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  • 3 Experiences in NYC to Make You Swoon

    January 18th, 2018 | Dining

    Once February approaches, the anticipation of what Valentine’s Day might have in store for us is electrifying. This holiday may not be for everyone, but if you’re visiting New York City at this time of the year, it would be a mistake to not join in the festivities. 

  • Eat and Drink in NYC to End Hunger

    September 14th, 2017 | Dining

    When was the last time that eating and drinking meant you were helping fight hunger? It may sound contradictory, but it isn’t: the New York City Wine & Food Festival (NYCFFW) does exactly that.

  • New York City's Most Exclusive Pizza

    May 3rd, 2017 | Dining

    New York City is home to the delicious one dollar slice, however, rarely does another pizza come along that is so good people are willing to pay $38 dollars. Sofia Pizza Shoppe has created a pie that requires an online ticket purchase and is only available a few nights a week to a restricted number of people. This makes it the most elusive pizza in NYC this May.

  • Eat Chinese Food Like a New Yorker

    January 5th, 2017 | Dining

    Every New Yorker claims that their Chinese spot is the best. When visiting it's easy to get lost amongst the options, here is a quick guide to the most savory locations in Manhattan. For an authentic experience visit Grand Sichuan, which has over 6 locations. They have an expansive and appealing menu of well priced choices and are famous for their spicy dishes.

  • The Amazing Maize Maze

    October 4th, 2016 | Dining

    Nothing quite says fall like intentionally getting yourself lost in a bunch of corn. Thankfully, this is still possible even near a big city like New York. Queens County Farm Museum is famous for the fall events it puts on every year, from pumpkin patches to festivals to the Amazing Maize Maze.

  • Dinner for Twenty

    August 13th, 2016 | Dining

    While you may have heard plenty about New York City's hundreds of speakeasies, this twist on exclusive hidden gems asks you to ring a doorbell for food instead. A restaurant located in the back of a brewery, Dinnertable is a secretive dining experience you will never forget, and it's only twenty minutes away from the Manhattan.

  • Flash Frozen Treat

    June 1st, 2016 | Dining

    Summer time means ice-cream weather, but if regular ice-cream just doesn't do it for you, there's always -321º Ice Cream Shop, an innovative and delicious liquid nitrogen ice-cream parlor in Brooklyn, just a short trip from our Times Square hotel.

  • Jazzy and Bubbly

    March 18th, 2016 | Dining

    Brunch has become a New York must-do, almost up there with visiting the Empire State Building, but if the idea of plain old brunch isn't that appealing, you can one-up it with Hornblower's Jazzy Champagne Brunch Cruise. Why settle for brunch in a crowded Lower East Side restaurant when you can take your French toast on a luxury yacht cruising along the Manhattan coastline?

  • Valentine's Day Dash

    February 1st, 2016 | Dining

    Feel like disrobing for a cause? This Valentine's Day, do-gooders with a distinct lack of shame can take part in Cupid's Undie Run, a one-mile run that takes participants through the streets to the Brass Monkey Bar and was conceived to raise funds for the Children's Tumor Foundation. The catch? You have to be in your underwear. Participants have stretched just what that means over the years with fun and ridiculous costumes.

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