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NYC Hotels Offering Mama Something Different on Mother’s Day

This Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day, and while we don’t trumpet every holiday-inflected hotel deal, three caught our eye. It’s not all hearts and flowers. Read more

On the Look-out for Eggs During New York’s Big Egg Hunt? Check Out These Three Hotels

Mattia Bonetti egg at The Mark.

Mattia Bonetti egg at The Mark.

Every year or so we’re treated to a citywide exhibition of large objects decorated by artists, like upright pianos or fiberglass cows. So why not eggs?

The Fabrege Big Egg Hunt, as you’ve no doubt heard, is on, with 250 gigantic egg sculptures adorned by artists, architects and creative types like Bruce Weber, Julian Schnabel, Jeff Koons, Carolina Herrera, Jacques Torres and William Wegman. Read more

What Are New York City’s Best Hotel Restaurants?

This month Michelin and Zagat had their say. Which hotel restaurants did these reviewing heavyweights smile upon?

The Modus Operandi differ sharply between the two guides. That said, you’ll see many of the same names in both. Read more

Feed Me: Michelin and Zagat Pick Their Top Hotel Restaurants for 2013

October isn’t normally thought of as the start of a new year – unless you’re publishing a restaurant guide. This month biggies Michelin and Zagat unveiled their 2013 guides to New York City restaurants. As always, we snapped up copies (yes, we still like paper guides).

How did New York’s hotel restaurants fare? Read more

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

Are These The Best Hotels in New York in 2012? AAA Thinks So and Rolls Out Its Five Diamond List

The Four Seasons.

Not long ago Trip Advisor posted its crowd-sourced list of the top hotels in the US. New York City fared badly with not one property in the top 25.

Another day, another survey. AAA has released its 2012 list of Five Diamond hotels and restaurants, and New York City cleaned up with eight hotels and one hotel restaurant landing the coveted diamonds, the goldest star AAA’s professional raters award. Only Las Vegas scored higher in the hotel category, with a nod for ten properties. Read more

The Best Hotels for Viewing Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 2011 Edition

Hello Kitty above the fray

It’s early November, a great time to scope out a hotel room with a view of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – for next year.

Nearly a dozen midtown hotels are blessed with rooms that overlook New York’s 2011 parade of parades replete with floats, marching bands, balloons and Santa. But prime real estate – a room that plants you eye-to-eye with Snoopy, Spiderman and Kermit the Frog – gets snapped up months before the bands strike up. You can still get a room if you’re not too picky. But it will cost you. Read more

Where Would Will and Kate Go If They Were In Town? New York’s Hotels Battle It Out with Fancy Royal Wedding Breakfasts

At the moment Kate Middleton and Prince William say “I Do” next Friday, early bird guests at a cluster of Manhattan hotels will raise their champagne glasses. How did London’s royal wedding turn into a hotel event in New York? Here’s our play-by-play of the race to see which hotel will catch the bouquet. Read more

Who Needs London? New York Hotels Where You Can Watch the Royal Wedding (With Breakfast)

Every publication under the sun has written about the upcoming April 29 nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton. And now it’s Overnight New York’s turn. Read more