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Amalia Eats Out: A Manhattan Toddler's Restaurant Guide

Joan Gage | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
Joan Gage

After canvassing the neighborhood for child-friendly restaurants, Amalia has narrowed down her list of eating-out favorites to about ten. Here's her Toddler's Restaurant Guide to the Upper East Side.

Little-Known Facts From the World's Best Museums

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We tapped the most in-the-know tour guides and experts to tease out little-known facts behind the works at the world's greatest museums

It Is Decided, The Met Can Officially Take Your Money

Posted 10.31.2013 | Arts

The Metropolitan Museum must have breathed a giant sigh of relief this Wednesday, when Judge Shirley Werner Kornreich definitively ruled in favor of t...

The Flight to Freedom

Randall Bourscheidt | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
Randall Bourscheidt

Anyone who cares about justice, or who loves this country, cannot be unmoved by the painful images of a nation at war with itself, with a disagreement between sections of the country so profound that civil violence is the only answer.

A Tourist's Guide to New York Theater Awards Season (and the Occasional Museum)

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Kelly Kleiman

A five-day visit to New York. Six shows, half good and half not-so. Three museums. Some of this is utterly evanescent; a few items might travel if you're patient; but some of it requires you to jump on a plane and go. Herewith a guide to your trip.

Met Museum Is Now Open 7 Days A Week!

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open to the public 7 days a week starting July 1. The museum is now closed on Mondays,...

WATCH: New Exhibit On Met Rooftop Allows Visitors To Climb Cloud 9

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 07.16.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Go ahead. Poke your head in the clouds. On the rooftop of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Cloud City" welcomes visitors....

A Temple of Transience At The Venice Biennale

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala On an island collapsing under stress hordes of artists, collectors, honeymooners and the business end of art convened for another bienn...

Florence: Art On and Off the Beaten Path

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.22.2011 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In a city overflowing with art and history, there are always under-appreciated works to be seen and enjoyed. Having visited this Mecca for art-lovers several times in the past, I returned for another look.

Met's Alexander McQueen Tribute Evokes Memories of a Movie

Jay Weston | Posted 07.04.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The gala tribute on Monday night to the late designer, Alexander McQueen, evokes memories for me both sad and unique.

Let's Bring Back: 10 Comeback-Worthy Looks From The Met's 'American Woman' Exhibit (PHOTOS)

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Today New York City's Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute will open its new exhibit, "American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity." Gazing at the glamorous finery of eras past, as usual I found myself wishing back certain flourishes and trappings, from hand-held fans to white gloves to turbans.

Irving Penn, Twitter, and the Everydayness of Life

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Adam Hanft

Twitphobes complain, "Do I really care if so-and-so picked up the kids or had to wait too long for a latte at Starbucks?" Maybe we do. Maybe we should. Maybe we can.

Park Avenue's Nichibei Exchange - and the Japanese Flute

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

The Nichibei Exchange tries to bring interesting people from all facets of the U.S.-Japan relationship together with a group of people who are intimately familiar with the other.

Culture Zohn: Ten Best Plus (Affordable) Treasures

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-12-18-zpull15bCourtesanandBlindCupidFlapprintlifted_2.jpg Make 2009 your year of getting in touch with your inner, passionate, artist as you replenish your feelings of empty pockets with a dose of cultural currency.

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

It seems like the end of an era: Chicago's own art-collector and bon vivant Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman died last week at age 94.