36 hours in New York City


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A 36 hour guide to some of the best art and culture New York City has to offer, great for cultural enthusiasts and those not on their first visit to the Big Apple.

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36 hours in New York City

  1. 1. 36 Hours in New York City A 36 hour guide to some of the best art and culture New York City has to offer, great for cultural enthusiasts and those not on their first visit to the Big Apple. Source: Mygola.com
  2. 2. Day 1 The Lincoln Center New York New York is the world’s premier performing-arts city, and Lincoln Center is its foremost institution. If you’re planning an evening’s entertainment, check the variety here, which can include opera, dance, symphonies, jazz, theater, film, and more—from classic to contempo ...
  3. 3. Day 1 The Metropolitan Opera New York The Metropolitan Opera ranks first in the world for its full productions of the classic repertory and a schedule packed with world-class grand sopranos and tenors. Millions are spent on fabulous stagings, and the venue itself is a wonder of acoustics. Whatever is on the schedule, ...
  4. 4. Day 1 Bar Boulud New York Boulud follows through with a magnificent wine program; the highly regarded wine director Daniel Johnnes sources globally for Rhone and Burgundy varietals, though calling this place a “bar” is a major misnomer. The stunning house-made charcuterie, sitting behind glass on a lo ...
  5. 5. Day 2 The Standard Grill New York Hotelier Andre Balasz created an instant scene for celebs, fashion-industry insiders, and the common folk, too, who all cluster at this buzzy restaurant inside the Standard Hotel. In warm weather the spacious outdoor seating area is perfect for sampling creative cocktails; the in ...
  6. 6. Day 2 High Line Park New York The High Line, Manhattan’s newest and most inventive park, runs 30 feet above street level on a former freight rail line. Where milk, meat and raw materials once trundled by, trendy New York now chats and chills, enjoying marvelous views over the Hudson River. The High Line’ ...
  7. 7. Day 2 Serene Rose New York When Hermian Charles left the health-care industry after fifteen years to open Serene Rose, it was less a departure than a return: She grew up sewing in her family’s tailor shop and never fully quit the needle and thread. Brides-to-be travel to her honey-hued Park Slope boutiqu ...
  8. 8. Day 2 Fork & Pencil New York With whitewashed walls and cluttered tables of knickknacks, this vintage housewares shop has a vibe that’s more Cape Cod than Cobble Hill. All profits are donated to charities, including the Council on the Environment of New York City and the Rooftop Films organization. The sto ...
  9. 9. Day 2 Papél New York New York Indie stationery shop Papél aims to be the Kate’s Paperie of Brooklyn. Owner Raegan Hirvela set up shop in December 2009, decking the minimalist space with colorful origami creations. Inside, you’ll find a sprawling selection of original wrapping paper, greeting cards, and j ...
  10. 10. Day 2 Cafe Pedlar New York This capacious, country-clean space on grateful Court Street is into its third year, continuing to serve the diabolical combination of nearby Red-Hook-roasted Stumptown beans and even closer baked pastries from the Frankies Spuntino empire. If you can tear your mind away from the ...
  11. 11. Day 2 The Chocolate Room New York In many a child's fantasy there exists a candy world, where vegetables are banished and everything is made of chocolate. Park Slope's The Chocolate Room does an admirable job of breathing life into that fantasy. Cake, pudding, sorbet, tea, even beer—it's all chocolate here. But ...
  12. 12. Day 2 Marea New York Marea Ristorante, located in one of Manhattans most storied addresses, features Chef Michael White's ode to Italian seafood. From his trademark handmade pastas to his fresh crudo and whole fish, Chef White is committed to reinventing the notion of seafood in New York.
  13. 13. Day 2 Little Branch New York The third arm of hallowed drinkslinger Sasha Petraske’s empire is a kindler, gentler, larger permutation of its predecessor: The bartenders wear suspenders and many of the old rules still apply. but Milk & Honey’s pressed-tin aesthetic has been replaced with a warm color sche ...
  14. 14. Day 3 New Museum of Contemporary Art New Yorkin New York, New York, Offices United States Like boxes haphazardly piled upon one another, the seven-story New Museum of Contemporary Art, rising above the tenements of the Lower East Side, is one of New York’s newest museum icons. But it’s not only the exterior that catches the eye; the exhibits at the New Museum refl ...
  15. 15. Day 3 Rachel Uffner Gallery New York Rachel Uffner Gallery opened in September 2008 on the Lower East Side of New York. The program consists primarily of peers and colleagues of the gallerist herself: artists in their late 20s to mid 40s, many of whom have been included in significant exhibitions worldwide and large ...
  16. 16. Day 3 Bridge Gallery New York At least since Leonardo Da Vinci’s first attempts to describe turbulence, architects have been fascinated by the dynamics of flow - perhaps seeking an escape from the solid, stable nature of buildings. Beginning in the 1990's, architects have used digital software to imbue stru ...
  17. 17. Day 3 Economy Candy New York Rivington Street's Economy Candy is pure over-the-top New York, a font of variety and abundance that would leave Willy Wonka weeping in his cocoa. Jerry Cohen owns this sweet shop, a Lower East Side landmark since 1937. The floor-to-very-high-ceiling shelves—check out the antiq ...
  18. 18. Thank You! Check out this itinerary here. http://www.mygola.com/36-hours-in-new-york-city/i57 Mygola.com Largest collection of real travelers' itineraries. Create custom trip in 15 minutes.