Celebrate the Art of Filmmaking at the NYC Film Festival

NYC Film Festival News

NYC Film Festival

Join the celebration of US and International film making this September 28 through October 15th. The NYC Film Festival enters its 55th year with the Film Society of Lincoln Center and features the best from celebrated filmmakers as well as new and emerging talent. Films are not the sole focus of the event, which includes panel discussions, presentations by filmmakers, screenings of restored classics, and an Avant-Garde showcase, among other events.

Lincoln Center Film Society Schedule
The NYFF showcases featured screenings that represent the best of the event and the year’s most fascinating and engaging films, and the lion’s share of these are either world premieres or U.S. premieres. The main events are followed by invitation-only after-parties. Members of the Film Society at the Film Buff level get advance ticket access to these and more.

NYFF55 Opening Night is Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying, Todd Haynes’s Wonderstruck is Centerpiece, and Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel will close the festival.

Tickets for the 55th New York Film Festival will go on sale September 10. Members can get get discounts and early ticket access at NYFF with VIP passes and packages.

The NYC Film Festival is always exciting affair for film buffs. We invite you to stay with us at The Manhattan Club while you get your fill of great film making

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See Hot New Shows with Broadway Week Discounts

Enjoy Broadway Week Discounts in New York City this September

Broadway Week Discounts
Looking for a great date night in Manhattan? Broadway Week discounts make a return this September! Enjoy BOGO tickets in NYC and treat your special someone to an amazing theater experience!

Broadway Week takes place September 4th to the 17th. BOGO tickets will be 50% off with a minimum of two tickets purchased to smash shows in NYC.

Shows that have participated in Broadway Week included: Aladdin, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, A Bronx Tale, Cats, Chicago, Cirque du Soleil's Paramour, Dear Evan Hansen, The Front Page, In Transit, Jitney, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Oh, Hello on Broadway, On Your Feet!, The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Waitress and Wicked.

Follow New York and Company’s website for this year’s lineup.

Take in your favorite performance or try something you’ve never seen before with substantial Broadway Week BOGO ticket savings in NYC then make a night of it with accommodations The Manhattan Club. We hope everyone enjoys their time at Broadway Week this season!

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Spring will be in the Air in September: Spring/Summer Fashion Week in NYC

Spring/summer Fashion Week in NYC brings well-loved and brand new designers to showcase their latest works.

Spring Summer Fashion Week in NYC

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” ~Coco Chanel

The days may be shortening when autumn start approaching but the fashion world will be ahead of its time as designers showcase their spring collections for next year at Spring/Summer Fashion Week in NYC. One by one, models will strut the latest spring styles from global designers with a passion for fashion.

New York Fashion Week take place September 7 –14, 2017 and include the latest trends by designers like Badgley Mischka, Calvin Luo, Dion Lee, Oscar de la Renta, The Blond, Zhang Toi and many more.

For the first time this year, plus-sized retailer, Torrid will show at NYFW. The catwalk will be used for the brand’s third annual Model Search competition

The Manhattan Club has reservations available for those attending NYFW 2017. Perfect for guests staying overnight, or those needing accommodations for the entire week of events. Not on the Spring/Summer Fashion Week NYC invite list? We still have the perfect place to stay and absorb the excitement of any of Manhattan’s Fashion Events!

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One Last Getaway this Season with our Summer Hotel Deal in Midtown Manhattan

The summer is more than half over! Everyone needs a little escape sometimes – and why not make it Manhattan? New York City is undeniably one of the most amazing cities in the world with so many amazing sites, cultures, restaurants, shopping…the list is endless! Ready to pack your bags? Make your escape even better with our Summer Fun Getaway hotel deal in Midtown Manhattan.

Celebrate the end of summer with our hotel deal in Midtown Manhattan.

Summer Hotel Deal in Midtown Manhattan

The Big Apple has something to see, do and enjoy for everyone and our property is right in the middle of it all. From the best shopping on 5th Avenue to a sunny summer walk in Central Park, you can choose to spend a laid back weekend or immerse yourself in the bustle of NYC. Our Summer hotel deal in Midtown Manhattan includes luxury suite accommodations, complimentary Voss Water in room, complimentary WiFi and access to our on-site fitness center.

Explore some late summer events in NYC
Shakespeare in the Park through August 13
NY Restaurant Week until August 18
US Open August 28 – September 10
Yankees & Mets Baseball through fall 2017
Bryant Park Film Festival until August 21
Lincoln Center Out of Doors until August 13

Check our events calendar for even more ways to enjoy the coming months in NYC. After you’ve had your fill of what the city has to offer, head back to The Manhattan Club and retire in luxury accommodations with all the amenities you need for a relaxing way to say goodbye to summer.

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The Best Manhattan Hotel for the 2017 U.S. Open Is Right Here

Best Manhattan hotel for 2017 US Open

One of tennis’s biggest events is happening in New York City. The U.S. Open is continually cited as one of the toughest tournaments in the sport. It hosts athletes from all over the world who hope to raise the iconic trophy.

Learn About Details and Travel for the 2017 U.S. Open from Manhattan and discover the best Manhattan hotel for the 2017 U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is happening from August 28 to September 10.

24 matches are scheduled, including men and women’s singles, men and women’s doubles, and mixed doubles. Competitors will include Venus Williams and Madison Brengle of the U.S., Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia, Daniil Medvedev from Russia, and Gilles Muller from Luxembourg.

US Open Tournament Schedule
Matches during the tournament will take place daily at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The women’s semifinals are set for September 7 at 7 p.m., and the men’s semifinals for September 8 at 4 p.m.
The women’s final will happen on September 9 at 4 p.m., and the men’s will happen on September 10 at 4 p.m.

What to Know Before you Go
Fans are allowed one bag each at the Open. It can’t exceed 12 inches in width or height, or 16 inches in length. Here’s what’s not allowed:
• Backpacks
• Glass/metal bottles or cans
• Recording devices
• Coolers or other containers
• Weapons
• Pets/animals (service animals are an exception)

Choose a Midtown Hotel Close to Public Transportation
US Open officials recommend using public transportation when visiting for the matches are parking is limited.  If you need a Midtown hotel close to public transportation, stay at The Manhattan Club. You’ll have easy access to the U.S. Open as well as other Midtown attractions. It’s the perfect place to turn your trip into a getaway.

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Leave The Car and Take it to The Summer Streets in NYC

Summer Streets in NYC
Get Family Friendly in Manhattan with Summer Streets this August

Celebrate New York City’s vibrant streets and what they mean for pedestrians, tourists, and small businesses at Summer Streets in NYC.  During New York City Summer Streets, seven miles are closed to vehicle traffic for three consecutive Saturdays in August. This opens it up for walkers, bikers, skaters, and fun-seekers. All along the route, you’ll find “Rest Stops” that are full of fun activities. Best of all, everything is free.

The route starts at Lafayette and Chamber Streets by the Brooklyn Bridge, travels up Lafayette Street and Park Avenue to 72nd Street and ends at East 72nd Street and Central Park.

Uptown to Midtown
At the Uptown Rest Stop, try the zip line, take a walking tour of beautiful buildings, and check out musical performances. At Midtown, you’ll find a kids’ bike zone, hand cycling demonstrations, and A Taste of Summer sampling zone.

Astor Place to Soho
Astor Place Rest Stop will feature a dog park and art installations. At the Soho Rest Stop, try a fitness class or get your bike repaired.

The Finale at Foley Square
Finally, at the Foley Square Rest Stop, you’ll find a gigantic, 300-foot waterslide, obstacle courses, walking tours, and even more.

Along the way, you’ll also find misting stations, art, a rock climbing wall, and more.

When heading to the city to explore Summer Streets, you can leave your car safely in the hands of our Valet when you stay at The Manhattan Club!

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Broadway in Bryant Park Has the Best of the Stage

Take Advantage of Free Broadway Performances This Summer

Broadway in Bryant Park
 Looking for something fun to do this season? Each summer, the best of Broadway is presented free on six consecutive Thursday with “106.7 Lite fm’s Broadway in Bryant Park” - a lunch time series that plays the Bryant Park Stage. New York City's most popular Broadway and Off-Broadway shows perform their biggest hits FREE of charge in midtown Manhattan's beautiful Bryant Park.

You’ll see performances from some of the hottest musicals and stage shows gracing Broadway at this outdoor event on The Lawn.

  • July 6, you’ll get to see performances from Groundhog Day, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, and STOMP.
  • July 13, you’ll enjoy hit performances from these Broadway shows for free: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Soulpepper on 42nd Street.
  • July 20, get to Bryant Park and catch performances from hit shows like Chicago, Waitress, Cats, and Spamilton: An American Parody.
  • July 27, check out hit numbers from Anastasia: Home at Last, A Bronx Tale, Avenue Q, and The Imbible.
  • August 3, watch big numbers from shows like Miss Saigon; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812; and Broadway Dreams.
  • August 10, watch the biggest hits from Come From Away, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Bandstand, and Curvy Widow.

For overnight accommodations in NYC consider The Manhattan Club, located within walking distance of Bryant Park. We hope everyone has a fantastic time at the Broadway in Bryant Park Summer Performances.

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The Perfect Midweek Hotel Deal in NYC

Grab the Perfect Deal for Your Weekday Stay in NYC

midweek hotel deal in NYC

Headed to the city during the week? Consider our midweek hotel deal in NYC and see how it will fit perfectly into your getaway!

Not all hotel accommodations in New York City are created equal. If you’re looking for classic style and décor along with a chic city atmosphere, you need to book the City Lights Suites Midweek Special at The Manhattan Club.

About Our City Lights Suites
Our City Lights Suites feature elegant design and great amenities. Each spacious room provides 465 to 562 square feet of space; a separate sitting area with a sleeper sofa; a kitchenette with a dishwasher, mini fridge, and microwave; a marble-appointed bathroom with a backlighted mirror/TV; complimentary Wi-Fi; and more.

What the Deal Includes
The City Lights Suites Midweek Special offers these beautiful accommodations at a special discounted rate.

Additional Amenities to Take Advantage of at our boutique hotel in Midtown Manhattan
Guests get exclusive access to the Club Lounge, which serves daily Continental breakfast for purchase; provides a plush, comfortable place to meet or relax; and offers evening cocktails.

You can stay on top of your workouts at the Fitness Center or fax, copy, print, and check email at the Business Center.

Your weekday stay in NYC is waiting for you at The Manhattan Club.

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Get Your Forks Ready for Summer Restaurant Week in NYC

Are you a foodie, or do you simply appreciate a good meal at a great price? Then Summer Restaurant Week in NYC is calling your name. This  event is where restaurants around the city offer plenty for anyone who loves to dine out.

Summer Attractions in NYC: Eat Up Delicious Savings

Summer Restaurant Week in NYC
If you want a scrumptious, three-course meal at a top eatery, get out for this fun summer event.

Event Details
Restaurant Week will be firing up the stoves, ovens, and grills for special meals from July 24 to August 18.

Happy Birthday Restaurant Week - it's the 25th Anniversary! You can make reservations starting July 10. It’s recommended you do so, because the event is incredibly popular – tables fill up fast. However, if you’re willing to risk it, walk-ins are welcome.

What Does “Prix Fixe” Mean?
“Prix fixe” is simply French for “fixed price.” During Restaurant Week, participating establishments serve prix fixe meals at a set price. That means you can count on a three-course spread including an appetizer, entrée, and dessert.

Most restaurants will have a choice of three options for each course and at least two options for dessert. These businesses will be putting out their best, so it’s a great opportunity to find a new favorite place to try.

Planning on feasting during Restaurant Week? Book your stay with us at The Manhattan Club while you’re having fun at one of the hottest summer attractions in NYC.

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Family Friendly Things to Do in Manhattan

Making a journey to New York City with your family can be an exciting adventure. Get ready to hit the streets and explore – here are some of our top picks for fun!

Fun Ideas for Family Friendly Things to Do in Manhattan

Family Friendly Things to do in Manhattan
Check out any of these cool attractions and activities for kids in NYC to ensure everybody has a great time.

What better way to explore an area, then by checking out some of the museums? The American Museum of Natural History is known for immersing visitors in the wonders of the natural world and its vast history. Learn about mummies, dinosaurs, human origins, butterflies, birds, gems, minerals, and more. If your family’s interests are more out-of-this-world, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is where imagination takes flight. Explore an aircraft carrier, see famous planes and space shuttles, and climb aboard a real missile submarine.

If you want to be above it all, One World Observatory gives you the ultimate bird’s eye view of NYC. Spectacular views are bookended by an immersive experience that tells the story of the changing city.

Why not take a tour? A bus tour will take you around the city to the most famous sites. Try a Hop on Hop Off excursion for more in-depth exploring on the attractions that interest you most along the tour route.

While the city has many indoor places to explore, as the city’s biggest outdoor green space, Central Park is packed with activities for kids in NYC. Check out the Children’s Zoo, ride the Carousel, and learn about the park’s natural inhabitants. Row a boat across the lake, or take in a children’s show at The Marionette Theater.

When in the city for a family getaway, stay with us at The Manhattan Club with spacious suites and the perfect Midtown location.

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