23 Dec 2010

Skate and Sip at the Standard Hotel’s New Ice Skating Rink

Ice skating in New York is certainly a winter rite of passage, but it also can be a total nightmare.  While it’s been immortalized in many a rom-com, most rinks in the city are crowded and pricey to boot.  If the thought of Bryant Park and Rockefeller makes you claustrophobic,

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
22 Dec 2009

Rise of the Chain Stores

Whether you’ve accepted it or not, New York is becoming a city of chains. Sure the great music megastores have fallen, but in their place new contenders have sprung up  in the form of JCPenney and Nordstrom Rack. Tourists come to the city to see something new and exciting but

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2