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NYC High Life | T+L Family

Start spreading the news—you no longer have to be
over 21 to sample Manhattan sophistication. Begin at
Citibabes (52 Mercer St.; 800/697-0107;, a lavish private club for families where you can have
a "detox pedicure" while your kids learn Broadway tunes.
(Guests at the Soho Grand and other hotels can nab a
coveted one-week membership for $250.) Afterward, cab it to
the Carlyle Hotel (35 E. 76th St.; 800/227-5737; for a Madeline-themed tea party under
1947 Ludwig Bemelmans murals. For more-adult drinks, try
Appellation Wine & Spirits (156 10th Ave.;
212/741-9474; Parents can sip
organic wines, while kids swill
Gewürztraminer—grape juice. Cap off your spree
at the reopened Top of the Rock observation deck (30
Rockefeller Center; 877/692-7625;
From 67 stories up, you'll be the top of the heap.

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