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Warwick: Shakespeare in the Park


Standing in line for free tickets to Shakespeare in the Park is a New York City ritual. But hey, if you can skip the line, who’s arguing? Enter Warwick Escapes — NYC Culture Package: breakfast buffet for two, free WiFi and four tickets to Shakespeare in the Park. Or bump it up to the Summer Romance Package and add a Zabars picnic basket (filled, naturally), a Warwick picnic blanket, a map of Central Park and those tickets. Culture packages start at $225 a night, Romance from $325. To learn more...READ ON



August 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Still Regal: A Chic New Look For San Francisco’s Grand Old Palace Hotel

America’s 29th president, more infamous than illustrious, made news unexpectedly last week with the freshly unearthed (but hardly surprising) revelations that a) he fathered a child with his long-time mistress and b) he was not the country’s first black president (thank you, ancestry.com). As it happened, I was in San Francisco, so I stopped by …READ ON


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