March NYC Music Events

by NYJ Team

New York City is internationally renowned for being one of the greatest locations for music concerts. Looks like March is going to be a big one for Madison Square Gardens. Apart from all the exciting sporting events, this month the Gardens host some of the greatest performers around. The action, however, is not solely limited to Madison Square Gardens??

Check out the March Music Musts

3 March – Scissor Sisters
The Scissor Sisters have blown international audiences away with their awesome album ??Ta-Dah’. Get ready for an awesome night of fun with the band at Madison Square Gardens!

6 March – Celtic Women
If you love traditional and modern music with a Celtic feel then this is a must see performance. The event is taking place at Radio City Music Hall the day before St. Patrick’s Day.

12 March – Josh Groban
Women all around the world swoon at the sound of his melodic voice. Don’t miss your chance to see this musical phenomenon perform at the Gardens.

15 March – New York Philharmonic
You can’t visit New York City and not spend a few blissful hours listening to the gorgeous sounds off the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Catch them at the Avery Fisher Hall in March.

23 March – Christina Aguilera
This diva boasts one of the most powerful voices in the business and is famed for her spectacular live performances. Don’t miss this Madison Square Gardens March highlight.

24 March – Electric Six
This awesome Detroit rock band is set to turn things up a notch at the Bowery Ballroom, don’t miss out!

25 March – Elton John’s 60th B’day Concert
If there’s one event that everyone will be trying to attend this month it’s Elton John’s 60th birthday concert in Madison Square Gardens. You will be entertained by a range of songs spanning this legends 40 year career.

Great NYC Hotel Bars

by NYJ Team

Hudson Bar
The Hudson Bar at the luxurious Hudson Hotel in Midtown Manhattan is one of the hottest spots in the Big Apple. A magnet for A list celebs, the bar is eclectically decorated. Sporting a glass floor and a hand painted ceiling the Hudson Bar is the perfect spot to people watch.

MObar is situated in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel which is located on floors 35 to 54 of the Time Warner Center on Columbus Circle. This stylish cocktail bar is the ultimate venue for pre and post-dinner drinks. The gorgeous inland bar, plush velvet drapes and leather seats add to the 1930s feel.

Lobby Lounge
The Four Seasons Hotel is not only renowned for its luxurious accommodations and five star service the hotel’s Lobby Lounge is one of its greatest features. The perfect spot for theater patrons and sport fans the Lobby Lounge is relaxed and inviting.

Bemelmans Bar

Named in honor of acclaimed artist, Ludwig Bemelmans, this hotel bar at the Carlyle has been a popular spot amongst politicians, movie stars and every day Joes for the last fifty years. Luxurious is an understatement – even the ceiling is covered by 24-karat gold leaf. The greatest drinks on the menu include cocktails that haven’t been served since prohibition. Full of character and characters this bar is an absolute must for visitors to the Big Apple.

Underbar is the trendy subterranean lounge in the W New York Hotel. Boasting plush décor and fantastic cocktails it is one of the city’s most seductive night spots. It’s a favorite amongst the after work crowd that tend to stay sipping signature cocktails until the early hours of the morning.

If you have visited any of these awesome bars send us your thoughts. Is there a New York City hotel bar you frequent – send us the details and we’ll include them in our next list.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

by NYJ Team

As always everyone’s wondering what to get for the special person in their lives for Valentine’s Day. After thinking about if for a while we came up with the following:

Jewelry – Whether you’re buying for a man or a woman; jewelry is always a good idea.
Dangerously Decedent Chocolates – Now I’m not talking about your standard box of choccies but your local chocolatiers finest treats.
Sexy Lingerie – A gift for both of you.
Flowers – Roses are so last year, go for something out of the ordinary. Giving your partner a bunch of their birth flowers is always a hit.
Breakfast in Bed – Who wouldn’t want to be spoilt with a delicious and leisurely breakfast in bed?
Love Fern – For any one who’s seen the movie ??How to lose a guy in 10 days??
Robe – A plush bath robe is a wonderful gift.
Fragrance – Treat your olfactory senses by giving your partner the fragrance you think smells sexiest on them.
A Hotel Stay – The ultimate treat for couples craving some time away from every day life and its realities.
A Treasure Hunt – Leave little clues all over the house with little presents along the way.
Bubbles – A bottle of their favorite champagne.

These are just a few ideas for Valentine’s Day. What are you getting your loved one this year? Better still, what are you hoping to get?