Neighborhood

ABC Kitchen

35 E 18th Street
(212) 475-5829
www.abchome.com

Located inside ABC Carpet & Home on 18th between Broadway and Park Avenue South, Jean Georges’ ABC Kitchen has outstanding food and a buzzing scene, all at a very reasonable price point. The constantly changing menu is “locally sourced and globally artistic,” displaying a commitment to offering the freshest organic and local seasonal ingredients.

Bernard M. Baruch College

48 East 26th Street
(646) 312-1000
www.baruch.cuny.edu

The largest accredited collegiate school of business in the United States, Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business has earned a national and international reputation for excellence.

Blue Smoke

116 E 27th Street
(212) 447-7733
www.bluesmoke.com

Blue Smoke celebrates the diverse culinary traditions of the American South with a range of soulful barbecue classics alongside revived family recipes and new favorites from Executive Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois.

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British International School of New York

20 Waterside Plaza
(212) 481-2700
www.bis-ny.org

Overlooking the East River and home to an impressive facility. Offers the British National Curriculum combined with the IB and educates students 3 to 14 years of age. Located in 20 Waterside Plaza.

Gramercy Park

3rd to Park Ave South, E 20th to E 21st St

Gramercy Park is a beautiful private park at the center of the Gramercy neighborhood. Although keys to the park exclusively belong to residents around the park who pay an annual fee, the surrounding streets are popular routes for joggers and dog-walkers. If you’re in the city during the holidays, Gramercy Park is definitely worth visiting when it is open to the public on Christmas Eve.

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I Trulli

124 East 27th Street
(212) 481-7372
www.itrulli.com

Opened by restaurateur Nicola Marzovilla in 1994, I Trulli Enoteca e Ristorante is one of New York City’s landmarks of fine Italian dining. Its wine list features more than 450 labels (all Italian with an emphasis on Southern Italian wines). Its menu celebrates the cuisine of the Marzovilla family’s homeland, the region of Puglia (which forms the heel of Italy’s boot). Nearly all of the pastas are handmade daily by Dora Marzovilla and the wine list is hand-selected personally by owner Nicola Marzovilla.

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Madison Square Park

E 23rd to E 26th St
(212) 520-7600
www.madisonsquarepark.org

Madison Square Park boasts a dog run, colorful playground, and spacious grassy lawn to help you get away from the hustle and bustle of midtown. On a hot summer day, you can see lines of hungry New Yorkers waiting to get their hands on a Shake Shack hamburger, children dancing at the Madison Square Kids concert series, and teenagers enjoying the musical selections of their very own Madison Square Music series. With its plethora of outdoor activities and beautifully landscaped grounds, Madison Square Park offers attractions that everyone will love.

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New York University College of Dentistry

345 East 24th Street
(212) 998-9800
dental.nyu.edu

Educating dental professionals since 1865.

New York University School of Medicine

550 First Avenue
(212) 263-5290
med.nyu.edu

NYU School of Medicine is one of the nation’s preeminent academic institutions.

Riverpark

450 E 29th Street
(212) 729-9790
www.riverparknyc.com

Owned by esteemed chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio, Riverpark is a unique and refreshing al fresco dining experience. Chef Sisha Ortúzar draws from both international and local food culture, highlighting seasonal farmers market ingredients that add depth and versatility to his modern American dishes.

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School of Visual Arts

209 East 23rd Street
(212) 592-2000
www.sva.edu

The mission of the School of Visual Arts is to educate future generations of artists, designers, and creative professionals.

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Stuyvesant Cove Park

East River, 18th to 23rd Street
(646) 576-5664
website

Stuyvesant Cove Park is a sustainably-managed public park that is located next to Waterside along the East River between 18th and 23rd Streets. In addition to providing New Yorkers with a beautiful green space for recreation and hosting a summer-long variety of solar-powered events, Stuyvesant Cove Park is home to Solar One, an environmental learning center dedicated to educating New Yorkers on the urban environment and energy conservation techniques. Come with the family for an exciting day of activities or alone to enjoy this peaceful and breezy respite from NYC.

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Trader Joe's

200 E 32nd Street
(212) 889-3279
locations.traderjoes.com

Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).

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Union Square

201 Park Avenue South
(212) 460-1200
www.nycgovparks.org

The lively Union Square neighborhood is anchored by it's namesake pedestrian plaza and bustling park, which attracts a mix of professionals, street artists, students and protesters. The surrounding streets are lined with high-rise apartments and big-name chain stores, as well as casual eateries and cafes. The stalls of the long-running Union Square Greenmarket draw crowds for local produce and artisanal food.

United Nations

405 East 42nd Street
(212) 963-9999
www.un.org

18-acre complex on the East River where 193 member-nations participate in international diplomacy.

United Nations International School

24-50 FDR Drive
(212) 684-7400
www.unis.org

Kindergarten through 12th grade. Located adjacent to the complex.