Tag: midtown

Strolling Fifth Avenue in New York City

A must-see on any visit to New York City: Rockefeller Center. Photo credit: L. Tripoli

Sites to See on a Day Trip or a Longer Visit The Big Apple, a city of dreams for visitors of all ages, is also a city so vast that there will never be sufficient time to see everything no…

Rooftop Bonus, Manhattan

Enjoying a sunny afternoon from the rooftop of Homewood Suites in Midtown Manhattan Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

A Lofty Stay at Homewood Suites in Midtown Manhattan The Brawny Sherpa and a youthful adventurer have concert plans at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan that will necessitate an overnight stay nearby. We choose Homewood Suites on West 37th Street…

Whiskey and Sliders in Midtown West

Will a visit to American Whiskey in Midtown Manhattan please herbivores, carnivores, and flat-out picky eaters? The Bashful Adventurer finds out. Photo credit: V. Laino

Eating near Madison Square Garden All of the youthful adventurers are joining the Brawny Sherpa and me for a quick bite in Midtown Manhattan before some of them head to a concert at Madison Square Garden. With a sometime vegan,…

Heightened Awareness

I am in New York City on a day when politicians ride the subways to reassure people that there’s no threat posed by terror. I pass through Grand Central Station at a time when there seem to be a lot…