City Detail – The Simply Luxurious Life®

New York City

Avalon Hotel
Blocks away from the Empire State Building, a boutique hotel on 32rd street.
Address: 16 E 32nd St, New York, NY
Bemelman's Bar
Located at the Carlyle on the Upper East Side, stop in for live jazz, iconic New York City atmosphere with the artist of famed children's book series Madeline,Ludwig Bemelmans', illustrations on the walls.
Address: THE CARLYLE RESTAURANT, 35 E 76th St, New York, NY
Bryant Park
A prime location situated behind New York City's famed public library and a block away from Grand Central Station. Yoga in the park in the summer - don't forget!
Address: Bryant Park, New York, NY
Buvette
A Parisian bistro in NYC. Oh, and look for Buvette in Paris as well! Petite, cozy, and delicious.
Address: 42 Grove St, New York, NY
Central Park
From the beautiful Bow Bridge, the tucked away Shakespearean Garden and endless running, biking and walking paths, find something new each time you visit.
Address: Central Park, New York, NY
Dream Dry
Founded by Rachel Zoe, schedule a blow-out and look great for whatever your schedule demands.
Address: 35 W 21st St, New York, NY
Drybar
A blow-out salon with two locations in the city. Easy to schedule and individually selected styles. Oh, and enjoy a mimosa while you wait.
Eataly
Italophiles (is that a word??), go here, now. Everything involving food and Italy in the Flatiron District.
Address: 200 5th Ave, New York, NY
Hudson Hotel
A mid-town contemporary hotel. Small, but stylish rooms.
Address: 358 W 58th St, New York, NY
Il Gattopardo
Classic italian cuisine located in a tucked away location behind MoMA. Don't miss this experience.
Address: 13-15 W 54th St, New York, NY
Le Colonial
A French-Vietnamese restaurant with superb service in mid-town Manhattan.
Address: 149 E 57th St, New York, NY
Le District
Travel to France without leaving New York City. The food, the restaurants, the bars. Vive la France!
Address: Brookfield Place, 225 Liberty St, New York, NY
Levain Bakery
The cookies! Oh my goodness. In a tiny Upper West Side location, look for the blue sign and be prepared to melt in deliciousness.
Address: 167 W 74th St, New York, NY
Magnolia Bakery
Yep, that Magnolia Bakery as seen in SATC. Light and fluffy cupcakes and Carrie Bradshaw's brownstone just around the corner.
Address: 401 Bleecker St, New York, NY
Maison Kayser
An artisan Parisian boulangerie in NYC. One location by Bryant Park and the Public Library and nine others around the city.
Address: 8 W 40th St, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art
Visit the 4th and 5th floors, which are my favorite – Seurat, Picasso, Monet.
Address: 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY
New York City Public Library
Where the lions are on guard (Patience and Fortitude) – work in the reading room, take a free tour and then have lunch in Bryant Park.
Address: 5th Ave at 42nd St, New York, NY
NYC Airporter
Offering $14 fares (shuttle bus) to and from JFK and LGA to Penn Station and Grand Central.
Pearl Oyster Bar
The Lobster Roll you'll never forget, enjoy one in the petite dining area or at the bar in the West Village.
Address: 18 Cornelia St, New York, NY
Salon de Ning
Rooftop lounge above the Peninsula Hotel on 5th and 55th. Amazing city views.
Address: The Peninsula New York, 700 5th Ave, New York, NY
Sarabeth's
Many locations await your patronage, but my favorite is Central Park South. Ideal for breakfast and brunch.
Address: 40 Central Park S, New York, NY
The Metropolitan Museum
Nestled into Central Park, tour the endless rooms and the fashion exhibits as well. And cap off your visit with a cocktail on the roof overlooking the park.
Address: 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY
The Paris Theater
Foreign films in the city – French, Italian especially – a delightful respite in mid-town.
Address: 4 W 58th St, New York, NY
Zabar's
Remember "You've Got Mail"? On the Upper West Side, this petite grocery store is a mecca gourmet and kosher offerings.
Address: 2245 Broadway, New York, NY