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by By Sarah J. F. Braley | November 01, 2010

High LineOn track. A singular park with lovely plant-lined paths is the High Line, a brilliant repurposing of an old elevated freight-train line overlooking the Hudson River in Chelsea. A new section opens next spring. thehighline.org

 

 


Italian seafood at Marea

Caviar dreams. When the expense account allows, treat VIPs to other­worldly Italian seafood at Marea on Central Park South. Pictured at left is the Astice, made of Nova Scotia lobster, burrata (a cheese made from mozzarella and cream), eggplant al funghetto and basil. (212) 582-5100; marea-nyc.com

 

 

 


Blazing Saddles bike

  

Get wheels. Cross the famed Brooklyn Bridge in style with the help of Blazing Saddles bike rental at the South Street Seaport. blazingsaddles.com

 

 


MenuPages app

 

 

 

While you can get restaurant recommendations all over the web, the MenuPages app lets you know what's actually for dinner all over town. bit.ly/b9FRI4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Frick Museum

 

 

An artful outing. Turn-of-the-century industrialist Henry Clay Frick left his New York residence and art collection to the public; the resulting (and undersung) Frick Museum is a delight. frick.org



 

 

 

On the Web New York magazine's food blog, The Grub, dishes about the Big Apple's restaurant scene. newyork.grubstreet.com