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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

    12-01-2016

    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

    11-07-2016

    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

    10-10-2016

    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

    09-12-2016

    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

    09-01-2016

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

  • The Play's the Thing

    08-05-2016

    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

    07-01-2016

    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

    06-08-2016

    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

    05-09-2016

    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

    04-01-2016

    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

    03-21-2016

    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

    02-09-2016

    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