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Radio Guest List–STATE Grill and Bar with I Love New York–March 14, 2015

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empire state buildingThis week’s broadcast of Peter Greenberg Worldwide comes from STATE Grill and Bar with I Love New York. Joining Peter at STATE is the Director of The Empire State Building, Jean-Yves Ghazi, who talks the building’s tourism trends. The New York Times’ Frugal Traveler, Seth Krugel, also stops by to tell us where you can find the best deals when traveling internationally.

Then, we talk to America magazine Editor at Large James Martin, who shares his experience of the Holy Land and he and Peter discuss the must-see spots in Israel. All of this and more when Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from STATE Grill and Bar with I Love New York.

Click here to listen to the show, streaming live from 10 am until 1 pm ET on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

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Jean-Yves Ghazi, Director of the Empire State Building, gives the latest details about who is visiting the Empire State Building, where they are coming from, and when they are coming.

Rev. James Martin, Editor at Large for America magazine, describes his trip to the Holy Land and why he was hesitant to travel there. He didn’t want to ruin the image of Israel that he had in his head.

Roy Willis, President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council, chats about national parks.

Dannielle Kyrillos, Writer for Who’s Hungry and Co-Founder of, shares why St. Croix is her second favorite island after Manhattan. She going to St. Croix when the cruise ships aren’t there and avoid St. Thomas.

Juan E. Micieli-Martinez, Winemaker and General Manager of Martha Clara Vineyards, talks about New York’s best wines and the climate that they are grown in.

Mark Castiglione, AICP, Acting Executive Director Hudson River Valley Greenway and National Heritage Area, shares the major heritage attractions outside of New York City.

Seth Krugel, The Frugal Traveler for The New York Times, confirms that there are still deals out there and how to find them. One example: he traveled to Armenia and Georgie for $495 round-trip airfare!

Wendy Knecht, former Pan Am flight attendant, divulges industry secrets and why Pan Am was one of the most glamorous jobs a woman could have back when she was working for them.

Executive Chef Octavio Becerra of STATE Grill and Bar describes the modern American restaurant and how they are using handcrafted and local supplies.

Dan Wiles, Owner MidLakes Navigation, talks about boating in New York.

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO, dives into Brand USA’s recent projects. Then he talks about pre-clearance and how it is making travel so much easier.

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