November NYC Events + Top 11 NYC Corona Culture (11/16)

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!

1. 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.”

2. This is what the future of outdoor dining could look likeTONY

“Designers based in NYC are pitching some cool new solutions.

Thrust into a new reality this year, New York City’s restaurants had to throw together outdoor dining setups quickly and without much direction. There’s been a sort of “Wild West” vibe as owners have used everything from “space bubbles” and shipwreck-themed setups to private greenhouses to keep everyone separated.

But now, with a few months of eating on the street under our belts and outdoor dining becoming year-round, designers are looking into how the experience could become more streamlined and uniform.”

3. Things to Do This Week in NYC – The New York Times

“This week, pick the best indoor plants, jam with the ‘queen of Kindie rock,’ dive deeper into the power of the X-ray and be swept away by the San Francisco Symphony.”

4. The Metropolitan Opera is streaming full operas for free every night this weekTONY

“The Met’s latest lineup includes complete works by Verdi, Puccini, Berg and Gounod.”

5. The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Dining in NYCEater NY

“Where to go and what to eat while outdoor dining in the city is in full swing”

6. 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.”

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. The best live theater to stream online this week TONY

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

9. 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.”

10. See gorgeous photos of fall foliage in New York City right nowTONY

“There’s nothing like fall in New York. In the wise words of Billie Holiday, autumn in New York lifts you up when you’re down.

It might be rainy this week, but don’t let the drizzle keep you from seeing every spectacular color on the fall-foliage spectrum. You don’t even have to scramble to get Upstate to peep the fiery show that is the end of New York’s glorious fall foliage season—New York City foliage usually lasts through the beginning of November—something you can’t say for most of the state’s northern regions.”

11. This Google doc shows all NYC restaurants and bars with heaters – TONY

“We’re started a running list of more than 100 places to stay warm while eating and drinking outdoors across the five boroughs.”


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.


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