From The Concierge: Sought-After Springtime Spots

From the famed Central Park to more intimate settings, The New York Palace is steps from some of the most coveted spring attractions in NYC. Our award winning Concierge team is eager to help you prepare your spring itinerary for your next visit to NYC. Highly recommended by our dedicated concierge, Ani Bedrossian, these springtime favorites offer a wealth of opportunities for exploration.

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During your spring visit to Manhattan, be sure to stop by:

Park Avenue Plaza
55 East 52nd Street
An idyllic setting for an intimate lunch, Park Avenue Plaza offers an inviting ambience marked by huge indoor waterfalls, seating area and Starbucks.

Greenacres Park
East 51st Street
Drown out the traffic and street noise in a beautiful and centrally located park that showcases a 25-foot waterfall, making it an ideal place to relax.

The Trump Tower
725 Fifth Avenue
Elegantly-adorned and famed for its wall-to-wall marble, Trump Tower allows visitors a chance to explore where “The Apprentice” was filmed while enjoying one of its many eateries.

McGraw-Hill Park
Sixth Avenue between 48th and 49th Streets
Make your way through a tunnel of Plexiglas as you make your way through a waterfall that plunges, pours and splashes around you.

Bank of America Tower (Urban Garden Room)
115 West 42nd Street
Nestled near Bryant Park and Times Square lies an indoor urban garden that boasts sculptural, leafy and open walls, making the Urban Garden Room an ideal setting for people watching.

Marked by a central location in Midtown Manhattan, our luxury property enables you to get out and explore, so you can make the most of spring in New York City. From enchanting outdoor parks to quaint cafes, Manhattan is marked by a premier destination for spring vacations. During your visit, be sure not to miss out on these sought-after events:

• “The New York Spring Spectacular” at Radio City Music Hall

• Macy’s flower show, “Art in Bloom”

• MoMA’s Sculpture Garden, “The Abbey Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden”

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Enjoy an Eggscellent Easter Weekend

The Easter Bunny visited The New York Palace early this year, bringing a basket of seasonal goodies for our guests. Our incredible Madison Avenue location is perfectly positioned for Easter activities in New York City, making it simple for guests to stand on the route of the famous Easter Parade or enjoy mass at our illustrious neighbor St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Your Easter experience begins at check-in when an esteemed Palace employee crowns your prince or princess in celebration of spring. Then on Easter weekend the mini-monarchs will mark the occasion with a spirited NYC Easter egg hunt in the ornate New York Palace lobby. Afterward, we recommend attending the NYC Easter Parade, an annual tradition for families to enjoy. Stand in your Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it as the parade marches down Fifth Avenue, just one block from our hotel. Of course, the kids may want to see the Easter Bunny in action. What better place is there to visit the Bunny than The Rink at Rockefeller Center? The Easter Bunny himself will be hopping around the ice, waiting for families to join the fun.

Then again, what is Easter without eggs? Guests with a sweet tooth may be interested in decorating a delectable chocolate egg at The Peninsula New York, or taking a trip to the Ukrainian Museum to marvel at the bold geometric patterns that adorn the museum’s traditional Pysanky, incredibly detailed hand-painted eggs. However you choose to spend it, allow The Palace to add a touch of Easter magic on a most memorable holiday weekend.

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Off to Neverland!

“I won’t grow up!” We’ve thought it, we’ve yelled it, but alas, the days go by and every little boy and girl must grow older. But wait! The New York Palace has a bit of pixie dust that is certain to help you Find Neverland.

In our most magical New York City vacation package yet, The Palace is immersing guests in the experience of Finding Neverland on Broadway. Discover the truth behind Peter Pan as you learn about the real-life events that inspired the boy’s transition from Peter to Pan. Your experience begins with luxury accommodations at The Palace, we recommend a Towers Specialty Suite to add an extra touch of whimsy to your stay. Once you’re checked in, don’t be surprised when you have a new voicemail from a leading member of the Finding Neverland cast to welcome you.

After you’ve settled in, two intensely creative, complimentary cocktails crafted by the mixologists at Trouble’s Trust are certain to help you find Neverland. Whether it be before or after the show, join us to sample The Hook (Ginsmith New York Gin, Green Chartreuse, Maraschino Liquor and fresh lime), the Tink (Prosecco sparkling wine topped with peach purée), or the kid-friendly (and non-alcoholic) I Won’t Grow Up, (muddled blueberries, limes, mint and simple syrup). Of course, your adventure doesn’t end at Trouble’s Trust. Members of the lost boys will also receive a Finding Neverland Playbill signedWatch The “Finding Neverland” Pre-Broadway Opening Trailer by the entire cast.

This imaginative NYC vacation package simply has it all. Luxurious accommodations, two complimentary cocktails, a warm welcome from Broadway stars, an autographed Finding Neverland Playbill and two complimentary – second star to the right -cookies at Pomme Palais are all certain to enhance your stay. Finding Neverland tickets are not included in this package, but can be purchased through Ticketmaster for a discounted Palace exclusive price. We’ll see you in Neverland.

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