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Night Life in Washington Heights NYC

August 12, 2018 2:59 pm

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When the sun takes its plunge behind the Palisades, Washington Heights certainly doesn’t close up shop: far from it. As a guest of ours here at the Edge Hotel, you’ve got quite the array of nightlife options at your beck and call—whatever sort of mood you’re in. From restaurants to clubs, there’s plenty of after-hours attractions within shouting distance of our chic hotel.

Dining Out in Washington Heights

Washington Heights, needless to say, is a very good place to find yourself struck with a heavy-duty appetite: Our neighborhood hosts a rich diversity of restaurants and cafes accounting for quite the spectrum of global cuisine: Jade House Chinese Restaurant, Il Sole Italian Restaurant & Bar, Malecon (Dominican), Tamaya Japanese Cuisine, Dallas BBQ, Empire Noodle House & Sushi Bar, Cachapas y Mas (Venezuelan), and more. This is New York City, so naturally you’ve got more than one pizza joint to choose from among that culinary lineup: Famiglia Pizzeria, Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza, Como Pizza, and others.

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10 Things to Do & See in Washington Heights

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Avail yourself of our modern boutique hospitality here at the Edge Hotel, and you’re calling home one of Manhattan’s most historically, culturally, and scenically rich neighborhoods. From architectural sightseeing to epicurean safaris, here are 10 of the top things to see and do in Washington Heights!

(1) Fort Tryon Park

Designed by the illustrious Olmsted Brothers architectural firm, Fort Tryon Park makes one of New York City’s great greenspaces. Along with the Cloisters (see below), its attractions include lovely gardens, glacier-etched boulders, and stirring views across the Hudson River to the New Jersey Palisades.

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Dominican Film Festival in New York City

July 25, 2018 2:29 pm

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Come join us at the Edge Hotel for the 7th annual Dominican Film Festival New York, a fantastic celebration of vital and vibrant filmmaking—not to mention international awareness and the cultural diversity that makes the Big Apple (and the country as a whole) so special.

Call the Edge Hotel your Manhattan home away from home during the festival, and you’ll be literally mere minutes from one of the festival’s primary venues—the United Palace Theater on Broadway—and also within convenient reach of the others.

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Lodging near New York’s Best Museums

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Enjoying the boutique accommodations here at the Edge Hotel in Washington Heights, you’ve got tantalizing access to the finest museums in New York City—which, we may not need to underscore, rank among the finest museums in the world.

Here are some—some, we say—of your standout options as an Edge Hotel guest, starting with several of the nearest museums here in the Heights to our W. 168th Street HQ.

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