Former ‘50s horse stable gets deluxe conversion to roomy music club. Two-story space along the lines of Terminal 5 or Irving Plaza can pack in the crowds. Nightclub lighting meets industrial ... read more
Winston becomes The Windsor. Gansevoort Park welcomes nightclub slash sports bar spread across two floors. Sophisto takes on bar bites. Think fish and chips (Guinness-battered cod and plantains), g... read more
The Spotted Pig dons a sombrero. Gastropub legends April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman team up for a taqueria inside the Pod 39. Gamy meats carry over: crispy pig ear, pork belly with pineapple salad... read more
Name sounds like a ‘70s TV detective agency, but interior is all contemporary sleek. White marble bar, high ceilings, dark wood, flattering light. Back patio for your sneakarette convenience.... read more
The folks behind Benjamin’s Steakhouse trade turf for surf. The team up is with chef Ted Pryor of Opia and Les Halles fame. Daily market picks like Montauk fluke, Littleneck clams, herb-baste... read more
Vancouver export opens its biggest shop yet with Rock Center flagship. Chic looks from Aritzia’s versatile house brands. Designer wear, with edgy A Moveable Feast, vintage-inspired Le Fou, a... read more
The “Gay” and the “Nineties” are gone, along with the history at former ’20s speakeasy. Stripped down to just plain old Bill, interior is still eclectic, littered with... read more
Yacht Rock for the 21st century. Seattle casualwear pros continue play for global domination with Fifth Avenue flagship. Palm trees convey tropical vibes as you browse through well-made polos, swea... read more
Extensive selection and sales keep you hooked. Collections for the whole family, filled out with cosmetics, accessories, and footwear. Choice store for picking up flyby trend apparel or last-minute... read more
Chris Noth, the artist formerly known as Mr. Big, is the proprietor of this second-go-round performance joint. Roomy two-tiered space highlighted by serpentine bar shaped into a giant guitar. Rock ... read more
Handsome, dark, and wealthy. Quenching your bloodthirst since '37—1837, that is. Took only 175 years to work up this sequel, in a location primed for midtown expense accounts. Spinoff is full... read more
Not exactly a stumper in the game of “Steakhouse or Gay Bar.” Former electronics/plumbing supply shop glitzed up for a neighborhood scene. From the Pieces peeps, carries over similar lo... read more
California phenom makes a home in Kips Bay, where fashionable chicks can slap down a pair of twenties in exchange for fashion-model-quality locks. DryBar's secret is that it keeps it simple. No c... read more
Where else can you hear an immaculate drag queen singing "Supercalifragilistic-double-headed-dildo?" Perennial bachelorette magnet leaves EVill origins for Times Square proximity. Festive Asian-ac... read more
No jiggling mammaries here, but five pounds of foie gras is as naughty a prelude to a $$$ NY strip as we've ever seen. (Don't bother with the wad of singles, they won't get you very far.) Stephen H... read more
As in Time Warner Center, and as in the center of that. Fourth-floor spread overlooks Central Park and Columbus Circle, with matching degrees of glitz inside and out. Chandeliers and an undulating ... read more
The New York Helmsley Hotel reborn as a member of the Starwood family. Westin badge means high-end nights, backed by $75 million in renovation upgrades. Prime location close by Grand Central with p... read more
White trash foodies rejoice! A whole restaurant devoted to gourmet mac 'n' cheese. Owners Sarita (as in Sarita's Mac) and Caesar Ekya make the most of this one-trick pony with options like whole wh... read more
Nicola Accardi converts old Manganaro’s into pizza spot. Oven’s made of volcanic clay from Mount Vesuvius, but they kept the old skylight for New York vibes. Private estate Castelvetran... read more
Harlem sprawler not embarrassed to name check the highway (9A) that...
Cult yogawear chain complete with creepy manifesto ("children are t...
Sleek spinning studio became a mini-chain in a snap. Addictive clas...
Frenchish café chain has many, many outposts throughout NYC,...
Oysters and cocktails at 1 Delancey. Named for Marcel Duchamp&rsquo...