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Travelers to New York are usually a hardy lot, traipsing through Times Square's garish neon glow at all hours of the night, ascending the heights of the Empire State Building, and packing themselves onto boats bound for the Statue of Liberty. Yet ...
It is a cold, raw morning; a dusting of snow and ice crackles underfoot. My fingers are numb. The damp air seeps into my gloves and manages to get through my heavy boots as well. The sky is leaden. But all along the path I am following are elegant...
Travel Secret I subscribe to five travel magazines and often get frustrated with the fluff out there, but yours is all meat and potatoes. The May issue in particular is jam-packed with fun features—like “Best Secret Islands on Earth.” Many of the...
When I first moved to New York—that is, to Manhattan—in my early twenties, I had only the vaguest conception of Brooklyn. There was Welcome Back, Kotter, I guess. Alvy Singer, growing up under the Cyclone in Annie Hall. Moonstruck and The Warriors...
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...
Back to In the Om Stretch Yoga Glossary Asanas: The physical poses of yoga. Ashtanga: A yoga technique based on asanas that flow from one to the next and are always done in the same order. Bikram: An athletic form of yoga always perfo...
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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Moon Over Manhattan Chip Brown Drive, She Said Elizabeth McCracken Foreign Affairs Gini Alhadeff Eastern Time Peter Hessler Being There Guy Trebay LA Story M. G. Lord I never wanted to live in halfway places like the overprotected suburban town...
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 ...
See our list of 20 Great American Beaches. It’s no surprise that this summertime, American travelers are planning to stick close to home. But that’s no cause for disappointment: the United States has 95,000 miles of shoreline, including plenty of...
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....
There is nothing that makes life sweeter, nothing that gives more encouragement in the middle of hard work, than to spend a few days in Skaneateles. —H. B. Dodge, editor, Skaneateles Democrat, May 15, 1879 You could write off H. B. Dodge as just ...