Meet 70th Street

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Meet 70th Street

Though low in volume, the gems on 70th fully captivated my interest, glowing with seemingly effortless beauty as I passed by the townhouses that line the street. Arriving on the East Side on a weekday afternoon, to begin my walk across town, I was surprised by the activity between York and First Avenue. … read more

New York Conservatory of Music

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Education & Community, Music Schools

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321 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
212 717 9590
nyconservatoryofmusic.org
New York Conservatory of Music

Jerzy and Joanna Stryjniak, the founders of the New York Conservatory of Music, recited their story to me like an oft-told children’s fairytale. Jerzy made his first trip to the United States in January 1990. He had been dreaming of escaping Communist Poland for years, especially since receiving a Fulbright … read more

Andanada

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Food & Restaurants, Brunch, Spanish, Tapas & Small Plates

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141 West 69th Street
New York, NY 10023
646 692 8762
andanada141.com
Hours:
Dinner 5pm-11pm Everyday; Brunch Sa-Su 11am-3pm
Andanada

Named after the grandstand in the bullfighting ring, Andanada 141 is filled with stirring murals depicting invigorating scenes by Chilean Painter Dasic Fernandez. His technique seamlessly blends a mix of brick and wallpaper backings.

The restaurant, formerly known as Graffit, and then Gastroarte, … read more

Susan van der Linde

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Fashion & Accessories, Hats, Women's Accessories, Women's Clothing, Women's Shoes

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34 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065
212 758 7500
svdl.com
Hours:
M-F 10am-6pm; Sa 11am-6pm
Susan van der Linde

Smiling, a lovely woman said “I just saw your window, and had to come in.” She was intrigued by the beautiful hat display at Susan van der Linde’s current location on 67th Street. She walked around, flirting with a few different styles before finding her way out, promising to return. “It is fantastic … read more

Above it All: Rooftop Bars

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Above it All: Rooftop Bars

There is an iconic image that will almost always sweep through a person’s mind when they think of Manhattan: the New York City skyline. This emblematic scene is much more than a familiar landmark; it seems as though the totality of New York, the physical and the social, is enveloped in this display … read more

Date Night: East Village

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Date Night: East Village

The East Village provides a little bit of everything, from interesting craftspeople and artists to some of the best restaurants and bars. The Manhattan Sideways team has experienced this SideWalk on many different occasions and every time it is an adventure of the senses. We have not listed each of the … read more

Bene Rialto

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Arts & Entertainment, Art & Photography Galleries
Fashion & Accessories, Leather Goods & Furs, Women's Accessories, Women's Clothing

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13 West 38th Street
New York, NY 10018
212 246 5984
benerialto.com
Hours:
M-W 11am-7pm; Th-Sa 11am-8pm; Su 12pm-6pm
Bene Rialto

What at first glance looks like a classy boutique is actually far more important to the progression of retail: the hybrid of a high-end department store and an old-fashioned marketplace (“Bene Rialto” means “good marketplace” in Italian). Bene Rialto has gathered the work of up-and-coming designers … read more

Miya Shoji

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Home Decor, Furniture & Home Furnishings

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228 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011
212 243 6774
miyashoji.com
Hours:
M-F 10am-6pm
Miya Shoji

When Miya Shoji opened in 1951, it was not as a house of elegant carpentry. In fact, the company went through many phases – from selling flowers to Japanese knick-knacks – before Hisao Hanafusa eventually guided the business towards wood design. When Hisao arrived in the United States in the 1960s and … read more

Fleurs Bella

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Videos

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55 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
646 602 7037
fleursbella.com
Hours:
M-F 10am-7pm
Fleurs Bella

Four of us gathered together the day we went to film at Fleurs Bella. No one wanted to miss this incredible opportunity to meet owner, Bella Meyers, the granddaughter of the revered artist, Marc … read more

6 B/C Botanical Garden

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Parks & Gardens, Gardens

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624 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10009
6bc.org
6 B/C Botanical Garden

When the gates are open, visitors are welcome to stroll through this particularly lovely garden. It is a no wonder that each time we were here, there were several others too, for it has such an inviting atmosphere with tables and chairs to sit and relax while gazing at the beautiful flowers, or walking … read more



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