The Upper West Side has changed over the past few years. It's gone from a mini baby stroller city to a bustling bar hopping scene. Head to Amsterdam Avenue after work for some happy hour drinks, some spots even offer it past the usual 7 pm curfew. Invite some friends and make it an impromptu bar night. If you have time before the bar, you can stop into cute boutiques and stores around Broadway and Columbus at 72nd.
Co-stars yet again, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence are no strangers when it comes to working the red carpet together. Over the weekend, The Cinema Society and Dior Beauty hosted a screening of Magnolia Pictures' Serena, their new film, at Sunshine Cinema in NYC. Cooper and Lawrence giggled before the camera before straightening out but that didn't stop them from joking again at the after party at the Top of the Standard later on in the night. Other A-list attendees included Nicky Hilton, Ivanka Trump, and producer Todd Wagner and wife Kari Wagner. Kelsey Grammer made an appearance at the after-party, where guests took in the stunning views of downtown Manhattan and sipped Belvedere cocktails named Mountain Moonshine and Pemberton's Punch. Click through for an inside look!
With the final season of Mad Men underway, celebrate with Mad Men's Dining Week! You can dine like Don Draper for just $19.69! Featuring either a fixed lunch menu or special cocktail selections, these restaurants are putting a '60s vibe on the concept of Restaurant Week. Over 30 spots are participating in total, so click through for the highlights.
My love affair with shortbread cookies began as a child. There was nothing I craved more than Pecan Sandies as I rushed home from school, threw down my book bag and ran to the pantry. I was obsessed; they were so sandy, buttery and crumbly and I swooned nothing more…definitely my snack of choice for many years.
On Thursday, March 12th, the American Sephardi Federation presented the opening night of the 18th Annual New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street). The evening included a reception, presentation of the Pomegranate Awards to filmmaker Kamal Hachkar (Film) and poet Erez Bitton (Lifetime Achievement: Literature), performance by international recording artist Enrico Macias, and screening of El Gusto, directed by Safinez Bousbia.
We think that everyone deserves a drink after getting through a long day of work. Lucky for you, we've compiled a list of our favorite Midtown bars spots with strong drinks, good company, and happy hour deals that won't break your bank. Whether you work in Midtown or not, you'll definitely want to extend your commute home to unwind at one of these happy hour hot spots!
Greenpoint offers a chance to explore a wealth of cuisines, without all the crowds of Williamsburg or the costliness of the Manhattan. Under one lower-rise, coffee-scented umbrella, Greenpoint has it all. So it is a credit to Selamat Pagi that we have lived for the last month with one foot inside its door, visiting several times a week to get our fix of relentlessly flavorful, cockle-warming food.
This weekend, The Hark Society celebrates its third annual Emerald Tie Gala, A-Trak performs at Marquee, the James Beard Foundation hosts a Supper Suite in Chelsea Market, and more. As always, for full details and more events be sure to check out our calendar.
Last night, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum traded in its usually peaceful atmosphere for their Young Collectors Council Party in the museum's main atrium. From Bee Shaffer to Dree Hemingway, the young collectors pulled out all the fashion stops for the annual event. Click through to see our favorite looks of the night.
Are you vegan or vegetarian and hate ordering the one token veggie meal off the menu? Whether you scored a date with a vegan or vegetarian, or are new to this lifestyle yourself, we have 10 of the best vegan restaurants in Manhattan. And trust us, even your meat-eater friends can enjoy these.