Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Union Square becomes a fabulous farmers market, an education in the organic and a tasters dream, full of delicious fruit, cheese, salamis, honey, home-baked bre . . .
Award winning actor, producer & director, Griffin Dunne shows us whispering romance in grand central station.
An ‘Alice in Wonderland Affair’, this tiny shop in the Upper East Side is crammed floor to ceiling with little drawers filled with buttons. It’s a magical experience and an opportunity to revive all t . . .
Drive a golf ball straight out over the Hudson River; 52 heated hitting stalls with the best views in Manhattan
Comedy genius Kristen Johnston takes us, on a wet Saturday, to the Chelsea flea market for an eclectic shopping fest.
This is one of the oldest family-run bookstores in New York. Fred Bass takes us round the vast and marvellous collection of new and rare books that was started by his father in the 1920’s.
This famous diner is a 1940’s classic, complete with a beautiful chrome bar and stripy interior. Bustling with old-fashioned atmosphere the Empire is great for breakfast and burgers morning, noon and . . .
Oscar nominated, pioneering filmmaker, Albert Maysles takes us on an evocative journey in Harlem
If you time it well, you can chance upon a cup of tea, a biscuit and a friendly soul who’ll show you around this wonderful eccentric Synagogue.
The chief curator of the Frick gives us a tour of his particular ‘favourite’ in the museum; the love story that unfolds on the walls of the Fragonard room.
Sweets galore! Chocolates, chews, lollipops and laces; anything sugary you can think of is found in this humorously higgledy-piggledy candy store.
Henry Clay Frick bequeathed this magnificent collection of art including great masters such as Turner, Holbein and Ingres. The stunning interiors have barely changed since he lived here in the early 2 . . .
Taken by American Presidents as gifts to foreign dignitaries… this cheesecake… is that good. A member of the founding family shows us the guarded secret that makes juniors so popular.
Katz’s deli has earned its fame and fabulous reputation for fine pastrami, salt-beef and hot-dogs. This huge room packed night and day hums with an eclectic crowd.
In the middle of ‘museum mile’ is this elegant gallery specializing in German Art. A sweeping staircase takes you to rooms full of Klimt and his contemporaries. The café is a Viennese treat, worth a v . . .
This is an ingenious and eye-catching piece of contemporary design. The New Museum in Bowery, houses ever–changing exhibitions of ultra-modern and innovative art.
A moment of peace & tranquility in the heart of Manhattan. Rizzoli’s is more than a bookshop; surrounded by chandeliers and carved wooden galleries you will find friendly and knowledgeable staff.
Purveyors of the highest quality smoked fish, caviar and specialty foods, Russ & Daughters is New York's premier appetizing food shop. Since 1914 this New York institution has been run by 4 generation . . .
Visitors to The Tenement tour carefully restored apartments and learn about the lives of actual past residents and the immigrant experience.
Known as 'Little Bohemia' starting in 1916, West Village is the center of the bohemian lifestyle on the West Side, with classic artist's lofts (Westbeth Artists Community) and new residential towers d . . .
An Episcopal parish with two female reverends and a congregation with a strong gay and lesbian contingent (50%), St. Luke in the Fields is not only progressive but pro-active. The Parish House was onc . . .
When you come upon this oddly beautiful historic structure amidst modern high-rise condos in the burgeoning Madison Square neighborhood, you will once again be awed at the diversity of New York. Also . . .
Grace Church, a Gothic revival masterpiece designed by James Renwick, Jr.
Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley takes us on a tour of her favourite gallery. The Luhring Augustine gallery was founded in 1985 by co-owners Lawrence R. Luhring and Roland J. Augustine. Its principal . . .
Scott Gutterman Deputy Director at the Neue Gallery gives us his personal insight into the galleries masterpiece Klimt. The objective of Neue Galerie in New York is to collect, preserve, research, and . . .
Flora takes a dip in the freezing plung pool and is beaten by an Oak twig at this traditional and old fashion bath house.