A December to Remember – A Full Guide to All Things Holiday in NYC

radioThere’s nothing quite like Christmas in the City, New York City that is. Between tinsel strewn trees, major shopping sales and stuffing your face with all the delicious holiday treats you can get your hands on, there’s plenty to keep you busy this holiday season. So, in an effort to save you time, and a major headache trying to figure out what to do to eliminate that major holiday FOMO you’ve got, I’m sharing a full list of all things holiday in NYC! Continue reading “A December to Remember – A Full Guide to All Things Holiday in NYC”

A Fancy Fete at The Plaza Hotel, Holiday Style

img_0768Since 1907 New York’s famed The Plaza Hotel has been the symbol of class, elegance and pure luxury. The dream of three of Manhattan’s elite, this classic hotel came to life when the three men purchased the property with the hotel of the same name and turned it into one of the most iconic hotels in all the world. With nothing but decadence and opulence in mind, the men spared no expense or detail in developing this Midtown marvel.

Fast forward to modern day and The Plaza Hotel is still as beautiful and fabulous as ever. It has been the set for many movie scenes, the locale for plenty of swanky soirees and of course, one of New York City’s most visited landmarks. Dignitaries, celebrities and socialites alike have all graced the floors of this 19 story building spanning the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, directly across from Central Park.

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A Tree Tradition – Celebrating the Lighting of the Rockefeller Plaza Christmas Tree

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” goes the famous Christmas song. And yes it is…especially in New York City. Celebrating the holiday season in the Big Apple is like nothing you’ve experienced before. The Christmas spirit is as heavy as Santa’s sleigh, and even if you identify a little bit more with sour old Mr. Scrooge than with the jolly man himself, you can’t help but partake in the cheer around these parts of town.

There are an endless array of iconic Christmas memories to make in the City, it’s hard to keep track. But one of them in particular, is something a little extra special – the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Continue reading “A Tree Tradition – Celebrating the Lighting of the Rockefeller Plaza Christmas Tree”

Happy Holidays – A Night with the Radio City Rockettes

IMG_4357 3Since 1932, the Radio City Rockettes have been kickin’ high across the stage at Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan. This dance company, founded in 1925 in St. Louis by Russell Markert, originally performed as the “Missouri Rockets”. They were then brought to New York City a few years later and were named the “Roxyettes” after their namesake owner, Samuel Roxy Rothafel. Not long after, they were renamed the “Rockettes”. Continue reading “Happy Holidays – A Night with the Radio City Rockettes”