Our Last Night

It had been a busy day of sightseeing, our feet and backs were tired and our stomach were full as we headed back to our hotel. Once back, we all gathered in Dee and Holan’s room where they had iced down, in their trash can, two bottles of Moscato, from the ship. Someone looked out […]

The Keg Room

Our last night in NYC, we were looking for a place to eat. The hotel staff recommended The Keg Room, just around the corner from the hotel so we headed out. It was a nice warm, Irish pub atmosphere and lots of beers on tap. We were seated immediately and got our drinks and food […]

A BIG Tree

A winter visit wouldn’t be complete without enjoying one of the city’s most celebrated traditions. Each winter, visitors lace up their skates and twirl away at The Rink at Rockefeller Center. Here you’ll find New Yorker and visitors alike skating at the base of the iconic Christmas tree in the heart of Rockefeller Center. And […]

St. Regis

The St. Regis,is one of the world’s most renowned and luxurious hotels and a Manhattan classic since 1904. The St. Regis New York, originally founded by John Jacob Astor over a century ago, is a Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond hotel located in the heart of midtown Manhattan.  With chic guest rooms, public spaces and […]

Tiffany & Co.

The world-renowned Tiffany & Co. store at the corner of Fifth Avenue & 57th Street opened its doors for business on October 21, 1940. The granite and limestone building, with Art Deco influences and stainless steel doors, adorned with a nine-foot bronzed figure of Atlas shouldering a clock. Most people have heard of the little […]

Christmas in the Park

Bryant Park is a 9.603-acre privately managed public park located in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and between 40th and 42nd Streets in Midtown Manhattan. Although technically the Main Branch of the New York Public Library is located within the park, effectively it forms the […]

The Diamond District

A trip to The Diamond District, between Fifth Ave. and Sixth Ave. was an interesting one . Between the commission based hawkers for the shops along the street, police on patrol and all the beautiful diamonds, there was so many things to see. The New York district is one of the primary centers of the […]

Trump Tower

Entering Trump Tower, we were walking onto the corridor set of The Apprentice TV show. The Tower is every bit as impressive as you would expect from Trump. Donald Trump lives in the three-story penthouse and elevators on the right side of the atrium go into the Trump offices. New York City issued a special […]

Window Tourism

Window tourism is, after all, is a time-honored New York holiday tradition. According to NYC & Company, the city’s destination marketing organization, 30 percent of last years total visitation took place in the fourth quarter of the year; more than in any other season; typically five million visitors come to the city between Thanksgiving and […]

Chronicling Immigration

After visiting the Statue of Liberty, we took the ferry over to Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. The museum is located in the Main Building of the former immigration station complex. The French Renaissance Revival structure, restored to its 1918 – 1924 appearance, tells the moving tales of the 12 million immigrants who entered […]