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Working For The Weekend Been working hard all week? We hear you. So does Roxy Hotel resident DJ, Justin Dean Thomas. We called on the downtown local to share …

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The Story Behind The Brew As soon as you enter Jack’s Stir Brew Coffee, you’ll notice the menu isn’t one you’d find in any standard coffeehouse. With a story behind practically every item they serve, …

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From Avocados to Tomatoes: The Perfect Weekend Brunch In New York, brunch has become a weekend tradition for practically anyone who wakes up on Saturday or Sunday with an appetite. (Also known as: everyone.) Consider it an institution. The usual suspects …

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The Local Lowdown on Father’s Day With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, we checked in two Local dads to get the plans for the big day – whether it’s with the family in Washington Square Park, …

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The Neighborhood Guide
Zinc Bar

82 West 3rd Street
All flavors of jazz seem to be represented at Zinc Bar, from funk and fusion to New Orleans and orchestral jazz. Performers hail from Morocco, Greece, Cuba and beyond, making …

The Met Breuer

945 Madison Avenue
The Brutalist building designed by Marcel Breuer on the southeast corner of Madison Avenue and 75th Street is, along with Frank Lloyd Wright’s inverted building on Fifth Avenue for the …

Blue Note Jazz Club

131 West 3rd Street
Greenwich Village’s Blue Note is sometimes thought of as chain restaurant with a jazz theme (there are outposts in Milan, Tokyo and Nagoya too). But that doesn’t seem to be …

Smalls Jazz Club

183 West 10th Street
Former Navy submariner, Mitchell Borden opened Smalls Jazz Club in 1994. A jazz violinist himself, Borden wanted to carve out a space in lower Manhattan where jazz music and jazz …

Village Vanguard

178 7th Avenue South
From 1935 until his death in 1989, Max Gordon ran the nearly 80 year old Village Vanguard, one of the city’s most colorful jazz spots. Over the decades, hundreds of …

The Strand Book Store

828 Broadway
Since 1927, The Strand Book Store has become quite a hallmark of New York’s East Village.  One of the store’s managers, Darren Sutherland likes to muse on the store’s prime …

Zinc Bar

82 West 3rd Street
All flavors of jazz seem to be represented at Zinc Bar, from funk and fusion to New Orleans and orchestral jazz. Performers hail from Morocco, Greece, Cuba and beyond, making …

The Met Breuer

945 Madison Avenue
The Brutalist building designed by Marcel Breuer on the southeast corner of Madison Avenue and 75th Street is, along with Frank Lloyd Wright’s inverted building on Fifth Avenue for the …

Blue Note Jazz Club

131 West 3rd Street
Greenwich Village’s Blue Note is sometimes thought of as chain restaurant with a jazz theme (there are outposts in Milan, Tokyo and Nagoya too). But that doesn’t seem to be …

Smalls Jazz Club

183 West 10th Street
Former Navy submariner, Mitchell Borden opened Smalls Jazz Club in 1994. A jazz violinist himself, Borden wanted to carve out a space in lower Manhattan where jazz music and jazz …

Village Vanguard

178 7th Avenue South
From 1935 until his death in 1989, Max Gordon ran the nearly 80 year old Village Vanguard, one of the city’s most colorful jazz spots. Over the decades, hundreds of …

The Strand Book Store

828 Broadway
Since 1927, The Strand Book Store has become quite a hallmark of New York’s East Village.  One of the store’s managers, Darren Sutherland likes to muse on the store’s prime …