What is it about this boutique hotel on the Upper East Side that makes it the No. 1 hotel in the continental United States, according to Travel + Leisure? Simply put: everything. Before your hand can reach the door of this 1927 landmark building situated among Manhattan’s costliest townhouses, a doorman deftly opens it for […]
In addition to its rich history (it’s the oldest continuous settlement
of the 13 Colonies), our state capital also happens to have thriving
arts-and-culture and food-and-drink scenes. And unlike New York City,
you won’t have to deal with the crowds and parking nightmares.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, between 8-8:30 am, I was doing my usual morning routine: Dropping my 1- and 3-year-old off at daycare and taking the train to Grand Central Station. I didn’t realize it at the time, of course, but as I waited at my Rivertown station, two planes were being hijacked and […]