Manhattan

Tips and Articles in Manhattan

“Very good, and for you, sir?” You is me and I just don’t know. “What I will have…obviously…is…. What I shall in fact have is the…the….” Now, this kind of dithering is very much not what I’m about. You can ask anyone. When it comes to acting dec...
“The first time I visited the Delacorte, I was with my mother, and we saw Raul Julia in Othello. I must have been twelve years old. At one point during the performance a giant white egret took flight. The image was stunning—for the play, of course...
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 Le Baratin, a bar à vin/bistro in the 20th Arrondissement. A skilled sommelier and manager, Pin...
At the dazzlingly futuristic Yas Hotel, in Abu Dhabi, the curvilinear buildings are draped with a giant, LED-lit glass veil and straddle a Formula One racetrack. The structure resembles a multicolored UFO waiting to take off. For the inside, the b...
With hotel occupancy rates on the rebound, are last-minute bookings still a bargain? To find out, we reserved a standard room for one night at hotels in five U.S. cities two days, one week, and three months in advance. Across the board, one week o...
The only true requirement of a great hotel is that it have a decent bar somewhere on the premises. They could leave out the front desk, room service, even the beds; surely we’d all find spots at the bar to keep us safe and warm until morning. Reg...
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The new Bodhi Tree Foundation, cofounded by the CEO’s of New York–based consulting firm JG Black Book of Travel and affordable-housing nonprofit Habiquad, is enabling travelers to give back worldwide. The foundation, whose 2010 beneficiaries inclu...
Then: Libraries filled with classicsNow: Hot off the press: exclusive copies of major titles Rosewood resorts has partnered with Random House, HarperCollins, and other publishers to give guests access to new books up to six months before they hit...
Madonna has teamed up with fashion friends Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana to design a collection of MDG sunglasses (from $290). All six styles, in a range of different colors, have an oversize, wraparound look, but “are also very feminine,...
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“I first started visiting ’Sconset with my family when I was about eight years old. We rented a place near the Summer House Cottages, on Ocean Avenue, every August. Most days we’d bike the five miles from our front lawn to the town’s general store...
New York City: Haus Interior Head to the back of this cozy Nolita boutique and you’ll spot German designer Nina Freudenberger creating eclectic interiors for stylish Manhattanites. The shop’s vibe—streamlined Scandinavian chalet meets European...
America’s poshest shopping centers are no longer just about retail therapy: north of Miami Beach, Bal Harbour Shops hosts art exhibitions, outdoor film screenings, and salsa performances. Look for lavish dinners at New York City’s Time Warner Cent...
New York is a 24-hour town, and night meets day at the breakfast table, where after-hours revelers mingle with barely awake visiting moms and dads and their ravenous children. As any kid will tell you, pancakes and waffles are among humankind's gr...