Manhattan

Tips and Articles in Manhattan

New York City “Design USA: Contemporary Innovation” at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (October 16–April 4, 2010). A decade’s worth of work by the winners of these annual awards, first launched by the White House in 2000...
New York City “Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video” at the International Center of Photography (October 2–January 17, 2010). The latest installment of this global survey of new photography and video focuses on the lang...
New York City “Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity” at the Museum of Modern Art (November 8–January 25, 2010). MOMA goes back to school with this large-scale exhibition on the Bauhaus, Weimar Germany’s incubator of modernity, where artist...
New York City He’s the most written-about president in U.S. history, but Abraham Lincoln remains, for many, more myth than man. The exhibition “Lincoln and New York” at the New York Historical Society (October 9-March 25, 2010), which examines ...
A drowned piano will be making its way across North America and Europe this fall during the international tour of Pictures Reframed, a collaborative performance by Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and visual artist Robin Rhode. Debuting at Li...
London The Show: Enron (Royal Court Theatre; through November 7; royalcourttheatre.com)Why Go: This new black comedy by Lucy Prebble riffs on the mother of corporate fiascos. The Show: The Power of Yes (National Theatre; in repertory)Why Go: Dav...
Fresh from opening his first season as music director of the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert takes the orchestra on a five-country Asian tour this month (Oct. 8–24; nyphil.org). What’s special about the tour? First up is Japan, with one of th...
The Museum of Modern Art is jumping down the rabbit hole with “Tim Burton,” the first retrospective devoted to one of Hollywood’s most imaginative and innovative talents. Opening November 22 and running through April 26 (timed to the March release...
Through bolder stage productions, the Metropolitan Opera is bolstering its claim at opera’s forefront. This fall, the Met introduces three directors from spoken theater: Luc Bondy stages Tosca (through Oct. 17); Richard Eyre directs Carmen with me...
Is ballet entering a new golden age? Two gifted choreographers—the English Christopher Wheeldon and the Russian Alexei Ratmansky—are poised to reinvent the classical tradition for contemporary audiences. This month, Wheeldon takes his troupe Morph...
See our slideshow of the World’s Top Late-Night Restaurants How do you coax Anthony Bourdain, Daniel Boulud, and four other celebrated, eternally busy Manhattan chefs to sit down for three hours? Put them in the company of friends and culinary ...
The best drink we’ve had in months was a simple Scotch at Star Bar (starbar.jp), in Tokyo, that took 15 minutes to make, thanks to the hand-carved ice. There’s no question that “rocks” are the cocktail ingredient of the moment. Chicago’s Violet ...
Peninsula New York Favorite Dish Cart hot dog Why We Love It Nathan Handwerker made his namesake franks famous on New York City streets more than 90 years ago. Today, Peninsula chef Thomas Piede updates the classic with local sausages and house-...
See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009. In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of new hotels around the globe. What makes 2009 different?Properties closer to home really caught ...
Sitting demurely on the corner of 77th and Madison since 1927, in a handsome but unremarkable red-brick building, the Mark has long been overshadowed by its splashier Art Deco neighbor, the Carlyle. But the hotel is set to open any day now with ...