New Year, New York, New YOU!
With the New Year comes renewed health and fitness goals. But, traveling can easily put a kink in the best laid wellness plans. Let us recommend some of our favorite health and wellness spots in the city to help keep you on track! Whether you are looking for intense cardio, or soothing stretches, fantastic fitness classes are right around the corner!
The Best Cupcakes In New York
If there is any dessert that you can have at any time of any day it’s a good New York cupcake. This city is the place for some of the best and most famous cupcakes around the country. Whether it is a chocolate or vanilla flavored, some of these are just irresistible. There are plenty of cupcake shops in walking distance or a subway ride from the Casablanca Hotel. Here are some of our favorite New York cupcakes, that we
Family Friendly Museums in New York City
As fall in New York City is approaching, it is time to think about what you want to do on your next trip to the Big Apple. There are so many things to do and see, and one of our favorites is exploring different museums. Are you planning a stay to New York City with your family? Trying to figure out what to do during your stay at the Hotel Giraffe? Going to a museum with your family can be
Welcome to New York City’s Latest Attraction: Hudson Yards
New York City and the Library Hotel Collection is excited to welcome the city’s newest attraction. Take a stroll through the west side of the city. When you find yourself just north of Chelsea and south of Hell’s Kitchen you will come to a new place to visit in our wonderful town, Hudson Yards in New York City.
Spooky Bars of New York City
Enjoy Spooky New York City with us while we take you through some of our favorite haunted bars and restaurants to help bring in the festivities of the Halloween season. OooooooooOooooooo… Ear Inn: Stop in and enjoy a beer at one of NYC’s oldest drinking establishments. After opening its doors in 1817, the unnamed bar didn’t let prohibition slow them down. Often called, the Green Door, the bar became in an infamous watering hole for sailors all over the
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
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
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!
Best Running Routes from the Library Hotel
What better way to get motivated than all the warm air ans sunshine over the city. Who is ready to step outside and step up their routine? Your fitness routine that is! While New York is known for yellow cabs, big bus tours, and subways, a run on the right path is wonderful opportunity to see the city from a new perspective.