Married to Nancy King. Father of Theo Patterson. Always loved to travel and have had the good fortune to work in the travel business.
Depends on time of year, but if you are able to go outside, I'd hit the High Line Park. Gives you a unique perspective on the city, it's a beautiful view out to the Hudson, and that neighborhood is full of great restaurants. ... See More
Any suggestions on things to do? We'll be in Phuket for a little over a week between Christmas and New Years. We are staying with another family and have 3 kids under 3, so we aren't going to be traveling too far or too adventurous. Some specific things we... See More
I'm going to be in Recife the week of June 22nd with some buddies to see some World Cup games. Would love to get suggestions of places to go/things to see in/around the game. Some details about the trip: will be ~12 guys in their late 30s. would love to hear... See More
The Chatwal is one of the nicer hotels in time square area, but i'm going to guess it's out of your budget. To be honest, you'll be struggle to find any hotel in the times square area for ~$200/night, much less one with character. ... See More
Crosby Street Hotel has good Soho location and nice vibe. It's elegant without being stuff or pretentious. Location is in Soho, but Crosby St isn't crazy busy. And walking distance to PUBLIC, Balthazar Restaurant,... See More
Great question JR. Top of my list is Lupa . Killer italian food (go with the cacio e pepe pasta). Friendly bar staff. Only catch is that you may have to wait a little for a seat. PUBLIC would be another one. i think... See More
You might also think about some day trips outside the city. Sausalito is close to some great hiking and trails (eg Mt. Tam). There's a very good fish restaurant (Fish.) on the water with picnic benches... See More