NYC Events,”Only the Best” (10/20) + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s 5th Avenue

“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3.

For future NYC Events, check the tab above: NYC Events-October”
It’s the most comprehensive list of top events this month that you will find anywhere.
Carefully curated from “Only the Best” NYC event info on the the web, it’s a simply superb resource that will help you plan your NYC visit all over town, all through the month.

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Have time for only one NYC Event today? Do this:

Youssou N’Dour
Carnegie Hall / 8PM, $
“He’s probably too modest to brag about it, but Youssou N’Dour, the international star from Senegal, can legitimately claim to be a king of all media. He had the music realm covered long ago, once the world became acquainted with mbalax, the driving rock style he created; it’s a vertiginously infectious mix of interlocking drums (sabar, talking drum, trap set) and twisting guitars. N’Dour’s band, Super Étoile de Dakar, is arguably the most eclectically dynamic live ensemble in pop. These days, his rich, sun-parched singing voice gets less stage time as a result of his perch atop a Dakar-based media company that includes a TV station, a radio station, and a newspaper. (Six years ago, it helped end the rule of Senegal’s would-be President-for-life.) On Oct. 20 at Carnegie Hall, N’Dour reminds fans of his global domination.” (K. Leander Williams, New Yorker)

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6 OTHER TOP NYC EVENTS TODAY (see below for full listing)
>> Vivian Reed Sings Lena Horne
>> Fred Hersch Duos
>> Ron Carter’s Great Big Band
>> Taste of the Seaport
>> New York Craft Beer Festival
>> Space Stories 2018
Continuing Events
>> 2018 Margaret Mead Film Festival
>> Harry Potter: A History of Magic
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Music, Dance, Performing Arts

Vivian Reed Sings Lena Horne
Green Room 42 / 7PM, $22-$32
“The star of Broadway’s Bubbling Brown Sugar, among other things, is a lithe and dynamic triple-threat performer, with a voice that roams magically from contralto depths to R&B peaks. Her new set honors the career and legacy of Lena Horne; songs include “A Fine Romance,” “The Lady Is a Tramp” and, of course, “Stormy Weather.” (nycgo.com)

Ron Carter’s Great Big Band (Oct 16-20)
Birdland, / 8:30PM, +11PM, $30-$40
“Hold on long enough, and your dreams can sometimes come to fruition. In 2011, Carter—then in his seventies and having played and recorded with seemingly every worthwhile collaborator—assembled a mighty big band. He calls the aggregation together whenever possible to interpret crafty charts that leave plenty of room for his still formidable bass work.” (Steve Futterman, NewYorker)

Fred Hersch Duos (Oct. 16-21)
Village Vanguard / 8:30PM, +10:30PM, $35
“The pianist Fred Hersch has a passion for the duo setting; in the past, he’s played weeklong engagements at venues with a different guest each night. Here he’s limiting himself to the company of two extravagantly talented musicians: the clarinettist Anat Cohen, with whom Hersch recorded “Live in Healdsburg,” and Esperanza Spalding, who will be putting aside her bass and concentrating on singing.” (Steve Futterman, NewYorker)

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Smart Stuff / Other NYC Events
(Lectures/Discussions, Book Talks, Film, Classes, Food & Drink, Other)

Taste of the Seaport
“Back for its ninth year, Taste of the Seaport is an early fall stroll around the South Street Seaport, enhanced by live music and the opportunity to sample the wares of several restaurants and beverage makers. From cookies and tacos to pizza and seafood, there’ll be edibles from more than 40 eateries. Wine and beer available as well, but it’s a family-friendly function and even features a KidZone. ($40 ticket scores five tastes, $135 family-pack ticket gets 20 tastes,11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pier 16 and Pier 17 between John and Fulton streets, tasteoftheseaport.org)” (amNY)

New York Craft Beer Festival
Metropolitan West, 639 W. 46th St., / 3 sessions, $55-$85
“There’s no hotter trend in the beverage world than craft beers, and you can taste over 150 of them at the New York Craft Beer Festival, now in its 20th year. In addition to unlimited tastings, you’ll also find a new “grove” of cider producers and craft cocktails, all included with your ticket. Oct. 19-20, three sessions, , nyccraftbeerfest.com” (Metro)

Space Stories 2018
The Explorers Club, 46 E. 70th St./ 9AM-6PM, $50
“Space Stories is a day devoted to the exploration of space, in all its facets. This year’s program will include Exploring Legends interviews conducted by Jim Clash FR’99 with Soyuz astronaut/private space citizen Greg Olsen MN’07; Meteorite Hunter and science communicator Geoffrey Notkin MN’10; presentations by Director and Producer Les Guthman MR’00 with his film about LIGO; Visualization Lead for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory Kim Arcand; Canadian physician, public speaker and a retired CSA astronaut Dafydd Rhys “Dave” Williams OC OOnt FN’08, who was a mission specialist on two space shuttle missions; Director and Producer Paul Hildebrandt, with a preview screening of “First to the Moon,” an Apollo 8 documentary (co-produced by Geoffrey Notkin); and Asteroid Day co-founder, Grigorij Richters.

The day will also include a live recording of StarTalk All-Stars on meteors, hosted by Astrobiologist David Grinspoon and featuring some of the day’s speakers as panelists.

Admission includes lunch and a light breakfast.”

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Continuing Events

American Museum of Natural History Presents:
2018 Margaret Mead Film Festival (Oct 18-21)
American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street / 6PM, $12
“The American Museum of Natural History’s Margaret Mead Film Festival, occurring October 18–21, 2018, screens documentaries that increase our understanding of the complexity and diversity of the peoples and cultures that populate our planet. The festival has evolved with the times while maintaining its important history and has grown steadily to reflect the ever-evolving incarnations of storytelling, technology and growing access to communities near and far. The Mead presents the best in documentary, experimental films, animation, hybrid works, and more.”

Harry Potter: A History of Magic (Now-1/27/19)
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park W.
“Gather round ye muggles and wizards, squibs and witches, tourists and natives: magic is on its way. Harry Potter: A History of Magic, commemorating the beloved series’s 20th anniversary, is now open at the New-York Historical Society. One of the most eagerly anticipated exhibits to hit the city since, well, ever, the show comes straight from the British Library in London, where, not surprisingly, it was the institution’s most successful exhibition.

Artifacts like crystal balls, Leonardo da Vinci notebooks, and the first written record of the magic word “abracadabra” are among the treasures on display, joined by original materials from author J.K. Rowling’s archives. Also on view to the public for the first time will be Mary GrandPré’s illustrations created for Scholastic’s original editions of the novels. Costumes and set models from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened on Broadway in April, will be showcased in the exhibition. A long list of events will take place in conjunction with the exhibit, including trivia night, talks, an adult costume party, and more.” (cityguideny)
Daily, except most Mondays, $21, $6 ages 5-13, free 4 and younger

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♦ Before making final plans, we suggest you call the venue to confirm ticket availability, plus dates and times, as schedules are subject to change.
♦ NYCity, with a population of  8.6 million, had a record 63 million visitors last year and was TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Top U.S. Destination for 2018 – awesome! BUT quality shows draw crowds. Try to reserve seats for these top NYC events in advance, even if just earlier on the day of performance.

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Bonus NYC events– Jazz Clubs:
Many consider NYCity the Jazz capital of the world. My favorite Jazz Clubs, all on Manhattan’s WestSide, feature top talent every night of the week.
Hit the Hot Link and check out who is playing tonight:

Greenwich Village:
(5 are underground, classic jazz joints. all 6 are within walking distance of each other):
Village Vanguard – UG, 178 7th Ave. So., villagevanguard.com, 212-255-4037 (1st 8:30)
Blue Note – 131 W3rd St. nr 6th ave. bluenotejazz.com, 212-475-8592 (1st set 8pm)
55 Bar – basement @55 Christopher St. nr 7th ave.S. 55bar.com, 212-929-9883 (1st 7pm)
Mezzrow – basement @ 163 W10th St. nr 7th Ave. mezzrow.com,646-476-4346 (1st 8)
Smalls – basement @ 183 W10th St. smallslive.com, 646-476-4346 (1st set 7:30pm)
Cornelia Street Cafe – UG, 29 Cornelia St. corneliastreetcafe.com, 212-989-9319 (6pm)

Outside Greenwich Village:
Dizzy’s Club – Broadway @ 60th St. — jazz.org/dizzys / 212-258-9595 (1st set 7:30pm)
Birdland – 315 W44th St.(btw 8/9ave) — birdlandjazz.com / 212-581-3080 (1st 8:30pm)
Smoke Jazz Club – 2751 Broadway nr.106th St. — smokejazz.com/ 212-864-6662 (7pm)

Special Mention:
Caffe Vivaldi – 32 Jones St. nr Bleecker St. — caffevivaldi.com / 212-691-7538 (1st 7pm)
a classic, old jazz club in the Village, Caffe V often surprises with a wonderfully eclectic lineup. It’s my favorite spot for an evening of listening enjoyment and discovery.

Alas, Caffe V is no more, another victim of a rapacious NYC landlord. Owner Ishrat fought the good fight and Caffe V will be sorely missed.

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NYCity Vacation Travel Guide Video (Expedia):

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WHAT’S ON VIEW
These are My Fave Special Exhibitions @ MUSEUMS / Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue
(See the New York Times Arts Section for listings of all museum exhibitions,
and also see the expanded reviews of these exhibitions)

‘SCENES FROM THE COLLECTION’  “After a surgical renovation to its grand pile on Fifth Avenue, the Jewish Museum has reopened its third-floor galleries with a rethought and refreshed display of its permanent collection, which intermingles modern and contemporary art, by Jews and gentiles alike — Mark Rothko, Lee Krasner, Nan Goldin, Cindy Sherman, and the excellent young Nigerian draftswoman Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze — with 4,000 years of Judaica. The works are shown in a nimble, non-chronological suite of galleries, and some of its century-spanning juxtapositions are bracing; others feel reductive, even dilletantish. But always, the Jewish Museum conceives of art and religion as interlocking elements of a story of civilization, commendably open to new influences and new interpretations.” (Farago) 212-423-3200, thejewishmuseum.org

Museum of the City of New York

NY AT ITS CORE (ongoing)
“Ten years in the making, New York at Its Core tells the compelling story of New York’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World.” The exhibition captures the human energy that drove New York to become a city like no other and a subject of fascination the world over. Entertaining, inspiring, important, and at times bemusing, New York City “big personalities,” including Alexander Hamilton, Walt Whitman, Boss Tweed, Emma Goldman, JP Morgan, Fiorello La Guardia, Jane Jacobs, Jay-Z, and dozens more, parade through the exhibition. Visitors will also learn the stories of lesser-known New York personalities, like Lenape chieftain Penhawitz and Italian immigrant Susie Rocco. Even animals like the horse, the pig, the beaver, and the oyster, which played pivotal roles in the economy and daily life of New York, get their moment in the historical spotlight. Occupying the entire first floor in three interactive galleries (Port City, 1609-1898, World City, 1898-2012, and Future City Lab) New York at Its Core is shaped by four themes: money, density, diversity, and creativity. Together, they provide a lens for examining the character of the city, and underlie the modern global metropolis we know today. mcny.org” (NYCity Guide)

and you should be sure to check out these special exhibitions at that little museum on Fifth Ave., The Metropolitan Museum of Art
(open 7 days /week, AND always Pay What You Wish for NewYorkers)

Delacroix (Now-1/6/19)
“This is the first comprehensive U.S. retrospective of the work of French artist Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863). The Met has teamed up with The Louvre, showcasing in chronological order some 150 pieces, including paintings, drawings, manuscripts, and prints.” (cityguideny)

‘CROWNS OF THE VAJRA MASTERS: RITUAL ART OF NEPAL’ (through Dec. 16). “Up a narrow staircase, above the Met’s galleries of South and Southeast Asian art, are three small rooms of art from the Himalayas. The space, a bit like a treehouse, is a capsule of spiritual energy, which is especially potent these days thanks to this exhibition. The crowns of the title look like antique versions of astronaut headgear: gilded copper helmets, studded with gems, encrusted with repoussé plaques and topped by five-pronged antennas — the vajra, or thunderbolt of wisdom. Such crowns were believed to turn their wearers into perfected beings who are willing and able to bestow blessings on the world. This show is the first to focus on these crowns, and it does so with a wealth of compressed historical information, as well as several resplendent related sculptures and paintings from Nepal and Tibet. But it’s the crowns themselves, the real ones, the wisdom generators, set in mandala formation in the center of the gallery, that are the fascinators.” (NYT-Holland Cotter)

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Museum Mile is a section of Fifth Avenue which contains one of the densest displays of culture in the world. Eight museums can be found along this section of Fifth Avenue:
• 105th Street – El Museo del Barrio (closed Sun-Mon)*
• 103rd Street – Museum of the City of New York (open 7 days /week)
•  92nd Street – The Jewish Museum (closed Wed) (Sat FREE) (Thu 5-8 PWYW)
•  91st Street  –  Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (open 7 days /week)
•  89th Street –  National Academy Museum (closed Mon-Tue)
•  88th Street –  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (closed Thu) (Sat 6-8 PWYW)
•  86th Street –  Neue Galerie New York (closed Tue-Wed) (Fri 6-8 FREE)
Last, but certainly not least, America’s premier museum
•  82nd Street – The Metropolitan Museum of Art (open 7 days /week)*
*always Pay What You Wish (PWYW) for NewYorkers

Although technically not part of the Museum Mile, the Frick Collection (closed Mon) (Wed 2-6pm PWYW; First Friday each month (exc Jan+Sep) 6-9pm FREE) on the corner of 70th St. and Fifth Avenue and the The Morgan Library & Museum (closed Mon) (Fri 7-9 FREE) on Madison Ave and 37th St are also located near Fifth Ave.
Now plan your own museum crawl (info on hours & admission updated June 2, 2015).
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For other selected Museum and Gallery Special Exhibitions see Recent Posts in right Sidebar dated 10/18 and 09/30.
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NYC Events,”Only the Best” (10/19) + Today’s Featured Pub (Greenwich Village)

“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3.

For future NYC Events, check the tab above: NYC Events-October”
It’s the most comprehensive list of top events this month that you will find anywhere.
Carefully curated from “Only the Best” NYC event info on the the web, it’s a simply superb resource that will help you plan your NYC visit all over town, all through the month.

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Have time for only one NYC Event today? Do this:

Fred Hersch Duos (Oct. 16-21)
Village Vanguard / 8:30PM, +10:30PM, $35
“The pianist Fred Hersch has a passion for the duo setting; in the past, he’s played weeklong engagements at venues with a different guest each night. Here he’s limiting himself to the company of two extravagantly talented musicians: the clarinettist Anat Cohen, with whom Hersch recorded “Live in Healdsburg,” and Esperanza Spalding, who will be putting aside her bass and concentrating on singing.” (Steve Futterman, NewYorker)

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6 OTHER TOP NYC EVENTS TODAY (see below for full listing)
>> Robert Glasper
>> David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy
>> Kate Baldwin: How Did You Get This Number?
>> Ron Carter’s Great Big Band
>> STEELY DAN
>> Pink Symposium
Continuing Events
>> 2018 Margaret Mead Film Festival
>> Candytopia
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Music, Dance, Performing Arts

Robert Glasper (thru Oct. 28)
Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St./ 8PM, +10:30PM, $30-$45
“Spearheading a fresh movement in jazz takes focus, commitment, and not a little bit of guts, and the keyboardist Robert Glasper is ready to exhibit the lot during this nearly monthlong residency. Week one finds him at the helm of his longtime threesome with the bassist Derrick Hodge and the drummer Chris Dave, a wiry trio that juggles swing conventions and hip-hop rhythmic ploys with gleeful impunity.” (Steve Futterman, NewYorker)

David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy
Presented by Arts Brookfield
Brookfield Place, Winter Garden / 7:30PM, FREE
“Curated by WNYC’s John Schaefer, the return of this annual music series features an all-star indie rock lineup performing David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy led by Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg. Each concert will open with short programs of music that inspired the trilogy composed by Brian Eno and Klaus Schulze.”

Kate Baldwin: How Did You Get This Number?
Feinstein’s 54 Below / 7PM, $45+
“Kate Baldwin broke through in 2009 as the enchanting star of Broadway’s Finian’s Rainbow, and has since brightened shows including Giant, Big Fish and the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! (for which she earned her second Tony nomination). Her latest solo set, directed by Robbie Rozelle, focuses on signature songs from her greatest roles.” (TONY)

Ron Carter’s Great Big Band (Oct 16-20)
Birdland, / 8:30PM, +11PM, $30-$40
“Hold on long enough, and your dreams can sometimes come to fruition. In 2011, Carter—then in his seventies and having played and recorded with seemingly every worthwhile collaborator—assembled a mighty big band. He calls the aggregation together whenever possible to interpret crafty charts that leave plenty of room for his still formidable bass work.” (Steve Futterman, NewYorker)

STEELY DAN (Oct. 17-18, 8 p.m.; through Oct. 30).
at the Beacon Theater
“For the first time since Walter Becker’s passing in 2017, Donald Fagen and Steely Dan will be performing several of the band’s most beloved albums in their entirety during their semiregular residency at the Beacon. “Aja” (on Thursday and Oct. 27) and Fagen’s solo effort “The Nightfly” (on Oct. 20 and 29) get two nights each, while “The Royal Scam” (on Wednesday), “Countdown to Ecstasy” (on Oct. 24) and “Gaucho” (on Oct. 26) will each be performed for one night only. Another show, called “By Popular Demand” (on Oct. 21), will be devoted to fan favorites, and the finale (on Oct. 30) will be, fittingly, composed of the band’s greatest hits.” (NYT-NATALIE WEINER)

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Smart Stuff / Other NYC Events
(Lectures/Discussions, Book Talks, Film, Classes, Food & Drink, Other)

Pink Symposium
Museum at FIT, Seventh Ave. at 27th St./ 10AM-5PM, FREE
“The Museum at FIT presents Pink, its twentieth academic symposium. This symposium will explore the significance of the color pink in fashion, art, and culture. Pink provokes exceptionally strong feelings of both attraction and repulsion, yet it is increasingly being regarded as cool and androgynous, powerful and political. Topics will include the significance of pink clothing in western and non-western cultures (including India, Africa, Mexico, and Japan), the role of pink in eighteenth-century portraiture, associations of pink with politics, gender, and sexuality, and the use of pink in cinema.”

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Continuing Events

American Museum of Natural History Presents:
2018 Margaret Mead Film Festival (Oct 18-21)
American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street / 6PM, $12
“The American Museum of Natural History’s Margaret Mead Film Festival, occurring October 18–21, 2018, screens documentaries that increase our understanding of the complexity and diversity of the peoples and cultures that populate our planet. The festival has evolved with the times while maintaining its important history and has grown steadily to reflect the ever-evolving incarnations of storytelling, technology and growing access to communities near and far. The Mead presents the best in documentary, experimental films, animation, hybrid works, and more.”

Candytopia (thru Nov.15)
Candytopia @ Penn Plaza, 145 W. 32nd St./ 10AM-8:30PM, $34
“This interactive candy exhibit, which has drawn the likes of Drew Barrymore, Gwyneth Paltrow, James Corden and Wiz Khalifa from California, has more than a dozen rooms and art installations including a swimming pool filled with about half a million giant marshmallows; unicorn-pig hybrids that fart confetti; a candy-covered Sphinx sculpture; and candy recreations of such artworks as the “Mona Lisa,” Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” and Rodin’s “The Thinker.” (amNY) &  (amNY)
DIVE INTO A HUGE MARSHMALLOW PIT AT CANDYTOPIA
“First it was in Los Angeles, and now it’s made its way to the east coast. Candytopia is officially open in NYC! Just like many other pop-ups, this one has uniquely designed rooms — except this one is all about candy. If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll want to snag a ticket and enjoy the marshmallow pit and candy-filled rooms.” (bestproducts.com)

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♦ Before making final plans, we suggest you call the venue to confirm ticket availability, plus dates and times, as schedules are subject to change.
♦ NYCity, with a population of  8.6 million, had a record 63 million visitors last year and was TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Top U.S. Destination for 2018 – awesome! BUT quality shows draw crowds. Try to reserve seats for these top NYC events in advance, even if just earlier on the day of performance.

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Bonus NYC Events – Music Venues:
So much fine live music every night in this town. These are my favorite non jazz music venues on Manhattan’s WestSide. Hit the Hot Link and check out who’s playing tonight:

City Winery – 155 Varick St., citywinery.com, 212-608-0555
Joe’s Pub @ Public Theater – 425 Lafayette St., joespub.com, 212-967-7555
Beacon Theatre – 2124 Broadway @ 74th St., beacontheatre.com, 212-465-6500
Town Hall – 123 W43rd St. (btw 6/7), thetownhall.org, 212-997-6661
Le Poisson Rouge – 158 Bleecker St., lepoissonrouge.com, 212-505-3474
Sony Hall – 235 W 46th St. (btw 7/8), sonyhall.com, 212-997-5123
and one more, not exactly WestSide:
Bowery Ballroom – 6 Delancey St. boweryballroom.com,

Special Mention:
Caffe Vivaldi – 32 Jones St. nr Bleecker St. caffevivaldi.com, 212-691-7538
a classic, old jazz club in the Village, Caffe V often surprises with a wonderfully eclectic lineup. It’s my favorite spot for an evening of listening discovery and enjoyment.

Alas, Caffe V is no more, another victim of a rapacious NYC landlord. Owner Ishrat fought the good fight and Caffe V will be sorely missed.

See Below.
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NYCity Vacation Travel Guide Video (Expedia):
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A PremierPub and 3 Good Eating Places – Greenwich Village

Caffe Vivaldi / 32 Jones Street (btw. Bleecker St./W4th St.)

Café Vivaldi is a classic, intimate club located in Greenwich Village on Jones Street, the street featured on the cover of Bob Dylan’s second album, “Freewheelin’. ”

maxresdefaultEach night Ishrat, the long time proprietor and impresario, carefully curates and schedules an eclectic series of musicians. You can often see him at his table in the corner, hard at work reviewing music videos and listening to cd demos on his laptop, scouting out future bookings. Musicians come from all over to play and sing in a club in Greenwich Village. Some are local New Yorkers, others are just passing through, in town for a few days.

There is a small bar, seating maybe 10. It’s close to the stage and I find it’s a perfect spot to sip a glass of red wine while listening to the music. The room itself has the performance area at one end and a cozy fireplace at the other. The performance area here is small, dominated by a large black Yamaha Grand piano. Tables are bunched together and most people at the tables are eating lite meals or sampling the wonderful desserts.

There is also a good selection of fairly priced wines,  but you are here because of the music. You can never be quite sure what you’re going to find, and that’s half the charm of this place. It’s not a home run every night, but many nights it’s pretty special.

I remember the night I saw the most talented bossa nova group, just in from San Paulo. As I listened, I wondered if there was any better music playing anywhere else in New York City that night. And at Caffé Vivaldi there is never a cover charge. Their recently redesigned web site does give you a better idea of the type of music playing each night.

At one time Greenwich Village was filled with clubs just like this, but times change. Real estate interests have impacted the village, and not for the better. Even Caffé Vivaldi had a rough time recently, when a new landlord raised the rent exorbitantly. Fortunately, Ishrat has built a loyal following over the years, and a fund raiser and slightly more reasonable rent has kept Café Vivaldi in business.

When Woody Allen and Al Pacino wanted to make movies featuring the timeless quality of Greenwich Village they came to Vivaldi. It’s important that we keep this special place alive, for if we lose Cafe Vivaldi, NYCity will have lost a piece of it’s soul.

CAFFE VIVALDI HAS CLOSED,  JUNE 23 WAS THE FINAL NIGHT. VERY SAD.
I HAVE LEFT THIS REVIEW ON MY SITE AS A KIND OF MEMORIAL.
As reported in the “Gothamist”:
“Caffe Vivaldi, one of the last bohemian bastions of the West Village, is set to close this weekend. During its 35 years on Jones Street, the casual cafe won the hearts of locals and celebs alike, including Oscar Isaac, Bette Midler, and Al Pacino.

Despite that friendly communal atmosphere, the owners ultimately struggled to survive under their notorious vulture landlord Steve Croman, who they say waged a harassment campaign against the restaurant, and eventually tripled their rent.”

Website: http://caffevivaldi.com/
Phone #: (212) 691-7538
Hours: Music generally 7:30PM – 11PM, but varies
Lunch/Dinner 11AM-on
Subway: #1 to Christopher St.
Walk 1 blk S. on 7th ave S. to Bleecker St., 1 blk left on Bleecker to Jones St., 50 yards left on Jones St. to Caffe V.
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“Pub” is used in it’s broadest sense – bars, bar/restaurants, jazz clubs, wine bars, tapas bars, craft beer bars, dive bars, cocktail lounges, and of course, pubs – just about anyplace you can get a drink without a cover charge.

If you have a fave premier pub or good eating place on Manhattan’s WestSide let us all know about it – leave a comment.
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3 Good Eating places

It’s not difficult to find a place to eat in Manhattan.
Finding a good, inexpensive place to eat is a bit harder.
Here are a few of my faves in this neighborhood:

Fish – 280 Bleecker St. (just a bit S. of 7th ave South)
This was an easy pick – the best raw bar special in town. $9 gets you 6 of the freshest oysters or clams + a glass of wine or beer. Don’t know how they can do it, but I tell everyone I know about this place. And it’s located right in the heart of some of the best no cover music in town.

Bleecker Street Pizza – 69 7th ave S. (corner of Bleecker St.)
The place is tiny and not much to look at, but this is one good slice. They like to brag that they have been voted “Best pizza in NY” 3 years in a row by the Food Network. I believe them. I would have voted for them.

Num Pang – 21 E 12th St. (btw. University Place/5th ave.)
This is a Cambodian banh mi sandwich shop that kept me well fed while I was in class nearby recently. It’s cramped, even for NYCity, but usually there is room up the spiral staircase to sit down and eat. In good weather carry your sandwich a few blocks to Union Square park. You may have to wait a few minutes, because everything is freshly made, but it’s worth it. Can you believe – an unheard of 26 food rating by Zagat.

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“3 Good Eating places” focuses on a quick bite, what I call “Fine Fast Food – NYCity Style”
No reservations needed.
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NYCity is the most diverse and interesting place to find a meal anywhere in the world. With more than 24,000 eating establishments you might welcome some advice.

◊ For all my picks of 54 Good Eating places, and essays on my favorite 18 PremierPubs in 9 Neighborhoods on Manhattan’s WestSide, order a copy of my e-book:
“Eating and Drinking on NYCity’s WestSide” ($4.99, available WINTER 2018).
◊ Order before FEB.28, 2019 and receive a bonus – 27 of my favorite casual dining places with free Wi-Fi.

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NYC Events,”Only the Best” (10/18) + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s WestSide

“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3.

For future NYC Events, check the tab above: NYC Events-October”
It’s the most comprehensive list of top events this month that you will find anywhere.
Carefully curated from “Only the Best” NYC event info on the the web, it’s a simply superb resource that will help you plan your NYC visit all over town, all through the month.

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Have time for only one NYC Event today? Do this:

STEELY DAN (Oct. 17-18, 8 p.m.; through Oct. 30).
at the Beacon Theater
“For the first time since Walter Becker’s passing in 2017, Donald Fagen and Steely Dan will be performing several of the band’s most beloved albums in their entirety during their semiregular residency at the Beacon. “Aja” (on Thursday and Oct. 27) and Fagen’s solo effort “The Nightfly” (on Oct. 20 and 29) get two nights each, while “The Royal Scam” (on Wednesday), “Countdown to Ecstasy” (on Oct. 24) and “Gaucho” (on Oct. 26) will each be performed for one night only. Another show, called “By Popular Demand” (on Oct. 21), will be devoted to fan favorites, and the finale (on Oct. 30) will be, fittingly, composed of the band’s greatest hits.” (NYT-NATALIE WEINER)

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5 OTHER TOP NYC EVENTS TODAY (see below for full listing)
>> Ron Carter’s Great Big Band
>> Fred Hersch Duos
>> Celebrate Mexico Now: Diana Gameros & Renee Goust
>> Paris, New York, Madrid, London: The City Responds to Terror
>> Sir Max Hastings: Vietnam—An Epic Tragedy
Continuing Events
>> Candytopia
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Music, Dance, Performing Arts

Ron Carter’s Great Big Band (Oct 16-20)
Birdland, / 8:30PM, +11PM, $30-$40
“Hold on long enough, and your dreams can sometimes come to fruition. In 2011, Carter—then in his seventies and having played and recorded with seemingly every worthwhile collaborator—assembled a mighty big band. He calls the aggregation together whenever possible to interpret crafty charts that leave plenty of room for his still formidable bass work.” (Steve Futterman, NewYorker)

Fred Hersch Duos (Oct. 16-21)
Village Vanguard / 8:30PM, +10:30PM, $35
“The pianist Fred Hersch has a passion for the duo setting; in the past, he’s played weeklong engagements at venues with a different guest each night. Here he’s limiting himself to the company of two extravagantly talented musicians: the clarinettist Anat Cohen, with whom Hersch recorded “Live in Healdsburg,” and Esperanza Spalding, who will be putting aside her bass and concentrating on singing.” (Steve Futterman, NewYorker)

Celebrate Mexico Now: Diana Gameros & Renee Goust
Atrium at Lincoln Center / 7:30PM, FREE
“Celebrate a new generation of Mexican-American singer-songwriters with performances by Renee Goust and Diana Gameros. Having grown up between the U.S and Mexico, Goust and Gameros move between cultures, languages, and genres to deliver anthems of personal, cultural, and political identity.”

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Smart Stuff / Other NYC Events
(Lectures/Discussions, Book Talks, Film, Classes, Food & Drink, Other)

Paris, New York, Madrid, London: The City Responds to Terror
National September 11 Memorial & Museum,180 Greenwich St./ 7PM, FREE, ticket required
“Whenever they occur, terrorist attacks elicit expressions of grief and solidarity from millions of people around the world. Why do so many feel intimately connected to events they may not have experienced personally? Sociologist Gérôme Truc draws from his field work in cities targeted by terrorism to better understand the impact of terrorism on contemporary societies.”

Sir Max Hastings: Vietnam—An Epic Tragedy
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave./ 8PM, $35
“Celebrated former war reporter and historian Sir Max Hastings gives a fascinating lecture about his new book, Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy.

Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive conflict since the Second World War, first creating a humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Sir Max has spent the past three years interviewing scores of participants from both sides in Vietnam and the United States, as well as researching a multitude of American, Vietnamese and French sources, to create an epic narrative of an epic struggle.”

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Continuing Events

Candytopia (thru Nov.15)
Candytopia @ Penn Plaza, 145 W. 32nd St./ 10AM-8:30PM, $34
“This interactive candy exhibit, which has drawn the likes of Drew Barrymore, Gwyneth Paltrow, James Corden and Wiz Khalifa from California, has more than a dozen rooms and art installations including a swimming pool filled with about half a million giant marshmallows; unicorn-pig hybrids that fart confetti; a candy-covered Sphinx sculpture; and candy recreations of such artworks as the “Mona Lisa,” Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” and Rodin’s “The Thinker.” (amNY) &  (amNY)
DIVE INTO A HUGE MARSHMALLOW PIT AT CANDYTOPIA
“First it was in Los Angeles, and now it’s made its way to the east coast. Candytopia is officially open in NYC! Just like many other pop-ups, this one has uniquely designed rooms — except this one is all about candy. If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll want to snag a ticket and enjoy the marshmallow pit and candy-filled rooms.” (bestproducts.com)

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♦ Before making final plans, we suggest you call the venue to confirm ticket availability, plus dates and times, as schedules are subject to change.
♦ NYCity, with a population of  8.6 million, had a record 63 million visitors last year and was TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Top U.S. Destination for 2018 – awesome! BUT quality shows draw crowds. Try to reserve seats for these top NYC events in advance, even if just earlier on the day of performance.

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Bonus: Nifty 9 – Best Cabarets / Piano Bars NYCity
These are my favorite places for an after dinner night on the town – music and drinks.
Hit the Hot Link and check out what’s happening tonight:

Feinstein’s/54 Below – 254 W 54th St.

The Green Room 42 – 570 Tenth Ave.

Don’t Tell Mama – 343 W 46th St.

The Rum House, in the Hotel Edison – 228 W. 47th St.

Laurie Beechman Theatre – 407 W 42nd St.

Marie’s Crisis – 59 Grove St.

The Duplex – 61 Christopher St.

Sid Gold’s Request Room – 165 W 26th St.

Cafe Carlyle, in the Carlyle Hotel – 35 E. 76th St.
This is the only one not located on Manhattan’s WestSide, and it ain’t cheap, but it has some of the finest singers.

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NYCity Vacation Travel Guide Video (Expedia):

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WHAT’S ON VIEW
My Fave Special Exhibitions – MUSEUMS / Manhattan’s WestSide
(See the New York Times Arts Section for listings of all museums,
and also to see their expanded reviews of exhibitions)

Museum of Modern Art:

A special pat on the back to MOMA, who is now displaying art from the seven countries affected by Trump’s travel ban.

“Trump’s ban against refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations has sparked acts of defiance in NYC, from demonstrations across town, to striking taxicab drivers at JFK to Middle Eastern bodega owners closing their shops in protest. Recently, the Museum Of Modern added its two cents by bringing out artworks it owns from the affected countries, and hanging them prominently within the galleries usually reserved for 19th- and 20th-century artworks from Europe and the United States. Paintings by Picasso and Matisse, for example, were removed to make way for pieces by Tala Madani (from Iran), Ibrahim El-Salahi (from Sudan) and architect Zaha Hadid (from Iraq). The rehanging, which was unannounced, aims to create a symbolic welcome that repudiates Trump by creating a visual dialog between the newly added works and the more familiar objects from MoMA’s permanent collection.” (TONY)

‘BODYS ISEK KINGELEZ: CITY DREAMS’ (through Jan. 1). “The first comprehensive survey of the Congolese artist is a euphoric exhibition as utopian wonderland featuring his fantasy architectural models and cities — works strong in color, eccentric in shape, loaded with enthralling details and futuristic aura. Mr. Kingelez (1948-2015) was convinced that the world had never seen a vision like his, and this beautifully designed show bears him out.” (NYT-Smith)
212-708-9400, moma.org

‘THE LONG RUN’ (through Nov. 4). “The museum upends its cherished Modern narrative of ceaseless progress by mostly young (white) men. Instead we see works by artists 45 and older who have just kept on keeping on, regardless of attention or reward, sometimes saving the best for last. Art here is an older person’s game, a pursuit of a deepening personal vision over innovation. Winding through 17 galleries, the installation is alternatively visually or thematically acute and altogether inspiring.” (NYT-Smith)
212-708-9400, moma.org

Rubin Museum of Art

Chitra Ganesh: The Scorpion Gesture (Through Jan. 7)
“The Brooklyn artist’s new animations ingeniously combine her own drawings and watercolors with historical imagery, peppering the journeys of bodhisattvas with contemporary pop-culture references. Five of these pieces are installed on the museum’s second and third floors amid its collection of Himalayan art, elements of which appear in her psychedelic sequences of spinning mandalas and falling lotus flowers. (Ganesh’s works are activated, as if by magic, when viewers approach.) In “Rainbow Body,” a cave, which also appears in a nearby painting of Mandarava, is filled with people in 3-D glasses, watching as the guru-deity attains enlightenment. “Silhouette in the Graveyard” is projected behind a glass case containing a small sculpture of Maitreya, from late-eighteenth-century Mongolia, for a cleverly dioramalike effect. Prophesied to arrive during an apocalyptic crisis, the bodhisattva is seen here against Ganesh’s montage, which includes footage of global catastrophes and political protests, from the Women’s March to Black Lives Matter.” (

SPECIAL MENTION (not Manhattan’s WestSide, but let’s show some love to da Bronx)
at the New York (Bronx) Botanical Garden:

‘GEORGIA O’KEEFFE: VISIONS OF HAWAI‘I’ (through Oct. 28). “Finding out Georgia O’Keeffe had a Hawaiian period is kind of like finding out Brian Wilson had a desert period. But here it is: 17 eye-popping paradisal paintings, produced in a nine-week visit in 1939. The paintings, and their almost psychedelic palette, are as fleshlike and physical as O’Keeffe’s New Mexican work is stripped and metaphysical. The other star of the show, fittingly, is Hawaii, and the garden has mounted a living display of the subjects depicted in the artwork. As much as they might look like the products of an artist’s imagination, the plants and flowers in the Enid Haupt Conservatory are boastfully real. On Aloha Nights every Saturday in June and every other Saturday in July and August, the garden is staging a cultural complement of activities, including lei making, hula lessons and ukulele performances.” (NYT – William L. Hamilton)
718-817-8700, nybg.org / easy 20 minute ride from Grand Central on Metro North.

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For other selected Museum and Gallery Special Exhibitions see Posts in right Sidebar dated 09/28 and 09/26.
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October Events +14 Classic and Essential NYCity Films (10/18)

“We search the internet looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3.

These are the Top 10 NYC Events in October 2018

Φ Archtober all month, all over town

Φ NY Film Festival 9/28-10/14

Φ Fall for Dance @ City Center 10/01-10/13

Φ New York Comic Con 10/04-10/07

Φ New Yorker Festival 10/05-10/07

Φ Cabaret Convention @ Rose Theater TWC 10/9-10/12

Φ NYCity Wine & Food Festival 10/11-10/14

Φ Open House NY Weekend 10/12-10/14

Φ Dutch Masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum opens 10/16

Φ Photo Plus Expo @ Javits Center 10/25-10/27

Φ the other Oktoberfest, the one with beer

Check the tab above: “NYC Events-October”  for the most detailed, comprehensive list of top events this month that you will find anywhere.
Carefully curated from “Only the Best” NYC event info on the the web, it’s a simply superb resource that will help you plan your NYC visit all over town, all through the month.

Today is the last day experimenting with the different format – on some days we went visual and offered a selection of the very best NYCity Instagram photos, YouTube videos, or Pinterest Pins. On other days we offered info on the Best NYC Restaurants, Top Online Travel Forums with NYC info, or Essential New York City films. We hope you have found this useful and enjoyable. Please let us know in the comments what you thought. Thanks.

Today it’s Classic and Essential NYCity Films.

If you want to get in the mood for your visit to NYCity, then make yourself some popcorn and pick up a copy of one of these great films at your local Netflix.

(and if you have seen any of these before, remember Director Robert Altman’s advice:
“It’s better to see a great movie again than an average one the first time. Because even though the movie hasn’t changed, you have. And you’ll see something new.”)

The Naked City (1948)

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On the Waterfront (1954)

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Sweet Smell Of Success (1957) — “I love this dirty town!”, says Burt Lancaster — and so do we, in one of his signature films — a sour, caustic tale about a twisted gossip columnist, partly modeled on the legendary Walter Winchell. Lancaster is superb, and guess what, so is Tony Curtis.

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West Side Story (1961)

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Midnight Cowboy (1969) — Two drifters meet in a mutual attempt to survive in, then escape from, Manhattan’s grimy underbelly. Hoffman is incredible as Ratso. The kind they don’t make anymore, this “Cowboy” still packs a hefty wallop.

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The French Connection (1971) — Maybe the best cop movie ever, portraying one of the city’s bigger drug busts back in the day. Gene Hackman won as Oscar and became a bankable star with this movie — and it’s easy to see why.

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The Godfather (1972)

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Mean Streets (1973) — Scorsese’s breakthrough about a conflicted small-time crook and his wacko, self-destructive cousin in Little Italy. Rich in emotion, immediacy, and atmosphere, this film set the pungent, propulsive Scorsese style we’d see again in movies like 1990′s Goodfellas.

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The Godfather, Part 2 (1974) — Coppola managed to improve on a masterpiece with this one, which paints on a broader canvas and offers even richer period flavor. And for the price of Brando, we get a young Robert De Niro, who’s equally brilliant.

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Annie Hall (1977) — Inveterate New Yorker Woody Allen’s best film ever, with some hilariously dead-on insights about the bi-coastal dilemma: New York vs. Los Angeles. I’m with Woody: give me Gotham every time. This turned Diane Keaton into a star, and it’s still her signature role.

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Manhattan (1979)

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Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

Three Woody Allen films in a row may seem a bit much, but for me Woody is the quintessential NYCity film auteur. Heck, I could have added “Hannah and Her Sisters” (1986), “Crimes and Misdemeanors” (1989), and “Bullets Over Broadway” (1994).

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Moonstruck (1987) — This love letter to Brooklyn is full of charm and humanity, though some disagree… worth the price of admission for Vincent Gardenia and Olympia Dukakis alone. And look for an unusual early turn from Nic Cage as a mooning, eccentric baker.

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A Bronx Tale (1993)

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Half of this list, the ones with comments, is from the wonderful film critic John Farr.
The other half (films without the write up’s) are my additional personal faves.

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October Events + Selected NYC Instagram Photos (10/17)

“We search the internet looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3.

Φ Archtober all month, all over town

Φ NY Film Festival 9/28-10/14

Φ Fall for Dance @ City Center 10/01-10/13

Φ New York Comic Con 10/04-10/07

Φ New Yorker Festival 10/05-10/07

Φ Cabaret Convention @ Rose Theater TWC 10/9-10/12

Φ NYCity Wine & Food Festival 10/11-10/14

Φ Open House NY Weekend 10/12-10/14

Φ Dutch Masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum opens 10/16

Φ Photo Plus Expo @ Javits Center 10/25-10/27

Φ the other Oktoberfest, the one with beer

Check the tab above: “NYC Events-October”  for the most detailed, comprehensive list of top events this month that you will find anywhere.
Carefully curated from “Only the Best” NYC event info on the the web, it’s a simply superb resource that will help you plan your NYC visit all over town, all through the month.

Today is the penultimate day experimenting with the different format – on some days we went visual and offered a selection of the very best NYCity Instagram photos, YouTube videos, or Pinterest Pins. On other days we offered info on the Best NYC Restaurants, Top Online Travel Forums with NYC info, or Essential New York City films. We hope you have found this useful and enjoyable. Please let us know in the comments what you thought. Thanks.

Today it’s Instagram Photos.

NYCity Instagram Photos > WEDNESDAY / OCTOBER 17, 2018

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We hope you enjoy this change of pace, then please return here October 18, and every day for our daily, hot off the presses event guide with “Only the Best” NYCity event info.

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October Events + 6 Top Online Travel Forums (10/16)

“We search the internet looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3.

These are the Top 10 NYC Events in October 2018

Φ Archtober all month, all over town

Φ NY Film Festival 9/28-10/14

Φ Fall for Dance @ City Center 10/01-10/13

Φ New York Comic Con 10/04-10/07

Φ New Yorker Festival 10/05-10/07

Φ Cabaret Convention @ Rose Theater TWC 10/9-10/12

Φ NYCity Wine & Food Festival 10/11-10/14

Φ Open House NY Weekend 10/12-10/14

Φ Dutch Masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum opens 10/16

Φ Photo Plus Expo @ Javits Center 10/25-10/27

Φ the other Oktoberfest, the one with beer

Check the tab above: “NYC Events-October”  for the most detailed, comprehensive list of top events this month that you will find anywhere.
Carefully curated from “Only the Best” NYC event info on the the web, it’s a simply superb resource that will help you plan your NYC visit all over town, all through the month.

Only a few days left experimenting with the different format – on some days we went visual and offered a selection of the very best NYCity Instagram photos, YouTube videos, or Pinterest Pins. On other days we offered info on the Best NYC Restaurants, Top Online Travel Forums with NYC info, or Essential New York City films. We hope you have found this useful and enjoyable. Please let us know in the comments what you thought. Thanks.

Today it’s Online Travel Forums.

Traditional travel guides and blogs, whether online or in paper format, give you a lot of content but still have their limitations. Chances are you’ll have specific questions and concerns that they didn’t cover.

Online travel forums (the original social media) are one of the best ways to find information you can’t find elsewhere, and to find answers to specific questions. These online communities of travelers are ready and willing to offer their insights and first-hand knowledge.

Which are the best travel forums – the forums with many informed and active members who will answer your questions promptly and accurately? with moderators who will ensure that discussions stay relevant and civil?

Here are my six favorites:

> Lonely Planet’s Thorn Tree
An old timer (since 1996) – you can search by destination or interest, search for a travel buddy or just have a chat. 7.1M results for “everything ever.”
Search here for New York City

> Trip Advisor’s Travel Board
Their motto: ”Get the truth.Then go” Search by destination or interest. The New York City Travel Forum has 189K topics and the sidebar “Top questions about New York City” is very helpful.
Search here for New York City

> Frommer’s Community Forums
Not as active as some other forums, but archived topics can be helpful. Search by destinations, trip ideas, tips&tools.
Search here for New York City

> Fodor’s Travel Talk Forums
This is a big one with 2.1M posts for the USA and 3.9M posts for Europe and can be difficult to find what you are looking for. In order to use all the features of the forum, you will need to register.
Search here for New York City

> Flyer Talk Forums
Been around a long time. Heavy, of course, on air travel and airports. But the destinations section has a New York City forum with many posts. Unfortunately, browsing through the threads is time consuming, and the search engine is not very helpful.
Search here for New York City

> Rick Steve’s Travel Forum
This is a Euro-centric Forum, so it won’t be much help for NYCity. But Rick Steves and his travelers have so much good information on the site I just had to list it. Be sure to use it when you travel to Europe.
Search here for technology tips

Of course, your FaceBook friends and Twitter world may be helpful too.

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October Events + NYCity on You-Tube / Pinterest (10/15)

“We search the internet looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3.

These are the Top 10 NYC Events in October 2018

Φ Archtober all month, all over town

Φ NY Film Festival 9/28-10/14

Φ Fall for Dance @ City Center 10/01-10/13

Φ New York Comic Con 10/04-10/07

Φ New Yorker Festival 10/05-10/07

Φ Cabaret Convention @ Rose Theater TWC 10/9-10/12

Φ NYCity Wine & Food Festival 10/11-10/14

Φ Open House NY Weekend 10/12-10/14

Φ Dutch Masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum opens 10/16

Φ Photo Plus Expo @ Javits Center 10/25-10/27

Φ the other Oktoberfest, the one with beer

Check the tab above: “NYC Events-October”  for the most detailed, comprehensive list of top events this month that you will find anywhere.
Carefully curated from “Only the Best” NYC event info on the the web, it’s a simply superb resource that will help you plan your NYC visit all over town, all through the month.

Only a few days left experimenting with the different format – on some days we went visual and offered a selection of the very best NYCity Instagram photos, YouTube videos, or Pinterest Pins. On other days we offered info on the Best NYC Restaurants, Top Online Travel Forums with NYC info, or Essential New York City films. We hope you have found this useful and enjoyable. Please let us know in the comments what you thought. Thanks. Today it’s NYCity on YouTube and Pinterest.

There are some very fine YouTube videos and Pinterest Pins that cover New York City and are endlessly fascinating. Here are some of my faves:

YouTube

Treasures of New York: American Museum of Natural History

Central Park – Everything You Need to Know

Best Food Carts in New York City

How to photograph New York City from a Helicopter

The best of New York City in a few days trip

Treasures of New York: The New-York Historical Society

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PINTEREST

NYC

NYC: Explained

NYC Travel Tips

NYC Photography locations

NYC Photography Manhattan

 

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