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Free DoubleTree Cookies. For Real.

When I smell DoubleTree cookies, I go to a happy place. I’ve snarfed a good number of the habit-forming baked goods over the years, and each time I’m transported by the taste and smell back to the very first time I had one. As Sophia from The Golden Girls used to say: “Picture it. Palm…

Starwood expands SPG Keyless to more brands worldwide

Starwood Hotels & Resorts will expand the popular SPG Keyless product, which allows guests to access their rooms via a bluetooth connection from the SPG app to additional hotel brands, and will also offer additional functionality, the hospitality group announced Tuesday. Originally launched at a select number of Aloft, Element, and W branded properties, the expansion will include Westin,…

Goldfinch Tavern: Sublime comfort, tremendous food

Goldfinch Tavern is the kind of restaurant one could comfortably spend the entire evening in. And by comfortable, we mean comfortable. Everything about the place oozes cozy repose. Cush leathers and clean lines with lovely fireplaces and warm wood features make it easy to linger from soup to nuts. It’s a great place to shake off the…