Posts Categorised: Where to Stay

Hotel Idea: Freehand

Next up in my NYC Hotel Idea series, I’m snooping around the Freehand Hotel, a cool new budget hotel a few blocks north of Gramercy Park in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, which recently opened in the former George Washington Hotel — a popular hangout with writers, poets and musicians in the 1930s. Here’s the lowdown… Location: ... Keep reading

Hotel Idea: LIFE Hotel

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With the new year in full swing and holiday planning at the top of the to-do list, today I’m kicking off my ‘New York City Hotel Idea’ series. First up, I’m eyeing the LIFE Hotel which opened in April 2017 in the old LIFE Magazine building and looks really cool. Here’s the lowdown… Location: 19 ... Keep reading

Manhattan, This Time Around

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In May, the New York on My Mind team of two, hopped over the Atlantic for New York to conquer the city for the 15th or so time. All year I look forward to my annual trip to New York, to tucking into a good juicy burger, hunting out a new secret restaurant, stumbling on ... Keep reading

A Cosy B&B in Chelsea Filled with Vintage Film Posters

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Or as I like to call it, The Littlest Vintage Hollywood Movie Poster Museum in New York. When the current owner of the Chelsea Pines Inn started running the place in the 80s, he brought with him a museum-worthy collection of vintage Hollywood movie posters. In need of a storage solution, he came up with ... Keep reading

Apartment Rental Fantasy #1

I usually stay in hotels when I visit New York, but love looking through the apartment rental listings. It’s so addictive and in a recent session, I came across this amazing six-bed, four-bath West Village apartment – on the market for just $50K a month! Totally unattainable (for me anyway!) but a girl can dream, ... Keep reading

My New York: Jay Lesiger

Welcome to the first post in the New York on My Mind interview series, My New York. Have you ever wanted a New Yorker’s opinion on something? Where to go? How to avoid everyone? Where to find hidden spots? I decided to corner a few of them to find out the answers to some of ... Keep reading