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Last-minute NYC hotels for night owls

Club Quarters has several Manhattan locations and caters

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After a late night out on the town and a few too many drinks to drive home, you may find yourself looking for a place to crash for the night. There are a lot of hotels in Manhattan, the boroughs and Jersey City with last-minute affordable rooms and easy access to public transportation to get you on your way in the morning.

Club Quarters, NYC

Affordable rooms in five different NYC locations...

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No Pants Subway Ride 2014 in NYC

Participants en route in Improv Everywhere's annual No

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This is for those of you who think Fuse's "Pants-Off Dance-Off" went off the air far too quickly. For those burdened by bottoms that bind. For those longing for fanny freedom. This Sunday belongs to you. Throughout the city, the 13th annual No Pants Subway ride will see commuters with but one mission: Riding sans pants. Where they keep that MTA card may be a matter of personal preference,...

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Winter travel deals: New Year's Eve in Orlando, Royal Caribbean Cruise sale

All-inclusive winter getaways at the Grand Miramar Club

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but these sunny winter getaways are so delightful (and cheap)! So book away and let it snow, while you sit on a beach with a tropical drink in your hand. You can thank us later. Save up to $100 when you fly from New York to Grand Cayman from Jan. 13 to April 28 for $302 to $316 round-trip, or from New York to St. Thomas from Jan. 8 to March 30 for $336 round-trip;...

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Airlines get creative with funny in-flight safety videos

Airlines -- and their safety announcements -- have

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I'm not exactly a globe-trotting frequent flier who belongs to the million-mile club, but I do fly at least a couple times a year. Despite having been physically present for countless safety announcements, both the in-person kind and the video versions, I'd still be hard pressed to find my flotation device in the event of an emergency. Why? Because they're boring. Usually, I try to pay attention,...

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NYC Halloween events 2013, haunted houses, parades, events

Costumed participants in the Village Halloween Parade make

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New York City is home to creepy-good Halloween fun all month long. Here are some good bets, depending upon what kinds of chills, thrills and spills you seek. Haunted houses

BLACKOUT HAUNTED HOUSE: Two rules, one of which terrifies us: Participants have to walk through by themselves and need to be aged 18 or older. When | Where: Through Nov. 10; 164 11th Ave., between 22nd and 23rd streets....

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Hot Miami Beach hotel deals; savings in Maui

Beachgoers enjoy a day on Miami Beach, Fla.'s

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Whether you just realized you have vacation days to use up before the end of the year or just need to get away before the holiday rush, we found serious discounts on luxurious beach retreats, a relaxing mountain getaway and more this fall. Dreaming of Hawaii? The Maui Accommodations Guide's quarterly "Maui Deals & Steals" e-newsletter is out, with 45 special offers for fall and winter...

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade package, a winter escape to Arizona

Get four tickets to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day

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Want a front row seat at the

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

and a luxurious long weekend in Manhattan? Affinia Manhattan hotel, the official hotel partner of the iconic annual event, is offering a special package for the occasion. For rates starting at $360 per night for double occupancy, you'll get up to four tickets to the parade, breakfast to go before the parade starts, hand warmers,...

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Holiday travel deals for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah

Spend Thanksgiving and Hanukkah on a Caribbean cruise


Why spend the holidays somewhere ordinary? We found special deals for Halloween weekend, plus the week of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah, that the whole family will enjoy. Legend has it the Lasky-De Mille Barn, home to the Hollywood Heritage Museum, has some spooks still hanging around, making it the perfect spot for haunted Halloween fun, including ghost stories and a paranormal investigation. CheapOair...

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Fall travel deals, from Shelter Island R&R to hiking in Vermont

La Maison Blanche on Shelter Island is a

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Saying goodbye to summer always gives us the blues, but booking a vacation to look forward to is a no-fail way to cheer up. And scoring a great deal on said vacation? Even better. We found some best bets. Hop a flight from New York to Istanbul, Turkey for $699, and spend four nights at the Hilton Garden Inn Istanbul Golden Horn for $152 when you travel Sept. 20-24 and book at New...

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Labor Day vacation deals at Top 10 destinations

Save on a Labor Day weekend stay at


It's officially mid-August, and summer feels like it's slipping right through our fingertips. But wait! There's still that last beacon of hope, the chance to make up for all the plans you made in the past few months but didn't keep -- three magical days known as Labor Day weekend. According to CheapOair, the top U.S. Labor Day weekend destinations are Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, New York and Chicago....

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