When you learn that Ink48 is a Kimpton hotel, you know that of course it’s pet-friendly, and that means, among many other things, that there’s no pet fee — an important point in a spendy town like New York. This particular Kimpton may also be a hair less expensive than the other NYC Kimptons, and if I’m right about that, I’ll make another guess that it’s because it’s in a neighborhood that’s a hair farther away from the bright lights of the big city.… Read the rest
Posts tagged ‘Manhattan’
I only have a handful (heck, less than a handful) of dog travel links for you this week — here we go, and, for a few more moments, Happy Halloween!
This useful page from the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation site lists all of the Parks Departments’ dog-friendly areas in NYC. Scroll down and click on the name of the borough you’re investigating. The site doesn’t provide a lot of information about each location, but there’s enough to know, at least, whether the listing is a dog run or an off-leash area (which in this case means that dogs may be off leash but must be under voice control).… Read the rest
Washington Square has finally emerged from construction, and the off-leash dog park is once more in business (dog parks, I should say, because there’s a separate one for small ‘n’ shy dogs). The big dog area is large; the small ‘n’ shy area is on the small side, but I’m not really complaining.… Read the rest
SnifNYCDogs is a fun blog focused on things to do with your dog in New York. Take a look at it, and in particular check out the excellent map of NYC annotated with all things useful for dogs in the five boroughs — including vets, groomers, pet shops, dog parks, doggy day care, walkers and sitters, pet transportation, and pet bakeries.… Read the rest
Although we were staying with friends right next to the Washington Square dog park, the square in February 2009 was a sea of construction and we were happy to find a second dog park so close by. The Union Square off-leash dog run is on the west side of the square, and although it’s modest in size it’s certainly big enough for a small dog.… Read the rest