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New Adventures in a Classic City

New York City is always humming with amazing new things to see! Sometimes, it can be a little difficult to keep track of everything that is going on in the concrete jungle. Have no fear – we have your guide to all things new, in New York City.  Enjoy the best of the classic but leave time to experience the newest New York City attractions during your stay at Hotel Chandler.

Shopping

Brookfield Place: A shiny new mall at 200 Vesey Street in the Financial District, Brookfield Place is home to Hudson Eats, a curated food court, the French marketplace and restaurant Le District, and an array of outstanding shopping from Tory Burch and J. Crew to Theory, Hermes, Gucci, and more.

Arts & Culture

Big Bling at Madison Square Park: A major public sculpture by artist Martin Puryear, Big Bling will be on view at Madison Square Park from May 16, through January 8, 2017. The outdoor work will be a multi-tier wood structure wrapped in fine chain link fence. At forty feet high, Big Bling is the largest temporary outdoor sculpture created by Puryear.

World Famous Acts at The World’s Most Famous Arena: Home to a wide array of well known performers, Madison Square Garden will once again host some of the best events in the country throughout the year. From Fallout Boy in March to Earth, Wind and Fire in April and many more, 2016 will be another outstanding year at The World’s Most Famous Arena.

One World Observatory: One World Observatory is a three-story observation deck atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Located on levels 100, 101, and 102 of One World Trade Center, visitors take the fastest elevator in the world to the top floor, experience a movie celebrating New York City, enjoy breathtaking views, and can explore an array of dining options and interactive exhibits.

Broadway & Off Broadway

Therese Raquin starring Keira Knightley

Hamilton starring Lin-Manuel Miranda

The Color Purple starring Jennifer Hudson

Finding Neverland starring Kelsey Grammer

Dining

Lidia Bastianich and Ambrogio Maestri at Eataly: On March 2nd, listen to famed opera singer Ambrogio Maestri share his experiences in both the Italian food industry and the world of music. Hear beloved chef Lidia Bastianich engage with Maestri in a conversation of food, music, and creativity. Enjoy a four-course dinner presented by Chef Bastianich and more at Eataly.

 

For more NEW, exciting things happening in NYC, make sure to visit http://www.hotelchandler.com/new-new-york-destinations.

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NYC Tips from the Concierge

We realize that a trip to New York City can be daunting. From choosing the right dinner destination to finding the best tickets on shows—figuring out how to make the most of your time here can be a big challenge. That’s why our onsite concierge is happy to provide a rundown of the hottest bars, restaurants and entertainment within walking distance so you can simply enjoy and take it all in.

Empire State Bldg

Dining

Juni
12 East 31st Street, New York, NY 10016
(212) 995-8599
Some of the best dining in Midtown is located right onsite at Juni, voted “Best New Restaurant” by Esquire in 2013. Indulge in Chef Shaun Hergatt’s fresh cuisine via a six- or four-course tasting menu of your own choosing, or enjoy a ten-course prix fixe designed by the chef.

ilili Restaurant
236 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016
(212) 683-2929
This contemporary Lebanese restaurant in Midtown serves a diverse menu is complemented by a rich wine list of international varietals.

Penelope
159 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10016
(212) 481-3800
This Murray Hill gem revitalizes Mom’s recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch and dessert.

Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10010
(212) 889-0905
Try the multi-course tasting menu that focuses on the extraordinary agricultural bounty of New York.

Shake Shack
11 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10010
(212) 889-6600
Feast of some of the most famous burgers in New York (and try a milkshake too!) at this lively and beloved local eatery.

Drinks

Wine:30
41 East 30th Street, New York, NY 10016
(212) 481-0197
This intimate wine bar features an amazing thirty wines-by-the glass, as well as a full wine list, sangria, and a curated selection of beer.

230 Fifth
230 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10001
(212) 725-4300
Sip thoughtful cocktails in the surreal rooftop garden and penthouse lounge with views of the glittering city below.

Entertainment

Peoples Improv Theater
123 East 24th Street New York, NY 10010
(212) 563-7488
Established in New York City in 2002 by Ali Farahnakian, the Peoples Improve Theater’s shows include improvisational comedy and sketch comedy.

Magnet Theater
254 West 29th Street New York, NY 10001
(212) 244-8824
Enjoy hilarious, super-inexpensive comedy shows every night.

The Town Hall
123 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036
(212) 840-2824
This non-profit National Historic site in the heart of the theatre district features a line-up of everything from world music, jazz, gospel and blues to folk, show tunes, political humor and theatre.

Museums & Landmarks

Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10118
(212) 736-3100
A trip to New York simply isn’t complete without a visit to the most iconic landmark of them all, the Empire State Building, a 102-story gem that towers more than 1,200 feet above the ground.

Macy’s
151 West 34th Street New York, NY 10001
(212) 695-4400
This is no normal department store. Macy’s at Herald Square is a legendary ten-level flagship known for its Thanksgiving Day Parade, Holiday Window Displays, and visits with Santa.

Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza New York, NY 10001
(212) 465-6741
With room for 20,000 spectators, MSG is nothing less than epic. Watch the Knicks or Rangers in action or catch a concert.

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 West 53rd Street New York, NY 10019
(212) 708-9400
Often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world, MoMA’s impressive collection includes works of architecture and design, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist’s books, film, and electronic media.

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