Category Archives: Culture & Entertainment

New York City’s fantastic fall flavors

When it comes to adventures in dining and drinks, New York City knows no equals.

But it’s in the fall when the city truly becomes a mecca for food and drink lovers of all stripes. From casual to upscale, New York comes alive with some of the country’s best culinary celebrations.

Here are a few of the city’s best fall festivals of food and drink that are consistently enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike.

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Discovering Italy in Beverly Hills

Searching for la dolce vita? A fine slice of the sweet life can be found around Beverly Hills when you know where to look for it. A Venetian-inspired luxury hotel, iconic Italian automobiles for rent, stylish European bikes to ride and, of course, a plethora of Italian-inspired food, drink, art and shopping options will round out your stay. Buon viaggio! Continue reading Discovering Italy in Beverly Hills

10 Alternatives to Mother’s Day Brunch in New York City

Been awhile since you and your mom have done something together beyond the obligatory brunch, flowers and chocolates thing? It might just be time to re-write that script. Here are 10 alternatives to Mother’s Day brunch in New York City.

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10 Restaurants With Arts and Smarts

Tired of eating in the chains? Checking Yelp? Chasing down the Michelins? 

Here are ten restaurants and cafés in some of the most interesting, creative and unexpected spaces and places from New York to London, D.C. to Miami. Venues range from high-end cafeteria to two Michelin star affairs, all drawing inspiration from their unique settings. Get ready to feed your body, mind and soul.

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What to Do on a Beautiful Day in Brooklyn

Brooklyn is booming and it’s nearly impossible to narrow down a “To Do” list to just five ideas. But it’s okay to leave a few things for your next visit to the city, right?

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The Most Amazing London House Tours

Futuristic. Modern. Classic. Palatial. Cosy. Thanks to London’s expansive history and appreciation of the importance of preservation, there are myriad opportunities to explore a wide variety of private and public homes. Goodbye Pinterest, hello five wildly inspirational London house tours.

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A Night at the Nobu Eden Roc Miami Beach

Built on the storied Warner Brothers estate on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, it’s no surprise to find a continuation of the Eden Roc’s show biz roots in its latest iteration: Nobu Eden Roc.

Think of it as two hotel experiences at the same Miami Beach address, and this, a tale of two towers.

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Boston Pairings: The Fairmont Copley Plaza

Known as Art Square until 1883, Copley Square was Boston’s original center for educational and cultural institutions, a reflection of the city’s progressive aspirations. Built on the original site of the Museum of Fine Arts, the Fairmont Copley Plaza remains its Grand Dame.

With Magellan’s carefully curated selection of luxury hotels and a high walkability index, there is no ‘bad’ place to stay in the city. But for a tightly-packed short stay, the Copley Square area, in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, offers access to renowned art and architecture, fine restaurant experiences, luxury shopping, professional sports events and the city’s historic green spaces. Neighborhoods farther afield are easily accessed by the T’s Green Line (metro) stop Copley Square, just steps from the Fairmont’s front door.

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10 Great Film Festivals in New York City

Like almost anything about New York, a city home to more than 8 million people, the volume, variety and quality of its film scene is an embarrassment of riches. For every one of these ten festivals there are ten other niche, underground, hyper-local, new or expanding film events.

It takes a keen eye and a lot of patience to sift through all of the listings of everything happening each day in the five boroughs. But if you’re into film – or simply curious – here’s a list of 10 great film festivals in New York City, an interesting and useful place to start.

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Magellan Events Listing: A Thousand Whales & A Hundred Stars

Visiting a Magellan partner hotel and looking for something interesting to do? Here is a select listing of events taking place across our cities.

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