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NYC’s Popular Chelsea Market At Risk Thanks To Google

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Food halls and markets are quite popular around NYC and one of the oldest ones I recall visiting is Chelsea Market.

Located at 75 Ninth Avenue, Chelsea Market is a great place to grab a bite or a snack with a variety of great options. (For awesome burgers and chicken sandwiches, I recommend that you give Creamline a try.)

The market is very popular with locals and tourists alike but the fate of the market could be threatened by Google. Continue reading NYC’s Popular Chelsea Market At Risk Thanks To Google

Takeaways from the 2018 New York Times Travel Show

new york times travel showThe New York Times Travel Show took place at the Javits Center from January 26-28, 2018.

This was the 15th anniversary of the show of which I’ve attended probably 9-10 of them.

I debated whether or not to attend this year but in 2017, Lucas had a fun time visiting booths, collecting pens and wandering around. Continue reading Takeaways from the 2018 New York Times Travel Show

The New Year Brings This Big Improvement To NYC Subway Stations

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Last month I shared news of a proposed change to the NYC subway which could end 24/7 service. This was just an idea and is not likely to happen.

While ending 24/7 service would be seen as a negative change by many, the new year saw a big positive at NYC subway stations. Continue reading The New Year Brings This Big Improvement To NYC Subway Stations

Anthony Bourdain Market Will NOT Open In NYC

anthony bourdain marketThere’s been a lot of chatter over the past 4-5 years about the upcoming Anthony Bourdain Market in New York City.

The market was initially supposed to open back in 2015. The project encountered many delays over the years. Then in April the market’s CEO stepped down.

In July 2016 I wondered if the Anthony Bourdain Market would ever open. Continue reading Anthony Bourdain Market Will NOT Open In NYC

A Visit to the New & Highly Anticipated Sorbillo Pizzeria in NYC

Sorbillo PizzeriaBack in February I wrote how the top pizzaiolo in Naples, Gino Sorbillo was opening a pizzeria in NYC.

While there’s lots of great pizza throughout NYC, the upcoming opening of Sorbillo NYC drew lots of attention. Kim, Lucas and I have been to Italy many times but haven’t yet made it to Naples.

The idea of trying authentic Neapolitan pies in NYC from one of Italy’s top pizzaiolos got me super excited for the opening of Sorbillo Pizzeria. Continue reading A Visit to the New & Highly Anticipated Sorbillo Pizzeria in NYC

Bigger Isn’t Always Better, The Cheeseburger at Jackson Hole- Queens, NY

jackson holeThe Michael W Travels family are big fans of burgers. Whether it be at home or when traveling, we always try to taste the best ones out there.

Living in Brooklyn, NY gives us close proximity to lots of great food and that definitely includes great burgers!

There are tons of classic NYC burgers and one of my favorites is served at Peter Luger’s. Other great classics could be found at the Burger Joint and Corner Bistro as well as at various other places. Continue reading Bigger Isn’t Always Better, The Cheeseburger at Jackson Hole- Queens, NY

Win A Trip To New York City + $1,500 Intrepid Travel Voucher

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In the New York City Literary Adventure Sweepstakes, one winner will win a trip to NYC and  $1,500 Intrepid Travel gift voucher good for future use.

The sweepstakes has been running since the beginning of October but there’s still over 2 weeks left to enter. (I just received an e-mail from Intrepid Travel about the sweeps today!)
Continue reading Win A Trip To New York City + $1,500 Intrepid Travel Voucher