New York Magazine




Best Photo Ops

What are the absolute must-sees on any trip to the city? Coney Island's colorful sights (and characters) plus 24 more picture-perfect destinations.

Best City Tours
Let someone show you around. Twenty-five ways to see New York—from a Central Park bike tour to a sunset sail to food walks.

  Best Art Scenes
From world-class museums to cutting edge galleries.

Best New York Movie Moments
Marilyn Monroe's legendary skirt-blowing scene, Audrey Hepburn at Tiffany's windows, Woody Allen putting the moves on Keaton...


Summer Freebie Calendar
Hundreds of concerts, performances, readings and screenings to keep you and your wallet happy from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Art: "Friedlander" at MoMA
A long-awaited retrospective of the postwar photographer Lee Firedlander, known for his focus on the "american social landscape" of the sixties and seventies.

Classical: "A Gertrude Stein Musical Trilogy"
Encompass New Opera Theatre marks its 30th anniversary with three short American operas: Ned Rorem's Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters, Virgil Thompson's Capital Capitals (both with texts by Stein) and the hworld premiere of William Banfield and Karen LaLonde Alenier's jazz-influenced Gertrude Stein Invents a Jump Early On, which begins at a party hosted by Picasso in 1908 and ends during World War II.

Nightlife: Rooftop Bars
Another summer means another crop of rooftop bars with breathtaking views and heart-stopping drink prices. Who's tops?

12-Month Events Calendar
A rundown of annual parades, festivals, and goings-on.

Street Fair Calendar
Seven months of fairs, fests, carnivals, bazaars, expos, and spectaculars — more browsing than even a bargain-hungry New Yorker could hope to enjoy.


American Museum
of Natural History
Bronx Zoo Central Park

Coney Island Grand Central Terminal Lincoln Center


Museum of Modern Art Saint Patrick's Cathedral South Street Seaport

Times Square United Nations Wall Street