Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch on Pier 15 comes through the deluge. Ginormous steel and glass spread lets you drink right next to the rigging of historic Seaport... read more
Lower-priced Ralph Lauren line defined by distressed Americana. Denim jackets, fringed camouflaged shorts, hippy-inspired button-down tops. Patterns and textures reminiscent of the Native American ... read more
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recording. Glass encasements by the bar house old phonographs, kitschy signage. Private lounge kitted out with leather sofas and an artful... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-to-wear classics. Think DVF, Missoni, Helmut Lang, Jimmy Choo, Phillip Lim. Tight edit means that although inventory might not run ... read more
American brasserie at the Hyatt Union Square. No problems starting conversations, as L.A. artist Brinton Jaecks hangs five bunk beds from the ceiling in a dreamlike helix. For appetizers, it's bi-c... read more
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of Houston. Two-story dining room pops with bright orange and red lighting. Signature rib-eye, served off the bone with lemon and ro... read more
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their counter. Follow the hall past artisanal cheese/charcuterie into hidden back room. Rustic brick, fireplaces, and garden atrium pro... read more
Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a boutique dedicated to co-ed sportswear and hipster tchotchkes. Bi-coastal American designers fill the racks; denim and Kenyan sneaker... read more
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second showroom for interwebs legend. Professional guide offers fitting expertise for trousers, shirts, and suits—the consummate pers... read more
Just because this is Juliette Lewis' favorite juice bar in the city doesn't mean it's awesome, even though it is. Not just for juicers, offers its own line of nibbles, from apple cobbler to cream... read more
Cheap/drunk food paradise of St. Marks gets even richer with spinoff of UES tube steak royalty. The first of the papaya and frank mashups (sorry, Gray’s), has been taking care of NYC since &r... read more
Crown Heights favorite opens shop on the Lower East Side. Narrow hall fits old wood, old bricks, and a long, whiskey-stocked bar. Sandwiches run across ethnic lines, from bulgogi to broccoli rabe t... read more
Offshoot of much-loved sammy shop. Technically dishes num pang, not bánh mì, but swipe a page from Tricky Dick: international border, we had no idea! Familiar toasted mini baguettes, ... read more
Jean-Georges’ Latino show inside a carpet store. Bare industrial space peppered with mix-and-match chandeliers and the odd pink chair. Tapas-style plates from chefs Dan Kluger and Ian Coogan ... read more
Boutique hotel built into striking neo-gothic edifice first opened in 1895 to house students of the General Theological Seminary. Interiors by Roman and Williams complement original stained glass w... read more
Reclaimed adult store on Greenwich Street does classic bistro fare. Original honeycomb floors and a shiny tin ceiling restore 19th-century glamour. Long wooden bar ends with bi-coastal oysters on a... read more
Former creperie turned Latin café and night spot on Eldridge. White-walled space adorned with a giant Lisa Lisa lyric and racks of fashion magazines. Marc Solomon brings Nuyorican DJs to spi... read more
Brasserie Pushkin peeps take another stab at the city with glossy MePa triplex. Name and inspiration come from Manon Lescaut of operatic lore. Kitchen works up seasonal ingredients, adds internat... read more
The Lobster Place does a proper sit-down restaurant in the Chelsea Market. Lively little dining alley; bar's lined with craft beer handles, and a dozen oysters from up and down both coasts fill a p... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Lower-priced Ralph Lauren line defined by distressed Americana. Den...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...