New York City

  By Melissa Coleman (See “Part One: Contemporary, Large, and Hip” for a reunion with high school friends at the Hyatt Centric.)   Part Two: Historic, Small, and Romantic  A Holiday Getaway at the Algonquin   For my Icelandic boyfriend’s first trip to New York City over the holidays we

By Everett Potter A company called Collective Retreats, which set up a luxury tent camp on Governors Island in New York harbor last year, has unveiled a new accommodation type. Outlook Shelters is their first non-tent accommodations. If you’ve ever gone on safari, you’ll have a visual of what’s on

By Larry Olmsted I’ve stayed twice in the past year at the NoMad Hotel in New York City, once as a guest of the property and once incognito as a paying customer. Both times I was impressed. There are a lot of hotels in a lot of different styles and

  By Melissa Coleman When visiting New York City, I’ve found it helpful to narrow the multitude of lodging options into two types, 1) the contemporary, large, and hip, and 2) the historic, small, and romantic. On some recent stays near Times Square, option one was perfect for a high

By James Mckenzie. Photos by Paul Clemence. New York City is one of my favorite cities in the United States. There is something about New York that energizes you with its skyscrapers, steam coming from the subways, seeing people from all over the world, and the diversity of history and

By Larry Olmsted I write on culinary topics for many prominent publications, and had a New York Times Bestsellingfood book come out last year, so eating out is always on my mind. As 2017 winds down, it is time for an annual reflection on my standout restaurant meals from the past

By Beverly Stephen “Mostly Mozart” is my all-time favorite thing about summer in New York City. Let others flock to the beach. There are reasons tourists from all over the world gravitate to the Big Apple and culture is one of the main draws. “Mostly Mozart,” which takes place annually

By Shari Hartford After 35 years as a print magazine editor, I easily wax poetic about typefaces, the smell of ink and the noise of great printing presses churning out pages and pages of glossy fashion and important words. In 1930 there was a printing house nestled in the Hell’s

By Gary Walther Online, it’s Keens Steakhouse, but on the awning it’s Keens Chophouse. (No apostrophe, please.) This is just one of the quirks that make this venerable Manhattan meat-eater’s sanctuary on West 36th Street so endearing. It was opened independently in 1885, when the area was part of the

By Shari Hartford Hotel design is a very subjective topic. Some travelers like traditional dark wood furnishings and deep-pile carpet, some want a hotel room that looks like home, clutter and all, and some just want a comfy bed, good lighting and quiet…they’re oblivious to color scheme or décor. Me?