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Today is Follow Friday and we had a craving for something sweet. This craving lead us to one of our local bakeries, Sweets First. Located only a block away from our hotel at 35-04 35th St. at the corner of 35th avenue, this cozy bakery had the perfect cure for our sweet …

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 we visited our neighborhood coffee shop, Coffeed: Eatery, Rotisserie, and Charity. It’s #FollowFriday today and since we were craving some sandwiches and coffee for lunch, we thought we’d pay a visit to our neighbors over at Coffeed. We were greeted quickly by friendly faces and the smell of natural coffee aromas …

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’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 …

A concrete jungle of trendy neighborhoods, variety of attractions, arts and culture activities, and a formidable dining scene make New York City one the world’s most popular travel destinations. It isn’t the cheapest, though. Without a strategy, you could easily overspend in this metropolis. Here’s how to visit New York …

New York City Just a 10-minute subway ride across the river and you arrive to the urban playground bursting with restaurants, skyscrapers, fashion, art, culture, and international trend-setters. The city that never sleeps is at your fingertips! Free Wi-Fi It’s free Wi-Fi! What more can you ask for? Relax after …

Welcome to The Journal – The Paper Factory Hotel’s blog! Get the latest scoop about the hotel, New York City, the hottest events in town, and much more! We have a lot to say including: guest services, features and improvements that we’ve added to our guest experience, the hotel’s inspiration, arts and design …