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A September 2008 trip to New York by Cantin2

Nook Restaurant Photo, New York, New York More Photos
Quote: New York city is about an hour away from our home - I'll share some of the hotels and restaurants that we've enjoyed.

Finding Discounts to Broadway Shows

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New York City Broadway Shows - exciting - and always a hightlight of our short stays......I'll share a few insider tips.1. Once we arrive in NYC our first stop is always the Visitors Information Center just across from TKTS near 48th and Broadway. I love this place - Full of brochures....all sorts of discounts to restaurants, bars, sightseeing and info is always available on discounted shows - SRO (standing room only) - Student and Senior discounts - Rush tickets (last minute) and lottery tickets - more details later. There is also a booth that sells full price tickets. While at the visitors center you can avail yourself to 15 minutes o...Read More

The Plaza Hotel

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Hotel | "NY Plaza - A Special Getaway"

The Plaza Hotel Photo, New York, New York
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A special occasion....or......just want to "feel" special - then, the Fairmont Plaza at 5th Avenue on Central Park should be your choice. After months of renovations, this historic landmark welcomes you in all it's splendor - luxurious and elegant, but not pretentious. The staff is extremely pleasant, professional, always smiling and willing to help in any possible way to make your stay not only enjoyable but memorable. The entrance is very regal - steps covered in red carpeting lead you to revolving doors that open into a sunny lobby area with sofas, chairs, tables and a Champagne Bar - very inviting and comfortable looking - a nice spot to meet friends or to rest your legs after a day...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on February 27, 2009

The Plaza Hotel
768 5th Ave at Central Park South
New York, New York 10019
212 759-3000

Nook Restaurant

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Restaurant | "A BYOB -'Hole in the Wall""

Nook Restaurant Photo, New York, New York
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Looking through Zagat's for a late night dinner following a Broadway Show, we found "Nook" - rated 22 for food - fair decor and service and priced right. Seemed a good value, especially with the added fact that it was "BYOB".Being somewhat skeptical, we walked past it in the afternoon and checked out their menu. We agreed that it was a good late night spot - 2 blocks from the theater - and suited our needs.When we arrived at 9:45PM, there wasn't a seat to be had - We had reservations. The sole waitress, hostess, busgirl and manager assured us that s...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 11, 2008

Nook Restaurant
746 9th Ave.
New York 10019
(212) 247-5500