Reasons to Visit NYC This Spring

Travel Inspiration

Outdoor brunch, the start of baseball season, and cherry blossoms—what’s not to love about the New York in the spring? As temperatures rise, locals shed their winter coats and head outdoors, from Central Park in Manhattan to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Here are Hotel 48LEX’s five reasons why spring is the best time to visit New York.

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Where to Eat on Valentine’s Day in NYC

Eat + Drink, Holidays, Like a New Yorker

There are plenty of romantic things to do in on Valentine’s Day in NYC, but the most sought after are the incredible meals in its world-renowned restaurants. Throughout the month of January, restaurants fill quickly with reservations, so take your pick and make yours before its too late. Here are Hotel 48LEX’s recommendations for the best Valentine’s Day restaurants in NYC.

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Dog-Friendly NYC Activities in Midtown

Travel Inspiration

New Yorkers are experts at pampering their pooches, even bringing them to dog friendly NYC hotels. Case in point: New York Magazine’s latest article on the rise of dog birthday parties. From upmarket grooming to outdoor parks to dog-friendly restaurants, here’s how to spend a day treating your pup to dog friendly NYC activities in Midtown—because man’s best friend deserves a vacation too.

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The Best Holiday Windows in NYC

Holidays, Travel Inspiration

The streets of Midtown Manhattan are never more alive than during the holiday season, when they’re laced with strings of lights and bustling with package-laden shoppers. As a guest at 48LEX, you’re in the perfect position to take full advantage of the festivities. The city’s most glamorous holiday window displays, gilding the windows of world-famous department stores, are all within easy walking distance. To make the most of your Christmas season, check out these festive spectacles.

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How to Spend an Afternoon in Grand Central

Eat + Drink, Travel Inspiration

When New York’s Grand Central Terminal opened a little over 100 years ago, architectural firm Reed and Stem’s plans called for the building of an entire new city surrounding the Beaux-Arts station. While that train-centered city was never fully realized, the station alone is packed with a day’s worth of things to see and do.

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Art Lovers’ Guide to Museums in NYC: Winter 2019 Edition

Art + Culture

Winter is the most exciting time of the year in New York. Festive holiday cheer from stunning window displays to ice skating and hot chocolate await around seemingly every corner. But for a great way to warm up on a cold winter day, dip inside to these 4 winter exhibits at our favorite museums in NYC.

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What to See at the Bryant Park Winter Village

Holidays

Just steps from Hotel 48LEX New York, Bryant Park transforms every holiday season into New York’s true winter wonderland. From holiday shopping to a pop-up food hall and New York’s only free ice-skating rink, don’t miss this quintessential holiday activity.

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