Aloft New York Brooklyn | Hotel Review

In December I had the opportunity to stay at the Aloft New York Brooklyn.  Typically, I stay with family when I am home in NYC, however, I decided to treat myself to a hotel stay.  Of course, my family thought I was crazy for staying in a hotel instead of crashing with them.  However, I decided that my trips, even home, should feel like getaways. Location Located in Downtown Brooklyn, the Aloft New York Brooklyn is centrally located near shopping, food, and culture.  The loft-style hotel is minutes away from the A/C, 2, F, and R subway lines.  I commuted back and forth to my mom’s house and it was great only have to walk one block to catch the train at Hoyt Street.  Of course, I was thrilled to be within walking distance of H&M, Old Navy, Nordstrom Rack, TJ Maxx, The Gap, Ann Taylor, Forever 21, Macy’s, Express,…

| Blazer – H&M | Dress – The Limited | Shoes – BCBG | One of my favorite professional clothing stores, The Limited, has  closed, the retailer has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Several other top retailers have closed their doors as well: American Apparel, Wet Seal, Aeropostale, and Sports…

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