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Monthly Archive for September, 2010

Dinner @ Craftbar

Last night, we ate dinner at Tom Colicchio’s slightly more casual version of his signature restaurant Craft, called Craftbar. It’s located in the Flatiron District off of Broadway. We arrived a few minutes early and were promptly seated. The space is contemporary with a palette of gray and red — sort of like eating inside […]

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Sunday in the City

This morning we took the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island–something we’ve never done in many visits to NYC. Lady Liberty was glorious and all that… but, really, like the Pyramids — it’s so familiar that it was a bit underwhelming. In contrast, Ellis Island was great and far more personally moving. […]

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Dinner @ Las Halles

Last night, we ate dinner at Anthony Bourdain’s restaurant, Brasserie Las Halles, in the Flatiron District. The menu consisted of relatively simple, straightforward French bistro fare. And the ambiance matched–it could have been airlifted in from Paris and dropped in the middle of Manhattan. Since the weather was perfect, we opted for a sidewalk table […]

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To Brooklyn and back…

This morning we took the subway to Brooklyn and visited the Brooklyn Museum. This was our first visit to the museum, and we were favorably impressed. Exhibitions featured Andy Warhol, Kiki Smith, and the winner from the television series Work of Art. The Warhol exhibition featured works from the last decade of his life–a very […]

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La Cage Aux Folles

Tonight we headed to the TKTS booth to see what tickets we could pick up at a good rate. We arrived in Times Square around 6:30, checked the board (lots of options), and went with the Tony winning La Cage Aux Folles, starring Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge. The seats from TKTS were decent and […]

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