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Best Tables

  • Barntiques

    Chelsea Antiques Showcase, 109 W. 25th St.; 570-383-6300

    Despite their country origins, these rustic tables are beloved by city slickers for their rough-hewn looks and seeming indestructibility. Builder Tony Garcia’s business is centered in rural Pennsylvania, where he repurposes century-old barn wood—but more than half his clients are New Yorkers (including Edie Falco and James Gandolfini). The best fit for a cramped, overpriced apartment? The 30-by-48-inch New Yorker, with tuck-away folding panels on each end ($550).

From the 2007 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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Where can you find the city’s top dog groomer? Last-minute tailor? Beef tongue? We eat, drink, dance, shop, shvitz, and trampoline our way around the city, not to mention poll scores of in-the-know colleagues, hard-partying friends, opinionated family members, and, this year, a team of guest expert bloggers to bring you answers to all of the above questions, and hundreds more, in the form of our annual “Best of New York” issue.