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august 2013 Special Entertainment Issue

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by pamela Grossman

Maria Sharapova is a lot more than just a fierce tennis pro: How does she juggle all those balls at once?

24 Culture Shop by troy segal

New York’s museums house a lot more than just great art—they’re also a gold mine of great shopping.

32 Our Town by the editors of in new york

For your personal perusal, a look at our very favorite spots.



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Hot happenings around town

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Behind-the-curtain news

10 dish du jour Great dining experiences

12 eclectic collector Art, antiques and stylish finds

14 night spots

The after-dark scene

16 It’s a guy thing Hot stuff for cool men

18 in store

The retail scene

20 Style Central All things terrific and chic

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Art House A man’s home is his castle. For Minimalist artist Donald Judd (1928– 1994), his castle was an 1870 five-story, cast-iron industrial building in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, which he purchased in 1968 for the bargain price—by today’s standards—of $68,000. It was here, at 101 Spring Street, that Judd lived and kept his studio in New York, installing his own works (above) as well as pieces by his contemporaries. Dan Flavin’s fluorescent light piece (above, left) runs the entire length of Judd’s fifthfloor bedroom. Now a museum, the property has reopened for tours, following a three-year restoration. » 101 Spring Street, 212.219.2747


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Country music and pop crossover queen LeAnn Rimes serenades fans at the Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway. 810 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers, N.Y., 914.968.4200

The New York International Fringe Festival presents a cornucopia of theater, dance, music and kid-friendly events.

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The Joyce of Dance For the final offering of its 2013 spring/summer season, The Joyce Theater goes out with a bang. Ballet v6.0 is a mini festival of six explosive emerging companies giving 12 performances—two each—of dynamic dance. Diverse as these American troupes are, ranging in ballet styles from neoclassical to modern, they have this in common: They are all small companies, whose dancers and choreographers have chosen to create outside the mainstream large-company setting. Among them is Company C Contemporary Ballet from California (below). Company C makes its Joyce debut this month, but its New York connection goes way back: Artistic Director Charles Anderson danced with New York City Ballet from 1985 to 1993. » Ballet v6.0,

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This Price Is Right There is poetry in small things, a fact that visitors to the two New York exhibitions devoted to the late West Coast artist Ken Price (1935–2012) will immediately appreciate. As a sculptor working in clay, Price had an affinity for cups; as a draftsman working in acrylics (never watercolors), the cup was an equally liberating motif, around which he could improvise, even introduce frogs as whimsical and brilliantly colored handles in the 1967 work on paper “Frog Cups” (right), on view at The Drawing Center. » Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Works on Paper, 1962–2010, The Drawing Center, 35 Wooster St., 212.219.2166, thru Aug. 18; Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., 212.535.7710, thru Sept. 22.

The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave., 212.242.0800, Aug. 6-17

Eine kleine … A Little Night Music, the Mostly Mozart Festival’s late-night series, lives up to its name. Concerts at Lincoln Center’s intimate Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, with its skyline views, begin at 10 p.m., last an hour and include a glass of wine in the ticket price. On the roster are the rock stars of chamber music in their festival debut, the Calder Quartet (left). The quartet’s program is a marriage of the old, Beethoven’s String Quartet in C-sharp, Op. 131, and the new, Thomas Adès’ Mozart-inspired Arcadiana, Op. 12. Beethoven is not around to attest to the foursome’s musicianship, but Adès is. “When they do sit down and play, whatever it is, they really play the socks off it,” he enthuses. “I love the way they play my music—it seems to come really naturally.” » Calder Quartet, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Samuel B. and David Rose Building, 165 W. 65th St., 212.721.6500, Aug. 3

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Tennis gladiators vie for $33.6 million in prize money at the 2013 US Open Championships. USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, 866.673.6849

The race to Super Bowl XLVIII is on when the New York Giants meet hometown rivals, the New York Jets. MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J., 800.745.3000

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behind the curtain news » by Francis Lewis

Taking a Chance on Love For Bill Berry, being director of the new Broadway musical comedy First Date (left) entails so much more than helping the actors find their characters’ motivation or polishing the show with its creators. “We come into rehearsal daily and get updates from the team on their latest dating exploits,” Berry says. “I shall protect the innocent, but on more than one occasion I have been texted by members of the company begging for a bailout call much like the one that occurs in the show.” Berry vividly remembers one of his own first dates, with a guy he thought “could be ‘the one.’” Alas, it was spring, and he suffers from hay fever. “The day of the date, I was in full-on sneeze mood. At the end, he said he would call, but for some reason he never did. I can’t imagine what he didn’t find appealing in my constant sneezing and red eyes.” The lesson learned? “Take the Benadryl and cancel the date.” » First Date, Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St., 212.239.6200

Forever Tango (below) lives up to its name. This is the third time the show has been on Broadway since June 1997, when it opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre (coincidentally, the same theater where it is playing thru Sept. 15). But to think that Forever Tango is the same show now that it was then is to do it—and the art form it celebrates—a disservice. “Tango is a living art,” creator/director Luis Bravo has said. “It is always changing, evolving, transforming into something new. It is a popular cycle that reflects, in a fantastic way, the ‘character’ of the Argentinean people.” Every performance is unique, he claims. “The work becomes new because the artists make it new every night as they climb on the stage and give it life as they dance. So, every night the show evolves with the conception of the dancers and with the humanity of the people who watch them dance.” » Forever Tango, Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., 212.239.6200

Family Drama Plotwise, The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin (above) is about the devastating reunion of a father and son after the father is released from jail. Thematically, it deals with redemption and forgiveness. But for its author, Steven Levenson, the play is “ultimately about change, about posing the question of whether or not people can actually change. All of these characters,” he says, “have been shaped indelibly—crippled, really—by the things that have happened to them, the decisions they’ve made or not made. The question I ask myself, and that I want


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to pose to the audience, is whether these people can escape that cycle, whether they can actually heal and move forward, or whether they’ve been trapped by their own circumstances. I think there are different ways of reading the ending of the play and what it says about the possibility of change. I know I have my interpretation, but I’m interested in leaving it an open question for the audience to decide for themselves.” » The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin, Roundabout Theatre Company, Laura Pels Theatre, 111 W. 46th St., 212.719.1300

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great dining experiences » by Lois Levine

Cultured Dining Here is an example of great New York City multitasking: Take in a splendid meal while also enjoying a splendid museum. This is the idea behind Caffè Storico (below) at the New-York Historical Society. The restaurant pulls off cheery and elegant simultaneously, while throwing in some culture: bright yellow banquettes, stunning gold chandeliers and white shelves displaying 19th-century china from the museum’s collection. Dishes such as whipped baccala and octopus soppressata are delicate and well-seasoned, and a slow-roasted chicken is accented with sautéed fennel and chanterelle mushrooms. A fine museum, a great meal, a perfect day. » Caffè Storico, 170 Central Park West., 212.485.9211

Italian Contrasts There is a charm to finding an Old World Italian restaurant with a New World spin. Abboccato offers a traditional Italian décor: The center of the restaurant is anchored with a handsome wine case, while large leather booths make for spacious comfort when dining. On the menu, contemporary Italian dishes (grilled yellowfin tuna, wild mushroom flatbread) are offered alongside choices for the Italian traditionalist (caprese salad, veal saltimbocca, nonna’s meatballs and a wide variety of pastas). Try mixing old and new for dinner: Pair a lemony salmon tartare with tagliatelle and Bolognese meat sauce, a harmony of light and hearty, as is a roasted beet salad with a pan-seared veal chop, accompanied by caramelized Brussels sprouts, roasted tomatoes and pancetta. For dessert, indulge in a classic Italian tiramisu with a modern pear martini and you will have pleased old and new palates happily. » Abboccato, 136 W. 55th St., 212.265.4000


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Downtown Daniel When I think of a-let’s-get-super-dressed-upand-go-out-for-a-truly-fine dining experience, I think of Daniel, Daniel Boulud’s classic haute Upper East Side restaurant. So, seeing another side to the chef/entrepreneur after visiting DBGB Kitchen and Bar was a surprising delight indeed. The Downtown restaurant defines industrial chic: lots of steel and dark woods, copper kitchenware, and bottles of wine, aged vinegars and dry goods all displayed on wooden shelves that frame the main dining room. The restaurant is known for its pungently fresh market oysters (left), housemade sausages and more than 20 varieties of beer (including after-dinner brews!) along with spectacular burgers like “The Piggie” (pulled pork and beef with jalapeño mayonnaise). This is formidable chow from a formidable chef, but at DBGB, feel free to go casual. » DBGB Kitchen and Bar, 299 Bowery, 212.933.5300

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art, antiques & stylish finds » by Troy Segal

Since it began, over a century ago, nonrepresentational painting—aka abstract art—has split, divided and subdivided into a variety of schools and styles. Six contemporary approaches are presented by an international array of artists in the group show Shape Shifting. The idea for the exhibit, says curator Susan Eley, originated with the work of Carlos Puyol who, in canvases such as “Untitled” (left), imposes Pop Art-like acrylic blankets over an Abstract Expressionist array of squiggles. “My paintings are an affirmation of ‘the real,’” the artist maintains. Ah, but which is the reality—the calm curtains of color, or the chaos beneath? » Susan Eley Fine Art, 46 W. 90th St., 917.952.7641, thru Sept. 6

Iconic Americana Maybe it’s the August heat, or the joy of 10 years in business. But there was a definite giddiness in the Mike Weiss Gallery press release that hit our in-box recently, announcing how it was “pleased to present a questionable low point in our program: Birth of a Legend, by nomadic artist Cameron Gray.” Then again, it’s hard to play it artistically straight when describing Gray’s work: Faces made of fake foodstuffs (think: salad noses, hot dog mouths and hamburger eyes), huge prints of 1980s pinups with a “Dionysian smorgasbord” of digital images flashing on their faces and chests or portraits of movie stars with snacks for eyes, as in “Marlon Brando With Donuts” (right, 2013). Blending two American icons, hunks and junk food—it can’t miss. » Mike Weiss Gallery, 520 W. 24th St., 212.691.6899, thru Aug. 17

Timeless Some antiques enchant because they seem so redolent of their period; others endear because of their enduringly modern air. The furniture of Jacques Adnet (19001984) falls into the latter category: Pieces such as this coffee table (right), though dating from ca. 1950, don’t seem dated—perhaps due to the French designer’s penchant for wrapping items in leather, integrated with glass, metal or wood. He tended to keep shapes streamlined, too; here, the only ornamentation is the bell-shaped brass fixtures echoing the wavy curve of the leather “legs.” » Maison Gerard, 43 E. 10th St., 212.674.7611


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Theme and Variations “One of Picasso’s notable characteristics was his need to transform existing works of art,” the artist’s dealer Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler once wrote. Case in point: “Portrait of a Woman After Cranach the Younger” (above, 1958). The linocut references the Renaissance artist’s aristocratic paintings, specifically an image of a noblelooking lady done almost 400 years earlier. Picasso reproduces her pose, shadow and garments almost exactly, down to her cap, but reduces the original’s subtle palette to five bold colors. And, of course, imparts his famed asymmetrical approach to the face and elsewhere—even the necklaces are askew. “This need to transform,” Kahnweiler noted, “was certainly an important characteristic of Picasso’s genius.” » Hubert Gallery, 1046 Madison Ave., 212.628.2922

photos: carlos puyol, “Untitled,” Courtesy of Susan Eley Fine Art; Cameron gray, “Marlon Brando with donuts,” Courtesy of Mike Weiss Gallery; Pablo Picasso, “Portrait of a woman after cranach the younger,” Courtesy of Hubert Gallery; jacques adnet coffee table, Courtesy of Maison Gerard; secretary, Carlton hobbs llc

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OF YOURSELF. Prestige Piece With the rise of the middle class in the 1700s, the secretary desk became a significant piece of furniture—a way for owners to show off their status (so many drawers, so little time) and for cabinetmakers their skill. This rare, ebonized example, from early-19th-century Vienna, seems simultaneously futuristic (its ovoid shape and glossy black surface) and period (its gilded paw feet and cornucopias, typical of the Empire style), with the penned fruit basket motif in the center offering an endearingly bucolic touch. When closed, the lyre secretaire (as models of this shape were also called) has the air of an upright beast. When open, it reveals a surprise: an intricate “prospect,” or architectural scene, that includes a mini staircase leading up to tiny columns, parquet floors and an arched ceiling, all reflected in mirrored panels. Both the stairs and pseudo-brick walls surrounding them slide out to reveal hidden drawers—ideal for concealing a wad of bills or a billet-doux. Because with great wealth comes a great need to keep secrets. » Carlton Hobbs LLC, 60 E. 93rd St., 212.423.9000

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the after-dark scene » by William G. Frierson IV

Soaring Sanctuary

Theater District skyline views … a taste of Mexico in West Midtown … cocktails made with cold-pressed juices

What’s in a name? In the case of Haven Rooftop (above), everything. The 2,500-square-foot space impresses—cedar furnishings, breezy curtained cabanas, well-groomed greenery, two bars and an elevated V.I.P. patio. On special occasions, there’s live entertainment—you may be lucky enough to spot a fire-breather or seductive dancers, scantily clad in feathers and body paint, like sultry sirens fallen from the clouds. Cocktails, such as the Night Sky (acaiblueberry vodka and fresh lemonade), can be sipped overlooking a Theater District cityscape, with modern glass towers standing in contrast against the oxidized green of old copper church steeples. Feels just like haven on Earth. » Haven Rooftop, The Sanctuary Hotel New York, 132 W. 47th St., 10th fl., 212.466.9000

Healthy living has reached new heights (the 26th floor, to be exact). Soaked (below), a Downtown rooftop roost, serves thrist-quenching, summery cocktails made with organic ingredients and cold-pressed juices without excess sugars or artificial flavors. The offerings, delivered by waitresses in denim uniforms, range from the honeydew martini (Hendrick’s gin, cucumber, honeydew, Thai basil, fresh lime and algae) to the grapefruit-lemongrass mimosa (orange, grapefruit and lemongrass juices, Domaine Chandon bubbly and Aperol). Surrounded by stringed lights and charmingly overgrown potted grasses, you can soak up the view with a drink that’s good for the body and mind—or at least it feels nice to tell yourself that. » Soaked, Mondrian Soho, 150 Lafayette St., PH2, 212.389.1000

Down in Mexico The Coasters sang the old-school R&B hit first, but you just may find that hot-weather hymn on your lips after a visit to Tequila Park Taqueria (left), an open-air bastion of—you guessed it—tequila and tacos. A beachy, south-ofthe-border charm pervades the space, with Aztec-inspired pillows and throws and an innovative, Mexican-flavored drink menu, catagorized into concoctions both “common” (a classic margarita) and “uncommon” (bubblegum-baconinfused tequila with grenadine). When the sun sets, a giant outdoor screen illuminates to play black-and-white flicks. ¡Que maravilloso! » Tequila Park Taqueria, Hudson New York, 356 W. 58th St., 212.554.6217


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Hot Stuff for Cool Men » by Lois Levine

Waldo Watching

There is a reason why Peter Luger (top) recently made a CBS list of the Seven Top Bars for Guys’ Night Out in New York City. The dark wood paneling and simple, rustic décor, the alwayspacked bar with serious suits (and serious drinking to go with it) and the signature porterhouse steaks and juicy burgers (the description of the restaurant’s meat is painstakingly detailed on the restaurant website) make for a manly good time, and one of the best reasons to cross the East River into Brooklyn. » Peter Luger Steak House, 178 Broadway, Brooklyn, 718.387.7400

photos: peter luger, michael scott berman; dolce & gabbana, courtesy of dolce & gabbana

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So, now that Where’s Waldo has become New York City’s official Family Ambassador, you can take the Big Apple dignitary, complete with his cute fuzzy cap, to the beach or pool for that last burst of summer—and have your son join you in the fun. Vilebrequin, the well-known swimwear brand for men and boys, has designed a series of “Where’s Waldo” swimming trunks (below) that pay homage to Waldo’s signature red-and-white striped shirt and are part of the store’s Father & Son Collection. The swim trunks have braided tying cords with engraved tips and a signature navy label. Every dad loves to bond with his son. Now, as you’re jumping waves or diving into the pool, you can make that happen. » Vilebrequin, 1007 Madison Ave., 212.650.0353

Beyond the Watch What a watch. There is nothing classier than the look of a fine watch, and the Luminor 1950 3 Days Chrono Flyback is just that kind of classic timepiece. The water-resistant chronograph made of stainless steel, also has a see-through sapphire crystal back and a black leather strap. (A second interchangeable strap is included.) The watch also offers a power reserve of three days. Now you just need someone to ask you the time. » Officine Panerai, 545 Madison Ave., 212.223.1562


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Scent of a Man

Dolce & Gabbana has just added two new fragrances to its fine line of unisex scents: Velvet Desert Oud and Velvet Tender Oud. The Desert Oud (right), more geared toward men, is described as a meeting of East and West, with notes of incense, wood, musk and amber. Gents, make sure to splash on some Desert before you go out, and you’ll be the guy everyone will want to stand close to. » Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave., 212.753.4000 for details on these and other products and venues, turn to our listings beginning on p. 40 and visit

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They walked on land before they ruled the oceans. They have played a central role in human cultures for centuries. Discover the amazing history and extraordinary biology of whales in this immersive exhibition featuring life-sized skeletons, rare fossil specimens, and interactive experiences.

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Whales: Giants of the Deep was developed and presented by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. This exhibition was made possible through the support of the New Zealand Government.

The Museum gratefully acknowledges the Richard and Karen LeFrak Exhibition and Education Fund.

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the retail scene » by Carly Pifer

Walk on Air

Spanish footwear expert Camper recently stepped up its artistic game at its fourth and latest New York City location on Fifth Avenue. The label and influential Japanese design firm Nendo have merged their talents and created a space intended to give Camper’s men’s and women’s shoe styles a literal “walking-on-air” quality. White resin models of the “Pelotas,” one of the line’s signature sneakers, adorn the walls and almost float in an orderly mirage all the way up to the ceiling (right). It’s a dizzyingly impressive effect, contrasting nicely with the store’s large mirrors and overall sleek space. Clearly, Camper has perfected the mix of art and function that is key to a successful city shoe-shopping experience. » Camper, 522 Fifth Ave., 212.221.3529

The Art of the Bow

Dressed up or dressed down, the Kate Spade New York woman never shies away from girly details. At the brand’s latest flagship (below), one is greeted with cheeky glamour in spades, down to the décor (the entrance itself is wrapped in a custom faceted glass bow). With three floors and 7,900 square feet to house the line, expect to find it all: chic handbags, cheery leather goods, picnic-ready shoes, super-cute stationery and, of course, ready-to-wear designs. The townhouse boutique also carries an exclusive Madison Collection, which features those work-to-play separates the brand is known for, and a bridal accessories line. For a truly indulgent experience, visit the VIP salon for private dressing rooms and Martha Stewart-worthy customer service. » Kate Spade New York, 789 Madison Ave., 212.988.0259

Gold Standard

You can throw the saying “All that glitters is not gold” to the wind—Orogold, a skincare line known for its 24-karat goldinfused creams, has opened its first retail location in the city. The pricey metal has been used by queens for centuries, as it creates complexions that truly shine. Now, even commoners can indulge: The 24-karat Vitamin C Set (above) features a facial cleanser, serum and mask enriched with gold flecks and antioxidants to both illuminate and energize the skin for a youthful glow. » Orogold, 118 E. 57th St., 212.371.7242


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Pick up practical pieces for Fall that can take you effortlessly from the office to dinner and drinks. You can’t go wrong in an alwaysflattering pencil skirt for her and blazer for him, plus splashy accessories for both that work around the clock.*

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*Since IN New York magazine is a monthly publication, there is a possibility that the items shown, while available for purchase at press time, may be out of stock. The products featured, however, provide a fine representation of the overall quality of the stores’ merchandise.

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photographed by Jeff Westbrook merchandised by Anna Katsanis styled by Julie Flynn

For her, facing page, clockwise: • Studded “Corona” necklace by PONO by Joan Goodman, $275. Lilla P, 420 W. 14th St., 212.242.7471 • “Cecilia” sweater by Rachel Zoe, $215. Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave., 212.753.4000 • Garnet and black mirror Bib, $765. Henri Bendel, 712 Fifth Ave., 212.247.1100 • French lace blouse, $350. • Black pencil skirt, $34.95. H&M, 640 Fifth Ave., 212.489.0390 • “Sebastian” bag in toffee python by Jill Haber, $2,155. Chuckies NY, 1169 Madison Ave., 212.249.2254 • “SaintHonore” booties, $209. Matt Bernson, 20 Harrison St., 212.941.7634 • Calfskin BOSS pumps, $495. Hugo Boss, 10 Columbus Cir., 212.485.1900 • “Cobblestone” cuff by Kanupriya, $150. Jacqueline Chorney, 212.879.1063, by appointment only • Croc-embossed satchel in bordeaux, $450. Carlo Pazolini, 543 Broadway, 212.792.5855 For him, this page, clockwise: Charcoal suit by Sean John Tailored Collection, $350. Macy’s Herald Square, Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.695.4400 • Silk pocket square, $60. Thomas Pink, 520 Madison Ave.,

212.838.1928 • Cotton shirt, $24.95 and cotton jeans, $39.95. H&M • Timex watch, $65. • Cashmere crew socks by Hot Sox, $18. Lord & Taylor, 424 Fifth Ave., 212.391.3344 • “Levanzo” Wingtip shoe by Sean John, $79. Macy’s Herald Square • 1953 Horsebit loafer, $495. Gucci, 725 Fifth Ave., 212.826.2600 • “Mod” iPad case in calf leather, $695. Bally, 628 Madison Ave., 212.751.9082 • “Ellington” plaid tie by Sean John, $59.50. Macy’s Herald Square | august 2013 | IN New YORK

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aria’s M got game Maria sharapova—Tennis star, model, businesswoman and philanthropist—doesn’t ever slow down


remendous career success, a model’s good looks, loving parents: Tennis star Maria Sharapova’s cup runneth over. The 26-year-old, who lives in Brandenton, Florida, has won four Grand Slam titles—and this past spring almost claimed a fifth at the French Open in a hard-fought finals match against Serena Williams. In June, she was ranked No. 3 in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and has won an impressive 29 WTA singles titles. Sharapova made her professional breakthrough in 2004 when, at age 17, she defeated Serena Williams in the 2004 Wimbledon final for her first Grand Slam singles title. Away from the courts, she has been a feature model for a number of national publications, including the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In addition to all this, Sharapova designs tennis clothing for Nike as well as a line of handbags and shoes for Cole Haan—her ballet flats are especially sought after. She has even come out with a candy collection, called Sugarpova, available at But it isn’t only about tennis and business for Sharapova. She also makes it a priority to give back, working with the U.N. to help children in the Ukraine’s Chernobyl region, where her family’s roots lie and which still faces the aftereffects of the 1986 nuclear meltdown. Last year, besides receiving the ESPY award for Best Female Tennis Player, she was also honored with a medal from Russia for her philanthropic activity. Next up on Sharapova’s busy schedule is the US Open, which begins on Aug. 26.


You were “discovered” as a child by Martina Navratilova. Are you still in touch? Martina is an inspiration and an

institution in tennis. Luckily, the tennis community is somewhat small, so our paths cross often. Your parents came to this country when you were a kid to help you move ahead in tennis. Do you view them as your greatest supporters? Of course. I am so grateful for

the opportunity they provided me, and for the sacrifices made along the way. Let’s talk about your charity work. You were appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for the U.N. Development Programme to help with issues related to Chernobyl, which is near your birthplace. The Maria Sharapova Foundation is helping to raise education-scholarship money for children in the Chernobyl region. And you also have helped with hurricane relief in Florida. How would you describe the importance of giving back through charitable work? It’s tremendously important to me. I became

a U.N. Ambassador back in 2007, and I’ve had some invaluable opportunities to give support to causes that I have a deep personal connection with. Through the Maria Sharapova Foundation, I support the children of Chernobyl—an area that has faced one of the most epic disasters in our lifetime. It means so much to me to be a part of that region’s comeback story—we’re so excited about the upcoming [Winter] Olympic Games in Sochi [a resort city located in Krasnodar Krai, Russia].

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Tell us about your dog! A Pomeranian named Dolce, yes? You’re known to be a doting dog owner. I spoil him rot-

ten! He’s the best. I love when I am able to travel to tournaments with him. You are also a big music fan. Yes. The Great Gatsy album with Lana Del Rey is the soundtrack of the summer. I love the way her voice moves between haunting and wistful. I also love Florence the Machine and Rihanna. You have a line of candy, Sugarpova—the lemon-lime gumballs that look like tennis balls are especially cute. And on top of that, you design tennis wear, and you’ve designed some nontennis clothing as well. Being a busi-

nesswoman and a business owner is a true passion of mine. I launched my Sugarpova candy collection last August, and what a year it has been! I tackle everything head-on, and I’m involved in every decision made from creative direction to growth strategies to taste testing! I’m lucky to work with a lot of brands like Nike, Porsche, Tag Heuer, Samsung, Evian and Head—but running my own business feels really rewarding.

You’re known for keeping your cool on the court and not getting rattled if you make a mistake. How do you it? The same

principles that make you a successful athlete can also make you successful in life. On the court, it is most important to stay goal-driven. Being able to focus on the bigger picture—two, three, four moves ahead—is paramount. If you allow yourself to get upset over mistakes, you disrupt your focus. Mistakes are going to happen—understanding that and building from them, while striving for your ultimate success, is key. What do you enjoy most when you’re in New York City? On tennis: “Being able to focus on the bigger picture—two, three, four moves ahead—is paramount,” says Sharapova.

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I love the creative energy. I love spending time in the West Village shopping, and in the East Village checking out the street style. NYC is a city full of creative people pursuing a multitude of entrepreneurial projects.

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Photos: The Temple of Dendur, The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Brooks Walker; “The Three Graces,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store (

You can take it with you: In 1895, The Metropolitan Museum of Art began offering reproductions of prime pieces of its sculpture, such as “The Three Graces” (facing page)—all the better to remind visitors of the classical masterpieces in its collection, such as the Temple of Dendur (this page).

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Once humble purveyors of postcards and prints, museum stores have morphed into sophisticated specialty retailers—their wares ranging from handblown glass to high-tech toys to designer scarves. Shopping is truly an art form at these elite establishments. By Troy Segal

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cial soiree? No, it’s The Store at MAD, in the Museum of Arts and Design (2 Columbus Circle, 212.299.7700). Since its establishment in 2008, the shop has set out to become “a premier destination for well-designed crafts and objects,” says Vice President of Retail and Brand Development Franci Sagar. It’s not alone. In the last few years, New York City museums have stepped up their retailing game, becoming eager players in a town where shopping is a beloved sport. Their emporia have morphed from a few dusty shelves of prints and postcards to stand-alone destinations— many, like The Store at MAD, even keep hours outside their parent museum’s—with inventory that’s evolved from souvenir-oriented to sophisticated. The trend reflects the need to “become more relevant to consumers’ lives,” notes Metropolitan Museum of Art General Merchandise Manager David Wargo. “In today’s digital age, people don’t need a postcard to take home a memory. If they buy something, they want to use it—have it be a part of their routine.” The Met should know: Between its main store in the museum (1000 Fifth Ave., 212.396.5175) and branches in Rockefeller Center, the Cloisters and New York/New Jersey area airports, it carries over 8,500 types of merchandise, making it one of the biggest museum retailers in town—not to mention one of the oldest: “We’ve been doing reproductions almost ever since we opened our Some might say that the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s most famous artwork is its own building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (left). Its store carries pieces that riff off the iconic rotunda, from porcelain mugs to cuff bracelets designed by Pico (below).


Photos: Solomon R. Guggenheim Exterior, Photo by David Heald / © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, NY; Guggenheim Rotunda Cuff Bracelet, courtesy of Pico; John Babcock, “Searching New Kingdoms,” Photo: Tony Grant; glass Tubes by Kriston Gene & Eva Milinkovic, courtesy of Tsunami Glassworks

the scene: an artisanal jewelry trunk show. It’s cocktail hour, and the setting sun sets sparkling the stone floor and various glass objets from around the world, displayed on curving shelves. The crowd—well-dressed women, smartly tailored men—examines the pieces handcrafted from natural wood, bone and horn, while sipping wine and nibbling Terra chips, and chatting with designer Catherine De Groote. Where is this swank site: a new designer boutique? A department store’s spe-

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Photos: Solomon R. Guggenheim Exterior, Photo by David Heald / © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, NY; Guggenheim Rotunda Cuff Bracelet, courtesy of Pico; John Babcock, “Searching New Kingdoms,” Photo: Tony Grant; glass Tubes by Kriston Gene & Eva Milinkovic, courtesy of Tsunami Glassworks

doors in 1870,” Wargo says. While the museum often turns to outside talent for exhibit tie-ins—for PUNK: Chaos to Couture (thru Aug. 14), its shop offers Tom Binns razor-blade and safety-pin jewelry, T-shirts by Dolce & Gabbana and even hair dyes from Manic Panic—the majority of its items are unique, developed internally by the museum’s own design division. By definition, products have to relate to its permanent collection—either as an outright duplication (for example, a copy of the clock that hung in designer Louis Comfort Tiffany’s home) or an adaptation—taking a pattern or image and executing it in a different medium, as, say, a shawl or tie that uses one of Arts & Crafts designer William Morris’ wallpaper prints. Textiles and clothing are the museum’s most popular items, Wargo says: People relate to the museum via “something they wear, touch, look at every day.” While The Met revels in repros, the Museum of Modern Art—another big player on the store scene, with its flagship boutique on-site (11 W. 53rd St., 212.708.9700), as well as freestanding Design Stores across the street and in SoHo— takes an opposite approach. Only about a quarter of its stock is directly connected to exhibits or the permanent collection, says Emmanuel Plat, director of merchandising for MoMA retail. “What makes us different: We’re really a design store”— which means, essentially, carrying cool stuff. Plat and his team travel the world, perpetually looking for an assortment of furniture, furnishings and personal items—some serious, some quirky—that are both practical and visually pleasing, innovative yet enduring icons of style, such as the sticklike Satellite Bowls or the Sky Umbrella, with its cheery blue-and-white interior. Along with being vetted by curators, the items reflect With paper-and-cotton works such as John Babcock’s “Searching New Kingdoms” (above, 1988), the Museum of Arts and Design celebrates the intersection of fine and decorative arts. The Store at MAD does likewise, with its independent artisanal offerings, such as Tsunami Glassworks’ strawberry and saffron-hued tubes (right). IN New YORK | august 2013 |

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Whether on-site or online, the Whitney Museum of American Art’s shop specializes in merchandise themed to born-in-the-U.S.A. masters’ works, from a mini replica of Robert Indiana’s “LOVE” sculpture (left) to prints of Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” (below). Bringing the public to the cutting edge has always been the Museum of Modern Art’s mantra, be it via a 2010 Masters chair by Philippe Starck and Eugeni Quitllet (above) in its Design Store or a Picasso masterpiece like “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” (facing page, 1907) on its walls.


Photos: Edward Hopper, “Nighthawks,” © Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by the Whitney Museum of American Art. Photography © The Art Institute of Chicago; Masters Chair, © MoMA Store; Pablo Picasso, “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon,” © 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

MoMA in a larger sense. “The museum’s mission has always been to educate the public about modern art and design,” Plat notes, and, through these objects, “that’s our mission, too.” If The Met and MoMA’s stores are the philharmonics of museum retailing, that of the Neue Galerie (1084 Fifth Ave., 212.628.6200) is “a chamber orchestra,” jokes Director Renée Price. The inventory is small but choice—extremely choice, with many items (some of which are made to order) running in the three and four figures. Like The Met, the Neue Galerie embraces reproductions, of the best kind: imitations of the tableware, jewelry, textiles and housewares created by the early-20th-century Austrian and German designers to which the museum is devoted, such as Rundes Modell cutlery, recreated by Alessi and looking as fresh today as it did when Josef Hoffmann designed it in 1906-07, or a copy of a Koloman Moser brooch, for the current Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna 1897-1907 show (thru Sept. 2). The store also offers limited-edition collaborations with modern designers—i.e., a tapestry tote by MZ Wallace—all in the spirit of the Secessionist, Wiener Werkstätte and Bauhaus artists who felt every aspect of life should be part of an aesthetic environment. Speaking of which: The store

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Photos: Edward Hopper, “Nighthawks,” © Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by the Whitney Museum of American Art. Photography © The Art Institute of Chicago; Masters Chair, © MoMA Store; Pablo Picasso, “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon,” © 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

displays its objets in the former powder room and its books in, appropriately, the library of a 1914 Beaux Arts mansion—the Neue Galerie’s headquarters. Another historic home provides much of the charm of The Morgan Shop (The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Ave., 212.590.0390), which occupies two of the original rooms of the famed financier’s family manse—a music room, adorned with gilt moldings, marble fireplaces and two mirrors facing each other, and an adjoining chamber adorned with bay windows. Through them, the store makes a pretty picture on its residential side street—which might explain why “we get a lot of people just coming in for the shop,” claims Director of Merchandising Services Sean Hayes. Everything relates to the museum’s collection, and since Pierpont Morgan collected everything from geodes to Gutenberg Bibles, this makes for a pretty eclectic mix of merch. The homey array ranges from definitive monographs, like Monika Grzymala: 11 Works 2000–2011 (commemorating the Berlin artist’s current on-site

installation, thru Nov. 3) to Shakespearean foliolike leather notebooks; stationery and notecards, with facsimiles of firstedition art the museum owns, are big, as is anything with the impressively paneled library’s image on it. “We do as much unique merchandise as possible, for people to take a part of the Morgan with them,” Hayes explains. Giving people a chance to take a bit of the institution with them is also the aim of the Guggenheim Museum Store (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., 800.329.6109). Located at the base of the museum’s smaller rotunda (look up to see its spiral), it greets visitors with dozens of colorful mobiles, evocative of the designs of Alexander Calder. The inventory abounds in contemporary art and handmade goods—not necessarily exclusive, but that “connect with the Guggenheim’s clean, fresh, cutting-edge identity,” says Managing Director for Business Development Karen Meyerhoff. Still, the core products are logo-based, or evocative of the museum’s most famous possession: its own building. There are models of the IN New YORK | august 2013 |

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The Rose Center for Earth and Space (above) is one of the most popular sections of the American Museum of Natural History; and one of the most popular items sold by its gadget-laden, scienceinspired store is a telescope, such as this refracting model by Meade (right), which has given many budding astronomers their start.


Frank Lloyd Wright-designed edifice, white porcelain mugs (and soon, more tableware) that evoke the famed rotunda and even a collection of paints in “gallery colors.” While most museum stores carry a mix of merchandise, their collections tend to evoke their specialties. The American Museum of Natural History (Central Park West, at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100) even divides its retail outlets by branches of science (the Cosmic Shop, the DinoStore). Its bazaarlike trilevel flagship, off the main lobby, carries everything from sake sets to chemistry sets. Yet, with its bronze pteranodon skeleton mobiles flying over the stairway with a vertebrae railing, it seems especially dedicated to delighting children, with ingenious items they’ll find either educational (translucent Magna-

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Photos: american museum of natural history’s Rose Center for Earth and Space, Gary Burke; telescope, © AMNH / D.Finnin; Neue Galerie Moser Installation and Hoffmann Series B Service, Hülya Kolabas

The Neue Galerie specializes in turn-of-the-20th-century German and Austrian artists, as in its Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna 1897-1907 show (left); its shop features high-end reproductions of their works, such as black-and-white crystalware by Josef Hoffmann, originally designed in 1912 (right).

Tiles building blocks), intellectual (a book of Theodore Roosevelt Quotes & Wisdom) or fun (packets of freeze-dried astronaut ice cream). Most of the goods in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian store, housed in the handsome former Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House (1 Bowling Green, 212.514.3767), are made by Native Americans from North and Latin America; the marvel is their range—from traditional Navajo talking sticks to modern Pueblo horsehair pottery, from Kuna wall hangings to Northeastern Woodland tribe deerskin bracelets. In the Museum of the City of New York shop (1220 Fifth Ave., 212.534.1672), “everything has a New York theme to it—past, present and future, which is what the museum celebrates,” says Director of Merchandising & Visitor Services Peter Capriotti. That includes magnets with images drawn from the 100,000-plus vintage photos in the collection, a mesh disco bag inspired by the recent Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced exhibit or a handblown ribbon vase by NYC artist Lorin Silverman. Capriotti buys local whenever he can, down to P&H sodas (Brooklyn) and Josephine’s Feast! jams (Long Island and upstate). Retail outlets can also help a museum extend its grasp. Building constraints limit the size of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s (945 Madison Ave., 212.570.3614) physical store to a lobby corner that, despite a varied inventory, appears dominated by books, exhibit catalogs and prints. But its online store ( gives spacious play to all its merchandise: Jean-Michel Basquiat porcelain plates, Keith Haring scented candles, Tauba Auerbach playing cards and other ingenious pieces designed by, or in homage to, U.S. artists. And while every museum shop represents its parent’s mission, the Dahesh Museum of Art Gift Shop (145 Sixth Ave., 212.759.0606) represents its parent—literally. Since Dahesh itself is currently an institution-without-walls, the year-old boutique’s sunny, exposed-brick-walled space is its primary public presence. Director of Communications & Marketing Paula Webster says the items (“some authentic, some fun”)— such as pillows adorned with tiny caftans; glittery, gauzy Egyptian scarves; and Turkish towels—“riff off the works in the collection” of 19th- and 20th-century academic art, with an emphasis on Orientalist genres. Museum emporia are a varied lot, their approaches varying as much as their inventory. But they all share a common mission: to support their parent institution, both financially and figuratively. As the Museum of Arts and Design’s Franci Sagar observes: “When people emerge inspired from an exhibit, they can find something in the store that continues the experience”—and says, in effect, “come back soon.” IN New YORK | august 2013 |

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Lois Levine

– Editor-in-Chief

What shall I Do this weekend? It’s a question that is laughable in this city of endless eateries, museum palaces, tranquil parks, bargain shopping and so much more. But everyone has their personal favorite list tucked in their urban pocket and I am no exception. After my morning coffee (and some work, of course), I move on to a treasured hobby: eating. That’s when I think about my own Fab Four: Danny Meyer, Daniel Boulud, David Burke and Tom Colicchio, four great restaurateurs whose varied, haute but always approachable restaurants are the epitome of fine dining, whether formal or casual. My favorites of each? Meyer’s Union Square Cafe (, Boulud Sud (, Burke’s Townhouse (davidburke and Colicchio’s Craft (craft Above: Exotic reserve coffees are available A walk in the park for me is always a walk in at select Starbucks ( Top: A wall of greenery in Central Park. the park (Central Park, that is): rent a rowboat on the lake at the Loeb Boathouse, catch some rays in the Sheep Meadow, feel a somber John Lennon moment at Strawberry Fields, take a ride on the carousel or talk to the animals at the zoo ( When it comes to shopping, I employ Woody Allen’s line from The Front: “In my family, the biggest sin was to pay retail.” With that in mind, I head over to Loehmann’s (, Century 21 (, Roundabout ( or H&M ( for chic designers, one-of-a-kind items and gentle prices. What to do this weekend? Are ya kidding me?

The renovated downtown Century 21 is a bargain-hunter’s paradise (left); take a walk on the High Line (right) for beautiful flora and impressive sculptures (


Photos: central park, david lu; the high line, iwan baan; century 21, courtesy of century 21; clover at starbucks, courtesy of starbucks; radio city music hall rockettes, monceau on; pierpont morgan’s library, graham haber; stephan weiss, “the apple,” ronald l. glassman; brooks brothers fall 2013, courtesy of brooks brothers


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Leaf through this editorial scrapbook of favorite places to eat, shop, walk and play in this great city of ours, and come join the action!

Francis Lewis­

ditor – Executive E

No place does Art Deco better than Radio City Music Hall (above,, home to the long-stemmed Rockettes. Be sure to take a tour.

this native new yorker is an inveterate bookworm. And no doubt about it, NYC is my kind of book town. I love that, three blocks from my apartment in Greenwich Village, Mark Twain settled for a time at 14 W. 10th St. A plaque marks the spot. Unlike most people, I actually look forward to going to the dentist: My guy’s office is on the elegant north side of Washington Square, deep in the heart of Henry James country. Obviously, I treasure things that are made with, on and for paper. My day begins with “America’s oldest continuously published daily The Morgan Library & Museum (above, themorgan newspaper,” the New York Post (nypost .org) is my ideal: the model of connoisseurship. .com). I go to the theater a lot, read Walkers, joggers and bike riders in Hudson River Playbill ( from cover to Park ( invariably stop at “The Apple” (below), a bronze sculpture by Stephan Weiss, cover and never throw it away. I have the late husband of fashion designer Donna Karan. stacks. My favorite drawings—thousands of caricatures of theater luminaries past and present—hang on the walls of Sardi’s (, where steak tartare prepared tableside is my dish of choice. When it comes to books, I’ve always been of Polonius’ opinion: “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” That said, I revere the Beaux Arts splendor—inside and out—of the main branch of the New York Public Library system ( on Fifth Ave. and 42nd St. As to my own library, Strand Books ( fills its shelves with new tomes bought at half-price, out-of-print art monographs and modern first editions, often with dust jackets. I never leave empty-handed. Paper: An Elegy by Ian Sansom is among my latest acquisitions. Appropriate, no? Brooks Brothers (left, outfits the New York man from prep school to grave. While trendsetters frequent Brooks’ Black Fleece store on Bleecker St. in the West Village, traditionalists, like me, won’t shop anywhere but the clubby flagship at 346 Madison Ave. in Midtown.

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– Senior Editor

I can see the Empire State Building from my apartment, and the sight of it never fails to lift my spirits, day or night—especially night, when this Art Deco emblem of NYC is illuminated in vivid hues ( Of course, this city is filled with world-famous icons, which may be why New Yorkers love to collect secret places. Many of mine deal with old things: used books, CDs and Blu-rays for $1 at Book-Off ( Classic movies, shown in pristine new prints, at revival house Film Forum ( Clothing from the 1940s-70s, much of it never worn, at vintage store Rue St. Denis ( Eating out is a way of life here, but Our town has specialty stores for everything; one such is you can get something close to a homeSakaya (above,, devoted exclusively to style meal at Le Relais de Venise (re sake and shochu. The Museum of the City of New York, which serves only (below, is a treasure trove of historic memorabilia. one thing: steak and frites. Eataly (eat, a gigantic food hall created by celebrity chef Mario Batali, offers Italian and Italian-style goodies—pear gelato, baby!—to consume on premises or to go. Afternoon tea tastes incredibly good on mismatched crockery at tiny Tea & Sympathy (; it’s run by an expat Brit, so you know the sandwiches and scones are authentic. Conversely, some of the best BBQ in town is at Daisy May’s (dai, dished up by a classically trained chef. What could be more New York than that?

Eat, Play, Love: Chocolatier Marie Belle (top right, does cocoa à la français—thick enough to eat with a spoon. I work off the calories with a few sets at the Vanderbilt Tennis Club (above,, hidden within Grand Central Terminal.


Photos: Vanderbilt Tennis Club, © 2010 Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP; Vintage postcards, Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York; American Museum of natural history, © d.finnin/amnh; carnegie hall, © jeff goldberg/esto; nat sherman townhouse,; angelika theatre, angelika film center and café; spine bracelet, ladders up ladder round bracelet, joshua allen

Troy Segal

I have seen some of my favorite movies at the Angelika Film Center (above, angelikafilmcenter .com), whose showings lean toward indie and the avant-garde. They have a large lobby space for mingling, as well random concession items like quiche. My kind of thing.

If you’re looking to escape to another era, there are few better places than The American Museum of Natural History ( The Hall of Biodiversity (above) brings you way back—more than 3.5 billion years, that is.

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Carly Pifer

– Assistant Editor

I’m in the Business of stealing neighborhoods. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say adopting. Basically, I’m all over the place. I feel perfectly at home exploring the many gems tucked away on the numbered streets of the East Village. I’ll stop by Verameat ( to survey delicate Gothic-style jewelry (below), or meander over to Abraço Espresso (abraconyc .com), which, if they feel compelled to open shop that day, serves one of the best cups on the island. Of course, I eventually cross the East River to my apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn, enjoy the usual (gin gimlet) at my actual neighborhood cocktail bar Blueprint (blueprint and finish the night at one of the great dining spots along the tree-lined streets off Prospect Park—Dale Talde’s eponymous Asian restaurant, Talde (talde, is one I return to again and again. And, if I’m feeling nostalgic for one of my former Brooklyn ’hoods, I visit Café Moto ( near my old Bushwick stomping grounds, a moody bar and restaurant featuring nightly performances. It’s tiny, in a sketchy neighborhood and easy to miss, but totally worth it.

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1 Hopper Drawing, Whitney Museum of American Art, 212.570.3600 (thru Oct. 6) Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Lincoln Center, lcoutofdoors .org (thru Aug. 11)



The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin, Laura Pels Theatre, 212.719.1300 (thru Aug. 25)

Le Corbusier: Landscapes for the Machine Age, Museum of Modern Art, 212.708.9400 (thru Sept. 23)

Swing Time, NewYork Historical Society, 212.873.3400 (thru Sept.1)

Beyoncé: The Mrs. Carter Show, Barclays Center, 800.745.3000 (Aug. 3-today)

11 Whales: Giants of the Deep, American Museum of Natural History, 212.769.5100 (thru Jan. 5, 2014) Take a leisurely stroll on the High Line, 212.500.6035


12 iLuminate: Artist of Light, New World Stages, 212.239.6200 6th Annual MetroStar Talent Challenge, Metropolitan Room, 212.206.0440




Hudson River Park’s RiverRocks concert with Titus Andronicus and Ducktails, Pier 84,

Illuminating Faith, The Morgan Library & Museum, 212.685.0008 (thru Sept. 2)

Go Indian at Darbar Grill, 212.751.4600

First Date opens, Longacre Theatre, 212.239.6200

Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and the French Decorative Arts, Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 212.501.3023 (thru Aug. 11)

13 Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World, New York Botanical Garden, 718.817.8700 (thru Sept. 8) Take a ride on the Roosevelt Island Tram just for the helluva it,

14 Visualizing Time, National Academy Museum, 212.369.4880 (thru Sept. 8) Workt by Hand: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts, Brooklyn Museum, 718.638.5000 (thru Sept. 15)

I, You, We, Whitney Museum of American Art, 212.570.3600 (thru Sept. 1)

Make it Tourist Tuesday! The Empire State Building, 212. 736.3100

Try on some cool shades at Oliver Peoples, 212.925.5400

Shari Abramson, The New York Design Center, 212.679.9500 (thru Aug. 30)

Tuesday Jazz Series, Brasserie Beaumarchais, 212.675.2400 (every other Tues.)

Ellen Gallagher: Don’t Axe Me, New Museum, 212.219.1222 (thru Sept. 15)


PUNK: Chaos to Couture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 212.535.7710 (thru Aug. 14)

Love’s Labour’s Lost, A New Musical, Delacorte Theater, 212.539.8750 (thru Aug.18)


Put on your dancing shoes, Marquee New York, 646.473.0202

Believe, Bieber fans! Justin Bieber, Barclays Center, 800.745.3000


Israeli Folk Dancing, 92nd St. Y, 212.415.5737 (every Wed.)

26 Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra, Cercle Rouge, 212.226.6252 The US Open is open indeed, USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, 718.760.6200 (thru Sept. 9)


Scoring another pair of classy shades at Ultimate Spectacle, 212.792.8123

28 Go retro and see a Broadway classic: Go operatic at The Phantom of the Opera, Majestic Theatre, 212.239.6200 or go doo-wop at Jersey Boys (left), August Wilson Theatre, 212.239.6200


Mostly Mozart Festival, Lincoln Center, mostlymozart .org (thru Aug. 24)


Summer in the Square’s Yoga with Jivamukti, Union Square Park, 212.460.1200 (every Thurs., Jun. 13-today)

Potted Potter, Little Shubert Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Sept. 1) The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry and Binding, MorrisJumel Mansion, 212.923.8008 (thru Sept. 12)

29 Feeling lucky? Wanna gamble? Resorts World Casino, 888.888.8801 Speakeasy Moderne, Stage 72, 800.838.3006

10 Search for the Unicorn, The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, 212.923.3700 (thru Aug. 18) Warm Up 2013 music series, MoMA PS1, 718.784.2084 (every Sat., thru Sept. 7)

17 Jazz Age Lawn Party, Governors Island, 646.201.6624 (also Aug. 18)

Soul Doctor opens, Circle in the Square Theatre, 212.239.6200


3 The Great Society opens, Clurman Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Aug. 24)

America’s Got Talent weekly taping, Radio City Music Hall, my (thru Sept. 18)




2 EXPO 1: New York, MoMA PS1, 718.784.2084 (thru Sept. 2)

Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna 18971907, Neue Galerie, 212.994.9493 (thru Sept. 2)

23 Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play begins performances, Playwrights Horizons, 212.279.4200 (thru Oct. 6) Check out the Citishoes summer sale throughout August, 888.679.7812

30 Enjoy an unusual cocktail, Brandy Library, 212.226.5545 Take a ride on the Cyclone roller coaster, Luna Park, Coney Island, Brooklyn, 718.373.5862

24 Avenue Q, New World Stages, 212.239.6200 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, 718.760.6200

31 Say goodbye to summer on a dinner cruise, World Yacht, 888.679.7812 Catch the blues, Blue Note, 212. 475.8592

photos: © radio city music hall, holly koffler; jazz age lawn party, walter wlodarczyk; shari abramson, “untitled,” jenny gorman; Drew Gehling, jersey boys, joan marcus

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Front Row: Chinese American Designers and Shanghai Glamour: New Women 1910s40s, Museum of Chinese in America, 212.619.4785 (thru Sept. 29)

8 Jack Goldstein x 10,000, The Jewish Museum, 212.423.3200 (thru Sept. 29)

15 See how the original immigrants lived at The Tenement Museum, 212.982.8420 Chagall: Love, War and Exile opens, The Jewish Museum, 212.423.3200 (thru Feb. 2, 2014)

22 photos: cipriani wall street, hechler photography; lincoln center, mark bussell

photos: © radio city music hall, holly koffler; jazz age lawn party, walter wlodarczyk; shari abramson, “untitled,” jenny gorman; Drew Gehling, jersey boys, joan marcus

Enjoy the beautiful new trees planted in the Flatiron District, 21st and 22nd sts., btw Fifth and Sixth aves.

Shop for grand antiques and silver at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 212.355.4400 Scream for the green! Watch the Jets take on the Bills at MetLife Stadium,


Watch the Mets hit it out of the park as they take on the Milwaukee Brewers. (also Sept. 27-28) Looking for some unusual gifts to bring home? Evolution Store, 212.343.1114

2 labor day Paley on Park Avenue, Park Ave., from E. 52nd to E. 67th sts. (thru Nov. 8)

3 AIDS in New York: The First Five Years, New-York Historical Society, 212.873.3400 (thru Sept.15) Gawk at an aircraft carrier, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, 212.245.0072

9 Need an iPhone replacement? Hurry over to Tekserve, 888.929.3645 Skip lines at major attractions with a New York CityPASS, 888.330.5008

16 Try talking to the animals at the Central Park Zoo, 212.439.6500 Project Shaw staged reading, The Players Club, 212.352.3101

23 Grab some grub at the newly reopened Table Green Café, Battery Park, 212.741.9174 Grab some glutenfree grub, Risoterria, 212.924.6664


4 Rosh hashanah begins at sunset The Machine opens, Park Avenue Armory, 212.933.5812 (thru Sept. 18)

David d’Angers: Making the Modern Monument opens, The Frick Collection, 212.288.0700 (thru Dec. 8) Roberto Bolle and Friends Gala, New York City Center, nyci





BAM Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 718.636.4100 (Sept. 17-Dec. 22)

Have a pre-theater pizza party, John’s Pizzeria, 212.391.7560


Fame, Throckmorton Fine Art, 212.223.1059 (thru Sept. 14)

Yom Kippur begins at sunset Money: A History, Museum of American Finance, 212.908.4110 (ongoing) Savor a cool Chardonnay at Vero, 212.935.3530

14 Check out theatrically themed jewelry, the Met Opera Shop, 212.580.4090 A Beautiful Way to Go: New York’s Green-Wood Cemetery, Museum of the City of New York, 212.534.1672 (thru Oct. 13)


Romeo and Juliet opens, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 877.250.2929

Discover the history of city subways at The New York Transit Museum, 718.694.1600

7 Fête Paradiso, Governors Island, (every weekend, Jul.Sept. 29)


87th Annual Feast of San Gennaro begins, Little Italy, (thru Sept. 22)


Erika Vogt: Stranger Debris Roll Roll Roll, New Museum, 212.219.1222 (thru Sept. 22) A Night With Janis Joplin begins previws, Lyceum Theatre, 212. 239.6200

21 Do some peoplewatching at The Four Seasons, 212.754.9494 Treat yourself to a new cologne, Santa Maria Novella, 212.925.0001


Opening night gala for Eugene Onegin, Metropolitan Opera House, 212.362.6000 Go climb a wall at the Chelsea Piers rock-climbing wall,

Fall for Dance Festival, New York City Center, 212.581.1212 (Sept. 25-Oct. 5) Tour the town with New York Water Taxi’s Hop-On/ Hop-Off Service, 212. 742.1969


51st New York Film Festival, Lincoln Center. 212.875.5601 (Sept. 27-Oct. 13) Remember John Lennon at Strawberry Fields in Central Park, at W. 71st St.

6 James Turrell, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 212.423.3500 (thru Sept. 25)

Sip a Bellini during a meal at Cipriani Wall Street, 212.699.4099

Find haute couture below retail, Roundabout, 212.966.9166




SHIPWRECK!: Pirates & Treasure, Discovery Times Square, 866.987.9692 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

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Big Fish begins previews, Neil Simon Theatre, 877.250.2929 The Glass Menagerie begins previews, Booth Theatre, 212. 239.6200 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

Fashion Jewelry, Museum of Arts & Design, 212.299.7777 (thru Sept. 22)

Before making your plans final, we suggest you contact the venue to confirm dates and check times, as schedules (while correct at press time) are subject to change.

28 AKC Meet the Breeds cat and dog show, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, (also Sept. 29) Buy the kiddies some new clothes, Gymboree, 212.517.5548

september Moon Calendar

Last Quarter

New Moon

First Quarter

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1 Gawk at the human anatomy at Body Worlds: Pulse at Discovery Times Square, disoverytsx .com




Play with your children at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 718.735.4400

Circle of Dance, National Museum of the American Indian,

RetroSpective, The Museum at FIT, 212.217.4558 (thru Nov. 16)

Dig into a familystyle dish of pasta at Buca di Beppo, 212.764.6527

Tour the city by helicopter, Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours, 800.542.9933

Dinner and a show! 54 Below, 866.468.7619

13 Visit the Long Room, and get a feel for Revolutionary America, Fraunces Tavern Museum, 212.425.1778

14 columbus day Judy Collins opens, Café Carlyle, 212.744.1600 (thru Oct. 26) Cheer on the parade, New York’s Columbus Day Parade, Fifth Ave. from 44th to 72nd sts.

20 Treat yourself to the one and only Rolex, Wempe Jewelers, 212.759.8278 Search for a vintage book at Argosy Book Store, 212.753.4455


21 Let’s go shopping! Get your East Midtown Partnership card for discounts to shops, restaurants and more. 212.813.0030

Find a pair of antique cuff links at Tender Buttons, 212.758.7004

Study Japanese culture at the Japan Society, 212.832.1155

Go Down Under for some stylish art and collectibles at Antony Todd, 212.529.3252


Loot: MAD About Jewelry 2013, Museum of Arts and Design, 212.299.7777 (thru Oct. 5)


3 Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Julius Caesar opens, St. Ann’s Warehouse, (thru Nov. 3)


View some spectacular drawings from The Drawing Center’s 2013-2014 exhibitions, 212.219.2166

4 The New York Pops with Chris Botti, Carnegie Hall, 212.247.7800 View arty pIcs, International Center of Photography, 212.857.0000

11 The Armory Show at 100 opens, New-York Historical Society, 212.873.3400 Rent or buy a bicycle at Metro Bicycles, 212.427.4450





The Mariinsky Orchestra performs, Carnegie Hall, 212.247.7800

Stargazing at Grand Central Terminal’s Celestrial Ceiling, E. 42nd St. at Park Ave.

The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival begins, various venues around the city, 866.969.2933 (thru Oct. 21)

After Midnight begins previews, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 800.745.3000

Take a tour of the United Nations and get a sense of the whole world, 212.963.8687

22 Bid Against Hunger tasting and auction, Metropolitan Pavilion, 646.412.0656


Enjoy a fine meal at a top-shelf restaurant, Corton, 212.219.2777

2 Molissa Fenley, New York Live Arts, 212.924.0077 (thru Oct. 5)

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29 John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey open, Café Carlyle, 212.744.1600 (thru Nov. 23) Have a laugh at Carolines on Broadway, 212.757.4100

23 Chris Burden: Extreme Measures New Museum, 212.219.1222 (thru Jan. 12, 2014) Dim Sum, anyone? Jing Fong, 212.964.5256

24 Lincoln Center White Light Festival begins, various venues, 212.721.6500 (thru Nov. 23) Outsider Art Fair, (thru Oct. 27)

30 Precision and Splendor; Clocks and Watches at The Frick Collection, 212.288.0700 (thru Feb. 2, 2014)

31 halloween Get your goblin on at the 40th Anniversary Halloween Parade in Greenwich Village, Sixth Ave. from Spring to W. 16th sts., 7 p.m.

Time for Tea: Eloise at the Plaza tea parties, 212.546.5460

5 Learn about the history of video games at the Museum of the Moving Image, mo Refresh with a cup of frozen yogurt, Tasti D-Lite, 212.265.4073

12 Want to know what the future holds for you, or at least where you’ll be having dinner tomorrow night? Try a visit to a psychic, 212.682.6765

19 Create your own 3-D portrait and shop for cool souvenirs at MakerBot, 347.457.5758

25 Sleeping Beauty, New York City Center, 212.581.1212 (thru Nov. 3) The Chelsea Triangle French Market, every Fri. 4-8 p.m., NInth Ave. & W. 14th St. (thru Nov. 26)

26 Bag the diet (it’s the weekend!) and bag some sweets at Dylan’s Candy Bar, 646.735.0078 Enjoy a prime slice of beef at the new downtown Morton’s The Steakhouse, 212.608.0171

photos: body worlds: pulse, © 2013 arts and sciences exhibitors usa, inc. all rights reserved; marsden hartley, “still life no. 1,” 1912, courtesy of columbus museum of art, ohio; halloween parade, courtesy of the smoking camera

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The City Scoop Want to experience our city just like a true New Yorker? Michael Sinatra, concierge at The London NYC, dishes out his urban insight. First things first—get ready for a marathon of excitement: “There are so many things to see, eat and do that I often want to experience it all, and realistically know I can’t—but that doesn’t mean I don’t try.” However, one must be practical about the plan: “Try to keep things localized. If you’re seeing a show in Chelsea, don’t run up to the Upper East Side for dinner and then back down to a lounge on the Lower East Side. Stay put in a neighborhood—each has so much to discover.” You never know where you’ll get a golden tip: “Be open to suggestions. Seek them out even. Ask your concierge, sure, but maybe you’ll overhear of something fun from the person behind you in line at the drugstore or a fellow subway rider. Don’t be afraid to ask. New Yorkers are friendlier than our rap gives us credit for.” Looking for nostalgic boozing? “The Rum House, surprisingly tucked just outside Times Square, harkens back to the piano bars of Old New York with low lighting, lots of wood, great craft cocktails and live music most nights at 9:30 p.m.” Craving a hidden gem dining experience? Try TIPS FROM: Dell’anima: “Italian, casual, with low-key, local crowds.” Michael Sinatra, Concierge, Want to be serenaded? “54 Below is a swanky cabaret The London NYC, nightclub, boasting some of the biggest Broadway names in 151 W. 54th St., 866.690.2029 an intimate setting.” One more thing: “Oh yeah, and you’ll have to sleep sometime.”—William Frierson KEY TO SYMBOLS IN LISTINGS On the following pages, important features are indicated by these icons: $ inexpensive, $$ mod­erate, $$$ ex­pensive, $$$$ luxe; 2 handicap accessible; 0 gifts; 1 child friendly; 3 food/snacks; / drinks; 9 gay/lesbian patrons; 6 dress code; 5 music; . private rooms; 7 fireplace; 8 outdoor dining; 4 New York CityPASS. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then the area code and seven-digit number. For essential numbers, turn to “FYI” (p. 87). For mass transit, see Bus & Sub­way Maps (p. 86 & pp. 88-90).

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SHOPS & SERVICES a buyer’s reference to spending time in the city by Carly Pifer; Edited by Troy Segal

Left: The surf sun chaise by karim rashid comes in various bright colors—just what you need for enjoying the last bit of summer sun. | mondo

Above: cozy up to some cute pajamas, adorned with a pink holland tulip print, available for women and girls. | Bedhead pajamas, p. 42 above, far left: Understated and sophisticated: the capetown leather bracelet for men. | swarovski crystallized, p. 45 below, far left: This new lifestyle store on the lower east side features clothes and home décor in a rusticmodern interior. | Quinn, p. 41 above, left: the tatcha gold camellia beauty oil with 24-karat gold flecks gives face, hair and body an instant glow. | barneys new york, p. 43 left: the iris earrings in 18-karat rose gold are embedded with a medley of diamonds and feature three tiers of delicate sparkle. | H. Stern jewelers, p. 45

Some department stores have “visitor centers” with guest services. Most establishments are open Mon-Sat from 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an 8 p.m. closing time on Thurs. Longstanding retailers on the Lower East Side often close Fri afternoons and reopen Sun. Most spas and salons are open daily and begin appointments around 10 a.m., with closing private room or event space; 0 merchandise. When making a phone times ranging from 7 to 10 p.m. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair accessible; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 3 food; call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. Letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 88-90).


Recent Openings Baccarat 046527 635 Madison Ave., btw E. 59th & E. 60th sts., 212.826.4100, Jewelry, stemware, table accessories and other pieces of precious crystal. 2 F12 BernardaudC0L5146 465 W. 23rd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.255.5280; and one other NYC location, This new boutique from the famed


French porcelain company exclusively carries quirky tableware designs from world-renowned arists and personalities. J16

IossellianiC0L5146 4 W. 29th St., btw Fifth Ave. & Broadway, 212.686.2211, Bright, intricate, contemporary jewelry for the modern, trendy woman is displayed in this new, petite boutique that features a gigantic, riveting King Kong statue. G16

JachsC0L5146 310 Bleecker St, btw Barrow & Grove sts., 212.206.6306, This flagship store carries the brand’s button-up shirts for men as well as a women’s collection. H18 Kate Spade New York 789 Madison Ave., at E. 67th St., 212.988.0259; and two other NYC locations, All things girly are sold at this new flagship, from flouncy blouses adorned with bows to kitschy-cute cellphone

Photos: mondo collection chaise, eduardo peris; capetown bracelet, courtesy of swarovski; quinn boutique, earnest mitchell; tatchi beauty oil, courtesy of tatcha

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cases, along with the brand’s line of quirky footwear, celebrated handbags and specialty collections. F11

Leica Store New York SohoC0L4762 460 W. Broadway, btw Prince & Houston sts., 212.475.7799, The only Leica purveyor in New York sells the camera manufacturer’s products. F19 OrogoldC0L427 118 E. 57th St., btw Park & Lexington aves., 212.371.7242, This luxury skincare line makes its NYC premiere, with its luxurious gold-infused products for face and body. F12 Osswald Parfumerie + Luxury Skincare BoutiqueC0L427 311 W. Broadway, btw Canal & Grand sts., 212.625.3111, A Swiss beauty titan opens its first U.S. store with an array of fine fragrances and skincare products for men and women. F20 PucciC0L5146 855 Madison Ave., at E. 71st St., 212.230.1135, The iconic label heads down a new design path with the opening of this new boutique, which has a sophisticated vibe to match its now-subtle womenswear. F11 Quinn0L4275 181 Orchard St., btw Stanton & Houston sts., 646.669.9348, Slouchy, comfortable womenswear and unique home goods fill the brand’s new lifestyle store. D19

With all the International patients who come to our office from around the world—many are accompanied by an entourage of family or friends, personal physicians, bodyguards and security personnel—cosmetic and restorative dentist Jan Linhart, D.D.S. P.C., was inspired to create the Continental Suite, a 750-square-foot treatment suite outfitted with State-of-the-Art equipment, that is more like a luxurious pied-á-terre than a place to undergo a dental procedure.

DR. JAN LINHART, D.D.S., P.C. Cosmetic, Speciality, General and Emergency Dentistry, and Laser Tooth Whitening

230 Park Avenue, Suite 1164 | 212.682.5180 | HANDMADE FRENCH HAIR ACCESSORIES

Swarovski 484 Fulton St., at Albee Square, Downtown Brooklyn, 718.852.0753; and nine other NYC locations, Austrian crystal collectibles, plus jewelry, key rings, watches, sunglasses and more. BB23

Accessories, Luggage & Shoes Alexandre de ParisC0L3289 1025 Lexington Ave., btw E. 73rd & E. 74th sts., 212.717.2122, alexandrede A large selection of elegant handmade hair accessories from France, such as barrettes adorned with Swarovski crystals. E11

AspreyC0L6251 853 Madison Ave., btw E. 70th & E. 71st sts., 212.688.1811, The traditional leather goods purveyor known for its travel accoutrements also boasts impressive fine jewelry and decorative objects. F11 CamperC0L17945 522 Fifth Ave., btw 43rd & 44th sts., 212.221.3529, and two other NYC locations, This Spanish company artfully displays its line of comfortable yet sturdy and stylish footwear for men, women and children in its latest location. F14 CitishoesC0L17945 445 Park Ave., btw E. 56th & E. 57th sts., 212.751.3200, Casual and dress shoes for men from such brands as Alden, Cole Haan, Mephisto and Rockport. 2 1 F13

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Altman LuggageC0L5146 135 Orchard St., btw Delancey & Rivington sts., 212.254.7275, altmanluggage .com. A large selection of brand-name baggage, including Tumi, and Titan Luggage, plus business cases and small leather goods. D20


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Clarks C0L73951 363 Madison Ave. at E. 45th St., 212.949.9545; and one other NYC location, Timeless styles from the British shoemaker include suede desert boots, waterproof sandals and leather loafers. F14 GeoxC0L641 2280 Broadway, at W. 82nd St., 212.799.3518; and four other NYC locations, geox .com. Footwear from this Italian-based company includes a collection of heels and boots for women, loafers and moccasins for men and sneakers for kids. 1 J9 Harry’s ShoesC0L3285 2299 Broadway, at W. 83rd St., 866.442.7797, Fine brand names in comfort footwear, including Mephisto, Ecco, Clarks, Bruno Magli, New Balance and Rockport, are featured at this newly expanded shoe emporium; large and extra-wide sizes are available. J9 Porsche Design C0L6 17 24 Madison Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.308.1786; 465 W. Broadway, btw Prince & W. Houston sts., 212.475.0747, porsche-design .com. The sturdy yet sleek collection of products includes stylish apparel for men and women, durable luggage, high-tech phones and sporty timepieces. The SoHo shop is the brand’s largest locale in the world. F12, G19 Shoe ParlorC0L7241 851 Seventh Ave., btw W. 54th & W. 55th sts., 212.842.0574, Men and women find a variety of footwear styles, including Hunter and UGG boots, Clarks Wallabees, Jeffrey Campbell clogs, Skechers, Converse sneakers and the Vibram FiveFingers collection. 2 1 H13 Space Cowboy BootsC0L52134 234 Mulberry St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 646.559.4779, spacecowboy As a pioneer of Western-style fashion and custom designs, this boutique boasts handcrafted boots, hats, belts, buckles, bolo ties and T-shirts for the traditional and nontraditional cowgirl or cowboy. E19 Tender ButtonsC0L6394 143 E. 62nd St., at Lexington Ave., 212.758.7004, This old-fashioned shop is filled with an array of old and new fasteners for both men and women, including European couturier and blazer buttons, plus decorative objects and period cuff links. I12 Ultimate SpectacleC0L52713 789 Lexington Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.792.8123, ultimatespec An Upper East Side luxury boutique which offers quality, comprehensive eye care, along with exclusive collections by Thom Browne, Anne et Valentin and Cutler and Gross. E12


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Walking Company, TheC0L52713 551 Madison Ave., btw E. 55th & E. 56th sts., 212.355.3198, This nationwide shoe chain prides itself on keeping feet comfy, and offers footwear for men and women by brands such as Birkenstock and New Balance. F13

Apparel: Men, Women & Children Bedhead PajamasC0L78413 252 Elizabeth St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.233.4323, bedheadpjs .com. Luxe sleepwear and robes for men, women and children, which have been worn on TV shows including New Girl and Glee, are designed by Renee Claire with comfort and style in mind. D19

Beretta Gallery C0L42197 8 18 Madison Ave., btw E. 63rd & E. 64th sts., 212.319.3235, A tri-level space with an Italian stone façade houses fine sportswear, including safari apparel and equipment, lightweight hunting gear and versatile accessories for travel. F12 Billy ReidC0L62 54 Bond St., btw Bowery & Lafayette St., 212.598.9355, The menswear boutique’s flagship store carries Southerninspired designs in a space decorated with antiques and heirlooms. E19 BurberryC0L62 9 E. 57th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.407.7100; and four other NYC locations, The boutique carries classic trenches and garments in the traditional tan plaid, as well as bright, colorful clothing and accessories for men, women and kids. G13 Cockpit USAC0L3285 15 W. 39th St., 12th fl., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.575.1616, Classic American contemporary and replica clothing for men, women and children inspired by military garb of all eras—including leather flight jackets made in the USA—available at the line’s showroom. By appointment only. 1 G14 Diesel C0L5431685 Fifth Ave., at 54th St., 212.755.3555; and five other NYC locations, The brand’s tri-level, 20,000-square-foot flagship store carries more than 700 styles and washes of denim and other items such as shoes, jewelry, fragrances and leather goods. G13 Fox’sC0L4256 2234 Broadway, at W. 80th St., 212.362.8409. Brand-name apparel at discount prices for women, as well as activewear, accessories and shoes. J10 IntermixC0L68391 332 Bowery., btw Bond & Great Jones sts., 212.228.8531; and six other NYC locations, Trendy fashions from such designers of women’s clothing and accessories as Helmut Lang and Yigal Azrouël. F19 J. CrewC0L4256 91 Fifth Ave., btw 16th & 17th sts., 212.255.4848, Preppy staples like crewneck sweaters and button-ups, plus shoes and accessories for men and women plus the CrewCuts line for children. F17 Joe FreshC0L694871 110 Fifth Ave., at 16th St., 212.366.0960; and three other NYC locations, Affordable basics and trendy separates, as well as outerwear, for men and women are offered at this Canadian retailer. G17 Kenneth Cole New YorkC0L694871 595 Broadway, btw Prince & Houston sts., 212.965.0283; and two other NYC locations, Classic contemporary pieces for men and women, plus shoes and accessories. F19 L.K. BennettC0L9185 The Shops at Columbus Circle, 10 Columbus Circle, 2nd fl., btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.309.7559, The London fashion line, one of Kate Middleton’s favorites, offers footwear, clothing and handbags. I12 LacosteC0L32879 420 Park Ave. So., at E. 29th St., 646.380.5224; and two other NYC locations, The iconic croc is sewn on the colorful signature polo shirts and shirtdresses, and more, for this chic sportswear line. F19

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Lester’sC0L694871 1534 Second Ave., at E. 80th St., 212.734.9292, A one-stop destination for trendy clothing, footwear and accessories for women, teens, children and babies. E10 MadewellC0L4158 115 Fifth Ave., at 19th St., 212.228.5172; and one other NYC location, Stylishly preppy basics for women include lightweight cardigans, chambray shirts, jeans from a denim bar, boots, sandals and handbags, plus exclusive items from other labels approved by the Madewell team. F17 Maison KitsunéC0L52134 NoMad Hotel, 1170 Broadway, at W. 28th St., 212.481.6010, Making its NYC debut, the French fashion-and-music label features its compilation records and ready-towear collection for men and women, as well as leather accessories from Want Les Essentiels de la Vie and skincare items from Aesop. G16 Salvatore Ferragamo0L4275 655 Fifth Ave., at 52nd St., 212.759.3822, Classic footwear is available at this esteemed Italian label, as well as ready-to-wear apparel for men and women, handbags and jewelry. G13 Tommy HilfigerC0L9538 681 Fifth Ave., btw 53rd & 54th sts., 212.223.1824; and three other NYC locations, The 22,000-square-foot flagship store stocks four floors of the iconic American designer’s mens- and womenswear. G13 UniqloC0L6913 546 Broadway, btw Spring & Prince sts.; 31 W. 34th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves.; 666 Fifth Ave., at 53rd St., 877.486.4756, Chic, casual basics in bold and vibrant hues, including T-shirts, jeans, coats, sweaters and accessories by the Japanese brand. Free, same-day alterations are also available. F19, G12, G13 ValentinoC0L6913 746 Madison Ave., btw E. 64th & E. 65th sts., 212.772.6969, Famous for elegant, Oscar-worthy gowns, the Italian designer also crafts luxurious skirts, jackets and tuxedos in opulent fabrics, including silk and cashmere. F12 Vilebrequin 1007 Madison Ave., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.650.0353, vilebrequinonlinestore .com. The French brand offers men’s swimsuits in a wide range of colors, prints and styles and matching suits for boys in a blue-walled space with hardwood floors and iron accents. F10

Beauty & Personal Care DermalogicaC0L549 110 Grand St., btw Broadway & Mercer St., 212.219.9800; and two other NYC locations, The national brand’s New York outpost offers skin analysis at the Skin Bar and professional skin treatments administered in the private SkinPod, plus fragrance-free products from the namesake collection. 0 F20 Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S., P.C.C0L58731 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212.682.5180, drlinhart .com. An official dentist of the Miss Universe

Organization and winner of the 2010 Concierge Choice Award for Emergency Services, Dr. Linhart specializes in cosmetic and restorative procedures and offers his own Pearlinbrite™ laser tooth whitening. Patients can receive treatments in the Continental Room, a luxurious private suite. Dr. Linhart’s son, Zachary, has just joined his father’s practice with training in general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry. 2 1 0 F14


Fragrance & Beauty OutletC0L4132 301 Madison Ave., btw E. 41st & E. 42nd sts., 212.687.7635, An enormous inventory of beauty items and designer fragrances for men and women. 2 F14 Jo MaloneC0L69321 330 Bleecker St., at Christopher St., 212.242.1454; and two other NYC locations, This 715-square-foot boutique stocks the London-based perfumer’s exquisite floral, fruity, citrusy, woodsy and spicy fragrances. H18 L’Occitane en ProvenceC0L5826 180 E. 86th St., btw Third & Lexington aves. 212.722.5141; and 11 other NYC locations, The beauty brand’s newest location offers skincare and haircare consultations, as well as a Citroën 2CV car, which company founder Olivier Baussan used to drive while selling bath products in the markets of Provence. E9 NARS BoutiqueC0L6741 413 Bleecker St., btw W. 11th & Bank sts., 646.459.2323, The cosmetics brand’s first-ever stand-alone boutique carries the complete line, as well as merchandise exclusive to the store. H18



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New York Shaving Co., TheC0L6741 202B Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.334.9495, Men recapture the traditional ritual of shaving with all-natural grooming products and an old-fashioned barbershop atmosphere. E19

Dept. Stores & Shopping Centers Barneys New YorkC0L32496 660 Madison Ave., btw E. 60th & E. 61st sts., 212.826.8900, Luxe couture for men and women from the world’s top designers, such as Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Ogle and Fendi, plus shoes, accessories, cosmetics and housewares. 2 13 F12 Bergdorf GoodmanC0L32749 754 Fifth Ave., btw 57th & 58th sts., 212.753.7300, Designer labels, accessories and cosmetics and the second-floor, 2,000-square-foot Chanel boutique, in a setting overlooking The Plaza Hotel and Pulitzer Fountain. 2 13 G12 Bloomingdale’sC0L3294 1000 Third Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.705.2000; 504 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.729.5900, Couture and ready-to-wear fashions, gifts, home décor and accessories. Amenities include a coat/ package check and personal shoppers. International Visitors’ Information: 212.705.2098. 2 13 e12, F20

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LanvinC0L9185 815 Madison Ave., btw E. 68th & E. 69th sts., 646.439.0381, The tri-level flagship features the designer brand’s shoes and accessories; ready-to-wear items, featuring bold prints and fur accents; and a third-floor bridal boutique. F11

Century 21C0L31295 1972 Broadway, btw W. 66th & W. 67th sts., 212.518.2121; 22 Cortlandt St., btw Broadway & Church St., 212.227.9092; and two other NYC locations, Shoppers can save up to 65 percent on a selection of | august 2013 | IN New YORK

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SHOPS & SERVICES Shops at The Plaza, TheC0L953 The Plaza Hotel, 1 W. 58th St., Concourse Level, at Fifth Ave., 212.759.3000, In the landmark hotel, a collection of fashion boutiques, salons and jewelry stores that include J.ESTINA, Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa, and Eloise at The Plaza. 2/  3 G12

Electronics, Music & Cameras B&H Photo, Video, Pro AudioC0L79468 420 Ninth Ave., at W. 34th St., 212.444.6615, One-stop shopping for the newest electronic technology at discount prices, including cutting-edge cameras, camcorders, DVDs, mini-disc players, film and tripods. I15 Try out the latest games in the interactive Wii U console area at Nintendo World Store (above), p. 47. You don’t have to go all the way to Coney Island to find a Ferris wheel; there’s one that measures 60 feet at Toys “R” Us Times Square, p. 47. Love balloon animals? The POP! Mini-Series models at kidrobot mimic the inflated toys but last a lot longer, p. 47. Pick up a mini polo shirt for boys or a tiny polo dress for girls, featuring the iconic croc of Lacoste, p. 42. Teens can get a whole new wardrobe for back to school, with the latest fringed tops and graphic tees at Lester’s, p. 43. CrewCuts is a children’s store within a store— J. Crew that is—where you can find little versions of grown-up clothing and accessories, p. 42. designer apparel and accessories for men, women and children, as well as cosmetics, shoes and handbags. 2 1 I11, F22

Macy’s Herald SquareC0L36 Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.695.4400; Event information: 212.494.4495; Puppet Theatre (large groups): 212.494.1917, The world’s largest department store is bursting with designer clothing for men, women and children, luggage, accessories and furniture. 2 13 G15 Manhattan MallC0L36 100 W. 33rd St., at Broadway, 212.465.0500, Shoppers can explore four levels of major retailers, including Sunglass Hut, Victoria’s Secret and Gamestop. 2 1 G15 Saks Fifth AvenueC0L362 611 Fifth Ave., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.753.4000, The landmark department store offers a mélange of top designer fashions, plus home décor, handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and unique editions of designer fragrances. 2 13 G13 Shops at Columbus Circle, TheC0L36 Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.6300, theshopsatcolumbus This high-end retail and dining complex features more than 40 stores, along with the world-class Restaurant and Bar Collection, and a park-view atrium. 2 1/  3 I12


Camera LandC0L476 575 Lexington Ave., btw E. 51st & E. 52nd sts., 212.753.5128, Equipment and accessories are available at this photography emporium, which also offers repair services, photo scanning, film developing and restoration, and picture framing. E13 J&R Music and Computer WorldC0L37 23 Park Row, btw Beekman & Ann sts., across from City Hall, 212.238.9000; The Cellar at Macy’s Herald Square, Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.494.3748, jr .com. The downtown location is a block-long compound housing the best in audio, music, computers and high-tech appliances, plus housewares, musical instruments and a Mac boutique. 2 1 F21, G15 Mobile Spa New YorkC0L372 259 Bleecker St., btw Cornelia & Morton sts., 212.633.8800, mobile This boutique for mobile phones and accessories also does on-site repairs, specializing in iPhones. G19 Sony StyleC0L372 550 Madison Ave., btw E. 55th & E. 56th sts., 212.833.8800, Computers, televisions, audio systems and more from Sony in this interactive, high-tech store. F13

Gifts & Home ABC Carpet & HomeC0L371 888 & 881 Broadway, at E. 19th St., 212.473.3000, Seven floors of eclectic home furnishings, including a huge range of antiques, premium silk draperies, chandeliers and lamps, bed and bath linens and more. 2 13 F17 Astor Wine & SpiritsC0L371 399 Lafayette St., at E. 4th St., 212.674.7500, Grape and grain for every taste and price range at this wine and spirits shop, which also hosts tastings. E19 CiteC0L371 32 Greene St., btw Canal & Grand sts., 866.764.0888, An ultramodern furnishings boutique, with items such as rugs, lighting, beds, shelving, chairs and tables. F20 Dahesh Museum of Art StoreC0L46827 145 Sixth Ave., btw Dominick & Spring sts., 212.759.0606, The museum’s collection of 19th- and 20th-century art comes to life in the gift shop’s objects, such as Oriental rugs, jewelry, apparel and gifts. G20 DDCC0L46827 181 Madison Ave., at E. 34th St., 212.685.0800, This large furniture showroom features cutting-edge designs from top home décor brands. F15

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HästensC0L58932 75 Grand St., btw Greene & Wooster sts., 212.219.8022, An upmarket Swedish company specializing in handmade beds, mattresses and frames made with natural materials, such as horsehair, wool, flax and certified pine. F19 Le Palais des ThésC0L4627 194 Columbus Ave, btw W. 68th & W. 69th sts., 646.664.1902; 156 Prince St., at W. Broadway, 646.513.4369, us.palaisdesthes .com. This Parisian tea shop carrying a range of fresh leaves offers a complimentary cup upon entrance, as well as tasting classes every Saturday 9-10 a.m. and Sunday 10-11 a.m. in its SoHo location. I11, F19 Lladró BoutiqueC0L513 500 Madison Ave., btw E. 52nd & E. 53rd sts., 800.785.3490, From Valencia, Madrid and other locations come heirloom-quality Spanish porcelain figurines, objets d’art and home décor items. F13 M&M’s World New YorkC0L4791 1600 Broadway, btw W. 48th & W. 49th sts., 212.295.3850, mymms .com. T-shirts, drinkware, candy dispensers, plus special holiday selections, are available at this M&M’s outpost. 1 H13 Maison 24C0L513 470 Park Ave., at E. 58th St., 212.355.2414, Sibling duo Louis and Allison Julius provide homes with decorative and furnishing items at this shop, including Lucite tables and neon light displays. F12 MoMA Design StoreC0L713 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9700; and two other NYC locations, An impressive collection of kitchenware, housewares, home décor, modernist jewelry and gifts selected by the discerning eyes of the Museum of Modern Art’s curatorial staff. E20 Mondo Collection095416 20 W. 22nd St., Ste. 1501, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.675.8155, mondocol A designer showroom stocking contemporary furniture items from around the world, including pieces from both recent art graduates and big-name design houses. G17

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Smythson of Bond StreetC0L95416 4 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.265.4573, This high-end British stationery boutique offers personalized cards, invitations and paper goods, as well as leather accessories, notebooks and diaries. G13 Starbright Floral DesignC0L321 150 W. 28th St., Studio 201, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 800.520.8999, Over 500 types of flora, including rare and unusual blossoms, as well as an assortment of chocolates and gift baskets. Event-planning is a specialty. Shipping available. 2 13 H16 Zarin FabricsC0L79482 314 Grand St., btw Orchard & Allen sts., 212.925.6112, Founded in 1936, and still family-owned and operated, Zarin showcases thousands of bolts of fine fabrics by leading manufacturers. D20

Jewelry, Crystal & Silver Aaron Basha03298 680 Madison Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.935.1960, Famous for its baby shoe charms, this chic store also offers heirloom accessories. F12 Global Gold and SilverC0L4258 7 W. 45th St., Ste. 1200, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 800.680.9757, A customer-serviceoriented Midtown destination that purchases clients’ unwanted gold, silver and diamonds. G14 H. Stern JewelersC0L351 645 Fifth Ave., btw 51st & 52nd sts., 212.655.3910, This Brazilian jewlery and watch company, founded by the “king of colored gems,” Hans Stern, has a wide range of luxury items for men and women that is often featured in fashion editorials. G13

Ivanka TrumpC0L351 109 Mercer St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 888.756.9912, ivankatrumpcollection .com. Inspired by jewelry from the 1920s through the 1960s, the designer’s earrings, necklaces and bracelets are young and innovative, yet timeless and classic. F19 Little King JewelryC0L41628 177 Lafayette St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.260.6140, littleking Designer duo Michael Regan and Jennifer O’Sullivan create vintage-inspired jewelry, belt buckles and cuff links that are handmade from eco-friendly materials. The East Village shop is also a popular choice among soon-to-be brides. 2 . E20 Officine PaneraiC0L134 545 Madison Ave., btw E. 54th & E. 55th sts., 212.223.1562, offcinepanerai .com. Exclusive Swiss-made watches in every variety, with straps in alligator, Velcro and metal bracelet, from the venerable Italian company. F13 OMEGA BoutiqueC0L134 711 Fifth Ave., btw 55th & 56th sts., 212.207.3333, Shoppers seeking a luxury timepiece receive personalized service and an extensive selection in the Swiss company’s flagship. F12 Swarovski CrystallizedC0L4259 499 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.966.3322, Crystallized jewelry—necklaces, rings, earrings, as well as a vast selection of loose crystals—fills the glass cases at this concept boutique. F20 TourneauC0L341 510 Madison Ave., btw E. 52nd & E. 53rd sts., 212.758.5830; 12 E. 57th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.758.7300, tourneau .com. The world’s largest authorized purveyor of fine timepieces offers styles from top international watchmakers. F13, F12

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Wempe JewelersC0L3415 700 Fifth Ave., at 55th St., 212.397.9000, Fifth Avenue’s only official Rolex dealer also carries other prestigious brands, such as Jaeger-LeCoultre and Baume & Mercier, plus a jewelry line that includes 18-karat gold earrings, brilliant-cut diamond rings, silver charms and pearl necklaces. 2 G13

Salons, & Spas Graceful Services & Graceful SpaC0L3581 Graceful Spa, 205 W. 14th St., 2nd fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.675.5145; 240 E. 56th St., Ste. 2W, btw Second & Third aves., 212.755.5589; Graceful Services, 1095 Second Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 57th & E. 58th sts., 212.593.9904, Traditional Chinese and Thai, plus prenatal massage, stretching, immunity-boosting and circulation-stimulating treatments, body scrubs, facials and more. h17, E13, E12 Great Jones SpaC0L3951 29 Great Jones St., btw Bowery & Lafayette St., 212.505.3185, great A full-service holistic spa offering luxurious treatments—such as a coconut sugar glow and lemon verbena body polish—beside an indoor waterfall, in hot tubs or the chakra-light steam room. 0 E19

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Yves Durif Salon0L79432 The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel, 35 E. 76th St., at Madison Ave., 212.744.1600, A sleek yet intimate salon, where Yves Durif and his team offer beauty services such as styling, coloring, cuts and makeup. 0 F10

Special Services Catalyst International RealtyC0L6471 26 Court St., Ste. 2611, btw Montague & Remsen sts., Brooklyn Heights, 718.222.8900, Luxury boutique real estate agency serving a high-end clientele throughout the city. A23

Reebok Fit HubC0L42 420 Fifth Ave., at 37th St., 212.395.9614, The sportswear brand’s concept store offers its signature fitness apparel and equipment, as well as expert advice on nutrition and exercise. F15

FogalC0L514 785 Madison Ave., btw E. 66th & E. 67th sts., 212.535.8510; and one other NYC location, The Swiss luxury hosiery line expands its offerings with clothing pieces at its second location. F11

Toga Bike ShopC0L5183 110 West End Ave., at W. 65th St., 212.799.9625; and two other NYC locations, New York’s oldest and largest bike shop offers mountain, road, triathlon and hybrid bicycles, as well as an assortment of accessories and clothing. 2 J12

IntimacyC0L514 1252 Madison Ave., at E. 90th St., 212.860.8366, A customerservice-oriented lingerie shop that offers custom bra-fittings in a relaxed environment. F9

Swimwear, Lingerie & Hosiery Agent ProvocateurC0L94368 133 Mercer St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.965.0229, agentprovacateur .com. A wide array of lingerie, including lace and embroidered bras, underwear and corsets. F20

Empire CLSC09L185 800.451.5466, Uniformed drivers chauffeur riders around town and to and from airports. The fleet includes the latest models of top-notch automobiles.

La PerlaC0L328 425 W. 14th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.242.6662; and two other NYC locations, Luxurious Italian lingerie, corsets, bathing suits, hosiery and fragrances from such designers as Vera Wang and Yumi Katsura. I17

My Sedan 212.434.0400, Luxurious private transportation services in New York City and the Tri-State area.

Suites at Silver Towers, TheC0L69518 606 W. 42nd St., btw 11th & 12th aves., 212.695.3400, suitesatsil These furnished one-bedroom, two-bedroom and studio apartments—which come with valet, housekeeping services and a children’s play space—are an excellent accommodation for short-term renters. 2 1 K14

Sports Apparel & Equipment NBA StoreC0L371 590 Fifth Ave., btw 47th & 48th sts., 212.515.6221, Team jerseys, basketballs, gifts, accessories and footwear fill this arena-style sports emporium of National Basketball Association merchandise and memorabilia. 2 1 G14

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Allure LingerieC0L952 1324 Lexington Ave., btw E. 88th & E. 89th sts., 212.860.7871. High-end lingerie, sleepwear and hosiery, including items from Cosabella and Wolford. E9 Bonne NuitC0L186 1193 Lexington Ave., at E. 81st St., 212.472.7300. La Perla and Charmel lingerie, along with European children’s clothes and a special bridal lingerie department. F9 Bra SmythC0L196 905 Madison Ave., btw E. 72nd & E. 73rd sts., 212.772.9400; and one other NYC location, This lingerie boutique offers personalized sizing and an array of European designers. F11

NHL Powered by ReebokC0L371 1185 Sixth Ave., at W. 47th St., 212.221.6375, League items, official NHL uniforms and interactive kiosks, plus an XM Radio studio broadcasting live games, an NHL-themed Starbucks and more. 2 1 G14

BradelisC0L52961 211 Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.941.5629; and two other NYC locations, This Japanese lingerie line has quickly acclimated to the fast-paced New York lifestyle, offering a three-step process to create custom-fit underwear and intimates, which redefine and sculpt the silhouette. E19

Paragon Sporting GoodsC0L371 867 Broadway, btw E. 17th & E. 18th sts., 212.255.8889, paragon Apparel and equipment for sports from biking to basketball, from brands such as Patagonia, Speedo, New Balance and The North Face. F17

CosabellaC0L41958 220 Lafayette St., btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.405.1190, A one-stop shop for this Italian lingerie company, which offers a range of intimates, swimwear and shapewear garments in its signature jersey fabric, as well as lace and soft cottons. F20


Keiko New YorkC0L6814 128 W. 23rd St., at Sixth Ave., 212.647.7075, Women find a variety of colorful, trendy swimwear and lacy lingerie to suit every shape, style and size. G16 Kiki de MontparnasseC0L4219 79 Greene St., btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.965.8150, Alluring, handmade collections of lingerie, plus a graceful bridal line, luxurious loungewear and fantastical masks, jewelry, gloves and more. F19

Inner Healing CenterC09L185 30 Central Park So., Ste. 1A, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.682.6765. Spiritual psychics are available to advise clients, specializing in tarot card, crystal ball, crystal rock and tea leaf readings. G15

New Age Mystical WorldC0L425 21 E. 62nd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.319.8600, newage A clairvoyant life counselor, offering guidance for a positive present and future, along with consultations about soulmates, through readings and tarot cards. F12

JournelleC0L96317 1266 Third Ave., at E. 73rd St., 212.255.7804; and two other NYC locations, Fine, delicate intimates include Araks Aubrey’s sheer cotton bralettes, Eberjey stretchy nylon nighties and Arlotta cashmere robes. E11

Malia MillsC0L57289 1031 Lexington Ave., at E. 74th St., 212.517.7485; and three other NYC locations. The Hawaii native’s boutique is equipped with specialists trained to help women find perfectly fitting beach apparel, tankinis, bikinis and specialty items such as bridal swimwear, plus imported footwear and handcrafted jewelry. E11 Wolford C0L7426997 Madison Ave., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.327.1000; and three other NYC locations, High-quality, innovative lingerie, legwear and clothing provide flattering shapes and the utmost comfort. F10

Toys, Books & Workshops American Girl Place New YorkC0L3816 609 Fifth Ave., at 49th St., 877.247.5223, In addition to the popular historical and contemporary doll collection, there are accessories, matching doll-and-girl clothing, a complete line of books and fun programs. Personal shoppers available. 2 1/  3 G13 Book CultureC0L41392 536 W. 112th St., btw Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway 212.865.1588; and one other NYC location, This independent bookseller carries literature, poetry and children’s books. J6 BookmarcC0L1764 400 Bleecker St., at W. 11th St., 212.620.4021, Designer-of-themoment Marc Jacobs fills blond wood shelves with fashion books, novels, art supplies, journals, totes and tech accessories. 2 1 H18 Build-A-Bear Workshop®C0L381 565 Fifth Ave., at 46th St., 212.871.7080, A multilevel, interactive store, where shoppers cre-

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Townhouse SpaC0L79432 39 W. 56th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.245.8006, This 6,000-square-foot lavish lounge and day spa, located in a beautifully restored Midtown town house, provides men and women with decadent face, body and massage therapies, plus private rooms and lounges. 0 F13

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Dinosaur HillC0L5498 306 E. 9th St., at Second Ave., 212.473.5850, The East Village shop carries a variety of fun toys and knickknacks—from marionettes, dolls and papiermâchÊ masks to Fiddlestix, Slinkys and charm bracelets—as well as infant clothing, baby rattles and alphabet blocks in Braille and Hebrew. 1 E18 Disney Store Times Square C0L11 762 540 Broadway, btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.626.2910, A blue pixie dust trail winds through the much-loved theme park’s magical Manhattan retail store, which boasts a Disney Princess Castle, 3-D interactive kiosk and a theater projecting films and music videos, plus an extensive collection of merchandise. 2 1 H14 FAO SchwarzC0L5931 767 Fifth Ave., at 58th St., 212.644.9400, Home of the famous Dance-On Piano, the toy emporium delights with stuffed animals, a huge second-floor LEGO section and numerous interactive areas, including The Muppet Whatnot workshop. G17 Idlewild BooksC0L3156 249 Warren St., btw Smith & Court sts., Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, 718.403.9600; and one other NYC location, This independent bookshop specializes in travel literature and guidebooks on destinations throughout the world. A24 kidding aroundC0L4862 60 W. 15th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.645.6337; Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St. Passage, E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 212.972.8697, This independent, family-owned store specializes in toys and board games, costumes, clothes, gifts and party favors for children of all ages, selected from more than 600 brand-name distributors. Its newest location in Grand Central Terminal boasts a playful Victorian design, along with a mobile toy train traveling throughout the shop. 2 1 F17, F14 kidrobotŽC0L968 118 Prince St., btw Greene & Wooster sts., 212.966.6688, Limited-edition art, toys and figurines, as well as apparel emblazoned with quirky, colorful characters and logos. G19 LEGO StoreC0L42961 Rockefeller Center, 620 Fifth Ave., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.245.5973, .com. Visitors can customize their own gravity-defying creations, stocking up on a variety of colorful pieces from the Master Builder Bar. 1 F13 Make MeaningC0L52813 1501 Third Ave., btw E. 84th & E. 85th sts., 212.744.0011; 329 Columbus Ave., btw W. 75th & W. 76th sts., 212.362.0350, There is fun for the whole family at this arts-and-crafts locale, which lets you create candles, glass, soap, ceramics, paper and jewelry—or even decorate cakes. Reservations are recommended. I10 MakerbotC0L425 298 Mulberry St., btw Houston & Bleecker sts., 347.457.5758, Tech-heads as well as novices can create their own 3-D portraits as well as shop for 3-D printing equipment, gumballs and souvenirs at the manufacturer’s new retail location. E19

NintendoŽ World StoreC0L317 10 Rockefeller Plz., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.459.0800, nintendo This interactive, two-story megaplex for dedicated gamers features hands-on entertainment at over 50 video game stations, Nintendo Wii and DS games, accessories, apparel and gift items. 2 1 G14 192 BooksC0L9521 192 10th Ave., at W. 21st St., 212.255.4022, The owners of this cozy space curate in-store art showcases and assemble book selections centered on the exhibits’ themes, as well as a series of readings by today’s most distinguished writers. J16 Scholastic Store, TheC0L6892 557 Broadway, btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.6166, store Located in SoHo, this fun-friendly shop offers books, toys, videos, games, Wii and more. Plus meet and greets with children’s favorite storybook characters. 1 F19

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Toys “R� Us Times SquareC0L3891 1514 Broadway, at W. 44th St., 646.366.8800, The 110,000-square-foot store features a 60-foot Ferris wheel, life-size Barbie House, the new WONKA candy shop packed with chocolate and confections, and an array of electronics, games and more. Babies “R� Us—the emporium within the store—carries cribs, bedding and strollers and offers expert assistance. 2 1 H14

Vintage Apparel & Accessories A Second ChanceC0L6428 1109-1111 Lexington Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.744.6041; 155 Prince St., at W. Broadway, 212.673.6155, The upscale consignment shop carries a large selection of gently used designer handbags and accessories from such brands as Chanel, Hermès and Louis Vuitton. E10, G19


Amarcord Vintage FashionC0L6239 252 Lafayette St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.431.4161; and one other NYC location. Named for the 1973 Federico Fellini film, this boutique specializes in vintage Italian and European pieces. G19 Beacon’s ClosetC0L41628 10 W. 13th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 917.261.4683; and two other NYC locations, This boutique specializes in buying, selling and trading vintage clothing and accessories. G18 ColletteC0L427 1298 Madison Ave., btw E. 92nd & E. 93rd sts., 212.348.9800, colletteconsignment .com. This consignment store features women’s apparel and accessories from top designers. F8 Roundabout New & Resale CoutureC0L72 115 Mercer St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.966.9166; 31 E. 72nd St., at Madison Ave., 646.755.8009, Women’s clothing and accessories from such revered design houses as Chanel, Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren fill this tastefully appointed boutique. F19, F11

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Art & antiques

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left: “apsaraa v,” 2009, by

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illumination come together in

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Please call ahead to confirm gallery hours, exhibitions and dates; all information is correct at press time, but is subject to change. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair accessible; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 3 food; private room or event space. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 88-90). For more information, browse the Art & Antiques section of


Antiques Stores & Centers Carlton Hobbs LLC 60 E. 93rd St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.423.9000, Decorative arts and antiques are presented in a townhouse gallery space. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun by appointment. f8 Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.C0L35 The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Galleries 55, 56 & 58, at E. 55th St., 212.223.4600, Japanese museumquality antiques from the Endo and Meiji periods for both seasoned and beginning collectors.


Inventory includes metalwork, cloisonné, Satsuma, folding screens and samurai weaponry and fittings. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 E13 Macklowe GalleryC0L356 667 Madison Ave., at E. 61st St., 212.644.6400, From vintage jewelry to Art Nouveau objects. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. F12 Maison GerardC0L356 643 E. 10th St., btw Broadway & University Pl., 212.674.7611, Specializing in French Art Deco furniture, lighting and art objects since its founding in 1974. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. F18

Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, TheC0L356 1050 Second Ave., at E. 55th St., 212.355.4400, More than 100 dealers offer furniture, designer jewelry, chandeliers, crystal, silver, Asian and African artifacts, paintings, sculpture and other fine pieces. Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m. 2 E13 Scholten Japanese ArtC0L73195 145 W. 58th St., Ste. 6D, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.585.0474, Fine Japanese works—wood-block prints, netsuke and hanging scrolls—specializing in the Edo period. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m. by appointment. 2 G12

Photos: tiffany lamp, courtesy of macklowe gallery; natvar bhavsar, “apsaraa v,” courtesy of freedmanart, images copyright of natvar bhavsar; claire sherman, “stumps and twigs,” courtesy of dc moore gallery, new york

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        Showplace Antique + Design Center C0L316 40 W. 25th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.633.6063, More than 200 antiques dealers on four floors exhibit European and American furniture, art and more. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 2 3 G16



Art Galleries CFM GalleryC0L37 236 W. 27th St., 4th fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.966.3864, Modern and contemporary works by a variety of American and European artists, plus fine jewelry. By appointment only. 2 1 F20 DC Moore GalleryC0L4513 535 W. 22nd St., 2nd. fl., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.247.2111, dcmooregallery .com. Modern and contemporary works by American artists. Thru Aug. 15: Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 16-31: closed. J16



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FreedmanArtC0L4513 25 E. 73rd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.249.2040, Represented artists include Lee Bontecou and Frank Stella. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F11

Mike Weiss GalleryC0L465 520 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.691.6899, Visceral works from international contemporary artists. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 Susan Eley Fine Art 0528139 46 W. 90th St., 2nd fl., btw Central Park West & Columbus Ave., 917.952.7641, Abstract and figurative contemporary art. Tues-Thurs 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. I8



Hubert GalleryC0L465 1046 Madison Ave., at E. 80th St., 212.628.2922, Modern and contemporary masters. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., noon-6 p.m. F10

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special shows Washington Square Outdoor Art ExhibitC0L34 University Pl., btw. W. 3rd & E. 12th sts., 212.982.6255, Some 100 artists gather to exhibit works in the Greenwich Village park, a creative cultural beacon for decades. Aug. 31-Sept.2, 7-8: Daily noon-6 p.m.; Free. 2 f18

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MORE THAN A GALLERY. A MOVEMENT. Fountain Gallery is the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness.

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Fountain GalleryC0L382 702 Ninth Ave., at W. 48th St., 212.262.2756, Artists living and working with mental illness exhibit their creations, from watercolors to photos. Thru Sept. 4: Look at Me: Group Exhibition. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 2 1 . I14


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Entertainment theater, Music, dance, nightlife & adventure Written and edited by Francis Lewis

Above, left: beyoncé brings the mrs. carter show to brooklyn. | barclays center, p. 61

show won four 2013 tony awards, including Best revival of a musical. | pippin, p. 55 far left: put on your dancing shoes for a three-day outdoor electronic party on randall’s island. | electric zoo, p. 64 near left: brazilian baritone paulo szot celebrates the music of his homeland and the american songbook at this nightclub. | 54 below, p. 59

Please call ahead to confirm showtimes and dates; all information is correct at press time, but is subject to change. Credit cards: American Express (AE), Discover (D), Diners Club (DC), MasterCard (MC), Visa (V). $=inexpensive, $$=moderate, $$$=expensive. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair access; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 3 food; 9 gay/lesbian; 5 music; 8 outdoor; private room or event space; 0 merchandise; 4 New York CityPASS (1.888.330.5008, save on tickets for six top sights. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 88-90).


Previews & Openings First DateC0L4368 Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, A blind date unfolds in real time in this contemporary boy-meets-girl musical comedy. Tues-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7 p.m. Beginning Aug. 5: Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7 p.m.; $35-$137. In previews, opens Aug. 8. 2/  0 H13


Romeo and JulietC0L48231 Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, “Two houses, both alike in dignity,” but not of the same race, come to blows in the contemporary staging of the Shakespearean tragedy, starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad. Tues-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. (Time change: Aug. 25 at 7 p.m.); $77-$142. Previews begin Aug. 24, opens Sept. 19. 2/  0 H14

Soul DoctorC0L4378 Circle in the Square Theatre, 1633 Broadway, entrance on W. 50th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, souldoctorbroadway .com. Jazz singer Nina Simone introduced Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach to soul and gospel music, as told in this new musical about the “Singing Rabbi.” Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m. Beginning Aug. 19: Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $135. In previews, opens Aug. 15. 2/  0 I13

Photos: beyoncé, frank micelotta; pippin, joan marcus; electric zoo, doug van sant; paulo szot, laura marie duncan

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Broadway AnnieC0L456— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, btw W. 46th & W. 47th sts., 877.250.2929, Little Orphan Annie, her dog Sandy, the notorious Miss Hannigan and kindhearted “Daddy� Warbucks return in a new production of the 1977 Tony Award-winning musical. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Fri & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $49-$160.50. 2 1/  0 H14 Book of Mormon, TheC0L7218— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, bookof An outrageous Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Park about spreading the word of Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, in Africa.. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $69-$175. 2/  0 H13 ChicagoC0L342— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, Would-be chorus girl Roxie Hart takes the Windy City by storm, murders her lover, skips jail and shoots to stardom in this jazzy musical revival. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed 2:30 p.m., Sun 3 & 7:30 p.m.; $69-$146.50. 2/  0 H13 CinderellaC0L43182— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, at W. 53rd St., 212.239.6200, The Broadway premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1957 TV musical. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $45-$137. 2 1/  0 H13







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Forever Tango2— (2 hrs., 10 mins.) Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, Luis Bravo’s internationally acclaimed entertainment, featuring guest dancers Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovsky thru Aug. 11, celebrates the passionate music and dance of Argentina. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 3 p.m.; $30-$149. Runs thru Sept. 15. 2/  0 H5

Let It Be3— (2 hrs., 20 mins.) St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, Using state-of-the-art projections, 3-D sound and 40 hit


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Kinky BootsC0L48713— (2 hrs., 20 mins.) Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, The sexy thigh-high, stiletto-heeled red boots of the title are stylish enough for a woman, but strong enough for a drag queen to wear in the hit musical with a score by Cyndi Lauper. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $57-$137. 2/  0 I14


Jersey BoysC0L341— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The story of 1960s group The Four Seasons is set to a score composed of their greatest hits. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $47-$147. 2/  0 H13


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American Museum of Natural History Expeditions 800.462.8687, amnhexpedi Explore beyond the halls of the museum. Destinations/schedules/prices vary. 2 1 0 i10 | Big Apple Greeter 1 Centre St., 212.669.8159, bigapplegreeter .org. Thousands of visitors have seen the Big Apple through the eyes of a native New Yorker. | Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Pier 83, 12th Ave., at W. 42nd St., 888.341.0103, Day and night tours around the island of Manhattan. 2 1 0 K14 | CitySights NY Visitor Center: 234 W. 42nd St. (Madame Tussauds Lobby), btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.812.2700, Daily double-decker bus tours. 1 K15 | Citysightseeing Cruises New York Pier 78, 455 12th Ave., at W. 38th St., 212.445.7599, citysightseeingnewyork .com. Daily cruises include the 60-minute Downtown Cruise ($19 adults, $15 children 3-11), 90-minute Midtown Cruise ($29 adults, $18 children 3-11) and 90-minute Twilight Cruise ($29 adults, $18 children 3-11). 1 K15 | Gray Line New York Sightseeing Visitors Center: 777 Eighth Ave., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts., 212.445.0848, 800.669.0051, Climatecontrolled, double-decker buses tour the city. 2 1 I13, I14, I14 | Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Pier 6, at South & Broad sts., 1.800.542.9933, 212.967.6464, libertyheli Helicopter tours last from 12-15 and 18-20 mins. and cost about $150-$215 per person. Specials include the Romance VIP and Marriage Over Manhattan flights. E23 | Maria Dering Walking Tours For meeting places and further information, call 646.573.9509. Walking tours offering insight into many of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Highlights: Aug. 3, 17 & 31: Central Park: Nature & Design; Aug. 3 & 17: Garbage and Grandeur: Sutton Place; Aug. 10: Ghosts of the Civil War: Gramercy Park. Most tours start at 11 a.m. (Central Park at 10 a.m.) and last up to two hours; $20 adults, $15 students, seniors (65+) and military; cash only; no reservations necessary. 8 | Municipal Art Society of New York Tours Themed



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pop songs, this concert entertainment traces the rise of The Beatles, from Liverpool’s Cavern Club to worldwide superstardom. Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $30-$135. Runs thru Dec. 29. 2/  0 H14

Lion King, TheC0L34— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717, Disney’s megahit features revolutionary puppetry, vibrant costumes and melodious songs by Elton John and Tim Rice. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $80-$142. 2 1/  0 H14 Mamma Mia! C0L346— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, at W. 50th St., 212.239.6200, On a Greek isle on the eve of her wedding, a bride tries to uncover her father’s identity in this

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Matilda The MusicalC0L64871— (2 hrs., 40 mins.) Shubert Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, matildathemusical .com. A well-read schoolgirl locks horns with her tyrannical headmistress in the musical based on the novel by Roald Dahl. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $37-$147. 2 1/  0 H14 Motown The MusicalC0L4871— (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, motown The Motown sound drives the behind-the-scenes story of Berry Gordy Jr. and the recording artists whose careers he launched,

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walking tours explore the history and cultural life of city neighborhoods. Highlight: The Official MTA Metro-North Grand Central Terminal Tour celebrates the centennial of the Beaux Arts railway terminus with a 75-minute tour of the facility. Daily at 12:30 p.m. $20 adults, $15 seniors/students/children under 10 and military. Meet at the ticket window marked GCT Tours in the Main Concourse. 1 | New York Water Taxi Pier 17, South Street Seaport, btw Fulton & South sts., 866.985.2542, Visitors can choose from a one-hour Statue of Liberty Express tour (daily), the new VIP Statue by Night: Air & Sea tour by helicopter and boat (Thurs-Sun) or the Hop-On/ Hop-Off service with National September 11 Memorial Pass (daily). Times/prices vary. 1 3 8 D22 | Pioneer Pier 16, South Street Seaport, 89 South St., at Fulton St., 866.985.2542, Sail the Hudson on a 127-year-old schooner. Tues-Sun, times vary; $45 adults, $35 seniors, $35 children 3-12. 1 8 D22 | Radio City Stage Door Tour Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St., 212.247.4777, radiocity .com/tours. The concert hall’s secrets are revealed on a guided walking tour that explores the beautifully restored Art Deco interiors and introduces visitors to a Rockette. Daily 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; $19.95 adults, $15 seniors/children 12 and under. For tickets, visit the Radio City Sweets & Gift Store. (A combo ticket can be purchased for both the Stage Door Tour and Lincoln Center’s Guided Tour, $27.75 adults, $17.25 children.) G13 | Spirit Cruises Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, W. 23rd St. & the West Side Hwy., 866.483.3866, Dining and dancing while cruising New York Harbor. Times/prices vary. 2/ 3 K17 | Statue Cruises 17 State St., 201.604.2800, statue Daily ferries to the Statue of Liberty. 1 8 F24 | United Nations First Ave., at E. 46th St., 212.963.8687, Guided tours Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; $16 adults, $11 seniors/students, $9 children 5-12. 1  3 0 K14 | World Yacht Pier 81, W. 41st St., at 12th Ave., on the Hudson River, 888.679.7812, Diners sail around the city on luxury boats on dinner cruises. Times/prices vary./ 35 8 . K14



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Alliance for Downtown New York, The 120 Broadway, Ste. 3340, btw Pine & Cedar sts., 212.566.6700, Brochures, maps. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 1 0 F22 | Chinatown Information Kiosk Triangle formed by Canal, Walker & Baxter sts., 212.484.1222, tion-centers. Free maps, guidebooks, brochures. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 E20 | City Hall Information Center Broadway, at Barclay St., 212.484.1222, official-nyc-information-centers. Historythemed tours, activities and events. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F22 | Federal Hall Visitors Center 26 Wall St., btw Broad & William sts., 212.668.2561, nps .gov/feha/index.htm. Information on this and other national properties. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 2 F23 | Grand Central Partnership Visitors Center, Grand Central Terminal, Main Concourse, 87 E. 42nd St., 212.697.1245, Visit the “I Love NYâ€? Info Window (in the terminal’s main concourse) or sidewalk info carts for free maps, brochures and info. Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 F14 | Harlem Visitor Information Center The Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W. 125th St., btw Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. blvds., 212.222.1014, articles/official-nyc-information-centers. Info about Upper Manhattan. Mon-Fri noon-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 H4 | Lower East Side Visitor Center 54 Orchard St., btw Hester & Grand sts., 212.226.9010, lowereastsideny .com. Information on local dining, sightseeing and shopping. Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. D20 | Official NYC Information Center 810 Seventh Ave., btw W. 52nd & W. 53rd sts., 212.484.1222, nycgo .com/articles/official-nyc-information-centers. Information on attractions; Metrocards can be purchased here. Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m. H13 | 34th Street Partnership Visitor Services Penn Station, Amtrak Level, Seventh Ave., at W. 32nd St., 212.868.0521, Maps, brochures, plus a multilingual staff. Daily 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 1 H15 | Times Square Visitor Center 1560 Broadway (Seventh Ave., btw W. 46th & W. 47th sts.), 212.452.5283, official-nyc-information-centers. Travel information (including free brochures), tours, show tickets, live radio shows and a mini-museum. Daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Times Square ExposĂŠ Walking Tour, Fri noon, free. 1

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Nance, TheC0L4871— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, Douglas Carter Beane’s new play, starring Nathan Lane as a burlesque headliner, throws the spotlight on gay life in 1930s New York. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $37-$132. Runs thru Aug. 11. 2/  0 H14

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NewsiesC0L51729— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Nederlander Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.870.2717, The real-life New York City Newsboy Strike of 1899 is the basis for Disney Theatrical Productions’ musical, with Tony Award-winning songs by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman. Mon-Wed 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $93-$125. 2 1/  0 H15 OnceC0L51— 4 (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The international hit movie transitions to the stage, with its Dublin-set love story and Oscar-winning score intact. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $60-$157. 2/  0 H14 Phantom of the Opera, TheC0L348— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, thephan Andrew Lloyd Webber’s long-running musical tells the tragic story of a disfigured man, who imprisons a soprano beneath the Paris Opera House. Mon 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.; $27-$137. 2 1/  0 H14 PippinC0L481— (2 hrs., 35 mins.) Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The first Broadway revival of the 1972 Stephen Schwartz musical sets the story of a prince’s search for the meaning of life in an over-the-top circus. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2:30 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $59-$157.50. 2/  0 H14

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Rock of AgesC0L72983— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The near demise of a Hollywood rock club is set to songs from 1980s bands, including Journey, Styx and Twisted Sister, among others. Mon, Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7:30 p.m.; $70-$165. 2/  0 H14 Spider-Man Turn Off the DarkC0L261— 35 (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Foxwoods Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 877.250.2929, spiderman The superhero is the star of his own Broadway musical, featuring songs by Bono and The Edge. Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed 1:30 p.m., Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $49.50$147.50. 2 1/  0 H14


Trip to Bountiful, TheC0L4813— (2 hrs., 25 mins.) Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, thetripto In the revival of Horton Foote’s family drama, Cicely Tyson stars as an elderly woman who seeks to escape her present and recapture her past. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Aug. 20: Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Fri & Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $42-$142. Runs thru Oct. 9. 2/  0 H14 Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeC0L42915— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) John Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, Chekhov inspired the characters and themes in Christopher Durang’s new comedy of manners. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $60-$142. Runs thru Aug. 25. 2/  0 H14 | august 2013 | IN New YORK

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entertainment WickedC0L346— (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, The musical tale about popular Glinda and greenskinned Elphaba follows the paths they take in the years before Dorothy’s arrival in the land of Oz. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $56.25-$156.25. 2 1/  0 I13

Off Broadway & Beyond Avenue QC0L23186— (2 hrs., 15 mins.) New World Stages, Stage 3, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, This raucous musical for adults is about flawed humans and quirky puppets who deal with love, work, sexual identity and one twentysomething’s postcollege journey to find his purpose in life. Mon, Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7:30 p.m.; $72.50-$92.50. 2/  3 0 I13 Blue Man GroupC0L345— (1 hr., 45 mins.) Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St. & Astor Pl., 800.982.2787, Three bald blue-painted beings employ high-energy music, painting, comedy and pantomime—as well as willing audience members—in this mesmerizing performance piece that is in its 21st year Off-Broadway. Now with new material. Mon-Fri 8 p.m., Sat & Sun 2, 5 & 8 p.m. (schedule can vary); $85-$99. 2 1 F18 Buyer & CellarC0L431— (1 hr., 35 mins., no intermission) Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow St., at Seventh Ave. So., 212.868.4444, buyerandcellar .com. Jonathan Tolins’ one-man comedy about a struggling actor in Los Angeles who takes a job working in the Malibu home of a shopaholic superstar (think: Barbra Streisand) stars Michael Urie. Tues-Sun 7:30 p.m., Sat & Sun 2:30 p.m.; $75. 2 G18 Gazillion Bubble Show, The: The Next GenerationC0L5318— (1 hr., no intermission) New World Stages, Stage 2, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, gazillionbubbleshow .com. Masterful bubble tricks are performed by Deni, Fan, Ana and Jano Yang in this family-friendly, awe-inspiring show. Wed 11 a.m. & 2 p.m., Fri 7 p.m., Sat 11 a.m., 2 & 4:30 p.m., Sun noon & 3 p.m.; $49.50-$69.50. 2 1/  3 0 I13 iLuminate: Artist of LightC0L841— 3 (55 mins., no intermission) New World Stages, Stage 4, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, Combining music, art, technology and dance (including hip-hop, Latin and breaking), this mythical tale follows the adventures of a young artist and his magic paintbrush. Mon & Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun noon & 3 p.m.; $59.95$69.95. 2 1/  3 0 I13



Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812C0L439— (2 hrs., 40 mins.) Kazino, W. 13th St., at Washington St., 866.811.4111, thegreatcometof The critically acclaimed, award-winning electropop opera, based on characters in Tolstoy’s War and Peace, is set in a custom-built supper club, where the action unfolds all around the audience. Every ticket includes a full Russian-style meal. Tues, Thurs-Fri 8 p.m. Wed 2 & 8 p.m., Sat 5:30 & 9:30 p.m., Sun 1 p.m. $125 (regular seating), $175 (prime seating), $237.50 (premium seating). Runs thru Sept. 1. 2/  3 5 I17

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Peter and the StarcatcherC0L5182— (2 hrs., 15 mins.) New World Stages, Stage 1, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, peterandthe Drawing inspiration from the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, playwright Rick Elice imagines the early life of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan. Mon & Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $72.50-$99. 2/  0 I13 Signature TheatreC0L52137 Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.244.7529, Signature Theatre presents productions in its permanent home, a state-of-the-art, Frank Gehry-designed multistage venue. Aug. 20-Sept. 29: The Old Friends by Horton Foote and Stop.Reset. by Regina Taylor. Schedules vary; $25. 2/  3 0 J14



StompC0L35217— (1 hr., 40 mins.) Orpheum Theatre, 126 Second Ave., btw E. 7th St. & St. Marks Pl., 800.982.2787, In this performance art experience, garbage cans, buckets and a sink are used to make percussive music. Tues-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 5:30 p.m.; $48-$78. 1 E18 Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin, TheC0L35217— (1 hr., 40 mins., no intermission) Roundabout Theatre Company, Laura Pels Theatre, Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, 111 W. 46th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.719.1300, Tom Durnin (David Morse) has paid his debt to society for his white-collar crime, but can his family forgive him? Tues-Sat 7:30 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m.; $71-$81. Runs thru Aug. 25. 2/  G14







Attractions & Activities Empire State BuildingC0L3487 350 Fifth Ave., btw 33rd & 34th sts., 212.736.3100, Magnificent 360-degree views of New York from

Keeping IN Touch Tune in to any one of these local radio stations for music, news, sports, weather and more. Turn your radio dial to the number in the parentheses. Classical WQXR-FM (105.9) Easy Listening & Retro Rock WCBS-FM (101.1), WLTW-FM (106.7), WWFS-FM (102.7) Jazz WBGO-FM (88.3) Latin WPAT-FM (93.1), WSKQ-FM (97.9) National Public Radio WFUV-FM (90.7),

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entertainment the 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories. At night, the building’s top-tier LED lights commemorate holidays and noteworthy events. Audio tours available in seven languages. Daily 8 a.m.-2 a.m.; $25 adults, $22 seniors, $19 children ages 6-12, under 5 free. 2 1 4 8 0 G15

Field Station DinosaursC0L4213 1 Dinosaur Way, Secaucus, N.J., 855.999.9010, fieldstationdino Young and old follow a .75-mile trail through a 20-acre park, meeting more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Educational workshops, games and activities complete the adventure. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; $17.50-$75.

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High Line, TheC0L5681 Gansevoort to W. 30th sts., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.500.6035, The mile-long elevated park and public promenade offers a spectacular view of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline, seating, perennialfilled gardens and public art displays. Open daily 7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Free. 1/  3 8 J15-J18 Luna ParkC0L6789 1000 Surf Ave., btw W. 12th St. & Henderson Walk, Coney Island, Brooklyn, 718.373.5862, Attractions at this seaside amusement park include rides, such as the world-famous Cyclone roller coaster (now celebrating its 85th anniversary), the Boardwalk Flight, Scream Zone, go-karting on the Coney island Raceway, interactive games and live entertainment. Mon-Thurs noon-11 p.m., Fri noon-midnight, Sat & Sun 11 a.m.-midnight. Admission to the park is free, with rides requiring a ticketed entry. 13 8 0 Madame Tussauds New YorkC0L4835 234 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.841.3505, The renowned wax museum features lifelike figures of celebrities and politicians, plus the Marvel Super Heroes 4-D Experience. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; $36 adults, $29 ages 4-12, under 3 free. 2 13 . 0 H14 New York Botanical GardenC0L3942 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, 718.817.8700, This 250-acre oasis includes the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. All-garden admission: $20 adults, $18 seniors/students, $8 children 2-12, children under 2 free. Grounds only: $6 adults, $3 seniors/students, $1 children ages 2-12, children under 2 free. Grounds admission free Wed all day and Sat 10 a.m.-noon. 2 13 8 0 Top of the Rock™ Observation DeckC0L4315 30 Rockefeller Plz., W. 50th St., 67th-70th fls., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.698.2000, topoftherocknyc .com. The Grand Viewing Room boasts expansive and breathtaking views of the New York City skyline. Daily 8 a.m.-midnight; $25 adults, $23 seniors, $16 ages 6-12; “Sun & Stars” combination ticket (visit twice in 24 hrs) $38 adults, $20 children; “Rock MoMA” combination ticket (visit Top of the Rock and the Museum of Modern Art) $38. 2 1 4 8 0 G13

Bars/Lounges Broadway LoungeC0L65217 New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 8th fl., btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.398.1900, rants. The blazing lights of Times Square provide nonstop entertainment, while small plates (tacos,


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Flatiron LoungeC0L1894 37 W. 19th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.727.7741, A classy crowd imbibes mixologist Julie Reiner’s seasonal cocktails at this sophisticated venue. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  . G17
















Tequila Park TaqueriaC0L43291 Hudson New York Hotel, 356 W. 58th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.554.6217, A festive Mexican ambience pervades this airy urban patio, where a taco truck dispenses tuna poki and spiracha cheesesteak tacos, and Hudson Daisy margaritas slake summertime thirsts. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 8 I12




SoakedC0L43295 Mondrian Soho Hotel, 150 Lafayette St., btw Howard & Grand sts., 212.389.1000, With Astroturf underfoot and potted reeds gently blowing in the breeze 26 stories up, life’s a beach resort at this healthconscious watering hole, where cocktails have an organic twist. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  5 8 F20




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LIFT Mixology Bar at EVRC0L49231 54 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.997.3900, Classic cocktails share the menu with molecular upstarts at this mezzanine lounge serving small plates. AE, MC, V; $$/  3 . G15



Haven RooftopC0L43289 The Sanctuary Hotel New York, 132 W. 47th St., 10th fl., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.466.9000, The chic Theater District aerie serves location-appropriate libations, such as the Cloudtini made with Grey Goose vodka, St.-Germain elderflower liqueur, lychee and raspberry. Bar bites include cruditÊ, charcuterie and small plates (smoked salmon, beef carpaccio). AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 8 H13

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Carolines on BroadwayC0L35 1626 Broadway, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.757.4100, carolines .com. Top comedians and up-and-coming talents appear nightly at this legendary club, including Donnell Rawlings, Paul Mooney and Jim Jefferies. Highlights: Aug. 8-11: New York Kings; Aug. 22-25: Nikki Glaser. Times/prices vary; Cover charge, drink minimum. AE, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 H13

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AirTrain 888.397.4636, ewr-airtrain.html (Newark); 877.535.2478, (JFK). The 8.1-mile light rail system connects JFK and Newark airports to mass transit. | Amtrak Penn Station, Eighth Ave. at W. 31st St., 800.872.7245, Daily trains to major national cities. I16 | Carmel 212.666.6666, Car service to airports and around town. | Continental Guest Services 800.299.8587, 212.944.8910, continentalguest Tickets for Broadway shows, concerts, sporting events, attractions, museums, airport shuttles, tours, restaurants and more. | GO Airlink NYC 212.812.9000, goairlinkshuttle .com. Visitors enjoy 24/7, door-to-door rides via shuttles and private luxury vans to and from Manhattan and JFK, Newark and LaGuardia airports. | Grand Central Terminal Park Ave., at E. 42nd St., Subways and commuter trains arrive/depart in this Beaux Arts transport hub, which celebrates its centennial this year: MetroNorth Railroad 212.532.4900, mnr; NYC Transit Subway Info. 718.330.1234, 2/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 0 F14 | New Jersey Travel & Tourism Log on for free travel guides and information on the Garden State. 1 | New York CityPASS 888.330.5008, Six attractions (American Museum of Natural History, choice of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum or Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Empire State Building, choice of Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise or Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island) at great savings. Ticket booklets from any U.S. travel agent, online or at participating attractions are good for nine days from first use. $106 adults, $79 children ages 6-17. 1 | New York Water Taxi 866.985.2542, Commuter service btw piers in Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. Times/

shows nightly, starring some of the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best and brightest theatrical talents. Highlights: Aug. 4, 8-11: Chico Pinheiro & The Brazilian Dream Band; Aug. 5, 7-11: Paulo Szot; Aug. 6: Maucha Adnet & Helio Alves; Aug. 20-25: Anat Cohen & Choro Aventuroso. Times vary. Cover charge $30-$70, food & drink minimum. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 H13


Metropolitan Room, TheC0L9614 34 W. 22nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.206.0440, metropolitan Jazz and cabaret performers. Every Tues at 9:30 p.m.: Annie Ross. Cover charge varies between $15-$35; two-drink minimum per person, per show. AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 G17

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Apollo TheaterC0L3564 253 W. 125th St., btw Adam Clayton Powell Jr. & Frederick Douglass blvds., 212.531.5305, World-famous performance venue, where luminaries, including Billie Holiday, James Brown and Stevie Wonder, got their start. Every Wed at 7:30 p.m.: Amateur Night, the talent competition now in its 79th year. Prices vary. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H4

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prices vary. Daily shuttle btw Pier 11 (Wall St.) and Ikea store in Brooklyn. 2 3 | Newark Liberty Airport Express newarkairportex Speedy express bus service between Newark Liberty Airport and three Midtown Manhattan locations: Grand Central Terminal, Bryant Park and Port Authority Bus Terminal. Buses leave every 15 mins. daily (every 30 mins. btw 11:15 p.m. and 6:45 a.m.); $16 each way, $28 round-trip, children under 12 free ($10 without an adult). | NY Waterway 800.533.3779, | Path Railroad (NJ) 800.234.7284, panynj.giv/path. | Pennsylvania Station W. 32nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves. A major hub for subways and commuter railway lines, including Amtrak 800.872.7245, Long Island Railroad 718.217.5477, and NJ Transit 973.275.5555, 2/ 3 0 H15 | Port Authority Bus Terminal 625 Eighth Ave., btw W. 40th & W. 42nd sts., 212.564.8484, Coach USA and other bus carriers arrive and depart here. 2 1/ 0 I14 | SuperShuttle ÂŽ 52-15 11th St., Long Island City, Queens, 800.258.3826, 24-hr. airport transfers, including Long Island and Islip airports, in vans/ cars. Reservations required. | TKTS Father Duffy Square, Broadway & W. 47th St. H14; temporary location at the corner of Fulton & South sts. in Lower Manhattan. D22; 1 MetroTech Center, at the corner of Jay St. & Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn A23. Discount ticket booths for Broadway/Off-Broadway shows, offering up to 50 percent off. The Father Duffy Square TKTS booth also sells full-price tickets for future as well as same-day performances of shows that are not available at a discount. Father Duffy Square: For same-day evening shows: Mon, Wed-Sat 3-8 p.m., Tues 2-8 p.m., Sun 3-7 p.m.; for same-day matinee perforPATSC.InNY.4.625x4.75.4C.indd 1 mances: Wed & Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Lower Manhattan: Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Brooklyn: For same-day evening or next-day matinee shows: Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Barclays CenterC0L452 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000, barclayscenter .com. Top names in entertainment and sports perform at this new, all-purpose venue in Brooklyn. Highlights: Aug. 2: Justin Bieber; Aug. 3-5: BeyoncĂŠ; Aug. 25: MTV Video Music Awards. Times/prices vary. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 0 AA23

Bowery BallroomC0L7386 6 Delancey St., at Bowery, 212.533.2111, Host to indie and alternative bands, this Beaux Arts theater has a subterranean bar and is known for its acoustics. Highlights: Aug. 1: Body Language and Avan Lava; Aug. 2: PigPen Theatre Co.; Aug. 6: Andrew Stockdale (of Wolfmother); Aug. 7: Tori Kelly; Aug. 8: Ulrich Schnauss; Aug. 20: Jesus on the Mainline; Aug. 22: The Sweater Songs; Aug. 30: Ty Segall. Times/prices vary./â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;D20








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Best Buy TheaterC0L3457 1515 Broadway, at W. 44th St., 800.745.3000, Performance venue in the heart of Times Square. Highlights: Aug. 10: Carly Rose Sonenclar; Aug. 16: Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals; Aug. 17: We the Kings; Aug. 21: Bridgit Mendler. Times/prices vary. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 G13


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Broadway in Bryant ParkC0L96218 Bryant Park, W. 42nd St., at Sixth Ave., 212.768.4242, bryantpark .org. Casts from current Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals perform their greatest hits at this annual summer concert series. Highlights: Aug. 1: Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, Sistas the Musical, Let It Be; Aug. 8: Annie, First Date, Wicked, Cougar the Musical; Aug. 15: Motown The Musical, Once, Mamma Mia! Thurs 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Free. Thru Aug. 15. 2 13 8 G14

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Good Morning America’s Summer Concert SeriesC0L85147 Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, enter at Fifth Ave. & 72nd St. Free public performances. Highlights: Aug. 2: Ne-Yo; Aug. 9: Kenny Chesney; Aug. 16: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; Aug. 23: The Wanted; Aug. 30: Alicia Keys. First-come, first-served, park opens at 6 a.m. 15 8 G14


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Highline BallroomC0L3576 431 W. 16th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 866.468.7619, highlineballroom .com. An 800-person venue hosting concerts and private events. Highlights: Aug. 1: The Aristocrats/Eric Lindell; Aug. 2: Marcus Miller; Aug. 5: Love Is Love; Aug. 8: Kermit Ruffins; Aug. 9: Mickey Avalon; Aug. 21: The Dangerous Summer; Aug. 22: Iration; Aug. 29: Remember: The Music of Michael Jackson. Every Sat: The Rewind Show. Times/prices vary./  3 I17

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Jones Beach TheaterC0L617 Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, Long Island, 800.745.3000, Crowds gather at this open-air arena to see the nation’s top performers rock out in evening concerts. Highlights: Aug. 10: The Black Crowes / Tedeschi Trucks Band / The London Souls; Aug. 11: Maroon 5 / Kelly Clarkson / Rozzi Crane; Aug. 17: Matchbox Twenty & The Goo Goo Dolls; Aug. 18: Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival; Aug. 20 & 22: Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefers; Aug. 28: John Mayer / Phillip Phillips. Times/prices vary. Long Island Railroad operates frequent trains between Manhattan’s Penn Station (Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts.) and Freeport, L.I., where buses connect to Jones Beach. The trip takes approximately one hour. 5 8

Joyce Theater, TheC0L3596 175 Eighth Ave., btw W. 18th & W. 19th sts., 212.242.0800, Performances by renowned American and international dance troupes. Highlights: Thru Aug. 4: Pilobolus; Aug. 6-17: Ballet v6.0. Times/prices vary. 2 H17



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Jazz at Lincoln Center Broadway at 60th Street, 5th Floor, NYC MICHAEL MWENSO Photo by Marylene Mey and Whit Lane


Lincoln Center Out of DoorsC0L582 Various plazas in Lincoln Center, from W. 62nd to W. 65th sts., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.875.5766, The 43rd annual festival features more than 100 free outdoor music and dance performances and family programs. Times vary; Free. Thru Aug. 11. 2 13 5 8 I12 Mostly Mozart FestivalC0L65137 Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.721.6500; Rose Theater, Time Warner Center,

Jaws (old and young) will drop when the male dancers in Newsies (above) execute the high-stepping, gravity-defying leaps and bounds that won choreographer Christopher Gattelli a 2012 Tony Award, p. 55. If the racquet fits, use it. That’s the thinking behind the action on Courts 8 and 9 at Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, where the 10 and under set get to play on courts and with equipment sized right for them, p. 64. Make a kite, string beads and turn ribbons into flowers at the outdoor Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, where you’ll also meet warrior monks and lion dancers, p. 64. Here’s a first: Broadway’s super-literate Matilda The Musical, about a precocious youngster who loves to read, has spawned a book club ( bookclub). See the show, read the book by Roald Dahl, join the club! p. 53. Pop fans, don’t miss the opportunity to catch phenoms One Direction, not once, but twice. The teen idols are immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds New York thru Oct. 11, p. 58. And they perform LIVE in Rockefeller Plaza on Aug. 23, part of the Toyota Summer Concert Series on Today, p. 63. The Municipal Art Society of New York is known for its daily, in-depth tour of Grand Central Terminal, but the revered organization also leads jaunts to Harlem (Aug. 17), Staten Island (Aug. 18) and Bedford Stuyvesant in Brooklyn (Aug. 24), p. 52. Ride the waves (and cool off), while getting from Point A to Point B on board a New York Water Taxi, p. 60. Make all the noise you want—the more the better—at Stomp, the Off-Broadway performance piece that breaks the language barrier, p. 57. If you’re 4 and up, you can express yourself every Saturday in August at a hands-on family art workshop on the High Line, p. 58. The city is at your feet when you bag front-row seats on the roof of an open-tothe-sky, double-decker tour bus operated by Gray Line New York Sightseeing, p.52.

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Harlem Meer Performance FestivalC0L549 Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park, 110th St., btw Fifth & Lenox aves., 212.860.1370, central Local emerging and established musicians from all genres—ranging from Latin to jazz—perform live concerts in Central Park. Every Sun 2-4 p.m.; Free. Thru Sept. 1. 1 8 G6

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SummerStageC0L85137 Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, enter at Fifth Ave. & 69th St. 212.360.2777, Outdoor music and dance performances in 17 NYC parks, including Manhattanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Central Park. Times vary; Free. Thru Aug. 29. 15 8 G11







Toyota Summer Concert Series on TodayC0L85917 Rockefeller Plz., W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., Musicâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s megastars perform free weekly concerts on the famed plaza. Highlights: Aug. 2: The Band Perry; Aug. 9: Michael BublĂŠ; Aug. 16: Luke Bryan; Aug. 23: One Direction; Aug. 30: Chris Brown. Performances from 7 a.m. Thru Aug. 30. 1 8 G13

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Culture ClubC0L41825 20 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.921.1999, Boy George, Madonna, Princeâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;the gangâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s all here at this back-to-the-1980s dance venue, where cocktails honor favorite movies of the era (Ghostbusters and Wall Street, among them). Fri-Sat 9 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 . G14 LQC0L9624 511 Lexington Ave., btw E. 47th & E. 48th sts., 212.593.7575, Revelers at this mega dance club, whose initials stand for Latin Quarter, groove to salsa and reggaeton while enjoying decadent cocktails from the bar. Wed, Fri-Sat 10 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 3 5 . E13


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PachaC0L3154 618 W. 46th St., btw 11th & 12th aves., 212.209.7500, The giant, four-level branch of the world-famous Ibiza club features a spacious dance floor, VIP lounge and international house DJs. Fri-Sat 10 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 . K14 Webster HallC0L4213 125 E. 11th St., btw Third & Fourth aves., 212.353.1600, One of New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest multifloor dance palaces, offering VIP and bottle service, is also a concert venue. Thurs-Sat 10 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 E18

Jazz Clubs B.B. King Blues Club & GrillC0L35 237 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.997.4144, A sizzling club named for the legendary musician. Highlight: Aug. 21-22: John Lee Hooker Jr. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted; Cover charges vary, $10 food/ drink minimum. Every Sat: Beatles Brunch. Every Sun: Sunday Gospel Brunch. AE, D, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 H14 BirdlandC0L9214 315 W. 44th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.581.3080, Famous and new jazz musicians at the â&#x20AC;&#x153;jazz corner of the world.â&#x20AC;? Highlights: Thru Aug. 3: Pablo Zieglerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tango Conexion with Stefon Harris; Aug. 6-10: Trio





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3 (Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille) plus special guest Vijay Iyer; Aug. 13-17: Joey DeFrancesco with the City Rhythm Orchestra; Aug. 20-24: Billy Hart Quartet; Aug. 27-31: Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration Quintet. Sets Mon 7 p.m., Tues-Sun 8:30 & 11 p.m., unless otherwise noted; Dinner nightly 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Music charges vary, $10 food or drink minimum. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 I14

Blue NoteC0L315 131 W. 3rd St., btw MacDougal St. & Sixth Ave., 212.475.8592, Downtownâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s legendary jazz lounge. Highlights: Thru Aug. 4: Earl Klugh; Aug. 6-11: Paquito Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Rivera and His Panamericana Ensemble; Aug. 13-18: Eric Johnson & Mike Stern; Aug. 20-25: Roy Hargrove Big Band with Roberta Gambarini; Aug. 27-Sept. 1: Roy Ayers. Times/cover charges vary. AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 G18


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Dizzyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Club Coca-ColaC0L357 Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway, at W. 60th St., 5th fl., 212.258.9595, Hot jazz, sweeping views and a full menu in an intimate room overlooking Central Park. Highlights: Aug. 1-4: Steve Turre & the Bones of Art; Aug. 5-8: Ali Jackson Quartet; Aug. 9-11: The Rodriguez Brothers; Aug. 15-18: Monty Alexander Harlem Kingston Express; Aug. 22-25: Endangered Species: The Music of Wayne Shorter; Aug. 27-Sept. 8: Trio Da Paz. Sets Sun-Thurs 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., Fri & Sat 7:30, 9:30 & 11:30 p.m.; Cover charges $20-$45, $10 minimum. Dinner served nightly. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 I12

Jazz at KitanoC0L528163 The Kitano New York, 66 Park Ave., at E. 38th St., 212.885.7000, Well-known groups and soloists perform in the 9/25/12 4:57 PM intimate jazz club. Times/cover charges vary. Open jam Mon; Sun jazz brunch buffet 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 F15

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SmallsC0L62 183 W. 10th St., at Seventh Ave. So., 212.252.5091, This tiny jazz club offers at least three live acts nightly. $20 cover charge; no drink minimum. Nightly 7:30 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, D, MC, V; $/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 H18 Village VanguardC0L3562 178 Seventh Ave. So., btw Perry & W. 11th sts., 212.255.4037, villagevan A popular Greenwich Village jazzeteria for more than 75 years. Jazz nightly. Every Mon: Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. Sets 8:30 & 10:30 p.m.; Cover charge, drink minimum. MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 H18

Special Events



Harlem DayC0L96127 W. 135th St., btw Fifth & St. Nicholas aves., The community celebrates with a street fair and festival, featuring arts and crafts vendors, exhibits and live musical performances. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Free. Aug. 18. 13 5 8 0 G3-I3 HBO/Bryant Park Summer Film FestivalC0L541 Bryant Park, Sixth Ave., btw W. 40th & W. 42nd sts., 212.512.5700, Moviegoers settle on the lawn for free screenings of classic films. Aug. 5: Norma Rae; Aug. 12: The Women; Aug. 19: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Lawn opens for picnicking at 5 p.m.; films begin between 8 & 9 p.m.; rain date Tues. Thru Aug. 19. 13 8 G14 Hong Kong Dragon Boat FestivalC0L5826 Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, 718.767.1776, Men and women race traditional Chinese boats in this international event, which also encompasses music, dance and martial arts performances. Aug. 10-11: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day; Free. 13 5 8 New York International Fringe Festival, TheC0L457 Fringe Central, 1 E. 8th St., at Fifth Ave., 212.279.4488, The largest multi-arts festival in North America features more than 200 companies performing original theatrical productions in more than 20 venues. Times vary; $15-$18. Aug. 9-25. F18 NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2013C0L5721 nycgo .com/restaurantweek. Many of the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most renowned restaurants take part in this discount program, offering diners three-course prix fixe lunches ($25) and dinners ($38) (excluding beverage, tax and tip). Thru Aug. 16: Mon-Fri. Syfy Movies With a ViewC0L95317 Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Furman St. & Old Fulton St., Brooklyn, Movies are shown alfresco on the big screen against the breathtaking backdrop of the Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn Bridge. Highlights: Aug. 1: 8 Mile; Aug. 8: Roman Holiday; Aug. 15: Rocky; Aug. 22: Vertigo; Aug. 29: TBA. Lawn opens at 6 p.m., screenings begin at sunset; Free. Thru Aug. 29. 2 13 8

Spectator Sports & Gambling Empire City Casino at Yonkers RacewayC0L9421 Yonkers Raceway, 810 Yonkers Ave., at Central Park Ave., 914.968.4200, More than 5,300 gaming machines, year-round harness racing and restaurants, plus simulcasts from leading racetracks. Daily 9 a.m.-4 a.m. Entertainment highlights: Aug. 4: LeAnn Rimes; Aug. 11: Rock and Blues Fest; Aug. 18: Kenny Rogers. 2 13 0

Arthur Ashe Kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; DayC0L5842 USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, 866.673.6849, arthurashe The kickoff to the US Open, this family-oriented event features childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tennis clinics with pros, interactive games and live musical acts featuring major pop stars. Aug. 24: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Games and clinics, free; stadium show, $10-$40. 13 5 8 0

New York GiantsC0L871 MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J., 800.745.3000, The 2012 Super Bowl champions take to the home field in MetLife Stadium. Preseason highlights: Aug. 18: Indianapolis Colts; Aug. 24: New York Jets. Times/prices vary. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 8 0

Electric ZooC0L5842 Randallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Island Park, 1 Randallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Island Rd., 888.512.7469, Three nonstop days of electronic dance music on five outdoor stages on Randallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Island in the East River. Aug. 30-Sept. 1: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. each day; single-day and three-day passes available with or without transportation, $139-$359. 3 5 8 0

New York JetsC0L8716 MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J., 800.745.3000, The pro football team, and hosts of Super Bowl XLVIII in February 2014, meets the opposition on home turf. Preseason highlights: Aug. 17: Jacksonville Jaguars; Aug. 29: Philadelphia Eagles. Times/prices vary. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 8 0

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New York MetsC0L5314 Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave., btw 114th & 126th sts., Flushing, Queens, 718.507.8499, The National League baseball team plays home games at Citi Field. Highlights: Aug. 2-4: Kansas City Royals; Aug. 6-8: Colorado Rockies; Aug. 20-21: Atlanta Braves; Aug. 23-25: Detroit Tigers; Aug. 26-29: Philadelphia Phillies. Times/prices vary.

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US Open 2013C0L5829 USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, 866.673.6849, The worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top tennis players, including newly crowned Wimbledon champ Andy Murray, vie for the title at this annual Grand Slam event. Times/ 122727_NYCRT_InNewYorkMagazineAd_2.25x4.75_v1_F.indd 4/4/12 1 12:31 PM prices vary. Aug. 26-Sept. 9. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 8 0

TV Shows Late Show With David LettermanC0L9658 Ed Sullivan Theater, 1697 Broadway, btw W. 53rd & W. 54th sts., 212.975.5853, show/tickets. Audiences apply online or register in person at the box office for tickets Mon-Thurs 9:30 a.m.-noon, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For standby tickets, call 212.247.6497 starting at 11 a.m. on the day you wish to attend; Free. 2 H13


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NBCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Got Talent LIVE Television ShowC0L4258 Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St. The wildest, most varied entertainment acts vie for the top prize when the popular TV show returns to New York this summer for a season of live broadcasts. Thru Sept. 18: Tues & Wed; Free. Tickets to be part of the studio audience can be obtained at 2 G13

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Museums Far left: Working with WaterColor and Gouache, artist Anthony Claesz created “Seven Tulips with Three Ladybugs,” in Old Masters, Newly Acquired, Thru Aug. 11. | The morgan library & museum, p. 67 below, left: the new york debut of “osedax,” Ellen Gallagher and Edgar cleijne’s sensory experience room, features 16mm film and painted slide projections, a highlight of Don’t Axe me, Thru Sept. 15. | New Museum, P. 68 Center: american Designer Norman Norell’s red wool crepe and satin dress from 1962 is featured in Retrospective, a historical look at fashion trends, thru nov. 16. | The museum at FIT, P. 67 below, Right: Divine Felines: cats of ancient egypt includes “Figure of a cat” from 305 B.C.e. to 1st century c.e., ongoing. | Brooklyn Museum, P. 67

Photos: anthony claesz, “seven tulips with three ladybugs,” ca. 1635-50, charles ryskamp bequest 2010; Ellen Gallagher & Edgar Cleijne, “Osedax,” 2010 (still), Courtesy the artist © Ellen Gallagher; Norman Norell, dress, red wool crepe and satin, 1962, USA, gift of Claudia Halley, Courtesy of the Fashion Institute of Technology; “Figure of a Cat,” Provenance unknown. Ptolemaic PeriodRoman Period, 305 b.c.e.-1st century c.e., Brooklyn Museum / Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund

on exhibit: art, science & culture Written by Carly Pifer; Edited by Francis Lewis

Please call ahead to confirm museum hours, exhibitions and dates; all information is correct at press time, but is subject to change. 4 New York CityPASS (1.888.330.5008,, save on tickets for six top sights. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair accessible; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 3 food; 5 live music (call for days/time); 8 outdoor; private room or event space; 0 merchandise. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/ numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 88-90). For more information, browse the Museums section of


Cultural Centers & Museums American Airpower Museum 05 Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, at Farmingdale Rd., Farmingdale, L.I., 631.293.6398, americanairpow Visitors can explore an impressive selection of hangars built and designed during World War II and containing operational warplanes from WWII American battles and authentic period flight gear, plus a collection of WWII vehicles and artillery.


Thurs-Sun 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; $10 adults, $8 veterans/seniors, $5 children 3-13, under 3 free (exclusive of air-show weekends). 1 8

of the Deep. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; Suggested $19 adults, $14.50 seniors/students (with ID), $10.50 ages 2-12. 2 1 4 3 . 0 I10

American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L365 Central Park W., at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100, Guests explore halls filled with full-scale dinosaur skeletons, fossils, dioramas, artifacts, gems and minerals, meteorites and more. Thru Aug. 11: Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture; Thru Jan. 5, 2014: Whales: Giants

Brooklyn Children’s Museum 05 145 Brooklyn Ave., at St. Marks Ave., Crown Heights, Brooklyn, 718.735.4400, Hands-on exhibits and programs encourage learning. Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $7.50, children under 1, first weekend of every month 2-5 p.m. and third Thursday 4-7 p.m. free. 2 13

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Cloisters Museums and Gardens, TheC0L368 Fort Tryon Park, 99 Margaret Corbin Dr., at Fort Washington Ave., 212.923.3700, Housed in a custom-built monasterylike building, this arm of the Metropolitan Museum of Art features medieval European art and architecture. Daily 10 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors, $12 students, under 12 free with adult. 13 5 8 Discovery Times SquareC0L316 226 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.987.9692, discovery World-class exhibitions, including many that are interactive, travel to this family-friendly venue. Now showing: Shipwreck! Pirates and Treasure; The Art of the Brick. Daily 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Ticket prices vary. 13 . H14 Above: Highlights from the Collection: reworked, thru Sept. 1, examines artist isamu noguchi’s creative process. | the noguchi museum, p. 68 below: new yorkers find relief from the heat in “Orchard Beach, bronx,” 1938, from the permanent collection. | Museum of the City of New York, p. 68

Frick Collection, TheC0L316 1 E. 70th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.0700, Oriental rugs, furnishings and paintings by Old Masters, including Rembrandt, Giovanni Bellini, Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Anthony Van Dyck and François Boucher, are on display in the former home of Henry Clay Frick. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students, Sun 11 a.m.-1 p.m. pay what you wish; Under 10 not admitted. 2 5 . 0 G11 Guggenheim Museum, The Solomon R.C0L136 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500, One of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous spiraling landmark celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009. Thru Sept. 25: James Turrell. Sun-Wed, Fri 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7:45 p.m.; $22 adults, $18 seniors (65+)/students (with ID), under 12 free, Sat 5:45-7:45 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 1 4 3 5 . 0 G8 International Center of PhotographyC0L4673 1133 Sixth Ave., at W. 43rd St., 212.857.0000, More than 100,000 original photographs are in the permanent collection of this museum and school. Tues-Thurs, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; $14 adults, $10 seniors/students, under 12 free, Fri 5-8 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 13 0 G14

Brooklyn MuseumC0L368 200 Eastern Pkwy., at Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718.638.5000, More than 1 million objects, from ancient Egyptian artifacts to American and European contemporary art. Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., first Sat of every month 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Suggested $12 adults, $8 seniors (62+)/students, under 12 with adult free. 13 5 0 8 Children’s Museum of ManhattanC0L368 212 W. 83rd St., btw Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway, 212.721.1223, Interactive exhibitions for adults and children, such as EatSleepPlay: Building Health Every Day, Adventures With Dora and Diego and Monkey King: A Story From China,

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space MuseumC0L4673 Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072, intrepid The famed aircraft carrier features historic aircraft, multimedia presentations, exhibits and flight simulators, the guided missile submarine USS Growler, the British Airways Concorde and the space shuttle Enterprise. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. General admission: $22 adults, $18 seniors/ college students, $17 ages 6-17, $17 veterans, $12 ages 3-6, free under 3, retired military and active duty. 2 13 8 . 0 K14 Japan SocietyC0L4316 333 E. 47th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.832.1155, Exhibitions, events, movies and more pertaining

to Japanese history, art and culture. Tues-Thurs 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/students, under 16 and Fri 6-9 p.m. free. 2 15 G9

Metropolitan Museum of Art, TheC0L4316 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710, met Known for its extensive collection of American, European, medieval, Islamic, Oriental, Oceanic and ancient decorative art. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors, $12 students (with ID), under 12 with adult free. 2 1 4/  3 5 8 0 G9 MoMA PS1C0L473 22-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., Long Island City, Queens, 718.784.2084, Experimental, conceptual art and unconventional installations, as well as event programming. Thurs-Mon noon-6 p.m.; Suggested $10 adults, $5 seniors/students, MoMA ticket holders free. 2/  3 5 8 0 BB13 Morgan Library & Museum, TheC0L473 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008, A priceless collection of books, manuscripts, drawings and prints. Tues-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $15 adults, $10 seniors/students/ages 13-15, under 13 with adult and Fri 7-9 p.m. free. 2 1/  3 5 0 F15 Museum at FIT, The C0L3Seventh Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.217.4558, Fashion is celebrated through public programs and exhibitions at this institution of contemporary and historic clothing. Tues-Fri noon-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 H16 Museum of Arts and Design C0L6312 Columbus Circle, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.299.7777, The intricate process of transforming materials into expressive objects is celebrated at this center for innovative arts and crafts. Tues-Wed, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs-Fri 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/ students, high school students/children under 13 free, Thurs 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 1/  3 . 0 F13 Museum of Comic and Cartoon ArtC0L5432 128 E. 63rd St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.838.2560, The historical and cultural impact of cartoons is examined here, including graphic novels, anime, and comic strips. Now housed in the Society of Illustrators. Tues 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat noon-4 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 F12 Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the HolocaustC0L1594 Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl., btw West St. & First Pl., 646.437.4202, Created in 1997 as a memorial to Holocaust victims. Thru Summer 2013: Hava Nagila: A Song for the People; Thru Spring 2014: Against the Odds: American Jews & the Rescue of Europe’s Refugees, 1933-1941. Sun-Tues, Thurs 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Wed 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., eve of major Jewish holidays 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students, under 12 and Wed 4-8 p.m. free. 13 8 . 0 F23 | august 2013 | IN New YORK

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photos: From highlights from the collection: Reworked—left to right: 3 Ideas for sculpture including “Remembrance”, c. 1944, pencil on heavy paper; Egan drawing after “Cronos”, 1949, ink on paper; Figure, 1945 (cast 1986), bronze, © The Noguchi Museum / Photo: Katherine Abbott; Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc., “Orchard Beach, Bronx,” 1938, Courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York

Photos: anthony claesz, “seven tulips with three ladybugs,” ca. 1635-50, charles ryskamp bequest 2010; Ellen Gallagher & Edgar Cleijne, “Osedax,” 2010 (still), Courtesy the artist © Ellen Gallagher; Norman Norell, dress, red wool crepe and satin, 1962, USA, gift of Claudia Halley, Courtesy of the Fashion Institute of Technology; “Figure of a Cat,” Provenance unknown. Ptolemaic PeriodRoman Period, 305 b.c.e.-1st century c.e., Brooklyn Museum / Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund

as well as the music workshop Björk’s Biophilia and Red Grooms’ New York City. Tues-Fri, Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; $11 adults/ children, $7 seniors, under 1 and first Fri of each month 5-8 p.m. free. 2 1 0 J9


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Museum of MotherhoodC0L5914 401 E. 84th St., btw York & First aves., 212.452.9816, mommuseum .org. A community-based arts, media and social change museum centered on the experience of motherhood presents exhibits that range from art and sculpture to more abstract, academic subjects. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m.; Suggested $15 adults, $12 students, $13 seniors, $5 children. 2 1 . D9 Museum of SexC0L5914 233 Fifth Ave., at 27th St., 212.689.6337, An open discourse on human sexuality is encouraged through academic exhibits, programs and scholarly publications. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; $17.50 adults, $15.25 seniors/students (with ID). 3 0 G16 Museum of the American Gangster C0L5914 80 St. Marks Pl., btw First & Second aves., 212.228.5736, This former speakeasy turned museum focuses on the culture, politics, myth and history of notorious American gangsters, including Al Capone, Meyer Lansky and Bugsy Siegel. Daily 1-6 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/students. 1 D18 Museum of the City of New YorkC0L5914 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St., 212.534.1672, The city is on display in more than 1 million paintings, photographs, costumes, toys and other artifacts. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Suggested $20 families, $10 adults, $6 seniors/students, under 12 free. 2 1 . 0 F7 Museum of the Moving ImageC0L52914 36-01 35th Ave., at 37th St., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.6888, The art, history and technology of film, television and digital media are explored through exhibitions, programs and the nation’s largest permanent collection of moving-image artifacts. Wed-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat-Sun 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; $12 adults, $9 seniors/students, $6 ages 3-18, under 3 and Fri 4-8 p.m. free. 2 13 . 0 AA10 National Academy Museum & School of Fine ArtsC0L4827 1083 Fifth Ave., btw 89th & 90th sts., 212.369.4880, Founded in 1825, this museum boasts one of the largest collections of 19th- and 20th-century American art in the U.S. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $12 adults, $7 seniors/students, under 12 free. 2 1 G9 National Museum of MathematicsC0L4271 11 E. 26th St., at Fifth Ave., 212.542.0566, Boasting a status as the only math museum in the nation, this 20,000-square-foot space invites visitors to participate in more than 40 interactive exhibits. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $16 adults, $10 children. 2 1 0 G16 Neue Galerie New YorkC0L59143 1048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200, Early-20th-century German and Austrian art and


family Fun

Crawl through a life-size replica of a blue whale’s heart at the American Museum of Natural History, p. 66. Take a magical, virtual train ride at the New York Transit Museum (above), this page. Astronaut or firefighter? Whatever your kids want to be when they grow up, they’ll love exploring the antique relics at the New York City Fire Museum, this page. Grab the whole family and head for the outdoors at the Socrates Sculpture Park, where you can enjoy sun, art and Shakespeare, when the Hip to Hip Theatre Company performs The Tempest and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Aug. 4 and Aug. 11, respectively), this page. Meet Lady Liberty and learn about the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who passed under her watch, at the newly reopened Statue of Liberty National Monument, p. 69. design. Thurs-Mon 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $20 adults, $10 seniors/students, first Fri of each month 6-8 p.m., free; under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, under 12 not admitted. 2 3 . 0 G9

New Museum C0L784235 Bowery, btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.219.1222, Focusing on innovation in art and ideas, this museum exhibits pieces in various mediums by cutting-edge artists. Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; $14 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students, under 19 and Thurs 7-9 p.m. free. 2 3 5 0 D20 New York City Fire Museum C0L784278 Spring St., btw Hudson & Varick sts., 212.691.1303, Vintage apparatuses include pre-Civil War fire engines, plus artwork honoring New York’s fire department. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $8 adults, $5 seniors/students/children, under 2 and members of service free. 2 . 0 G20 New York Transit MuseumC0L362 Boerum Pl., at Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, 718.694.1600, Housed in a 1936 subway station, this museum features exhibitions that explore the impact of New York’s public transportation system. Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Reservations required for tours/special events; $7 adults, $5 seniors (62+)/ages 2-17 with adult, under 2 and Wed seniors free. 2 15 . 0

New-York Historical Society Museum & LibraryC0L9316 170 Central Park W., at Richard Gilder Way (W. 77th St.), 212.873.3400, This landmark institution devoted to local history houses photographs, manuscripts and more. Tues-Thurs, Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/ educators, $10 students, $5 ages 5-13, under 4 free. 2 13 0 I10 9/11 Tribute CenterC0L3642 120 Liberty St., btw Greenwich St. & Trinity Pl., 866.737.1184, Recovered objects and narratives by family members of victims memorialize the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 adults, $10 seniors/students/ military, children under 12 free. 2 1 0 G22 Noguchi Museum, TheC0L9316 9-01 33rd Rd., at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.204.7088, Exhibitions of works by Japanese sculptor Isamu Noguchi, plus an outdoor sculpture garden. Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 seniors/ students, under 12 free. 2 1 8 A9 Paley Center for Media, TheC0L47 25 W. 52nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.621.6800, paley The former Museum of Television and Radio focuses on the social impact of media technology, and has a large collection of TV and radio programs. Wed, Fri-Sun noon-6 p.m., Thurs noon-8 p.m.; Suggested $10 adults, $8 seniors/ students, $5 under 14. 2 1 . 0 G13 Rose Center for Earth and Space/ American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L362 Central Park W., enter on W. 81st St., 212.769.5200, Home to the Hayden Planetarium Space Theater, Scales of the Universe Walkway and Cullman Hall of the Universe. Space Show: Journey to the Stars, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., first Fri of the month 10 a.m.-8:45 p.m.; Suggested $19 adults, $14.50 seniors/students, $10.50 children 2-12; Museum and space show: $25 adults, $19 seniors/students, $14.50 ages 2-12. 2 1 0 I10 Rubin Museum of ArtC0L4957 150 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000, Paintings, books and artifacts from the Himalayas and the surrounding regions, including Nepal and Bhutan. Mon & Thurs 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 students/seniors (65+), children under 13, Fri 6-10 p.m. and seniors (65+) first Mon of the month free. 2 13 0 H17 Skyscraper Museum, TheC0L5432 39 Battery Pl., btw Little West St. & Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, 212.968.1961, Exhibitions, programs and publications devoted to high-rise buildings and their impact on society. Wed-Sun noon-6 p.m.; $5 adults, $2.50 seniors/students. 2 1 0 G23 Socrates Sculpture ParkC0L5432 32-01 Vernon Blvd., at Broadway, Long Island City, Queens, 718.956.1819, This open-air park and museum is dedicated to showing large-scale exhibits by local, national and international established and emerging artists. Daily 8:30 a.m.-sunset; Free. 8 A9

Photo: new york Transit museum, Anthony Caccamo

Museum of Modern Art, TheC0L7316 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400, More than 150,000 modern and contemporary works, including sculpture, photography and paintings, plus 22,000 films, are in the collection. Mon-Thurs, Sat-Sun 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; $25 adults, $18 seniors (65+), $14 students, under 16 and Fri 4-8 p.m. free. 2 1 4/  3 5 8 . 0 G13


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Whitney Museum of American ArtC0L3625 945 Madison Ave., at E. 75th St., 212.570.3600, Contemporary American art, sculpture and paintings. Thru Sept. 1: David Hockney: The Jugglers; Thru Oct. 6: Hopper Drawing. Wed-Thurs, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 1-9 p.m.; $20 adults, $16 seniors (65 and over)/ students (with ID) and adults 19-25, under 18 free, Fri 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 3 . 0 F10

Monuments & Statues American Merchant Marinersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; MemorialC0L1694 Battery Park, Pier A, on the Hudson River, 212.344.3491. Sculptor Marisol Escobar was commissioned to create the bronze memorial to honor the victims of a merchant marine vessel that was attacked by Nazis in World War II, as well as lost American mariners throughout history. Daily dawn-dusk; Free. 8 F23 National September 11 MemorialC0L415879 1 Albany St., at Greenwich St., 212.266.5200, 911memorial .org. Two massive pools and 30-foot cascading waterfalls are set within the footprints of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001. The names of the almost 3,000 victims, who lost their lives on 9/11 in NYC, at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and in Pennsylvania, as well as in the World Trade Center bombing on Feb. 26, 1993, are inscribed on bronze parapets surrounding the pools. Daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m., last entry 7 p.m.; Free visitor passes are required. 2 1 8 G22

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New York City Police MemorialC0L367 Battery Park, Liberty St., at South End Ave., 212.344.3491, Mayor Fiorello La Guardia commissioned the Police Memorial Fund Committee to finance the creation of a police memorial in 1939, which was designed by Italian sculptor Attilio Piccirilli and modeled after Patrolman Martin J. Gillen (20th Precinct) and the mayorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s son, Eric La Guardia. 24/7; Free. 8 E23 Statue of Liberty National MonumentC0L5813 Ferry (Statue Cruises): 201.604.2800; Statue of Liberty: 212.363.3200, The FrĂŠdĂŠric Bartholdi-designed neoclassical sculpture, dedicated in 1889, has become an iconic symbol of the nation. Open daily. Strawberry FieldsC0L41576 Central Park, at W. 71st St., The section of Central Park dedicated to musician and peace activist John Lennon celebrates his vision of world peace and is often strewn with flowers from Beatles fans. Daily 6 a.m.-1 a.m.; Free. 1 8 H11


Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic SiteC0L657 28 E. 20th St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.260.1616, The reconstruction of the boyhood home of the United Statesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 26th president includes objects and furnishings from the original residence. Guided tours of the period rooms are offered every hour starting at 10 a.m., Tues-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (no tour at noon); Free. 1 0 G16

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Dining Restaurants, Cafés, bistros and gastropubs

Written by William Frierson IV; Edited by Lois Levine

above, left: creative sushi rolls—

above: diners get a taste of

such as the mrc roll (seared

havana in a menu of cuban

tuna, tempura shrimp, ponzu

classics, including sweet

butter) —by “top Chef” hung

plaintain filled with roast pork

hunyh. | catch, p. 79

and skirt steak with chimichurri sauce. | victor’s café, p. 83

deep red circular booths for

below: succulent cuts of beef—

a taste of chef tom valenti’s

such as the tomahawk chop—are

modern comfort food fare, from

professionally aged for a

monkfish-lobster stew to crispy

minimum of 40 days before being

duck breast. | ouest, p. 84

served. | costata, this page

Reservations may be hard to get at the hottest restaurants, but last-minute cancellations do occur. Credit cards: American Express (AE), Discover (D), Diners Club (DC), MasterCard (MC), Visa (V). $=inexpensive (average meal under $25), $$=moderate ($25-$50), $$$=expensive ($50-$80), $$$$=luxe ($80+). Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair access; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 9 gay/lesbian; 5 music; 8 outdoor; private room or event space; 0 merchandise; 7 fireplace; jackets (or ties). When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 88-90).


recent openings Costata– C0L94318Steak House 206 Spring St., at Sixth Ave., 212.334.3320, Chef Michael White does it again: a contemporary steak concept with artfully plated, modern takes on traditional classics, raw seafood crudos and over 500 vintages of international wines. The décor, anchored in a series of paintings and prints by London-based artist Nasser Azam, is icing on the cake (or garnish on the steak, if you will). Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$$ 2/  H20



Malbec Restaurant and Tango House Theater– C0L5A 72 rgentinean 428 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St & Astor Pl., 212.419.4645, malbechouse. com. A shrine to Argentina’s signature red—the dark and sensual Malbec—where guests feast on veal tenderloin with spinach, bacon and a poached egg amid stone and wood walls, a reflective metallic ceiling and rack after rack of wine (170+ bottles, from Pinot Noir to Chardonnay). The adjoined Tango House, an intimate theatre space, hosts regular shows (Tues-Sun 8 p.m.). Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ / 5 F19

Musket Room, The– C0L94318Modern New Zealand 265 Elizabeth St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.219.0764, In a sleek, bright and modern setting—white plank ceilings, distressed brick walls, wood and blue leather seating—Chef Matt Lambert channels his New Zealand upbringing into dishes such as red doe “with flavors of gin” and quail with cherries, bread sauce and roasted onions. Plus, a charming garden in the back (just for gazing, not grazing, for the moment). Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E20

Photos: catch, gary landsman; victor’s café, noah fecks; costata, noah fecks + paul waqtouicz

left: patrons recline in Grand,

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Central Park South (W. 59th St., from Fifth to Eighth aves.)

Marea– C0L572Italian Seafood 240 Central Park So., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.582.5100, Chef Michael White’s fish and shellfish dishes—roasted monkfish with shell beans affumicato and pearl onions—are served in a room designed to resemble a yacht. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, Brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/  . I12 Park Room Restaurant, The– C0L348Continental The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park So., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.521.6655, A menu of seafood and grilled meats is served against a scenic and bucolic Central Park backdrop. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  G12 The Plaza Food Hall– C0L5763International The Plaza, 1 W. 59th St., Concourse Level, at Fifth Ave., 212.546.5499, Celeb Chef Todd English is among the lineup of purveyors in the expanded European-style hall, along with Luke’s Lobster, Kusmi Tea and Tartinery. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  0 G12 South Gate– C0L348Modern American Jumeirah Essex House, 154 Central Park So., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.484.5120, Chef Kerry Heffernan’s elegant menu includes dishes such as butter-poached lobster and swordfish with seafood ravioli. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  7 5 . G12

Chelsea (West of Sixth Ave. from W. 14th to W. 24th sts.; west of Eighth Ave. from W. 24th to W. 34th sts.)

Cafeteria– C0L49A 1 merican 119 Seventh Ave., at W. 17th St., 212.414.1717, Comfort food favorites are given the modern treatment—plantain-crusted tuna with mango-coconut-tamarind glaze, beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips with apple cider coleslaw, braised short rib tacos with sweet potato puree—in an ultra-contemporary dining room. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  I17 Cherry– C0L49A 1 sian/French Dream Downtown Hotel, 355 W. 16th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.929.5800, In a subterranean space ornamented with portraits of geishas, Chef Andy Choi offers modern Japanese fare with French touches: gyoza stuffed with foie gras and

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Blossom– C0LV 491 egetarian/Vegan 187 Ninth Ave., btw W. 21st & W. 22nd sts., 212.627.1144, Organic fare with global influences include roasted cauliflower salad, smoked tempeh-filled ravioli with cashew cream, vegan lasagna and pan-seared seitan, made with local ingredients. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  I17; and one other NYC location.


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Colicchio & Sonsâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C08LA 146 merican Nouveau 85 10th Ave., at W. 15th St., 212.400.6699, Refined meals of roasted scallops, foie gras with rhubarb and candied walnuts and roasted and braised suckling pig with polenta in a room adorned with wine racks and stacked wood. Dinner nightly (Tap room: Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun); AE, D, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. I17 Cookshopâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C08LS 146 easonal American 156 10th Ave., at W. 20th St., 212.924.4440, cookshopny .com. Chef Marc Meyer prepares sustainable cuisine with Mediterranean flavors (Block Island albacore tuna with beans and pesto, spit-roasted rabbit over charred vegetable bread salad and eggplant) at this corner outpost with an open kitchen. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;E15 Donatellaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C08LI146 talian 184 Eighth Ave., btw W. 19th & W. 20th sts., 212.493.5150, donatellanyc .com. A wood-burning pizza over, covered in shimmering mosaic tiles, turns out Neapolitanstyle piesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;topped with spicy salami and garlic, while desserts include baba al rhum (rumsoaked sponge cake) and cannoliâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;which guests enjoy under modern, circular chandeliers. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, â&#x20AC;&#x160; H17 MC, V; $$ 2/

Le Singe Vertâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L6F 5317 rench 160 Seventh Ave., btw W. 19th & W. 20th sts., 212.366.4100, lesingevert .com. A sidewalk cafĂŠ, mahogany bar and an elegant dining room in which to enjoy traditional bistro fare: red-wine-braised pork shank and organic steak tartare. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 8 . H17 Le Zie 2000â&#x20AC;&#x201C; C08LN146ewItalian 172 Seventh Ave., btw W. 20th & W. 21st sts., 212.206.8686, Seafood-heavy Venetian fare includes fresh pasta, horseradish-crusted and slow-cooked salmon, pancetta-wrapped monkfish and calfâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s liver over polenta. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. J17 Red Cat, Theâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C08LN146ewNew American 227 10th Ave., btw W. 23rd & W. 24th sts., 212.242.1122, Seasonal cuisine, such as grilled pork loin with smoked paprika white beans. Lunch Tues-Sat, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. I16 Thai Chai Yoâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L94318Thai 233 Ninth Ave., btw W. 24th & W. 25th sts., 212.488.2170, Crispy tilapia cooked with green mango, avocado and cashews and tossed with lime dressing, duck roll with scallion, cucumber and hoisin sauce wrapped in a pancacke and sesame-crusted, pan-seared salmon. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $ I16 Willow Roadâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L94318American 85 10th Ave., btw W. 15th & W. 16th sts., 646.484.6566, willowroadnyc .com. Executive Chef Todd MacDonald prepares

comfort food fused with global flavors in dishes such as buttermilk fried chicken with jerk spices and beef potpie with seasonal veggies and thyme. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;I4

Chinatown (East of Centre and west of Eldridge & Rutgers sts. from Frankfort to Canal sts.)

Jing Fongâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L78415Chinese 20 Elizabeth St., 3rd fl., btw Bayard & Canal sts., 212.964.5256, Servers wheel Hong Kong-style dim sum carts through the cavernous, colorful banquet hall. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $ 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;E20 Peking Duck Houseâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L4835Chinese 28 Mott St., btw Pell & Worth sts., 212.227.1810, pekingduck; and one other NYC location. Classic roast duck is served with house-made pancakes, green scallions, fresh cucumbers and plum sauce, while crispy shrimp is seasoned with special salt. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $ 1 E21 Red Eggâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L2C 176 hinese 202 Centre St., btw Hester & Howard sts., 212.966.1123, A sleek dim sum lounge serves updated teahouse fare, including Peking duck sliders. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;E20 Vegetarian Dim Sum Houseâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L78451Chinese 24 Pell St., btw St. James Pl. & Mott St., 212.577.7176, Yams,





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wheat gluten and bean curd create mock-meat versions of such classic dishes as sweet ‘n’ sour chicken and beef with Chinese broccoli in brown sauce. Brunch, lunch, dinner daily; Cash only; $$/  E21

East Village C0L41952( East of Third Ave. from Houston to E. 14th sts.)

Agozar Cuban Bistro– C0L94318Cuban 324 Bowery St., btw Bleecker & Bond sts., 212.677.6773, Orange walls, hardwood floors and potted greenery frame this dynamic, colorful bistro—whose name aptly means “enjoy yourself, have a good time!”—where piquant signature dishes include empanaditas, ropa vieja (Creole-style shredded beef), lechon (roasted pork with onions and orange mojo) and currasco (grilled skirt steak with chimichurri sauce and shoestring fries). Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  9 8 E19 Angelica Kitchen– C0L94318Vegetarian/Vegan 300 E. 12th St., at Second Ave., 212.228.2909, Organic, plant-based cuisine with no refined sugars, preservatives, dairy, eggs or animal products. Daily, seasonal specials enhance a regular menu of raw salads, tofu and tempeh sandwiches. Lunch, dinner daily; Cash only; $$ 2/  E18

Bourgeois Pig, The– C0L94318Global Tapas 111 E. 7th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.475.2246, A candlelit, boudoirlike wine bar serves meat and cheese boards, Mediterranean-influenced tartines (merguez lamb sausage, black olives, harissa, goat cheese; fresh mozzarella, tomato, pesto) and a variety of savory fondues, including seafood bisque and Welsh rarebit. Plus, wine cocktails. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  C18

Butter– C0L9428French/American 415 Lafayette St., btw Astor Pl. & E. 4th St., 212.253.2828, Honey- and sherry vinegar-glazed quail, Vermont burrata with English peas and seasonally inspired dished in a trendy space that is evocative of nature. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, MC, V; $$ F18 Caravan of Dreams– C0L942V 61 egan 405 E. 6th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.254.1613, caravanof An organic and kosher-certified menu offers enzyme-rich foods (beet ravioli with hemp-mint-cilantro pesto, almond hummus, zucchini-yellow-squash spaghetti) and other healthful options. Brunch, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  5 . D19

Boulton & Watt– C0L94318American 5 Ave. A, at E. Houston St., 646.490.6004, boultonandwattnyc .com. Named after the two great minds behind the steam engine, this establishment serves Scotch eggs with béarnaise sauce, beer-battered cod and organic chicken potpie in a rustic space with industrial décor (aged mechanical parts, bronze busts and exposed brick). Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E14

DBGB Kitchen & Bar– C0L94318French-American 299 Bowery, btw Houston & E. 1st sts., 212.933.5300, Chef Daniel Boulud’s brasserie/tavern offers house-made sausages, signature burgers (beef patty with pork belly, arugula, tomato-onion compote and Morbier cheese on peppered brioche with cornichons), shellfish platters and more than 20 draft beers. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E19

Brindle Room– C0L42817North American 277 E. 10th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.529.9702, A spread of roasted eggplant or duck confit poutine can start off a meal of crispy seared salmon or Parmesan-crusted pork chop. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/  D18

Desnuda Winebar & Cevicheria– C0L9428L atin American 122 E. 7th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.254.3515, With a rustic and vaguely tropical air (dark woods, banana-leaf fans, tile floors), this wine bar serves fresh oysters and traditional and contemporary ceviches. Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $ D18


Bluebird Coffee Shop– C0L94318Coffee 72 E. 1st St., btw First & Second aves., 212.260.1879, Baked goods, seasonal

quiches and cheddar and chive biscuit sandwiches—all made in-house—pair well with Counter Culture coffee in this small, bright space with exposed brick walls and youthful patrons. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  D19 | august 2013 | IN New YORK

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DINING Dirt Candy– C0L9428Vegetarian 430 E. 9th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.228.7732, dirtcandynyc .com. Portobello mousse with fennel pear compote and truffled toast and jalapeño hush puppies are some of the creative veggie dishes on offer. Dinner Tues-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ D18


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Edi and the Wolf– C0L7358Austrian 102 Ave. C, at E. 7th St., 212.598.1040, Rustic décor (ceiling, floor and tables are made of reclaimed barn board) sets the scene for pulled pork belly and cauliflower schnitzels. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; MC, V; $$ 2/  . B18 L’Apicio– C0L572Italian 13 E. 1st St., btw btw Second Ave. & Bowery St., 212.533.7400, Executive Chef Gabe Thompson’s modern menu—including grilled endive salad and grilled Arctic char with pickled shallots and hen-of-thewoods mushrooms—is served in a sleek, rustic dining room. Dinner nightly; AE, DC, MC, V;    E19 $$$ 2/

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Prima– C0L931S 46 easonal American 58 E. 1st St., btw First & Second aves., 646.559.4823, primanyc .net. Chef/owners Mathieu Palombino and David Malbecqui’s local fish-centric menu includes options such as red snapper, tempura hake, steamed lobster and squash puree with brown butter and marinated beets with Honeycrisp apple. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$ 1/  D19 S’Mac– C0L5A 72 merican 345 E. 12th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.358.7912,; and two other NYC locations. Decadent and soothing, macaroni ‘n’ cheese is the headlining star at this casual, yellow-and-orange eatery, offering variations on the classic that include cheeseburger (cheddar and American cheeses with seasoned ground beef) and Napoletana (mozzarella, roasted tomatoes, roasted garlic, fresh basil). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V;    D18 $ 2/ Table Verte– C0L572French/Vegetarian 127 E. 7th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.539.0231, A cozy bistro, with yellow brick walls and green tables, caters to vegetable lovers with dishes such as roasted squash soup    D18 with crispy sage. Dinner nightly; AE; $$ 2/

Financial District (Southern tip of Manhattan Island)

Atrio– C0L4321Mediterranean Conrad New York, 102 North End Ave., at River Terrace, 212.945.0100, Old-world flavors are paired with a contemporary attitude toward style and service, featuring dishes such as orecchiette with duck sausage, escarole and cannellini beans; branzino with roasted Brussels sprouts, parsnip puree and pine nut brown butter. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H22 Cipriani Wall Street– C0L6914I7 talian 55 Wall St., btw William & Hanover sts., 212.699.4069, cipriani .com. Towering Greek Revival architecture creates an aura of exclusivity as guests sip Bellinis and dine on elegant cuisine, such as baked tagliolini in béchamel sauce, fennel au gratin, carpaccio, salmon with zucchini sauce, cold lobster with haricots verts and lemon oil,


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cannelloni with mushrooms, roast rack of veal in natural sauce and risotto with asparagus. Breakfast, lunch, dinner Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. 8 E18

Fraunces Tavernâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L43A 15 merican 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.968.1776, Founded in 1762, the historic locale, where Gen. George Washington bade farewell to his officers, features down-home comfort foods, such as smoked haddock chowder, and 18 beers on tap. â&#x20AC;&#x160; â&#x20AC;&#x2030;F23 Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/ North End Grillâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L7358American 104 North End Ave., at Murray St., 646.747.1600, northendgrillnyc .com. Restaurateur Danny Meyer and Executive Chef Floyd Cardozâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 140-seat restaurant with an open kitchen has a seasonal menu focusing on grilled meats and seafood. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. H22

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Alison Eighteenâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5A 186 merican Nouveau 15 W. 18th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.366.1818, Restaurateur Alison Price Beckerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 7,000-square-foot brasserie and cafĂŠ offers Executive Chef Roxanne Spruanceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s French-inflected dishes, such as sautĂŠed foie gras with black pepper gastrique, rhubarb, blue cheese, caramel and fennel. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 0 . F17



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Manzanilla Spanish Brasserieâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5271Spanish 345 Park Ave. So., at E. 26th St., 212.255.4086, Suckling pig is served with celery root and sautĂŠed escarole with foyot sauce while octopus is smoked and plated with potatoes and spicy pientĂłn at Chef Dani Garciaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s warmly decorated eatery. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; . â&#x20AC;&#x2030;E16 Mira Sushi & Izakaya Barâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5271Asian 46 W. 22nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.989.7889, Earthy wooden tables and exposed brick walls set the stage for modern makeovers of Asian street foods, from spicy tuna pizza to beef bulgogi tacos. Wash it all down with sake, Japanese whiskey or a selection of Japanese beers on tap. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G16


Raymiâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5271Peruvian 43 W. 24th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.929.1200, Chefs Richard Sandoval and Jaime Pesaque emphasize the multicultural flavors of Peru in a space that features a ceviche bar (offering fresh seafood spiked with indigenous spices) and pisco (brandy) bar. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G16 Rosa Mexicanoâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5271Mexican 9 E. 18th St., btw Broadway & Fifth Ave., 212.533.3350; 1063 First Ave., at E. 58th St., 212.753.7407; 61 Columbus Ave., at W. 62nd St., 212.977.7575, rosamexicano .com. Spirited dĂŠcor and a colorful menu of citrus-marinated seafood, barbecued tuna loin and guacamole prepared tableside. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160; . â&#x20AC;&#x2030;F17, D12, I12 | august 2013 | IN New YORK

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DINING Vic & Anthonyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Steakhouseâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L2851Steak House 233 Park Ave. So., btw E. 18th & E. 19th sts., 212.220.9200, Midwestern grain-fed steaks are the star (from prime strip steak and rib eye to porterhouse-fortwo and filet mignon), while signature dishes include Kobe beef, maple-glazed quail and au gratin potatoes. Side dishes range from creamed corn to wild mushrooms. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . F17

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Garment District (West of Sixth Ave., east of Eighth Ave. from W. 24th to W. 34th sts. and east of Ninth Ave. from W. 34th to W. 42nd sts.)

EVRâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L52136New American 54 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.997.3900, Modern small platesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;shrimp cocktail with sweet chilies and limeâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;and classic libationsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Negroni (gin, Campari, vermouth, orange peel)â&#x20AC;&#x201D;in a 5,000-square-foot space with two bars, a DJ booth and industrial-chic dĂŠcor. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. H15




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IL Punto Ristoranteâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L94238Italian 507 Ninth Ave., at W. 38th St., 212.244.0088, ilpuntorestaurant .com. A full wine list accompanies Southern Italian specialties in a warm, summery atmosphere. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . I15



Martinique CafĂŠ, Theâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L52136International/ American Radisson Martinique New YorkBroadway Hotel, 49 W. 32nd St., at Broadway, 212.736.3800, Steak frites, salmon burgers, salads, pastas and desserts in a casual setting. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1 G15


Petit Pouletâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L52136French 52 W. 33rd St., btw Fifth Ave. & Broadway, 212.244.0440, petitpouletny .com. French onion soup, filet mignon tartare on grilled crostini, turkey crĂŞpe with wild mushrooms and bĂŠchamel sauce and beef Bourguignon are served under classic tin ceilings. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/ G15

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Frankie & Johnnieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Steakhouseâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L6398Steak House 32 W. 37th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.947.8940; 269 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.997.9494, frankieandjohnnies .com. The classic steak and chophouse boasts prime cuts of beefâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;T-bone, sirloin, rib eye, porterhouse (for two or three)â&#x20AC;&#x201D;and a raw bar featuring shrimp and lobster cocktails, Pine Island oysters and littleneck clams. Complimentary limo rides are offered to and from the restaurant from Midtown. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;7 . G15, H14

Gramercy Park (East of Park Ave. So. from E. 14th to E. 23rd sts. and east of Fifth Ave. from E. 23rd to E. 30th sts.)

A Voceâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L4165Italian 41 Madison Ave., at E. 26th St., 212.545.8555,; and one other NYC location. Seasonal fusion cuisineâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; from seafood to pasta to meat dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;in a space with dramatic modern dĂŠcor. The outdoor patio, seating about 100 guests, boasts Madison Square Park views. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly; AE, â&#x20AC;&#x160; â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 F16 MC, V; $$$ 2/

Old-time parlors are once again posh. Serendipity 3 (above) excites imaginations of every age with a dining room filled with magical whimsyâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;scores of hanging stained-glass light fixtures, an oversized clock, nostalgic cafĂŠ chairs and a cozy, kooky atmosphere. Fountain treats abound (think: mammoth banana splits, hot fudge sundaes), but those who crave savories (foot-long hot dogs with bacon and cheddar, caviar burgers with sour cream and cucumber) will also be satisfied, p. 84. Sometimes itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hard eating out with kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;we get it. Sacrificing food quality for comfort simply comes with the family territory. At Blue Ribbon Brooklyn, you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to. The â&#x20AC;&#x153;$10 kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; menuâ&#x20AC;? (for those 12 and under) packs refined flavor into intriguing yet unintimidating dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;from chicken and vegetable paella with saffron rice, red pepper, zucchini and peas to French bread pizza, p. 84. Ellenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Stardust Diner, a retro 1950s-style joint, brings a little boogie to your burger and fries with a singing waitstaff, p. 82. You may not be able to jump into a time machine with the kids, but at Ninja New York you can come close. The themed restaurant allows diners to escape all the way back to feudal Japan, where dinner is served in an ancient temple atmosphere filled with performing ninjas (HIYAH!), hidden surprises and engaging atmospheric effects, p. 83. South-of-the-border flavors come in child-friendly portions at Rosa Mexicano, where a â&#x20AC;&#x153;Little Amigosâ&#x20AC;? menu features Mexican pizza and minature tortillas (accompanied by your choice of juice box or milk and a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert), p. 75.

Bread & Tulipsâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L4165Modern Italian 365 Park Ave. So., at E. 26th St., 212.532.9100, breadandtu Homemade organic ricotta and oven-roasted chicken can be sampled in a brick-walled space lined with wine racks. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. F16 La Mar Cebicheria Peruanaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L49P 21 eruvian 11 Madison Ave., at E. 25th St., 212.612.3388, The second U.S. location of

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this Lima-based chain presents Chef Gastón Acurio’s haute interpretations of traditional dishes; the signature dish, ceviche, comes in six variations, including limeño (sashimi-grade fluke, Spanish day-boat octopus, calamari, scallops and blue shrimp in aji limo leche de tigre). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  F16

Ristorante Asellina– C0L49I21 talian Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC, 420 Park Ave. So., btw E. 28th & E. 29th sts., 212.317.2908, Chef Marco Proceddu offers modern interpretations of rustic dishes—wood-fired flatbread pizzas, chilled seafood salad, ipork chop Milanese and roasted branzino. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  8 F16 SD26– C0L49I21 talian 19 E. 26th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.265.5959, Fatherdaughter restaurateurs Tony and Marisa May’s establishment, located across from Madison Square Park, offers authentic dishes—such as “uovo” in raviolo (single soft egg yolk raviolo finished with white truffle butter)—in a striking, modern space with rich red and gold accents. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 298 1/  7 . F16 Singapura– C0L59A 13 sian Fusion 106 Lexington Ave., at E. 27th St., 212.684.6842, The taste of Singapore—a fusion of Thai, Malaysian and Indian flavors—is conjured up in dishes such as kari ayam (classic coconut curry with chicken on the bone). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $/ E16

Greenwich & West Village (West of Third Ave. from Houston to 14th sts.)

Barraca– C0L43S 15 panish/Tapas 81 Greenwich Ave., at Bank St., 212.462.0080, Executive Chef Jesús Núñez prepares six varieties of paellas and a wide selection of tapas (crispy potatoes with brava sauce and aioli; clams with salsa verde, asparagus, English peas and boiled egg; shrimps with garlic sauce and spicy cayenne) in a space that evokes a traveling    I18 theater. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/ Betel Bar & Kitchen– C0L43A 15 sian 51 Grove St., btw Seventh Ave. & Bleecker St., 212.352.0460, A contemporary brick-walled space adorned with candles and long communal tables, where modern interpretations of Eastern street food come to life (sharing encouraged), from pork-and-prawn dumplings to duck-andlychee Vietnamese pancakes with cucumber relish. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V;    I18 $$ 2/ Clarkson– C0L41578International 225 Varick St., at Clarkson St., 212.675.2474, clarksonrestaurant .com. Global dishes—from charred octopus to braised beef short ribs to creamy burrata cheese with crispy breaded eggplant—can be sampled in an eclectic retro space designed to emulate the historic Orient Express passenger train. Plus, a raw bar, serving oysters, clams, lobster and whole prawns. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly,  /  G19 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2

El Toro Blanco– C0L572Mexican 257 Sixth Ave., btw W. Houston & Bleecker sts., 212.645.0193, A Southwestern space— complete with cacti, ceramic pottery and woven blankets—where Chef Josh Capon whips up a selection of pan-Mexican dishes, such as market fish steamed in banana leaf, lobster ceviche, Oaxacaño tamales and pulled chicken enchiladas. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, DC, MC, V;   8 H19 $$ 2/ Fatty Crab– C0L572Southeast Asian 643 Hudson St., btw Gansevoort & Horatio sts., 212.352.3592, Chef Zak Pelaccio’s spicy crab chili, Singaporean black pepper mussels, watermelon, pickle and crispy pork salad and other fiery flavors are served in a red-walled dining room. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly,    I18 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/ Garage Restaurant and Café– C0LA 3749 merican 99 Seventh Ave. So., at the corner of Christopher St. & Seventh Ave. So., 212.645.0600, garagerest .com. A welcoming spot—with black-and-white photos of jazz greats mounted on exposed brick walls—serving fresh seafood, steaks and crisp salads; live jazz nightly. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, jazz brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  5 8 . H18 Gradisca Ristorante– C0L572Italian 126 W. 13th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.691.4886, A warm, cozy and candlelit establishment featuring locally grown produce, house-made pastas, imported salumi and


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AQO`ZObb] Scarlatto effortlessly pairs the finest Italian cuisine with an extensive wine selection. Located in the heart of the Theater District, guests will enjoy a mouthwatering array of pasta, seafood and meat served by the talented wait staff. The restaurant also boasts a daily prix fixe dinner. 250 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212-730-4535,

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At SD26 Restaurant & WineBar, owned by father-daughter team Tony and Marisa May, guests will enjoy a modern dining experience, which reflects the contemporary authentic Italian flavors created by Executive Chef Matteo Bergamini. Enjoy delectable cuisine right across from Madison Square Park at SD26. 19 E. 26th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212-265-5959,

E]`ZRGOQVb World Yacht couples locally sourced, four-course meals with live MC entertainment aboard the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s classic vesselsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;all while taking in intimate New York City views during a three-hour cruise around the Hudson River. Pier 81, at W. 41st St., 212-630-8100,

<]Pc<SeG]`Y Nobuâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s legendary original location continues to bring the most innovative and satisfying new-style Japanese cooking to New York City. A partnership of actor Robert De Niro, celebrated Chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa and world-renowned restaurateur Drew Nieporent, Nobu Image by Steven Freeman is a visual and culinary delight. A diverse and delectable menu showcases Nobu as the gold standard of Japanese cuisine. 105 Hudson St., at the northwest corner of Hudson & Franklin sts., 212-219-0500,

@SASbbS ReSette, translated to â&#x20AC;&#x153;Seven Kingsâ&#x20AC;? in Italian, offers a Tuscaninspired dining experience fit for a royal feast. The restaurantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rustic Southern Italian cuisine includes a wide array of salads, homemade pasta, pizzas and more. Stop by during Aperitivo Hour for half-priced martinis, beer & select wines. 7 W. 45th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212-221-7530,

BVSE`WUVb A distinctive modern American menu created by Chef Rodolfo Contreras emphasizes seasonal, local and sustainable ingredients. The recipient of the 2010 James Beard Award for Best Restaurant Design, The Wright combines an upscale atmosphere with a sleek, modern and comfortable venue, where guests can enjoy a full-service menu. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., btw 88th & 89th sts., 212-427-5690,


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Hudson Clearwater– C0L5A 72 merican 447 Hudson St., at Morton St., 212.989.3255, hudsonclearwa Inside a charming and romantic 1830s carriage house, Chef Wes Long’s menu of heritage recipes features cured pork belly with grilled beets and creamy polenta, crispy duck breast with Swiss chard ragout and black sea bass over mashed rutabaga. Dinner Wed-Sat; AE, MC, V; $$/ 8 . H19 Jeanne & Gaston– C0L572French 212 W. 14th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.675.3773, jeanneand Classic fare in a modern bistro with an outdoor garden. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$/ 8 I17 Max Brenner– C0L5A 72 merican 841 Broadway, btw E. 13th & E. 14th sts., 646.467.8803, maxbrenner .com. It’s all about chocolate at this emporium devoted to the coveted brown sweet, where chefs present the ingredient in fondues, cakes and cookies. Plus savory pizzas, pastas and burgers. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/ F18 Omar’s/La Ranita– C0L94318International 21 W. 9th St., at Sixth Ave., 212.677.5242, White marble and rust-colored leather banquettes await diners in the public portion of this eatery (La Ranita), serving dishes such as roasted whole guinea fowl and foie gras. The invite-only section (Omar’s), accessible via a separate entrance, boasts an underground solarium and lounge with fireplace. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/ 7 H18

Harlem (From W. 110th to W. 153rd sts. and E. 100th to E. 153rd sts.)

Amor Cubano– C0L742C 1 uban 2018 Third Ave., at E. 111th St., 212.996.1220, Brick walls, wood overhead fans and colorful paintings set the scene for flavorful dishes such as ropa vieja (shredded skirt steak braised in garlic sauce and served in a plantain chip bowl) and marinated whole red snapper. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  5 8 . E6 Harlem Shake– C0L94318American 100 W. 124th St., at Lenox Ave., 646.508.5657, Uptown gets old-school at this eatery, designed to emulate a retro diner, where guests can sample comfort foods, from jerk burgers with triple-cooked fries and smoked jerk mayo to house-made vegan burgers to milk shakes made with local ice creams. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 21 H4 Patisserie des Ambassades– C0L241A 76 frican 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd., at W. 119th St., 212.666.0078, A comfy café and neighborhood restaurant serves Moroccan-, Mediterranean- and French-inflected dishes, plus homemade pastries. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 1 8 I5

Red Rooster Harlem– C0L13A 7 merican 310 Lenox Ave., btw W. 125th & W. 126th sts., 212.792.9001, Refined comfort foods, such as honey mustard salmon with griddled potatoes, smoked pecans and sweet pea emulsion and fried yard bird with mashed potatoes. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  5 8 . 0 G4

Little Italy & Nolita (East of Centre, west of Eldridge sts., from Canal to Houston sts.)

Bread– C0L41395Italian 20 Spring St., btw Elizabeth & Mott sts., 212.334.1015, Cheesy polenta, braised beef, lasagna Bolognese, 14 varieties of panini (Gorgonzola dolce, shirmp, prosciutto cotto, aged salami, Sicilian sardines, Austrian speck, smoked salmon, Italian tuna) and other Mediterranean dishes. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; D, MC, V; $$/  8 E19

Enjoy Agozar’s Famous Cuban Taste, A Neighborhood Magnet for Mojito Lovers!

Cafe el Portal– C0L413952Mexican 174 Elizabeth St., btw Kenmare & Spring sts., 212.226.4642. Mirrors and old family portraits line the teal walls of this small space, where authentic favorites include cactus burritos and goat-cheese and avocado quesadillas. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE;/ $ E19 Public– C0L943Global Fusion 210 Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.7011, public-nyc .com. A vast, multiroom space for Pacific Rim and Aussie-inspired cuisine, such as snail-and-oxtail ravioli, cured wild boar and New Zealand venison loin. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  . E19

324 Bowery 212.677.6773

Lower East Side (East of Eldridge St. from Canal to Houston sts.)

Café Katja– C0L5724Austrian/German 79 Orchard St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.9545, cafekatja .com. Specialties include bratwurst with sauerkraut, marinated herring and beef goulash. Dinner nightly; MC, V; $/  D19

R E S TA U R A N T & W I N E B A R

Meatball Shop, The– C0L4168Italian 84 Stanton St., btw Orchard & Allen sts., 212.982.8895,; and two other NYC locations. Namesake orbs (beef, spicy pork, chicken, veggie) are served in sliders, heroes, on a toasted brioche bun or with a variety of sauces in a rustic, homey space. Lunch, dinner daily; $ 1/  D19 Schiller’s Liquor Bar– C0L1F 79 rench/American 131 Rivington St., at Norfolk St., 212.260.4555, Chefs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson serve rotisserie chicken with roast potatoes, grilled salmon with green beans and walnuts, steak frites, chicken paillard and rigatoni with sausage, cream and tomato in Keith McNally’s stylish bar and bistro. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/  C19


authentic specialties, such as broccoli-lobster cannelloni, braised boneless short ribs and poppyseed-crusted heritage pork filet, plus a variety of sultry Italian wines. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ / 8 I17

Meatpacking District (West of Ninth Ave. from Gansevoort to W. 15th sts.)

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“One of the Top 8 Best Steakhouses in New York City”

- Zagat, 2012

seafood-centric menu with Asian and Mediterranean influences—broken into catagories such as “rolled” (sushi with lobster, kiwi, pickled jalepeño and spicy mango), “cold” (salmon belly carpaccio) and “big fish” (crispy whole snapper)—in a warm, expansive space with copper, marble and wood details. Dinner nightly;  /  I17 AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2

Dos Caminos– C0L4168M 7 exican 675 Hudson St., at W. 14th St., 212.699.2400,; and three other NYC locations. Guacamoles flavored with mango, papaya and habanero are available alongside classics-with-a-kick, such as soy-lime-marinated tuna ceviche, roasted plantain empanadas with cotija cheese, Mexican French toast and sea scallops with coconut jasmine rice. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  I17 Spice Market– C0L943Asian 403 W. 13th St., at Ninth Ave., 212.675.2322, Street foods from Vietnam, Thailand and China are given a modern, upscale twist and served family-style in plush dining rooms. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  . I17

52 E. 41st St. (Park & Madison) (212) 297-9177

610 W. Hartsdale Ave. White Plains, NY (914) 428-6868

Vinatta Project, The– C0L5213I7 nternational 69 Gansevoort St., btw Greenwich & Washington sts., 646.398.9125, Chef Marc Anthony Bynum’s small plates are served in a sleek, industrial space featuring an alcoholvending machine. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/   J16

Midtown East (East of Fifth Ave. from E. 40th to E. 59th sts.)


Benjamin Steak House– C0L34S 1 teak House Dylan Hotel, 52 E. 41st St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.297.9177, Executive Chef Arturo McLeod prepares six cuts of USDA prime steaks—dry-aged on the premises—and seafood options—including Chilean sea bass and grilled Norwegian salmon—at this classic spot. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 1/  7 . F14 Caviar Russe– C0L346New American 538 Madison Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 54th & E. 55th sts., 212.980.5908, Executive Chef Kyle McClelland’s caviar-focused menu includes seared foie gras, butter-poached lobster, diver sea scallops with crispy pork belly and spring lamb with white truffle honey. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ /  0 . F13



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Crave Fishbar– C0L346Seafood 945 Second Ave., at E. 50th St., 646.895.9585, A rustic yet elegant décor and Chef Todd Mitgang’s specialties, such as olive-oil-marinated lump crab with heirloom tomato-garbanzo puree; lobster curry with eggplant and fresh bamboo shoots; and roasted monkfish with baby beets and house-cured bacon. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  E13 Darbar– C0L49I1 ndian 152 E. 46th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.681.4500, The bi-level restaurant and lounge offers dishes with a trans-ethnic flair, including cilantro-pesto shrimp, tandoori chicken marinated in almond paste, samosas and reshni kebabs. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  . F14

Darbar Grill– C0L49I1 ndian 157 E. 55th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.751.4600, Authentic dishes include chicken vindaloo cooked in spicy sauce with potatoes, mint-ginger lamb chops with yogurt and spinach fritters with bean sprouts, onions and chutney. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 /  E13 Jamie’s– C0L94318New American 251 E. 53rd St., btw Second & Third aves., 646.666.0766, jaimiesnyc .com. This swanky spot doubles as a bar and lounge, serving cold appetizers (tuna crudo) as well as entrées sourced from the land (lamb T-bone with rosemary potato gratin and fennel over dried tomatoes) and from the sea (panroasted sea scallops with pork belly and kumquat marmalade). Plus, an extensive wine list. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/ 8 H18 Le Périgord– C0L49F 1 rench 405 E. 52nd St., btw FDR Dr. & First Ave., 212.755.6244, Founded in 1964, this elegant eatery offers traditional fare, from duck à l’orange and rack of lamb to beef Wellington and coquilles St. Jacques and kidneys in mustard sauce, amid white linen tablecloths and tuxedo-clad servers. Plus, a wine cellar and custom cocktails. Lunch (Mon-Fri), dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  D13 Mint– C0L34I71 ndian 150 E. 50th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.644.8888, Chef Gary Sikka explores Indo-Asian flavors in a menu of lamb (cooked in yogurt-based curry with onions and dried fenugreek seeds), chicken (simmered in creamy sauce with onions, garlic, ginger and cashews) and vegetarian dishes (cauliflower in cashew sauce with basmati rice), as well as tandoor specialties and chutneys. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/ E13 Morton’s The Steakhouse– C0L41689Steak House 551 Fifth Ave., btw 45th & 46th sts.; 136 Washington St., btw Cedar & Albany sts., 212.972.3315, USDA Prime-aged beef in every juicy incarnation—NY strip, porterhouse, tenderloin, filet mignon, rib eye, prime-rib roast, T-bone—as well as an array of succulent seafood dishes, including honey-chiliglazed salmon and baked whole Maine lobster. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$$ 2 1/  . F14 Mr. K’s– C0L41689Chinese 570 Lexington Ave., at E. 51st St., 212.583.1668, Located in a landmark Art Deco building, a luxurious dining room invites patrons to dine on such dishes as poached beef Szechuan, sweet and sour pork, honey-braised pork ribs in a savory soy reduction with bean sprouts, seared medallions of beef with scallion-oyster sauce and basil ginger chicken. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1/  . F13 Pera Mediterranean Brasserie– C0L34E 21 astern Mediterranean 303 Madison Ave., btw E. 41st & E. 42nd sts., 212.878.6301; Pera Soho, 54 Thompson St., at Broome St., 212.878.6305, Named for an elegant Istanbul neighborhood, this stylish establishment features traditional and modern mezes (Mediterranean side dishes)—from warm hummus to a trio of mini lamb shish kebabs—as well as marinated cuts of grilled meats and seafood. Live jazz Fri. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  5 . F14, G20

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Taoâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L6421Asian 42 E. 58th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.888.2288, A dramatic, high-ceilinged dining room, featuring a monolithic statue of Buddha, sets the stage for eats from the East, from dumplings (chicken with Napa cabbage and soy sauce) to filet mignon cooked in a ginger-scallion broth with wasabi dipping sauce. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, Brunch (dim sum) Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;F12 Zuckerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bagels & Smoked Fishâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L39D 1 eli 146 Chambers St., btw W. Broadway & Greenwich St., 212.608.5844; 370 Lexington Ave., btw E. 44th & E. 45th sts., 212.661.1080, zuckersbagels .com. The quintessential NYC bagelâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;hand-rolled and kettle-boiledâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;is the raison dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ĂŞtre of this popular eatery, which also serves everything from sandwiches to pastries. Plus, smoked fish, cheeses and deli meats by the pound. Breakfast, G21, F15 lunch daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1 â&#x20AC;&#x160;

Murray Hill (East of Fifth Ave. from E. 30th to E. 40th sts.)

El Parador CafĂŠâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L7948Mexican 325 E. 34th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.679.6812, elparadorcafe .com. One of the oldest Mexican restaurants in the city serves roasted enchiladas with stewed chicken. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. D15 La Giaraâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L4196KoItalian 501 Third Ave., btw E. 33rd & E. 34th sts., 212.726.9855, The Sardinian chef prepares regional dishes, such as duck pappardelle. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Satâ&#x20AC;&#x160; / â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. E15 Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1 Mapo Tofuâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L361C 85 hinese 338 Lexington Ave., btw E. 39th & E. 40th sts., 212.897.8118, nymapotofu .com. Sichuan specialites include braised prawns with fermented rice and chicken with roasted peppers and peanuts. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;E14 Pershing Square Cafeâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L36A 185 merican 90 E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 212.286.9600, pershingsquare .com. In the shadow of majestic Grand Central Terminal lies this busy eateryâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;built into the underside of a raised roadwayâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;offering comfort food, from chicken potpie to crispy calamari to braised boneless short ribs. Breakfast, Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat & Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/ 8 â&#x20AC;&#x2030;F14

Rockefeller Center (W. 48th to W. 51st sts., btw Fifth & Sixth aves.)

Lizarran New York Cityâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3452Spanish/Tapas 11 W. 51st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.998.4351, An authentic menu of hot tapas (croquetas with bĂŠchamel sauce and cured ham, beef meatballs in tomato sauce, artichokes with cured ham, shrimp with

garlic and cayenne pepper, oxtail with truffled mashed potatoes), cold tapas (gazpacho), cheeses, cured meats and paellas, as well as meat (pork tenderloin with potatoes, piquillo pepper and bacon) and seafood entrĂŠes (baby squid with applesauce and onions). Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G13

Oceanaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L346Seafood McGraw-Hill Building, 120 W. 49th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.759.5941, Chef Ben Pollingerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s global menu tackles fish from every angle, from taro-wrapped dorade and roasted monkfish to a raw bar and whole stuffed wild striped bass. Casual dining in the Cafe at Oceana. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . 5 G13 Sea Grill, Theâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L347Seafood Rockefeller Center, 19 W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7610, Ocean fare, such as shellfish platters and daily grilled fish specialties, within landmark Rockefeller Center. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . G13

SoHo (West of Centre & Lafayette sts. from Canal to Houston sts.)

Antique Garageâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L9425Mediterranean/Turkish 41 Mercer St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.1019, Tempting meze, salads and traditional entrĂŠes such as kofte (grilled Turkish meatballs) and manti (beef dumplings with yogurt sauce and mint), served in a room with exposed brick walls that is appointed with sumptuous antiques. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160; F20 Cherrywood Kitchenâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L9425New American 300 Spring St., btw Hudson & Renwick sts., 646.559.2328, A menu of snacks (short-rib-stuffed spring rolls, housemade pickles with butter-roasted nuts), small plates (smoked asparagus with serrano ham and a poached egg), large plates (softshell crab with garlic, shallots and a cherry glaze) and slow-cooked specialties (eel-stuffed smoked chicken) are served in a rustic space. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; H20







Edâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lobster Barâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LS 6217 eafood 222 Lafayette St., Air Conditioned Outdoor Seating at Spring St., 212.343.3236, 99 7 TH AVENUE SOUTH IN THE HEART GREENWICH VILLAGE (Corner of OF Christopher St. & 7th Ave. So.) Traditional American seafood dishes are served 2126450600 in this sleek and narrow eatery (most seats are at IN THE HEART OF GREENWICH VILLAGE w w the bar counter)â&#x20AC;&#x201D;from jumbo shrimp cocktails to Air Conditioned Outdoor Seating New England clam chowder. The emphasis, of Sat Sun LIVE Jazz Brunch course, is on lobster, which comes in a wealth of 99 & 7 TH AVENUE SOUTH AirOpen Conditioned Outdoor Kitchen 2am variationsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;lobster rolls, meatballs, potpies and, (Corner of Christopher St.Until & 7th Ave. So.) Air Conditioned Outdoor Seating IN THE HEART OF GREENWICH VILLAGE yes, the classic whole lobster. Lunch, dinner daily, TH TH brunch Sun; AE, MC, V; $-$$/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H20



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DINING “A French restaurant the way French restaurants used to be.” - The New York Times

reflecting pool enhance the serene setting in which diners sample Executive Chef Angus An’s traditional dishes. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, Brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G20

La Sirène– C0LF 6217 rench 558 Broome St., at Varick St., 212.925.3061, Chef/owner and Marseille native Didier Pawlicki serves homestyle, seasonal dishes ­at this BYOB bistro (seared pork tenderloin, quail with cranberry sauce). Dinner nightly; cash only; $$$/  . G20 405 East 52nd Street

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Theater District (West of Fifth Ave. from W. 40th to W. 59th sts.)

Amarone Ristorante– C0L972I15 talian 686 Ninth Ave., btw W. 46th & W. 47th sts., 212.245.6060, Antipasti (eggplant fritters with mixed greens and goat cheese), pastas (gnocchi with tomato, mozzarella and basil) and mains (veal piccata with white wine, lemon and capers) in traditional, homey surroundings. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  8 F4 Abboccato– C0L972I15 talian Blakely Hotel, 136 W. 55th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.265.4000, A menu of classics includes arancini (wild mushrooms with arborio rice and truffles), hand-cut pappardelle with Maine lobster ragout, hearty lamb chops and tuna steak, plus side dishes of market produce. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  8 . H13 Bar Americain– C0L9721A 5 merican 152 W. 52nd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.265.9700, Chef Bobby Flay presents his take on American eats—smoked chicken with green chile spoon bread and black pepper vinegar—in a 200-seat, David Rockwell-designed space with a mezzanine area. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . H13 Buca di Beppo– C0L972I15 talian 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.764.6527, Diners feast on family-style plates—mussels marinara, fried mozzarella, mixed green salad, chicken parmigiana, veal Marsala—in a warm, welcoming space decorated with Italian family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . H14 Courgette– C0L9721N5New ew American 204 W. 55th St., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.333.7799, Farm-to-table fare, in dishes such as seafood salad with baby romaine and pear yogurt dressing and spiced duck breast with red cabbage and butternut squash puree, is served in a contemporary space amid wine racks and light wood accents; Breakfast Tues-Fri, lunch, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  H13 Crossroads American Kitchen & Bar– C0L9721A 5 merican New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 8th fl., btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.704.8834, A 21-foot mirrored spiral bar—black and shining with neon blue accents—provides a grand backdrop for modern classics, such as braised short rib with slowroasted shallots, Swiss chard, parsnip puree and a dijon-red wine sauce; and New York strip steak


with butter. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . H14

db Bistro Moderne– C0L972F 15 rench-American City Club Hotel, 55 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.391.2400, French culinary classics—country duck pâté with pickled vegetables and Dijon mustard—and innovative takes on American stalwarts—sirloin burger filled with braised short ribs and foie gras with black truffles on a Parmesan bun—served in a modern restaurant by Chef Daniel Boulud. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G14 Ellen’s Stardust Diner– C0L9721A 5 merican 1650 Broadway, at W. 51st St., 212.956.5151, ellensstar Friendly servers sing at this 1950s-themed diner that serves up iconic dishes, including classic meatloaf, old-fashioned chicken potpie and creamy milk shakes. Breakfast, lunch, H13 dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2   Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar– C0L48A 15 merican 220 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 646.532.4897, Television personality Guy Fieri offers dishes with big, bold flavors, such as cripsy shrimp po’boy sandwiches (cornmeal-fried shirmp dressed with Creole mayo, shredded cabbage, tomatoes and pickles), and volcano chicken (chicken breast with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, chipotle barbecue cream sauce, grilled vegetables and crispy onion straws). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . H14 Hakkasan– C0L3452Modern Chinese 311 W. 43rd St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.776.1818, hakkasan .com. Chef Ho Chee Boon offers haute cuisine in an 11,000-square-foot space featuring an elegant 50-foot bar and dishes such as crispy duck salad, roasted silver cod with champagne and Chinese honey, stir-fry black pepper rib eye with Merlot and braised abalone with black truffle. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  I13 Heartland Brewery & Chophouse– C0L345American 127 W. 43rd St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 646.366.0235, Specializing in steaks and chops, this welcoming eatery also serves hearty pub fare—such as buffalo chicken spring rolls—and handcrafted beers. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . G14; HB Burger 127 W. 43rd St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 212.575.5848. Specializing in nine types of burgers. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . G14; Heartland Brewery Midtown West 625 Eighth Ave., at W. 41st St., 646.214.1000; and four other NYC locations. Beer-friendly food. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . I14 Kellari Taverna– C0LG 7421 reek 19 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.0144, kellaritaverna .com. An ample wine selection complements the extensive traditional Hellenic menu, specializing in whole, imported fish grilled with lemon and olive oil. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  G14 Molyvos– C0L3452Greek 871 Seventh Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212.582.7500, Chef Jim Botsacos’ Hellenic specialties, such as moussaka (casserole of potato, eggplant, pepper,

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Nobu Fifty Seven– C0L3456Japanese/Peruvian 40 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.757.3000, The Uptown sister of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s Downtown spots, featuring a wood-burning oven, hibachi table and sensual design by David Rockwell. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . 0 G12 Planet Hollywood– C0L389A 1 merican 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.333.7827, planet Located in the bustling heart of Times Square, this popular theme restaurant serves up burgers, pizzas and large salads amid television and movie memorabilia. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/  H14 Puttanesca– C0L389I1 talian 859 Ninth Ave., at W. 56th St., 212.581.4177, Specialties such as portobello-stuffed ravioli with pancetta and saffron crème brûlée are served in a dining room featuring exposed brick walls and chandeliers. Plus, a newly remodeled marble wine bar serving bottles by the glass. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  . I13 ReSette– C0L389S 1 outhern Italian 7 W. 45th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.7530, With a name meaning “seven kings,” this restaurant’s décor draws on a royal Italian aesthetic, with wooden banquet tables and regal chairs upholstered in velvet. Traditional fare is on offer, from linguini with Manila clams in garlic oil to grilled filet mignon with mixed mushrooms over mashed potatoes. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; $$$ 2/  G14 Sardi’s– C0L5281Continental 234 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.221.8440, sardis .com. Since 1921, this legendary restaurant— known for its humorous celebrity caricatures and spacious yet clubby atmosphere—has provided a festive pre- and post-theater experience. Dishes include jumbo lump crab cakes and grilled sirloin steak. Lunch, dinner Tues-Sun 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m., brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H14 Scarlatto– C0L5281Italian 250 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.730.4535, scarlatto .com. Fine pastas, seafood, meats and hearty Roman specialties, such as garganelli osso buco (chunks of veal shank in rosemary sauce). Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  . G14 Victor’s Café– C0LC 7421 uban 236 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.586.7714, victors In a modern space with potted palm trees and murals that conjure up old Havana, classic fare includes ropa vieja (shredded skirt steak in a plantain basket) and Florida red snapper ceviche. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 1/  5 . H13 World Yacht– C0LA 7421 merican Pier 81, W. 41st St., on the Hudson River, 212.630.8100, worldyacht .com. Diners sail around NYC and take in the spectacular skyline while tasting Chef John Peper’s cuisine. Lunch Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/  6 5. K14

Tribeca (West of Centre St. from Vesey to Canal sts.)

Acappella– C0L5214Northern Italian 1 Hudson St., at Chambers St., 212.240.0163, acappellarestaurant .com. Chef/Owner Sergio Acappella’s menu of classic dishes—lobster arrabiata (with herbs, spices, garlic and white wine), veal chop Mt. Edna (veal chop with cherry peppers, bell peppers and topped with mushrooms, cognac and plum tomatoes)—served in a luxuriously appointed dining room. Complimentary housemade grappa is presented to every table. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  G21 Corton– C0L38M 91 odern French 239 W. Broadway, btw White & Walker sts., 212.219.2777, cortonnyc .com. Chef/owner Paul Liebrandt’s inventive, yet traditional cuisine might include black bass with Nantucket bay scallops and black garlic or Guinea hen with ruby red shrimp, and the wine list features bottles from the Burgundy region of France. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$ 2/  . G20



“Perfectly aged cuts that melt in your mouth…” - America’s Top Restaurants Zagat Survey

MEGU New York– C0L38M 91 odern Japanese 62 Thomas St., btw Church St. & W. Broadway, 212.964.7777; MEGU Midtown, 845 United Nations Plz., First Ave., btw E. 47th & E. 48th sts., 212.964.7777, Chefs create cutting-edge culinary artworks—salmon tartare with caviar, beef sashimi served in an ice igloo—to honor the rich tradition of Japanese cooking. Authentic details can be seen in the chinaware and servers’ uniforms. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . F21, E14 Ninja New York– C0L379e1montpJapanese Fusion 25 Hudson St., btw Duane & Reade sts., 212.274.8500, A labyrinth layout, interactive performers and creative, seasonal menu make this theatrical restaurant— designed to emulate a feudal Japanese structure—a truly unique dining experience. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/ G21 Nobu New York– C0LJ3791 apanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., at Franklin St., 212.219.0500, Celebrities and celebrants come for Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s sea urchin tempura, halibut cheeks with wasabi pepper, signature yellowtail with jalapeño and other sublime innovations, served in a David Rockwell-designed space meant to evoke the Japanese countryside. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 . 0 G21

“Serious cuts of Prime dry-aged beef” - Michelin® Guide to New York City

“A knife is almost unnecessary to cut into the satiny, flavorful meat” - The New York Times 32 West 37th Street (btw. 5th & 6th Aves.) 212-947-8940

269 West 45th Street (btw. Broadway & 8th Ave.) 212-997-9494

77 Purchase Street Rye, New York 914-925-3900

Serves high quality Chinese delights in a spectacular ArtDeco Showplace Mon - Fri: 11:30am to 11: 00pm

Sat - Sun: Noon to 11: 00pm

570 Lexington Avenue @ 51st Street Reservations: 212-583-1668

Carry Out: 212-583-1618

Nobu Next Door– C0L3891Japanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., btw Franklin & N. Moore sts., 212.334.4445, Adjacent to Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s legendary restaurant, this outpost serves the same inventive menu, plus a raw bar. Dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  0 G21 Tribeca Grill– C0L3A 91 merican 375 Greenwich St., at Franklin St., 212.941.3900, myriadrestaurant The Robert De Niro/Drew Nieporent collaboration offers pan-roasted Atlantic salmon and sweet potato gnocchi, hanger steak, buttermilk onion rings and roasted chicken with panzanella salad in a historic former warehouse. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . 0 G21


spiced ground lamb and beef with yogurt béchamel sauce) and lahano dolmades (tender cabbage leaves filled with ground lamb, beef, pork and arborio rice) ensure diners have a feast fit for Zeus. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  H13

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DINING Upper East Side Bocca East– C0L769Italian 1496 Second Ave., at E. 78th St., 212.249.1010, A lively trattoria and wine bar offering fare such as homemade fettuccine with Bolognese sauce, classic eggplant Parmesan, oxtail ravioli, grilled branzino, Roman-style suckling pig and potato-wrapped sea bream. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/  8 E10 Daniel– C0L769French 60 E. 65th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.288.0033, The namesake establishment of celebrated Chef Daniel Boulud, who was honored with an Outstanding Restaurateur Award by the James Beard Foundation in 2006, offers refined diners elevated fare in an elegant setting. Dinner  /  . F12 Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2

Ouest– C0LA 96184 merican Nouveau 2315 Broadway, at W. 84th St., 212.580.8700, Blending comfort food flavor and fine dining flair, highly praised Chef Tom Valenti serves goat cheese ravioli with tomato, basil and pancetta; house-smoked sturgeon with frisée, lardons and a poached egg; and grilled hanger steak with creamy polenta in a grandiose, multilevel space with red and white accents. Dinner nightly,    J9 Brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/ Restaurant and Bar Collection, The—Various The Shops at Columbus Circle, Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, W. 59th St. & Central Park W., A Voce–Italian 3rd fl., 212.823.2523. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  ; Bar Masa–Japanese 4th fl., 212.823.9800.

Fig & Olive– C0L769Mediterranean 808 Lexington Ave., btw E. 62nd & E. 63rd sts., 212.207.4555,; and two other NYC locations. Dishes that celebrate the flavors of Italy, France and Spain—truffle risotto, yellowfin tuna à la Provencale, paella del mar—are made with extra virgin olive oils and served in a warm-toned, modern setting. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly,  /  . F11 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 Serendipity 3– C0L769International/American 225 E. 60th St., btw Second & Thrid aves., 212.838.3531, Open since 1954, this sweet spot filled with stained glass lamps and ornaments—having been visited by celebrities and socialites of all stripes—is known for its challah bread BLTs and frozen hot chocolate. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V;  /  E12 $$ 2 Zucchero e Pomodori– C0L4896Italian 1435 Second Ave., btw E. 74th & E. 75th sts., 212.585.2100, This neighborhood restaurant serves an authentic menu of antipasti (portobello grilled with goat cheese), salads (pear, arugula, Gorgonzola, walnuts and bacon), homemade pastas (pappardelle in country meat sauce) and risottos (arborio rice with asparagus and Gorgonzola), as well as meat and fish entrées. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ / 8 E10

Upper West Side Boulud Sud– C0LM 96184 editerranean 20 W. 64th St., btw Central Park West & Broadway, 212.595.1313, Chef Daniel Boulud’s cuisine, inspired by cultures across Europe, from tender lamb to grilled seafood to produce-driven dishes. Also on-site are Bar Boulud—a casual bistro with an outdoor terrace—and Épicerie Boulud—a market offering meats, cheeses and baked goods. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  8 . I12 Lincoln Ristorante– C0L9C 6184 ontemporary Italian Lincoln Center, 142 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.359.6500, lincolnristorante .com. A glass-enclosed pavilion alongside Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, with a sloping roof covered in lush grass, houses Chef Jonathan Benno’s culinary visions, from fresh pastas and meat dishes to focaccia breads and charcuterie. Lunch Wed-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  8 . J12


stage for down-home dishes such as Kentuckyfried rabbit with braised cabbage, roast pig with leeks and mint and ginger-glazed baby back ribs, at this neighborhood eatery. Lunch, dinner daily.   AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/ 

Bedford, The– C0LA 5213 merican 110 Bedford Ave., at N. 11th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 646.626.3775, Chef Blake Joyal’s rotating menu of seasonal and locally sourced dishes and homemade desserts are served in a cozy pub setting. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/  8 . Blue Ribbon Brooklyn– C0LA 5213 merican/ International 280 5th Ave., btw 1st St. & Garfield Pl., Park Slope, Brooklyn, 718.840.0404, Casual and comfortable yet elegant, this staple serves up steaks, chops, sushi, oysters, paella, local fish and—quite notably—crispy fried chicken. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  8 F&J Pine Tavern– C0LI5213 talian 1913 Bronxdale Ave., btw Muliner & Matthews aves., Bronx, 718.792.5956, Hearty portions of comforting dishes, such as calamari calabrese and eggplant rollatini, in a dining room with checkered tablecloths. Lunch, dinner daily. Cash only; $ 1/  8 .

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Lunch Tues-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/  ; Bouchon Bakery–French-Boulangerie 3rd fl., 212.823.9366. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, DC, MC, V; $$; Center Bar–Tapas 4th fl., 212.823.9482. Dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  ; Landmarc–French 3rd fl., 212.823.6123. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  ; Masa–Japanese 4th fl., 212.823.9800. Lunch Tues-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  ; Per Se–French 4th fl., 212.823.9335. Lunch Fri-Sun, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  ; Porter House–Steakhouse 4th fl., 212.823.9500. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  ; Stone Rose Lounge–American 4th fl., 212.823.9770. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $/  I12

Sambuca Restaurant & Wine Bar– C0LI96184 talian 20 W. 72nd St., btw Central Park West & Columbus Ave., 212.787.5656, Small plates, thin-crust pizzas and signature entrées such as chicken Scarpariello. Lunch WedFri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  I11

The Outer Boroughs Alobar– C0LA 5213 merican 46-42 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.752.6000, alobarnyc .com. An old-fashioned, industrial décor sets the

Qi Thai Grill– C0LT 5213 hai 176 N. 9th St., btw Bedford & Driggs Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.302.1499, qirestaurant .com. Small plates, grilled dishes and house specialties (Bangkok chicken-pumpkin curry), as well as a touch of the exotic (grilled pork jaw with tamarind sauce) served in a sprawling, 4,000-square-foot converted warehouse with a chic, modern décor. Lunch, dinner daily; MC, V; $/  AA17 Roberta’s– C0L769oContemporary Italian 261 Moore St., btw Bogart & White sts., Bushwick, Brooklyn, 718.417.1118, robertaspizza .com. Pizzas, wood-fired in a brick oven, are made with artisanal dough covered with ingredients such as smoked ricotta, Taleggio, black pepper, prosciutto, Berkshire pork sausage, spicy soppressata and speck. The gray cinderblock exterior may seem bare, but inside the vibe is warm and inviting at this popular spot. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; Cash only; $$/  8 Spritzenhaus– C0LG 5213 erman 33 Nassau Ave., btw Berry & 14th sts., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 347.987.4632. This 6,000-square-foot beer hall boasts 25 beers on tap and offers savory snacks such as sausages and pretzels. Lunch Thurs-Sun, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $/  AA16 Taverna Kyclades– C0LG 5213 reek 33-07 Ditmas Blvd., at 33rd St., Astoria, Queens, 718.545.8666, Greek island scenes painted on the building’s exterior and a giant mounted marlin inside greet those hungry for authentic dishes from the Hellenic Republic. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/ 

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gaRmeNt dIstRIct West of Sixth Ave., east of Eighth Ave. north of W. 24th & south of W. 34th sts., & east of Ninth Ave. north of W. 34th & south of W. 42nd sts. About one-third of all clothes manufactured in America are designed and produced in this historic area of factories, specialty and wholesale shops and designer showrooms. The Fashion Walk of Fame, located on Seventh Ave., btw W. 35th & W. 41st sts., honors iconic American designers, including Ralph Lauren.

the isle of manhattan measures 22.7 square miles and is home to about 2 million culturally diverse residents. Here, snapshots and a numbered map of the major neighborhoods in the third largest borough in the city of new york.

FINaNcIal dIstRIct The southernmost tip of Manhattan. The economic hub of the nation includes the steely skyscrapers of Wall St., as well as shopping, attraction and dining options at the South Street Seaport. tRIbeca North of Vesey St., south of Canal St. & west of Centre St. Cobblestoned streets that were once lined with 19th-century warehouses in the TRIangle BElow CAnal St. are now home to trendy shops, cafés, galleries and lounges.

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muRRaY hIll North of E. 30th St., south of E. 40th St. & east of Fifth Ave. With the Morgan Library & Museum and the Empire State Building as two landmarks, this neighborhood also boasts the New York Public Library’s Science, Industry and Business Library and excellent dining options. mIdtOwN east North of E. 40th St., south of E. 59th St., from the East River to Fifth Ave. Attractions include the Chrysler Building, Citigroup Center, Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the United Nations, department stores, boutiques and restaurants.

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chINatOwN North of Frank-

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fort St., south of Canal St., east of Centre St. & west of Eldridge & Rutgers sts. Along these narrow streets and teeming boulevards are markets, eateries and shops selling everything from jade to birds’ nests.

North of Gansevoort St., south of 14th St. & west of Ninth Ave. This area is at the cutting edge of cool, with a roster of chic eateries, bars, designer boutiques, galleries and dance spots.

of Houston St. & west of Centre & Lafayette sts. The hip area located SOuth of HOuston St. has cast-iron buildings, bistros, trendy bars and lounges, cutting-edge fashion boutiques and name-brand chain stores.

chelsea West of Sixth Ave., north of W. 14th & south of W. 24th sts., & west of Eighth Ave., north of W. 24th & south of W. 34th sts. A thriving contemporary art scene has enriched this waterfront area. Galleries are found between garages, and the gay residents have created a real sense of community.

lIttle ItalY North of Canal St., south of Houston St., east of Centre St. & west of Eldridge St. The colorful streets, such as Mulberry, are where in-the-know Italian-food lovers go for home-style pasta and cannolis.

FlatIRON dIstRIct North of 14th St., south of 24th St., east of Sixth Ave. & west of Park Ave. So. The area’s core is the 22-story building at 23rd St. & Fifth Ave., dubbed the Flatiron, due to its triangular shape. Highlights include acclaimed eateries and nightspots.

lOweR east sIde North of Canal St., south of Houston St. & east of Eldridge St. Visitors can head to this diverse melting pot for kosher pickles, knishes, designer clothes bargains, historic sites and drinks at hipsters’ haunts.

gRameRcY paRK East of Park Ave. So., north of E. 14th & south of E. 23rd sts., & east of Fifth Ave., north of E. 23rd & south of E. 30th sts. This historic and fashionable area of tree-lined streets contains a wealth of shopping and dining establishments.

sOhO North of Canal St., south

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gReeNwIch vIllage North of Houston St., south of 14th St., btw the East & Hudson rivers. The Downtown neighborhood is divided in two, with each section retaining a distinct personality. The ultra-hip East Village is best known for its tiny boutiques, the Public Theater, bars and eateries. The residential West Village, famous for attracting the creative and rebellious, is home to performers and chess players in Washington Square Park, as well as clubs, coffeehouses, shops and restaurants.

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Furry Friends Bideawee, one of NYC’s— and the nation’s—first animal welfare/adoption agencies, opened in 1903. Among its initial services: placing and maintaining street troughs filled with fresh drinking water for carriage and wagon horses. Of course, it also nursed and found homes for strays and abandoned pets (like this collie, right, with uniformed friend, ca. 1915).

dining at the ‘21’ Club, be sure to take a peek at the restaurant’s wine cellar. The cellar was built in 1930, during Prohibition, as a place to keep the wine safe from federal raids. The restaurant still has some historic bottles, including

Bowery Fame

an 1898 Montrachet, a bottle of gin from 1919

The Bowery has so many historic buildings lining its 1.25 miles between Chatham and Cooper squares that it has just been listed on The National Register of Historic Places.

and private bottles that had been owned by such celebrities as Elizabeth Taylor and Joan Crawford.

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Eye Candy One of NYC’s original luncheonettes, the Lexington Candy Shop on the Upper East Side, opened in 1925, still has its 1940 Hamilton Beach milk shake mixer and offers such retro treats as creamsicle freeze floats.

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Jewish Masterpiece The Jewish Museum was housed in the library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America until 1944, when the Warburg family donated the family mansion on Fifth Avenue for use as a museum.

Gracie Mansion has been known as the Mayor’s House since 1942, when Fiorello H. La Guardia moved in, but Mayor Bloomberg has opted not to reside there, preferring his Upper East Side town house instead. Nevertheless, he opened it as the “People’s House” in 2002, making it available for public tours.

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