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may 2013 special dining issue

20  No Stopping,


No Regrets by Bob cannon

Stopping in New York on her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna shows off her sparkle.

22 Taster’s Choice by karen tina Harrison

Tasting menus offer diners a visually stunning treat—along with a splendid experience for the palate.

30 Home-Brewed by Robert haynes-peterson

The rise of local beer, wine and spirits for your drinking pleasure.

departments 6 SKYLINE


Hot happenings around town

8 Footlights

Behind-the-curtain news

10 eclectic collector Art, antiques and stylish finds

12 dish du jour Great dining experiences

14 night spots


The after-dark scene


Rated “C” for cool

18 Style Central All things terrific and chic

listings 40 shops & services 48 A rt & ANTIQUES 52 entertainment 66 museums 70 dining

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36 CALENDARS: May, June and July highlights


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Princess Royal Since time immemorial, women of royal stature have dabbled in dance, from Salome swirling with her seven veils to Marie Antoinette engaging in court divertissements at Versailles. As a prima ballerina in the 1960s and now as a choreographer, Her Royal Highness Princess Norodom Buppha Devi of Cambodia has gone one step further than her predecessors and made a career of her passion. The Legend of Apsara Mera (left), with movement created by the princess for the Royal Ballet of Cambodia, receives its United States premiere this month as part of the Season of Cambodia, a New Yorkwide festival of that nation’s rich culture. » The Royal Ballet of Cambodia, BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, 718.636.4100, May 2-4

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The complete cycle of Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen. Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.362.6000

Tango, roller disco, hip-hop: Shake your booty at the NYC Dance Parade & Festival. Park Ave., at E. 21st St., to University Pl., at E. 8th St., then east to Tompkins Square Park,

Mezzo-soprano Kathryn Findlen performs Kenneth Frazelle’s Songs in the Rearview Mirror. Carnegie Hall, W. 57th St., at Seventh Ave., 212.247.7800


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photos: royal ballet of cambodia, anders jiras; kathryn findlen, © 2012 jimmy williams; vera wang, cardinal strapless ball gown, michael beauplet for vera wang; plates of food, 1; edward hopper, “office at night,” 1940, walker art center, minneapolis, gift of the t.b. walker foundation, gilbert m. walker fund, 1948; fleet week memorial day ceremony, courtesy of intrepid sea, air & space museum

hot happenings around town

Manhattan is home to hundreds, if not thousands of restaurants. What’s a visitor to do with only two or three days in which to experience as many as possible? This month’s four major food fests have the answer. Here, gourmands can sample in a single location­ —Grand Central Terminal, a street in TriBeCa or Hell’s Kitchen, a tent on the Upper West Side—dishes from the most restaurants in the least amount of time. » Grand

Asian Flair If you’re Sandra Bullock or Nicole Kidman, and you want to turn heads on the red carpet, you wear something couture by Vera Wang (right, ball gown, Spring 2013). If you’re a two-term first lady of the United States, as Michelle Obama is, the go-to designer for both of your inaugural gowns is Jason Wu. New York-based Chinese-American designers have been making headlines since their emergence in the 1980s, with many, such as Derek Lam, Phillip Lim, Anna Sui, Vivienne Tam and Zang Toi, becoming household names not just to high-profile clients, but to the public as well. An exhibition devoted to these and nine other visionaries, fittingly on view on the edge of Chinatown, examines their individual aesthetics and collective impact on world fashion. » Front Row: Chinese-American Designers, Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre St., 212.619.4785, thru Sept. 29

Hopper Up Close

Gourmet­—The Flavor of Midtown, Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal, E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 866.811.4111, May 2; Taste of TriBeCa, Duane St., btw Hudson & Greenwich sts.,, May 18; Ninth Avenue International Food Festival, Ninth Ave., from W. 42nd to W. 57th sts., 212.581.7217, May 18-19; New Taste of the Upper West Side, Columbus Ave., btw W. 76th & W. 77th sts., 212.721.5048, May 29, 31-Jun. 1

Details speak volumes; and in Edward Hopper’s painting “Office at Night” (left, 1940), the detail that speaks the loudest is the piece of paper that lies on the floor between the man sitting at the desk and the woman standing at the file cabinet. Who will pick it up? Hopper disavowed any such narrative—”for none is intended,” he wrote—emphasizing instead the painting’s formal reality and, in particular, the sources of its light. Still, he introduced a tantalizing element, and introduced it late in the creative process, according to preliminary sketches and drawings for “Office at Night.” The first major museum show to concentrate on Hopper as a draftsman pairs finished works, like “Office at Night,” with preparatory studies that take the spectator inside the mind and sensibility of a major American artist, as he journeys from inspiration to realization.


Hopper Drawing, Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Ave., 212.570.3600, May 23-Oct. 6

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Ahoy! Ships from the U.S. and abroad drop anchor and sailors go on shore leave during Fleet Week. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072

Jonathan Tunick and The Broadway Moonlighters (a 14-piece big band), with special guest Doc Severinsen, raise the roof of the 54 Below nightclub. 254 W. 54th St., 866.468.7619

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behind the curtain news » by Francis Lewis

The late Nora Ephron—novelist, essayist, filmmaker and playwright—wrote what she knew: marriage and infidelity in Heartburn, both the novel and screenplay; aging in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a collection of essays; and tabloid journalism in Lucky Guy (left, Tom Hanks and Maura Tierney), her final work for the stage. Portraying newspaper reporter and columnist Mike McAlary in Lucky Guy was second nature to Ephron, having been a reporter for the New York Post in her twenties. “I loved smoking and drinking Scotch and playing dollar poker,” she recalled in an essay. “I didn’t know much about anything, and I was in a profession where you didn’t have to. I loved the deadlines. I loved the speed. I loved that you wrapped the fish.” Her parents, Henry and Phoebe Ephron, also wrote what they knew: The ingenue in their 1961 Broadway comedy, Take Her, She’s Mine, was based on their college-age daughter, Nora. » Lucky Guy, Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., 212.239.6200

Split Personality there are two sides to constantine maroulis, just as there are two sides to the character he plays in the new broadway production of Jekyll & Hyde (below). when asked if there is a bad boy like hyde in him, maroulis, whose nice-guy rocker image won him legions of fans in the fourth season of American Idol, emphatically says, “yes,” before adding, with a qualifying laugh, “but he stays mainly onstage. i sometimes can have a bit of a Greek temper when provoked. i think there is a bit of hyde in everyone. in the end, this is what makes us human. controlling the rage is part of the fun!” having rocked himself to a tony award nomination for best performance by an actor in a Leading role in a musical (Rock of Ages, 2009), the brooklyn-born maroulis now looks to Jekyll & Hyde to solidify his cred as an actor/singer. as to the possibility of a rodgers & hammerstein musical in his future, he doesn’t rule that out, saying in true Jekyll-and-hyde fashion: “is there a good part for me? i’m pretty versatile. i don’t have to just rock.”

» Jekyll & & Hyde, marquis theatre, w. 46th St., btw Broadway & eighth ave., 877.250.2929

actors’ advocate one hundred years ago, on may 26, 1913, 112 actors met in a hotel on columbus circle and founded actors’ equity association (aea), the labor union that has since grown to represent more than 49,000 professional stage actors and stage managers working on broadway, offbroadway and regionally in the united states. never one to mince words, tallulah bankhead (above, with donald cook in Private Lives on broadway, 1948) was an early supporter of equity, famously saying that before the union’s


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existence, “the producers looked upon actors as silly children, vain, illogical, capricious, even slightly demented.” pay, occupational safety—and dignity— were and continue to be priorities. to this end, equity negotiates wages and safe, sanitary working conditions, while enforcing the equal opportunity provisions in all equity contracts. equity also provides major benefits to its members, such as health and pension plans.

For detaiLs on these and other shows, turn to eNteRtaINmeNt (p. 52) and visit INNewYORK.cOm

photos: tom hanks (mike mcalary) and maura tierney (alice mcalary) in lucky guy, joan marcus; tallulah bankhead and donald cook, from performance of the century, © actors’ equity association, published by applause books / photofest; constantine maroulis (dr. henry jekyll) in jekyll & hyde, cris bennion

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art, antiques & stylish finds » by Troy Segal

Artistic Arboretum

Mix ’n’ Match Louis Comfort Tiffany was famed for the integrated nature of his iconic stained-glass lamps: a tree-trunk base that “blossomed” into, say, a wisteria-patterned shade. That’s why this table model (right, ca. 1900) is a bit of a beautiful anomaly: a bronze and Favrile glass candelabra (one of his rarer designs) topped by a field of red tulips. Perhaps the combo was a custom order. Back in the Belle Époque day, one could browse Tiffany’s showroom, select a base and match it with any shade. Tiffany was an artist, but also a businessman—and he knew the (wealthy) customer was always right. » Macklowe Gallery, 667 Madison Ave., 212.644.6400

They provide us with sustenance, shelter, the very oxygen we breathe. Yet man’s relationship with Earth’s flora remains a complex one—as 33 artists discuss in A Discourse on Plants, a mulitmedia exhibit of works ranging from resin-covered sculptures to real trees. If artist Shen Shaomin depicts human dominance (and cruelty) with a bonsai bound and literally choked by a wire cable, nature has the upper hand in Daniel Traub’s photos of empty city lots overrun with weeds. Yet serene scenes exist, too, as exemplified by Scott McFarland’s photographed vista of “Cheltenham Badlands, Olde Base Line Rd., Caledon, Ontario” (above, 2012)—actually, a composite of images taken over several seasons in the same precise spot. » RH Gallery, 137 Duane St., 646.490.6355, thru May 31

Diverse Vision Benny Andrews: There Must Be a Heaven encapsulates the range of styles practiced by the artist (1930-2006). Spanning five decades, some of the 36 paintings and collages offer stark, simple scenes out of his sharecropper childhood; others make grim social statements; and still others are cheerfully surreal, such as a view of a “Baptist Heaven (Human Spirit Series)” (below, 2000), complete with cornfields, pillowy clouds and banjos. » Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 100 11th Ave., 212.247.0082, thru May 18

Found Objects

Let other artists play with abstraction. In Man at Work, painter César Galicia uses oils, acrylics and pure inks to create hyperrealistic still lifes, so rich in detail that—despite their documentarylike depiction, posed against a wall on a wood or metal shelf— they conjure a wealth of associations and memories. One glimpse of “New York Taxi Meters” (below, 2012), for example, will instantly transport Manhattanites of a certain age back into a mechanical past. » Forum Gallery, 730 Fifth Ave., 212.355.4545, thru May 31


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photoS: scott McFarland, “Cheltenham Badlands,Olde Base Line Rd., Caledon, Ontario,” courtesy of RH Gallery and the artist; tiffany tulip lamp, coutesy of maclowe gallery; cÉsar galicia, “New York Taxi Meters,” © cÉsar galicia, courtesy of Forum Gallery, New York, NY; Benny andrews,”Baptist heaven (Human Spirit Series),” courtesy of michael rosenfeld gallery llc, New York, NY

eclectic collector

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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 photographer Martin Schoeller, painter Kim Dong Yoo, and a sneak peek into an upcoming exhibition with photographer Nick Brandt.

Kim Dong Yoo Installation view


Martin Schoeller is an internationally known German artist, best known for his hyper-detailed close up photographs of celebrities. Based in New York, his photographs appear in The New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Time, GQ, Esquire, and Vogue. Pictured below is an incredible portrait of Clint Eastwood, and other famous subjects available include Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Britney Spears, Brad Pitt, Jerry Seinfeld, Marc Jacobs, Tom Hanks, and Jon Bon Jovi, among others. Photographs range from $3,500 - $11,600.

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. An exhibition of Nick Brandt’s new photographs will open September 2013. Hasted Kraeutler is open to the public Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am - 6 pm.

Nick Brandt, Elephant Drinking, Amboseli, 2007

Martin Schoeller, Clint Eastwood, 2008

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great dining experiences » by Lois Levine

Yes, Yes, Nobu … Sushi fit for an emperor in Midtown … country living in the Big Apple … an Upper East Side neighborhood spot offers some prime strip steak for your eating pleasure …

Steak Feast

Just because you are visiting Manhattan, it doesn’t mean you can’t also get a slice of rural life. County (above), a restaurant recently opened in New York’s sizzling-hot Flatiron District, offers barnyard aesthetics (walls and floors built with distressed barn sidings, shelves mimicking a country store with glass jars filled with candy, nuts and granola), and a hearty and wildly eclectic menu that combines traditional down-home offerings (country fry basket, ale-braised short ribs) with organic choices, international fare and charcuterie selections (mixed sausage and cheese plates, Swedish meatballs, vegetarian lasagna, baby schnitzel). The grilled spice-rubbed organic tofu is splendid, as is a light, buttery Dover sole and crunchy-sweet braised pork belly brûlée with sautéed butternut squash. You can elect to sit at one of the handsome square wood tables in the rear or opt for the more social communal high-tops up front, but either way, I reckon you will have one helluva good time. » County, 34 E.

Just a stone’s throw from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Parlor Steak- 20th St., 212.677.7771 house, on New York’s Upper East Side, is a worthy visit. The neighborhood restaurant was packed on a recent Monday night, with a democratic mixture of men and women (no typical-steak-house-testosterone-overload here). The décor is clean, modern and warm: Neutral tones, varnished wood floors and wellcushioned chairs set the stage for hefty eating. Despite the meat redundancy, meatball slider appetizers are rich miniature marvels; lump crab croquettes are stuffed with celery hearts and apple; and the steaks (left) are as tender and well-flavored as prime beef comes. I’ll have a seat in this parlor anytime. » Parlor Steakhouse, 1600 Third Ave., 212.423.5888


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photoS: nobu fifty seven, Christopher Villano; County, © dylan cross/courtesy of county; parlor, courtesy of parlor

You mention the name Nobu to any serious foodie, and they will nod knowingly. Here in New York, the trio of spectacular, celebrity-frequented Japanese restaurants owned by “Nobu & Co.” includes Nobu Fifty Seven, the glamorous Midtown outpost of chef Nobu Matsuhisa. The restaurant dazzles, with dangling white frosted mussel shells and bamboo mats decorating ceilings and walls, but the real dazzler is the food: the sweet contrasting textures of sushi tacos, fluke sashimi with the crunch of dried red miso (above) and yellowtail sashimi, perfumed with citrus and ponzu flavorings. Japanese at its most inventive. » Nobu Fifty Seven, 40 W. 57th St., 212.757.3000

Country Life in NYC

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

TICKETS AT AMNH.ORG • FREE FOR MEMBERS Open daily • Central Park West at 79th Street • 212-769-5100

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

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

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

Need a LIFT?

Wild Things Flashing strobe lights. Thumping bass. Hoards of dance-crazy youths. Marquee New York (above), a recently remodeled Chelsea club, is where the wild things are (sorry, Maurice Sendak). Raucous revelers pulse to electro-beats underneath a titanic, spherical chandelier on the main dance floor, while VIPs hobnob in tableservice sections upstairs. The freakiest of funseekers come out for Cat Walk—a polysexual bash hosted by nightlife legend Susanne Bartsch (every Thurs.)—when exotically costumed performers dazzle thick crowds with mind-bending “human art installations.” » Marquee New York, 289 10th Ave., 646.473.0202

There are many types of lifts—be they of the chair or face varieties—but LIFT Mixology Bar, a new cocktail kitchen within the cavernous gastro-lounge EVR (pronounced “ever”), brings a whole new meaning to the word. Featured are innovative concoctions by master mixologist Orson Salicetti, such as the Tomato-Basil Martini (cherry tomato, gin-infused basil, Lillet Blanc, agave, lime, habanero reduction with a Himalayan salt rim flambé), as well as his twists on traditional stalwarts, such as the Whiskey Sour (below, bourbon, scotch, Pimms, lime, winter bitters). If that doesn’t lift your spirits, what will? » LIFT Mixology Bar, EVR, 54 W. 39th St., 2nd fl., 212.997.3900

Dancing and performance art … guest-list-only access … master mixologists … cocktails on the Hudson

Exclusive Evening When Mahatma Gandhi said, “No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive,” he certainly wasn’t referring to NYC’s nightlife culture. The Spot SoHo (left), a swanky, new cocktail lounge with a guest-list-only policy, is a testament to that fact (reservation inquiries must be made in advance, via email, to info@ The space is intimate, with just enough room for a handful of rounded, tufted-leather banquettes, a DJ booth tucked in one corner and a small bar (if it were any larger, they’d be able to let just anyone in, after all). Those fortunate enough to slip inside get to tipple amid hanging Chinese lanterns, glowing in shades of pink and gold, and stacked-stone walls. Just don’t be surprised when you get asked, “Are you on the list?” » The Spot SoHo, Trump SoHo New York, 246 Spring St., 212.842.5500


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photos: marquee new york, ed menashy; the spot soho, jook leung; LIFT mixology bar, andrew kist; the duchess (2), ken goodman

night spots

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Baby, Let’s Cruise Close your eyes and imagine: Salty sea breezes blowing through your hair, a setting summer sun casting rays on a pristine cityscape, you and your loved ones clinking glasses as waves lick the side of your cruise vessel. World Yacht’s Duchess Lounge (above), a cocktail den aboard the newest ship in the company’s fleet, The Duchess (below), brings an aquatic air to your evening affair. Groups of 15 or more (smaller groups can be accommodated based on availability; vessel may vary) can embark on nightly dinner cruises (7-10 p.m., boarding at 6 p.m.) that take passengers for Hudson River rides with views of the skyline and Statue of Liberty. On offer are passed hors d’oeuvres, drinks from the bar and seasonal buffet cuisine. If you roll with a big entourage, you can even charter the entire boat for private partying. Full steam ahead, champagne-swigging scallywags! » Duchess Lounge, World Yacht, Pier 81, W. 41st St. & 12th Ave., 212.630.8100 | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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» by Lois Levine

Running With Numbers

If you are up for a little egghead fun while in NYC, then it only computes that you would stop in at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), where you can look at feedback fractals, venture into the mathenaeum studio, play with the marble multiplier, or marvel at the harmony of spheres (left), where you can touch glowing orbs to create and experience music, watching the musical patterns of light move through the air. » National Museum of Mathematics, 11 E. 26th St., 212.542.0566


Dining With Dolls It’s a dream come true for virtually every little girl in America: a store that not only revolves around all things doll-y and darling (from dolls historic and modern to books and toys), but also, after an afternoon of shopping, offers a café, where she can dine with her favorite doll on such treats as French toast, pancakes, tic-tactoe pizza and chocolate chip scones with cream (below). Now, that is what we call a splendid Toy Story. » American Girl, 609 Fifth Ave., 212.371.2220


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the Sandman

Yes, ABC Carpet & Home is known for its exquisite lines of furniture, carpets, bed and bath items and more, but it also pays homage to the little ones as well. For the infant in the house (or the house of a friend or relative), why not induge in this lovely and oh-so-cozy gift (right): a night-sky mobile soft sculpture that is fashioned from recycled fabric by a Brooklyn, New York, artisan. You can be sure that any babe gazing up at this luscious moon and star from his or her crib will be nodding off into blissful sleep in no time. » ABC Carpet & Home, 888 Broadway, 212.473.3000

Fierce Burger Hungry for an over-the-top burger from a Food Network celebrity chef? Then take your little (or big) herd and head over to Guy Fieri’s Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar for the ultimate red-meat-and-bun party: a hefty patty of black angus beef with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle topped off with cheese and Fieri’s special “donkey” sauce on a garlic-buttered brioche (right). For the kids, there are ice cream pies and sundaes for dessert; and for mom and dad: Well, a hand-crafted beer, cocktail or glass of wine will only make that burger better. » Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar, 220 W. 44th St., 646.532.4897

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For her, facing page, clockwise: Organic buffalo horn necklace by Kevia, $188. Verve, 282 Columbus Ave., 212.580.7150 • Tea-stain-colored dress in handkerchief cotton, by Love Sam, $350. Similar styles at Big Drop NYC, 174 Spring St., 212.966.4299 • “Ciara” sunglasses with Swarovski Swanflower motif, $270. Swarovski, 625 Madison Ave., 212.308.1710 • “Farmer’s Market” tote bag in straw, $49.50. J. Crew, 91 Fifth Ave., 212.255.4848 • Floral print scarf in silk, $250. Thomas Pink, 520 Madison Ave., 212.838.1928 • “Maze” woven lace-up shoes, $50. Topshop, 478 Broadway, 212.966.9555 • Eric Javits wide-brimed hat in sun-protective Squishee® material, $198. Lord & Taylor, 424 Fifth Ave., 212.391.3344

For him, this page, clockwise: Rustic leather case with 10 stainless steel cups, $275; “Range” satchel in Spanish calf leather, $495; and captive-top flask in calf leather and stainless steel, $125. Beretta Gallery, 718 Madison Ave., 212.319.3235 • Tivoli audio Bluetooth AM/ FM radio in walnut and beige, $259.99. J&R Music, 23 Park Row, 212.238.9000 • Pendleton Woolen Mills quill basketpatterned blanket in wool/cotton, $138. Treasure & Bond, 350 W. Broadway, 646.669.9049 • Paul Smith Jeans plaid shirt in cotton, $285. Paul Smith, 142 Greene St., 646.613.3060 • “Beach Dweller” slip-on sneakers in olive canvas with leather trim, $68. Tommy Bahama, 551 Fifth Ave., 212.537.0956 | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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t’s the rare person who can say, “I’m living the life around the world still stroll into hair salons and ask for the of my dreams.” But R&B princess Rihanna is one angular haircut known as “The Rihanna.” of those fortunate few. At just 25 years old, the If that’s not enough, she has branched out into movies Barbadian beauty is one of the most successful (last year’s Battleship) and has created three fragrances: female artists of the last 10 years—and New York Reb’l Fleur in 2011, Rebelle early last year and Nude this City is catching her at her peak as she highlights the North past November. American leg of her Diamonds World Tour with two conRihanna sees no limits on her career. “The biggest excerts at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on May 4-5. ample that I want to set for people is to dare to be differ“I love performing here,” declares Rihanna, who in ent,” she says. “I want to make music that’s March was declared the world’s most uplifting,” she continues. “Nothing corny streamed artist by Spotify, a major or super-sentimental. I want it to be real, , digital music service. That joy of perauthentic and raw.” ld ears o forming is evident on her edgy new That confidence has made it easy for Only 25 y onated b r a c album Unapologetic, which has sold Rihanna to involve herself with charities a n n Riha ith w e over 2.3 million copies worldwide on such as UNICEF and Feeding America. n e c s the music its way to becoming the eighth bestd n a e e voic selling album of 2012. The singer also her uniqu

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boasts 10 No. 1 singles, more than 26 million albums and downloads sold, over 29 million followers on Twitter and 68 million Facebook fans. To be sure, Pacific Palisades, Calif., where she lives, is a long way from Saint Michael, Barbados, where Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born Feb. 20, 1988, the first of three children of Ronald and Monica Fenty, who divorced when Rihanna was 14. As a girl, singing for a living never crossed her mind. “I used to sing at home, in the shower and in front of the mirror,” she recalls. “I did one talent show at my high school, and I won it by singing Mariah Carey’s ‘Hero.’” In 2003, she and two girlfriends landed an audition with New York-based producer Evan Rogers, who was vacationing in Barbados. Rogers, who had produced Christina Aguilera and Kelly Clarkson, arranged for Rihanna and her mother to come to New York to cut demo tapes. At 16, she moved to live with him and his wife in Connecticut and secured a deal with Def Jam Records. “When I left Barbados, I didn’t look back,” Rihanna insists. “I wanted to do what I had to do, even it meant moving to America.” She quickly proved she made the right move. Early hits “Umbrella” (2007) and “Take a Bow” (2008) presented an innocent persona, but soon a harder, decidedly sultry edge crept into kinetic dance tracks, such as 2008’s “Disturbia” and 2009’s “Rude Boy.” “Sometimes I like to be dark, other times I like to be really light and ladylike,” she reflects. It’s those ladylike moments—and her eye-catching, cutting-edge style—that have made the 5-foot-9-inch beauty the darling of fashion designers. Gucci and Cavalli have draped her in their creations, and, in February, she (and her personal stylist, Adam Selman) unveiled her own line of women’s clothing for British street-fashion brand River Island. Beyond the fashion houses of Seventh Avenue, girls

She started the Believe Foundation for underprivileged children, and has raised funds for leukemia treatments and bone marrow transplants. And yet, to some, her achievements have been obscured by her turbulent relationship with R&B star Chris Brown. The two had a violent breakup in 2009, but they’ve since reconciled and are moving forward together, both personally and professionally. Many were shocked when she released a remix of their duet “Birthday Cake” in 2012. Typically, Rihanna refuses to play the victim. “The amount of negative attention … caught me a little offguard,” she says. “I thought people would be surprised that we finally did a record together, but I didn’t see how people could think it was a bad thing. It was just music.” Similarly, she describes her new single, “Stay,” as “a story about having love that’s close and wanting it to last forever. I would definitely say that he [Chris] is the one I have that kind of relationship with.” Which leads naturally to the topic of future plans. “I will probably have a kid,” she says, “and I’ll have set some things up so I don’t have to tour for the rest of my life, even though I love touring.” She’s still busy conquering the world of entertainment, which includes hitting the hot spots not just in California, but in New York. She’s been seen having dinner at The Spotted Pig and at Da Silvano, hanging out at clubs like Griffin or the 40/40 Club and shopping at Barneys New York and Louis Vuitton. She’s also been known to jump onstage at Karaoke Cave to belt out Paramore’s “Misery Business” and Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats.” “I’m in a better place than I’ve ever been in my life,” she says. Yet despite her happiness, Rihanna can’t seem to rest easy. “I’m still in denial,” she says, “so I have to continue. I will not lose.” IN New YORK | may 2013 |

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At Hakkasan, tasting menus are served traditional Chinesebanquet style, with several dishes coming out at once. Signature items include a vegetable stir-fry in sweet Szechuan sauce (this page, above) and spicy prawns with lily bulb and almonds (below). French-style macarons (facing page) provide a sweet finish.


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Tasterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Choice A big trend in NYC restaurants, classic or avant-garde, grand or cozy, is the tasting menuâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;a multicourse, multihour banquet that lets chefs take culinary chances and gives diners a taste of a glorious gastronomic circus. By Karen Tina Harrison Photography by Brian Kennedy IN New YORK | may 2013 |

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“New York minute” may be 45 seconds. But here, dinner hour can last all evening. New York’s nighttime meal is more than a meal, or even a social occasion—it’s entertainment. And the city’s great chefs are not just gifted cooks. They are inspired showmen, displaying their dramatic flair in culinary feats known as tasting menus. With courses that are typically smaller, but more numerous than those of standard prix fixes, these epicurean extravaganzas pilot a diner through a festive evening replete with exotic flavors, innovative dishes and optional, daring wine pairings. A cozy, brick-walled spot tucked into a brownstone near the American Museum of Natural History has become a foodie pilgrimage station. And like the museum’s famed dioramas, Dovetail (103 W. 77th St., 212.362.3800) showcases nature’s wonders. “We have an intense food culture here, with waves of trends and ideas,” marvels Dovetail’s top toque (and proprietor), John Fraser. “And whatever’s new and pure, I like to play up in my prix fixe tasting menu.” This American banquet comprises seven courses, “all compact but intense,” notes Executive Chef Fraser. Dishes can be as simple as a May vegetables consommé infused with ginger-vanilla essence, or as intricate as foie gras transformed to recall a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, but with graham-cracker puree and huckleberry compote. “The tasting menu makes demands on both the kitchen and the diner, like a book of related short stories that you read with attention, and tie the ends together,” Fraser feels. “Chef’s tastings challenge my team to be at our best, and to take chances. On weekend nights, about half my diners are up for it. It’s an investment of time and stomach space.” The return on investment? “Pure pleasure.” If Fraser thinks of tasting menus in literary terms, Ben Pollinger, the skipper at seafood temple Oceana (120 W. 49th St., 212.759.5941) not surprisingly sees them “almost like a fishing trip. Oceana’s tasting menus are a journey for diners, and an adventure for my crew,” the executive chef says. While the kitchen offers à la carte options, “our cooks really get into our fivecourse tastings, because we can explore, improvise and create with what Mother Nature has brought us that day.” Seafood embellishes dishes like a spring vegetable and herb salad created for May’s tasting menu, for example. “Barely poached scallops have an ocean sweetness that embraces sugar snap peas,” Pollinger says. “It’s a wonderful discovery for the palate. And there’s a mint-basil crust on my halibut, which may sound strange, but it makes this tender white fish somehow earthy and meaty.” And

This page: One popular item on MEGU’s tasting menu is its signature crispy okaki asparagus: spears of the vegetable, coated tempuralike in a rice-cracker crust. Facing page: A wedge consisting of layers of green tea crepes, served with fresh fruit, provides the tasty finish to MEGU’s early evening, three-course prix fixe.


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“A natural flow is the secret of a good tasting menu. It’s like reading a novel: One chapter should lead in to the next.”—Corton Chef/owner Paul Liebrandt were you expecting spring greens in your dessert? Executive Pastry Chef Joseph Gabriel makes it work in a tarragon and white chocolate ganache with a rhubarb tarragon sorbet. “You may be surprised at some of our tasting menus’ flavor combinations, but your taste buds will tell you they’re good,” says Pollinger. “My honest feeling? A tasting menu is a food tour, both in concept and for the senses. It’s a peak dining experience.” “Tasting menus are a voyage for the palate, a journey from high point to high point,” agrees Chef/owner Jesse Schenker of Recette (328 W. 12th St., 212.414.3000). His prix fixes, which complement à la carte choices, are like his restaurant: rustic yet refined, with savory, satisfying dishes that echo Recette’s cheerful view of tree-lined Greenwich Village streets. Schenker intends them to be “a complete experience: warm, inviting and personal,” he says. “And full of interesting tastes. I conceive my tasting menus as ingredient-driven, with distinctive, heightened flavors.” Patrons choose five-, seven- or 10-course menus, their set courses seasoned and sequenced by Chef Schenker “with definite diner input,” he says. “I serve things I think diners must try, but I listen when there are things they won’t.” His modern American dishes

are comprised of “only the best ingredients,” he relates. “Pure, rich ingredients like bone marrow, whole hamachi, soft-shell crab, spring lamb, sea urchin and Maine lobster,” which stars in a seafood “cassoulet” with chorizo. The second Monday of every month brings a special 10-course tasting menu served to only 20 diners, who are granted double table space in Recette’s dining room for 40.


hile Schenker’s tasting menus “can push the envelope,” as he cheerfully admits, Executive Chef Carmine Di Giovanni takes a different approach at Greenwich Project (47 W. 8th St., 212.253.9335), his third and newest restaurant housed in a vintage town house with a groundfloor cocktail parlor and a glamorous, chandelier-lit dining room upstairs. His four-course contemporary New American prix fixe is “not meant to intimidate or challenge the diner,” he says. “We are cooking for you, making familiar dishes, but with the extra zest and flair that only a chef can bring.” Ergo, mac ’n’ cheese flaunts Vacherin fromage from the Alps; Hudson Valley foie gras is layered with black truffles, parfait style; and “our spring lamb

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Dovetail’s tasting menu starts with a Fuji apple salad with yogurt and chai curry spice (above). Another course brings Beausoleil oyster with grapefruit gelée on a pink peppercornstudded bed of salt (below).

has been aged 35 days, like a steak.” A more extensive seven-course “market menu” is tailored to farm-to-table acolytes. It spotlights early morning finds from the Union Square Greenmarket a few blocks away and ingredients that “are here today, gone tomorrow,” says Chef Di Giovanni. This time of the year, that might well mean soft-shell crabs, ramps and peas, but whatever the season, Greenwich Project’s tasting menus “always include dessert”—say, a chocolate mousse trio or a baba au rhum with tropical fruits. “I don’t approve of skipping dessert,” the chef states. Chinese food is nothing new to New Yorkers. Yet at stylish newcomer Hakkasan (311 W. 43rd St., 212.776.1818), International Development Chef Ho Chee Boon reports that Big Apple diners have taken to his fresh, lively Cantonese cuisine like a Peking duck to water. “Our tasting menu is served and enjoyed the traditional way Chinese people eat,” says Chef Ho. “Everything is cooked to come out of the kitchen at the same time, and is meant to be shared by the whole table. New Yorkers love it because the tradition here, too, is to taste everything and talk about it. And they appreciate the healthy, fresh ingredients that I use. That’s very Chinese, but also very American today.”Arranged in three courses, his dinner signature menus include 10 or 11 items—“which lets the kitchen show off the range of our techniques and ingredients”—and are intended for tables of 10 or more. But three-course prix fixes, supplemented IN New YORK | may 2013 |

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by rice and pak choi, are offered at lunch and pre-theater, and Hakkasan waiters are delighted to help smaller parties or couples create their own tasting menus. Many patrons commence with a soup (such as lobster with yellow chive), and then progress to a “small eat” (dim sum, handmade in the kitchen like tiny artworks). Next, they choose an entrée, perhaps a stew like Hakka pork belly clay pot, or a noodle dish like curry-perfumed Singapore vermicelli with prawn and squid. For dessert, a sampling of macarons in exotic flavors such as yuzu, Sicilian pistachio or Earl Grey tea. Chef Ho jokes, “A French dessert in a Chinese kitchen in Times Square: What could be more New York?”


ew York’s tasting menu craze may stem in part from the popularity of fine Japanese cuisine, where tasting menus are a vaunted tradition, both in formal, kaiseki dinners (a progressively complex parade of seasonal treasures) and omakase meals, in which the chef sends out a succession of freshly prepared items at his discretion. Several tasting menus (along with à la carte items) are on offer at MEGU New York (62 Thomas St., 212.964.7777), anointed with a giant temple bell and ice Buddha statue, and MEGU Midtown (Trump World Tower, 845 United Nations Plaza, 212.964.7777), adorned with sleekly modern lamp pillars. The Osusume feast, a seven-course menu, accents sumiki aburiyaki, a grilling technique that employs a rare Japanese charcoal. Executive Chef Norito Shimura and his team apply this time-honored kitchen art to delicacies like king crab and Kobe beef, resulting in a delicate smokiness. The pre-theater menu showcases gindara, a Japanese black cod, gentled with yuzu and miso to create a tapestry of lush flavors and textures. Miso also has a starring role in a nine-course Umami tasting menu alongside other mouth-rich morsels, such as crispy okaki asparagus, which arrives in a tempura-style jacket of crushed rice crackers. “This is a visually thrilling dish,” notes Chef Shimura. “Fresh tastes are fundamental, but all the senses are involved in a Japanese tasting menu.” MEGU’s tasting menus all conclude with “Sweet Five,” a confectionery tasting in itself, a handcrafted glass platter bearing a quintet of desserts. “Pure indulgence,” remarks the chef. Down in TriBeCa, Chef/owner Paul Liebrandt indulges his diners with six- and nine-course tasting menus, the exclusive offering at serene Corton (239 W. Broadway, 212.219.2777). Liebrandt is a cerebral culinarian: He and his kitchen team “start with an idea for a dish, its identity. Each one should tell its own story and be a prequel to the next dish,” Liebrandt believes. “It’s like reading a novel: One chapter should lead in to the next. This natural flow is the secret of a good tasting menu.” This May, Corton’s clientele can expect a procession of refined foodstuffs “that speak of spring: ivory and gray morel mushrooms, crayfish, spring salmon, spring chickens, rabbit, rhubarb and sayori, a creamy, silky raw fish.” And for the finale of this refined repast, an opera cake, “dense with chocolate.” “For diners, a seasonal tasting menu is an intense, unique sensory experience,” says Oceana’s Ben Pollinger. “For chefs and cooks, it lets us break out of our routine. We show our stuff, share our excitement with our diners and have a creative adventure.” And isn’t that why you’ve come to New York?


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“Our cooks really get into our five-course tasting menus, because we can explore, improvise and create with what Mother Nature has brought us that day.” —Oceana Executive Chef Ben Pollinger

Seasonal greens permeate Oceana’s spring tasting menu, whether in a scallop, snap pea, chervil and red walnut salad (this page) or in a white chocolate and tarragon ganache with rhubarb ice cream, poached rhubarb and pistachio streusel (facing page). IN New YORK | may 2013 |

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From Hard spirits to soda pop, from Rieslings to lagers, New york is awash in locally made beverages. Drink up! theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re literally the toast of the town.

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One of the first “new” local beer makers, Brooklyn Brewery (left) makes a variety of traditional and customized stouts, ales and lagers, which can all be sampled in its Williamsburg tasting room. East Village bar Death & Co.’s Mortal Enemy cocktail (below) consists of crème de cacao, black currant cordial and Dorothy Parker American Gin (right), a spirit crafted by another Williamsburg producer, the New York Distilling Company.

Milwaukee makes Beer. Kentucky is known for bourbon. The Napa Valley produces wine. And New York City is famous for … all three. Well, maybe not famous, yet. But all over town, breweries, distilleries, wineries and even soda-pop makers are thriving and expanding, due to the popularity of locovore dining, craft cocktails, friendly legislation and the lofty dreams of small business people. By the time you read this, another small producer (or three) has probably launched. STILL LIFES Makers of spirits have a long history in New York, claims Allen Katz, co-founder of New York Distilling Company. The city’s—and perhaps the country’s—first distillery (of applejack, possibly) opened in 1640 on what is now Staten Island. Katz’s two-year-old operation is nestled in a warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, adjacent to its bar The Shanty (79 Richardson St., 718.878.3579), a place with low, sexy lighting, dark wood and brick walls. Turn around and admire the gleaming twin-column stills and dual fermentation tanks in the next room, churning out what will become Dorothy Parker American Gin (floral and aromatic) and Perry’s Tot Navy Strength Gin (spicy and bracing, at 57 proof); tours on weekend afternoons provide

a closer look. The distillery’s gins are available at around 375 bars and restaurants around town, according to Katz, served neat or in artisanal cocktails such as those crafted at Death & Co. (433 E. 6th St., 212.388.0882), a shrouded but friendly speakeasy-style East Village haunt. While New York Distilling plays the gin game, Kings County Distillery specializes in brown spirits. The three-year-old distillery moved last year into new digs at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (63 Flushing Ave., Bldg. 121, Visitors are welcome (no reservations needed) every Saturday to the 114-yearold former Paymaster Building to tour the 7,200-square-foot facility, which ends at the Boozeum tasting room for samples of the distillery’s signature unaged corn liquor (a.k.a. moonshine), bourbon and brand-new chocolate-flavored whiskey, incorporating ground chocolate “husks” from Brooklyn’s Mast Brothers Chocolate factory. You’ll find Kings County’s bourbon and moonshine at The Modern (9 W. 53rd St., 212.333.1220) and whiskey mecca Ward III (111 Reade St., 212.240.9194). Although it conjures up images of Caribbean islands, “rum was really a Northeast spirit first,” insists Bridget Firtle, a hedgefund analyst turned distiller—and indeed, historians have found evidence of 16 New York City-area rum-makers in the 1720s. Their spiritual descendent is Firtle’s The Noble Experiment (23 IN New YORK | may 2013 |

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Left: Brooklyn Oenology Winery’s tasting room offers not only its own vintages, but other made-in-NYC liquors and foodstuffs. Below: Even teetotalers can get into the locovore spirit at the restaurant Rosemary’s, where the fresh lemonade is infused with homemade syrup crafted from the namesake herb.

Meadow St., East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, info@tneyc .com) that gives tours of its brick-walled space, with its gleaming copper column stills, and tastings on Saturdays. Despite having launched only in the past few months, The Noble Experiment’s first product, Owney’s Rum, has already landed behind the bar at The Rum House (228 W. 47th St., 646.490.5545) and stylish locovore brasserie Alison Eighteen (15 W. 18th St., 212.366.1818), where it stars in the Knickerbocker cocktail, along with dry curaçao, raspberries and lime. SUDSY SAGAS According to a recent New-York Historical Society Museum & Library exhibit, New York once boasted 48 breweries—a number that dropped to near zero with the advent of Prohibition, and stayed that way for over 50 years. Now, though, the beer-making scene is hopping. Best known is Brooklyn Brewery (79 N. 11th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718. 486.7422), at age 25 the oldest of the new breed. It offers tours every day but Friday, when it hosts a happy hour, featuring up to eight of its draft beers, bottled brews and a fresh cask of ale. At the other end of the city, and the age spectrum, is the year-and-a-half-old Bronx Brewery. Already reputed for its pale ales, it also pushes the flavor envelope with custom casks, such as ones for Monument Lane (103 Greenwich Ave., 212.255.0155) spiced with green, red and black peppercorns or blood oranges. Then there are brewpubs, which sell their own crafted suds. Heartland has seven locations around the city, offering up its beers with steaks, burgers and other pub grub. 508 GastroBrewery (508 Greenwich St., 212.219.2444), marries the rustic Mediterranean-American dishes of Chef/owner Jennifer Hill with an


in-house program crafted by brewer Chris Cuzme. The warm room, with its communal tables, mottled walls and ubiquitous candles, encourages conversation over a Saxual Healing Imperial Stout, Hamber Smoked Amber Ale or Beauty Booty Blonde Ale. Other restaurants and bars make a point of specializing in New York City brews. Newcomer Houston Hall (222 W. Houston St., 212.675.9323), located in a 112-year-old garage turned rustic beer hall, offers 10 exclusive beers on tap from Greenpoint Brew Works, a craft brewery in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, to accompany its grilled sandwiches and wontons. DBGB Kitchen and Bar (299 Bowery, 212.933.5300), a saloon/bistro owned by celebrated chef/restaurateur Daniel Boulud, specializes in handmade sausages and burgers—cuisine ideal for pairing with its many local brews, such as Sixpoints’ Crisp Lager or Bengali Tiger IPA, Bronx Brewery’s malty Pale Ale or Brooklyn Brewery’s dark and complex Black Ops Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout.

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At DBGB Kitchen and Bar, a host of drink-related quotations etched on mirrors (above) get guests in the mood to sample one of the 95-odd beers on offer. The Bowery-based saloon/ bistro features local brews (right), from producers such as Sixpoints, Bronx Brewery and Brooklyn Brewery.

WINE TIME Wine production has less of a presence in New York than spirits or beer­—where do you plant the vines?—but it’s a growing phenomenon. While it may seem odd that NYC-based producers call themselves “wineries” when they don’t actually grow grapes, Craig Kayaian at Brooklyn Oenology Winery, or BOE (209 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.599.1259) is quick to point out that France has a long history of vineyardfree wineries crafting quality products. “Our founder/winemaker, Alie Shaper, selects specific growing partners, specific lines and vines to work with,” says Kayaian. Blending grapes from Long Island’s North Fork and the Finger Lakes, Shaper tries to capture the essence of New York in her varietals, which are sold in more than 150 stores and restaurants around town (and beyond). They’re also available at BOE’s cozy Tasting Room and Gallery, already a neighborhood gathering place for its celebration of all things local: spirits, foodstuffs and artwork. One might not think of the once rough-and-tumble Red Hook neighborhood as a site for crushing, blending and aging grapes, but that’s exactly what Red Hook Winery (Pier 41, 325A, 175204 Van Dyke St., Brooklyn, 347.689.2432) has been doing since 2008. Its space feels equal parts Tuscan wine villa and NYC industrial chic, and daily tastings of its 70-odd rieslings, Chardonnays and merlots occur with an open-air view of the harbor. Most recently, fortified wines have appeared on the local scene. Uncouth Vermouth (produced in a corner of Red Hook Winery) offers up limited batches in flavors such as pear ginger and Serrano chile lavender, used to spark cocktails at Rouge Tomate (10 E. 60th St., 646.237.8977) or the new Hollywood-glam Harlow (Lombardy Hotel, 111 E 56th St., 212.935.6600).

TINY BUBBLES Teetotalers need not fret. New York is also the home to several artisanal soda producers, many pushing the boundaries of known flavors or reviving old-school recipes. GuS (Grown-Up Soda), a Manhattan-based label, focuses on full-flavored, not-overly-sweet beverages made with real juices and natural extracts. Its Dry Root Beer, Dry Pomegranate and Star Ruby Grapefruit drinks are found at gourmet groceries throughout the city, including Whole Foods Market (Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, 212.823.9600). Brooklyn’s P&H Soda Company specializes in handcrafted syrups in flavors such as cream, ginger, grapefruit and hibiscus, made from whole ingredients and carbonated on-site or in bars and restaurants. Their old-fashioned bottles add to the ambience at retro delis like Zucker’s Bagels & Smoked Fish (370 Lexington Ave., 212.661.1080). Restaurants devoted to local foodstuffs also often create their own drinks; one such is Rosemary’s (18 Greenwich Ave., 212.647.1818), where homemade pastas adorned with homegrown herbs can be washed down with fresh rosemary syrup-infused lemonade. “Producing locally, despite high costs, ties into the same reason that New York City is the epicenter for a lot of things,” says Tobin Ludwig, co-founder of Brooklyn-based Hella Bitter, whose wares flavor cocktails at chic eateries such as The Red Cat (227 10th Ave., 212.242.0199). “There’s a demand for everything here, no matter the niche.” IN New YORK | may 2013 |

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Discovering a Distinguished District BY SANDRA ISKANDER


ocated in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, Place Vendôme is a grandiose square featuring the original Vendôme Column in the centre, which was erected by Napoleon I to commemorate the battle of Austerlitz. Today the square is encircled by upscale jewellery boutiques including Dior, Van Cleef & Arpels and Chopard. Just a little bit further down from this magnificent square is Palais Garnier, the sumptuous opera house. Inaugurated in 1875, the Palais Garnier was designed by Charles Garnier and was designed in the NeoBaroque style. Boasting 1600 seats, the opera house is not only considered a place of art but also an architectural masterpiece. Not too far from this breathtaking square, located off Place de la Concorde, is Jardin des Tuileries, a magnificent public garden, originally designed by Catherine de Médicis, the Queen consort of France, wife of King Henry II, in 1564 when she had the Tuileries Palace built. The design of the Tuileries now centres on an avenue that extends to the Louvre

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museum with the garden featuring a superb collection of statues including 18 works by Maillol as well as works by Coustou and Rodin. The gardens are where many fashion shows are held during the prestigious Paris Fashion Week, while funfairs are organised during the summer for children. Parallel to the gardens on the Right Bank, exuding exclusivity, you will discover rue Saint Honoré and rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, the home to some of the world’s most luxurious fashion brands. It is here you will find the iconic Hermès boutique, the house renowned for exquisite craftsmanship and of course the Kelly and Birkin bags. Standing tall across from Hermes is Cartier, the fine jewellery and watch manufacturer that King Edward VII honoured in 1904 with the Royal warrant of supplier to the Royal Court of England. Colette, Paris’s original multi-brand store is also here. Popular with fashionistas and trendsetters, Colette is the place for limited edition fashion items and eclectic pieces.

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5 The Artful Recluse: Painting, Poetry and Politics in 17thCentury China, asia Society and museum, 212.708.9400 (mar.Jun. 2)

12 MOTHeR’S DAY The Master Builder starring John Turturro opens, Harvey Theater, Brooklyn academy of music, 718.636.4100 (thru Jun. 9)

19 CBGB Festival, various venues, 646.455.0400 (may 15-today) New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays, yankee Stadium, 718.293.6000 (also may 17 & 18)

26 Pippi!, Swedish cottage marionette Theatre, central Park, 866.811.4111 (thru Jun. 4) washington Square Outdoor Art exhibit, University Place, 212.982.6255 (also may 25 & 27, Jun. 1-2)




Nikolai and the Others opens, mitzi e. newhouse Theater at Lincoln center, 212.239.6200 (thru Jun. 16)

Kips Bay Decorator Show House opens, Sharp Townhouse, 718.893.8600 ex. 245 (thru Jun. 4)

James Beard Awards Ceremony and Gala, avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln center, 914.231.6180

Old Hats, The irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature center, 212.244.7529 (mar.Jun. 9)



American Ballet Theatre Opening Night Gala, metropolitan opera House, 212.477.3030, ext. 3310

Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective, The whitney museum of american art, 212.570.3600 (thru Jun. 2)

Cutlog NY art fair, clemente Soto Vélez center (may 10-today)

The Killers, madison Square Garden, 212.465.6741

20 The Butterfly Conservatory, american museum of natural History, 212.769.510 (thru may 28) NY 20th-Century Art & Design Fair, Damrosch Park, 708.366.2710 (may 17-today)

21 Bill Charlap Trio opens, Dizzy’s club Coca-Cola, 212.258.9595 (thru Jun. 2) Manolo Valdes: Monumental Sculpture, new york Botanical Garden, 718.817.8716 (thru may 24)



Subway Series, mets vs. yankees at citi Field, 718.507.8499 (also may 28) and at yankee Stadium, 718.293.6000 (may 29-30)

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The Crosby, Stills & Nash Songbook, rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln center, 212.721.6500

Art & Antique Dealers League of America Spring Show opens, Park avenue armory, 800. 563.7632 (thru may 5)

A Year With Children opens, Solomon r. Guggenheim museum, 212.423.3500 (thru Jun. 19)



Encores!’ On Your Toes opens, new york city center, 212.581.1212 (thru may 12)

AOA NYC Tribal Art Show 2013 opens, Bohemian national Hall, 212.570.0655 (thru may 13)

Piero della Francesca in America, The Frick collection, 212.288.0700 (Feb.may 19)

The Salon: Masterworks opens, Park avenue armory, 212.777.5218 (thru may 13)

Grand Centennial Parade of Trains weekend, Grand central Terminal, grandcentralterminal .com (thru may 12)

Richard Goode, Beethoven: The Last Works, carnegie Hall, 212.247.7800

TD Five Boro Bike Tour, all five boroughs, 212.870.2080


Grand Gourmet, Vanderbilt Hall at Grand central Terminal, grandcen

Ideas City opens, various venues, 212.219.1222 (thru may 4)




‘night, Mother, Hudson Guild Theatre, 212.868.4444 (may 3-19) Artist and Visionary: William Matthew Pryor Revealed, american Folk art museum, 212.595. 9533 (thru may 26)

22 Lea Salonga, café carlyle, 212.744.1600, (may 21-Jun. 8) Retrospecitve opens, The museum at FiT, 212.217.4558 (thru nov. 16)


23 Visions of Land and Sea: William Trost Richards opens, national academy museum, 212.369. 4880 (thru Sept. 8) Fleet week New York 2013 begins, various venues, 212.245.0072 (thru may 30)


Jack Goldstein x 10,000 opens, The Jewish museum, 212.423.3200 (thru Sept. 29)



Rihanna, Barclays center, 800.745.3000 (also may 5) Bronx Latinos Unidos Parade, Grand concourse from mt. eden to 161st St.

11 Gold Panda, knitting Factory Brooklyn, 347.529.6696 Ghost B.C., webster Hall, 212.353.1600 NYC by Design exposition, various venues, (may 10-21)


Manhattan Cocktail Classic begins, various locations, man hattancocktailclassic .com (thru may 21)

Taste of Tribeca, Duane St., btw Geenwich & HUdson sts., tasteoftribeca .com

Bettye LaVette & The Blind Boys of Alabama, Town Hall, 800.982.2787

Friends of Chick Corea: Musicians of the Future, allen room, Jazz at Lincoln center, 212.721.6500 (also may 17)

24 Dance Africa, Brooklyn academy of music, 718.636.4100 (may 19-27) Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity, metropolitan museum of art, 212.535.7710 (thru may 27)


Marina and the Diamonds, central Park SummerStage at rumsey Playfield, central Park, 866.809.4709

who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band, B.B. king Blues club & Grill, 212.997.4144

New Taste of the Upper west Side, columbus ave., btw w. 76th & w. 77th sts., 212.721.5048 (also may 29 & Jun. 1)

Fall Out Boy, Terminal 5, 212.582.6600

Benedictus opens, Theatre for the new city, 212.254.1109 (thru Jun. 16)

From India East opens, rubin museum of art, 212.620.5000 (thru Jul. 7)

25 Keystone Revisited, Brooklyn Bowl, 718.963.3369 Tracy Morgan, carolines on Broadway, 212.757.4100 (also may 24 & 26)

Photos: tD Five Boro Bike tour, Bike New York; CoCktail, istoCk

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Photos: tD Five Boro Bike tour, Bike New York; CoCktail, istoCk





Celebrate Israel Parade, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fifth ave., from 57th to 74th sts., 646.467.8030

Whales: Giants of the Deep, american museum of natural History, 212.769.5100 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

The Boat Factory opens, 59e59 Theaters, 212.279.4200 (thru Jun. 30)

Ugo Rondinone: Human Nature exhibit, rockefeller center, 212.223.7810 (apr.-Jun. 7)

The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare in the Park, Delacorte Theater, 212.967.7555 (may 28-Jun. 30)

American Diabetes Foundation Tour de Cure bicycle ride, 888.342.2383

Taste of Times Square, w. 46th St., btw Broadway & ninth ave., events/index.aspx

Viewing the NYC skyline from the Top of the rock observation Deck, 212.698.2000

Grace: Elisabeth Sunday, Throckmorton Fine art, 212.223.1059 (may 2-Jul. 6)

Enemies, A Love Story opens, rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln center, 212.721.6500 (thru Jun. 9)

AIDS in New York: The First Five Years opens, new-york Historical Society, 212.873.3400 (thru Sept.15)

9 National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Fifth ave. from 44th to 86th sts., nationalpuertorican American Theatre wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards, cBS-TV (ch. 2)



10 The Long Room, Fraunces Tavern museum, 212.425.1778 (ongoing) Finding an adorable doll, american Girl Place, 877.247.5223

17 Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, american museum of natural History, 212.769.5100 (thru aug. 11)

23 Ellsworth Kelly: Chatham Series, moma, 212.708.9400 (may 22-Sept. 9)


NYC Pride March,

24 The Banana Monologues opens, acorn Theatre, 212.239.6200 Finding a pair of antique cuff links at Tender Buttons, 212.758.7004


The Impressionist Line From Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec, The Frick collection, 212.288.0700 (thru Jun. 16)

11 Museum Mile Festival, Fifth ave., from 82nd to 105th sts., 212.606.2296 Far From Heaven opens, Playwrights Horizons, 212.279.4200 (thru Jun. 30)



Govenors’ Ball Music Festival, randall’s island, gov ernorsballmusicfest (thru Jun. 9)



Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opens, David H. koch Theater at Lincoln center, 212.496.0600 (thru Jun. 16)


Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World, new york Botanical Garden, 718.817.8700 (may 18-Sept. 8)

Israeli Folk Dancing, 92nd St. y, 212.415.5500

The Explorers Club opens, manhattan Theatre cub at new york city center, 212.581.1212 (thru Jul. 21)

25 Yankees vs. Texas Rangers, yankee Stadium, 718.293.6000 (also Jun. 26 & 27) Fashion Jewelry opens, museum of arts & Design, 212.299.7777 (thru Sept. 22)

26 Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts From the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bard Graduate center Gallery, 212.501.3023 (thru aug. 11)

Mets vs. Cubs, citi Field, 718.507.8499 (also Jun. 15 & 16)

37th Annual American Crafts Festival, Lincoln center, 973.746.0091 (also Jun. 8-9, 16)

Make Music New York, various venues,

Money: A History, museum of american Finance, 212.908.4110 (ongoing)


Solstice in Times Square, Broadway, btw w. 42nd & w. 47th sts., events/index.aspx


PUNK: Chaos to Couture, The metropolitan museum of art, 212.535.7710 (may 9–aug. 14) Alan Cumming’s one-man Macbeth, ethel Barrymore Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Jun. 30)

15 The Postal Service, Barclays center, Brooklyn, 800.745.3000


Paul McCarthy: WS opens, Park avenue armory, 212.933.5812 (thru aug. 4)

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, madison Square Park, (also Jun. 9)

Breakin’ Convention opens, apollo Theater, breakinconvention .com (thru Jun. 16)


word for word Storytime, Bryant Park reading room, 212.768.4242

8 The 2013 Belmont Stakes,, Belmont Park, 516.488.6000

22 Coney Island Mermaid Parade, coney island Boardwalk, mermaid.shtml Lens on Ground Zero, 9/11 memorial, 212.267.2047 (ongoing)


Slaid Cleaves, naked Soul concert Series at the rubin museum of art, 212.620.5000

Rugged Maniac Run, aviator Sports complex, Brooklyn,

The Woolworth Building @ 100, The Skyscraper museum, 212.968.1961 (thru Jul. 14)

Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced, museum of the city of new york, 212.534.1672 (thru Jul. 28) | may2013 | IN New YORK


1 Living Shrines of Uyghur China, Rubin Museum of Art, 212.620.5000 (thru Jul. 8)

7 Search for the Unicorn, The Cloisters Museum and gardens, 212.923.3700 (May 15-Aug. 18) Walk around Central Park and check out the animals at the Central Park Zoo, 212.439.6500


21 Workt by Hand: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts, Brooklyn Museum, 718.638.5000 (thru Sept. 15)

28 Take a leisurely stroll on The High Line, 212.500.6035 Jive to a little jazz at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, 212.258.9595


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Choir Boy opens, Manhattan Theatre Cub at New York City Center, 212.581.1212

New York Philharmonic Summertime Classics concerts begin, Avery Fisher Hall, 212.875.5656 (thru Jul. 7)

37th Annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks, 212.494.4495

As it were ... Barbara Bloom, The Jewish Museum, 212.423.3200 (thru Aug. 4)



New York Musical Theatre Festival opens, various venues, 212.664.0979 (thru Jul. 28)

James Turrell, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 212.423.3500 (Jun. 21-Sept. 25)

MUNCH | WARHOL and the Multiple Image, Scandinavia House, 212.779.3587 (thru Jul. 27)

French Restaurant Week begins, various venues, frenchrestau (thru Jul. 14)

Confluences: An American Expedition, Bard Graduate Center, 212.501.3000 (thru Aug. 3)

Sip a cool chardonnay at Vero Restaurant & Wine Bar, 212.935.3530



Claes Oldenburg: The Street and The Store, Museum of Modern Art, 212.708.9400 (thru Aug. 5)

Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 212.535.7710 (Jun.18– Sept. 22)

Enjoying a prime bit of beef at Morton’s The Steakhouse, 212.972.3315

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




17 100 Years of Flamenco in New York New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 917.275.6975 (thru Aug. 3)


Swing Time: Reginald Marsh and Thirties New York, New-York Historical Society, 212.873.3400 (Jun. 21-Sept.1)

Le Corbusier: Landscapes for the Machine Age, Museum of Modern Art, 212.708.9400 (Jun. 15-Sept. 23)

Dunhuang: Buddhist Art at the Gateway of the Silk Road, China Institute, 212.744.8181 (thru Jul. 21)

Skipping lines at major attractions with a New York CityPASS, 888.330.5008

Fun.Concert on Pier 26, Hudson River Park, 212.627.2020 (also Jul. 22)

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

29 Subliming Vessel:The Drawings of Matthew Barney, The Morgan Library & Museum, 212.685.0008 (May 10–Sept. 2)

30 Finding haute couture below retail, Roundabout, 212.966.9166, and a haute hairclip to go with it, Alexandre de Paris, 212.717.2122

31 Hopper Drawing, Whitney Museum of American Art, 212.570.3600 (May 23-Oct. 6) Amateur Night, Anyone? Apollo Theater, 212.531.5305



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Visiting Liberty Island via Statue Cruises, 201.604.2800

11 Lincoln Center Festival,, various venues, 212.721.6500 (Jul. 6-28) Take a tour of the United Nations and get a sense of the whole world, 212.963.8687

12 See how the original immigrants lived at The Tenement Museum, 212.982.8420 Have a cocktail in the cozy pub, The Porterhouse, at Fraunces Tavern 212.968.1776

13 Stryper, B. B. King Blues Club, 212.997.4144 Scoring a pair of classy shades at Ultimate Spectacle, 212.792.8123



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

John Singer Sargent Watercolors, Brooklyn Museum, 718.638.5000 (thru Jul. 28)

Andy Engel’s Comedy Night Show, Metropolitan Room, 212.206.0440 (also Jul. 19)

Go Indian with a sumptuous meal at Darbar Grill, 212.751.4600

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

25 Get retro and see a Broadway classic: Go operatic at The Phantom of the Opera, 212.239.6200 or go doo-wop at Jersey Boys, 212.239.6200

26 Presencia, El Museo del Barrio, 212.831.7272 (thru Dec. 31) Enjoy a cool cocktail at historic Grand Central, The Campbell Apartment, 212.953.0409


27 Stop to smell the roses at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, 718.623.7200 Check out some grand antiques and silver at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 212.355.4400

photos: macy’s 4th of july fireworks, kent miller studios/macy’s inc.; Claes Oldenburg (American, born Sweden 1929), “7-Up,” 1961. Enamel on plaster-soaked cloth on wire. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase and Bequest Funds, 1994. © 1961 claes oldenburg/photo: lee stalsworth; the campbell apartment, benjamin hill

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your personal concierge™ Thompson Suite Lounge at Smyth TriBeCa

SHOPS & SERVICES stores, salons, spas, shopping centers ...

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Chic spending spots for all, new store openings, great places to relax, reenergize and more.

ART & ANTIQUES galleries, antiques centers, collectibles, auctions ... The hippest galleries, art festivals and fairs, and where to browse, bid and buy.

Dashing Dining Foodie friends, restaurant critics, guides galore—there are numerous tools to assist the hungry in New York City. But perhaps the one of the best tickets to a memorable meal is Ela Orosova, a concierge at the Smyth TriBeCa. She’s certainly done her homework on local restaurants and is happy to lead the journey to dining bliss—with her own spin. “Most guests are interested in the trendiest, newest restaurants with celebrity chefs, but some are simply looking for tasty food with a good atmosphere. Luckily, we have a lot of great restaurants in TriBeCa.” One such is Atera, a Michelin two-star establishment. “It only has two seatings each night. Go on an empty stomach, so you can fully enjoy the 22-course tasting menu, which includes unusual edibles from the forest,” Orosova says. She also has recommendations for those looking for an equally gourmet, but late-night experience. “Ward III was opened by three guys. There’s no sign outside, so you can only use the address to find it. Drinks are customized for each patron. You must try the bacon-wrapped dates.” Despite her devotion TIPS FROM: to the ‘hood, her favorite meal in the city hails from Ela Orosova, Concierge, Smyth Kin Shop in the West Village. “The Spicy Duck Laab TriBeCa, a Thompson Salad, with toasted rice, ground chili and romaine Hotel, 85 W. Broadway, 212.587.7000 hearts. The meat is tender, delicious and spicy,” Ela gushes. Where she goes, we will follow.—Carly Pifer KEY TO SYMBOLS IN LISTINGS On the following pages, important features are indicated by these icons: $ inexpensive, $$ mod­erate, $$$ ex­pensive, $$$$ luxe; 2 handicap accessible; 0 gifts; 1 child friendly; 3 food/snacks; / drinks; 9 gay/lesbian patrons; 6 dress code; 5 music; . private rooms; 7 fireplace; 8 outdoor dining; 4 New York CityPASS. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then the area code and seven-digit number. For essential numbers, turn to “FYI” (p. 87). For mass transit, see Bus & Sub­way Maps (p. 86 & pp. 88-90).

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ENTERTAINMENT theater, nightlife, attractions, tours ... The scoop on Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, city sights, music, clubs, special events and travel info.


MUSEUMS exhibits and collections ... A guide to world-renowned showcases of art, culture, science and history.


DINING restaurants, cafés, bistros, gastropubs ... Recent openings, trendy outposts, enduring classics and the latest places to find celebrity chefs.


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

left: the bright interiors of this pop-up shop provide an ideal backdrop for fun summer designs. | alice + olivia by stacey bendet, this page Right: from baume & mercier’s linea collection, the limitededition linea “night” in satin-finished steel with diamonds and motherof-pearl dial. | Macy’s herald square, p. 44 Below, left: “osmanthus blossom,” A fresh scent with fruity and woodsy notes. | jo malone, p. 44 below: an art deco-esque collection includes the “maison raisins” bed frame in black lacquer and ivory silk. | lalique

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


Recent Openings Aelfie OudghiriC0L487 631.603.5574. The designer’s first showroom features both vintage and contemporary rugs alongside the Aelfie collection. By appointment only. alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet 4087 72 Greene St., btw Broome & Spring sts., 646.790.8030. A quirky and colorful temporary housing of the


playful designer’s spring and summer apparel collections and a new handbag line, open thru August. F20

Khirma Eliazov 102 Charles St., at Bleecker St., 212.529.1408. The ex-accessories editor’s new U.S. flagship carries her own handbag line alongside other accessories and a splash of home décor, including clutches, small leather goods and design books. H18

Leica Store New York SohoC0L487 460 W. Broadway, btw Prince & Houston sts., 212.475.7799. The only Leica purveyor in New York sells the camera manufacturer’s products and accessories, as well as housing a gallery of photographs shot with Leicas. F19 MakerBotC0L415 298 Mulberry St., btw Houston & Bleecker sts., 347.457.5758. Tech-heads as well as novices can create their own 3-D portraits as

Photos: alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet pop-up shop in SoHo, courtesy of alice + olivia; lalique maison raisins bed in black lacquer and ivory silk, image courtesy of lalique

maison, p. 45

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well as shop for 3-D printing equipment, gumballs and souvenirs at the manufacturerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new retail location. 2 1 E19

Accessories, Luggage & Shoes Alexandre de ParisC0L3289 1025 Lexington Ave., btw E. 73rd & E. 74th sts., 212.717.2122, alexandrede A variety of elegant, handmade hair accessories from France, such as clips, tortoiseshell combs, velvet headbands, bows, snoods and barrettes adorned with Swarovski crystals. 2 E11 Altman LuggageC0L5146 135 Orchard St., btw Delancey & Rivington sts., 212.254.7275. A large selection of brand-name baggage, including Tumi, Samsonite and Titan Luggage, plus business cases, small leather goods and writing instruments. D20 AspreyC0L6251 853 Madison Ave., btw E. 70th & E. 71st sts., 212.688.1811. The traditional leather goods purveyor known for its travel accoutrements and briefcases also offers impressive fine jewelry, china and silver. 2 1 F11 Liebeskind BerlinC0L487 276 Lafayette St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.993.7894. This German label creates fashionable accessories for women, most notably, handbags. E19 Mephisto New YorkC0L5189 1040 Third Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.750.7000, mephistousa .com. This French shoe label offers comfortable footwear for men and women from its multiple collections, such as Mephisto, Allrounder by Mephisto, Mobils by Mephisto and Sano by Mephisto. E12

With all the International patients who come to our office from around the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;many are accompanied by an entourage of family or friends, personal physicians, bodyguards and security personnelâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;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-ĂĄ-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 |

Oliver PeoplesC0L5189 366 W. Broadway, at Broome St., 212.925.5400; and one other NYC location. In-demand shades and eyewear for men and women include both classic styles and new designer collaborations. F20

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 A pioneer of Western-style fashion, this boutique boasts a wide selection of handcrafted boots. E19 SupergaC0L52134 78 Crosby St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.625.8290. This century-old Italian footwear line, whose popularity has risen within the past few years, offers a colorful collection of classic and fashionable sneakers in its first U.S. shop. E19




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Porsche Design C0L6 71 24 Madison Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.308.1786; 465 W. Broadway, btw Prince & W. Houston sts., 212.475.0747, porsche-design .com. The sturdy yet sleek collection of products includes stylish apparel for men and women, durable luggage, high-tech phones and sporty timepieces. The newer SoHo shop is the brandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest locale in the world. F12, G19


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Get the service you deserve at a budget you can afford.

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. Shoppers also find a selection of decorative objects and antique and period cuff links. 2 1 I12 Ultimate SpectacleC0L52713 789 Lexington Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.792.8123, ultimatespec The Upper East Side luxury boutique offers quality, comprehensive eye care, along with exclusive collections created by Thom Browne, Anne Et Valentin, Cutler and Gross, and Céline. E12 VerveC0L52713 282 Columbus Ave., btw W. 73rd & W. 74th sts., 212.580.7150; and one other NYC location. A playful assortment of handbags, shoes and jewelry from international lines. I11

Apparel: Men, Women & Children

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Acne0L78413 33 Greene St., at Grand St., 212.334.8345. The Swedish-based line for both men and women offers classically inspired high-end fashion in its 4,000-square-foot flagship. F20 Anthropologie0L78413 1230 Third Ave., at E. 71st St., 212.288.1940; and four other NYC locations. Refined bohemian apparel, accessories, undergarments and jewelry for women, plus fanciful home décor and eclectic beauty products, at this multifloor locale, a former cinema. E11 Bedhead PajamasC0L78413 252 Elizabeth St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.233.4323, bedheadpjs .com. Luxe sleepwear and robes for men, women and children, which have been worn on TV shows, including New Girl and Glee, are designed by Renée Claire with comfort and sleepy style in mind. 1 D19 Beretta Gallery C0L42198 718 Madison Ave., btw E. 63rd & E. 64th sts., 212.319.3235, A tri-level space with an Italian stone façade houses fine sportswear, including safari apparel and equipment, lightweight hunting gear and versatile accessories for travel. F12 Big Drop NYC C0L42191 8 74 Spring St., btw W. Broadway & Thompson St., 212.966.4299. This boutique culls styles from young, hip designers for a decidedly Downtown feel. H20 Black Fleece by Brooks BrothersC0L54213 351 Bleecker St., at W. 10th St., 212.929.2763. Designer Thom Browne is the creative force behind this Brooks Brothers line, which features modern spins on traditional preppy styles. H18 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 Creatures of ComfortC0L3285 205 Mulberry St., btw Kenmare & Spring sts., 212.925.1005. The L.A.-based retailer outfits trendsetters in the


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hippest brands, including United Bamboo, Opening Ceremony and Rachel Comey, as well as its own house line. E20

DieselC0L2614 685 Fifth Ave., at 54th St., 212.755.3555; and five other NYC locations. The brand’s tri-level, 20,000-square-foot flagship store carries more than 700 styles and washes of denim and other items such as shoes, jewelry, fragrances and leather goods. G13 Donna KaranC0L2614 819 Madison Ave., btw E. 68th & E. 69th sts., 212.861.1001. Sleek, modern collections for men and women by the no-nonsense New York-based designer, plus shoes and accessories. Additional services include on-site tailoring, personal shopping and more. F11 Fox’sC0L54213 2234 Broadway, at W. 80th St., 212.362.8409, Brand-name apparel at discount prices for women, as well as activewear, accessories and shoes. J10 J. CrewC0L694871 91 Fifth Ave., btw 16th & 17th sts., 212.255.4848; and two other NYC locations. Preppy staples like crewneck sweaters and button-ups, plus shoes and accessories for men, women and children. F17 MadewellC0L487 115 Fifth Ave., at 19th St., 212.228.5172; and one other NYC location. Stylishly preppy basics for women include lightweight cardigans and jeans from a denim bar, plus shoes, handbags and other accessories. F17 Maison KitsunéC0L487 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-to-

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wear collection for men and women, as well as leather accessories from Want Les Essentiels de la Vie and skin-care items from Aesop. G16

Paul Smith C0L7421 8 42 Greene St., btw Prince & W. Houston sts., 646.613.3060; and one other NYC location. Sophisticated, tailored men’s apparel and accessories include suits with splashy linings, shirts, cuff links, handcrafted eyeglasses, Swiss-made watches and a new loafer released every season. F19 PinkyottoC0L5189 307 E. 9th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.533.4028; and three other NYC locations. In-demand clothing and accessories include lacy skirts; fringed, studded leather clutches; drapey dresses; printed shirtdresses; fitted blazers and cropped jackets. D18 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, such as jackets, vests and coats, for men and women in petite to big and tall sizes. 2 . H16

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Steven AlanC0L316 140 10th Ave., btw W. 18th & W. 19th sts., 646.664.0606; and seven other NYC locations. This chain of boutiques carries its eponymous label: a hip, edgy, tailored line for men and women. J17


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Thomas PinkC0L9742 520 Madison Ave., btw E. 53rd & E. 54th sts., 212.838.1928; and three other NYC locations. Classically tailored shirts and blouses for him and her in a bold palette of colors and patterns, plus merino sweaters, silk ties, scarves, cuff links and other accessories. F13 Tommy BahamaC0L9538 551 Fifth Ave., btw 45th & 46th sts., 212.537.0956. Clothing and apparel with sunny island style, as well as an attached restaurant and bar that carry on the tropical theme influences. 2 G14 Tommy HilfigerC0L9538 681 Fifth Ave., btw 53rd & 54th sts., 212.223.1824; and three other NYC locations. This sprawling international flagship store stocks



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Topshop74019 478 Broadway, at Broome St., 212.966.9555. The popular British chain’s 90,000-square-foot store stocks trendy styles from guest designers as well as its own line of apparel, accessories and footwear. F20 UniqloC0L6913 546 Broadway, btw Spring & Prince sts.; 31 W. 34th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves.; 666 Fifth Ave., at 53rd St., 877.486.4756, Chic, casual basics in bold and vibrant hues, including T-shirts, jeans, coats, sweaters and accessories by the Japanese brand. Free, same-day alterations are also available. E19, G15, G13

Beauty & Personal Care Avignone PharmacyC0L5827 281 Sixth Ave., at Carmine St., 212.989.5568. A wide selection of natural skin and hair products, including organic creams and washes, homeopathic remedies and other eco-friendly personal health goods as well as hard-to-find cosmetic labels. H19 Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S., P.C.C0L58731 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212.682.5180, drlinhart .com. An official dentist of the Miss Universe Organization and winner of the 2010 Concierge Choice Award for Emergency Services, Dr. Linhart specializes in cosmetic and restorative procedures and offers his own Pearlinbrite™ laser tooth whitening. Patients can receive treatments in the Continental Room, a luxurious private suite. Dr. Linhart’s son, Zachary, has just joined his father’s practice with training in general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry. 2 1 0 F14 Jo MaloneC0L582 330 Bleecker St., at Christopher St., 212.242.1454; and two other NYC locations. This 715-square-foot boutique stocks the Londonbased perfumer’s exquisite floral, fruity, citrusy, woodsy and spicy fragrances. H18 L’Occitane en ProvenceC0L5826 180 E. 86th St., btw Third & Lexington aves. 212.722.5141; and 11 other NYC locations. The beauty brand’s latest location offers skincare, bodycare, fragrance and haircare consultations, as well as a Citroën car, which company founder Olivier Baussan used to drive while selling bath products in the markets of Provence. E9 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

Dept. Stores & Shopping Centers Barneys New YorkC0L32496 660 Madison Ave., btw E. 60th & E. 61st sts., 212.826.8900. Luxe couture for men and women from the world’s top designers, plus shoes, accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, fine fragrances and housewares. 2 13 F12 Bergdorf GoodmanC0L32749 754 Fifth Ave., btw 57th & 58th sts., 212.753.7300. Designer labels, accessories and cosmetics, in a setting overlooking The Plaza Hotel and Pulitzer Fountain. 2 13 G12


Bloomingdale’sC0L3294 1000 Third Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.705.2000; 504 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.729.5900, Couture and ready-to-wear fashions, gifts, home décor and accessories. Amenities include a coat/ package check and personal shoppers. International Visitors’ Information: 212.705.2098. 2 13 E12, F20 Century 21C0L31295 1972 Broadway, btw W. 66th & W. 67th sts., 212.518.2121; 22 Cortlandt St., btw Broadway & Church St., 212.227.9092; and two other NYC locations, Shoppers can save up to 65 percent on a selection of designer apparel and accessories for men, women and children, as well as cosmetics, shoes and handbags. 2 1 J11, F22 Loehmann’sC0L358 101 Seventh Ave., btw W. 16th & W. 17th sts., 212.352.0856; 2101 Broadway, btw W. 73rd & W. 74th sts., 212.882.9990, loehmanns .com. Shoppers find deals in designer fashions for women and men reduced 30 to 65 percent off retail. 2 H17, J10 Lord & TaylorC0L395 424 Fifth Ave., btw 38th & 39th sts., 212.391.3344, Ten fashionable floors sprawling with men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, home accents, cosmetics and accessories. 2 13 G15 Macy’s Herald SquareC0L36 Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.695.4400; Event information: 212.494.4495, The world’s largest department store is bursting with designer clothing for men, women and children, luggage, accessories, shoes, furniture and cookware. 2 13 G15 Manhattan MallC0L4187 100 W. 33rd St., at Broadway, 212.465.0500, Shoppers can explore four levels of major retailers, including Sunglass Hut, Victoria’s Secret, Foot Locker Express and Gamestop. 2 1 G15 Saks Fifth AvenueC0L362 611 Fifth Ave., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.753.4000. The landmark store offers a mélange of designer fashions and acessories, plus jewelry, cosmetics and unique editions of designer fragrances. 2 13 G13 Shops at Columbus Circle, TheC0L36 Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.6300, theshopsatcolumbus This high-end retail and dining complex features more than 40 stores, such as the new Moleskine boutique, Aveda, C. Wonder, Papyrus, Sephora and Williams-Sonoma, along with a park-view atrium. 2 1/  3 I12 Shops at the Plaza, TheC0L36 The Plaza Hotel, 1 W. 58th St., Concourse Level, at Fifth Ave., 212.759.3000, In the landmark hotel, a collection of fashion boutiques, salons and jewelry stores that include J.ESTINA, Town & Country Living, Eloise at the Plaza, The Plaza Boutique, Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa and Angelo Galasso, as well as The Plaza Food Halls. 2 1/  3 G12

Electronics, Music & Cameras B&H Photo, Video, Pro AudioC0L79468 420 Ninth Ave., at W. 34th St., 212.444.6615, One-stop shopping for the newest electronic

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J&R Music and Computer WorldC0L37 23 Park Row, btw Beekman & Ann sts., across from City Hall, 212.238.9000; The Cellar at Macy’s Herald Square, Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.494.3748, jr .com. The Downtown location is a block-long compound housing the best in audio, music, computers and high-tech appliances, plus housewares, musical instruments and a Mac boutique. 2 1 F22, G15 Sony StyleC0L372 550 Madison Ave., btw E. 55th & E. 56th sts., 212.833.8800. Computers, televisions, home audio systems and other electronics from Sony in this interactive, high-tech store. 2 1 F13 VertuC0L3296 703 Madison Ave., btw E. 62nd & E. 63rd sts., 212.371.8701. This luxury mobile phone maker uses quality materials such as sapphire crystals, jeweled bearings and exotic leather in its phones, which are individually constructed in England. F12

Gifts & Home Lalique BoutiqueC0L78961 609 Madison Ave., at E. 58th St.; 133 Fifth Ave., at 20th St., 212.355.6550. The flagship on Madison showcases delicate frosted crystal, jewelry, perfume, decorative pieces and tabletop items, while the recently opened Lalique Maison is a furniture and interior design showroom (by appointment only). F12, F17


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Lladró BoutiqueC0L513 500 Madison Ave., at E. 52nd St., 800.785.3490, From Valencia, Madrid and other locations come heirloom-quality Spanish porcelain figurines, objets d’art and home décor items. F13 M&M’s World New YorkC0L4791 1600 Broadway, btw W. 48th & W. 49th sts., 212.295.3850. T-shirts, drinkware, candy dispensers, plus special holiday selections at this M&M’s outpost. 1 H13

Mendel Goldberg FabricsC0L5143 72 Hester St., btw Allen & Orchard sts., 212.925.9110. Known for its focus on high-quality European fabrics appropriate for evening wear. F12 MoMA Design StoreC0L5143 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9700; and two other NYC locations. Kitchenware, housewares and jewelry selected by the discerning eyes of the Museum of Modern Art’s curatorial staff. E20 Starbright Floral DesignC0L321 150 W. 28th St., Studio 201, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 800.520.8999, Over 500 types of

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Top Hat C0L73952245 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


Treasure & BondC0L73952 350 W. Broadway, btw Grand & Broome sts., 646.669.9049. This Nordstromowned, two-story concept store offers home goods, books and accessories, as well as clothing for men, women and children. All store earnings are donated to charitable organizations. F21 Zarin FabricsC0L79482 314 Grand St., btw Orchard & Allen sts., 212.925.6112, Founded in 1936, and still family-owned and operated, Zarin showcases thousands of bolts of fine fabrics by leading manufacturers at affordable prices. D20

Jewelry, Crystal & Silver Agas + Tamar0L351 250 Mott St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.941.7979. Jewelry inspired by nature and history includes natural gemstones nestled in thick gold rings and precious metal earrings that resemble ancient coins. E19 Catbird 219 Bedford Ave., btw N. 4th & N. 5th sts., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.599.3457. This quaint and cozy jewelry shop boasts local designers such as Digby & Iona, Old Hollywood and Katrina LePenne. David Yurman 712 Madison Ave., btw E. 63rd & E. 64th sts., 212.752.4255. The iconic jewelerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s flagship displays bangles, bracelets, necklaces and rings adorned with colorful gemstones, as well as watches, a bridal collection and jewelry and accessories for children and babies. F12 Global Gold and SilverC0L351 7 W. 45th St., Ste. 1200, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 800.680.9757, globalgold A customer-serviceoriented Midtown destination that purchases clientsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; unwanted gold, silver and diamonds. G14 Harry WinstonC0L351 718 Fifth Ave., at 56th St., 800.988.4110. Regularly spotted on the wrists, ears and necks of celebrities on the red carpet, this jewelerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pieces, such as watches and engagement rings, have attained an iconic status for their classic sophistication. G13 Little King JewelryC0L41628 177 Lafayette St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.260.6140, littlekingjew Designer duo Michael Regan and Jennifer Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Sullivan create vintage-inspired jewelry, belt buckles and cuff links that are handmade from eco-friendly materials. The East Village shop is also a popular choice among soon-to-be brides. 2 . E20



Maurice Badler Fine JewelryC0L134 485 Park Ave., btw E. 58th & E. 59th sts., 800.622.3537, badler .com. New and exclusive competitively priced fashions from leading jewelry designers such as Robert Coin, Pandora, Bez Ambar, Di Massima and others. F12

Swarovski C625 0L41389 Madison Ave., btw E. 58th & E. 59th sts., 212.308.1710; and nine other NYC locations. Austrian crystal collectibles, plus jewelry, key rings, watches, sunglasses and other accessories. F12 Swarovski Crystallized C0L41389499 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.966.3322. Crystallized designer jewelryâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;necklaces, rings, earrings, as well as a vast selection of loose crystalsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;fills the glass cases at this concept boutique. F20 TourneauC0L341 510 Madison Ave., btw E. 52nd & E 53rd sts., 212.758.5830; 12 E. 57th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.758.7300, tourneau .com. The worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest authorized purveyor of fine timepieces offers more than 100 brands and 8,000-plus styles from top international watchmakers. F13, F12 Wempe JewelersC0L3415 700 Fifth Ave., at 55th St., 212.397.9000, Fifth Avenueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s only official Rolex dealer also carries other prestigious brands such as Jaeger-LeCoultre, Patek Philippe, Chopard and Baume & Mercier, plus a line of jewelry that includes 18-karat gold earrings, brilliant-cut diamond rings, silver charms, pearl necklaces, classic cameos and precious gemstones. 2 G13

Premium Outlets & Malls Liberty Village Premium OutletsC0L4165 1 Church St., at Rte. 202, Flemington, N.J., 908.782.8550. Designer outlets line this village-style shopping center, featuring such stores as Brooks Brothers Factory Store, J. Crew and Michael Kors. 2 13 Tanger OutletsC0L4165 200 Tanger Mall Dr., at Kroemer Ave., Riverhead, N.Y., 631.369.2732. More than 165 brand-name manufacturer and designer outlet storesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;ranging from C. Wonder to Kate Spade New York to Banana Republic Factory Storeâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;offer apparel, accessories, footwear, home furnishings, jewelry and more.

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Salons & Spas Graceful Services & Graceful SpaC0L3581 Graceful Spa, 205 W. 14th St., 2nd fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.675.5145; 240 E. 56th St., Ste. 2W, btw Second & Third aves., 212.755.5589; Graceful Services, 1095 Second Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 57th & E. 58th sts., 212.593.9904, Traditional Chinese and Thai, plus prenatal massage, stretching, reflexology, four-hand massage, sport massage, immunity boosting and circulation-stimulating treatments, body scrubs, facials and more. h17, e13, E12 Great Jones SpaC0L3951 29 Great Jones St., btw Bowery & Lafayette St., 212.505.3185, greatjon A full-service holistic spa offering luxurious treatmentsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;such as a coconut sugar glow and lemon verbena body polishâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;beside an indoor waterfall, in hot tubs or the chakra-light steam room. 0 E19

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Special Services Catalyst Luxury LifestyleC0L49571 26 Court St., Ste. 2611, btw Montague & Remsen sts., Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, 718.222.8900. Luxury concierge services, providing high-end services to a high-end clientele. A23 Inner Healing CenterC09L185 30 Central Park So., Ste. 1A, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.682.6765. Spiritual psychics are available to advise clients, specializing in tarot card, crystal ball, crystal rock and tea leaf readings. G15 New Age Mystical WorldC09L185 21 E. 62nd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.319.8600. A clairvoyant life counselor, offering guidance for a positive present and future, along with consultations about soulmates, through readings and tarot cards. F12 Suites at Silver Towers, TheC0L69518 606 W. 42nd St., 3rd fl., btw 11th & 12th aves., 212.695.3400, These furnished one-bedroom, two-bedroom and studio apartmentsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;which come with valet and housekeeping services, a 24-hour concierge, swimming pool and childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s play spaceâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;are available for short-term rentals. 2 1 K14

Sports Apparel & Equipment NBAC0L371 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. 2 1 G13 Reebok Fit HubC0L42 420 Fifth Ave., at 37th St., 212.395.9614. The sportswear brandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s concept store offers its signature fitness apparel and equipment, as well as expert advice on nutrition and exercise. F15 Toga Bike ShopC0L5183 110 West End Ave., at W. 65th St., 212.799.9625; and two other NYC locations. New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s oldest and largest bike shop offers mountain, road, triathlon and hybrid bicycles, as well as an assortment of accessories, helmets and clothing. 2 J12

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, this flagship emporium offers accessories, matching doll-and-girl clothing, a complete line of books, a tea salon and a variety of programs. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 G13 FAO Schwarz03816 767 Fifth Ave., at 58th St., 212.644.9400. Home of the famous â&#x20AC;&#x153;BIG Piano,â&#x20AC;? the toy emporium delights with stuffed animals, a huge second-floor LEGO section and numerous interactive areas, including The Muppet Whatnot G17 workshop. 2 1 â&#x20AC;&#x160;

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 and party favors for children of all ages, selected from more than 600 brand-name distributors. 2 1 G17, F14 kidrobotC0L4862 118 Prince St., btw Greene & Wooster sts., 212.966.6688. Limited-edition art, toys and figurines, as well as apparel emblazoned with quirky, colorful characters and logos. 2 1 G19 Make Meaning 1501 Third Ave., btw E. 84th & E. 85th sts., 212.744.0011; and 329 Columbus Ave., btw W. 75th & W. 76th sts., 212.362.0350. There is fun for the whole family at this arts-and-crafts locale, which lets you create candles, ceramics and jewelryâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;or even decorate cakes. 2 1 E9, I10 Scholastic Store, The 557 Broadway, btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.6166. Located in SoHo, this fun-friendly shop offers books, toys, videos, games, Wii and more. Plus meet â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;nâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; greets with childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s favorite storybook characters. F19




Vintage Apparel & Accessories A Second ChanceC0L6239 1109-1111 Lexington Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.744.6041; 155 Prince St., at W. Broadway, 212.673.6155, The upscale consignment shop carries a large selection of gently used designer handbags and accessories from such brands as Louis Vuitton. E10, G19 Beaconâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ClosetC0L427 10 W. 13th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 917.261.4683; and two other NYC locations. These stores specialize in buying, selling and trading vintage clothing. G18 ColletteC0L427 1298 Madison Ave., btw E. 92nd & E. 93rd sts., 212.348.9800. The consignment store features womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s apparel and more from top designers, such as Manolo Blahnik and Gucci. F8 Roundabout New & Resale CoutureC0L72 115 Mercer St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.966.9166; 31 E. 72nd St., at Madison Ave., 646.755.8009, Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing and accessories from such revered design houses as Ralph Lauren fill these tastefully appointed boutiques. F20, F11 Second Time AroundC0L72 2624 Broadway, at W. 99th St., 212.666.3500; and eight other NYC locations. This national consignment boutique offers upscale designer finds at an affordable price. J7 Tokio 7 83 E. 7th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.353.8443. This consignment boutique stocks a refreshing inventory of styles, from classic vintage to funky designs, by both high-end labels, such as Prada and Yohji Yamamoto, and local East Village designers. D18

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above, left: “Blue flag 3,” 1966, by alex katz, part of The pop object: the still life tradition in pop art, thru may 24. | acquavella galleries, p. 50 above, right: orly genger displays her recent works, including a cast-iron rope sculpture, “untitled,” may 2-jun. 15. | larissa goldston gallery, p. 50 far left: “shino,” 2011, a silkscreen on clothing and foam, by aiko hachisuka. | eleven rivington, p. 50 left: spencer finch’s mixedmedia installation “following nature,” 2013. | james cohan gallery, p. 50

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


Antiques Stores & Centers Adrianna ShamarisC0L953 261 Spring St., btw Hudson & Varick sts., 212.388.9898. Furniture and accessories made from reclaimed or petrified wood. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-6 p.m. and by appointment. F19 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


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 and fine art to fill his gallery. By appointment. H17

Argosy Book StoreC0L38 116 E. 59th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.753.4455. Antiquarian and out-of-print books, antique maps and historical autographs. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F12

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 and tables to paintings and statues to trunks and dressers. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. F18

Baxter & LiebchenC0L9421 33 Jay St., at Plymouth St., DUMBO, Brooklyn, 718.797.0630. Twentiethcentury furniture and housewares, such as solid teak coffee tables, welded metal wall art, oak nightstands, copper desk lamps and decorative ceramic pieces. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m. A22

Photos: alex katz, “blue flag 3,” 1966. collection of richard and dana kirshenbaum. photo by ellen labenski, courtesy the pace gallery, art © alex katz / licensed by vaga, new york, ny; orly genger, “untitled,” 2012, courtesy larissa goldston / photo: photo315; aiko hachisuka, “shino” - silkscreen on clothing and foam, courtesy of eleven rivington, ny; spencer finch, “following nature,” 2013, © the artist / courtesy james cohan gallery, new york and shanghai

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Doyle & Doyle 189 Orchard St., btw Stanton & E. Houston sts., 212.677.9991. Antique, estate and fine jewelryâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;engagement rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, cuff linksâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;artfully displayed. Tues-Wed, Fri 1-7 p.m., Thurs 1-8 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-7 p.m. D19


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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 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. E13 Leah Gordon The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Gallery 18, at E. 55th St., 212.872.1422, Fine gold and silver antique and estate jewelry from 1800 to 1950, American art pottery and early-20th-century design objects, including pieces by Georg Jensen, William Spratling and Bulgari and ceramics by Jean Lurcat. Mon-Fri 16 p.m. 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

R 20th Century DesignC0L4187 82 Franklin St., btw Franklin Pl. & Church St., 212.343.7979. Home dĂŠcor 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 worksâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;including wood-block prints, netsuke, hanging scrolls, prints, sculptures and lacquer boxesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;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

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Phoenix Ancient Art S.A.C0L4157 47 E. 66th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.288.7518. Fine antiquities from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Byzantium, Greece and the Roman Empire. Mon-Sat 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. F11


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dealers on four expansive floors 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

ARt GAlleRIes Acquavella GalleriesC0L41853 18 E. 79th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.734.6300. nineteenthand 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, Headquarters of Passport to the arts: new york city art auction & Gallery walk (may 4), 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 kirk reinert. may 18-Jun. 18: Tom Everhart: Rollin With the Homies. tues-sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m., sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 F20 Akira Ikeda GalleryC0L41853 17 Cornelia St., btw W. 4th & Bleecker sts., 212.366.5449. with outposts in tokyo and Berlin, this gallery represents some 40 national, european and Japanese artists. By appointment. G19 Ameringer McEnery YoheC0L94821 525 W. 22nd St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.445.0051. Postwar, contemporary and emerging artists—including oliver arms, norman Bluhm, morris Louis, al Held, wolf kahn and thomas Burke—exhibit paintings, drawings, sculptures and more. tues-sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 Ana Tzarev GalleryC0L37 24 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.586.9800. colorful paintings depict the namesake croatian-born artist’s travels through asia, africa and the Pacific. special exhibitions highlight photography and works on paper by other international artists in an effort to raise cultural awareness. 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. wed-sat noon-6 p.m. and by appointment. e12 CFM GalleryC0L37 236 W. 27th St., 4th fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.966.3864. modern and contemporary works by salvador Dalí, Leonor Fini, aleksandra nowak, michael Parkes, Frederick Hart, Felicien rops, ailene Fields and others, plus fine jewelry. tues-sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 1 F20


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art & antiques Forum GalleryC0L318 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 GalleryC0L382 702 Ninth Ave., at W. 48th St., 212.262.2756, an environment for artists living and working with mental illness to exhibit their creations, which range from watercolors to photography. represented artists include arturo sitjar, Deborah standard, robin taylor and Dick Lubinsky. thru may 8: Wings: A Group Show. tues-sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., sun 1-5 p.m. 2 1 . I14

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Hasted Kraeutler C0L465 537 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.627.0006, a contemporary art gallery committed to the representation of established artists—working in all mediums—from around the world. may 2-Jun. 22: Paolo Ventura. tues-sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. J16 James Cohan GalleryC0L716 533 W. 26th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.714.9500. also situated in shanghai, this contemporary gallery displays paintings, sculptures, videos and photography by new and established artists. tues-sat 10 a.m.6 p.m. J16 JeanMarie GalleryC0L716 Miriam Rigler, 220 E. 60th St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.486.8150. Fine original oil paintings and Lucite sculptures by internationally recognized artists, such as yolande ardissone, Guy Dessapt and more, at this intimate upper east side gallery. call for hours. e13

Eden Fine ArtC0L4513 437 Madison Ave., at E. 50th St., 212.888.0177. specializing in israeli and international art, this tel aviv-based gallery focuses on colorful works that are spiritually uplifting. Daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m. F13

Joshua Liner GalleryC0L716 548 W. 28th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.244.7415. many of the artists represented here—David ellis, cleon Peterson, ian Francis, tat ito, tiffany Bozic, tomokazu matsuyama, tony curanaj, oliver Vernon, shawn Barber, kris kuksi, stephen Powers and Pema rinzin—are influenced by graphic design, asian pop culture and comic art. tues-sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 1 J16

Eleven Rivington0513 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

Larissa Goldston GalleryC0L716 530 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves, 212.206.7887. the temporary home of this presently relocating gallery, where painter amy Vogel and watercolorist whitney Van nes are two of the 17 contemporary artists represented. tues-sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. H16

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Marlborough GalleryC0L7945 40 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.541.4900. Represents such American and international artists as glassblower Dale Chihuly and sculptor Beverly Pepper. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. G13; and one other NYC location.


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Michael Rosenfeld GalleryC0L7945 100 11th Ave., btw W. 19th & W. 20th sts., 212.247.0082. 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 Porter ContemporaryC0L7945 548 W. 28th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.696.7432. Steps from the High Line, this gallery showcases emerging and established artists such as Catherine Tafur and Jeff Huntington. Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Tues-Wed by appointment. J16 Rehs Galleries, Inc.C0L7945 5 E. 57th St., 8th fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.355.5710. Specializing in artists exhibited at the Paris Salon and Londonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Royal Academy from 1850 to 1920, including Julien DuprĂŠ. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. 2 1 F13 RH Gallery0528139 137 Duane St., btw Varick & Church sts., 646.490.6355. Founded in 2010, this bi-level gallery features contemporary works by artists such as Wolfgang Ellenrieder and Shayok Mukhopadhyay. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun-Mon by appointment. G21

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Broadway AnnC0L4613— (1 hr., 55 mins.) Vivian Beaumont Theater, Lincoln Center, 150 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.239.6200, theannrichards The new bioplay, written by and starring Holland Taylor, explores the eventful life and times of Texas Governor Ann Richards. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $75-$125. 2/  0 I12


AnnieC0L456— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, btw W. 46th & W. 47th sts., 877.250.2929, Little Orphan Annie, her dog Sandy, the notorious Miss Hannigan and kindhearted “Daddy” Warbucks return to the Great White Way in a new production of the 1977 Tony Award-winning musical. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $49-$160.50. 2 1/  0 H14

Assembled Parties, TheC0L4871— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Manhattan Theatre Club, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. Richard Greenberg’s world-premiere family comedy/drama opens in 1980 with a traditional holiday dinner and ends 20 years later on the uncertain eve of the new millennium; Judith Light and Jessica Hecht star. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m.; $67-$120. 2/  0 H14

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Big Knife, TheC0L4187â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 25 mins.) American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.719.1300. Bobby Cannavale stars in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Clifford Odetsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; exposĂŠ of Hollywood and the studio system in the 1940s. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m.; $42-$127. Runs thru Jun. 2. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14

Breakfast at Tiffanyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sC0L48721â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Closed (2 hrs., 10 mins.) Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200. Holly Golightly leaps from the pages of Truman Capoteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s novella onto the Broadway stage in playwright Richard Greenbergâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s adaptation, set in New York in 1943. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $37-$132. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14

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Book of Mormon, TheC0L7218â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Eugene Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. An outrageous Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of Comedy Centralâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s South Park 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/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H13





ChicagoC0L342â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (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, Tony Awardwinning musical revival. Mon, Tues, Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun 2:30 & 7 p.m.; $69-$146.50. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H13

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CinderellaC0L43182â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, at W. 53rd St., 212.239.6200, The Broadway premiere of Rodgers & Hammersteinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 1957 TV musical, with a new book by Douglas Carter Beane and starring Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana . 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/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H13

Jekyll & HydeC0L4261â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs.) Marquis Theatre, W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, The 1997 spectacle, with music by Frank Wildhorn and book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, is revived with American Idol Constantine Maroulis in the title role(s); Grammy nominee Deborah Cox co-stars. Mon, Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $55-$155. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14 Jersey BoysC0L341â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200,


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Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue MengersC0L4251â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (1 hr., 30 mins., no intermission) Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. Bette Midler returns to Broadway after a 30-year absence in John Loganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s one-woman play about the legendary Hollywood agent and hostess. Mon-Tues 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $82-$142. Runs thru Jun. 30. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14


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American Museum of Natural History Expeditions 800.462.8687, amnhexpedi Explore beyond the halls of the museum. Destinations/schedules/prices vary. 2 1 0 i10 | Big Apple Greeter 1 Centre St., 212.669.8159, bigapplegreeter .org. Thousands of visitors have seen the Big Apple through the eyes of a native New Yorker. | Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Pier 83, 12th Ave., at W. 42nd St., 212.563.3200. Day and night tours around the island of Manhattan. 2 1 0 K14 | CitySights NY Visitor Center: 234 W. 42nd St. (Madame Tussauds Lobby), btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.812.2700, Daily double-decker bus tours. 1 K15 | Citysightseeing Cruises New York Pier 78, 455 12th Ave., at W. 38th St., 212.445.7599, Daily cruises include the 60-minute Downtown Cruise ($18 adults, $14 children 7-11), 90-minute Midtown Cruise ($28 adults, $17 children 3-11) and 90-minute Twilight Cruise ($28 adults, $17 children 3-11). 1 K15 | Gray Line New York Sightseeing Visitors Center: 777 Eighth Ave., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts., 212.445.0848, 800.669.0051, graylinenewyork .com. Climate-controlled, double-decker buses tour the city. 2 1 I13, I14, I14 | Joyce Gold History Tours of New York For meeting places, call 212.242.5762. History professor Joyce Gold leads two-hour walking tours (rain or shine) through some of the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most fascinating neighborhoods. Highlights: May 1 & 19: The High Line Park Elevates the City; May 5 & 26: Civil War in Manhattan; May 18: Harlem History Walk; May 24: Fifth Avenue Gold Coast. Tours at 1 p.m.; $18 per person, $15 seniors (62+); no reservations necessary. 8 | Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Pier 6, at South & Broad sts., 1.800.542.9933, 212.967.6464. 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 | Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy Tours Visitor Center, 400 Grand St., at Clinton St., 212.374.4100. Three-hour insider walking tours showcase synagogues and neighborhoods of Jewish

The story of 1960s group The Four Seasons is set to a score composed of their greatest hits. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $47-$147. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H13

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 are stylish enough for a woman, but strong enough for a drag queen in the new musical with a score by Cyndi Lauper. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $57-$137. 2/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 megahit features revolutionary puppetry, vibrant costumes and melodious songs by Elton John and

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historic significance. Highlights: May 5: Jewish Heritage Festival; May 12: Heroines of the Lower East Side; May 26: Jewish Upper West Side. Tours at 10:45 a.m./prices vary. 8 . | Municipal Art Society of New York Tours Themed walking tours explore the history and cultural life of city neighborhoods. Highlight: The Official MTA Metro-North Grand Central Terminal Tour celebrates the centennial of the Beaux Arts railway terminus with a 75-minute tour of the facility. Daily at 12:30 p.m. $20 adults, $15 seniors/students/ children under 10 and military. Meet at the ticket window marked GCT Tours in the Main Concourse. 1 | New York Water Taxi Pier 17, South Street Seaport, btw Fulton & South sts., 212.742.1969, Visitors can choose from a one-hour Statue of Liberty Express tour (daily), a Statue by Night tour (daily) 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., 800.745.3000. Visitors tour the Art Deco concert hall and meet a Rockette. Daily 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; $19.95 adults, $15 seniors/children 12 and under. (A combo ticket can be purchased for both the Music Hall Stage Door Tour and Lincoln Centerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Guided Tour, $27.75 adults, $17.25 children.) G13 | Spirit Cruises Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, W. 23rd St. & the West Side Hwy., 866.483.3866. Dining, dancing, entertainment and views of the skyline while cruising New York Harbor and the Hudson and East rivers. Times/prices vary. 2/ 3 K17 | Statue Cruises 17 State St., 201.604.2800. Daily cruises in New York Harbor. 1 8 F24 | Sugartooth Tours sugartoothtours .com. Sweets lovers can take a guided Cupcake Crawl Across Manhattan via foot and public transportation. Wed-Sun 2 p.m.; $50 includes six tastings. 1 3 | United Nations First Ave., at E. 46th St., 212.963.8687. Guided and audio tours Mon-Fri 9:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; audio tours only Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m.; $16 adults, $11 seniors/students, $9 children 5-12. 1 â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 K14 | World Yacht Pier 81, W. 41st St., at 12th Ave., on the Hudson River, 212.630.8100, Diners sail around the city on luxury boats on dinner cruises. Times/prices vary./ 35 8 . K14



Lucky GuyC0L48571â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs.) Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, Tom Hanks stars as real-life journalist Mike McAlary in Nora Ephronâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s play, set in 1980s New York. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $82-$142. Runs thru Jun. 13. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14 MacbethC0L427â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 1 (1 hr., 45 mins., no intermission) Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 243 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. Alan Cumming assumes every role in this one-man rendition of the Shakespearean tragedy. Mon-Tues, Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $69.50-$135. Runs thru Jun. 30. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14






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entertainment Neighborhood Information 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. Free maps, guidebooks, brochures. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 E20 | City Hall Information Center Broadway, at Barclay St., 212.484.1222. History-themed 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. Information on national parks. 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 (main concourse) or sidewalk info carts for free maps, brochures and info. Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free neighborhood tour Fri 12:30 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. 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. Information on local dining, sightseeing, 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. Attractions, Metrocards. 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, 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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Mamma Mia! C0L346â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, at W. 50th St., 212.239.6200, On a Greek isle on the eve of her wedding, a bride hopes to uncover her fatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s identity in this musical set to a score of Swedish pop group ABBAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hits. Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.; $70-$138. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H13

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Matilda The MusicalC0L64871â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 40 mins.) Shubert Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, matildathemusical .com. The toast of Londonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s West End, about a well-read schoolgirl who locks horns with her tyrannical headmistress, crosses the pond. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $32-$147. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14 Motown: The MusicalC0L4871 Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, The

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Nance, TheC0L4871â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200. Douglas Carter Beaneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new play, starring Nathan Lane as a burlesque headliner, throws the spotlight on gay life in 1930s New York. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $37-$122. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14 NewsiesC0L51729â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Nederlander Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.870.2717, The real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899 is the basis for Disney Theatrical Productionsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; newest musical, with Tony Award-winning choreography and a score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman. Mon-Wed 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $93-$125. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H15 Nice Work If You Can Get ItC0L5173â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 40 mins.) Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, nicework A playboy (Matthew Broderick) meets a female bootlegger (Jessie Mueller) on the eve of his wedding in this Prohibition-era musical with a vintage score by George and Ira Gershwin. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $46.50-$136.50. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14 OnceC0L51â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 4 (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The international hit movie transitions to the stage, with its Dublin-set love story and Oscar-winning score intact. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $60-$157. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14 OrphansC0L48791â&#x20AC;&#x201D;1 hr., 50 mins.) Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. The hand-to-mouth existence of two orphaned brothers (a petty thief and his younger, simple-minded sibling) changes when the eldest kidnaps a rich older man, played by Alec Baldwin. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $67-$132. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14





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The Rascals: Once Upon a DreamC0L4281 Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929. The 1960s band reunites in this multimedia blast from the past. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 5 p.m.; $27-$137. Runs thru May 5. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14


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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 first Broadway revival of the 1972 musical about a princeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s search for the meaning of life. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2:30 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $59-$142. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14


Phantom of the Opera, TheC0L348â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, thephan Andrew Lloyd Webberâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s long-running musical tells the tragic story of a disfigured man, who imprisons a soprano beneath the Paris Opera House. Mon 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.; $27-$137. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H14


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Spider-Man Turn Off the DarkC0L261— 35 (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Foxwoods Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 877.250.2929, spiderman The superhero is the star of his own Broadway musical. Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed 1:30 p.m., Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $49.50-$147.50. 2 1/  0 H14 Testament of Mary, TheC0L4812— (1 hr., 30 mins., no intermission) Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. Fiona Shaw stars in Colm Toíbín’s one-woman play, in which Mary, the mother of Jesus, comes to terms with her son’s crucifixion. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $50-$135.50. Runs thru Jun. 16. 2/  0 H13 Shubert Theatre 225 W.44th St. ™ 212-239-6200 ™ Groups 10+ call 877-536-3437

Trip to Bountiful, TheC0L4813— (2 hrs.) Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200. In the revival of Horton Foote’s drama, Cicely Tyson stars as an elderly woman who seeks to escape her present and recapture her past. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $37-$142. Runs thru Jul. 7. 2/  0 H14 Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeC0L42915— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) John Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200. Chekhov inspired the characters and themes in Christopher Durang’s new comedy of manners set in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and starring David Hyde Pierce and Sigourney Weaver. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $60-$130. 2/  0 H14 WickedC0L346— (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, The musical tale about popular Glinda and greenskinned Elphaba follows the paths they take in the years before Dorothy’s arrival in the land of Oz. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $56.25-$156.25. 2 1/  0 I13

Off Broadway & Beyond Avenue QC0L23186— (2 hrs., 15 mins.) New World Stages, Stage 3, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, This raucous musical for adults is about flawed humans and quirky puppets who deal with love, work, sexual identity and one twentysomething’s postcollege journey to find his purpose in life. Mon, Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7:30 p.m.; $72.50-$92.50. 2/  3 0 I13 Blue Man GroupC0L345— (1 hr., 45 mins.) Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St. & Astor Pl., 800.982.2787, Three bald blue-painted beings employ high-energy music, painting, comedy and pantomime—as well as willing audience members—in this mesmerizing performance piece that is in its 21st year Off-Broadway. Now with new material. Schedule varies; $85-$99. 2 1 F18


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My Name Is Asher LevC0L4732â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (1 hr., 30 mins., no intermission) Westside Theatre Upstairs, 407 W. 43rd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.239.6200. A young boy, whose passion is to become an artist, comes into conflict with his tradition-bound family and Brooklyn Jewish community. Adapted for the stage by Aaron Posner from Chaim Potokâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s novel. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $85. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 I14 Peter and the StarcatcherC0L5182â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 15 mins.) New World Stages, Stage 1, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, peterandthe Drawing inspiration from the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, the play imagines the early life of J.M. Barrieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Peter Pan. Mon & Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $72.50-$92.50. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 I13 Signature TheatreC0L52137 Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.244.7529, Signature Theatre presents productions in its permanent home, a state-of-the-art, Frank Gehry-designed multistage venue. Thru Jun. 9: Old Hats, created and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner. Times vary; $75. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 0 J14 Silence! The MusicalC0L5146â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (1 hr., 30 mins., no intermission) Elektra Theatre, 669 Eighth Ave., btw W. 42nd & W. 43rd sts., 212.352.3101. New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most unlikely musical is a raucous, adults-only unauthorized parody of the Academy Awardwinning film The Silence of the Lambs. Sat 2 & 7 p.m., Sun 5 p.m.; $25-$79. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 I14 StompC0L35217â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (1 hr., 40 mins.) Orpheum Theatre, 126 Second Ave., btw E. 7th St. & St. Marks Pl., 800.982.2787, In this performance art experience, garbage cans, buckets and a sink are used to make percussive music. Tues-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 5:30 p.m.; $48-$78. 1 E18

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Jazz WBGO-FM (88.3) Latin WPAT-FM (93.1), WSKQ-FM (97.9) National Public Radio WFUV-FM (90.7),

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News WCBS-AM (880), WINS-AM (1010),

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Talley’s FollyC0L421— (1 hr., 30 mins., no intermission) Laura Pels Theatre, Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, 111 W. 46th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.719.1300. A Jewish immigrant and the daughter of a small-town WASP family fall in love in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Lanford Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Tues-Sat 7:30 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m. $71-$81. Runs thru May 12. 2/  0 H14

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Central ParkC0L358 W. 59th to W. 110th sts., btw Fifth Ave. & Central Park West, 888.697.2757. Manhattan’s expansive urban oasis encompasses 840 lush acres and includes such iconic locations as the Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Fountain, Harlem Meer and Strawberry Fields, plus a carousel and lake. Information center: 65th St., midpark, 212.794.6564. 2 13 8 G12-I16 Chelsea PiersC0L3485 W. 23rd St., at the Hudson River, 212.336.6666. The largest rock climbing wall in the Northeast, a driving range, gymnastics center, Olympic-size swimming pool, 40-lane bowling alley and more comprise this 30-acre multisport complex. 2 13 0 K17 Empire State BuildingC0L3487 350 Fifth Ave., btw 33rd & 34th sts., 212.736.3100, Magnificent 360-degree views of NYC from the 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories. At night, the top-tier LED lights commemorate holidays and noteworthy events. A virtual thrill tour, New York Skyride, is on the 2nd fl. (separate admission). Daily 8 a.m.-2 a.m.; $25 adults, $22 seniors, $19 children ages 6-12, under 5 free. 2 1 4 8 0 G15 High Line, TheC0L5681 Gansevoort to W. 30th sts., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.500.6035. The mile-long elevated park and public promenade offers a spectacular view of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline, fixed and movable seating, perennial-filled gardens and public art displays. Open daily 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; Free. 1/  3 8 J15-J18


Luna ParkC0L6789 1000 Surf Ave., btw W. 12th St. & Henderson Walk, Coney Island, Brooklyn, 718.373.5862. Attractions at this seaside amusement park include the Cyclone roller coaster, go-karting, interactive games and live entertainment. Fri & Sat noon-8 p.m. (Additional hours: May 25 & 26: 11 a.m.-midnight, May 27: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., May 28-31: noon-8 p.m.). Admission to the park is free, with rides requiring a ticketed entry. 13 8 0 Madame Tussauds New YorkC0L352 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 3 . 0 H14 free. 2 1  

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South Street SeaportC0L5781 Fulton St., at South St., on the East River, 212.732.7678. A 12-block historic district with water views, shopping, dining, bars, entertainment, events and a museum. 2 13 5 8 0 D22 Top of the Rock™ Observation DeckC0L4315 30 Rockefeller Plz., W. 50th St., 67th-70th fls., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.698.2000,

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Bars/Lounges Bar at the NoMad Hotel, TheC0L4235 The NoMad Hotel, 1170 Broadway, at W. 28th St., 212.796.1500. Carved wooden elephants support shelf after shelf of bottles at this warm and inviting hotel watering hole revered and honored for its classic cocktails. 2013 James Beard Foundation Award Nominee for Outstanding Bar Program. AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 . G16 Brandy LibraryC0L5834 25 N. Moore St., at Varick St., 212.226.5545. A phonebook-thick cocktail menu caters to even the most discerning drinker. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 . G20 Broadway LoungeC0L65217 New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 8th fl., btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.704.8834. The blazing lights of Times Square provide nonstop entertainment, while small plates (tacos, sliders, wings) and signature New York-centric mixed drinks, such as the Uptown Manhattan and Bowery Double Cross, keep the party going before or after a Broadway show. AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 . H14 Brooklyn Oenology Winery Tasting RoomC0L423 209 Wythe Ave., btw N. 3rd & N. 4th sts., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.599.1259. Regional New York State wines can be tasted by the glass or flight, with bottles available for purchase to go, at this convivial Brooklyn watering hole. AE, MC, V; $./â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 AA18

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Death & Co.C0L5837 433 E. 6th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.388.0882. This bar celebrates the art of the cocktail and the end of Prohibition with serious mixologists preparing creative libations. AE, MC, V; $ 3 D18 Houston HallC0L42831 222 W. Houston St., btw Sixth Ave. & Varick St., 212.675.9323. Local draft beers (small, medium and extra large) and craft liquors take pride of place in this large, no-nonsense brick-walled beer garden housed in a former garage across the street from the multiscreen Film Forum. AE, D, MC, V; $/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 G19


LIFT Mixology Bar at EVRC0L49231 54 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.997.3900. Classic cocktails share the menu with molecular upstarts at this mezzanine lounge serving small plates. AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 . G15 Pegu ClubC0L5981 77 W. Houston St., 2nd fl., btw Wooster St. & W. Broadway, 212.473.7348. Mixologist Audrey Saunders concocts such drinks as The Old Cuban (a champagne mojito) at this hip SoHo lounge. AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 F19 R Lounge at Two Times SquareC0L5178 Renaissance New York Hotel, 714 Seventh Ave., at W. 48th St., The lights of Times Square illuminate this comfy and plush aerie, where specialty cocktails pack a Latin zing, as in Cuban Society (Bacardi Razz, Galliano liqueur, | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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Rum HouseC0L47231 Edison Hotel, 228 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 646.490.6924. The retro Times Square bar entertains with live piano music and classic cocktails and, of course, rum concoctions, such as the Tortuga and Dark & Stormy. AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  3 5 . H14 Shanty, TheC0L5179 79 Richardson St., btw Leonard & Lorimer sts., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.878.3579. Gin and rye are distilled in-house and mixed into New York-centric libations, including The Acerbic Mrs. Parker (Dorothy Parker gin, lemon, hibiscus syrup) and The Lonesome Hero (rye, Becherovka, Combier cherry liqueur,   orange bitters, lemon twist). AE, MC, V; $/  Spot SoHo, TheC0L423 Trump SoHo New York, 246 Spring St., btw Sixth Ave. & Varick St., 212.842.5500. The intimate, stone-walled lounge is so tiny (and exclusive), admission is by reservation only (email AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  5 . G20 Ward IIIC0L41632 111 Reade St., at West Broadway, 212.240.9194. What’s your fancy? Vodka or gin, sweet or savory, crisp or full, ginger or clove? Tell the bartender your taste, and he’ll custom-create a cocktail for you. AE, MC, V; $$/  3 . G21

Cabaret, Supper & comedy Clubs Café CarlyleC0L354 The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel New York, 35 E. 76th St., at Madison Ave., 212.744.1600. One of the swankiest cabarets in town. Highlights: Thru May 4: Paul Williams; May 7-18: Steve Tyrell; May 21-Jun. 8: Lea Salonga. Every Mon thru Jun. 17: Woody Allen and the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band. Times/music charge vary. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  3 5 F10 Carolines on BroadwayC0L35 1626 Broadway, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.757.4100. Top comedians and up-and-coming talents appear nightly at this legendary club. Highlights: May 2-5: Donnell Rawlings; May 9-12: Damon Wayans Jr.; May 16-19: Anthony Jeselink; May 24-26: Tracy Morgan. Times/prices vary; Cover charge, drink minimum. AE, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 H13 54 BelowC0L5213 254 W. 54th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.468.7619, New York’s newest nightclub features up to three shows nightly, starring some of the city’s best and brightest theatrical talents. Highlights: Thru May 4: Barbara Cook; May 9, 15-18: Rebecca Luker; May 20-25: Laura Benanti; May 28-Jun. 1: Doc Severinsen & Jonathan Tunick. Times vary. Cover charge $30-$70, food & drink minimum. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 H13

Concerts & Dance American Ballet TheatreC0L4137 Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.362.6000. The spring season includes full-evening classics, such as Romeo and Juliet and Onegin, and repertory favorites, including “Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes” and “Symphony in C.” Mon-Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.; $20-$135. May 13-Jul.6. 2 1/  3 0 I12


Apollo TheaterC0L3564 253 W. 125th St., btw Adam Clayton Powell Jr. & Frederick Douglass blvds., 212.531.5305. World-famous performance venue, where luminaries, including Billie Holiday, Michael Jackson, James Brown and Stevie Wonder, got their start. Every Wed at 7:30 p.m.: Amateur Night, the talent competition now in its 79th year. Prices vary. 2/  H4 Barclays CenterC0L452 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000. Top names in entertainment and sports perform at this new, all-purpose venue in Brooklyn. Highlights: May 4-5: Rihanna; May 18: The Killers. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 AA23 Beacon TheatreC0L9427 2124 Broadway, at W. 74th St., 866.858.0008. Known for its flawless acoustics, this historic theater features pop and rock performances. Highlights: May 2: Super WHY! Live; May 3: Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite; May 4: Big Apple Comedy Jam; May 14: Iron & Wine. May 15: Raphael; May 16-18: Joe Bonamassa; May 20-26: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 J11 Carnegie HallC0L356 W. 57th St., at Seventh Ave., 212.247.7800., Legendary concert hall with world-renowned acoustics is in its 121st season. Highlights: May 1: Richard Goode, piano; May 3: Evgeny Kissin, piano; May 4: Vienna: Window to Modernity with Renée Fleming, soprano; Jeremy Denk, piano; Emerson String Quartet; Paul Neubauer, viola; and Colin Carr, cello; May 5: Maurizio Pollini, piano; May 6: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; May 7: Albany Symphony; May 8: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; May 9-10: Detroit Symphony Orchestra; May 11: National Symphony Orchestra; May 16: Yuja Wang, piano; May 17: The Philadelphia Orchestra; May 19: The Met Orchestra; May 20: New York premiere of Kenneth Frazelle’s Songs in the Rearview Mirror with Kathryn Findlen, mezzo-soprano, and Richard Masters, piano; May 23: Ensemble ACJW. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 H13 Dance Africa 2013C0L93125 BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave., btw St. Felix St. & Ashland Pl., Brooklyn, 718.636.4100. The first festival in the United States dedicated to African dance, music and movement celebrates its 36th anniversary with performances by companies from both the U.S. and Africa. May 19, 26-27 at 3 p.m., May 24 at 7:30 p.m., May 25 at 2 & 7:30 p.m.; $20-$50. May 19-27. 2/  3 5 0 Distinguished Concerts International New YorkC0L5163 Carnegie Hall, W. 57th St., at Seventh Ave., 212.247.7800; Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.721.6500, Leading musicians perform in top venues. Highlights: May 21 at 8 p.m. at Carnegie Hall: Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Super Band with special guest David Sanborn; May 27 at 7 p.m. at Avery Fisher Hall: “Requiems for the Brave”: Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International perform Mark Hayes’ Requiem and The Gettysburg Address, plus Duruflé’s Requiem. Prices vary. 2/  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

Travel, Tickets & Transportation AirTrain 888.397.4636 (Newark); 877.535.2478 (JFK). The 8.1-mile light rail system connects JFK and Newark airports to mass transit. | Amtrak Penn Station, Eighth Ave. at W. 31st St., 800.872.7245, Daily trains to major national cities. I16 | Carmel 212.666.6666, Car service to airports and around town. | Continental Guest Services 800.299.8587, 212.944.8910, Tickets for Broadway shows, concerts, sporting events, attractions, museums, airport shuttles, tours, restaurants and more. | GO Airlink NYC 212.812.9000, Visitors enjoy 24/7, door-to-door rides via shuttles and private luxury vans to and from Manhattan and JFK, Newark and LaGuardia airports. | Grand Central Terminal Park Ave., at E. 42nd St. Subways and commuter trains arrive/depart in this Beaux Arts transport hub, which celebrates its centennial in 2013: Metro-North Railroad 212.532.4900; NYC Transit Subway Info. 718.330.1234. 2/  3 0 F14 | New Jersey Travel & Tourism Log on for free travel guides and information on the Garden State. 1 | New York CityPASS 888.330.5008, Six attractions (American Museum of Natural History, choice of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum or Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Empire State Building, choice of Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise or Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island) at great savings. Ticket booklets from any U.S. travel agent, online or at participating attractions are good for nine days from first use. $106 adults, $79 children ages 6-17. 1 | New York Water Taxi 866.985.2542,

troupes. Highlights: Thru May 5: Stephen Petronio Company; May 7-12: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet; May 14-26: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago; May 29-Jun. 2: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana. Times/prices vary. 2 H17

Metropolitan OperaC0L3572 Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.362.6000, The world-famous opera company concludes its 2012-2013 season this month. Highlights: May 1: Rigoletto; May 2, 11 (mat): Götterdämmerung; May 3, 7, 10: Giulio Cesare; May 4 (mat), 9, 11: Dialogues des Carmelites; May 4: Das Rheingold; May 6: Die Walküre; May 8: Siegfried. Times/ prices vary. 2/  3 0 I12 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 spring season features works from the repertoire, both classic and new. Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $20-$155. Thru Jun. 9. 2 1/  3 0 I12 New York City CenterC0L9428 131 W. 55th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.581.1212. Theater, dance and music. Highlights: May 8-12: Encores!: On Your Toes. May 30-Jun. 2: John Malkovich as Giacomo Casanova in The Giacomo Variations. Times/prices vary. 2/  0 H13

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4/10/13 7:09:37 PM Commuter service btw piers in Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. Times/ 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. | 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 ® 52-15 11th St., Long Island City, Queens, 800.258.3826. 24-hr. airport transfers, including Long Island and Islip airports, in vans/cars. Reservations required. | TKTS Father Duffy Square, Broadway & W. 47th St. H14; 1 MetroTech Center, at the corner of Jay St. & Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn A23. Discount ticket booths for Broadway/Off-Broadway shows, offering up to 50 percent off. The Father Duffy Square TKTS booth also sells full-price tickets for future as well as same-day performances of shows that are not available at a discount. Father Duffy Square: For same-day evening shows: Mon, Thurs-Fri 3-8 p.m., Tues 2-8 p.m.; for same-day matinee and evening performances: Wed & Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Brooklyn: For same-day evening or next-day matinee shows: Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Radio City Music HallC0L357 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St., 866.858.0008. World-famous entertainers have thrilled audiences at this Art Deco landmark since 1932. Highlight: May 4: Alejandro Sanz. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 G13

Dance Clubs Canal RoomC0L4156 285 W. Broadway, at Canal St., 212.941.8100. Top bands and DJs entertain. Every Fri: Saved by the ’90s, a party with The Bayside Tigers; Every Sat: Back to the Eighties dance party and show. Times/prices vary./  . F20


LQC0L9624 511 Lexington Ave., btw E. 47th & E. 48th sts., 212.593.7575. Revelers at this mega dance club, whose initials stand for Latin Quarter, groove to salsa and reggaeton while enjoying decadent cocktails from the bar. Wed, Fri-Sat 10 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 3 5 . E13 Marquee New YorkC0L4231 289 10th Ave., btw W. 26th & W. 27th sts., 646.473.0202. The dance palace boasts 30-foot ceilings, an LED wall and half-a-million-dollars worth of state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment. Wed-Sat 11 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, MC, V; $$/  5 J16 PachaC0L3154 618 W. 46th St., btw 11th & 12th aves., 212.209.7500. This giant, four-level New York branch of the world-famous Ibiza club features a | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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Jazz Clubs B.B. King Blues Club & GrillC0L35 237 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.997.4144. A sizzling club named for the legendary musician. Highlights: May 3: Melanie; May 4: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers; May 7: Coco Montoya; May 8: Alexander Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neal; May 10: Currensy; May 17: Sheila E.; May 18: Rusted Root; May 22: Dwele; May 24-25: Ramin Karimloo. Times/cover charge vary. AE, D, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 H14 BirdlandC0L9214 315 W. 44th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.581.3080, Famous and new jazz musicians at the â&#x20AC;&#x153;jazz corner of the world.â&#x20AC;? Highlights: Thru May 4: Steve Kuhn, Buster Williams & Joey Baron; May 7-11: Monty Alexander Harlem Kingston Express; May 14-18: Bossabrasil featuring Dori Caymmi with special guest Joyce; May 21-25: Jane Monheit; May 28-Jun. 1: Eliane Elias. Sets Mon 7 p.m., Tues-Sun 8:30 & 11 p.m., unless otherwise noted; Dinner nightly 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Music charges vary, $10 food or drink minimum. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 I14 Blue NoteC0L315 131 W. 3rd St., btw MacDougal St. & Sixth Ave., 212.475.8592. A legendary jazz lounge. Highlights: Thru May 5: Michel Camilo; May 7-12: Take 6; May 17-19: Will Calhoun Trio; May 21-26: The Duke Ellington Orchestra; May 28-Jun. 2: Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band. Times/cover charge vary. AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 G18 Dizzyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Club Coca-ColaC0L357 Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway, at W. 60th St., 5th fl., 212.258.9595, Hot jazz, sweeping views and a full menu in an intimate room overlooking Central Park. Highlights: May 2-5: Ann Hampton Callaway Trio; May 7-12: Juilliard Jazz Orchestra; May 13-14: Claire Martin; May 15: Edsel Gomez; May 16: Elio Villafranca: The Music of Chick Corea; May 17-18: Marcus Roberts Solo / Alfredo Rodriguez Trio; May 21-Jun. 2: Bill Charlap Trio. Sets Sun-Thurs 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., Fri & Sat 7:30, 9:30 & 11:30 p.m.; Cover charges $10-$45, $10 minimum. Dinner served nightly. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 I12 Village VanguardC0L3562 178 Seventh Ave. So., btw Perry & W. 11th sts., 212.255.4037. A popular Greenwich Village jazzeteria for 75 years. Highlights: Thru May 5: Bill McHenry Quartet; May 6-12: Bill Frisellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Beautiful Dreamers; May 14-19: Miguel Zenon Quartet; May 21-26: Barry Harris Trio; May 28-Jun. 2: Joe Lovano Nonet. Every Mon: Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. Times/cover charge vary. MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 H18

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Above: Andy Warhol’s “Eva

Above, Right: “River Rouge:

Mudocci (After Munch)” is a

crown victoria” is among

highlight of Munch/Warhol

approximately 100 works in

and the Multiple Image, thru

Subliming Vessel: the drawings

Jul. 27. | Scandinavia House, P. 68 left: tribal earrings in Fiercely modern:

of matthew barney, May 10-Sept. 2. | The Morgan library & Museum, p. 67 Right: The Impressionist Line

Art of the Naga

from Degas to Toulouse-

warrior, Thru

Lautrec includes Pierre-

Sept. 16. |

Auguste Renoir’s “Pinning the

Rubin Museum

Hat,” on view Thru jun. 16.

of Art, P. 68

| The Frick Collection, P. 67

Please call ahead to confirm museum hours, exhibitions and dates; all information is correct at press time, but is subject to change. 4 New York CityPASS (1-888-330-5008,, save on tickets for six top sights. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair accessible; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 3 food; 5 live music (call for days/time); 8 outdoor; private room or event space; 0 merchandise. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/ numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 88-90). For more information, browse the Museums section of


American Folk Art MuseumC0L36 2 Lincoln Square, Columbus Ave., btw W. 65th & W. 66th sts., 212.595.9533. The museum is known for its exhibits of Americana. Tues-Sat noon-7:30 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m.; Free. 2 13 5 . 0 I12

than 32 million artifacts and specimens. Thru May 28: The Butterfly Conservatory; Thru Aug. 11: Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture; Thru Jan. 5, 2014: Whales: Giants of the Deep. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; Suggested $19 adults, $14.50 seniors/students (with ID), $10.50 ages 2-12. 2 1 4 3 . 0 I10

American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L365 Central Park W., at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100, Guests explore halls filled with more

Brooklyn Children’s MuseumC0L4137 145 Brooklyn Ave., at St. Marks Ave., Crown Heights, Brooklyn, 718.735.4400. Hands-on, interactive exhibits and

Cultural Centers & Museums


programs encourage learning and family togetherness. 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. 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. Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., first Sat of

Photos: Andy Warhol(1928-1987), “Eva MudoccI (after munch),” 1984, © 2013 The Andy Warhol foundation for the visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS, ny); Matthew Barney, “River Rouge: crown victoria,” 2011, © Matthew Barney/courtesy Gladstone Gallery, new york and brussels; Earrings: Longkhai, Assam, India, goat hair, fiber, (Konyak-Naga), collection Christoph Fürer-Haimendorf, 1937; Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), “Pinning the Hat,” 1898, lithograph © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

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Cloisters Museums and Gardens, TheC0L368 Fort Tryon Park, 99 Margaret Corbin Dr., at Fort Washington Ave., 212.923.3700. Housed in a custom-built monasterylike building, this arm of the Metropolitan Museum of Art features medieval European art and architecture, including the famed Unicorn Tapestries. Tues-Sun 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors, $12 students, under 12 free with adult.

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Drawing Center, TheC0L4375 35 Wooster St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.2166. A not-forprofit institution that showcases exhibitions 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 free. 2 1 . 0 G20 El Museo del BarrioC0L7491 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 8 0 G7 Fraunces Tavern MuseumC0L4918 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.425.1778. 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 6-18/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.; $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students, Sun 11 a.m.-1 p.m. pay what you wish; Under 10 not admitted. 2 5 . 0 G11 Grey Art GalleryC0L9517 New York University, 100 Washington Sq. E., at University & Waverly pls., 212.998.6780. Rotating exhibitions examine historical and social aspects of the human experience. Tues, Thurs-Fri 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Suggested $3, free to NYU students/faculty/staff. 2 F18 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 spiraling landmark celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009. Thru May 8: Gutai: Splendid Playground; Thru May 22: No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia; Thru May 27: The Hugo Boss Prize 2013: Danh Vo. 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, TheC0L4157 421 Seventh Ave., btw W. 33rd & W. 34th sts., 212.244.3633. Exhibits of personal belongings and tricks of the trade, such as his “unthinkable handcuffs,” elucidate the life and career of Harry Houdini, magician and vaudeville performer. The museum also hosts magic shows and lectures. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 0 H15 International Center of PhotographyC0L437 1133 Sixth Ave., at W. 43rd St., 212.857.0000. More than 100,000 original photographs from such artists as David Seidner, Justine Kurland, Louise Lawler, Barbara Bloom, John Wood and Edward Steichen are in the permanent collection of this museum and school. Tues-Wed & Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs-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 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space MuseumC0L4673 Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072. The famed aircraft carrier, a national historic landmark, features historic aircraft, multimedia presentations, interactive exhibits and flight simulators, the guided missile submarine USS Growler submarine and the British Airways Concorde. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; General admission: $24 adults, $20 seniors/ college students, $19 ages 7-17, $17 veterans, $12 ages 3-6, free under 3, retired military and active duty. 2 13 8 . 0 K14 Japan SocietyC0L4378 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 . H12 Jewish Museum, The0L4378 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St., 212.423.3200. A noted repository of paintings, sculpture, drawings, films, Judaica, theater performances, concerts and special exhibitions exploring 4,000 years of Jewish culture. Sat-Tues 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; $12 adults, $10 seniors (65+), $7.50 students (with ID), under 12 and Sat free. 2 13 0 G8 Louis Armstrong House Museum C0L147 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, TheC0L4316 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710. Renowned for its extensive collection of American, medieval, Oriental, Oceanic and ancient decorative art, plus the Costume Institute and galleries of 19th- and 20th-century European paintings and sculpture. Recently renovated galleries display thousands of Islamic works. Tues-Thurs & Sun 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors, $12 students (with ID), under 12 with adult free. 2 1 4/  3 5 8 0 G9

MoMa PS1C0L39618 22-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., Long Island City, Queens, 718.784.2084. Experimental, conceptual art and unconventional installations, as well as performance and music programming. Thurs-Mon noon-6 p.m.; Suggested $10 adults, $5 seniors/students, MoMA ticket holders free. 2/  3 5 8 0 BB13 Morgan Library & Museum, TheC0L473 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008. 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.; $15 adults, $10 seniors/ students/ages 13-15, under 13 with adult and Fri 7-9 p.m. free. 2 1/  3 5 0 F15 Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden C0L414 7 21 E. 61st St., btw York & First aves., 212.838.6878. Eighteenth- and 19th-century American decorative arts and artifacts, ranging from paintings, ceramics and furnishings to letters, maps and kitchen equipment, are housed in a 1799 stone carriage house. Tues-Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; $8 adults, $7 seniors/students, children under 12 free. 1 0 D12 Museum at Eldridge StreetC0L94587 12 Eldridge St., btw Canal & Division sts., 212.219.0888. Museum exhibits and tours of the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a fully restored national landmark that was built in 1887. Tours depart every half hour: Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; $10 adults, $8 seniors/students, $6 ages 5-18, under 5 and Mon free. 2 1 . D20 Museum at FIT, TheC0L5316 Seventh Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.217.4558. Fashion is celebrated through public programs and exhibitions of contemporary and historic clothing, avant-garde accessories, textiles and other visual materials. Tues-Fri noon-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 H16 Museum of Chinese in AmericaC0L457 215 Centre St., btw Howard & Grand sts., 212.619.4785. The culture, history and struggles of Chinese people in the United States are presented through exhibits, films and performances. Tues & Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; $7 adults, $4 seniors (65+)/students (with ID), under 12 and Thurs free. 2 1 F20 Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the HolocaustC0L1594 Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl., btw West St. & First Pl., 646.437.4202, Created in 1997 as a memorial to Holocaust victims. Thru Summer: Hava Nagila: A Song for the People; May 21-Spring 2014: Against the Odds: American Jews & The Rescue of Europe’s Refugees, 1933-1941. Sun-Tues & Thurs 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Wed 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students, under 12 and Wed 4-8 p.m. free. 13 8 . 0 F23 Museum of Modern Art, TheC0L7136 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, WedThurs, Sat-Sun 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri 10:30 | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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Photos: Andy Warhol(1928-1987), “Eva MudoccI (after munch),” 1984, © 2013 The Andy Warhol foundation for the visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS, ny); Matthew Barney, “River Rouge: crown victoria,” 2011, © Matthew Barney/courtesy Gladstone Gallery, new york and brussels; Earrings: Longkhai, Assam, India, goat hair, fiber, (Konyak-Naga), collection Christoph Fürer-Haimendorf, 1937; Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), “Pinning the Hat,” 1898, lithograph © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

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Museum of MotherhoodC0L4158 401 E. 84th St., btw York & First aves., 212.452.9816. A communitybased arts, media and social change museum centered on the experience of motherhood presents exhibits that range from art and sculpture to more abstract, academic subjects. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m.; Suggested $15 adults, $12 students, $13 seniors, $5 children. 2 1 0 D9 Museum of the City of New YorkC0L5914 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St., 212.534.1672. The city is on display in more than 1 million paintings, photographs, costumes, toys and other artifacts. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Suggested $20 families, $10 adults, $6 seniors/students, under 12 free. 2 1 . 0 F7

New York Public LibraryC0L572 Fifth Ave. & 42nd St., 917.275.6975. The humanities and social sciences branch of the city’s library system shows art, literary and photography exhibitions in its landmark Beaux Arts Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Mon, Thurs-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tues-Wed 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 F14 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, tours and workshops 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

Museum of the Moving ImageC0L52914 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 exhibitions, programs and the nation’s largest permanent collection of moving-image artifacts. Tues-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat-Sun 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; $12 adults, $9 seniors/students, $6 ages 3-18, under 3 and Fri 4-8 p.m. free. 2 13 . 0 AA10

Neue Galerie New YorkC0L59143 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/students, first Fri of each month 6-8 p.m., free; under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, under 12 not admitted. 2 3 . 0 G9 New Museum C0L784 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 artists. Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; $14 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students, under 19 and Thurs 7-9 p.m. free. 2 3 5 0 D20 New York City Fire MuseumC0L5914 278 Spring St., btw Hudson & Varick sts., 212.691.1303. Artwork and objects honoring New York’s fire department. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $8 adults, $5 seniors/ students/children, under 2 and members of service free. 2 1 . 0 G20


Rose Center for Earth and Space/ American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L362 Central Park W., enter on W. 81st St., 212.769.5200, Home to the Hayden Planetarium Space Theater, Scales of the Universe Walkway and Cullman Hall of the Universe. Space Show: Journey to the Stars, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., first Fri of the month 10 a.m.-8:45 p.m.; Suggested $19 adults, $14.50 seniors/students, $10.50 children 2-12; Museum and space show: $25 adults, $19 seniors/students, $14.50 ages 2-12. 2 1 0 I10 Rubin Museum of ArtC0L4957 150 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000. Paintings, books, artifacts and more from the Himalayas and the surrounding regions, including Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Mongolia. Mon & Thurs 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 students/seniors (65+), children under 13, Fri 6-10 p.m. and seniors (65+) first Mon of the month free. 2 13 0 H17 Scandinavia HouseC0L74 58 Park Ave., btw E. 37th & E. 38th sts., 212.779.3587. Visitors discover the Nordic countries through both modern and classic exhibits, films, lectures and events. Tues-Sat noon-6 p.m.; Free. Admission prices to exhibits may vary. 2 13 5 0 F15

National Academy Museum & School of Fine ArtsC0L4827 1083 Fifth Ave., btw 89th & 90th sts., 212.369.4880. Founded in 1825, this museum boasts one of the largest collections of 19th- and 20th-century American art in the United States. Current academicians include Christo and Cindy Sherman. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $12 adults, $7 seniors/students, under 12 free. 2 1 G9 National Museum of MathematicsC0L4271 11 E. 26th St., at Fifth Ave., 212.542.0566. Boasting a status as the only math museum in the nation, this 20,000-square-foot space invites the mathematically challenged and math whizzes alike to participate in more than 40 interactive exhibits, possibly proving once and for all that math can be fun. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 adults, $9 children. 2 1 0 G16

programs 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

Punk Rocker sid vicious, who never met a t-shirt that didn’t look (and feel) better than when it was artfully ripped to shreds, figures prominently in the exhibition punk: chaos to couture, opening May 9. | the metropolitan museum of art, P. 67

New-York Historical Society Museum & LibraryC0L9316 170 Central Park W., at Richard Gilder Way (W. 77th St.), 212.873.3400. This landmark institution devoted to local history houses photographs, 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.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/educators, $10 students, $5 ages 5-13, under 4 free. 2 13 0 I10 9/11 Tribute CenterC0L3642 120 Liberty St., btw Greenwich St. & Trinity Pl., 866.737.1184, Recovered objects and narratives by family members of victims memorialize, while offering 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.; $15 adults, $10 seniors/students/military, children under 12 free. 2 1 0 G22 Paley Center for Media, TheC0L47 25 W. 52nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.621.6800. The former Museum of Television and Radio focuses on the social impact of media technology, as well as the collection and preservation of TV and radio

South Street Seaport MuseumC0L59614 South Street Seaport, 12 Fulton St., btw Front & South sts., 917.492.3379. A nautical glimpse into 18th- and 19th-century port life through 16 galleries featuring photographs, video displays and historic artifacts. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10 general admission, $6 seniors/students, children under 9 free. 2 1 . 0 E22 Tenement MuseumC0L316 108 Orchard St., btw Delancey & Broome sts., 212.982.8420. Between 1836 and 1935, over 7,000 immigrants found shelter in this apartment building, which now offers exhibits and tours. Accessible via guided tours only (tour times vary). Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; $22 adults, $17 seniors (65+)/students, under 5 free. 1 . 0 D20 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, Yves Tanguy and Willem de Kooning. Wed-Thurs, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 1-9 p.m.; $18 adults, $14 seniors/students (with ID) and adults 19-25, under 18 free, Fri 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 3 . 0 F10

Monuments & Statues African Burial Ground National MonumentC0L364 290 Broadway, btw Reade St. & Federal Plz., 212.637.2019. A poignant memorial to enslaved and free African-Americans buried in an unmarked cemetery during the 17th and 18th centuries. Visitor center open Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Monument open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 1 8 F21

Photo: sid vicious, 1977, courtesy of the metropolitan museum of art, photograph © dennis morris

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American Merchant Mariners’ MemorialC0L1694 Battery Park, Pier A, on the Hudson River, 212.344.3491. Sculptor Marisol Escobar was commissioned to create the bronze memorial to honor the victims of a merchant marine vessel that was attacked by Nazis in World War II, as well as lost American mariners throughout history. Daily dawn-dusk; Free. 8 F23 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 General Grant National MemorialC0L365 122 Riverside Dr., at W. 122nd St., 212.666.1640. The imposing, granite-and-marble neoclassical mausoleum is the final resting place of Ulysses S. Grant, commander of the victorious Union army in the Civil War and 18th president of the United States. Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 1 K4 National September 11 MemorialC0L415879 1 Albany St., at Greenwich St., 212.266.5200, 911memorial .org. Two massive pools and 30-foot cascading waterfalls are set within the footprints of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001. The names of the almost 3,000 victims, who lost their lives on 9/11, as well as in the World Trade Center bombing on Feb. 26, 1993, are inscribed on bronze parapets surrounding the pools. Daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Free visitor passes are required. 2 1 8 G22 New York City Police MemorialC0L367 Battery Park, Liberty St., at South End Ave., 212.344.3491. Mayor Fiorello La Guardia commissioned the Police Memorial Fund Committee to finance the creation of a police memorial in 1939, which was designed by Italian sculptor Attilio Piccirilli and modeled after Patrolman Martin J. Gillen (20th Precinct) and the mayor’s son, Eric La Guardia. 24/7; Free. 8 E23 Statue of Liberty National MonumentC0L5813 Statue of Liberty: 212.363.3200. At press time, the monument and nearby Ellis Island are closed to the public due to damage incurred during Hurricane Sandy in late-October 2012. Lady Liberty is now slated to reopen on Independence Day, Jul. 4, 2013. Strawberry FieldsC0L41576 Central Park, at W. 71st St. The section of Central Park dedicated to musician and peace activist John Lennon celebrates his vision of world peace. 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

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Dining Restaurants, Cafés, bistros and gastropubs

Written by William Frierson IV; Edited by Lois Levine

left: diners indulge in classic

above: filet mignon, as well as

chinese cuisine while seated in

veal medallions, are among

an elegant art deco space.

the traditionally prepared

| mr. k’s, p. 79

meat dishes at this french eatery. | le périgord, p. 79

seafood dishes, such as

below: a bright dining room

lobster tail, are served

with colorful banquettes

alongside steaks. | vic &

sets the stage for fine italian

Anthony’s steakhouse, p. 73

fare. | san martin, p. 79

Reservations may be hard to get at the hottest restaurants, but last-minute cancellations do occur. Credit cards: American Express (AE), Discover (D), Diners Club (DC), MasterCard (MC), Visa (V). $=inexpensive (average meal under $25), $$=moderate ($25-$50), $$$=expensive ($50-$80), $$$$=luxe ($80+). Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair access; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 9 gay/lesbian; 5 music; 8 outdoor; private room or event space; 0 merchandise; 7 fireplace; jackets (or ties). When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 80-82).


recent openings Alder– C0L94318Modern American 157 Second Ave., bw E. 9th & E. 10th sts., 212.539.1900. Helmed by Chef Wylie Dufresne, this modern, intimate eatery—with 56 seats—serves pub cheese with pistachio-fig brittle; stuffed kumquats with black-sesame parsnips and merguez sausage; and oxtail stew with carrot slaw and fried plantains in a dining room accented with wood and earth tones. Dinner Wed-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  D18



County–American 34 E. 20th St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.677.7771. A reprise 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; oven-roasted beet salad with golden and candy stripe beets, chevre fritters and lemon dressing; and chicken potpie with a cognac cream sauce. Dinner Wed-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  D18

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

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

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Photos: le perigord, filet steak, evan sung; vic & anthony’s steakhouse, lobster tail, courtesy of nic & anthony’s; san martin, dining room, jennifer pagan; frankie & johnnie’s steakhouse, kara brodgesell; utsav, jeffrey gurwin; pera soho, outdoor patio and garden, courtesy of pera soho

below, left: succulent

fresh oysters on the halfshell. | mccoy american bistro, p. 74 middle, left: an elegant décor complements a wide selection of juicy, prime steaks. | frankie & johnnie’s steakhouse, p. 73 bottom, left: lamb can be marinated in spices and grilled in the tandoor, as well as cooked into a variety of traditional and complex indian curries. | utsav, p. 83 top, right: mediterranean eats can be enjoyed alfresco in a patio with romantic burgundy accents. | pera soho, p. 79 right: authentic chicken entrées—as well as veal, steak, lamb and salmon dishes—embody the flavors of italy. | puttanesca, p. 83

The Plaza Food Hall– C0L5763International The Plaza, 1 W. 59th St., Concourse Level, at Fifth Ave., 212.546.5499, Celeb Chef Todd English is among the lineup of purveyors in the expanded European-style hall, along with Luke’s Lobster, Kusmi Tea and Tartinery. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  0 G12 South Gate– C0L348Modern American Jumeirah Essex House, 154 Central Park So., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.484.5120. Chef Kerry Heffernan’s elegant menu includes dishes such as butter-poached lobster with cranberry beans, swordfish with seafood ravioli. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  7 5 . G12

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

Cherry– C0L49A 1 sian/French Dream Downtown Hotel, 355 W. 16th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.929.5800. In a subterranean space adorned with geisha portraits, Chef Andy Choi offers modern Japanese fare with French touches. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  I17 Red Cat, The– C08LN146ewNew American 227 10th Ave., btw W. 23rd & W. 24th sts., 212.242.1122. Seasonal cuisine, such as grilled pork loin with smoked paprika white beans. Lunch Tues-Sat, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/  . I16

Willow Road– C0L94318American 85 10th Ave., btw W. 15th & W. 16th sts., 646.484.6566. Executive Chef Todd MacDonald prepares comfort food fused with global flavors in dishes such as buttermilk fried chicken with jerk spices and beef potpie with seasonal veggies and thyme. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  I4

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

Jing Fong– C0L78415Chinese 20 Elizabeth St., 3rd fl., btw Bayard & Canal sts., 212.964.5256. Servers wheel Hong Kong-style dim sum carts—loaded with crispy shrimp rolls, steamed pork buns, | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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top, left: roasted suckling pig is marinated with sour orange, olive oil, garlic and herbs before being hand-carved. | victor’s café, p. 83 left: small plates can be savored before stunning times square views. | broadway lounge, p. 61 top, right: fine indian cuisine is served amid an illuminated bar and mod décor. | mint, p. 79 right: vegetables are grilled, stuffed into samosas or served as fritters at this southeast asian staple. | darbar, p. 77

fried taro dumplings, beef balls, shrimp dumplings, barbecued spareribs and pan-fried pork dumplings—through the cavernous, colorful banquet hall. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $ 1/  E20

Peking Duck House– C0L4835Chinese 28 Mott St., btw Pell & Worth sts., 212.227.1810; and one other NYC location. The classic roast duck is served with house-made pancakes, green scallions, fresh cucumbers and plum sauce while the crispy shrimp is seasoned with special salt. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $ 1 E21 Red Egg– C0L2C 176 hinese 202 Centre St., btw Hester & Howard sts., 212.966.1123. A sleek dim sum lounge serves updated teahouse fare, including Peking duck sliders and moo shoo pork pancakes. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  E20

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

Boulton & Watt– C0L94318American 5 Ave. A, at E. Houston St., 646.490.6004. Named after the two great minds behind the steam engine, this


establishment serves Scotch eggs with béarnaise sauce, beer-battered cod and organic chicken potpie in a rustic space with industrial décor (aged mechanical parts, bronze busts and exposed brick). Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E14

DBGB Kitchen & Bar– C0L94318French-American 299 Bowery, btw Houston & E. 1st sts., 212.933.5300, Chef Daniel Boulud’s brasserie/tavern offers house-made sausages (lamb and mint merguez with harissa, lemon, spinach and chickpeas), signature burgers (beef patty with pork belly, arugula, tomato-onion compote and Morbier cheese on peppered brioche with cornichons), shellfish platters (steamed Prince Edward Island mussels) and more than 20 draft beers (from IPAs to dark stouts). Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E19 L’Apicio– C0L572Italian 13 E. 1st St., btw Bowery & Second Ave., 212.533.7400. Executive Chef Gabe Thompson’s modern menu—branzino, blackened tuna, arancini, linguini with clams—is served in a sleek, rustic dining room. Dinner nightly; AE, DC,    E19 MC, V; $$$ 2/

Financial District (Southern tip of Manhattan Island)

Atrio– C0L4321Mediterranean Conrad New York, 102 North End Ave., at River Terrace, 212.945.0100. Old-world flavors paired with a contemporary attitude toward style and service. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H22 Cipriani Wall Street– C0L6914I7 talian 55 Wall St., 2nd. fl. btw William & Hanover sts., 212.699.4099, Towering Greek Revival architecture creates an aura of exclusivity as guests sip Bellinis and dine on elegant cuisine, such as roasted rack of veal in jus. Breakfast, lunch, dinner Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . 8 E18 Fraunces Tavern– C0L43A 15 merican 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.968.1776. Founded in 1762, the historic locale where General George Washington bade farewell to his troops features down-home comfort foods—such as bison burgers, shepherd’s pie and pan-roasted pork chops—and 18 beers on tap. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V;    F23 $$$ 2/

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Top, Left: honey-chili glazed salmon filet over vegetable relish is a seafood specialty. | morton’s the steakhouse, p. 79 bottom, left: juicy bacon burgers with crisp french fries can be sampled amid movie memorabilia at this family-friendly establishment. | planet hollywood, p. 83 top, right: diners savor luxurious italian cuisine inside of a restaurant housed within the landmark former national city bank. | ciprini wall street, p. 72 bottom, right: usda prime steaks are dry-aged on the premises, and can be accompanied by savory sides, such as steak fries and onion rings. | Benjamin steakhouse, p. 77 below: american dishes, from salads and seafood to steaks and burgers, are served under photos of jazz legends while live music plays. | garage restaurant & café, p. 74

(East of Sixth Ave., west of Park Ave. So. from 14th to 23rd sts.)

Alison Eighteen– C0L5A 186 merican Nouveau 15 W. 18th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.366.1818, Restaurateur Alison Price Becker’s 7,000-square-foot brasserie and café offers Executive Chef Juan Carlos Landazuri’s French-inflected dishes, such as roast quail with shaved Brussels sprouts and white beans and sautéed foie gras with apple brown butter and hibiscus gastrique. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  5 0 . F17 Mihoko’s 21 Grams– C0L5271French/Japanese 16 W. 22nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.741.0021. Mihoko Kiyokawa’s team of chefs fuse culinary traditions amid Versailles-like opulence. Dinner Tues-Sat; AE, MC, V; $$$$ 2/  . 0  G17 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 star (from

prime strip steak and rib eye to porterhouse-fortwo and filet mignon), while the signature dishes include Kobe beef, maple-glazed quail and au gratin potatoes. Side dishes range from creamed corn and mashed potatoes to wild mushrooms and haricots verts. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  8 . F17

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

EVR– C0L52136New American 54 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.997.3900, Modern small plates—shrimp cocktail with sweet chilies and lime; beef sliders with heirloom tomatoes, lettuce and smoked soy aioli—and classic libations—Negroni (gin, Campari, vermouth, orange peel)—in a 5,000-square-foot space with two bars, a DJ booth and industrial-chic décor. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  . H15 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 and chophouse boasts prime cuts of beef and a raw bar featuring shrimp and lobster cocktail. Complimentary limo rides are offered to and from the restaurant from Midtown. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  7 . G15, H14

IL Punto Ristoriante– C0L94238Italian 507 Ninth Ave., at W. 38th St., 212.244.0088, ilpuntorestaurant .com. A full wine list accompanies Southern Italian specialties—such as lobster ravioli in a pink cognac sauce—in a warm, summery atmosphere. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  8 . I15 Pennsylvania 6– C0L94318American 132 W. 31st St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.727.3666. Classic dishes, from beer-braised short ribs and maple-glazed pork chops with mashed sweet potatoes to monkfish osso buco and lobster rolls, are served in a cavernous 5,500-square-foot space amid oak panel walls, wooden columns, red leather banquettes and dark ceramic tiles. Plus a raw bar and 38-foot-long cocktail bar with lounge seating. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H15 | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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DINING Greenwich Project– C0LA 3749 merican Nouveau 47 W. 8th St., btw Washington Sq. W. & Sixth Ave., 212.253.9333. Inside a town house adorned with lively pop art—with a bar on the ground floor and a full restaurant upstairs—guests savor dishes such as crab salad, diver scallops and lobster cavatelli with ramps and crayfish. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H18

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

A Voce– C0L4165Italian 41 Madison Ave., at E. 26th St., 212.545.8555; and one other NYC location. Seasonal fusion cuisine includes fresh seafood (branzino), pasta (bacon-filled tortellini) and meat dishes (grilled lamb). Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner    8 F16 nightly; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/ La Mar Cebicheria Peruana– C0L49P 21 eruvian 11 Madison Ave., at E. 25th St., 212.612.3388, Chef Gastón Acurio’s haute interpretations of traditional dishes, with an emphasis on seven varieties of ceviche. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  F16 Ristorante Asellina– C0L49I21 talian Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC, 420 Park Ave. So., btw E. 28th & E. 29th sts., 212.317.2908. Modern interpretations of rustic dishes in a sleek space with two bars. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  F16

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

El Toro Blanco– C0L3M 749 exican 257 Sixth Ave., btw W. Houston & Bleecker sts., 212.645.0193. A Southwestern space—complete with cacti, ceramic pottery and woven blankets—where Chef Josh Capon whips up a selection of

Louro– C0L41578American Nouveau 142 W. 10th St., btw Greenwich Ave. & Waverly Pl., 212.206.0606. Chef David Santos’ menu of lobster risotto with Himalayan rice and bouillabaisse foam, and short ribs with potato cakes and carrot puree. Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$/  G18

golden brown, spit-roasted chicken is served with haricots verts, baby carrots and fingerling potatoes. | Alison eighteen, p. 73

pan-Mexican dishes, such as market fish steamed in banana leaf; lobster ceviche with coconut, mango, jicama, habanero and mint; tamales and pulled chicken enchiladas. Lunch dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H19

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 (shallotcrusted filet mignon) 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

McCoy American Bistro– C0L41578Farm-to-Table 89 MacDougal St., at Bleecker St., 212.460.0900. Eric McCue’s seasonal menu—as well as specialties such as Colorado rack of lamb and freshly shucked oysters from the raw bar—are accompanied by craft beers and contemporary cocktails. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1/  5 8 . G19 Onegin– C0L572Russian 391 Sixth Ave., btw Waverly Pl. & Greenwich Ave., 212.924.8001. In a czar-worthy yet modern setting, diners sample extravagant platters of caviar, smoked sturgeon and pork belly. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V;    G18 $$$ 2/ Recette– C0L572Contemporary American 328 W. 12th St., at Greenwich St., 212.414.3000. Divided into a selection of snacks (duck fat fingerlings,

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May 29 – June 1

Soirée in the Park

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 7pm in the Park

Maria Loi Loi

John Fraser Dovetail

Tickets: $150

A cocktail event celebrating Theodore Roosevelt Park, one of New York City’s treasures that surrounds the American Museum of Natural History. With 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Park, this festive occasion will have live music and feature champagne and hors d’oeuvres by chefs John Fraser (Dovetail), Maria Loi (Loi) and Cesare Casella (Salumeria Rosi Parmacotta).

Cesare Casella Salumeria Rosi Parmacotta

Comfort Classics

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 7pm HOST

Travel Channel’s connoisseur of cool, Adam Richman hosts Comfort Classics for a third consecutive year, setting the stage for over forty of $105 the Upper Side’s Tickets: ea. West or 2/$185 most innovative chefs, as they present soul-satisfying classics and new takes on old favorites. It’s a high-energy food-fest buoyed by the rhythm-filled sounds of New York’s premier mix-master, DJ Phresh, with fine wines and cocktails from Palm Bay International Fine Wine & Spirits. Guests will also be entertained by Josh Beckerman, the “Foodie Magician” as well as other surprise entertainment.

Adam Richman

Travel Channel

Best of the West

Saturday, June 1, 2013 HOST

Gail Simmons Top Chef Judge, Food & Wine’s Special Proj. Dir.

Tickets: $105 or 2/$185



Danny Meyer CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group

Randy Garutti CEO, Shake Shack



Tickets: 6pm VIP $250 Gen. Adm. 7pm $135 or 2/$250 Best of the West 2013 showcases seasonal fare by 40 celebrated chefs and restaurateurs. Hosted by Gail Simmons (Top Chef Judge and Food & Wine’s Special Project’s Director), it’s a glamorous night of fine food, wine and spirits, with Honorees Danny Meyer, founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and Randy Garutti, CEO of Shake Shack. Savor sophisticated cuisine under a grand tent buoyed by the mellow sounds of Joe Bataglia and his 17-piece orchestra, “The New York Big Band.” VIP tickets are available for those who want early access to the chefs, food and drinks. VIP guests will also receive a signed copy of Danny Meyer’s book, “Setting the Table”. PLATINUM SPONSORS



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5 Napkin Burger Andy D’Amico 78 Below AG Kitchen Alex Garcia Andanada 141 Manuel Berganza Artie’s Delicatessen Baconery Big Daddy’s Joseph Vaina Bistro Citron Jerry Katzenberger Bodrum Ali Gurman Bomboloni Café Frida Miguel Espinoza Candle Cafe West Angel Ramos & Jorge Pineda Citrus Bar & Grill Louis Lanza Ditch Plains Marc Murphy Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola Brent Sims Gabriela’s Fernando Aquino Gastronomie 491 Rodney Acierto Greenmarket Margaret Hoffman Indie Food & Wine Insomnia Cookies Isabella’s John Lictro Jacob’s Pickles Jacob Hadjigeorgis Josie’s Restaurant Louis Lanza Luke’s Lobster Ben Coniff & Luke Holden Magnolia Bakery Bobbie Lloyd Mamajuana Ricardo Cardona Momofuku Milk Bar Christina Tosi One Cup Two Cupcakes Jessica Echavarria Organic Avenue Pappardella John Ribero Picnic Market & Cafe Jean Luc Kieffer PJ Clarke's Rigoletto Pizzeria Antonio Magsamino Riposo 72 Danny Alotta Sarabeth’s Sarabeth Levine Serafina Upper West Vittorio Assaf Shake Shack Upper West Side Sugar & Plumm Ben Dodaro The Sunburnt Calf Christopher Faulkner Tolani Wine Restaurant Cesare De Chellis Virgil’s Real BBQ Glenn Rolnick Wine & Roses Seth Levine


Alice's Tea Cup Haley Fox & Lauren Fox Atlantic Grill Juan Carlos Ortega Bar Boulud Olivier Quignon Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill Bruce Bromberg & Eric Bromberg Boulud Sud Aaron Chambers Café du Soleil Matthew Tivy Café Luxembourg Alex Asteinza Caffé Storico Jim Burke Café Tallulah Patrick Farrell Calle Ocho Rodney Mitchell Carmine's Glenn Rolnick Casa Pomona Jodi Bernhard ‘Cesca Craig Wallen Corvo Bianco Andrea Cobbe Dovetail John Fraser Ed's Chowder House Ed Brown & Justin Rowe FishTag Michael Psilakis & Stan Matusevich Gabriel's Bar & Restaurant David Lopez Henry's Stephen Lyce Jacques Torres Chocolates Jacques Torres Jean-Georges Jean-Georges Vongerichten Kefi Michael Psilakis Landmarc Marc Murphy La Boite en Bois Gino Barbuti La Silhouette Matthew Tropeano Lincoln Ristorante Jonathan Benno Loi Maria Loi Magnolia Bakery Bobbie Lloyd Nice Matin Andy D'Amico Ocean Grill Theresa Tripodi Picholine Terrance Brennan Porter House New York Michael Lomonaco Red Farm Joe Ng Rosa Mexicano Joe Quintana Salumeria Rosi Parmacotto Cesare Casella Shake Shack Upper West Side Tavern on the Green Katy Sparks The Leopard at des Artistes Vito Gnazzo The Loeb Central Park Boathouse Russell Rosenberg The Smith Glenn Harris The Tangled Vine Brandon Robinson Events Chair: Don Evans

DINING salt cod with fritters with lamb sausage ragĂş) and plates (Berkshire pork belly with rock shrimp), the inventive, yet straightforward menu changes with the season. Dinner Mon-Sat, â&#x20AC;&#x160; â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G18 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/

space, where authentic favorites include cactus burritos and goat-cheese and avocado quesadillas. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE; $ E19

Publicâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L943Global Fusion 210 Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.7011. A vast, multiroom space for Pacific Rim and Aussieinspired cuisine, such as snail-and-oxtail ravioli, cured wild boar and New Zealand venison loin. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. E19

Rosemaryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L572Italian 18 Greenwich Ave., at W. 10th St., 212.647.1818. Fresh, local ingredients are sourced from the on-site rooftop garden and integrated into seasonal dishes in an inviting farmhouse atmosphere. Dinner nightly; AE, D, â&#x20AC;&#x160; â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G18 MC, V; $$ 28/

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

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

Amor Cubanoâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L742C 1 uban 2018 Third Ave., at E. 111th St., 212.996.1220. Ropa vieja (shredded skirt steak served in a plantain chip bowl) and red snapper. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 8 . E6 Patisserie des Ambassadesâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L241A 76 frican 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd., at W. 119th St., 212.666.0078. Moroccan-, Mediterranean- and French-inflected dishes. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 1 8 I5 Red Rooster Harlemâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L13A 7 merican 310 Lenox Ave., btw W. 125th & W. 126th sts., 212.792.9001. Chef/owner Marcus Samuelsson serves refined comfort foods. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 8 . 0 G4

small plates (wonton-wrapped mozzarella), flatbread pizzas, salads and sliders can be enjoyed with a cocktail in a chic lounge setting. | evr, p. 73

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

Breadâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L41395Italian 20 Spring St., btw Elizabeth & Mott sts., 212.334.1015. Cheesy polenta, lasagna Bolognese and 14 varieties of panini. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; D, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 E19 Cafe el Portalâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L413952Mexican 174 Elizabeth St., btw Kenmare & Spring sts., 212.226.4642. Mirrors and old family portraits line the teal walls of this small

CafĂŠ Katjaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5724Austrian/German 79 Orchard St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.9545. Specialties include bratwurst with sauerkraut, marinated herring and beef goulash. Dinner nightly; MC, V; $/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;D19 General, Theâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L49M 1 odern Asian 199 Bowery, at Spring St., 212.271.7101. Top Chef Hung Huynh prepares contemporary dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;such as fried rice with Chinese sausage, shrimp and egg; General Tsoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chicken; crispy beef with chilies, carrots and leeks; ribbons of tuna with Asian pear, avocado and black sesameâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;in a 300-seat space. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;E20 Meatball Shop, Theâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; 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,






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heroes, on a toasted brioche bun or with a variety of sauces in a rustic, homey space. Lunch, dinner daily; $ 1/  D19

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

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



Dos Caminos– C0L4168M 7 exican 675 Hudson St., at W. 14th St., 212.699.2400; and three other NYCCY locations. Guacamoles flavored with mango, papaya and habanero are available alongside CMY classics-with-a-kick, such as soy-lime-marinated K tuna ceviche, roasted plantain empanadas with cotija cheese, Mexican French toast and sea scallops with coconut jasmine rice. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  I17 Spice Market– C0L943Asian 403 W. 13th St., at Ninth Ave., 212.675.2322. Street foods from Vietnam, Thailand and China are given a modern, upscale twist and served family-style in plush dining rooms. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  . I17 Vinatta Project, The– C0L5213I7 nternational 69 Gansevoort St., btw Greenwich & Washington sts., 646.398.9125. Chef Marc Anthony Bynum’s small plates are served in a sleek, industrial space featuring an alcohol-vending machine. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/   J16

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

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


Crave Fishbar– C0L346Seafood 945 Second Ave., at E. 50th St., 646.895.9585. A rustic yet elegant décor and Chef Todd Mitgang’s specialties, such as lump crab with popped jasmine rice, daikon sprouts and pressed-ginger gastrique; pan-roasted prawns with kabocha squash, smoked potatoes, Dutch finger chiles and pumpkin seeds; and roasted monkfish with baby beets, house-cured bacon and horseradish crème fraîche. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  E13 Darbar– C0L49I1 ndian 152 E. 46th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.681.4500, The bi-level restaurant and lounge offers dishes with a trans-ethnic flair, including cilantro-pesto shrimp, tandoori chicken marinated in almond paste, samosas and reshni kebabs. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  . F14 | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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DINING James Beard Foundation Awards 2013 The crème de la crème of the culinary world eagerly await the annual awarding of medals (below) honoring excellence in the restaurant industry. And the NYC nominees are:

ABC Kitchen Outstanding Restaurateur (Phil Suarez). 35 E. 18th St., 212.475.5829 Barbuto Best Chef (Jonathan Waxman). 755 Washington St., 212.924.9700

Del Posto Best Chef (Mark Ladner); Outstanding Pastry Chef (Brooks Headley); 131383_NYCMQ_NY_MAGAZINE_WHERE_2013_F&B_4.625x4.75_F.indd 1

3/28/13 3:21 PM Outstanding Service. 85 10th Ave.,


Dominique Ansel Bakery Outstanding Pastry Chef (Dominique Ansel). 189 Spring St., 212.219.2773 Empellón Cocina Best New Restaurant. 105 First Ave., 212.780.0999

We welcome you to savor MEGU’s Modern Japanese Cuisine in elegant and luxurious surroundings.

Jean Georges Outstanding Restaurateur (Phil Suarez). 1 Central Park West, 212.299.3900 Le Bernardin Outstanding Restaurateur (Maguy Le Coze). 155 W. 51st St., 212.554.1515 Marea Best Chef (Michael White). 240 Central Park So., 212.582.5100 Spotted Pig, The Best Chef (April WD~50 Best Chef (Wylie Dufresne). 50 Clinton St., 212.477.2900

EVENT SPACE | PRIVATE DINING | LOUNGE AVAILABLE MEGU NEW YORK | 62 Thomas St. | btw W. Broadway & Church St. MEGU MIDTOWN | 845 UN Plaza | At Trump World Tower

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Darbar Grill– C0L49I1 ndian 157 E. 55th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.751.4600, Authentic dishes include chicken vindaloo cooked in spicy sauce with potatoes, mint-ginger lamb chops with yogurt and spinach fritters with bean sprouts, onions and chutney. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 /  E13 Four Seasons Restaurant, The– C0L49C 1 ontinental 99 E. 52nd St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.754.9494. A landmark dining spot for

Photo: james beard silver medallion, kent miller studios

Bloomfield). 314 W. 11th St., 212.620.0393

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stargazing, inking important business deals and savoring exquisitely prepared fare, such as Maryland crabmeat cakes and filet of bison with foie gras and black truffles. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ /  6. F13

Harlow– C0L49I1 nternational 111 E. 56th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.935.6600. A global menu with an emphasis on seafood features dishes such as octopus salad with jalapeño vinaigrette, lamb meatballs with mint and pickled red onion, and Scottish salmon with chorizoAsian pear salsa and miso reduction sauce. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  F13 The LCL: Bar & Kitchen– C0L94318American The Westin New York Grand Central, 212 E. 42nd St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.405.4399. A seasonal menu of classic and contemporary comfort food—from organic deviled eggs to flame-grilled burgers—as well as cold-pressed juice cocktails, regionally brewed beers and biodynamic wines are served in a sleek, spartan space. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E14 Le Périgord– C0L49F 1 rench 405 E. 52nd St., btw FDR Dr. & First Ave., 212.755.6244, Founded in 1964, this elegant eatery offers traditional fare, from duck à l’orange and rack of lamb to beef Wellington and coquilles St. Jacques and kidneys in mustard sauce, amid white linen tablecloths and tuxedo-clad servers. Plus, a wine cellar and custom cocktails. Lunch (Mon-Fri), dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  D13

Mint– C0L34I71 ndian 150 E. 50th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.644.8888, Chef Gary Sikka explores Indo-Asian flavors in a menu of lamb (cooked in yogurt-based curry with onions and dried fenugreek seeds), chicken (simmered in creamy sauce with onions, garlic, ginger and cashews) and vegetarian dishes (cauliflower in cashew sauce with basmati rice), as well as tandoor specialties and chutneys. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/ E13

Soho, 54 Thompson St., at Broome St., 646.559.2941. Named for an elegant Istanbul neighborhood, this stylish establishment features traditional and modern mezes (Mediterranean side dishes)—from warm hummus to fresh baked flatbreads to a trio of mini lamb shish kebabs—as well as marinated cuts of grilled meats (cooked on an open-flame grill) and seafood. Live jazz Fri. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat & Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  5 . F14, G20

Morton’s The Steakhouse– C0L41689Steak House 551 Fifth Ave., btw 45th & 46th sts., 212.972.3315. USDA Prime-aged beef in every juicy incarnation—NY strip, porterhouse, tenderloin, filet mignon, rib eye, prime-rib roast, T-bone—as well as an array of succulent seafood dishes, including honey-chili-glazed salmon and baked whole Maine lobster. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly. AE, D, MC, V; $$$$ 2 1/  . F14

Rouge Tomate– C0L642M 1 odern American 10 E. 60th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 646.237.8977. Locally sourced, seasonal and health-oriented culinary offerings, as well as over 200 wines. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  F12

Mr. K’s– C0L41689Chinese 570 Lexington Ave., at E. 51st St., 212.583.1668. Located in a landmark Art Deco building, a luxurious dining room invites patrons to dine on such dishes as poached beef Szechuan, sweet and sour pork, honey-braised pork ribs in a savory soy reduction with bean sprouts, seared medallions of beef with scallion-oyster sauce and basil ginger chicken. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner daily. AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1/  . F13 Pera Mediterranean Brasserie– C0L34E 21 astern Mediterranean 303 Madison Ave., btw E. 41st & E. 42nd sts., 212.878.6301,; Pera

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EVRâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s culinary philosophy is similar to its take on mixologyâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; pairing fresh seasonal ingredients to create a palate-satisfying experience. Celebrity Chef Chris Nirschel prepares his succulent creations daily, which exemplify his Italian/Argentinian family heritage and French culinary education. Try the restaurantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mouthwatering Buffalo Bites and Crispy Chimmichurri Pizzettes. Or, cool off with the one-of-a-kind Lobster Mahi Ceviche. 54 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212-997-3900,

Just a block away from esteemed Carnegie Hall, and known for serving soulful Greek cuisine since 1997, Molyvos takes its guests on a multisensory journey to the Aegean Sea and all of its bounty, via menus by acclaimed Executive Chef Jim Botsacos and the largest all-Greek wine list in the U.S. Highlights include weekend brunch, pre- and post-theatre menus, and group dining and catering. 871 Seventh Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212-582-7500,

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Patsyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, a celebrity favorite since 1944, was Frank Sinatraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s choice when in New York. Generous portions of classic Southern Italian cuisine and a welcoming, familyfriendly atmosphere make the restaurant feel like home. Patsyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s signature award-winning marinara sauces and authentic artisanal pasta are available at Patsyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in New York and Atlantic City, and at better grocers nationwide. 236 W. 56th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212-247-3491,

:S>{`WU]`R Featuring classic French cuisine in midtown Manhattan, The New York Times calls Le PĂŠrigord â&#x20AC;&#x153;a French restaurant the way French restaurants used to be.â&#x20AC;? The elegant setting includes exemplary service from waitstaff in tuxedos. 405 E. 52 St., at First Ave., 212-755-6244,

;35C Dine at MEGU and savor the varied flavors of modern Japanese cuisine. MEGU will delight with flawlessly prepared dishes to please every palate. The staff looks forward to seeing you. For reservations, call 212-964-7777. 62 Thomas St., btw W. Broadway & Church St.; 845 United Nations Plaza, E. 47th St. & First Ave.,

>ZO\Sb6]ZZge]]R For great food, awesome merchandise and out-of-this-world events, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no place like the newly remodeled Planet Hollywood. Thrill to the magic of Hollywood while surrounded by the largest movie memorabilia collection in the world! The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 1540 Broadway, on the corner of W. 45th St. & Broadway, 212-333-7827,

DWQb]`¸a1OTĂŠ Since 1963, Victorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CafĂŠ has been at the forefront of The Evolution of Cuban Cuisineâ&#x201E;˘ and a favorite â&#x20AC;&#x153;neighborhood gemâ&#x20AC;? for celebrities and locals. The relaxed, airy atmosphere is designed to be reminiscent of Havana in the 1950s. Diners at Victorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s can enjoy classic fare, such as Ropa Vieja (Black Angus Steak), nestled in a bed of plantains, and Florida Red Snapper Ceviche, while sipping on the best Mojitos and â&#x20AC;&#x153;Cuban Styleâ&#x20AC;? Sangria in the City. Brunch is available Saturdays and Sundays; lunch and dinner are served daily. 236 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212-586-7714,


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from sandwiches (NYC classic deli: hot pastrami or corned beef with sour pickles and slaw; the traditional: Nova Scotia salmon, cream cheese, tomatoes, red onion, capers; prime roast beef: roast beef, cheddar cheese, romaine lettuce, tomatoes) to pastries (Russian coffee cake, protien brownie). Plus, smoked fish, cheeses and deli meats by the pound. Breakfast, lunch daily; G21, F15 AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1  

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

El Parador Café– C0L7948Mexican 325 E. 34th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.679.6812. One of the oldest Mexican restaurants in the city serves roasted enchiladas with stewed chicken, fajitas with chicken breast or sirloin steak and grilled double-cut baby lamb chops. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  . D15 La Giara– C0L4196KoItalian 501 Third Ave., btw E. 33rd & E. 34th sts., 212.726.9855. The Sardinian chef prepares regional dishes, such as duck pappardelle, braised lamb shank over porcini mushroom risotto, chicken breast scaloppine with tomato sauce and mozzarella, sirloin steak over arugula and oven-roasted sea bass. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$   1/  . E15



Mapo Tofu– C0L361C 85 hinese 338 Lexington Ave., btw E. 39th & E. 40th sts., 212.897.8118. Sichuan specialites include braised prawns with fermented rice, chicken with roasted peppers and peanuts and shredded pork with plum sauce. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $/  E14 print



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

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

- Zagat, 2012

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 wild striped bass. Casual dining in the Café at Oceana. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  8 . 5 G13 Sea Grill, The– C0L347Seafood Rockefeller Center, 19 W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7610. Diners savor fresh ocean fare, such as crab cakes, shellfish platters and daily grilled fish specialties within the landmark Rockefeller Center. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  8 . G13




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


Lizarran New York City– C0L3452Spanish/ Tapas 11 W. 51st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.998.4351, An authentic menu of hot tapas (croquetas with béchamel sauce and cured ham, beef meetballs in tomato sauce, artichokes with cured ham, shrimps with garlic and cayenne pepper, oxtail with truffled mashed potatoes), cold tapas (gazpacho), cheeses, cured meats and paellas, as well as meat (pork tenderloin with potatoes, piquillo pepper and bacon) and seafood entrées (baby squid with applesauce and onions). Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  G13

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

234 W. 44th St. (Broadway & 8th Ave) 212-221-8440 | | may 2013 | IN New YORK

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

Blue Ribbon– C0L9425International 97 Sullivan St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.274.0404; and seven other NYC locations. The menu at this eatery features dishes ranging from seafood paella and matzo ball soup to fried chicken and tofu ravioli. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  G19 508 GastroBrewery– C0L6G 217 lobal Fushion 508 Greenwich St., at Spring St., 212.219.2444. An eclectic selection of dishes, from Middle Eastern kibbeh to Catalan potatoes. Lunch, dinner daily; brunch Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$/  H20

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La Sirène– C0LF 6217 rench 558 Broome St., at Varick St., 212.925.3061. Chef/owner and Marseille native Didier Pawlicki serves home-style, seasonal dishes ­at this BYOB bistro (seared pork tenderloin, quail with cranberry sauce). Dinner nightly; cash only; $$$/  . G20 Peep– C0L41857Thai 177 Prince St., btw Thompson & Sullivan sts., 212.254.7227. Thai favorites such as lemongrass-beef ragout and shrimp-semolina. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, MC, V; $$/  G19

Theater District

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 Malibu oysters (stuffed with peppers, spinach, onion and creamy Havarti, and served on the half shell), chicken wings glazed in honey-soy marinade and topped with sesame and scallions, soft tortillas filled with slow-cooked pulled pork with roasted corn salsa and cotija cheese and grilled lamb chops with mint pesto. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . H14

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

Buca di Beppo– C0L972I15 talian 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.764.6527, Diners feast on family-style plates—mussels marinara, fried mozzarella, mixed green salad, chicken parmigiana, veal Marsala—in a warm, welcoming space decorated with Italian family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . H14 Crossroads American Kitchen & Bar– C0L9721A 5 merican New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 8th fl., btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.704.8834, A 21-foot mirrored spiral bar provides a grand backdrop for modern classics, such as herb-roasted chicken with savory bread pudding. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . H14 db Bistro Moderne– C0L972F 15 rench-American City Club Hotel, 55 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.391.2400. French culinary classics—country duck pâté with seasonal pickled vegetables and Dijon mustard—and innovative takes on American stalwarts—sirloin burger filled with braised short ribs and foie gras with black truffles on a Parmesan bun, accompanied by pommes frites—served in a modern restaurant by Chef Daniel Boulud. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G14


Hakkasan– C0L3452Modern Chinese 311 W. 43rd St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.776.1818, hakkasan .com. Chef Ho Chee Boon offers Asian-style haute cuisine in an 11,000-square-foot space featuring an elegant 50-foot bar. Signature dishes include crispy duck salad, a special steamed dim sum platter and roasted silver cod with champagne and Chinese honey. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  I13 Heartland Brewery & Chophouse– C0L345American 127 W. 43rd St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 646.366.0235, Specializing in steaks and chops, this welcoming eatery also serves hearty pub fare—such as buffalo chicken spring rolls, smoked chicken salad—and handcrafted beers. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . G14; HB Burger 127 W. 43rd St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 212.575.5848. Specializing in nine types of burgers. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . G14; Heartland Brewery Midtown West 625 Eighth Ave., at W. 41st St., 646.214.1000; and four other NYC locations. Beer-friendly food. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . I14 Kellari Taverna– C0LG 7421 reek 19 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.0144. 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; $$ 2/  G14 Modern, The– C0LF 7421 rench Museum of Modern Art, 9 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.333.1220. Alongside an international art hub, an Alsatian-inspired menu favors seasonal ingredients and features chorizo-crusted cod with cocoa bean puree. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  G13

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Abboccato– C0L34I7 talian Blakely Hotel, 136 W. 55th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.265.4000, Chef Jim Botsacos’ menu of classics includes arancini, hand-cut pappardelle with Maine lobster ragout, grilled octopus with a warm Tuscan bean salad and herb vinaigrette, salmon tartare and hearty lamb chops, plus side dishes of market produce. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$   2/  . 8 H13

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;Run...Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Walk to Alison Eighteen! ...I simply cannot wait to go back.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The MMM Guide

OPEN MOTHERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S DAY Private Party Event Space Available

15 West 18th Street | btw 5th & 6th aves. 212.366.1818 |

Festive Indian Cuisine


1185 Avenue of the Americas

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

Sat - Sun: Noon to 11: 00pm

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

Carry Out: 212-583-1618

Nobu Fifty Sevenâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3456Japanese/Peruvian 40 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.757.3000, The Uptown sister of Chef Nobu Matsuhisaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Downtown spots, featuring a wood-burning oven, hibachi table and sensuous Asian-inspired dĂŠcor. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. 0 G12 Planet Hollywoodâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L389A 1 merican 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.333.7827, planet Located in the bustling heart of Times Square, the New York outpost of this popular theme restaurant serves up burgers, pizzas and large salads amid television and movie memorabilia. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; H14 Puttanescaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L389I1 talian 859 Ninth Ave., at W. 56th St., 212.581.4177, Specialties such as portobello-stuffed ravioli with pancetta, veal chop on the bone, baked ziti with mozzarella and saffron crème brĂťlĂŠe are served in a dining room featuring exposed brick walls and chandeliers. Plus, a newly remodeled marble wine bar serving bottles by the glass. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; . I13 Sardiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5281Continental 234 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.247.8440, 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, grilled sirloin steak and chicken club sandwich with French fries; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H14





â&#x20AC;&#x153;Chef Daniel Boulud gets it right at this Theater District godsend.â&#x20AC;? - ZAGAT SURVEY 212.391.2400 | WWW.DBBISTRO.COM        55 WEST 44th STREET (BTWN 5th & 6th AVE)

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Scarlattoâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5281Italian 250 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.730.4535, scarlatto .com. Fine pastas, seafood, meats and hearty Roman specialties, such as garganelli osso buco (chunks of veal shank in rosemary sauce) and baked Atlantic salmon. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. G14 Utsav â&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L347Indian 1185 Sixth Ave., 2nd fl., entrance on W. 46th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.575.2525, An innovative menu of Southeast Asian delicaciesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;lamb kakori kebab, shrimps sautĂŠed with coconutâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;is served in a bi-level restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows. Vegetarian lunch box to-go $8.50, nonvegetarian lunch box to-go $10.50, lunch buffet($18.95) and dinner prix fixe (5:30-7:30 p.m., $32). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . H14 Victorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CafĂŠâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LC 7421 uban 236 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.586.7714, victors In a room reminiscent of 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

Authentic Cuban Cuisine Celebrating 50 years Restaurant/Tapas Bar Live music Saturday/Sunday brunch

Open lunch, dinner 7 days a week




Molyvosâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3452Greek 871 Seventh Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212.582.7500, Chef Jim Botsacosâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Hellenic specialties, such as moussaka (casserole of potato, eggplant, pepper, spiced ground lamb and beef with yogurt bĂŠchamel sauce) and lahano dolmades (tender cabbage leaves filled with ground lamb, beef, pork and arborio rice) ensure diners have a feast fit for Zeus. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H13

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DINING MEDITERRANEAN BRASSERIE MIDTOWN | 303 Madison Avenue | 212.878.6301

The Viewâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LA 7421 merican New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 47th fl., btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.704.8900, High above Times Square, this revolving restaurant serves NY strip steak with Swiss chard and truffle-roasted fingerling potatoes. Dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H14 World Yachtâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LA 7421 merican Pier 81, W. 41st St., on the Hudson River, 212.630.8100, worldyacht .com. Diners sail around NYC and take in the spectacular skyline while tasting Chef John Peperâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cuisine. Lunch Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;6 5. K14


SOHO | 54 Thompson Street | 646.559.2941

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

Acappella Northern Italian Cuisineâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5214Northern Italian 1 Hudson St., at Chambers St., 212.240.0163. Chef/owner Sergio Acappellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s classic dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;veal chop Mt. Etna (veal chop topped with mushrooms, cognac and plum tomatoes), Norwegian slamon glazed with black trufflesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;served in a luxuriously appointed dining room. Complimentary housemade grappa is presented to every table. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G21 Cortonâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L38M 91 odern French 239 W. Broadway, btw White & Walker sts., 212.219.2777, cortonnyc .com. Chef/owner Paul Liebrandtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s inventive yet traditional cuisine might include black bass with Nantucket bay scallops and black garlic. Dinner Tues-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. G20




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, fresh oysters with black truffle, 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

Nobu New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LJ3791 apanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., at Franklin St., 212.219.0500, IN THE HEART OF GREENWICH VILLAGE Chef Nobu PRIME STEAKS & SEAFOOD Matsuhisa prepares sea urchin tempura, chicken with teriyaki or pepper sauce, sashimi salad, Air Conditioned Outdoor Seating 99 7 TH AVENUE SOUTH spicy seafood soup, salmon skin salad, halibut IN THE HEART OF GREENWICH VILLAGE (Corner of Christopher St. & 7th Ave. So.) cheeks with wasabi pepper and other sublime 212- 645-VILLAGE 0600 innovations. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, HEART OF GREENWICH & w w MC, V; $$$ 2 . 0 G21 Air Conditioned Outdoor Seating



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inventive menu, plus a raw bar. Dinner nightly; 2011 WINNER of NYC 99 7 TH AVENUE SOUTH AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 G21 Concierge Choice (Corner of Christopher St. &Awards 7th Ave. So.) for â&#x20AC;&#x153;Live Venueâ&#x20AC;? Tribeca Grillâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3A 91 merican 375 Greenwich St.,

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at Franklin St., 212.941.3900, myriadrestaurant Pan-roasted Atlantic salmon and sweet potato gnocchi can be sampled at this Robert De Niro-backed eatery housed within an historic former warehouse. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. 0 G21

Upper East Side Bocca Eastâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L769Italian 1496 Second Ave., at E. 78th St., 212.249.1010, A lively trattoria and wine bar offering fare such as homemade fettuccine with Bolognese sauce, classic eggplant Parmesan, oxtail ravioli, grilled branzino, Roman-style suckling pig and potato-wrapped sea bream. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160; 8 E10 Danielâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L769French 60 E. 65th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.288.0033. The namesake establishment of celebrated Chef Daniel Boulud, who was honored with an Outstanding Restaurateur Award by the James Beard Foundation in 2006, offers refined diners elevated fare in an elegant setting. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; â&#x20AC;&#x160;/â&#x20AC;&#x160; . F12 $$$ 2 Parlor Steakhouseâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L4813Steak House 1600 Third Ave., at E. 90th St., 212.423.5888. Executive Chef Lucas Billheimerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hearty preparationsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;marinated hanger steak, whole market fishâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;in the airy glass cafĂŠ, in the main mezzanine dining room or at the raw bar. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160; 8 . 7 E8 Zucchero e Pomodoriâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L4896Italian 1435 Second Ave., btw E. 74th & E. 75th sts., 212.585.2100, This neighborhood restaurant serves an authentic menu of antipasti (portobello grilled with goat cheese), salads (pear, arugula, Gorgonzola, walnuts and bacon), homemade pastas (pappardelle in country meat sauce) and risottos (arborio rice with asparagus and Gorgonzola), as well as meat and fish entrĂŠes. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ / 8 E10

Upper West Side Boulud Sudâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LM 96184 editerranean 20 W. 64th St., btw Central Park West & Broadway, 212.595.1313, Diners sample Chef Daniel Bouludâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cuisine, inspired from cultures across Europe, from tender lamb to grilled seafood to produce-driven dishes. Also on-site are Bar Bouludâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;a causal bistro with an outdoor terraceâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;and Ă&#x2030;picerie Bouludâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;a market offering artisanal meats, cheeses and baked goods. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . I12 Dovetailâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L9G 6184 lobal American. 103 W. 77th St., btw Columbus & Amsterdam aves., 212.362.3800. Chef/owner John Fraserâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s seasonally inspired fare includes sirloin with beef-cheek ravioli, pistachio-crusted duck and baby pig with polenta, plus an extensive sherry menu. Lunch Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun, tea Fri-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;I10 Indie Food and WIneâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LA 96184 merican Lincoln Center, 144 W. 65th St., at Broadway, 212.875.5256. A gourmet cafĂŠ serves duck leg confit. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;I12 Lincoln Ristoranteâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L9C 6184 ontemporary Italian Lincoln Center, 142 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.359.6500. A glass-enclosed pavilion houses Chef Jonathan Bennoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s culinary visions. Lunch Wed-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . J12

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Restaurant and Bar Collection, Theâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Various The Shops at Columbus Circle, Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, W. 59th St. & Central Park W., A Voceâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Italian 3rd fl., 212.823.2523. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;; Bar Masaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Japanese 4th fl., 212.823.9800. Lunch Tues-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;; Bouchon Bakeryâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;French-Boulangerie 3rd fl., 212.823.9366. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, DC, MC, V; $$; Center Barâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Tapas 4th fl., 212.823.9482. Dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;; Landmarcâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;French 3rd fl., 212.823.6123. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;; Masaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Japanese 4th fl., 212.823.9800. Lunch Tues-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;; Per Seâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;French 4th fl., 212.823.9335. Lunch Fri-Sun, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;; Porter Houseâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Steakhouse 4th fl., 212.823.9500. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;; Stone Rose Loungeâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;American 4th fl., 212.823.9770. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;I12

The Outer Boroughs Alobarâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LA 5213 merican 46-42 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.752.6000. An old-fashioned, industrial dĂŠcor sets the stage for down-home dishes such as Kentucky-fried rabbit with braised cabbage, roast pig with leeks and mint and ginger-glazed baby back ribs. Lunch, â&#x20AC;&#x160; dinner daily. AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/â&#x20AC;&#x2030;

â&#x20AC;&#x153;A French restaurant the way French restaurants used to be.â&#x20AC;? - The New York Times

Bedford, Theâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LA 5213 merican 110 Beford Ave., at N. 11th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 646.626.3775. Chef Blake Joyalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rotating menu of seasonal and locally sourced dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;charred lamb ribs with North Carolina vinegar sauceâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;and homemade desserts served in a cozy pub setting. Breakfast, â&#x20AC;&#x160; lunch, dinner daily. AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/â&#x20AC;&#x2030;


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F&J Pine Tavernâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LI5213 talian 1913 Bronxdale Ave., btw Muliner & Matthews aves., Bronx, 718.792.5956. Hearty portions of comforting dishes, such as calamari calabrese and eggplant rollatini, in a dining room with checkered tablecloths. Lunch, dinner daily. Cash only; $

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Robertaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; 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, Taleggio, black pepper, prosciutto, Berkshire pork sausage, spicy soppressata and speck. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; Cash only; $$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8


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Qi Thai Grillâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L769T o hai 176 N. 9th St., btw Bedford & Driggs aves., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.302.1499. Small plates (mango soft-shell crab), grilled dishes (pork satay) and house specialties (Bangkok chicken-pumpkin curry) served in a sprawling 4,000-square-foot converted warehouse with a chic, modern dĂŠcor. â&#x20AC;&#x160; â&#x20AC;&#x2030; Lunch, dinner daily; MC, V; $ 2/

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Renaissance Men With roots in the vegetable-people portaits painted by a 16thcentury master, artist Philip Haas’ Four Seasons (After Arcimboldo)—a quartet of painted fiberglass sculptures (left, with “Winter” in front)—blossoms at the New York Botanical Garden, May 18-Oct. 27.

Belle Époque Eats ”How expensive was a firstclass meal? In 1897, the Times decided to see if a party of six could be fed for $20 (about $300 in modern money) … The trick was doable. A Waldorf-Astoria dinner could start with

Liberty Trivia

Blue Point oysters … a Julienne soup and fried

How closely have you looked at Lady Liberty? Chains and a broken shackle lie at her feet, symbolizing the Statue of Liberty as a proud woman who is free from servitude and oppression.

whitebait led to main courses of lamb and quail … Dessert was Nesselrode pudding.”—William Grimes, Appetite City (North Point


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That’s the city’s current population count. For the first time in over 50 years, more people are moving into New York City than are moving out. Now that’s the kind of statistic we love.

Not-So-Little Italy Once home to thousands of Italian immigrants fresh from Ellis Island, Little Italy (above) is dotted with authentic Italian cafés and bakeries and is also the site of the legendary Godfather movies.

Wall Street literally started out as a wall in the 17th century, built to form a boundary for the New Amsterdam settlement. It was intended to defend against attacks by Indian tribes, New England colonists and, most importantly, those blasted British.

Did you know that iconic Lincoln Center (left) also has a dusting of Hollywood glamour? Films that have been shot at the world-famous venue include Moonstruck, Black Swan, Ghostbusters and The Producers, as well as several TV shows, including Glee and Deception. 92

photoS: Philip Haas, Four Seasons (After Arcimboldo), courtesy of the artist; lincoln center, © mark bussell. illustration by Lisanne Gagnon

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