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Experience Etiquette at The Plaza

Thinking of the Plaza Hotel in New York, many images conjure in your mind, from luxurious splendor to classic elegance. This hotel is featured in countless movies and has an undeniable foothold as one of the most famous hotels in the world for good reasons. So, what better place than The Plaza Hotel to teach you [...]
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Views of New York from Inside New York

Part of the excitement of visiting NYC is knowing that you are in the middle of it all. Yet at the same time, knowing that you can escape it all and find a relaxing place on top of the NYC world. Here are our top 4 hotel picks that allow you to escape while enjoying [...]
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Hidden Treasures : New York City

There’s no shortage of things to see and do in New York City: shopping, theatre, dining, drinks, sightseeing and so much more. But the savvy traveler wanting to experience New York’s secret side can discover all sorts of hidden treasures most visitors — and some locals — know nothing about. What are some of New [...]
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More Than Just Parades – Memorial Day in NYC

Memorial Day typically marks the start of summer vacation season — when travelers start to get the itch to hop on a plane and do something fun in the sun.

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A stay at Le Parker Meridien

Location, Location, Location… This is one promise Le Parker Meridien meets and surpasses. Situated in the heart of midtown Manhattan, it is next to Carnegie Hall and only steps away from Central Park, Broadway theatres and Fifth Avenue’s renowned shops. But Le Parker Meridien offers more than just a fantastic location. All rooms are over 300 [...]
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A Picture-Perfect Picnic in New York City

A picture-perfect picnic requires a minimum of two things: stellar food and a kick-ass location. Add in music, public art, renowned architecture, water features, the river, gardens and novelty and suddenly the simple picnic is elevated to a grand adventure. Here are three options - with two variations each - for getting out to eat al fresco, [...]
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New York as the Center of the Canine Universe

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 […]

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New York’s Underground Art Museum

If you spend most of your time getting around New York by walking, Uber or house car, it’s entirely possible to miss out on seeing the MTA Underground Art Museum, an Ali Baba-on-steroids-sized treasure trove.

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A Night at the Knickerbocker NYC

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 […]

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Magellan Events Listing: Fashion Fabulous

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: […]

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NYC Pairings: The Fashionista

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?

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NYC Pairings: The Creative

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? NYC Pairings: The Creative is a New York City pairing for those who love all things arts and culture.

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NYC: Village Halloween Parade

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 […]

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Two Words That Will Change the Way You See New York

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 […]

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Why A Personal Stylist is Your New Best Friend

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 […]

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Free Concerts in Central Park: Ariana Grande & More

The lineup for Good Morning America’s FREE 2016 summer concert series Central Park was announced today, and it reads likes a Top 10 list, with performances by Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Iggy Azalea, Jason Derulo and Pitbull. If country’s more your thing, then Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban are three great reasons to slip on your boots, […]

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Open Air Cinema: Movies by Moonlight

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.

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New York City Street Festivals: Eating Out & About

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 […]

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Interview: Welcome to City Running Tours

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? […]

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The Luxury of Book-Buying Gift Services

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 […]

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The Most Beautiful Place in New York City

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 […]

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