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A Shooting Star

Josh Groban discusses Tolstoy and “the junk in the trunk” for his Broadway debut in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”

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Passion was the forte of choreographer Martha Graham (1894– 1991). And passion is at the very heart of “Clytemnestra” (right), her no-holds-barred account of what the mythological Greek queen did for love. A segment from the 1958 ballet unleashes its fury during the Martha Graham Dance Company’s season at the Joyce Theater. | joyce.org, thru Feb. 26

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PHOTOS: KATHERINE CROCKETT IN MARTHA GRAHAM’S “CLYTEMNESTRA,” ©HIBBARD NASH PHOTOGRAPHY; SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM, CA. 1937, UNDERWOOD ND UNDERWOOD STUDIOS, NEW YORK, COURTESY HVRF ARCHIVES; 2016 WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB BEST IN SHOW WINNER, JACK GRASSA FOR WKC

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(THRU SEPT. 6) He may not look the part, but Solomon R. Guggenheim (above) was a champion of nonobjective art. “Visionaries,” at his namesake museum, shows just how avant-garde this conservative gent really was. guggenheim.org

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(THRU FEB. 21) Carnegie Hall spearheads a citywide festival, “La Serenissima: Music and Arts From the Venetian Republic.” carnegiehall .org/venice

(ALSO FEB. 13–14) Last year, CJ, a German Shorthaired Pointer (above), was Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Will CJ’s successor be one of the new breeds debuting this year: an American Hairless Terrier, a Pumi or a Sloughi? westminsterkennelclub.org

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(THRU APRIL 9) With thousands of orchids in full bloom and color during the Orchid Show in the New York Botanical Garden’s Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, thoughts naturally turn to spring. nybg.org


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THEATER NEWS by Francis Lewis

Dating in NYC Finding that special someone in the Big Apple is no easy matter. And when you do, where do you go on a date? In “Significant Other,” which begins previews on Broadway on Valentine’s Day, the ideal date for New Yorker Jordan Berman, the twentysomething main character, may be a documentary about the Franco-Prussian War, but Gideon Glick, who stars as Jordan (below, with Barbara Barrie as his grandmother), has other ideas. The Garden Court at The Frick Collection is “transporting,” he says. The McKittrick Hotel, with its live shows, fine dining and electric music, is “sexy.” As to the play Glick is in: “See it, and you and your date will laugh, cry, hold each other and, out of fear of loneliness, stay together forever.” | “Significant Other,” Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., 212.239.6200

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What’s the connection between “Cagney” (above), the Off-Broadway musical about screen legend James Cagney, and the 2017 Oscars on Feb. 26? Seventyfive years ago, Cagney, as song-and-dance man George M. Cohan in “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” won the 1942 Oscar for Best Actor. Robert Creighton (above, center), who embodies Cagney onstage, is a winner, too, having tapped his way to the 2016 Fred Astaire Award for Best Male Dancer in an Off-Broadway Show. | “Cagney,” Westside Theatre Upstairs, 407 W. 43rd St., 212.239.6200

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PHOTOS: “NOT THAT JEWISH” AND “CAGNEY,” CAROL ROSEGG; “SIGNIFICANT OTHER,” JOAN MARCUS

As Monica Piper (below) relates in her onewoman, autobiographical Off-Broadway comedy, “Not That Jewish,” her girlhood crush on New York Yankee Mickey Mantle almost became an affair when she introduced herself to The Mick in the St. Regis bar. She was 40 and in a black sheath; he was past his prime and primed with alcohol. He asked her to join him for drinks. “Oh my God, is Mickey Mantle hitting on me?” she wondered. But then second thoughts kicked in. “He’s probably drunk, and it could end ugly, destroying a childhood memory I held dear. As I walked away, I could feel his eyes on [me]. And I thought, ‘Wow, Mickey Mantle couldn’t get to first base.’” | “Not That Jewish,” New World Stages, Stage 4, 340 W. 50th St., 212.239.6200


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THE RETAIL SCENE by Joni Sweet

Room for Dessert

The word “cheesecake macarons” should be enough to draw anyone to Michelin-starred Gabriel Kreuther’s new namesake chocolate shop across from Bryant Park. But these colorful, tangy sweets (in flavors like mixed berry, matcha and hazelnut) are just the start of the gourmet treats on offer at Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate. A case displays bananas Foster and Concord grape yogurt bonbons, Ceylon cinnamon and herb-coconut chocolates, pistachiorosemary pralines and dozens of other glistening sweets like prized gemstones. Prepare to be mesmerized by the chocolatiers at work in their glass-encased workshop. | 43 W. 42nd St., 212.201.1985

Your New Best Friend

Britain-based jewelry brand Monica Vinader forges a bond with America at its first U.S. store, and it comes complete with a signature line of friendship bracelets (above). These aren’t the threaded ones you made at camp, but pieces made of rose-gold metallica and sterling silver, with casual cords. You can personalize the cuff with complimentary same-day engraving at the SoHo boutique, which also has other shiny baubles, like this stack of Siren rings (right). 151 Spring St., 646.230.8655

Global-Minded Men can feel good when they throw on one of the sweaters, wool sweatpants or leather bags at Apolis. The brand works with artisanal groups around the world to preserve indigenous garment-making techniques and reduce environmental impact. | 243 Centre St., 212.335.0473

Studio to Street

There is something about attractive athletic wear that makes you comfortable wearing it to the gym—and to cocktails afterward. Inspired by the lifestyles of dancers from New York City Ballet, the new StudioGrand collection from Cole Haan includes bubblegum pink trainers (pictured), shiny black nylon duffel bags with straps for a yoga mat, feminine raincoats and more. | 620 Fifth Ave., 212.765.9747

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THE AFTER-DARK SCENE by Joni Sweet

Get Stung

Sinless Sip Countless fitness studios and the proliferation of athleisure wear: Yes, wellness has become big in NYC. But even the most disciplined soul needs a night out. Enter The Wild Son, a shabby-chic eatery in the Meatpacking District, focusing on vegetable-forward fare. The cozy bar’s low-alcohol drinks offer lighter cocktails—great

for food pairing—but still pack plenty for the senses (the hickory aroma of the Old Medicine’s smoked tawny port is addictive), minus the workout-killing hangover. | 53 Little W. 12th St., 212.727.7900

E’s Bar

The neon lights prominently displayed at E’s Bar scream “dive bar,” but step inside, and you’ll see exactly what this friendly Upper West Side spot is all about: unpretentious fun, where crowds of twenty- and thirtysomethings party at communal tables, walls are plastered with classic rock band decals and groups gather around lively games of Jenga in back booths. Take note of the food, too, which is surprisingly tasty. I was skeptical when my server, Marc, said, “The guacamole will ruin you for any other place.” But after one taste of the spicy, limey green goodness, I swallowed my doubt (as well as the entire bowl). | 511 Amsterdam Ave., 212.877.0961

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PHOTOS: E’S BAR, DYLAN CROSS; COCKTAIL FROM WILD SON, VICTORIA MORRIS; BEE GOOD COCKTAIL FROM THE STINGER, NOAH FECKS

When it comes to cocktail bars near Times Square, The Stinger is the bee’s knees. The latest offering from James Beard Award-winning chef Todd English delivers shareable bites (like mini-lobster rolls, avocado toast and truffled mac ‘n’ cheese), refreshing cocktails and a sophisticated atmosphere. The bee theme goes deep here: Honey, made in hives on the roof of the InterContinental hotel, is a signature ingredient in many items, like the Bee Good (pictured), a take on the gimlet that substitutes housemade honey wine for traditional lime juice. Not to worry, though, the bar’s classic cocktails will leave you just as buzzed. | 300 W. 44th St., 212.803.4545


FASCINATING ART DISPLAYS by Terry Trucco

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Love, Actually Love has mesmerized artists from Rembrandt to Robert Indiana. When better than the month of St. Valentine to examine the many facets of romance on view around town? (1) In “Considering Love,” a show of romantically themed 20th-century works on paper, John Sloan’s “Love on the Roof” (1914) boasts Ashcan School realism (a married woman embraces a younger man amid erotically fluttering laundry) and a backstory (the etching appeared in a 1934 trial as an example of “immorality in art”). Sloan defended his subject, writing, “I just saw it and etched it.” Kraushaar Galleries, 15 E. 71st St., 212.288.2558, Feb. 2-March 2 (2) The luminous paintings of Abstract Expressionist Emily Mason display deeply affecting qualities of intensity and warmth. Consider “Late Edition” (2016). Ameringer McEnery Yohe, 525 W. 22nd St., 212.445.0051, thru Feb. 11

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(3) Before selfies, there was “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency.” In her riveting autobiographical slide show, Nan Goldin photographs friends, lovers and herself in achingly intimate images of love and loss like “The Hug” (1980). The Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., 212.708.9400, thru Feb. 12 (4) The embodiment of 1960s romanticism, a hand-painted evening dress by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloé (1967) channels Art Nouveau master Aubrey Beardsley in “Paris Refashioned, 1957–1968.” The Museum at FIT, Seventh Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.217.4558, Feb. 10-April 15 (5) A favorite style of film actresses for decades, these “Night Clubbing Earrings” (ca. 1950s) are encrusted with diamonds and mabe pearls from Curaçao jewelers Spritzer and Fuhrmann. Kenneth James Collection, Gallery 47, The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., 212.888.0165

PHOTOS: JOHN SLOANE, “LOVE ON THE ROOF,” COURTESY OF ARTIST AND GALLERY; EMILY MASON, “LATE EDITION,” COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GALLERY; NAN GOLDIN, “THE BALLAD OF SEXUAL DEPENDENCY,” THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, PURCHASE; CHLOÉ (KARL LAGERFELD), EVENING DRESS, 1967, GIFT OF MELANIE MILLER, COURTESY THE MUSEUM AT FIT; “NIGHT CLUBBING EARRINGS,” 18-KARAT GOLD SET WITH DIAMONDS AND MABE PEARLS, JOSH GADDY

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g Aootin h S Star Josh Groban Tackles Broadway in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”

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Josh Groban as Pierre in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”

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about joining this show on Broadway, because a lot of the cast has done the show together for so many years. I didn’t want to just waltz in as a new dad to this existing family. I wanted to make sure I could start from scratch like they did, so I did extra work with Rachel and Dave, and special rehearsals even when I was touring. And the cast has been so welcoming—maybe because so many of us are making our Broadway debuts. We’re all so excited to go on every night.

PHOTOS: JOSH GROBAN IN “NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812,” CHAD BATKA; GROBAN IN LEATHER JACKET, BRIAN BOWEN SMITH

A lot has been made of the fact that your body is padded, you have a beard; in short, that you don’t look like “Josh Groban.” I liked the idea that I wasn’t going to look like I would offstage. First, I didn’t want to feel like me being in the show was stunt casting; the costume makes it feel more organic. And I didn’t want people to be distracted by my presence. If they’re thinking, “Hey, I saw that guy on PBS,” then they’re not thinking about the story. I especially like the padding—as I call it “the junk in the trunk”—because it helps the way I move as Pierre. It accentuates the fact that the other characters think of him as a bull in a china shop. People respect him because of his money and power; they don’t view him as a threat. But once he gets angry, especially after he drinks too much, anything can happen.

AT 35, Josh Groban has accomplished more than most other Generation Xers. He has sold over 30 million CDs and DVDs, had his own PBS special, starred onstage in London (in a concert version of “Chess” opposite Idina Menzel), dated famous actresses (including January Jones and Kat Dennings), dueted with Barbra Streisand, performed for President Barack Obama and was named one of People magazine’s “Most Beautiful People.” But the Los Angeles native has now done something he has always wanted to do: Broadway. In the new musical, “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” at the Imperial Theatre, he plays the unhappily married Russian aristocrat Pierre, who longs for the much-younger Natasha (played by Denée Benton). He talks about why he chose this show, what he loves about NYC and more. Why did you choose to make your Broadway bow in this show? There have been offers for other shows, and roles that I knew I would enjoy playing, but I was waiting for something truly special. I saw this show when it played at Kazino [a makeshift theater in a tent, at the time, in the Meatpacking District], and it really stuck with me, in part because I love the music Pierre sings. I knew it would be a challenge: Pierre is not someone people would expect me to play. I liked the idea of taking such a big risk. The show is based on 70 pages of Leo Tolstoy’s “War and Peace.” Have you read the whole book? I’ve read up to page 900, which is well beyond the 70 pages the show covers. I wanted to get a sense how Tolstoy told the story of Natasha, Pierre and Anatole. Plus, it helps me to know what happened to Pierre beforehand and afterward in terms of the story we tell. How important was the show’s cast and creative team in guiding you through this experience? I am so glad that I had people like our director, Rachel Chavkin, and our composer-librettist, Dave Malloy, to work with me. They really give me more confidence in my abilities. And it’s such a special opportunity that Dave wrote the solo “Dust and Ashes” just for me. I have to admit, I was very nervous

The show is somewhat interactive. How does it feel to be two feet from a member of the audience at times? As a concert performer, you basically look out into an abyss of people, but here, as soon as you look directly into the eyeballs of people in their seats, it’s a very different experience. One thing people who do Broadway talk about is how eight shows a week can feel repetitious. But here, there is no repetition because of this interaction with the audience. Every night, people respond differently: Some people are nervous; some people sing along; some people even try to grope me. Luckily, I have that padding to protect me. You are nominated for your fourth Grammy Award, for “Stages Live.” How do you feel about that honor? It was very surprising. First, I am so caught up in this show that, although I usually know when the nominations are coming out, this year, I forgot. So whenever it happens, I don’t take it for granted. As for winning, let’s just say so many factors go into whether it’s your year or not. How do you compare LA and NYC? I love both cities for different reasons. Los Angeles is where I was born and raised, with places I’ve gone to since I was a kid. New York is a city I’m constantly finding new things in. The energy of NYC beats to my rhythm. I also find because there is so much shared space in NYC and so many public places, that all walks of life are rubbing shoulders much more than in LA, where there is much more of a separation via car or house or office. We’re all in this crazy jar all shook up together. What do you love most about your current neighborhood? When I first moved to NYC, I lived in the Time Warner Center. It was an amazing view and awesome to basically go to the mall in my pajamas. But as I started traveling Downtown more, I appreciated the neighborhood vibe and the older buildings, so I moved there. Favorite spots in NY? I love the [American] Museum of Natural History. In Central Park, I get a coffee and people-watch. I can eat my way through this city way too easily. I love The Odeon in TriBeCa. My go-to place on show days is Cha Pa’s. They have amazing pho [a Vietnamese soup], which is great for the throat! So does that mean there’s more Broadway in your future? Absolutely. I am hooked. It’s not just that it’s my favorite of anything I’ve ever done, but I’ve fulfilled my childhood dream.


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BAKER’S DOZEN

Pastries, both sweet and savory, from top-tier NYC restaurants. by Meryl Pearlstein Photographed by Evan Sung

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1 The NoMad Bar, 10 W. 28th St., ● 347.472.5660. For an inventive savory pastry, try The Humm Dog, a foodieworthy creation of Chef Daniel Humm. The hot dog is wrapped in bacon and covered with truffle mayonnaise, Gruyère and celery relish. After eating one of these, you’ll never order a “dirty water” dog again. A gourmet turn for the humble frankfurter, the NoMad Bar’s version is American royalty set on a throne of Pastry Chef Mark Welker’s rich brioche roll. One food critic recently raved about the dish, calling it Humm’s “opulent little creation.” 2 Humm elevates the concept of chick● en potpie as only a Michelin-starred chef might. Together with pastry genius Welker, The NoMad Bar presents a pub version of its famous chicken for two, both dishes known for including foie gras and truffles. Served tableside, the potpie seems soufflé-like with truffle cream and more foie gras infused through a hole in the pastry cover. Inside tip: The bar has an upstairs area as well, which is sometimes less crowded.

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3 Harbs, 1374 Third Ave., 646.896.1511; ● 198 Ninth Ave., 646.336.6888. The Japanese pastry chefs at Harbs pride themselves on crafting beautiful and whimsical cakes. Handmade with swirls of matcha tea mousse and sponge cake enveloped in whipped cream, the Green Tea Mousse Cake is an objet d’art with red beans placed on the lower layer, adding a punch of color to the green and white canvas. Enjoy an oversize slice and a yuzu Sencha tea in the bakery’s tearoom. 4 Japanese artistry is evident again in an● other layered creation that’s as artistic as it is delicious. Harbs’ Mille Crepes cake is a fluffy pyramid of six crepes interspersed with cream filling and fruit. Bananas, honeydew, strawberries and whatever’s seasonal give the sense of eating a fruit-salad-laced shortcake at every bite. Snag a slice at one of Harbs’ serene, banquette-lined patisseries, both in Manhattan and the only ones in the United States.

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5 Tulsi, 211 E. 46th St., 212.888.0820. ● With a menu that dispels any notions of Indian food not qualifying as haute cuisine, Michelin-starred Tulsi presents desserts worthy of a top toque. Chef Eric McCarthy, himself a multiple Michelin-star recipient who has appeared on “Chopped,” uses techniques learned from his mother in the Goa province of India. Pictured here is Malai Shrikhand Guyija, a savory sweet blend of crumbled dry milk, chocolate chips and saffron-flavored yogurt in mini cones with sweet mint sauce. 6 With his Balushahi Sheera, McCarthy ● creates a mash-up of two popular Indian desserts. Like a glazed doughnut but with a flakier texture, the Balushahi that is turned out at Tulsi sits in artistic harmony with Sheera, a pudding-like dessert made from semolina, sugar, saffron, cardamom and water. Another of the chef’s original savory and sweet creations, Balushahi Sheera will have you celebrating that you saved room for dessert.

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Gabriel Kreuther, 41 W. 42nd St., 212.257.5826. If there’s one dish that I dream about when it comes to savory pastries, it’s Michelin-starred Chef Gabriel Kreuther’s acclaimed tarte flambée. Simple and perfect, this thin-crust specialty— topped with crème fraîche, fromage blanc, smoked bacon and sweet onions—hearkens back to the Alsatian farm of Kreuther’s youth. The pizza-like tarte, served only at the restaurant’s bar, makes for a shareable starter or a rich dinner, especially when paired with a glass or two of Riesling.

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A New York icon since 1894 and the brainchild of Antonio Veniero, who came to NYC from Vico Equense, Italy, in 1885, Veniero’s is the real deal when it comes to Italian bakeries. Venture beyond the familiar cookies, cheesecake and cannoli to The Camilla, a luscious yellow sponge cake soaked in raspberry liqueur and layered with raspberry jam and whipped cream infused with Godiva white chocolate liqueur, all topped with impossibly soft marzipan. It’s a Veniero’s original. Grab a piece to enjoy in your hotel room later on, or relax in the café under the soft lighting and beautiful stained-glass ceiling. IN NEW YORK | FEBRUARY 2017 | INNEWYORK.COM

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10 10 Benoit, 60 W. 55th St., 646.943.7373. ●

When you’ve found perfection, you don’t mess with it. And that’s exactly what Benoit’s Executive Chef Laetitia Rouabah espouses when she executes a complex 1892 recipe for Pâté en Croûte by Lucien Tendret (a French gastronome), a mixture of duck foie gras, ground veal shoulder, pork loin, chicken, pork fat and pistachios. The pâté is framed by a buttery crust and chilled with a Ruby Port sauce to create the traditional jellied consistency. A French bistro classic. 11 French pastry chefs are plentiful in ● New York City, but no one creates a millefeuille like Paris-trained head Pastry Chef Thomas Padovani. Flaky and filled with layers of vanilla cream, Benoit’s vanilla mille-feuille is a traditional dessert found at its Parisian sibling. Beautifully accompanied by a sweet white wine from Jurançon (South West France), this dessert is an artful finish to a leisurely meal, or a pretheater or post-theater dinner.

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212.452.0476. The Upper East Side’s Two Little Red Hens bakery has been thrilling New Yorkers since the early 1990s with luscious cakes and cupcakes. Everything is baked in-house. Steeped in American tradition, the popular Red Velvet is a crimsontoned butter cake with a hint of cocoa, covered with smooth cream-cheese frosting. If a full slice is too much, cupcakes and mini cupcakes are available. Be prepared to stand in line for service and a café table.

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A perennial fave at the bakery is the Brooklyn Blackout cake, a perfect marriage of three layers of rich chocolate pudding with four layers of moist chocolate cake, shrouded in chocolate fudge and dusted with chocolate cake crumbs on the side. Dating back to World War II, the recipe stays fresh as ever at this beloved American bakery. And, as any chocolate cake lover knows, pairing a slice with a glass of cold milk is de rigueur. IN NEW YORK | FEBRUARY 2017 | INNEWYORK.COM

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Everything you need to know about wine from those in the know. by Jackie Cooperman

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Aldo Sohm, Wine Director, Le Bernardin, 155 W. 51st St., 212.554.1515; Partner/Wine Director, Aldo Sohm Wine Bar, 151 W. 51st St., 212.554.1143

I think, because I’m Austrian, people think I know a thing or two about it. It’s such a great time for wine drinking, because people are reading and taking classes and are excited by it.

How do you take away the intimidation that some people feel when ordering from a wine list? I love this situation because I love to work with people. Let’s not forget: We all started with zero knowledge, and we know how intimidating it can be. The first thing I try to do is to make the customer comfortable before discussing the wine itself, in a playful way. I usually ask what wines do you enjoy? Lighter, fuller, reds, whites? Even if they say big Cabernets, which are a bit difficult to pair with the food at Le Bernardin, we find options.

You mentioned Austrian wines. Tell me more. Austrian wines are clean, dry and different from German wines. They are very food-friendly and go great with raw seafood. People hear Riesling and think of sweetness, but the majority of Prosecco has more sugar than Riesling. It’s more perception than reality. With Riesling, the sweetness is only on the tip of the tongue. I like Grüner Veltliner, the signature varietal of Austria, paired with Tasmanian sea trout. It’s perfect. On our tasting menu, we pair a seafood pasta with a glass of 100-percent Austrian Chardonnay. It’s rich, powerful and fresh.

Le Bernardin is known for its fine fish and seafood. What are the challenges to pairing wine with this cuisine? It’s simple, but not so simple: If the preparation is poached, I’ll stay closer to white. If it’s grilled, I may have room for red wine and, of course, it depends on the sauce. If the sauce has a red wine base, I have room for red wine. I can’t do a Cabernet Sauvignon from California with 16-percent alcohol, but I can do a Pinot. Rules are really just guidelines, and should sometimes be broken. In Italy, if you have grilled chicken breast and a bit of tomato sauce, you’ll get red wine, and it’s delicious. If you go to southern France, they’ll serve chilled red wine with grilled fish, and it’s delicious.

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What about wine by the glass? If you’re two people with a four-course meal to finish, a bottle is not very difficult, so typically I’d always order a bottle. That said: If you order a bottle and find the wine’s too fruity, too dry or too tannic, we want to know. The sommelier wants you always to have the best possible wine in a comfortable price range for you. We’re here to make you want to come back, have a great time and build a relationship. What’s the etiquette when establishing a comfortable price range? If you have the wine list and the sommelier approaches you, give a price span, so they see your budget. If you don’t want to say it out loud, you can point to two wines, and then the sommelier knows immediately what to suggest. It’s a clear signal without letting your dining partner know your budget.

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Which regions and varietals are popular right now? France is a big area for us. We sell a lot of Champagne because it works especially well [with our dishes]: Burgundy is also very big for us. Strangely enough, we sell a lot of Austrian wine:

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What should you know before going to dine at a restaurant with an impressive wine list? Of course, you can go online and do research, or we can even send our list to you, but the bottom line is you don’t know the dishes like the sommeliers do. If you come here, we really care about what we do and that you have a great experience. Our only goal is to serve and that you have a great time. I might recommend guests ask for a pairing, which is a great way to learn about wine in a very playful way. Are there any misconceptions about sommeliers that you’d like to dispel? When you look at the wine scene over the last five years in New York, it’s pretty impressive. The younger sommeliers are so passionate. I’m 45 years old and one of the dinosaurs here. When I started out, we were able to taste all the big Burgundies and all the big Bordeaux, because they were affordable. The younger sommeliers have different angles because they weren’t able to taste all of those things anymore. To have that diversity in flavors and tastes is great and a very important thing.

we can speak with every guest who would like us to. It’s important to be honest about what’s most important to you in terms of wine. Do you have such strong tastes that you want [a bottle of] Cabernet Sauvignon no matter what you’re eating, or do you want us to help you match the wine that best goes with the food? What are your thoughts on red for meats and whites for fish and chicken? I think Dover sole and white Burgundy are perfect together, but white wine with pasta and fish is an antiquated idea. We also serve a lot of seafood-friendly reds. They’re mineral-driven, higher acid wines like Etna Rosso from Sicily and Rossese di Dolceacqua from Liguria. Marea has an impressive list of Italian wines. Are diners appreciating Italian wines more? We get calls for obscure Italian varietals all the time. Recently, we had a wellknown musician ask for a white varietal from the Marche called Pecorino. Usually, when I hear “pecorino,” I think of cheese: Luckily, we had a bottle, so I didn’t look stupid at the table.

Do you use a sommelier yourself? When I go out, I often put myself in the hands of the sommelier. That’s how I learn. If I am somewhere with a very big wine list, I don’t want to take the time to go through it because I see my partner so rarely anyway and I don’t want to waste time reading. I usually will say to the sommelier, “This is my budget. Don’t kill me. I just want to have a good time.”

Any up-and-coming wine regions? Etna, Sicily, one of the fastest-growing regions in Europe. For a white varietal, I love Carricante, an indigenous white grape. Etna Bianco di Se, which we also sell by the glass, is an unusual blend of Carricante, Catarratto and Minnella grapes. For reds, I love Nerello Mascalese and another appellation called Faro.

Francesco Grosso, Beverage Director, Marea 240 Central Park So., 212.582.5100

Arvid Rosengren, Wine Director, Charlie Bird restaurant 5 King St., 212.235.7133

How would you respond to a diner seeking basic advice about choosing wine with his or her meal? Our wine list is updated every day online: That’s a good tool to use. People will sometimes call in advance for advice. We have three sommeliers on the floor for dinner and one or two for every lunch service, so

Some people enjoy wine, but don’t know much about it and get overwhelmed by a huge wine list. We’re seeing a movement now for restaurants doing smaller wine lists that are equally good. We have about 145 wines on the list at Charlie Bird, and I’d like to think it’s all wines people want to drink. For novice

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wine drinkers, I recommend the website eater.com, and an app called pickabottle, that digests wine lists at restaurants in New York City. How should diners communicate their budget to a sommelier? Simply say what you want to spend. I love when young people come in and they say, “we really like wine but we can only spend $45.” If someone tells me that, I’m likely going to find them something really great and only charge them $45, even if it’s a more expensive bottle. Are the rules—red is for meats, white is for fish, pasta and poultry—still applicable? I think less in terms of color and more in terms of weight and structure of a wine. You can have a big, bold white that will go with lamb or stew, but you don’t want to pair a heavy red with oysters. I’d err on lighter wines with heavier food than the opposite. Any regions particularly fashionable right now? The trend at the moment is for lower alcohol, more elegant wines. People want that as opposed to the big, powerful wines from the late 1990s and early 2000s, when California, Bordeaux and the Barossa Valley were gaining huge scores from critics. We’re back to more viable wines with higher acidity, less heaviness. Burgundy, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir-based wines, and their counterparts in America or New Zealand, are all popular now, as are Champagne and Bordeaux.

How about people not wanting to name a price in front of their dining companions? I’d typically ask a guest if there’s a wine he or she drinks frequently. If they say, “Armand Rousseau Chambertin 2005,” I know price is not necessarily an issue. If they say, “I had an interesting wine from Oregon, I think Pinot Noir,” that will signal to me that maybe they’re still learning about wine. I can use that to understand what they’re asking for. There’s also a way to do that visually, where when you’re showing the guest a wine list you’re drawing their eyes to the price column and you can from there, without announcing it, follow their eyes and see what makes them comfortable. Whites for fish and poultry, reds for beef: still applicable? It’s like saying don’t wear white after Labor Day. Those “rules” are only meant to be only guidelines. Sometimes red wine with fish can be an interesting pairing, depending on the style of the dish and the structure of the wine. Red wines can be lighter than whites, and pairing a white wine with a heavy protein like lamb is perfectly acceptable. I’ve also had scallop crudo with Beaujolais. What changes are you seeing in how your clients drink wine? I think now more than ever people want to know what’s in their wine, how it’s made and where it’s coming from. People are also looking for value. The Jura is an amazing region for great value, especially if you drink Burgundy. Beaujolais is another one, probably one of the greatest price-to-value ratios that exists in wine.

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Justin Timsit, Wine Director, Gramercy Tavern 42 E. 20th St., 212.477.0777 How do you suggest customers approach sommeliers? I would say the best thing for people to do is to know that there’s someone here to help them find what they like. The spirit of our restaurant is that people feel extremely comfortable and not alienated by the wine list. Find a budget you’re comfortable with and ask for assistance if you need it. The sommeliers and all of our wine captains are all trained to help with that. I’ll ask two or three questions and then deliver what you like.

What’s the most interesting wine question you’ve been asked? I had a new guest ask for an all-biodynamic wine pairing. I didn’t understand why, and she said she thought non-biodynamic wines give you headaches. I don’t know how true that is, but I wasn’t going to try and dissuade her if it made her happy. We put together a biodynamic tasting, and we explained the story behind every bottle. That was her first time at Gramercy Tavern, and, since then, she and her husband have been back on a regular basis. IN NEW YORK | FEBRUARY 2017 | INNEWYORK.COM

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Out & About CONCIERGES MIXED & MINGLED AT SEVERAL POSH EVENTS AROUND NEW YORK CITY!

THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING is where concierges experienced the Heart of NYC from the highest open-air observatory in the city. Guests enjoyed breathtaking views before being feted at the Concierge Appreciation Reception hosted by Where and IN New York and catered by State Grill and Bar.

Left, left to right: Thomas Adams, Millennium Broadway; Shelley Morrell, Hilton Club New York; Deniz Altan, NH Jolly Madison Towers. Right, left to right: John Janusz, Hotel Chandler; Krista Sorrentino, The St. Regis New York; Jeanie Voltsinis, Viceroy Central Park New York; James Lamboglia, The Plaza. Inset, left to right: Anya Orlanska, The Benjamin; Ana Jankovic, Night Times Square.

WEMPE welcomed concierges to the newly expanded Fifth Avenue flagship location. Concierges explored the store as they participated in a treasure hunt that featured Wempe’s new Rolex and Patek Philippe showrooms. Left, left to right: Rudy Albers, Wempe; Kevin Edmonds, Omni Berkshire Place. Right, left to right: Alexandre Rojon, The St. Regis New York; Jon Adler, The St. Regis New York; Maria Wittorp-DeJonge, The St. Regis New York; Johannes Schaafsma, Four Seasons Hotel New York; Anabela Moumdjian, Dazzler Brooklyn; Ela Orosova, Loews Regency New York Hotel.

ISAIA hosted concierges at its new Upper East Side location. This flagship store features a private balcony overlooking Madison Avenue and a collection of 112 garments to try on for the luxury menswear brand’s “Made to Measure” program. Left, left to right: Lorena Ringoot, The Surrey; Sarah Prescott, Isaia; Carolyn Innocenzi, Lotte New York Palace. Right, from right: Carmen Da Silva, Soho Grand Hotel, and guest.

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BROADWAY OPENINGS Come From Away Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. comefromaway.com. (Previews begin Feb. 18, opens March 12) (1 hr 40 mins, no intermission) On Sept. 11, 2001, following the terrorist attacks in NYC, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., 38 airplanes were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland. How the passengers adjusted to a changed world on Sept. 12 is the basis of the upbeat new musical. H14

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The Glass Menagerie Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.239.6200. glassmenagerieonbroadway.com. (Previews begin Feb. 7, opens March 9) Sally Field stars with Joe Mantello and Finn Wittrock in the revival of the Tennessee Williams drama, which premiered on Broadway in 1945. H14 The Price American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.719.1300. roundabouttheatre.org. (Previews begin Feb. 16, opens March 16, closes May 7)

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Significant Other Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. significantotherbroadway.com. (Previews begin Feb. 14, opens March 2) (2 hrs 15 mins) Joshua Harmon’s funny and heartbreaking play about twentysomething singles searching for love and friendship in New York City makes its Broadway debut after a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway engagement. H14 Sunday in the Park With George Hudson Theatre, 139-141 W. 44th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 855.801.5876. thehudsonbroadway.com. (Previews begin Feb. 11, opens Feb. 23, closes April 23) The revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical stars Jake Gyllenhaal as painter Georges Seurat, whose obsession with and dedication to finishing his most renowned work, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte,” drives a wedge between him and his patrons, fellow artists, and his muse and lover, Dot. What price great art? H14 Sunset Boulevard Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, at W. 47th St., 877.250.2929. sunsetboulevardthemusical.com. (Previews begin Feb. 2, opens Feb. 9, closes May 28) This new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 1995, featuring the largest orchestra on Broadway in more than 80 years—40 pieces—stars Glenn Close. H14

mins, no intermission) The new a cappella musical follows 11 New Yorkers who hope to catch the express subway train to success, love and happiness, but make local stops along the way. I13

Beautiful–The Carole King Musical C0L421Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200. beautifulonbroad way.com. (2 hrs 20 mins) The hit musical traces the rise of the singer/songwriter, from her early days as Carole Klein, an aspiring composer from Brooklyn, to her global success as Carole King, chart-topping sensation. H14

Jitney Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. manhattantheatreclub.com. (Closes March 12) (2 hrs 25 mins) August Wilson’s play about a group of drivers of unlicensed taxicabs (jitneys) In 1970s Pittsburgh is produced on Broadway for the first time. H14

The Book of Mormon C0L97231Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929. bookofmormonthemusical.com. (2 hrs 30 mins) Two Mormon boys are on a mission in Africa in an irreverent Tony Award-winning musical comedy that only Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of Comedy Central’s “South Park,” could dream up. H13

Kinky Boots C0L4751Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 877.250.2929. kinkybootsthemusical.com. (2 hrs 20 mins) Cyndi Lauper has written the music and lyrics and Harvey Fierstein the book for the Tony Award-winning musical about a down-on-itsheels shoe factory given a transfusion of style, thanks to a drag queen. I14

A Bronx Tale Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. abronxtalethemusical.com. (2 hrs 10 mins) In the 1960s Bronx, a gangster becomes a father figure for a young boy when he introduces him to the mob life. The score for this new musical is by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater. H13

The Lion King C0L41896Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717. lionking.com. (2 hrs 30 mins) Disney’s megahit family-friendly musical features revolutionary puppetry and vibrant costumes by Julie Taymor, as well as melodious songs by Elton John and Tim Rice. Winner of six 1998 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. H14

Cats Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929. catsbroad way.com. (2 hrs 15 mins) The musical juggernaut receives its first NYC revival. Based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” and composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the show first opened in 1982 on Broadway. H13 Chicago Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. chicagothemusical.com. (2 hrs 30 mins) In the Tony Award-winning revival of the vaudeville musical, two alluring jailbirds (and femmes fatales) named Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly attain stardom while singing about sex and corruption. H13

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. great cometbroadway.com. (2 hrs 30 mins) A 70-page section of Leo Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” has been adapted into an immersive musical by Dave Malloy. Josh Groban makes his Broadway debut as Pierre. H14 On Your Feet! Marquis Theatre, W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929. onyourfeetmusical.com. (2 hrs 15 mins) The story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan—their legendary partnership in life and in music—is set to such chart-toppers as “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “1-2-3” and others. H14

Dear Evan Hansen Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. dearevanhansen.com. (2 hrs 25 mins) In the musical, a socially awkward high-school senior goes from outsider to cool guy when he fabricates emails that idealize the friendship between himself and a classmate who commits suicide. Will the lie eventually undo him? H14

Paramour Lyric Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 877.250.2929. paramour onbroadway.com. (2 hrs 15 mins) Cirque du Soleil’s first production created specifically for Broadway is set in Hollywood and tells the story of a beautiful young actress who must choose between love and her art. Featured in the grand-scale musical spectacle are actors, dancers, aerialists and acrobats. H14

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Hamilton Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929. hamiltonbroadway.com. (2 hrs 45 mins) Lin-Manuel Miranda (“In the Heights”) has written the book, music and lyrics for the musical about political mastermind Alexander Hamilton. Expect the unexpected when America’s past is told through the hip-hop sounds of today. H14

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The Phantom of the Opera C0L64M 187 ajestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. phantombroadway.com. (2 hrs 30 mins) Broadway’s longest-running musical ever tells the tragic story of a disfigured composer who falls in love with a young singer, whisking her away to his chambers beneath the Paris Opera House. H14 The Present Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 243 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave.,

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212.239.6200. thepresentbroadway.com. (Closes March 19) (3 hrs) When friends gather in a country house in post-Perestroika Russia to celebrate the birthday of a widow (Cate Blanchett), 20 years worth of blighted relationships rankle. H14

School of Rock Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, btw W. 50th & W. 51st sts., 212.239.6200. schoolofrockthemusical.com. (2 hrs 30 mins) It’s only rock ‘n’ roll, but the kids at a prestigious prep school love it when their wannabe rock star substitute teacher turns them into a rock band in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical hit. H13 T:4.75”

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Waitress Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929. waitressthemusical.com. (2 hrs 30 mins) A waitress in a diner bakes delicious, creative pies, but her private life is complicated by an abusive husband, an unwanted pregnancy and an affair with her doctor. Will she bake the perfect pie and find happiness? Sara Bareilles has written the musical’s score. H14 Wicked C0L418Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929. wicked themusical.com. (2 hrs 45 mins) Based on the book by Gregory Maguire, the long-running musical—a prequel to “The Wizard of Oz”— imagines Oz as a land of strife, where a young, green-hued girl named Elphaba is branded the Wicked Witch of the West. I13

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Cagney Westside Theatre Upstairs, 407 W. 43rd St.,, btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.239.6200. cagneythemusical.com. (2 hrs) The life of screen legend James Cagney—from mean streets of #1 New York Page to vaudeville song-and-dance man to Hollywood tough guy—is told via George M. Cohan songs Inksand original music and lyrics Approvals co-written by Robert Creighton, who also stars Cyan CD None role. I14 Magenta CW AARON in the leading AD Gerri Studio Miles Acct Kara Proofrd joef Prod Steve

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Gotham Comedy Club 208 W. 23rd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.367.9000. gotham comedyclub.com. Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle, Louis CK and Amy Schumer are among the big-name stand-ups who have performed in the 10,000-square-foot space, known for its comfortable Art Deco ambience. In addition to headliners, New Talent Showcases are a staple of the club’s calendar. Food and drink served. Highlights: Feb. 2-4: Ian Bagg. Feb. 17-18: Billy Cardell. Feb. 23-25: Pablo Francisco. I16

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Feinstein’s/54 Below C0L52138254 W. 54th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 646.476.3551. 54below .com. The Theater District’s subterranean nightclub is underneath the former Studio 54 disco. Up to three shows nightly. Highlights: Feb. 10-11: Brandon Uranowitz. Feb. 14: “Love I Hear: Broadway Couples Celebrate Valentine’s Day.” Feb. 24-25: Tony Danza: “Standards & Stories.” Feb. 26: Oscar Night. H13

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Café Carlyle C0L9431The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel New York, 35 E. 76th St., at Madison Ave., 212.744.1600. rosewoodhotels.com/en/carlyle/ dining/cafe_carlyle. Café Carlyle features original murals by Marcel Vertès and serves French cuisine pre-show. Jan. 31-Feb. 11: Isaac Mizrahi. Feb. 3: “Ricky Nelson Remembered” starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson. Feb. 14-25: John Lloyd Young. Feb. 28-March 11: Joan Osborne. Every Monday: Woody Allen & the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band. F10

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Carnegie Hall C0L9541Seventh Ave., at W. 57th St., 212.247.7800. carnegiehall.org. The 2016-2017 season is the venerable concert hall’s 126th. Highlights: Feb. 3 & 12: Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI. Feb. 7: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Feb. 11: Kronos Quartet. Feb. 15 & 23: Jonathan Biss, piano, and Brentano String Quartet. Feb. 16: Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Feb. 17: Piotr Anderszewski, piano. Feb. 21: Concerto Italiano. Feb. 22: Standard Time With Michael Feinstein. Feb. 24-26: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Feb. 28: Boston Symphony Orchestra. H13 Jazz at Lincoln Center C0L74T 53 ime Warner Center, Broadway & W. 60th St., 212.721.6500. jalc.org. INNEWYORK.COM | FEBRUARY 2017 | IN NEW YORK

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Joyce Theater C0L1 9541 75 Eighth Ave., at W. 19th St., 212.242.0800. joyce.org. The respected venue welcomes renowned modern-dance companies from the United States and abroad. Highlights: Jan. 24-Feb. 5: Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Feb. 7-12: Ballet de Lorraine. Feb. 14-26: Martha Graham Dance Company. Feb. 28-March 5: Wendy Whelan/Brian Brooks/Brooklyn Rider in “Some of a Thousand Words.” H17 T:4.75”

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Blue Note Jazz Club C0L1 79641 31 W. 3rd St., btw MacDougal St. & Sixth Ave., 212.475.8592. bluenote.net. The best and brightest have performed here. Highlights: Jan. 31-Feb. 5: The Count Basie Orchestra featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater. Feb. 6-7: McCoy Tyner. Feb. 9-12: Valentine’s Celebration with Rachelle Ferrell. Feb. 14-19: Miss Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton. Feb. 23-26: Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers. G18 Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola C0L96418Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway & W. 60th St., 212.258.9595. jazz.org/ dizzys. Sleek furnishings, low lighting and


Jazz Standard C0L31 627 16 E. 27th St., btw Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. So., 212.576.2232. jazzstandard .com. World-class artists perform classic jazz to funk, R&B, blues and more, plus barbecue from Blue Smoke restaurant upstairs. Every Monday: “Mingus Mondays” concert series. Highlights: Jan. 31-Feb. 5: Monty Alexander: Looking Back. Feb. 9-10: Alfredo Rodriguez and Pedrito Martinez. Feb. 11-12: Alfredo Rodriguez Trio. Feb. 14: Bria Skonberg: A Valentine’s Day Celebration. Feb. 15-16: Ralph Towner: Solo. Feb. 17-19: Mingus Big Band Festival Weekend. Feb. 21-26: Ravi Coltrane Quartet. F16 Village Vanguard C0L1 9471 78 Seventh Ave. So., btw Perry & W. 11th sts., 212.255.4037. villagevan guard.com. A prestigious jazz club since 1935. Highlights: Jan. 31-Feb. 5: Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet. Feb. 7-12: Village Vanguard Orchestra. Feb. 14-19: Miguel Zenón Quartet. Feb. 21-26: Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas “Sound Prints.” Feb. 28-March 5: Craig Taborn. H18

POP/ROCK CLUBS+VENUES B.B. King Blues Club & Grill C0L9421237 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.997.4144. bbkingblues.com. Dedicated to the musical legend. Lucille’s Bar & Restaurant within the club is named for King’s Gibson guitar. Highlights: Feb. 3: Mary Wilson of The Supremes. Feb. 10: Paul Mooney & Dick Gregory. Feb. 17: Aaron Neville Quintet. Feb. 23: Air Supply. Every Saturday at noon: Beatles Brunch. Every Sunday at 1:30 pm: Gospel Brunch. H14 Barclays Center C0L46 7 20 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000. barclayscenter .com. Brooklyn’s state-of-the-art entertainment and sports arena. Highlight: Feb. 23-March 3: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: “Out of This World.” AA24 Beacon Theatre C0L2 941 124 Broadway, at W. 74th St., 866.858.0008. beacontheatre.com. A classic Upper West Side theater has been revamped to house pop-music concerts and other acts. Highlights: Feb. 4: Jim Jeffries. Feb. 11: The 1970s Soul Jam Valentine’s Concert. Feb. 18: Nu Soul Revival Tour. Feb. 28: Adam Savage & Michael Stevens: “Brain Candy Live.” J11 Madison Square Garden C0L95461Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 866.858.0008. thegarden .com. The entertainment/sporting venue hosts concerts and other live events in its arena and The Theater at MSG. Highlights in the Arena: Feb. 2-3: The Lumineers. Feb. 15, 17-18: Red Hot Chili Peppers. Feb. 19-20: Harlem Globetrotters. Feb. 22: Billy Joel. Feb. 23-24: Ariana Grande. Highlight in The Theater: Feb. 16-26: Sesame Street Live: “Make a New Friend.” H15 Webster Hall C0L1 87614 25 E. 11th St., btw Third & Fourth aves., 212.353.1600. websterhall.com. Eugene O’Neill described this 1886 music hall as the “Jewel of the Village,” and such icons as Eric

Clapton, Frank Sinatra, Tina Turner and Lou Reed performed here. Elvis Presley recorded here when the hall was RCA’s East Coast studio. The huge multiroom venue now hosts dance nights, special events and concerts. Highlight: Feb. 17: Rick Astley. E18

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Brooklyn Nets C0L47Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000. nba.com/nets. The professional basketball team has the home-court advantage. Highlights: Feb. 1: New York Knicks. Feb. 3: Indiana Pacers. Feb. 5: Toronto Raptors. Feb. 8: Washington Wizards. Feb. 10: Miami Heat. Feb. 13: Memphis Grizzlies. Feb. 15: Milwaukee Bucks. AA24 New York Islanders Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 917.618.6700. newyorkislanders.com. The National Hockey League franchise, founded in 1972, plays home games in Brooklyn. Highlights: Feb. 4: Carolina Hurricanes. Feb. 6: Toronto Maple Leafs. Feb. 16: New York Rangers. Feb. 19: New Jersey Devils. AA24 New York Knicks C0L6M 9471 adison Square Garden, Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 877.465.6425. nba.com/knicks. The Knicks’ 2016-2017 home-game season is on the ball. Highlights: Feb. 4: Cleveland Cavaliers. Feb. 6: Los Angeles Lakers. Feb. 8: Los Angeles Clippers. Feb. 10: Denver Nuggets. Feb. 12: San Antonio Spurs. Feb. 25: Philadelphia 76ers. Feb. 27: Toronto Raptors. H15

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New York Rangers C0L395Madison Square Garden, Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 212.465.6741. nyrangers.com. The hometown hockey team laces up its skates during the 2016–2017 season. Highlights: Feb. 5: Calgary Flames. Feb. 7: Anaheim Ducks. Feb. 9: Nashville Predators. Feb. 11: Colorado Avalanche. Feb. 19: Washington Capitals. Feb. 21: Montreal Canadiens. Feb. 26: Columbus Blue Jackets. Feb. 28: Washington Capitals. H15

TICKET SERVICES New York CityPASS 888.330.5008. citypass .com. Six attractions (Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, choice of Guggenheim Museum or Top of the Rock Observation Deck, choice of Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise or Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, choice of 9/11 Memorial & Museum or Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum) at great savings. Ticket booklets purchased either online or at participating attractions are good for nine days. $116 adults, $92 children ages 6-17. TKTS Father Duffy Square, Broadway & W. 47th St. in the Theater District; South Street Seaport, at the corner of Front & John sts. in Lower Manhattan; 1 MetroTech Center, at the corner of Jay St. & Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn, tdf.org. The discount ticket booths offer same-day Broadway and Off-Broadway shows; theatergoers can save between 20 and 50 percent off full-price tickets. Log on for box-office hours and real-time listings of all shows and performances on offer. H14, D22, A23

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CENTRAL PARK SOUTH Marea– C0L572Italian 240 Central Park So., btw Seventh Ave. & Broadway, 212.582.5100. marea-nyc.com. Seared orange clam with little meatballs and prosciutto is served in a posh room designed to resemble a yacht. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ I12

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Quality Meats– C0L572Steak House C0L6257 W. 58th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.371.7777. quality meatsnyc.com. With wood decor and meat-hook chandeliers, the industrial yet warm interior harks back to the days of classic New York City butcher shops. L (M-F), D (nightly). $$$ G12 Redeye Grill– C0L5A 72 merican 890 Seventh Ave., at W. 56th St., 212.541.9000. redeyegrill.com. Steps away from Carnegie Hall and Jazz at Lincoln Center, live music and Red Grooms artwork greet guests as they nosh on creative sushi rolls, burgers and grilled steaks. L (M-F), D (nightly), B & Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ H13


Cipriani Wall Street– C0L6914I7 talian 55 Wall St., btw William & Hanover sts., 212.699.4096. cipriani .com. Once home to the National City Bank, this historic Greek Revival building is now a site for guests to sip signature Bellinis and dine on elegant, traditional cuisine. L & D (M-F). $$$ E18 The Odeon– C0L4589French C0L641 5 45 W. Broadway, at Thomas St., 212.233.0507. theodeonrestaurant .com. A warmly lit, Art Deco brasserie beckons guests to sip international wines and nosh on hearty French fare and late-night bites. B & L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ G21 Tablao– C0L4589Spanish C0L49361 Greenwich St., btw Harrison & Franklin sts., 212.334.4043. tablaonyc .com. Traditional plates—from tapas to seafood—and sangria are served in a colorful, mirrored dining room. Live flamenco (W & F). L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ G21

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Todd English Food Hall– C0L78451Various 1 W. 59th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves, 212.986.9260. theplazany.com/dining/todd-english-food-hall. The food hall has mosaic marble floors, elegant wood paneling and stained-glass windows. Nine food stations, including a taqueria and a seafood and oyster bar. B, L & D (daily). $$-$$$ F12

CHELSEA+MEATPACKING Colicchio & Sons– C0L5A 72 merican C0L645785 10th Ave., at W. 15th St., 212.400.6699. craftrestaurantsinc .com. Chef Tom Colicchio’s menu of farm-totable fare (scallops with bacon and succotash). L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ J17 Il Bastardo– C0L572Italian C0L1 35146 91 Seventh Ave., btw W. 21st & W. 22nd sts., 212.675.5980. nycrg.com /il-bastardo. A Northern Italian steak house and bustling brunch spot featuring exposed brick walls and such dishes as squid ink ravioli. L & D (daily), all-you-can-drink Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ H16 Impero Caffè 132 W. 27th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 917.409.5171. imperorestaurants .com. A soaring pearlescent column and moss mural feature in this dramatic space, which offers rustic pasta with artful platings and pairings. B, L & D (daily), Brunch (Su). $$$ H16

CHINATOWN+LITTLE ITALY Asia Roma– C0L5A 72 sian/Italian C0L39240 Mulberry St., at Mosco St., 212.385.1133. asiaroma.com. This bi-level eatery offers an innovative menu with a side of karaoke. L (M-F), D (M-Sa). $$ E21 Hop Kee– C0L572Chinese C0L63421 Mott St., at Mosco St., 212.964.8365. hopkeenyc.com. Family-style Cantonese delights such as roast duck, chicken with black bean sauce, and beef and bitter melon in oyster sauce. B & D (daily). $$ E21

La Nonna– C0L572Italian C0L61 72 34 Mulberry St., btw Hester & Grand sts., 212.334.6200. lanonnaristorante .com. Classics, such as fresh pizza and pasta in vodka sauce, are served at this cozy eatery with a 100-bottle wine list. L & D (daily). $$ E20 Lombardi’s– C0L572Italian C0L52133 6 2 Spring St., at Mott St., 212.941.7994. firstpizza.com. America’s first pizzeria has been serving its New York-style, coal-oven slices for more than 100 years. L & D (daily). Cash only. $$ F20

Tribeca Grill– C0L4589Contemporary American C0L33 91 75 Greenwich St., at Franklin St., 212.941.3900. myriadrestaurantgroup.com. The Robert De Niro/ Drew Nieporent collaboration is still a trendsetter, with robust fare and a 20,000bottle wine list. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Su). $$$ G21

FLATIRON+UNION SQUARE+GRAMERCY Adalya– MM ciex editerranean 55 Irving Pl., btw E. 17th & E. 18th sts., 646.896.1441. adalyanyc.com. Adventurous small plates with a healthy bent in a casual bar space. Dishes include seared octopus, grilled lamb ribs and tzatziki potato salad. D (nightly). $$ E17

EAST VILLAGE+LOWER EAST SIDE DBGB Kitchen and Bar– C0L5A 72 merican C0L5438299 Bowery, btw Houston & E. 1st sts., 212.933.5300. dbgb.com. Chef Daniel Boulud’s take on a brasserie offers shellfish, meaty mains and Lyonnais-inspired fare, plus over 20 draft beers. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ E19

A Voce– MIciex talian 41 Madison Ave., at E. 26th St., 212.545.8555. avocerestaurant.com. Seasonal Italian cuisine served simply yet with urban sophistication—handcrafted pasta, robust meat and fish dishes, plus an extensive wine list. L (M-F), D (nightly). $$$ F16

Katz’s Delicatessen C0L683205 E. Houston St., at Ludlow St., 212.254.2246. katzsdelicatessen.com. Among New York’s oldest delis, this iconic spot has served pastrami, corned beef and other classics since 1888. Tickets are given for purchase; don’t lose them! L & D (daily). $$ D19

Bistango Ristorante–Italian C0L4 419 15 Third Ave., at E. 29th St., 212.725.8484; and one other NYC location. bistangonyc.com. While the menu changes seasonally, this restaurant is known for its generous selection of pizzas, pastas, desserts, cocktails and beer. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ E16

La Gamelle– C0L4589French 241 Bowery, at Stanton St., 212.388.0052. lagamellenyc.com. The traditional Gallic bistro (zinc bar, globe lights and tiled floor) lives on, with a menu of classics such as wine-splashed mussels and charcuterie. D (M-Sa), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ D19

Eleven Madison Park–New American C0L94211 Madison Ave., at E. 24th St., 212.889.0905. elevenmadisonpark.com. Seasonal, refined dishes are on the customizable tasting menu that also offers an impressive wine list. L (F-Su), D (nightly). $$$$ F16

Prune– C0L5A 72 merican C0L6254 E. 1st St., btw First & Second aves., 212.677.6221. prunerestaurant .com. Chef Gabrielle Hamilton whips up creative home-cooking, such as a mixed fry of rabbit leg and veal sweetbreads, along with black lentil salad with mint, parsley and scallion. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ E19

Upland–AmericanC0L3 345 Park Ave. So., at E. 26th St., 212.686.10006. uplandnyc.com. Named after Chef Justin Smillie’s northern California hometown, Upland features coastal-inspired dishes such as blistered shishito peppers with bottarga (cured fish roe). L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ E16

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dining+drinking GARMENT DISTRICT Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse–Steak HouseC0L39 9 Penn Plz., at W. 33rd St. & Eighth Ave., 212.563.4444. patinagroup.com. Dry-aged steaks, veal and double-cut lamb chops served with signature sauces, plus generous grilled seafood options. L (M-F), D (M-Sa). $$ H15 Stella 34 Trattoria–Italian Macy’s, 151 W. 34th St., 6th fl., at Seventh Ave., entrance on W. 35th St. & Broadway, 212.967.9251. patinagroup .com. This modern trattoria serves Neapolitan pizzas, housemade pastas and piccoli piatti (signature small plates). L & D (daily). $$ H15 Zoob Zib–Thai C0L41639462 Ninth Ave., btw W. 35th & W. 36th sts., 212.971.8530. aurazoobzib.com. This Thai noodle and beer bar fuses traditional dishes with such items as Korean-style marinated beef. L & D (daily). $$ I15

GREENWICH+WEST VILLAGE At Houston Hall, it’s all about the beer—local draft beers—and craft liquors alongside shared plates and sandwiches inside this garage-turned-beer-hall-and-garden in the West Village. | 222 W. Houston St., at Varick St., 212.675.9323, houstonhallny.com

Bosie Tea Parlor– C0L9721T 5 eahouse C0L41651 73 0 Morton St., btw Bleecker St. & Seventh Ave. So., 212.352.9900. bosieteaparlor.com. This glass-front teahouse serves salads, quiches, hearty vegetarian dishes such as cauliflower with a creamy cashew sauce, pastries and teas. B & L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ H19

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Cafe Cluny– C0L572French C0L65284 W. 12th St., at W. 4th St., 212.255.6900. cafecluny.com. Frisée aux lardons, burrata toast and asparagus risotto with chives and pecorino cheese in airy dining rooms situated on a quiet, cobblestoned street. B & L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ H18

Benjamin Steak House Prime– C0L34S 1 teak House 23 E. 40th St., btw Park & Madison aves., benjaminsteakhouse.com. Sister restaurant of Benjamin Steak House, serving up USDA prime steaks, succulent seafood and more from the grill. L & D (daily). $$$ F15

RedFarm– C0L572Chinese C0L46529 Hudson St., btw W. 10th & Charles sts., 212.792.9700; and one other NYC location. redfarmnyc.com. The menu, combining Chinese and American elements, features “Pac-Man” shrimp dumplings. D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$$ H18

Crave Fishbar– C0L34S 1 eafood C0L49 18 45 Second Ave., at E. 50th St., 646.895.9585; and one other NYC location. cravefishbar.com. Rustic, yet elegant; highlights include red crab tostada and lobster curry with eggplant and bamboo shoots. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Su). $$$$ E13

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Delegates Dining Room– C0LI94135 nternational C0L61United Nations Building, visitors’ entrance at E. 46th St. & First Ave. For lunch reservations, call 917.367.3314. delegatesdiningroom-un.com. Dine alongside delegates and dignitaries at an international prix fixe buffet with wide views of the East River. L (M-F). $$$ D14

Amy Ruth’s– C0L78451Soul Food C0L61 82 13 W. 116th St., btw Lenox & Seventh aves., 212.280.8779. amyruths .com. Home-style soul-food dishes—from smothered pork chops to glazed ham and waffles—are named after renowned African Americans. B (Tu-Su), L & D (daily). $$ G5 Red Rooster Harlem–FodS SsAul oul Food 310 Lenox Ave., btw W. 125th & W. 126th sts., redrooster harlem.com. Marcus Samuelsson’s boisterous neighborhood resto features juicy fried chicken and a subterranean jazz joint (Ginny’s Supper Club). L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ I4 Solomon & Kuff–Caribbean 2331 12th Ave., at W. 133rd St., 212.939.9443. solomonandkuff .com. Caribbean fare and a wide selection of rums in a space designed to look like an upscale tiki hut, with mixed-wood walls. D (Tu-Su), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ K3

MIDTOWN EAST Benjamin Steak House– C0L34S 1 teak House Dylan Hotel, 52 E. 41st St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.297.9177. benjaminsteakhouse.com. Six

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Felidia– C0L347Italian C0L457243 E. 58th St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.758.1479. felidia-nyc.com. Haute fare by chef/author Lidia Bastianich—imagine spinach pappardelle with Hudson Valley duck, and baked Mediterranean bass with fennel. L (M-F), D (nightly). $$$ D7 The Sea Fire Grill– C0LS 94135 teak House/Seafood C0L41 513 58 E. 48th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.935.3785. www.theseafiregrill.com. Seasonal dishes in an elegant dining room lined with dark walnut wine racks; also serves USDA prime, dry-aged steaks. L (M-F), D (nightly). $$$ E13 Zengo– McA iex sian/Latin 622 Third Ave., at E. 40th St., 212.808.8110. richardsandoval.com/zengony. Chef/owner Richard Sandoval spins regional ingredients into appealing dishes designed for sharing. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ E14

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MURRAY HILL Ai Fiori– C0L572French C0L81L7 angham Place Fifth Avenue, 400 Fifth Ave., 2nd fl., btw 36th & 37th sts., 212.613.8660. aifiorinyc.com. Chef/owner Michael White serves French and Italian Riviera-inspired dishes, such as pan-seared sea scallops with smoked eggplant, olives and radishes. B & D (daily), L (M-F). $$$ F15 Café China– C0LC 94135 hinese C0L9411 8 3 E. 37th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.213.2810. cafechina nyc.com. Step back in time to 1930s Shanghai at this vintage-outfitted restaurant with Michelin-starred Szechuan cuisine that includes dim sum and tea-smoked duck. L & D (daily). $$$ F15 Le Parisien Bistrot– MF ciex rench C0L51163 E. 33rd St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.889.5489. leparisiennyc.com. Comfort food for Francophiles prepared by Chef Johnathan Masse in a space with classic French charm. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ F15

ROCKEFELLER CENTER Brasserie Ruhlmann– MF ciex rench C0L69445 Rockefeller Plz., W. 50th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.974.2020. brasserieruhlmann.com. French classics amid dark red fabrics and wood accents. L & D (M-Sa), Brunch (Su). $$$$ G13 Del Frisco’s Grille– McA iex merican 50 Rockefeller Plz., W. 50th St. btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.762.0371. delfriscosgrille.com. This stylishly casual sister of Del Frisco’s has a more varied menu of grills and grub cooked in a wood-burning oven. The digs include a sweeping bar and sprawling patio. $$$ G13 Limani– MM ciex editerranean 45 Rockefeller Plz., W. 51st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.858.9200. limani.com. Seated in modern white banquettes surrounding a sculpture and water installation,


guests enjoy dishes such as grilled calamari stuffed with feta and Manouri and Kefalograviera cheeses. L & D (daily). $$$ G13

The Sea Grill– C0L347Seafood Rockefeller Center, 19 W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7610. patinagroup.com. Ocean fare, such as Maine lobster with housemade squid ink tagliatelle, is served in an elegant space with views of Rockefeller Center. L & D (M-Sa). $$$ G13

SOHO+NOLITA Antique Garage– C0L972M 15 editerranean C0L4 4291 1 Mercer St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.1019. antiquegaragesoho.com. Tempting mezes, salads and traditional entrées, such as spicy beyti (ground lamb grilled on a skewer), in a raw space that was once a mechanic shop. L & D (daily), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ F20 Aquagrill– C0L9721S 5 eafood C0L963210 Spring St., at Sixth Ave., 212.274.0505. aquagrill.com. Global offerings at this inviting restaurant include a citrusy Maine lobster salad and Casco Bay cod cakes, plus an award-winning wine list. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ G19

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Rainbow Room– C0L347American 49 W. 49th St., 65th fl., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.632.5000, rainbowroom.com. The storied rooftop bar and restaurant delivers retro cuisine, live entertainment and spectacular skyline views. Call in advance for dinner schedule. Jackets required. Brunch (Su). $$$$ G13

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Balaboosta– C0L972M 15 editerranean C0L685214 Mulberry St., btw Prince and Spring sts., 212.966.7366. balaboostanyc.com. From hummus to ceviche, flavors from the Middle East and Spain combine at this imaginative storefront. “Balaboosta” is Yiddish for “homemaker.” L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ E20 Coco & Cru–Australian 643 Broadway, at Bleecker St., 212.614.3170. cocoandcru.com. This café serves all-day breakfast, in addition to salads and sandwiches after noon. Try “the Aussie” burger—a burger with beets and a fried egg. Brunch & D (daily). $$ F19

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THEATER DISTRICT+HELL’S KITCHEN Barbetta–ItalianefrF 321 W. 46th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.246.9171. barbettarestaurant .com. In the palazzo-like interior decorated with 18th-century Italian antiques, specialties from Italy’s Piemonte region, such as agnolottis, risottos and polentas. L & D (Tu-Sa). $$$ H14 Chez Josephine–FrenchefrF 414 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.594.1925. chezjosephine .com. A Broadway tradition since 1986, the restaurant is a tribute to 1930s Paris and singer/ actress Josephine Baker, with live music and a tantalizing menu. L (Sa-Su), D (Tu-Su), Brunch (Su). $$ I14 Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen & Bar– C0L97215 American C0L4812 5 20 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 646.532.4897. guysamerican.com. Foodie and TV personality Guy Fieri offers a diverse spin on bar favorites, such as Mongolian chicken wings and General Tso’s pork shank. L & D (daily). $$ H14 INNEWYORK.COM | FEBRUARY 2017 | IN NEW YORK

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dining+drinking HB Burger– C0L9721A 5 merican C0L51 3249 27 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.575.5848. heartland brewery.com. Diners enjoy specialty burgers, fries, house-made sodas, milk shakes, egg creams and “the world’s smallest hot fudge sundae.” L & D (daily). $$ H14 Heartland Brewery & Chophouse–A American C0L631 28 27 W. 43rd St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 646.366.0235; 350 Fifth Ave., at 34th St., 212.563.3433; 625 Eighth Ave., at W. 41st St., 646.214.1000. heartlandbrewery.com. Handcrafted beers, house-made sodas and a hearty steakhouse menu, including free-range bison burgers. L & D (daily). $$ H14, G15, I14 Kellari Taverna–C0LeGG 94135r reek C0L1 624 9 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.0144. kellariny.com. This traditional restaurant has a contemporary wine-cellar decor and serves Hellenic dishes, such as charcoal-grilled, freshly caught whole fish and lamb chops grilled in olive oil. L & D (daily), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$$ G14 Nobu Fifty Seven– C0L4589Japanese C0L345640 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.757.3000. noburestau rants.com/fifty-seven. Enjoy creative fare in the spacious, glamorous Uptown sister of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s renowned Downtown spots. L (M-Sa), D & bar/lounge (nightly). $$$ G12 Ocean Prime– C0LS 94135 teak House/Seafood 123 W. 52nd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.956.1404. ocean-prime.com. The “ocean” presents sushi rolls, raw bar items and cooked seafood, while the “prime” means steaks, broiled at 1200 degrees. A pre-6:30 pm theater menu is offered, as well. L (M-F), D (nightly). $$$$ H13 Patsy’s Italian Restaurant– C0L4589Italian C0L4182 2 36 W. 56th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.247.3491. patsys.com. Open since 1944, a favorite of the late Frank Sinatra and many movie and music stars, specializes in authentic Neapolitan cuisine. L & D (daily). $$ I13 Planet Hollywood– C0L347American C0L631 52 540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.333.7827. planethollywoodintl.com. Filling sandwiches, juicy burgers and big salads are main attractions at the international chain devoted to film and television history. L & D (daily). $$ H14 Polo Bar– C0LVegAmerican C0L1 6431 E. 55th St., at Fifth Ave., 212.207.8562. ralphlauren.com. A menu inspired by stylemaker Ralph Lauren’s culinary tastes— from kale salad to a corned beef sandwich—in a space full of plaid pillows and equestrian art. Reservations required. Jackets recommended for men. D (nightly). $$$ F13 Sardi’s–Continental C0L63234 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.221.8440. sardis .com. This legendary restaurant, known for its humorous celebrity caricatures, has been a staple since 1921. Dishes include jumbo lump crab cakes and grilled sirloin steak. L & D (Tu-Su), Brunch (Su). $$$ H14 Utsav Indian Bar & Grill– C0LI94135 ndian C0L61 379 185 Sixth Ave., entrance on W. 46th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.575.2525. utsavny.com. In a bi-level space, Chef/author Hari Nayak fuses Indian flavors with his signature New York twist. L & D (daily). $$$ G14

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UPPER EAST SIDE Atlantic Grill– C0LA 94135 merican 1341 Third Ave., btw E. 76th & E. 77th sts., 212.988.9200. atlanticgrill.com. This classic neighborhood favorite serves fresh seafood selections, including house sushi rolls, caviar, Maine lobster, a raw bar and the popular nori-wrapped bigeye tuna with bok choy, sticky rice and wasabi-soy vinaigrette. L (M-Sa), D (nightly), Brunch (Su). $$$ E10 Candle Cafe– C0LVegVegan 1 514 54 Third Ave., btw E. 74th & E. 75th St., 212.537.7179; and one other NYC location. candlecafe.com. An organic restaurant with an eco-friendly menu of daily specials that might include sweet potato curry, porcini-crusted seitan, as well as vegan juices, shakes and desserts. L & D (daily). $$ D10 Copper Kettle Kitchen– C0LA 94135 merican 1471 Second Ave., btw E. 76th & E. 77th sts., 212.744.1100. copperkettlekitchen.com. A cozy eatery in a cabin-like dining room. Vegetarian options, such as the baby organic kale salad, join meatier plates like braised short ribs. L (W-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ E10 Daniel– C0LVegFrench C0L646 31 0 E. 65th St., btw Madison & Park aves., 212.288.0033. danielnyc.com. Chef Daniel Boulud’s contemporary take on Gallic cuisine—chorizo-wrapped monkfish tail and vodka-flambéed foie gras—is served in a regal space with neoclassical accents. Jackets required, ties preferred. D (M-Sa). $$$$ F12 Vaucluse– C0L769French 100 E. 63rd St., at Park Ave., 646.869.2300. vauclusenyc.com. French bistro fare in a stately space featuring Art Deco light fixtures and gray linen banquettes. L (M-F), D (M-Su). $$$ E12

UPPER WEST SIDE Bar Boulud– C0L9687French C0L4231900 Broadway, at W. 64th St., 212.595.0303. barboulud.com. A casual bistro with an outdoor terrace from Chef Daniel Boulud serves seasonal fare with an emphasis on signature terrines and pâtés. Plus, wines from the Burgundy and Rhône Valley regions. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ I12 The Leopard at des Artistes–IaltI talian C0L4131 W. 67th St., btw Central Park W. & Columbus Ave., 212.787.8767. theleopardnyc.com. Featuring influences from Sardinia, Sicily, Campania and Apulia in an elegant dining room with wood wall accents. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ I11 Per Se– C0LN94135New ew American C0L4521 9 0 Columbus Cir., 4th fl., at W. 60th St., 212.823.9335. perseny.com. Easily among the most exclusive restaurants in the city, this high-end venue—with sweeping views of Central Park—serves tasting menus with seasonal flair. Dress to impress. Reservations required. L (F-Su), D (nightly). $$$$ I12 Storico– C0LI94135 talian C0L59163New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park W., at W. 77th St., 212.873.3400. www.nyhistory.org/dine. This bright yet stately dining room in the historic building features an Italian marble counter and dishes such as ricotta and chickpea crostini. L (Tu-F), D (Tu-Su), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ I10

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Sugar Factory– C0LN94135American ew C0L4521 9 991 Broadway, btw W. 67th & W. 68th sts., 212.414.8700; 835 Washington St., btw Little W. 12th & W. 13th sts., 212.414.8700. sugarfactory.com. The newest location of this brasserie chain offers sweet and savory dishes, such as monster burgers, chicken paillard, chocolate martinis and King Kong Sundaes. B, L & D (daily), Brunch (Sa & Su). $$ I11

THE OUTER BOROUGHS The Bounty– C0LA 94135 merican 131 Greenpoint Ave., at Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 347.689.3325. thebountybrooklyn.com. Guests savor hearty seafood dishes, such as fish and chips or smoked trout spread on a baguette. D (Tu-Su), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$ BB16 Christos Steakhouse– C0LS 94135 teak House C0L625 41-08 23rd Ave., at 41st St., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.8400. christossteakhouse.com. This Hellenic chophouse prepares grilled steaks and light mezes with a Greek flair. D (nightly). $$$ Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co.– C0LS 94135 eafood 114 Nassau Ave., at Eckford St., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 718.349.0400. greenpointfish.com. Responsibly sourced and often local catches, plus regional beers and eat-in dishes such as Baja fish tacos with citrus-cabbage slaw. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa-Su). $$$ Sisters– C0LA 94135 merican 900 Fulton St., btw Washington & Waverly aves., Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, 347.763.2537. sistersbklyn.com. A bar/restaurant/café hybrid inside a former hardware store offers charcuterie plates, beers on tap and live music. B, L & D (daily). $-$$

BARS+LOUNGES The 40/40 Club C0L5896 W. 25th St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 212.832.4040. the4040club.com. Jay Z’s luxurious multifloor arena-like space features dozens of flat-screen monitors, Italian marble floors and DJs spinning rap and hip-hop. M-Su 5 pm-4 am. F16 Minus5° Ice Bar C0L43N 7 ew York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Sixth Ave., btw W. 53rd & W. 54th sts., 212.757.4610. minus5experience.com. Bundle up in a parka, hat and gloves (provided), down cool cocktails and admire the hand-carved Canadian ice interior. Su-Th 11 am-midnight, F-Sa 11 am-2 am. D18 Mr. Purple HHotel Indigo, 180 Orchard St., btw Stanton & Houston sts., 212.237.1790. mrpurple nyc.com. Sip specialty concoctions in a lounge with views of Lower Manhattan. Su-Tu 11 am-2 am, W 11 am-3 am, Th-Sa 11 am-4 am. D18 1 OAK C0L5896453 W. 17th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.242.1111. 1oaknyc.com. This mega-club offers world-renowned DJs and stadium seating. Tu-Su 11 pm-4 am. J17 SPiN New York C0L4 9176 8 E. 23rd St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.982.8802. newyork.wearespin .com. This table-tennis club includes a lounge, shop and bar. M-Tu 11 am-midnight, W 11 am-1 am, Th-Sa 11 am-2 am, Su 11 am-10 pm. F17


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ACCESSORIES+FOOTWEAR Fine and Dandy Shop 445 W. 49th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.247.4847. fineanddandy shop.com. Dapper guys come here to add flair to their wardrobe, via made-in-America lapel pins, pocket squares, ties, hats, old-fashioned grooming supplies and vintage items. I14 Henri Bendel C0L4687 5 12 Fifth Ave., btw 55th & 56th sts., 212.247.1100. henribendel.com. This chic emporium of women’s accessories, gifts, bags and more offers sophisticated products in imaginative designs and splashy colors, as well as monogramming services. F13

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Margaux C0L41623 87 7 W. 20th St., Ste. 126, btw Fifth & Sixth aves. margauxny.com. Ballerina flats get an upgrade with handcrafted Italian leather in 15 shades; collections include classic, demi and pointe. Shop online or by appointment. G17 Punto Ottico C0L49 25 94B Madison Ave., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.988.2677. puntoottico.it. This Italian boutique carries European sunglasses and eyeglass frames from designer brands, such as W-eye and Veronika Wildgruber. F10 Smythson of Bond Street C0L95416667 Madison Ave., btw E. 60th & E. 61st sts., 212.265.4573; and various other NYC locations. smythson.com. This


that dates back to 1921, this family-owned shop boasts a vast array of high-end fragrances and skincare products for men and women. F20

Kit & Ace 255 Elizabeth St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 844.548.6223; and various other NYC store locations. kitandace.com. This store applies the sweat-wicking technology of athletic fabrics to minimalist apparel in modern silhouettes for male and female travelers. E19

Ouidad Salon 37 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.888.3288. ouidad.com. For over 30 years, this airy 5,000-square-foot salon has specialized in treating—and empowering the women behind—curls and textured hair. G12

Milly C099 L145 00 Madison Ave., btw E. 72nd & E. 73rd sts., 212.395.9100. milly.com. Intricate and feminine women’s fashions—wool twill blazers, jacquard dresses, mohair plaid skirts—boast a worldly sophistication. F11 4

high-end British leather goods and stationery boutique offers personalized paper goods, as well as bags, wallets and passport covers. F12

APPAREL Brooklyn Industries C0L695290 Lafayette St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.219.0862; and various other NYC locations. brooklynindustries .com. Fresh styles for men and women from this NYC-based label; signature hoodies and hip bags come with a lifetime warranty. E19 Cockpit USAC0L3285 15 W. 39th St., 12th fl., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.575.1616. cockpitusa.com. Classic American contemporary and replica clothing for all ages, inspired by military garb—including leather flight jackets made in the USA—available at the line’s showroom. By appointment only. G14 Domenico Vacca 15 W. 55th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.290.6801. domenicovacca.com. This store brims with high-end apparel and accessories, and includes an in-house tailor, salon, barbershop and Italian café. G13 Ernest Alexander C0L5139 8 8 Thompson St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.775.1199. ernestalexander.com. Dapper button-downs, as well as signature men’s bags and accessories. G20 Fivestory C0L5421 13 8 E. 69th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.1338. fivestoryny.com. This luxury boutique, located inside an Upper East Side town house, features high-end women’s apparel, accessories and designer jewelry. F11 The Fur Salon at Saks Fifth Avenue C0L312611 Fifth Ave., 2nd fl., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.940.4465. thefursalon.com. Designer coats, capes and accessories—made from exotic skins, such as python, crocodile and sable— from the likes of Missoni and Zac Posen, plus restyling fur garments. G13 Harlem Haberdashery 245 Lenox Ave., btw W. 122nd & W. 123rd sts., 646.707.0070. harlemhaber dashery.com. The retail outpost of 5001 Flavors,

My.Suit C0L63 74 60 Madison Ave., btw E. 45th & E. 46th sts., 646.214.5999; and various other NYC locations. mysuit.com. This store allows men to customize made-to-measure suits, choosing between classic or trim styling, single- or double-breasted jackets and more. F14

Salon Ziba C0L3964 1 85 Sixth Ave., at W. 12th St.; 200 W. 57th St., btw Seventh Ave. & Broadway; 50 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves. 212.767.0577 for appointments. salonziba.com. Enjoy cuts, color, chemical treatments, manicures, moisturizing scalp therapy and more. G18, H13, G13

BOOKS Kinokuniya Bookstore C0L1 962 073 Sixth Ave., btw W. 40th & W. 41st sts., 212.869.1700. kinokuniya .com. This specialty store carries more than 150,000 books on topics related to Japanese culture, from travel guides to art books in Japanese and English. G15

Paul Smith C01 L 42 Greene St., btw Prince & W. Houston sts., 646.613.3060; and one other NYC 04 he British designer location. paulsmith.co.uk. T offers sophisticated, tailored men’s apparel— suits with splashy linings, cuff links, eyewear, watches and a new loafer every season. F19

192 Books C0L631 947 92 10th Ave., btw W. 21st & W. 22nd sts., 212.255.4022. 192books.com. A bright and orderly shop carrying many genres and rare and out-of-print books. The store also hosts readings, talks, signings and art exhibitions. J16

Rag & Bone C0L1 3871 1 E. 68th St., at Madison Ave., 646.517.7586; and various other NYC locations. rag-bone.com. Rooted in Kentucky but infl uenced by British tailoring, the designer duo behind this emerging label creates classic yet modern collections for men and women. F11

Rizzoli Bookstore 1133 Broadway, at W. 26th St., 212.759.2424. rizzoliusa.com. This iconic bookstore features high ceilings, dreamy Fornasetti wallpaper and dark wood shelves filled with oversize art books and novels. G16

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. asecondchanceresale.com. The upscale consignment shop carries gently used designer bags, clothing and accessories from such brands as Chanel, Hermès and Louis Vuitton. E10, G19

Strand BookstoreC0L574 828 Broadway, at E. 12th St., 212.473.1452. strandbooks.com. New, used, out-of-print and rare books are housed in this multifloor literary warehouse, which also hosts book signings and readings. E18

Vaute 114 Stanton St., at Essex St., 917.388.3995. vautecouture.com. This specialist in outerwear offers made-in-NYC coats and apparel using recycled fabrics and vegan materials. C19

Barneys New YorkC0L32496 101 Seventh Ave., btw W. 16th & W. 17th sts., 212.264.6400; and various other NYC locations. barneys.com. Apparel for men and women from top designers. H17

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Bergdorf GoodmanC0L32749 754 Fifth Ave., btw 57th & 58th sts., 212.753.7300. bergdorfgoodman.com. Designer labels, accessories, cosmetics and a 2,000-square-foot Chanel boutique, in a setting overlooking The Plaza Hotel. G12

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Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa C0L7426663 Fifth Ave., btw 52nd & 53rd sts., 212.546.0200; and various other NYC locations. reddoorspas.com. The makeup master’s legacy lives on at this sumptuous retreat, which offers facials, manicures, massages and hairstyling. F13 Linhart Dentistry058731 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212.682.5180. drlinhart.com. An official dentist of the Miss Universe Organization, Dr. Linhart specializes in cosmetic and restorative procedures and offers his own Pearlinbrite™ laser tooth-whitening service. Patients can also receive treatment in a luxurious private suite. F14 Osswald 311 W. Broadway, btw Canal & Grand sts., 212.625.3111. osswaldnyc.com. With a brand

Bloomingdale’sC0L3294 1000 Third Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.705.2000; 504 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.729.5900. bloomingdales.com. A one-stop shop for couture and ready-to-wear fashions, gifts and accessories since the 19th century. E12, F20 Brookfield Place 230 Vesey St., at West St., 212.417.2445. brookfieldplaceny.com. This shopping center brings high-end apparel and accessories brands for men, women and kids, along with bookstores, beauty shops and dining options, to the Financial District. G22

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a custom clothing company for celebrities, artists and athletes, offers limited-edition apparel, accessories and stylish sneakers. G5


shops+services 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. c21stores.com. Shoppers find discount apparel for men, women and kids, as well as bags, shoes and more. F22, J11

Moleskine C0L45263436 W. Broadway, at Prince St., 646.964.4146; and various other NYC locations. moleskine.com. The famed paper-goods company offers its popular pocket- and full-size notebooks, planners and journals, along with a selection of bags and travel supplies. F20

Lord & Taylor C0L964 1 24 Fifth Ave., btw 38th & 39th sts., 212.391.3344. lordandtaylor.com. Cuttingedge and classic clothing, handbags, shoes and accessories from more than 400 brands at the oldest upscale U.S. department store. G15

Scully & Scully C0L35 917 04 Park Ave., at W. 59th St., 212.755.2590. scullyandscully.com. Established in 1934, this shop has gifts and housewares, including Baccarat crystal, Limoges and Gien porcelain. Also offered: American and English furniture, antique lamps and clocks. F12

Macy’s Herald SquareC0L36 Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.695.4400; Events: 212.494.4495; Puppet Theatre (large groups): 212.494.1917. macys.com. The world’s largest department store bursts with designer clothing, luggage, accessories and furniture. G15 Saks Fifth AvenueC0L362 611 Fifth Ave., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.753.4000. saksfifthavenue.com. Top fashions, plus home items, handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and high-end fragrances. G13

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The Shops at Columbus Circle Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.6300. theshopsatcolumbus circle.com. More than 40 stores and restaurants, including Ted Baker and L.K. Bennett, along with the Restaurant and Bar Collection. I12 Westfield World Trade Center 185 Greenwich St., btw Vesey & Barclay sts., 212.284.9982. westfield.com. This recently opened shopping center features a stellar lineup, including John Varvatos, Kit & Ace, Roberto Coin and London Jewelers. G22

FLEA MARKETS+MARKETS Chelsea Market C0L7 67 5 Ninth Ave., btw W. 15th & W. 16th sts. 212.652.2110. chelseamarket.com. A huge indoor market and food court—adjacent to the High Line waterfront park—offering shops and services, along with the indie designer marketplace Artists & Fleas. J17 Grand Bazaar NYC 100 10 W. 77th St., at Columbus Ave., 212.239.3025. grandbazaarnyc .org. This indoor/outdoor market offers a range of items, including new and antique home goods, jewelry, books, vintage clothing, art, crafts and food vendors. Su 10 am-5:30 pm. I10 Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market C0L9W 71 . 39th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.243.5343. annexmarkets .com. Innovative clothing, collectibles, midcentury furnishings, handmade jewelry and fresh produce can be found at this year-round urban marketplace. Sa & Su 9 am-5 pm. I15

GIFTS+HOME Hershey’s Chocolate World C01 L51674 593 Broadway, at W. 48th St., 212.581.9100. hersheys.com/ chocolateworld. Chock-full of sweets, the shop also offers Hershey’s merchandise and unique treats, such as a five-pound chocolate bar. H14 M&M’s World New York C0L41 7891 600 Broadway, btw W. 48th & W. 49th sts., 212.295.3850. mmsworld .com. Shop for items inspired by the beloved candies, such as T-shirts, drinkware, candy dispensers and holiday gifts. H13

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Starbright Floral Designs 1 510 40 W. 26th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.229.1610. starbrightnyc.com. Over 500 types of flora, including rare and unusual blossoms, as well as chocolates and gift baskets. Event-planning is a specialty. Shipping available. H16

JEWELRY Erica WeinerC0L476 173 Elizabeth St., btw Kenmare & Spring sts., 212.334.6383; and one other NYC location. ericaweiner.com. This trendy NYC designer digs through New England factory warehouses to find one-of-a-kind charms for antique-style jewelry. E20 Lalique C0L726609 Madison Ave., btw E. 57th & E. 58th sts., 212.355.6550. lalique.com/en. Known for its exquisite crystal, this elegant boutique also offers crystalline jewelry, perfume and accessories such as silk scarves. F12 Martinique Jewelers C0L727 6 50 Seventh Ave., btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.262.7600. martinique jewelers.com. This fine jeweler offers a full Pandora boutique with exclusive NYC charms, Alex and Ani bangles, the Thomas Sabo collection, and diamond and 18-karat gold pieces. H13 Mikimoto C0L7 729 30 Fifth Ave., btw 56th & 57th sts., 212.457.4600. Japanese Akoya pearls, a collection of white, black and golden South Sea pearls, diamonds, emeralds, sapphires and rubies can be found at this shop. G12 Museum of Arts and Design 22 Columbus Circle, at W. 58th St. & Broadway, 212.299.7700. thestore.madmuseum.org. Reflecting the museum’s innovative art exhibitions, this store offers designer jewelry, accessories, small sculptures, toys and home decor, many from NYC-based makers such as Pono. I12 Tiffany & Co. C0L727 6 27 Fifth Ave., at 57th St., 212.755.8000; and two other NYC locations. tiffany.com. The famous jewelry store carries diamonds, pearls, gold, silver, timepieces, crystal and more—all of which come nestled in their signature robin’s-egg blue boxes. F12 Wempe JewelersC0L3415 700 Fifth Ave., at 55th St., 212.397.9000. wempe.com. This official Rolex dealer also carries other brands, including Patek Philippe, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Baume & Mercier, as well as fine jewelry and precious gems. G13

SPORTING GOODS NBA Store C0L3575 1 45 Fifth Ave., at 45th St., 212.515.6221. nba.com/nycstore. Basketballs,


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Paragon Sporting Goods C0L48 317 67 Broadway, at E. 18th St., 212.255.8889. paragonsports.com. This sports mecca carries equipment and clothing from major brands, including Timberland and Patagonia. F17 Reebok FitHub C0L42420 Fifth Ave., btw 37th & 38th sts., 212.395.9614; and various other NYC locations. reebok.com. The sportswear brand’s concept stores are chock-full of its athletic apparel and shoes for men, women and kids, along with in-store fitness activities. F15 Sweaty Betty 1153 Madison Ave., at E. 85th St., 212.320.9724; and various other NYC locations. sweatybetty.com. The British-based fitness brand offers fashionable athleticwear for women, including printed leggings, strappy sports bras and sweat-wicking yoga tops. F9

TECH+MUSIC AC Gears C0L742969 E. 8th St., btw Broadway & University Pl., 212.375.1700. acgears.com. Innovative electronic products, such as robotic pets, solar-powered lights and selfie sticks, are sold in this Japanese gadget shop. F18 Academy Records & CDs C0L1 4961 2 W. 18th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.242.3000. academyrecords.com. This shop is a treasure trove of rare CDs and vinyl records, in numerous genres. G17 B&H Photo, Video, Pro AudioC0L79468 420 Ninth Ave., at W. 34th St., 212.444.6615. bhphotovideo.com. Discover more than 100,000 video and audio products, including cameras, phones, tripods and lighting equipment, at this multilevel store. I15 Olden Camera C0L5721263 Broadway, 4th fl., btw W. 31st & W. 32nd sts., 212.725.1234. This shop accepts trade-ins and stocks new and used cameras, including Leicas and Hasselblads. G15

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TOYS+GAMES American Girl Place New YorkC0L3816 609 Fifth Ave., at 49th St., 877.247.5223. americangirl.com. Browse the popular doll collection, as well as accessories, matching doll-and-girl apparel, books, a theater and a café. G13 Forbidden Planet C0L69832 Broadway, btw E. 12th & E. 13th sts., 212.473.1576. fpnyc.com. A massive stock of graphic novels and comics, plus games, DVDs, anime merchandise, key chains, patches, wallets and other fun, geeky gear. F18 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. kiddingaroundtoys.com. This family-owned store specializes in toys and games, clothes and gifts for all ages. F17, F14

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MUSEUMS American Folk Art Museum C0L5482 Lincoln Sq., Columbus Ave., at W. 66th St., 212.595.9533. folkartmuseum.org. The museum focuses on works created by self-taught (as opposed to formally trained) American artists in a variety of mediums and dating from the 18th century to today. Tu-Th, Sa 11:30 am-7 pm, F noon-7:30 pm, Su noon-6 pm. Free. I11 American Museum of Natural History C0L365Central Park West, at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100. amnh.org. Guests explore halls filled with full-scale dinosaur skeletons, fossils, dioramas,

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artifacts, gems and minerals (including a rare 2-foot-long jade slab), meteorites and more. The Hayden Planetarium’s immersive space show is here, too. Daily 10 am-5:45 pm. Suggested admission: $22 adults, $17 seniors/ students (with ID), $12.50 ages 2-12. I10

Bard Graduate Center C0L41 152 8-38 W. 86th St., btw Central Park West & Columbus Ave., 212.501.3023. bgc.bard.edu. This outpost of the Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, liberal arts college, is dedicated to the study and history of decorative arts. Tu, F-Su 11 am-5 pm, W-Th 11 am-8 pm. Suggested admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors (65+)/students. I9

PHOTOS: MARTIN SCORSESE AND ROBERT DE NIRO ON THE SET OF “TAXI DRIVER,” 1976, COURTESY SIKELIA PRODUCTIONS; FRANÇOIS BOUCHER, ”THE MILLINER,” 1746, NATIONALMUSEUM, STOCKHOLM, PHOTO: CECILIA HEISSER/NATIONALMUSEUM; GIULIO PAOLINI, ”ANTE LITTERAM,“ 1985, PHOTO: CATHY CARVER, COURTESY MARIAN GOODMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK; MARK LECKEY, “UNTITLED (HARLEM SOUND SYSTEM,” 2011, COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GAVIN BROWN’S ENTERPRISE, NEW YORK/ROME; THE LIBRARY AT THEODORE ROOSEVELT BIRTHPLACE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

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Fisher Landau Center for Art C0L81538-27 30th St., btw 38th & 39th aves., Long Island City, Queens, 718.937.0727. flcart.org. The extensive private art collection of Emily Fisher Landau, which includes 20th-century and contemporary prints, paintings and sculpture from major American artists, such as Ed Ruscha, Cy Twombly and others, is housed in a converted industrial building. Th-M noon-5 pm. Free. AA11 Fraunces Tavern Museum 0316 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.425.1778. frauncestavern museum.org. Built in 1719, the building showcases Revolutionary War-era manuscripts, art and period rooms. M-F noon-5 pm, Sa-Su 11 am-5 pm. $7 adults, $4 seniors (65+)/children 6-18/ students, children 5 and under free. F23

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Brooklyn Museum C0L5948200 Eastern Pkwy., at Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718.638.5000. brooklynmuseum.org. Ancient Egyptian artifacts, photography and American art are housed in a grand Beaux Arts building. W 11 am-6 pm, Th 11 am-10 pm, F-Su 11 am-6 pm. Suggested admission: $16 adults, $10 seniors (62+)/students, age 19 and under free. Center for Italian Modern Art 421 Broome St., 4th fl., btw Lafayette & Crosby sts., 646.370.3596. italianmodernart.org. The nonprofit organization, founded in 2013, seeks to advance public understanding and promote scholarly research on modern and contemporary Italian art through annual exhibitions and cultural programs. F-Sa, with one-hour guided visits at 11 am, 1, 3 & 5 pm. $10. F20 Cooper Hewitt 2 E. 91st St., at Fifth Ave., 212.849.8400. cooperhewitt.org. Located in the former residence of Andrew Carnegie, this Smithsonian museum uses groundbreaking technology to create interactive exhibits on historic and contemporary design. Su-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa 10 am-9 pm. $18 adults, $12 seniors (65+), $9 students, under 18 free, pay what you wish Sa 6-9 pm. F9 El Museo del Barrio C0L1 415 230 Fifth Ave., at 104th St., 212.831.7272. elmuseo.org. The art and cultural heritage of the Caribbean and Latin America are celebrated at this center of Latin pride. W-Sa 11 am-6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. Suggested admission: $9 adults, $5 seniors/ students, children under 12 free. G7 Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration05 libertyellisfoundation.org. Ferry (Statue Cruises): 201.604.2800. statuecruises.com. Visitors seeking their immigrant heritage are

The Frick Collection 1 E. 70th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.0700. frick.org. Paintings by old masters are on display in the former home of industrialist Henry Clay Frick. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. $22 adults, $17 seniors (65+), $12 students, pay what you wish Su 11 am-1 pm. Children under 10 are not admitted. G11 Guggenheim MuseumC0L136 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500. guggenheim.org. A major architectural icon of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright’s spiraling landmark building houses a collection of modern and contemporary art, as well as temporary exhibitions. Su-W & F 10 am-5:45 pm, Sa 10 am-7:45 pm. $25 adults, $18 seniors (65+)/students (with ID), under 12 free, pay what you wish Sa 5:45-7:45 pm. G8 ICP Museum 250 Bowery, btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.857.0000. icp.org. Devoted to photography and visual culture. Tu-W, F-Su 10 am-6 pm, Th 10 am-9 pm. $14 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students, children 14 and under free, pay what you wish Th 6-9 pm. E19 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum C0L3276Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072. intrepid museum.org. A national historic landmark, the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier offers access to several decks featuring historic aircraft, multimedia presentations, interactive exhibits and flight simulators, plus the guided missile submarine USS Growler, the British Airways Concorde and the space shuttle Enterprise. Daily 10 am-5 pm. General admission: $26 adults, $24 seniors (65+)/college students, $19 children 5-12, children under 5, retired U.S. military and active-duty personnel free. K14 The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St., 212.423.3200. thejewishmuseum.org. Art and artifacts, from antiquities to folk art to broadcast media, showcase Jewish culture and identity through a contemporary lens. Sa-Tu 11 am-5:45 pm, Th 11 am-8 pm, F 11 am-4 pm. $15 adults, $12 seniors (65+), $7.50 students, under 18 and Sa free, pay what you wish Th 5-8 pm. G8

Merchant’s House Museum C0L52 94 9 E. 4th St., btw Bowery & Lafayette St., 212.777.1089. merchantshouse.org. The furnishings, decorative objects, clothing and personal memorabilia on display in New York’s only 19th-century family town home that has been preserved intact, both inside and out, are all original. Visitors can tour the museum’s period rooms on their own or join a guided 45-minute tour at 2 pm (Th at 2 & 6:30 pm). Th noon-8 pm, F-M noon-5 pm. $15 adults, $10 seniors (65+)/ students, children under 12 accompanied by an adult free. E18 The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710. metmuseum.org. Renowned for its encyclopedic collections of American, European, Oriental, Oceanic, Islamic and ancient arts. Su-Th 10 am-5:30 pm, F-Sa 10 am-9 pm. Suggested admission (which includes same-day admission to the museum’s two satellites: The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters): $25 adults, $17 seniors (65+), $12 students, children under 12 with an adult free. G9 MoMA PS1 C0L56422-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., Long Island City, Queens, 718.784.2084. momaps1.org. Housed in what was once a public school, this affiliate of the Museum of Modern Art presents exhibits of up-and-coming artists. Restaurant and bookshop on the premises. Th-M noon-6 pm. Suggested admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors/students, free children under 16 and New York City residents free (thru Oct. 15, 2017). BB13 The Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008. themorgan.org. An Italian Renaissance-style palazzo, once the library of financier Pierpont Morgan, contains rare books, manuscripts, drawings, prints and other treasures. Tu-Th 10:30 am-5 pm, F 10:30 am-9 pm, Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. $20 adults, $13 seniors (65+)/students/ages 13-16, under 12 with adult and F 7-9 pm free. F15 Museum of Arts and DesignC0L36 2 Columbus Circle, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.299.7777. madmuseum.org. The transformation of materials into expressive objects is explored at this center for arts and crafts. Tu-W, Sa-Su 10 am-6 pm, Th-F 10 am-9 pm. $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 students, children under 18 free, pay what you wish Th 6-9 pm. F13 The Museum of Modern Art 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400. moma.org. World-renowned modern and contemporary works, including masterpieces of sculpture, drawing, painting, photography and film, are in the permanent collection. M-Th, Sa-Su 10:30 am-5:30 pm, F 10:30 am-8 pm. $25 adults, $18 seniors (65+), $14 students, children under 16 and F 4-8 pm free. G13 Museum of the City of New YorkC0L5914 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St., 212.534.1672. mcny.org. NYC is on display in paintings, photographs and artifacts. The new permanent exhibition, “New York at Its Core,” is a three-gallery, high-tech look at the

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Museum of the Moving Image C0L5293 14 6-01 35th Ave., at 37th St., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.6888. movingimage.us. The art, history, technique and technology of film, television and digital media are explored through exhibitions, programs and the nation’s largest permanent collection of moving-image artifacts. W-Th 10:30 am-2 pm, F 10:30 am-8 pm, Sa-Su 11:30 am-7 pm. $15 adults, $11 seniors (65+)/students, $7 ages 3-17, children under 3 and F 4-8 pm free. AA10 National Museum of the American Indian C0L561 2 Bowling Green, at Broadway, 212.514.3700. nmai.si.edu. A branch of the Smithsonian Institution, this museum promotes Native American history, culture and arts. Su-W, F-Sa 10 am-5 pm, Th 10 am-8 pm. Free. F23 National September 11 Memorial & MuseumC0L415879 Museum entrance at 180 Greenwich St., btw Liberty & Fulton sts., 212.312.8800. 911memorial.org. The memorial features waterfalls set within the footprints of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed in terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Memorial: Daily 7:30 am-9 pm. Free. Museum: Su-Th 9 am-8 pm (last entry 6 pm), F-Sa 9 am-9 pm (last entry 7 pm). Museum admission: $24 adults, $18 seniors (65+), U.S. veterans, college students, $15 children 7-17, children under 6 and Tu 5-8 pm free. G22 Neue Galerie New York C0L1 457 048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200. neuegalerie.org. The elegant town-house museum is dedicated to 20th-century German and Austrian fine and decorative art and design by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Otto Dix and others. Th-M 11 am-6 pm. $20 adults, $15 seniors (65+), $10 students, first F of the month 6-8 pm free. Children under 12 not admitted, children 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult. G9 New Museum C0L57235 Bowery, btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.219.1222. newmuseum.org. Cutting-edge art in various mediums by U.S. and international artists. Tu-W, F-Su 11 am-6 pm, Th 11 am-9 pm. $18 adults, $15 seniors (65+), $12 students, under 18 free, pay what you wish Th 7-9 pm. D20 New-York Historical Society Museum & Library C0L51 8 70 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (W. 77th St.), 212.873.3400. nyhistory.org. This cultural institution features objects and works of art focused on the rich history of New York. Tu-Th, Sa 10 am-6 pm, F 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. $20 adults, $15 seniors/educators/ active military, $12 students, $6 children 5-13, children under 4 free, pay what you wish F 6-8 pm. I10 9/11 Tribute Center C0L941 12 20 Liberty St., btw Greenwich St. & Trinity Pl., 866.737.1184. tributewtc.org. Recovered objects, photographs, oral stories, films and personal effects displayed in the museum’s galleries offer visitors the chance to pay their respects to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, NYC terrorist attacks. M-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su 10 am-5 pm. Gallery admission: $15 adults, $10 seniors/ students/military, $5 children 8-12. Gallery

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admission and guided walking tour of the 9/11 Memorial: $25 adults/seniors/students/ military, $10 children 8-12. Tours, which last approximately one hour and 15 minutes and are in English, are led by survivors, family members, rescue and recovery workers, volunteers and local residents of Lower Manhattan who experienced 9/11. Tours: Su-Th 11 am, noon, 1, 2 & 3 pm, F 10:30 & 11 am, noon, 1, 2 & 3 pm, Sa 10:30 & 11 am, noon, 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2 & 3 pm. G22

The Noguchi Museum C0L589 7 -01 33rd Rd., at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.204.7088. noguchi.org. The former studio of Japanese sculptor and set designer Isamu Noguchi now houses permanent and traveling exhibitions, as well as an outdoor sculpture garden. W-F 10 am-5 pm, Sa-Su 11 am-6 pm. $10 adults, $5 seniors (65+)/students, children under 12 and first F of the month free. A10 101 Spring Street C0L41 831 01 Spring St., at Mercer St., 212.219.2747. juddfoundation.org. The SoHo home and studio of minimalist Donald Judd (1928-1994) is a multistory, completely restored cast-iron structure. Open for 90-minute guided visits Tu, Th-F at 1, 3 & 5 pm, Sa 11 am, 1, 2 & 4 pm by reservation only. $25 adults, $12.50 seniors (65+)/students. F20 Rubin Museum of Art C0L1 4957 50 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000. rmanyc.org. Paintings, textiles and more from the Himalayas and surrounding regions. M & Th 11 am-5 pm, W 11 am-9 pm, F 11 am-10 pm, Sa-Su 11 am-6 pm. $15 adults, $10 seniors (65+)/students, children under 12 free. First M of the month free for seniors; F 6-10 pm free for all. H17 The Studio Museum in Harlem C0L561 8 44 W. 125th St., btw Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. blvds., 212.864.4500. studiomuseum.org. Dedicated to local, national and international artists of African descent. Th-F noon-9 pm, Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su noon-6 pm. $7 adults, $3 seniors/students, children under 12 and Su free. H4 Tenement Museum C0LV 516 isitor center: 103 Orchard St., btw Broome & Delancey sts., 212.982.8420. tenement.org. Turn-of-the-20thcentury immigrant life on the Lower East Side is illustrated on guided tours of preserved tenement apartments. Daily 10 am-6 pm (last tour 5 pm). $25 adults, $20 seniors (65+)/ students, children under 6 not admitted. C20 Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort St., btw Greenwich & West sts., 212.570.3600. whitney.org. More than 50,000 square feet of indoor galleries and 13,000 square feet of outdoor exhibition space are devoted to American art and artists. M, W-Th, Su 10:30 am-6 pm, F-Sa 10:30 am-10 pm. $25 adults, $18 seniors (65+)/students, children under 18 free, pay what you wish F 7-10 pm. I18

ATTRACTIONS Bronx Zoo C0L5312300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, 718.220.1500. bronxzoo.com. The largest urban zoo in the United States provides natural habitats and environments for its approximately 4,000 species, including snow leopards,

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The Statue of Liberty (p. 53) stands tall—111 feet tall, from the heel of her foot to the top of her head. Her weight? The colossus tips the scales at an impressive 225 tons.

lemurs and Western lowland gorillas. Daily 10 am-4:30 pm. “Total Experience” tickets: $24.95 adults, $22.95 seniors (65+), $17.95 ages 3-12, under 2 free.

Empire State Building ExperienceC0L3487 350 Fifth Ave., btw 33rd & 34th sts., 212.736.3100. esbnyc .com. Views of NYC from the 86th- and 102ndfloor observatories. Daily 8 am-2 am. Main deck (86th floor) admission: $34 adults, $31 seniors (62+), $27 children 6-12, children under 5 free. Main & top decks (86th floor & 102nd floor) admission: $54 adults, $51 seniors (62+), $47 children 6-12, children under 5 free. G15 Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Industria, 775 Washington St., btw W. 12th & Jane sts., 800.653.8000. stonesexhibitionism.com. (Thru March 12) The immersive exhibition devoted to the rock ’n’ roll band is a six-decade retrospective, featuring more than 500 items from the group’s private archive and including instruments, onstage and offstage clothes, handwritten song lyrics, album art, never-before-seen footage and photos, and never-before-released audio. Su-W 10 am-6 pm (last entry 4:30 pm), F-Sa 10 am-9 pm (last entry 7:30 pm). $39 adults, $36.50 seniors (65+)/students/military, $30 children 6-17, under 6 free. I18 The High Line C0L568G 1 ansevoort to W. 34th sts., btw 10th & 12th aves., 212.500.6035. thehighline.org. The 1.45-mile-long elevated park and promenade, reclaimed from derelict railway tracks, offers views of the skyline, plus gardens and art displays. Daily 7 am-7 pm. Free. J15-J18 Madame Tussauds New York C0L548234 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.841.3505. nycwax.com. The Times Square incarnation of


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the renowned British-based wax museum features lifelike sculptures of celebrities, plus a state-of-the-art 4-D theater with virtual special effects. Su-Th 10 am-8 pm, F-Sa 10 am-10 pm. Standard admission: $32 adults, $30 children 3-12, children under 4 free. H14

New York Botanical Garden C0L48572900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, 718.817.8700. nybg.org. Miles of lush gardens and walking trails offer an escape from the city. Tu-Su 10 am-5 pm. All-garden pass (grounds plus exhibitions): M-F $20 adults, $18 seniors (65+)/students, $8 children ages 2-12, children under 2 free. Sa-Su: $30 adults, $28 seniors (65+)/students, $18 children ages 2-12, children under 2 free. Free grounds admission all day W and Sa 9-10 am. One World Observatory One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St., entrance to the observatory is on West St., at Vesey St., 844.696.1776. oneworldobservatory.com. The indoor observatory is located on the 100th, 101st and 102nd floors of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere—1,250 feet above street level. Dining options available, plus a gift shop. Daily 9 am-8 pm (last ticket sold at 7:15 pm). $34 adults, $32 seniors (65+), $28 children 6-12, children 5 and under free. G22 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square C0L574234 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.398.3133. ripleysnewyork.com. The NYC outpost of this famed “odditorium” presents such displays as shrunken heads and decorated skulls. Among the interactive attractions is a vortex tunnel. M-W 9 am-11 pm, Th-Su 9 am-1 am. $29.95 adults, $22.95 children 4-12. H14 Statue of Liberty libertyellisfoundation.org. The copper-clad neoclassical statue in New York Harbor, a gift from France to the United States, is a symbol of freedom and democracy. Open daily. Free. Statue Cruises (201.604.2800. statuecruises.com) operates a ferry to Liberty and Ellis islands. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site C0L635428 E. 20th St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.260.1616. nps.gov/thrb. The reconstruction of the boyhood Manhattan home of the 26th president of the United States—the first president to be born in NYC (Donald Trump, the 45th president, is the second to have been born here: Trump was born on June 14, 1946, in the borough of Queens) —includes period rooms, museum galleries and a bookstore. The period rooms can only be seen on guided tours, which are available every hour 10 am-4 pm (no tour at noon). Tu-Sa 9 am-5 pm. Free. F17 Top of the Rock C30 0L57 Rockefeller Plz., W. 50th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.698.2000. topofthe rocknyc.com. Open 365 days a year, the observation deck at the top of Rockefeller Center welcomes visitors with panoramic vistas of the city some 70 floors above the ground. Daily 8 am-midnight (last elevator ascends at 11:15 pm). $34 adults, $32 seniors (62+), $28 children 6-12. The “Sun & Stars” combination ticket allows visitors to enjoy Top of the Rock twice in one day: $49 adults, $43 children 6-12. G13

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ANTIQUES Bardith, Ltd. C0L4187901 Madison Ave., btw E. 72nd & E. 73rd sts., 212.737.3775. bardith.com. English porcelain and ceramics (1700 to the early 1800s), plus Chinese export porcelain, French porcelain and 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century Dutch delft. M-Sa 11 am-6 pm. F11 Bauman Rare Books C0L5 91357 35 Madison Ave., btw E. 54th & E. 55th sts., 212.751.0011. baumanrare books.com. Extensive collections of rare books from the 15th to 20th centuries are available from one of the city’s largest antiquarian

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Bijan Royal C0L5360 E. 11th St., btw Broadway & University Pl., 212.533.6390. bijanroyalantique .com. European and Asian antiques, art, furniture, lighting and accessories. M-F 9 am-5 pm. F18 Castelli Gallery C0L531 4 8 E. 77th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.249.4470. castelligallery.com. Founded by the late Leo Castelli in 1957, the gallery remains committed to postwar

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furniture dating from the 18th century, as well as Old Master drawings, ancient mosaics and other works of art. M-F 9 am-5:30 pm. F11

Maison Gerard C0L59343-53 E. 10th St., btw Broadway & University Pl., 212.674.7611. maisongerard.com. Fine French Art Deco furniture, lighting and objets d’art. M-F 10 am-6 pm. F18 The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center C0L51 9 050 Second Ave., at E. 55th St., 212.355.4400. the-maac.com. More than 100 established galleries on three levels offer an encyclopedic selection of antiques, fi ne art, decorative accessories, silver and jewelry from the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. M-Sa 10:30 am-6 pm, Su noon-6 pm. E13 Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc. C0L11 5 6 E. 52nd St., 10th fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.397.2818. rmchait.com. A large inventory of fi ne antique Chinese porcelain works of art. M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa by appointment F13 S.J. Shrubsole C0L1 135 04 E. 57th St., btw Park & Lexington aves., 212.753.8920. shrubsole.com. Antique American, English, Irish and Scottish silver, as well as antique and estate jewelry. M-F 9:30 am-6 pm. F12

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Demisch Danant C0L41330 W. 12th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.989.5750. demischdanant.com. French furniture from the 1950s thru the 1970s, including pieces by René-Jean Caillette, Michel Boyer and Maria Pergay, among others. M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa noon-5 pm. G18 Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd. C0LT517 he Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Galleries 55 & 58, at E. 56th St., 212.223.4600. flyingcranesantiques.com. Japanese artwork, porcelain, bronze, silver, ikebana baskets, plus screens, Imari ceramics, lacquer and samurai swords from the Edo and Meiji periods. M-F 10:30 am-6 pm. E13 Fred Moheban Gallery C0L51 72 6 E. 62nd St., 2nd fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.397.9060. fredmoheban.com. Offerings include period European carpets and antique Oriental and Persian rugs. M-F 10 am-5 pm. F12 Hyde Park Antiques C0L658 7 36 Broadway, btw E. 12th & E. 13th sts., 212.477.0033. hydeparkan tiques.com. Fine English furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries. M-F 9 am-5 p.m. F18 Karl Kemp Antiques C0L58236 E. 10th St., btw Broadway & University Pl., 212.254.1877. karlkemp.com. Biedermeier, Art Deco and neoclassical furniture and accessories. M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa noon-5 pm. F18 L’Antiquaire & the Connoisseur C0L58436 E. 73rd St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.517.9176. lantiquaire.us. Fine European and Italian

ART GALLERIES Ameringer McEnery Yohe C0L951525 W. 22nd St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.445.0051. amy-nyc .com. Modernist painting and drawing, as well as select works by postwar and contemporary masters. The gallery represents the estates of Hans Hofmann and Robert Motherwell. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. J16 Cavalier Galleries 3 W. 57th St., 4th fl., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.570.4696. cavaliergalleries .com. Modern and contemporary painting, sculpture and photography by local and international artists, as well as traditional and representational works. M-F 10 am-5 pm, and by appointment. G12 CRG Gallery C0L1 5234 95 Chrystie St., btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.229.2766. crggallery.com. Well-established American, South American, European, Middle Eastern and Asian artists, as well as emerging international artists. Tu-Sa 11 am-6 pm. D19 David Tunick, Inc. C0L1 7542 6 E. 69th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.570.0090. tunickart.com. The respected dealer, since 1966, specializes in old master and modern works on paper, including prints and drawings by Rembrandt, Goya, Rowlandson, Delacroix and Picasso, among others. M-F 10 am-5 pm. F11 Hirschl & Adler Galleries C0L537 4 30 Fifth Ave., 4th fl., at 57th St., 212.535.8810. hirschlandadler.com. Nineteenth- and 20th-century American and European paintings, sculpture and prints, plus American decorative arts 1810-1910. Tu-F 9:30 am-5:15 pm, Sa 9:30 am-4:45 pm. G12

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galleries+antiques Howard Greenberg Gallery C0L53641 E. 57th St., Ste. 1406, at Madison Ave., 212.334.0010. howardgreenberg.com. Twentieth-century vintage and contemporary international photography from some of the art world’s biggest names. Exclusively represents the estates of Berenice Abbott and Arnold Newman. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. F12 James Cohan Gallery C0L5 153 33 W. 26th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.714.9500. jamescohan .com. Contemporary art, paintings, sculpture, video, installations and photography by established and emerging artists. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. J16 Lévy Gorvy C0L453909 Madison Ave., at E. 73rd St., 212.772.2004. levygorvy.com. Artists represented include Gunther Uecker, Pierre Soulages and Pat Steir, as well as the estates of Yves Klein and Germaine Richier. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. F10

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Marian Goodman Gallery C0L53624 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.977.7160. mariangoodman .com. Contemporary paintings, sculpture, video, photography and prints from European and American artists, such as John Baldessari, Gerhard Richter and William Kentridge. M-Sa 10 am-6 pm. G12 Marlborough Gallery C0L54 37 0 W. 57th St., 2nd fl., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.541.4900; and one other NYC location. marlboroughgallery.com. A leading contemporary art dealer representing Magdalena Abakanowicz, Dale Chihuly, Red Grooms and others. M-Sa 10 am-5:30 pm. G12 Matthew Marks Gallery C0L536522 W. 22nd St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.243.0200. matthewmarks .com. The Chelsea gallery’s inventory includes sculpture, paintings and works by 27 contemporary American and European artists, including Robert Gober, Nan Goldin and Vija Celmins. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. J16

Scholten Japanese Art C0L4158145 W. 58th St., Ste. 6D, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.585.0474. scholten-japanese-art.com. A private gallery specializing in Japanese wood-block prints (ukiyo-e) and paintings from the 18th to 20th centuries. By appointment only M-F 11 am-5 pm. H12 Staley-Wise Gallery C0L651 2 00 Crosby St., Suite 305, btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.966.6223. staley wise.com. Historical and contemporary fashion photography and celebrity portraiture by such artists as Bert Stern, Steven Klein, Herb Ritts, David LaChapelle, Lillian Bassman and Slim Aarons. Tu-Sa 11 am-5 pm. F19 Van Doren Waxter C0L463723 E. 73rd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.445.0444. vandorenwaxter.com. The gallery, located in an Upper East Side town house, specializes in American abstraction 1950–1990. Among the Californian artists represented are Richard Diebenkorn, Sam Francis and John McLaughlin. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. F11

AUCTION HOUSES Christie’s C0L5724120 Rockefeller Plz., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.636.2000. christies.com. A prestigious auctioneer of fine art and antiques since the 18th century. Highlight: Feb. 7-8: Living With Art. Call for viewing and sale hours. G13 Doyle New York C0L51 7431 75 E. 87th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.427.2730. doylenewyork .com. An auction house selling fine art, jewelry, furniture and more. Highlights: Feb. 8: Doyle at Home. Feb. 22:Fine Jewelry. Feb. 23: Jewelry and Contents of Abandoned Safe Deposit Boxes. Call for viewing and sale hours. E9

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery C0L31 95 00 11th Ave., at W. 19th St., 212.247.0082. michaelrosenfeldart .com. Specializing in 20th- and 21st-century American art, including African-American and abstract art. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm, and by appointment. J17

Sotheby’s C0L1 2315 334 York Ave., at E. 72nd St., 212.606.7000. sothebys.com. Fine art and collectibles. Highlights: Feb. 1: Fine Jewels. Feb. 25: Finest and Rarest Wines. Call for viewing and sale hours. C8

Nohra Haime Gallery C0L5742730 Fifth Ave., 7th fl., btw 56th & 57th sts., 212.888.3550. nohrahaime gallery.com. Contemporary American, European and Latin American artists who work in a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, conceptual art and multimedia installation. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. F12

Swann Auction Galleries C0L1 4687 04 E. 25th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.254.4710. swanngal leries.com. The auction house specializes in rare and antiquarian books and works on paper. Highlights: Feb. 1: Shelf Sale (books). Feb. 14: Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks. Call for viewing and sale hours. F16

Pace Gallery C0L534932 E. 57th St., 7th fl., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.421.3292; and two other NYC locations. pacegallery.com. The international contemporary art gallery represents more than 70 artists and estates, including James Turrell, Maya Lin and Kiki Smith. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. F12

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Paul Kasmin Gallery C0L539293 10th Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.563.4474. paulkasmingallery.com. Works by major modern and contemporary artists, such as Laylah Ali, Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana. Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm. J16 Paula Cooper Gallery C0L54534 W. 21st St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.255.1105. paulacoopergal

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Spencer Finch: Lost Man Creek C0L5724M 1 etroTech Commons, btw Jay St. & Flatbush Ave., at Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn. publicartfund.org. Artist Spencer Finch scales down and reimagines a corner of the Redwood National Park in California in Downtown Brooklyn. His installation consists of a miniature forest of deciduous conifers native to this area, with trees measuring 1 to 4 feet in height, compared to the redwoods, which can soar between 98 to 380 feet in height. On display daily thru March 11, 2018. BB23


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1 FINANCIAL DISTRICT The southernmost tip of Manhattan. The economic hub of the nation includes One World Observatory as well as a variety of glamorous shopping, museum and dining options.

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3 CHINATOWN North of Frankfort 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.

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the New York Public Library’s Science, Industry and Business Library and excellent dining options.

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14 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 and the United Nations, along with department stores, boutiques and restaurants.

sevoort St., south of 14th St. & west of Ninth Ave. This area is at the cutting edge of cool, with a roster of chic eateries, boutiques, galleries and the home of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

9 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 with art galleries found between garages and in lofts. In addition, gay residents have created a sense of real community here.

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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.

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. and Fifth Ave., dubbed the Flatiron, due to its triangular shape. Highlights include acclaimed eateries and nightspots.

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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 homestyle pasta and cannoli.

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 exclusive area of tree-lined streets contains a wealth of shopping and dining establishments, plus the beautiful park itself.

6 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 sleek new eateries for hipsters. 7 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

12 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. Men’s, women’s and children’s clothes are designed and produced in this historic area of factories, wholesale shops and designer showrooms. The Fashion Walk of Fame, located on Seventh Ave., btw W. 35th & W. 41st sts., honors iconic American designers. 13 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

15 THEATER DISTRICT North of W. 42nd St., south of W. 55th St., west of Sixth Ave. The city that never sleeps is at its most hyperactive in Times Square. Side streets are lined with the famous theaters in which Broadway plays and musicals are staged, while Hell’s Kitchen, a vibrant community, sits on the west side.

16 CENTRAL PARK North of W. 59th St. (Central Park South), south of W. 110th St. (Central Park North), west of Fifth Ave. & east of Central Park West. This verdant, 843-acre oasis provides sanctuary for birds and is a playground for humans of all ages with its zoo and walking paths. It also includes Strawberry Fields, a tribute to the late Beatle, John Lennon. 17 UPPER EAST SIDE North of E. 59th St., south of E. 110th St. & east of Fifth Ave. Along affluent Fifth Ave., the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of the City of New York are three links in the Museum Mile cultural chain, while Madison Ave. is home to boutiques and galleries.

18 UPPER WEST SIDE North of W. 59th St., south of W. 110th St. & west of Central Park. Major attractions in this culturally rich and ethnically diverse area include Lincoln Center and the American Museum of Natural History, plus boutiques, gourmet shops, restaurants and bars.

19 HARLEM North of 110th St., btw the East & Hudson rivers. Known for jazz music, gorgeous architecture and elaborate churches, the neighborhood, now enjoying its second renaissance, features soul-food and trendy global-fusion restaurants, stores, jazz and supper clubs, and the Studio Museum of Harlem.

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The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 60-62).

times vary. Check online for closed stops during the winter.

Penn Station C0L5E 213 ighth Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 212.630.6401. amtrak.com. Subways converge with commuter rail and bus services to New Jersey and Long Island and national rail services. I15 Port Authority Bus Terminal C0L526 13 25 Eighth Ave., btw W. 40th & W. 42nd sts., 800.221.9903. panynj .gov/bus-terminals/port-authority-bus-terminal .html. Bus carriers available at this terminal include New Jersey Transit, Greyhound and ShortLine Bus. H14 Roosevelt Island Tram E. 60th St. & Second Ave., 212.832.4583. rioc.ny.gov. Purchase an MTA MetroCard and then take a tram ride to historic Roosevelt Island. Departing every seven minutes, it crosses the East River, offering unusual photo ops of Manhattan en route. A visitor center with a helpful staff is adjacent to the tram station, and buses offer transport around the island. D12

Cool things of note on the Madison Square Garden tour: Besides photos that frame the walls with celebrities who have performed and “worked“ at Madison Square Garden (in one image, you see Frank Sinatra, who was “hired” by Life magazine to take photos of the famed 1971 Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier heavyweight title fight), you learn why the Knicks locker room (above) was designed in a semicircle. | Madison Square Garden All-Access Tour, p. 59

TRANSPORTATION Amtrak C0L800.872.7245. amtrak.com. Penn Station, Eighth Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 212.630.6400. Guests travel in comfort on these passenger trains, stopping at stations throughout the country. Travelers should arrive at the station at least 30 minutes before the train is scheduled to depart. I15 Carmel Car & Limousine Service C0L5234 212.666.6666. carmellimo.com. Luxury sedans (late-model Lincoln Town Cars), limos, minivans and large passenger vans are all available by the hour and for airport transportation. Commonwealth Limo C0L48 7162 00.558.5466. commonwealthlimo.com. Luxury chauffeured transportation throughout the NYC metro area offering a variety of vehicles, such as stretch limousines and executive vans that can seat up to 13 passengers. Go Airlink NYC C0L212.812.9000. 6154 goairlinkshuttle .com. Door-to-door shuttles and rides in late-model vans, SUVs and sedans to and from

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Grand Central Terminal C0L457E. 42nd St., btw Lexington & Vanderbilt aves., 212.340.2583. grandcentralterminal.com. Trains run on the Metro-North railroad line to and from this landmark. For schedules and prices, visit mta .info/mnr. Terminal open daily 5:30 am-2 am. Stores: M-F 8 am-8 pm, Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. Dining concourse: M-Sa 7 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. F14 Long Island Rail Road mta.info/lirr. Operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week (including all holidays), taking visitors from Penn Station or Jamaica, Queens, to more than 100 destinations throughout Long Island. For pricing and schedules, go online or call 511 and say “LIRR” at any time. Metro-North Railroad C0L52 18 12.532.4900. mta .info/mnr. Trains operate daily from 4 am to 2 am, arriving and departing from Grand Central Terminal. On weekdays, peak-period trains east of the Hudson River run every 20-30 minutes, while off-peak trains run every 30-60 minutes. On weekends, trains are available on the hour. New Jersey Transit C0L4851 973.275.5555. njtransit .com. Trains, buses and airport connections, all with online ticketing options to various cities and towns throughout New Jersey. New York Water Taxi C0\L5246 212.742.1969. nywatertaxi.com. Commuter taxis cruise the Hudson and East rivers daily. All-Day Access Pass: $31 adults, $19 children 3-12. Routes/

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Statue Cruises C0L511 4 .877.523.9849. statuecruises .com. Ferries carry visitors to the Statue of Liberty National Monument 100 times a week. Daily departure times from Battery Park vary. Crown reserve tickets: $21 adults, $17 seniors (62+), $12 children ages 4-12. Audio tour included. F24

TOURS Big Apple Greeter C0L9b 518 igapplegreeter.org. Local volunteers highlight the ins and outs of New York City when they lead free two-to-four-hour jaunts tailored to your interests. Tours must be booked three weeks in advance. For more information, call 212.669.8159. Carnegie Hall Tours C0L5823881 Seventh Ave., at W. 57th St., 212.903.9765. carnegiehall.org/tours. Guided tours of the world-famous performance venue are given M-Sa btw 10 am and 4 pm. $17 adults, $12 students, seniors and children under 12. H12 Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises C0L58C 27 ruises depart from Pier 83, at W. 42nd St. & 12th Ave. For schedules, call 212.563.3200. circleline42 .com. Magnificent views of the Big Apple skyline and landmarks can be seen on one of the fully narrated sightseeing cruises of New York Harbor. Times/prices vary. K14 CitySights NY C0L235V 87 isitors Center: 234 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves. (inside the lobby of Madame Tussauds), 212.812.2700. citysightsny .com. Hop-on, hop-off double-decker buses allow passengers to experience Manhattan from the top (Harlem) to the bottom (Battery Park). Frequent departures daily 8 am-6 pm. Prices vary. H14 Citysightseeing Cruises New York Pier 78, 455 12th Ave., at W. 38th St., 212.445.7599.


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citysightseeingnewyork.com. On 90-minute twilight sails, passengers glide past the city’s sparkling and most iconic sites. Times/prices/ packages vary. K15

Gray Line New York C0L516Buses leave from the Gray Line New York Visitor Center, 777 Eighth Ave., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts., 212.445.0848. newyorksightseeing.com. Sightseeing tours by bus, boat and helicopter let visitors discover NYC’s iconic sites. Prices vary. H14 Ground Zero Tour 646.801.9113. 911ground zero.com. Two-hour walking tours offer a chance to gain a deeper understanding of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Guides point out solemn, yet beautiful, memorials and share stories of heroism. The reflective stroll includes skip-the-line access to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Daily tours at 10:30 am and 2 pm. Prices vary. G22 Harlem Gospel and Jazz Tours C0L4835690 Eighth Ave., btw W. 43rd & W. 44th sts., 212.391.0900. harlemspirituals.com. Visitors take in Manhattan’s largest neighborhood, touring a Baptist church and hearing inspiring spirituals. Times/ prices vary. I14 Like a Local Tour likealocaltours.com. Visitors sample gourmet bites and libations on strolls around some of New York’s most beloved neighborhoods. Self-guided tours and maps are also available. Times/prices/dates vary. Madison Square Garden All-Access Tour C0L64589Seventh Ave., at W. 33rd St., 212.465.6080. thegarden.com. This tour goes behind the scenes of the revamped arena, including the locker rooms. Most days 10:30 am-3 pm, but check website for varied hours. $26.95 adults, $19.95 children 12 and under. H15 New York Carriage Company nycarriages 0 .com. Horse-drawn carriages trot past the many landmarks of Central Park in all seasons. Book in advance for 30-minute, 50-minute and one-hour rides that depart from W. 59th St. & Central Park W. and from W. 67th St. & Central Park W. Prices vary. Rides are also available within the park without booking online. F13 The Ride expepriencetheride.com. Comedic hosts narrate 75-minute, interactive tours on a comfortable bus, where seats face the streets of Midtown Manhattan and Times Square. Tour buses include 40 LCD TV screens and surround sound to embellish the experience. Downtown tours are also available. F13 Woolworth Building Lobby Tours 233 Broadway, at Park Pl., 203.966.9663. woolworth tours.com. Guided tours of this elegant building, once the tallest building in New York City, allow visitors to learn about the structure’s history and architecture. Times/dates/lengths vary. $20-$45 per person. F22

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About Buses There are approximately 5,900 air-conditioned buses on over 300 routes. Buses stop at street corners about every three blocks. Look for signposts marked with a bus emblem and route number. Most buses operate btw 5 am and 2 am, while certain buses run 24 hours a day. Select Bus Service on First and Second aves. (btw South Ferry & E. 126th St.), as well as 34th St. (from the FDR Dr. to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center), requires riders to pay their fares prior to boarding and to enter through any of three doors. Schedules and maps are posted at stops.

About Subways There are 24 subway lines designated by either a route number or letter, serving 469 stations. Round-the-clock, air-conditioned service is provided seven days a week. Subways run every 2-5 mins. during rush hours, 10-15 mins. during the day and about every 20 mins. btw midnight and 5 am. Stops are clearly posted and subway maps are on view at stations and in every car.

Cost of Ride The base fare is $2.75 per ride, payable by MetroCard or exact change for buses (no bills or pennies); subways accept only the MetroCard. There are two kinds of MetroCards: 1) Unlimited Ride—$31/seven consecutive days and $116.50/30 consecutive days; 2) Pay-Per-Ride—Purchase a multiple-ride MetroCard and receive an 11 percent bonus, as well as free transfers from subway to bus, bus to subway or bus to bus within a two-hour period. Buy MetroCards at subway station booths and vending machines, train terminals and select stores throughout NYC. Pay for Select Bus Service with a MetroCard or coins (exact change only) at fare collection machines at designated bus stops. For assistance in English and Spanish: 718.330.1234.

Getting Around The maps indicate MTA bus and subway routes. Each line is in a different color.


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MARCH’17 HIGHLIGHTS

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Asia Week (thru March 18), various locations, asiaweekny.com

NYCFC 2017 season home opener vs. D.C. United, Yankee Stadium, nycfc.com

Kong Tsen Demo Dorje, China, Reign of Kangxi (16611722), Gilt Lacquer, 75 cm (29.75 in), Courtesy of Walter Arader Himalayan Art

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, Fifth Ave., btw 44th & 79th sts., nycstpatricksparade.org

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New York International Children’s Film Festival (thru March 19), various locations, nyicff.org

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Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Fest (thru March 19), Village East Cinema, thephilipkdickfilmfestival.com

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Greek Independence Day Parade, Fifth Ave., btw 64th & 79th sts., hellenicsocieties.org

Macy’s Flower Show (thru April 2), Macy’s Herald Square, macys.com

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Affordable Art Fair (thru April 2), Metropolitan Pavilion, affordableartfair.com

PHOTO: KONG TSEN DEMO DORJE, COURTESY WALTER ARADER HIMALAYAN ART

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