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The after-dark scene

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hot happenings around town in january

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Space Odyssey

Don’t Miss

Journey beyond our Milky Way galaxy, without leaving the Upper West Side, thanks to Dark Universe, the new Hayden Planetarium Space Show. Cool. | Rose Center for Earth and Space/American Museum of Natural History, Central Park W., enter on W. 81st St., 212.769.5200


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Start the New Year in waltz time at Salute to Vienna. Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.721.6500

Actor Jeff Daniels, 2013 Emmy Award winner for the series The Newsroom, makes news when he sings at 54 Below. 254 W. 54th St., 646,476.3551

The New York Jewish Film Festival screens world cinema’s best. Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th St., the

IN New YORK | january 2014 | | for more news, turn to entertainment (p. 50), museums (p. 62)

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Mane Man

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“I was on my way to hold an audition, and I put on Patsy Cline. I started dancing up and down the hallway. Not really dancing. Walking. Up and down, back and forth, and back and forth. That started it.” Choreographer Mark Haim on the genesis of his dance piece, This Land Is Your Land (above) | The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave., 212.242.0800, Jan. 10-11

The Keith Urban in the photo below is NOT the Keith Urban you will see this month at Madison Square Garden on one of the last stops of his worldwide Light the Fuse tour. The country music superstar with the memorably ironic name has done the unthinkable: He’s cut his hair. By a lot. In lateNovember, Urban created a social-media firestorm when he posted a selfie on Twitter. “Snow ain’t the only thing falling in Nashville today!” he wrote. Question: Does his hair grow as quickly as his concerts sell out? | Madison Square Garden, Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 866.858.0008, Jan. 29

Drink Up!

Oh, those wild and crazy 18th-century Dutch. What party animals they were. To enliven a soiree, they devised suijgkannen, or puzzle jugs, in beautiful Delft earthenware. “Puzzle jugs got their name from their ingenious design which could include a perforated neck and hollow handle and rim,” says Robert Aronson of Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam, who is showing nine of the novelties, including a blue-and-white ring-form example (left, ca. 1725-1735)—pierced with three roundels below three teardrop-shaped spouts—at the 60th annual Winter Antiques Show. The game was to drink ale or wine from the jug, without spilling a drop. “It helped to be highly dexterous and clever,” Aronson adds. | Winter Antiques Show, Park Avenue Armory, Park Ave., at E. 67th St., 718.292.7392, Jan. 24-Feb. 2

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Renée Fleming, Samuel Ramey and other opera greats wish mezzosoprano Marilyn Horne a happy 80th birthday at Carnegie Hall. W. 57th St., at Seventh Ave., 212.247.7800

The Little Prince: A New York Story is a major exhibition about the best-selling fable. The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Ave., 212.685.0008

Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the Year of the Horse, so giddyap to Sara Roosevelt Park (Grand & Forsyth sts.) for a firecracker ceremony.

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eclectic collector

art, antiques & Collectibles by Troy Segal

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store is famed for items inspired by the institution’s exhibits. But, in the case of the Jewels by JAR show, the connection is especially strong—jewelry commissioned from JAR (Joel A. Rosenthal) himself. Unlike the baubles made for such JAR fans as Gwyneth Paltrow and Ellen Barkin, these pieces (including the Carnaval à Venise black titanium and gold Venetian glass earrings, below), aren’t one of a kind. But they do bear the master’s signature flair for drama. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., 212.570.3767, thru Mar. 9

Oven-Baked Objets

Calling all those enraptured by enamel or crazy for cloisonné: The New York Ceramics Fair is in town for its annual visit, bringing with it an array of fine fired things—some of them hundreds of years old, others fresh from the oven. Then there are contemporary ceramicists such as Katherine Houston, who exclusively uses 18th-century color glazes in pieces like “Flemish Fantasia” (above). | Bohemian National Hall, 321 E. 73rd St., 310.455.2886, Jan. 22-26

Frontal View

Four centuries of faces and figures, adorning not just canvases but clocks, vases and tiny ivories, are on display in About Face, an exhibit of portraits at Hirschl & Adler. Of course, in this era of Skype and texted pics, painted representations of a person may seem passé. Yet they remain significant, notes H&A Managing Director Elizabeth Feld, as “portraits of a moment in time.” Winold Reiss’ “Portrait of Miss C. Burton—Texas” (right, 1930) is redolent of its Art Deco era; the highly stylized, sharply dressed lady could be an illustration from a period fashion magazine—in the days before photos dominated their covers. | Hirschl & Adler, 730 Fifth Ave., 212.535.8810, thru Feb. 8


Lost Objects

In A Round Now, his NYCgallery debut, Irish artist Ciarán Murphy displays a style that’s grown increasingly abstract in the last few years. Even so, a sense of loss pervades these enigmatic paintings: The soft-hued shapes seem an outline of things that are past—or, in the case of “Idea for a Sculpture” (above, 2013), that are yet to be. | Taymour Grahne, 157 Hudson St., 212.240.9442, thru Jan. 22

PHOTOS: Katherine Houston, “Flemish Fantasia,” courtesy katherine houston; FRITZ WILHELM WINOLD REISS, “Portrait of Miss C. Burton—Texas,” Eric W. Baumgartner for Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York; JAR Carnaval À Venise EARRINGS, Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store; CiarÁn Murphy, “Idea for a Sculpture,” Courtesy of CiarÁn Murphy and Taymour Grahne Gallery

Bring It Home

IN New YORK | january 2014 | | for details on other galleries, turn to art & antiques (p. 46)

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INSIDE FINE ART GALLERY HASTED KRAEUTLER SARAH HASTED & JOSEPH KRAEUTLER Owners of Hasted Kraeutler, a contemporary art gallery that is located in the heart of New York’s Chelsea art district. Sarah and Joseph share art works from the gallery’s outstanding roster of artists, including painter Kim Dong Yoo, sculptor Kwang Young Chun, and photographer Nick Brandt.


Kim Dong Yoo Installation view

Kwang Young Chun is a Korean master sculptor who is world renowned for his process of composing structures with thousands of small triangles, each individually hand molded in paper and strung together one by one. The artist gathers mulberry paper from old books with .RUHDQWH[WVDQGG\HVWKHSDSHUVLQWRPDQ\GLIIHUHQWVKDGHVZLWKWHDVDQGÀRZHUV&KXQ¶V complicated and meticulous sculptures are stunning, a must see!

NICK BRANDT Nick Brandt’s photographs feature stunning images of endangered African animals, which he photographs “in the same way I would a human being, watching for the right ‘pose’ that hopefully will best capture his or her spirit,” he says. Always “moving in close” he never uses a telephoto lens, because it is too impersonal. Prices of the photographs start at $4,500. Hasted Kraeutler is open to the public Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am - 6 pm. Nick Brandt, Elephant Drinking, Amboseli, 2007

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night spots

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When two certified sommeliers open a drinking establishment, there’s one thing you can count on—the wine will be good. And at the Lower East Side’s Amuse Wine Bar (right), it is: Expect a well-curated selection, from cellar staples to exotic bottles (think: Turkish dessert wine and Balkan vintages). The place has a classy-casual air and oozes romance: Exposed brick, flickering candles, cozy couches, art from local creatives, live music evenings (Thurs-Sat). There’s even a “bottomless glass” happy hour (Tues & Thurs). Consider me amused. | Amuse Wine Bar, 121 Ludlow St., 212.477.0100

Hypnotic Walls The walls are alive at Tokya, a new Japanese-inflected nightclub in Midtown East. That’s because the 6,000-square-foot, multilevel venue has installed a digital mapping projection system, which covers the interiors in morphing graphic designs and light patterns that pulse with the music. The result: Clubgoers are induced into a hypnotic state (is there any other way to be on a packed dance floor?). A raw bar resides on the mezzanine, and you can still feel the beat up there: The 6-foot-high, gold-tiled DJ booth (below) takes care of that. | Tokya, 40 E. 58th St., 212.308.6888

High-Tech Draft

A flux capacitor has been installed in the Financial District— and no, it has nothing to do with the time-traveling DeLorean from Back to the Future. Clinton Hall (above), a rustic, 4,000-squarefoot beer den, employs the gadget, a rare and advanced piece of draft beer technology (supposedly one of eight in the world), to calibrate the carbonation, compression and temperature of 10 select “super craft” brews. Why? To ensure you enjoy your pint at its scientifically engineered best. | Clinton Hall, 90 Washington St., 212.363.6000


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Greek mythology gets boozy on the themed cocktail menu, starring Icarus—gin, mastiha, crème de violette and tonic. The lemon represents the sun, but don’t worry, you can fly as close to it as you want. | Nerai, 55 E.

54th St., 212.759.5554

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Amuse Yourself

IN New YORK | january 2014 | | for details on other after-dark spots, turn to entertainment (p. 50)

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Sometimes, a simple downhome, Downtown Italian trattoria is all you need. Olio e Più gives you just that, but with two menus. The one for pizzas, cooked in the restaurant’s wood-burning oven, offer an abundance of toppings, including truffles and smoked mozzarella; the trattoria menu features such delightful basics as whole roasted branzino and pasta primavera (below). An additional convenience for early birds: The restaurant is open for breakfast and brunch from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Olio e Più, 3 Greenwich Ave., 212.243.6546

A Palette for the Palate

Robert (above), the restaurant located on the ninth floor of the Museum of Arts and Design on Columbus Circle, can arguably give the museum a good run for its money in terms of its own artful design. The eye-popping views of Columbus Circle and Central Park; individual chandeliers created out of colorful LED Lucite panels; sculptural steel cocktail tables; and banquettes and chairs done in deep pink and purple suggest you are in the midst of some colorful design exhibit. The dishes, unlike the surroundings, are simply adorned, but peppered with lush flavors. A starter of Blue Bay mussels was grounded with Spanish chorizo; a main course of braised octopus with new potatoes was chunky and generously portioned; and, for dessert, a dense Oreo cheesecake with blood orange jam did a lovely job of satisfying the sweet tooth. | Robert, Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle, 212.299.7730

Victorious Vietnamese

I remember doing a profile on Le Colonial during its first NYC inception in the 1990s, and being wowed then by the exotic setting and sensuous Far East fare—and I am wowed once again. The restaurant, which recently underwent a multimillion dollar renovation, retains the sensibility of the original but with even more retro dazzle: The 1920s French-Vietnamese colonial setting includes oversize potted palms, rattan chairs and a red-tinned ceiling. The food is equally exotic: Signature dishes include grilled shrimp mousse on sugar cane and a five-spice roasted duck with shredded jicama. Other standouts are a soft salad roll with poached prawns and hoisin peanut sauce (left), and lemongrass chicken in a clay pot with jasmine rice and a soft-boiled egg. French Indochina never looked or tasted this fine. | Le Colonial, 149 E. 57th St., 212.757.0808


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Strictly Italian

IN New YORK | january 2014 | | for details on other restaurants, turn to dining (p. 66)

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Classic French

Some restaurants come, many go and a few in this town are stalwarts, veterans of the industry, delivering the same elegant cuisine since their inception. The 49-year-old Le Périgord still sings the song of classic French fare, sans trendiness. Escargot, roasted rack of lamb, Dover sole and a simple filet (below) are what neighborhood regulars come for, along with the quiet, effortless service and elegant environs. Despite the many tempting entrées, leaving room for dessert is de rigueur, especially when the menu includes everything from apple tartes Tatin to floating islands to berry tarts to a variety of soufflés. Let them eat cake—and a whole lot more. | Le Périgord, 405 E. 52nd St., 212.755.6244

Surf or Turf

The Sea Fire Grill, in the heart of Midtown, offers both traditional steaks and seafood, all in a swanky, supper-clublike atmosphere. American coastal classics, such as tried-and-true oysters (above) and wild striped bass, are available alongside USDA prime beef dishes, dry-aged for 28 days in-house. | The Sea Fire Grill, 158 E. 48th St., 212.935.3785

“My priority when designing a menu is my customer. I want all my guests to keep coming back by making sure they walk away with a ’wow‘ factor.” | Chef Alexander Lohkin, Mari Vanna, 41 E. 20th St., 212.777.1955

Breakfast Bell • Oceana is now open for breakfast. Think: house-cured gravlax and bagels, banana pancakes and lobster Benedict. | Oceana, 120 W. 49th

St., 212.759.5941 • Harlem Shake has got your mornings covered with such offerings as red velvet French toast, shrimp and grits, and sweet potato doughnuts. | Harlem Shake, 100 W. 124th

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theater news by Francis Lewis

MLB on Bway

In Character

Producer Fran Kirmser is looking to hit a home run on Broadway with Eric Simonson’s new play, Bronx Bombers (right). “Sports and the theater have so much in common,” Kirmser says. “There’s great human drama in both. And both are a form of entertainment, where anything can happen.” Thanks to the “magic of theater,” it’s possible to present 100 years of the team’s legacy onstage at the same time. “It’s Babe Ruth in the same room at the same time as Derek Jeter.” For more of Fran Kirmser’s interview, go to | Bronx Bombers, Circle in the Square Theatre, 235 W. 50th St., 212.239.6200

This month, Frank Langella adds another larger-than-life character to his distinguished theatrical résumé when he defies the elements as Shakespeare’s King Lear (below). | King Lear, BAM Harvey Theatre, 651 Fulton St., Brooklyn, 718.636.4100

“I have a new musical coming up. At first, I couldn’t envision [the story] as a musical, but it’s a good reason to sing and will be exciting.” Bartlett Sher, director | The Bridges of Madison County, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 W. 45th St., 212.239.6200 For Bartlett Sher’s full interview, go to

Quick-Change Artist

For five decades, the actor has embodied dozens of memorable men. Here are three: • Langella played Dracula on Broadway (1977) as a sexy beast, and female audiences swooned. • Tragically flawed Richard Nixon in Frost/Nixon earned him a third Tony Award (2007) and an Oscar nomination (2008). • In the Broadway revival of Man and Boy (2011), Langella’s unscrupulous financier/con man pimped his own son, without even blinking an eye. Nasty, but nevertheless a spellbinding performance.

Jefferson Mays (left, in fur coat, with Catherine Walker and Bryce Pinkham) is living an actor’s dream that could just as easily turn into a nightmare. In the new Broadway musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Mays plays eight members of the same aristocratic family: six men and two women. All are dispatched (read: killed) quickly and in good order by another family member (Pinkham). So, off come trousers, moustaches, shoes, gloves, hats, dresses, what have you at a frantic pace. In Act One, Mays has 12 costume changes, some with seconds to spare. Helping make it run like clockwork are three backstage Svengalis: two dressers and a hair supervisor, without whom this show—and Mays—would definitely not go on. | A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder, Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., 212.239.6200


photos : bronx bombers, james leynse; king lear, johan persson; a gentleman’s guide to love and murder, joan marcus


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in store

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Black, White and Fragrant

Drawing inspiration from a childhood spent playing in his family cellars in Cognac, France, Kilian Hennessy aims to evoke “the sugar in alcohol and the wood of cognac barrels” in his high-end scents. As quaint as this philosophy is, Kilian, his first U.S. boutique (above), proves that the grandson of the founder of luxury goods group LVMH hasn’t lost touch with his swanky roots. Bottles of By Kilian fragrances, including L’Oeuvre Noire and In the Garden of Good and Evil, stand tall on wall shelving, offering a suitably elegant backdrop to the Meatpacking District boutique’s modern furniture and chandeliers, some of which the owner himself designed. | Kilian, 804 Washington St., 212.600.1298

Surf’s Up! Sports company Patagonia brings surfer vibes into the Big Apple at its new NoLIta store. Racks of wet suits surrounding a line of colorful surfboards (above) in the center of the shop inspire beachy daydreams, while the California-based brand’s signature fleece jackets offer men and women a stylish way to bundle up. | Patagonia, 313 Bowery St., 212.228.2514


Gadgets Galore

Hammacher Schlemmer has been the guru of gadgets for more than a century. The original mail-order company progressed from its roots offering hard-to-find tools in the late-1800s to selling never-before-seen devices at its Midtown shop in 1926. It spent 2013 renovating that store, which offers inventions such as temperature-regulating bedsheets, window-washing robots and animatronic fortune tellers. Look up to see a $90,000 whale submarine and a motorized monocycle (right) dangling from the ceiling. | Hammacher Schlemmer, 147 E. 57th St., 212.421.9000

photos: mavi, andrew dallas; kilian, courtesy of by kilian, inc.; patagonia bowery, courtesy of patagonia bowery; hammacher schlemmer, courtesy of hammacher schlemmer; Intimacy, courtesy of intimacy; nars, courtesy of nars cosmetics

Brooklyn Blues

Turkish denim company Mavi is sweeping into Brooklyn with two boutiques. The Park Slope flagship (below) and its slightly newer Brooklyn Heights sibling both feature Mavi’s “denim kitchen” installation: a display of the ingredients (buttons, rivets and fabrics) that go into crafting the jeans. Shoppers can also choose from a selection of shirts. | Mavi, 205 Fifth Ave., Park Slope, 718.789.2038; 90 Smith St., Brooklyn Heights, 718.522.0836

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Down to Earth

Finishings made of reclaimed branches and green terrariums may seem unexpected at a womenswear shop for “understated luxury and modern design,” but the earthy style adds charm and a sense of discovery to Otte’s boutique (below, left) in NoLIta. The new location—founder Kay Lee’s fifth in NYC—showcases her signature collection of hats, blouses (left), pants and skirts, alongside apparel and accessories from emerging designers. | Otte, 281 Mott St., 212.925.0200

Afterglow Makeup artist François Nars knows how to harness light to create beauty. His new SoHo boutique (below), which offers both cosmetics and lessons in application, glows with stark white walls, while his makeup uses essential oils for luminosity. With names like “Orgasm” and “Deep Throat,” NARS products may induce blushing before they’re even applied. | NARS, 124 Prince St., 646.356.0423

The Perfect Fit

The trained bra-fit stylists at Intimacy have revealed a secret: What’s under our clothes can have a greater effect on our appearance than what’s on the outside. That’s why the expert staff at the lingerie chain’s newly renovated Upper East Side boutique offers one-on-one styling sessions to put shoppers in supportive, comfortable bras. The store carries more than 90 sizes of premium European bras with matching panties, including brands such as Andres Sarda (above), PrimaDonna and Marie Jo L’Aventure. The boutique also allows shoppers to store their sizes and wish lists on its digital database, making repeat visits a breeze. | Intimacy, 1252 Madison Ave., 212.860.8366 | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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property values

suite DealS by Lois Levine

Five-Star Strata

The Enrique Norten-designed Mercedes House (left) has been converted into an elite rental complex. Strata at Mercedes House includes 162 apartments, many of which offer private terraces. Ceilings soar at 9 feet 3 inches, floors are made of solid oak and solar shades are built into windows. Kitchens offer SubZero stainless steel refrigerators and Caesarstone countertops (far left). The building also includes the 80,000-square-foot Mercedes Club, which boasts a fitness center, full-service spa and more. An outdoor movie screen and lounge areas with fire pits are a few other luxurious touches. For $4,995 a month, a one-bedroom with terrace is yours. | Strata at Mercedes House, 550 W. 54th St., 212.586.2222

My, has the East Village come a long way. Once the province of punk rockers and seedy stores, the neighborhood has undergone a gentrification over the past decade, and the streets are now filled with designer boutiques, high-end restaurants and well-appointed apartments. Case in point: 532 E. 5th St., a new residential rental building in the heart of all the action. Units like apartment 3R (below) include a chef’s kitchen and breakfast bar, stone-tiled bathrooms, oak wood flooring, an in-home washer and dryer and Anderson Thermopane windows. Interested? Two-bedroom, two-bathroom units rent for $5,595 a month. | Town Real Estate, 337 W. Broadway, 646.561.5319

Up on the Roof

If you are looking for a room with a view, you may want to consider the Philip House on the Upper East Side. The classic prewar, brick-and-limestone 11-story building, built in 1927, offers 71 spacious and elegant condominiums, including the majestic Penthouse D (above), currently on the market for $11.5 million. Why the hefty price tag? Think: over 3,500 interior square feet with a wraparound landscaped roof terrace at 2,100 square feet; four bedrooms; 4.5 bathrooms and details such as crown moldings, coffered ceilings, wood-burning fireplaces and wide plank flooring. (Penthouse D is one of five penthouses Philip House is offering for sale). New York City looks awfully swell from this vantage. | Philip House, 141 E. 88th St., 212.860.4188


photoS: strata at mercedes house, interior and exterior, brian buckley; 532 E. 5th St., Evan Joseph. Philip house, artistic renderings by redundant pixel

Village Revamp

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On or offscreen, Sarah Jessica Parker is all about New York. To begin with, the 48-year-old actress calls Manhattan home. She and husband Matthew Broderick live in Greenwich Village with their children, 11-year-old James Wilkie and 4-year-old twins Tabitha and Loretta. The city also served as the hip backdrop to her career-defining HBO series Sex and the City (1998-2004), as well as its two movies. But right now, New York— Off-Broadway, to be precise— is once again Parker’s workplace; she is appearing through Jan. 26 at the Manhattan Theatre Club alongside Blythe Danner in The Commons of Pensacola, Parker’s first stage appearance in 12 years. In the play, written by actress Amanda Peet, Parker plays a woman whose mother has been forced to abandon her opulent lifestyle to live in a one-bedroom apartment in Florida after her husband’s Wall Street scam becomes headline news. “I just thought it was a really wonderful role,” says Parker, “and playing opposite Blythe—we worked together about 18 years ago on the same stage in a play called Sylvia. I always wanted to find another opportunity with her!” “One of the things that’s great about New York,” continues Parker, “is that it’s not a one-industry town. It has education, academia, service, arts, publishing, theater, politics, fashion, finance, as well as moviemaking. There are so many people who are cogs in the great wheel of the city. I can’t hide behind gates or in a car, but if I can get a few yards from my front door, I can still get lost in a crowd.” Good luck with that, Sarah. Thanks to her much-loved Sex and the City character Carrie Bradshaw’s $40,000 collection of Manolo Blahnik shoes, Parker remains a recognized style icon who appears regularly at Fashion Week and other such events. In 2010, she signed on as president and chief creative officer of Halston Heritage, a line inspired by vintage Halston looks. And she just launched her new SJP Collection shoe line with Manolo Blahnik CEO George Malkemus, sold exclusively at Nordstrom stores and It’s a far cry from her humble upbringing. Born in Nelson-


ville, Ohio, the fourth of eight children in a family that, at one early point, was on public assistance, Parker and her family moved to New Jersey when she was 11, about the same time as her Broadway debut in a revival of The Innocents (1976). Unfortunately, the show flopped, but it did set her acting career in motion. Parker studied ballet at The School of American Ballet. At 12, she became the third girl to play the lead in Annie (1978-1980) on Broadway, then starred in the TV series Square Pegs (1982-83). Her career progressed with roles in L.A. Story (1991), followed by Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), Ed Wood (1994) and Miami Rhapsody (1995). Then, in 1997, came Sex and the City, an opportunity she nearly let pass. “I had this wonderful life in New York at the time,” she recalls. “I didn’t want anything to change. I was in theater and movies, and in my free time I saw my friends. But my friends managed to get me to the set on that first day of shooting. I never looked back from that moment.” At about the same time, she married Broderick, star of such films as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), and their union has been one of the most stable in show business. Parker has been a UNICEF ambassador since 1997, and she serves on the Presidential Committee of the Arts. She also serves on the board of New York City Ballet, and she both executive-produced and narrated the new, 12-part docudrama city.ballet, which can be viewed on AOL ON. For good measure, she also does fundraising for New York City schools. For quiet time, Parker, Broderick and the children retreat to their house in the Irish fishing village of Killybegs in County Donegal, or to their 19th-century beach house in Bridgehampton, Long Island. But those are getaway spots. New York City really makes her hum. “I’m a city person. I love concrete, I love architecture and the sound of cabs. I wouldn’t go anywhere else. It’s not about a conscious decision every day. It’s just who we are.”

Photos: sarah jessica parker and blythe danner, jason bell; sarah jessica parker, 2013 © joan marcus

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What better way to usher in a fresh year than by seeing a show that shocks,

Photos: jean paul gaultier, Š patrice stable/jean paul gaultier; nervous system-hyphae pendant lamps, 2013, courtesy of nervous system/photo by jessica rosenkrantz

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ew York may be the most aptly named city in America, as no other metropolis puts so much emphasis on the word “new.” This month in particular, museums and theaters offer a rich array of offerings that, in form or content, creatively push the artistic envelope.

Out of Hand, currently on exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design (2 Columbus Circle, 212.299.7777, thru June 1), elevates the marriage of technology and art to a whole new level, italicizing the influence of digital fabrication technologies on contemporary art, design and architecture. Over 80 artists, architects and designers demonstrate through their works their experimentation with new technologies. For example, Marc Newson’s fractal necklace juxtaposes highlevel mathematics with exquisite gemstones, by creating a piece of jewelry composed of 2,000 diamonds and sapphires, set in circuitous designs that were developed by a mathematical formula. Somarta’s lace PROTEAN Bodywear, worn by Lady Gaga, is digitally knit in one piece, without any seams, and covered in Swarovski crystals. And Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg’s delicately conceived “Nervous System: Hyphae Pendant Lamps” were designed to replicate the way veins form in leaves, created out of nylon, selective laser sintering and LED light. Art, partnered with concepts of mathematics, digital and laser technologies: The eye of the beholder just keeps expanding.

A Director’s Touch

It didn’t take long for Director Anthony Minghella’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera (Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.363. 6000) to become the talk of the town. During the second intermission on opening night, Sept. 25, 2006, the chatter became almost deafening, as the audience fervently debated the pros and cons of Minghella’s decision to have a wooden puppet and not a cute, flesh-and-blood child actor portray Butterfly’s 2-year-old son. Eight years later, the chatter has hardly died down, as the production once again joins the repertoire (performances are on Jan. 16, 20, 24, 28), with Minghella’s innovations continuing to thrill.


Metropolitan Opera features Bunraku-style puppets and other Japanese theater techniques. Facing page: Two images from “Transforming Still Life Painting” at The Frick Collection show how this still life evolves in front of a viewer’s eyes.

A Day in the (Still) Life

If the Dutch Old Masters were plying their trade today, would they be using computer graphics instead of a brush? The question irresistibly springs to mind when viewing Rob and Nick Carter’s “Transforming Still Life Painting” (2012), an adjunct to the Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting From the Mauritshuis exhibit at The Frick Collection (1 E. 70th St., 212.288.0700, thru Jan. 19). The work reproduces Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder’s famed

Photos: Rob and Nick Carter, “Transforming Still Life Painting” stills, © Rob and Nick Carter; Madama Butterfly. Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

The Science Behind Art

In addition to the borrowings from Bunraku puppetry (entirely appropriate given the opera’s locale: Nagasaki, Japan), the staging has a cinematic quality consistent with Minghella’s career in film. The late director (he died in 2008) is best remembered for The English Patient, for which he won the 1996 Oscar for Best Director. As in that movie, there are sweeping wide-angle vistas in Butterfly. But its minimalist set is totally nonnaturalistic, mirrored and washed with bold colors and intense lighting that underscore the tragedy of two lovers separated by an unbridgeable cultural divide. Minghella’s use of silence in the opera is Below: Madama yet another brilliant coup de théâtre. Butterfly at the

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1618 nature morte, “Vase of Flowers in a Window.” Shown in a darkened room on a Mac screen—cleverly disguised with a frame around it—the picture at first appears to be simply a vividly colored floral display. Then, suddenly, the stems gently sway, as if stirred by a breeze. One of the tulips droops. And look—there’s a snail climbing up the window frame! Riveted, the viewer stands before the “painting” (actually a three-hourlong looped film), watching as night falls, a firefly zooms by, dawn breaks, buildings in the distance come into view—and the cycle begins again. It’s a modern and moving still life, in both senses of the word.

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Academy Award-nominated and Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor, who has been called the “P.T. Barnum of contemporary stagecraft,” reinvents the Bard in her latest project. Theatre for a New Audience’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Pl., Brooklyn, 866.811.4111, thru Jan. 12) takes the classic comedy for a new kind of joyride, creating a design that evolves from minimalist to nearsurrealistic. The opening act shows a set devoid of anything except a lone bed, sitting center stage under a spotlight. The stage then seems to grow, literally and figuratively. The elfish character Puck slips into the bed, which starts to get larger and larger, through the help of a skeletal tree from above. It lifts him up, until he eventually disappears into a huge silk cloud. The stage then becomes stars and sky, as well as a moving forest floor; the combination of the disappearing figure and the stage transforming into some dreamy forest reminds us of that ethereal state we enter when we dream. While there are more grounded scenes, taking place in the Athenian court where the wedding plans of Duke Theseus and the Amazon queen, Hippolyta, get interrupted, it is the forest scenes that devour your attention in this production: the wilderness floor, drenched in moonlight; exotic flora and fauna, projected on bolts of white silk; and the omnipotent forest fairies and sprites (played by children), who emerge from the shadows to control the play’s characters. Shakespeare’s timeless comedy is reimagined into


the kind of magical fantasy that has come to be the brand of Julie Taymor.

Sartorial Surprises

Couturier Jean Paul Gaultier has been designing for four decades. But his clothing looks far from dated; in fact, many concepts have yet to hit the fashion mainstream (case in point: male skirts)—or are just now arriving there (i.e., corsets as outerwear, a style he created for Madonna back in 1990). There’s no bigger testimony to the cutting-edge creativity of the French designer, the subject of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk at the Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Pkwy., 718.638.5000, thru Feb. 23). Displaying some 135 ensembles—including those infamous cone-shaped bras sported by the Material Girl—the exhibit traces Gaultier’s oeuvre (divided thematically into sections, like “Punk Cancan” and “Urban Jungle”) as well as his influence on artists and photographers, and on social concepts of cross-dressing and multiculturalism. The show also takes an avant-garde approach to display, making heavy use of audio-visuals. Videos, films and voice-overs are scattered throughout. Many of the custommade mannequins are in motion, revolving in place or circulating on a never-ending runway. Several actually seem to be looking at and talking to you—courtesy of the animated faces (including Gaultier’s own) projected in high-definition on their heads. What better way to honor a man whose career has been a constant mission to surprise?

Photos: a midsummer night’s dream, es devlin; richard iii, joan marcus Photos

Old Dream, New Twist

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As Will Would Want It

that audibly and visibly drip as the action proThe most shocking aspect of the Shakespeare’s gresses. The plain set (the same for both plays) Globe productions of Richard III and Twelfth is made of wood; some fortunate theatergoers Facing page: Director Night, currently playing in repertory at Broadway’s even get to sit on either side of it. There is little Julie Taymor puts an Belasco Theatre (111 W. 44th St., 212.239.6200, furniture; props are at a minimum. This is innovative bounce thru Feb. 16), is not that all the women’s roles are Shakespeare as Shakespeare intended it, with (literally) in A Midsumplayed by men. In Shakespeare’s time (late-16th to the spoken word supreme and the onus placed mer Night’s Dream. early-17th centuries), that was the custom; besides, on the audience’s imagination. Did the Bard not Above: Everything old is in our liberated era, gender-bending is hardly avantsay in the prologue to Henry V, “Think when new again in the current garde. Men as women would be totally beside the we talk of horses, that you see them / Printing Broadway production of point in this case were it not that cross-dressing their proud hoofs i’ the receiving earth; / For ’tis gives actor Mark Rylance and other members of his your thoughts that now must deck our kings”? Richard III, where (as in company from the United Kingdom the opportuniThat last point notwithstanding, the cosShakespeare’s day) men ty to display their sublime versatility. tumes in the Shakespeare’s Globe productions play all the roles. No, what truly shocks Broadway audiences of are truly majestic, hand-stitched of materials today is this: Shakespeare when stripped of artifice is the most available during Shakespeare’s time—meaning no nylon, only entertaining and comprehensible of playwrights. Earlier this cotton, linen, wool and leather. Arrive 20 minutes before curseason, Orlando Bloom made his entrance as Romeo in a retain, and watch the actors dress onstage in layer upon layer of vival of Romeo and Juliet riding a motorcycle. Here, there are period authenticity, proving as they do that even the old can be no motorcycles. The stage is lit by candlelight­—real tapers brand-new again in New York. IN New YORK | january 2014 |

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stylish finds

all things terrific and chic

Equine Elegance The rich earth tones and supple fabrics beloved by riders keep you toasty, whether you’re trotting through Central Park in a horse-drawn carriage or hoofing it around town. Add a charm bracelet or leather gloves for a dash of equestrian style.


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merchandised by Anna Katsanis

styled by Miako Katoh

For him, facing page: Leather “Huntingdon” gloves, $270, and Fine Stripe socks, $42, both by Thomas Pink. 520 Madison Ave., 212.838.1928 | double-face throw, $495, by Frette. 799 Madison Ave., 212.988.5221 | “Miollen” wallet, $275, by Bally. 628 Madison Ave., 212.751.9082 | Elastic Boot, $515, by A.P.C. 267 W. 4th St., 212.755.2523 | “Brandywine” jacket, $495, by Bills Khakis. | Daffodil felt cap, $48, by Kenneth Cole. 595 Broadway, 212.965.0283 For her, this page: horseshoe pendant, $125, charm bracelet, $195, and “liza” blouse, $195, all by Tory Burch. 797 Madison Ave., 212.510.8371 | “stellita fit” wool jacket, $498, by Brooks Brothers. 346 Madison Ave., 212.309.7765 | “Lady jane” Leather gloves, $65, by Barbour. 1047 Madison Ave., 212.570.2600 | “Katherine” riding boot, $895, by Steven Dann. | horse figurine, $950, by Baccarat. 635 Madison Ave., 212.826.4100 | “5th Avenue” throw, $138, by Pendleton. Love, Adorned, 269 Elizabeth St., 212.431.5683 | burnett leather belt, $195, by Bills Khakis | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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Super Bowl game and first Vince Lombardi trophy (left), made by Tiffany & Co. 1967 First



Hip-hop mogul Jay Z’s 40/40 club (6 W. 25th St., 212.832.4040) is a sleek shimmery hot spot for sports enthusiasts who appreciate the 15 55-inch and two 46-inch LED flat-screen TVs and six 165-inch video walls (talk about wide receivers!). Stroll the catwalks and survey the scene and, possibly, such celebrity regulars as Beyoncé, Rihanna, Fabolous and CC Sabathia. When you book the mezzanine floor of Suite 36 (16 W. 36th St., 212.695.0036), you look out the skylights at our city’s structural celeb—the Empire State Building, lit up in the sparring teams’ colors—or you and your teammates can huddle in a private suite, complete with TV, comfy leather banquettes and gastro-pub fare that’s a notch above (think: flights of lamb or hanger steak nachos). Halftime and history mix at Revolutionary War-era Fraunces Tavern (54 Pearl St., 212.968.1776), where George Washington bade farewell to his troops in 1783. Mingle with high-finance types while enjoying Porterhouse Brewery beers, fine whiskeys, savory snacks and a surround-sound Super Bowl experience (the cheers may

Photos: football field, © veer; vince lombardi trophy, tiffany & co.; suite 36 interior and bar tap, courtesy of suite 36

Tackling the city’s best in shopping, dining and festivities, AS THE CLOCK TICKS DOWN TO super bowl XLVIII. By NANCY J. BRANDWEIN

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Its TV-decked bar (top) adorned with whimsical taps (bottom), Suite 36 is a stylish hideaway for big game viewing, feasting and imbibing.

drown out the rustling of the ghost known to haunt these quarters). Roars reach a fever pitch at Brooklyn’s NFL nexus, 200 Fifth (200 Fifth Ave., Park Slope, 718.638.2925), which boasts an obscene amount of TVs (107!), plus 41 beers on tap. But possibly the largest screen in town—16 feet by 28 feet, to be exact—is at Resorts World Casino New York City’s Bar 360 (110-00 Rockaway Blvd., Jamaica, Queens, 888.888.8801). On game day, Feb. 2, WFAN sportscaster Marc Malusis is doing a special edition of his SNF360 show, a live radio podcast; guests have a chance to chat with him, and even win prizes.

TAILGATING TEMPTATIONS A red-blooded spectacle, the Super Bowl makes us want to sink our teeth into some top-quality steak. At Benjamin Steak-


Hottest Super Bowl on record (84 degrees), played in Los Angeles.

house (52 E. 41st St., 212.297.9177), every cut of beef is dryaged for a minimum of 28 days, with a concentration of flavor so intense, you may forget to concentrate on the game—on view in the convivial bar, where happy hour lasts all day long, Jan. 31–Feb. 2. There are many ways to increase your Super Bowl stamina, like ordering “carbo load” items served on game day at PRINT. restaurant (Ink48, 653 11th Ave., 212.757.2224), including such delectables as buckwheat pappardelle with lamb Bolognese, along with special cocktails like the Gridiron Classic (rye, simple syrup, muddled lemon and fresh basil). Warm, woody Hudson Commons (356 W. 58th St., 212.554.6217) offers unobstructed views of any of nine huge flat-screen TVs from its European beer-hall-style tables, where you can sup on short rib poutine and turducken po’boys.

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Foodies, sports fans and A-list stars unite! The 50 Yard Lounge (One Penn Plaza, 250 W. 34th St., 800.591.9198, Jan. 29-Feb. 2) sprawls over 15,000 square feet with its heated roof decks, tented plazas and restaurants featuring cooking demos with stars of the kitchen and the field, including chef Marc Forgione, gourmet butcher Pat LaFrieda and players Joe Theismann, Doug Flutie and Hall-of-Famer Cris Carter; there’s also the Jets House, a hospitality venue-within-the-venue for the team’s season ticket holders and affiliates. Not sated yet? Come to Taste of the NFL (Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, Pier 12, 72 Bowne St., Red Hook, 952.835.7621) the Saturday night before the game, when chefs from every NFL city serve local favorites, alongside current or former team members, including the Ravens’ Qadry Ismail and the Packers’ Donny Anderson. At this “party with a purpose,” a percentage of proceeds go to food banks in each NFL city, with a third each going to New York and New Jersey charities. The DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowl (Pier 40, 12th Ave., at W. Houston St.,, Feb. 1) offers visitors a chance to watch celebrities play a televised flag football game on one million pounds of sand (last year’s bowl featured Snoop Dogg, Neil Patrick Harris and NFL Hall-of-Famer Deion Sanders), then stay on for a concert and party. Finally, for four whole days, Broadway from Herald Square to Times Square literally becomes the Great White Way, dominated by a snowy 58-foot-high, 180-footlong eight-lane toboggan run. It’s part of Super Bowl Boulevard (, Jan. 29–Feb. 1), a football-themed fair that includes photo ops with this year’s Vince Lombardi trophy, and autograph sessions with former and current NFL players. Whether it’s imbibing, buying or viewing—game on!


Prices for a ticket for Super Bowl XLVIII range from $500 to $2,600 (face value, anyway).

even if you don’t know anything about the sport, you know the name. Joe Namath, aka “Broadway Joe,” because of his love of both New York City nightlife and beautiful women, is arguably the most famous quarterback ever to play the game of football. Born in 1943 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Namath honed his quarterback skills at the University of Alabama, where he played for legendary coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, who called Namath, “the greatest athlete I have ever coached.” In 1965, he signed to play with the New York Jets for a reported $400,000, a then unheard-of figure in football. Two years later, he proved worthy of the hefty sum when he led the Jets to victory in Super Bowl III, beating the Baltimore Colts 16-7, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. Namath played with the Jets through most of his career, finishing with one year with the Los Angeles Rams before retiring in 1977. Namath, who also dabbled in movies and television, is often credited

joe namath, during his new york jets years.

with bringing football to a new level of national popularity. with his shaggy hair, moustache and toothy grin, he looked and acted unlike any football player before him. Perhaps former teammate John Dockery summed up the sports superstar best: “He was a guy that came along and broke a lot of conventions … it was like traveling with a rock star. He just was a magnet. And talk about excitement and energy. wow!” —Lois Levine



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New Year’s Day

Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, (Jan. 1-5)

Gotham Chamber Orchestra’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers, Trinity Church, 212.279.4200 (also Jan. 1)

Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting From the Mauritshuis, The Frick Collection, 212.288.0700 (thru Jan. 19)

Salute to Vienna, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, 212.721.6500








Last Sunday to see 700 Sundays, Billy Crystal’s solo show, Imperial Theatre, 212.239.6200

Rituals of Rented Island … Manhattan, 1970-1980, Whitney Museum of American Art, 212.570.3600 (thru Feb. 2)

King Lear, starring Frank Langella, begins performances, Harvey Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 718.636.4100 (thru Feb. 9)

Focus Dance, Joyce Theater, 212. 242.0800 (Jan. 7-12)

The Room Nobody Knows opens, Japan Society (thru Jan. 12)

Bronx Bombers begins performances, Circle in the Square Theatre, 212.239.6200

Christian McBride Big Band, The Village Vanguard, 212.255.4037 (Jan. 7-12)








William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain, Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 212.501.3011 (thru Feb. 9)

Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design From the AJDC, Forbes Galleries (thru Feb. 22)

The Power of Poison, American Museum of Natural History, 212.769.5100 (thru Aug. 10)






American Songbook opens, various Lincoln Center venues, 212.721.6500 (thru Apr. 5)

Outside Mullingar opens, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Mar. 16)

Armory Antique Show opens, 69th Regiment Armory, 973.808.5015 (thru Jan. 26)

Master Drawings in New York Week opens, 212.289.2227 (thru Feb. 1)




Sacred Visions: NineteenthCentury Biblical Art From The Dahesh Museum Collection, Museum of Biblical Art, 212.408.1500 (thru Feb. 16)

Ferran Adria and Deborah Grant, The Drawing Center, 212.219.2166 (thru Feb. 28)

Beautiful— The Carole King Musical opens, Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 212.239.6200


Kandinsky in Paris, 1934–1944, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 212.423.3500 (thru Apr. 23)


New York Ceramics Fair opens, Bohemian National Hall, new yorkceramicsfair .com (thru Jan. 26)

African-American Leaders Scavenger Hunt, DiMenna Children’s History Museum, New-York Historical Society, 212. 485.9293 (also Jan. 18, 20)

26 The METRO Show, Metropolitan Pavilion, 800.563.7632 (Jan. 22-26)


27 Winter Antiques Show, Park Avenue Armory, 718.292.7392 (Jan. 24-Feb. 2)

28 New York City Ballet winter season, David H. Koch Theater, 212.496.0600 (Jan. 21-Mar. 2)

Keith Urban, Madison Square Garden, thegarden .com

Enjoy a motley of masalas at Mint restaurant, 212.644.8888

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febuary Moon Calendar

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New Moon

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Tony Feher retrospective, Bronx Museum of the Arts, 718.681.6000 (thru Feb. 16)

Allegory and Illusion, Rubin Museum of Art, 212.620.5000 (thru Feb. 10)






Silla: Korea‘s Golden Kingdom, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 212.535.7710 (thru Feb. 23)

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Madison Square Garden, 212.213.3165 (also Feb. 11)

Billy Budd, Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, (Feb. 7-13)

Art Song on Film: Ludwig, Augér and Popp, Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Lincoln Center, 212.721.6500

Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music opens, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, (thru Feb. 23)







Justin Timberlake, Madison Square Garden, thegarden .com (also Feb. 20)

The Bridges of Madison County opens, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 212.239.6200

Vienna: City of Dreams festival opens, various venues, 212.247.7800 (thru Mar. 16)




Enjoy a strong drink and a warm fire at 1 Oak, 212.242.1111

Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art, American Folk Art Museum, (thru Apr. 23)

Inspired by Dunhuang: Re-Creation in Contemporary Chinese Art, China Institute, 212.744.8181 (thru Jun. 8)

23 Mothers and Sons, starring Tyne Daly, begins performances, John Golden Theatre, 212.239.6200



Chinese New Year Gala, The New York Philharmonic, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, 212.721.6500


Last chance to see Isaac Julien: Ten Thousand Waves, Museum of Modern Art, moma .org

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5 Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America, New-York Historical Society, 212.873.3400 (thru Mar. 9)

presidents day Antony and Cleopatra opens, The Public Theater, 212.539.8500 (thru Mar. 23)


6 Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Beacon Theatre, 212.465.6500



Encores! Little Me, New York City Center, nycitycen (Feb. 5-9)

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, Brooklyn Museum, 718. 638.5000 (thru Feb. 23)



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Marc Anthony, Barclays Center,

Couture Fashion Week, New Yorker Hotel, couture (thru Feb. 16)

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coming attractions




Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna opens, Citi Field, cirquedu (thru Apr. 13)


Asia Week New York begins, various venues, (thru Mar. 22)



Miley Cyrus, Barclays Center,


Bullets Over Broadway opens, St. James Theatre, 212.239.6200



Frieze New York Art Fair begins, Randall’s Island, (May 12)


New York Mets v. New York Yankees, Citi Field, (also May 15)


Tribeca Film Festival, various locations, (thru Apr. 27)



Fleet Week, fleetweek (thru May 28)

photos: the “various coloured parrot” by zain al-din, dated 1777, courtesy of oliver forge and brendan lynch ltd.; tribeca film festival opening ceremony, brian palmer

Heart and Lights, starring the Rockettes, opens, Radio City Music Hall, (thru May 4)

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your personal concierge™

Bautista Cotte, Concierge, Omni Berkshire Place, 21 E. 52nd St., 212.754.5000 Lobby of the Omni Berkshire Place

Photos: Omni Berkshire place lobby, mac brown; metlife stadium, william hauser/metlife stadium; Bowlmor lanes, bjorn wallander

Braving the Elements

The weather may be frightful, but you won’t find concierge Bautista Cotte in hibernation. He gives us the scoop on where to break a sweat and how New York is scoring points with sports fans. How does NYC change after the holidays have ended? Visitors can experience this cosmopolitan city in a more serene way. Reinvention and resolution pepper the air. Retailers, hotels and venues are vying for patronage with enticing offers, so definitely take advantage. You have to admire and love Gotham! Isn’t it rather chilly during this time of year? Don’t let the cold weather deter you from delving into the big city. MetLife Stadium

by Joni Sweet

Where can families enjoy sports together? Dave & Buster’s definitely comes to mind. There is something for everyone if your plans include kids. The TV cocktail room is the place to watch sports—flat screens left, right and center! The gaming area is rife with arcade entertainment, while patrons can enjoy American fare in the dining room. Bowlmor in Times Square is also family friendly. If you aren’t familiar with this spacious bowling alley, get ready for a treat! Each area incorporates Big Apple themes, such as Chinatown, Times Square, Coney Island and Central Park. It’s really part restaurant, catering hall and TV sports venue, with a very clubby feel.

Which stores should visitors hit up for sports apparel? Head over to Paragon Sports near Union Square. You can find just about anything there, even top-ofthe-line bicycles. Sports Authority in Midtown East is also an excellent store for Bowlmor gear and equipment. Speaking of exercise, The Niketown store on where are the hottest 57th Street is running-shoe places for winter sports? heaven. It’s like Disney World for Madison Square Garden is the place Nike fans! to be for serious hockey action. There are plenty of With the big game taking place dates to choose from for close by, has Super Bowl frenzy New York Rangers games. spread throughout New York? Basketball fans also revel It’s the first year New York and New as the Knicks defend their Jersey will share hosting duties— territory at this legendary history in the making! New York is venue. Bryant Park is also especially teeming and replete with a very special place for ice anticipation and vibrant energy. skating, whether you’re MetLife Stadium at the Meadowlands gliding around on the Sports Complex in East Rutherford, blades or just spectating. New Jersey, will be the hot venue! Bus, train and even boat excursions are all options as long as you are prepared to brave the elements with adequate gear. Bicycling and jogging are awesome ways to take in the sights, as well. Dress in layers! | January 2014 | IN New YORK

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for insiders’ picks, go to


Written by Joni Sweet Edited by Troy Segal


1 Kayu experiments with ikat, an Indonesian technique similar to tie-dye, to create a colorful shell clasped-clutch with a drop-in chain strap. | Calypso St. Barth, p. 41 2 David Weeks displays his passion for modern design and fine craftsmanship in this “Sculpt” daybed and hanging lighting concept. | David Weeks Studio, p. 43 3 The 2 Bandits captures the essence of the Northern Lights with onyx, malachite and 22-karat gold in this Green Night Ring. | Condor, p. 41 4 Etched globe bottle stoppers in clear, amber and sapphire make it worth saving that last glass of wine. | Maison 24, p. 43 5 Urban energy meets bohemian spirit in Stephanie Von Watzdorf’s collection of tunics, kaftans, shirts, dresses, denim and accessories. | Figue, this page


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Information Store listings are grouped by products and/or services. Some of the department stores have “visitor centers” with programs. Most es­tablish­ments are open Mon-Sat from 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an 8 p.m. closing time on Thurs. Shops on the Lower East Side often close Fri afternoons and reopen Sun. Most spas and


salons are open daily and begin appointments around 10 a.m., with closing times in the evening ranging from 7 to 10 p.m. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair accessible 1 child-friendly 3 refreshments 0 merchandise The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp.80-82).

Recent Openings FigueC0L495 268 Elizabeth St., at E. Houston St., 212.380.7970, The first NYC storefront of luxury fashion and lifestyle brand Figue boasts an array of ready-to-wear clothes, purses, leather goods and accessories with a bohemian feel. E20 Harman Store, TheC0L4615 527 Madison Ave., at E. 54th St., 212.822.2777, Premium audio group Harman offers electronics, including speakers and headphones, at its recently opened flagship, where award-winning professional gear is on display. F13 Hour PassionC0L46 112 W. 34th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.904.1002,

This new store specializes in the Swatch Group’s elite brands of watches for men and women, including Longines, Tissot and Calvin Klein. H15

Nike RunningC0L452 1131 Third Ave., btw E. 66th & E. 67th sts., 212.535.1530, Dedicated to runners, the famous footwear company’s latest store features racing sneakers, athletic apparel and accessories, along with custom services such as sports-bra fittings. E12 Satya JewelryC0L4523 Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.9486, A collection of jewelry featuring spiritual symbols and healing gemstones is showcased at Satya’s new flagship store, recently expanded from a kiosk. I12

photos: david weeks studio, © david weeks studio, the2bandits ring, courtesy of the2bandits; globe bottle stoppers, courtesy of maison 24; handbag, courtesy of kayu; figue, courtesy of michael lucas

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Accessories, Luggage & Shoes

shops & services

Altman LuggageC0L5146 135 Orchard St., btw Delancey & Rivington sts., 212.254.7275, altmanluggage .com. A large selection of brand-name baggage, including Tumi, Samsonite and Titan Luggage, plus watches and writing instruments. D20 CitishoesC0L17945 445 Park Ave., btw E. 56th & E. 57th sts., 212.751.3200, Casual and dress shoes for men from such brands as Alden, Cole Haan, Mephisto and Rockport. 2 1 F13 ClarksC0L73951 363 Madison Ave., at E. 45th St., 212.949.9545; and one other NYC location, Styles from the British shoemaker include boots, sandals and loafers. F14 Frye Company, TheC0L514 113 Spring St., btw Mercer & Greene sts., 212.886.3793, thefryecompany .com. Vintage-inspired footwear, such as the brand’s chunky boot, as well as handbags and accessories, are available at this flagship. F20 Mephisto New YorkC0L5189 1040 Third Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.750.7000, mephistousa .com. This French label offers comfortable footwear for men and women from its multiple collections. E12 Porsche Design C0L712624 Madison Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.308.1786; 465 W. Broadway, btw Prince & W. Houston sts., 212.475.0747, porsche-design .com. The sturdy yet sleek collection of products includes stylish apparel for men and women, durable luggage, high-tech phones and sporty timepieces. G19

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

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

230 Park Avenue, Suite 1164 | 212.682.5180 |

Shoe ParlorC0L7241 851 Seventh Ave., btw W. 54th & W. 55th sts., 212.842.0574, Men and women find a variety of footwear styles, including Hunter and UGG boots, Clarks Wallabees, Jeffrey Campbell clogs, Skechers, Converse sneakers and the Vibram FiveFingers collection. 2 1 H13 Space Cowboy BootsC0L52134 234 Mulberry St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 646.559.4779, spacecowboy As a pioneer of Western-style fashion and custom designs, this boutique boasts handmade boots, hats, belts, buckles, bolo ties and T-shirts for the traditional and nontraditional cowgirl or cowboy. E19 Tender ButtonsC0L6394 143 E. 62nd St., at Lexington Ave., 212.758.7004, This old-fashioned, museumlike shop is filled with an array of old and new fasteners for both men and women, including European couturier and blazer buttons. 2 1 I12 Ultimate SpectacleC0L52713 789 Lexington Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.792.8123, ultimatespec An Upper East Side luxury boutique that offers quality, comprehensive eye care, along with exclusive collections by Thom Browne, Anne Et Valentin and Celine. 1 E12

Apparel: Men, Women & Children Best Dressed NYC0L4379 136 E. 73rd St., 3rd fl., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.600.4607, bestdress

15% off*

ONE FULL PRICED ITEM ONLINE CODE: INNewYorkwinter13 WWW.COCKPITUSA.COM V.I.P. Shopping by appointment: 15 WEST 39TH STREET, 12TH FLOOR 212-575-1616 **valid thru 1/31/2014 CPT & Cockpit items only! | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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>:/13AB=aV]^ 0Sab2`SaaSR <SeG]`Y Located in a fashionable townhouse on Manhattanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Upper East Side, Best Dressed New York carries the finest selection of special occasion dresses for girls of all ages. Call to make an appointment today! 136 E. 73rd St., 3rd fl., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.600.4607,

BVS;]PWZSA^O The Mobile Spa will pamper your phone through a series of therapies! When done, your phone will look new! Be it broken screen repair, or even a brand-new phone â&#x20AC;Ś The Mobile Spa has it all. Also make sure to shop the storeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s collection of unlocked phones, including the iPhone 5s. 259 Bleecker St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212-633-8800,



Since 1980, Just Bulbs has been a one-stop shop for customersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; lightbulb needs. The store carries a wide variety of bulbs, including incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and more. Services include lighting consultations, lighting repairs, room lighting color analysis and more. Carryout service and delivery are available. 220 E. 60th St., btw Second & Third aves., 212-888-5707,

2`8O\:W\VO`b 22A>1 Linhart Dentistry is NYCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s go-to dentist office for one-stop dental perfection. Dr. Linhart and his team of specialists offer the very best cutting-edge dental treatments, including porcelain veneers, implant dentistry and their own PearlinBriteÂŽ laser whitening. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget to grab one of the fancy goody bags on your way outâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s filled with full-sized versions of the fabulous PearlinBriteÂŽ products. 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212-682-5180,

;OfW[WZWO\ 4c`AOZ]\Ob 0Z]][W\UROZS¸a Visit the Maximilian Fur Salon at Bloomingdaleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s to find statement luxury outerwear to enjoy year after year. The salon carries the ultimate collection of premier designers, including Michael Kors, Peter Som, Maximilian Alta Moda and more. Fur services include storage, cleaning and repairs, and restyling. 1000 Third Ave., 4th fl., at E. 59th St., 212-705-3335,

Experience a true made-inNew York custom-fit garment at Rafel Shearling, which is renowned for its made-to-measure shearling attire. Visit the store to shop the new line, including coats for children in sizes 2 to 6. Expect nothing lessâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a Rafel. 216 W. 29th St., ground floor, btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212-564-8874,

A^OQS1]eP]g <G1 Come visit New York Cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most famous wall of cowboy boots. Located on Mulberry Street in NoLIta, Space Cowboy NYC stocks and custom fits American handmade cowboy boots, cowboy hats, belts, trophy buckles, bolo ties and some â&#x20AC;&#x153;Rocket Girlâ&#x20AC;? T-shirts. 234 Mulberry St., btw Prince & Spring sts., 646-559-4779,

CZbW[ObS A^SQbOQZS This Upper East Side luxury boutique offers an exclusive collection of designer eyewear by Thom Browne, Anne et Valentin, Cutler and Gross, and CĂŠline. Ultimate Spectacle features a professional staff that is customer friendly and experienced to help you choose the latest in eyewear. 789 Lexington Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212-792-8123,


shops & services GO TO A PROSTHODONTIST 212.203.5052, Find all your needs for special occasions at this dress boutique, which specializes in prom, wedding and party attire and shoes. BB11

Brunello CucinelliC0L5193 683 Madison Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.813.0900; and one other NYC location, This Italian designer offers cashmere pieces and finely crafted apparel fit for warm destinations, as well as footwear and accessories. F12

Nanette LeporeC0L962 423 Broome St., btw Lafayette & Crosby sts., 212.219.8265; and one other NYC location, Glamorous, yet romantic, creations include flirty dresses, handbags and stylish suits. 2 1 E20

Calypso St. Barth C0L41629 95 00 Madison Ave., btw E. 72nd & E. 73rd sts., 212.535.4100; and five other NYC locations, An eclectic mix of elegant, beach-friendly women’s clothing, accessories, fragrance and home goods. F11 Cockpit USAC0L3285 15 W. 39th St., 12th fl., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.575.1616, Classic American contemporary and replica clothing for men, women and children inspired by military garb of all eras—including leather flight jackets made in the USA—available at the line’s showroom. By appointment only. 1 G14 CondorC0L4596 259 Elizabeth St., btw E. Houston & Prince sts., 212.966.4280, This NoLIta shop carries apparel, footwear, accessories, jewelry, gifts and items for the home by designers such as Pendleton, The2Bandits, RVCA, Tome and Vivienne Westwood. E20 DesigualC0L95382 594 Broadway, btw Prince & Houston sts., 212.343.8206; and two other NYC locations, The Barcelona-based retailer stocks apparel and accessories for men and women with patchwork prints, neon colors and psychedelic patterns. F19 Diesel C0L5431685 Fifth Ave., at 54th St., 212.755.3555; and five other NYC locations, The brand’s tri-level flagship store carries more than 700 styles of denim and other items such as shoes, jewelry, fragrances and leather goods. F12 Galerie Saint GilC0L4815 60 W. 50th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.664.9700; 541 Lexington Ave., at E. 50th St., 212.486.0001, Stylish apparel, such as blouses and dresses, plus handbags and accessories for the modern, sophisticated woman. G13, E13 Lester’sC0L4379 1534 Second Ave., at E. 80th St., 212.734.9292, A one-stop destination for trendy clothing, footwear and accessories for women, teens, children and babies. E10 MadewellC0L4158 115 Fifth Ave., at 19th St., 212.228.5172; and one other NYC location, From the folks at J. Crew comes this more sophisticated line, featuring stylishly preppy basics for women, including lightweight cardigans and jeans from a denim bar. F17 Maison KitsunéC0L52134 NoMad Hotel, 1170 Broadway, at W. 28th St., 212.481.6010, Making its NYC debut, the French fashion-and-music label features its compilation records and ready-towear collection for men and women, as well as leather accessories from Want Les Essentiels de la Vie and skincare items from Aesop. G16 MissesDressyC0L43798 37-24 24th St., Ste. 340, btw 38th & 37th aves., Long Island City, Queens,

Your smile. Our specialty.




OSKAC0L496 311 Columbus Ave., btw W. 74th and W. 75th sts., 212.799.3757, The first U.S. retail store of this Munich-based brand of sophisticated women’s clothing puts an emphasis on excellent customer service. I10 Rafel ShearlingC0L316 216 W. 29th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.564.8874, This tri-level warehouse has NYC’s largest stock of custom-fit shearling garments for men and women in petite to big and tall sizes. 2 1 . H16

Actual Patients of Dr. Malkin

Scotch & SodaC0L7961 273 Lafayette St., at Prince St., 212.966.3300, Edgy fashions for men and women include velvet blazers with brocade collars, leather bomber jackets, plaid button-ups and belted coats. 2 1 E19 UniqloC0L6913 546 Broadway, btw Spring & Prince sts.; and four other NYC locations, Chic, casual basics in bold and vibrant hues, including T-shirts, jeans, coats, sweaters and accessories by the Japanese brand. Free, same-day alterations are also available. G12

Dr. Olga Malkin

21 West 58th Street | 212-355-4510 Smile makeovers by Dr. Malkin featured on:

Beauty & Personal Care Bathroom, TheC0L5827 94 Charles St., at Bleecker St., 212.929.1449, Bumble & bumble, Comme des Garçons and Molton Brown are among the brands available at this boutique for bath and body goods. H18

Largest stock for women & men. We are the shearling experts: Known for quality, wholesale prices, and made to measure for the hard to fit.

DermalogicaC0L549 110 Grand St., btw Broadway & Mercer St., 212.219.9800; and two other NYC locations, The national brand’s New York outpost offers skin analysis at the Skin Bar and professional skin treatments administered in the private SkinPod. 0 F20 Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S., P.C.C0L58731 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212.682.5180, drlinhart .com. An official dentist of the Miss Universe Organization and winner of the 2010 Concierge Choice Award for Emergency Services, Dr. Linhart specializes in cosmetic and restorative procedures and offers his own Pearlinbrite™ laser tooth whitening. Patients can receive treatments in the Continental Room, a luxurious private suite. Dr. Linhart’s son, Zachary, has joined his father’s practice with training in general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry. 2 1 0 F14 Dr. Olga Malkin, D.M.D., P.C.C0L415 23 Warren St., Ste. 10, btw Broadway & Church St., 212.355.4510, Dr. Malkin is a prosthodontist who provides comprehensive restorative and implant treatments in a relaxing environment. Her dental practice specializes in treatment of complicated implant cases and aesthetic dentistry. F22 Jo MaloneC0L69321 330 Bleecker St., at Christopher St., 212.242.1454; and two other NYC locations,

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shops & services Get a personalized shopping experience at this fashion showroom, which features a well-curated selection of special-occasion dresses. F11

Dr. Olga Malkin is a Prosthodontist, the only dental specialist in Cosmetic and Implant dentistry recognized by American Dental Association. She received 3 year post-graduate specialt y training in advanced restorative and implant dentistry.


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shops & services This 715-square-foot boutique stocks the London-based perfumerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s exquisite floral, fruity, citrusy and spicy fragrances. H18

John Masters OrganicsC0L582 77 Sullivan St., btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.343.9590, johnmasters .com. Luxurious organic products include clay-based, ammonia-, petroleum- and crueltyfree shampoos, conditioners and styling goods, created from all-natural botanics. G20 New York Shaving Co., TheC0L6741 202B Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.334.9495, Men recapture the traditional ritual of shaving with all-natural grooming products and an old-fashioned barbershop atmosphere. 2 1 E19 Pink SandsC0L42 829 Third Ave., btw E. 50th & E. 51st sts., 212.588.0111, This salon is the first in the city to offer Infinity Sunâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s airbrush tanning products, which combine coloring agents with moisturizing lotion. 0 E13

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Barneys New YorkC0L32496 660 Madison Ave., btw E. 60th & E. 61st sts., 212.826.8900, Luxe couture for men and women from the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top designers, such as Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Ogle and Fendi, plus shoes, accessories, cosmetics and housewares. 2 13 F12









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Bergdorf GoodmanC0L32749 754 Fifth Ave., btw 57th & 58th sts., 212.753.7300, Designer labels, accessories and cosmetics and the second-floor, 2,000-square-foot Chanel boutique, in a setting overlooking The Plaza Hotel and Pulitzer Fountain. 2 13 G12 Bloomingdaleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sC0L3294 1000 Third Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.705.2000; 504 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.729.5900, Couture and ready-to-wear fashions, gifts and accessories. Amenities include a coat check and personal shoppers. International Visitorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Information: 212.705.2098. 2 13 E12, F20 Century 21C0L31295 1972 Broadway, btw W. 66th & W. 67th sts., 212.518.2121; 22 Cortlandt St., btw Broadway & Church St., 212.227.9092; and two other NYC locations, Shoppers can save up to 65 percent on designer apparel and accessories for men, women and children, as well as cosmetics, shoes and handbags. 2 1 F22

Macyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Herald SquareC0L36 Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.695.4400; Event information: 212.494.4495; Puppet Theatre (large groups): 212.494.1917, The worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest department store is bursting with designer clothing for men, women and children, luggage, accessories and furniture. 2 13 G15



Dept. Stores & Shopping Centers

Henri BendelC0L356 712 Fifth Ave., btw 55th & 56th sts., 212.247.1100, High-style accessories, cosmetics and novelties from this luxurious specialty store fill the signature brown-and-white striped shopping bags. 3 G13


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Saks Fifth AvenueC0L362 611 Fifth Ave., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.753.4000, The landmark department store offers a mĂŠlange of top designer fashions, plus home dĂŠcor items, handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and unique editions of designer fragrances by Burberry and Maison Martin Margiela. 2 13 G13 Shops at Columbus Circle, TheC0L36 Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.6300, theshopsatcolumbus This high-end retail and dining complex features more than 40 stores, including Hugo Boss and Thomas Pink, along with the Restaurant and Bar Collection, a park-view atrium and art installations. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 I12

Electronics, Music & Cameras B&H Photo, Video, Pro AudioC0L79468 420 Ninth Ave., at W. 34th St., 212.444.6615, One-stop shopping for the newest electronic technology, including cameras, camcorders, DVDs, film and tripods. Camera LandC0L476 575 Lexington Ave., btw E. 51st & E. 52nd sts., 212.753.5128, Equipment and accessories are available at this photography emporium, which also offers repair services, photo scanning, film developing and restoration, and picture framing. E13 J&R Music and Computer WorldC0L37 23 Park Row, btw Beekman & Ann sts., 212.238.9000; The Cellar at Macyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Herald Square, Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.494.3748, The downtown location is a block-long compound housing the best in audio, music, computers and high-tech appliances, plus housewares, musical instruments and a Mac boutique. 2 1 F21, G15

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Mobile Spa New YorkC0L4325 259 Bleecker St., btw Cornelia & Morton sts., 212.633.8800, mobile This boutique for cellphones and accessories also offers on-site repairs, specializing in iPhones. G19

Gifts & Home ABC Carpet & HomeC0L371 888 & 881 Broadway, btw E. 18th & E. 19th sts., 212.473.3000, abchome .com. Seven floors of eclectic home furnishings, including antiques, silk draperies, chandeliers, pillows and linens. 2 13 F17

Starbright Floral DesignC0L321 150 W. 28th St., Studio 201, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 800.520.8999, Over 500 types of flora, including rare and unusual blossoms, as well as an assortment of chocolates and gift baskets. Event-planning is a specialty. Shipping available. 2 13 H16

Jewelry, Crystal & Silver De BeersC0L7194 703 Fifth Ave., at 55th St., 212.906.0001, Known for its exquisite diamond jewelry, this boutique features rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets, cuff links, watches and more. F13

UPTOWN 1109 Lexington Avenue (Btw 77 & 78 St s 2nd Floor)

212.744.6041 SOHO 155 Prince Street (at West Broadway)


Global Gold & SilverC0L4258 7 W. 45th St., Ste. 1200, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 800.680.9757, globalgold A customer-service-oriented Midtown destination that purchases clients’ unwanted gold, silver and diamonds. G14

David Weeks StudioC0L4517 38 Walker St., btw Broadway & Church St., 212.966.3433, david Architectural lighting, modern furniture and home accessories take on fluid forms at this SoHo design studio. F21

Swarovski CrystallizedC0L4259 499 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.966.3322, Crystallized jewelry—necklaces, rings, earrings, as well as a vast selection of loose crystals—fills the cases at this boutique. F20

Fountain Pen HospitalC0L4 10 Warren St., btw Broadway & Church St., 212.964.0580, fountain This showroom has expanded from its 1946 roots as a pen-repair shop to offer a huge selection of modern and vintage fountain pens, inks and accessories. F22

TourneauC0L341 510 Madison Ave., btw E. 52nd & E 53rd sts., 212.758.5830; 12 E. 57th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.758.7300, tourneau .com. The world’s largest authorized purveyor of fine timepieces offers more than 100 brands and 8,000-plus styles from top international watchmakers. F13, F12

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Top Hat C0L73952 245 Broome St., btw Ludlow & Orchard sts., 212.677.4240. Fanciful home design items and personal accessories from hip designers include Venetian leather goods, natural spun-aluminum lighting and Japanese Delfonics stationery. C20

Harry WinstonC0L351 718 Fifth Ave., at 56th St., 800.988.4110, Regularly spotted on the wrists, ears and necks of celebrities, this jeweler’s pieces have attained an iconic status for their classic sophistication. G13

Maison 24C0L5143 470 Park Ave., at E. 58th St., 212.355.2414, Sibling duo Louis and Allison Julius provide homes with innovative decorative and furnishing items at their shop, including Lucite tables, neon light displays and a graffiti-covered pay phone booth. F12


MoMA Design StoreC0L713 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9700; and one other NYC location, Kitchenware, housewares and jewelry selected by the discerning eyes of the Museum of Modern Art’s curatorial staff. E20

Dahesh Museum of Art Gift ShopC0L46827 145 Sixth Ave., btw Dominick & Spring sts., 212.759.0606, The museum’s collection of 19th- and 20th-century art comes to life in the gift shop’s objects, such as oriental rugs, jewelry, apparel and gifts. G20

Just BulbsC0L438 220 E. 60th St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.888.5707, Just as the name suggests, this store sells a myriad selection of lightbulbs in various colors and shapes. E12

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Children’s size conversions The majority of this museum gift shop’s products are developed internally, then executed by merchandisers specializing in jewelry, home décor items, textiles, stationery and accessories. G9

Wempe JewelersC0L3415 700 Fifth Ave., at 55th St., 212.397.9000, Fifth Avenue’s only official Rolex dealer also offers pieces from other prestigious brands, including Jaeger-LeCoultre, Patek Philippe and Baume & Mercier, plus a collection of jewelry that includes gold earrings, brilliant-cut diamond rings, silver charms, pearl necklaces, cameos and precious gems. 2 G13

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Bellissimo Hair Spa C0L2 1756 23 Mott St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.431.4936; and one other NYC location, The personable staff at this stylish salon includes specialists who can transform you from head to toe: expert manicurists, colorists, massage therapists and wax technicians. E19

native Korea with Western practices, such as massages, pedicures and waxing. 0 G17

Swing Hair SalonC0L2185 280 E. 10th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.677.2008, This eco-friendly salon uses organic products for its services, which include haircuts, styling, coloring, and hair and scalp treatments. The salon also runs completely on a wind-sourced power supply and boasts “green” furnishings. D18 Townhouse SpaC0L79432 39 W. 56th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.245.8006,

Dickson HairshopC0L758 137 Allen St., btw Delancey & Rivington sts., 212.260.5625, dicksonhairshop .com. This small, hip salon and barbershop offers straightforward service and all-natural hair-, face- and body-care products, such as moisturizing aftershave and a triple-milled body bar. D19

Labor Skate ShopC0L428 46 Canal St., btw Ludlow & Orchard sts., 646.351.6792, Skateboarder James Rewolinski offers a variety of deck brands, as well as wheels, board parts, hats, T-shirts and tote bags. C20 NBA StoreC0L3571 590 Fifth Ave., btw 47th & 48th sts., 212.515.6221, Team jerseys, basketballs, gifts and footwear fill this arena-style sports emporium of National Basketball Association merchandise, memorabilia and active wear. 2 1 G13

Ginza Day SpaC0L6954 969 Third Ave., lower level, at E. 58th St., 212.355.1212, This Japanese spa offers an array of relaxing treatments, including body scrubs, reflexology, and Swedish and shiatsu massages. E12

Hibba NYCC0L73961 448 W. Broadway, 2nd fl., btw Prince & W. Houston sts., 212.260.4321, hibbabeauty .com. The hair-removal and brow-sculpting boutique specializes in all-natural services, including threading and sugaring. 2 0 F19 La Peau Day SpaC0L452 181-183 Lafayette St., btw Broome & Grand sts., 212.334.7071, lapeauspa .com. Men and women can choose from a variety of facials, hair-removal services, body scrubs and anti-aging treatments at this 3,000-square-foot salon in SoHo. F20 Oasis Day SpaC0L8135 Affinia Dumont Hotel, 150 E. 34th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.545.5254; and one other NYC location, This spa offers traditional massage and facial treatments, as well as more advanced services. 0 E15 Polished Beauty BarC0L27915 250 W. 78th St., btw Broadway & West End Ave., 212.933.1830, Upper West Side residents flock to this nail salon for long-lasting manicures in a friendly and clean environment. J10 Silk Day SpaC06L2715 47 W. 13th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.255.6457, Located underneath its street-level store, this spa combines Eastern traditions from the founder’s


Inner Healing CenterC0L45 30 Central Park So., Ste. 1A, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.682.6765. This spiritual center for the mind and soul offers a variety of readings, from tarot cards, crystal balls and tea leaves. G15

Sports Apparel & Equipment

Face PlaceC0L52814 425 W. 14th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.367.8200, Clinical approaches to firmer skin and clearer complexions include a facial treatment that employs a galvanic current; massage, reflexology, brightening peels and waxing services also available. 0 J17

Graceful Services & Graceful SpaC0L3581 Graceful Spa, 205 W. 14th St., 2nd fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.675.5145; 240 E. 56th St., Ste. 2W, btw Second & Third aves., 212.755.5589; Graceful Services, 1095 Second Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 57th & E. 58th sts., 212.593.9904, Traditional Chinese and Thai, plus prenatal massage, stretching, immunity boosting and circulation-stimulating treatments, body scrubs, facials are these spas’ specialty. H12, E13, E12

Commonwealth LimoC0L47162 866.770.1677, 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.

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

little girls sparkle in party dresses made with swarovski crystals by australian youngsters’ Luxury clothing brand mischka aoki. | bergdorf goodman, p. 42

This 6,000-square-foot lavish lounge and day spa, located in a beautifully restored Midtown town house, provides men and women with decadent face, body and massage therapies, plus private rooms and lounges. 0 F13

Wellington Hair SpaC0L4315 119 W. 23rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.206.7962, wellingtonhairspa .com. With over 20 years of experience, stylist Patrick Wellington offers precision cuts and trims, color and chemical services, intensive treatments and natural hair care styles, all geared toward an African-American clientele. H16

Toga Bike ShopC0L5183 110 West End Ave., at W. 65th St., 212.799.9625; and two other NYC locations, New York’s oldest and largest bike shop offers mountain, road, triathlon and hybrid bicycles, as well as an assortment of accessories and clothing. 2 J12 WampumC0L416289 5 Cleveland Pl., btw Broome & Kenmare sts., 212.274.1544, This Hamptons-based skate shop opens its first Manhattan outpost with a solid selection of activewear brands, in addition to a signature collection of graphic T-shirts, skate decks and accessories. E20

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

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Allure LingerieC0L952 1324 Lexington Ave., btw E. 88th & E. 89th sts., 212.860.7871. High-end lingerie, sleepwear and hosiery, including items from Cosabella and Wolford. 2 E9

Alexis Custom TailorsC0L438 242 E. 77th St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.717.9412, alexiscustom These master tailors have more than 50 years of experience making, fitting, customizing and adjusting suits for both men and women to meet their clients’ lifestyle and career requirements. E10

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

Central Park AstrologyC0L45 30 Central Park So., Ste. 1A, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.682.6765, This spiritual center for the mind and soul offers a variety of readings, from tarot cards, crystal balls and tea leaves. G15

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


Romita’s medical spa offers an exclusive clinical pedicure, plus glycolic peels, microdermabrasion and LED light therapy to combat the signs of aging, plus beauty products from Obagi. F11

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Wolford07426 997 Madison Ave., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.327.1000; and three other NYC locations, High-quality, innovative lingerie, legwear and clothing provide flattering shapes and utmost comfort. F10

Toys, Books & Workshops American Girl Place New YorkC0L3816 609 Fifth Ave., at 49th St., 877.247.5223, In addition to the popular historical and contemporary doll collection, there are accessories, matching doll-and-girl clothing, a complete line of books and fun programs. Personal shoppers available. 2 1/  3 G13 BookmarcC0L1764 400 Bleecker St., at W. 11th St., 212.620.4021, Designer-of-themoment Marc Jacobs fills blond wood shelves with fashion books, novels, art supplies, journals, totes and tech accessories. 2 1 H18 Dinosaur HillC0L5498 306 E. 9th St., at Second Ave., 212.473.5850, The East Village shop carries a variety of fun toys and knickknacks—from marionettes, dolls and papiermâché masks to Fiddlestix, Slinkys and charm bracelets—as well as infant clothing, baby rattles and alphabet blocks in Braille and Hebrew. 1 E18 FAO SchwarzC0L5931 767 Fifth Ave., at 58th St., 212.644.9400, Home of the famous Dance-On Piano, this toy emporium delights with stuffed animals, a second-floor LEGO section and numerous interactive areas, including The Muppet Whatnot workshop. 2 13 G17 Idlewild BooksC0L3156 249 Warren St., btw Smith & Court sts., Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, 718.403.9600; and one other NYC location, This independent bookshop specializes in travel literature and guidebooks on destinations throughout the world. A24 kidding aroundC0L4862 60 W. 15th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.645.6337; Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St. Passage, E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 212.972.8697, This independent, family-owned store specializes in toys and board games, costumes, clothes, gifts and party favors for children of all ages, selected from more than 600 brand-name distributors. Its newest location in Grand Central Terminal boasts a playful Victorian design, along with a mobile toy train traveling throughout the shop. 2 1 F17, F14 LEGO StoreC0L42961 Rockefeller Center, 620 Fifth Ave., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.245.5973, .com. Visitors can customize their own creations, stocking up on a variety of colorful pieces and blocks from the Master Builder Bar. 1 F13 Mary Arnold ToysC0L4915 1010 Lexington Ave., btw E. 72nd & E. 73rd sts., 212.744.8510, maryarnold This old-fashioned toy store carries all the newest and latest toys, as well as classic favorites, without the fuss, crowds and lines of big chain stores. E11

192 BooksC0L9521 192 10th Ave., at W. 21st St., 212.255.4022, The owners of this cozy space curate in-store art showcases and assemble book selections centered on the exhibits’ themes, as well as an extensive series of live readings, book signings and discussions by distinguished contemporary writers. J16

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Lingerie on Lex C0L78 426 31 Lexington Ave., btw E. 63rd & E. 64th sts., 212.755.3312. Colorful cotton nighties, lace chemises, silk robes and other fine undergarments from European and American manufacturers are featured at this intimate veteran on the Upper East Side. 2 E12

Rizzoli Bookstore C0L41396 31 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.759.2424, The art book publisher’s courtly flagship stocks glossy tomes covering topics such as fashion, food and architecture. F13 Toy TokyoC0L58431 91 Second Ave., btw E. 5th & E. 6th sts., 212.673.5424, A large toy emporium with a focus on unique goods from Hong Kong and Japan. D18

Vintage Apparel & Accessories A Little WickedC0L6428 279 E. Houston St., btw Clinton & Suffolk sts., 212.777.1190, Fashion-loving sisters Robyn and Bianca Moreno offer chic vintage women’s clothing, footwear, accessories and jewelry, including merchandise by such famed designers as Carolina Herrera and Chloé. C19 A Second ChanceC0L6428 1109-1111 Lexington Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.744.6041; 155 Prince St., at W. Broadway, 212.673.6155, The upscale consignment shop carries gently used designer handbags, clothing, jewelry and accessories from such brands as Chanel, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermès and Louis Vuitton, as well as clothing finds for femmes. E10, G19


Amarcord Vintage FashionC0L6239 252 Lafayette St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.431.4161; and one other NYC location, Named for the 1973 Federico Fellini film, this boutique specializes in vintage Italian and European pieces from the 1940s to 1980s. G19 Beacon’s ClosetC0L41628 10 W. 13th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 917.261.4683; and two other NYC locations, Specializing in buying, selling and trading vintage clothing and accessories, this popular boutique has plenty of treasures. G18 Life Emporium C0L4157 515 Fifth Ave., btw 12th & 13th sts., Park Slope, Brooklyn, 718.788.5433. A bi-level vintage boutique and thrift shop stocks fun finds from the 1980s.


Roundabout New & Resale CoutureC0L72 115 Mercer St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.966.9166; 31 E. 72nd St., at Madison Ave., 646.755.8009, Women’s clothing and accessories from such revered designers as Chanel, Balenciaga, Hermés, Christian Louboutin and Ralph Lauren fill this tastefully appointed boutique. F19, F11 Tokio 7C0L4162 83 E. 7th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.353.8443, Established in 1995, this consignment boutique stocks everything from classic vintage to funky designs, by both high-end labels, such as Prada and Yohji Yamamoto, and up-and-coming East Village designers. D18





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Written by William Frierson IV Edited by Troy Segal


1 Fine drawings—both historic, such as “A Water Carrier in Tangier” by Jacobus van Looy (1855-1930) and contemporary are showcased throughout the Upper East Side—during this art fair. | Master Drawings New York, p. 49 2 Gestural splatters and pigment swirls in Peter Arakawa’s abstract gouache on paper, “8.23.02, 5:20 p.m. / 8.25.02, 10:20 a.m.” | The Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery, p. 49 3 Jane Rosen’s “4 Morandi,” 2013, made with handblown pigmented glass and limestone, is among the contemporary works on display at themed booths during this annual fair. | The METRO Show, p. 49 1

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AeroC0L95421 419 Broome St., btw Lafayette & Crosby sts., 212.966.4700, Owner Thomas O’Brien’s showroom and design studio offers restored midcentury furniture alongside contemporary styles. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. E20

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The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 80-82).

Alan Rosenberg—Works of ArtC0L96421 155 W. 20th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.989.4061, Rosenberg sources such 20th-century pieces as 1950s silver, pottery, light fixtures, and fine art to fill his gallery. By appointment. H17

Antony ToddC0L94821 44 E. 11th St., btw Broadway & University Pl., 212.529.3252, The Australian designer’s showroom displays his carefully edited collection of eclectic and stylish finds from around the globe, from lamps to paintings to trunks. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. F18 Argosy Book StoreC0L38 116 E. 59th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.753.4455, argosy Antiquarian and out-of-print books, antique maps and historical autographs displayed in a space lined with shelves. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F12

Photos: jacobus van looy, “a water carrier in tangier,” courtesy of mireille mosler ltd.; peter arakawa, “8.23.02, 5:20 p.m. / 8.24.02, 10:20 a.m.,” courtesy of the artist; jane rosen, “4 morandi,” courtesy of michael klein; theodore kautzky, “steel jockey,” wayt fine arts


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Doyle & Doyle 412 W. 13th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.677.9991, Antique, estate and fine jewelry—engagement rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, cuff links, brooches, bridal accessories, money clips—artfully displayed. Tues-Wed, Fri 1-7 p.m., Thurs 1-8 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-7 p.m. J18 Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.C0L35 The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Galleries 55, 56 & 58, at E. 55th St., 212.223.4600, Japanese art from the Meiji period, including Fukugawa porcelain, intricate bamboo vessels and samurai swords. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 E13 4

4 Theodore Kautzky’s (1896-1953) watercolor piece “Steel Jockey” is among the showcased artworks. | Armory Antique Show, p. 49 5 “Landscapification #8,” 2013, by Samantha Thomas. | RH Contemporary Art, p. 48

Gallery 47 The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Gallery 47, at E. 55th St., 212.888.0165, Specializing in Art Nouveau and Art Deco fashion jewelry, as well as early-20th-century perfume bottles, atomizers and figurines. Daily 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 E13 Macklowe GalleryC0L356 667 Madison Ave., at E. 61st St., 212.644.6400, From Tiffany lamps and antique diamond jewelry to French Art Nouveau furniture and lithographs, this gallery prides itself on the quality of its extensive collection. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. F12 Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, TheC0L356 1050 Second Ave., at E. 55th St., 212.355.4400, More than 100 dealers offer furniture, designer jewelry, chandeliers, crystal, silver, Asian and African artifacts, paintings, sculpture and other fine pieces. Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m. 2 E13 Metropolitan Fine Art and Antiques 10 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.974.2584, A treasure trove for European and Asian antiques and precious artifacts, including jade, ivory and coral carvings, hand-carved netsuke, French hand-cut Lalique and Baccarat crystal pieces, chandeliers and bronze sculptures. Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m. G13


Baxter & LiebchenC0L9421 33 Jay St., at Plymouth St., DUMBO, Brooklyn, 718.797.0630, baxterliebchen .com. Twentieth-century furniture and housewares, such as welded metal wall art, copper desk lamps and decorative ceramic pieces. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m. A22 Brian Stewart The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Gallery 49A, at E. 55th St., 212.758.1252, .com. Nineteenth- and 20th-century porcelain, jewelry and silver. Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sun noon-5:30 p.m. E13

P.M. Tung Arts The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Gallery 61, at E. 55th St., 212.308.7203, Fine Chinese antiques and works of art. Daily 1-6 p.m. 2 E13 Phoenix Ancient Art S.A.C0L4157 47 E. 66th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.288.7518, phoenix Fine antiquities from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Byzantium, Greece and the Roman Empire, including golden busts, marble pillars and bronze statuettes. Mon-Sat 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. F11 R 20th Century DesignC0L4187 82 Franklin St., btw Franklin Pl. & Church St., 212.343.7979, r20th Home décor designs from the last century include Danish lighting and Brazilian tables. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m. F20 Scholten Japanese ArtC0L73195 145 W. 58th St., Ste. 6D, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.585.0474, Fine Japanese works—including wood-block prints, netsuke, hanging scrolls, prints, sculptures and lacquer boxes—specializing in the Edo period. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m. by appointment. 2 G12 Showplace Antique + Design Center C0L316 40 W. 25th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.633.6063, More than 200 antiques dealers exhibit European and American furniture, textiles, art, jewelry, silver, bronze, stamps and decorative accessories. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 2 3 G16 Stack’s Bowers Galleries0L316 123 W. 57th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.582.2580, stacksbow Established in 1933, this family-run business specializes in rare coins, currency, plates, medals, tokens, minerals and books for sale in its showroom, as well as auctions and appraisals. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2 G12

Art Galleries Acquavella GalleriesC0L41853 18 E. 79th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.734.6300, acquavella Nineteenth- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture from such artists as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas and Marc Chagall. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F10 AFAC0L396 54 Greene St., at Broome St., 212.226.7374, This showcase for fantastical and surreal artwork features both established and emerging artists such as Tim Burton, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Tom Everhart, Daniel Merriam, Anne Bachelier, and Brian and Wendy Froud. Thru Jan. 31: Collector’s Show. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 F20 Allan Stone GalleryC0L41853 535 W. 22nd St., 3rd fl., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.987.4997, allanstone This gallery spotlights emerging artists who work in painting, sculpture and on paper. Wed-Sat noon-5 p.m. and by appointment. J17 Ana Tzarev GalleryC0L37 24 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.586.9800, Colorful paintings depict the namesake Croatian-born artist’s extensive travels through Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Special exhibitions feature photography and works on paper by other international artists as part of an overall mission to raise cultural awareness in America. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. G13 Anita Shapolsky GalleryC0L691 152 E. 65th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.452.1094, Drawings, paintings and sculpture with a focus on Abstract Expressionism. Represented artists include Peter Agostini, Thomas Beckman, William Manning, | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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China 2000 177 E. 87th St., Ste. 601, btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.472.9800, china Chinese objects from the 18th and 19th centuries include calligraphy, furniture, screens and paperweights. By appointment. F9


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art & antiques Berry-Hill GalleriesCL0691 11 E. 70th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.744.2300, A range of American sculptures and paintings, from 18th-century colonial works to 20th-century modern art. Represented artists include William M. Harnett, Harriet Frishmuth, William James Glackens and Louis Maurer. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. F11 Betty Cuningham GalleryCL0691 541 W. 25th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.242.2722, bettycuningham Jake Berthot, Greg Drasler, Abby Leigh and Rackstraw Downes are among the contemporary artists represented. Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16

Freight + VolumeCL04138 530 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.691.7700, Works of contemporary artistic expression, including Erik den Breejen’s street-art-inspired paintings, at this gallery that values narrative and text-based material. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. J16 Gagosian Gallery 976 & 980 Madison Ave., btw E. 76th & E. 77th sts., 212.744.2313; and two other NYC locations, This gallery exhibits modern and contemporary works, including paintings, sculpture and mixed media. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F10 Gerald Peters Gallery0L465 24 E. 78th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.628.9780, gpgallery .com. The Santa Fe-based gallery showcases

CFM GalleryCL037 236 W. 27th St., 4th fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.966.3864, cfmgallery .com. Modern and contemporary works by Salvador Dalí, Leonor Fini, Aleksandra Nowak, Michael Parkes, Frederick Hart, Felicien Rops, Ailene Fields, plus fine jewelry. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 1 F20

Eden Fine ArtCL04513 437 Madison Ave., at E. 50th St., 212.888.0177, A contemporary art gallery representing international artists and showcasing colorful, playful and spiritually uplifting works. Represented artists include Dorit Levinstein. Daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 2 1 F13 Eleven Rivington 0513 11 Rivington St., btw Chrystie St. & Bowery, 212.982.1930, This gallery favors the colorful graphics of Caetano de Almeida, abstract oil and mica on linen works by Jackie Saccoccio and Valeska Soares’ hand-carved marble sculptures of everyday objects. Wed-Sun noon-6 p.m. E20 Forum GalleryCL0318 The Crown Building, 730 Fifth Ave., 2nd fl., btw 56th & 57th sts., 212.355.4545, Contemporary American and European works as well as 20th-century social realist and figurative art by artists such as Cybèle Young, James Valerio, Robert Cottingham, Ellen Eagle and Alan Feltus. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 2 G12 Fountain GalleryCL0382 702 Ninth Ave., at W. 48th St., 212.262.2756, An environment for artists living and working with mental illness to exhibit their creations. Represented artists include Martin Cohen, Lita Goldberg, Keith Pavia and Robin Taylor. Jan. 9-Feb. 26: Texting. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 2 1 . I14


Joshua Liner GalleryCL0716 548 W. 28th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.244.7415, joshualinergallery .com. Many of the artists represented here— David Ellis, Cleon Peterson, Ian Francis, Tat Ito—are influenced by Asian pop culture and comic art. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 1 J16 Julie Saul GalleryCL04187 535 W. 22nd St., at 10th Ave., 212.627.2410, Photographicbased art, including traditional and avant-garde works. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 Laurel Gitlen0716 122 Norfolk St., at Rivington St., 212.274.0761, This gallery represents contemporary artists such as Corin Hewitt, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Bill Jenkins and Anissa Mack. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. D19 Leigh Morse Fine ArtCL0716 22 E. 80th St., 5th fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.4144, leighmorse .com. This light, airy space showcases 20thcentury American and European works. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. F10

David Zwirner CL037 519, 525 & 533 W. 19th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.727.2070; and one other NYC location, This major dealer represents 43 estates and contemporary artists, including Diana Thater and Neo Rauch. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon by appointment. F20 Dominique LévyCL037 909 Madison Ave., at E. 73rd St., 212.774.2004, A longtime fixture on the auction and Upper East Side art scenes, Dominique Lévy opened her own gallery in September 2013, showcasing postwar masters, such as John Chamberlain and Andy Warhol. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F11

cultural ties that bind New York to both Europe and Latin America. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. J16

LUMAS New York 1100 Madison Ave., btw E. 82nd & E. 83rd sts., 212.288.1114; and one other NYC location, Branches of an international chain of galleries offer works by master photographers, as well as movie stills. Sun-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m. F20

“The Skull Factory,” 1933, by Manuel Álvarez Bravo (1902-2002) is part of Vintage, an exhibit celebrating the photographer, on view Jan. 16Mar. 1. | Throckmorton Fine Art, p. 49

19th- and 20th-century paintings and photos, as well as traditional and modern sculpture. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. F10 Hasted Kraeutler CL0465 537 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.627.0006, hastedkraeutler .com. This contemporary art gallery is dedicated to the representation of established artists— working in a range of mediums—from around the world. Thru Jan. 4: Marc Dennis: An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar … Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. J16 Howard Greenberg GalleryCL0465 Fuller Building, 41 E. 57th St., 14th fl., at Madison Ave., 212.334.0010, Vintage and contemporary international photography from both renowned and midcareer artists. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F13 Janet Borden, Inc.CL0716 560 Broadway, Ste. 601, btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.431.0166, janetborden This gallery showcases a range of contemporary photography, including Macduff Everton’s landscapes and Jan Groover’s still lifes. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. F19 Johannes VogtCL0716 526 W. 26th St., Ste. 205, btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.255.2671, The collection explores the artists and complex

Michael Rosenfeld GalleryCL07945 100 11th Ave., btw W. 19th & W. 20th sts., 212.247.0082, michael Specializing in 20th-century American art, including African-American works from 1900 to 1975. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. j17 Paul Kasmin GalleryCL07945 293 10th Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.563.4474; and one other NYC location, Specializing in pop and contemporary art, this gallery displays work from such artists as Robert Indiana, David LaChapelle and Andy Warhol. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 Rehs Galleries, Inc.CL07945 5 E. 57th St., 8th fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.355.5710, www.rehs .com. Specializing in artists exhibited at the Paris Salon and London’s Royal Academy from 1850 to 1920, including Julien Dupré. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. 2 1 F13 RH Contemporary Art 437 W. 16th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 855.807.1100, rhcontem Contemporary international artists, such as Sohyn Bae and Chris Succo, are showcased. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J17 Sikkema Jenkins & Co.CL041672 530 W. 22nd St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.929.2262, sikkemajenkins A roster of preeminent international artists includes Kara Walker, Vik Muniz, Amy Sillman and choreographer Trisha Brown. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 Soho Photo GalleryCL041672 15 White St., btw Sixth Ave. & W. Broadway, 212.226.8571, An artist cooperative and exhibit space showcasing a broad spectrum of works by emerging and veteran photographers. The member-run gallery also hosts seminars and workshops. Wed-Sun 1-6 p.m. and by appointment. F13

Photo: manuel álvarez bravo, “the skull factory / la fabrica de valaceras,” courtesy of throckmorton fine art

Shozo Nagano and Thomas Sills. Wed-Sat noon-6 p.m. and by appointment. E12

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Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery, TheC0L41672 417 Lafayette St., 4th fl., btw E. 4th St. & Astor Pl., 212.598.1155, Koreanborn artist Po Kim and his wife, American artist Sylvia Wald, team up to showcase artists who use their work to instigate intercultural dialogues. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. E18



Tibet House USC0L41672 22 W. 15th St., btw Fifth and Sixth aves., 212.807.0563, This gallery serves as a cultural center to celebrate Tibetan heritage and features a Buddhist shrine. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m. G17 Van Doren Waxter 0528139 23 E. 73rd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.455.0444, John Van Doren and Dorsey Waxter combine efforts to present the works of established artists, including James Brooks, Alan Shields and John Chamberlain. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F11

art & antiques

Throckmorton Fine ArtC0L41672 145 E. 57th St., 3rd fl., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.223.1059, Latin American photography and Pre-Columbian art. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. F13   




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special shows Armory Antique Show034 69th Regiment Armory, Lexington Ave., at E. 26th St., 239.732.6642, Over 100 exhibitors of important American and European furniture, folk art, tapestries, silver, ceramics and architectural artifacts are featured during this annual event. Jan. 24-26: Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15, children under 16 free with adult. F16 Master Drawings New York Approx. E. 64th St. to E. 81st St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.289.2227, Drawings are the focus of this art festival, showcased by international dealers throughout the Upper East Side. Jan. 25-Feb. 1: Mon, Wed-Sat 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Tues 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 2-6 p.m.; Free. F10-F12 METRO Show, The Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 800.563.7632, Historic and contemporary works are displayed at themed booths curated by gallerists, dealers and interiordesign specialists from around the world. Jan. 22: Public preview, 7-9 p.m.; $75. Jan. 23-26: Thurs-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun noon-5:30 p.m.; $15 single-day pass, $30 multiday pass. H17


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New York Ceramics Fair Bohemian National Hall, 321 E. 73rd St., btw First & Second aves., 310.455.2886, Porcelain, pottery and glassâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;both antique and contemporaryâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; from the collections of renowned international dealers are on display and up for sale. Jan. 22-26: Wed-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; $20 (includes catalog). E11 Winter Antiques Show Park Avenue Armory, Park Ave., at E. 67th St., 718.292.7392, winter American, European and Asian fine and decorative art from more than 70 international exhibitors. Jan. 24-Feb. 2: Mon-Wed noon-8 p.m., Sun, Thurs noon-6 p.m.; $25 (includes catalog). F12 | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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1 Two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton opens this annual series with an evening devoted to the pop songs of Randy Newman. | American Songbook in the Allen Room, p. 60 2 Everett Bradley and a chorus of dapper hoofers in top hats, white ties and tails tap their troubles away in Broadway’s big-band, song-anddance revue. | After Midnight, p. 51 3 When vocalist Bobby McFerrin is onstage, audiences never have to worry about being happy. | Jazz at Lincoln Center, p. 60 4 Classical Chinese dance, with its synchronized movements and expressive gestures, propels this colorful spectacle. | Shen Yun Performing Arts, p. 60 4


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Beautiful—The Carole King MusicalC0L41 Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, beautifulon The story of singer/songwriter Carole King, from her teenage years to the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Jan. 14: Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $75-$152. In previews, opens Jan. 12. 2/  0 H14 Bridges of Madison County, TheC0L45 Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, bridgesof Robert James Waller’s novel about an unlikely but intense affair between a Midwestern housewife and a

photographer is now a musical by Marsha Norman, with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. Mon-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m.; $67-$141. Previews begin Jan. 17, opens Feb. 20. 2/  0 H14

Bronx BombersC0L45 Circle in the Square Theatre, 235 W. 50th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, More than a century of New York Yankees triumphs and challenges, comebacks and defeats fill Eric Simonson’s new play, featuring Peter Scolari as Yogi Berra. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $67-$137. Previews begin Jan. 10, opens Feb. 6. 2/  0 I13 MachinalC0L435 American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.719.1300, The 1927

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murder trial of Ruth Snyder is the basis for Sophie Treadwell’s drama about a young woman (Rebecca Hall), who seeks escape from a soul-destroying job, passionless marriage and unwanted motherhood in a love affair, but with dire consequences. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m.; $52-$127. In previews, opens Jan. 16, runs thru Mar. 2. 2/  0 H14

Outside MullingarC0L456 Manhattan Theatre Club, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, manhat A man and a woman, both nearing 40, overcome a lifetime of obstacles to find love in John Patrick Shanley’s new play. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m. Beginning Jan. 21: Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m.; $67-$127. Previews begin Jan. 3, opens Jan. 23, closes Mar. 16. 2/  0 H14

Broadway A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder C0L4318— (2 hrs., 20 mins.) Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The ends, an earlship, justify the means, murder, in the new musical comedy in which family ties are broken one by one, with style and class. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $99-$137. 2/  0 H13 A Night With Janis JoplinC0L4358— (2 hrs., 15 mins.) Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, anightwithjanisjop Mary Bridget Davies recreates the legendary persona and unforgettable voice of the hard-drinkin’, hard-livin’ queen of rock ’n’ roll. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $49-$140. 2/  0 H14 After MidnightC0L4382— (1 hr., 30 mins., no intermission) Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, Grammy Award winner Fantasia headlines the musical revue that relives the glory days of Duke Ellington at Harlem’s Cotton Club; Langston Hughes’ poetry provides the counterpoint. Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $60-$142. 2/  0 H14 Book of Mormon, TheC0L7218— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, bookof An outrageous musical comedy about spreading the word of Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, in Africa. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $69-$175. 2/  0 H13


ChicagoC0L342— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, Would-be chorus girl Roxie Hart takes the Windy City by storm, murders her lover, skips jail and shoots to stardom in this jazzy revival with showstopping musical selections. Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun 2:30 & 7 p.m.; $69-$146.50. 2/  0 H13


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entertainment Tours American Museum of Natural History Expeditions 800.462.8687, amnhexpedi Explore beyond the halls of the museum. Destinations/schedules/prices vary. 2 1 0 i10 | Big Apple Greeter 1 Centre St., 212.669.8159, bigapplegreeter .org. Thousands of visitors have seen the Big Apple through the eyes of a native New Yorker. | Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Pier 83, 12th Ave., at W. 42nd St., 888.341.0103, Day and night tours around the island of Manhattan: Full-island, Semi-circle, Harbor Lights and Liberty cruises. Times/prices vary. 2 1 0 K14 | CitySights NY Visitor Center: 234 W. 42nd St. (Madame Tussauds Lobby), btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.812.2700, citysightsny .com. Daily double-decker bus tours. 1 K15 | Citysightseeing Cruises New York Pier 78 (daytime and evening departures), 455 12th Ave., at W. 38th St.; Pier 5 (daytime departures), Whitehall St., at South St., 800.669.0051, Daily cruises include the 60-minute Downtown Cruise ($19 adults, $15 children 3-11), 90-minute Midtown Cruise ($29 adults, $18 children 3-11) and 90-minute Twilight Cruise ($29 adults, $18 children 3-11). 1 K15, F24 | Gray Line New York Sightseeing Visitors Center: 777 Eighth Ave., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts., 212.445.0848, 800.669.0051, Climatecontrolled, double-decker buses tour the city. 2 1 I13, I14, I14 | Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Pier 6, at South & Broad sts., 1.800.542.9933, 212.967.6464, libertyheli Helicopter tours last from 12-15 and 18-20 mins. and cost about $150-$215 per person. Specials include the Romance VIP and Marriage Over Manhattan flights. E23 | Madison Square Garden All-Access Tour Madison Square Garden, Seventh Ave., at W. 33rd St., 866.858.0008, MSGAllAccessTour .com. A behind-the-scenes look at the spectacularly renovated arena. Daily 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; $17.95-$26.95. 2 1 0 H16 | Municipal Art Society of New York Tours Themed walking tours explore the history and cultural life of city neighbor-

CinderellaC0L43182— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, at W. 53rd St., 212.239.6200, The Broadway premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1957 TV musical. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $45-$137. 2 1/  0 H13 Glass Menagerie, TheC0L439— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, theglassmenagerie The new production of Tennessee Williams’ classic about a family in denial stars Cherry Jones and Zachary Quinto. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $77-$137. Runs thru Feb. 23. 2/  0 H14 Jersey BoysC0L341— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth


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THE LANDMARK MUSICAL EVENT VISIT: Minskoff Theatre, Broadway & 45th Street CALL: 866-870-2717 CLICK: ŠDisney

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hoods. Highlight: The Official MTA Metro-North Grand Central Terminal Tour, a 75-minute tour of the 100-year-old facility. Daily at 12:30 p.m. $20 adults, $15 seniors/students/children under 10 and military. Meet at the ticket window marked GCT Tours in the Main Concourse. 1 | New York Water Taxi Pier 17, South Street Seaport, btw Fulton & South sts., 866.985. 2542, Visitors can choose from a one-hour Statue of Liberty Express tour (daily), the VIP Statue by Night: Air & Sea tour by helicopter and boat (Thurs-Sat) or the Hop-On/Hop-Off service with National September 11 Memorial Pass (daily). Times/ prices vary. 1 3 8 D22 | Radio City Stage Door Tour Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St., 212.247.4777, radiocity .com/tours. The concert hallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s secrets are revealed on a guided walking tour that explores the restored Art Deco interiors and introduces visitors to a Rockette. Daily 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; $19.95 adults, $15 seniors/ children 12 and under. For tickets, visit the Radio City Sweets & Gift Store. (A combo ticket can be purchased for both the Stage Door Tour and Lincoln Centerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Guided Tour, $27.75 adults, $17.25 children.) 1â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 G13 | Spirit Cruises Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, W. 23rd St. & the West Side Hwy., 866.483.3866, Dining and dancing while cruising New York Harbor. Times/prices vary. 2 1/ 3 K17 | United Nations First Ave., at E. 43rd St., 212.963.8687, Guided tours of the peacekeeping organization. Mon-Fri 10:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m.; $16 adults, $11 seniors (60+)/students, $9 children 5-12, under 5 not admitted. Tickets must be purchased online. 1 â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 K14 | Watson Adventures 877.946.4868 ext. 22. Scavenger hunts in top attractions and neighborhoods. Highlights: Jan. 4, 12, 18: The Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt; Jan. 11, 18, 19: The Secrets of Grand Central Scavenger Hunt; Jan. 11: Brain Squeeze: A Trivia Scavenger Hunt; Jan. 25: The Murder at the Museum of Natural History Scavenger Hunt and The Dancing Nudes Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt. / 3 8 | World Yacht Pier 81, W. 41st St., at 12th Ave., on the Hudson River, 888.679.7812, worldyacht .com. Dinner cruises on luxury boats. Times/ prices vary./ 35 8 . K14



Kinky BootsC0L48713â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 20 mins.) Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, The sexy thigh-high, stiletto-heeled red boots of the title, stylish enough for a woman, but strong enough for a drag queen to wear, save the day and a shoe factory in the hit musical. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $77-$147. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 I14 Lion King, TheC0L34â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717, Disneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

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Ave., 212.239.6200, The story of 1960s group The Four Seasons is set to a score composed of their greatest hits. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $47-$172. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H13

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Alliance for Downtown New York, The 120 Broadway, Ste. 3340, btw Pine & Cedar sts., 212.566.6700, Brochures, maps. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 1 0 F22 | Chinatown Information Kiosk Triangle formed by Canal, Walker & Baxter sts., 212.484.1222, tion-centers. Free maps, guidebooks, brochures. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 E20 | City Hall Information Center Broadway, at Barclay St., 212.484.1222, official-nyc-information-centers. Historythemed tours, activities and events. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F22 | Federal Hall Visitors Center 26 Wall St., btw Broad & William sts., 212.668.2561, nps .gov/feha/index.htm. Information on this and other national properties. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 2 F23 | Grand Central Partnership Visitors Center, Grand Central Terminal, Main Concourse, 87 E. 42nd St., 212.697.1245, Visit the â&#x20AC;&#x153;I Love NYâ&#x20AC;? Info Window (in the terminalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s main concourse) or sidewalk info carts for free maps, brochures and info. Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 F14 | Harlem Visitor Information Center The Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W. 125th St., btw Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. blvds., 212.222.1014, articles/official-nyc-information-centers. Info about Upper Manhattan. Mon-Fri noon-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 H4 | Lower East Side Visitor Center 54 Orchard St., btw Hester & Grand sts., 212.226.9010, lowereastsideny .com. Information on local dining, sightseeing and shopping. Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. D20 | Official NYC Information Center 810 Seventh Ave., btw W. 52nd & W. 53rd sts., 212.484.1222, nycgo .com/articles/official-nyc-information-centers. Information on attractions; Metrocards can be purchased here. Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m. H13 | 34th Street Partnership Visitor Services Penn Station, Amtrak Level, Seventh Ave., at W. 32nd St., 212.868.0521, Maps, brochures, plus a multilingual staff. Daily 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 1 H15 | Times Square Visitor Center 1560 Broadway (Seventh Ave., btw W. 46th & W. 47th sts.), 212.452.5283, official-nyc-information-centers. Travel information (including free brochures), tours, show tickets, live radio shows and a mini-museum. Daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Times Square ExposĂŠ Walking Tour, Fri noon, free. 1

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MacbethC0L438â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Vivian Beaumont Theater, Lincoln Center, 150 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.239.6200, lct .org. Shakespeareâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tragedy stars Ethan Hawke. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $75-$135. Runs thru Jan. 12. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 I12

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PippinC0L481â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 35 mins.) Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The Tony Award-winning revival of the 1972 Stephen Schwartz musical places the story of a princeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s search for the meaning of life in an over-the-top circus. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2:30 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $59-$157.50. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14 Rock of AgesC0L72983â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth


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Twelfth Night / Richard IIIC0L4387â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (Twelfth Night: 3 hrs.; Richard III: 2 hrs., 50 mins.) Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, The Bardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s comedy and tragedy are staged in repertory by the all-male Shakespeareâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Globe company from London. There are six performances of Twelfth Night and two performances of Richard III a week; both plays are performed on Wed and Sat. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $25-$135. Runs thru Feb. 16. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14 WickedC0L346â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, The musical tale about popular Glinda and greenskinned Elphaba follows the paths they take in the years before Dorothyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s arrival in the land of Oz. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $56.25-$156.25. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 I13



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Attractions & Activities Empire State BuildingC0L3487 350 Fifth Ave., btw 33rd & 34th sts., 212.736.3100, Magnificent 360-degree views of New York from the 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories. Daily 8 a.m.-2 a.m.; 86th floor admission: $27 adults, $24 seniors (62+), $21 children 6-12, under 5 free; 86th floor & 102nd floor admission: $44 adults,

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High Line, TheC0L5681 Gansevoort to W. 30th sts., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.500.6035, The mile-long elevated park and public promenade, once a derelict railway line, offers spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, fixed and movable seating, perennial gardens, public art displays and a steel walkway. Open daily 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Free. 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 8 J15-J18 Madame Tussauds New YorkC0L4835 234 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.841.3505, The renowned wax museum features lifelike figures of celebrities and politicians, plus the Marvel Super Heroes 4-D Experience. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; $36 adults, $29 ages 4-12, under 3 free. 2 13 . 0 H14

Statue of LibertyC0L315 Liberty Island, 212.523.9849; Ferry: 1-201-604-2800, The FrĂŠdĂŠric Bartholdi-designed neoclassical sculpture, dedicated in 1889, has become an iconic symbol of the nation. Open daily. 2 1 4 3 8 0 G24

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Rink at Rockefeller Center, TheC0L73914 Rockefeller Plz., btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7654, Outdoor ice-skating in Midtown Manhattan. Daily 8:30 a.m.-midnight, each session lasts 90 mins.; $27 adults, $15 seniors/children under 11; $12 skate rental. Skate lessons: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; $35 per half hour. 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 8 G13


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Top of the Rockâ&#x201E;˘ Observation DeckC0L4315 30 Rockefeller Plz., W. 50th St., 67th-70th fls., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.698.2000, topoftherock The Grand Viewing Room boasts expansive and breathtaking views of the New York City skyline. Daily 8 a.m.-midnight; $27 adults, $25 seniors, $17 ages 6-12; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sun & Starsâ&#x20AC;? combination ticket (visit twice in 24 hrs.) $40 adults, $22 children; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Rock MoMAâ&#x20AC;? combination ticket (visit Top of the Rock and the Museum of Modern Art) $42. 2 1 4 8 0 G13

Bars/Lounges Carnegie Club, TheC0L4213 156 W. 56th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.957.9676, hospitalityholdings .com. The librarylike cocktail and smoking lounge is known for its single malts, Havanas and Sat cabaret show, Sounds of Sinatra. AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;75 G13 Flatiron LoungeC0L1894 37 W. 19th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.727.7741, The classy crowd at this sophisticated watering hole in its namesake neighborhood (the Flatiron District) imbibes seasonal cocktails created by renowned mixologist Julie Reiner. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. G17 Minus 5 Ice BarC0L4368 New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Sixth Ave., btw W. 53rd & W. 54th sts., 212.757.4610, Chill, baby, chill at this deep freeze of a bar, where the temperature is maintained at a brisk minus 5 degrees and everything is literally served on the rocks: Walls, seating, sculpturesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;even the cocktail glassesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;are made of ice. Gloves, parkas and hats are (thankfully) provided. AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. 0 G13 | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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Suite 36C0L465 16 W. 36th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.695.0036, The swank sports lounge, with its tufted leather banquettes, paneled wood walls and private suites on the mezzanine, shows all the big games, including NFL football, while serving a full range of beers, sandwiches, burgers and entrĂŠe salads. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 . G15

Cabaret, comedy & Supper Clubs Carolines on BroadwayC0L35 1626 Broadway, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.757.4100, carolines .com. Top comedians and up-and-coming talents appear nightly. Highlights: Jan. 2-5: Alonzo Bodden; Jan. 16-19: John Pinette; Jan. 23-26: Kevin Nealon; Jan. 30-Feb. 1: Marlon and Shawn Wayans. Times/prices vary; Cover charge, drink minimum. AE, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 H13 Diamond HorsehoeC0L415 Paramount Hotel, 235 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.811.4111, One of New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most celebrated supper clubs lives again in its original and lavishly refurbished subterranean location. Highlight: Queen of the

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


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54 BelowC0L5213 254 W. 54th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 646.476.3551, The Theater District nightclub, restaurant and lounge features up to three shows nightly, starring some of the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best and brightest talents. Highlights: Jan. 2-4: Jeff Daniels; Jan. 15-18: Sam Harris; Jan. 21 & 28: Edward Hibbert. Times vary; Cover charge $30-$70, food & drink minimum. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 H13 Larry Flyntâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hustler Club New YorkC0L43896 641 W. 51st St., at 12th Ave., 212.247.2460, hustlerny .com. The 10,000-square-foot gentlemenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s club, with a casual vibe, features more than 100 exotic entertainers, a brass pole on the main stage, VIP seating, private fantasy suites and a rooftop cigar lounge. Mon-Fri 6 p.m.-4 a.m., Sat 8 p.m.-4 a.m., Sun 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Cover charges vary. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 K13



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Jazz at Lincoln CenterC0L3568 Time Warner Center, Broadway, at W. 60th St., 212.721.6500, This state-of-the-art complex includes the Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame. Highlights: Jan. 17-18 in the Allen Room: Bill Frisell: Reflections on the Bristol Sessions; Jan. 17-18 in the Rose Theater: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Fresh Sounds: Ted Nash & Victor Goines; Jan. 24-25 in the Allen Room: Vijay Iyer Trio (early show), Billy Childs Jazz Chamber Ensemble (late show); Jan. 24-25 in the Rose Theater: Bobby McFerrin: spirityouall. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 I12 Joyce Theater, TheC0L3596 175 Eighth Ave., btw W. 18th & W. 19th sts., 212.242.0800, Performances by renowned American and international dance troupes. Highlights: Thru Jan. 5: Momix; Jan. 7-12: Focus Dance; Jan. 14-26: Parsons Dance; Jan. 28-Feb. 2: Rennie Harris Puremovement. Times/prices vary. 2 H17 Madison Square GardenC0L3517 Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 866.858.0008, thegarden .com. Concerts in a variety of genres—mainly pop, rock and hip-hop—are presented in the spacious main arena and more intimate Theater. Highlights: Jan. 17-18: Aretha Franklin; Jan. 25: Luke Bryan; Jan. 27: Billy Joel; Jan. 29: Keith Urban. Times/prices vary. 2 3 0 H15 Metropolitan OperaC0L3572 Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.362.6000, The world-famous opera company presents its 2013-2014 season. Highlights: Jan. 2, 4 (mat): The

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New York City BalletC0L671 David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 63rd St., 212.496.0600, New York’s classical ballet company’s winter season features works from the repertoire. Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $20-$155. Jan. 21-Mar. 2. 2 1/  3 0 I12 New York PhilharmonicC0L357 Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.875.5656, New York’s famed orchestra is under the baton of Music Director Alan Gilbert. Concerts: Jan. 2, 3, 7, 9-11, 14, 16-18, 22-25. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 I12 Shen Yun Performing ArtsC0L791 David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 63rd St., 800.818.2393, shenyunperformingarts .org. Lavish costumes and sets complement classical Chinese dance, song and music. Wed-Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 7:30 p.m., Sun 2:30 p.m.; $80-$300. Jan. 10-19. 2 1/  3 0 I12

Jazz Clubs BirdlandC0L9214 315 W. 44th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.581.3080, Famous and new jazz musicians at the “jazz corner of the world.” Highlights: Jan. 1-5: The Birdland Big Band directed by Tommy Igoe; Jan. 10-11: Kurt Elling; Jan. 13-18: Diane Schuur; Jan. 21-25: Nicholas Payton and Affirmative Action; Jan. 28-Feb. 2: Joey DeFrancesco Trio. Sets Mon 7 p.m., Tues-Sun 8:30 & 11 p.m., unless otherwise noted; Dinner nightly 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Music charges vary, $10 food or drink minimum. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  3 5 0 I14 Blue NoteC0L315 131 W. 3rd St., btw MacDougal St. & Sixth Ave., 212.475.8592, Downtown’s legendary jazz lounge. Highlights: Thru Jan. 5: Chris Botti; Jan. 7-10: Rebirth Brass Band; Jan. 11-12: John Pizzarelli Quartet with special guest Jane Monheit; Jan. 16-19: Christian Scott; Jan. 21-26: Monty Alexander. Times/prices vary. AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 G18 Dizzy’s Club Coca-ColaC0L357 Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway, at W. 60th St., 5th fl., 212.258.9595, Hot jazz, sweeping views and a full menu in an intimate room overlooking Central Park. Sets 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., Late-night sessions Tues-Sat after last artist set; Cover charges $20-$45, $10 minimum. Dinner served nightly. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 0 I12

Sports & Gambling Brooklyn NetsC0L4729 Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000, The pro basketball team has the home-court advantage. Highlights: Jan. 4: Cleveland Cavaliers; Jan. 6: Atlanta Hawks; Jan. 8: Golden State Warriors; Jan. 10: Miami Heat; Jan. 21: Orlando Magic; Jan. 24: Dallas Mavericks; Jan. 27: Toronto Raptors; Jan. 31: Oklahoma City Thunder. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 AA23

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New York KnicksC0L3495 Madison Square Garden, Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 877.465.6425, The men’s professional basketball team plays home games at Madison Square Garden. Highlights: Jan. 7: Detroit Pistons; Jan. 9: Miami Heat; Jan. 13: Phoenix Suns; Jan. 17: L.A. Clippers; Jan. 20: Brooklyn Nets; Jan. 22: Philadelphia 76ers; Jan. 24: Charlotte Bobcats; Jan. 26: L.A. Lakers; Jan. 28: Boston Celtics; Jan. 30: Cleveland Cavaliers. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 H15 New York RangersC0L395 Madison Square Garden, Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 212.465.6741, New York’s hometown hockey franchise takes to the ice in Midtown Manhattan. Highlights: Jan. 6: Columbus Blue Jackets; Jan. 10: Dallas Stars; Jan. 12: Philadelphia Flyers; Jan. 14: Tampa Bay Lightning; Jan. 16: Detroit Red Wings; Jan. 19: Washington Capitals; Jan. 21: New York Islanders; Jan. 23: St. Louis Blues; Jan. 31: New York Islanders. Times/ prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 H15 Progressive Insurance New York Boat ShowC0L6327 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34th St., at 11th Ave, 212.216.2000, nyboatshow .com. The latest yachts, performance boats, sport fishers, sailboats and accessories are on view and up for sale at this annual showcase for enthusiasts. Wed-Fri noon- 9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; $15 adults & over 16, free for children 15 & under when accompanied by an adult. Jan. 1-5. 2 13 0 K15

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Resorts World Casino New York CityC0L5194 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., btw 114th St. & Aqueduct Rd., Jamaica, Queens, 888.888.8801, rwnewyork .com. The multifloor casino is the first of its kind in the city and features 5,000-plus slot machines and electronic table games (baccarat, craps and roulette), a food court, the Aqueduct Buffet and restaurants, such as Genting Palace (Chinese) and RW Prime, and complimentary entertainment nightly. Daily 8 a.m.-4 a.m. 2/  3 5 . 0 ©BMP

TV Shows Late Show With David LettermanC0L9658 Ed Sullivan Theater, 1697 Broadway, btw W. 53rd & W. 54th sts., 212.975.5853, show/tickets. Audiences apply online or register in person at the theater box office for tickets Mon-Thurs 9:30 a.m.-noon, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For day-of-show standby tickets, call 212.247.6497 starting at 11 a.m. on the day you wish to attend; Free. 2 H13 Saturday Night LiveC0L9657 30 Rockefeller Plaza, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., Standby tickets—for either the 8 p.m. dress rehearsal or the 11:30 p.m. live taping—are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis Sat at 7 a.m. under the NBC Studios marquee on the W. 49th St. side of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Standby tickets do not guarantee admission. Free. G13 Wendy Williams Show, TheC0L965 221 W. 26th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., Advance tickets are available online for live tapings Mon-Wed at 10 a.m., Thurs at 10 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. For standby tickets, if available, arrive at the studio at 8:30 a.m.; Free. 2 H16

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1 Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New celebrates the gallerist who helped shape 20th-century art; Andy Warhol’s portrait of Sonnabend is among the works on view thru Apr. 21. | The Museum of Modern Art, p. 64 2 While Art Spiegelman is best known for his graphic novel, Maus, about his parents’ survival of the Holocaust, he refuses to be defined by a single work. Art Spiegelman’s Co-Mix: A Retrospective displays hundreds of his sketches, cover art for The New Yorker (pictured) and children’s books, thru Mar. 23. | The Jewish Museum, p. 64 3 Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video explores the socially conscious artist’s exploration of inequality in works such as “Untitled (Colored People Grid),” Jan. 24-May 14. | The Guggenheim Museum, p. 63


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American Airpower MuseumC0L362 Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, at Farmingdale Rd., Farmingdale, L.I., 631.293.6398, americanairpow Visitors can explore an impressive selection of hangars built and designed during World War II and containing operational warplanes from WWII battles— including an original, flight-ready 1944 P-47 Thunderbolt, North American AT-6, Vought F4U Corsair and Curtiss P-40 Warhawk—and authentic period flight gear, plus a collection of WWII vehicles and artillery. Thurs-Sun 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; $10 adults, $8 veterans/seniors (65+), $5 children 4-12, under 4 free. 1 8

American Folk Art Museum 05 2 Lincoln Square, Columbus Ave., btw W. 65th & W. 66th sts., 212.595.9533, This museum is known for its exhibits of Americana, crafts and collectibles, dating from the 18th century to today. Tues-Sat noon-7:30 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 I12 American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L365 Central Park W., at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100, Guests explore halls filled with full-scale dinosaur skeletons, fossils, dioramas, artifacts, gems and minerals (including a rare 2-foot-long jade slab), meteorites and more. Thru May 26: The Butterfly Conservatory; Thru Aug. 10: The Power of Poison. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.;

Photos: Art spiegelman, cover art for “Valentines Day,” © 1993 by Art Spiegelman/Used by permission of the artist and the wylie agency, llc; carrie mae weems, “untitled (colored people grid,” © carrie mae weems/photo © the art institute of chicago; andy warhol, “ileana sonnabend,” © 2013 andy warhol foundation for the visual arts/artists rights society (ARS), new york; ferdinando tacca, “ceres and Bacchus,” maggie nimkin photography; yu hong, “questions for heaven,” courtesy of the artist/china institute gallery


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Brooklyn Children’s Museum 05 145 Brooklyn Ave., at St. Marks Ave., Crown Heights, Brooklyn, 718.735.4400, Hands-on exhibits and programs encourage learning. Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $7.50, children under 1, first weekend of every month 2-5 p.m. and third Thursday 4-7 p.m. free. 2 13 Brooklyn MuseumC0L367 200 Eastern Pkwy., at Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718.638.5000, More than 1 million objects, from ancient Egyptian artifacts to American and European contemporary art. Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m., first Sat of every month 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Suggested $12 adults, $8 seniors (62+)/students, under 12 with adult free. 1/  3 5 0


4 A collection of sculptures, including “Ceres and Bacchus” by Ferdinando Tacca, are on view in Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes From the Hill Collection, Jan. 28-Jun. 15. | The Frick Collection, this page 5 Inspired by Dunhuang showcases art by contemporary Chinese artists, such as Yu Hong’s “Questions for Heaven,” thru Jun. 8. | China Institute, this page

Children’s Museum of ManhattanC0L4396 212 W. 83rd St., btw Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway, 212.721.1223, Interactive exhibitions for adults and children, such as EatSleepPlay: Building Health Every Day, Adventures With Dora and Diego and Playworks. From Jan. 8: You Make the Call: Learn to Be an NFL Official. Tues-Fri, Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; $11 adults/ children, $7 seniors, under 1 and first Fri of each month 5-8 p.m. free. 2 1 0 J9 China InstituteC0L4396 125 E. 65th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.744.8181, Exhibitions feature traditional Chinese paintings and architecture, plus lectures and workshops. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues & Thurs 10 a.m-8 p.m.; $7 adults, $4 seniors/students, under 12 and Tues & Thurs after 6 p.m. free. 2 1 0 F12 Cloisters Museums and Gardens, TheC0L368 Fort Tryon Park, 99 Margaret Corbin Dr., at Fort Washington Ave., 212.923.3700, Housed in a custom-built monasterylike building, this arm of the Metropolitan Museum of Art features medieval European art and architecture. Daily 10 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors, $12 students, under 12 free with adult. 13 5 8 G9


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Bard Graduate Center, TheC0L4152 18-38 W. 86th St., btw Central Park W. & Columbus Ave., 212.501.3023, A six-floor town house, the Manhattan outpost of the Annandaleon-Hudson, N.Y., liberal arts college, contains four exhibition spaces, a lecture hall and research library dedicated to the study and history of decorative arts. Tues-Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; $7 adults, $5 seniors/ students, Thurs 5-8 p.m. free. 2 8 0 I9 Bronx Museum of the Arts 05 1040 Grand Concourse, at 165th St., Bronx, 718.681.6000,

Discovery Times SquareC0L4396 226 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.987.9692, discovery World-class exhibitions, including many that are interactive, travel to this family-friendly venue. Thru Jan. 5: The Art of the Brick and Shipwreck! Pirates and Treasure; Ongoing: Body Worlds: Pulse. Sun-Tues 10 a.m.-7 p.m., WedThurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Ticket prices vary. 2 13 . H14 Drawing Center, TheC0L316 35 Wooster St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.2166, drawingcen A not-for-profit institution that showcases exhibitions and collections of drawings and demonstrates their significance and diversity throughout history. Wed, Fri-Sun noon-6 p.m.,

Thurs noon-8 p.m.; $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, children under 12 and Thurs 6-8 p.m. free. 2 13 . 0 G20

El Museo Del BarrioC0L316 1230 Fifth Ave., at 104th St., 212.831.7272, The art and rich cultural heritage of the Caribbean and Latin America are celebrated at this center of Latino pride. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m.; Suggested $9 adults, $5 seniors/students, seniors on Wed and under 12 free.2 13 G7 Ellis Island Immigration Museum 05 Ferry (Statue Cruises): 201.604.2800; Ellis Island: 212.363.3206, Visitors seeking their heritage are welcomed on this historic island to view artifacts and exhibits, and take an audio tour. Open daily. 2 1 8 Fraunces Tavern Museum 0136 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.425.1778, frauncestavernmuseum .org. Built in 1719 as a residence for the merchant Stephen Delancey, the building now houses Revolutionary War-era manuscripts, exhibitions and period rooms. Daily noon-5 p.m.; $7 adults, $4 seniors (65+)/ages 6-8/students, under 5 free. 1/  3 0 F23 Frick Collection, TheC0L316 1 E. 70th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.0700, Oriental rugs, furnishings and paintings by Old Masters, including Rembrandt, Giovanni Bellini, Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Anthony Van Dyck and François Boucher, are on display in the former home of Henry Clay Frick. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $20 adults, $15 seniors (65+), $10 students, Sun 11 a.m.-1 p.m. pay what you wish; children under 10 are not admitted. 2 5 . 0 G11 Goethe-Institut New York 72 Spring St., 11th fl., btw Lafayette & Crosby sts., 212.439.8700, Interactive language programs and events highlighting German life and history. Tues-Thurs 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Fri noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Free, except for special events. 2 E20 Guggenheim Museum, The Solomon R.C0L136 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500, One of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous spiraling landmark celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009. Thru Jan. 5: Robert Motherwell: Early Collages; Thru Jan. 22: Christopher Wool. Sun-Wed & Fri 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7:45 p.m.; $22 adults, $18 seniors (65+)/students (with ID), under 12 free, Sat 5:45-7:45 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 1 4 3 5 . 0 G8 Houdini Museum, TheC0L4673 421 Seventh Ave., btw W. 33rd & W. 34th sts., 212.244.3633, houdinimu Harry Houdini, the celebrated vaudeville performer and magician, is the focus of this institution, where exhibits of personal belongings and tricks of the trade elucidate his life, from a difficult childhood through his rise to fame. The museum also hosts family-friendly magic shows and lectures. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 H15 | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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Photos: Art spiegelman, cover art for “Valentines Day,” © 1993 by Art Spiegelman/Used by permission of the artist and the wylie agency, llc; carrie mae weems, “untitled (colored people grid,” © carrie mae weems/photo © the art institute of chicago; andy warhol, “ileana sonnabend,” © 2013 andy warhol foundation for the visual arts/artists rights society (ARS), new york; ferdinando tacca, “ceres and Bacchus,” maggie nimkin photography; yu hong, “questions for heaven,” courtesy of the artist/china institute gallery A well-curated selection of works by contemporary visual artists of African, Asian and Latin American descent. Thurs, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Suggested $5 adults, $3 seniors/students, under 12 and Fri free. 1 0


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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space MuseumCL04673 Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072, intrepid The famed aircraft carrier, a national landmark, features historic aircraft, multimedia presentations, interactive exhibits and flight simulators, the guided missile submarine USS Growler, British Airways Concorde and space shuttle Enterprise. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; General admission: $24 adults, $20 seniors (62+)/ college students, $19 children ages 7-17, $17 veterans, $12 ages 3-6, under 3, retired military and active duty free. 2 13 8 . 0 K14

seniors (65+)/students/ages 13-16, under 13 with adult and Fri 7-9 p.m. free. 2 1/  3 5 0 F15

Museum at FIT, The CL03Seventh Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.217.4558, Fashion is celebrated through public programs and exhibitions at this institution of contemporary and historic clothing. Tues-Fri noon-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 H16 Museum of Arts and DesignCL036 2 Columbus Circle, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.299.7777, The process of transforming materials into expressive objects is explored at this center for innovative arts and crafts. Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 students, children under 18 free, Thurs & Fri 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 1/  3 . 0 F13

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Museum of SexCL05914 233 Fifth Ave., at 27th St., 212.689.6337, An open discourse on human sexuality is encouraged through academic exhibits, programs and scholarly publications. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; $17.50 adults, $15.25 seniors/students (with ID). 3 0 G16 Museum of the City of New YorkCL05914 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St., 212.534.1672, The city and its history are on display in more than 1 million paintings, photographs, costumes, toys and other artifacts. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Suggested $20 families, $10 adults, $6 seniors/ students, under 12 free. 2 1 . 0 F7

Japan SocietyCL04316 333 E. 47th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.832.1155, Exhibitions, events, movies and more pertaining to Japanese history, art and culture. Tues-Thurs 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/students, under 16 and Fri 6-9 p.m. free. 2 15 G9

Museum of the Moving ImageCL052914 36-01 35th Ave., at 37th St., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.6888, The art, history, technique and technology of film, television and digital media are explored through the nation’s largest permanent collection of moving-image artifacts. Wed-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat-Sun 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; $12 adults, $9 seniors (65+)/students, $6 ages 3-12, under 3 and Fri 4-8 p.m. free. 2 13 . 0 AA10

Jewish Museum, TheCL07316 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St., 212.423.3200, A noted repository of paintings, sculpture, drawings, films, theater performances and concerts exploring 4,000 years of Jewish culture. Fri-Tues 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors (65+), $7.50 students, under 18 and Sat free. Pay what you wish. 2 13 0 G8

National Academy Museum & School of Fine ArtsCL04827 1083 Fifth Ave., btw 89th & 90th sts., 212.369.4880, Founded in 1825, this museum boasts one of the largest collections of 19th- and 20th-century American art in the United States. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $15 adults, $10 seniors (65+)/students, under 12 free. 2 1 0 G9

Louis Armstrong House Museum0L4316 34-56 107th St., btw 37th & 34th aves., Corona, Queens, 718.478.8274, The legendary jazz trumpeter’s home for close to 30 years can be explored on 40-minute escorted tours, which are offered on the hour (last tour at 4 p.m.). Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m.; $10 adults, $7 seniors (65+)/students, children under 4 free. 2 1 0

National Museum of the American IndianCL08316 1 Bowling Green, across from Battery Park, 212.514.3700, Celebrating Native American arts and culture in exhibitions culled from the Smithsonian Institution’s extensive collection of decorative and functional ethnographic objects, including beadwork, stone carvings, painted hides, turquoise jewelry, fur clothing, skin kayaks and moose hair embroidery. Sun-Wed, Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 F23

Metropolitan Museum of Art, TheCL04316 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710, metmuseum .org. Known for its extensive collection of American, medieval, Oriental, Oceanic, Islamic and ancient arts, plus the Costume Institute and galleries of 19th- and 20th-century European paintings and sculpture. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors (65+), $12 students (with ID), under 12 with adult free. 2 1 4/  3 5 8 0 G9

Included in Visions and Nightmares, The Morgan Library’s first exhibition of Spanish drawings, opening Jan. 17, is Bartolomé Esteban Murillo’s “Immaculate Conception.” | The Morgan Library & Museum, this page

Museum of Biblical Art, TheCL0478 1865 Broadway, at W. 61st St., 212.408.1500, Exhibitions and activities examine how the stories and symbols in the Bible have influenced culture. Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 I12

MoMA PS1CL0473 22-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., Long Island City, Queens, 718.784.2084, Experimental, conceptual art and unconventional installations, as well as event programming. Thurs-Mon noon-6 p.m.; Suggested $10 adults, $5 seniors/students, MoMA ticket holders free. 2/  3 5 8 0 BB13

Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the HolocaustCL01594 Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl., btw West St. & First Pl., 646.437.4202, Created in 1997 as a memorial to Holocaust victims. Sun-Tues & Thurs 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Wed 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-3 p.m., eve of major Jewish holidays 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; $12 adults, $10 seniors (65+), $7 students, under 12 and Wed 4-8 p.m. free. 13 8 . 0 F23

Morgan Library & Museum, TheCL0473 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008, The priceless collection of books, manuscripts, drawings and prints includes three extant copies of the Gutenberg Bible. Tues-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $18 adults, $12

Museum of Modern Art, TheCL07316 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400, More than 150,000 modern and contemporary works, including sculpture, photography and paintings, plus 22,000 films, are in the collection. Mon-Thurs, Sat-Sun 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; $25 adults, $18 seniors (65+),


Neue Galerie New YorkCL059134 1048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200, Early-20th-century German and Austrian art and design by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Otto Dix and others. Thurs-Mon 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $20 adults, $10 seniors (65+)/students, first Fri of each month 6-8 p.m. free; children 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult, children under 12 are not admitted. 2 3 . 0 G9 New MuseumCL0784 235 Bowery, btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.219.1222, Focusing on innovation in art and ideas, this museum exhibits pieces in various mediums by cutting-edge contemporary artists. Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; $16 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students, under 18 free, Thurs 7-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 3 5 0 D20 New York City Fire Museum CL0784278 Spring St., btw Hudson & Varick sts., 212.691.1303, Vintage apparatuses include pre-Civil War fire engines, plus artwork honoring New York’s fire department. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;

Photos: bartolomé esteban murillo, “immaculate conception,” photo by graham s. haber; allen ruppersberg, “who’s afraid of the new now?” © allen ruppersberg, digital image © whitney museum of american art, new york

International Center of PhotographyCL04673 1133 Sixth Ave., at W. 43rd St., 212.857.0000, More than 100,000 original photographs are in the permanent collection of this museum and school. Tues-Thurs, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; $14 adults, $10 seniors/students, under 12 free, Fri 5-8 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 13 0 G14

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New York Transit MuseumC0L362 Boerum Pl., at Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, 718.694.1600, Housed in a 1936 subway station, this museum features exhibitions that explore the impact of New York’s public transportation system. Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Reservations required for tours/special events; $7 adults, $5 seniors (62+)/ages 2-17 with adult, under 2 and Wed seniors free. 2 15 . 0

Paintings, books, artifacts, public programs, exhibitions and more explore the heritage of the Himalayas and the surrounding regions. Mon & Thurs 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 seniors (65+)/students, children under 12, Fri 6-10 p.m. and seniors (65+) first Mon of the month free. 2 13 0 H17

Monuments & Statues African Burial Ground National Monument1 290 Broadway, btw Reade St. & Federal Plz., 212.637.2019, A memorial to enslaved and free African-Americans buried in an unmarked cemetery during the 17th and 18th centuries. Visitor center open Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Monument open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 1 8 F21

New-York Historical Society Museum & LibraryC0L9316 170 Central Park W., at Richard Gilder Way (W. 77th St.), 212.873.3400, This landmark institution devoted to the history of New York houses photographs, Hudson River School landscapes, manuscripts and more. Tues-Thurs, Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $18 adults, $14 seniors/ educators, $12 students, $6 ages 5-13, under 5 free. 2 13 0 I10

Federal Hall National MemorialC0L62914 26 Wall St., at Broad St., 212.825.6888, The Greek Revival structure opened in 1842 and has served as a customs house and U.S. Sub-Treasury. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 0 E23

9/11 Tribute CenterC0L3642 120 Liberty St., btw Greenwich St. & Trinity Pl., 866.737.1184, Recovered objects and narratives by family members of victims offer an outlet to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $17 adults, $12 seniors/ students/military, $5 children 6-12. 2 1 0 G22 Noguchi Museum, TheC0L9316 9-01 33rd Rd., at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.204.7088, Exhibitions of works by Japanese sculptor Isamu Noguchi, plus an outdoor sculpture garden. Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 seniors/ students, under 12 free. 2 1 8 A9 Paley Center for Media, TheC0L47 25 W. 52nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.621.6800, paleycenter .org. The former Museum of Television and Radio focuses on the social impact of media technology, as well as the collection and preservation of media since the 1950s. Wed, Fri-Sun noon-6 p.m., Thurs noon-8 p.m.; Suggested $10 adults, $8 seniors/students, $5 under 14. 2 1 . 0 G13 Queens Museum New York City Building, Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, Queens, 718.592.9700, One of the main attractions here is the Panorama of New York City, a 10,000-square-foot three-dimensional scale rendering of the city’s five boroughs. Conceived for the 1965 World’s Fair, the panorama offers exquisite detail and scope. Wed-Sun noon-6 p.m.; $8 adults, $4 seniors/ students, children under 12 free. 2 3 0 Rose Center for Earth and Space/ American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L362 Central Park W., enter on W. 81st St., 212.769.5200, Home to the Hayden Planetarium Space Theater, Scales of the Universe Walkway and Cullman Hall of the Universe. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; Suggested $22 adults, $17 seniors/students, $12.50 ages 2-12; Museum and space show: $27 adults, $22 seniors/students, $16 ages 2-12. 2 1 4 3 . 0 I10 Rubin Museum of ArtC0L4957 150 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000,

Whitney Museum of American ArtC0L3625 945 Madison Ave., at E. 75th St., 212.570.3600, Contemporary American art, including sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder and Man Ray; and paintings by Cy Twombly, Edward Hopper and Willem de Kooning. Wed-Thurs, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 1-9 p.m.; $20 adults, $16 seniors (65+)/students (with ID) and adults 19-25, under 18 free, Fri 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 3 . 0 F10

Allen Ruppersberg’s “Who’s Afraid of the New Now?” is a highlight of In Parts, thru Feb. 23. | Whitney Museum of American Art, this page

Scandinavia HouseC0L74 58 Park Ave., btw E. 37th & E. 38th sts., 212.779.3587, scandinaviahouse .org. Visitors discover the Nordic countries through exhibits, films, lectures and events. Tues-Sat noon-6 p.m.; Free. Admission prices to exhibits may vary. 2 13 5 0 F15 Skyscraper Museum, TheC0L5432 39 Battery Pl., btw Little West St. & Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, 212.968.1961, Exhibitions, programs and publications devoted to high-rise buildings and their impact on society. Wed-Sun noon-6 p.m.; $5 adults, $2.50 seniors/students. 2 1 0 G23 Socrates Sculpture ParkC0L5432 32-01 Vernon Blvd., at Broadway, Long Island City, Queens, 718.956.1819, This open-air park and museum is dedicated to showing large-scale exhibits by local, national and international established and emerging artists. Daily 10 a.m.-sunset; Free. 8 A9 Tenement MuseumC0L316 108 Orchard St., btw Delancey & Broome sts., 212.982.8420, tenement .org. Between 1836 and 1935, nearly 7,000 working-class immigrants found shelter in this building, which now aims to recreate life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Accessible via guided tours only (tour times vary). Visitor center/shop: Fri-Wed 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Thurs 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Tours: $22 adults, $17 seniors (65+)/ students. 1 . 0 D20

National September 11 MemorialC0L415879 1 Albany St., at Greenwich St., 212.266.5200, 911memorial .org. Two massive pools and waterfalls are set within the footprints of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001. The names of the almost 3,000 victims who lost their lives on 9/11, as well as in the World Trade Center bombing on Feb. 26, 1993, are inscribed on bronze parapets. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m; Last entry one hour before closing; Free visitor passes are required. 2 1 8 G22 Netherlands Monument Battery Pl. to Chambers St., btw West St. & the Hudson River, 212.267.9700, This flagstaff, designed by sculptor H.A. van den Eijnde from Haarlem in the Netherlands, is dedicated to the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam during the 17th century. 8 G23 New York City Police MemorialC0L367 Battery Park, Liberty St., at South End Ave., 212.344.3491, Mayor Fiorello La Guardia commissioned the Police Memorial Fund Committee to finance the creation of a police memorial in 1939, which was modeled after Patrolman Martin J. Gillen (20th Precinct) and the mayor’s son, Eric La Guardia. 24/7; Free. 8 E23 Strawberry FieldsC0L41576 Central Park, at W. 71st St., The 2.5-acre section of Central Park dedicated to musician and peace activist John Lennon celebrates his vision of world peace. Daily 6 a.m.-1 a.m.; Free. 1 8 H11 Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic SiteC0L657 28 E. 20th St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.260.1616, The reconstruction of the boyhood home of the United States’ 26th president includes several objects and furnishings from the original Roosevelt family residence. Guided tours of the period rooms are offered every hour starting at 10 a.m., Tues-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (no tour at noon); Free. 1 0 G16 | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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recent openings Davio’s– C0L572Steak House 451 Lexington Ave., at E. 45th St., 212.661.4810, Since the original location opening in Boston in 1985, this restaurant has set up shop throughout the East Coast, serving a menu of Northern Italian dishes, from handmade pastas to steak and seafood. Gluten-free options on offer. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, D, MC,     F14 V; $$$ 2/ Kokum– C0L4I951 ndian 106 Lexington Ave., btw E. 27th & E. 28th sts., 212.684.6842, The tastes of South India, simmered into dishes such as lentil-coconut soup, spicy green curry, wok-tossed ginger chicken, long beans with chili

paste and lamb curry with potatoes, can be experienced in a narrow and festive dining room. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/  E16

Central Park South Marea– C0L572Italian Seafood 240 Central Park So., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.582.5100, Chef Michael White’s fresh fish and shellfish dishes—roasted monkfish with shell beans affumicato and pearl onions, Long Island fluke crudo with celery root, apple and hazlenuts—are served in a room designed to resemble a yacht (the name translates to “tide” in Italian, after all). Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/  . I12

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breaded and fried Guinea hen with charred okra, roasted sweet peppers and chicory—is served in a chic, modern dining room. | The Cecil, p. 71 3 Pastas are made fresh daily at this quaint Italian restaurant. | Gradisca, p. 71 4 Photos of jazz legends— from Ella Fitzgerald to Miles Davis, many of whom performed in the historic lounge that once operated in this space—line the walls of this Harlem haunt. | Minton’s, p. 71

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Park Room Restaurant, The– C0L348Continental The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park So., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.521.6655, A menu of seafood and grilled meats is served against a scenic and bucolic Central Park backdrop. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  G12 South Gate– C0L348Modern American Jumeirah Essex House, 154 Central Park So., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.484.5120, An elegant menu is served in a chic, minimalist space with prime park views. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  7 5 . G12

Chelsea Cafeteria– C0L49A 1 merican 119 Seventh Ave., at W. 17th St., 212.414.1717, Comfort food favorites are given the modern treatment—plantain-crusted tuna with mango-coconut-tamarind glaze, beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips with apple cider coleslaw, braised short rib tacos with sweet potato puree—in an ultra-contemporary dining room. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  I17

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Colicchio & Sons– C08LA 146 merican Nouveau 85 10th Ave., at W. 15th St., 212.400.6699, craft Refined meals of roasted scallops and braised suckling pig with polenta in a room adorned with wine racks and stacked wood. Dinner nightly (Tap room: Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun); AE, D, MC, V; $$$/  . I17 Willow Road– C0L94318American 85 10th Ave., btw W. 15th & W. 16th sts., 646.484.6566, willowroadnyc .com. Comfort food fused with global flavors in dishes such as buttermilk fried chicken with jerk spices and beef potpie with veggies and thyme. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  I4

Chinatown Peking Duck House– C0L4835Chinese 28 Mott St., btw Pell & Worth sts., 212.227.1810, pekingduck; and one other NYC location. In a simply decorated dining room, the namesake classic roast duck is served with house-made pancakes, green scallions, cucumbers and plum sauce. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $ 1 E21 Shanghai Cuisine– C0L78415Chinese 89 Bayard St., at Mulberry St., 212.732.8988. Diners find a cozy, casual haven for authentic dishes which are savored in a lively dining room amid hanging paper lanterns, exposed brick walls and checkered table cloths. Lunch, dinner Mon, Wed-Sun; Cash only; $ 1  E21 Vegetarian Dim Sum House– C0L78451Chinese 24 Pell St., btw St. James Pl. & Mott St., 212.577.7176, Yams, wheat gluten and bean curd create mock-meat versions of classic dishes. Brunch, lunch, dinner daily; Cash only; $$/  E21 | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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Agozar Cuban Bistro– C0L94318Cuban 324 Bowery, btw Bleecker & Bond sts., 212.677.6773, Orange walls, hardwood floors and potted greenery frame this dynamic, colorful bistro, where piquant signature dishes include empanaditas, ropa vieja (Creole-style shredded beef), lechon (roasted pork with onions and orange mojo) and currasco (grilled skirt steak with chimichurri sauce and shoestring fries). Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  9 8 E19

Cipriani Wall Street– C0L6914I7 talian 55 Wall St., btw William & Hanover sts., 212.699.4069, A historic building with towering Greek Revival architecture creates an aura of exclusivity as guests sip signature Bellinis and dine on elegant, traditional cuisine, such as roast rack of veal in natural sauce and risotto with asparagus. Breakfast, lunch, dinner Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . 8 E18

DBGB Kitchen & Bar– C0L94318French-American 299 Bowery, btw Houston & E. 1st sts., 212.933.5300, Chef Daniel Boulud’s brasserie/tavern offers house-made sausages, signature burgers (beef patty with pork belly, arugula, tomato-onion compote and Morbier cheese on peppered brioche with cornichons) and shellfish. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E19 Malbec Restaurant and Tango House Theater– C0L5A 72 rgentinean 428 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St & Astor Pl., 212.419.4645, malbechouse .com. A shrine to Argentina’s signature red—the dark and sensual Malbec—where guests feast on such dishes as veal tenderloin with spinach, bacon and a poached egg. The adjoining Tango House hosts regular shows (Tues-Sun 8 p.m.). Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ / 5 F19

Fraunces Tavern– C0L43A 15 merican 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.968.1776, Founded in 1762, the historic locale, where Gen. George Washington bade farewell to his officers, features down-home comfort foods. Lunch,    F23 dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/

features quality sushi, seafood and cuts of meat, from salmon-avocado rolls to blackened tuna salad to boneless rib eye. Dinner Mon-Thurs, Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 F23

Flatiron District & Union Square ABC Kitchen– C0L5A 186 merican 35 E. 18th St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.475.5829, Enjoy Chef John-Georges Vongerichten’s regionally grown, organic cuisine in a room constructed with salvaged and recycled building materials. Dishes include wood-oven roasted Maine lobster with oregano and lemon-chili vinaigrette and fresh fettuccine with black truffles, fresh mozzarella and parmesan. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat & Sun. AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  5 0 . F17

121 Fulton Street– C0L431C 5 ontemporary American 121 Fulton St., btw William & Nassau sts., 646.545.6647, A sleek, Downtown vibe, ambitious cocktail menu and exotic twists on classic dishes—such as a lamb burger with goat cheese and mint ketchup— define this neighborhood gastropub. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ /  F22

Almond– C0L43A 21 merican/French 12 E. 22nd St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.228.7557, A nostalgic dining room—reminiscent of a country living room, complete with a European-style billiards lounge—serves rustic French-inflected classics, such as steamed mussels with shallots and white wine. Plus a “meatless Monday” special menu. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  F17

Reserve Cut– C0L4578Kosher Steak House The Setai Wall Street, 40 Broad St., btw Beaver St. & Exchange Pl., 212.747.0300, Opened by Albert Allaham, who comes from a long line of butchers, this elegant restaurant

Botequim– C0L572Brazilian Hyatt Union Square New York, 134 Fourth Ave., at E. 13th St., 212.253.1234, This restaurant-within-a-restaurant (housed underneath The Fourth, an American brasserie)


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serves a menu of South American small plates and entrées in a modern space with both communal and traditional seating. Also featured are an open kitchen, a six-seat chef’s counter and a selection of cocktails, beers and wines (by the bottle or carafe). Dinner nightly; AE, DC, MC, V;    F18 $$$ 2/


County– C0L4238American 34 E. 20th St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.677.7771, An escape from the ultra-urban city, this restaurant conjures up pastoral country scenes with walls lined in repurposed barnyard planks and refined down-home dishes, such as house-cured, spice-rubbed bacon with maple brûlée and maple-balsamic vinaigrette. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $-$$ 2 F17 Raymi– C0L5271Peruvian 43 W. 24th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.929.1200, Chefs Richard Sandoval and Jaime Pesaque emphasize the multicultural flavors of Peru in a space that features a ceviche bar (offering fresh seafood spiked with indigenous spices) and pisco (brandy) bar. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  G16 SD26– C0L49I21 talian 19 E. 26th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.265.5959, Tony and Marisa May’s establishment, located across from Madison Square Park, offers authentic dishes— such as uovo in raviolo (single soft egg yolk ravioli finished with white truffle butter)— in a striking, modern space with a lively after-work bar scene. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 298 1/  7 . F16 1200 Miles–eF rF rench/Algerian 31 W. 21st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.510.8722, 1200miles With a name marking the approximate distance between Paris and Algiers, this restaurant serves a menu that fuses the two culinary cultures, featuring traditional French (smoked duck terrine) and Algerian (house-made merguez sausage) dishes—as well as specialties one would encounter while traveling between the two cities, from Morrocan lamb to Spanish octopus—and an eclectic décor. Dinner Mon-Sat;     G17 AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/





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


- Zagat, 2012

Garment District Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse– C0L6398Steak House 32 W. 37th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.947.8940; 269 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.997.9494, frankieandjohnnies .com. The classic steak house boasts prime cuts of beef—T-bone, sirloin, rib eye, porterhouse— and a raw bar featuring shrimp and lobster cocktails, Pine Island oysters and littleneck clams. Complimentary limo rides are offered to and from the 37th St. location from Midtown (gratuity not included). Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  7 . G15, H14 IL Punto Ristorante– C0L94238Italian 507 Ninth Ave., at W. 38th St., 212.244.0088, ilpuntorestaurant .com. A full wine list accompanies Southern Italian specialties in a warm, summery atmosphere just a stroll from the Theater District. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  8 . I15 Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse– C0L94238Steak House 9 Penn Plaza, at W. 33rd St. & Eighth Ave., 52 East 41st Street | Park & Madison Avenues (212) 297-9177 610 West Hartsdale Avenue | White Plains, NY (914) 428-6868 | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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dining 212.563.4444, Dry-aged steaks, veal and double-cut lamb chops—served with signature sauces, from peppercorn to wild mushroom—are balanced by generous grilled seafood offerings in an ultra-contemporary ambience. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D,    . H16 MC, V; $$ 2/

Suite 36– C0L94238Contemporary American 16 W. 36th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.695.0036, This multilevel venue—a chic hybrid of restaurant, sports bar and nightlife hot spot—offers a diverse menu of appetizers (baked crab and artichoke dip), salads (Caesar), sandwiches (Hawaiian pulled-pork), entrées (miso-crusted halibut) and desserts (flourless chocolate torte) in a relaxed yet refined setting (wooden wall panels, tufted leather booths, intimate dining nooks, charming bookshelves, a towering ceiling with modern chandeliers). Fresh juices are the specialty of Pulp NYC, an onsite juice bar. Lunch, dinner daily,   . G15 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/

Gramercy Park A Voce– C0L4165Italian 41 Madison Ave., at E. 26th St., 212.545.8555,; and one other NYC location. Seasonal fusion cuisine— from seafood to pasta to meat dishes—in a space with dramatic modern décor. The outdoor patio, seating about 100 guests, boasts Madison Square Park views. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner    8 F16 nightly; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/

Blue Smoke– C0L652B 7 arbecue 116 E. 27th St., btw Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. So., 212.447.7733, Pitmaster Kenny Callaghan slow-smokes ribs and fish in wood-burning pit smokers. His meaty menu can be sampled in a dining room with rustic touches. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1/  5 . F16 Bread & Tulips– C0L4165Modern Italian 365 Park Ave. So., at E. 26th St., 212.532.9100, breadand Homemade organic ricotta and oven-roasted chicken can be sampled in a brick-walled space lined with wine racks. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$/  . F16 Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse– C0L2851Steak House 233 Park Ave. So., btw E. 18th & E. 19th sts., 212.220.9200, Midwestern grain-fed steaks are the stars (from prime strip steak and rib eye to porterhouse-fortwo and filet mignon), while signature dishes include Kobe beef, maple-glazed quail and au gratin potatoes. Side dishes range from creamed corn to wild mushrooms. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  8 . F17

Greenwich & West Village Alta– C0L4165Tapas 64 W. 10th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.505.7777, Glowing with candlelight, a tile-floored town home is the setting for house-cured salmon, crispy Brussels sprouts, pulled pork empanadas and sea-salt-

grilled jumbo shrimp. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, $$/  7 8 . G18

American Cut– C0L572Steak House 363 Greenwich St., at Franklin St., 212.226.4736, americancut Iron Chef Marc Forgione’s 180-seat restaurant features a menu of raw dishes (steak tartare), juicy signatures (tomahawk rib eye chop, dry-aged for 28 days), chili-lobster with Texas toast and a surf ‘n’ turf plate in a modern dining room with Art Deco accents. Sides, from latkes to broccolini, are     G21 served. Dinner nightly; $$$ 2/ Barraca– C0L43S 15 panish/Tapas 81 Greenwich Ave., at Bank St., 212.462.0080, Six varieties of paellas and a wide tapas selection (crispy potatoes with brava sauce and aioli; clams served with salsa verde, asparagus, English peas and a boiled egg; chicken and chorizo croquettes; braised short ribs with potato confit and a sunny-side-up egg) in a sleek yet rustic space with brick walls. Dinner nightly,    I18 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/ Bell Book & Candle– C0LA 7142 merican 141 W. 10th St., btw Greenwich Ave. & Waverly Pl., 212.414.2355, A contemporary aeroponic roof garden supplies fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs and regional farms and producers provide the meat, fish and fowl for Chef/owner Paul Mooney’s menu of locavorefriendly cuisine. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 1/  . G18

PRIME STEAKS. LEGENDARY SERVICE. Fine Wine ‡ Private Dining ‡ Exquisite Menu

Midtown 551 Fifth Avenue 212-972-3315


Hackensack One Riverside Square 201-487-1303

Stamford World Trade Center 136 Washington Street 377 North State Street 203-324-3939 212-608-0171 Great Neck 777 Northern Boulevard 516-498-2950

White Plains 9 Maple Avenue 914-683-6101

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Clarkson– C0L41578International 225 Varick St., at Clarkson St., 212.675.2474, clarksonrestaurant .com. Global dishes—from charred octopus to braised beef short ribs to creamy burrata cheese with crispy breaded eggplant—can be sampled in an eclectic retro space designed to emulate the historic Orient Express passenger train. Plus, a raw bar, serving oysters, clams, lobster and whole prawns. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly,  /  G19 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 Cowgirl– C0L68542American 519 Hudson St., at W. 10th St., 212.633.1133, Diners feast on Texas-size portions of pulled pork sandwiches, chicken fried steak and blueberry-peach cobbler in an American West-themed dining room. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2 8 0 I18 Fatty Crab– C0L572Southeast Asian 643 Hudson St., btw Gansevoort & Horatio sts., 212.352.3592, Chef Zak Pelaccio’s spicy crab chili, Singaporean black pepper mussels, watermelon, pickle and crispy pork salad and other fiery flavors are served in a red-walled dining room. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly,    I18 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/ Flex Mussels– C0L2S 17 eafood 154 W. 13th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.229.0222, flexmussels .com; and one other NYC location. A vast selection of mussels are prepared with international flavors, such as a Thai variety with curry coconut broth and lemongrass, a Mexican choice with chorizo and chipotle and an Italian version with garlic, red wine and tomato sauce. Dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ Garage Restaurant and Café– C0LA 3749 merican 99 Seventh Ave. So., at the corner of Christopher St. & Seventh Ave. So., 212.645.0600, garagerest .com. A welcoming spot—with black-and-white photos of jazz greats mounted on exposed brick walls—serving fresh seafood, steaks and crisp salads; live jazz nightly. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, jazz brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  5 8 . H18 Gradisca Ristorante– C0L543I7 talian 126 W. 13th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.691.4886, A warm, cozy and candlelit establishment featuring locally grown produce, house-made pastas, imported salumi and authentic specialties such as broccoli and lobster cannelloni, braised boneless short ribs and poppyseed-crusted heritage pork filet, plus a variety of intoxicating Italian wines. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  . H18

Harlem The Cecil– C0L94318African/Asian/American 210 W. 118th St., btw Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. & Eighth Ave., A blue neon sign welcomes patrons into an elegant establishment,

decorated with palette-knife portraits and African-inspired artifacts, serving a menu that highlights Africa's influence on global cuisine. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/ H5

Domain NYC– C0L94318American/Seafood 2869 Broadway, at W. 111st St., 212.678.8585, An emphasis on sustainable seafood and simple preparations in a cozy, rustic space with exposed brick and wood floors. Dinner, Mon-Sat, lunch Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 J6

A luxury experience with an extensive refined gastro menu, signature fresh juice cocktails and a large beer selection.

Harlem Shake– C0L94318American 100 W. 124th St., at Lenox Ave., 646.508.5657, Uptown gets old-school at this eatery, designed to emulate a retro diner, where guests can sample comfort foods, from jerk burgers with triple-cooked fries and smoked jerk mayo to milk shakes made with local ice creams. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 21 H4 Minton’s– C0L94318American 206 W. 118th St., btw Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. & Eighth Ave., 212.243.2222, A tribute to Minton's Playhouse—a hot bed of jazz opened by saxophonist Henry Minton in 1938 that formerly inhabited the space—serves Southern revival plates in a lounge lizard atmosphere while live jazz plays. Dinner nightly, lunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/ 5 H5 Patisserie des Ambassades– C0L241A 76 frican 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd., at W. 119th St., 212.666.0078, This comfy café and neighborhood restaurant serves Moroccan-, Mediterranean- and French-inflected dishes, plus homemade pastries. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 1 8 I5 Red Rooster Harlem– C0L13A 7 merican 310 Lenox Ave., btw W. 125th & W. 126th sts., 212.792.9001, Refined comfort foods, such as honey mustard salmon with griddled potatoes, smoked pecans and sweet pea emulsion and fried yard bird with mashed potatoes. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  5 8 . 0 G4

Little Italy & Nolita Bread– C0L41395Italian 20 Spring St., btw Elizabeth & Mott sts., 212.334.1015, Fourteen varieties of panini, made with bread from neighboring Balthazar, are offered at this hip spot. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; D, MC, V; $$/  8 E19

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Cafe el Portal– C0L413952Mexican 174 Elizabeth St., btw Kenmare & Spring sts., 212.226.4642. Mirrors and old family portraits line the teal walls of this small space, where authentic favorites include cactus burritos, and goat-cheese and avocado quesadillas. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE; $/ E19 Public– C0L943Global Fusion 210 Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.7011, public-nyc .com. A vast, multiroom space for Pacific Rim and Aussie-inspired cuisine, offers an electic menu that includes such dishes as snail-and-oxtail ravioli, cured wild boar and New Zealand venison loin. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  . E19 | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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Camaje Bistro and Lounge– C0L416583French-American 85 MacDougal St., btw W. Houston & Bleecker sts., 212.673.8184,; and one other NYC location. A tiny kitchen arranges local ingredients from nearby farms and waters to create individual crepes, white-wine slow-cooked pork with French lentils and a daily roasted fish. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/  5 8 . G19


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dining Antibes Bistro– C0L4156F 8 rench 112 Suffolk St., btw Delancey & Rivington sts., 212.533.6088, In a cozy and elegant dining room, reminiscent of a rustic villa in Normandy, guests savor delicate spices and herbs in complex dishes, such as Guinness-braised short ribs and sesame-garlic-crusted broiled trout. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  C19 Café Katja– C0L5724Austrian/German 79 Orchard St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.9545, cafekatja .com. Specialties include bratwurst with sauerkraut, marinated herring and beef goulash. Dinner nightly; MC, V; $/  D19

Season 3 winner Hung Hunyh creates a seafood-centric menu with Asian and Mediterranean influences—broken into catagories such as “rolled” (sushi with lobster, kiwi, pickled jalapeño and spicy mango), “cold” (salmon belly carpaccio) and “big fish” (crispy whole snapper)—in a warm, expansive space with copper, marble and wood  /  I17 details. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2

Dos Caminos– C0L4168M 7 exican 675 Hudson St., at W. 14th St., 212.699.2400,; and three other NYC locations. Guacamoles flavored with mango, papaya and habanero are available alongside classics-with-a-kick, such as soylime-marinated tuna ceviche and fresh sea scallops with coconut jasmine rice. Lunch

Darbar Grill– C0L49I1 ndian 157 E. 55th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.751.4600, darbargrill .com. Authentic dishes include chicken vindaloo cooked in spicy sauce with potatoes and mint-ginger lamb chops with yogurt and spinach fritters. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 /  E13

Móle– C0L4168Mexican 205 Allen St., btw Stanton & E. Houston sts., 212.777.3200,; and three other NYC locations. Imported tile bedecks this welcoming taqueria, where grilled fish and marinated pork tacos are popular orders. Lunch, dinner daily; Cash only; $$ 2/  D19

wd~50– C0L5732A 9 merican 50 Clinton St., btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.477.2900, Chef Wylie Dufresne and Pastry Chef Malcolm Livingston II attract a steady stream of foodies, who are eager to sample such eclectic dishes as duck breast with black sesame dumplings, lamb skirt steak with pistachio polenta and milk chocolate with black beans, plantains and peanuts. Dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  7 . C19

Cucina & Co.– C0L49M 1 editerranean 200 Park Ave., at E. 45th St., 212.682.2700,; Macy’s Cellar, Broadway & W. 34th St., 212.868.2388; 30 Rockefeller Center, concourse, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.332.7630. Diners at this bustling, gourmet café and marketplace stop for an elevated selection of freshly prepared meat dishes (grilled chicken paillard, bratwurst), alluring pastas and desserts. Breakfast, lunch, dinner Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  . F14, G15, G13 Darbar– C0L49I1 ndian 152 E. 46th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.681.4500, The bi-level restaurant and lounge offers dishes with a trans-ethnic flair, including cilantro-pesto shrimp, tandoori chicken marinated in almond paste, basmati rice cooked with mixed vegetables, samosas and reshni kebabs. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  . F14

Meatball Shop, The– C0L4168Italian 84 Stanton St., btw Orchard & Allen sts., 212.982.8895,; and two other NYC locations. Namesake orbs (beef, spicy pork, chicken, veggie) are served in sliders, heroes, on a toasted bun in a rustic, homey space. Lunch, dinner daily; $ 1/  D19

Schiller’s Liquor Bar– C0L1F 79 rench/American 131 Rivington St., at Norfolk St., 212.260.4555, Chefs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson serve rotisserie chicken with potatoes in Keith McNally’s stylish bar and bistro. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/  C19

escargots bourguignon and foie gras terrine. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  8  F14

Playful light fixtures and a colorful mural make for a lively dining room at this recently opened outpost for Indian cuisine. | Kokum, p. 66

Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  I17

Midtown East

La Fonda del Sol– C0L49M 1 odern Spanish MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave., at E. 44th St. & Vanderlbilt Ave., 212.867.6767, lafonda Tapas, ceviches and seafood entrées are offered at this Adam D. Tihany-designed space. Lunch, dinner Mon-Fri, downstairs Tapas Lounge: Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  F14 Le Périgord– C0L49F 1 rench 405 E. 52nd St., btw FDR Dr. & First Ave., 212.755.6244, leperigord .com. Founded in 1964, this elegant eatery offers traditional fare, from duck à l’orange to rack of lamb, amid white linen tablecloths and tuxedoclad servers. Plus, a stocked wine cellar and custom cocktails. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  D13

Meatpacking District

Aquavit– C0L5436Scandinavian 65 E. 55th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.307.7311, Executive Chef Marcus Jernmark’s seasonal Nordic cuisine—trout caviar with sour cream, charred diver scallops with veal sweetbreads—is presented in the elegant renovated dining room and adjoining bistro. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, MC, V; $$$/  . F13

Bagatelle– C0eLnF 4168r7F rench/Mediterranean 1 Little W. 12th St., btw W. 9th & Washington sts., 212.484.2110, Part formal dining experience, part club excursion, this restaurant with multiple international locations serves French-inflected dishes, such as foie gras sliders and roasted sea scallops with leeks fondue and caviar. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun;  /  I17 AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2

Benjamin Steak House– C0L34S 1 teak House Dylan Hotel, 52 E. 41st St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.297.9177, Executive Chef Arturo McLeod prepares six cuts of USDA prime steaks—dry-aged on the premises—and seafood options—including Chilean sea bass and grilled Norwegian salmon—at this classic spot. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 1/  7 . F14

Bill’s Bar and Burger– C0L41685American 22 Ninth Ave., at W. 13th St., 212.414.3003, billsbarand; and one other NYC location. Hand-pressed beef patties are loaded with crispy shallots and market veggies (Maytag Blue and Bacon burger) or pepper jack cheese, chipotle aioli and pico de gallo (Spicy Jalapeño burger) in a dining room with a homey, casual vibe. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 1/  . I17

Brasserie– C0L34F 1 rench 100 E. 53rd St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.751.4840, patina Located in the iconic Seagram Building since 1959, this ultra-sleek cosmopolitan spot offers bistro fare, including French onion soup. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 1/  F13

Mr. K’s– C0L41689Chinese 570 Lexington Ave., at E. 51st St., 212.583.1668, Located in a landmark Art Deco building, a luxurious dining room invites patrons to dine on such dishes as poached beef Szechuan and honey-braised pork ribs in a savory soy reduction with bean sprouts. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1/  . F13

Café Centro– C0L346French MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave., at E. 45th St., 212.818.1222, patina A grand café brings the air of Old Paris to Manhattan with seasonal plats du jour,

Naples 45– C0L41689Italian MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave., entrance on E. 45th St., 212.972.7000, Traditional methods and ingredients define the Italian specialties—includ-

Catch– C0L4168N 7 ew American 21 Ninth Ave., at W. 13th St., 212.392.5978, Top Chef


Morton’s The Steakhouse– C0L41689Steak House 551 Fifth Ave., btw 45th & 46th sts.; 136 Washington St., btw Cedar & Albany sts., 212.972.3315, USDA Prime-aged beef in every juicy incarnation—NY strip, porterhouse, tenderloin, filet mignon—as well as an array of succulent seafood dishes, including honey-chili-glazed salmon and baked whole Maine lobster. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$$ 2 1/  . F14, G22

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Pera Mediterranean Brasserie– C0L34E 21 astern Mediterranean 303 Madison Ave., btw E. 41st & E. 42nd sts., 212.878.6301; Pera Soho, 54 Thompson St., at Broome St., 212.878.6305, Named for an elegant Istanbul neighborhood, this stylish establishment features traditional and modern mezes (Mediterranean side dishes) —from warm hummus to a trio of mini lamb shish kebabs—as well as marinated cuts of grilled meats and seafood. Live jazz Fri. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  5 . F14, G20 San Martin– C0L642I1 nternational 143 E. 49th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.832.0888, Spanish melds with Italian in specialties that include paella valenciana, Manila clams in white wine sauce, risotto primavera, veal scaloppine with mushrooms and slow-cooked rosemary lamb chops. Live jazz every Tues 6:30-8:30 p.m. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  5 E1 Stella 34 Trattoria– C0L346Italian Macy’s Herald Square, 151 W. 34th St., 6th fl., at Seventh Ave., entrance on W. 35th St., 212.267.9251, patina This modern trattoria—equipped with three wood-burning ovens named after three of Italy’s active volcanoes (Etna, Vesuvius and Stromboli) —serves Neapolitan pizzas, housemade pastas and piccoli piatti (signature small plates) in a space with Empire State views. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/ . H15

Murray Hill Hill and Bay–American 581 Second Ave., at E. 32nd St., 212.245.5554, A casual neighborhood stop for cheese and cured meat plates, comfort foods (biscuit baskets, burgers) and sharable dishes (pickled shrimp, chicken liver mousse with bacon and baguette croutons) in a space with exposed brick and red leather banquettes. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat &  2/  E16 Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $-$$ Juni– C0L4196KoContemporary American 12 E. 31st St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.995.8599, juninyc .com. Chef Shaun Hergatt’s seasonal menus— which may include dishes such as celery root espuma with hot panna cotta and black truffle—are served in a dining room outfitted in earth tones. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE,    F15 D, MC, V; $$$ / Pershing Square Cafe– C0L36A 185 merican 90 E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 212.286.9600, pershingsquare .com. In the shadow of majestic Grand Central Terminal lies this busy eatery—built into the underside of a raised roadway—offering comfort food, from chicken potpie to crispy calamari to braised boneless short ribs. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/ 8  F14

Rockefeller Center Lizarran New York City– C0L3452Spanish/Tapas 11 W. 51st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.998.4351, An authentic

menu of hot tapas includes croquetas with béchamel sauce and cured ham, beef meatballs in tomato sauce, cold tapas (gazpacho), cheeses, cured meats and paellas, as well as meat and seafood entrées. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  G13

Oceana– C0L346Seafood McGraw-Hill Building, 120 W. 49th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.759.5941, Chef Ben Pollinger’s global menu tackles fish from every angle, from taro-wrapped dorade and roasted monkfish to a raw bar and whole stuffed striped bass. Casual dining in the Café at Oceana. Breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  8 . 5 G13 Rock Center Café– C0L347American Rockefeller Center, 20 W. 50th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7620, Original Warhol prints, views of the ice skating rink at Rockefeller Center and bold dishes make this restaurant modern and memorable. Breakfast Mon-Fri, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly. AE, D, DC, MC, V;    G13 $$$ 2/



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

Sea Grill, The– C0L347Seafood Rockefeller Center, 19 W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7610, Ocean fare, such as shellfish platters and daily grilled fish specialties, served in an elegant, spacious restaurant within landmark Rockefeller Center. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  8 . G13


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

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

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

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

Cherrywood Kitchen– C0L9425New American 300 Spring St., btw Hudson & Renwick sts., 646.559.2328, A menu of snacks (short-rib-stuffed spring rolls), small plates (smoked asparagus with serrano ham and a poached egg), large plates (soft-shell crab with garlic, shallots and a cherry glaze) and slowcooked specialties (eel-stuffed smoked chicken) are served in a rustic space. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H20 508 GastroBrewery– C0L6G 217 lobal Fushion 508 Greenwich St., at Spring St., 212.219.2444, 508nyc .com. Combining interesting eats with good drink, this restaurant offers an eclectic selection of dishes, from Middle Eastern kibbeh to Catalan potatoes, in an intimate space filled with candles and books. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$/  H20 Kittichai– C0LT 6217 hai 60 Thompson Hotel, 60 Thompson St., btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.219.2000, Dim lighting, vivid orchids, warm silk accents and a reflecting pool enhance the serene setting in which diners sample traditional dishes. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G20

Offering 10 flavors, over 50 toppings, premium Crêpes & Belgian waffles and smoothies that are made to order.

732 7th Avenue | btw 48th & 49th sts 646.692.6614 |

fine Indian cuisine

Theater District Abboccato– C0L972I15 talian Blakely Hotel, 136 W. 55th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.265.4000, Served steps from Carnegie Hall in a traditional brick-walled dining room, a menu of classics includes arancini (wild mushrooms with arborio rice and truffles), hand-cut pappardelle with Maine lobster ragout, hearty lamb chops and tuna steak, plus market produce.

Highly Rated by Zagat 152 East 46th Street btw 3rd & Lexington 212.681.4500 | 157 East 55th Street btw 3rd & Lexinton 212.751.4600 | Like us on | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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ing Neapolitan pizzas baked in wood-burning ovens and chicken Milanese—served in this spacious dining room. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1/  . F13


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LIVE PIANO MUSIC NIGHTLY A BROADWAY TRADITION “Where the Legend of Josephine Baker lives on, this theatrical bistro is a delight!” -NY Times


414 West 42nd Street | 212.594.1925

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

405 East 52nd Street

(between First Avenue & FDR Drive)

212-755-6244 |

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

324 Bowery | 212.677.6773

dining Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  8 . H13

Benoit– C0L972F 15 rench 60 W. 55th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.943.7373, Alain Ducasse’s chic Parisienne brasserie offers classic signatures—roasted organic chicken for two, steamed loup de mer with fennel, lemon and lavender—in a space that evokes the flair of France. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G13 Brasserie 8 1/2– C0L972F 15 rench 9 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.829.0812, brasserie812 .com. Patrons experience a modern, art-filled ambience—including a sweeping staircase and stained-glass work by Fernand Léger—and contemporary French fare. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/  . G13 Buca di Beppo– C0L972I15 talian 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.764.6527, Diners feast on gigantic, family-style plates—mussels marinara, fried mozzarella, veal Marsala, prosciutto-filled chicken, Chianti-braised short ribs—in a warm, welcoming space, bustling day and night, and decorated with Italian family photos, colorful Christmas lights and candid shots of Italian-American icons. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . H14 Chez Josephine–FrenchefrF 414 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.594.1925, chezjosephine .com. A Broadway tradition since 1986, Chez Josephine is a tribute to the legendary Josephine Baker with live music and a tantalizing menu served in a sexy, stylish setting. Dinner Tues-Sun., brunch Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . I14 Courgette– C0L9721N5New ew American 204 W. 55th St., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.333.7799, Farm-to-table fare, in dishes such as seafood salad with baby romaine and pear yogurt dressing, is served in a contemporary space amid wine racks and light wood accents; Breakfast Tues-Fri, lunch, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  H13 db Bistro Moderne– C0L972F 15 rench-American City Club Hotel, 55 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.391.2400, French culinary classics—country duck pâté with pickled vegetables and Dijon mustard—and innovative takes on American stalwarts—sirloin burger filled with braised short ribs and foie gras with black truffles—served in a modern restaurant by Chef Daniel Boulud. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G14 Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar– C0L48A 15 merican 220 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 646.532.4897, Television personality Guy Fieri offers dishes with big, bold flavors, such as crispy shrimp po’boy sandwiches (cornmeal-fried shirmp dressed with Creole mayo, shredded cabbage, tomatoes and pickles), and volcano chicken (chicken breast with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, chipotle barbecue cream sauce, grilled vegetables and crispy onion straws). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . H14 Hakkasan– C0L3452Modern Chinese 311 W. 43rd St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.776.1818, hakkasan .com. Chef Ho Chee Boon offers haute cuisine in


an 11,000-square-foot space featuring an elegant 50-foot bar and dishes such as crispy duck salad and roasted silver cod with champagne and Chinese honey. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  I13

HB Burger 127 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.575.5848, Burgers are the centerpiece here, where nine specialty versions—from free-range bison to prime steak—can be sampled in red leather booths or at the bar. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . G14 Heartland Brewery & Chophouse– C0L345American 127 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 646.366.0235,; 625 Eighth Ave., at W. 41st St., 646.214.1000; 35 Union Sq. W., at E. 17th St., 212.645.3400; 350 Fifth Ave., at 34th St., 212.563.3433. Specializing in steaks and chops, this welcoming eatery also serves pub fare—such as buffalo chicken spring rolls—and handcrafted beers. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . I14, G13, F17, G15 Kellari Taverna– C0LG 7421 reek 19 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.0144, kellaritaverna .com. An ample wine selection complements the extensive traditional Hellenic menu, specializing in whole, imported fish grilled with lemon and olive oil. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  G14 Molyvos– C0L3452Greek 871 Seventh Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212.582.7500, Chef Jim Botsacos’ Hellenic specialties, such as moussaka (casserole of potato, eggplant, pepper, spiced ground lamb and beef with yogurt béchamel sauce) ensure diners have a feast fit for Zeus. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  H13 Nobu Fifty Seven– C0L3456Japanese/Peruvian 40 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.757.3000, The Uptown sister of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s Downtown spots, featuring a wood-burning oven, hibachi table and dramatic, sensual design by David Rockwell. Signature dishes, such as miso-glazed black cod, are enjoyed beneath mystifying chandeliers made of stringed abalone shells while bar patrons sip cocktails) at an onyx and walnut bar decorated with ornamental sake barrels. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . 0 G12 Planet Hollywood– C0L389A 1 merican 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.333.7827, planet Located in the bustling heart of Times Square, this popular theme restaurant serves up burgers, pizzas and large salads amid television and movie memorabilia. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/  H14 Print– C0L3891New American 653 11th Ave., at W. 48th St., 212.757.2224, Local farms are featured at this West Side restaurant, where a menu prepared by Executive Chef Charles Rodriguez can be sampled amid sharp, modern design elements. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  J14 Puttanesca– C0L389I1 talian 859 Ninth Ave., at W. 56th St., 212.581.4177, Specialties such as portobello-stuffed ravioli with pancetta and saffron crème brûlée are served in

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ReSetteâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L389S 1 outhern Italian 7 W. 45th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.7530, This restaurantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dĂŠcor draws on a royal Italian aesthetic, with wooden banquet tables and regal chairs upholstered in velvet. Traditional fare is on offer, from linguine with Manila clams in garlic oil to grilled filet mignon with mixed mushrooms over mashed potatoes. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; G14 Sardiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5281Continental 234 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.221.8440, sardis .com. Since 1921, this legendary restaurantâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; known for its humorous celebrity caricatures and spacious yet clubby atmosphereâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;has provided a festive pre- and post-theater experience. Dishes include jumbo lump crab cakes and grilled sirloin steak. Lunch, dinner Tues-Sun, brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H14 Scarlattoâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5281Italian 250 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.730.4535, scarlatto .com. Fine Roman specialtiesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;fresh pastas, seafood and hearty meat dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;are served in a white dining room with exposed brick accents and ornamental copper cookware, a short stroll from the heart of Times Square. Gluten-free dishes are also available. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. 7 G14 Uptown Swirlâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LD 7421 essert 732 Seventh Ave., btw W. 48th & W. 49th sts., 646.692.6614, uptown Times Square gets even sweeter at this colorful stop, serving mouthwatering self-serve frozen yogurt (upward of 40 toppings), crave-worthy crĂŞpes and Belgian waffles. Daily; H14 AE, D, MC, V; $ 1 â&#x20AC;&#x160; Victorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CafĂŠâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LC 7421 uban 236 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.586.7714, victors In a modern space with potted palm trees and murals that conjure up old Havana, classic fare includes ropa vieja (shredded skirt steak in a plantain basket) and Florida red snapper ceviche. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 . H13 World Yachtâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LA 7421 merican Pier 81, W. 41st St., on the Hudson River, 212.630.8100, worldyacht .com. Diners sail around NYC and take in the spectacular skyline while sampling fine cuisine. Lunch Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;6 5. K14 Z Bar Restaurant & Sky Loungeâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L458EuroLatin 605 W. 48th St., 4th fl., btw 11th & 12th aves., 212.957.1700, Diverse fusion flavors define Executive Chef Ricardo Cardonaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s menuâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;featuring dishes such as charred octopus with hot peppers, scallions and cilantro-sesamesquid ink vinaigrette; and Kobe beef sliders with red onion-fig marmalade, aged asiago cheese and truffle aioliâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;in a chic space with skyline views. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 K14

Tribeca Acappellaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5214Northern Italian 1 Hudson St., at Chambers St., 212.240.0163, acappellarestaurant .com. Chef/owner Sergio Acappellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s menu of

classic dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;veal chop Mt. Etna (veal chop with cherry peppers, bell peppers and topped with mushrooms, cognac and plum tomatoes)â&#x20AC;&#x201D; served in a luxuriously appointed dining room that evokes shades of the film The Godfather. Complimentary housemade grappa is presented to every table. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G21

MEGU New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L38M 91 odern Japanese 62 Thomas St., btw Church St. & W. Broadway, 212.964.7777; MEGU Midtown, 845 United Nations Plz., First Ave., btw E. 47th & E. 48th sts., 212.964.7777, Chefs create cutting-edge culinary artworksâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;salmon tartare with caviar, beef sashimi served in an ice iglooâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;to honor the rich tradition of Japanese cooking. Authentic details can be seen in the chinaware and serversâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; uniforms. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. F21, E14


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Nobu New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LJ3791 apanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., at Franklin St., 212.219.0500, Celebrities and celebrants come for Chef Nobu Matsuhisaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sea urchin tempura, signature yellowtail with jalapeĂąo and other sublime innovations, served in a David Rockwell-designed space meant to evoke the Japanese countryside. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 . 0 G21 Nobu Next Doorâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3891Japanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., btw Franklin & N. Moore sts., 212.334.4445, Adjacent to Chef Nobu Matsuhisaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s legendary restaurant, this chic outpost serves the same inventive menu, plus a raw bar with fresh offerings. Reservations are now taken, but walk-ins are also welcome, making the coveted Nobu experience accessible to everyone. Dinner 0 G21 nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;Client: NFL


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Kitchen OpenSt.Until 2am Bocca Eastâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L769Italian 1496 Second Ave., E. (Corner of Christopher & 7th Ave. So.) AiratConditioned Outdoor Seating IN THE HEART OF GREENWICH VILLAGE 78th St., 212.249.1010, A lively TH TH trattoria and wine bar with an Italian brand of & rustic charmâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;wood beam ceilings, stone and ( Corner of Christopher St. & 7th Ave. Air Conditioned Outdoor ( Corner of Christopher St. & 7th Ave. So. ) Seating exposed brick walls, shelves lined with 2011 WINNER of NYC 99 7 TH AVENUE SOUTH winesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;offers comforting fare such as home Concierge Choice Awards (Corner of Christopher St. & 7th Ave. So.) for made fettuccine with Bolognese sauce, classic â&#x20AC;&#x153;Live Venueâ&#x20AC;? eggplant Parmesan and potato-wrapped sea bream. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160; 8 E10 99 7 TH AVENUE SOUTH

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GO Burger Bar & Grill– C0L76A 9 merican 1448 Second Ave., btw E. 75th & E. 76th sts., 212.988.9822, Big appetites are sated by hearty offerings here, such as specialty burgers—including the “miso hungry” (tempura red onions, soy mushrooms, jack cheese, miso-Russian dressing) and the “mac ‘n’ cheeseburger,” a patty topped with fried mac ‘n’ cheese with bacon and caramelized onions—and tacos, big salads and sandwiches. Lunch, dinner  /  . E10 daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 Zucchero e Pomodori– C0L4896Italian 1435 Second Ave., btw E. 74th & E. 75th sts., 212.585.2100, This neighborhood restaurant serves an authentic menu of antipasti, salads and risottos, as well as meat and fish entrées. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ / 8 E10

Center, 10 Columbus Circle, W. 59th St. & Central Park W., group of fine restaurants at this retail destination include: A Voce–Italian 3rd fl., 212.823.2523. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  ; Bar Masa–Japanese 4th fl., 212.823.9800. Lunch Tues-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/  ; Bouchon Bakery–FrenchBoulangerie 3rd fl., 212.823.9366. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, DC, MC, V; $$; Center Bar–Tapas 4th fl., 212.823.9482. Dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  ; Landmarc–French 3rd fl., 212.823.6123. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  ; Masa–Japanese 4th fl., 212.823.9800. Lunch Tues-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  ; Per Se–French 4th fl., 212.823.9335. Lunch Fri-Sun, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  ; Porter House–Steakhouse 4th fl., 212.823.9500. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  ; Stone Rose Lounge–American 4th fl., 212.823.9770. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $/  I12

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Lincoln Ristorante– C0L9C 6184 ontemporary Italian Lincoln Center, 142 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.359.6500, lincolnristorante .com. A glass-enclosed pavilion, with a sloping roof covered in lush grass, houses Chef Jonathan Benno’s culinary visions, from fresh pastas and meat dishes to focaccia breads and charcuterie. Lunch Wed-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  8 . J12 Ouest– C0LA 96184 merican Nouveau 2315 Broadway, at W. 84th St., 212.580.8700, Blending comfort-food flavor and fine-dining flair, highly praised Chef Tom Valenti serves goat cheese ravioli in a grandiose, multilevel space with red and white accents. Dinner nightly,    J9 Brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/ Picholine– C0LF 96184 rench Mediterranean 35 W. 64th St., btw Central Park West & Lincoln Plz., 212.724.8585, Chef Terrance Brennan’s opulent cuisine features a not-to-bemissed cheese course in a modern, elegant    I12 space. AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/ Restaurant and Bar Collection, The—Various The Shops at Columbus Circle, Time Warner


DuMont– C0L5A 72 merican/French 432 Union Ave., btw Metropolitan Ave. & Devoe St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.486.7717, A pioneer of the Williamburg dining scene, this restaurant has been blending refinement with a casual air since 2001. Signatures—such as the “DuMac & Cheese” (bacon, cheddar, Gruyère, Parmesan, pasta)—and regular specials can be sampled in the bistro-esque front parlor or in the perennially hip covered backyard patio. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V;   $-$$/  Elm, The– C0L572Modern French 160 N. 12th St., btw Bedford Ave. and Berry St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.218.1088, Chef Paul Liebrandt features classical, yet forwardthinking French fare, presented on a menu broken into categories: raw, sea, land and shared. The 70-seat space has exposed beams and an art installation made of axes. Breakfast, dinner daily;   AE, DC, MC, V; $$/  F&J Pine Tavern– C0LI5213 talian 1913 Bronxdale Ave., btw Muliner & Matthews aves., Bronx, 718.792.5956, If you are a fan of pasta dishes with lots of red sauce, this is the place to be. Hearty portions of other comforting dishes include calamari calabrese and eggplant rollatini, in a dining room with checkered tablecloths and sports memorabilia decorating the walls. Lunch, dinner daily; Cash only; $ 1/  8 .

Boulud Sud– C0LM 96184 editerranean 20 W. 64th St., btw Central Park West & Broadway, 212.595.1313, Chef Daniel Boulud’s cuisine, inspired by cultures across Europe, from tender lamb to grilled seafood to produce-driven dishes. Also on-site are Bar Boulud—a casual bistro with an outdoor terrace—and Épicerie Boulud—a market offering meats, cheeses and baked goods. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  8 . I12 Grand Tier, The– C0LA 96184 merican Metropolitan Opera House, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.799.3400, Theatergoers experience Chef Jeff Raider’s pre-curtain dining inside the grandiose Metropolitan Opera House, featuring fresh seafood, cheese and dessert. Times vary. AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$   2/  . I12

vinegar sauce—and homemade desserts are served in a cozy pub setting. Breakfast, lunch,   dinner daily. AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/ 

Panna cotta is adorned with fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries at this Northern Italian steak house. | Davio’s, p. 66

VACCA Grill & Lounge– C0LL 96184 atin American 416 W. 203rd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.544.0070, Formerly a mechanic’s garage, this art-filled, 5,800-squarefoot restaurant fuses Latin, European and Caribbean flavors on a steak- and seafoodfocused menu. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ Vareli– C0LN 96184 ew American 2869 Broadway, btw W. 111th & W. 112th sts., 212.678.8585, varelinyc .com. Copper accents and tabletops mounted on rustic barrels set the stage for dishes that combine global flavors with American ingenuity. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V;    K6 $$ 2/

The Outer Boroughs Alobar– C0LA 5213 merican 46-42 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.752.6000, alobarnyc .com. An old-fashioned, industrial décor sets the stage for down-home dishes, such as Kentuckyfried rabbit with braised cabbage, roast pig with leeks and mint, and ginger-glazed baby back ribs at this neighborhood eatery. Plus, cocktails garnished with bacon. Lunch, dinner daily. AE, D,   MC, V; $$ 1/  Bedford, The– C0LA 5213 merican 110 Bedford Ave., at N. 11th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 646.626.3775. Chef Blake Joyal’s rotating menu of seasonal dishes—charred lamb ribs with North Caroina

Qi Thai Grill– C0LT 5213 hai 176 N. 9th St., btw Bedford & Driggs Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.302.1499, Small plates (mango soft-shell crab), grilled dishes (pork satay) and house specialties (Bangkok chicken-pumpkin curry), as well as a touch of the exotic (grilled pork jaw with tamarind sauce) served in a sprawling 4,000-square-foot converted warehouse with a chic, modern décor. Lunch, dinner daily; MC, V; $/  AA17 Resorts World Casino New York City— Various 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., btw 114th St. & Aqueduct Rd., Jamaica, Queens, 888.888.8801, Aqueduct Buffet–International 1st fl. An all-you-can-eat experience (seafood, pasta and vegetarian dishes). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$; Genting Palace–Chinese 2nd fl. A colorful dim sum menu, as well as entrées such as sautéed frog with ginger and scallions. Lunch, dinner Wed-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  ; RW Prime Steakhouse– Steak House 2nd. fl. Prime steaks and a wine bar. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/ 

Roberta’s– C0L769oContemporary Italian 261 Moore St., btw Bogart & White sts., Bushwick, Brooklyn, 718.417.1118, Pizzas, wood-fired in a brick oven, are made with artisanal dough covered with ingredients such as smoked ricotta, spicy soppressata and speck. The gray cinder-block exterior may seem bare, but inside the vibe is warm and inviting at this popular spot, which has been visited by celebrities and politicians. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; Cash only; $$/  8

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Outstanding Restaurant Award by the James Beard Foundation, offers refined diners elevated fare (duck terrine with basil-poached peach) in an elegant and luxurious atmosphere. Dinner  /  . F12 Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2

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gaRmeNt dIstRIct West of Sixth Ave., east of Eighth Ave. north of W. 24th & south of W. 34th sts., & east of Ninth Ave. north of W. 34th & south of W. 42nd sts. Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing are designed and produced in this historic area of factories, specialty and wholesale shops and designer showrooms. The Fashion Walk of Fame, located on Seventh Ave., btw W. 35th & W. 41st sts., honors iconic American designers, including Ralph Lauren.

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

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

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

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

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chINatOwN North of 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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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. 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. 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. 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 restaurants, stores, clubs and the Studio Museum.

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212.972.2276 212.223.3588 212.603.0400 212.351.6500 212.737.6400 212.421.6420 212.223.6200 212.682.5392 212.586.5110 212.687.0530 917.777.7777 212.935.4646 212.596.1628 212.980.3366 212.244.9392 212.798.9000 212.750.1637 212.509.3066 212.599.3066

Cyprus Denmark Dominican Rep. Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Estonia Finland France Gabon Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guyana Haiti Hungary Iceland

212.686.6016 212.223.4545 212.768.2480 212.808.0170 212.759.7120 212.889.3608 212.883.0636 212.750.4400 212.606.3600 212.683.7371 212.610.9700 212.832.1300 212.988.5500 212.599.0301 212.686.3837 212.947.5110 212.697.9767 212.752.0661 646.282.9360

India Indonesia Ireland, Rep. of Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Kenya Korea, Rep. of Kuwait Lebanon Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Malaysia Malta Mexico

212.774.0600 212.879.0600 212.319.2555 212.499.5000 212.737.9100 212.935.9000 212.371.8222 212.421.4741 646.674.6000 212.973.4318 212.744.7905 212.687.1025 212.752.5775 212.354.7840 212.888.6664 646.524.5750 212.490.2722 212.725.2345 212.217.6400

Monaco Mongolia Morocco Netherlands New Zealand Nigeria Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Philippines Poland Portugal Romania Russia Saudi Arabia Senegal Singapore

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int’l access & country codes/time differences Dialing Codes & Hrs. Ahead Algeria–011-213 Argentina–011-54 Aus./Canberra–011-61 Austria–011-43 Bahrain–011-973 Barbados–1-246 Belgium–011-32 Bermuda­–1-441 Bolivia–011-591 Bosnia–011-387 Brazil/Rio–011-55 Bulgaria–011-359 Chile–011-56 China–011-86 Colombia–011-57 Croatia–011-385 Cyprus–011-357 Czech Rep.–011-420 Denmark–011-45 Dom. Rep.­–1-809

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Egypt–011-20 +7 hrs. Estonia–001-372 +7 hrs. Fiji–011-679 +17 hrs. Finland–011-358 +7 hrs. France–011-33 +6 hrs. Germany–011-49 +6 hrs. Greece–011-30 +7 hrs. Guyana­–011-592 +1 hr. Hungary–011-36 +6 hrs. Iceland–011-354 +5 hrs. India–011-91 +10.5 hrs. Indonesia/Jakarta–011-62 +12 hrs. Iran–011-98 +8.5 hrs. Iraq–011-964 +8 hrs. Ireland, Rep. of–011-353 +5 hrs. Israel–011-972 +7 hrs. Italy–011-39 +6 hrs. Japan–011-81 +14 hrs. Jordan–011-962 +7 hrs. Kenya–011-254 +8 hrs. Korea, Rep. of–011-82 +14 hrs.

Kuwait–011-965 +8 hrs. Lebanon–011-961 +7 hrs. Liberia–011-231 +5 hrs. Liechtenstein–011-423 +6 hrs. Lithuania–011-370 +7 hrs. Luxembourg–011-352 +6 hrs. Malaysia KL–011-60 +13 hrs. Monaco–011-377 +6 hrs. Morocco–011-212 +5 hrs. Myanmar–011-95 +11.5 hrs. Netherlands–011-31 +6 hrs. Neth. Antilles–011-599 +1 hr. New Caledonia–011-687 +16 hrs. New Zealand–011-64 +18 hrs. Nigeria–011-234 +6 hrs. Norway–011-47 +6 hrs. Oman–011-968 +9 hrs. Pakistan–011-92 +10 hrs. Papua/N. G.–011-675 +15 hrs. Paraguay–011-595 +2 hrs. Philippines–011-63 +13 hrs.

Slovakia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka St. Lucia Sudan Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Thailand Togo Trinidad/Tobago Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom Uruguay Venezuela Vietnam Yemen

212.286.8434 212.213.4880 212.355.4080 212.986.7040 212.697.9360 212.573.6033 212.888.3000 212.599.5700 212.486.0088 212.754.1770 212.490.3455 212.682.7272 646.430.6560 212.371.5690 212.745.0200 212.753.8581 212.826.1660 212.644.0594 212.355.1730

(From New York City, EST) Poland–011-48 +6 hrs. Portugal–011-351 +5 hrs. Puerto Rico–939-1-787 +1 hr. Romania–011-40 +7 hrs. Russia/Moscow–011-7 +8 hrs. San Marino–011-378 +6 hrs. Saudi Arabia–011-966 +8 hrs. Serbia–011-381 +6 hrs. Singapore–011-65 +13 hrs. Slovakia–011-421 +6 hrs. Slovenia­–011-386 +6 hrs. South Africa–011-27 +7 hrs. Spain–011-34 +6 hrs. Sweden–011-46 +6 hrs. Switzerland­–011-41 +6 hrs. Syria–011-963 +7 hrs. Taiwan–011-886 +13 hrs. Thailand–011-66 +12 hrs. Turkey–011-90 +7 hrs. Ukraine­–011-380 +7 hrs. United Arab Emirates–011-971 +9 hrs.

United Kingdom–011-44 Uruguay–011-598 Vatican City–011-39 Venezuela–011-58 Vietnam–011-84 Yemen–011-967

Dialing Codes & Hrs. Behind Alaska/Juneau–1-907­ -4 hrs. Canada/Vancouver–1-604 -3 hrs. Costa Rica­–011-506 -1 hr. El Salvador–011-503 -1 hr. Guatemala­–011-502 -1 hr. Hawaii/Honolulu–1-808 -5 hrs. Honduras–011-504 -1 hr. Mexico/M. City–011-52 -1 hr. Nicaragua–011-505 -1 hr. Panama–011-507 -0 hrs. Peru–011-51 -0 hrs. Tahiti­–011-689 -5 hrs. The above is based on standard time. In some parts of the world, daylight saving time is in effect from spring to autumn. | january 2014 | IN New YORK

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Trivia and tidbits on the city that never sleeps by Lois Levine

Medieval Manor The Cloisters (left), one of the city’s finest bastions of medieval art, was designed to resemble elements culled from several European medieval abbeys, and actually incorporates parts from five cloistered abbeys of Catalan, Occitan and French origins. The abbeys were all disassembled before the bricks were shipped to New York City for the building of the museum in the 1930s. Furthermore, the elegant, medieval-style cloistered herb gardens that surround the museum were designed with horticultural information contained in medieval manuscripts.

Bottom’s Up Storied Sips by Erica Duecy (Random House Reference, 2013) chronicles the tales behind the creation of some 40 cocktails, including the popular Cosmopolitan (“with paternity claims from San Francisco to New York City”) and the Manhattan (invented in the 1860s in a bar south of Houston Street, named after the city where it was created).

4,000 street vendors set up shop every day in New York City, offering such culinary temptations as falafel, candied nuts and kebabs.

City by the Bridge The Brooklyn Bridge, touted by many as one of the world’s most majestic bridges, was monumentally difficult to build. Construction took 14 years, involved 600 workers and cost some $15 million. Nearly 25 people were killed in the process, including the original designer, John Augustus Roebling.

“I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline. Particularly when one can’t see the details. Just the shapes. The sky of New York and the will of man made visible. What other religion do we need?”—Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead 84

photos: the cloisters, © the metropolitan museum of art, new york; the brooklyn bridge, © istock; storied sips, courtesy of random house reference

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