In the evening there are paid alcoholic drinks from an honour bar from 5pm till 8m. There are also snacks including a fridge full of mini club sandwich type offerings, bread, cheese, vegetables, and one hot choice. The food is easily enough to fill you up, but having to pay for alcoholic drinks is not ideal and lets this excellent lounge down. In Europe, Hyatts usually include free alcoholic drinks in the evening, particularly bottled beers and wine, so it is a shame that this is not offered as complimentary at the Grand Hyatt. … [Read more...] about Best Hyatt New York: Park Vs Grand Vs Andaz Vs Centric
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“We set these departure times for mainly two reasons. The first one is ensure that once the curfew expires we are at the top of the queue for runway departure. The second is to help the flow into and out of the alley for the gates – it’s already tightly shared space. If all aircraft were set to push back at the same time, it wouldn’t work out very well.” … [Read more...] about Why Is American The First Airline To Fly Out Of New York?
afternoon tea at the gorgeous Oscar Wilde lounge earlier in the year. But it was last year in July (when our Oscar was just a twinkle in the eye) that I first tried the restaurant Laurent. Back then the restaurant was brand new – but I already knew I was fan of the food of Executive Chef Laurent Tourondel having tried his cuisine in Miami a few years ago. … [Read more...] about A New York Inspired Brunch at Laurent at Hotel Cafe Royal
Harold French was one of the leaders whose years of effort led to establishment of the East Bay Regional Park District. An avid hiker, French founded the Contra Costa Hills Club in 1920. His vision was to have a group similar to the Sierra Club, but with a more specific East Bay focus. From that time on, he worked tirelessly to protect the East Bay’s open spaces and promote establishment of public parklands. He wrote letters, served on committees and authored articles in local newspapers. … [Read more...] about Park It: Contra Costa Hills Club founder honored at Sibley
All things Western will be celebrated in style Oct. 19 at the Cowboy Hootenanny in southern Alameda County’s Sunol Regional Wilderness. Activities at the event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. will include live folk and bluegrass music, hands-on ranching activities and general celebration of the park’s homesteading history. Food will be available for purchase at the event that’s free, but there is a parking fee of $5 per vehicle. … [Read more...] about Park It: Kick up your heels at Sunol’s Cowboy Hootenanny