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Staff Picks


Stay tuned to the Lex Staff Picks and never miss a beat of New York City’s vibrant pulse. Discover local nightlife hotspots, popular area attractions, cultural festivities, and can’t-miss annual events.

  • Unsilent and Unholy Nights in New York


    Holiday alternatives fighting for your attention this season? Our picks give you a clear path to a riotous Christmas.... Read more

  • A Taste of Brooklyn


    In the days approaching Thanksgiving, kiss your boring old palette goodbye, and get ready to savor some authentic Brooklyn tastings.... Read more

  • Cider, Spirits and Cemeteries


    Here’s what you have to look forward to while New York City is busy transforming itself in time to celebrate Halloween!... Read more

  • The Great Big Bacon Picnic


    Back in 2015 bloggers across the country squealed with praise for The Great Big Bacon Picnic, which set up shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.... Read more

  • Oktoberfest


    Oktoberfest may be the most generous of our nationally celebrated holidays.... Read more

  • The Play's the Thing


    Would Malcolm Gladwell describe you as an outlier? Or, perhaps you’re a fan of anything that’s avant-garde. ... Read more

  • Party Like a Patriot | Manhattan's Best This Fourth of July near Lex Hotel


    Every Fourth of July, Macy loads up barges with colorful dynamite and coasts down the East River past crowds of onlookers, who gather in parks and on neighborhood rooftops. In... Read more

  • Walk on the High Side | Unique Greenway West of Lex Hotel


    The best views of Manhattan aren’t found through the cramped window of a taxicab. In a city this big, give yourself a lot of room to breathe. For an attraction... Read more

  • South Street Seaport | Near Lexington Ave Hotel


    The historic South Street Seaport, just twenty minutes from our Lexington Avenue-area hotel, is the place to be for shopping, dining, and entertainment.... Read more

  • Brooklyn Vinyls


    Scattered across all five boroughs, New York City is full of entertainment and art. And if getting a feel of New York’s local music scene is on your agenda, consider... Read more

  • Come for the Coffee


    If you’re a connoisseur of coffee or a devotee of tea, then you can’t miss the 11th Annual Coffee and Tea Festival NYC! From March 19th through the 20th, visitors... Read more

  • Celebrate the Chinese New Year


    January 1st may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean New York City is done celebrating the new year! If you’re ready to ring in the new year again,... Read more