Team Picplum just had a great weekend in New York City after attending Photo Hack Day at the spiffy General Assembly coworking space. We quickly realized that a barely 2 day visit to NYC was not sufficient to really get a good glimpse of the city and plan to come back again soon.
On the way to NYC
We used the Hotel Tonight iPhone app to find a place in Manhattan near General Assembly and luckily came across Ace Hotel. As a Foursquare tip put it, this place is “painfully hipster.” But we enjoyed the vibe in the bustling lobby that turns into a loud bar at night, the great coffee next door at Stumptown and the rather unique design of the place (dimly lit halls with the only light emanating from the number of your hotel room — adorned in kern-perfect typography of course).
But the part that caught my attention the most (aside from the ridiculously narrow room just barely wider than the length of the bed)? Each room comes equipped with a Polaroid camera for guests to use during their stay. Nice touch. But I digress, back to what we came to NYC for:
So what exactly is Photo Hack Day?
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