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Arpeggio Outdoors Restaurant Opens at Lincoln Center

Aprpeggio Outdoors, the al fresco extension of the restaurant in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, will be supplying picnic foods this summer to concert-goers attending summertime Lincoln Center events. If convenience is your goal—Yelpsters are divided on the food at the Avery Fisher eatery—you can’t get more convenient than this.There will be a stand [...]

Summer Cocktails in New York Are Spilling Over Everywhere

Cocktails are very of the moment. Everyone, it seems, is rediscovering Prohibition-era drinks. At the Museum of the City of New York, which is launching Speakeasy at 1220 Fifth, they’re offering up a free drink with your paid admission. Did you know that from 1926-1932, the city’s speakeasy count topped 32,000 establishments? Then, there are [...]

New York City Outdoor Dining Options Abound

A few days ago, I listed some Upper West Side spots where you can eat outdoors in the warm weather months.  Elsewhere around New York, sidewalk cafes and garden terraces also abound.  Here are a few choices: What are your favorite outdoor dining spots? Alto 11 East 53rd Street , 212-308-1099 This is the first [...]

New York Outdoor Dining Blooms on Upper West Side

Finally, this past weekend, summer arrived! So that means it’s time to scout out some outdoor dining options on the Upper West Side. This is the time of year when the Upper West Side shines. The neighborhood brims with outdoor cafes, hidden gardens and other warm weather dining spots. Later this week, I’ll list some [...]