New York City


A Perfect Day In... Brooklyn

This daylong itinerary takes in Brooklyn, the hippest borough of New York City. Enjoy eating, shopping and museum-hopping and see what all the hype is about.

Best Cocktail Bars: Editors' Choice 2020

Like hotels, bars should feel like they are somewhere, not just anywhere. These five bars we visited in 2019 stood out in our memories as exceptional.

Restaurants of the Year: Editors' Choice 2020

Evaluating the world's best hotels is great, but it's just as delightful to test out top restaurants. Of the hundreds we tried, these were the best.

10 Favorite Wine Bars in New York City

New York City is teeming with excellent bars a vin. From tiny, dimly lit spaces to chic lounges, these are our 10 favorite wine bars in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Fine Art Fairs to See Now Before They Get Too Big

International art fairs are overwhelming. For those interested in smaller fairs that are more tightly focused on one artistic medium, try these events.

Aman Comes to Manhattan

The original Aman properties were small, exquisite retreats in Asia. Lately, however, the group has expanded to city hotels.

Debut of The Whitby Hotel

Firmdale Hotels opens its second overseas venture: The Whitby Hotel, just off Fifth Avenue at West 56th, offers a prime midtown location near Central Park.

Noteworthy Changes at The Lowell

The Lowell, always a Harper favorite, has a new dining option, lounge and bar. All three complement the personality of the hotel quite well.

The Best New Cocktail Bars in NYC

New York City is a cocktail town. Here are 11 new bars where the drinks are imaginative and the settings breathtaking.

6 Essential Photo Galleries in New York City

From Pace/MacGill to Howard Greenberg, New York is a paradise for photography collectors year-round. These six galleries are proof.

Top 10 Tea Salons in NYC

The time-honored tradition of afternoon tea is alive and well -- on Mother's Day and all year long -- at these elegant tea salons in New York City.

Our Favorite Ethnic Food Markets of NYC

Reflecting the astonishing diversity of its population, New York City offers markets that cater to widespread ethnic tastes. Here are some of the best.

New York Hotel News

With the surge of visitors have come new additions to the ranks of high-end hotels, including the Whitby Hotel and a downtown Four Seasons.

New York's Latest Upscale Asian Restaurants

With the introduction of three new restaurants, upscale Asian food gets easier to find in New York City.

Union Square Cafe Reborn

Union Square Cafe transformed the restaurant world — in New York and beyond. After closing in 2015, it's reopened a few blocks away from the original.

Fabulous Food Halls of New York

New Yorkers love their markets. A number of notable food halls have added greatly to the available options.

Top New York Restaurants

Fine-dining establishments have returned to New York. There are now several newcomers likely to appeal to Hideaway Report members.

Escape the City: NYC Day Trips

New York City has an infectious, energetic vibe, but it's also a relief to escape to the countryside. This itinerary makes a fine complement to a city visit.

14 Things to Do in New York City With Kids

Travelers may not consider New York City a kid-friendly destination, but it definitely can be. There is plenty to do in Manhattan — and beyond.

New & Noteworthy, February 2016

Mr. Harper reports on travel news from around the world including Cousine Islands reinvention, Four Season Lanai's opening and the new Six Senses Bhutan.

United States Grand Awards 2016

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the properties selected in the United States.

Hotels: Special Recognition Awards 2016

Each year, we have the pleasure of recalling our travel experiences & singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels & resorts. Here are our favorites.

Worst Travel Experiences of the Year

Each year, Mr. Harper details the best and worst travel experiences from the prior year of travel. Here are the most disappointing travel experiences from 2015.

In Good Taste: The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges

The Mark offers guests a world-class menu featuring innovative European classics with a hint of global flair.

New York Holiday Favorites

It really is the Big Apple that puts on the finest show of all during the holidays. Here is a list of some of my favorite sights and events in NYC.

City Guide: New York

Explore this irreplaceable, personal travel guide to New York City. From where to stay to what to see, eat and do, New York lends itself to visit after visit.

Ask the Editors: Where Should I Eat in New York City?

Hideaway Report editors share recommendations for the best restaurants and places to eat in New York City, especially for first-time visitors to the Big Apple.

Favorite Post-Show Cocktails in New York

These two Midtown Manhattan venues serve commendable cocktails in charming surroundings for a post-theater drink.

All-Time Favorite Midtown Hotels

Andrew Harper picks his favorite hotels for those wishing to stay in Midtown Manhattan, ideal for visiting the MoMA, The Morgan Library and Carnegie Hall.

Baccarat Hotel Video

A video of our suite at the Baccarat Hotel in Midtown Manhattan as reviewed in the June 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.

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