Midtown Manhattan’s Hospitality Haven, The Times Square EDITION

Hotelier Ian Schrager's latest rises above the reputation of its neighborhood

From the 10th floor balcony, guests of The Times Square EDITION can gaze down at one of the most famous intersections in the world. There, tourists wander in all directions. They stop to take photos of the bright lights and big brand advertisements—and they tap the undeniable energy whizz-banging about. Up on the hotel’s balcony, officially referred to as the Blade Runner Terrace, Times Square …

Preparation Concierge: Getting Ahead of Climate Change

A pragmatic guide to equipping yourself for disasters

Last year was the fourth-hottest in recorded human history. We’re facing an endless fire season in the west, hurricanes to the east, and floods just about everywhere. It’s undeniable that climate change will affect all of us, but the idea of getting ahead of the effects is daunting. We often hear about making a disaster plan, but Googling the word “preparation” leads to panicked doomsday-prepper …

Notes: On Hudson Yards

Our takeaways from exploring the micro-city, its monuments and restaurants

A city within the city of New York, the Hudson Yards district comprises 28 acres of residential, commercial and public space developed on top of and around the MTA’s former John D. Caemmerer West Side Storage Yard—once an untrodden abyss along the river. Almost all the statistics convey the staggering scope of this endeavor, beginning with the overall vision for 30 million-square-feet of new development. …