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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!
Last night in NYC, Kate Hudson brought fiance Matthew Bellamy with her to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation's annual Hot Pink Party, Liza Minelli and Robert De Niro kicked off the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival with the world premiere of "Mistaken for Strangers," Neil Patrick Harris and Jesse Tyler Ferguson came out to Calvin Klein with their partners to support the Americans for Marriage Equality Campaign, and more!
We've all had that feeling: The bar is closing soon and as you square up the tab, the hunger hits you like an oncoming express train. The next step is either stumble into the nearest fast food joint or head home and fight off the hunger pains until Sunday brunch. Thankfully, we've done the research for you and found eight NYC restaurants open late. Trust us when we say that these spots are far better than your average, 24-hour, neighborhood deli. More»
We're all guilty of smacking a friend's hand away when they reach for that first bite of their perfectly presented dinner, eager to snap a photo before he/she digs in. Food-stagraming has become such a phenomenon that NYC restaurants have begun instituting a ban against photographing your food, according to The New York Times. If you're one of the many people who love to eat with your eyes, then take a look at our picks for the 10 favorite Foodie Instagrams you should be following! More»
With so many high quality restaurants in New York (often with prices to match), it can be difficult to frequent them all. Fortunately, there are plenty of cookbooks available to make some of these rare dishes at home. Check out our list of cookbooks published by some of our favorite restaurants in New York. More»
In New York City, it's not too difficult to find a decent burger--most diners, bars, and fast food joints can accommodate with a basic beef patty and fries. But for connoisseurs looking for a gourmet burger, the task can be a bit more challenging. From The Lion to the lamb burger, here's our picks for some of the best burgers in Manhattan. More»
In the UK, "pikey" means gypsy in slang. But in L.A., it's Brad Pitt's uncouth character from Snatch, and now your new local Brit fix as the namesake of latest drinking and dining destination from bar owners and restauranteurs Jared Meisler and Sean MacPherson (Il Covo, Roger Room, Swingers, Good Luck Bar, El Carmen, Jones, Bar Lubitsch). Say hello to The Pikey, the blokes' revamp of the historic Ye Coach & Horses on Sunset, now unofficially open for business. We swung by after our Saturday night Seder for the friends and family opening and have the full monty on all the details you want to know about this new spot. More»
Ah, drunk food (drunchies!), that gluttonous stop between the bar and the bedroom. For some New Yorkers, waking up in a greasy nest of half-eaten Big Macs and fries is just fine by them. But not for our readers! Here's the top restaurants that cater to only the finest inebriated palates. More»
Over the weekend The Creator's Project rocked out with Justice, Christie Brinkley celebrated film in the Hamptons with the Hamptons International Film Festival, Lauren Bush Lauren showed off her FEED bags, the 49th New York Film Festival came to a close with George Clooney, and Jay-Z partied for 25 years of Def Jam records. More»
Nights and Weekends is now open; Hotel Americano is in previews; South Street Seaport Water Taxi Beach opens in a week;Mars Bar is dunzo; The Times checks out the Darby Downstairs and discovers guest lists; "creepers," hit da clubs and more. Today's nightlife roundup is ready to party like it's the end of the world! More»
Unless you're part of the narrow elite invited to awards, you're probably looking for a place to watch Anne Hathaway and James Franco dole out the golden statuettes this Sunday. We've got you covered whether you're looking for the red carpet experience or just a place to kick back with friends and enjoy a few low-key drinks. Take a look at our Oscar Party guide below. More»
Thursday, May 23
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.