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September 14 2012

Find Fall Foliage in and Around New York City

New York City is America’s greatest monument to all things man-made: From its shimmering skyscrapers to its bustling avenues to its bright lights, the city is a busily beautiful metropolis. However this doesn’t mean that the city isn’t connected with Mother Nature. For example, look no further than fall, when New York City’s foliage bursts into blazing hues of red, yellow and beyond. NYC fall foliage is easy to find from the Midtown East location of The New York Palace. … Read More

September 05 2012

Places to See in NYC: The Bronx Zoo

Hidden away in the heart of “the Concrete Jungle” is a real jungle of sorts – The Bronx Zoo. This acclaimed but often overlooked attraction is the world’s largest urban zoo, providing a place for city-dwellers and visitors to escape to tree-dotted grounds and fascinating exhibits. Located in the Bronx, via a taxi cab or subway ride away from The New York Palace’s Midtown Manhattan location, the zoo provides 265 acres of beautifully groomed space in the middle of the … Read More

August 22 2012

Governors Island: Escape the Madness of Manhattan for an Afternoon

Governors Island might not be New York City’s most famous island (that would be Manhattan, of course), but it certainly stands out as a stellar summer destination. Sitting in the heart of New York Harbor just beyond shadows of Lower Manhattan’s skyscrapers, Governors Island attracts thousands of visitors each summer in search of live music, great food, acclaimed art and fresh air. A trip to Governors Island is the perfect way to celebrate the end of summer during your next … Read More