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Stubbs & Wooten

Women are wearing ballet flats all over the Upper East Side. But what are the well-heeled gentlemen sporting? Some equally comfortable and fashionable shoes in the form of a slipper. No, not the ones you keep in your bedroom...

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I’ve had the pleasure of arranging rides for guests in The Plaza’s beautiful house car. No one ever forgets the experience of driving down Fifth Avenue in a Rolls Royce Phantom.  

Starting this month though, we’ve added a few more vehicles to the hotel’s fleet...

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Often I gravitate toward new restaurants and bars so that I can make first-hand recommendations to guests. But every once in a while, I come across a place that begs for a re-visit. Again and again. Such is the case for Goat Town...

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Bistro Chat Noir

Upper East Siders may very well have my head on a platter after I tell you where they really dine, but I’ll plead the Fifth…

Shot by Zao Wang. Edited by Xiao Li Tan and Zao Wang.

It's summertime in the city, and there's no better way to enjoy it than with a round of refreshing cocktails, a few tasty tapas and a group of friends.

 

The perfect place for that? Oficina Latina, where...

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Dacran, Flickr
Borscht at Veselka (yes, it really is that color).

This week I’m handing over this space to guest blogger, Aron Kelly, who’s our lobby bar manager at The Bowery Hotel.

Contrary to popular myth, New York is a city that sleeps — normally around three in the morning on weeknights. But that's not to say you can't find a few great places to eat in the middle of the night. You just need to know where to look...

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Muckster, Flickr

Gone is the day when travelers to New York City refuse to leave the confines of Manhattan Island. At first it was a few renegades requesting dining and nightclubs in Williamsburg. Now, they are shopping and gallery-hopping out there, and I receive daily requests for outer borough experiences.    One of my favorites is in Astoria (no longer just a place for great...

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Amlamster, Flickr

Having just got back from a long weekend in Portland, I'm already feeling a little wistful for Maine's simple delights — the windswept harbor air, the cool summer nights, and those delicious roadside lobster rolls. Well, at least I can console myself with the lobster rolls. And fine ones at that...

Shot and Edited by Melissa Friedling.

Central Park is New York's great playground and our own backyard here at The Plaza.

When families wish to explore the park, they often ask me to direct them to the highlights. A must-see for young children is the mysterious and beautiful...

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Spring has sprung, and summer is nipping at your heels. Every beat of your heart and tick of the clock is chiming: “I do, I do!” But now that you’ve decided to do it, your head is clouded with hay fever, and you’re confused how to proceed with a proposal.

If that’s you, and you’re ready to tie the knot, fear not!  I’ll tell you what you need for a...