Category: History

April 03 2019

Cinematic History in the Making at the Tribeca Film Festival

Since perfecting the studio system of motion picture production in the early 20th-century, Hollywood has dominated the international film scene. Even today, if you want to immerse yourself in the world of blockbuster productions, L.A. is the place to be. If you’re interested in experiencing the full scope of what cinema can do, however—from indie films by emerging talent to experimental art-house production to documentaries, foreign film, and more—New York delivers the most cutting-edge work expanding the boundaries of what … Read More

March 06 2019

The World’s Oldest and Largest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to you! Though the holiday itself always falls on March 17, the highly-anticipated New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will step off from East 44th Street and 5th Avenue at 11 A.M. on Saturday, March 16 this year. As the world’s largest and oldest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, this event attracts approximately 2 million celebrants, and as a guest of the Lotte New York Palace, you are ideally located to … Read More

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