Posts with tag Westminster 2013


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

Many flights to New York’s three major airports have been canceled due to the impending storm. Photo by Grungemaster/

Flights Canceled Due to Impending Storm

History, they say, has a way of repeating itself. In 1969, when the Westminster Kennel Club dog show was held for the first time at Madison Square Garden IV, a major blizzard threatened to cripple the city and cancel the show. This year, as fanciers prepare to compete for the first time at the new… 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