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The last pieces of One World Trade Center's spire will complete the roof of the 104-floor skyscraper this week. Replacing the fallen Twin Towers, One World Trade will become the tallest building in New York. The celebration was originally scheduled for today, but high winds postponed the event. [Photo via @WorldTradeCenter]
Geographically, we live in one of the smallest cities, but culturally, there is more to eat, see, and do in these 468 square miles than any other place in the nation. The problem is, the typical New York tourist only sees a portion of the best spots in the city. With 5 boroughs and countless neighborhoods, it's easy to get overwhelmed and fall into the tourist traps of the city from Times Square to the Statue of Liberty. When you want to see the New York that inspired Jay Z and Frank Sinatra to sing, you need an insider's advice. Look no further. We've put together a collection of the places and spaces of a New Yorker's New York!
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It's only Tuesday, which means we still have a long work week ahead of us. Even if you're not getting out right at 4PM when the market closes, you're still looking to get a strong cocktail (or two) after work. There's no shortage of happy hour deals in FiDi during the week, so for those of us who work Downtown, making our way down to Wall Street is the way to go. Here are some of the top spots for your happy hour fix this week.
You still have over two weeks left for NYC restaurant week, which means that the delectable menus of the finest New York City restaurants are finally within the grasp of the 99%. With the pre-fixed menus adding up to less than half of what you would normally spend, here are a few choices of the many. More»
Fashion Week just said goodbye to Bryant Park. Now the stylish waifs who covered it at the nearby offices of Condé Nast's Vogue might follow suit. Si Newhouse's media empire is considering an HQ move from 4 Times Square West to One World Trade Center (fka the Freedom Tower), which might be completed before the 2nd Avenue Subway. More»
NYC is burning up with comeback fever. What can you say other than some like it hot? The comings and goings of the next big thing appear to consume almost as much, if not more, than the actual thing that is coming and going. More»
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The Andaz Wall Street, which features a bar from the brains behind Milk & Honey, and a Hudson Valley inspired restaurant called Wall & Water, opened last night to much fanfare. Jennifer Pastore, Anisha Lakhani, Daphne Oz, and Kyle Hotchkiss Carone all made the trek to the tip of Manhattan to test out the Hotel that might do wonders in making the Financial District worth hanging out in after 5 pm... More»
As anyone who has had the misfortune of seeing The Happening knows, long walks through parks are no longer safe. So why not stroll through a graveyard? Patriot Tours invites you to go on one of their walking tours of two of the city’s most historic graveyards, those of St. Paul's and Trinity Church, conveniently located in the Financial District.
Friday, May 24
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.