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December 05 2018

The Nutcracker: A New York City Ballet Christmas Tradition

The year was 1892, and the St. Petersburg audience had packed into the theater on a frigid December evening to see Iolanta, a new opera by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Also on the program was the composer’s latest ballet, which, by all contemporary accounts, turned out to be mediocre at best. Today, The Nutcracker is universally recognized as one of the finest ballets of the 19th century and a tradition virtually synonymous with Christmas. Now through December 30, you have the … Read More

November 06 2018

The Sacred Grandeur of St. Patrick’s Cathedral

As a guest of the Lotte New York Palace, not only will you enjoy the Old World opulence of the hotel itself, you’ll also be treated to the many vibrant and venerable cultural attractions that make Midtown Manhattan one of the world’s most iconic locations. Mere steps from the Lotte, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the largest Neo-Gothic-style house of worship on the continent, spans an entire city block, with its main entrance on 5th Avenue flanked by a pair of imposing … Read More

October 07 2018

The Rink at Rockefeller Center Plaza

One of the most iconic venues in all of Manhattan, the Rink at Rockefeller Center Plaza has appeared in countless films, television shows, and photographs, making the Rink an unmistakable symbol of wintery wonder and holiday magic. As a guest of the Lotte New York Palace, you’re just a four-minute walk away from this enchanting NYC attraction. No reservations are required to enjoy a spin on the ice. Just show up, check in, and savor a delicious meal or hot … Read More