Saturday, December 16, 2017

Element NYC: Great Service, Bad Experience

I've stayed at too many SPG properties to count in New York. This was my first time staying at the Element brand. It's supposed to be a Westin off shoot much like Aloft is a W off shoot.

Uber Pool JFK: Scam!

I am getting tired of the inconvenience of Uber at New York airports. At LaGuardia, it takes an eternity to get a ride. In JFK, I found myself waiting forever for Uber Pool that...

Aloft Manhattan Downtown: Happy Hours

With the DOW hitting record highs day after day, The Street is in need of a place to celebrate. If you're a banker or just a lawyer in town on business, consider staying at the Aloft Manhattan Downtown where happy hour lasts late into the night. 

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LGA: Sad!

The Air Canada Lounge, despite its dignified name, Maple Leaf Lounge, is a sad lounge. After closing out the Centurion Lounge LaGuardia, I still had two more hours before my flight to Denver.

BBQ in Long Island City @JohnBrown’s

With a view of the Manhattan skyline from my hotel, you would think that I would be inspired to head to the city for dinner and drinks. On the contrary, seeing the city from...

Four Points Long Island City: Best Place to Stay NYC

Long Island City baby! I've lived all over NY and surrounding areas. First, I was in Brooklyn, specifically Greenpoint. That was very boring. Then I was in Hoboken. That's in New Jersey.

Olive Garden Times Square: Real Italian Food

Since I'm going to Naples in a week, I figured that the best way to get acclimated to authentic Italian cuisine was to head to the Olive Garden in Times Square. Nothing says New York like...

Delta Sky Club JFK: The One Without the Hot Dogs

I need to start taking note of where in the airport I am. I write reviews about Lounges, (a noble cause without question) but I often neglect to put which lounge it is. That's exciting for readers because they won't know which lounge they will end up in if they read my posts.

Sheraton Brooklyn: My Messes

NY is exhausting. I'm not a full-time resident of New York so I'm always looking for deals when I come for short-term work trips. ‎Often, the Four Points fits the bill because there's usually a hotel available for a convenient price.

Four Points Times Square: Another Four Points in Manhattan

The days of St. Regis New York luxury are over. Now, when I need a hotel in New York, I look for the cheapest option at the best location. The Four Points brand by SPG is usually an affordable option.
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