New York City

Tips and Articles in New York City

Just a few years ago, the comforts that could be found in high-end airport lounges were pretty much the same all over the world. Comfortable chairs (other than the molded-plastic variety); plasma-screen TVs; an open bar; free Internet access…these...
Performing arts enthusiasts can rejoice with the opening of the Atrium at Lincoln Center on November 12. The visitor’s space offers for the first time a one-stop box office for same-day tickets—some discounted—to all the performing arts organiza...
It may not have a fleet of 14 bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantoms like its legendary 1928 namesake in Hong Kong, but the Peninsula Beverly Hills, designed by James Northcutt, prides itself on extraordinary service just the same. Like the monogrammed pill...
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With the economy still in flux, hotels are continuing to reduce their rates—in some cities by as much as 30 percent. Hotwire.com publishes a monthly report on the markets with the biggest hotel discounts. At press time, the top 10 North American c...
Back in mid January, a month before the new Ace Hotel & Swim Club, in Palm Springs, officially welcomed its first guest on February 12, the owners held a two-day “job fair” to staff the completely refurbished five-acre property on the eastern leg ...
1. Summer in the City From Memorial Day to Labor Day, when residents head for the beach, most big cities empty out, enabling you to score tables at top-notch restaurants, snag choice theater tickets, and take advantage of free cultural offerings....
For spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, and for plenty of other reasons—many of them man-made, thank you very much—the fantasy of a coast-to-coast road trip endures. Want to make it a reality? From West to East (With Apologies to the Midwes...
Vera Gordon, a retired educator in Brooklyn, New York, is a garden-variety traveler. Literally. Like more and more botanically minded tourists, she’s traversed the globe to experience its horticultural hot spots—and returned with fresh perspective...
See our slideshow of America’s Best Secret Neighborhoods. “The suit-and-tie crowd has a little trouble here,” says David Bishop, owner of Atlanta’s 97 Estoria bar, “but everyone else has a blast.” The here Bishop is referring to is Cabbagetown, a...
Call it a coming-of-age: several leading children’s museums have recently expanded, all while serving as models of environmental stewardship. Brooklyn Children’s Museum, the nation’s first for kids, sports a new canary-yellow, Rafael Viñoly–design...
There's something wafting through the air, and pedestrians on New York's hazy streets are breathing a fresh sigh of relief. Ozocar (866/696-5966; www.ozocar.com; $50 per hour), the first eco-luxury limo service in the United States, employs Lexus ...
San Francisco to Calistoga, California A day of spas, with a side of Syrah Distance 80 miles Driving Time 2 hours The Appeal San Franciscans seeking a holistic holiday have been decamping to Napa Valley’s northernmost town for 150 years. Over ...
Baxter Finley Barber Shop, West Hollywood, California, Shave and a Haircut
A new appreciation for good old-fashioned grooming is taking root around the U.S. In West Hollywood, California, reclaimed wood floors and walls covered in bright white subway tiles set the tone at Baxter Finley Barber & Shop, from men’s skin-ca...