March 16 & 17, 2009 NYC 026

St. Patrick’s in New York City!

In just a few days, revelers dressed in green will descend on the streets of New York City to celebrate what is perhaps one of the rowdiest days on the NYC parade roster: Saint Patrick’s Day! Did you know that the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade has happened every year for the past 253 years? That’s 14 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed! It is billed as the largest parade in the world with over a quarter of a million marchers and some 2 million spectators!

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Plan Your Proposal in NYC this Holiday Season!

The Holiday Season is officially here in NYC and love is in the air!  People travel from all over the world with their loved ones to see the twinkling lights, shop, ice skate…and propose!  Here are Library Hotel Collection’s favorite ‘hot spots’ for proposals during the Holiday Season:

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Meet the Staff: Arman Soukiassian at the Library Hotel

Any guest that has stayed at the Library Hotel would recognize Arman immediately. He’s always ready to assist in any way possible…whether is checking someone in, retrieving luggage, or suggesting a restaurant or Broadway show. He definitely knows what he’s talking about! We’ve been lucky to have Arman on our staff for over 8 years, starting as a Front Desk Agent and currently, as our Assistant Front Office Manager. He might be soft spoken but he ALWAYS goes above and beyond to make sure that every guest has a fantastic experience! Continue Reading

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Purchasing Broadway Tickets

“New York, New York! It’s a helluva town!” New York City is known for many different things, but I would say New York is most famous for their amazing Broadway musicals and plays. Whether you are looking to see a New York Classic such as On the Town and the Lion King, or you would rather an ‘adults only show’ like Cabaret or  Kinky Boots, there are many different ways to purchase these tickets. Library Hotel Collection would love to help you find the best ways to get tickets to the show!

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Williamsburg Wanderlust

If  you asked someone to go to Williamsburg, Brooklyn ten years ago, they probably would’ve called you crazy. “Dangerous,” “crime ridden,” “industrious”…these are all words that used to describe Williamsburg. Nowadays,  you’re more likely to hear people refer to Williamsburg as “hipster,” “the new Manhattan,” or “trendy.” Williamsburg is no longer a place to avoid when visiting New York City but rather a “must see” on every visitor’s itinerary. Only a short subway ride from the East Village, I encourage everyone to check out all the awesome things this very popular area of Brooklyn has to offer!

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