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Staff Picks

  • The Largest Parade on Earth

    Here in New York, we know that November means Thanksgiving, and, if you’re one of the 50 million viewers who tune in to NBC on Thanksgiving Day, you know that the morning of Thursday, November 23, means just one thing: the 94th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. ... Read more

  • The Rink at Rockefeller Center

    One of New York City’s most famous complexes, Rockefeller Center comprises 19 high-rise buildings and 22 acres of prime Midtown real estate. At the heart of this vibrant commercial center is The Rink.... Read more

  • The New York Film Festival: An Entire World of Cinema at Lincoln Center

    Now in its 55th year, the New York Film Festival promises once again to live up to the reputation it has established as one of the foremost events in world cinema.... Read more

  • A Soirée Fit for F. Scott Fitzgerald: New York's Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party

    The Great Gatsby, perhaps the pre-eminent 20th-century American novel, has captured imaginations for almost a hundred years now, inspiring not one but two hit movies and endless cultural references in literature, film, and TV. Regardless which Gatsby you prefer—Robert Redford or Leonardo DiCaprio—you’ve probably thought about what it would have been like to attend one of those lavish parties of the 1920s.... Read more

  • Shakespeare in the Park: Classic, Cutting-Edge, Controversial

    Since 1962, Shakespeare in the Park, a series staged by NYC’s Public Theater, has brought world-class summertime productions of Shakespeare’s most beloved works to Central Park’s open-air Delacorte Theater. ... Read more

  • Celebrate Pride Month

    As major metropolises around the world celebrate June as Pride Month, our great city is getting ready to host its 48th annual Pride March, which is sure bring hundreds of thousands of celebrants out onto the streets.... Read more

  • A Japanese Spring

    As a visitor to our hotel, you’ll no doubt want to spend time wandering the lush grounds of Central Park, and as you do, we want to remind you that Sunday, May 14, in New York is both Mother’s Day and Japan Day, which marks a major spring festival centered in Central Park’s Bandshell and Rumsey Playfield.... Read more

  • A Mythic Dining Experience

    According to myth, the Greek island of Mykonos was the stage for a grand battle in which Hercules slew the Titans. You’ll find a more peaceful atmosphere at Mykonos Blue, our in-house restaurant and bar, but its rooftop seating offers panoramic views of Manhattan no less epic than its mythic namesake would imply.... Read more

  • Don We Now Our Green Apparel

    If you haven’t brought a change of clothes any four-leaf clover will do. ... Read more

  • Dearly Beloveds Gather Here and There

    Witness the union of bubbling champagne and tempting chocolate, three-story-high marquees and proposals of marriage.... Read more

  • Laughing All the Way to the Bar

    Start the first month of winter with a full-body laugh, that's sure to warm you up!... Read more

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