Joshua David and Robert Hammond founded Friends of the High Line, the organization that helped make the West Side's new High Line park a reality.
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Exterior and sculpture garden of the ambitiously redesigned MoMA. From the city guide to New York City.
6 of 12Christopher Sturman
Just behind the New York Public Library is Bryant Park (Fifth Ave. and 42nd St.), a respite from the hustle of midtown. A cup of morning coffee from 'Wichcraft,
a kiosk on the northwest corner, is $2. People-watching is free.
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Spend an afternoon relaxing in one of Central Park's many grassy areas.
8 of 12David Nicolas
Pouring Txakoli wine at Txikito.
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Chef Sotohiro Kosugi preparing chyu toro tartare at Soto, in New York.
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The 16-foot-high windows in this Mandarin Oriental Hotel's restaurant, Asiate, offer views of Midtown Manhattan's sleek vertical marvels and the leafy urban oasis of Central Park. From the elegant 35th-floor dining room, the buzz of the city recedes, leaving a glittering metropolis.