Tag: New York
Indulge your family’s island fever this summer at Block Island Beach House, the destination’s only beachfront resort, opened July 1.
Perched above the Hudson River on the northwestern edge of Manhattan, The Met Cloisters appears to have been transported from a medieval European village and inserted into the riverside gardens and woodland of Fort Tyron Park. And, in fact, many parts of it were: The gorgeous structure with its sweeping views of the river contains elements from French abbeys that include four late French Gothic Flamboyant windows moved from their original home at a Dominican monastery in Sens, nine arcades from an ancient Benedictine priory at Froville, and a selection of features relocated from a 13th-century church at Saint-Geraud at Monsempron in France.
Let’s face it: Once you’ve done the obligatory outing to New York City’s Times Square, you may be more inclined to avoid this multi-block area than to deliberately seek it out. Occupying a space from West 42nd Street to West 47th Street and characterized by a jumble of traffic, flashing advertisements, neon signs and street performers, it’s probably not the first address that occurs to travelers in search of city elegance and romance. Thankfully, that all changed with the recent opening of Times Square EDITION — a virtual haven of luxury and sophisticated calm in the midst of Times Square’s orchestrated chaos.
By Hainan Airlines
Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina was founded in 1929, during the era when Carl Fisher was developing Montauk for the elite. The 35-acre, lakefront resort was known as the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina until Gurney’s purchased it in 2018.