The dog park nestles between the cool, pet-friendly Soho Grand Hotel and the charming St Alphonsus Liguori Church on West Broadway.
Cherry trees, bamboo and boxwoods surrounds the dog park which it is dominated by a central patch of green – perfect for playful dogs. Dog owners and dogs can also have a rest on the benches that is spread out around the garden. The dog park is complete with fire hydrant water stations and design by gardner-to-the-stars Rebecca Cole.
In the night time, pretty strings of twinkling overhead lights give the place a special touch.
Take the opportunity to stay at the completely renovated and fancy Paramount Hotel which has an excellent location just off Times Square.
The lavish renovation went off at $ 40 million and resulted in upgraded and modern rooms, with LCD flatscreen TVs and iPod docking stations. The grand lobby has a redesigned look and a new restaurant and an Italian cafe has been added.
In the lobby there is a also new great souvenir shop, Paramount News, full of Manhattan themed travel goodies.
Next to the hotel you have the new Free & The Brave which is inspired by by classic and modern American design. The store’s collection of Womens and Mens Fashion, Jewelry, Beauty, Home, Kids, Books, and Travel accessories are all curated to reflect their interpretation of America.
Rates fr. $269
Are you curious to know how New York was like twenty years ago? Well, now you can find out simply by calling from a pay phone.
Recalling 1993 surfaces memories of early-nineties New York City by turning every Manhattan pay phone into an audio time capsule. Call 1-855-FOR-1993 from any NYC pay phone to hear what was happening on that block in 1993.
There’s a map that locates all of Manhattan’s pay phones on their website, and a select few recordings are also available online.
I Love this! This is happening at Grand Central Station until 31 March.
Artist Nick Cave will transform Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall with a herd of thirty colorful life-size horses that will peacefully “graze” and periodically break into choreographed movement—or “crossings”— accompanied by live music.
The project HEARD•NY, which is open to the public free of charge, is presented by Creative Time and MTA Arts for Transit as part of a series of events celebrating the centennial of Grand Central.