Sunday, September 23, 2018

Hyatt Place Long Island City Hotel Review: It Was the Best Deal in NY

The Hyatt Place Long Island City Hotel Review is part of the TPOL in NYC Trip Report. Getting There: The best part about staying in LIC is how close it is to LGA. Minus the...

Do You Tip UberEATS? I Didn’t

Maybe I should switch to Disqus before posting this instead of having the comments be a free for all to submit. But since the readers are sending me to Albania anyway, I don't think...

OBAO Noodles: Mid-Level Pho in Midtown

The more places I go for pho, the more I am convinced that I was right when I wrote that NY has terrible pho. A surefire way of not finding a winner a great pho...

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.

Pho Jersey City! Better Than New York City

From Long Island City to Jersey City, I was all over the place on this trip. A new city means a new opportunity to try pho. New York City is by far the worst...

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.

Pho Vietnam 87: A Go to Pho Spot in NYC

So here we go again. Another day in NYC, another bowl of pho to try. Today's bowl comes from Chinatown at the festive Pho Vietnam. The restaurant certainly has ambiance. There's all sorts of...
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