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Romeo in Bloom by brian scott lipton

Known for his roles in such blockbuster films as Pirates of the Caribbean, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Orlando Bloom now moves stage left, to Broadway.

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Keeping It Hot by brian scott lipton

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skyline Light Source An Amazon (left), created by artist Alison Saar, looms over the first section of choreographer Garth Fagan’s seminal Lighthouse/Lightning Rod, performed by Fagan’s troupe, now in its 43rd season, to a score composed by Wynton Marsalis. (For more on Marsalis’ busy November, see opposite page.) Symbolically, the sculpture stands for the lighthouse in the work’s title. “Lighthouses help people in rough seas,” Fagan has said. “[Saar] came up with a lighthouse that is the most beautiful 18-foot-tall woman, with branches extending from her hair. It’s unlike any lighthouse you’ve ever seen.” » Garth Fagan Dance, Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave., 212.242.0800, Nov. 12-17

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Horn of Plenty Protean musician Wynton Marsalis (below) transitions from jazz baby to Broadway baby this month. First up is the Nov. 3 opening night of After Midnight, a musical celebrating Duke Ellington’s years at Harlem’s Cotton Club and featuring his original Jazz Age orchestrations performed by a big band of 17 musicians selected by Marsalis, the show’s musical director. Ten days later, A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Affair, Marsalis’ collaboration with composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, starring Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters, premieres. With a roster of A-list talents like these, is it any wonder prognosticators forecast a life for the piece beyond the limited engagement? » After Midnight,

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Shock Value Where the ashes of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center once fell, a majestic memorial of two waterfalls now commemorates the lives lost on 9/11. Nearby, a new skyscraper, One World Trade Center, rises a symbolic 1,776 feet in the air. But if contemporary (and iconoclastic) German artist Isa Genzken had been consulted, she would have rebuilt Ground Zero quite differently, turning it into a brightly colored sculptural and social playground. One of her fanciful concepts for the area, “Disco Soon (Ground Zero)” (right, 2008), is among the approximately 200 works on view in Genzken’s first comprehensive exhibition in an American museum. » Isa Genzken: Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., 212.708.9400, Nov. 23-Mar. 10, 2014

Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., 877.250.2929; A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Affair, New York City Center, 131 W. 55th St., 212.581.1212, Nov. 13-17

Leap Frog Life as a giant balloon in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is not always sunshine and roses. Just ask Kermit the Frog (left), whose signature song, “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” could be about the trials and tribulations he has suffered in the parade. The first Kermit balloon effortlessly soared in 1977; but in 1985, rainy weather bogged it down, and a tree ripped lowflying Kermit’s stomach. Ouch. Deflated, the trouper nonetheless finished the parade. In 1991, tree branches again ripped into the intrepid Muppet, who limped to the finish line at Herald Square. Battered and bruised, Kermit sat out the parade for 10 years. But the story has a happy ending: A brand-new Kermit—78 feet long, 61 feet high, 35 feet wide and filled with 11,000 cubic feet of helium—debuted in 2002. And since then, the crowd favorite has flown without incident. Fingers—better make that frog’s legs­­—crossed. » Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 212.494.4495, Nov. 28

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Cheers to actress, singer, cabaret superstar and native New Yorker Andrea Marcovicci, who celebrates her 65th birthday at Joe’s Pub. 425 Lafayette St., 212.539.8778

It’s beginning to look a lot like … George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker returns for the holidays. New York City Ballet, David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 63rd St., 212.496.0600

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behind the curtain news » by Francis Lewis

Homecoming Theatergoers may very well wonder: Not seen on Broadway since her Tony Awardnominated turn in the 2002 revival of Man of La Mancha, where has Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio been? In London, raising a family, that’s where. By ironic coincidence, or perhaps happy design, an English family drama, Terence Rattigan’s The Winslow Boy, now brings the American-born actress home—as a wife and mother (left, center). “The hero of the play is the family,” she says, “and contrary to the way many English families are depicted and/or written, rather cool and distant, Rattigan has created a very warm and loving Winslow clan. I think I myself would like to spend an evening with them.” » The Winslow Boy, Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., 212.719.1300

Super Trouper If you’re a Broadway musical that gets down and discos to a score comprising Swedish pop group ABBA’s greatest hits— as Mamma Mia! (right, starring Judy McLane) is and does—it can be said of you, the winner definitely takes it all. After 12 years and 5,000 performances at the Winter Garden Theatre, the show moves on Nov. 2 to the Broadhurst Theatre, where it expects to run for … why not another decade, if not more? Mamma Mia! is now the 10th longestrunning show in Broadway history and has grossed in excess of $622 million. While facts like these are fun, and records are always made to be broken, there’s another reason why we want to say, “Thank you for the music” (to borrow another ABBA song title). Mamma Mia! began previews less than one month after 9/11, joyously affirming life at the very moment when affirmation was most needed. » Mamma Mia!, Broadhurst Theatre, 235

Whose brilliant idea was it to pair two great plays, Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land and Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, on Broadway and then cast two formidable actors, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart (below, in No Man’s Land), in both? Director Sean Mathias takes the credit, but don’t imagine he’s on an ego trip. “Although I am the leader, I try not to manipulate too much,”

Mathias says, speaking about the rehearsal process. “I try to let the play breathe. One of the hardest things is to share your imagination with others, making them see what you’re seeing, and then being open to their imaginations as well. There may be disagreements, but it is a shared and a democratic experience.”

» No Man’s Land / Waiting for Godot, Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St., 212.239.6200

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

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Philip Smith’s two-tone paintings seem like the doodles of a daydreaming architect: Linear images—particularly, clocks, hands and winding ladders—etched almost tangibly into paint. The DNA of the work has been consistent for 40-odd years, the artist says; but a new series of oil and wax canvases in his show Sign Language, like “Magic Bowl” (below, 2013), are “simpler, tighter, more succinct.” Smith attributes this refinement in technique to a memoir he composed of his father, an interior designer turned psychic healer. “To write it, I had to clarify my thinking,” he explains, “and that spilled over to my art.” » Jason McCoy Gallery, 41 E. 57th St., 212.319.1996, Nov. 7-Dec. 20

A longtime presence on the Upper East Side’s art scene, Dominique Lévy just opened her own gallery, in a building whose Federalist-style exterior contrasts with the modern works inside. Typical of her ingenious pairing of artists, the debut show Audible Presence: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Cy Twombly examines three master abstractionists. Perhaps it’s the power of suggestion, but Klein’s sponge/ metal/stone “SE 161” (right, 1959) does ressemble an old-fashioned Victrola. » Dominique Lévy, 909 Madison Ave., 212.772.2004, thru Nov. 16

Opening Doors As the name implies, private art dealers tend to be a quiet, behind-the-scenes bunch: specialists who buy and sell by appointment only. But now, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Private Art Dealers Association (PADA) is mounting a public exhibit. Some 32 of its members are bringing three centuries’ worth of European and American art, from a 1656 Rembrandt etching to a 1967 Willem de Kooning painting—plus lesser-known works, such as Anson Dickinson’s “Portrait of Susan Bayard Rogers” (left, 1807). The displayed pieces mostly start in the five figures, but “sales are less important,” says PADA President Robert Simon, than “giving people a sense of what private art dealers do”—which can include advice on building an art collection. » Private Goes Public, 13 E. 69th St., Nov. 1-16

The Wild West We think of the American West’s mountain ranges as majestic and stately—monuments of earth and stone. But in the paintings of Jane Culp, they seem not stolid sentinels, but animate beings. “The earth talks to me visually about its life, and I paint structurally to reveal that fracturing, cracking, popping, breathing process of its crust,” says the artist, who works on-site, often strapping her easel to her legs. A dozen of her recent watercolors and oils are on view in Earthquake Country, including “Slanted Rockpile” (right, 2012), which shows a series of Owens Valley boulders. Depicted with Culp’s characteristic thick strokes and vivid palette, these massive formations become, in her words, fragile “forms that topple like a house of cards.” » The Bowery Gallery, 530 W. 25th St., 646.230.6655, thru Nov. 23

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photoS: Anson Dickinson, “Portrait of Susan Bayard Rogers,” Courtesy of PRIVATE ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION (PADA); Philip Smith, “Magic Bowl,” Courtesy of Jason McCoy Gallery/Photo by Brett Hufziger; Jane Culp, “Slanted Rockpile,” Courtesy of Jane Culp

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Building Titans Needless to say, New York City, as the world’s “first and foremost vertical metropolis” (as it is described on The Skyscraper Musem’s website), certainly deserves a museum that pays homage to its architecture. The Skyscraper Museum (left) takes a close look at how this city has evolved—and its evolving skyline, noting the changes and innovations in technology, design and more. Some of the permanent exhibits include it’s Mini-Manhattan Models: detailed, handcarved wooden miniature models of Downtown and Midtown; scale models of Hats Off to Harlem the world’s three tallest The Studio Museum in Harlem, which buildings; a mural depictopened in 1968, has earned worldwide ing the history of height; recognition for promoting the works of and The Rebuilding of artists of African descent. Besides its Ground Zero. » The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place, 212.968.1961

A Bartow Beauty Built between 1836 and 1842 by publisher Robert Bartow, the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (above) has the distinguished honor of being both a New York City and a national landmark. The manor was Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia’s summer office and opened as a public museum in 1947. The stone mansion, which has decorated Greek Revival interiors and a grand spiral staircase, offers guided and group tours, garden strolls, trail hikes and special events. » Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 Shore Road, Bronx, 718.885.1461

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permanent collection—which includes Dawoud Bey’s “A Man in a Bowler Hat,” (below, 1976)­—the museum offers rotating exhibitions, an artist-inresidence program, dialogues, lectures, performances and more. » The Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W. 125th St., 212.864.4500

Movie Mania

The Museum of the Moving Image is all about the screen—the big screen (film), the little screen (television) and, more recently, the screens of digital media, so prevalent in our world today. The museum shows some 400 films a year, classic and contemporary, in its own theater (left). In addition, one can view artifacts and artworks all related to the moving image. » Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.6888

photos: the skyscraper museum, courtesy of robert polidori; dawoud bey, “A man in a bowler hat,” 1976, courtesy of the studio museum in harlem; sumner M. Redstone theater in the museum oF the moving image, photo by peter aaron/esto/ courtesy of museum of the moving image; bartow-pell mansion, courtesy of richard warren

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Glitter Groove Go-go boys. Cabaret drag shows. Muscle-filled dance floors. At XL Nightclub (above), you’ll have a gay old time, quite literally: Located within The Out NYC hotel, this club caters to LGBTQ crowds (but all are welcome, of course). The Hell’s Kitchen venue is large and not afraid to boast about every one of its 14,000 square feet. Even the bathroom has two stories. Sex appeal and spectacle define the experience: The dance floor’s two bars are manned by chiseled, shirtless

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) loved a good drink, but knew how to hold his own: “Always remember that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.” You wouldn’t go wrong following his lead at The Churchill Tavern (below), a homey pub that brings a hearty helping of Great Britain to this Yankee town. A smashing selection of English brews are on tap, from Old Golden Hen to Boddingtons. The bar bites would have even the queen herself licking her fingers (try the truffled artichoke fries). And if you find yourself in need of some more Churchillian wisdom, look no further than the loo, where recordings of his speeches play on a continuous loop. » The Churchill Tavern, 45 E. 28th St., 646.476.8419

bartenders, while a panoramic video screen flashes between shots of pop idols and pulsing visual effects. Cabaret nights—featuring music, dance and cross-dressing—are hosted in a 200-seat lounge space (check xl nightclub.com for schedules). Don’t be shy, guy. » XL Nightclub, 512 W. 42nd St., 212.239.2999

Lounge on Lex The Mixing Room (far left) isn’t just about well-shaken cocktails—a mix of aesthetics is also at play. The décor combines Art Deco accents with liberal touches of midcentury modern. It makes perfect sense for a lounge located just off the lobby of an historic hotel built in 1931, The Lexington New York City, that has lived through its fair share of design trends (and, after a recent renovation, continues to dazzle). Jazz tunes play throughout the space (live on Tues, 6-7:45 p.m.), providing some crooning to go with your cocktails, which range from the Spotted Plum (near left, gin, plum puree, vanilla and black pepper syrup, fresh lime, Thai basil) to the Fitzgerald (rum, maraschino, fresh grapefruit, lime). The best part? If you’ve had too many, a comfy bed is only an elevator ride away. » The Mixing Room, The Lexington New York City, 511 Lexington Ave., 212.204.2318

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photos: xl nightclub, courtesy of xl nightclub; the churchill tavern, john keenan; the mixing room (2), frank oudeman

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The Wolves Have It With a name like Wolverine, you know this store is tough. And tough is just what the 130-year-old Wolverine Company Store touts, boasting rustic men’s and women’s footwear, accessories and more. The store uses reclaimed wood from the original Michigan Wolverine tannery and is decorated with vintage store advertisements. Shoes like the Bonny Pull-on Boot for her (far left) and Orville Wolverine Leather Desert boot for him (left) will have you ready for any adventure that awaits. » Wolverine Company Store, 254 Elizabeth St., 212.226.7869

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The international men’s apparel retailer Suitsupply has just opened a Madison Avenue store (below). Staying true to its philosophy of incorporating great craftmanship with styles that are straightforward, the company is focusing on rich, wearable fabrics (wools, knits and cottons), along with retro designs (think bouclé, a large curled yarn which became popular in the 1950s). Cotton pants with a wool vest, tie and jacket, along with a handy gray leather and polyester duffel bag (above), are just right for a casual business meeting—or simply looking natty! » Suitsupply, 635 Madison Ave., 212.259.0400

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Marc Jacobs isn’t just about apparel anymore. His new 425-square-foot store in New York’s West Village, Marc Jacobs Beauty, carries a full-color cosmetics line, as well as small accessories. The store, an exercise in sleek glamour, offers stainless steel and glass vitrines, mirrored walls and polished black granite beauty counters; futuristic leather chairs are placed at a center counter for primping and playing with color lines in style (below). His line of cosmetics for women includes products for lips, eyes, face and nails. The store also carries some unisex beauty products, along with fragrances and eyewear for men. The cosmetics line is available at select Marc Jacobs stores around the country as well as all North American Sephora locations. Time to put on your best face! » Marc Jacobs Beauty, 385 Bleecker St., 212.924.6126

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A New Kind of Beltway

A Real Manwich

Now that you’ve got a custom-tailored shirt to paint the town red in (see above), you will surely need a custom-tailored belt to complete the dashing picture. Badichi Belts is a customized belt store in Manhattan (for both men and women) that allows you to choose from a variety of colors and textures. The various leathers, from Italy and South America, are handsomely displayed on the store’s walls. You then get to select your own buckle so that the in-house specialist can cut the belt to your desired specifications (like the one below), all done in a matter of minutes. » Badichi Belts, 637 Broadway, 212.533.2107

In the film When Harry Met Sally, Meg Ryan famously moaned over her lunch with Billy Crystal at Katz’s Delicatessen to make a specific sexual point. Guys, now it’s your turn to get excited. A national men’s magazine has voted Katz’s Delicatessen the “manliest sandwich shop” in America, partly because of the Three Meat Platter, which feeds ”three tourists or one regular customer,” and includes pastrami, brisket and corned beef. Go wild! » Katz’s Delicatessen, 205 E. Houston St., 212.254.2246

Well-Groomed Move over, pardner, there’s a new barber in town. Fellow Barber, a barbershop and men’s apothecary in SoHo, is putting a new twist on an old service. Gleaming mahogany floors and Koken chairs create a sleek, modern spin on the traditional tonsorial parlor (far left), but wait—there’s more. In keeping with today’s trend of using personal styling consultants, a grooming guide is on hand to offer advice about products and accessories sold at the shop, which include Dude No. 1 (left), a beard oil fragrance made with hemp seed and jojoba. Your dudette will thank you after that next kiss. » Fellow Barber, 33 Crosby St., 212.929.6014

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The copy on the ManuelRacim website reads, “the modern man … will not compromise on the rare moment saved. So we make our shirts one at a time, with a venerable French atelier.” Wording almost as difficult to resist as the customtailored shirts themselves (left), which can be fitted in as little as 20 minutes at the new ManuelRacim TriBeCa store. Learn about the intricacies of the design process while enjoying a glass of champagne from the store’s bar. Choose from some 15 types of buttons, 20 collars and 200 different fabrics. Your made-for-you shirt will be ready in two weeks. Time to button up! » ManuelRacim, 44 Hudson St., 212.233.0417

for details on other products and venues, turn to our listings beginning on p. 46 and visit innewyork.com

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A Baccarat Life The dazzling Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York (left), across the street from the Museum of Modern Art, opens it doors in 2014. The 50-story glass residence tower features 60 condos, floor-to-ceiling windows and, of course, Baccarat chandeliers. The sales office is open, and prices range from $3.5 million to a cool $60 million for the penthouse. Time to raid your Christmas Club. » Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York, 20 W. 53rd St., 212.765.5300

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Brooklyn Bound It’s practically old news to talk about how hot Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has become, but 53 Broadway is definitely worth buzzing about. Located near the East River, the seven-story rental unit offers studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. Every apartment comes with hardwood floors and ample closet space, stainless steel kitchen appliances and Asko washers and dryers; some units offer outdoor terraces (right). What else? How about a fitness center, gaming room with billiards and common roof deck? Monthly rentals range between $2,704 and $4,216. Crossing that bridge gets more exciting every day. » 53 Broadway, 888.902.1778

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Here’s some NYC trivia: 15 Union Square West was once Tiffany & Co.’s 19th-century headquarters. Now a boutique condominium, it offers 36 residences, a 24-hour doorman, on-site concierge services and a spa, including a 50-foot lap pool (below, left). Apartment 5D (below, right), is a 3,100-square-foot, four-bedroom affair with soaring ceilings and cast-iron arched windows, on the market for $7.9 million. » 15 Union Square West, Douglas Elliman, Vickey Barron, 212.891.7604

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orlando bloom, star of such blockbuster films as Pirates of the Caribbean and the hobbit, reinvents romeo on broadway By Brian Scott Lipton

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Photography by Brian Kennedy In New York City’s increasingly competitive restaurant world, it can be hard to stay alive, let alone thrive for decades. Yet a chosen few do so—dining rooms always full, reservations hard to come by, their toques perpetually on top. These are their stories. By Brian Scott Lipton

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Daniel, Chef Daniel Boulud’s flagship restaurant, keeps developing the delicacies coming out of its haute cuisine kitchen. Current dishes include pistachio and licorice-crusted sea scallops with spinach in a sauce Diable (facing page) and espelette butter-poached halibut with carrots, olives and red lentil croquettes (above).

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The Four Seasons (99 E. 52nd St., 212.754.9494) has solicitous treatment: Although the restaurant is renowned for its been one of Gotham’s go-to destinations since 1959. In rich American fare, special requests are taken seriously—even eapart, the restaurant’s success lies in Mies van der Rohe gerly. “Sometimes you just have to provide the clientele whatever and Philip Johnson’s stunning design, one of New York’s they like that day, whether it’s a simple baked potato, or a baked few interiors to be given official landmark status. Airy and potato with caviar, or a baked potato with white truffles,” exangular, with a square marble pool, two-story windows plains Niccolini. “The Four Seasons philosophy has always been covered by shimmering metal chain curtains and seasonally that we don’t want to just be here for six months or a year or changing trees, its Pool Room looks as fresh today as it did two years, but for 50 years. And that means having a real relasix decades ago, while also acting as a monument to midcentionship with our clients, since people can always go sometury Internationalist style. Or as co-owner Julian Niccolini where else to get a good meal.” says, “It is not a museum, but it kind of is.” Veteran restaurateur Drew Nieporent shares a similar outOf course, a museum is nothing without its exhibits—in look on the importance of keeping the customer satisfied. Just this case, the movers and shakers from the worlds of politics ask anyone who has snagged a table at his Tribeca Grill (375 (Henry Kissinger), television (talk show titan Barbara Walters) Greenwich St., 212.941.3900), the Downtown destination and business (Edgar Bronfman), who regularly power-lunch or in a reclaimed brick building co-owned by Robert De Niro dine here, often in the Grill Room. They are attracted by the (who is also a frequent customer). Although the Grill was a

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A golden dragon rims the palatial, dramatic digs of Shun Lee West (left), an Upper West Side fixture since 1981. One of the Chinese restaurant’s most popular, and widely imitated, dishes is the Chicken Soong appetizer (right), diced chicken, celery and peanuts nestled in cups of lettuce.

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trailblazer in many ways (including boldly going where few reswant to come back,” he says. “For example, we’ve never taurants had gone before, namely the then-desolate TriBeCa changed the buffalo mozzarella arugula salad or Drew’s neighborhood), its core values sound impressively old-school. Salmon [served with marinated white beans and basil oil]. “Our philosophy is to treat people with dignity and respect,” There’s just something about them everyone loves.” Nieporent notes. “For example, we always make sure to honEveryone also loves being pampered at the ultra-luxurious or reservations, by seating guests on time. It’s about putting Daniel (68 E. 65th St., 212.288.0033), which celebrated its the shoe on the other foot: treating guests in the same way 20th birthday this year. Not that Chef Daniel Boulud is inclined we’d wish to be treated.” to let his namesake establishment rest on its gastronomic lauAnother way Nieporent shows his devotion to his clienrels. “Restaurants are living, breathing places that are always tele is by never removing certain favorites from the Amerevolving—the cuisine and service most frequently—but aesthetics ican menu. “Our signature dishes are important to mainare an important aspect as well,” he believes. “Design and ambitain, because they’re what people think about when they ence are extremely important factors in maintaining guests’ interIN New YORK | november 2013 | innewyork.com

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est. In 2008, the restaurant was completely redesigned 212.753.7407), which first made headlines 29 years ago when it [by Adam Tihany] to have a feeling of modern sophistiintroduced the city to true, regional Mexican cuisine, via founding cation on par with the cuisine.” chef Josefina Howard. “The combination of quality, creativity and Speaking of which: Customers know that whatever authenticity that Josefina started has led to our continuing succomes out of Daniel’s kitchen will surprise and delight— cess,” says co-founder Dan Hickey. “For example, our signature another reason for the restaurant’s perpetual place on guacamole en molcajete, prepared tableside, will never leave the “Best of” lists. In fact, some people return many times a menu. Another customer favorite continues to be the chamorro, year, despite the three-figure final tabs, just to see what new which is a slow-braised pork shank that we serve with chipotlepreparations have been cooked up. “Our guests are excreamed spinach and red bean-chorizo chili. This one isn’t for tremely positive and complimentary toward the seasonal the faint of heart!” But Rosa Mexicano hasn’t stayed in a gasmenu changes we implement, whether it be the introduction tronomic time warp, slavishly devoted to its founder, who died of game birds, white truffles, morels, white asparagus or in 2005. Notes Hickey: “We’ve also received a great response sweet corn,” says Pierre Siue, the restaurant’s general manto some of our newer menu items, such as a hamachi, truffle ager. “While at its core Daniel is a French restaurant, all of and bacon ceviche, and pork belly and scallop tacos.” our chefs do a superb job of balancing seasonal ingredients As paramount as great food may be, one shouldn’t underand modern techniques and interpretations that keep the estimate the importance of wine and other libations in these menu feeling fresh and exciting. A kitchen that stops looking eateries’ longevity. At seafood palace Oceana (120 W. 49th forward begins to become a museum of sorts, so we constantly St., 212.759.5941), which moved two years ago from its strive to evolve.” town-house home of nearly two decades to a larger, more Balancing tradition and innovation has also been a keystone modern space, owner Nick Livanos realized how vital a role to the continuing popularity of Rosa Mexicano (1063 First Ave., alcoholic beverages play in pleasing its business-area clien-

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tele. “The old Oceana had a very small bar on the second floor but the vibe is as far from snobby or intimidating as one and we did minimal bar business. Now, we have two bars and can get. Widely copied today, this relaxed approach was both are always very busy,” says Livanos. “In addition, we are revolutionary in fine-dining circles when the Tavern opened constantly rethinking our wine and beverage program. And we in 1994, and it remains the restaurant’s mantra. “It’s accomhave a staff of friendly and well-trained sommeliers available plished through our managers being hands-on, as well as to assist guests with their selections at all price points.” supportive and nurturing of a naturally curious and interested Most of all, one should never underestimate the imporgroup of employees,” explains Anthony. “Our team looks fortance of customer service in making sure a restaurant’s doors ward to coming to work. It’s their incredible warmth and enstay open for decades. That’s certainly a key to the Flatiron gaged behavior that makes an experience at Gramercy Tavern District’s ever-popular Gramercy Tavern (42 E. 20th St., so memorable”—more like eating at a friend’s elegant home 212.477.0777). Longtime customers of this candlelit, anthan at a formal restaurant, a feeling fostered by touches such tiques-filled space are just as likely to rave about their waitas guests being given takeaway gifts of house-made coffee cake. er or waitress as they are about Chef Michael Anthony’s Towering plates of salad and an extraordinary art collection contemporary American cuisine. Gramercy pioneered the are among the prime reasons that Gotham Bar & Grill (12 E. concept of ultra-professional, yet personable servers: As 12th St., 212.620.4020) thrives after almost 30 years—along one would expect from an upper-echelon establishment, with a brilliant concept for ambience. Back in 1984, Chef Alfred every need is anticipated—no one ever needs to ask for Portale and his colleagues wanted “to create a room that would more bread, a refill on water or a plate to be cleared— mimic the street cafés of Europe, only inside,” says Managing Part-

After almost 20 years in a town house, a transfer to an elegantly modern West Side venue has helped keep seafooder Oceana (facing page) fresh—as fresh as the fish in its preparations, such as a slow-roasted cod with braised lobster mushrooms and pickled ramps (right).

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ner Bret Csencsitz. “Designed by Jim Biber, the room is open, delicacies as jellyfish, hacked chicken and red-cooked (soy airy and completely visible to all, so, once you enter, you can sauce-braised) pig’s knuckles and oxtails. “T.T. Wang, the see everything that is happening. There is a shared energy beoriginal head chef and owner, introduced Hunan cuisine to tween the tables.” the American palate,” explains manager Henry Neusch. And the energy never flags, especially when it comes to serToday, New York boasts plenty of restaurants serving auvice. “The staff is put through a rigorous training program thentic Sino fare in elegant surrounds—so how has Shun Lee over the course of a week, where they are educated about stayed on top? Partly by staying sensitive to dining trends. In Gotham, its history, our chef’s approach and our service phi1986, just as the “grazing” phenomenon was sweeping reslosophy, which is about creating an environment for our taurant circles, it opened the adjacent Shun Lee Cafe guests that will correspond to the guests’ expectations,” says (212.769.3888), a more casual eatery devoted to dim sum Csencsitz. “We train our servers to take cues from the table (small plates), served from carts that circle the dining room. on what service needs they will want, whether they are havAnd Shun Lee’s menu today has a low-carbohydrate section. ing a business meeting, or a celebration, or if they are after The staff also believes the customer is always right. “Any lea culinary adventure.” gitimate complaint will be dealt with on the spot—whether it The Lincoln Center area was a culinary desert, and eatmeans changing a dish, voiding an item from the check or buying ing Chinese meant chop suey and other takeout fare, the customer a drink or dessert,” says Neusch. “We tell our staff when Shun Lee West (43 W. 65th St., 212.595.8895) dethat whatever we do should always be accompanied with an apolbuted in 1981. It became a sensation for its glitzy black ogy and a smile.” and gold digs that provided the backdrop to such exotic In New York, nice guys not only finish first—they last. IN New YORK | november 2013 | innewyork.com

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Favorite Things Editor-in-chief lois levine dreams of summer; Design Director aNNA RATMAN loves a fragrant room; for Executive Editor FRANCIS LEWIS, home is where the art is; Senior Editor TROY SEGAL toasts vintage couture; Associate Editor WILLIAM FRIERSON plays the gentleman; Photo Editor MARGO DOONEY gets funky and chic; Designer LAURA RESHESKE is ready for winter; Web Editor Lynn Rickert is all about scents and pillows. Check out our wish lists, and feel free to steal some ideas!

lois levine: Leather and silk chiffon ankle wrap sandals by Alessia Solari, $100. alessiasolari.com • Velvetcovered sunglasses by Italia Independent, $207. Ultimate Spectacle, 789 Lexington Ave., 212.792.8123 • Anna ratman: Akris Messenger Ai Handbag, $1,350. Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Ave., 212.753.7300 • NEST Sicilian Tangerine Reed Diffuser, $38. Gracious Home, 1992 Broadway, 212.231.7800 • troy segal: Dior Glamour: 1952–1962, $115. Rizzoli

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Bookstore, 31 W. 57th St., 212.759.2424 • Baileys Vanilla Cinammon liqueur, $30. Garnet Wines & Liquors, 929 Lexington Ave., 212.772.3211 • francis lewis: James Rosenquist, “Cabeza de Vaca, Sorcerer,” 2005, original lithograph numbered and signed by the artist, $5,000. Guggenheim Museum Store, 1071 Fifth Ave., 800.329.6109 • Arne Jacobsen espresso cups, $48 set of four. MoMA Design Store, 44 W. 53rd St., 212.767.1050

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William Frierson: Stag head decanter, $3,350, Asprey London, 853 Madison Ave., 212.688.1811 • Wempe Chronometerwerke, $19,950, Wempe Jewelers, 700 Fifth Ave., 212. 397.9000 • Ovadia & Sons Donegal tweed jacket, $1,695, ikkon.com • lynn rickert: Elizabeth Arden Untold fragrance, $59, Elizabeth Arden Counters nationwide, eliza betharden.com • Missonihome Ormond pillow (bottom, left), $520, and Missonihome Orvault pillow (bottom, right), $290, ddc Domus Design Collection, 181 Madison Ave., 212.685.0800 • margo dooney: Hourglass Femme Rouge Lipstick, $30, Sephora stores nationwide and Sephora.com • Oliver Peoples Sheldrake Sunglasses, $440, barneys.com • Chloé snakeskin combo high-top sneakers, $695, barneys.com • laura resheske: Baggu Basic Tote, $160, Baggu, 242 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, 800.605.0759 • A Peace Treaty cashmere and silk scarf, $310, apeacetreaty.com

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Take a tour of the United Nations, 212.963.8687

American Ballet Theatre, David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, 212.496.0600 (thru Nov. 10)

Justin Timberlake, Barclays Center, 800.745.3000

10 Test Pattern, Whitney Museum of American Art, 212.570.3600 (thru Dec. 1) Word Made Flesh, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, whitelightfestival.org

17 The Salon: Art + Design fair, Park Avenue Armory, 212.777.5218 (Nov. 14-18) A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder opens, Walter Kerr Theatre, 212. 239.6200

24 No Man’s Land & Waiting for Godot in repertory open, Cort Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Feb. 1, 2014) Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, Industry City, cometogethersandy .com (thru Dec. 15)

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Nothing to Hide opens, Pershing Square Signature Center, 212.279.4200 (thru Dec. 8)

11 veterans day Tour the town with New York Water Taxi’s Hop-On/Hop-Off Service, 212.742.1969 Get your chocolate fix, La Maison du Chocolat, 212.744.7117

18 A Tribute to C. P. Cavafy, The Town Hall, 800.982.2787 Grand Central Holiday Fair opens, Grand Central Terminal, grand centralterminal.com/ events (thru Dec. 24)

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12 John Fogerty, Beacon Theatre, 866.858.0008 (also Nov. 13 & 14) Garth Fagan Dance opens, Joyce Theater 212.242.0800 (thru Nov. 17)

13 A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Affair opens, New York City Center, 212.581.1212 (thru Nov. 17) 700 Sundays opens, Imperial Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

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Taking Care of Baby opens, New York City Center, 212.581.1212 (thru Dec. 8)

Jewels by JAR opens, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 212.535.7710 (thru Mar. 9, 2014)

The Glass Menagerie, Booth Theatre, 212. 239.6200 (thru Feb. 23, 2014)

Willem de Kooning: Ten Paintings, 1983-1985, Gagosian Gallery, 212.744.2313 (Nov. 8-Dec. 21)

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Murder for Two, New World Stages, 212.239.6200 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

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1 The Chelsea Triangle French Market, every Fri. 4-8 p.m., Ninth Ave. & W. 14th St. (thru Nov. 22) Performa 13 visual art performance series opens, various venues, performaarts.org (thru Nov. 24)

2 Dark Universe opens, Hayden Planetarium, 212.769.5100 Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream opens, Theatre for a New Audience, 212.229.2819 (thru Jan. 12, 2014)

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New York Comedy Festival, various venues, nycomedyfesti val.com (Nov. 6-10)

Radio City Christmas Spectacular opens, Radio City Music Hall, 866.858.0007 (thru Dec. 30)

Bach, Handel and Mozart’s Requiem, NY Philharmonic, Avery Fisher Hall, 212.875.5656 (also Nov. 7 & 8)

Art Spiegelman’s Co-Mix opens, The Jewish Museum, 212.423.3200 (thru Mar. 23, 2014)

Go retro with The Eagles, live in concert, Madison Square Garden, 866.858.0008 (also Nov. 8 & 11)

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

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Holiday Under the Stars sound and light show, The Shops at Columbus Circle, Time Warner Center, 212.823.6300 (Nov. 13-Jan. 3, 2014)

David d’Angers: Making the Modern Monument, The Frick Collection, 212.288.0700 (thru Dec. 8)

San Francisco Symphony, Carnegie Hall 212.247.7800 (also Nov. 13)

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Feet Don’t Fail Me Now! opens, The New Victory Theater, 646.223.3010 (thru Dec. 1)

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical begins previews, Stephen Sondheim Theatre.212.239.6200

Cabaret Cinema screenings, Rubin Museum of Art, 212.620.5000 (every Friday, thru Dec. 27)

Macbeth opens, Vivian Beaumont Theater, 212.239.6200 (thru Jan. 12, 2014)

Jane Monheit, Blue Note, 212.475.8592 (Nov. 19-24)

28 thanksgiving Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, from Central Park West & W. 77th St. to Seventh Ave. & W. 34th St., 212.494.4495

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16 Anthem, Baryshnikov Arts Center, 212.352.3101 (thru Dec. 1) BAM Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 718.636.4100 (thru Dec. 22)

23 Stravinsky’s Firebird, Little Orchestra Society, New York City Center, 212.581.1212 (also Nov. 24) Pier Antique Show, Pier 94, pierantiqu eshow.com (also Nov. 24)

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Create your own 3-D portrait at MakerBot, 347.457.5758

Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938, Museum of Modern Art, 212.708.9400 (thru Jan. 12, 2014)

Sway to the swinging sounds of Loston Harris at Bemelmans Bar, 212. 744.1600 (every TuesSat.,thru Dec. 31)

photo: macy’s thanksgiving day parade, kent miller studios/macy’s inc; robert indiana, “eat/die”, 1962, © 2013 morgan art foundation/artists rights society (ARS), new york

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On The Record: A Tribute to the Great Vocal Groups of the 20th Century, Stage 72, 800.838.3006 (every Sat. & Sun., thru Dec. 15)

8 Lose Not Heart: J.D. Salinger’s Letters to an Aspiring Writer, The Morgan Library & Museum, 212.685.0008 (thru Jan. 12, 2014) The Preacher and The Shrink, Beckett Theatre, 212.239.6200 (Nov. 2-Jan. 4, 2014)

15 Buy the kiddies some new clothes, Gymboree, 212.517.5548 Then spend quality time with them at Building Brainstorm, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 718.735.4400

22 William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain, Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 212.501.3011 (thru Feb. 9, 2014) Ronnie Spector, B.B. King Blues Club, 212. 997.4144

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National Theatre Live Frankenstein broadcast, Symphony Space, 212.864.5400 (also Nov. 5) Christopher Wool, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 212.423.3500 (thru Jan. 22, 2014)

2 Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square, Broadway, from Columbus Circle to W. 68th St., 212.581.7762 The Art of the Brick, Discovery Times Square, 866.987.9692 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

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3 Steve Tyrell, Café Carlyle, 212.744.1600 (thru Dec. 31) Elton John, Madison Square Garden, 866.858.0008 (also Dec. 4)

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Rod Stewart, Madison Square Garden, 866.858.0008 Vienna Boys Choir, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, metmuseum .org

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17 Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE, Whitney Museum of American Art, 212.570.3600 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

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

Chris Botti, Blue Note, 212.475.8592 (Dec. 16-Jan. 5, 2014)

Chagall: Love, War and Exile, The Jewish Museum, 212.423.3200 (thru Feb. 2, 2014) Go Cuban for dinner tonight, Victor’s Café, 212.586.7714

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The Power of Poison, American Museum of Natural History, 212.769.5100 (Nov. 16-Aug. 10, 2014) Ice-skating at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, 212.332.7654

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, al vinailey.org (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

Release listening parties, Tammany Hall, 212.228.7556 (every Thur.)

LIVE From the NYPL literary talks, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 212.930.0855 (also Dec. 10 & 12)

Out of Hand: Materializing The Postdigital, Museum of Arts and Design, 212.299.7777 (thru Jul. 6, 2014)

A Christmas Story, The Musical, opens, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, 212.465.6741 (thru Dec. 29)

The Magic Flute opens, Metropolitan Opera House, 212.362.6000 (also Dec. 21, 24, 26.28,30 & Jan. 2, 4)

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12 Find a fabulous dress at a fabulous price, Fox’s, 212.362.8409 Get a snazzy new suitcase for your next trip to New York, Zero Halliburton, 646.640.3600

La Divina Caricatura, A Bunraku Puppet Pop Opera opens, La MaMa, 212.475.7710 (thru Dec. 22) How about some sharp new boots? Space Cowboy Boots, 646.559.4779

13 American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker opens, Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 718.636.4100 (thru Dec. 22)

7 Cyndi Lauper & Friends, Beacon Theatre, 212.465.6500 Rebirth: Recent Work by Mariko Mori, Japan Society, 212.832.1155 (thru Jan. 12, 2014)

14 American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, 845.355.2400 (also Dec. 15) Graciela Iturbide Photographs, Throckmorton Fine Art, 212.223.1059 (Nov. 14-Jan. 11, 2014)

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The Line King’s Library: Al Hirschfeld at The New York Public Library, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 212.870.1657 (thru Jan. 4, 2014)

Iran Modern, Asia Society, 212.288.6400 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

Machinal begins performances, American Airlines Theatre, 212. 719.1300

An R&B Christmas, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, 718.951.4500

Fresh Tracks, New York Live Arts theater, 212.691.6500 (also Dec. 19 & 21)

HOWL! Arts Christmas Carnival, Tompkins Square Park, 917.749.9210 (also Dec. 22)

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

Gaze at golden “Prometheus” and the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, Fifth and Sixth aves., btw 49th & 50th sts.

New York String Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, 212.247.7800 (also Dec. 28)

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An East Midtown Partnership card offers discounts to shops and restaurants, 212.813.0030

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Under the Mistletoe with Ashley Brown and the New York Pops, Carnegie Hall, 212.247.7800 (also Dec. 20)

26 Precision and Splendor: Clocks and Watches at The Frick Collection, The Frick, 212.288.0700 (thru Feb. 2, 2014) Need an iPhone replacement? Hurry over to Tekserve, 888.929.3645

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Michael Feinstein, Birdland, 212.581.3080 (Dec. 17-28)

Treat yourself to the one and only Rolex, Wempe Jewelers, 212.397.9000

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

Tanya Holt and Marcus Simeone, The Metropolitan Room, 212.206.0440 (also Nov. 16 & Jan. 26, 2014)

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Watch the Times Square Ball Drop, 212.452.5283 New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace, The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 866.811.4111

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1 New Year’s Day Salute to Vienna, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, 212.721.6500

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

Shop for vintage treasure at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 212.355.4400

Gotham Chamber Orchestra’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers, Trinity Church (also Jan.1 & 3), 212.279.4200

Eat the meat at the new downtown Morton’s The Steakhouse, 212.608.0171

12 An American Style: Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design 1915-1928, Bard Graduate Center, 212.501.3000 (thru Feb. 2)

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13 The Bridges of Madison County begins performances, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 212.239.6200

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Join the fun at the Family Tour and Workshop at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 212.423.3587

26 Ferran Adria: Notes on Creativity, and Deborah Grant: Christ You Know It Ain’t Easy!!, The Drawing Center, 212.219.2166 (thru Feb. 28)

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Remember New York’s men in blue at the New York City Police Memorial, 212.344.3491

7 The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution, New-York Historical Society, 212.873-3400 (thru Feb. 23) Shop tor the whole family at Lester’s, 212.734.9292

14 Chamberfest 2014 The Juilliard School, 212.799.5000 Enjoy a fine meal at trendsetting Tribeca Grill, 212.941.3900

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8 The Room Nobody Knows opens, Japan Society (thru Jan. 12) Some sushi and sake for after the show? Hatsuhana, 212.355.3345

15 And they say New Yorkers aren’t friendly? Try a Big Apple Greeter Tour with a native New Yorker, 212.669.8159

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

The Hilliard Ensemble, The Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 212.535.7710

New York City Ballet winter season opens, David H. Koch Theater, 212.496.0600 (thru Mar. 2)

The Metro Show opens, Metropolitan Pavilion, 800.563.7632 (thru Jan. 26)

28 Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 212.423.3500 (thru Apr. 23)

29 Keith Urban, Madison Square Garden, thegarden .com Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art, The American Folk Art Museum, folkartmuseum.org (thru April 23)

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2 Gawk at an aircraft carrier, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, 212.245.0072 New York Boat Show, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, nyboatshow.com (Jan. 1-5)

3 Tony Feher Retrospective, Bronx Museum of the Arts, 718.681.6000 (thru Feb. 15) Search for a vintage tome at Argosy Book Store, 212.753.4455

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See It Loud: Seven Post-War American Painters, National Academy Museum, 212.369.4880 (thru Jan. 26)

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

16 Do some peoplewatching and some power lunching at The Four Seasons, 212.754.9494 Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design from the AJDC, Forbes Galleries (thru Feb. 22)

23 Outside Mullingar opens, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Mar. 16) See how the original immigrants lived at The Tenement Museum, 212.982.8420

30 Hungry for food with a flair? Check out dinner at the David Burke Townhouse, 212.813.2121

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4 Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance and the New Psychodrama— Manhattan, 19701980, Whitney Museum of American Art, 212.570.3600 (thru Feb. 2)

11 Mother’s Day in January? Take a visit to the Museum of Motherhood, 212.452.9816

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Umphrey’s McGee Beacon Theater, 212.465.6500 (also Jan. 18) Enjoy a lobster masala at Mint restaurant, 212.644.8888

24 Winter Antiques Show opens, Park Avenue Armory, 718.292.7392 (thru Feb. 2) Armory Antique Show opens, 69th Regiment Armory, 973.808.5015 (thru Jan. 26)

31 i shot denzel; Untitled Work, New York Live Arts, new .yorklivearts.org (also Jan. 31 & Feb. 1)

25 Master Drawings in New York Week opens, 212.289.2227 (thru Feb. 1) Sacred Visions: … From The Dahesh Museum Collection, Museum of Biblical Art, 212.408.1500 (thru Feb.16)

photos: lincoln center, © mark bussell; ceramics fair, courtesy of martyn edgell

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Family, Feasts and Floats November brings cold winds, warm fireplaces and the most belly-busting of fetes: Thanksgiving (Nov. 28). It is a glorious time when people nationwide gather around banquet tables, count their blessings and find common ground over some piping hot turkey. Concierge Aisha Thomas, who was born on the holiday, loves the season: “Thanksgiving is a special time of year in New York. The weather is crisp, and the festive buzz of the holidays is in the air.” And the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? “Fun chaos!” she cries, reflecting fondly on the onslaught of inflatable characters and floats that careen down Central Park W. and Sixth Ave. Looking for the best place to watch the action? “Probably on the Upper West Side along Central Park W., from W. 64th to W. 72nd sts. Get to your spot early since people start to line up around 6 a.m. Make sure to layer! It can get cold out there.” Come dinnertime, you’ll be ready for a meal. But something tells us you didn’t pack the fixings for a seasonal feast. Happily, our cuisine scene delivers even on holidays: “There are a range of restaurants to explore, from The Smith (for something casual in the East Village) to Balthazar in SoHo (for a bit of French flair) to elegant Bouley in TriBeCa TIPS FROM: (for a refined Thanksgiving experience).” If your tastes go Aisha Thomas, Concierge, beyond the traditional, “try something unique: Junoon, a W New York Union contemporary Indian restaurant, serves a specialty holiday Square, 201 Park Ave. So., meal. Cranberry and turkey tikka—need I say more?” No, 917.534.5820 Aisha, you’ve said it all.—William G. Frierson IV 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. 99). For mass transit, see Bus & Sub­way Maps (p. 98 & pp. 100-102).

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Top, left: Think springtime Thoughts: jason Wu

Top, right: fly away: indulge your inner aviator

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jacket. | cockpit usa, p. 48

| saksfifthavenue.com bottom: Stylish bargains: This discount left: winter white: moschino cheap and chic’s

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recently unveiled a spruced-up dÉcor.

away the cold. | Maximilian Fur Salon, p. 48

| century 21, p. 49

Store listings are grouped by products and/or services. Some of the department stores have “visitor centers” with programs. Most es­tablish­ments are open Mon-Sat from 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an 8 p.m. closing time on Thurs. Shops on the Lower East Side often close Fri afternoons and reopen Sun. Most spas and salons are open daily and begin appointments around 10 a.m., with closing times in the evening ranging from 7 to 10 p.m. 2 wheelchair accessible; 1 child-related merchandise/services/programs; 3 refreshments; 0 products. The letters/numbers after each listing are the NYC Map coordinates (pp. 100-102). For more information, go to innewyork.com.

Recent Openings Baccarat 046527 635 Madison Ave., btw E. 59th & E. 60th sts., 212.826.4100, baccarat.com. Jewelry, stemware and table accessories of precious crystal from the iconic French house. 2 F12 Hour PassionC0L491 112 W. 34th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.904.1002, hourpassion.com. Slated to open Nov.26, this new concept store

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specializes in many of the Swatch Group’s most elite brands of watches for men and women (think: Longines, Tissot and Calvin Klein) in an elegant setting of cut stone and wood. G15

MaiyetC0L4762 16 Crosby St., btw Grand & Howard sts., 212.343.9999, maiyet.com. Luxurious womenswear is available at this minimalist new boutique from the socially conscious line. E21

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

Quinn0L4275 181 Orchard St., btw Stanton & Houston sts., 646.669.9348, quinnshop.com. Slouchy, comfortable womenswear and unique home goods fill the lifestyle store of this brand, whose name is derived from “quintessence.” D19

Photos: Jason Wu handbag, Jayme Thornton; Cockpit USA jacket, August Young; Moschino Cheap and Chic fur jacket, © The Maximilian Fur Salon at Bloomingdale’s; Century 21, © Century 21; earrings, © Bounkit; Fleur d’Oranger candle, © LadurÉe; John Varvatos Platinum Edition, © John Varvatos; Russian imperial porcelain, © Saint Petersburg Trade House

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quartz leaves. | bounkit.com Left, Center: Cool-weather accessories from a shearling specialist. | rafel shearling, p. 48 Left, bottom: An orange-scented candle from a famed purveyor of confectionary. | LadurÉe, p. 50 Above: john varvatos’ platinum edition, an eau de toilette for gents. | bloomingdale’s, p. 49 Right, Top: Russian Imperial Porcelain is imported from the mother country. | saint petersburg trade house, this page right, below: a festive party gown by sherri hill. | missesdressy, p. 48 below: Cunning cuff links for cardsharps are among this store’s novelties. | tender buttons, p. 48

Saint Petersburg Trade HouseC0L491 261 Fifth Ave., btw 28th & 29th sts., 212.433.2999, fromrussia.com. An exotic variety of handcrafted, museum-quality items, from nesting dolls to fine porcelain dinnerware to colorful shawls, are imported from various parts of Russia with love at this unique new venue. F16 Swarovski 484 Fulton St., at Albee Sq., Brooklyn, 718.852.0753; and nine other NYC locations, swarovski.com. A new outlet for the beloved crystal collectibles, along with jewelry, sunglasses and other accessories, from the famed Austrian brand. BB23

Vertu 610 Madison Ave., at E. 58th St., 212.371.8701, vertu.com. Handmade in England, a variety of high-end mobile phones, crafted in luxury materials and equipped with state-of-theart technology, are now turned on in a sleek new Midtown location. F12 Warby Parker 819 Washington St., btw Little W. 12th & Gansevoort sts., 646.517.5227; and one other NYC location, warbyparker.com. A smattering of books, along with frames galore, decorate the walls of this rapidly growing brand that vows to make shopping for eyeglasses not only fun, but affordable. H18

Accessories, Luggage & Shoes Alexandre de ParisC0L3289 1025 Lexington Ave., btw E. 73rd & E. 74th sts., 212.717.2122, alexandrede parisnyc.com. A large selection of elegant handmade hair accessories from France, such as barrettes adorned with Swarovski crystals and sophisticated headbands. E11 Porsche Design C0L6 17 24 Madison Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.308.1786; 465 W. Broadway, btw Prince & W. Houston sts., 212.475.0747, porsche-design.com. The sturdy yet sleek collection includes apparel for men and women, luggage, high-tech phones and sporty timepieces. F12, G19

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Photos: Jason Wu handbag, Jayme Thornton; Cockpit USA jacket, August Young; Moschino Cheap and Chic fur jacket, © The Maximilian Fur Salon at Bloomingdale’s; Century 21, © Century 21; earrings, © Bounkit; Fleur d’Oranger candle, © LadurÉe; John Varvatos Platinum Edition, © John Varvatos; Russian imperial porcelain, © Saint Petersburg Trade House

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SHOPS & SERVICES Shoe ParlorC0L7241 851 Seventh Ave., btw W. 54th & W. 55th sts., 212.842.0574, shoeparlor.com. 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 boots.com. As a pioneer of Western-style fashion and custom designs, this boutique boasts handmade boots, hats, belts, buckles, bolo ties and T-shirts for the traditional and nontraditional cowgirl or cowboy. E19 Tender ButtonsC0L6394 143 E. 62nd St., at Lexington Ave., 212.758.7004, tenderbuttons-nyc.com. This old-fashioned shop is filled with an array of old and new fasteners for both male and female attire, including European couturier and blazer buttons, plus period cuff links, picture frames and decorative objects. I12

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

Ultimate SpectacleC0L52713 789 Lexington Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.792.8123, ultimatespec tacle.com. An Upper East Side luxury boutique which offers quality, comprehensive eye care, along with exclusive collections by Thom Browne, Anne et Valentin, and Cutler and Gross. E12

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Bedhead PajamasC0L78413 252 Elizabeth St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.233.4323, bedheadpjs.com. Luxe sleepwear and robes for men, women and children are designed by Renee Claire with comfort and style in mind. D19 Beretta Gallery C0L42197 8 18 Madison Ave., btw E. 63rd & E. 64th sts., 212.319.3235, berettausa.com. A space with an Italian stone facade houses fine sportswear, including safari apparel and equipment, and versatile travel accessories. F12 BurberryC0L62 9 E. 57th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.407.7100; and four other NYC locations, us.burberry.com. Classic garments in the traditional tan plaid, as well as contemporary styles for men, women and kids. G13 Cockpit USAC0L3285 15 W. 39th St., 12th fl., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.575.1616, cockpitusa.com. 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 Fur Salon at Saks Fifth AvenueC0L312 611 Fifth Ave., 2nd fl., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.940.4465. Designer coats, capes and accessories—made from exotic skins, such as python and sable— from a wide roster of designers; repair and restyling services also available. 2 1 G13 L.K. BennettC0L9185 The Shops at Columbus Circle, 10 Columbus Circle, 2nd fl., btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.309.7559, lkbennett.com. The London fashion line, one of Kate Middleton’s favorites, offers footwear, clothing and handbags. I12 LacosteC0L32879 420 Park Ave. So., at E. 29th St., 646.380.5224; and two other NYC locations, lacoste.com. This perpetually chic sportswear

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line’s iconic croc is sewn on polo shirts (for him and her) and shirtdresses that come in a veritable rainbow of colors. F19

LanvinC0L9185 815 Madison Ave., btw E. 68th & E. 69th sts., 646.439.0381, lanvin.com. The three-storied flagship features the French label’s shoes and accessories; ready-to-wear items, including bold prints and fur accents; and a third-floor bridal boutique. F11 Madonna & CoC0L4951 284 Lafayette St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.226.3363, madonnaandco .com. Geared for women with an independent fashion sense, this boutique offers proprietary designs, vintage items and capsule designer collections. E19 Maison KitsunÊC0L52134 NoMad Hotel, 1170 Broadway, at W. 28th St., 212.481.6010, kitsune.fr. Making its NYC debut, the French fashion-and-music label features its compilation records and ready-towear collection for men and women, as well as leather accessories and Aesop cosmetics. G16 Maximilian Fur Salon 0L315 Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave., 4th fl., at E. 59th St., 212.705.3335, bloomingdales.com. Full-length coats and shorter jackets by top designers, including Bisang, Carolina Herrera, Dennis Basso, Elie Tahari, FÊraud, Michael Kors and Zac Posen, are available. Services include restyling, redesigning, storage, cleaning and alterations. 2 E12 MissesDressyC0L52134 37-24 24th St., Ste. 340, btw 38th & 37th aves., Long Island City, Queens, 212.203.5052, missesdressy.com. Cover all your needs for special occasions at this dress boutique, which specializes in prom, wedding and party attire and shoes. BB11 Rafel ShearlingC0L9538 216 W. 29th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.564.8874, rafel.com. This warehouse has NYC’s largest stock of custom-fit shearling garments for men and women. H16

Beauty & Personal Care Bond No. 9C0L549 9 Bond St., btw Broadway & Lafayette St., 212.228.1732; and three other NYC locations, bondno9.com. This funky perfumery has a mission to bottle the fragrances of New York, with scents that evoke the city and its various neighborhoods. E19 DermalogicaC0L549 110 Grand St., btw Broadway & Mercer St., 212.219.9800; and two other NYC locations, dermalogica.com. The national brand’s New York outpost offers skin analysis at the Skin Bar and professional skin treatments administered in the private SkinPod, plus fragrance-free products from the namesake collection. 0 F20 Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S., P.C.C0L58731 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212.682.5180, drlinhart .com. An official dentist of the Miss Universe Organization and winner of the 2010 Concierge Choice Award for Emergency Services, Dr. Linhart specializes in cosmetic and restorative procedures and offers his own Pearlinbrite™ laser tooth whitening. Patients can receive treatments in the Continental Room, a luxurious private suite. Dr. Linhart’s son, Zachary, has joined his father’s practice with training in general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry. 2 1 0 F14

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êShaveC0L7941 1025 Third Ave., at E. 61st St., 212.838.1515; 30 Rockefeller Center, W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.582.8228, eshave .com. Devoted to smooth skin and a pain-free, close shave, this men’s groomer stocks a variety of products and accessories, from the 5 Blades luxury razor to the signature Lavender Collection of pre-shave oil, shaving cream and aftershave soother; barber services are available too. E12, F13

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B&H Photo, Video, Pro AudioC0L79468 420 Ninth Ave., at W. 34th St., 212.444.6615, bhphotovideo.com. One-stop shopping for the newest electronic technology at discount prices, including cutting-edge cameras, camcorders, DVDs, mini-disc players, film and tripods. I15 J&R Music and Computer WorldC0L37 23 Park Row, btw Beekman & Ann sts., across from City Hall, 212.238.9000; The Cellar at Macy’s Herald Square, Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.494.3748, jr .com. The downtown location is a block-long compound housing the best in audio, music, computers and high-tech appliances, plus housewares, musical instruments and a Mac boutique. 2 1 F21, G15 Mobile Spa New YorkC0L372 259 Bleecker St., btw Cornelia & Morton sts., 212.633.8800, mobile spany.com. This boutique for cellphones and accessories also offers on-site repairs, specializing in iPhones. G19

Gifts & Home Dahesh Museum of Art StoreC0L46827 145 Sixth Ave., btw Dominick & Spring sts., 212.759.0606, daheshmuseum.org/shop. The museum’s collection of 19th- and 20th-century art comes to life in the gift shop’s objects, such as Oriental rugs, jewelry, apparel and gifts. G20 Fountain Pen HospitalC0L473 10 Warren St., btw. Broadway & Church St., 800.253.7367, fountain penhospital.com. A mind-boggling selection of fine writing instruments, both vintage and modern, from such famed brands as Parker, Montblanc and Waterman. Repair and engraving services are offered as well. F21 Just BulbsC0L58932 220 E. 60th St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.888.5707, justbulbsnyc.com. Just as the name suggests, this store sells a myriad selection of lightbulbs in various colors and shapes, and to fit British, European and American outlets. E12

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Ladurée 864 Madison Ave., btw E. 70th & E. 71st sts., 646.558.3157, laduree.com. The prominent Parisian pâtisserie, reputed inventor of the macaron, offers that signature confection, along with other sweets, teas and gift items. 1 0 F11 Le Palais des ThésC0L4627 194 Columbus Ave., btw W. 68th & W. 69th sts., 646.664.1902; 156 Prince St., at W. Broadway, 646.513.4369, us.palaisdesthes .com. Carrying a range of fresh leaves and house specialty blends in attractive, colorful packaging, this Parisian tea shop offers a complimentary cup pf tea upon entrance, as well as tasting classes every Sat 9-10 a.m. and Sun 10-11 a.m. in its SoHo location. I11, F19

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Lladró BoutiqueC0L513 500 Madison Ave., btw E. 52nd & E. 53rd sts., 800.785.3490, lladro.com. From Valencia, Madrid and other locations come heirloom-quality Spanish porcelain figurines, objets d’art and home décor items. F13 MoMA Design StoreC0L713 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9700; and two other NYC locations, momastore.com. A collection of kitchenware, housewares, home décor, modernist jewelry and gifts selected by the discerning eyes of the Museum of Modern Art’s curatorial staff. E20 Scully & ScullyC0L95416 504 Park Ave., btw E. 59th & E. 60th sts., 800.223.3717, scullyandscully.com. Specializing in accessories and furnishings, from footstools and antique reproductions to china, crystal, silver and gifts. F12 Smythson of Bond StreetC0L95416 4 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.265.4573, smythson.com. This high-end British stationery boutique offers personalized cards, invitations and paper goods, as well as leather accessories, notebooks and diaries. G13 Starbright Floral DesignC0L321 150 W. 28th St., Studio 201, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 800.520.8999, starflor.com. Over 500 types of flora, including rare and unusual blossoms, as well as an assortment of chocolates and gift baskets. Event-planning is a specialty. Shipping available. 2 13 H16 Zarin FabricsC0L79482 314 Grand St., btw Orchard & Allen sts., 212.925.6112, zarinfabrics.com. Founded in 1936, and still family-owned and operated, Zarin showcases thousands of bolts of fine fabrics by leading manufacturers. D20

Jewelry, Crystal & Silver Global Gold and SilverC0L4258 7 W. 45th St., Ste. 1200, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 800.680.9757, globalgoldandsilver.com. A customer-serviceoriented Midtown destination that purchases clients’ unwanted gold, silver and diamonds. G14

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IppolitaC0L351 796 Madison Ave., at E. 58th St., 646.664.4240, ippolita.com. Sported by celebrities such as Sofia Vergara and Susan Sarandon, this fine jewelry line features streamlined bangles, earrings, rings and cuff links, meant for everyday wear. F12 Little King JewelryC0L41628 177 Lafayette St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.260.6140, littleking jewelry.com. Designer duo Michael Regan and Jennifer O’Sullivan create vintage-inspired jewelry, belt buckles and cuff links from eco-friendly materials. The East Village shop is also a popular choice among soon-to-be brides. 2 . E20 OMEGA BoutiqueC0L134 711 Fifth Ave., btw 55th & 56th sts., 212.207.3333, omegawatches.com. Shoppers seeking a luxury timepiece receive personalized service and an extensive selection in the Swiss company’s flagship. F12 Swarovski CrystallizedC0L4259 499 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.966.3322, swarovskicrystallized.com. Crystallized jewelry—necklaces, rings, earrings, as well as a vast selection of loose crystals—fills the glass cases at this concept boutique. F20 TourneauC0L341 510 Madison Ave., btw E. 52nd & E. 53rd sts., 212.758.5830; 12 E. 57th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.758.7300, tourneau .com. The world’s largest authorized purveyor of fine timepieces offers styles from top international watchmakers. F13, F12 Wempe JewelersC0L3415 700 Fifth Ave., at 55th St., 212.397.9000, wempe.com. Fifth Avenue’s only official Rolex dealer also carries other prestigious brands, such as Jaeger-LeCoultre and Baume & Mercier, plus an 18-karat gold jewelry line. 2 G13

Allure Day Spa & Hair DesignC0L3418 139 E. 55th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.644.5500, alluredayspa.com. A full-service spa/salon offering manicures, soothing pedicures, age-defying facials, precision haircuts and color correction. 2 1 0 E13 Aveda New York InstituteC0L5489 233 Spring St., btw Sixth Ave. & Varick St., 212.807.1492, aveda .com. Organic spa services administered by cosmetology trainees include botanical hair and scalp therapy and customized facials that use all-natural products. G20 Bellissimo Hair Spa 0L1756 223 Mott St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.431.4936; and one other NYC location, bellissimohairspa.com. The personable staff at this stylish salon includes expert manicurists, colorists, massage therapists and wax technicians, all on call to fulfill your pampering needs. E19

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Benedict YeoC0L413896 31 Spring St., at Mott St., 212.966.6001, benedictyeo.com. London-trained stylist Ben Yeo’s salon offers cuts, color, special-event styling and party packages. 0 E19

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Special Services BabelandC0L6471 43 Mercer St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.966.2120; and two other NYC locations, babeland.com. Adults can find plenty of provocative playthings here, to suit all sorts of fancies. f20 East Midtown PartnershipC0L371 eastmidtown .org/passport.com, 212.813.0030. Holders of this complimentary passport card gain direct access to deals and discounts at a multitude of Midtown destinations; there’s also a new app for locating participating restaurants, shops, art dealers, spas and fitness centers. Inner Healing CenterC09L185 30 Central Park So., Ste. 1A, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.682.6765. Spiritual psychics are available to advise clients, specializing in tarot card, crystal ball, crystal rock and tea leaf readings. G15 New Age Mystical WorldC0L425 21 E. 62nd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.319.8600, newage psychicnyc.com. A clairvoyant life counselor, offering guidance for a positive present and future, along with consultations about soulmates, through readings and tarot cards. F12

Sports Apparel & Equipment NBA StoreC0L371 590 Fifth Ave., btw 47th & 48th sts., 212.515.6221, nba.com/nycstore. Team jerseys, basketballs, gifts, accessories and footwear fill this arena-style sports emporium of National Basketball Association merchandise and memorabilia. 2 1 G14 NHL Powered by ReebokC0L371 1185 Sixth Ave., at W. 47th St., 212.221.6375, nhlstore.nhl.com. League items, official NHL uniforms and interactive kiosks, plus an XM Radio studio broadcasting live games, an NHL-themed Starbucks and more. 2 1 G14 Reebok Fit HubC0L42 420 Fifth Ave., at 37th St., 212.395.9614, reebok.com. The sportswear brand’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, togabikes.com. New York’s oldest and largest bike shop offers a range of bicycles, as well as an assortment of accessories and clothing. 2 J12

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Idlewild BooksC0L3156 249 Warren St., btw Smith & Court sts., Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, 718.403.9600; and one other NYC location, idlewildbooks.com. This independent bookshop specializes in travel literature and guidebooks, along with foreign language titles, on destinations throughout the world. A24 kidding aroundC0L4862 60 W. 15th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.645.6337; Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St. Passage, E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 212.972.8697, kiddingaroundtoys.com. This independent, family-owned store specializes in toys and board games, costumes, clothes, gifts and party favors for children of all ages, selected from more than 600 brand-name distributors. Its newest location in Grand Central Terminal boasts a playful Victorian design, along with a mobile toy train traveling throughout the shop. 1 F17, F14 Scholastic Store, TheC0L6892 557 Broadway, btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.6166, scholastic .com/sohostore Located in SoHo, this fun-friendly shop offers fiction and nonfiction books, toys, videos, games and Wii. It also frequently hosts meet and greets with children’s favorite storybook characters. 1 F19

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

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ColletteC0L427 1298 Madison Ave., btw E. 92nd & E. 93rd sts., 212.348.9800, colletteconsignment .com. This Manhattan branch of a Hamptons consignment store features women’s apparel and accessories from coveted labels, from A(kris) to Z(ac Posen); the carefully curated stock also includes accessories and jewelry. F8

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Roundabout New & Resale CoutureC0L72 115 Mercer St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.966.9166; 31 E. 72nd St., at Madison Ave., 646.755.8009, roundaboutresale.tumblr.com. Women’s clothing and accessories—all from recent collections, in mint or near-mint condition—from such revered design houses as Chanel, Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren fill these tastefully appointed boutiques. F19, F11

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Above, left: ten of willem de kooning’s paintings, including “the privileged (untitled xx),” are on display from nov. 8 thru Dec. 21. | gagosian gallery, p. 56 Above, right: “The possibility of ghosts” (shown in process) is a central work in slip, an exhibition of sculpture by arlene shechet, thru nov. 16. | Sikkema jenkins & co., p. 57 left: a 134-carat sapphire brooch exemplifies The Extraordinary Jewelry of Alexandre Reza, on view thru nov. 13. | sotheby’s, p. 57 right: hedy klineman embraces the pop-art style to gain insight into spirituality in buddhas in the garden, a collection of more than 50 paintings, including “Wedding buddha bLue and yellow,” thru dec. 12. | tibet house us, p. 57

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. 100-102). For more information, browse the Art & Antiques section of innewyork.com.

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AeroC0L95421 419 Broome St., btw Lafayette & Crosby sts., 212.966.4700, aerostudios.com. 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

Antony ToddC0L94821 44 E. 11th St., btw Broadway & University Pl., 212.529.3252, anthonytodd.com. 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, baxterliebchen .com. Twentieth-century 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

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

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

Brian Stewart The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Gallery 49A, at E. 55th St., 212.758.1252, the-maac.com/brian-stewart .com. Nineteenth- and 20th-century porcelain, jewelry and silver. Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sun noon-5:30 p.m. E13

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Photos: willem de kooning, “The Privileged (untitled xx),” 1985, © the willem de kooning foundation/artists rights society (ARS), new york/photo by time nighswander/imaging4art; arlene shechet, “the possiblity of ghosts,” courtesy of the artist and sikkema jenkins & co., new york; sapphire brooch, courtesy of alexandre reza; Hedy Klineman, “Wedding Buddha blue and yellow,” courtesy of tibet house us

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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, flyingcranesantiques.com. 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, perfumebottlesauction.com. 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

hughes presents five recent large-scale watercolor paintings, including “cactus and ice hole.”

Macklowe GalleryC0L356 667 Madison Ave., at E. 61st St., 212.644.6400, macklowegallery.com. 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

Below: sarah anne johnson explores sexuality through manipulated photos, including the chromogenic print “puzzle pieces,” In her exhibit wonderlust. Both shows run thru dec. 14. | julie saul gallery, p. 56

Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, TheC0L356 1050 Second Ave., at E. 55th St., 212.355.4400, the-maac.com. More than 100 dealers offer furniture, designer jewelry, chandeliers, crystal, silver, Asian and African artifacts, paintings, sculpture and other fine pieces. Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m. 2 E13 Metropolitan Fine Art and Antiques 10 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.974.2584, metroantiques.com. A treasure trove for European and Asian antiques and precious artifacts, including jade, ivory and coral carvings, hand-carved netsuke, French hand-cut Lalique and Baccarat crystal pieces, chandeliers and bronze sculptures. Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m. G13

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

China 2000 177 E. 87th St., Ste. 601, btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.472.9800, china 2000fineart.com. Chinese objects from the 18th and 19th centuries include calligraphy, furniture, screens and paperweights. By appointment. F9 Doyle & Doyle 189 Orchard St., btw Stanton & E. Houston sts., 212.677.9991, doyledoyle.com. Antique, estate and fine jewelry—engagement

Scholten Japanese ArtC0L73195 145 W. 58th St., Ste. 6D, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.585.0474, scholten-japanese-art.com. Fine Japanese works—including wood-block prints, netsuke,

Stack’s Bowers Galleries0L316 123 W. 57th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.582.2580, stacksbow ers.com. Established in 1933, this family-owned business specializes in rare coins, currency, plates, medals, tokens, minerals and books for sale in its showroom, as well as auctions and appraisals. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2 G12

Art Galleries Acquavella GalleriesC0L41853 18 E. 79th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.734.6300, acquavella galleries.com. Nineteenth- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture from such artists as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas and Marc Chagall. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F10 AFAC0L396 54 Greene St., at Broome St., 212.226.7374, afanyc.com. This showcase for fantastical and surreal artwork features both established and emerging artists such as Tim Burton, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Tom Everhart, Daniel Merriam, Anne Bachelier, and Brian and Wendy Froud. Thru Nov. 15: Curious Nature: JennyBird Alcantara. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 1 F20 Agora GalleryC0L41853 530 W. 25th St., 2nd fl., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.226.4151, agora-gallery.com. This Chelsea gallery showcases contemporary fine art, including paintings and photographs. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 Akira Ikeda GalleryC0L41853 17 Cornelia St., btw W. 4th & Bleecker sts., 212.366.5449, akiraikedagallery .com. With outposts in Tokyo and Berlin, this gallery represents some 40 national, European and Japanese artists. By appointment. G19

P.M. Tung Arts The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Gallery 61, at E. 55th St., 212.308.7203, the-maac.com. Fine Chinese antiques and works of art. Daily 1-6 p.m. E13

R 20th Century DesignC0L4187 82 Franklin St., btw Franklin Pl. & Church St., 212.343.7979, r20th century.com. Home décor designs from the last century include Danish lighting and Brazilian tables. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m. F20

Showplace Antique + Design Center C0L316 40 W. 25th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.633.6063, nyshowplace.com. More than 200 antiques dealers exhibit European and American furniture, textiles, art, jewelry, silver, bronze, stamps and decorative accessories. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 2 3 G16

Allan Stone GalleryC0L41853 5 W. 82nd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.987.4997, allanstonegallery.com. This gallery spotlights emerging artists who work in painting, sculpture and on paper. Wed-Sat noon-5 p.m. and by appointment. G19 Ameringer McEnery YoheC0L94821 525 W. 22nd St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.445.0051, amy-nyc .com. Postwar, contemporary and emerging artists 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, anatzarev.com. Colorful paintings depict the namesake Croatian-born artist’s extensive travels through Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Special exhibitions feature photography and works on paper by other

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Photos: sarah anne johnson, “puzzle pieces,” and simon hughes, “cactus and ice hole,” both courtesy of julie saul gallery, new york

Photos: willem de kooning, “The Privileged (untitled xx),” 1985, © the willem de kooning foundation/artists rights society (ARS), new york/photo by time nighswander/imaging4art; arlene shechet, “the possiblity of ghosts,” courtesy of the artist and sikkema jenkins & co., new york; sapphire brooch, courtesy of alexandre reza; Hedy Klineman, “Wedding Buddha blue and yellow,” courtesy of tibet house us

hanging scrolls, prints, sculptures and lacquer boxes—specializing in the Edo period. Thru Nov. 10: Uncovered and Discovered: The Nude Figure in Modern Japanese Prints. By appointment. Walk-ins, Nov. 5-10: Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2 G12

rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, cuff links, brooches, bridal accessories, money clips— artfully displayed. Tues-Wed, Fri 1-7 p.m., Thurs 1-8 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-7 p.m. D19

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Anita Shapolsky GalleryC0L691 152 E. 65th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.452.1094, anitashapolskygallery.com. Drawings, paintings and sculpture with a focus on Abstract Expressionism. Represented artists include Peter Agostini, Thomas Beckman, William Manning, Shozo Nagano and Thomas Sills. Wed-Sat noon-6 p.m. and by appointment. E12 Berry-Hill GalleriesC0L691 11 E. 70th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.744.2300, berry-hill.com. A range of American sculptures and paintings, from 18th-century colonial works to 20th-century modern art. Represented artists include William M. Harnett, Harriet Frishmuth, William James Glackens and Louis Maurer. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. F11

Fountain GalleryC0L382 702 Ninth Ave., at W. 48th St., 212.262.2756, fountaingallerynyc.com. An environment for artists living and working with mental illness to exhibit their creations. Represented artists include Martin Cohen, Lita Goldberg, Keith Pavia and Robin Taylor. Thru Nov. 3: The Strangers Project; Nov. 7-11: Works by U.S. military veterans; Nov. 14-Dec. 22: Small works priced $100 and under. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 2 1 . I14 Freight + VolumeC0L4138 530 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.691.7700, freightandvolume.com. Works of contemporary artistic expression, including Erik den Breejen’s street-art-inspired paintings, at this gallery that values narrative and text-based material. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. J16

Joshua Liner GalleryC0L716 548 W. 28th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.244.7415, joshualinergallery .com. Many of the artists represented here— David Ellis, Cleon Peterson, Ian Francis, Tat Ito—are influenced by Asian pop culture and comic art. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 1 J16

David ZwirnerC0L37 519, 525 & 533 W. 19th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.727.2070; and one other NYC location, davidzwirner.com. This 30,000-square-foot space represents 43 estates and contemporary artists, including Diana Thater and Neo Rauch. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon by appointment. F20

Julie Saul GalleryC0L4187 535 W. 22nd St. at 10th Ave., 212.627.2410, saulgallery.com. Photographicbased art, including traditional and avant-garde works. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. J16

Dominique LévyC0L37 909 Madison Ave., at E. 73rd St., 212.774.2004, dominique-levy.com. A longtime fixture on the auction and Upper East Side art scenes, Dominique Lévy opened her own gallery in September, showcasing postwar masters, such as John Camberlain and Andy Warhol. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F11

Forum GalleryC0L318 The Crown Building, 730 Fifth Ave., 2nd fl., btw 56th & 57th sts., 212.355.4545, forumgallery.com. 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

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James Cohan GalleryC0L716 533 W. 26th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.714.9500, jamescohan .com. 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

Johannes VogtC0L716 526 W. 26th St., Ste. 205, btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.255.2671, vogtgallery.com. The collection explores the artists and complex cultural ties that bind New York to both Europe and Latin America. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. J16

CFM GalleryC0L37 236 W. 27th St., 4th fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.966.3864, cfmgallery .com. Modern and contemporary works by Salvador Dalí, Leonor Fini, Aleksandra Nowak, Michael Parkes, Frederick Hart, Felicien Rops, Ailene Fields and others, plus fine jewelry. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 1 F20

Eleven Rivington0513 11 Rivington St., btw Chrystie St. & Bowery, 212.982.1930, elevenrivington.com. 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

Howard Greenberg GalleryC0L465 Fuller Building, 41 E. 57th St., 14th fl., at Madison Ave., 212.334.0010, howardgreenberg.com. Vintage and contemporary international photography from both renowned and midcareer artists. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F13

JeanMarie GalleryC0L716 Miriam Rigler, 220 E. 60th St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.486.8150. Original oil paintings and Lucite sculptures by international artists, such as Yolande Ardissone and Guy Dessapt. Call for hours. E13

Betty Cuningham GalleryC0L691 541 W. 25th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.242.2722, bettycuningham gallery.com. Jake Berthot, Greg Drasler, Abby Leigh and Rackstraw Downes are among the contemporary artists represented. Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16

Eden Fine ArtC0L4513 437 Madison Ave., at E. 50th St., 212.888.0177, eden-gallery.com. A contemporary art gallery representing international artists and showcasing colorful, playful and spiritually uplifting works. Daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 2 1 F13

to the representation of established artists— working in a range of mediums—from around the world. Nov. 8-Jan. 4: Marc Dennis: An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar … Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. J16

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Gagosian Gallery 976 & 980 Madison Ave., btw E. 76th & E. 77th sts., 212.744.2313; and two other NYC locations, gagosian.com. This gallery exhibits modern and contemporary works, including paintings, sculpture and mixed media. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F10 Gerald Peters Gallery0L465 24 E. 78th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.628.9780, gpgallery .com. The Santa Fe-based gallery showcases 19th- and 20th-century paintings and photos, as well as traditional and modern sculpture. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. F10 Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photography0L465 962 Park Ave., at E. 82nd St., 212.794.2064, sunpictures .com. Established in 1984, this gallery specializes in 19th- and early 20th-century art photography. Mon-Fri noon-6 p.m. and by appointment. F9 Hasted Kraeutler C0L465 537 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.627.0006, hastedkraeutler .com. This contemporary art gallery is dedicated

Laurel Gitlen0716 122 Norfolk St. at Rivington St., 212.274.0761, laurelgitlen.com. This gallery represents contemporary artists such as Corin Hewitt, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Bill Jenkins and Anissa Mack. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. D19 Leigh Morse Fine ArtC0L716 22 E. 80th St., 5th fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.4144, leighmorse.com. This light, airy space showcases 20th-century American and European works. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. F10 LUMAS New York 1100 Madison Ave., btw E. 82nd & E. 83rd sts., 212.288.1114; and one other NYC location, lumas.com. Branches of an international chain of galleries offer works by master photographers, as well as movie stills. Sun-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m. F20 Mary Boone GalleryC0L716 541 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.752.2929; and one other NYC location, maryboonegallery.com. This gallery represents works by young artists and contemporary masters. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 Michael Rosenfeld GalleryC0L7945 100 11th Ave., btw W. 19th & W. 20th sts., 212.247.0082, michael rosenfeld.com. 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

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Paul Kasmin GalleryC0L7945 293 10th Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.563.4474; and one other NYC location, paulkasmingallery.com. Specializing in pop and contemporary art, this gallery displays work from such artists as Robert Indiana, David LaChapelle and Andy Warhol. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16

          

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Puccio Fine ArtC0L7945 1202 Second Ave., at E.63rd St., 212.588.9871, pucciofineart.com. Works by emerging, midcareer and master artists are available at below-auction prices. By appointment only. Rehs Galleries, Inc.C0L7945 5 E. 57th St., 8th fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.355.5710, www.rehs .com. Specializing in artists exhibited at the Paris Salon and London’s Royal Academy from 1850 to 1920, including Julien DuprÊ. 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, rhgallery.com. This gallery features works by artists such as Wolfgang Ellenrieder, Daniel Escobar and Shayok Mukhopadhyay. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun-Mon by appointment. G21

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Sotheby’sC0L7945 134 York Ave., at E. 72nd St., 212.606.7000, sothebys.com. The famed auctioneers sell fine art, antiques, jewelry and works on paper. Highlights: Nov. 6: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale; Nov. 13-14: Contemporary Art. 2 D11

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Pier Antique Show, The 034 Pier 94, 711 12th Ave. at W. 55th St., 239.732.6642, pierantiqueshow .com. Nearly 500 dealers present 20th-century decorative arts, furniture, books and fashion. Nov. 23-24: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $15, children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult. 2 K13

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broadway Previews & Openings A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and MurderC0L4318 Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, agentle mansguidebroadway.com. The ends, an earlship, justify the means, murder, in the new musical comedy in which family ties are broken one by one, with style and, this being Britain, class. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.

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After MidnightC0L4382 Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, aftermidnightbroadway.com. Grammy Award winner Fantasia headlines the musical revue that relives the glory days of Duke Ellington at Harlem’s Cotton Club; Langston

Hughes’ poetry provides the counterpoint. Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m. Beginning Nov. 5: Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $60-$142. In previews, opens Nov. 3. 2/  0 H14

Beautiful—The Carole King MusicalC0L41 Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, beautifulon broadway.com. The story of singer/songwriter

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Il Divo—A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of BroadwayC0L14 Marquis Theatre, W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, ildivo.com. The international quartet is joined by Tony Award winner Heather Headley for an evening of Broadway show tunes. Six performances only. 8 p.m.; $72-$152. Nov. 7-9, 11-13 2/  0 H14 MacbethC0L438 Vivian Beaumont Theater, Lincoln Center, 150 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.239.6200, lct.org. Shakespeare’s “Scottish play” stars Ethan Hawke as the ambitious thane and Anne-Marie Duff as his equally ambitious and doomed wife. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Nov. 26: Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $75-$135. In previews, opens Nov. 21, runs thru Jan. 12. 2/  0 I12 No Man’s Land / Waiting for GodotC0L4385 Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, twoplaysinrep.com. Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart return to Broadway in two seminal 20th-century plays, performed in repertory: Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land and Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley co-star. Schedule varies; $40-$137. In previews, opens Nov. 24, runs thru Feb. 1. 2/  0 H14 700 SundaysC0L4391— (2 hrs., 15 mins.) Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, 700sundaysonbroadway.com. Billy Crystal returns to Broadway to star again in his acclaimed memoir about the importance of family. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed & Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m.; $97-$162. Previews begin Nov. 5, opens Nov. 13, runs thru Jan. 5. 2/  0 H14

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Twelfth Night / Richard IIIC0L4387 Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, shakespearebroadway.com. The Bard’s comedy and tragedy are staged in repertory by the all-male Shakespeare’s Globe company. There are six performances of Twelfth Night and two performances of Richard III a week; both plays are performed on Wed and Sat. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $25-$135. In previews, opens Nov. 10, closes Feb. 2. 2/  0 H14 TM

A Night With Janis JoplinC0L4358— (2 hrs., 15 mins.) Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, anightwithjanisjop lin.com. Mary Bridget Davies recreates the legendary persona and unforgettable voice of the hard-drinkin’, hard-livin’ queen of rock ’n’ roll. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $28-$140. 2/  0 H14 A Time to KillC0L43586— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) John Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, atimetokillonbroadway.com.

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Big FishC0L43587â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs., 20 mins.) Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, bigfishthemusical.com. In the new musical, a son (Bobby Steggert) discovers that his larger-than-life father (Norbert Leo Butz) may be both man and myth, fact and fiction. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $49-$142. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 H13 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, bookof

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mormonthemusical.com. Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, have penned an outrageous musical comedy, their first for the stage, 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

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CinderellaC0L43182— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, at W. 53rd St., 212.239.6200, cinderellaonbroadway.com. The Broadway premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s TV musical stars Laura Osnes as the heroine and Santino Fontana as her Prince Charming. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $45-$137. 2 1/  0 H13 First DateC0L4368— (1 hr., 30 mins., no intermission) Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, firstdatethemusical .com. A blind dinner date unfolds in real time in this contemporary boy-meets-girl musical comedy. Will opposites attract before the check arrives? Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7 p.m.; $35-$137. 2/  0 H13 Glass Menagerie, The — (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, theglassmenagerie broadway.com. The new production of Tennessee Williams’ classic about a family in denial stars Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto and Celia Keenan-Bolger. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $77-$137. Runs thru Feb. 23. 2/  0 H14 Jersey BoysC0L341— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, jerseyboysbroadway.com. The Tony Award-winning tale of 1960s group The Four Seasons is set to a score composed of their greatest hits, such as “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” “Sherry” and “Walk Like a Man.” Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $47-$172. 2/  0 H13 Kinky BootsC0L48713— (2 hrs., 20 mins.) Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, kinkybootsthemusical.com. The sexy thigh-high, stiletto-heeled red boots of the title, stylish enough for a woman, but strong enough for a drag queen to wear, save the day and a shoe factory in the hit musical with a score by Cyndi Lauper and book by Harvey Fierstein. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $77-$147. 2/  0 I14

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Lion King, TheC0L34— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717, lionking.com. Disney’s megahit features revolutionary puppetry, vibrant costumes and melodious songs by Elton John and Tim Rice, including “Circle of Life.” Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 1 & 6:30 p.m.; $80-$142. 2 1/  0 H14 Mamma Mia! C0L42— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, mammamianorthamerica .com. On the eve of her wedding, a bride tries to uncover her father’s identity in this musical set to a score of ABBA’s hits. Mon, Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $70-$155. 2/  0 H14 Matilda The MusicalC0L64871— (2 hrs., 40 mins.) Shubert Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, matildathemusical innewyork.com | november 2013 | IN New YORK

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Bad JewsC0L438— (1 hr., 40 mins., no intermission) Roundabout Theatre Company, Laura Pels Theatre, Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, 111 W. 46th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.719.1300, roundabouttheatre.org. Emotions flair when twentysomething cousins reunite following the death and funeral of a beloved grandfather. Tues-Sat 7:30 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m.; $77-$87. Runs thru Dec. 22. 2 G14 Blue Man GroupC0L345— (1 hr., 45 mins.) Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St. & Astor Pl., 800.982.2787, blueman.com. Three bald blue-painted beings employ high-energy music, painting, comedy and pantomime—as well as willing audience members—in this long-running performance piece now with new material. Mon, Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2, 5 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 5 p.m. Schedule can vary; $85-$99. 2 1 F18

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La SoirĂŠeC0L421 Union Square Theatre, 100 E. 17th St., at Park Ave. So., 800.982.2787, la-soiree.com. A heady mix of cabaret, burlesque and circus sideshow, this uninhibited international variety show promises risquĂŠ entertainment, with laughs and a few daredevil thrills and chills thrown in. Tues-Thurs 8 p.m., Fri-Sat 7 & 10 p.m., Sun 5 p.m.; $49-$130. In previews, opens Nov. 7. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;F17 Lady DayC0L4â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (2 hrs.) Little Shubert Theatre, 422 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & Dyer aves., 212.239.6200, ladydaythemusical.com. Billie Holiday, played by Tony and Grammy Award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, tries for a final comeback in this new play with music. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed & Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7 p.m.; $85-$95. 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;0 I14

            

  

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Sleep No MoreC0L6732— (2 hrs.-2 hrs., 30 mins.) The McKittrick Hotel, 530 W. 27th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 866.811.4111, sleepnomorenyc.com. In this immersive theater piece, mask-wearing audiences wander through a 100,000-square-foot environment—an abandoned 1930s luxury hotel—eavesdropping on scenes and characters that conjure up Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Entry times Sun-Thurs 7:30, 7:45, 8, 8:15 & 8:30 p.m., Fri & Sat 7, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8, 11, 11:15, 11:30, 11:45 & 11:59 p.m.; $75-$95./  3 J16 Small Engine RepairC0L421 MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher St., btw Christopher & Hudson sts., 212.352.3101, mcctheater.org. Three friends from high school, well on their way to middle age, hang out in John Pollono’s psychological thriller. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $69-$89. In previews, opens Nov. 20, runs thru Dec. 8. H19 StompC0L35217— (1 hr., 40 mins.) Orpheum Theatre, 126 Second Ave., btw E. 7th St. & St. Marks Pl., 800.982.2787, stomponline.com. In this longrunning 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. 2 1 E18 What’s It All About? Bacharach ReimaginedC0L421 New York Theatre Workshop, 79 E. 4th St., btw Second Ave. & Bowery, 212.279.4200, nytw .org. The Burt Bacharach songbook is reinterpreted by and for a younger generation, with Mr. Bacharach’s blessing, in this soulful revue. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $85. Previews begin Nov. 19, opens Dec. 5, runs thru Jan. 5. 2 E19

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FDNY Fire ZoneC0L3489 34 W. 51st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.698.4520, fdnyfirezone.org. A hands-on learning experience for both kids and adults about fire safety and prevention features simulations of brief emergency scenarios. Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free general admission. Fire-Safety Presentation $6 adults and children, $2 seniors (60+). 2 1 0 G13 High Line, TheC0L5681 Gansevoort to W. 30th sts., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.500.6035, thehighline.org. The mile-long elevated park and public promenade, once a derelict railway line, offers spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, fixed and movable seating, perennial gardens, public art displays and a steel walkway. Open daily 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; Free. 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 8 J15-J18

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Cabaret, comedy & Supper Clubs CafĂŠ CarlyleC0L354 The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel New York, 35 E. 76th St., at Madison Ave., 212.744.1600, rosewoodhotels.com/en/carlyle. One of the swankiest cabarets in town features original murals by Marcel Vertès. Highlights: Thru Nov. 23: John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey; Nov. 26-Dec. 31: Steve Tyrell; Every Mon Thru Dec. 16: Woody Allen & the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band. Times/music charge vary. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 F10

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entertainment Carolines on BroadwayC0L35 1626 Broadway, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.757.4100, carolines .com. Top comedians and up-and-coming talents appear nightly at this legendary club. Highlights: Nov. 1-2: Jeff Garlin; Nov. 8-10: Charlie Murphy; Nov. 14-17: Natasha Leggero & Moshe Kasher; Nov. 21-24: Judah Friedlander; Nov. 27, 29-30: Dave Attell. Times/prices vary. AE, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 H13

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Beacon TheatreC0L9427 2124 Broadway, at W. 74th St., 866.858.0008, beacontheatre.com. Known for its flawless acoustics, this historic theater features pop and rock performances. Highlights: Nov. 1: Andrew Dice Clay and Jim Norton; Nov. 2: India. Arie; Nov. 12-14: John Fogerty; Nov. 15: Rick Ross; Nov. 16: Chris Cornell; Nov. 22: Amos Lee; Nov. 23: Hot Tuna; Nov. 30: Guster. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 J11

Comedy CellarC0L9517 117 MacDougal St., btw W. 3rd St. & Minetta Ln., 212.254.3480, comedycellar .com. The Greenwich Village spot is known for unexpected appearances from such famous comedians as Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle. Shows nightly. Times/prices vary. AE, MC, V; $$/  3 G19

Best Buy TheaterC0L3457 1515 Broadway, at W. 44th St., 800.745.3000, bestbuytheater.com. Performance venue in the heart of Times Square. Highlights: Nov. 1-2: Sleeping With Sirens; Nov. 5-9: Phil Lesh & Friends; Nov. 14-15: Florida Georgia Live; Nov. 16: Jake Miller; Nov. 24: Zoé; Nov. 27: Joey Bada$$ with Pro Era and Ab-Soul; Nov. 29-30: Dark Star Orchestra. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 G13

54 BelowC0L5213 254 W. 54th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.468.7619, 54below.com. The Theater District nightclub beneath Studio 54 features up to three shows nightly, starring some of the city’s best and brightest show-biz talents. Highlights: Nov. 1-2: Marilyn Maye; Nov. 5, 14-16: Paulo Szot; Nov. 6-8: Christine Ebersole; Nov. 18, 20-23: Jason Robert Brown; Nov. 24-25, 27-30: Ann Hampton Callaway. Times vary; Cover charge $30-$70, food & drink minimum. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 H13 Galapagos Art SpaceC0L6152 16 Main St., at Water St., DUMBO, Brooklyn, 718.222.8500, galapagos artspace.com. Performances at this eclectic (and hipster) Brooklyn hot spot, with its own indoor lake, include music, film, dance and burlesque. Times/prices vary. AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/  5 . A21 Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club New YorkC0L43896 641 W. 51st St., at 12th Ave., 212.247.2460, hustlerny .com. The upscale, 10,000-square-foot gentlemen’s club, with a casual vibe, features more than 100 exotic entertainers, a brass pole on the main stage, VIP seating, private fantasy suites and a rooftop cigar lounge. Mon-Fri 6 p.m.-4 a.m., Sat 8 p.m.-4 a.m., Sun 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Cover charges vary. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  8 K13 Metropolitan Room, TheC0L9614 34 W. 22nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.206.0440, metropolitan room.com. Jazz and cabaret performers. Highlights: Nov. 22, 29-30: Baby Jane Dexter: More Rules of the Road; Every Tues at 9:30 p.m.: Annie Ross. Times/prices vary. AE, MC, V; $$/  3 5 G17

Concerts & Dance American Ballet TheatreC0L4613 David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 63rd St., 212.496.0600, abt.org. The fall season comprises mixed repertory programs. Tues-Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m.; $20-$135. Nov. 1-10. I12 BAM Next Wave FestivalC0L953 BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave., btw St. Felix St. & Ashland Pl., Brooklyn; Fishman Space,

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BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Pl., btw Hanson Pl. & Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn; BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton St., btw Ashland & Rockwell pls., Brooklyn, 718.636.4100, bam.org/nextwave. The 31st-annual event boasts dance, theater, music and opera engagements at the Brooklyn-based urban arts center. Theater highlights: Nov. 1-2 at the BAM Harvey Theater: Nosferatu, the vampire legend scored by John Zorn; Nov. 6-10 at the BAM Harvey Theater: Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, in a German-language production by Florian Borchmeyer (with English subtitles); Nov. 13-17 at the Fishman Space: The Humans, a performance work by British visual artist Alexandre Singh; Nov. 13-17 at the BAM Harvey Theater: Water, directed by David Farr; Nov. 21-23 at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: La Belle et la Bête, a collaboration between Michel Lemieux, Victor Pilon and Pierre Yves Lemieux. Dance highlights: Nov. 1-2 at the Fishman Space: Dark Theater, with Dance Heginbotham; Nov. 6-9 at the Fishman Space: Dark Lark, with the Kate Weare Company; Nov. 7-9 at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: And Then, One Thousand Years of Peace, with Ballet Preljocaj; Nov. 14-16 at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: Sun, choreographed and with music by Hofesh Shechter; Nov. 20-23 at the Fishman Space: Play/Pause, with Susan Marshall & Company. Music highlights: Nov. 22-23 at the BAM Harvey Theater: 21c Liederabend, op. 3 / Festival of Contemporary Art Song, a celebration of new music. Opera highlights: Nov. 1-2 at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: War Sum Up, a blend of Japanese manga imagery, Noh theater, electronic sounds and new music. Times/prices vary. Thru Dec. 22. 2/  3 5 0

Barclays CenterC0L452 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000, barclayscenter .com. Top names in entertainment and sports perform at this all-purpose venue in Brooklyn. Highlights: Nov. 6: Justin Timberlake; Nov. 12-17:

Bowery BallroomC0L7386 6 Delancey St., at Bowery, 212.533.2111, boweryballroom.com. Host to indie and alternative bands, this Beaux Arts theater has a subterranean bar and is known for its acoustics. Highlights: Nov. 1: Sebadoh; Nov. 2: J. Roddy Walston & The Business; Nov. 3: Braids; Nov. 4: Foy Vance; Nov. 5: Black Lips; Nov. 6: Toad the Wet Sprocket; Nov. 7: Rudimental; Nov. 8: Widowspeak; Nov. 9: Neil Hamburger and Tim Heidecker; Nov. 10: Destroyer (Solo); Nov. 13: Active Child; Nov. 14: RAC; Nov. 15: He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister; Nov. 16: Mother Hips; Nov. 18: Nightmares on Wax; Nov. 20: Minor Alps; Nov. 21-22: Johnny Richman, featuring Tommy Larkins; Nov. 23: Basia Bulat; Nov. 24: Caspian; Nov. 25: Temples; Nov. 26: Bernhoft; Nov. 29: The Menzigers; Nov. 30: Stephen Kellogg. Times/prices vary./  D20 Carnegie HallC0L356 W. 57th St., at Seventh Ave., 212.247.7800, carnegiehall.org. The legendary concert hall with world-renowned acoustics is in its 122nd season. Highlights: Nov. 1: The New York Pops with guest artist Montego Glover; Nov. 2-3: Minnesota Orchestra with Hilary Hahn, violin (Nov. 2), and Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano (Nov. 3); Nov. 5: András Schiff, piano; Nov. 7: Patti LuPone; Nov. 8: Endellion String Quartet; Nov. 12: Joshua Bell, violin, and Sam Haywood, piano; Nov. 13-14: San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas; Nov. 21: Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Jonathan Biss, piano; Nov. 22: St. Louis Symphony. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 H13 Distinguished Concerts International New YorkC0L5163 Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Ave., at W. 57th St., 212.247.7800; Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.721.6500, dciny.org. Leading musicians perform in top venues. Highlights: Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall: The Music of Dinos Constantinides with soloists from Louisiana State University; Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at Avery Fisher Hall: Messiah … Refreshed! Prices vary. 2/  3 0 I12 Gramercy TheatreC0L438 127 E. 23rd St., btw Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. So., 212.614.6932, thegramercytheatre.com. The intimate concert venue, a former movie house and Off-Broadway

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Duane ParkC0L4231 Duane Park, 308 Bowery, btw Houston & Bleecker sts., 212.732.5555, duaneparknyc.com. Seasonal American food with a Southern accent whets the appetite for jazz and burlesque entertainment at this swank supper club. Shows Tues-Sat. Times/prices vary. AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  3 5 . E19

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Great PerformersC0L6257 Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 65th St., 212.721.6500; Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, 1941 Broadway, at W. 65th St., 212.721.6500; Walter Reade Theater, W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.875.5600, lcgreatperform ers.org. Major classical music artists perform in concert at Lincoln Center. Highlights: Nov. 4 at Avery Fisher Hall: The Cleveland Orchestra conducted by Franz Welser-Möst; Nov. 10 at the Walter Reade Theater: Caroline Goulding, violin, and Michael Brown, piano; Nov. 10 at Avery Fisher Hall: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir conducted by Neeme Jarvi; Nov. 11 at the Walter Reade Theater: Mozart: What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow; Nov. 20 at Alice Tully Hall: Nelson Freire, piano. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 I12

Highline BallroomC0L3576 431 W. 16th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 866.468.7619, highlineballroom.com. An 800-person venue hosting concerts and private events. Highlights: Nov. 1: Dom Flemons 20181_BMN_IN-NY-Jan_113011.indd 1 for Broadway 11/30/11 4:08 PM “A hip hangout of the Carolina Chocolate Drops; Nov. 3: Nick babies and the fans who love Tangorra; Nov. 7: Papadosio; Nov. 8: Matt Wertz; them with food that is Nov. 10: Less Than Jake; Nov. 13: Andrew Belle & sophisticated and understated.” Leagues; Nov. 14: HOTEI; Nov. 15: Ari Hest; Nov. — Newsday 17: The White Buffalo; Nov. 18: Carnival Choreographer’s Ball NYC; Nov. 19: Pooh; Nov. 21: Easy Star All-Stars; Nov. 22: Lez Zeppelin; Nov. 24: Well-Strung; Nov. 27: Amel Larrieux: Ice Cream Everyday. Every Sat: Good Life Saturdays (Nightclub). Times/prices vary./  3 I17 Hill Country LiveC0L52816 30 W. 26th St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 212.255.4544, music.hillcountryny .com. A showcase for American roots music is located within a Texas barbecue restaurant. Times/prices vary./  3 5 G16

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Irving PlazaC0L418 17 Irving Pl., btw E. 15th & E. 16th sts., 212.777.6800, irvingplaza.com. The rock music venue has played host to the Ramones, Eric Clapton, Red Hot Chili Peppers and other rock royalty. Highlights: Nov. 1: Cristian Castro; Nov. 2: The Barstool Blackout Tour; Nov. 4: Jessie Ware; Nov. 7: Built to Spill; Nov. 8: Third Blind Eye; Nov. 11: Dir En Grey; Nov. 12: Morbid Angel; Nov. 13: Charli XCX; Nov. 18: Tori Kelly; Nov. 21: Sister Hazel; Nov. 22: Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds; Nov. 23: The Story So Far; Nov. 26: Smash Mouth; Nov. 30: NOFX. Times/prices vary. 2/  5 E17 Jazz at Lincoln CenterC0L3568 Time Warner Center, Broadway, at W. 60th St., 212.721.6500, jalc.org. Located in the Time Warner Center, this state-of-the-art complex includes the Rose Theater, Allen Room, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and the Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame. Highlights:

Nov. 8-9 in the Allen Room: Ladies Sing the Blues; Nov. 19 in the Rose Theater: Family Concert: Jazz Meets Gospel; Nov. 22-23 in the Allen Room: Jim Hall: Modern Jazz Guitar; Nov. 22-23 in the Rose Theater: Music From Pakistan; Nov. 22-23 in the Allen Room: Chris Potter’s Underground Orchestra. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 I12

Joyce Theater, TheC0L3596 175 Eighth Ave., btw W. 18th & W. 19th sts., 212.242.0800, joyce.org. Performances by renowned American and international dance troupes. Highlights: Nov. 1-3: Keigwin + Company; Nov. 6-10: Compagnie Marie Chouinard; Nov. 12-17: Garth Fagan Dance; Nov. 19-Dec. 1: Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Times/prices vary. 2 H17 Madison Square GardenC0L3517 Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 866.858.0008, thegarden .com. Concerts in a variety of genres—mainly pop, rock and hip-hop—are presented in the spacious, newly renovated main arena and more intimate Theater. Highlights: Nov. 1 & 7: Ed Sheeran; Nov. 8-9, 11: Eagles; Nov. 13: Paramore; Nov. 13-15 in The Theater: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; Nov. 16 in The Theater: Widespread Panic; Nov. 23-24: Kanye West: The Yeezus Tour; Nov. 25 in The Theater: Van Morrison. Times/prices vary. 2 3 0 H15 Mercury LoungeC0L451 217 E. Houston St., at Ave. A, 212.260.4700, mercuryloungenyc.com. This small club presents live shows nightly from up-andcoming or obscure artists for a hip clientele. Highlights: Nov. 1: Leverage Models; Nov. 2: Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside; Nov. 5: John Vanderslice; Nov. 6: Midlake; Nov. 8: The Business; Nov. 9: Lady; Nov. 11: Les Bains III & The Glory Fires; Nov. 12: Night Beats; Nov. 13: Wooden Ships; Nov. 15-16: Houndmouth; Nov. 22: Shannon and the Clams; Nov. 29: Icebox. Times/ prices vary. 2/  5 D19 Metropolitan OperaC0L3572 Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.362.6000, metopera.org. The world-famous opera company presents its 2013-2014 season. Highlights: Nov. 1: Norma; Nov. 2 (mat), 6, 9, 14: Two Boys (new production); Nov. 2, 5, 9 (mat), 13, 16 (mat): Tosca; Nov. 7, 12, 16, 20, 23 (mat), 26: Die Frau ohne Schatten; Nov. 11, 15, 18, 21, 27, 30: Rigoletto; Nov. 22, 25, 30 (mat): Der Rosenkavalier; Nov. 23, 29: Eugene Onegin (new production). Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 I12 New York City Ballet: George Balanchine’s The NutcrackerC0L531 David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 63rd St., 212.496.0600, nycballet.com. This production of the classic ballet, set to music by Tchaikovsky and with choreography by George Balanchine, has been a New York holiday tradition since 1954. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 1 & 5 p.m.; Prices vary. Nov. 29-Jan. 4. 2 1/  3 0 I12 New York City CenterC0L9428 131 W. 55th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.581.1212, nycitycenter .org. Theater, dance and music. Highlights: Thru Nov. 3: Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty; Nov. 13-17: A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Affair, starring Bernadette Peters; Nov. 23-24: The Little Orchestra Society: Stravinsky’s Firebird. Times/ prices vary. 2/  0 H13

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B.B. King Blues Club & GrillC0L35 237 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.997.4144, bbkingblues.com. A sizzling club named for the legendary musician. Highlights: Nov. 5: Joan Collins; Nov. 7: Dionne Warwick; Nov. 8: Andy McKee; Nov. 9: John Tesh; Nov. 14: Dennis DeYoung; Nov. 21: Paul Mooney; Nov. 22: Lalah Hathaway. Times/prices vary. Every Sat: Beatles Brunch. Every Sun: Sunday Gospel Brunch. AE, D, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 H14 BirdlandC0L9214 315 W. 44th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.581.3080, birdlandjazz.com. Famous and new jazz musicians at the â&#x20AC;&#x153;jazz corner of the world.â&#x20AC;? Highlights: Nov. 1-2: Ron Carter Nonet; Nov. 5-10: The Django Reinhardt New York Festival, featuring Django Festival All-Stars and special guests; Nov. 14-16: New York Voices; Nov.

 



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Blue NoteC0L315 131 W. 3rd St., btw MacDougal St. & Sixth Ave., 212.475.8592, bluenotejazz.com. Downtown’s legendary jazz lounge. Highlights: Nov. 1-3: Arturo Sandoval; Nov. 5-10: Michel Camilo Big Band; Nov. 14-17: The Manhattan Transfer; Nov. 19-24: Jane Monheit. Times/prices vary. AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 G18 Dizzy’s Club Coca-ColaC0L357 Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway, at W. 60th St., 5th fl., 212.258.9595, jalc.org/dizzys. Hot jazz in a room overlooking Central Park. Highlights: Nov. 1-3: Ted Nash Big Band; Nov. 7-10: Jacky Terrasson Quartet, with Cecile McLorin Salvant; Nov. 14-17: George Cables Trio, featuring Victor Lewis; Nov. 21-24: Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band; Nov. 29-Dec. 1: Wycliffe Gordon & Friends. Sets 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., Late-night sessions Tues-Sat after last artist set; Cover charges $20-$45, $10 minimum. Dinner served nightly. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 0 I12

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Big Apple CircusC0L3579 Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center, W. 62nd St., btw Columbus & Amsterdam aves., 888.541.3750, bigapplecircus.org. The intimate, one-ring affair boasts an all-new show, Luminocity, featuring contortionists, unicyclists, jugglers and, of course, clowns. Times vary; $25-$175. Thru Jan. 12. 2 1/  3 5 0 I12 ING New York City MarathonC0L41836 Various locations, 212.423.2249, ingnycmarathon.org. Approximately 45,000 runners race through all five boroughs in a 26.2-mile run that begins in Staten Island at approximately 9 a.m. and finishes in Manhattan’s Central Park. Nov. 3. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeC0L4186 Begins at W. 77th St. & Central Park West, and ends at Herald Square (W. 34th St. & Seventh Ave.), 212.494.4495, macys.com/parade. Creative floats, marching bands and others march down Sixth Ave. alongside giant balloons of favorite characters. Visitors can watch the balloon inflation the day before beginning at Columbus Ave. & W. 79th St. Inflation: Nov. 27: 3-10 p.m.; Parade: Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. 2 15 8 Menorah LightingC0L628 Grand Army Plaza, Fifth Ave. & 59th St. Every night during Hanukkah, one of the world’s largest menorahs is lit near Central Park. Nov. 27-Dec. 5. 2 1 8 F12

New York Comedy FestivalC0L41856 Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, at W. 74th St.; Carolines on Broadway, 1626 Broadway, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts.; Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway.; Carnegie Hall, W. 57th St., at Seventh Ave.; Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University, 566 LaGuardia Pl., at Washington Sq. So., nycomedyfestival.com. Rising stars and celebrity jokesters keep the laughs coming. Highlights: Nov. 6: Stand Up for Heroes featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Roger Waters and others (The Theater at Madison Square Garden); Nov. 7: Wanda Sykes (Beacon Theatre), Jay Pharaoh (Carolines); Nov. 8: Charlie Murphy (Carolines), Maria Bamford (NYU Skirball Center). Nick Swardson (Town Hall), Bill Burr (Beacon Theatre), Kathy Griffin (Carnegie Hall), Whitney Cummings (Town Hall); Nov. 9: Charlie Murphy (Carolines), John Mulaney (Town Hall), Jim Jefferies (Carnegie Hall), Bill Maher (Beacon Theatre), Anthony Jeselnik (Town Hall); Nov. 10: Charlie Murphy (Carolines), Larry David and David Steinberg (Town Hall). Times/prices vary. Nov. 6-10. 2 F18 Radio City Christmas SpectacularC0L791 Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St., 866.858.0007, radiocitychristmas.com. The 2013 edition of the holiday classic marks the 86th year of the world-famous Radio City Rockettes, who perform favorite routines from the past as well as new choreography. Several shows daily, times vary (No performances Nov. 13, 14 & 18); $39-$299. Nov. 8-Dec. 30. 2 1/  3 0 G13

Spectator sports & Gambling Brooklyn NetsC0L4729 Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000, nba.com/nets. The professional basketball team (formerly known as the New Jersey Nets) faces the opposition in its state-of-the-art arena. Highlights: Nov. 1: Miami Heat. Nov. 5: Utah Jazz; Nov. 9: Indiana Pacers; Nov. 18: Portland Trail Blazers; Nov. 24: Detroit Pistons; Nov. 27: L.A. Lakers. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 AA23 Empire City Casino at Yonkers RacewayC0L9421 Yonkers Raceway, 810 Yonkers Ave., at Central Park Ave., 914.968.4200, empirecitycasino.com. More than 5,300 gaming machines, year-round harness racing and restaurants, plus simulcasts from leading racetracks. Daily 9 a.m.-4 a.m.

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New York RangersC0L395 Madison Square Garden, Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 212.465.6741, rangers.nhl.com. New York’s professional hockey team takes to the ice at Madison Square Garden. Highlights: Nov. 2: Carolina Hurricanes; Nov. 4: Anaheim Ducks; Nov. 6: Pittsburgh Penguins; Nov. 10: Florida Panthers; Nov. 12: New Jersey Devils; Nov. 17: Los Angeles Kings; Nov. 19: Boston Bruins; Nov. 30: Vancouver Canucks. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 H15 Resorts World Casino New York CityC0L5194 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., btw 114th St. & Aqueduct Rd., Jamaica, Queens, 888.888.8801, rwnewyork .com. The multifloor casino is the first of its kind in the city and features thousands of slot machines, hundreds of electronic table games (baccarat, craps and roulette), a food court, the Aqueduct Buffet and restaurants, including Genting Palace (Chinese) and RW Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, and complimentary entertainment nightly. Daily 8 a.m.-4 a.m.

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TodayC0L96531 30 Rockefeller Plz., btw Fifth & Sixth aves. and btw W. 48th & W. 49th sts., today.com. Fans gather outside the Rockefeller Center studio, Mon-Fri starting at 6 a.m. prior to showtime at 7 a.m. No tickets are required; Free. 2 15 8 G13

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Above: the vasily kandinsky

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other 19th-century works

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left: A DIAMOND BROOCH FROM the exhibition jewels

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fashion design (1915-1928) is the subject of an exhibit,

above, right: “joseph’s

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coat brought back to

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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, citypass.com), 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. 100-102). For more information, browse the Museums section of innewyork.com.

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Cultural Centers & Museums American Airpower MuseumC0L362 Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, at Farmingdale Rd., Farmingdale, L.I., 631.293.6398, americanairpow ermuseum.com. Visitors can explore an impressive selection of hangars built and designed during World War II and containing operational warplanes from WWII battles and authentic period flight gear, plus a collection of WWII vehicles and artillery. Thurs-Sun 10:30

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American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L365 Central Park W., at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100, amnh.org. Guests explore halls filled with full-scale dinosaur skeletons, fossils, dioramas, artifacts, gems and minerals, meteorites and more. Thru Jan. 5: Frogs: A Chorus of Colors and Whales: Giants of the Deep; Thru May 26: The

Butterfly Conservatory; Nov. 16-Aug. 10: The Power of Poison. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; Suggested $22 adults, $17 seniors/students (with ID), $12.50 ages 2-12. 2 1 4 3 . 0 I10

Bard Graduate Center, TheC0L4152 18-38 W. 86th St., btw Central Park W. & Columbus Ave., 212.501.3023, bgc.bard.edu. A six-floor town house, the Manhattan outpost of the Annandaleon-Hudson, N.Y., liberal arts college, contains four exhibition spaces, a lecture hall and

Photos: vasily kandinsky, “circles within a circle,” 1923, the philadelphia museum of art/art resource, ny/© 2013 artists rights society (ars), new york/adagp, paris; JULES-AMBROISE-FRANÇOIS NAUDIN, “JOSEPH’S COAT BROUGHT BACK TO JACOB,” 1841, COURTESY OF THE DAHESH MUSEUM OF ART; WALTER MITSCHKE FOR H.R. MALLINSON & CO. DRAWING FOR “ZUNI TRIBE,” CA. 1927, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON, GIFT OF ROBERT AND JOAN BRANCALE; JAR GERANIUM BROOCH, 2007, PRIVATE COLLECTION/PHOTO COURTESY OF THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

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Brooklyn MuseumC0L367 200 Eastern Pkwy., at Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718.638.5000, brooklynmuseum.org. More than 1 million objects, from ancient Egyptian artifacts to American and European contemporary art. Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m., first Sat of every month 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Suggested $12 adults, $8 seniors (62+)/students, under 12 with adult free. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 Frick Collection, TheC0L316 1 E. 70th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.0700, frick.org. 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 industrialist Henry Clay Frick. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $20 adults, $15 seniors (65+), $10 students, Sun 11 a.m.-1 p.m. pay what you wish; children under 10 are not admitted. 2 5 . 0 G11 Guggenheim Museum, The Solomon R.C0L136 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500, guggenheim.org. One of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wrightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s famous spiraling landmark celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009. Thru Jan. 5: Robert Motherwell: Early Collages; Thru Jan. 22: Christopher Wool. Sun-Wed & Fri 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7:45 p.m.; $22 adults, $18 seniors (65+)/students (with ID), under 12 free, Sat 5:45-7:45 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 1 4 3 5 . 0 G8 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space MuseumC0L4673 Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072, intrepid museum.org. The famed aircraft carrier, a national historic landmark, features historic aircraft, multimedia presentations, interactive exhibits and flight simulators, the guided missile submarine USS Growler, British Airways Concorde and space shuttle Enterprise. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; General admission: $24 adults, $20 seniors (62+)/ college students, $19 children ages 7-17, $17 veterans, $12 ages 3-6, under 3, retired military and active duty free. 2 13 8 . 0 K14

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, TheC0L4316 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710, metmu seum.org. Known for its extensive collection of American, medieval, Oriental, Oceanic, Islamic and ancient arts, plus the Costume Institute and galleries of 19th- and 20th-century European paintings and sculpture. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors (65+), $12 students (with ID), under 12 with adult free. 2 1 4/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 8 0 G9

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research library dedicated to the study and history of decorative arts. Tues-Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; $7 adults, $5 seniors/students, Thurs 5-8 p.m. free. 2 8 0 I9

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Morgan Library & Museum, TheC0L473 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008, themorgan.org. The priceless collection of books, manuscripts, drawings and prints includes three extant copies of the Gutenberg Bible. Tues-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $18 adults, $12 seniors (65+)/students/ages 13-16, under 13 with adult and Fri 7-9 p.m. free. 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;3 5 0 F15 innewyork.com | november 2013 | IN New YORK

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Museum of Biblical Art, TheC0L478 1865 Broadway, at W. 61st St., 212.408.1500, mobia.org. Exhibitions and activities examine how the messages, stories and symbols in the Bible have influenced culture. Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 I12

New Museum C0L784235 Bowery, btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.219.1222, newmuseum.org. Focusing on innovation in art and ideas, this museum exhibits pieces in various mediums by cutting-edge contemporary artists. Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; $16 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students, under 18 free, Thurs 7-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 3 5 0 D20 New-York Historical Society Museum & LibraryC0L9316 170 Central Park W., at Richard Gilder Way (W. 77th St.), 212.873.3400, nyhistory.org. This landmark institution, devoted to local

Museum of Modern Art, TheC0L7316 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400, moma.org. More than 150,000 modern and contemporary works, including sculpture, photography and paintings, plus 22,000 films, are in the collection. Mon-Thurs, Sat-Sun 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; $25 adults, $18 seniors (65+), $14 students, under 16 and Fri 4-8 p.m. free. 2 1 4/  3 5 8 . 0 G13 Museum of the City of New YorkC0L5914 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St., 212.534.1672, mcny.org. 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 $10 adults, $6 seniors/students, under 12 free. 2 1 . 0 F7 Museum of the Moving ImageC0L52914 36-01 35th Ave., at 37th St., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.6888, movingimage.us. The art, history, technique and technology of film, television and digital media are explored through exhibitions, programs and the nation’s largest permanent collection of moving-image artifacts. Wed-Thurs 10:30 a.m.5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat-Sun 11:30 a.m.7 p.m.; $12 adults, $9 seniors (65+)/students, $6 ages 3-12, under 3 and Fri 4-8 p.m. free. 2 13 . 0 AA10 National Academy Museum & School of Fine ArtsC0L4827 1083 Fifth Ave., btw 89th & 90th sts., 212.369.4880, nationalacademy.org. Founded in 1825, this museum boasts one of the largest collections of 19th- and 20th-century American art in the United States. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $15 adults, $10 seniors (65+)/students, under 12 free. 2 1 0 G9 National Museum of the American IndianC0L8316 1 Bowling Green, across from Battery Park, 212.514.3700, nmai.si.edu. Celebrating Native American arts and culture in exhibitions culled from the Smithsonian Institution’s extensive collection of decorative and functional ethnographic objects, including beadwork, stone carvings, painted hides, turquoise jewelry, fur clothing, skin kayaks and moose hair embroidery. Sun-Wed, Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 F23 Neue Galerie New YorkC0L59143 1048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200, neuegalerie.org. Early-20th-century German and Austrian art and design by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Otto Dix and others. Thurs-Mon 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $20 adults, $10 seniors (65+)/students, first Fri of each month 6-8 p.m. free; children 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult, children under 12 are not admitted. 2 3 . 0 G9

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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 seniors (65+)/students, children under 12, Fri 6-10 p.m. and seniors (65+) first Mon of the month free. 2 13 0 H17

Tenement MuseumC0L316 108 Orchard St., btw Delancey & Broome sts., 212.982.8420, tenement .org. 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). Visitor center/shop: Fri-Wed 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Thurs 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Tours: $22 adults, $17 seniors (65+)/students. 1 . 0 D20 Whitney Museum of American ArtC0L3625 945 Madison Ave., at E. 75th St., 212.570.3600, whitney.org. Contemporary American art, including sculpture by Louise Bourgeois and Alexander Calder; 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.; $20 adults, $16 seniors (65+)/students (with ID) and adults 19-25, under 18 free, Fri 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 3 . 0 F10

of world war ii’s eastern front in this memorable action shot from the exhibition war/photography: images of armed conflict and its aftermath, Nov. 8feb. 2, 2014. | brooklyn museum, p. 79

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.; $18 adults, $14 seniors/ educators, $12 students, $6 ages 5-13, under 5 free. 2 13 0 I10

9/11 Tribute CenterC0L3642 120 Liberty St., btw Greenwich St. & Trinity Pl., 866.737.1184, tributewtc.org. Recovered objects and narratives by family members of victims offer an outlet to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $17 adults, $12 seniors/ students/military, $5 children 6-12. 2 1 0 G22 Paley Center for Media, TheC0L47 25 W. 52nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.621.6800, paleycenter .org. The former Museum of Television and Radio focuses on the social impact of media technology, as well as the collection and preservation of TV and radio 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 Rose Center for Earth and Space/ American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L362 Central Park W., enter on W. 81st St., 212.769.5200, amnh.org/rose. Home to the Hayden Planetarium Space Theater, Scales of the Universe Walkway and Cullman Hall of the Universe. Space Show: Dark Universe, narrated by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; Suggested $22 adults, $17 seniors/students, $12.50 children 2-12; Museum and space show: $27 adults, $22 seniors/ students, $16 ages 2-12. 2 1 4 3 . 0 I10 Rubin Museum of ArtC0L4957 150 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000, rmanyc.org. Paintings, books, artifacts and more from the

Monuments & Statues Irish Hunger MemorialC0L36 290 Vesey St., btw West Side Hwy. & North End Ave., Battery Park City, 212.267.9700, bpcparks.org. Devoted to raising public awareness of the events that led to the “Great Irish Famine and Migration” of 1845-1852, the grass-covered mound is built with stones from each of Ireland’s 32 counties. Daily dawn-dusk; Free. 1 8 H22 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 on 9/11 and in the World Trade Center bombing on Feb. 26, 1993, are inscribed on bronze parapets surrounding the pools. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Last entry one hour before closing; Free visitor passes are required. 2 1 8 G22 New York City Vietnam Veterans Memorial PlazaC0L368 Vietnam Veterans Plz., 55 Water St., opposite Coenties Slip, 212.471.9496, vietnamveteransplaza.com. This serene public space commemorates the ultimate sacrifice made by New Yorkers during the Vietnam War and includes The Walk of Honor, which lists the names and ages of those 1,741 local individuals lost in the conflict. 24/7; Free. 8 E23 Strawberry FieldsC0L41576 Central Park, at W. 71st St., centralpark.com. The 2.5-acre section of Central Park, dedicated to musician and peace activist John Lennon, who was killed nearby on Dec. 8, 1980, celebrates the former Beatle’s vision of world peace. Daily 6 a.m.-1 a.m.; Free. 1 8 H11

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Photo: dmitri baltermants, “attack—eastern front wwii,” 1941 (printed 1960), the museum of fine arts, houston, gift of michael poulos in honor of mary kay poulos at “one great night in november, 1997,” © russian photo association, razumberg emil anasovich

Museum of Arts and Design C0L631 2 Columbus Circle, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.299.7777, madmuseum.org. The process of transforming materials into expressive objects is celebrated at this center for innovative arts and crafts. Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 students, children under 18 free, Thurs & Fri 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 1/  3 . 0 F13

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WHALES GIANTS OF THE DEEP

NOW OPEN

EXPLORE THE WORLD OF WHALES

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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Dining

Written by William Frierson IV; Edited by Lois Levine

top, left: A fine meal, a glass of wine and a view of the Rock Center Ice Rink: A Quintessential New York Affair. | Rock center café, p. 91 left: buffalo mozzarella and colorful beets: a twist on a classic italian dish indicative of this flatiron district restaurant, steps from madison square park. A glass of italian red, from a high-tech wine dispenser, makes for a very pleasant accompaniment. | sd26, p. 85 Above: plush interiors and a collection of celebrity chopsticks compliment fine chinese cuisine at this elaborate dining room on lexington avenue. Traditional chinese tea, anyone? | Mr. k’s, p. 90 right: a green tea crepe is a delicate finisher to a complex japanese meal in industrialchic tribeca. | megu, p. 95

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. 100-102).

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recent openings All’onda– C0L572Italian/Japanese 23 E. 13th St., btw Fifth & University Pl., no phone at press time. Restaurateur Chris Cannon partners with Chef Chris Jaeckle in a new culinary venture—just steps from Union Square—that explores the traditional flavors of Italy through an Asian lens, fusing the ingredients of age-old Venician dishes with the modern air and presentation methods of Japan. The wine list favors whites and sparkling     G18 wines. Call for hours. $$$ 2/

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Botequim– C0L572Brazilian Hyatt Union Square New York, 134 Fourth Ave., at E. 13th St., 212.253.1234, www.unionsquare.hyatt.com. This restaurantwithin-a-restaurant (housed underneath The Fourth, an American brasserie) serves a menu of South American small plates and entrées in a modern space with both communal and traditional seating. Plus, an open kitchen, a six-seat chef’s counter, and a selection of cocktails, beers and wines (by the bottle or carafe). Dinner nightly; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/    F18

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

PhotoS: Rock Center café, mr. k’s, and Le périgord, evan sung; megu, brian kennedy; sd26, courtesy of sd26; evr, andrew kist; cipriani downtown, courtesy of cipriani garage, christopher villano; chez josephine, courtesy of chez josephine, photo by melissa hom; heartland brewery & chophouse, courtesy of heartland brewery

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bottom, right: chinese ravioli

served in the curved leather

in the parisian atmosphere of

banquettes of a bi-level

a restaurant owned by the

lounge. cocktails, from

family of the great josephine

either of the two bars, are

baker. A tribute to a megastar.

encouraged. | evr, p. 85

| chez josephine, p. 94

top, right: a mod dining room

bottom left: this bustling pub,

lies within a stately building,

in the middle of the theater

where a menu of classic italian

district, offers hearty, all-

flavors are served alongside

american fare. | heartland

signature bellinis. | cipriani

brewery & chophouse, p. 94

wall street, p. 84 left: a classic soufflé at a

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

right: fresh seafood and live

classic french restaurant. a

jazz are offered at this West

midtown francophile’s retreat.

Village staple. | garage, p. 88

| le périgord, p. 90

Chelsea Cafeteria– C0L49A 1 merican 119 Seventh Ave., at W. 17th St., 212.414.1717, cafeteriagroup.com. Comfort food favorites are given the modern treatment—plantain-crusted tuna with mango-coconut-tamarind glaze, beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips with apple cider coleslaw, braised short rib tacos with sweet potato puree—in an ultra-contemporary dining room. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  I17 Colicchio & Sons– C08LA 146 merican Nouveau 85 10th Ave., at W. 15th St., 212.400.6699, craft restaurantsinc.com. Refined meals of roasted scallops and braised suckling pig with polenta in a room adorned with wine racks and stacked

wood. Dinner nightly (Tap room: Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun); AE, D, MC, V; $$$/  . I17

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

Chinatown Peking Duck House– C0L4835Chinese 28 Mott St., btw Pell & Worth sts., 212.227.1810, pekingduck housenyc.com; and one other NYC location. In a simply decorated dining room, the namesake innewyork.com | november 2013 | IN New YORK

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PhotoS: Rock Center café, mr. k’s, and Le périgord, evan sung; megu, brian kennedy; sd26, courtesy of sd26; evr, andrew kist; cipriani downtown, courtesy of cipriani garage, christopher villano; chez josephine, courtesy of chez josephine, photo by melissa hom; heartland brewery & chophouse, courtesy of heartland brewery

top, left: seared ahi tuna is

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Top, left: this steak house not only offers prime beef, but also juicy grilled pork chops. | frankie & johnnie’s steakhouse, p. 85 top, right: a refreshing frozen yogurt merits a refreshingly cheery home. | uptown swirl, p. 95 middle, right: iconic hollywood memorabilia and american eats in times square. | planet hollywood, p. 94 bottom, right: honey-chiliglazed salmon is among the seafood options on a steakheavy menu. | morton’s the steakhouse, p. 90 bottom, left: a taste of cuba in traditional plates— chorizo with sangria glaze, yuca fritters, quesadillas de pollo, crispy flautas filled with beef picadillo—and festive island décor. | agozar cuban bistro, this page

classic roast duck is served with house-made pancakes, green scallions, cucumbers and plum sauce. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $ 1 E21

Shanghai Cuisine– C0L78415Chinese 89 Bayard St., at Mulberry St., 212.732.8988. Diners find a cozy, casual haven for authentic dishes with an emphasis on fresh ingredients which are savored in a lively dining room amid hanging paper lanterns, exposed brick walls and checkered table cloths. Cash only; $ 1  E21 Vegetarian Dim Sum House– C0L78451Chinese 24 Pell St., btw St. James Pl. & Mott St., 212.577.7176, vegetariandimsum.com. Yams, wheat gluten and bean curd create mock-meat versions of classic dishes. Brunch, lunch, dinner daily; Cash only; $$/  E21

East Village Agozar Cuban Bistro– C0L94318Cuban 324 Bowery St., btw Bleecker & Bond sts., 212.677.6773, agozarnyc.com. Orange walls, hardwood floors

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and potted greenery frame this dynamic, colorful bistro, where piquant signature dishes include empanaditas, ropa vieja (Creole-style shredded beef), lechon (roasted pork with onions and orange mojo) and currasco (grilled skirt steak with chimichurri sauce and shoestring fries). Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  9 8 E19

Bourgeois Pig, The– C0L94318Global Tapas 111 E. 7th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.475.2246, bourgeoispigny.com. A candlelit, boudoirlike wine bar serves meat and cheese boards, Mediterranean-influenced tartines (fresh mozzarella, tomato, pesto) and a variety of savory fondues, including seafood bisque and Welsh rarebit. Plus, wine cocktails. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  C18 DBGB Kitchen & Bar– C0L94318French-American 299 Bowery, btw Houston & E. 1st sts., 212.933.5300, dbgb.com. Chef Daniel Boulud’s brasserie/tavern offers house-made sausages, signature burgers (beef patty with pork belly,

arugula, tomato-onion compote and Morbier cheese on peppered brioche with cornichons), shellfish platters and more than 20 draft beers. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E19

Malbec Restaurant and Tango House Theater– C0L5A 72 rgentinean 428 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St & Astor Pl., 212.419.4645, malbechouse .com. A shrine to Argentina’s signature red—the dark and sensual Malbec—where guests feast on such dishes as veal tenderloin with spinach, bacon and a poached egg. The adjoining Tango House hosts regular shows (Tues-Sun 8 p.m.). Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ / 5 F19

Financial District Cipriani Wall Street– C0L6914I7 talian 55 Wall St., btw William & Hanover sts., 212.699.4069, cipriani.com. A historic building with towering Greek Revival architecture creates an aura of exclusivity as guests sip signature Bellinis and dine on elegant, traditional cuisine, such as

photos: frankie & johnnie’s steakhouse, evan sung; uptown swirl, antonio pedron; planet hollywood, courtesy of planet hollywood; morton’s the steakhouse, courtesy of morton’s the steakhouse; agozar cuban bistro, luke ballard & remember forever photography

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bottom, right: an upscale steak house with big,

spain and italy, from shrimp scampi with saffron rice

splashy surrounds also offers an impressive wine list.

to gorgonzola ravioli. | san martin, p. 90

| vic & anthony’s p. 86

top, right: turkish-influenced mediterranean fare—

bottom, middle: indian fare, from grilled vegetables to

phyllo rolls and smoked eggplant—is served in tran-

colorful curries, is served in an inviting bi-level space.

quil, modern surroundings. | pera soho, p. 90

| darbar, p. 89

right: grilled lamb chops exemplify the classic yet

bottom, left: dry-aged steak and fresh seafood

modern culinary approach of this french-accented

are served in an elegant dining room with wooden

american restaurant. | alison eighteen, this page

accents. | benjamin steak house, p. 89

roast rack of veal in natural sauce and risotto with asparagus. 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, frauncestavern.com. Founded in 1762, the historic locale, where Gen. George Washington bade farewell to his officers, features down-home comfort foods. Lunch,    F23 dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/

Flatiron District & Union Square Alison Eighteen– C0L5A 186 merican Nouveau 15 W. 18th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.366.1818, alisoneighteen.com. This warm 7,000-square-foot brasserie and café offers a neighborhood charm and refined yet classic dishes, such as sautéed foie gras with black pepper gastrique, rhubarb, blue cheese, caramel and fennel; and fresh lobster with creamy coconut risotto, spiced carrot butter, blackened lemon and pea shoots. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  5 0 . F17

Almond– C0L43A 21 merican/French 12 E. 22nd St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.228.7557, almondnyc.com. A nostalgic dining room—reminiscent of a country living room, complete with a European-style billiards lounge—serves rustic French-inflected classics, such as steamed mussels with shallots and white wine. Plus a “meatless Monday” special menu. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  F17 Raymi– C0L5271Peruvian 43 W. 24th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.929.1200, rayminyc.com. Chefs Richard Sandoval and Jaime Pesaque emphasize the multicultural flavors of Peru in a space that features a ceviche bar (offering fresh seafood spiked with indigenous spices) and pisco (brandy) bar. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  G16 SD26– C0L49I21 talian 19 E. 26th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.265.5959, sd26ny.com. Tony and Marisa May’s establishment, located across from Madison Square Park, offers authentic dishes—such as uovo in raviolo (single soft egg

yolk ravioli finished with white truffle butter) — in a striking, modern space with a lively after-work bar scene. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 298 1/  7 . F16

Garment District EVR– C0L52136New American 54 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.997.3900, evrnyc.com. Modern small plates—shrimp cocktail with sweet chilies and lime—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—T-bone, sirloin, rib eye, porterhouse (for two or three)—and a raw bar featuring shrimp and lobster cocktails, Pine

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Photos: San martin, jennifer pagan; pera soho, courtesy of pera soho; alison eighteen, courtesy of alison eighteen; vic & anthony’s, landry’s, Inc.; darbar, kara brodgesell; benjamin steak house, sam horine

photos: frankie & johnnie’s steakhouse, evan sung; uptown swirl, antonio pedron; planet hollywood, courtesy of planet hollywood; morton’s the steakhouse, courtesy of morton’s the steakhouse; agozar cuban bistro, luke ballard & remember forever photography

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DINING Island oysters and littleneck clams. Complimentary limo rides are offered to and from the 37th St. location from Midtown. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  7 . G15, H14

IL Punto Ristorante– C0L94238Italian 507 Ninth Ave., at W. 38th St., 212.244.0088, ilpuntorestaurant .com. A full wine list accompanies Southern Italian specialties in a warm, summery atmosphere just a stroll from the Theater District. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  8 . I15 Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse– C0L94238Steak House 9 Penn Plaza, at W. 33rd St. & Eighth Ave., 212.563.4444, patinagroup.com. Dry-aged steaks, veal and double-cut lamb chops—served with signature sauces, from peppercorn to wild mushroom—are balanced by generous grilled seafood offerings in an ultra-contemporary ambience. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D,    . H16 MC, V; $$ 2/

Gramercy Park A Voce– C0L4165Italian 41 Madison Ave., at E. 26th St., 212.545.8555, avocerestaurant.com; and one other NYC location. Seasonal fusion cuisine— from seafood to pasta to meat dishes—in a space with dramatic modern décor. The outdoor patio, seating about 100 guests, boasts Madison Square Park views. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly; AE,    8 F16 MC, V; $$$ 2/ Bread & Tulips– C0L4165Modern Italian 365 Park Ave. So., at E. 26th St., 212.532.9100, breadand tulips.com. Homemade organic ricotta and oven-roasted chicken can be sampled in a brick-walled space lined with wine racks. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$/  . F16 Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse– C0L2851Steak House 233 Park Ave. So., btw E. 18th & E. 19th sts., 212.220.9200, vicandanthonys.com. Midwestern grain-fed steaks are the star (from prime strip steak and rib eye to porterhouse-for-two and filet mignon), while signature dishes include Kobe beef, maple-glazed quail and au gratin potatoes. Side dishes range from creamed corn to wild mushrooms. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  8 . F17

Greenwich & West Village Barraca– C0L43S 15 panish/Tapas 81 Greenwich Ave., at Bank St., 212.462.0080, barracanyc.com. Six varieties of paellas and a wide tapas selection (crispy potatoes with brava sauce and aioli; clams served with salsa verde, asparagus, English peas and a boiled egg; chicken and chorizo croquettes; braised short ribs with potato confit and an sunny-side-up egg) in a sleek yet rustic space with gray brick walls. Dinner nightly, brunch    I18 Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/ Clarkson– C0L41578International 225 Varick St., at Clarkson St., 212.675.2474, clarksonrestaurant .com. Global dishes—from charred octopus to braised beef short ribs to creamy burrata cheese with crispy breaded eggplant—can be sampled in an eclectic retro space designed to emulate the historic Orient Express passenger train. Plus, a raw bar, serving oysters, clams, lobster and whole prawns. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly,  /  G19 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2

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DINING Fatty Crab– C0L572Southeast Asian 643 Hudson St., btw Gansevoort & Horatio sts., 212.352.3592, fattycrab.com. Chef Zak Pelaccio’s spicy crab chili, Singaporean black pepper mussels, watermelon, pickle and crispy pork salad and other fiery flavors are served in a red-walled dining room. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly,    I18 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/ Garage Restaurant and Café– C0LA 3749 merican 99 Seventh Ave. So., at the corner of Christopher St. & Seventh Ave. So., 212.645.0600, garagerest .com. A welcoming spot—with black-and-white photos of jazz greats mounted on exposed brick walls—serving fresh seafood, steaks and crisp salads; live jazz nightly. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, jazz brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  5 8 . H18

Harlem Harlem Shake– C0L94318American 100 W. 124th St., at Lenox Ave., 646.508.5657, harlemshakenyc.com. Uptown gets old-school at this eatery, designed to emulate a retro diner, where guests can sample comfort foods, from jerk burgers with triple-cooked fries and smoked jerk mayo to milk shakes made with local ice creams. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 21 H4 Patisserie des Ambassades– C0L241A 76 frican 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd., at W. 119th St., 212.666.0078, patisseriedesambassades.com. This comfy café and neighborhood restaurant serves Moroccan-, Mediterranean- and

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French-inflected dishes, plus homemade pastries. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 1 8 I5

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

Little Italy & Nolita Bread– C0L41395Italian 20 Spring St., btw Elizabeth & Mott sts., 212.334.1015, orderbreadsoho.com. Cheesy polenta, braised beef, lasagna Bolognese, 14 varieties of panini (Gorgonzola dolce, shirmp, prosciutto cotto, aged salami, Sicilian sardines, Austrian speck, smoked salmon, Italian tuna) and other Mediterranean dishes. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; D, MC, V; $$   /  8 E19 Cafe el Portal– C0L413952Mexican 174 Elizabeth St., btw Kenmare & Spring sts., 212.226.4642. Mirrors and old family portraits line the teal walls of this small space, where authentic favorites include cactus burritos and goat-cheese and avocado quesadillas. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE; $/ E19 Public– C0L943Global Fusion 210 Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.7011, public-nyc .com. A vast, multiroom space for Pacific Rim

and Aussie-inspired cuisine, offers an electic menu that includes such dishes as snail-andoxtail ravioli, cured wild boar and New Zealand venison loin. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  . E19

Lower East Side Café Katja– C0L5724Austrian/German 79 Orchard St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.9545, cafekatja.com. Specialties include bratwurst with sauerkraut, marinated herring and beef goulash. Dinner nightly; MC, V; $/  D19 Meatball Shop, The– C0L4168Italian 84 Stanton St., btw Orchard & Allen sts., 212.982.8895, themeatballshop.com; and two other NYC locations. Namesake orbs (beef, spicy pork, chicken, veggie) are served in sliders, heroes, on a toasted bun in a rustic, homey space. Lunch, dinner daily; $ 1/  D19 Schiller’s Liquor Bar– C0L1F 79 rench/American 131 Rivington St., at Norfolk St., 212.260.4555, schillersny.com. Chefs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson serve rotisserie chicken with roast potatoes in Keith McNally’s stylish bar and bistro. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/  C19

Meatpacking District Bagatelle– C0eLnF 4168r7F rench/Mediterranean 1 Little W. 12th St., btw W. 9th & Washington sts., 212.484.2110, bistrotbagatelle.com. Part formal

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dining experience, part club excursion, this restaurant with multiple international locations serves French-inflected dishes, such as foie gras sliders and roasted sea scallops with leeks fondue and caviar. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun;  /  I17 AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2

Catch– C0L4168N 7 ew American 21 Ninth Ave., at W. 13th St., 212.392.5978, emmgrp.com. Top Chef Season 3 winner Hung Hunyh creates a seafood-centric menu with Asian and Mediterranean influences—broken into catagories such as “rolled” (sushi with lobster, kiwi, pickled jalapeño and spicy mango), “cold” (salmon belly carpaccio) and “big fish” (crispy whole snapper)—in a warm, expansive space with copper, marble and wood  /  I17 details. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 Dos Caminos– C0L4168M 7 exican 675 Hudson St., at W. 14th St., 212.699.2400, doscaminos.com; and three other NYC locations. Guacamoles flavored with mango, papaya and habanero are available alongside classics-with-a-kick, such as soy-limemarinated tuna ceviche, roasted plantain empanadas with cotija cheese, Mexican French toast and sea scallops with coconut jasmine rice. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  I17

Midtown East Benjamin Steak House– C0L34S 1 teak House Dylan Hotel, 52 E. 41st St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.297.9177, benjaminsteakhouse.com. 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; $$$ 1/  7 . F14 Brasserie– C0L34F 1 rench 100 E. 53rd St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.751.4840, patina group.com. Located in the iconic Seagram Building since 1959, this ultra-sleek cosmopolitan spot offers bistro fare, including French onion soup. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 1/  F13 Café Centro– C0L346French MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave., at E. 45th St., 212.818.1222, patina group.com. A grand café brings the air of Old Paris to Manhattan with seasonal plats du jour, escargots bourguignon and foie gras terrine. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  8  F14

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Cucina & Co.– C0L49M 1 editerranean 200 Park Ave., at E. 45th St., 212.682.2700, patinagroup.com; Macy’s Cellar, Broadway & W. 34th St., 212.868.2388; 30 Rockefeller Center, concourse, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.332.7630. Diners at this bustling, gourmet café and marketplace stop for an elevated selection of freshly prepared meat dishes (grilled chicken paillard, bratwurst), alluring pastas (spaghetti with pancetta and tomatoes) and desserts. Breakfast, lunch, dinner Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  . F14, G15, G13 Darbar– C0L49I1 ndian 152 E. 46th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.681.4500, darbarny.com. The bi-level restaurant and lounge offers dishes with a trans-ethnic flair, including cilantro-pesto shrimp, tandoori chicken marinated in almond innewyork.com | november 2013 | IN New YORK

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DINING paste, basmati rice cooked with mixed vegetables, samosas and reshni kebabs. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  . F14

Darbar Grill– C0L49I1 ndian 157 E. 55th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.751.4600, darbar grill.com. Authentic dishes include chicken vindaloo cooked in spicy sauce with potatoes and mint-ginger lamb chops with yogurt and spinach fritters. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 /  E13 La Fonda del Sol– C0L49M 1 odern Spanish MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave., at E. 44th St. & Vanderlbilt Ave., 212.867.6767, lafonda delsol.com. Tapas, ceviches and seafood entrées are offered at this Adam D. Tihany-designed space. Lunch, dinner Mon-Fri, downstairs Tapas Lounge: Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  F14 Le Périgord– C0L49F 1 rench 405 E. 52nd St., btw FDR Dr. & First Ave., 212.755.6244, leperigord.com. Founded in 1964, this elegant eatery offers traditional fare, from duck à l’orange 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 stocked 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, mintny.com. Chef Gary Sikka explores Indo-Asian flavors in a menu

of lamb (cooked in yogurt-based curry with onions and dried fenugreek seeds), chicken (simmered in creamy sauce with onions, garlic, ginger and cashews) and vegetarian dishes (cauliflower in cashew sauce with basmati rice), as well as tandoor specialties and chutneys. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/ E13

Morton’s The Steakhouse– C0L41689Steak House 551 Fifth Ave., btw 45th & 46th sts.; 136 Washington St., btw Cedar & Albany sts., 212.972.3315, mortons.com. USDA Prime-aged beef in every juicy incarnation—NY strip, porterhouse, tenderloin, filet mignon—as well as an array of succulent seafood dishes, including honey-chili-glazed salmon and baked whole Maine lobster. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$$ 2 1/  . F14 Mr. K’s– C0L41689Chinese 570 Lexington Ave., at E. 51st St., 212.583.1668, mrksny.com. Located in a landmark Art Deco building, a luxurious dining room invites patrons to dine on such dishes as poached beef Szechuan and honey-braised pork ribs in a savory soy reduction with bean sprouts. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1/  . F13 Naples 45– C0L41689Italian MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave., entrance on E. 45th St., 212.972.7000, patinagroup.com. Traditional methods and ingredients define the Southern Italian specialties—including Neapolitan pizzas baked in wood-burning ovens, lasagna Bolognese, linguini with clams and white wine sauce,

chicken Milanese—are served in this bright, spacious dining room. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1/  . F13

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

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and Stromboli) â&#x20AC;&#x201D;serves Neapolitan pizzas, housemade pastas and piccoli piatti (signature small plates) in a space with Empire State views. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/ . H15

Murray Hill La Giaraâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L4196KoItalian 501 Third Ave., btw E. 33rd & E. 34th sts., 212.726.9855, lagiara.com. The Sardinian chef prepares regional dishes, such as duck pappardelle in a room with ceiling beams and red tile floors. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch â&#x20AC;&#x160; / â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. E15 Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1

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Rockefeller Center Lizarran New York Cityâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3452Spanish/Tapas 11 W. 51st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.998.4351, lizarrannyc.com. An authentic menu of hot tapas includes croquetas with bĂŠchamel sauce and cured ham, beef meatballs in tomato sauce, cold tapas (gazpacho), cheeses, cured meats and paellas, as well as meat and seafood entrĂŠes. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G13 Oceanaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L346Seafood McGraw-Hill Building, 120 W. 49th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.759.5941, oceanarestaurant.com. Chef Ben Pollingerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s global menu tackles fish from taro-wrapped dorade and roasted monkfish to a raw bar and whole stuffed wild striped bass. Casual dining in the CafĂŠ at Oceana. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . 5 G13 Rock Center CafĂŠâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L347American Rockefeller Center, 20 W. 50th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7620, patinagroup.com. Original Warhol prints and bold dishes make this restaurant modern and memorable. Plus, views of the ice skating rink at Rockefeller Center. Breakfast Mon-Fri, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly. AE, D, DC, â&#x20AC;&#x160; â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G13 MC, V; $$$ 2/ Sea Grill, Theâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L347Seafood Rockefeller Center, 19 W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7610, theseafiregrill.com. Ocean fare, such as shellfish platters and daily grilled fish specialties, served in an elegant, spacious restaurant within landmark Rockefeller Center. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;8 . G13

SoHo Cherrywood Kitchenâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L9425New American 300 Spring St., btw Hudson & Renwick sts., 646.559.2328, cherrywoodkitchen.com. A menu of snacks (short-rib-stuffed spring rolls), small

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Just steps from Carnegie Hall, New York City Center and Broadway theatres, Molyvos takes its guests on a multisensory journey to the Aegean Sea via menus by acclaimed Executive Chef Jim Botsacos and the largest all-Greek wine list in the United States. A pre- and post-theatre menu is available for $38. 871 Seventh Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212-582-7500, Molyvos.com

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Frankie & Johnnieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Steakhouse has been a celebrated New York fixture for more than 80 years, opening as a speakeasy in 1926. The menu includes steaks, chops and seafood, distinguished by the house hallmarkâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;prime cuts of USDA dry-aged beef. Each steak is seasoned with a secret blend of herbs and spices before it hits the grill. 32 W. 37th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212-947-8940; 269 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212-997-9494, frankieandjohnnies.com

This iconic three-star restaurant, next to Nobu New York, offers first-come, first-served seatingâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;providing diners with a convenient way to enjoy the true Nobu experience. Now with the introduction of weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday, diners can savor new dishes, including Chicken Karaage with Green Tea Waffles and Bagels and Lox with Crispy Rice, as part of a new Nobu tradition. 105 Hudson St., btw Franklin & N. Moore sts., 212-334-4445, noburestaurants.com

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BVSASO5`WZZ Positioned against the spectacular urban backdrop of Rockefeller Center, The Sea Grill is the insiderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s destination for some of the finest seafood in a comfortable and elegant setting. 19 W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212-332-7610, patinagroup.com

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plates (smoked asparagus with serrano ham and a poached egg), large plates (soft-shell crab with garlic, shallots and a cherry glaze) and slowcooked specialties (eel-stuffed smoked chicken) are served in a rustic space. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H20

508 GastroBrewery– C0L6G 217 lobal Fushion 508 Greenwich St., at Spring St., 212.219.2444, 508nyc .com. Combining interesting eats with good drink, this restaurant offers an eclectic selection of dishes, from Middle Eastern kibbeh to Catalan potatoes, in an intimate space filled with candles and books. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$/  H20 Kittichai– C0LT 6217 hai 60 Thompson Hotel, 60 Thompson St., btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.219.2000, kittichairestaurant.com. Dim lighting, vivid orchids, warm silk accents and a reflecting pool enhance the serene setting in which diners sample traditional dishes. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G20

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Abboccato– C0L972I15 talian Blakely Hotel, 136 W. 55th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.265.4000, abboccato.com. Served steps from Carnegie Hall in a traditional brick-walled dining room, a menu of classics includes arancini (wild mushrooms with arborio rice and truffles), hand-cut pappardelle with Maine lobster ragout, hearty lamb chops and tuna steak, plus market produce. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  8 . H13 Benoit– C0L972F 15 rench 60 W. 55th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.943.7373, benoitny.com. Alain Ducasse’s chic Parisienne brasserie offers classic signatures—roasted organic chicken for two, steamed loup de mer with fennel, lemon and lavender—in a space that evokes the flair of France. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G13 Betony– C0L572New American 41 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.465.2400, betony-nyc .com. Plush velvet chairs and banquettes, exposed brick walls and intricate carved wood ceilings create a posh vibe, where guests dine on an innovative menu by Chef Bryce Shuman or imbibe at a 35-seat bar. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$/  G13

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Buca di Beppo– C0L972I15 talian 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.764.6527, bucadibeppo.com. Diners feast on family-style plates—mussels marinara, fried mozzarella, veal Marsala, stuffed mushtrooms, garlic bread, proscuitto-filled chicken, Chianti-braised short ribs—in a warm, welcoming space, bustling day and night, and decorated with Italian family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . H14

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Brasserie 8 1/2– C0L972F 15 rench 9 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.829.0812, brasserie812 .com. Patrons experience a modern, art-filled ambience—including a sweeping staircase, colorful rooms and stained-glass work by Fernand Léger—contemporary French fare and a raw bar. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/  . G13

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Chez Josephineâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;FrenchefrF 414 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.594.1925, chezjosephine .com. A Broadway tradition since 1986, Chez Josephine is a tribute to the legendary Josephine Baker with live music and a tantalizing menu served in a sexy, stylish setting. Dinner Tues-Sun., brunch Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. I14 Courgetteâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L9721N5New ew American 204 W. 55th St., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.333.7799, courgette.us. Farm-to-table fare, in dishes such as seafood salad with baby romaine and pear yogurt dressing and spiced duck breast with red cabbage and butternut squash puree, is served in a contemporary space amid wine racks and light wood accents; Breakfast Tues-Fri, lunch, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H13 Crossroads American Kitchen & Barâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L9721A 5 merican New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 8th fl., btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.704.8834, marriott.com. A 21-foot mirrored spiral bar provides a grand backdrop for modern classics, such as braised short rib with slowroasted shallots, Swiss chard, parsnip puree and a Dijon-red wine sauce; and New York strip steak with butter. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. H14 db Bistro Moderneâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L972F 15 rench-American City Club Hotel, 55 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.391.2400, dbbistro.com. French culinary classicsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;country duck pâtĂŠ with pickled vegetables and Dijon mustardâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;and innovative takes on American stalwartsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;sirloin burger filled with braised short ribs and foie gras with black truffles on a Parmesan bunâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;served in a modern restaurant by Chef Daniel Boulud. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. G14 Guyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s American Kitchen & Barâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L48A 15 merican 220 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 646.532.4897, guysamerican.com. Television personality Guy Fieri offers dishes with big, bold flavors, such as cripsy shrimp poâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;boy sandwiches (cornmeal-fried shirmp dressed with Creole mayo, shredded cabbage, tomatoes and pickles), and volcano chicken (chicken breast with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, chipotle barbecue cream sauce, grilled vegetables and crispy onion straws). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160; . H14 Hakkasanâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3452Modern Chinese 311 W. 43rd St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.776.1818, hakkasan .com. Chef Ho Chee Boon offers haute cuisine in an 11,000-square-foot space featuring an elegant 50-foot bar and dishes such as crispy duck salad and roasted silver cod with champagne and Chinese honey. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;I13 HB Burger 127 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.575.5848. Burgers are the centerpiece here, where nine specialty versionsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;from free-range bison to prime steakâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;can be sampled in red leather booths or at the bar. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $ 2 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. G14 Heartland Brewery & Chophouseâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L345American 127 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 646.366.0235, heartlandbrewery.com; 625 Eighth Ave., at W. 41st St., 646.214.1000; 35 Union Sq.

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Kellari Tavernaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LG 7421 reek 19 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.0144, kellaritaverna .com. An ample wine selection complements the extensive traditional Hellenic menu, specializing in whole, imported fish grilled with lemon and olive oil. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/ â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G14 Molyvosâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3452Greek 871 Seventh Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212.582.7500, molyvos.com. Chef Jim Botsacosâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Hellenic specialties, such as moussaka (casserole of potato, eggplant, pepper, spiced ground lamb and beef with yogurt bĂŠchamel sauce) and lahano dolmades (tender cabbage leaves filled with ground lamb, beef, pork and arborio rice) ensure diners have a feast fit for Zeus. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H13 Nobu Fifty Sevenâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3456Japanese/Peruvian 40 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.757.3000, myriadrestaurantgroup.com. The Uptown sister of Chef Nobu Matsuhisaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Downtown spots, featuring a wood-burning oven, hibachi table and dramatic, sensual design by David Rockwell. Signature dishes, such as miso-glazed black cod, are enjoyed beneath mystifying chandeliers made of stringed abalone shells while bar patrons sip cocktails (Matsuhisa martini: vodka, Hokusetsu sake and ginger, garnished with cucumbers) at an onyx and walnut bar decorated with ornamental sake barrels. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. 0 G12 Planet Hollywoodâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L389A 1 merican 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.333.7827, planet hollywoodintl.com. Located in the bustling heart of Times Square, this popular theme restaurant serves up burgers, pizzas and large salads amid television and movie memorabilia. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; H14 Printâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L3891New American 653 11th Ave., at W. 48th St., 212.757.2224, printrestaurant.com. Local farms are featured at this West Side restaurant, where a menu prepared by Executive Chef Charles Rodriguez can be sampled amid sharp, modern design elements. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; J14 Puttanescaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L389I1 talian 859 Ninth Ave., at W. 56th St., 212.581.4177, puttanesca.com. Specialties such as portobello-stuffed ravioli with pancetta 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; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; . I13 ReSetteâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L389S 1 outhern Italian 7 W. 45th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.7530, resette.com. This restaurantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dĂŠcor draws on a royal Italian aesthetic, with wooden banquet tables and regal chairs upholstered in velvet. Traditional fare is on offer, from linguine with Manila clams in garlic oil to grilled filet mignon with mixed mushrooms over mashed potatoes. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; $$$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160; G14

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Sardiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5281Continental 234 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.221.8440, sardis .com. Since 1921, this legendary restaurantâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; known for its humorous celebrity caricatures and spacious yet clubby atmosphereâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;has provided a festive pre- and post-theater experience. Dishes include jumbo lump crab cakes and grilled sirloin steak. Lunch, dinner Tues-Sun, brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;H14

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Scarlattoâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5281Italian 250 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.730.4535, scarlatto .com. Fine Roman specialtiesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;from fresh pastas, seafood entrĂŠes and hearty meat dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;are served in a charming white dining room with exposed-brick accents and ornamental copper cookware, a short stroll from the heart of Times Square. Gluten-free dishes are also available. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;. 7 G14 Uptown Swirlâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LD 7421 essert 732 Seventh Ave., btw W. 48th & W. 49th sts., 646.692.6614, uptown swirl.com. Times Square gets even sweeter at this colorful stop, serving mouthwatering self-serve frozen yogurt (upward of 40 toppings), crave-worthy crĂŞpes and Belgian waffles. Daily; H14 AE, D, MC, V; $ 1 â&#x20AC;&#x160;

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Victorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CafĂŠâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LC 7421 uban 236 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.586.7714, victors cafe.com. In a modern space with potted palm trees and murals that conjure up old Havana, classic fare includes ropa vieja (shredded skirt steak in a plantain basket) and Florida red snapper ceviche. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 1/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;5 . H13

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World Yachtâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LA 7421 merican Pier 81, W. 41st St., on the Hudson River, 212.630.8100, worldyacht .com. Diners sail around NYC and take in the spectacular skyline while sampling fine cuisine. Lunch Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;6 5. K14

Tribeca Acappellaâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0L5214Northern Italian 1 Hudson St., at Chambers St., 212.240.0163, acappellarestaurant .com. Chef/owner Sergio Acappellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s menu of classic dishesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;lobster arrabiata (with herbs, IN THE HEART OF GREENWICH VILLAGE spices, garlic and white wine), veal chop Mt. Etna PRIME STEAKS & SEAFOOD (veal chop with cherry peppers, bell peppers and topped with mushrooms, cognac and plum Air Conditioned Outdoor Seating tomatoes)â&#x20AC;&#x201D;served in a luxuriously appointed 99 7 TH AVENUE SOUTH IN THE HEART OF GREENWICH VILLAGE (Corner of Christopher St. & 7th Ave. So.) dining room that evokes shades of the film The 212- 645-VILLAGE 0600 Godfather. Complimentary housemade grappa is HEART OF GREENWICH & w w w.garagerest.com presented to every table. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; Air Conditioned Outdoor Seating AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/â&#x20AC;&#x160;â&#x20AC;&#x2030;G21

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212.964.7777, megurestaurants.com. Chefs create 2011 WINNER of NYC 99 7 TH AVENUE SOUTH cutting-edge culinary artworksâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;salmon tartare Concierge Choice Awards for (Corner of Christopher St. & 7th Ave. So.) with caviar, beef sashimi served in an ice â&#x20AC;&#x153;Live Musicwww.garagerest.com Venueâ&#x20AC;? iglooâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;to honor the rich tradition of Japanese

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Nobu New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; C0LJ3791 apanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., at Franklin St., 212.219.0500, myriadrestaurantgroup.com. Celebrities and innewyork.com | november 2013 | IN New YORK

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

405 East 52nd Street

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celebrants come for Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s sea urchin tempura, signature yellowtail with jalapeño and other sublime innovations, served in a David Rockwell-designed space meant to evoke the Japanese countryside. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 . 0 G21

Nobu Next Door– C0L3891Japanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., btw Franklin & N. Moore sts., 212.334.4445, myriadrestaurantgroup.com. Adjacent to Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s legendary restaurant, this chic outpost serves the same inventive menu, plus a raw bar with fresh offerings. Reservations are now taken, but walk-ins are also welcome, making the coveted Nobu experience accessible to everyone. Dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  0 G21 Tribeca Grill– C0L3A 91 merican 375 Greenwich St., at Franklin St., 212.941.3900, myriadrestaurant group.com. The landmark Robert De Niro (whom you could spot here, if you’re lucky)/Drew Nieporent collaboration offers elevated fare in a historic former warehouse with exposed brick columns and a large, inviting mahogany bar. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . 0 G21

Upper East Side Anassa Taverna– C0L769Greek 200 E. 60th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.371.5200, anassata verna.com. Greek worry beads and “evil eye” charms hanging in the entrance ward off negativity, welcoming diners into a rustic, handsome space. Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$   / 8 E12

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Bocca East– C0L769Italian 1496 Second Ave., at E. 78th St., 212.249.1010, boccaeast.com. A lively trattoria and wine bar with an Italian brand of rustic charm—wood beam ceilings, stone and exposed-brick walls, shelves lined with wines—offers comforting fare such as homemade fettuccine with Bolognese sauce, classic eggplant Parmesan and potato-wrapped sea bream. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/  8 E10 Daniel– C0L769French 60 E. 65th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.288.0033, danielnyc.com. The namesake establishment of celebrated Chef Daniel Boulud, who was honored with an Outstanding Restaurateur Award by the James Beard Foundation in 2006, offers refined diners elevated fare (duck terrine with basil-poached peach) in an elegant and luxurious atmosphere.  /  . F12 Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 GO Burger Bar & Grill– C0L76A 9 merican 1448 Second Ave., btw E. 75th & E. 76th sts., 212.988.9822, e2hospitality.com. Big appetites are sated by hearty offerings here, such as specialty burgers—including the “miso hungry” (tempura red onions, soy mushrooms, jack cheese, miso-Russian dressing) and the “mac ‘n’ cheeseburger,” a patty topped with fried mac ‘n’ cheese with bacon and caramelized onions—and tacos, big salads and sandwiches. Lunch, dinner  /  . E10 daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 Zucchero e Pomodori– C0L4896Italian 1435 Second Ave., btw E. 74th & E. 75th sts., 212.585.2100, zuccheroepomodori.com. This neighborhood restaurant serves an authentic menu of antipasti,

salads and risottos, as well as meat and fish entrées. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ / 8 E10

Upper West Side Boulud Sud– C0LM 96184 editerranean 20 W. 64th St., btw Central Park West & Broadway, 212.595.1313, bouludsud.com. Chef Daniel Boulud’s cuisine, inspired by cultures across Europe, from tender lamb to grilled seafood to produce-driven dishes. Also on-site are Bar Boulud—a casual bistro with an outdoor terrace—and Épicerie Boulud—a market offering meats, cheeses and baked goods. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  8 . I12 Grand Tier, The– C0LA 96184 merican Metropolitan Opera House, Columbus Ave., btw W. 62nd & W. 65th sts., 212.799.3400, patinagroup.com. Theatergoers experience Chef Jeff Raider’s pre-curtain dining inside the grandiose Metropolitan Opera House, featuring fresh seafood, cheese and dessert. Times vary. AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$   2/  . I12 Lincoln Ristorante– C0L9C 6184 ontemporary Italian Lincoln Center, 142 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.359.6500, lincolnristorante .com. A glass-enclosed pavilion within Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, with a sloping roof covered in lush grass, houses Chef Jonathan Benno’s culinary visions, from fresh pastas and meat dishes to focaccia breads and charcuterie. Lunch Wed-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  8 . J12 Ouest– C0LA 96184 merican Nouveau 2315 Broadway, at W. 84th St., 212.580.8700, ouestnyc.com. Blending comfort-food flavor and fine-dining flair, highly praised Chef Tom Valenti serves goat cheese ravioli with tomato, basil and pancetta; house-smoked sturgeon with frisée, lardons and a poached egg; and grilled hanger steak with creamy polenta in a grandiose, multilevel space with red and white accents. Dinner nightly,    J9 Brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/ Picholine– C0LF 96184 rench Mediterranean 35 W. 64th St., btw Central Park West & Lincoln Plz., 212.724.8585, picholinenyc.com. Chef Terrance Brennan’s opulent cuisine features a daily preparation of Alba white truffles and a not-to-be-missed cheese course in a modern,    I12 elegant space. AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/ Vareli– C0LN 96184 ew American 2869 Broadway, btw W. 111th & W. 112th sts., 212.678.8585, varelinyc .com. Copper accents and tabletops mounted on rustic barrels set the stage for dishes that combine global flavors with American ingenuity. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V;    K5 $$ 2/ Restaurant and Bar Collection, The—Various The Shops at Columbus Circle, Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, W. 59th St. & Central Park W., theshopsatcolumbuscircle.com. A Voce–Italian 3rd fl., 212.823.2523. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  ; Bar Masa–Japanese 4th fl., 212.823.9800. Lunch Tues-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/  ; Bouchon Bakery–French-Boulangerie 3rd fl., 212.823.9366. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, DC, MC, V; $$; Center Bar–Tapas 4th fl.,

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

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numbers worth noting AMBULANCE, FIRE, POLICE AIR AMBULANCE WESTERN UNION

911 800.827.0745 800.325.6000

AIRLINES Aer Lingus

800.474.7424

Aerolineas Argentinas

800.333.0276

Aeroméxico

800.237.6639

Airberlin

866.266.5588

Air Canada

888.247.2262

Air China

800.882.8122

Air France

800.237.2747

Air India

718.632.0132

Air Jamaica

800.523.5585

Air Malta

866.357.4155

Air New Zealand

800.262.1234

Air Tran

800.247.8726

Alaska Airlines

800.252.7522

Alitalia

800.223.5730

All Nippon Airways (ANA)

800.235.9262

American Airlines

800.433.7300

Asiana

800.227.4262

Austrian Airlines

800.843.0002

Avianca

800.284.2622

British Airways

800.247.9297

Brussels Airlines

866.308.2230

Caribbean Airlines

800.920.4225

Cathay Pacific Airways

800.233.2742

China Airlines

800.227.5118

Delta

800.221.1212

Egypt Air

212.581.5600

Dial 1 before area code and seven-digit number

El-Al Israel

800.223.6700

Ethiopian Airlines

800.445.2733

Finnair Frontier Airlines Iberia Icelandair Japan Airlines JetBlue Airways KLM Royal Dutch Korean Air Kuwait Airways LAN Airlines Lot Polish Airlines Lufthansa Malaysia Airlines North American Airlines Philippine Airlines Qantas Airways Royal Air Maroc SAS Scandinavian Airlines Saudi Arabian Airlines Singapore Airlines South African Airways Southwest Airlines Spirit Airlines Swiss Int’l. Air Lines TAM Brazil Airlines TAP Portugal Turkish Airlines United US Airways

800.950.5000 800.432.1359 800.772.4642 800.223.5500 800.525.3663 800.538.2583 866.434.0320 800.438.5000 800.458.9248 866.435.9526 212.789.0970 800.645.3880 800.552.9264 718.656.2650 800.435.9725 800.227.4500 800.344.6726 800.221.2350 800.472.8342 800.742.3333 800.722.9675 800.435.9792 800.772.7117 877.359.7947 888.235.9826 800.221.7370 212.261.0470 800.864.8331 800.428.4322

Virgin America Virgin Atlantic Airways World Airways

877.359.8474 800.862.8621 770.632.8000

NY-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell NYU Langone Medical Center St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Urgent Care Center of New York

718.244.4444 718.533.3400 888.542.4776 973.961.6000 201.288.1775 914.995.4860

OTHER

AIRPORTS JFK Int’l. (Queens, N.Y.) LaGuardia (Queens, N.Y.) MacArthur (Islip, N.Y.) Newark Int’l. (N.J.)  Teterboro (N.J.) Westchester County (N.Y.)

CRUISE LINES SAILING FROM NYC Carnival (Jul.-Oct.) Crystal Cruises (May-Oct.) Cunard (Year-round) Disney Cruise Line (May-Sept.) Holland America (Apr.-Oct.) Norwegian (Year-round) Princess (Sept.-Oct.) Royal Caribbean (Mar.-Dec.)

888.227.6482 888.722.0021 800.728.6273 800.951.3532 877.932.4259 866.234.7350 800.774.6237 866.562.7625

212.746.5454 212.263.7300 212.523.4000 212.737.1212

AAA

800.222.4357

Alcoholics Anonymous American Express Currency Exchange Dentist (Dr. Jan Linhart) Diners Club

212.870.3400 800.528.4800 212.972.6800 212.682.5180 800.234.6377

Discover Card

800.347.2683

Locksmith (Artie’s)

212.243.0381

Marriage Licenses

212.669.2400

MasterCard

800.622.7747

Mobile Notary Service

212.249.2073

Narcotics Anonymous

212.929.6262

New York State Travel Info

800.225.5697

NY Public Library

212.930.0800

NYCT, Access-A-Ride

877.337.2017

HOSPITALS + MEDICAL FACILITIES

NYCT/Metro-North, Lost & Found

Bellevue Hospital Center Beth Israel Harlem Hospital Center Hospital for Special Surgery Lenox Hill Hospital Manhattan’s Physician Group Memorial Sloan-Kettering Mt. Sinai NY-Presbyterian/Columbia

Passenger Ship Terminal

212.246.5450

Passport Office

877.487.2778

Police HQ

646.610.5000

212.562.4141 212.420.2000 212.939.1000 212.606.1000 212.434.2000 877.458.8674 212.639.2000 212.241.6500 212.305.2500

511

Taxi Lost & Found

311

Traveler’s Aid Society

718.656.4870

U.S. Post Office

800.275.8777

Vet (NYC Veterinary Specialist)

212.767.0099

Visa Western Union

800.847.2911 800.325.6000

consulates general Afghanistan Angola Argentina Austrialia Austria Bahamas Bahrain Belarus Belgium Bolivia Brazil Bulgaria Canada Chile China Colombia Comoros Costa Rica Croatia

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

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

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

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

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

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

212.286.0500 212.861.9460 212.758.2625 877.388.2443 212.832.4038 212.808.0301 646.430.7500 212.355.3505 212.879.5800 212.840.2450 212.682.9441 212.764.1330 646.237.2100 212.221.3165 212.682.9120 212.348.0926 212.752.2740 917.493.8950 212.223.3331

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

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

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

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

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

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

(From New York City, EST) United Kingdom–011-44 Uruguay–011-598 Vatican City–011-39 Venezuela–011-58 Vietnam–011-84 Yemen–011-967

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

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ed bronze statue of the Greek Titan Prometheus (left), in Rockefeller Center, is often touted as the fourth most familiar statue in the United States, after the Lincoln Memorial, Mount Rushmore and the Statue of Liberty. That information would swell the head of any Greek god!

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New Zealand-born interior designer Sandra Nunnerley lives in New York City, specializing in high-end residential projects at her E. 57th St. design studio. You can now take a peek at some of her work, displayed in her lavish coffee-table book, Interiors (below), showcasing homes around the globe.

the first to use electric lightbulbs on a billboard, started to call it “The Great White Way.”

Old Yeller If you travel around the United States, you’ll notice that many, if not most, city taxicabs are yellow. The reason? John Hertz, founder of

Hollywood & Park Washington Square Park (above) has had its share of Hollywood moments, having appeared in films such as Hair (1979), When Harry Met Sally (1989), Kids (1995) and I Am Legend (2007).

the Yellow Cab Company of Chicago in 1914, decided to make his cabs yellow after reading in a survey by the University of Chicago that the sunny color was the easiest color for the eye to spot.

 Quite simply, I was in love with New York. I do not mean ‘love’ in “ any colloquial way, I mean that I was in love with the city the way you love the first person who ever touches you and never love anyone quite that way again.”—Joan Didion, “Goodbye to All That,” from Slouching Towards Bethlehem 104

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