So, you want to bring your beloved dog to New York City? The good news is New York is finally catching up to cities like Paris as a center of the canine universe. It’s become easier to not only accommodate dogs, but to pinpoint the best parts of the city in which to stay based […]
When you sink into a couch on the rooftop of Manhattan’s The Knickerbocker Hotel, you could be forgiven for forgetting you’re in Times Square, sitting at the crossroads of the world. Up on the rooftop, everything unwanted is left below – the common chaos, the crowds and the noise; here, there is a sense of being in another […]
Visiting a Magellan partner hotel and looking for something interesting to do? Here is a select listing of events taking place across our cities. Events are presented in chronological order. New York City Anna Wintour Costume Center @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art Masterworks: UnPacking Fashion 18 November 2016 – 15 February 2017 Fashion provocateurs Viktor & Rolf pose the question: […]
NYC Pairings: The Fashionista is a New York City pairing for those who love all things fashion and design. City Pairings offer thematic itineraries, seasonally adjusted, that answer the six core questions of travel: Where should I stay? What should I do? What should I see? Where should I eat? What should I drink? and What should I buy?
Not unlike Santa’s workshop, there is a studio in Rhinebeck, New York that spends the better part of the year creating fantasy-sized articulated creatures, hand-crafted giants who lumber and slouch, sway and dip at the whim of their puppet masters. There are thousands of lesser masked and costumed beings who come alive on Halloween night, as well as […]
Rafael Guastavino. If you’ve ever been to New York City, to almost any neighborhood, there is a very high likelihood that you have seen this man’s work. But unless you’re an architect or student of history, there’s little chance you’ve heard his name until now. So how can someone whose work is ubiquitous, who helped shape the look of the […]
Personal stylists are not just for women. Men are in the same fashion boat but are even less likely than women to seek professional help to build or update their wardrobe. Who benefits from a personal stylist? Although it is considered a luxury service, a personal stylist isn’t just for the rich and famous. The purpose […]
As they say, it’s all about location, location, location. To catch the latest blockbuster movie releases, duck into the darkness of your local multiplex. But if you like your movies in a scenic venue with a side of sociability, it’s time to spend your spring and summer nights under the stars catching some classic cinema.
I remember the first time I stumbled across a New York City street festival. I literally came around a corner near Columbus Circle and there it was: vendor after vendor of food, arts, crafts, entertainment and services for as far as the eye could see. Indian, Asian, Italian, American BBQ and so much more – I […]
CEO Michael Gazalah of Manhattan-based City Running Tours explains why exploring a city with the locals makes all the difference. Magellan: City Running Tours is based in New York but offers personalized running tours in cities across the U.S. and in Toronto, Canada. Would you talk about where your big idea came from? About how you got started? […]
It may be an obvious statement that books – particularly those that are unique or rare – make excellent gifts. However, shopping for just the right ones can be both time-intensive and challenging. These three purveyors of new, old and antiquarian books offer exceptional personal service to create a buying experience that is enjoyable, enlightening and a fit […]
We live only to discover beauty. All else is a form of waiting. – Kahlil Gibran Like other great cities, New York is a museum unto itself. It is possible to visit and never set foot inside any building – save for your hotel – and come away filled to the aesthetic brim. It’s all eye candy: the people, the […]