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The holidays will sparkle with Alexei Ratmansky’s new version of The Nutcracker for American Ballet Theatre at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (Dec. 22... Read More

From toga-wrapped emperors to board-toting surfers, all walks of life have flocked to the seaside for renewal, reflection, and amusement, and the tide... Read More

Acorn a Brooklyn Toy ShopAt this fairy tale of a store, you’ll find mobiles hand-stitched from Liberty of London fabrics, bamboo model airplanes made in... Read More

By Adrien Glover, with Jennifer Flowers, John Newton, and Tracy ZiemerSee our slideshow of 10 Great Waterside Restaurants.Blame it on the intoxicating... Read More

The stereotype of the surly Parisian maître d’ may be losing currency nowadays, but for the determined efforts of one man: Philippe Pinoteau, owner of... Read More

I’ll wager you two bits your bartender’s wearing muttonchops and a waistcoat. If not you should ask for your money back, order your Sazerac elsewhere.A... Read More

Each year, Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens transforms into a winter wonderland with twinkling lights, children’s shows, and plenty of glogg. November 20... Read More

Kepler Brooklyn Academy ofMusic (November 18–21). In the popular imagination, Philip Glass is a composer offilm scores and repeating minimalist patterns... Read More

See our slideshow of The Best Cities for Street Art.For much of 2005, I walked the same five-block stretch of Rivington Street, on New York City ’s... Read More

Your attention, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls—it's time for today's trivia question! Exactly how awesome is minor-league baseball?Is it (a)... Read More

QUEBEC CITYWHYOld Quebec, with its cobblestoned streets and 17th-century slate-roofed buildings, looks like a fairy-tale village, one with a French... Read More

sun-kissed in the mediterraneanOn Cyprus's wild Cape Akamas, Anassa is Europe's new resort darling. Owner Alecos Michaeledes was adamant that the site's... Read More

London's Edge Minimalism becomes the Metropolitan, London's latest ode to utilitarian chic. Hotelier and fashion impresario Christina Ong collaborated... Read More

See our slideshow of America’s Best Retro Escapes.Does your generic local multiplex get you down?Are you pining for a little movie action under the... Read More

It's noon on Smith Street, a rapidly gentrifying strip in Brooklyn that has become a shopping, eating, and drinking destination for tourists from... Read More

Seattle, WAOne Pot dinners (OnePot.org; $35–$60 for three courses, BYOB) sometimes include boldface names, such as Gore Vidal and environmentalist Bill... Read More

Sahadi’s187 Atlantic Ave.; 718/624-4550. A Brooklyn fixture since 1948, this Middle Eastern and Mediterranean market has a wide selection of picnic... Read More

Jacques Torres, Le Cirque's former pastry star, shocked the food world when he built his chocolate factory in Brooklyn's gritty DUMBO. But since its... Read More

Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn is giving its Manhattan counterpart a run for its money with a crop of restaurants worth crossing the river for.1 Anglophiles... Read More

It's a complicated look, the one that the crowd on the beach was sending my way—equal parts amusement, amazement, pity, and confusion. I know that look... Read More

We'll be in New York soon and want to check out Brooklyn's restaurant scene. Any top picks? —K. T., LEXINGTON, VA. Foodies gasped last fall when a 30... Read More

A.P.C. Surplus StoreThis discount outlet of the simple, well-cut Parisian label sells items from last year’s collections at 50 to 60 percent off (A.P.C.... Read More

For lovers of old-fashioned amusement parks, 1955 will forever live in infamy. That was the year Disneyland opened, and family fun has never been quite... Read More

New York has never been a city of good breeding. It's my home and I'll defend it to the death, but architecturally it has always been far less... Read More

It's nine o'clock on a Friday night and you've waited three weeks for the hottest table in Dallas. You're sitting in a sleek room with cool white... Read More

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