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A Brief History of Afternoon Tea

Arguably the most iconic meal at the Pierre is our famous afternoon tea. With the hotel’s timelessly elegant tradition, guests are treated to flavorful teas, sweet pastries, finger sandwiches, and more. But what are the origins of this lovely late-day custom?

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Merchant’s House Museum

Our name may be French, but like the rest of New York, on Tuesday, March 17, we’re all Irish. At 11 A.M. on the morning of the 17th, the NYC Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will begin at 44th St. and 5th Ave., marching its way north 36 blocks to the American Irish Historical Society, much to the delight of millions of onlookers.

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The New York Philharmonic: Guardians of the Past, Innovators of the Future

As the country’s oldest symphony orchestra still in existence, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra (NYPO) has long been one of the foremost engines of cultural change in the world.

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The Eclectic Art and Antiques of the 66th Annual Winter Show

With the success of programs like Antiques Roadshow and American Pickers in recent decades, interest in antiquing has surged across the nation. In just a few weeks, from January 24 through February 2, enthusiasts from across the world will come to NYC for the 66th annual Winter Show, the most highly-anticipated antiques event in America.

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The Most Beloved Ballet and Ballet Company in America

Occasionally a work of art is created that transcends time and even medium. Such is the case with Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker.

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On A Roll:Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Marks 93rd Year

No doubt you are among the millions who have seen the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV (after all, it has been televised since 1952) but, this year, consider catching this quintessential NYC experience from a perch on the parade route. 

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Spooky Sailing: The Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla

There’s something spooky floating beneath Central Park’s golden trees this October. Every fall, the Central Park Conservancy hosts its annual Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla. It’s one of New York City’s most unique holiday attractions—an armada of illuminated jack-o’-lanterns, slowly making their way across Harlem Meer.

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