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American Folk Art Museum

45 West 53rd Street
New York City, NY 10019
212.265.1040
http://www.folkartmuseum.org/

Right down the street from the MoMa, their collection features everything from hand-wrought weathervanes to custom crafted jewelry


 

Bryant Park

New York City, NY 10018
http://www.bryantpark.org/

This refreshing-yet-civilized oasis in the midst of the city's Fashion Center is a lunchtime haven for those who work nearby, but during Fashion Week the tents move in, the lights go up and the fun begins.


 

Carnegie Hall

881 Seventh Avenue
New York City, NY 10019
212.247.7800
http://www.carnegiehall.org

The old joke goes that "practice" is the only way to get to this venerable concert venue and host to a world-class roster of musical performances, but fortunate neighbors–and other visitors–need only have a ticket to enjoy this Seventh Avenue institution.


 

International Center for Photography

1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York City, NY 10110
212.857.0001
http://www.icp.org/

The International Center for Photography features innovative rotating exhibits. There is also a wonderful gift store perfect for photography enthusiasts.


 

Museum of Modern Art

11 West 53rd Street
New York City, NY 10103
212.708.9400
http://www.moma.com

The MoMa had an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation that increased its exhibition space by fifty percent several years ago. The famed sculpture garden has also been expanded. Their renowned permanent collection from Picasso to Pollack has not been altered.


 

Paley Center for Media

25 West 52nd Street
New York City, NY 10019
212.621.6600
http://http://www.paleycenter.org

Visitors have access to over 150,000 television and radio shows with private carols for viewing. They also have a rotating TV screening series and special exhibitions on entertainment-related works.


 

Radio City Music Hall

1260 Avenue of the Americas
New York City, NY 10020
212.247.4777
http://www.radiocity.com

Restored to historic grandeur in 1999, this illustrious Art Deco Theater Hall is the setting for one of the most popular theatrical events in the world, the Christmas Spectacular featuring the legendary, leg-kicking Rockettes. Lesser known, but no less noteworthy, the space hosts a variety of leading musical performances from classical to rock legends. They also host a tour of the building for a wonderful inside glimpse of old New York.


 

Rockefeller Center

1250 Avenue of the Americas
New York City, NY 10112
212.632.3975
http://www.rockefellercenter.com/index.php/section/3

This big-shouldered Midtown symbol of New York City's business and media universe–covering the blocks between 48th and 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues–is also home to restaurants, shops, performance venues, a skating rink and a Christmas tree that leaves entire forests in the dust.


 

Roseland Ballroom

239 West 52nd Street
New York City, NY 10019
212.247.0200
http://www.roselandballroom.com

Roseland is one of the city's premier venues for rock and alternative acts. Musicians who have appeared at Roseland include such top billers as the White Stripes and Social Distortion.


 

The New York Public Library

5 East 42nd Street
New York City, NY 10017
212.930.0830
http://www.nypl.com

When this magnificent building was erected in 1911, it was the world's largest research library. Although its collection has largely been dispersed to other satellite locations, there are still hundreds of thousands of books, from contemporary to classic to rare manuscripts and out-of-print books that you can peruse in this stunning landmark setting. They also host a variety of regular lectures that focus on New York cultural history.


 

Town Hall

123 West 43rd Street
New York City, NY 10036
212.997.1003
http://the-townhall-nyc.org

This hub of grown-up entertainment hosts readings, theater, music and film events featuring well-loved entertainers like Garrison Keillor, Pat Matheny and Josh Ritter.


 

Ziegfeld Theater

141 West 54th Street
New York City, NY 10105
212.307.1862
http://www.clearviewcinemas.com/cgi-bin/locations.cgi?id=042&flag=diplay_theatre

Owned by Clearview, this is one of New York City's best movie theaters. The screen is absolutely huge and the seats are luxurious.

 

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