May 23rd, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
The Upper East Side’s lovely Rouge Tomate, located on 60th Street near Madison and a favorite of TF Cornerstone’s Fairfax residents looking for a fancy night out, has earned a coveted Michelin star two years running for its inventive, veggie-centric cuisine. It’s a delicious and transportive dining experience, but Rouge Tomate can also be expensive, and it’s definitely not suited for a quick bite, much less a picnic. Enter the excellent Rouge Tomate Cart in the Park, rolled out every day to Central Park’s 64th Street entrance (right near the … Read More »
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May 22nd, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Excellent news for TF Cornerstone FiDi residents, as well as anyone who works or plays in the neighborhood: the new burgers-and-fries joint Clarke’s Standard, opened just a couple of weeks ago on Maiden Lane and Pearl Street, is a first-rate fast-food spot. Better than Good Burger or 5 Guys; maybe even as great as Shake Shack. Is your mouth watering yet?
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May 16th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
MoMA PS1, the cultural anchor of the ever-more cultural Long Island City, always hosts terrific (or, at a minimum, terrifically interesting) events and exhibitions. But with the museum-wide Expo 1: New York, a festival of possible futures that opened last Sunday and is running through the summer, MoMA PS1 may have outdone itself. In terms of the welcome variety and admirable focus of the curation, as well as the quality, creativity, and surprise-factor of the individual pieces, Expo 1 is a true show-stopper.
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New York City life is musical. From the infamous Theater District on Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, to the legendary Webster Hall and The Bitter End of the East Village, NYC is where music enthusiasts and performers alike call home. Whether you want to relive the Harlem Renaissance or walk in Bob Dylan’s footsteps, musical influence can be found on every New York City corner.
New York City life is culinary. Home to restaurants owned by world class chefs like Daniel Boloud and Marcus Samuelsson, New York City’s culinary assets surpass that of all major cities. Whether you’re it’s the freshly prepared ramen of Koreatown you crave, or Little Italy’s hearty bowls of pasta, New York City life is a foodie’s oasis.
New York City life is professional. Labeled Silicon Alley after San Francisco’s Silicon Valley, New York City is home to numerous technology companies. Google and Facebook both have a second home in NYC, while Etsy and Meetup built their empires from the ground-up on these bustling streets. Let’s not forget prestigious institutions like the New York Times, as well as top financial firms that include Goldman Sachs and Ernst & Young. New York City life is full of opportunities for professionals in every industry.
New York City life is cultural. Whether you are interested in the urban street art oasis known as 5 Pointz, or you find solace at the New York Public Library, New York City’s culture is both rich and all-encompassing. The Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Opera House and countless festivals call New York City home.
New York City life is leisurely. Visit Central Park for a stroll in the summertime. Strap on some roller skates for a few round on the roller rink at the High Line. Lace up your ice skates in the winter for a night on moonlit evening at Bryant Park’s ice rink. No matter the season, New York City life has something to offer every member of the family.
New York City life is social. New York City’s nightlife is just one of the ways in which residents can get out and mingle with the local crowd. Whether you are new in town or have lived in NYC your whole life, there are 8 million strangers in the city–each with their own unique story. With countless social organizations, meetup groups and hobby clubs, you’re never alone in New York City.