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september 2013 the fashion issue

features 20  All About Kate by brianne hughes

Actress Kate Bosworth has plunged into the world of fashion.

22 From Sleep to Street photography by ken pao

These soft, comfortable clothes can take you from the couch to the café: no changing necessary!

30 Accent on Accessories by troy segal

Whether a sparkling pendant or a pretty new pillow, these finishing touches know just how to say voilà!

departments 6 SKYLINE



Hot happenings around town

8 Footlights

Theater news

10 eclectic collector Art, antiques and stylish finds

12 Night spots


The after-dark scene

14 dish du Jour

Great dining experiences

16 business class Ideas for busy executives

18 in store

Hot news on cool shops

listings On the Cover Kate Bosworth’s passion may be fashion, but the actress also shines on the silver screen. Turn to p. 20.


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Abundance For balletomanes, the annual Fall for Dance Festival has always been an embarrassment of riches. And the 10th-anniversary season is no exception, featuring 20 international dance companies at New York City Center. There’s something for everyone in the mix, including American Ballet Theatre’s classic “The Moor’s Pavane” (right, Sept. 30-Oct. 1), choreographed by José Limón to music by Henry Purcell and based on Shakespeare’s Othello. As a bonus this year, two free evenings of terpsichorean artistry in Central Park raise the curtain on the main festival. » The Delacorte Theater in Central Park, Sept. 16-17 (rain date Sept. 18); New York City Center, 131 W. 55th St., 212.581.1212, Sept. 25-Oct. 5


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Hundreds of artists and craftspeople participate in the biannual Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit. University Pl., btw W. 3rd & E. 12th sts., 212.982.6255

Serena Williams defends her US Open title. USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, 866.673.6849

Russell Brand wears his stand-up comic’s hat on his Messiah Complex Tour—a riff on heroes in an antiheroic age. The Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., 212.840.2824

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Supernova Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has called soprano Sarah Brightman (below) “my angel of music.” And for a time, she was more than that to him: The two were married between 1984 and 1990. But while the marriage may not have stood the test of time, the musical that Lloyd Webber created, with Brightman as his muse and leading lady in London (1986) and New York (1988), has. The Phantom of the Opera is the longest-running show in Broadway history. In the 20-odd years since her Phantom triumph, Brightman has sold 30 million albums. She now looks to the stars, with plans to fulfill her long-held dream of traveling to the International Space Station in 2015—but not before her Dreamchaser concert tour lands in NYC this month. » Radio

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photos: american ballet theatre, gene schiavone; serena williams, mike strobe/getty images; marc chagall, “the juggler,” © 2013 artists rights society (ars), new york / adagp, paris; kimberley diamond, © amnh\d. finnin; sarah brightman, paul rees

Homecoming Marc Chagall (1887–1985) comes home to New York in the Jewish Museum’s eagerly anticipated retrospective. Not that the Russianborn, Jewish artist has ever really left the city in which he sought and found exile during World War II. Chagall is much loved by New Yorkers, who are reminded of his humanity and humor every time they attend an event at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, where his monumental twin murals, “The Triumph of Music” and “The Sources of Music,” hang in the lobby of the Metropolitan Opera House. What distinguishes the Jewish Museum’s exhibition is the historical context in which it places Chagall’s oeuvre. This is the first in-depth examination of a dark period in the artist’s career, dating from the rise of Fascism in the 1930s thru 1948 and characterized by works such as “The Juggler” (right, 1943). » Chagall: Love, War and Exile, The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave., 212.423.3200, Sept. 15Feb. 2, 2014

City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., 866.858.0008, Sept. 21

A Diamond as Big as the Ritz Jewels are in the news—the theft of approximately $136 million worth of gems in Cannes, France, made headlines around the world in late July—and at the American Museum of Natural History, where the Kimberley Diamond (left) is on loan and temporary display in the Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems. Mined in South Africa in the 19th century, the flawless, champagne-colored rock was first cut from a rough 490-carat crystal. In 1921, it was further cut to 70 carats. Its current emerald shape, weight (55.08 carats) and length (1.25 inches) date from 1958. The Kimberley Diamond is in rare company at the museum, whose collection includes the 12-sided, uncut Patricia Emerald, which tips the scales at 632 carats; and the 2-billion-year-old, 563-carat Star of India, the world’s largest blue sapphire. What is the monetary value of all this natural beauty? Try priceless. » American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100, thru June 2014

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R&B Singer/songwriter/hit maker Lionel Richie brings endless love to the Barclays Center when he performs in concert. 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000

Captain Phillips, directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks, receives its world premiere on opening night of the 17-day New York Film Festival of world cinema at Lincoln Center.

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theater news » by Francis Lewis

Too Sexy for His Shirt? Actors have various ways of getting into character, but did Orlando Bloom go to extremes this past summer? The swashbuckling star, best known for The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchises, was caught by a paparazzo walking shirtless (accompanied by his son and dog) on a TriBeCa street during the July heat wave. Was this preparation for his Broadway debut this month in Shakespeare’s super-sexy, super-romantic Romeo and Juliet (right, with co-star Condola Rashad)? Or was he just cooling off? Odds are the British-born actors from a more decorous era who have preceded British-born Bloom as Romeo on Broadway—Maurice Evans (1935), Laurence Olivier (1940) and John Neville (1956)—kept their shirts on. » Romeo and Juliet, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., 800.745.3000

Portraying a real-life person onstage has its challenges, something that Eric Anderson (right) is discovering in the biographical Broadway musical Soul Doctor, in which he embodies the late Shlomo Carlebach (1925-1994), the beloved “Singing Rabbi.” “As an actor, I always want to be as authentic as possible,” Anderson says. “So, the challenge for me is to be able to recreate Shlomo’s spirit and joy in a way that audiences who knew him can revisit and rediscover. But it’s also important to tell a story universal and theatrical enough that those who didn’t know him can still come away having been entertained and, hopefully, uplifted.” As to any similarities between the two men, this much is a given: “We both have epic beards.”

» Soul Doctor, Circle in the Square Theatre, 1633 Broadway, 212.239.6200

Stories to Tell Susan Stroman is one of Broadway’s busiest director/choreographers. This season, she has two musicals in the works, Big Fish (below) and Bullets Over Broadway, her spring collaboration with Woody Allen. “I am very lucky that the stories I get to tell are so diverse,” she says. “Yet they all celebrate America, and they’re all life-affirming. Because that is what musical theater is all about: being able to tell stories that are life-affirming.” In Big Fish, the lead character, Edward Bloom, played by Norbert Leo Butz, tells big-fish stories—whoppers— that are not so much fairy tales as they are exaggerations. They’re also the legacy Bloom passes on to his son. “Big Fish is definitely a father-son story, which I find unique in musical theater and something that will really appeal to men,” Stroman says. Her favorite song in the show is “Fight the Dragons,” sung by Bloom to his son. “A storyteller never dies. Bloom will always be there for his son because his son will always have his stories.” » Big Fish, Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., 866.870.2717


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photos: romeo and juliet, robert ascroft; soul doctor, carol rosegg; big fish, paul kolnik

An Unorthodox Rabbi

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Top of the Rock Observation Deck. People from around the world make the journey thousands of miles to take in the awe-inspiring views here at New York City’s most pristine summit. Open Daily from 8am to Midnight.

A behind-the-scenes tour of some of your favorite NBC shows! “Saturday Night Live,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” & “Today.” Available to visit Monday-Sunday (subject to change). Reservations recommended.

Get an insider’s look at the legendary Radio City Music Hall®, the Showplace of the Nation. Go behind the scenes, learn the secrets of the Great Stage, meet a Rockette®, plus much more! Tours run daily 11am to 3pm.

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art, antiques & stylish finds » by Troy Segal

Most jewelry designers work with gems, of course. But Tamsen Ann Ziff’s pieces truly seem to celebrate stones. Earrings of ammolite, tourmaline, opal and garnet, suspended magically in midair (below); a moonstone bracelet that lies like a path of scattered pebbles on the wrist; a necklace of sliced diamond discs, like tiny, flattened geodes—each one-of-a-kind creation suggests a child joyfully stringing together the pretty beads she’s found (Ziff eschews super sparkly cuts; instead, she’s big on bricolettes—drop-shaped, subtly faceted gems— and cabochons). At her gray-and-purple-hued boutique, jewels in their natural state reside in cabinets next to colorful, finished pieces—the designer’s literal touchstones on display. » Tamsen Z, 783 Madison Ave., 212.360.7840

Bodies in Motion After concentrating on painting during the early years of her career, Dorit Levinstein turned to sculpture to discover the sense of motion she felt was missing in her pictures. Of late, her focus has been a series of witty, exuberantly painted bronzes (such as “Tango,” left) whose undulating forms often reference and riff upon instantly recognizable paintings by Picasso, Matisse and Renoir. The highly labor-intensive pieces require welding and polishing before Levinstein can begin to paint them (“the fun part,” she calls it). But she always leaves small portions of the surface uncovered, to remind viewers of the beauty and power of the underlying bronze. » Eden Fine Art, 437 Madison Ave., 212.888.0177


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Women of Parts Ruby Sky Stiler’s works seem tailor-made for a cultural world overrun with mash-ups: disjointed figures of foam/acrylic resin/ thermal adhesive that offer a mischievous, modern spin on classical statuary (note the vase next to the spliced lady in “Reclining Nude From Parts, Fig. 1,” above, 2012). Her new exhibit includes a pair of ceiling-skimming sculptures, a “transition in scale [that] started as an intuitive challenge to myself,” the artist says. “Sculpture on this monumental scale has an authoritative power.” » Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, 327 Broome St., 212.375.8043, Sept. 5-Oct. 6

photos: Taner Ceylan, “Esma Sultan (From the Lost Painting series),” Courtesy the artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York; Dorit Levinstein, “Tango,” Courtesy of Eden Fine Art; ruby Sky Stiler, “Reclining nude from parts, fig. 1,” Courtesy of the artist and Nicelle Beauchene, New York; earrings, courtesy tamsen Z

Romancing the Stone

Throughout the 19th century, Orientalism—Western artists’ idealized (and often imaginary) views of the Middle East—were in vogue. Contemporary Turkish painter Taner Ceylan seeks to upend that genre with The Lost Paintings Series. In place of dignified poses, his subjects give us direct gazes (as does “Esma Sultan,” right, 2012); instead of exotic costumes, they wear modern uniforms; in place of erotic odalisques, bare bodies are depicted in unflinching, photorealistic style—and the nudity is often male, not female. “My gurus are the Old Masters,” Ceylan says. But there’s nothing old-fashioned about his deliberately disturbing, yet ultimately riveting, canvases. » Paul Kasmin Gallery, 515 W. 27th St., 212.563.4474, Sept. 18-Oct. 26

for details on these and other venues, go to Shops & Services (p. 38) and art & antiques (p. 48), and visit

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Owners of Hasted Kraeutler, a contemporary art gallery that is located in the heart of New York’s Chelsea art district. Sarah and Joseph share art works from the gallery’s outstanding roster of artists, including photographer Martin Schoeller, painter Kim Dong Yoo, and a sneak peek into photographer, Nick Brandt’s current exhibition.

Kim Dong Yoo Installation view


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


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

Nick Brandt, Elephant Drinking, Amboseli, 2007



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

Mr. Popular Toshi’s Living Room (above)—a swanky Flatiron lounge—attracts quite the hip crowd. But for Toshi, the spot’s founder and namesake, “hip” wasn’t always his thing—and Toshi wasn’t always his name. After growing up unnoticed by the popular crowd, he left the West Coast, adopted his current alter ego (the name of the most well-liked kid from his school days) and started throwing killer parties in NYC. Now, he’s the center of attention—and a regular, ebullient presence at his very own cocktail pad. Stop by for nightly themed live music (9 p.m.; soul on Mon), order the Toshi (gin, lemon, bubbly) and get to know the new Mr. Popular. » Toshi’s Living Room, Flatiron Hotel, 1141 Broadway, lobby, 212.679.8002

Nightly live music … Iced cocktails in an ice bar … Latin flavor and late-night churros

Central and South America’s feisty flavors can be savored just south of Canal St. Los Americanos brings a cantina vibe and a wealth of piscos, mezcals, rums and tequilas within reach. The décor is delicioso: a mix between a retro diner (red Formica tabletops, green checkered floors, sculpted aluminum accents) and someone’s great aunt’s living room (splashes of floral wallpaper, red-tinted light shades, window blinds, assorted vintage tchotchkes). Ask the strapping Latin bartenders to whip you up an intoxicatingly silky Miraflores (below, hibiscus-infused pisco, lemon, simple syrup, egg white) or stumble in late at night for sinful, dulce de leche-dipped churros. » Los Americanos, 305 Church St., 212.680.0101

Ice, Ice, Baby A hot new bar just hit Midtown, but inside it’s cold as ice. Minus 5 Ice Bar (left), a luxury watering hole with an interior made of ice, is cool to the core—refrigerated, as the name suggests, to minus 5 degrees Celsius (23 degrees Fahrenheit). Upon entry, guests are wrapped in parkas (or lush faux furs, for VIPs) and ushered through a meat locker-esque door into an arctic wonderland. Everything is frozen, from the walls to the bar to the seating (draped in deer hides). Even the goblets are shaped from ice (calm those frostbite fears; you get gloves, too), ensuring your premium vodka cocktail goes down chilly. For those who crave bragging rights, fluttering photographers document all the polar pleasure. Get ready for a cold front. » Minus 5 Ice Bar, New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Sixth Ave., ground fl., 212.757.4610


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photos: toshi’s living room, courtesy of flatiron hotel; ice cubes, valentyn volkov; los americanos, oleg march

drinking down south

night spots

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Manhattan Luxury Bus Service Coming This Fall!

dish du jour

great dining experiences » by Lois Levine

Hot Italian Tony May, formerly the owner of the celebrated San Domenico restaurant, brings his prestigious name to E. 26th St. SD26 (left) is both downtown and decidedly hip, with a gorgeous dark lounge and round red cushion stools for sipping cocktails. The spacious dining room is equally inviting, with an open kitchen, colorful art installations and an attentive staff. The menu includes salumeria and formaggeria appetizers (think pistachio-studded bologna and a semisoft whole cow’s milk cheese); other starters include a light chilled tomato soup with burrata (far left). Pastas could not get more creative (sea urchin ravioli) and wine-braised beef cheeks had the taste buds singing arias all evening long. For fun after dinner, have a glass of wine in the lounge with the do-it-yourself pour, at different servings and price points. Salute! » SD26, 19 E. 26th St., 212.265.5959

Steak and a Star

Bon Benoit How could you not feel oh-so cheery at a bistro that offers you a slate-blue sky dotted with puffy white clouds as your ceiling, cushy cherry-red banquettes and a menu that includes a tarte flambée and pretty French pastries? Benoit (left) is a restaurant for the Parisian bistro lover: An appetite teaser of twice-baked upside-down Comté cheese soufflé is simply rich goodness and marvelous juxtaposed with a light sea bass. And do indulge in the signature baba: Armagnac-drenched sponge cake. You can always diet demain. » Benoit, 60 W. 55th St., 646.943.7373


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photos: Frankie & Johnnie’s, evan sung; benoit, pierre monetta

Frankie & Johnnie’s is one of those Manhattan steak houses that offers not only classic steaks but also colorful history. The original spot, still on W. 45th St., was a speakeasy during Prohibition. The second location, on W. 37th St., has an interesting past as well, having been the town house of legendary actor John Barrymore: One can choose to dine in the “Barrymore Room” on the restaurant’s second floor, formerly the actor’s library, complete with grand fireplace. The menu, too, retains the timeless simplicity of the great steakhouse concept, with offerings that include fresh oysters, a succulent shrimp cocktail and chopped salad for starters; and prime, dry-aged steaks (right), as well as several fish dishes, veal chops and more, for entrées. Don’t forget sides such as thick stalks of asparagus and au gratin potatoes. Frankie and Johnnie’s is an institution in NYC, and a welldeserved one at that. » Frankie & Johnnie’s, 32. W. 37th St., 212.947.8940

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

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

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

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

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business class

ideas for busy executives » by Lois Levine

While in New York, no need to lament that your golf game will get rusty. At Golf Manhattan (left), you can practice your stroke, take lessons and even grab lunch at the small bar while watching sports on a flat-screen television. Located on the third floor of a Midtown office building, Golf Manhattan gets an impressive clientele of golf fans, whether there to improve their game or brush up for a weekend tournament. The space offers two quiet virtual golfing rooms cushioned with faux greens (as is the glass-topped bar), along with a small room for private lessons (which can be had with Tom Sutter, a top PGA teaching professional). Client Hoagy Carmichael Jr. recently enthused, “There’s no place in New York like it.” Enough said. » Golf Manhattan, 108 W. 39th St., Ste. 310, 212.685.4804

Hot Attaché

Powerful Dining Royal Detox

If you are in the Wall Street area and in need of serious R&R, think about The Setai Club & Spa (above). The unisex spa offers exotic skincare treatments, such as the Moroccan Hammam Experience (an olive-soap exfoliation, thermal body soak, red-clay wrap and rosewater massage). Setai has two one-day pass options: The Aqua Grotto Pass ($65) offers access to the changing rooms (full-size mahogany lockers, robes, slippers) along with a mineral marble hydro Jacuzzi, Finnish sauna and an aromatherapy-infused steam room. With the VIP Access Pass ($100), you get all the benefits mentioned above, plus access to the Fitness Center and Yoga Studio. Now that’s a lot to write om about. » The Setai Club & Spa , 40 Broad St., 212.792.6193


When it comes to The Four Seasons restaurant, you really can believe the hype. The Four Seasons states on its website that its Grill Room (below) is “America’s most powerful lunchroom” and few would argue the fact. For over 50 years, its midday traffic has ranged from such luminaries as former General Electric head Jack Welch to tech whiz Steve Jobs to political bigwig Henry Kissinger. If you want to take a meeting in the country’s most serious deal-making eating club, then hurry up and make your reservation. » The Four Seasons, 99 E. 52nd St., 212.754.9494

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Ladies and gents, whether your business meeting is formal or casual, you’ll want to send the message of success, and these two business cases do just that. The Eliot Document Case (far left) is made of a soft grained leather with rolled top handles, nickel-tone logo stamp and slip pockets with hidden magnetic closure. The Valextra Madison Working Bag (left) offers textured leather, a slip pocket, cellphone pocket and, like the Eliot, detachable shoulder straps. You’ll be closing the deal before you close the bag. » Barneys New York, 660 Madison Ave., 212.826.8900

photos: golf manhattan, courtesy of golf manhattan; setai spa, daniel aubry; smythson eliot document case and valextra madison working bag, courtesy of; four seasons grill room, andrew garn

Going Green

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in store

the retail scene » by Carly Pifer

House Party What do you get when the co-founder of the party-planning firm Fête sets up shop? An enticing collection of lifestyle objects from classic to nearly bizarre. Thanks to Jung Lee’s new eponymous home store (left), no one has to be tempted to steal the centerpiece, because they can purchase it, like a law-abiding citizen. The goods are arranged according to room type, which helps customers visualize just where they should put that gilded Moroccan lantern or a new set of blood-red acrylic goblets. In addition to the vast array of conversation pieces and glassware curated from all over the world, there is quirky wall art and every kind of serving dish imaginable. One trip here and a former plain Jane of entertaining will transform into the hostess with the mostest. » Jung Lee, 25 W. 29th St., 212.257.5655

Phone Home Your treasured smartphone just got even smarter. Vertu, the luxury mobile phone manufacturer, is amping up its retail presence to match the cutting-edge technology it is known for. At its new Midtown East boutique, Vertu’s extensive line of phones and accessories is available in chic surroundings. An illuminated glass facade greets patrons upon entry, and the interior is all sleek lines and elegant details, reflective of the product. The handmade phones (above) come in uncommonly luxurious materials—stainless steel, titanium, crystal sapphire screens. The store’s seating is equally luxe, but—happily—made of more comfortable stuff. » Vertu, 610 Madison Ave., 212.371.8701


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It does us good to stray from the main shopping drags once in a while, and Maiyet, which has opened its first freestanding store (below) on SoHo’s charming, cobblestoned Crosby St., is sure to beckon. Known in fashion circles for its distinct brand of luxury womenswear, the company also partakes in socially conscious design collaborations—recently, it announced plans for a factory in Varanasi, India, intended to revive a 500-year-old weaving industry and the city’s economy. Good style, good graces, what’s not to love? With the new boutique, it gets even better: The minimalist space is punctuated by antiqued mirrors, dangling Edison bulbs, cashmere-covered dressing room doors and a ficus tree. But the clothes (right) really take center stage— sophisticated with bohemian accents. » Maiyet, 16 Crosby St., 212.343.9999


photos: Jung lee, brian dorsey; phone, courtesy of vertu; maiyet interior, andrew rowat; maiyet runway, courtesy of maiyet

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All About Kate

high school in the 1990s, there are definitely fashion trends she regrets, but what she also loved about the era was that “it embraced both grunge and minimalism.” Taking her cues from these two fashion traits, Kate is now creating effortless looks, combining tweed and lace, sheer blouses and denim, keeping it both simple and stunning. Juxtaposing fabrics and patterns represents her “on the go” lifestyle today, but it was


She creates jewelry, designs CLOTHES, is a fashion industry spokesperson and—oh yes— also stars in A-list films. kate bosworth is one eclectic fashionista. by brianne hughes her love of clean lines that made her become a Calvin Klein model in 2008 and a spokeswoman for the spring 2008 Coach bag line. When it comes to favorite designers, she is frequently seen on the red carpet in Valentino because it works for her pencil-slim frame. Kate is also a fan of French designers Isabel Marant and Vanessa Bruno. In October 2010, Kate and stylist Cher Coulter launched, an offshoot of, which allows members to sign up and have a personal jewelry style determined for them. Each month, members are able to browse pieces online that work with their designated style. The idea of everyday jewelry at everyday prices came about when Bosworth realized that the “price point for innovative jewelry started at $400.” Kate and Cher have managed to make jewelry affordable ($40 average) and still create vintageinspired pieces that they themselves would wear. While “never at a loss for inspiration,” Bosworth admits that travel plays a role in the pieces chosen for design. She gets ideas from the different architecture she sees in other cities. A trip to Seoul, South Korea, in 2012 inspired bracelets, necklaces and earrings for her line.

Even other celebrities are noticing Kate’s emergence into the fashion world. This past July, Bosworth was a guest judge for the season premiere of Heidi Klum’s reality show, Project Runway. Being true to her personal style, she kept it simple, wearing a black minidress. But Bosworth has admitted, “the fashion world feels more normal to me when I’m [in] it.” She is also a regular at runway shows for fashion brands such as Theory, Altuzarra and, of course, TopShop. Kate says she is “attracted to a counterbalanced femininity/masculinity,” which is evident in the short film The Road to Coachella, directed by her fiancé, Michael Polish, made as a promotional device for the Coachella Music Festival and featuring her line from TopShop. With clothing companies looking to attract customers via festival lines, Bosworth was the right choice to collaborate with TopShop, especially after they had a successful “Winter Wonderland” campaign in December 2012. Kate helped design 16 pieces for TopShop, such as “a faded cropped Tshirt with loose distressed boyfriend jeans, slung low and a plaid shirt tied round the waist. The choice of a suede material on the laser-cut pieces was critical because it gave them a tougher edge,” she has said, which is needed when camping out at a summer music festival in California. Says Kate, “I’m

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hese days, the name Kate is synonymous with fashion. And we are not talking here about a certain duchess, but our own American Hollywood celebrity, actress Kate Bosworth. Bosworth, at 31, is making a serious crossover into the fashion world with sell-out fashions for TopShop and jewelry lines for Fashion is clearly in her blood, as Kate’s father was an executive for the ladies’ clothing store Talbots and taught her “what quality meant and the importance of it,” she has noted. But her personal fashion style has also taken a page from an itinerant childhood, bouncing between the East and West coasts, going to school in both conservative New England and liberal San Francisco. Born in Los Angeles in January 1983, Bosworth admits that since she was in

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always on the hunt for a combination of comfort and classic,” which is why her TopShop line sold out several pieces, in the company’s stores and on its website, in a matter of hours. “To gain learning experience from the TopShop design team has been a great opportunity for me,” says Bosworth. Designing clothing for a music festival seemed natural to Kate, who is a music lover at heart. Her favorite bands, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, represent the style that she has created for herself: timeless. She admits that music “can give you a more emotional experience than film” and often listens to various artists “to start understanding the character” she is about to take on. Kate’s fashion style is similar to the way she chooses to keep her film career diverse. While she began acting in small roles in 1997, it wasn’t until 2002’s Blue Crush that she made the Hollywood scene. She is not afraid to experiment with her movie roles and move between a typical “townie” to “grittier roles in Wonderland” (2003) and then back to lighter fare like Win a Date With Tad Hamilton (2004). For her latest film, Homefront, due out in November, Kate takes on a more serious role as a methadone addict. The film co-stars Winona Ryder and James Franco and shows her in a far different light than her usual glamorous red-carpet look. Bosworth’s chameleonlike ability onscreen parallels her life and style offscreen. Her ability to morph from surfer girl to New Englander to rock festival grunge is a testament to her flexibility. She is a movie star, a fashion innovator and a style icon who consistently showcases how fashion is never one style. “Fashion represents who we are,” says Kate. In that case, Kate is very well represented, indeed.

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from sleep to street The city affords us numerous ways to stay in: We can order Chinese at all hours of the night or hire shirtless models to serve us cocktails from our liquor cabinet. But this season, fashion subverts this homebody urge with loungewear—sleek slippers, sexy slips and smart smoking jackets—that beg to be taken out of the bedroom. Throw on a scarf and go. Photography by Ken Pao

On him: Burberry Prorsum patent cotton twill single-breasted caban jacket, $2,495. Burberry, 9 E. 57th St., 212.407.7100. Panti-Riv trousers, $360, and Smakky shirt, $245. Diesel Black Gold, 68 Greene St., 212.966.5593. On her: Girone beaver fur coat in midnight blue, $4,990. Sportmax, 450 W. Broadway, 212.6741817. Pajama set, price upon request. Frette, 799 Madison Ave., 212.988.5221. Black velvet retro platforms, $850. Guiseppe Zanotti, 806 Madison Ave., 212.650.0455. Hammered chain necklace, $3,900. David Yurman, 712 Madison Ave., 212.752.4255. For more shopping information, see p. 38.


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Merchandised and styled by anna katsanis; Hair by Elsa using Oribe Hair Care; Makeup by Mizu; Models bryton munn/ford models and Aine/q management


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interiors courtesy of Ligne Roset, 250 Park Ave. SO., 212.375.1036,

Left: Scarf by Jane Carr, $324. Intermix, 365 Bleecker St., 212.929.5024. Charlotte Ronson shirt, $265, and trousers, $285. Blue & Cream, 1 E. 1st St., 212.533.3088. Swatch wallet by Carmina Campus, $240. Barneys New York, 660 Madison Ave., 212.826.8900. Tag Heuer Aquaracer watch, $5,000. Wempe, 700 Fifth Ave., 212.397.9000. Cocktail ring by Roberto Coin, $3,220. Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave., 212.753.4000.

Above: Etta minidress by 4 Love & Liberty by Johnny Was, $278. Amy Sachs, 415 E. 72nd St., 212.628.2013. Dike scarf by Dianora Salviati, $450. SCOOP NYC, 475 Broadway, 212.925.3539. Ivana shoes by Isa Tapia, $650. Saks Fifth Avenue.

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On him: Velvet double-breasted paisley embossed jacket, $2,215, and black silk trousers, $491. Etro, 720 Madison Ave., 212.317.9096. Quintessential poplin slim-fit shirt, $180. Thomas Pink, 520 Madison Ave., 212.838.1928. On her: Dress, $2,405. Missoni, 1009 Madison Ave., 212.517.9339. Era scarf by Dianora Salviati, $900. Julianne, 274 Main St., Port Washington, Long Island, 516.883.0678. Signature rock crystal and diamond ring, $3,650. Ivanka Trump, 109 Mercer St., 888.756.9912. Vintage aquamarine ring, $6,200. Lotus between-the-finger ring, $32,600. Van Cleef & Arpels, 744 Fifth Ave., 212.896.9284. Tag Heuer Carrera Lady timepiece with diamonds, $4,900. Wempe, p. 25.


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

On him: Shearling coat, $4,698. John Varvatos, 315 Bowery, 212.358.0315. Athlone sweater, $695. Burberry, p. 22. Elio scarf by Dianora Salviati, $300. SCOOP NYC, p. 25. Slipper with piping, price upon request. Frette, p. 22.

On her: Cobalt swing coat, $2,250. Nadia Tarr Studio, by appointment only, 718.408.4934. Slip, $120. La Perla, 434 W. Broadway, 212.219.0999. Noeud betweenthe-finger ring, $64,500. Van Cleef & Arpels, p. 26. Wheat chain loop necklace, $16,700. David Yurman, p. 22. Jaipur ring by Marco Bicego, $2,280. Saks Fifth Avenue, p. 25.

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Accent on Accessories Oh, baby, baby, it’s a wild world—it’s hard to get by just upon one style. But why should you, when treasures from countries near and far are on offer behind the sparkling windows of New York City stores? Come with us, intrepid explorer, as we embark on a global shopping spree to adorn both home and person. By Troy Segal

ceramic CASA Sixty years

ago, Lladró (500 Madison Ave., 800.785.3490) introduced the world to Spanish painted porcelain. Now, it’s launching a new line: lamps (left) with translucent porcelain shades and drops.

stately homes Designer Paul Smith loves tweaking his native England’s classic styles— as in the “Faded Glory Red” rug (right) that riffs on Victorian wallpaper, for The Rug Company (989 Third Ave., 212.644.9200).


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Photos: Paul smith rug, Courtesy of The Rug Company; japanese screen, Courtesy of Mallett; Teapot, Courtesy of Le Palais des ThÉs; pillow, © ABC Carpet & Home

Asian Arts Associated with spare styles and minimalist interiors, the Japanese may not have much adornment— but what they do have is choice, and often practical to boot. Painted paper/silk screens, like this ca. 1875 specimen (above), one of a pair at Mallett (929 Madison Ave, 212.249.8783), historically served as room dividers or as

portable wall decorations. Everyday items typically are decorated with symbolic images. This traditional-style enameled teapot (below), whose flat shape allows tea leaves to expand evenly, is adorned with waves, in homage to the famed ocean prints of the artist Hokusai. It’s at Le Palais des Thés (156 Prince St., 646.513.4369).

global bulbs Light up your life

with a bulb that’s colored (top) or has an old-time, visible loop carbon filament (nice with antiques or an industrial-chic décor). Just Bulbs (220 E. 60th St., 212.888.5707) carries a variety of retro styles, plus lights that fit European or British sockets.

Subcontinental comfort Thick rugs, deep divans, billowing curtains: If any land conjures up images of lush relaxation, it’s India. A richly colored, intricately embroidered velvet pillow (above), such as the ones handcrafted by Indian artisans at bazaarlike ABC Carpet & Home (888 & 881 Broadway, 212.473.3000), provides a perfect way to relive the days of the Raj.

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Photos: Halcyon Days bangles, Courtesy of Scully & Scully; eyeglass frames, © Anne Et Valentin; colgantes Plu Puntino and Blu Intermezzo pendants BY KIM, Courtesy of Wempe; omega store interior, courtesy of OMEGA; Cuff Links, Courtesy of IPPOLITA; Large Top Handle Satchel, courtesy furla

Swiss Ingenuity

Switzerland is synonymous with watchmaking—and one of its oldest firms (founded 1848) is still ticking away: OMEGA (711 Fifth Ave., 212.207.3333). Those who hold horology close to their hearts laud the timepieces for their state-of-the-art technology—sports watches are the firm’s specialty— and snazzy style. From the delicate diamond-paved Ladymatic to the dashboardinspired Speedmaster Racing, the precious tickers reside gallery-style in illuminated cases (above).

ciao, baby How to define Italian moda? Sleek,

yet relaxed (think of those supple Armani suits). Never trying too hard, but full of fun (case in point: Pucci’s psychedelic prints). And above all, glorying in sensuality, in the way materials feel against the skin or delight the eye. Leather, for instance: It’s often textured or treated to a fine softness, as in bags (above) from the skins maestros at Furla (furla .com; similar styles are at Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave., 212.705.2000), color-blocked to provide a little original pop. Speaking of flash, Italian gents (unlike uptight gents from other lands) aren’t afraid to wear jewelry. But they keep it elegant and understated, as in these 18-karat gold cuff links with the subtlest of sparkling citrine, pyrite doublet or quartz from Ippolita (796 Madison Ave., 646.664.4240). IN New YORK | september 2013 |

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

8 Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, University Pl., btw W. 3rd & E. 12th sts., (also Sept. 1-2, 7) Jack Goldstein x 10,000, The Jewish Museum, 212.423.3200 (thru Sept. 29)

15 Chagall: Love, War and Exile opens, The Jewish Museum, 212.423.3200 (thru Feb. 2, 2014) Treat yourself to a new cologne, Santa Maria Novella, 212.925.0001

22 Social Good Summit opens, 92nd Street Y, socialgoodsummit .com (thru Sept. 24) Watch the Jets take on the Bills, MetLife Stadium, newyorkjets .com


Mets vs. Milwaukee Brewers, newyork (also Sept. 27-28) AKC Meet the Breeds cat and dog show, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, (also Sept. 28)


2 labor day Paley on Park Avenue, Park Ave. (thru Nov. 8) West Indian American Day Parade & Carnival, Brooklyn Heights,

9 Fourth Annual CocaCola Generations in Jazz Festival opens, Dizzy’s Club CocaCola, Jazz at Lincoln Center, 212.258.9595 (thru Oct. 8) iLuminate: Artist of Light, New World Stages, 212.239.6200

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

23 Grab some grub at the newly reopened Table Green Café, Battery Park, 212.741.9174 Whales: Giants of the Deep, American Museum of Natural History, 212.769.5100 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

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

4 The Machine opens, Park Avenue Armory, 212.933.5812 (thru Sept. 18)

You Never Can Tell opens, Pearl Theatre, 212.563.9261 (thru Oct. 13)

Greek American Fashion Week opens, various venues, (thru Sept. 8)



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

17 New York City Ballet fall season opens, David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, 212.496.0600 (thru Oct 13) Roberto Bolle and Friends Gala, New York City Center, nyci




Big Fish begins previews, Neil Simon Theatre, 877.250.2929

Erika Vogt: Stranger Debris Roll Roll Roll, New Museum, 212.219.1222 (thru Sept. 8)

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

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

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

The Glass Menagerie begins previews, Booth Theatre, 212. 239.6200 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

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



The Old Friends opens, The Pershing Square Signature Center, 212.244.7529 (thru Sept. 29)

Yom Kippur begins at sunset

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



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

The New York City Opera’s Anna Nicole, Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 718.636.4100 (Sept. 17-28)



Savor a cool Chardonnay at Vero, 212.935.3530

A Beautiful Way to Go: New York’s Green-Wood Cemetery, Museum of the City of New York, 212.534.1672 (thru Oct. 13)


Get Real Beer Week: NY 2013 begins, various venues, bit .ly/getrealbw (thru Sept. 27)

Gershwin & Beyond, The Allen Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center, 212.721.6500 (also Sept. 20)

A Night With Janis Joplin begins previews, Lyceum Theatre, 212. 239.6200

Sarah Brightman, Radiio City Music Hall, 866.858.0008

Fall for Dance Festival, New York City Center, 212.581.1212 (Sept. 25-Oct. 5) DUMBO Arts Festival opens, dumboartsfestival .com (thru Sept. 29)


14 Check out theatrically themed jewelry, the Met Opera Shop, 212.580.4090


Opening-night gala for Eugene Onegin, Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, 212.362.6000 Lionel Richie, Barclays Center, 800.745.3000

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

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



Romeo and Juliet opens, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 877.250.2929

The Metamorphosis, Joyce Theater, 212. 242.0800 (Sept. 17-29)

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28 Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938, opens Museum of Modern Art, 212.708.9400 (thru Jan. 12, 2014)) Daylong John Zorn concerts, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 212.535.7710

september Moon Calendar

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New Moon

First Quarter

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

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

1 Gawk at Body Worlds: Pulse at Discovery Times Square, discoverytsx .com Ravi Coltrane opens, The Village Vanguard, 212.255.4037 (thru Oct. 6)

6 David d’Angers: Making the Modern Monument, The Frick Collection, 212.288.0700 (Sept. 17-Dec. 8) Autumn Crafts Festival, Lincoln Center plazas, 973. 746.0091 (also Oct. 5, 12-13)



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

24th Annual New York Cabaret Convention opens, Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, 212.721.6500 (thru Oct. 10)

United Solo theater festival, Theatre Row, 212.239.6200 (Oct. 3-Nov. 24)


New York Comic Con, Jacob K. Javits Center, newyork (Oct. 10-today)

columbus day

Fly like a superhero, Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours, 800.542.9933

National Spa Week begins, (thru Oct. 20)

20 A Time to Kill opens, John Golden Theatre, 212.239.6200 SHIPWRECK!: Pirates & Treasure, Discovery Times Square, 866.987.9692 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

27 Enjoy a fine meal at trendsetting Tribeca Grill, 212.941.3900 Marvel at Monika Grzymala’s Volumen installation, Morgan Library & Museum, 212.685.0008 (thru Nov. 3)


Circle of Dance, National Museum of the American Indian,

Columbus Day Parade, Fifth Ave., from 44th to 72nd sts.

21 Get an East Midtown Partnership card for discounts to shops, restaurants and services, 212.813.0030 Two Boys premieres, Metropolitan Opera House, 212.362.6000 (also Oct. 25 & 30, Nov. 2, 6, 9 & 14)

28 Find a pair of antique cuff links at Tender Buttons, 212.758.7004 Go Down Under for some stylish art and collectibles at Antony Todd, 212.529.3252

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

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

LOOT 2013: MAD About Jewelry sale, Museum of Arts and Design, 212.299.7777 (Oct. 1-5)



Sean Scully: Change and Horizontals, and Alexis Rockman: Drawings From Life of Pi, The Drawing Center, 212.219.2166 (Sept. 27-Nov. 3)

4 The New York Pops with Chris Botti, Carnegie Hall, 212.247.7800

Affordable Art Fair, the Tunnel, (Oct.3-6)

Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul opens, Morgan Library & Museum, 212.685.0008 (thru Jan. 26, 2014)

Nordic Food Festival, International Culinary Center, (Oct. 2-7)

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





Mariinsky Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, 212.247.7800 (also Oct. 10 & 11)

Judy Collins, Café Carlyle, 212.744.1600 (Oct. 15-26)

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

After Midnight begins previews, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 800.745.3000

Twelfth Night and Richard III in repertory begin performances, Belasco Theatre, 212. 239.6200 (thru Feb. 1, 2014)


Allegory and Illusion: Early Portrait Photography from South Asia opens, Rubin Museum of Art, 212.620.5000 (thru Feb. 10, 2014)


Bid Against Hunger tasting and auction, Metropolitan Pavilion, 646.412.0656

Sleeping Beauty opens, New York City Center, 212.581.1212 (thru Nov. 3)

The Commons of Pensacola begins performances, New York City Center, 212.581.1212

Chris Burden: Extreme Measures New Museum, 212.219.1222 (thru Jan. 12, 2014)



John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey open, Café Carlyle, 212.744.1600 (thru Nov. 23)

American Ballet Theatre fall season opens, David H. Koch Theater, 212.496.0600 (thru Nov. 10)

KEIGWIN + COMPANY opens, Joyce Theater, 212.242.0800 (thru Nov. 3)

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

Release music listening parties, Tammany Hall, 212.228.7556 (every Thurs.)

24 Lincoln Center White Light Festival begins, various venues, 212.721.6500 (thru Nov. 23) The Snow Geese opens, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Dec. 15)


Sacred Visions … Biblical Art from the Dahesh Museum Collection opens, Museum of Biblical Art, 212.408.1500 (thru Feb. 16, 2014)

25 Dim Sum, anyone? Jing Fong, 212.964.5256 The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier opens, Brooklyn Museum, 718.638.5000 (thru Feb. 23, 2014)

12 Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE, Whitney Museum of American Art, 212. 570.3600 (Sept. 26Jan.5, 2014) Eat the meat at the new Morton’s The Steakhouse, 212.608.0171

19 A Midsummer Night’s Dream begins previews, Theater for a New Audience, 212. 229.2819 (thru Jan. 12, 2014) Tanya Holt & Marcus Simeone, Metropolitan Room, 212.206.0440 (also Nov. 16)

26 Bag the diet (it’s the weekend!) and bag some sweets at Dylan’s Candy Bar, 646.735.0078 Robin Spielberg piano concert and book signing, Joe’s Pub, 212.967.7555

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First Quarter

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Take a tour of the United Nations, 212.963.8687 Betrayal opens, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Jan. 5, 2014)

10 See how the original immigrants lived at The Tenement Museum, 212.982.8420 Word Made Flesh, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra,

17 Study Japanese culture at the Japan Society, 212.832.1155 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

11 veterans day Tour the town with New York Water Taxi’s Hop-On/Hop-Off Service, 212.742.1969




Go Cuban for dinner tonight, Victor’s Café, 212.586.7714

Go retro with The Eagles, live in concert, Madison Square Garden, 866.858.0008 (also Nov. 9 & 11)

Get your chocolate fix, Maison du Chocolat, 212.744.7117

18 Go climb a wall at the Chelsea Piers rock-climbing wall, LIVE from the NYPL literary talks, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 212.930.0855 (thru Dec. 12)




John Fogerty, Beacon Theatre, 212.465.6500

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

Find a fabulous dress at a fabulous price, Fox’s, 212.362.8409

19 Pick up an exotic leather belt, J.W. Cooper, 212.823.9380 Search for a vintage book at Argosy Book Store, 212.753.4455

700 Sundays opens, Imperial Theatre, 212.239.6200 (thru Jan. 2, 2014)

Sway to the swinging sounds of Loston Harris at Bemelmans Bar, 212. 744.1600 (every TuesSat., Oct. 22-Dec. 31)

Gawk at an aircraft carrier, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, 212.245.0072

14 A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Story by Stephen Sondheim & Wynton Marsalis, New York City Center, 212.763.1205 (thru Nov. 17)

20 Get a snazzy new suitcase for your next trip to New York, Zero Halliburton, 646.640.3600 Dig into a familystyle dish of pasta at Buca di Beppo, 212.764.6527


1 The Chelsea Triangle French Market, every Fri. 4-8 p.m., NInth Ave. & W. 14th St. (thru Nov. 26)

Shop for grand antiques and silver at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 212.355.4400 Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience World Tour, Barclays Center, 800.745.3000

Looking for some unusual gifts to bring home? Evolution Store, 212.343.1114


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


9 Dinner and a show! 54 Below, 866.468.7619 Stargazing at Grand Central Terminal’s Celestial Ceiling, E. 42nd St., at Park Ave.

16 Find haute couture below retail, Roundabout, 212.966.9166

Want to know what the future holds, or at least where you’ll be having dinner tomorrow night? Try a visit to a psychic, 212.682.676

Need an iPhone replacement? Hurry over to Tekserve, 888.929.3645

22 Do some peoplewatching at The Four Seasons, 212.754.9494

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

Enjoy some great cheese and chow while people hiding, Beecher’s Cellar, 212.466.3340



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

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

Treat yourself to the one and only Rolex, Wempe Jewelers, 212.759.8278

Buy the kiddies some new clothes, Gymboree, 212.517.5548


2 Shop tor the whole family at Lester’s, 212.734.9292

23 Stravinsky’s Firebird, Little Orchestra Society, New York City Center, (also Nov. 24) How about some sharp new boots? Space Cowboy, 646.559.4779


New York City Ballet’s The Nutcracker opens, David H.Koch Theater, 212.496.0600 (thru Jan. 4, 2014)

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

Enjoy some grand American food this holiday weekend, Gramercy Tavern, 212.477.0777

Spend quality time with the kids at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 718.735.4400

photo: macy’s thanksgiving day parade, kent miller studios/macy’s inc.

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

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Style Metropolis New York City is the fashion capital of the world. Beyond our Garment District, sprawling designer stores and seasonal runway shows, the natives have a certain reputation for stylishness, too. We caught up with Eric Valencia, concierge at the fashionable Trump SoHo, to tap into his seasoned knowledge on style and shopping in the Big Apple. “Walking around, you’ll see everything from power suits to hipsters, Manolo Blahniks to TOMS,” Valencia says. “When I think Uptown, I think ‘classic’—check out the Tom Ford flagship, for sophisticated and sleek menswear.” While in SoHo, ladies should stop into Journelle, “a very chic, customer-service-oriented lingerie boutique, complete with robes in the dressing rooms, so you can go in and out while maintaining comfort and modesty.” Downtown has always been known for its eclectic style vibes, so Valencia suggests visitors go for the cliché and pick up an I Heart NY T-shirt when they’re around Canal St. “As cheesy as it is, it’s a necessity.” Rather adorn your home? He recommends “ABC Carpet & Home, a fantastic TIPS FROM: décor store.” And while there is a lot of high fashion Eric Valencia, Concierge, Trump SoHo, in the city, there is plenty of room for the crazy factor, 246 Spring St., according to Valencia: “Once I sat next to a couple at 212.842.5500 dinner who were wearing matching sequined pants. Very fashion forward, I guess!”—Carly Pifer KEY TO SYMBOLS IN LISTINGS On the following pages, important features are indicated by these icons: $ inexpensive, $$ mod­erate, $$$ ex­pensive, $$$$ luxe; 2 handicap accessible; 0 gifts; 1 child friendly; 3 food/snacks; / drinks; 9 gay/lesbian patrons; 6 dress code; 5 music; . private rooms; 7 fireplace; 8 outdoor dining; 4 New York CityPASS. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then the area code and seven-digit number. For essential numbers, turn to “FYI” (p. 83). For mass transit, see Bus & Sub­way Maps (p. 82 & pp. 84-86).

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Top, left: sell unwanted jewelry and pick up something new, like this set of rings. | Global Gold and Silver, p. 45 above: get a taste of the good life with the wide selection of fine wares for the home and table. | baccarat, this page Far left: even men can indulge in comfy-chic sleepwear. | bedhead pajamas, p. 40 left: sink into timothy oulton’s tutor’s chair made of buttery gold leather with a spunky-colored seat. | abc carpet & home, p. 43 top, right: dress the part of a princess. | misses dressy, p. 42 bottom, right: pick up a cheery case for your cell or tablet. | mobile spa new york, p. 43

Photos: global gold and silver rings, courtesy of benchmark; baccarat nyc flagship dining room, keith scott morton; fox’s platform, justina norotsky of fox’s; lester’s kids clothing, courtesy of Lester’s; melissa button boot by frye, courtesy of shoe parlor

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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. 84-86). For more information, go to

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


French porcelain company exclusively carries quirky tableware designed by world-renowned artists and personalities. J16

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

JachsC0L5146 310 Bleecker St, btw Barrow & Grove sts., 212.206.6306, This flagship store carries the brand’s button-up shirts for men as well as a women’s collection. H18 Jung Lee 25 W. 29th St., btw Fifth Ave. & Broadway, 212.257.5655, This expansive new space offers all the necessary ingredients to throw a killer event, including exotic glassware and centerpieces. F16

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Photos: gLobaL goLd and siLver rings, Courtesy of benChmark; baCCarat nyC fLagshiP dining room, keith sCott morton; fox’s PLatform, justina norotsky of fox’s; Lester’s kids CLothing, Courtesy of Lester’s; meLissa button boot by frye, Courtesy of shoe ParLor

tOP, LEFt: find sexy shoes At steLLAr prices. | FOx’s, p. 41 CENtEr, LEFt: sift throUgh intricAte chArms, trinkets And bUttons to find A gem Like this. | TeNDeR BuTTONs, p. 40 BOttOM, LEFt: pAst seAsons’ styLes Are new AgAin, with items Like this chAneL dress. | ROuNDABOuT New AND ResALe cOuTuRe, p. 47 ABOvE: cooL kids cAn shop for new dUds. | LesTeR’s, p. 42 riGHt: scoop Up the perfect pAir of fALL boots. |

Kate Spade New York 789 Madison Ave., at E. 67th St., 212.988.0259; and two other NYC locations, All things ultra-feminine are sold at this new flagship, along with the brand’s line of quirky footwear, celebrated handbags and specialty collections. F11 MaiyetC0L4762 16 Crosby St., btw Grand & Howard sts., 212.343.9999, Luxurious womenswear is available at this minimalist new boutique from the socially conscious line. e21 OrogoldC0L427 118 E. 57th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.371.7242, this luxury skincare line makes its nyc debut,

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

featuring 24-karat-infused products for face and body, such as serums, masks and lotions, plus a new men’s line. F12

Osswald Parfumerie + Luxury Skincare BoutiqueC0L427 311 W. Broadway, btw Canal & Grand sts., 212.625.3111, A swiss beauty titan opens its first U.s. store with an array of fine fragrances and skincare products for men and women. F20 Quinn0L4275 181 Orchard St., btw Stanton & Houston sts., 646.669.9348, slouchy, comfortable womenswear and unique home goods fill the brand’s new lifestyle store. D19

Vertu 610 Madison Ave., at E. 58th St., 212.371.8701, handmade, high-end mobile phones and accessories land in a sleek new location. F12

AccessORIes, LuggAge & shOes Alexandre de ParisC0L3289 1025 Lexington Ave., btw E. 73rd & E. 74th sts., 212.717.2122, alexandrede A large selection of elegant | september 2013 | IN New YORK


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top, left: channel the eternal cool of the military or stock up on sports-inspired gear. | cockpit usa, p. 41 above: go crazy for vintage accessories to complete a hip look. | a second chance, p. 47 far left: “perfumista avenue” captures the scent of the new york woman, or one who is in the city’s state of mind, with notes of rose, musk and patchouli, in a cheery bottle. | Bond no. 9, p. 42 left: it’s time to usher in colder temperatures, so pick up an autumn arrangement of flowers to set the mood. | starbright floral Design, p. 45

handmade hair accessories from France, such as barrettes adorned with Swarovski crystals and sophisticated headbands. E11

CamperC0L17945 522 Fifth Ave., btw 43rd & 44th sts., 212.221.3529, and two other NYC locations, This Spanish company artfully displays its line of comfortable yet stylish footwear for men, women and children. F14 CitishoesC0L17945 445 Park Ave., btw E. 56th & E. 57th sts., 212.751.3200, Casual and dress shoes for men from such brands as Alden, Cole Haan, Mephisto and Rockport. 2 1 F13 Clarks C0L73951 363 Madison Ave., at E. 45th St., 212.949.9545; and one other NYC location, Timeless styles from the British shoemaker include suede desert boots, waterproof sandals and leather loafers. F14 GeoxC0L641 2280 Broadway, at W. 82nd St., 212.799.3518; and four other NYC locations, geox .com. Footwear from this Italian-based company includes a collection of heels for women, loafers for men and sneakers for children. 1 J9


Harry’s ShoesC0L3285 2299 Broadway, at W. 83rd St., 866.442.7797, Fine brand names in comfort footwear, including Mephisto, Ecco, Clarks, Bruno Magli, New Balance and Rockport, are featured at this newly expanded shoe emporium; large and extra-wide sizes are available. J9 Porsche Design C0L6 17 24 Madison Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.308.1786; 465 W. Broadway, btw Prince & W. Houston sts., 212.475.0747, The sturdy yet sleek collection includes apparel for men and women, luggage, high-tech phones and sporty timepieces. F12, G19 Shoe ParlorC0L7241 851 Seventh Ave., btw W. 54th & W. 55th sts., 212.842.0574, Men and women find a variety of footwear styles, including Hunter and UGG boots, Clarks Wallabees, Jeffrey Campbell clogs, Skechers, Converse sneakers and the Vibram FiveFingers collection. 2 1 H13 Space Cowboy BootsC0L52134 234 Mulberry St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 646.559.4779, spacecowboy As a pioneer of Western-style fashion

and custom designs, this boutique boasts handmade boots, hats, belts, buckles, bolo ties and T-shirts for the traditional and nontraditional cowgirl or cowboy. E19

Tender ButtonsC0L6394 143 E. 62nd St., at Lexington Ave., 212.758.7004, This old-fashioned shop is filled with an array of old and new fasteners for both men and women, including European couturier and blazer buttons, plus decorative objects and period cuff links. I12 Ultimate SpectacleC0L52713 789 Lexington Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.792.8123, ultimatespec An Upper East Side luxury boutique which offers quality, comprehensive eye care, along with exclusive collections by Thom Browne, Anne et Valentin, and Cutler and Gross. E12

Apparel: Men, Women & Children Bedhead PajamasC0L78413 252 Elizabeth St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.233.4323, Luxe sleepwear and robes for men, women and children are designed by Renee Claire with comfort and style in mind. D19

Photos: cockpit usa jacket, august young; accessories, courtesy of a second chance; perfumista avenue fragrance, courtesy of bond no. 9; autumn arrangement, kristina bumphrey,


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Beretta Gallery C0L42197 8 18 Madison Ave., btw E. 63rd & E. 64th sts., 212.319.3235, A tri-level space with an Italian stone facade houses fine sportswear, including safari apparel and equipment, lightweight hunting gear and versatile accessories for travel. F12 Best Dressed NYC0L62 136 E. 73rd St., 3rd fl., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.600.4607, bestdress, by appointment only. Get a personalized shopping experience at this fashion showroom, which features a well-curated selection of special-occasion dresses. F11 BurberryC0L62 9 E. 57th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.407.7100; and four other NYC locations, The boutique carries classic trenches and garments in the traditional tan plaid, as well as bright, colorful clothing and accessories for men, women and kids. G13 Cockpit USAC0L3285 15 W. 39th St., 12th fl., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.575.1616, Classic American contemporary and replica clothing for men, women and children inspired by military garb of all eras—including leather flight jackets made in the USA—available at the line’s showroom. By appointment only. 1 G14 Diesel C0L5431685 Fifth Ave., at 54th St., 212.755.3555; and five other NYC locations, The brand’s tri-level, 20,000-square-foot flagship store carries more than 700 styles and washes of denim and other items such as shoes, jewelry, fragrances and leather goods. G13

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

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

230 Park Avenue, Suite 1164 | 212.682.5180 |

Fox’sC0L4256 2234 Broadway, at W. 80th St., 212.362.8409, Brand-name apparel at discount prices for women, as well as activewear, accessories and shoes. J10

J. CrewC0L4256 91 Fifth Ave., btw 16th & 17th sts., 212.255.4848, Preppy staples like crewneck sweaters and button-ups, plus shoes and accessories for men and women. F17 Joe FreshC0L694871 110 Fifth Ave., at 16th St., 212.366.0960; and three other NYC locations, Affordable basics and trendy separates, as well as outerwear, for men and women are offered at this Canadian retailer. G17 Kenneth Cole New YorkC0L694871 595 Broadway, btw Prince & Houston sts., 212.965.0283; and two other NYC locations, Classic contemporary pieces for men and women, plus shoes and accessories. F19 L.K. BennettC0L9185 The Shops at Columbus Circle, 10 Columbus Circle, 2nd fl., btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.309.7559, The London fashion line, one of Kate Middleton’s favorites, offers footwear, clothing and handbags. I12 LacosteC0L32879 420 Park Ave. So., at E. 29th St., 646.380.5224; and two other NYC locations, This chic sportswear line’s iconic croc is sewn on polo shirts (for him and her) and shirtdresses in a rainbow of colors. F19

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IntermixC0L68391 332 Bowery., btw Bond & Great Jones sts., 212.228.8531; and six other NYC locations, Trendy fashions from such designers of women’s clothing and accessories as Helmut Lang and Yigal Azrouël. F19


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SHOPS & SERVICES LanvinC0L9185 815 Madison Ave., btw E. 68th & E. 69th sts., 646.439.0381, The tri-level flagship features the designer brand’s shoes and accessories; ready-to-wear items, featuring bold prints and fur accents; and a third-floor bridal boutique. F11 Lester’sC0L694871 1534 Second Ave., at E. 80th St., 212.734.9292, A one-stop destination for trendy clothing, footwear and accessories for women, teens, children and babies. E10 MadewellC0L4158 115 Fifth Ave., at 19th St., 212.228.5172; and one other NYC location, Stylishly preppy basics for women include lightweight cardigans, chambray shirts, jeans from a denim bar, boots, sandals and handbags, plus exclusive items from other labels approved by the Madewell team. F17 Maison KitsunéC0L52134 NoMad Hotel, 1170 Broadway, at W. 28th St., 212.481.6010, Making its NYC debut, the French fashion-and-music label features its compilation records and ready-towear collection for men and women, as well as leather accessories from Want Les Essentiels de la Vie and skincare items from Aesop. G16 Misses DressyC0L52134 37-24 24th St., Ste. 340, btw 38th & 37th aves., Long Island City, Queens, 212.203.5052, Cover all your needs for special occasions at this dress boutique, which specializes in prom, wedding and party attire and shoes. BB11 Tommy HilfigerC0L9538 681 Fifth Ave., btw 53rd & 54th sts., 212.223.1824; and three other NYC locations, The 22,000-square-foot flagship store stocks four floors of the iconic American designer’s mens- and womenswear. G13


UniqloC0L6913 546 Broadway, btw Spring & Prince sts.; 31 W. 34th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves.; 666 Fifth Ave., at 53rd St., 877.486.4756, Chic, casual basics in bold and vibrant hues, including T-shirts, jeans, coats, sweaters and accessories, by the Japanese brand. Free, same-day alterations are also available. F19, G12, G13

Beauty & Personal Care Bond No. 9C0L549 9 Bond St., btw Broadway & Lafayette St., 212.228.1732; and three other NYC locations, This funky perfumery has a mission to bottle the fragrances of New York, with scents that evoke the city and its various neighborhoods. E19 SPECIALIZING IN UNLOCKED PHONES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD ALSO AVAILABLE: INTERNATIONAL SIM CARDS


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DermalogicaC0L549 110 Grand St., btw Broadway & Mercer St., 212.219.9800; and two other NYC locations, The national brand’s New York outpost offers skin analysis at the Skin Bar and professional skin treatments administered in the private SkinPod, plus fragrance-free products from the namesake collection. 0 F20 Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S., P.C.C0L58731 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212.682.5180, drlinhart .com. An official dentist of the Miss Universe Organization and winner of the 2010 Concierge Choice Award for Emergency Services, Dr. Linhart specializes in cosmetic and restorative procedures and offers his own Pearlinbrite™ laser tooth whitening. Patients can receive treatments in the Continental Room, a luxurious private

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suite. Dr. Linhart’s son, Zachary, has joined his father’s practice with training in general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry. 2 1 0 F14

Fragrance & Beauty OutletC0L4132 301 Madison Ave., btw E. 41st & E. 42nd sts., 212.687.7635, An enormous inventory of beauty items and designer fragrances for men and women. 2 F14 L’Occitane en ProvenceC0L5826 180 E. 86th St., btw Third & Lexington aves. 212.722.5141; and 11 other NYC locations, This beauty brand offers skincare and haircare consultations, as well as a wide range of products for bath and body. E9 New York Shaving Co., TheC0L6741 202B Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.334.9495, Men recapture the traditional ritual of shaving with all-natural grooming products and an old-fashioned barbershop atmosphere. E19

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

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Century 21C0L31295 1972 Broadway, btw W. 66th & W. 67th sts., 212.518.2121; 22 Cortlandt St., btw Broadway & Church St., 212.227.9092; and two other NYC locations, Shoppers can save up to 65 percent on a selection of designer apparel and accessories for men, women and children. 2 1 I11, F22 Macy’s Herald SquareC0L36 Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.695.4400; Event information: 212.494.4495; Puppet Theatre (large groups): 212.494.1917, The world’s largest department store is bursting with designer clothing for men, women and children, luggage, accessories and furniture. 2 13 G15 Manhattan MallC0L36 100 W. 33rd St., at Broadway, 212.465.0500, Shoppers can explore four levels of major retailers, including Sunglass Hut, Victoria’s Secret and Gamestop. 2 1 G15 Saks Fifth AvenueC0L362 611 Fifth Ave., btw 49th & 50th sts., 212.753.4000, The landmark department store offers a mélange of top designer fashions, plus home décor, handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and unique editions of designer fragrances. 2 13 G13 Shops at Columbus Circle, TheC0L36 Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.6300, theshopsatcolumbus This high-end retail and dining complex features more than 40 stores, along with the world-class Restaurant and Bar Collection, and a park-view atrium. 2 1/  3 I12 Shops at The Plaza, TheC0L953 The Plaza Hotel, 1 W. 58th St., Concourse Level, at Fifth Ave., 212.759.3000, In the

Electronics, Music & Cameras B&H Photo, Video, Pro AudioC0L79468 420 Ninth Ave., at W. 34th St., 212.444.6615, One-stop shopping for the newest electronic technology at discount prices, including cutting-edge cameras, camcorders, DVDs, mini-disc players, film and tripods. I15 Camera LandC0L476 575 Lexington Ave., btw E. 51st & E. 52nd sts., 212.753.5128, Equipment and accessories are available at this photography emporium, which also offers repair services, photo scanning, film developing and restoration, and picture framing. E13 J&R Music and Computer WorldC0L37 23 Park Row, btw Beekman & Ann sts., across from City Hall, 212.238.9000; The Cellar at Macy’s Herald Square, Broadway, at W. 34th St., 212.494.3748, jr .com. The downtown location is a block-long compound housing the best in audio, music, computers and high-tech appliances, plus housewares, musical instruments and a Mac boutique. 2 1 F21, G15 Mobile Spa New YorkC0L372 259 Bleecker St., btw Cornelia & Morton sts., 212.633.8800, mobile This boutique for cell phones and accessories also offers on-site repairs, specializing in iPhones. G19



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“ONE OF THE BEST SOURCES FOR LIGHTING IN NYC” STORE HOURS: Monday - Saturday 10:00AM - 7:00PM Sunday 12:00PM - 6:00PM ®

220 EAST 60TH STREET (btw 2nd & 3rd aves) 212.888.5707


Gifts & Home ABC Carpet & HomeC0L371 888 & 881 Broadway, at E. 19th St., 212.473.3000, Seven floors of eclectic home furnishings, including a huge range of antiques, premium silk draperies, chandeliers and lamps, bed and bath linens and more. 2 13 F17 Dahesh Museum of Art StoreC0L46827 145 Sixth Ave., btw Dominick & Spring sts., 212.759.0606, The museum’s collection of 19th- and 20th-century art comes to life in the gift shop’s objects, such as Oriental rugs, jewelry, apparel and gifts. G20 DDCC0L46827 181 Madison Ave., at E. 34th St., 212.685.0800; and one other NYC location, This large furniture showroom features cutting-edge designs. F15 HästensC0L58932 75 Grand St., btw Greene & Wooster sts., 212.219.8022, An upmarket Swedish company specializing in handmade beds, mattresses and frames made with natural materials, such as horsehair, wool, flax and certified pine. F19

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Just BulbsC0L58932 220 E. 60th St., btw Second & Third aves., 212.888.5707, Just as the name suggests, this store sells a myriad selection of light bulbs in various colors and shapes. E12 Le Palais des ThésC0L4627 194 Columbus Ave, btw W. 68th & W. 69th sts., 646.664.1902; 156 Prince St., at W. Broadway, 646.513.4369, us.palaisdesthes .com. This Parisian tea shop carrying a range of fresh leaves offers a complimentary cup upon

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>:/13AB=aV]^ 4]c\bOW\5OZZS`g Art lovers and collectors have made Fountain Gallery the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness. Stop by this unique Theater District gem and see why Agnes Gund, president emerita of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), has said, “Fountain Gallery is a place where you can view fine works of art made by a group of excellent artists.� 702 Ninth Ave., at W. 48th St., 212-262-2756,

:ObSAV]eeWbV 2OdWR:SbbS`[O\– ;S`QVO\RWaSAV]^ Purchase official Late Show with David Letterman merchandise at Rupert Jee’s Hello Deli, which is just around the corner from the Ed Sullivan Theater. At the deli—open Monday thru Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.—Late Show fans can purchase coffee mugs, hats and T-shirts. Hello Deli also sells merchandise at the theater to audience members after tapings. 213 W. 53rd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212-489-7832,

4]f¸a2SaWU\S` =TT>`WQS Fox’s Designer Off-Price features luxury apparel, shoes and accessories at irresistible prices, as well as separates, coordinates, career, casual, activewear, accessories and shoes. Catch the thrill of a great buy! 2234 Broadway, at W. 80th St., 212-362-8409,

6OabSR9`OScbZS` With a focus on contemporary art and photography, Hasted Kraeutler offers rare and important artworks by a global roster of world-renowned artists. The gallery exhibits a vast selection of important art—appealing to both the serious collector as well as those interested in decorating their home. 537 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212-627-0006,

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:SabS`¸a Celebrating 65 years of style, Lester’s is New York’s fashion playground for women, men, juniors, kids and baby. This destination—perfect for those seeking the best personalized service in town—carries the hottest trends from high-demand brands, including Wildfox, J Brand, Parker, Autumn Cashmere, Joie, Chaser, Rachel Zoe, Free People, Vintage Havana, Zara Terez, Canada Goose, Splendid, Kissy Kissy, Flowers by Zoe, Lili Gaufrette, Polo by Ralph Lauren, Appaman, Ash, Superga, Steve Madden and more. 1534 Second Ave., at E. 80th St., 212-734-9292,

;WaaSa2`Saag Since 2008, MissesDressy has provided high fashion and designer names to local women and teens. The Long Island City shop carries high-quality designer gowns for any special occasion, including proms, weddings, homecoming parties and more. Additionally, MissesDressy’s Dress by Sherri Hill online store provides the lowest prices available on the Internet, free international and domestic shipping, as well as impeccable customer service. 37-24 24th St., Ste. 340, Long Island City, N.Y., 212-203-5052,

Linhart Dentistry is NYC’s go-to dentist office for one-stop dental perfection. Dr. Linhart and his team of specialists offer the very best cutting-edge dental treatments, including porcelain veneers, implant dentistry and their own PearlinBriteŽ laser whitening. Don’t forget to grab one of the fancy goody bags on your way out—it’s filled with full-sized versions of the fabulous PearlinBriteŽ products. 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212-682-5180,

BVS;]PWZSA^O The Mobile Spa will pamper your phone through a series of therapies! When done, your phone will look new! Be it broken screen repair, new cases, screen protectors, or even a brandnew phone ‌ The Mobile Spa has it all. 259 Bleecker St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212-633-8800,


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SHOPS & SERVICES entrance, as well as tasting classes every Saturday 9-10 a.m. and Sunday 10-11 a.m. in its SoHo location. I11, F19

Lladró BoutiqueC0L513 500 Madison Ave., btw E. 52nd & E. 53rd sts., 800.785.3490, From Valencia, Madrid and other locations come heirloom-quality Spanish porcelain figurines, objets d’art and home décor items. F13 M&M’s World New YorkC0L4791 1600 Broadway, btw W. 48th & W. 49th sts., 212.295.3850, mymms .com. T-shirts, drinkware, candy dispensers, plus special holiday selections, are available at this M&M’s outpost. 1 H13

Starbright Floral DesignC0L321 150 W. 28th St., Studio 201, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 800.520.8999, Over 500 types of flora, including rare and unusual blossoms, as well as an assortment of chocolates and gift baskets. Event-planning is a specialty. Shipping available. 2 13 H16 Zarin FabricsC0L79482 314 Grand St., btw Orchard & Allen sts., 212.925.6112, Founded in 1936, and still family-owned and operated, Zarin showcases thousands of bolts of fine fabrics by leading manufacturers. D20

Jewelry, Crystal & Silver

Maison 24C0L513 470 Park Ave., at E. 58th St., 212.355.2414, Sibling duo Louis and Allison Julius provide homes with decorative and furnishing items at this shop, including Lucite tables and neon light displays. F12

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

MoMA Design StoreC0L713 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9700; and two other NYC locations, An impressive collection of kitchenware, housewares, home décor, modernist jewelry and gifts selected by the discerning eyes of the Museum of Modern Art’s curatorial staff. E20

IppolitaC0L351 796 Madison Ave., at E. 58th St., 646.664.4240, 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

Mondo Collection095416 20 W. 22nd St., Ste. 1501, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.675.8155, mondocol A designer showroom stocking contemporary furniture items from around the world, including pieces from both recent art graduates and big-name design houses. G17 Scully & ScullyC0L95416 504 Park Ave., btw E. 59th & E. 60th sts., 800.223.3717, Specializing in accessories and furnishings for the well-appointed home, 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, This high-end British stationery boutique offers personalized cards, invitations and paper goods, as well as leather accessories, notebooks and diaries. G13

Ivanka TrumpC0L351 109 Mercer St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 888.756.9912, ivankatrumpcollection .com. Inspired by jewelry from the 1920s through the 1960s, the designer’s earrings, necklaces and bracelets are young and innovative, yet timeless and classic. F19 Little King JewelryC0L41628 177 Lafayette St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.260.6140, littleking Designer duo Michael Regan and Jennifer O’Sullivan create vintage-inspired jewelry, belt buckles and cuff links that are handmade from eco-friendly materials. The East Village shop is also a popular choice among soon-to-be brides. 2 . E20


Officine PaneraiC0L134 545 Madison Ave., btw E. 54th & E. 55th sts., 212.223.1562, offcinepanerai .com. Exclusive Swiss-made watches in every variety, with straps in alligator, Velcro and metal, from the venerable Italian company. F13

Swarovski CrystallizedC0L4259 499 Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.966.3322, Crystallized jewelry—necklaces, rings, earrings, as well as a vast selection of loose crystals—fills the glass cases at this concept boutique. F20 Tamsen ZC0L341 783 Madison Ave., btw E. 66th & E. 67th sts., 212.360.7840, A collection of one-of-a-kind pieces that emphasizes colorful gemstones. F12

Children can spend hours perusing unique dolls, gifts, books and games in this dream of a toy store. | kidding around, p. 47









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





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OMEGA BoutiqueC0L134 711 Fifth Ave., btw 55th & 56th sts., 212.207.3333, Shoppers seeking a luxury timepiece receive personalized service and an extensive selection in the Swiss company’s flagship. F12


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

Salons, & Spas

Your Destination for Imagination

Graceful Services & Graceful SpaC0L3581 Graceful Spa, 205 W. 14th St., 2nd fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.675.5145; 240 E. 56th St., Ste. 2W, btw Second & Third aves., 212.755.5589; Graceful Services, 1095 Second Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 57th & E. 58th sts., 212.593.9904, Traditional Chinese and Thai, plus prenatal massage, stretching, immunity-boosting and circulation-stimulating treatments, body scrubs, facials and more. h17, E13, E12


Great Jones SpaC0L3951 29 Great Jones St., btw Bowery & Lafayette St., 212.505.3185, great A full-service holistic spa offering luxurious treatments—such as a coconut sugar glow and lemon verbena body polish—beside an indoor waterfall, in hot tubs or the chakra-light steam room. 0 E19


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Setai Club & Spa, The 40 Broad St., at Exchange Pl., 212.792.6193, setaiclubnewyork .com. Guests rejuvenate and relax with custom-designed treatments, such as signature facials for men and women. 0 F23

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BabelandC0L6471 43 Mercer St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.966.2120; and two other NYC locations, Adults can find plenty of provocative playthings here, to suit all sorts of fancies. f20

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

Swimwear, Lingerie & Hosiery Agent ProvocateurC0L94368 133 Mercer St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.965.0229, agentprovacateur .com. A wide array of lingerie, including lace and embroidered bras, underwear and corsets. F20 Bra SmythC0L196 905 Madison Ave., btw E. 72nd & E. 73rd sts., 212.772.9400; and one other NYC location, This lingerie boutique offers personalized sizing and an array of European designers. F11 CosabellaC0L41958 220 Lafayette St., btw Broome & Spring sts., 212.405.1190, A one-stop shop for this Italian lingerie company, which offers a range of intimates, swimwear and shapewear in its signature jersey fabric, as well as in lace and soft cottons. F20 JournelleC0L96317 1266 Third Ave., at E. 73rd St., 212.255.7804; and two other NYC locations, Fine, delicate intimates include Araks Aubrey’s sheer cotton bralettes, Eberjey stretchy nylon nighties and Arlotta cashmere robes. E11

Golf ManhattanC0L371 108 W. 39th St., Ste. 310, btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.685.4804, golfman This green oasis offers a chance to virtually play and practice golf in the city, as well as private lessons and custom club fittings and repairs. G14

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

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

Wolford C0L7426997 Madison Ave., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.327.1000; and three other NYC locations, High-quality, innovative lingerie, legwear and clothing provide flattering shapes and the utmost comfort. F10

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

Sports Apparel & Equipment


interactive kiosks, plus an XM Radio studio broadcasting live games, an NHL-themed Starbucks and more. 2 1 G14

Toys, Books & Workshops American Girl Place New YorkC0L3816 609 Fifth Ave., at 49th St., 877.247.5223, In addition to the popular historical and contemporary doll collection, there are accessories, matching doll-and-girl clothing, a complete line of books and fun programs. Personal shoppers available. 2 1/  3 G13

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

BookmarcC0L1764 400 Bleecker St., at W. 11th St., 212.620.4021, Designer-of-themoment Marc Jacobs fills blond wood shelves with fashion books, novels, art supplies, journals, totes and tech accessories. 2 1 H18

NHL Powered by ReebokC0L371 1185 Sixth Ave., at W. 47th St., 212.221.6375, League items, official NHL uniforms and

Build-A-Bear WorkshopÂŽC0L381 565 Fifth Ave., at 46th St., 212.871.7080, A multilevel, interactive store, where shoppers

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create furry friends from head to paw. Customers can also celebrate birthdays and more with a Build-A-Party in the store’s new space. 2 1 G14


FAO SchwarzC0L5931 767 Fifth Ave., at 58th St., 212.644.9400, Home of the famous Dance-On Piano, the toy emporium delights with stuffed animals, a huge second-floor LEGO section and numerous interactive areas, including The Muppet Whatnot workshop. G17 Idlewild BooksC0L3156 249 Warren St., btw Smith & Court sts., Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, 718.403.9600; and one other NYC location, This independent bookshop specializes in travel literature and guidebooks on destinations throughout the world. A24


kidding aroundC0L4862 60 W. 15th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.645.6337; Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St. Passage, E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 212.972.8697, This independent, family-owned store specializes in toys and board games, costumes, clothes, gifts and party favors for children of all ages, selected from more than 600 brand-name distributors. Its newest location in Grand Central Terminal boasts a playful Victorian design, along with a mobile toy train traveling throughout the shop. 2 1 F17, F14 MakerbotC0L425 298 Mulberry St., btw Houston & Bleecker sts., 347.457.5758, Tech-heads as well as novices can create their own 3-D portraits as well as shop for 3-D printing equipment, gumballs and souvenirs at the manufacturer’s new retail location. E19


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

212.744.6041 SOHO 155 Prince Street (at West Broadway)


Scholastic Store, TheC0L6892 557 Broadway, btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.6166, store Located in SoHo, this fun-friendly shop offers books, toys, videos, games, Wii and more. Plus meet and greets with children’s favorite storybook characters. 1 F19

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A Second ChanceC0L6428 1109-1111 Lexington Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 77th & E. 78th sts., 212.744.6041; 155 Prince St., at W. Broadway, 212.673.6155, The upscale consignment shop carries a large selection of gently used designer handbags and accessories from such brands as Chanel, Hermès and Louis Vuitton. E10, G19 ColletteC0L427 1298 Madison Ave., btw E. 92nd & E. 93rd sts., 212.348.9800, colletteconsignment .com. This consignment store features women’s apparel and accessories from top designers. F8

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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, Women’s clothing and accessories from such revered design houses as Chanel, Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren fill this tastefully appointed boutique. F19, F11

And for up-to-the-minute details on hundreds of other New York City venues, visit: | september 2013 | IN New YORK

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Art & antiques

Written by William Frierson IV; Edited by Troy Segal

Explore the gallery scene alongside our editors at:

far left: mernet larsen’s works—including “booth,” self-titled art book, on sale at this gallery. | johannes vogt, p. 50 left: “guerre de 14-18,” 1967, an etching by the surrealist legend salvador dalí. | puccio fine art, p. 50 below, left: the poetics of excess, gulgun aliriza’s inaugural exhibition (sept. 3-28), features “end of summer,” 2010. | blue mountain gallery, p. 50 below: in hustlers, philiplorca dicorcia explores the dark world of male prostitution. the provocative exhibit, featuring “marilyn; 28 years old; las vegas, nevada,” 19901992, is on view sept. 12-nov. 2. | david zwirner, p. 50

Please call ahead to confirm gallery hours, exhibitions and dates; all information is correct at press time, but is subject to change. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair accessible; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 3 food; private room or event space. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 84-86). For more information, browse the Art & Antiques section of


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

Antony ToddC0L94821 44 E. 11th St., btw Broadway & University Pl., 212.529.3252, The Australian designer’s showroom displays his carefully edited collection of eclectic and stylish finds from around the globe, from lamps and tables to paintings and statues to trunks and dressers. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. F18

Baxter & LiebchenC0L9421 33 Jay St., at Plymouth St., DUMBO, Brooklyn, 718.797.0630, 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, 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 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, .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: mernet larsen, “booth,” courtesy of johannes vogt gallery, new york; salvador dalí, “guerre de 14-18,” courtesy of puccio fine art llc; gulgun aliriza, “End of summer,” courtesy of the artist; philip-lorca dicorcia, “marilyn; 28 years old; las vegas, nevada,” courtesy of the artist and david zwirner, new york/london; ralph m. chait galleries, ken pao; john chamberlain, “untitled,” copyright 2013 fairweather & fairweather ltd, artists rights society (ars), new york

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tea ceramics from the medieval through the Edo periods, signed bamboo ikebana baskets and gold lacquer objects. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m. E13 Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.C0L35 The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Galleries 55, 56 & 58, at E. 55th St., 212.223.4600, Japanese art from the Meiji period, including Fukugawa porcelain, intricate bamboo vessels and samurai swords. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 E13 Gallery 47 The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, 1050 Second Ave., Gallery 47, at E. 55th St., 212.888.0165, Specializing in Art Nouveau and Art Deco fashion jewelry, as well as early-20th-century perfume bottles, atomizers and figurines. Daily 11 a.m.-6 p.m. E13

representations of siddhartha to camel pottery sculptures, dates between the third and 19th centuries. | Ralph M. chait galleries, this page below: in “untitled,” 1970, john chamberlain turns urethane foam and a cord into an object of beauty, part of chamberlain/francis, thru sept. 27. | van Doren waxter, p. 51

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

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

Art Galleries

Macklowe GalleryC0L356 667 Madison Ave., at E. 61st St., 212.644.6400, From Tiffany lamps and antique diamond jewelry to French Art Nouveau furniture and lithographs, this gallery prides itself on the quality of its extensive collection. Mon-Fri 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. F12 Mallett AntiquesC0L356 929 Madison Ave., at E. 74th St., 212.249.8783, The New York outpost of this British antiques dealer carries furniture, clocks and objects of art, many from the 18th century and Regency periods. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. F11 Manhattan Art & Antiques Center, TheC0L356 1050 Second Ave., at E. 55th St., 212.355.4400, More than 100 dealers offer furniture, designer jewelry, chandeliers, crystal, silver, Asian and African artifacts, paintings, sculpture and other fine pieces. Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m. 2 E13

China 2000 177 E. 87th St., Ste. 601, btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.472.9800, china Chinese objects from the 18th and 19th centuries include calligraphy, furniture, screens, water pots and paperweights. By appointment. F9 Doyle & Doyle 189 Orchard St., btw Stanton & E. Houston sts., 212.677.9991. Antique, estate and fine jewelry—engagement rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, cuff links, brooches, bridal accessories, money clips—artfully displayed. Tues-Wed, Fri 1-7 p.m., Thurs 1-8 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-7 p.m. D19 Erik Thomsen Asian Art 23 E. 67th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.2588, erikthom Japanese screens, paintings, scrolls and

Acquavella GalleriesC0L41853 18 E. 79th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.734.6300, acquavella Nineteenth- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture from such artists as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas and Marc Chagall. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F10 AFAC0L396 54 Greene St., at Broome St., 212.226.7374, This showcase for fantastical and surreal artwork features both established and emerging artists such as Tim Burton, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Tom Everhart, Daniel Merriam, Anne Bachelier and Kirk Reinert. 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, This Chelsea gallery showcases American and international 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, Fine Chinese antiques and works of art. Daily 1-6 p.m. E13 Phoenix Ancient Art S.A.C0L4157 47 E. 66th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.288.7518, phoenix Fine antiquities from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Byzantium, Greece and the Roman Empire, including golden busts, marble pillars and bronze statuettes. Mon-Sat 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. F11 R 20th Century DesignC0L4187 82 Franklin St., btw Franklin Pl. & Church St., 212.343.7979, r20th Home décor designs from the last century include Danish lighting and Brazilian tables. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m. F20

Scholten Japanese ArtC0L73195 145 W. 58th St., Ste. 6D, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.585.0474, Fine Japanese works—including wood-block prints, netsuke, hanging scrolls, prints, sculptures and lacquer boxes—specializing in the Edo period. Sept. 12-21: Uncovered and Discovered: The Nude Figure in Modern Japanese Prints (open-house exhibit). Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m. by appointment. 2 G12

Allan Stone GalleryC0L41853 5 W. 82nd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.987.4997, This gallery spotlights emerging contemporary 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—including Oliver Arms, Norman Bluhm, Morris Louis, Al Held, Wolf Kahn and Thomas Burke—exhibit paintings, drawings, sculptures and more. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 | september 2013 | IN New YORK

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above: the trove of chinese art at this venue, from

Ralph M. Chait Galleries 04187 724 Fifth Ave., 10th fl., at W. 56th St., 212.397.2818, Operating for more than 100 years, this gallery’s expansive collection of ancient Chinese porcelain and works of art covers nearly 4,500 years of creative production. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Closed: Sept. 5 & 14. F13


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Art & Antiques Ana Tzarev GalleryC0L37 24 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.586.9800, Colorful paintings depict the namesake Croatian-born artist’s travels through Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Special exhibitions highlight photography and works on paper by other international artists in an effort to raise cultural awareness. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. G13 Anita Shapolsky GalleryC0L691 152 E. 65th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.452.1094, Drawings, paintings and sculpture with a focus on Abstract Expressionism. Wed-Sat noon-6 p.m. and by appointment. E12 Berry-Hill GalleriesC0L691 11 E. 70th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.744.2300, A range of American sculptures and paintings, from 18th-century colonial works to 20th-century modern art. Represented artists include William M. Harnett, Harriet Frishmuth, William James Glackens and Louis Maurer. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. F11 Betty Cuningham GalleryC0L691 541 W. 25th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.242.2722, bettycuningham Jake Berthot, Greg Drasler, Abby Leigh and Rackstraw Downes are among the contemporary artists represented. Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16

Art & Antiques 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

Johannes VogtC0L716 526 W. 26th St., Ste. 205, btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.255.2671, 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

Fountain GalleryC0L382 702 Ninth Ave., at W. 48th St., 212.262.2756, An environment for artists living and working with mental illness to exhibit their creations, which range from watercolors to photography. Represented artists include Arturo Sitjar, Deborah Standard, Robin Taylor and Dick Lubinsky. Thru Sept. 4: Look at Me: Group Exhibition; Sept. 12-Oct. 30: Leonard Aschenbrand: Into Central Park. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 2 1 . I14

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, Tiffany Bozic, Kris Kuksi, Stephen Powers and Pema Rinzin—are influenced by graphic design, Asian pop culture and comic art. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 2 1 J16

Freight + VolumeC0L4138 530 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.691.7700, Works of contemporary artistic expression, including Erik den Breejen’s street-art-inspired paintings. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. J16 Gerald Peters Gallery0L465 24 E. 78th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.628.9780, gpgallery .com. The Santa Fe-based gallery showcases

Nicelle Beauchene GalleryC0L7945 327 Broome St., btw Chrystie St. & Bowery., 212.375.8043, Contemporary works by artists such as Afruz Amighi and Sarah Crowner. E20

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

Eden Fine ArtC0L4513 437 Madison Ave., at E. 50th St., 212.888.0177, A contemporary art gallery representing established international artists and showcasing colorful, playful and spiritually uplifting works, including paintings, sculpture and photography. Ongoing: Works by Stéphane Cipre and Photography by Lirone. Daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 2 1 F13 Eleven Rivington0513 11 Rivington St., btw Chrystie St. & Bowery, 212.982.1930, This gallery favors the colorful graphics of Caetano de Almeida, abstract oil and mica on linen works by Jackie Saccoccio and Valeska Soares’ hand-carved marble sculptures of everyday objects. Wed-Sun noon-6 p.m. E20 Forum GalleryC0L318 The Crown Building, 730 Fifth Ave., 2nd fl., btw 56th & 57th sts., 212.355.4545, Contemporary American and


Marlborough GalleryC0L7945 40 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.541.4900,; and one other NYC location. Represents such American and international artists as glassblower Dale Chihuly and sculptor Beverly Pepper. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. G13 Michael Rosenfeld GalleryC0L7945 100 11th Ave., btw W. 19th & W. 20th sts., 212.247.0082, michael Specializing in 20th-century American art, including African-American works from 1900 to 1975. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. j17

Blue Mountain GalleryC0L37 530 W. 25th St., 4th fl., btw 10th & 11th aves., A focus on representational paintings can be seen in the collection of this gallery that also hosts poetry readings and occasional dance recitals. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. J16

David ZwirnerC0L37 519, 525 & 533 W. 19th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.727.2070, davidzwirner .com; and one other NYC location. 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

Leigh Morse Fine ArtC0L716 22 E. 80th St., 5th fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.28.4144, leighmorse .com. On the top floor of a gallery-filled building, this light, airy space showcases 20th-century American and European works. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. F10

after abandoning a career in fashion and commerical photography, koichiro kurita turned to fine art with a focus on nature, exemplified by “ichi,” 2005. | Leigh morse fine art, this page

19th- and 20th-century paintings and photos, as well as traditional and modern sculpture. Represented artists include Tony Angell. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. F10 Hasted Kraeutler C0L465 537 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.627.0006, A contemporary art gallery committed to the representation of established artists—working in all mediums—from around the world. Sept. 5-Oct. 19: Nick Brandt: Across the Ravaged Land. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and by appointment. J16 James Cohan GalleryC0L716 533 W. 26th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.714.9500, Also situated in Shanghai, this contemporary gallery displays paintings, sculptures, videos and photography by new and established artists, such as Ingrid Calame, Simon Evans and Jesper Just. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 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, at this Upper East Side gallery. Call for hours. E13

Paul Kasmin GalleryC0L7945 293 10th Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.563.4474,; and one other NYC location. Specializing in pop and contemporary art, this gallery displays work from such artists as Robert Indiana, David LaChapelle and Andy Warhol. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. J16 Porter ContemporaryC0L7945 548 W. 28th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.696.7432; portercontempo Steps from the High Line, this gallery showcases emerging and established artists such as Catherine Tafur and Jeff Huntington. Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Tues-Wed by appointment. J16 Puccio Fine Art C0L7945 1202 Second Ave., at E. 63rd St., 212.588.9871, Works by emerging, mid-career and master artists are available at below-auction prices, from oil paintings to hand-painted ornaments, along with bejeweled picture frames. 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 Dupré. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. 2 1 F13 RH Gallery0528139 137 Duane St., btw Varick & Church sts., 646.490.6355, Founded in 2010, this bi-level gallery features contemporary works by artists such as Wolfgang Ellenrieder,

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Daniel Escobar and Shayok Mukhopadhyay. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun-Mon by appointment. G21 Van Doren Waxter 0528139 23 E. 73rd St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.455.0444, John Van Doren and Dorsey Waxter combine efforts to present the works of established artists, including James Brooks, Alan Shields and John Camberlain. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F11



Auctions & special shows

New York Art Book Fair, The 034 P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., Long Island City, Queens, Independent publishers, artists and dealers offer a wide selection of modern and offbeat art books, catalogs, periodicals and magazines. Sept. 20-22: noon-6 p.m.; Free. 2 BB13





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Sotheby’sC0L7945 134 York Ave., at E. 72nd St., 212.606.7000, The famed auctioneers sell fine art, antiques, jewelry and works on paper. Highlights: Sept. 3: Footsteps of the Buddha: A Selling Exhibition; Sept. 17: Magnificent Ritual Bronzes: Property From the Collection of Julius Eberhardt; Sept. 17-18: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art; Sept. 19: Fine Classical Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy; Sept. 20: Magnificent Wines From the Warren A. Stephens Collection, Part II; Sept. 21: Rarest and Finest Wines; Sept. 24: Important Jewels. 2 D11 Swann Auction GalleriesC0L7945 104 E. 25th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.254.4710, swann Founded in 1941, this institution exhibits and sells photographs, drawings, rare books (from 15th-century prints to 20th-century literature), maps, atlases, ephemera, posters and dictionaries, as well as African-American fine art. Highlights: Sept. 12: 19th- & 20th-Century Prints & Drawings. F16 Washington Square Outdoor Art ExhibitC0L34 University Pl., btw. W. 3rd & E. 12th sts., 212.982.6255, Some 100 artists gather to exhibit works in the Greenwich Village park, a creative cultural beacon for decades. Sept. 1-2, 7-8: Daily noon-6 p.m.; Free. 2 f18

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Christie’sC0L34 20 Rockefeller Plz., W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.636.2000, Founded by James Christie, this world-renowned institution has been holding auctions since the late-18th century. Highlights: Sept 17: South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art, The Art of Nandalal Bose, Abanindranath Tagore and Rabindranath Tagore: The Supratik Bose Collection; Sept. 18: Indian and Southeast Asian Art, Japanese and Korean Art, Fine Chinese Paintings; Sept. 19: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, A Collecting Legacy: Fine Chinese Jade Carvings and Works of Art From the Lizzadro Collection (Part II), Important Chinese Archaic Bronzes From a Distinguished Private Collection; Sept. 20: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art; Sept. 25: American Furniture; Sept. 26: First Open. 2 G13


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Above, left: underneath the green goblin’s makeup and head-to-toe costume is one of broadway’s handsomest leading men: robert cuccioli. | spider-man turn off the dark, p. 58 above, right: royal ballet principal edward watson won the 2012 olivier award for outstanding achievement in dance for his tour de force in the metamorphosis. | the joyce theater, p. 64 left: the sleek multilevel space is more than a theater: it’s also a bar, café, bookstore and meeting place. | signature theatre, p. 60 right: baritone mariusz kwiecien and soprano anna netrebko head the cast in the new production of tchaikovsky’s eugene onegin. | metropolitan opera, p. 64

Please call ahead to confirm showtimes and dates; all information is correct at press time, but is subject to change. Credit cards: American Express (AE), Discover (D), Diners Club (DC), MasterCard (MC), Visa (V). $=inexpensive, $$=moderate, $$$=expensive. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair access; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 3 food; 9 gay/lesbian; 5 music; 8 outdoor; private room or event space; 0 merchandise; 4 New York CityPASS (1.888.330.5008, save on tickets for six top sights. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 84-86).


Previews & Openings A Night With Janis JoplinC0L4358 Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, Mary Bridget Davies recreates the legendary persona and unforgettable voice of the hard-drinkin’, hard-livin’ queen of rock ’n’ roll. Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.; $28-$140. Previews begin Sept. 20, opens Oct. 10. 2/  0 H14


A Time to Kill John Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, John Grisham’s legal novel has been adapted for the stage. Mon-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m. (No performance Sept. 28 at 2 p.m.); $69.50-$132. Previews begin Sept. 28, opens Oct. 20. 2/  0 H14 Big FishC0L43587 Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717, In the new musical, a son (Bobby Steggert) discovers that his larger-thanlife father (Norbert Leo Butz) may be both man and myth, fact and fiction. Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.; $49-$142. Previews begin Sept. 5, opens Oct. 6. 2/  0 H13

Glass Menagerie, TheC0L439 Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200,

Photos: spider-man turn off the dark, © jacob cohl; the metamorphosis, tristram kenton; signature theatre, © david sundberg/esto; eugene onegin, lee broomfield/metropolitan opera

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ALWAYS The new production of Tennessee Williams’ classic about a family in denial stars Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto and Celia Keenan-Bolger. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. (Time change: Sept. 8 at 2 & 7 p.m., Sept. 24 at 7 p.m.).; $77-$137. Previews begin Sept. 5, opens Sept. 26, runs thru Jan. 5, 2014. 2/  0 H14

Romeo and JulietC0L48231 Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 800.745.3000, “Two houses, both alike in dignity,” but not of the same race, come to blows in the contemporary staging of the Shakespearean tragedy, starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad. Tues-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Beginning Sept. 24: Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $77-$142. In previews, opens Sept. 19. 2/  0 H14 Winslow Boy, TheC0L436 Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.719.1300, Did he or didn’t he? The stakes are high when a brilliant barrister defends a naval cadet accused of stealing a five-pound postal order in Terence Rattigan’s suspenseful family drama. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 2 p.m.; $52-$127. Previews begin Sept. 20, opens Oct. 17, runs thru Dec. 1. 2/  0 H14

Broadway AnnieC0L456— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, btw W. 46th & W. 47th sts., 877.250.2929, Little Orphan Annie, her dog Sandy, the notorious Miss Hannigan and kindhearted “Daddy” Warbucks return in a new production of the 1977 Tony Award-winning musical. Tues & Thurs 6:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 1 & 6:30 p.m.; $49-$160.50. 2 1/  0 H14 Book of Mormon, TheC0L7218— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, bookof An outrageous Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Park about spreading the word of Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, in Africa. Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $69-$175. 2/  0 H13 ChicagoC0L342— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, Would-be chorus girl Roxie Hart takes the Windy City by storm, murders her lover, skips jail and shoots to stardom in this jazzy musical revival. Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun 2:30 & 7 p.m.; $69-$146.50. 2/  0 H13



CinderellaC0L43182— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, at W. 53rd St., 212.239.6200, The Broadway premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1957 TV musical stars Laura Osnes as the heroine, Santino Fontana as her Prince Charming and Victoria Clark as the Fairy Godmother. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $45-$137. 2 1/  0 H13


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American Museum of Natural History Expeditions 800.462.8687, amnhexpedi Explore beyond the halls of the museum. Destinations/schedules/prices vary. 2 1 0 i10 | Big Apple Greeter 1 Centre St., 212.669.8159, bigapplegreeter .org. Thousands of visitors have seen the Big Apple through the eyes of a native New Yorker. | Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Pier 83, 12th Ave., at W. 42nd St., 888.341.0103, Day and night tours around the island of Manhattan. 2 1 0 K14 | CitySights NY Visitor Center: 234 W. 42nd St. (Madame Tussauds Lobby), btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.812.2700, Daily double-decker bus tours. 1 K15 | Citysightseeing Cruises New York Pier 78 (daytime and evening departures), 455 12th Ave., at W. 38th St.; Pier 5 (daytime departures), Whitehall St., at South St., 800.669.0051, citysightseeingnew Daily cruises include the 60-minute Downtown Cruise ($19 adults, $15 children 3-11), 90-minute Midtown Cruise ($29 adults, $18 children 3-11) and 90-minute Twilight Cruise ($29 adults, $18 children 3-11). 1 K15, F24 | Gray Line New York Sightseeing Visitors Center: 777 Eighth Ave., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts., 212.445. 0848, 800.669.0051, Climate-controlled, double-decker buses tour the city. 2 1 I13, I14, I14 | Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Pier 6, at South & Broad sts., 1.800.542.9933, 212.967.6464, libertyheli Helicopter tours last from 12-15 and 18-20 mins. and cost about $150-$215 per person. Specials include the Romance VIP and Marriage Over Manhattan flights. E23 | Maria Dering Walking Tours For meeting places and further information, call 646.573.9509, Walking tours offer insight into many of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Highlight: Sept. 7: America’s Hamlet—Edwin Booth. Most tours start at 11 a.m. and last up to two hours; $20 adults, $15 students, seniors (65+) and military; cash only; no reservations required. 8 | Municipal Art Society of New York Tours Themed walking tours explore

First DateC0L4— (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. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7 p.m.; $35-$137. 2/  0 H13 Forever TangoC0L4396— (2 hrs., 10 mins.) Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, Luis Bravo’s internationally acclaimed entertainment celebrates the passionate music and dance of Argentina. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed, Sat & Sun 3 p.m.; $30-$149. Runs thru Sept. 15. 2/  0 H13 Jersey BoysC0L341— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200,

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Kinky BootsC0L48713— (2 hrs., 20 mins.) Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, The sexy thigh-high, stiletto-heeled red boots of the title are stylish enough for a woman, but strong enough for a drag queen to wear in the hit musical with a score by Cyndi Lauper. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $77-$157. 2/  0 I14



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


Let It BeC0L437— (2 hrs., 20 mins.) St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200., Using state-of-the-art projections, 3-D sound and 40 hit | september 2013 | IN New YORK

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

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pop songs, this concert entertainment traces the rise of The Beatles, from Liverpool’s Cavern Club to worldwide superstardom. Mon, Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $30-$135. Runs thru Dec. 29. 2/  0 H14 Shubert Theatre 225 W. 44th St. ™ 212-239-6200 ™ Groups 10+ call 877-536-3437


Lion King, TheC0L34— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717, Disney’s megahit, now in its 16th year on Broadway, features revolutionary puppetry, vibrant costumes and melodious songs by Elton John and

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Tim Rice, including “Circle of Life� and “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.� 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! C0L346— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, at W. 50th St., 212.239.6200, On a Greek isle on the eve of her wedding, a bride tries to uncover her father’s identity in this musical set to Swedish pop group ABBA’s hits. Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m. Sept. 17-22: Tues-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m. Beginning Sept. 23: Mon, Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $70-$138. 2 1/  0 H13

NewsiesC0L51729— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Nederlander Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.870.2717, The real-life New York City Newsboy Strike of 1899 is the basis for Disney Theatrical Productions’ musical, with Tony Award-winning songs by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman. Mon-Wed 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $93-$125. 2 1/  0 H15 OnceC0L51— 4 (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The international hit movie transitions to the stage, with its Dublin-set love story and Oscar-winning score intact. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $60-$157. 2/  0 H14 Phantom of the Opera, TheC0L348— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, thephan Andrew Lloyd Webber’s long-running musical tells the tragic story of a disfigured man, who imprisons a soprano beneath the Paris Opera House. Mon 8 p.m., Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m.; $27-$137. 2 1/  0 H14 PippinC0L481— (2 hrs., 35 mins.) Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The Tony Award-winning revival of the 1972 Stephen Schwartz musical sets the story of a prince’s search for the meaning of life in an over-the-top circus. Tues-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2:30 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $59-$157.50. 2/  0 H14 Rock of AgesC0L72983— (2 hrs., 30 mins.) Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, The




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Motown The MusicalC0L4871— (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, motown The Motown sound drives the behind-the-scenes story of Berry Gordy and the recording artists whose careers he launched. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $57-$142. 2/  0 H14

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Matilda The MusicalC0L64871— (2 hrs., 40 mins.) Shubert Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, matildathemusical .com. A well-read schoolgirl locks horns with her tyrannical headmistress in the musical based on the novel by Roald Dahl. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $37-$147. 2 1/  0 H14


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Trip to Bountiful, TheC0L4813— (2 hrs., 25 mins.) Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, thetripto In the revival of Horton Foote’s family drama, Cicely Tyson stars as Carrie Watts, an elderly woman who seeks to escape her present and recapture her past. Tues & Thurs 7 p.m., Fri & Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $42-$142. Runs thru Oct. 9. 2/  0 H14 WickedC0L346— (2 hrs., 45 mins.) Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, The musical tale about popular Glinda and greenskinned Elphaba follows the momentous paths they take in the years before Dorothy’s arrival in the land of Oz. Tues-Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m.; $56.25-$156.25. 2 1/  0 I13

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Avenue QC0L23186— (2 hrs., 15 mins.) New World Stages, Stage 3, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, This raucous musical for adults is about flawed humans and quirky puppets who deal with love, work, sexual identity and one twentysomething’s postcollege journey to find his purpose in life. Mon, Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7:30 p.m.; $72.50-$92.50. 2/  3 0 I13 Blue Man GroupC0L345— (1 hr., 45 mins.) Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St. & Astor Pl., 800.982.2787, Three bald blue-painted beings employ high-energy music, painting, comedy and pantomime—as well as willing audience members—in this mesmerizing performance piece that is in its 21st year Off-Broadway. Now with new material. Mon, Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2, 5 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 5 p.m. (schedule can vary); $85-$99. 2 1 F18 | 212.239.6200 O MAJESTIC THEATRE, 247 West 44th Street 58

Brendan at the ChelseaC0L431 Acorn Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & Dyer aves., 212.239.6200, Adrian Dunbar makes his New York stage debut as dissolute Irish playwright Brendan Behan

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(1923-1964), who lived at New York’s bohemian Chelsea Hotel just before his death; the play, written by Behan’s niece, Janet Behan, is a production of Belfast’s Lyric Theatre. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $55.75. Previews begin Sept. 4, opens Sept. 8, runs thru Oct. 6. 2 I14


Buyer & CellarC0L431— (1 hr., 35 mins., no intermission) Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow St., at Seventh Ave. So., 212.868.4444, buyerandcellar .com. Jonathan Tolins’ one-man comedy about a struggling actor in Los Angeles who takes a job working in the Malibu home of a shopaholic superstar (think: Barbra Streisand) stars Michael Urie. Tues-Sun 7:30 p.m., Sat & Sun 2:30 p.m.; $75. 2 G18

Me and JezebelC0L— (1 hr., 40 mins.) The Jerry Orbach Theater, Snapple Theater Center, 210 W. 50th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.921.7862, In this fact-based play set in 1985, actress Bette Davis comes to dinner and stays for a month, disrupting and changing a Connecticut family’s suburban life. Wed-Thurs 8 p.m., Sat 5 p.m.; $65. 2 H13 Peter and the StarcatcherC0L5182— (2 hrs., 15 mins.) New World Stages, Stage 1, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, peterandthe Drawing inspiration from the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, playwright Rick Elice imagines the early life of J.M.


iLuminate: Artist of LightC0L841— 3 (55 mins., no intermission) New World Stages, Stage 4, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, Combining music, art, technology and dance (including hip-hop, Latin and breaking), this mythical tale follows the adventures of a young artist and his magic paintbrush. Mon & Wed 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $59.95-$69.95. 2 1/  3 0 I13 TM

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StompC0L35217— (1 hr., 40 mins.) Orpheum Theatre, 126 Second Ave., btw E. 7th St. & St. Marks Pl., 800.982.2787, 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. 1 E18 Women or NothingC0L52137 Atlantic Theatre Company at the Linda Gross Theater, 336 W. 20th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 866.811.4111, atlanticthe Academy Award winner Ethan Coen’s (Fargo, No Country for Old Men) first full-length play is about two women eager to have a child, even if it means that one of them will have to sleep with a man. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 & 7 p.m.; $65. In Previews, I17 opens Sept. 16, runs thru Oct. 6. 2  

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Attractions & Activities Bronx ZooC0L531 Fordham Rd., at Bronx River Pkwy., Bronx, 718.367.1010, The largest urban zoo in the United States provides natural habitats and environments for its 4,000 species, including snow leopards, lemurs and Western lowland gorillas. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; $16.95 adults, $14.95 seniors (65+), $12.95 ages 3-12, under 2 & Wed free.

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Empire State BuildingC0L3487 350 Fifth Ave., btw 33rd & 34th sts., 212.736.3100, Magnificent 360-degree views of New York from the 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories. At night, the building’s top-tier LED lights commemorate holidays and noteworthy events. Audio tours available in seven languages. Daily 8 a.m.-2 a.m.; $25 adults, $22 seniors, $19 children ages 6-12, under 5 free. 2 1 4 8 0 G15 Field Station DinosaursC0L4213 1 Dinosaur Way, Secaucus, N.J., 855.999.9010, fieldstationdino Young and old follow a .75-mile trail through a 20-acre park, meeting more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Educational workshops, games and activities complete the adventure. Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 14-29: Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; $17.50-$35. 2 13 8 0

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High Line, TheC0L5681 Gansevoort to W. 30th sts., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.500.6035, The mile-long elevated park and public promenade offers a spectacular view of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline, seating, perennialfilled gardens and public art displays. Open daily 7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Free. 1/  3 8 J15-J18 Top of the Rock™ Observation DeckC0L4315 30 Rockefeller Plz., W. 50th St., 67th-70th fls., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.698.2000, topoftherocknyc .com. The Grand Viewing Room boasts expansive

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Bars/Lounges Broadway LoungeC0L65217 New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 8th fl., btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.398.1900, rants. The blazing lights of Times Square provide nonstop entertainment, while small plates (tacos, sliders, wings) and signature New York-centric mixed drinks, such as the Uptown Manhattan and Bowery Double Cross, keep the party going before or after a Broadway show. AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  3 . H14 Flatiron LoungeC0L1894 37 W. 19th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.727.7741, A classy crowd at this sophisticated venue in its namesake neighborhood imbibes renowned mixologist Julie Reiner’s seasonal cocktails. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  . G17 LIFT Mixology Bar at EVRC0L49231 54 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.997.3900, Classic cocktails share the menu with molecular upstarts at this mezzanine lounge serving small plates. AE, MC, V; $$/  3 . G15 Minus 5 Ice BarC0L4368 New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Sixth Ave., btw W. 53rd & W. 54th sts., 212.757.4610, Chill, baby, chill at this deep-freeze of a bar, where the temperature is maintained at a brisk minus 5 degrees Celsius and everything is literally served on the rocks: Walls, seating, sculptures—even the cocktail glasses—are made of ice. Gloves, coats and hats are (thankfully) provided. AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . 0 G13 R Lounge at Two Times SquareC0L5178 Renaissance New York Hotel, 714 Seventh Ave., at W. 48th St., The lights of Times Square illuminate this comfy and plush aerie, where specialty cocktails pack a Latin zing, as in Amante Picante (Patron Silver, cilantro, jalapeño). AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 . H13


Toshi’s Living Room & PenthouseC0L43687 Flatiron Hotel, 1141 Broadway, lobby and penthouse, at W. 26th St., 212.679.8002, Catch the last days (and nights) of summer upstairs in the penthouse or watch the world go by from the vantage point of a plush velveteen sofa downstairs in the lounge, while sipping a “Glass of Happiness,” either “Silly” (Raspberry Cubana) or “Scandalous” (Flaming Mandarin Margarita). AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 G16

Cabaret, comedy & Supper Clubs Broadway Comedy Club, TheC0L571 318 W. 53rd St., at Eighth Ave., 212.757.2323, broadwaycom Top stand-up comedians from The Late Show With David Letterman, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Sirius XM Radio, Comedy Central and others perform at this Times Square venue. Several shows nightly; $20-$25 cover, two-drink minimum. AE, MC, V $$/  3 I13 | september 2013 | IN New YORK

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

CafÊ CarlyleC0L354 The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel New York, 35 E. 76th St., at Madison Ave., 212.744.1600, One of the swankiest cabarets in town. Highlights: Sept. 10-28: Sutton Foster; Every Mon Sept. 9-Dec. 16: Woody Allen & the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band. Times/music charge vary. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  3 5 F10 Carolines on BroadwayC0L35 1626 Broadway, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.757.4100, carolines .com. Top comedians and up-and-coming talents appear nightly at this legendary club, including Donnell Rawlings, Paul Mooney and Jim Jefferies. Highlights: Sept. 1: Gary Valentine; Sept. 3-6: Tracy Morgan; Sept. 7-8: Mark Viera; Sept. 26-29: Richard Lewis. Times/prices vary. AE, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 H13 Duane ParkC0L4231 Duane Park, 308 Bowery, btw Houston & Bleecker sts., 212.732.5555, 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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54 BelowC0L5213 254 W. 54th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.468.7619, The nightclub features up to three shows nightly. Highlights: Sept. 5-7: Brian d’Arcy James; Sept. 9-14: Duncan Sheik; Sept. 16 & 18: Frances Ruffelle; Sept. 26-28: Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty. Times vary; Cover charge $30-$70, food & drink minimum. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 H13

Concerts & Dance Apollo TheaterC0L3564 253 W. 125th St., btw Adam Clayton Powell Jr. & Frederick Douglass blvds., 212.531.5305, World-famous performance venue, where luminaries, including Ella Fitzgeraldd, got their start. Every Wed at 7:30 p.m.: Amateur Night, the talent competition now in its 79th year. Prices vary. 2/  H4

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Galapagos Art SpaceC0L6152 16 Main St., at Water St., DUMBO, Brooklyn, 718.222.8500, galapagosart Performances at this eclectic (and hipster) Brooklyn hot spot, with its own indoor lake, include music, film, dance and burlesque. Every Sat: Floating Kabarette. Times/prices vary. AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/  5 . A21

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Barclays CenterC0L452 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000, barclayscenter .com. Top names in entertainment and sports perform at this all-purpose venue in Brooklyn. Highlights: Sept. 1: Caribbean Music Festival; Sept. 6: Depeche Mode; Sept. 7: Fall Out Boy; Sept. 19: Yeah Yeah Yeahs; Sept. 20: Vampire Weekend; Sept. 24: Lionel Richie; Sept. 27: Atoms for Peace; Sept. 29: Michael Bublé. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 AA23

2013-2014 season, which opens this month. Highlights: Sept. 23, 26: Eugene Onegin (new production); Sept. 24, 28: Così fan tutte; Sept. 28 (mat): The Nose; Sept. 30: Norma. Times/prices vary. 2/  3 0 I12

LavoC0L9624 39 E. 58th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.750.5588, A slick, large-scale Las Vegas-style nightclub moves to pop and international dance tracks. Thurs-Sat 11 p.m.-4    3 5 E13 a.m. AE, D, MC, V; $$/

New York City BalletC0L671 David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 63rd St., 212.496.0600, New York’s classical ballet company’s fall season features works from the repertoire, both classic and new. Tues-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; $29-$159. Sept. 17-Oct. 13. 2 1/  3 0 I12

Marquee New YorkC0L4231 289 10th Ave., btw W. 26th & W. 27th sts., 646.473.0202, marqueeny .com. The dance palace is one enormous space with 30-foot ceilings, an LED wall and half-amillion-dollars worth of state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment. Wed-Sat 11 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, MC, V; $$/  5 J16

New York PhilharmonicC0L357 Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.875.5656, New York’s famed orchestra, now under the baton of Music Director Alan Gilbert, is in its 172nd season. Highlights: Sept. 25: Opening-night Gala with Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Sept. 26-28: Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances From West Side Story & Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Yefim Bronfman, piano. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 I12

Swing 46C0L9672 349 W. 46th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.262.9554, Retro entertainment here includes in-house dance lessons, live big band music and a menu of hearty steakhouse cuisine. Nightly. AE, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 . I14

BirdlandC0L9214 315 W. 44th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.581.3080, Famous and new jazz musicians at the “jazz corner of the world.” Highlights: Sept. 3-7: Arturo O’Farrill Trio; Sept. 10-11: Dave Liebman Expansions Quintet; Sept. 12-14: Dave Liebman Big Band. Sept. 17-21: Coltrane Revisited Quintet; Sept. 24-28: Bouncin’ With Bud: Bud Powell Birthday Celebration Quintet. Sets Mon 7 p.m., Tues-Sun 8:30 & 11 p.m., unless otherwise noted; Dinner nightly 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Music charges vary, $10 food or drink minimum. AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  3 5 0 I14

Beacon TheatreC0L9427 2124 Broadway, at W. 74th St., 866.858.0008, Known for its flawless acoustics, this historic theater features pop and rock performances. Highlights: Sept. 6: John Prine; Sept. 12: Third Day; Sept. 14: Dane Cook; Sept. 16-17: Pet Shop Boys; Sept. 20-21: Tedeschi Trucks Band; Sept. 22: Pink Martini; Sept. 24-25: Earth, Wind & Fire; Sept. 26: Joe Satriani; Sept. 30-Oct. 8: Steely Dan. Times/ prices vary. 2/  3 0 J11 Fall for Dance FestivalC0L9513 New York City Center, Main Stage, 131 W. 55th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.581.1212, Twenty national and international dance companies and choreographers showcase a wide range of dance styles and traditions. Mon-Sat 8 p.m.; $15. Sept. 25-Oct. 5. 2 0 H13 Jazz at Lincoln CenterC0L3568 Time Warner Center, Broadway, at W. 60th St., 212.721.6500, 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: Sept. 19-21 in the Rose Theater: Ahmad Jamal & Wynton Marsalis; Sept. 20-21 in the Allen Room: Bill Frisell: Gershwin & Beyond. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 I12 Joyce Theater, TheC0L3596 175 Eighth Ave., btw W. 18th & W. 19th sts., 212.242.0800, Performances by renowned American and international dance troupes. Highlight: Sept. 17-29: The Metamorphosis, a Royal Ballet Production. Times/prices vary. 2 H17 Metropolitan OperaC0L3572 Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.362.6000, The world-famous opera company presents its


Jazz Clubs B.B. King Blues Club & GrillC0L35 237 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.997.4144, A sizzling club named for the legendary musician. Times/cover charges vary. Every Sat: Beatles Brunch. Every Sun: Sunday Gospel Brunch. AE, D, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 0 H14

cellist yo-yo ma opens the new york philharmonic’s (this page) new season on sept. 25 when he and the orchestra perform osvaldo golijov’s Azul (Blue), composed for ma and premiered in 2006.

Radio City Music HallC0L357 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St., 866.858.000., Worldfamous entertainers have thrilled audiences at this Art Deco landmark since 1932. Highlights: Sept. 21: Sarah Brightman; Sept. 23-24: The xx; Sept. 26: Neko Case; Sept. 27: Il Volo; Sept. 29: El Gran Combo. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 0 G13 Town Hall, TheC0L3657 123 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.840.2824, “The People’s Concert Hall” features an eclectic mix of performances. Highlights: Sept. 19: Russell Brand: The Messiah Complex Tour; Sept. 20: Patricia Kass sings Edith Piaf; Sept. 27: Richard Thompson, guitar. Times/prices vary. 2/  H14

Dance Clubs CieloC0L352 18 Little W. 12th St., btw Ninth Ave. & Washington St., 212.645.5700, Revelers groove to international DJs. Mon, Wed-Sun 10 p.m.-4 a.m. AE, MC, V; $$/  5 J18

Blue NoteC0L315 131 W. 3rd St., btw MacDougal St. & Sixth Ave., 212.475.8592, Downtown’s legendary jazz lounge. Highlights: Sept. 5-8: Cassandra Wilson; Sept. 10-15: Joe Sample & the Creole Joe Band; Sept. 17-22: New Gary Burton Quartet 70th Birthday Tour; Sept. 24-29: Chick Corea & the Vigil. Times/cover charges vary. AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/  3 5 G18 Dizzy’s Club Coca-ColaC0L357 Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway, at W. 60th St., 5th fl., 212.258.9595, Hot jazz, sweeping views and a full menu in an intimate room overlooking Central Park. Highlights: Thru Sept. 8: Trio Da Paz; Sept. 12-15: Louis Hayes Jazz Communicators; Sept. 19-22: Marcus Roberts Trio; Sept. 27-29: Helen Sung Sextet. Sets 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., Late-night sessions Tues-Sat after last artist set.; Cover charges $20-$45, $10 minimum. Dinner served nightly. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 0 I12 Jazz at KitanoC0L528163 The Kitano New York, 66 Park Ave., at E. 38th St., 212.885.7000, Well-known groups and soloists perform in the intimate jazz club. Times/cover charges vary. Open jam Mon; Sun jazz brunch buffet 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  3 5 F15 Village VanguardC0L3562 178 Seventh Ave. So., btw Perry & W. 11th sts., 212.255.4037, villagevan A popular jazzeteria for 75-plus years. Highlights: Sept. 1: Albert “Tootie” Heath, Ethan

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BAM Next Wave FestivalC0L953 BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave., btw St. Felix St. & Ashland Pl., Brooklyn; Fishman Space, 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, The 31st-annual event boasts dance, theater, music and opera engagements at the Brooklyn-based urban arts center. Highlights: Sept. 17-28 at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: Anna Nicole, composed by Mark-Anthony Turnage with a libretto by Richard Thomas; Sept. 18-21 at the BAM Harvey Theater: Robert Lepage directs and stars in The Blue Dragon; Sept. 25-29 at the Fishman Space: The New York premiere of Not What Happened; Sept. 19-22 at the Fishman Space: The Table, performed by Polish ensemble Karbido; Sept. 26-28 at the BAM Harvey Theater: We Have an Anchor, a cinematic love letter to Nova Scotia by Jem Cohen. Times/prices vary. Sept. 17-Dec. 22. 2/  3 5 0

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Special Events Feast of San GennaroC0L953 Mulberry St., btw Canal & Houston sts.; Hester & Grand sts., btw Baxter & Mott sts., 212.768.9320, NYC’s longest-running religious festival features parades (Sept. 14 at 2 p.m., Sept. 19 at 6 p.m.), live music (nightly and all day Sat & Sun), food (daily) and a cannoli-eating competition (Sept. 12 2-3 p.m.). Sept. 12-22. 2 1/  3 5 8 0 E19-20 Harvest in the SquareC0L451 Union Square, at E. 14th St., Local chefs use fresh farm produce to prepare signature dishes at the 17th annual tasting, a benefit for Union Square Partnership’s beautification work in Union Square Park. Microbrews and wines from New York State and around the world complement the dishes. VIP admission for 6 p.m.: $400 per person, general admission for 7:30 p.m.: $125 per person. Sept. 17. 2 1/  3 5 8 0 F17 Midnight Moment: A Digital GalleryC0L451 Times Square, Broadway, btw W. 44 & W. 47th sts., The LED signs and billboards in Times Square put on a synchronized art show nightly for three minutes, starting at 11:57 p.m. Free. 1 8 H14 New York Film FestivalC0L358 Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, 1941 Broadway, btw W. 64th & W. 65th sts.; Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.; Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., The 17-day, noncompetitive (no prizes are given) festival presents new movies by both rising talents and recognized artists from around the world. Times/prices vary. Sept. 27-Oct. 13. 2 I12 Social Good Summit, TheC0L4371 92nd Street Y, Lexington Ave., at E. 92nd St., socialgoodsummit .com. The three-day conference, held at the 92nd Street Y and online during UN Week, features a lineup of international speakers who address some of the major issues of the day, from poverty to social media. Sessions are held daily noon-6 p.m.; for those unable to attend in person, access is via Livestream. Sept. 22-24. 2 E8

Spectator Sports & Gambling Empire City Casino at Yonkers RacewayC0L9421 Yonkers Raceway, 810 Yonkers Ave., at Central Park Ave., 914.968.4200, More than 5,300 gaming machines, year-round harness racing, restaurants and entertainment, plus simulcasts from leading racetracks. Daily 9 a.m.-4 a.m. 2 13 0 New York GiantsC0L871 MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J., 800.745.3000, The 2012 Super Bowl champions play at their home base, MetLife Stadium. Highlight: Sept. 15: Denver Broncos. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 8 0 New York JetsC0L8716 MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J., 800.745.3000, The pro football team, and co-host (with the New

York Giants) of Super Bowl XLVIII in February 2014, meets the opposition on its home turf. Highlights: Sept. 8: Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Sept. 22: Buffalo Bills. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 8 0

New York MetsC0L5314 Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave., btw 114th & 126th sts., Flushing, Queens, 718.507.8499, The National League baseball team’s home season winds down. Highlights: Sept. 9-12: Washington Nationals; Sept. 13-14: Miami Marlins; Sept. 17-19: San Francisco Giants; Sept. 27-29: Milwaukee Brewers. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 8 0 New York YankeesC0L531 Yankee Stadium, 161st St., at River Ave., Bronx, 718.293.6000, newyorkyan The 2009 World Series champions step up to the plate as the season comes to an end. Highlights: Sept. 1: Baltimore Orioles; Sept. 2-4: Chicago White Sox; Sept. 5-8: Boston Red Sox; Sept. 20-22: San Francisco Giants; Sept. 24-26: Tampa Bay Rays. Times/prices vary. 2 1/  3 8 0 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 NYC 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. 2/  3 5 . 0



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US Open 2013C0L5829 USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, 866.673.6849, The world’s top tennis players vie for the title at this annual Grand Slam event. Times/prices vary. Thru Sept. 9. 2 1/  3 8 0

TV Shows Late Show With David LettermanC0L9658 Ed Sullivan Theater, 1697 Broadway, btw W. 53rd & W. 54th sts., 212.975.5853, show/tickets. Audiences apply online or register in person at the theater box office for tickets Mon-Thurs 9:30 a.m.-noon, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For day-of-show standby tickets, call 212.247.6497 starting at 11 a.m. on the day you wish to attend; Free. 2 H13 NBC’s America’s Got TalentC0L4258 Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St. The wildest, most varied entertainment acts vie for the top prize when the popular TV show returns to New York this summer for a season of live broadcasts. Thru Sept. 18: Tues & Wed; Free. Tickets to be part of the studio audience can be obtained at 2 G13 TODAY Show C0L96530 Rockefeller Plz., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., and btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., today .com. Fans gather outside the Rockefeller Center studio prior to showtime at 7 a.m. No tickets required; Free. 2 1 5 8 G13



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Written by Carly Pifer; Edited by Francis Lewis

Above: a show of Alexis Rockman’s preliminary watercolors for the 2012 movie Life of Pi, including “pi adrift,” opens Sept. 27. | The Drawing Center, P. 67 left: “Blue with china ink (homage to john cage)” typifies robert Motherwell: Early Collages, Sept. 27-Jan. 5, 2014 | The guggenheim, p. 67 above, right: Chris Antemann and kendrick moholt’s “Feast of Impropriety” is part of body & soul: new international ceramics, Sept. 24-mar. 2, 2014. | Museum of Arts & Design, P. 68 right: “Les amants (the lovers)” embrace in an exhibit devoted to rené magritte’s formative years as a surrealist, Sept. 28-Jan. 12, 2014. | museum of modern art, P. 68

Please call ahead to confirm museum hours, exhibitions and dates; all information is correct at press time, but is subject to change. 4 New York CityPASS (1.888.330.5008,, save on tickets for six top sights. Key to symbols: 2 wheelchair accessible; 1 child-friendly;/ drinks; 3 food; 5 live music (call for days/time); 8 outdoor; private room or event space; 0 merchandise. When making a phone call from a landline, first dial 1, then three-digit area code and seven-digit number. The letters/ numbers at the end of each listing are NYC Map coordinates (pp. 84-86). For more information, browse the Museums section of


Cultural Centers & Museums American Airpower Museum 05 Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, at Farmingdale Rd., Farmingdale, L.I., 631.293.6398, americanairpow Visitors can explore an impressive selection of hangars built and designed during World War II and containing operational warplanes from WWII battles and authentic period flight gear, plus a collection of WWII vehicles and artillery. Thurs-Sun 10:30


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

American Folk Art Museum 05 2 Lincoln Square, Columbus Ave., btw W. 65th & W. 66th sts., 212.595.9533, This museum is known for its exhibits of Americana crafts and collectibles, dating from the 18th century to today. Tues-Sat noon-7:30 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 I12

American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L365 Central Park W., at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100, Guests explore this massive space, containing halls filled with full-scale dinosaur skeletons, fossils, dioramas of North American mammals, artifacts, gems and minerals, meteorites and more. Thru Jan. 5, 2014: Frogs: A Chorus of Colors and Whales: Giants of the Deep. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; Suggested $19 adults, $14.50 seniors/students (with ID), $10.50 ages 2-12. 2 1 4 3 . 0 I10

Photos: Alexis rockman, “Pi adrift,” 2009, courtesy of the artist and the drawing center; robert motherwell, “blue with china ink (homage to john cage),” 1946, © dedalus foundation/licensed by vaga, new york / photo: © yale university art gallery; chris antemann in collaboration with kendrick moholt, “feast of impropriety,” 2011, courtesy of the artists; rené magritte, “les amants (the lovers),” 1928, © charly herscovici-adagp-ars, 2013; jean paul gaultier, orange shirred velvet dress with cone bust and back lacing, 1984, france, photo courtesy the museum at fit; robert indiana, “mother and father,” 1963-1967, © 2013 morgan art foundation/artists rights society (ars), new york

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Children’s Museum of ManhattanC0L368 212 W. 83rd St., btw Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway, 212.721.1223, Interactive exhibitions for adults and children, such as EatSleepPlay: Building Health Every Day, Adventures With Dora and Diego and Monkey King: A Story From China, as well as the music workshop Björk’s Biophilia and Red Grooms’ New York City. Tues-Fri, Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; $11 adults/ children, $7 seniors, under 1 and first Fri of each month 5-8 p.m. free. 2 1 0 J9

Above: a Queer history of fashion: from the closet to the catwalk showcases this eye-popping dress by jean paul gaultier, sept. 13-jan. 4, 2014. | the museum at fit, p. 68 below: the “father” panel from “mother and father” is among the works in the robert indiana exhibit, sept.26jan. 5, 2014. | whitney museum of american art, p. 69

China InstituteC0L368 125 E. 65th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.744.8181, Exhibitions feature traditional Chinese paintings and architecture, plus lectures and workshops. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues & Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; $7 adults, $4 seniors/students, under 12 and Tues & Thurs after 6 p.m. free. 2 1 F12

Discovery Times SquareC0L316 226 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.987.9692, discovery World-class exhibitions, including many that are interactive, travel to this family-friendly venue. Now showing: Shipwreck! Pirates and Treasure; The Art of the Brick. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Ticket prices vary. 1 . H14

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

Frick Collection, TheC0L316 1 E. 70th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.288.0700, Oriental rugs, furnishings and paintings by Old Masters, including Rembrandt, Giovanni Bellini, Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Anthony Van Dyck and François Boucher, are on display in the former home of Henry Clay Frick. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students, Sun 11 a.m.-1 p.m. pay what you wish; Under 10 not admitted. 2 5 . 0 G11 Goethe-Institut New York 72 Spring St., 11th fl., btw Lafayette & Crosby sts., 212.439.8700, Interactive language programs and events highlighting German life and history. Tues-Thurs 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Fri noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Free, except for special events. 2 E20 Grey Art GalleryC0L136 New York University, 100 Washington Sq. E., at University & Waverly pls., 212.998.6780, Rotating exhibitions examine historical and social aspects of the human experience. Tues, Thurs-Fri 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Suggested $3, free to NYU students/ faculty/staff. 2 F18

Cloisters Museums and Gardens, TheC0L368 Fort Tryon Park, 99 Margaret Corbin Dr., at Fort Washington Ave., 212.923.3700, Housed in a custom-built monasterylike building, this arm of the Metropolitan Museum of Art features medieval European art and architecture. Daily 10 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors, $12 students, under 12 free with adult. 13 5 8

Bronx Museum of the Arts 05 1040 Grand Concourse, at 165th St., Bronx, 718.681.6000, A well-curated selection of works by contemporary visual artists of African, Asian and Latin American descent. Thurs, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Suggested $5 adults, $3 seniors/students, under 12 and Fri free. 1 0

and period rooms. Daily noon-5 p.m.; $7 adults, $4 seniors (65+)/ages 6-8/students, under 5 free. 1/  3 0 F23

Drawing Center, TheC0L316 35 Wooster St., btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.219.2166, drawingcen A not-for-profit institution that showcases exhibitions of drawings and demonstrates their significance and diversity throughout history. Wed, Fri-Sun noon-6 p.m., Thurs noon-8 p.m.; $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, children under 12 and Thurs 6-8 p.m. free. 2 13 . 0 G20 El Museo Del BarrioC0L316 1230 Fifth Ave., at 104th St., 212.831.7272, The art and rich cultural heritage of the Caribbean and Latin America are celebrated at this center of Latino pride. Tues-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m.; Suggested $9 adults, $5 seniors/students, seniors on Wed and under 12 free.2 13 G7 Fraunces Tavern Museum 0316 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.425.1778, frauncestavernmuseum .org. Built in 1719 as a residence for the merchant Stephen Delancey, the building now houses Revolutionary War-era manuscripts, exhibitions

Guggenheim Museum, The Solomon R.C0L136 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500, One of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous spiraling landmark celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009. Thru Sept. 25: James Turrell; Sept. 27-Jan. 5, 2014: Robert Motherwell: Early Collages. Sun-Wed, Fri 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7:45 p.m.; $22 adults, $18 seniors (65+)/students (with ID), under 12 free, Sat 5:45-7:45 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 1 4 3 5 . 0 G8 Houdini Museum, TheC0L4673 421 Seventh Ave., btw W. 33rd & W. 34th sts., 212.244.3633. houdinimu Harry Houdini, the celebrated vaudeville performer and magician, is the focus of this museum, where exhibits of personal belongings and tricks of the trade, such as his “unthinkable handcuffs,” elucidate his life and career, from a difficult childhood through his rise to fame. The museum also hosts magic shows and lectures. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; free. 2 1 0 H15 International Center of PhotographyC0L4673 1133 Sixth Ave., at W. 43rd St., 212.857.0000, More than 100,000 original photographs are in the permanent collection of this museum and school. Tues-Thurs, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; $14 adults, $10 seniors/students, under 12 free, Fri 5-8 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 13 0 G14 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space MuseumC0L4673 Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072, intrepid The famed aircraft carrier features historic aircraft, multimedia presentations, exhibits and flight simulators, the guided missile submarine USS Growler, the British Airways | september 2013 | IN New YORK

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Photos: Alexis rockman, “Pi adrift,” 2009, courtesy of the artist and the drawing center; robert motherwell, “blue with china ink (homage to john cage),” 1946, © dedalus foundation/licensed by vaga, new york / photo: © yale university art gallery; chris antemann in collaboration with kendrick moholt, “feast of impropriety,” 2011, courtesy of the artists; rené magritte, “les amants (the lovers),” 1928, © charly herscovici-adagp-ars, 2013; jean paul gaultier, orange shirred velvet dress with cone bust and back lacing, 1984, france, photo courtesy the museum at fit; robert indiana, “mother and father,” 1963-1967, © 2013 morgan art foundation/artists rights society (ars), new york

Brooklyn MuseumC0L368 200 Eastern Pkwy., at Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718.638.5000, More than 1 million objects, from ancient Egyptian artifacts to American and European contemporary art. Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., first Sat of every month 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Suggested $12 adults, $8 seniors (62+)/students, under 12 with adult free. 13 5 0 8


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Japan SocietyC0L4316 333 E. 47th St., btw First & Second aves., 212.832.1155, Exhibitions, events, movies and more pertaining to Japanese history, art and culture. Tues-Thurs 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/students, under 16 and Fri 6-9 p.m. free. 2 15 G9 Jewish Museum, The0L4316 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St., 212.423.3200, A noted repository of paintings, sculpture, drawings, films, Judaica, theater performances, concerts and more exploring 4,000 years of Jewish culture. Fri-Tues 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; $12 adults, $10 seniors (65+), $7.50 students (with ID), under 12 and Sat free. 2 13 0 G8 Louis Armstrong House Museum0L4316 34-56 107th St., btw 37th & 34th aves., Corona, Queens, 718.478.8274, The legendary jazz trumpeter’s home for close to 30 years can be explored on 40-minute escorted tours, which are offered on the hour (last tour at 4 p.m.). Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m.; $10 adults, $7 seniors (65+)/students, children under 4 free. 2 1 0

students, high school students/children under 13 free, Thurs 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 1/  3 . 0 F13

Museum of Chinese in AmericaC0L5432 215 Centre St., btw Howard & Grand sts., 212.619.4785, The culture, history and struggles of Chinese people in the United States are presented through exhibits and performances. Tues & Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.9 p.m.; $7 adults, $4 seniors (65+)/students (with ID), under 12 and Thurs free. 2 1 F20 Museum of Comic and Cartoon ArtC0L5432 128 E. 63rd St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.838.2560, The historical and cultural impact of cartoons is examined here, including graphic novels, anime and comic strips. Now housed in the Society of Illustrators. Tues 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat noon-4 p.m.; Free. 2 1 0 F12 Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the HolocaustC0L1594 Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl., btw West St. & First Pl.,

MoMA PS1C0L473 22-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., Long Island City, Queens, 718.784.2084, Experimental, conceptual art and unconventional installations, as well as event programming. Thurs-Mon noon-6 p.m.; Suggested $10 adults, $5 seniors/students, MoMA ticket holders free. 2/  3 5 8 0 BB13

Museum at FIT, The C0L3Seventh Ave., at W. 27th St., 212.217.4558, Fashion is celebrated through public programs and exhibitions at this institution of contemporary and historic clothing. Tues-Fri noon-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 H16 Museum of Arts and Design C0L6312 Columbus Circle, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.299.7777, The intricate process of transforming materials into expressive objects is celebrated at this center for innovative arts and crafts. Tues-Wed, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs-Fri 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/


Museum of SexC0L5914 233 Fifth Ave., at 27th St., 212.689.6337, An open discourse on human sexuality is encouraged through academic exhibits, programs and scholarly publications. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; $17.50 adults, $15.25 seniors/students (with ID). 3 0 G16 Museum of the American Gangster C0L5914 80 St. Marks Pl., btw First & Second aves., 212.228.5736, This former speakeasy turned museum focuses on the culture, politics, myth and history of notorious American gangsters, including Al Capone, Meyer Lansky and Bugsy Siegel. Daily 1-6 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/students. 1 D18 Museum of the City of New YorkC0L5914 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St., 212.534.1672, The city is on display in more than 1 million paintings, photographs, costumes, toys and other artifacts. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Suggested $20 families, $10 adults, $6 seniors/students, under 12 free. 2 1 . 0 F7 Museum of the Moving ImageC0L52914 36-01 35th Ave., at 37th St., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.6888, The art, history and technology of film, television and digital media are explored through exhibitions, programs and the nation’s largest permanent collection of moving-image artifacts. Wed-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat-Sun 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; $12 adults, $9 seniors/students, $6 ages 3-18, under 3 and Fri 4-8 p.m. free. 2 13 . 0 AA10

Metropolitan Museum of Art, TheC0L4316 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710, met Known for its extensive collection of American, European, medieval, Islamic, Oriental, Oceanic and ancient decorative art. Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Suggested $25 adults, $17 seniors, $12 students (with ID), under 12 with adult free. 2 1 4/  3 5 8 0 G9

Morgan Library & Museum, TheC0L473 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008, A priceless collection of books, manuscripts, drawings and prints. Tues-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $15 adults, $10 seniors/students/ages 13-15, under 13 with adult and Fri 7-9 p.m. free. 2 1/  3 5 0 F15

social change museum, centered on the experience of motherhood, presents exhibits that range from art and sculpture to more abstract, academic subjects. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m.; Suggested $15 adults, $12 students, $13 seniors, $5 children. 2 1 . D9

marjorie Sheard (above) is the “aspiring writer” at the center of the exhibition “lose not heart”: j.D. Salinger’s letters to an aspiring Writer, sept. 10-jan. 12, 2014. | the morgan library & museum, this page

646.437.4202, Created in 1997 as a memorial to Holocaust victims. Thru Summer 2013: Hava Nagila: A Song for the People; Thru Spring 2014: Against the Odds: American Jews & the Rescue of Europe’s Refugees, 1933-1941. Sun-Tues, Thurs 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Wed 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., eve of major Jewish holidays 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students, under 12 and Wed 4-8 p.m. free. 13 8 . 0 F23

Museum of Modern Art, TheC0L7316 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400, More than 150,000 modern and contemporary works, including sculpture, photography and paintings, plus 22,000 films, are in the collection. Mon-Thurs, Sat-Sun 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; $25 adults, $18 seniors (65+), $14 students, under 16 and Fri 4-8 p.m. free. 2 1 4/  3 5 8 . 0 G13 Museum of MotherhoodC0L5914 401 E. 84th St., btw York & First aves., 212.452.9816, mommuseum .org. The community-based arts, media and

National Academy Museum & School of Fine ArtsC0L4827 1083 Fifth Ave., btw 89th & 90th sts., 212.369.4880, Founded in 1825, this museum boasts one of the largest collections of 19th- and 20th-century American art in the U.S. Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $12 adults, $7 seniors/students, under 12 free. 2 1 G9 National Museum of MathematicsC0L4271 11 E. 26th St., at Fifth Ave., 212.542.0566, Boasting a status as the only math museum in the nation, this 20,000-square-foot space invites visitors to participate in more than 40 interactive exhibits. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $16 adults, $10 children. 2 1 0 G16 Neue Galerie New YorkC0L59134 1048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200, Early-20th-century German and Austrian art and design. Thurs-Mon 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $20 adults, $10 seniors/students, first Fri of each month 6-8 p.m., free; under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, under 12 not admitted. 2 3 . 0 G9 New Museum C0L784235 Bowery, btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.219.1222, Focusing on innovation in art and ideas, this museum exhibits pieces in various mediums by cutting-edge artists. Wed, Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; $14 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students, under 19 and Thurs 7-9 p.m. free. 2 3 5 0 D20

Photo: “marjorie sheard,” photographic print, early 1940s, the morgan library & museum, new york / gift of marjorie sheard carter

Concorde and the space shuttle Enterprise. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. General admission: $22 adults, $18 seniors/ college students, $17 ages 6-17, $17 veterans, $12 ages 3-6, free under 3, retired military and active duty. 2 13 8 . 0 K14

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New York Transit MuseumC0L362 Boerum Pl., at Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, 718.694.1600, Housed in a 1936 subway station, this museum features exhibitions that explore the impact of New York’s public transportation system. Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Reservations required for tours/special events; $7 adults, $5 seniors (62+)/ages 2-17 with adult, under 2 and Wed seniors free. 2 15 . 0 New-York Historical Society Museum & LibraryC0L9316 170 Central Park W., at Richard Gilder Way (W. 77th St.), 212.873.3400, This landmark institution devoted to local history houses photographs, manuscripts and more. Tues-Thurs, Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 adults, $12 seniors/ educators, $10 students, $5 ages 5-13, under 4 free. 2 13 0 I10 9/11 Tribute CenterC0L3642 120 Liberty St., btw Greenwich St. & Trinity Pl., 866.737.1184, Recovered objects and narratives by family members of victims memorialize the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 adults, $10 seniors/students/ military, children under 12 free. 2 1 0 G22 Noguchi Museum, TheC0L9316 9-01 33rd Rd., at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.204.7088, Exhibitions of works by Japanese sculptor Isamu Noguchi, plus an outdoor sculpture garden. Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 seniors/ students, under 12 free. 2 1 8 A9 Paley Center for Media, TheC0L47 25 W. 52nd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.621.6800, paley The former Museum of Television and Radio focuses on the social impact of media technology, and has a large collection of TV and radio programs. Wed, Fri-Sun noon-6 p.m., Thurs noon-8 p.m.; Suggested $10 adults, $8 seniors/ students, $5 under 14. 2 1 . 0 G13 Palitz GalleryC0L47 Syracuse University Lubin House, 11 E. 61st St., 2nd fl., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.826.0320, Temporary exhibitions from the Syracuse University and other collections. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Free. 2 F12 Rose Center for Earth and Space/ American Museum of Natural HistoryC0L362 Central Park W., enter on W. 81st St., 212.769.5200, Home to the Hayden Planetarium Space Theater, Scales of the Universe Walkway and Cullman Hall of the Universe. Space Show: Journey to the Stars, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg. Daily 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., first Fri of the month 10 a.m.-8:45 p.m.; Suggested $19 adults, $14.50 seniors/students, $10.50 children 2-12; Museum and space show: $25 adults, $19 seniors/students, $14.50 ages 2-12. 2 1 0 I10

Rubin Museum of ArtC0L4957 150 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000, Paintings, books and artifacts from the Himalayas and the surrounding regions, including Nepal and Bhutan. Mon & Thurs 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 students/seniors (65+), children under 13, Fri 6-10 p.m. and seniors (65+) first Mon of the month free. 2 13 0 H17 Scandinavia HouseC0L5432 58 Park Ave., btw E. 37th & E. 38th sts., 212.779.3587, scandinaviahouse .org. Visitors discover the Nordic countries through exhibits, films, lectures and events. Tues-Sat noon-6 p.m.; Free. Admission prices to exhibits may vary. 2 13 5 0 F15 Skyscraper Museum, TheC0L5432 39 Battery Pl., btw Little West St. & Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, 212.968.1961, Exhibitions, programs and publications devoted to high-rise buildings and their impact on society. Wed-Sun noon-6 p.m.; $5 adults, $2.50 seniors/students. 2 1 0 G23 Socrates Sculpture ParkC0L5432 32-01 Vernon Blvd., at Broadway, Long Island City, Queens, 718.956.1819, This open-air park and museum is dedicated to showing large-scale exhibits by local, national and international established and emerging artists. Daily 8:30 a.m.-sunset; Free. 8 A9 Whitney Museum of American ArtC0L3625 945 Madison Ave., at E. 75th St., 212.570.3600, Contemporary American art, sculpture and paintings. Thru Sept. 1: David Hockney: The Jugglers; Thru Oct. 6: Hopper Drawing. Wed-Thurs, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 1-9 p.m.; $20 adults, $16 seniors (65 and over)/ students (with ID) and adults 19-25, under 18 free, Fri 6-9 p.m. pay what you wish. 2 3 . 0 F10

Monuments & Statues African Burial Ground National Monument1 290 Broadway, btw Reade St. & Federal Plz., 212.637.2019, A memorial to enslaved and free African-Americans buried in an unmarked cemetery during the 17th and 18th centuries. Visitor center open Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Monument open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 1 8 F21 American Merchant Mariners’ MemorialC0L1694 Battery Park, Pier A, on the Hudson River, 212.344.3491. Sculptor Marisol Escobar was commissioned to create the bronze memorial to honor the victims of a merchant marine vessel that was attacked by Nazis in World War II, as well as lost American mariners throughout history. Daily dawn-dusk; Free. 8 F23 Federal Hall National Memorial 26 Wall St., at Broad St., 212.825.6888, The Greek Revival structure opened in 1842 and has served as a customs house and U.S. Sub-Treasury. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free. 2 0 E23 Irish Hunger Memorial 290 Vesey St., btw West Side Hwy. & North End Ave., Battery Park City, 212.267.9700, Devoted to raising public awareness of the events that led to the “Great Irish Famine and Migration” of 1845-1852. Daily dawn-dusk; Free. 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, who lost their lives on 9/11, as well as in the World Trade Center bombing on Feb. 26, 1993, are inscribed on bronze parapets surrounding the pools. Daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m., last entry 7 p.m.; Free visitor passes are required. 2 1 8 G22 Netherlands Monument Battery Pl. to Chambers St., btw West St. & the Hudson River, 212.267.9700, This flagstaff, designed by sculptor H.A. van den Eijnde from Haarlem in the Netherlands, is dedicated to the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam during the 17th century. 8 G23 New York City Police MemorialC0L367 Battery Park, Liberty St., at South End Ave., 212.344.3491, Mayor Fiorello La Guardia commissioned the Police Memorial Fund Committee to finance the creation of a police memorial in 1939, which was designed by Italian sculptor Attilio Piccirilli and modeled after Patrolman Martin J. Gillen (20th Precinct) and the mayor’s son, Eric La Guardia. 24/7; Free. 8 E23 NY Vietnam Veterans MemorialC0L367 Vietnam Veterans Plz., 55 Water St., opposite Coenties Slip, 212.471.9496, The Walk of Honor lists the names and ages of 1,741 individuals who entered military service in the City of New York and were lost in the Vietnam War. 24/7; Free. 8 E23 Obelisk Central Park, at E. 81st St., centralpark .com. In New York since 1881 and nicknamed Cleopatra’s Needle, this 71-foot Egyptian monument was created in 1500 B.C. to celebrate the ancient city Heliopolis and is the oldest man-made object in Central Park. Open daily 6 a.m.-1 a.m.; Free. 8 F9 Statue of Liberty National MonumentC0L5813 Ferry (Statue Cruises): 201.604.2800; Statue of Liberty: 212.363.3200, The Frédéric Bartholdi-designed neoclassical sculpture, dedicated in 1889, has become an iconic symbol of the nation. Open daily. Strawberry FieldsC0L41576 Central Park, at W. 71st St., The section of Central Park dedicated to musician and peace activist John Lennon celebrates his vision of world peace and is often strewn with flowers from Beatles fans. Daily 6 a.m.-1 a.m.; Free. 1 8 H11 Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic SiteC0L657 28 E. 20th St., btw Park Ave. So. & Broadway, 212.260.1616, The reconstruction of the boyhood home of the United States’ 26th president includes furnishings from the original residence. Guided tours are offered every hour starting at 10 a.m., Tues-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (no tour at noon); Free. 1 0 G16

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New York City Fire Museum C0L784278 Spring St., btw Hudson & Varick sts., 212.691.1303, Vintage apparatuses include pre-Civil War fire engines, plus artwork honoring New York’s fire department. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $8 adults, $5 seniors/students/children, under 2 and members of service free. 2 . 0 G20


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Written by William Frierson IV; Edited by Lois Levine

join our editors at their tables at:

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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. 84-86).


recent openings 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— featuring foie gras bonbons with cashews and black peppers and cucumber salad with buttermilk and caraway—or imbibe at a 35-seat bar. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$/  G13



Elm, The– C0L572Modern French 160 N. 12th St., btw Bedford Ave. and Berry St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.218.1088, Chef Paul Liebrandt’s first venture outside Manhattan features his classical, yet forward-thinking French fare, presented on a menu broken into catagories: raw, sea, land and shared. Along with an impressive wine program, the 70-seat space has an aesthetic that is both modern and nostalgic, with exposed beams, a wall covered in living plants and an art installation made of axes.   Breakfast, dinner daily; AE, DC, MC, V; $$/ 

Umami Burger– C0L5A 72 merican/Asian 432 Sixth Ave., btw W. 9th & W. 10th sts., 212.677.8626, A new breed of burger has just migrated from the West Coast to the West Village. The umami-centric (the Japanese “fifth taste”) menu features the original umami burger (shiitake mushroom, caramelized onion, roasted tomato, Parmesan crisp, umami ketchup), a seductive truffle burger (garlic aioli, house truffle cheese, truffle glaze) and a selection of cocktails, draft and bottled beer, and wines. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, DC, MC, V; $/  G18

Photos: sardi’s, courtesy of sardi’s; go burger bar & grill, oleg march; kellari taverna, brian kennedy

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

Marea– C0L572Italian Seafood 240 Central Park So., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.582.5100, Chef Michael White’s fish and shellfish dishes—roasted monkfish with shell beans affumicato and pearl onions—are served in a room designed to resemble a yacht. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, Brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/  . I12 Park Room Restaurant, The– C0L348Continental The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park So., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.521.6655, A menu of seafood and grilled meats is served against a scenic and bucolic Central Park backdrop. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  G12

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

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

Peking Duck House– C0L4835Chinese 28 Mott St., btw Pell & Worth sts., 212.227.1810, pekingduck; and one other NYC location. In a simply decorated dining room, the namesake classic roast duck is served with house-made pancakes, green scallions, cucumbers and plum sauce. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $ 1 E21

Colicchio & Sons– C08LA 146 merican Nouveau 85 10th Ave., at W. 15th St., 212.400.6699, 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

Shanghai Cuisine– C0L78415Chinese 89 Bayard St., at Mulberry St., 212.732.8988. On a bustling Chinatown corner, diners find a cozy, casual haven for authentic dishes with an emphasis on fresh ingredients—from classics (crispy duck) to adventurous options (pig stomach) —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, Yams, wheat gluten and bean curd create mock-meat versions of such classic dishes as sweet ‘n’ sour chicken. Brunch, lunch, dinner daily; Cash only; $$/  E21


South Gate– C0L348Modern American Jumeirah Essex House, 154 Central Park So., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.484.5120, An elegant menu is served in a chic, minimalist space with 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

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

Agozar Cuban Bistro– C0L94318Cuban 324 Bowery St., btw Bleecker & Bond sts., 212.677.6773, Orange walls, hardwood floors and potted greenery frame this dynamic, colorful bistro—whose name aptly means “enjoy yourself, have a good time!”—where piquant signature dishes include empanaditas, ropa vieja (Creole-style shredded beef), lechon (roasted pork with onions and orange mojo) and currasco (grilled skirt steak with chimichurri sauce and shoestring fries). Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  9 8 E19 Angelica Kitchen– C0L94318Vegetarian/Vegan 300 E. 12th St., at Second Ave., 212.228.2909, Organic, plant-based cuisine with no refined sugars, preservatives, dairy, eggs or animal products. Daily, seasonal specials enhance a regular menu of raw salads, tofu and tempeh sandwiches. Lunch, dinner daily; Cash only; $$ 2/  E18 Bourgeois Pig, The– C0L94318Global Tapas 111 E. 7th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.475.2246, A candlelit, boudoirlike wine bar serves meat and cheese boards, Mediterranean-influenced tartines (fresh mozzarella, tomato, pesto) and a variety of savory fondues, including seafood bisque and Welsh rarebit. Plus, wine cocktails. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  C18

Butter– C0L9428French/American 415 Lafayette St., btw Astor Pl. & E. 4th St., 212.253.2828, Honey- and sherry vinegar-glazed quail, Vermont burrata with English peas and seasonally inspired dishes in a trendy space that is evocative of nature. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, MC, V; $$ F18 DBGB Kitchen & Bar– C0L94318French-American 299 Bowery, btw Houston & E. 1st sts., 212.933.5300, Chef Daniel Boulud’s brasserie/tavern offers house-made sausages, signature burgers (beef patty with pork belly, arugula, tomato-onion compote and Morbier cheese on peppered brioche with cornichons), shellfish platters and more than 20 draft beers. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  E19 Edi and the Wolf– C0L7358Austrian 102 Ave. C, at E. 7th St., 212.598.1040, Rustic décor (ceiling, floor and tables are made of reclaimed barn board) sets the scene for pulled pork belly and cauliflower schnitzels. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; MC, V; $$ 2/  . B18 Prima– C0L931S 46 easonal American 58 E. 1st St., btw First & Second aves., 646.559.4823, primanyc .net. Chef/owners Mathieu Palombino and David Malbecqui’s local fish-centric menu includes options such as red snapper, tempura hake, steamed lobster and squash puree with brown butter and marinated beets with Honeycrisp apple. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$ 1/  D19

Table Verte– C0L572French/Vegetarian 127 E. 7th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.539.0231, A cozy bistro, with yellow brick walls and green tables, caters to vegetable lovers with dishes such as roasted squash soup    D18 with crispy sage. Dinner nightly; AE; $$ 2/

Financial District (Southern tip of Manhattan Island)

Atrio– C0L4321Mediterranean Conrad New York, 102 North End Ave., at River Terrace, 212.945.0100, Old-world flavors are paired with a contemporary attitude toward style and service, featuring dishes such as orecchiette with duck sausage, escarole and cannellini beans; branzino with roasted Brussels sprouts, parsnip puree and pine nut brown butter. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H22 Cipriani Wall Street– C0L6914I7 talian 55 Wall St., btw William & Hanover sts., 212.699.4069, A historic building with towering Greek Revival architecture creates an aura of exclusivity as guests sip signature Bellinis and dine on elegant, traditional cuisine, such as baked tagliolini in béchamel sauce, fennel au gratin, carpaccio, salmon with zucchini sauce, cold lobster with haricots verts and lemon oil, cannelloni with mushrooms, roast rack of veal in natural sauce and risotto with asparagus. Breakfast, lunch, dinner Mon-Fri; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . 8 E18



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

Flatiron District & Union Square (East of Sixth Ave., west of Park Ave. So. from 14th to 23rd sts.)

Alison Eighteen– C0L5A 186 merican Nouveau 15 W. 18th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.366.1818, Restaurateur Alison Price Becker’s 7,000-square-foot brasserie and cafÊ offers Executive Chef Roxanne Spruance’s French-inflected dishes, such as sautÊed foie gras with black pepper gastrique, rhubarb, blue cheese, caramel and fennel. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  5 0 . F17 Raymi– C0L5271Peruvian 43 W. 24th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.929.1200, Chefs Richard Sandoval and Jaime Pesaque emphasize the multicultural flavors of Peru in a space that features a ceviche bar (offering fresh seafood spiked with indigenous spices) and pisco (brandy) bar. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  G16 SD26– C0L49I21 talian 19 E. 26th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.265.5959, Fatherdaughter restaurateurs Tony and Marisa May’s

establishment, located across from Madison Square Park, offers authentic dishes—such as “uovo� in raviolo (single soft egg yolk raviolo finished with white truffle butter)—in a striking, modern space with rich red and gold accents. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 298 1/  7 . F16

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. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  8 . I15

Gramercy Park

Garment District

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

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

EVR– C0L52136New American 54 W. 39th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.997.3900, Modern small plates—shrimp cocktail with sweet chilies and lime—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 dÊcor. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  . H15 Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse– C0L6398Steak House 32 W. 37th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.947.8940; 269 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.997.9494, frankieandjohnnies .com. The classic steak and chophouse boasts prime cuts of beef—T-bone, sirloin, rib eye, porterhouse (for two or three)—and a raw bar featuring shrimp and lobster cocktails, Pine Island oysters and littleneck clams. Complimentary limo rides are offered to and from the restaurant from Midtown. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  7 . G15, H14

A Voce– C0L4165Italian 41 Madison Ave., at E. 26th St., 212.545.8555,; and one other NYC location. Seasonal fusion cuisine— from seafood to pasta to meat dishes—in a space with dramatic modern dÊcor. The outdoor patio, seating about 100 guests, boasts Madison Square Park views. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner    8 F16 nightly; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/ Bread & Tulips– C0L4165Modern Italian 365 Park Ave. So., at E. 26th St., 212.532.9100, breadandtu Homemade organic ricotta and oven-roasted chicken can be sampled in a brick-walled space lined with wine racks. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$/  . F16 La Mar Cebicheria Peruana– C0L49P 21 eruvian 11 Madison Ave., at E. 25th St., 212.612.3388, The second U.S. location of this Lima-based chain presents Chef Gastón Acurio’s haute interpretations of traditional dishes; the signature dish, ceviche, comes in six variations, including limeùo (sashimi-grade fluke,






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DINING Spanish day-boat octopus, calamari, scallops and blue shrimp in aji limo leche de tigre). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  F16

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

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

Betel Bar & Kitchen– C0L43A 15 sian 51 Grove St., btw Seventh Ave. So. & Bleecker St., 212.352.0460, A contemporary brick-walled space adorned with candles and long communal tables, where modern interpretations of Eastern street food come to life (sharing encouraged), from pork-and-prawn dumplings to duck-andlychee Vietnamese pancakes with cucumber relish. Dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V;    I18 $$ 2/

heritage recipes features cured pork belly with grilled beets and creamy polenta, crispy duck breast with Swiss chard ragout and black sea bass over mashed rutabaga. Dinner Wed-Sat; AE, MC, V; $$/ 8 . H19

Malbec Restaurant and Tango House Theater– C0L5A 72 rgentinean 428 Lafayette St., btw E. 4th St & Astor Pl., 212.419.4645, malbechouse .com. A shrine to Argentina’s signature red—the dark and sensual Malbec—where guests feast on veal tenderloin with spinach, bacon and a poached egg amid stone and wood walls, a reflective metallic ceiling and rack after rack of wine (170+ bottles, from Pinot Noir to Chardonnay). The adjoined Tango House, an intimate theater space, hosts regular shows (Tues-Sun 8 p.m.). Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ / 5 F19 Omar’s/La Ranita– C0L94318International 21 W. 9th St., at Sixth Ave., 212.677.5242, White marble and rust-colored leather banquettes await diners in the public portion of this eatery (La Ranita), serving dishes such as roasted whole guinea fowl and foie gras. The invite-only section (Omar’s), accessible via a separate

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

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

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

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

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

El Toro Blanco– C0L572Mexican 257 Sixth Ave., btw W. Houston & Bleecker sts., 212.645.0193, A Southwestern space— complete with cacti, ceramic pottery and woven blankets—where Chef Josh Capon whips up a selection of pan-Mexican dishes, such as market fish steamed in banana leaf, lobster ceviche, Oaxacaño tamales and pulled chicken enchiladas. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, DC, MC, V;   8 H19 $$ 2/ Fatty Crab– C0L572Southeast Asian 643 Hudson St., btw Gansevoort & Horatio sts., 212.352.3592, Chef Zak Pelaccio’s spicy crab chili, Singaporean black pepper mussels, watermelon, pickle and crispy pork salad and other fiery flavors are served in a red-walled dining room. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly,    I18 brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/ Garage Restaurant and Café– C0LA 3749 merican 99 Seventh Ave. So., at the corner of Christopher St. & Seventh Ave. So., 212.645.0600, garagerest .com. A welcoming spot—with black-and-white photos of jazz greats mounted on exposed brick walls—serving fresh seafood, steaks and crisp salads; live jazz nightly. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, jazz brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  5 8 . H18 Hudson Clearwater– C0L5A 72 merican 447 Hudson St., at Morton St., 212.989.3255, hudsonclearwa Inside a charming and romantic 1830s carriage house, Chef Wes Long’s menu of


weathered, exposed-brick walls, light woods, a rustic air and traditional greek fare bring the charm of

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

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entrance, boasts an underground solarium and lounge with fireplace. Dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$/ 7 H18

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

Harlem Shake– C0L94318American 100 W. 124th St., at Lenox Ave., 646.508.5657, Uptown gets old-school at this eatery, designed to emulate a retro diner, where guests can sample comfort foods, from jerk burgers with triple-cooked fries and smoked jerk mayo to house-made vegan burgers to milk shakes made with local ice creams. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 21 H4 Patisserie des Ambassades– C0L241A 76 frican 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd., at W. 119th St., 212.666.0078, A comfy café and neighborhood restaurant serves Moroccan-, Mediterranean- and French-inflected dishes, plus homemade pastries. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 1 8 I5

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

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

Catch– C0L4168N 7 ew American 21 Ninth Ave., at W. 13th St., 212.392.5978, Top Chef Season 3 winner Hung Hunyh creates a

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

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

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

Benjamin Steak House– C0L34S 1 teak House Dylan Hotel, 52 E. 41st St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.297.9177, Executive Chef Arturo McLeod prepares six cuts

of USDA prime steaks—dry-aged on the premises—and seafood options—including Chilean sea bass and grilled Norwegian salmon—at this classic spot. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 1/  7 . F14

50-year-old landmark dining spot is great for stargazing, inking important business deals and savoring exquisitely prepared fare. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 /  .  F13

Crave Fishbar– C0L346Seafood 945 Second Ave., at E. 50th St., 646.895.9585, A rustic yet elegant décor and Chef Todd Mitgang’s specialties, such as olive-oil-marinated lump crab with heirloom tomato-garbanzo puree; lobster curry with eggplant and fresh bamboo shoots; and roasted monkfish with baby beets and house-cured bacon. Breakfast, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  E13

Le Périgord– C0L49F 1 rench 405 E. 52nd St., btw FDR Dr. & First Ave., 212.755.6244, Founded in 1964, this elegant eatery offers traditional fare, from duck à l’orange and rack of lamb to beef Wellington and coquilles St. Jacques and kidneys in mustard sauce, amid white linen tablecloths and tuxedo-clad servers. Plus a wine cellar and custom cocktails. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  D13

Darbar– C0L49I1 ndian 152 E. 46th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.681.4500, The bi-level restaurant and lounge offers dishes with a trans-ethnic flair, including cilantro-pesto shrimp, tandoori chicken marinated in almond paste, samosas and reshni kebabs. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/  . F14 Darbar Grill– C0L49I1 ndian 157 E. 55th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.751.4600, Authentic dishes include chicken vindaloo cooked in spicy sauce with potatoes, mint-ginger lamb chops with yogurt and spinach fritters with bean sprouts, onions and chutney. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 /  E13 Four Seasons Restaurant, The– C0L49C 1 ontinental 99 E. 52nd St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.754.9494, This

Mint– C0L34I71 ndian 150 E. 50th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.644.8888, Chef Gary Sikka explores Indo-Asian flavors in a menu of lamb (cooked in yogurt-based curry with onions and dried fenugreek seeds), chicken (simmered in creamy sauce with onions, garlic, ginger and cashews) and vegetarian dishes (cauliflower in cashew sauce with basmati rice), as well as tandoor specialties and chutneys. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$/ E13 Morton’s The Steakhouse– C0L41689Steak House 551 Fifth Ave., btw 45th & 46th sts.; 136 Washington St., btw Cedar & Albany sts., 212.972.3315, USDA Prime-aged beef in every juicy incarnation—NY strip, porterhouse, tenderloin, filet mignon, rib eye, prime-rib roast, T-bone—as well as an array of


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Mr. K’s– C0L41689Chinese 570 Lexington Ave., at E. 51st St., 212.583.1668, Located in a landmark Art Deco building, a luxurious dining room invites patrons to dine on such dishes as poached beef Szechuan, sweet and sour pork, honey-braised pork ribs in a savory soy reduction with bean sprouts, seared medallions of beef with scallion-oyster sauce and basil ginger chicken. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1/  . F13 Pera Mediterranean Brasserie– C0L34E 21 astern Mediterranean 303 Madison Ave., btw E. 41st & E. 42nd sts., 212.878.6301; Pera Soho, 54 Thompson St., at Broome St., 212.878.6305, Named for an elegant Istanbul neighborhood, this stylish establishment features traditional and modern mezes (Mediterranean side dishes)—from warm hummus to a trio of mini lamb shish kebabs—as well as marinated cuts of grilled meats and seafood. Live jazz Fri. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$$ 2/  5 . F14, G20 San Martin– C0L642I1 nternational 143 E. 49th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.832.0888, Spanish melds with Italian in specialties that include paella valenciana, Manila clams in white wine sauce, risotto primavera, veal scaloppine with mushrooms and slow-cooked rosemary lamb chops. Live jazz every Tues 6:30-8:30 p.m. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  5 E1

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

La Giara– C0L4196KoItalian 501 Third Ave., btw E. 33rd & E. 34th sts., 212.726.9855, The Sardinian chef prepares regional dishes, such as duck pappardelle. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat  /  . E15 Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 1

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Pershing Square Cafe– C0L36A 185 merican 90 E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 212.286.9600, pershingsquare .com. In the shadow of majestic Grand Central Terminal lies this busy eatery—built into the underside of a raised roadway—offering comfort food, from chicken potpie to crispy calamari to braised boneless short ribs. Breakfast, Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/ 8  F14

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

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Lizarran New York City– C0L3452Spanish/Tapas 11 W. 51st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.998.4351, An authentic menu of hot tapas (croquetas with béchamel sauce and cured ham, beef meatballs in tomato

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sauce, artichokes with cured ham, shrimp with garlic and cayenne pepper, oxtail with truffled mashed potatoes), cold tapas (gazpacho), cheeses, cured meats and paellas, as well as meat (pork tenderloin with potatoes, piquillo pepper and bacon) and seafood entrÊes (baby squid with applesauce and onions). Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  G13

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

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

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


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DINING fine Indian cuisine

Amarone Ristorante– C0L972I15 talian 686 Ninth Ave., btw W. 46th & W. 47th sts., 212.245.6060, Antipasti (eggplant fritters with mixed greens and goat cheese), pastas and mains (veal piccata with white wine, lemon and capers) in traditional, homey surroundings. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  8 F4

flavors, such as cripsy shrimp po’boy sandwiches (cornmeal-fried shirmp dressed with Creole mayo, shredded cabbage, tomatoes and pickles), and volcano chicken (chicken breast with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, chipotle barbecue cream sauce, grilled vegetables and crispy onion straws). Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . H14

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Bar Americain– C0L9721A 5 merican 152 W. 52nd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.265.9700, Chef Bobby Flay presents his take on American eats—smoked chicken with green chile spoon bread and black pepper vinegar—in a 200-seat, David Rockwell-designed space with a mezzanine area. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . H13

Hakkasan– C0L3452Modern Chinese 311 W. 43rd St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.776.1818, hakkasan .com. Chef Ho Chee Boon offers haute cuisine in an 11,000-square-foot space featuring an elegant 50-foot bar and dishes such as crispy duck salad, roasted silver cod with champagne and Chinese honey, stir-fry black pepper rib eye with Merlot and braised abalone with black truffle. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  I13

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Benoit– C0L972F 15 rench 60 W. 55th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.943.7373, Alain Ducasse’s chic Parisienne brasserie offers classic signatures—roasted organic chicken for two, steamed loup de mer with fennel, lemon and lavendar—in a space that evokes the flair of France. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G13 Buca di Beppo– C0L972I15 talian 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.764.6527, Diners feast on family-style plates—mussels marinara, fried mozzarella, mixed green salad, chicken parmigiana, veal Marsala—in a warm, welcoming space decorated with Italian family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . H14 Courgette– C0L9721N5New ew American 204 W. 55th St., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.333.7799, Farm-to-table fare, in dishes such as seafood salad with baby romaine and pear yogurt dressing and spiced duck breast with red cabbage and butternut squash puree, is served in a contemporary space amid wine racks and light wood accents; Breakfast Tues-Fri, lunch, dinner Mon-Sat, brunch Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  H13 Crossroads American Kitchen & Bar– C0L9721A 5 merican New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 8th fl., btw W. 45th & W. 46th sts., 212.704.8834, A 21-foot mirrored spiral bar—black and shining with neon blue accents—provides a grand backdrop for modern classics, such as braised short rib with slow-roasted shallots, Swiss chard, parsnip puree and a Dijon-red wine sauce; and New York strip steak with butter. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . H14 db Bistro Moderne– C0L972F 15 rench-American City Club Hotel, 55 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.391.2400, French culinary classics—country duck pâté with pickled vegetables and Dijon mustard—and innovative takes on American stalwarts—sirloin burger filled with braised short ribs and foie gras with black truffles on a Parmesan bun—served in a modern restaurant by Chef Daniel Boulud. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . G14 Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar– C0L48A 15 merican 220 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 646.532.4897, Television personality Guy Fieri offers dishes with big, bold


Heartland Brewery & Chophouse– C0L345American 127 W. 43rd St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 646.366.0235, Specializing in steaks and chops, this welcoming eatery also serves hearty pub fare—such as buffalo chicken spring rolls—and handcrafted beers. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2 1/  . G14; HB Burger 127 W. 43rd St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 212.575.5848. Specializing in nine types of burgers. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . G14; Heartland Brewery Midtown West 625 Eighth Ave., at W. 41st St., 646.214.1000; and four other NYC locations. Beer-friendly food. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $ 2 1/  . I14 Kellari Taverna– C0LG 7421 reek 19 W. 44th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.0144, kellaritaverna .com. An ample wine selection complements the extensive traditional Hellenic menu, specializing in whole, imported fish grilled with lemon and olive oil. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  G14 Molyvos– C0L3452Greek 871 Seventh Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212.582.7500, Chef Jim Botsacos’ Hellenic specialties, such as moussaka (casserole of potato, eggplant, pepper, spiced ground lamb and beef with yogurt béchamel sauce) and lahano dolmades (tender cabbage leaves filled with ground lamb, beef, pork and arborio rice) ensure diners have a feast fit for Zeus. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$ 2/  H13 Nobu Fifty Seven– C0L3456Japanese/Peruvian 40 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.757.3000, The Uptown sister of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s Downtown spots, featuring a wood-burning oven, hibachi table and dramatic, sensual design by David Rockwell. Signature dishes, such as miso-glazed black cod, are enjoyed beneath mystifying chandeliers made of stringed abalone shells while bar patrons sip cocktails (Matsuhisa martini: vodka, Hokusetsu sake and ginger, garnished with cucumbers) at an onyx and walnut bar decorated with ornamental sake barrels. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . 0 G12 Planet Hollywood– C0L389A 1 merican 1540 Broadway, at W. 45th St., 212.333.7827, planet Located in the bustling heart of Times Square, this popular theme restaurant serves up burgers, pizzas and large salads amid

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Puttanesca– C0L389I1 talian 859 Ninth Ave., at W. 56th St., 212.581.4177, Specialties such as portobello-stuffed ravioli with pancetta and saffron crème brûlée are served in a dining room featuring exposed-brick walls and chandeliers. Plus, a newly remodeled marble wine bar serving bottles by the glass. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  . I13

MEGU New York– C0L38M 91 odern Japanese 62 Thomas St., btw Church St. & W. Broadway, 212.964.7777; MEGU Midtown, 845 United Nations Plz., First Ave., btw E. 47th & E. 48th sts., 212.964.7777, Chefs create cutting-edge culinary artworks—salmon tartare with caviar, beef sashimi served in an ice igloo—to honor the rich tradition of Japanese cooking. Authentic details can be seen in the chinaware and servers’ uniforms. Dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/  . F21, E14

ReSette– C0L389S 1 outhern Italian 7 W. 45th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.221.7530, With a name meaning “seven kings,” this restaurant’s décor draws on a royal Italian aesthetic, with wooden banquet tables and regal chairs upholstered in velvet. Traditional fare is on offer, from linguini with Manila clams in garlic oil to grilled filet mignon with mixed mushrooms over mashed potatoes. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; $$$ 2/  G14

Nobu New York– C0LJ3791 apanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., at Franklin St., 212.219.0500, Celebrities and celebrants come for Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s sea urchin tempura, halibut cheeks with wasabi pepper, signature yellowtail with jalapeño and other sublime innovations, served in a soothing David Rockwell-designed space meant to evoke the Japanese countryside. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2 . 0 G21

Sardi’s– C0L5281Continental 234 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.221.8440, sardis .com. Since 1921, this legendary restaurant— known for its humorous celebrity caricatures and spacious yet clubby atmosphere—has provided a festive pre- and post-theater experience. Dishes include jumbo lump crab cakes and grilled sirloin steak. Lunch, dinner Tues-Sun, brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$ 2/  H14

Nobu Next Door– C0L3891Japanese/Peruvian 105 Hudson St., btw Franklin & N. Moore sts., 212.334.4445, Adjacent to Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s legendary restaurant, this 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

Scarlatto– C0L5281Italian 250 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.730.4535, scarlatto .com. Fine Roman specialties—from fresh pastas, seafood entrées and hearty meat dishes—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. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$ 2/  . 7 G14 Victor’s Café– C0LC 7421 uban 236 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.586.7714, victors In a modern space with potted palm trees and murals that conjure up old Havana, classic fare includes ropa vieja (shredded skirt steak in a plantain basket) and Florida red snapper ceviche. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$ 1/  5 . H13 World Yacht– C0LA 7421 merican Pier 81, W. 41st St., on the Hudson River, 212.630.8100, worldyacht .com. Diners sail around NYC and take in the spectacular skyline while tasting Chef John Peper’s cuisine. Lunch Sat, dinner nightly, brunch Sun; AE, DC, MC, V; $$$/  6 5. K14

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Acappella– C0L5214Northern Italian 1 Hudson St., at Chambers St., 212.240.0163, acappellarestaurant .com. Chef/Owner Sergio Acappella’s menu of classic dishes—lobster arrabiata (with herbs, spices, garlic and white wine), veal chop Mt. Edna (veal chop with cherry peppers, bell peppers and topped with mushrooms, cognac and plum tomatoes) —served in a luxuriously appointed dining room that evokes shades of the film The Godfather. Complimentary housemade grappa is presented to every table. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  G21

Tribeca Grill– C0L3A 91 merican 375 Greenwich St., at Franklin St., 212.941.3900, myriadrestaurant The landmark Robert De Niro (who 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

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Upper East Side Anassa Taverna– C0L769Greek 200 E. 60th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.371.5200, anassata Greek worry beads and “evil eye” charms hanging in the entrance ward off negativity, welcoming diners into a rustic space, evocative of the cobblestoned streets of the historical Anthenian neighborhood of Plaka, where simply prepared fish and traditional fare can be sampled. Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$/  8 E12



Bocca East– C0L769Italian 1496 Second Ave., at E. 78th St., 212.249.1010, A lively trattoria and wine bar with an Italian brand of rustic charm—with 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, oxtail ravioli, grilled branzino, Roman-style suckling pig and potato-wrapped sea bream. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$/  8 E10

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Daniel– C0L769French 60 E. 65th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.288.0033, The namesake establishment of celebrated Chef Daniel Boulud, who was honored with an Outstanding Restaurateur Award by the James Beard Foundation in 2006, offers refined diners

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Zucchero e Pomodori– C0L4896Italian 1435 Second Ave., btw E. 74th & E. 75th sts., 212.585.2100, This neighborhood restaurant serves an authentic menu of antipasti (portobello grilled with goat cheese), salads (pear, arugula, Gorgonzola, walnuts and bacon), homemade pastas (pappardelle in country meat sauce) and risottos (arborio rice with asparagus and Gorgonzola), as well as meat and fish entrÊes. Lunch, dinner daily, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, MC, V; $$ / 8 E10





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GO Burger Bar & Grill– C0L76A 9 merican 1448 Second Ave., btw E. 75th & E. 76th sts., 212.988.9822, Big appetites are sated by hearty offerings here, such as specialty burgers—including the “miso hungry� (tempura red onions, soy mushrooms, jack cheese, miso-russian dressing)—and tacos, big salads and sandwiches. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, MC,  /  . E10 V; $ 2


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Upper West Side Boulud Sud– C0LM 96184 editerranean 20 W. 64th St., btw Central Park West & Broadway, 212.595.1313, Chef Daniel Boulud’s cuisine, inspired by cultures across Europe, from tender lamb to grilled seafood to produce-driven dishes. Also on-site are Bar Boulud—a casual bistro with an outdoor terrace—and Épicerie Boulud—a market offering meats, cheeses and baked goods. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  8 . I12 Lincoln Ristorante– C0L9C 6184 ontemporary Italian Lincoln Center, 142 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.359.6500, lincolnristorante .com. A glass-enclosed pavilion within Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, with a sloping roof covered in lush grass, houses Chef Jonathan Benno’s culinary visions, from fresh pastas and meat dishes to focaccia breads and charcuterie. Lunch Wed-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  8 . J12 Ouest– C0LA 96184 merican Nouveau 2315 Broadway, at W. 84th St., 212.580.8700, Blending comfort food flavor and fine dining flair, highly praised Chef Tom Valenti serves goat cheese ravioli with tomato, basil and pancetta; house-smoked sturgeon with frisÊe, lardons and a poached egg; and grilled hanger steak with creamy polenta in a grandiose, multilevel space with red and white accents. Dinner nightly,    J9 Brunch Sun; AE, D, MC, V; $$$ 2/ 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., 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., 212.823.9482. Dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  ; Landmarc–French 3rd fl., 212.823.6123. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$/  ; Masa–Japanese 4th fl., 212.823.9800. Lunch Tues-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  ; Per Se–French 4th fl., 212.823.9335. Lunch Fri-Sun, dinner nightly; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$$/  ; Porter House–Steakhouse 4th fl., 212.823.9500. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $$$/  ; Stone Rose Lounge–American 4th fl., 212.823.9770. Lunch, dinner daily; AE, D, DC, MC, V; $/  I12

The Outer Boroughs Alobar– C0LA 5213 merican 46-42 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.752.6000, alobarnyc .com. An old-fashioned, industrial dÊcor sets the stage for down-home dishes such as Kentuckyfried rabbit with braised cabbage, roast pig with leeks and mint and ginger-glazed baby back ribs, at this neighborhood eatery. Lunch, dinner daily.   AE, D, MC, V; $$ 1/  F&J Pine Tavern– C0LI5213 talian 1913 Bronxdale Ave., btw Muliner & Matthews aves., Bronx, 718.792.5956, Hearty portions of comforting dishes, such as calamari calabrese and eggplant rollatini, in a dining room with checkered tablecloths. Lunch, dinner daily. Cash only; $ 1/  8 . Qi Thai Grill– C0LT 5213 hai 176 N. 9th St., btw Bedford & Driggs Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718.302.1499, Small plates, grilled dishes and house specialties (Bangkok chicken-pumpkin curry), as well as a touch of the exotic (grilled pork jaw with tamarind sauce) served in a sprawling, 4,000-square-foot converted warehouse with a chic, modern dÊcor. Lunch, dinner daily; MC, V; $/  AA17 Roberta’s– C0L769oContemporary Italian 261 Moore St., btw Bogart & White sts., Bushwick, Brooklyn, 718.417.1118, Pizzas, wood-fired in a brick oven, are made with artisanal dough covered with ingredients such as smoked ricotta, Taleggio, black pepper, prosciutto, Berkshire pork sausage, spicy soppressata and speck. The gray cinder-block exterior may seem bare, but inside the vibe is warm and inviting at this popular spot. Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner nightly, brunch Sat-Sun; Cash only; $$/  8 Taverna Kyclades– C0LG 5213 reek 33-07 Ditmas Blvd., at 33rd St., Astoria, Queens, 718.545.8666, Greek island scenes painted on the building’s exterior and a giant mounted marlin inside greet those hungry for authentic dishes from the Hellenic Republic— from spicy Greek sausage to grilled sea bass. Lunch, dinner Mon-Sat; AE, D, MC, V; $ 2/  And for up-to-the-minute details on hundreds of other New York City venues, visit:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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ceNtRal paRK North of W. 59th St. (Central Park South), south of W. 110th St. (Central Park North), west of Fifth Ave. & east of Central Park West. This verdant, 843-acre oasis provides sanctuary for birds and is a playground for humans of all ages with its zoo and walking paths. uppeR east sIde North of E. 59th St., south of E. 110th St. & east of Fifth Ave. Along affluent Fifth Ave., the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of the City of New York are three links in the Museum Mile cultural chain, while Madison Ave. is home to boutiques and galleries. uppeR west sIde North of W. 59th St., south of W. 110th St. & west of Central Park. Major attractions in this culturally rich and ethnically diverse area include Lincoln Center and the American Museum of Natural History, plus boutiques, gourmet shops, restaurants and bars. haRlem North of 110th St., btw the East & Hudson rivers. Known for jazz music, gorgeous architecture and renowned churches, the neighborhood, now enjoying its second renaissance, features soul-food restaurants, stores, clubs and the Studio Museum.

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




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About Buses

Bx15 to Fordham Plaza via Third Av

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

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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.

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(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. | september 2013 | IN New YORK

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Trivia and tidbits on the city that never sleeps


Oldest Homestead (left) in the Meatpacking neighborhood comes with a generous slice of NYC history. The steak house opened in 1868, making it one of the oldest restaurants in the United States. It was originally named the Tidewater Trading Post, so called because the waters of the Hudson River would wash up to its doors during high tide, and merchants would often eat there before setting sail for the big sea.

The city’s smallest park is on W. 71st St., between West End and Amsterdam aves. Wedged between two brownstones, it boasts several benches and a small garden. Former Parks Commissioner Henry J. Stern wanted to give it a more colorful


name than “71st Street

Among luminaries past and present who have graced the halls of the prestigious Upper East Side Carlyle Hotel (below) are Princess Diana, Steve Jobs, Michael Jackson, President Kennedy (who reportedly had dalliances with Marilyn Monroe there), Frank Sinatra, Woody Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Steve McQueen, and, more recently, Tom Cruise, George Clooney and Katie Holmes.

Septuagesimo Uno,

Plot” and so named it Latin for 71.

Chelsea Morning

The cheery neighborhood of Chelsea (above) started as a farm bought in 1750 by Thomas Clarke, a retired British army captain. His grandson Clement Clarke Moore became a developer and began adding to the farm and building homes on the adjacent areas and, hence, Chelsea was born.

Sixth Avenue’s name was officially changed to “Avenue of the Americas” in 1945 by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia to honor the unity of the Western Hemisphere and the fostering of PanAmericanism. The name was chosen to celebrate the many Latin American consulates that were then housed around the Rockefeller Center area.

 In New York the sky is bluer, the grass is greener, the girls are prettier, “ the steaks are thicker, the buildings are higher and the streets are wider, the air is finer, than the sky, or the grass, or the girls, or the steaks, or the air of any place else in the world.”—Edna Ferber, Buttered Side Down 88

Photos: old homestead, dan azzari; carlyle hotel, © the carlyle, a rosewood hotel. illustration, lisanne gagnon

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