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  • Mardi Gras in New York City

    February 06, 2018

    New Orleans may be over a thousand miles away, but here in New York, we still know how to do Mardi Gras right. If you’re looking to celebrate on February 13, check out these hotspots for a little Big Easy in the Big Apple.... Read more

  • Warm Up Winter with Some Cool Jazz in NYC

    January 08, 2018

    With Mardi Gras just a month away, we thought you might appreciate a rundown of some of our favorite jazz clubs. The Big Apple turns Big Easy at these Manhattan hot spots.... Read more

  • The Stunning Window Displays of Fifth Avenue

    December 06, 2017

    The Christmas season is a magical time in New York. When you’re ready to get some serious shopping done, head over to 5th Avenue, where you’ll find not only world-class merchandise, but some of the most impressive window displays you’ve ever seen. ... Read more

  • The Largest Parade on Earth

    November 06, 2017

    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

    October 07, 2017

    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

    September 04, 2017

    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

    August 07, 2017

    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

    July 02, 2017

    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

    June 03, 2017

    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

    May 01, 2017

    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

    April 02, 2017

    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

    March 04, 2017

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

  • Dearly Beloveds Gather Here and There

    February 03, 2017

    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

    January 09, 2017

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

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