November NYC Events + Top 11 NYC Corona Culture (11/02)

Pre Covid-19 we searched the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you didn’t have to.”
We made it as easy as 1-2-3.

Covid-19 has required some changes for the time being.
Stay Safe.

============================================================= For November we are going to try a different format – “Top 10 Corona Culture” – updated info and video especially suited to these difficult times OR NYC related visual info (Instagram and YouTube) OR all the NYC news you need to start your day. We hope you will come back often to see what’s cooking here.

Today it’s Top 11 NYC Corona Culture. NEW STUFF!

Start with Things to Do This Week in NYC – The New York Times

Calm your nerves with a meditation guide, a night at the Seattle Symphony and a day among the sea otters at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

2. The Met Is Reopening: Grab Your Timed Ticket and Give Your Bike to the Valet – The New York Times

“With fewer people and more protocols, the country’s largest museum is ready to welcome visitors again.”

3. The best live theater to stream online this weekTONY

“Theaters are closed for now, but you can find great stage stars and events streaming online today”

4. Fear of the Indoors GrubStreet

“Can we really trust our fellow diners enough to head back inside?”

5. New York’s Reopened Museums: Where to Go and What to See – The New York Times

“What you need to know before venturing back out to see art, from safety precautions to the exhibitions still on view.”

6. Cindy Sherman (thru Nov.7)

Metro Pictures, 519 W. 24th St., Chelsea

“Sherman may be the star of her indelible pictures, but that doesn’t make them self-portraits. As Calvin Tomkins wrote in a Profile of her in this magazine in 2000, these are images “for which she had posed but in which she was not present.” Sherman’s latest exhibition, at Metro Pictures, finds her slipping into the unsettling identities—and the Stella McCartney-designed outfits—of new men and women.”

7. The Best Filipino Restaurants In NYCThe Infatuation

From a grocery store with a takeout counter to a tiki-themed spot with a nice back patio, these are our 16 favorite Filipino restaurants in the city.

8. What’s It Like to Travel to NYC Right Now?  (City Guide News Desk)

Typically, the time from Thanksgiving to Christmas is one of New York’s busiest travel seasons. Now, in a world that’s been turned upside down with COVID, what would a New York holiday trip look like?

Should you attempt to plan a trip to the Big Apple this year, or just wait?

While no one can ultimately make that decision for you, there are some things you know to help you along the way.

9. New York’s Star Attractions Are Reopening. Here’s What You Need to Know.WSJ

“With limited capacity and other Covid-19 restrictions now in place at the city’s most beloved landmarks, locals and visitors are finding an unexpected upside to the ‘new normal’—plenty of elbow room.”

The Greenwich Village club Smalls is booking bands inside the venue again, but audiences will still have to stay home.

11. 20 Sheltered Spots for Dining Outdoors in NYC When It Rains. – Eater NewYork

“A roundup of places that offer superior shelter when a thunderstorm hits.”

bonus: A Walk Through Harlem, New York’s Most Storied Neighborhood – The New York Times

“Our critic chats with the architect David Adjaye about Hotel Theresa, Marcus Garvey Park, the home of Langston Hughes, the Y.M.C.A. and other landmarks.”

We hope you enjoy this change of pace, then please return here December 1, and every day for our daily, hot off the presses event guide with “Only the Best” NYCity event info.


Lower Manhattan – Did you know?

New York City is a city of neighborhoods and no neighborhood has more spectacular sights then Lower Manhattan. The Battery and Bowling Green, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory, the Oculus, National Museum of the American Indian, South Street Seaport, Statue of Liberty, and so much more are all here.

For information on everything to do, see and enjoy in Lower Manhattan, let’s look at these Pinterest sites with good visitor info (y).

(655) Pinterest – 10 best things to do in downtown

Top 10 Amazing things to do in Downtown, New York City (Complete Guide) – The Spherical

(655) Pinterest – top 10 things to do in NYC’s financial district

Top 10 things to do in NYC’s Financial District – Where Erin Goes

(655) Pinterest – the ultimate guide of things to do in the financial district NYC

The Ultimate Guide of Things to Do in the Financial District NYC

(655) Pinterest – Photo lower Manhattan at dusk

Photo Lower Manhattan at Dusk | Amraj Lalli | Flickr (

655) Pinterest -Photo lower Manhattan and governors island P

hoto Lower Manhattan & Governors Island I | This image was shot w… | Flickr




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