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  • The Best Rooftop Bars and Terraces with a View in NYC

    The Best Rooftop Bars and Terraces with a View in NYC

    August 16th, 2018 | Bar & Nightlife

    New York City is home to some of the tallest buildings in the western hemisphere, so photo opportunities of the famous NYC skyline are endless. We have, therefore, put together a list of our 5 best rooftop bars and terraces with a view. The best thing is that they’re all located in or near top NYC attractions!

  • Best Spots in New York City for Live Music

    Best Spots in New York City for Live Music

    May 10th, 2018 | Bar & Nightlife

    Nightlife in New York City is an adventure… Unless you’ve no idea where to go, in which case the “adventure” can become a tedious and frustrating experience. Fear not, the Manhattan at Times Square is here to help.

  • 5 Bars in Midtown for Budget Travelers

    5 Bars in Midtown for Budget Travelers

    April 5th, 2018 | Bar & Nightlife

    If you’re staying or considering booking your room at the Manhattan at Times Square, you probably already know that we’re in the heart of New York City and close to everything that’s worth seeing. 

  • Have a Laugh at these Comedy Clubs in New York City

    Have a Laugh at these Comedy Clubs in New York City

    March 29th, 2018 | Bar & Nightlife

    New York is not only the city that never sleeps, but also the city that never ceases to amaze. Entertainment opportunities are endless and today we’ll talk about comedy clubs.

  • Beyond Times Square on New Year’s Eve

    Beyond Times Square on New Year’s Eve

    December 28th, 2017 | Bar & Nightlife

    Ringing in the New Year in Times Square and watching the Ball Drop is the most popular activity at this time of year. If, however, you’re after something else, we’ve listed our top picks of NYE parties, events and experiences at affordable prices. 

  • 5 Jazz Spots in NYC to Feel Mellow

    5 Jazz Spots in NYC to Feel Mellow

    November 23rd, 2017 | Bar & Nightlife

    The Gotham City of the 1920s lives on. Back when New Orleans, Chicago and New York were brewing jazz masters, clubs emerged and, after all this time, many continue to thrive in spite of the era of electronic and pop music.

  • A Cocktail Lovers Guide to NYC Rooftops

    A Cocktail Lovers Guide to NYC Rooftops

    May 1st, 2017 | Bar & Nightlife

    Spring has sprung! Head to these rooftop bars for sumptuous craft cocktails with stunning city views.




    Cosmopolitan sights of the Chrysler and Empire State Building compliment this copper-sided lounge. Sip on expertly executed drinks from an easily navigable cocktail menu that categorizes libations based on drinkability and fanciness. We suggest the Count & Countess, which is a white Negroni infused with a fruity grappa and a smooth toffee-like oat whisky.

  • Fancy Wine on Wheels Grand Tasting & Silent Auction

    Fancy Wine on Wheels Grand Tasting & Silent Auction

    April 5th, 2017 | Bar & Nightlife

    If you are visiting New York and you want to rub elbow with some of NYC's big hearted elite, head over to City Winery for this classy wine tasting affair. The price of the ticket is steep, but 100% of the proceeds benefits Wheeling Forward, a nonprofit helping people with disabilities meet their short and long term goals by offering a comprehensive set of services. The event will feature over 200 wines served by over 60 of New York's most heralded sommeliers.

  • Prohibition Era Bar Experience

    Prohibition Era Bar Experience

    December 5th, 2016 | Bar & Nightlife

    It's chilly outside, time to warm up with spirits and libations. Join the hidden speakeasy bar tour in New York to discover the clandestine spots of the prohibition era. Be transported to the 1920's, as you hop between four hard to find locations, led by a local guide. The appeal of the Roaring Twenties was secrecy and hush hush attitude people had to adopt in order consume alcohol.

  • The Brighter Side of Cider

    The Brighter Side of Cider

    October 7th, 2016 | Bar & Nightlife

    If beer isn't usually what you order at the bar, it's that time of year again! From October 21st to October 31st, you can get your cider fix at Cider Week NYC.

    For a little over one glorious week, over fifty bars open their doors to cider enthusiasts. All around the city, you can find choice beverages, workshops, and free tastings.

  • Hush Up and Drink

    Hush Up and Drink

    July 1st, 2016 | Bar & Nightlife

    For those who like their nights out to be a little more complex or exciting, New York City is known for its many "secret bars." No night out to a speakeasy would be complete without a fancy outfit, a secret password, and a healthy dose of self-consciousness as you wait to be admitted. Let us suggest the classy and polite speakeasy Please Don't Tell, located about twenty minutes from the Manhattan at Times Square Hotel via subway.

  • Getting Down to Brewsness

    Getting Down to Brewsness

    February 1st, 2016 | Bar & Nightlife

    >Are you a fan of craft beer? Then get your glass ready for the 7th Annual NYC Beer Week, running from February 19th to the 28th. The event highlights forty different breweries from all over New York, including local institutions like Brooklyn Brewery, Big Alice Brewing and more. With over two hundred events taking place all over the city, there's no shortage of things to see and do – and drink!

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