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Literally a Dream Hotel located in Chelsea

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If you’re looking for a hot spot hotel where people actually come to hang out, Dream Downtown is the place!

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New York City has infinite hotel options and it can be quite overwhelming.

Dream Hotel Downtown was the last hotel opening of Dream Hotels! Located in Chelsea, the hotel offers 315 loft-style rooms with all the amenities you can possibly think of. From high-speed WiFi to custom Etro toiletries and 350-thread-count Egyptian cotton bed linens.

Furthermore, if you enjoy the nightlife, the hotels hosts one of the coolest clubs in town named Electric Room. Since you like to party…this is a perfect spot, since it’s opened ’till 4am!

And still, it also offers a couple great dining options like the Mexican restaurant Bodega Negra with a fantastic menu created by Chef Michael Armstrong. Megu has a fine modern Japanese cuisine by Executive Chef Frances Tariga-Weshnak and The Beach bar and grill offers great cocktails and small, light bites right beside the pool.

Finally, The Guesthouse is a great option for a private gathering with friends. This luxurious duplex penthouse comes with it all – security guard, sneaker stylist, personal barista, a jacuzzi and a spacious garden terrace! The place will definitely “wow” your guests!

Dream Hotel is located close the some of the best spots in town. You’ll be walking distance from Union Square, several Chelsea hype art galleries, the famous (and touristy) High Line and other neighborhoods such as SoHo, West Village, the Garment District and Gramercy Park.

Certainly, it’s a great hotel for leisure, but also for a business travel, since it’s close to several important companies’ HQ!

Stay tuned because Dream Hotel will soon open 2 new locations.

This time, in Long Island City that we adore and Time Square – that we personally don’t really enjoy – but it’s surely a super central location if you want to feel a little of New York City’s bustling energy.

And still…

If you’re looking for ideas on what to do close by, try these!

Explore the super iconic Empire Diner that reopened last November, the hidden bar under the Chelsea Market called The Tippler, the unique theatrical experience Sleep No More perfect for a night out and Bathtub Gin – a the speakeasy secret bar.

Do you love Chelsea’s art scene? Our super cool and trendy art expert can take you to an unforgettable experience through a carefully curated list of art galleries in the neighborhood. Take a look here to learn more!

Location: 355 West 16th Street



Photo Credits: Courtesy of the Dream Hotels and Deezen Magazine

Your Home Away From Home: Q&A Hotel

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Question: What do you do when your home renovations take longer than expected and you have over-stayed your welcome at your friends? Or the noise at the co-working space is driving you crazy?

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…You are finally moving into a new place mid month and you are stranded for two weeks living out of a suitcase? Or worse, your furniture is not arriving for another month?

Answer: Q&A Residential Hotel, found in the 66 story landmark Art Deco building, is your home away from home. They offer 132 apartment-sized suites ranging from 500 to 1,400 square ft. with the features reminding a home. You can expect: a full sized kitchen including a dishwasher, valet laundry/ dry cleaning, fitness center and virtual concierge.

In addition to hotel amenities like: daily housekeeping, unlimited free wifi, unlimited local and long-distance calling, plush bedroom and bath linens. Plus, bath amenities by L’Occitane as an added treat – you’ll almost forget that it’s not your permanent address. All this, for no minimum stay either.

Upon entering the suite, you will immediately notice the modern décor which is a result of the design efforts of Furnished Quarter’s in-house design team led by Steve Saide, in collaboration with Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz, the designer behind the Mondrian Hotels in both New York and LA.

If you are traveling for business, the soon-to-be-open Black Fox Coffee (planned for June 2016), will serve up the best artisanal java from the land down under.

Moreover, if you want to grab and go, complimentary coffee/tea and breakfast treats are offered in the hotel lobby every morning.

And for those wanting to stock up the full-sized fridge the 13,000 sq ft Urban Market will be an oasis of high quality, gourmet prepared food to satisfy everyone tastes after a long day at the office.

Want a full fridge without the trip to the store? Grocery service is provided with delivery straight to your suite.

Need a space to meet or print out some must need documents? A business center is located next to conference rooms.

Lastly, and even more exciting, is the Michelin-starred chef April Bloomfield’s collaboration with restaurateur Ken Friedman. A four-level dining and drinking complex on the roof top is planned to open in 2017.

The accessibility to subways 2,3,4,5,J, Z,A and C make Q&A the obvious answer to all of your questions.

To guarantee a seamless stay, we can also help with out Concierge Services and Corporate Services. So, contact us to learn more about them! It will surely feel like your home away from home.

Location: 70 Pine Street



Guest writer: Elena Murzello
Photo Credit: Courtesy of QandAHotel

A Downtown NYC Shopping Guide for Men by Joey Zauzig

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If you’re looking for few great places to shop for men’s clothing and accessories, take a look at this selection by our amazing Contributor, Joey Zauzig! It’s a short downtown NYC shopping guide for men.

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Downtown shopping is something that some would describe as challenging. Uptown shopping has a stigma of having the best stores for your go-to closet must-haves.

Moreover, some of the best spots to shop at downtown do exist. They just might be a bit trickier to find and filter out with all the other boutiques on every street in the downtown boroughs.

For instance, some of my favorite stores from Midtown Manhattan to Brooklyn include, Dover Street Market, Fish for the Hip and Bird.


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Bird is always a great shop not just because of the must have mens pieces it has to offer, but the comfy, downtown environment. Not many know about this retail gem, but you might feel like you’ve struck gold when you see the refined men’s section.

So, trust me, sure to find your winter to fall transition piece here.

Williamsburg | Cobble Hill | Fort Greene: Monday – Friday: 12pm – 8pm; Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 7pm
Park Slope: Daily: 11am – 7pm

203 Grand Street, Williamsburg
220 Smith Street, Cobble Hill
85 Lafayette Avenue, Fort Greene
316 Fifth Avenue, Park Slope


Fisch for the Hip

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To be honest, when it comes to designer re-sale, I’m always a bit weary. Additionally, there are so many “popular” ones, you really never know what you are going to get.

Fisch for the Hip is key to finding your favorite designer staples.

Location: 88 1/2 7th Avenue


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Last, but certainly not least, Dover Street Market.

It not only has the dopest selection of your favorite classic and more eclectic pieces, but wins for best esthetically pleasing shopping experience.

Sometimes window shopping isn’t such a depressing thing and if you’re going to do this it would be here. Yet, you would most likely find yourself buying the latest designer piece to hit the floor or grabbing a pastry at Rose Cafe.

Monday – Saturday: 11am–7pm
Sunday: 12pm–6pm

Location: 160 Lexington Avenue


Plus, if you are interested in consulting with a Personal Shopper for a private service, let our experts arrange it for you. They will put together a customized NYC shopping guide based on your requests, including budget!

In addition, for Corporate requests regarding Fashion Trend Tours or Study Tours, contact out experts to understand what type of projects we’ve done in the past.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Joey Zauzig and the Venues

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