If you are looking for an apartment in New York and have a bit of cash to spare, this old converted clock tower is worth a look.
In the middle of bustling Manhattan, is the city’s first ski-themed bar, Hudson Bar. The 1,500 square foot bar, located in Hudson Hotel’s private park, and decorated to transport guests into a winter oasis with animal hide rugs, wooden skis and sleds.
The menu is also ski-inspired, featuring a Hot Chocolate Bar with toppings like crushed candy canes, chocolate pretzel dust, burnt marshmallow and gooey cookie dough. There are beverages created by Steve Olson such as hot buttered rum and Aztec hot chocolate.
After the destruction caused by the recent Hurricane Sandy on the residents and homes in New York City, Reclaim NYC was formed to turn the debris from this destructive storm into usable, functional furniture pieces that went on sale to benefit the Sandy victims.
In the Tribeca neighbourhood of New York is this beautifully designed renovated Inverted Warehouse/ Townhouse loft building.
The building itself is designed so that when you take a downward route through the rooms, you are led into the bedrooms, playrooms and the study, and the upward route to the public spaces.
You know that things are bad when you have to build a house to help you keep fit. An apartment building in New York, called The Melody, was designed to help in the fight against obesity.
The walls are decorated with murals of dancing figures and jazz is pumped through the buildings speaker system to encourage people to get moving and exercising. It also has attractively decorated stairwells and slow elevators to help people decide to take the stairs instead of waiting for an elevator.
The Dream Hotel in New York might be one of the most intriguing building in that famous city. It’s facade is constructed from two layers of angled, holey, stainless steel. The top sheet looks like the 17th Street punched window display and the inner sheet has a regularly spaced pattern of holes. The outer layer also has Juliet balconies for each of the 316 guest rooms and at the bottom, flips up to form a portico over the hotel entrance.
There are more pictures of the gorgeous Dream Hotel on the Contemporist
On the East Side of New York city, among some of the most diverse and bustling neighbourhoods is a premier luxury destination. The Hotel on Rivington is perfectly situated to allow it’s patrons to explore on foot well known areas like SoHo, Tribeca, Chinatown, Little Italy and the East Village.
Hotel Rivington has a couple of accommodation specials that can be booked through their website
The Mark Hotel in New York City, has now added an attraction, they have acquired a fleet of bespoke Republic Bikes that are available for use during your stay. The bikes are painted distinctive black and white with a bag filled with picnic fixings from The Mark’s celebrated chef, George Vongerichten.
For most people warmer weather means camping and picnics, and I am no different. I would love to plan my next camping trip in the Watkins Glen State Park; it looks like an amazing summer camping spot. It’s located in New York, south of Seneca Lake in Schuyler County.
Take a look at more pictures on Zack Travel
It take a special kind of homeowner to see a structure and see a completed, perfectly livable home. Not many have that kind of vision. Brian Messana, architect, renovated this old tank into a beautiful home in downtown New York.
See more information on the Tank House on Lost At E Minor