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COVER STORY: ISLAND HOPPING

Take the “A” train to Harlem

Barbra Streisand! Tom Hiddleston! KISS!

Manhattan isn’t the only island in town. Beat the heat on our whirlwind tour of NYC’s breeziest waterfront destinations


CONTENTS

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ESSENTIALS Editor’s Note 4 Ask the Expert 6 Calendar 10 Maps 36 Where Next 38 Parting Shot 40 THE GUIDE Entertainment 19 Shopping 26 Explore 28 Attractions 28 Dining 32

Island Hopping

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You’re probably reading this while on Manhattan Island. But did you know NYC has as many as 40 other isles to explore? Check these out.

One Block: Harlem

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With soul food on the menu, shops for men of distinction, cocktail dens and a museum dedicated to keeping jazz alive, this Uptown nabe defines hip.

The Brooklyn Bridge spans the East River, connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan Island. ©DELL640 / ISTOCK

TOM HIDDLESTON IN “BETRAYAL,” MARC BRENNER; CONEY ISLAND, BRITTANY PETRONELLA, NYC & COMPANY; FLAMEKEEPERS HAT CLUB, COURTESY FLAMEKEEPERS HAT CLUB

Tom (Loki) Hiddleston makes his Broadway debut.

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FRANCIS LEWIS Editor, WhereTraveler ® New York @wherenewyork

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y beef is not with author Henry James, but with the narrator of his short story, “The Impressions of a Cousin,” a jaded American painter who returns to New York after living for too many years abroad. Compared to a villa in Rome, she complains in her diary, there is nothing picturesque about a brownstone on 53rd St., just off Fifth Ave. She can find nothing to sketch, locals being “even less pictorial than their houses.” Eventually, she reaches her boiling point, and vents her frustration on one of the city’s greatest attributes: its grid system of numbered streets and avenues above 14th St. “The city of New York is like a tall sum in addition, and the streets are like columns of figures,” she whines. “What a place for me to live, who hate arithmetic!” Well, I like arithmetic as much as she, yet I love living here. It’s the easiest place in the world to navigate. In this issue, I encourage you to navigate the neighborhood of Harlem, where the grid system holds (p. 16). But I also urge you to go off the grid and discover our islands (p. 12). Yes, New York is a city of islands, and summer is the best time to explore them. Wherever you go, I guarantee that, unlike James’ narrator, you will find plenty that is pictorial and worthy of being captured on your iPhone.

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Carl Schurz Park on the Upper East Side, home of Gracie Mansion (the official residence of the mayor of New York), for a quiet stroll along the East River and views of Roosevelt Island and the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge. For those traveling with their four-legged companions, Carl Schurz has one of the most scenic dog runs in the city.

Q: FOR GUESTS LOOKING FOR A NIGHT ON THE TOWN, WHAT WOULD YOU RECOMMEND? A: The Paradise Club

at the Times Square EDITION, brought to life by Studio 54 founder Ian Schrager. The multicourse feast is paired with an edgy, provocative cabaret performance called “The Devouring: A Marriage of Heaven and Hell,” conceived and created by Brooklyn nightlife collective House of Yes. Culinary options from fried chicken to caviar are provided by Michelin star chef, John Fraser. Come for the dinner and show, stay for the party.

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Visit upscale American restaurant One if by Land, Two if by Sea in Greenwich Village, one of the city’s most romantic spots.

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concert or enjoy a stroll in DUMBO and the South Street Seaport.

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Tom Hiddleston is a major motion-picture star thanks to playing Loki in Marvel’s blockbuster “Avengers” and “Thor” franchises, but there’s so much more to the acting chops of this Eton and Cambridge alum—something the Brit gets to prove when he makes his Broadway debut in the revival of Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal” (below). A hit in London’s West End earlier this year, the play has legions of stateside Hiddlestoners camping out at the box office. www.betrayalonbroadway.com

TOM HIDDLESTON IN “BETRAYAL”

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 WHAT’S HAPPENING

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US OPEN

US OPEN, COURTESY USTA; TUXEDO, ANDI ELLOWAY

10 GREAT THINGS THIS MONTH NYC Restaurant Week July 22–Aug. 16 The city’s top restaurants offer two-course lunches ($26) and three-course dinners ($42). www.nycgo .com/restaurant-week

TUXEDO

“Sea Wall / A Life” July 26–Sept. 30 Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge star on the Great White Way in a pair of one-act monologues. www.seawallalife.com

Tuxedo Aug. 6 The funk-R&B duo (Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One) set the disco ball spinning at nightspot Webster Hall. www.websterhall.com

Jazz Festival Aug. 23–25 Marcus Garvey Park and Tompkins Square Park swing in memory of Charlie Parker. www.cityparksfoun dation.org/charlieparker

“Bat Out of Hell” Aug. 1–Sept. 8 The classic Jim Steinman/ Meat Loaf album rocks New York City Center’s stage as a jukebox musical. www.nycitycenter.org

Battery Dance Festival Aug. 11–17 This free, outdoor feast of the terpsichorean art has New York Harbor as its stunning backdrop. www .batterydance.org

US Open Aug. 26–Sept. 8 Game, set, match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens. www .usopen.org

Barbra Streisand Aug. 3 The evergreen songbird returns to Madison Square Garden for the first time in 13 years. www.msg.com/ madison-square-garden

KISS Aug. 20 NYC kisses the rockers goodbye when they bring their End of the Road tour to Barclays Center. www .barclayscenter.com

Jonas Brothers Aug. 29 & 30 Happiness begins now that the boys are back together at Madison Square Garden. www.msg.com/madisonsquare-garden

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Island Hopping

As the song says, Manhattan is an “isle of joy.” But it’s not alone. New York City is an archipelago. The Big Apple’s five boroughs contain more than their fair share of land masses—as many as 40—surrounded by water. Some are small, others are substantial. Here’s a concise tour of the most accessible. Our advice? Be adventurous and visit them all. FRANCIS LEWIS


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LIBERTY ISLAND AND ELLIS ISLAND

It’s easy to romanticize these two islands in New York Harbor (pictured below, with Manhattan in the background), and impossible to speak of one without reference to the other. For many immigrants to this nation, the Statue of Liberty and the immigration station on Ellis Island were

their introduction to the promised land. As witnesses to the past, Liberty and Ellis are beyond symbolic; as destinations, their proximity unites them. The same ferry from Lower Manhattan goes to both. Fascinating museums on each island preserve and explain the history, and there are photo ops galore. But emotions run deeper than any pretty postcard view.


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Contrary to its name, Coney Island in Brooklyn is not an island. But, as an oceanfront residential and amusement area, it has all the attributes of one, and is famed for its sandy beach, boardwalk (pictured), Cyclone roller-coaster, the New York Aquarium and Nathan’s Famous hot dogs. The minor league Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team plays here, and the Ford Amphitheater stages concerts, such as Boyz II Men on Aug. 22. From Manhattan, the nearest thing New York City has to a family resort is the last stop on the F, D, N and Q subway trains.

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ROOSEVELT ISLAND

Getting to Roosevelt Island in the East River is a trip—when you take NYC’s only aerial tramway from E. 59th St. and Second Ave. in Manhattan. Shutterbugs can’t get enough of the unexpected city views. The Four Freedoms Park, a state park on the southern tip of the island (pictured) and within sight of the United Nations, contains a grassy expanse, two alleys of trees and a waterfront promenade: all leading to sculptor Jo Davidson’s monumental bronze portrait head of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the island’s namesake, set within a granite alcove.

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GOVERNORS ISLAND

Situated in New York Harbor between Manhattan and Brooklyn, the former military base opened to the public in 2005, and since then has been a work in progress. Site-specific, long-term artworks flourish, like Rachel Whiteread’s installation, “Cabin,” which sits atop Discovery Hill in stark contrast to Lower Manhattan in the distance. Children revel in Slide Hill and its four slides, including NYC’s longest. The island also welcomes special events, like the Jazz Age Lawn Party (pictured), held Aug. 24 and 25. Pack a picnic and dress likes it’s the Roaring ’20s.

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STATEN ISLAND

The outer borough is as easy to get to as a 25-minute ferry ride from the Whitehall Terminal in Lower Manhattan. Moreover, the ride across New York Harbor is free. Once they disembark at the St. George Terminal on Staten Island, bargain shoppers make a beeline for Empire Outlets, while culture vultures head to Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden for art exhibitions and the serenity found in the Chinese Scholar’s Garden (pictured). Also on the island, Historic Richmond Town is a living museum from NYC’s 17th-century past.

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CITY ISLAND

When New Yorkers feel the urge to escape to Cape Cod, they head instead to City Island in the Bronx, less than an hour’s drive from Midtown Manhattan. Here, you can catch a breeze strolling the low-key enclave’s 1.5-mile length; sit on a dock and dip your toes in Long Island Sound; or rent a boat from Jack’s Bait & Tackle. Restaurant names, like City Island Lobster, The Original Crab Shanty and Sammy’s Shrimp Box, leave little to the imagination: Fresh seafood, often with an Italian accent, rules. Arties serves its clambake (pictured) heaping and hot.

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RANDALL’S ISLAND

Most of this island in the East River between Northern Manhattan and Queens is one big recreational park, with miles of walking, biking and running paths; a tennis center; and baseball, softball, soccer, rugby, lacrosse and football fields. The vast green expanse of Randall’s Island Park is also a cultural destination, where Cirque du Soleil has pitched its Big Top and the mammoth Frieze contemporary art fair takes place every spring. Next up: The park experiences a youthquake when it hosts the Electric Zoo music festival (pictured), Aug. 30 and Sept. 1.

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Harlem is well-known for its soul food spots—Red Rooster elevates the cuisine and Sylvia’s has been a staple visited by celebrities since 1962. For a more farm-to-table menu, Clay is a neighborhood gem.

Spots like Flamekeepers Hat Club and Harlem Haberdashery offer an array of sophisticated hats for men and custom-made apparel. NiLu curates artisanal gifts and home decor.

The cozy 67 Orange Street is a small speakeasy-style bar with sophisticated cocktails. Barawine offers an extensive wine list, featuring 25 wines by the glass. The Corner Social has guest DJs throughout the week and a full menu.

A trip to the legendary Apollo Theater is a must when in Harlem. Also, check out The Studio Museum showcasing artists of African descent and The National Jazz Museum committed to keeping jazz present and thriving.

 67 Orange Street

 Apollo Theater

2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd., 212.662-2030, www.67orangestreet.com

253 W. 125th St., 212.531.5300, www.apollotheater.org

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429 W. 127th St., 212.864.4500, www.studiomuseum.org

 Red Rooster

 Flamekeepers Hat Club

310 Lenox Ave., 212.792.9001, www.redroosterharlem.com

273 W. 121st St., 212.531.3542, www.flamekeepershatclub.com

 Sylvia’s

 Harlem Haberdashery

328 Malcolm X Blvd., 212.996.0660, www.sylviasrestaurant.com

245 Lenox Ave., 646.707.0070, www.harlemhaberdashery.com

 Clay

 NiLu Gift Boutique

553 Manhattan Ave., 212.729.1850, www.claynyc.com

191 Malcolm X Blvd., 646.964.4926, www.shopnilu.com

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200 Lenox Ave., 646.756.4154, www.barawine.com

 The Studio Museum

 Corner Social

 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem

321 Lenox Ave., 212.510.8552, www.cornersocialnyc.com

58 W. 129th St., 212.348.8300, www.jazzmuseuminharlem.org

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BETRAYAL (Previews begin Aug.14, opens Sept. 5) (1 hr 30 mins, no intermission) Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox make their Broadway debuts in the revival of Harold Pinter’s play about the dissolution of an extramarital affair and a marriage, told in reverse chronological order. Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, www.betrayalon broadway.com

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SEA WALL / A LIFE (Previews began July 26, opens Aug. 8) The twin bill of monologues stars Tom Sturridge in Simon Stephens’ “Sea Wall” and Jake Gyllenhaal in Nick Payne’s “A Life.” Hudson Theatre, 139141 W. 44th St., betw Sixth & Seventh aves., 855.801.5876, www.seawallalife.com

AIN’T TOO PROUD— THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS (2 hrs 30 mins) The new biomusical captures the unmistakable harmonies, signature dance moves and personal stories of the legendary R&B group. Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, www.aint tooproudmusical.com

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ALADDIN (2 hrs 20 mins) Disney Theatrical Productions’ musical comedy is an exotic magic carpet ride, filled with romance, special effects and songs from the 1992 animated feature. New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 866.870.2717, www.alad dinthemusical.com BE MORE CHILL (Closes Aug. 11) (2 hrs 20 mins) The coming-of-age-in-thedigital-age musical tells the story of a high-school kid who, though he longs to be popular, wants to remain true to himself. Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves.,

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BEAUTIFUL–THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL (2 hrs 20 mins) The long-running show chronicles the rise of the singer/songwriter. Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.239.6200, www.beautifulon broadway.com

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THE BOOK OF MORMON (2 hrs 30 mins) Two Mormon boys are on a mission to save souls in Africa in the irreverent, musical comedy. Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, www.bookofmor monmusical.com

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BEETLEJUICE (2 hrs 30 mins) A demented, rambunctious spirit named Beetlejuice wreaks havoc in the musical comedy based on the popular 1988 film. Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, btw W. 50th & W. 51st sts., 212.239.6200, www .beetlejuicebroadway.com

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FROZEN (2 hrs 15 mins) Disney’s animated feature is now a full-length stage work, with new songs and story material added. St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717, www.frozenthe musical.com HADESTOWN (2 hrs 25 mins) Two classic love stories are set to a New Orleans beat in the 2019 Tony-winning musical. Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, www.hadestown.com

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (Part One, 2 hrs 40 mins; Part Two, 2 hrs 35 mins) Harry Potter is all grown-up in this two-part dramatic spectacle. Lyric Theatre, 214 W. 43rd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 877.250.2929, www.harry pottertheplay.com KING KONG (Closes Aug. 18) (2 hrs 30 mins) Beauty tames the beast in the musical, with spectacular special effects. Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, btw W. 52nd & W. 53rd sts., 212.239.6200, www.kingkongbroadway.com THE LION KING (2 hrs 30 mins) Theatergoers of all ages sing along at the hit stage version of Disney’s animated movie. Minskoff Theatre,

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HAMILTON (2 hrs 45 mins) America’s past is told through the hip-hop sounds of today in the award-winning musical about political mastermind Alexander Hamilton. Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, www.hamil tonbroadway.com

COME FROM AWAY Book, Music and Lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein Directed by Christopher Ashley

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN (2 hrs 30 mins) In the acclaimed musical, Evan, a socially awkward high-school senior, goes from outsider to cool guy when he fabricates emails between himself and a classmate who committed suicide. Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, www.dearevan hansen.com


MANILOW BROADWAY (July 26-Aug. 17) Barry Manilow, Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-winning singer/ songwriter, returns to the Great White Way for 17 performances. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, www.barry manilow.com MEAN GIRLS (2 hrs 30 mins) Tina Fey has written the book for the hit musical about teenage rivalry in high school. August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, www.meangirls onbroadway.com

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MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL (2 hrs 35 mins) With Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 movie for inspiration, the new musical celebrates truth, beauty, freedom and l’amour in Belle Époque Paris. The score is a hit parade of songs past and present. Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 877.250.2929, www.moulin rougemusical.com OKLAHOMA! (2 hrs 45 mins) Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1943 musical is reinvented for the 21st century. Circle in the Square Theatre, 235 W. 50th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, www.oklahomabroadway.com THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (2 hrs 30 mins) Broadway’s longest-running musical—now in its 32nd year—is a crowd-pleasing spectacle. Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, www.phantombroadway.com PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (Closes Aug. 18) (2 hrs 30 mins) The romantic musical comedy, based on the movie of the same name, tells a contemporary Cinderella story. Nederlander Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 877.250.2929, www.prettywom anthemusical.com

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THE PROM (Closes Aug. 11) (2 hrs 15 mins) An Indiana teen wants to take her girlfriend to the prom in the heartfelt musical comedy. Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, www.the prommusical.com TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (2 hrs 35 mins) Harper Lee’s novel has been adapted for the stage. Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, www.tokilla mockingbirdbroadway.com TOOTSIE (2 hrs 35 mins) The Tony Awardwinning musical comedy is based on the 1982 movie. Marquis Theatre, 210 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, www.toot siemusical.com

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WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME (Closes Aug. 24) (1 hr 30 mins, no intermission) Author/ performer Heidi Schreck relates how she paid for college by entering Constitutional debate competitions. The Hayes Theater, 240 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200, www.con stitutionbroadway.com

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WICKED (2 hrs 45 mins) A green-hued girl is branded the Wicked Witch of the West in the musical, now in its 16th year. Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, www.wick edthemusical.com

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WAITRESS (2 hrs 30 mins) Sara Bareilles wrote the score for the musical about a waitress with an exceptional talent for baking. Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929, www.wait ressthemusical.com


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BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER (Closes Sept. 15) (2 hrs) An ill-starred actress of a certain age finds work as a badass, Kung Fu-fighting bounty hunter assigned to capture a South American drug lord in the musical comedy, with songs by Joe Iconis. Greenwich House Theater, 27 Barrow St., at Seventh Ave. So.,www.broad waybountyhunter.com

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COMPANY XIV: QUEEN OF HEARTS (Closes Aug. 18) The world-premiere production is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” but with an avant-garde twist. Immersive cocktails have been imaginatively created to accompany the show. Théâtre XIV, 383 Troutman St., btw Wyckoff & Irving aves., Bushwick, Brooklyn, 866.811.4111, www .companyxiv.com

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#DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT (2 hrs) The show, which is part improvisation and part sketch comedy, explores the world of online dating. Westside Theatre Downstairs, 407 W. 43rd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.239.6200, www.dateme show.com FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (3 hrs) The Yiddish language adaptation of the 1965 musical about dairyman Tevye, his family and their traditional community in pre-revolutionary Russia is performed in Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles. Stage 42, 422 W. 42nd St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.239.6200, www.nytf.org/ fiddler-on-the-roof JERSEY BOYS (2 hrs 30 mins) The behind-thescenes story of pop sensations, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, includes the group’s greatest hits, such as “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and “Oh What a Night.” New World

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PIP’S ISLAND (1 hr) The immersive and interactive theatrical experience involves kids 4-10 in a walking adventure in which they navigate challenges and games, play a direct part in the storytelling, and help Pip and his friends Pebble and Finn save the island from darkness and restore harmony to the land. Youngsters’ imaginations are engaged while encountering multisensory environments, live actors and animation. 400 W. 42nd St., at Ninth Ave., 888.718.4253, www .pipsisland.com

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PUFFS (Closes Aug. 18) (1 hr 45 mins, no intermission) Any similarity to a fictional school for gifted-in-a-certain-way children (think: Hogwarts) is strictly inPage 1 tentional as Wayne, an#average boy from New Mexico, and his mates (known asInks Puffs) study Approvals to be wizards. A young wizard Cyan CD None with a scar on his forehead Magenta CW Tom Yellow AD Peter makes things challenging— Black Studio Miles and interesting. New Used World Swatches Acct Kyle/marci Black Stages, Stage 5, 340GRAY W. @50th Proofrd Joe F 60% Prod None PMS 178 C4 St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., C=100 M=0 Y=0 K=0 212.239.6200, www.puffsthe PHAN Light Blue play.com ROCK OF AGES (2 hrs 15 mins) A small-town girl and her big-city boyfriend join forces to save a Sunset Strip rock club from demolition in this hit musical propelled Print Ad Slug by rock ballads and power anthems from the 1980s. New World Stages, Stage 3, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, www.rock ofagesmusical.com SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Shakespeare presented outdoors and under the stars for

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (2 hrs) Everything that could comically go wrong does when a college drama society puts on a 1920s murder mystery. New World Stages, Stage 4, 340 W. 50th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.239.6200, www .broadwaygoeswrong.com


free in Central Park. Thru Aug. 11: “Coriolanus.” M-Sa 8 pm. Free tickets are distributed, two per person, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park on the day of the performance, through a digital lottery via the TodayTix website or mobile app, and via an in-person lottery in the lobby of The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette St. Delacorte Theater in Central Park, entrance at Central Park West & W. 81st St., 212.539.8500. www .public theater.org SLEEP NO MORE (up to 3 hrs) In this immersive, interactive theater piece, mask-wearing audiences wander at will and at their own pace through a 100,000-square-foot environment—an abandoned 1930s luxury hotel—eavesdropping on scenes and characters that conjure up Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” The McKittrick Hotel, 530 W. 27th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 866.811.4111, www.mckittrickhotel.com

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STOMP (1 hr 45 mins, no intermission) In a dazzling percussive performance, the cast conjures rhythm out of brooms, dustbins, hubcaps and more. Orpheum Theatre, 126 Second Ave., at E. 8th St., 800.982.2787, www.stomponline.com TWO’S A CROWD (Closes Aug. 25) (1 hr 25 mins, no intermission) Tom and Wendy meet through a computer error, but these opposites—he’s freewheeling, she’s uptight—are hardly a match made in heaven. Will they be able to put aside their differences and take a gamble on love? Comedian Rita Rudner stars and co-wrote the musical comedy set in Las Vegas. 59E59 Theaters, 59 E. 59th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 646.892.7999, www.59e59.org

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downtown shore of New York Harbor and within view of the Statue of Liberty. Featured dancers come from New York City, Sri Lanka, France and Argentina. Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, Battery Park City, 20 Battery Pl., 212.219.3910, www .batterydance.org/batterydance-festival JOYCE THEATER The Chelsea venue welcomes modern-dance companies from the U.S. and abroad. Highlights: July 23-Aug. 4: “Freddie Falls in Love.” Aug. 6-18: Ballet Festival. 175 Eighth Ave., at W. 19th St., 212.242.0800, www.joyce.org LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS (July 24-Aug. 11) Free alfresco music and dance events are on offer in the Lincoln Center campus. Highlights: Aug. 1: Blood Orange and Kelsey Lu. Aug. 2: Caleb Teicher & Company. Aug. 3: An evening of stand-up comedy. Aug. 4: desi: NOW. Aug. 7: Jesús Carmona: “Amator.” Aug. 8: OkayAfrica: Gold & Soul. Aug. 9: H.E.R. and Samm Henshaw. Aug. 11: David Crosby & Friends; Anaïs Mitchell. Times vary. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Columbus Ave., btw W. 62nd & W. 65th sts., 212.875.5000, www.lincoln center.org/out-of-doors MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL (Thru Aug. 10) Music by Mozart, his contemporaries and successors. David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.721.6500, www .lincolncenter.org/mostlymozart-festival NEW YORK CITY CENTER The performing arts venue (a former Shriners temple) hosts music, dance and theater engagements. Highlight: Aug. 1-Sept. 8: Jim Steinman’s “Bat Out of Hell–The Musical.” 131 W. 55th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.581.1212, www.nycity center.org

Jazz Clubs BIRDLAND “The jazz corner of the world” is how Charlie Parker described this club. Highlights: July 30-

Aug. 3: John Pizzarelli: A Tribute to Benny Goodman with Ken Peplowski. Aug. 6-10: Dee Dee Bridgewater. Aug. 13-17: David Matthews Trio. Aug. 20-24: The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra. Aug. 27-31: Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration. Every M: Jim Caruso’s Cast Party. Dinner served nightly. 315 W. 44th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.581.3080, www.birdlandjazz.com DIZZY’S CLUB COCA-COLA Sleek furnishings, low lighting and talented performers (both new and established) define this intimate club, with a stunning stage backdrop: the Manhattan skyline. Highlights: Aug. 1-4: Ben Wolfe Quintet. Aug. 8-11: Victor Goines Quartet. Aug. 16-18: Sounds for Sculpture: Christian Tamburr Septet. Aug. 21-25, 27-Sept. 1: Trio da Paz & Friends. Dinner served nightly. Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Cir., Broadway & W. 60th St., 212.258.9595, www .jazz.org/dizzys JAZZ STANDARD An eclectic lineup of worldclass artists performing classic jazz to funk, R&B, blues and more, plus Blue Smoke restaurant’s award-winning barbecue. Highlights: Aug. 1-4: Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya. Aug. 8-9: Jamison Ross. Aug. 10: Sara Gazarek. Aug. 15-18: The Azar Lawrence Experience. Aug. 23-25: Danilo Pérez Global Messengers. Aug. 29-31: Orrin Evans Trio with special guest Kevin Eubanks. Every M in August: Mingus Big Band. 116 E. 27th St., btw Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. So., 212.576.2232, www.jazzstandard.com

Pop/Rock Venues BARCLAYS CENTER Brooklyn’s state-of-the-art entertainment and sports arena. Highlights: Aug. 15: Backstreet Boys. Aug. 20: KISS: End of the Road World Tour. Aug. 23 & 24: Shawn Mendes. Aug. 28: Mary J. Blige & NAS: The Royalty Tour. Aug. 30: Soulfrito Music Fest 2019. 620 Atlantic Ave., at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 800.745.3000, www.barclays center.com

BEACON THEATRE A classic Upper West Side theater has been revamped to house pop-music concerts and other acts. Highlights: Aug. 1: Herbie Hancock. Aug. 20 & 21: Mark Knopfler. 2124 Broadway, at W. 74th St., 866.858.0008, www.msg.com/beacon-theatre MADISON SQUARE GARDEN A major entertainment and sporting arena in Midtown Manhattan. Highlights: July 31-Aug. 1: Khalid Free Spirit Tour. Aug. 3: Barbra Streisand. Aug. 6 & 7: Queen + Adam Lambert: The Rhapsody Tour. Aug. 10 & 11: Hootie & the Blowfish: Group Therapy Tour. Aug. 17: Marco Antonio Solis: La Historia Continua 2019. Aug. 21 & 22: Tame Impala. Aug. 28: Billy Joel. Aug. 29 & 30: Jonas Brothers: Happiness Begins Tour. Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 866.858.0008, www.msg.com/ madison-square-garden RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL The Art Deco landmark theater is one of the world’s most beautiful concert halls and seats up to 6,000 spectators. Highlights: Aug. 15: John Fogerty: My 50 Year Trip. Aug. 27: Lenny Kravitz. 1260 Sixth Ave., at W. 50th St., 866.858.0008, www .radiocity.com WEBSTER HALL The storied East Village rock and dance club—in the 1950s RCA used it as a recording studio for Harry Belafonte and Perry Como—has been reborn after an extensive renovation. The massive Ballroom now hosts regular concerts. Highlights: Aug. 1: Snail Mail. Aug. 2: Bad Religion. Aug. 3: Bryce Vine. Aug. 5: Tyler Childers. Aug. 6: Tuxedo. Aug. 16: Joyce Manor/Saves the Day. Aug. 21: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. Aug. 22: Bill Callahan. 123 E. 11th St., btw Third & Fourth aves., www .websterhall.com

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BLOOMINGDALE’S A fashion hub carrying designer clothing, jewelry, accessories and more. 1000 Third Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.705.2000, www .bloomingdales.com MACY’S HERALD SQUARE The store spans a full city block. 151 W. 34th St., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.695.4400, www.macys.com

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THE SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS AT HUDSON YARDS Luxury and specialty stores fill this multifloor retail destination, including Aritzia, Cartier, Fendi, H&M, Jo Malone, Kenzo, Mack Weldon and Muji. Among the high-profile restaurants in the complex are Estiatorio Milos, Queensyard and Mercado Little Spain from Chef José Andrés. 20 Hudson Yards, at 10th Ave. & W. 33rd St., www .hudsonyardsnewyork.com THE SHOPS AT COLUMBUS CIRCLE There are more than 60 stores and fine restaurants under one roof, plus bars, a Central Park-view atrium, art installations and special events. Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Cir., btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.6300, www.theshops atcolumbuscircle.com

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WESTFIELD WORLD TRADE CENTER Top-tier stores in this Lower Manhattan destination include Apple, Roberto Coin, Longines and Stuart Weitzman. 185 Greenwich St., btw Vesey & Barclay sts., 212.284.9982, www.westfield.com/westfield worldtradecenter

EXPLORE Transportation GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL Trains run on the Metro-North railroad line to and from this landmark, which celebrated its centennial in 2013. For schedules and prices, visit www .mta.info/mnr. Terminal open daily 5:30 am-2 am. Within the terminal, there are 60 shops and 35 dining options. Store and restaurant hours vary. E. 42nd St., btw Lexington & Vanderbilt aves., 212.340.2583, www .grandcentralterminal.com NJ TRANSIT NJ Transit is your ride to Newark Liberty International Airport, MetLife Stadium, Prudential Center, the Jersey Shore and more. Buy tickets in advance with NJ Transit’s Mobile App. 973.275.5555, www.njtransit.com

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Tours THE BEAST SPEEDBOAT RIDE The fast-paced, 30-minute thrill ride tours New York Harbor, from Pier 83 to the Statue of Liberty, at 45 mph. Thru Sept. 30: Daily departures on the hour 10 am-6 pm. Departs from Pier 83, W. 42nd St., at the West Side Highway, 212.563.3200, www.thebeastnyc.com BLAZING SADDLES Bicycle rentals and guided tours of Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge and Governors Island. Bikes for children, baby seats, trailers and tagalongs available. Rentals by the hour and day. Pier 17, South Street Seaport, 93 South St. ; Pier 84, 557 12th Ave., btw W. 43rd & W. 44th sts.; Governors Island, 917.440.9094, www.blazingsaddles.com BOATSETTER Rent a yacht, powerboat or sailboat and spend up to four hours or longer cruising around New York Harbor and the Hudson River, while relaxing and taking in the view. Most boats accommodate one to six passengers, and each rental comes with a captain. 305.600.5435, www .boatsetter.com CIRCLE LINE SIGHTSEEING CRUISES Day and night tours around Manhattan Island. Times/prices vary. Pier 83, W. 42nd St., at the Hudson River, 212.563.3200, www.circleline.com CITYSIGHTS NY Hop-on, hop-off double-decker bus tours of Manhattan by day and night. Visitors Center: 777 Eighth Ave., btw W. 47th & W. 48th sts., 212.812.2700, www .citysightsny.com

restaurants and markets. Tours include Original Greenwich Village, Chelsea Market and the High Line, Flavors of Chinatown and The Best of Brooklyn. 917.408.9539, www .foodsofny.com

history and famous movie site tours, visitors take cultural, historical or biographical guided walks around the city. Private tours also available. For further information and reservations, call 212.465.3331, no website

HARLEM SPIRITUALS GOSPEL AND JAZZ TOURS Visitors experience informative sightseeing tours that showcase Harlem’s rich cultural diversity and world-famous sites and attractions centered around gospel and jazz music. Some tours include brunch or lunch. Dates/times vary. 690 Eighth Ave., 1st fl., btw W. 43rd & W. 44th sts., 212.391.0900, www .harlemspirituals.com

ON LOCATION TOURS These popular bus and walking tours take TV and movie fans to NYC sites, like Central Park, where favorite shows and major motion pictures have been filmed. 212.683.2027, www. onlocationtours.com

LINCOLN CENTER GUIDED TOUR The tour is a 75-minute trip through up to three of the performing-arts complex’s theaters, including Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Vivian Beaumont Theater, David H. Koch Theater and the Metropolitan Opera House. The tour includes insider trivia and sneak peeks into rehearsals when possible. Tours leave from the David Rubenstein Atrium. Broadway, btw W. 62nd & W. 63rd sts., 212.875.5350, www .lincolncenter.org/visit/tours MADISON SQUARE GARDEN ALL-ACCESS TOUR This tour of one of the world’s most famous sports and entertainment arenas takes visitors on an exploration of the totally revamped and modernized venue. Highlights include visits to behind-the-scenes areas. Daily 9:30 am-3 pm, departing about every 30 minutes; tours last approximately 75 minutes. Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 866.858.0007, www .msg.com/tours

CLASSIC HARBOR LINE Luxury yachts and schooners offer views of New York Harbor and the skyline. Wine tastings, happy hour and brunch sails, and sunset and music cruises offered. 212.627.1825, www .sail-nyc.com

MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY OF NEW YORK TOURS The two-hour walking tours are architectural forays through historic districts and landmark buildings. Dates/times vary. 212.935.3960, www.mas.org

FOODS OF NY TOURS These walking, tasting and cultural tours offer a look at NYC’s various neighborhoods,

NYC DISCOVERY With dozens of tours to choose from, including food and drink-oriented tavern tours, art

THE RIDE Custom-designed, low-emission supersized diesel vehicles take visitors on three excursions. The Ride: The 75-minute multimedia interactive experience transports up to 49 guests around Midtown and Times Square. The Downtown Experience: The 90-minute ride uses virtual reality to take visitors back in time to relive important moments in NYC history. The Tour: An onboard guide leads a 90-minute multimedia tour through Midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side. Advance reservations required online or by calling 212.221.0853, www.experience theride.com STATUE CRUISES Ferries carry visitors to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island National Immigration Museum. Daily departure times from Battery Park vary. 877.523.9849, www.statuecruises.com WOOLWORTH BULDING LOBBY TOURS Guided tours of the vintage lobby of what was once the tallest building in the world allow visitors to learn about the history and architecture of this spectacular space, long closed to the public. Tours range from 30-90 minutes. 233 Broadway, at Park Pl., 203.966.9663, www .woolworthtours.com

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Museums AKC MUSEUM OF THE DOG One of New York City’s newest museums pays homage to man’s best friend. Housed in the same building as the American Kennel Club’s headquarters, library and archives, the museum not only displays 180 pieces of dog artwork, it also features half a dozen interactive digital displays. Open Tu-Su 10 am-5 pm. 101 Park Ave., at E. 40th St., 212.696.8360, www.museum ofthedog.org

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Exhibition halls are filled with dinosaur skeletons, fossils, dioramas and more. The Hayden Planetarium is here, too. Open daily 10 am-5:45 pm. Central Park West, at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100, www.amnh.org BROOKLYN MUSEUM Ancient Egyptian and contemporary American art, among other specialties, are housed in a 560,000-square-foot Beaux Arts building. Open W, F-Su 11 am-6 pm, Th 11 am-10 pm. 200 Eastern Pkwy., at Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718.638.5000, www .brooklynmuseum.org CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN Interactive exhibits, such as “Eat Sleep Play,” “PlayWorks”

and “Dora and Diego,” promote fun and wellness for children ages 18 months thru 6. Open Tu-F, Su 10 am-5 pm, Sa 10 am-7 pm. 212 W. 83rd St., btw Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway, 212.721.1223, www.cmom.org COOPER HEWITT The Smithsonian museum uses groundbreaking technology to create interactive exhibits on historic and contemporary design. Open Su-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa 10 am-9 pm. 2 E. 91st St., at Fifth Ave., 212.849.8400, www .cooperhewitt.org EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO The art and cultures of the Caribbean and Latin America are celebrated at this center of Latin pride. Open W-Sa 11 am-6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 1230 Fifth Ave., at 104th St., 212.831.7272, www.elmuseo.org FRAUNCES TAVERN MUSEUM A museum of Revolutionary War history and culture. Open M-F noon-5 pm, Sa & Su 11 am-5 pm. 54 Pearl St., at Broad St.,

212.425.1778, www.fraunces tavernmuseum.org THE FRICK COLLECTION Old Master paintings, furnishings and decorative arts in an early-20th-century limestone mansion. Open Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. Children under 10 are not admitted. 1 E. 70th St., at Fifth Ave., 212.288.0700, www.frick.org GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM Frank Lloyd Wright’s landmark structure houses significant works of modern and contemporary art. Open daily 10 am-5:30 pm, Tu & Sa until 8 pm. 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500, www.guggen heim.org INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM A national historic landmark, the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier offers access to several decks featuring historic aircraft, multimedia presentations, interactive exhibits and flight simulators, plus the guided missile submarine USS Growler, the British Airways Concorde and the space shuttle Enterprise. Open M-F 10 am-5 pm, Sa & Su 10 am-6 pm. Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072, www.intrepidmuseum.org THE JEWISH MUSEUM Archaeological artifacts, ceremonial objects, photographs, works on paper and art exhibitions explore Jewish diversity and culture in the past, present and future. Open M-Tu, F 11 am-5:45 pm, Th 11 am-8 pm, Sa & Su 10 am-5:45 pm. 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St., 212.423.3200, www.thejewishmuseum.org LESLIE-LOHMAN MUSEUM OF GAY AND LESBIAN ART The world’s first museum dedicated to exhibiting and preserving LGBTQ art. Open W, F-Su noon-6 pm, Th noon-8 pm. 26 Wooster St., btw Canal & Grand sts., 212.431.2609, www.leslie lohman.org THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART American, European and Far Eastern fine and decorative art, plus fashion, fill this world-re-

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AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM The permanent collection of more than 8,000 objects focuses on works created by self-taught artists in a variety of mediums and dating from the 18th cen-

tury to today. Open Tu-Th, Sa 11:30 am-7 pm, F noon-7:30 pm, Su noon-6 pm. Free. 2 Lincoln Sq., Columbus Ave., at W. 66th St., 212.595.9533, www.folkart museum.org

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nowned encyclopedic museum. Open Su-Th 10 am-5:30 pm, F & Sa 10 am-9 pm. 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710, www .metmuseum.org THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM The private library of financier J. Pierpont Morgan is now a research facility and museum featuring rare books, manuscripts, drawings and prints. Open Tu-Th 10:30 am-5 pm, F 10:30 am-9 pm, Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008, www .themorgan.org

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MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN The process of transforming materials into expressive objects is celebrated at this center for innovative arts and crafts. Open Tu-W, F-Su 10 am-6 pm, Th 10 am-9 pm. 2 Columbus Circle, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.299.7777, www.mad museum.org MUSEUM OF ILLUSIONS The totally interactive and Instagram-worthy (photos are encouraged) 4,500-squarefoot, two-story space includes the Infinity Room, the Tilted Room, the Rotated Room and the Anti-Gravity Room. A playroom challenges young and old minds with teasers, puzzles, knots, tricks and mathematical games. Open M-Th 9 am-10 pm, F-Su 8 am-11 pm. 77 Eighth Ave., at W. 14th St., 212.645.3230, www.museumofillusions.us MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE: A LIVING MEMORIAL TO THE HOLOCAUST Exhibits, such as “Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away,” celebrate the lives of those who perished in the Holocaust. Open Su-Th 10 am-9 pm (last entry 7 pm), F 10 am-5 pm (last entry 3 pm). Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl., btw West St. & First Pl., 646.437.4202, www .mjhnyc.org MUSEUM OF MODERN ART The museum is closed for reinstallation of its collection and will reopen Oct. 21. 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400, www.moma.org

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MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK New York City’s past, present and future are illustrated through paintings, photographs and more. The permanent exhibition, “New York at Its Core,” is a three-gallery, high-tech look at the city’s 400year history. Open daily 10 am-6 pm. 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St., 212.534.1672, www.mcny.org MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE The art, history, technique and technology of film, television and digital media are explored through exhibitions, programs and the nation’s largest permanent collection of moving-image artifacts. Open W-Th 10:30 am-5 pm, F 10:30 am-8 pm, Sa & Su 10:30 am-6 pm. 36-01 35th Ave., at 37th St., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.6888, www .movingimage.us NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MATHEMATICS The only math museum in the nation offers more than 40 interactive exhibits appealing to both calculus stars and beginners in a 20,000-square-foot space. Open daily 10 am-5 pm. 11 E. 26th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.542.0566, www .momath.org NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN This is the nation’s first museum to promote Native American history, culture, languages and arts. Open daily 10 am-5 pm, Th 10 am-8 pm. Free. 1 Bowling Green, at Broadway, 212.514.3700, www.americanin dian.si.edu NATIONAL SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM A place for reflection and remembrance. Memorial: Open daily 7:30 am-9 pm. Free. Museum: Open Su-Th 9 am-8 pm (last entry 6 pm), F & Sa 9 am-9 pm (last entry 7 pm). Museum entrance: 180 Greenwich St., btw Liberty & Fulton sts., 212.266.5211, www .911memorial.org NEUE GALERIE NEW YORK The elegant town-house museum is dedicated to 20th-century German and Austrian fine and decorative art and design

by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Otto Dix and others. Open Th-M 11 am-6 pm. 1048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200, www.neuegalerie.org NEW MUSEUM Temporary exhibitions of contemporary cutting-edge art in a variety of mediums by American and international artists. Open Tu-W, F-Su 11 am-6 pm, Th 11 am-9 pm. 235 Bowery, btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.219.1222, www.newmuseum.org NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY Exhibits covering literary, historical, philosophical and fine art themes are on view at the nation’s most famous library, the block-long Beaux Arts Stephen A. Schwarzman Building in Midtown Manhattan. Open M, Th-Sa 10 am-5:45 pm, Tu-W 10 am-7:45 pm. Free. Fifth Ave., at 42nd St. 917.275.6975, www.nypl.org NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM & LIBRARY This cultural institution features more than 60,000 objects and works of art focused on the history of New York City and New York State. Open Tu-Th, Sa 10 am-6 pm, F 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (W. 77th St.), 212.873.3400, www .nyhistory.org THE NOGUCHI MUSEUM The former studio of renowned Japanese sculptor and set designer Isamu Noguchi now houses exhibitions, as well as an outdoor sculpture garden. Open W-F 10 am-5 pm, Sa & Su 11 am-6 pm. 9-01 33rd Rd., at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, Queens, 718.204.7088, www .noguchi.org RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART Paintings, books, artifacts, textiles and more from the Himalayas and the surrounding regions, including Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Mongolia. Open M & Th 11 am-5 pm, W 11 am-9 pm, F 11 am-10 pm, Sa & Su 11 am-6 pm. 150 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000, www .rubinmuseum.org

TENEMENT MUSEUM Turn-of-the-20th-century immigrant life on Manhattan’s Lower East Side is illustrated through guided tours of preserved tenement apartments. Open daily 10 am-6 pm (last tour 5 pm). Visitor center: 103 Orchard St., btw Broome & Delancey sts., 212.982.8420, www.tenement.org WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART Devoted to 20th-century and contemporary U.S. art and artists. Open Su-Th 10:30 am-6 pm, F & Sa 10:30 am-10 pm. 99 Gansevoort St., btw Washington & West sts., 212.570.3600, www.whitney.org

Sights BRONX ZOO 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. Open M-F 10 am-5 pm, Sa & Su 10 am5:30 pm. 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, 718.220.1500, www .bronxzoo.com EMPIRE STATE BUILDING EXPERIENCE Wraparound views from the 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories. Open daily 8 am-2 am. 20 W. 34th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.736.3100, www .esbnyc.com THE HIGH LINE A 1.45-mile-long elevated park and promenade. Open daily 7 am-11 pm. Free. Gansevoort to W. 34th sts., btw 10th & 12th aves., 212.500.6035, www.the highline.org MADAME TUSSAUDS NEW YORK The 85,000-square-foot NYC incarnation of the British-based wax attraction features lifelike sculptures of sports legends, political figures, musical icons and entertainment A-listers, plus Ghostbusters: Dimension, a hyper-reality experience; Marvel Super Heroes 4-D Experience, including interactive areas, wax figures and a film adventure; and Madame Tussauds New York Presents

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Broadway, a new interactive exhibition. Open Su-Th 9 am-10 pm, F & Sa 9 am-midnight. 234 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.512.9600, www.nycwax.com NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN Miles of impressively lush gardens and walking trails, educational programs, free tours and a hands-on children’s adventure garden offer an escape from the city. Tu-Su 10 am-6 pm. 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, 718.817.8700, www.nybg.org ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY The three-level indoor observatory is at the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Open daily 9 am-9 pm (last ticket sold at 8:15 pm). One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St., entrance to the observatory is on West St., at Vesey St., 844.696.1776, www .oneworldobservatory.com

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SEAGLASS CAROUSEL Within a monumental glass and steel pavilion, shaped like a nautilus shell, 30 fiberglass fish, lit by LED lights and as large as 9.5 feet wide and 13.5 feet tall, spin and swim. Each ride lasts approximately 3.5 minutes. Open M-F 11 am-7 pm, Sa & Su 10 am-8 pm. $5 per ride. The Battery, enter at State St. & Peter Minuit Plz., 212.344.3491, www.seaglasscarousel.nyc


VICTORIAN GARDENS (Thru Sept. 22) Pleasure seekers soar, spin, twirl, slide, fly, whirl, swing and race at this summertime, family-friendly amusement park in Central Park. Open M-Th 11 am-7 pm, F 11 am-8 pm, Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 10 am-8 pm. Wollman Rink, Central Park, entrance at Sixth Ave. & W. 59th St./Central Park So., 212.982.2229, www.victori angardensnyc.com

DINING Downtown Manhattan BÂTARD— Contemporary European. TriBeCa’s elegant Michelin-star classic serves inventive cuisine and expertly prepared cocktails, supplemented by an extensive wine list. D (M-Sa). 239 West Broadway, at N. Moore St., 212.219.2777, www.myriad restaurantgroup.com

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BLUE RIBBON SUSHI— Japanese & Sushi. This wildly popular SoHo restaurant offers a diverse selection of sushi and sake in a cozy, cedar-clad space with a sushi bar and tables. Fresh fish flown in from the Sea of Japan. L & D (daily). 119 Sullivan St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.343.0404, www .blueribbonrestaurants.com

Pearl & Stone sts., 212.785.9200, www.harrysnyc.com KATZ’S DELICATESSEN— Jewish/American. This iconic spot has been serving pastrami, corned beef, knishes, pickles and more since 1888. B, L & D (daily). 205 E. Houston St., at Ludlow St., 212.254.2246, www .katzsdelicatessen.com LAUT—Malaysian. Traditional Malaysian, Thai and Singaporean dishes are among the regional Southeast Asian menu items, which include noodle soups, spicy rendang curry, nasi lemak (the national dish of Malaysia) and roti (griddle-baked Indian bread). L (M-F), D (nightly). 15 E. 17th St., btw Broadway & Fifth Ave., 212.206.8989, www .lautnyc.com NOBU DOWNTOWN— Japanese. Celebrated dishes on Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature menu include yellowtail with jalapeño and black cod with miso. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su).

195 Broadway, btw Dey & Fulton sts., 212.219.0500, www .myriadrestaurantgroup.com PAPATZUL—Mexican. The rustic bar and cantina in SoHo, with scrubbed wood floors and Mexican movie posters on the wall, is known for its shrimp ceviche, skirt steak tacos and chicken enchiladas washed down with red or white sangria and a host of margaritas. L & D (daily), Brunch (Sa & Su). 55 Grand St., btw Wooster St. & W. Broadway, 212.274.8225, www .papatzul.com PEASANT—Italian. Chef/ owner Frank DeCarlo mans the open kitchen, with its brick wood-fired ovens, rotisserie and grill, dishing out such signature preparations as grilled orata, spit-roasted suckling pig and house-made pastas. D (Tu-Su). 194 Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.965.9511, www .peasantnyc.com PRUNE—American. Chef/ owner Gabrielle Hamilton whips up a compact menu

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GOLDEN UNICORN— Chinese. Authentic dim sum in a spacious, festive and bustling Chinatown restaurant. L & D (daily). 18 E. Broadway, btw Market & Catherine sts., 212.941.0911, www.goldenuni cornrestaurant.com

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SEVILLA RESTAURANT AND BAR—Spanish. This local favorite, with gold leather banquettes and white tablecloths, has been familyrun since 1941. The cozy spot is known for its genteel service, large tapas menu, seafood paella, pitchers of sangria and guava with cream cheese dessert. Winner of the James Beard Foundation’s America’s Classic Award. L & D (daily). 62 Charles St., at W. 4th St., 212.929.3189, www .sevillarestaurantandbar.com

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FRAUNCES TAVERN— American. Founded in 1762, the historic Colonial locale, where Gen. George Washington bade farewell to his troops, features down-home comfort foods. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.968.1776, www .frauncestavern.com

HARRY’S—Steak House. This clubby restaurant—a favorite for a business lunch, dinner or after-work drink—prepares choice cuts of beef, pastas and Dover sole meunière. L & D (M-Sa), Brunch (Su). 1 Hanover Sq., btw

of creative, unpretentious American bistro fare like grilled trout and roasted duck breast. Dutch-style pancakes hit the spot at the ever-popular weekend brunch in then East Village hole in the wall. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). 54 E. 1st St., btw First & Second aves., 212.677.6221, www.prune restaurant.com

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Midtown Manhattan BLUE SMOKE—Barbecue. Traditional Southern cooking, served family-style. Blue Smoke is a no-tipping restaurant; hospitality is included. Live jazz nightly in the Jazz Standard downstairs. L & D (daily). 116 E. 27th St., btw Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. So., 212.447.7733, www.bluesmoke.com GRAND CENTRAL OYSTER BAR & RESTAURANT— Seafood. The eatery is revered for its selection of oysters and casual ambience under a stunning vaulted tile ceiling. L & D (M-Sa). Grand Central Terminal, 89 E. 42nd St., lower level, at Park Ave., 212.490.6650, www .oysterbarny.com

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HOOTERS—Contemporary American. Comfort food (wings, ribs, burgers) is served in a bi-level space, across from Madison Square Garden. L & D (daily). 155 W. 33rd St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.695.9580, www .originalhooters.com

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HILL COUNTRY—American. Dry-rubbed meats—brisket, ribs, pulled pork, turkey breast and more—are cooked low and slow in a pit smoker fueled by post oak wood imported from the Lone Star State at the cafeteria-style, communal-table eatery. Live American roots music plays in the downstairs bar Tu-Sa. L & D (daily). 30 W. 26th St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 212.255.4544, www.hill country.com

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212.581.6464, www.joeallen restaurant.com JUNIOR’S RESTAURANT— American. The legendary Brooklyn cheesecake bakery, with two locations in the Theater District, offers more than 10 creamy varieties of the dessert, as well as humongous deli sandwiches, barbecue and a full menu of breakfast fare. B, L & D (daily). W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.302.2000; 1626 Broadway, at W. 49th St., 212.365.5900. www.juniorscheesecake.com

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MOLYVOS —Greek. Diners feast on elegant versions of Hellenic specialties— moussaka; stuffed red peppers with basmati rice, eggplant, tomato and manouri cheese; charcoal grilled whole fish with lemon and olive oil emulsion, priced by the pound; and of course, hummus and tzatziki spreads—in an Aegian-inspired dining room. L & D (daily). 871 Seventh Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212.582.7500, www .molyvos.com NOBU FIFTY SEVEN— Japanese. The Uptown sister of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s renowned Downtown spot is a visual spectacle. L & D (daily). 40 W. 57th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.757.3000. www.myri adrestaurantgroup.com PATSY’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT—Italian. This family-run restaurant (since 1944), a favorite of the late Frank Sinatra, specializes in Neapolitan cuisine, including penne alla vodka and gnocchi with meat sauce. L & D (daily). 236 W. 56th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.247.3491, www .patsys.com ROCK CENTER CAFÉ— American. Outdoor seating in warm months and tall-window views of the Rockefeller Center ice-skating rink in winter set the scene for a menu offering house-made pastas and a specialty burger blended in-house with chuck and Black Angus short ribs. Children’s menu available. B, L & D (daily) 20 W. 50th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7620, www.patina group.com/rock-center-cafe

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RUSSIAN SAMOVAR— Russian. Inside a charming banquette-lined main room, diners take in traditional comfort food—borscht, pelmeni, chicken Kiev, beef stroganoff—and the hideaway’s popular flavored vodkas. Live music nightly keeps the party going. Keep your eyes peeled for pro Russian hockey player sightings. L (Tu-Su), D (nightly). 256 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.757.0168, www.russiansamovar.com SUSHIANN—Japanese. Simple decor and a serene ambience allow diners to focus their attention on authentic sushi, sashimi and other delicacies, like grilled salmon cheek, yellowtail tartare and fresh sea urchin. L (M-F), D (M-Sa). 38 E. 51st St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.755.1780, www .sushiann.net WOLFGANG’S—Steak House. Large portions of USDA-prime dry-aged steaks, plus wild salmon, grilled yellowfin tuna and lobster (broiled or steamed), are served in the flagship’s dramatic dining room with its vaulted blue and white tile ceilings by Rafael Guastavino. L & D (daily). 4 Park Ave. So., at E. 33rd St., 212.889.3369, www.wolfgangs steakhouse.net

CANDLE CAFE— Vegetarian/Vegan. A onetime juice bar has grown into an organic restaurant with an eco-friendly menu of plantbased specials made with locally sourced sustainable ingredients. L & D (daily), B & Brunch (Sa & Su). 1307 Third Ave., btw E. 74th & E. 75th St., 212.472.0970, www.candlecafe.com DINOSAUR BAR-B-QUE— American. Barbecue thrives north of the Mason-Dixon Line at this Southern-style eatery in Harlem, serving finger-lickin’ pulled pork and ribs, cajun-spiced catfish, and shrimp boil. Patrons can purchase tangy sauces, rubs and other items to take home. L & D (daily). 700 W. 125th St., at 12th Ave., 212.694.1777, and one other location in Brooklyn, www .dinosaurbarbque.com FLEX MUSSELS—Seafood. Heaping pots of fresh mussels are served in a variety of 24 sauces, from classic (white wine, herbs and garlic) to exotic (Thai with curry coconut broth,

lemongrass, coriander, lime, garlic and ginger). House-made doughnuts end a meal on a sweet note. D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). 174 E. 82nd St., btw Third & Lexington aves., and one other location in Greenwich Village, 212.717.7772, www.flex mussels.com HEIDELBERG—German. Smoked bratwurst with potato salad and roasted pork shank with sauerkraut are served at this family-run staple, established in the 1930s and one of the last German restaurants in NYC. Biergarten downstairs. L (W-Su), D (nightly). 1648 Second Ave., btw E. 85th & E. 86th sts., 212.628.2332, www .heidelberg-nyc.com LEXINGTON CANDY SHOP—American. This old-school luncheonette is best known for its traditional diner menu, including all-day breakfast and fresh egg creams. B, L & D (daily). Closes M-Sa at 7 pm, Su at 6 pm. 1226 Lexington Ave., at E. 83rd St., 212.288.0057, www.lexingtoncandyshop.net

Uptown Manhattan BARNEY GREENGRASS— Deli. Founded in 1908, this timeless, traditional “New Yawk” deli specializes in smoked and fresh fish, creative omelets and halvah. It’s casual and there are no frills, but it’s popular with locals of all stripes nonetheless. B & L (Tu-Su). 541 Amsterdam Ave., btw W. 86th & W. 87th sts., 212.724.4707, www.barneygreengrass.com

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CAFE LUXEMBOURG— French. This glamorous Art Deco Upper West Side bistro serves all the classics: cassoulet, steak tartare, coq au vin, steak frites, moules frites and more. B & L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). 200 W. 70th St., btw Amsterdam & West End aves., 212.873.7411, www.cafe luxembourg.com

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P.J. CLARKE’S— American. Burgers, steaks and shepherd’s pie in a saloon environment across the street from Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. L & D (daily). 44 W. 63rd St., btw Broadway & Columbus Ave., 212.957.9700, www.pjclarkes.com RED ROOSTER HARLEM— American. Ethiopian-born, Swedish-raised Chef/owner Marcus Samuelsson serves refined comfort foods, like hot honey yardbird and seafood jambalaya. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). 310 Lenox Ave., btw W. 125th & W. 126th sts., 212.792.9001, www.red roosterharlem.com SHAKE SHACK— American. This modern burger joint elevates fast food and serves savory burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, wine and beer to a cult following. L & D (daily). 366 Columbus Ave., at W. 77th St., 646.747.8770 ; and several other NYC locations, www.shakeshack.com

Brooklyn AL DI LÀ—Italian. The casual communal tables create an inviting neighborhood vibe at this sunny, walk-in Northern Italian trattoria, where specialties can include spaghetti with Manila clams, hot chili peppers, garlic and oregano. L & D (daily). 248 Fifth Ave., at Carroll St., Park Slope, 718.783.4565, www.aldi latrattoria.com CONEY ISLAND BREWING COMPANY—Brewery. Eight house-brewed beers on tap can be enjoyed by the pint, flight or growler. Most beers are brewery exclusives. There is no kitchen on-site, but patrons can

bring their own food to eat on the premises, Free tours of the facilities available. Open Su-Th noon-10 pm, F & Sa noon-midnight. 1904 Surf Ave., at W. 17th St., Coney Island, 718.996.0019, www.coneyislandbeer.com EVELINA—Contemporary Italian. Inventive plates—squid ink spaghetti with fish ragout, Manila clams and ramps; grassfed steak tartare—in a dimly lit, brick-walled space with ample bar seating and a menu focused on creative appetizer plates. L (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). 211 Dekalb Ave., at Adelphi St., Fort Greene, 929.298.0209, www.evelinabk.com LUCALI—Italian. This intimate spot, evocative of a classic old-world pizza shop, dishes out hearty pies and calzones kneaded and baked in a brick oven before customers’ eyes. D (W-M). 575 Henry St., btw First Pl. & Carroll St., Carroll Gardens, 718.858.4086, www .lucalibrooklyn.com OXOMOCO— Contemporary Mexican. Specialty tacos made with homemade tortillas are served in a comfortable, airy space with high ceilings, or outside in a bright backyard. Brunch & D (daily). 128 Greenpoint Ave., btw Franklin St. & Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint, 646.688.4180, www.oxomoconyc.com PETER LUGER STEAK HOUSE—Steak House. The restaurant, established in 1887, specializes in porterhouse steaks served with a special house sauce. Cash, U.S. checks (with valid photo ID) and debit cards only. L & D (daily). 178 Broadway, at Driggs Ave., Williamsburg, 718.387.7400, www.peterluger.com THE RIVER CAFÉ — American. This Michelinstarred riverside fixture offers panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. Locals celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions here. Jackets required after 5 pm; appropriate footwear at all times. B (M-F), D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). 1 Water St., at Old Fulton St., DUMBO, 718.522.5200, www.rivercafe.com

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MISS MAMIE’S SPOONBREAD TOO— Southern Soul Food. A sampler of shrimp, short ribs, chicken and veggies is the way to go at this Upper West Side fave. International comfort food (African, Asian and Latin) is featured weekly. D (nightly), Brunch (Sa & Su). 366 W. 110th St., btw Columbus & Manhattan aves., 212.865.6744, www .spoonbreadinc.com

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A NYC hospitality landmark in its third decade, Tribeca Grill continues to play a starring role in the vibrant downtown-dining scene. Owned by famed restaurateur Drew Nieporent and Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro, the Grill provides an engaging NYC dining experience, enhanced with a Grand Award-winning wine list and great people-watching. 375 Greenwich St., 212.941.3900, www.myriadrestaurantgroup.com

A new musical comedy starring Rita Rudner, Two’s a Crowd is a story about risk, reconciliation and room service. Forced together by a computer error, freewheeling Tom and uptight Wendy do their best to ruin each other’s vacations. But the bright lights of Vegas might just convince them to take a chance on the happiness they both gave up on long ago. July 13August 25. 59E59 Theaters, 59 E. 59th St., 646.892.7999, www.59e59.org

THE FRICK COLLECTION Housed in the Gilded Age mansion of Henry Clay Frick on NYC’s famed Fifth Avenue, the Frick is one of the most important private collections of fine art in the world, featuring works by Bellini, El Greco, Rembrandt, Titian, Turner, and many others. The museum also contains European porcelains and eighteenth-century French furniture. Children under age ten are not admitted. 1 E. 70th St., 212.288.0700, www.Frick.org.

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With sweeping, unobstructed views of Central Park and Manhattan’s skyscrapers, the view from the Top of the Rock is one of a kind. The three-tiered observation deck on the 67th, 69th and 70th floors offers an unforgettable experience including a panoramic, 360-degree breathtaking cityscape from the 70th floor. Reserve your tickets today. Open daily. 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 877.692.7625, www.topoftherocknyc.com


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