Generally mild and pleasant weather prevails. This October it was time for a visit to New York City followed by a cruise on a new, spectacular but understated ship.
The place where my parents first met is about to go under a three-year closure. It will be transformed into a combination of privately owned apartments and still some hotel rooms.
The W itself was happening, but the utilitarian rooms can use a redo.
The Spanish designed Oculus Transportation Center is now open (photo). The observation deck is open as well at the new tower. Much is happening Downtown. Hi Line Park, Chelsea Market, Central Park and Times Square were all highlights of the stay. It seems a new hotel opens about every two weeks. NYC is always a good place to visit with lots to see and do.