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Travel Series: Starwood Hotels' loyalty program (SPG) explained

Friday newsletters always feature airline and hotel offers, luxury travel contests, travel tips, travel series, or luxury travel news.

Today (September 12, 2014): Travel Series: Starwood Hotels’ loyalty program (SPG) explained. 2,360 more words


The Other New Yorkers

You really do have to imagine grimacing runners racing past, impatient drivers blaring horns a few feet away, the never-ending drone of Commerce coming from nearby buildings, cyclists managing to talk on their phones as they steer around strollers, and other ephemera of The City That Never Sleeps.

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Art Shmart

Who cares about the arts? Waste of time, waste of money.

This and five other terrific pieces, from a collection titled Waves and Particles, come from an artist named George Sherwood. 169 more words

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NYC Day 4: Ghost Town

Apparently 8,337,000 live here. Strangely, I seem to have it all to myself. Maybe they all have — what do you call those things — oh, yeah, jobs.

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Travel Series: Piran - Sonata for flauto traverso and continuo in G major by Giuseppe Tartini

I was planning to do a Travel Series ever since I visited Burano island, the birthplace of Baldassare Galuppi, father of the musical genre opera buffa, uhm, well, one and a half years ago. 815 more words


NYC Day 3: Cities

Walking a section of the High Line last night, on an evening straight out of central casting. The sense that autumn, long since booked for its annual three-month stay in Manhattan, is now en route and crossing some border north of the city. 1,023 more words