Travel Guide: New York City

The Standard Hotel: 848 Washington Street
The Mark Hotel: 25 East 77th Street
The James Hotel: 27 Grand Street

The Nomad Hotel: 1170 Broadway
The Ace Hotel: 20 West 29th Street

Wythe Hotel: 80 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn
Greenwich Hotel: 377 Greenwich Street
Mercer Hotel: 147 Mercer Street
Gramercy Park Hotel: 2 Lexington Avenue
Crosby Street Hotel: 79 Crosby Street

Bowery Hotel: 335 Bowery
Soho Grand Hotel: 310 West Broadway
Mondrian Hotel: 9 Crosby Street
Thompson Hotel: multiple locations

Four Seasons: 99 East 52nd Street

Maritime Hotel: 363 West 16th Street

Mandarin Oriental: 80 Columbus Circle
Ritz Carlton, Central Park: 50 Central Park South
Dream Hotel Downtown: 355 West 16th Street

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abc kitchen: 35 East 18th Street
Bar Pitti: 268 6th Avenue
Barbuto: 775 Washington Street
Plaza Food Hall: 1 West 59th Street (great spot for picking up a picnic and heading over to Central Park. Some of my favorites are there: No. 7 Subs, Kusmi Tea, and Lady M…)
Mailino: 2 Lexington Avenue
Lady M Confections: 41 East 78th Street (try the Mille Crepe Cake!)
Pastis: 9 9th Avenue
Locanda Verde
Extra Virgin: 259 West 4th Street (Great outdoor dining/people watching on a beautiful street in the West Village)

Eatly or Dean and Deluca: to grab gourmet food for your picnic in the park
Balthazar: 80 Spring Street (traditional bistro)
Gramercy Tavern: 42 East 20th Street
Gemma: 335 Bowery (stylish downtown Italian fare)
Magnolia Bakery: 401 Bleecker Street (those famous cupcakes)
La Grainne Cafe: 183 9th Avenue
Cafe Colette: 79 Berry Street, Brooklyn>
The General Greene: 229 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn
Momofuku Noodle Bar: 171 1st Avenue
Craft: 43 East 19th Street

abc home: 19 Broadway #888
Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture: 117 Mercer Street
Nolita Neighborhood – Mulberry, Mott, Elizabeth Streets (great boutiques)
Madison Avenue: from 57th to 79th streets (Céline, Ladurée, Chloe, Tom Ford, etc.)
Bergdorf Goodman: 5th Avenue at 58th Street
Maison Kitsune: 1170 Broadway
Barneys NY: 660 Madison Avenue
Henri Bendel: 712 5th Avenue
Pas de Deux: 328 E 11th St # B

John Derian: 6 East 2nd Street
Alessi: 130 Greene Street
Flower Girl: 245 Eldridge Street
Chelsea Market: 75 9th Avenue
Opening Ceremony: 35 Howard Street
Maryam Nassir Zadeh: 123 Norfolk Street
West Village Neighborhood. (Diptyque, A.P.C., Marc Jacobs, Christian Louboutin)

The Highline: It runs from Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District to West 34th Street, between 10th & 11th Avenues

The Frick Collection: 1 East 70th Street (one of the preeminent small art museums in the United States, with a very high-quality collection of old master paintings and fine furniture housed in 6 galleries within the formerly occupied residential mansion)

Brooklyn Botanical Gardens: 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 1122

Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1000 5th Avenue (make sure the check out Costume Institute Exhibition, this year’s: Schiaparelli and Prada)

Guggenheim: 1071 5th Avenue
New York Public Library: 476 5th Avenue (where Carrie Bradshaw’s wedding was supposed to be)
The Whitney: 945 Madison Avenue
Neue Galerie: 1048 5th Avenue (beautiful museum of early twentieth-century German and Austrian art and design)
Smorgasburg: (during the summer)45 Main St., Brooklyn, NY
Central Park: (make sure to visit the Jacklyn Kennedy Onassis Resevoir)
Washington Square Park
Rockefeller Center: 30 Rockefeller Plaza
Cloisters: 99 Margaret Corbin Drive

Empire State Building: 350 5th Avenue
Metropolitan Ballet: 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
Metropolitan Opera: 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Bryant Park (near 40th Street and 5th Avenue)
Biking along the Hudson River: Hudson River (at Central Park West and W.83rd Street)
Union Square Greenmarket: Union Square Park (at Park Avenue S. and E 17th Street)
Bliss Spa: 541 Lexington Avenue

* walk across the Brooklyn bridge and get Grimaldi’s Pizza when you arrive in Brooklyn

* visit the rooftops at the Kimberly or Dream hotels at night

* Perfume from Barney’s or Bergdorf Goodman
Macarons from Ladurée or Payard

* Cookies from Momofuku Milk Bar
* Coffee from Joe the Art of Coffee or Blue Bottle
* Candle from Diptyque