How to do Valentine’s Day Right in NYC

February 13, 2019 by Damian O’Keeffe

Valentine’s Day is the international day for romance. For some, it’s a Hallmark holiday that sadly is seen as an obligation. Fortunately, for others, it’s an opportunity to show appreciation for the person they love.

Here at Hornblower New York, we did a little research and discovered that NYC is the second most romantic city in America on Valentine’s Day. The greatest city in the world should be #1. Hornblower’s here …

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Thanksgiving in New York City!

November 13, 2018 by Alexis De Jesus

Thanksgiving in New York City is an amazing experience. There are so many traditions that NYC has made and continued for over 50 years, not least of all the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Do you want to know a few fun facts about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? For one, this parade tradition actually started on Christmas of 1924. Macy’s employees dressed up as cowboys and cowgirls, marching between Harlem …

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Autumn in New York City

September 13, 2018 by Alexis De Jesus

The great Billie Holliday once sang “Autumn in New York, why does it seem so inviting? Autumn in New York, it spells the thrill of first-nighting.”

Autumn in New York City is euphoric. The weather grows cooler, everything feels cozier, and it’s much more pleasant than the scorching city summers (although summer in NYC is just as fun, especially on the water). Whether you visit Central Park and witness the …

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See New York. Be Proud.

May 30, 2018 by Alexis De Jesus

Who’s ready for Pride Month?

We can’t wait. New York City is already a vibrant place as is, and pride month adds more vibrancy overall. Pride month is a celebration for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders and more. It’s also a time to celebrate the social progress and how we can continue this growth. If you have no idea how to get started on the festivities, have no fear the Hornblower guide …

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Dad deserves to be treated too!

May 25, 2018 by Alexis De Jesus

When’s the last time you treated Dad to a day out in the New York City?

Usually for Father’s Day, you get friends and family together, turn on the grill, and get right to it. It’s one of the first BBQs of many to come and there’s nothing wrong with that. Dad loves you just as much as Mom does, but we tend to think about giving mom a more lavish …

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