Category: A New York Legend is Reborn

October 07 2019

The Rink at Rockefeller Center Plaza: A Promethean City Icon

From the Statue of Liberty to Grand Central Terminal, to the Empire State Building, New York City abounds with iconic landmarks. Just a leisurely four-minute stroll from our hotel, the Rink at Rockefeller Center Plaza is another such landmark, frequently appearing in movies and television shows over the decades. Though you’ve probably seen the rink and the 18-foot golden statue of Prometheus that overlooks it, you might never have noticed the inscription on the wall behind: “Prometheus, Teacher in Every … Read More

September 09 2019

Celebrate Cinematic Achievement from Across the Globe at the 57th Annual New York Film Festival

For nearly six decades, the New York Film Festival has brought the cinema’s most talented actors, directors, producers, and other industry professionals together with film fans from across the world to recognize the year’s most extraordinary achievements of the silver screen. This year, from Friday, September 27, through Sunday, October 13, you too can join the thousands of celebrants who will congregate at various locations across Lincoln Center to learn, laugh, weep, and be forever transformed by hundreds of film … Read More

August 07 2019

Take a Trip Through Time at 14th Annual Governors Island Jazz Age Lawn Party

One of the most iconic depictions of the New York City high life, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby has captivated readers for almost a century with its penetrating commentary on class and the American Dream in the Roaring Twenties. Though we would hardly recommend Jay Gatsby as a role model, no one can deny that the man knew how to throw a party. On August 24 and 25, from noon to 6 P.M., thousands of celebrants will don their … Read More