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.
The Lincoln Center
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 ...
The Metropolitan Opera
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, ...
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 ...
The Standard Grill
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 ...
High Line Park
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’ ...
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 ...
Fork & Pencil
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 ...
Papél 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 ...
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 ...
The Chocolate Room
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 ...
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.
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 ...
New Museum of Contemporary Art
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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 ...
Rachel Uffner Gallery
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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