As arts education continues to get cut across the country, someone needs to pick up the slack. There need to be more affordable shows that parents can take children to see. So I am happy that Atlantic for Kids exists.
Antica Pesa, which has a sister restaurant in Italy, serves top-notch Roman fare in a muted Williamsburg-cool setting that feels like the culmination of the neighborhood's increasing blend of hip and high-end.
There's an extraordinary amount of richly conceived theater available currently at some of New Yorks's institutional theaters. To help you sort out what's what, here are some brief thoughts on a trio of recently opened shows.