Posts with tag Piers 92/94


Westminster Roundup – Winners… and Losers

By now you will know what happened at this year’s Westminster. The new location has been roundly praised, especially the amazing way the club succeeded in transforming two rather industrial-looking piers jutting out into the Hudson River into a wonderland for Westminster junkies. It’s amazing what a few thousand feet – or miles? – of… read more

Madison Square Park is within walking distance of the Garden and nearby hotels, and offers fenced “dog runs” where pooches can play off lead, as well as plenty of space where you can walk your dog on a leash.

Finding The Great Outdoors in The Big Apple

Much of New York City is dog friendly, in part out of necessity since an estimated 600,000 dogs live with their owners in the city, according to a 2012 report by the New York City Economic Development Corporation. That’s slightly lower than the national average of about 60 percent of households that own a pet,… read more

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Fifty Restaurants Near the Piers

Spending Monday and Tuesday at Piers 92/94 opens up a whole new menu of restaurants to try. We’ve mined the area to locate most of the restaurants within 10 blocks. Here you’ll find a variety of restaurants offering almost every kind of food. Whether you’re looking for lunch or an early dinner, check out this… read more


New Westminster Venue Means New Lunch Options

Thousands upon thousands of exhibitors, spectators, assistants, journalists and dog lovers of every kind– virtually all in need of lunch at some point – will swarm the Westminster Kennel Club dog show’s 12 breed rings at Piers 92 and 94 on New York City’s West Side Highway on February 11 and 12, 2013. Several dining… read more


Press Conference Generates Excitement for Westminster 2013

A raucous crowd of reporters gathered at the Affinia Hotel Manhattan on Monday, January 28, 2013, to attend a press conference announcing several exciting changes planned for this year’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show. If the number of photographers and journalists packed into the hotel’s Wharton Room is any indication, interest in the world’s most famous… read more