The Greenwich Hotel: dignified luxury boutique hotel in Tribeca (New York City)

In recent years, the term “boutique hotel” has become associated with trendy, glitzy modern temples of chic, many of which are cold and intimidating. Not so with the Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca. There isn’t even a sign outside this unassuming building located one block from the Hudson River. When you step through the unmarked doors, […]

Mapplr’s favorite hotels in New York City

New York City has some of the best hotels in the world, but until recently, they’ve been too expensive for mere mortals. Not anymore. Because of the financial crisis and the downturn in the travel industry, even the most luxurious boutique hotels are offering rates you might never see again until the next financial crisis. […]

Mapplr’s favorite restaurants in New York City

It’s nearly impossible to create a list of favorite restaurants in a city as large as New York. What one usually gets is a list in a particular area and in our case, most of our favorites are south of 23rd Street (in the Greenwich Village and Soho neighborhoods). Our friend, Moran Bar-Kochva, who lives […]