Articles Tagged ‘midtown’

Labor Day Weekend in NYC

Labor Day Weekend in NYC September 2, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It’s the last weekend of summer, and it looks like it’s going to be a nice one in New York City (once that hurricane clears out). Though many New Yorkers are on their way out of town for a last gasp of summer fun, there’s plenty of it to be had for those who stay in the city, or for...

VIP View From the Empire State Building

VIP View From the Empire State Building August 18, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Afraid of heights? Then you’re probably not going to want to be one of the 3.5 million people who visit the Empire State Building every year – and you’re definitely not going to be fighting to join the much smaller group of VIPs who get admitted to the tiny outdoor viewing space on the...

Summer Fun in New York: Dumpster Pools & Rooftop Bars

Summer Fun in New York: Dumpster Pools & Rooftop Bars August 10, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There are still a few more weeks left of summer, and the weather is steamy here in New York City. Around this time of year, a lot of New Yorkers tend to flee the sweltering city for the beach or some other more relaxing vacation spot. For those who remain, however, and for those out-of-town visitors...

New York’s Ugliest Buildings

New York’s Ugliest Buildings July 19, 2010 | What's New | Read More
OK, so a tour of ugly buildings may not be high on your list of things to do during your visit to New York City, but I at least was interested to see this recent list, originally included in the American Institute of Architects’ new guide to the city. Along with some seemingly obvious choices (a...

Boutique Hotels for Less

Boutique Hotels for Less June 21, 2010 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
The quest for affordable, comfortable and stylish lodging in New York City continues. A while back, the New York Times wrote about the trend in tiny, chic hotel rooms. They featured places like the Ace, the Jane and the Pod (apparently the tiny trend extends to hotel names as well). Now a new crop of...

Public Transportation in NYC

Public Transportation in NYC May 18, 2010 | What's New | Read More
New Yorkers are notorious for their enthusiastic use of public transportation, a fact that was reflected in a recent traffic study conducted using data from GPS devices placed in New York City taxicabs. According to the study, traffic in the city has begun moving faster over the past couple of years...