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The Paper Factory Hotel was pleased to welcome Erin Treacy, ArtHotel Residency winner for Paper Factory Hotel, and her friend, Suzanne Stroebe, for a Live Painting Session in our lobby in honor of Women’s History Month. The hotel provided the space, brushes, paint, easel, and food & drink for our guest artists as …

Are you a passionate music festival fan who’s always on the lookout for the next heart-stopping show? There’s a certain thrill that comes with booking tickets, getting to the venue and finding the perfect spot by the stage where you will be right in the heart of the action. Rousing …

Today is Travel Tuesday on our blog and as a part of our #YearInReview we’re revisiting our favorite press mentions of 2014.

Today is Music Monday on our blog and we’re kicking off our “Year in Review” with  three of our favorite female celebrity musical guests whom all are quite familiar with the word “Grammy.” ELLE VARNER A refill you say? Yes! A refill is what Elle Varner, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Los …

Today for #TransformationTuesday  here’s a quick history lesson on Paper Factory Hotel. Would you believe, long ago our hotel started as a radio manufacturing company? It’s true that Pilot Electric Manufacturing Company, which was also refereed to as Pilot Radio Company, was the first industry to be housed in what …

Today is Music Monday and for all of our guests who love new music news we have some diverse and fresh music-related topics on our blog today. We’ll start with the in house music news, then we can’t go wrong with Madonna news, followed by the scoop on J. Cole’s third #1 …

Today’s follow Friday is dedicated to our favorite New York City bloggers, We Heart Astoria and We Heart L.I.C. This group of experienced and talented writers and their contributors focus on providing the most newsworthy stories centered around our home, Long Island City and Astoria, both thriving neighborhoods in Queens. Check …

A few weeks ago Paper Factory Hotel welcomed some special guests from Israel to our hotel in Long Island City, Queens. Dudu Tassa is one of the most popular musicians in Israel known for his unique style of mixing traditional Arabic music together with a modern approach. Dudu Tassa and …

Queens’ name is heard all around the lonely planet today. Yesterday, the popular travel brand, Lonely Planet, announced their 2015 best in the U.S. travel locations.  The best part about this announcement was our home, the often overlooked, but also the biggest New York City borough, Queens made the number one …