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Going behind the scenes of the Muse hotel's pet-friendly program.


The best deals by land, sea and air.


Poor Brooklyn. The popular borough has been unfairly under-served by the majority of Washington-New York bus lines, which typically pull a U-turn in Manhattan. But a new transportation company has taken up its cause.


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When Red the Doberman pinscher traveled with his owner, Travel Editor Joe Yonan, to New York City for the weekend, he went in style: staying at an upscale hotel, riding in a taxi and hobnobbing with the locals.


Six dog-friendly accommodations in the mid-Atlantic region.


By the end of my second day in Beacon, N.Y., I'd scaled its eponymous peak and sailed its lively waters. I'd feasted on its arts, both visual and culinary. I knew that I liked the place immensely and still had plenty to discover. But I wasn't sure that I understood why the vibe was so feel-good. ...


A boutique hotel in Brooklyn takes Manhattan.


Manhattan's Circle Line tours

The Circle Line offers a three-hour cruise that circumnavigates Manhattan Island, and has recently added three new boats to the fleet.


Sitting around the crackling fire in a Hudson Valley campsite, I proudly surveyed my forested domain from the throne of a canvas chair. My tent was perfectly assembled and moodily lit by a hanging lantern. On the two-burner gas stove, the cheese was melting on a veggie burger, while a hash of pea...


Exploring the Thousand Islands and the stories of the St. Lawrence River, between Canada and New York.


At Yaddo, the famous artists' colony in upstate New York, the gardens are truly an inspiration.


Yugoslavia may have disappeared as a nation, but its sons and daughters still come together over plates of ethnic food in the expat community of New York.


An arts scene blooms in the small towns of upstate New York.


Open since January, the Andaz Wall Street was recently joined by the Andaz 5th Avenue, located across the street from the New York City Public Library.


Bed Check

At the Distrikt Hotel, a new boutique property in Manhattan, guests roam the city by elevator.


Bed Check

MAve Hotel's prime New York City location and cheery demeanor make up for a lot -- even a leaky shower and no place to read.


What's the deal?

This week's best travel bargains around the globe.


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