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Grabbing a Fashion Week Drink (or Lunch) Near the Lincoln CenterTents

Fashions inside.

Once again New York Fashion Week breezes in, and suddenly Manhattan’s Upper West Side is uncharacteristically chic – at least until September 13. Read more

Check out The Empire, the Hotel Across the Street from New York Fashion Week

The Empire lobby viewed from the mezzanine.

The Empire lobby viewed from the mezzanine.

Sometimes a hotel just gets lucky. For years Fashion Week unfurled in big white tents in Bryant Park across the street from the Bryant Park Hotel.  But in 2010, the big twice-yearly show moved to a sleek gray cube planted in Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park. And just like that, luck winked at the Empire Hotel, so close you can scamper from hotel to cube in stilettos. Read more

Cheers! The Best Hotel Drinks of the 2010 Holiday Season

A classic holiday drink.Christmas 2010 is history, but the holidays roar on. And so does this season’s round of holiday drinks at around town, even if holiday libations at hotels are rare this year.

We found a trio of New York hotel bars that remain in a holiday mood. Read more

What Can You Expect to See in Your Hotel Room Next Year? Scoping Out The International Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Show

Cuisinart one-cup coffeemaker.

Cuisinart one-cup coffeemaker.

We love the sneak peek aspect of trade shows, so we bee-lined to the recent International Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Show at Javits Center. Seeing the panoply of items hotels can choose from prompts reactions from what took them so long to what were they thinking? Read more