and bustle, NYC is unlike any city in the world. NYC has anything and everything to offer its visitors and residences from world-class shopping and museums to sporting events and Fortune 500 companies. Not to mention the universities, architecture, iconic
BBQ By The Borough
With Memorial Day upon us, we have barbecue on our minds! There’s simply no better way to kick off the summer season than with sunshine, family and friends, and a good old fashioned cookout. But while those of us staying around NYC this weekend may not be able to fire up a grill and whip up our own feast, there’s nothing stopping us from indulging at some of the best BBQ spots in town! Here are our favorite BBQ restaurants in
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!
Celebrate the Flowers of NYC
If April showers bring May flowers, then NYC must be in for some extraordinary gardens this year! It may not exactly feel like spring in the city yet, but that’s not stopping us from venturing to our favorite gardens this month for a hint of spring as we await warmer weather. Here are a few of our favorite events offering the best mix of flowers and fun for any occasion, from a family-friendly afternoon to a romantic date night:
Spring in Central Park
New York City is famous for the hustle and bustle of its fast-paced city life, but centrally located in the middle of Manhattan is 843 acres of serenity: more commonly known as Central Park. Spring is finally here and there is no better time than now to get away from concrete and taxis to relax on a green lawn surrounded by natural beauty. If you’ve never been to Central Park, here are a few fun things to experience this spring:
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