Breakfasting on the Side Streets

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Breakfasting on the Side Streets

Often we find ourselves rushing in the morning – whether it’s to go to work, to school, or to run errands – and as a result, breakfast is likely to consist of merely a small bite to hold us over until lunch. On the weekends, people tend to meet friends and family members and linger over brunch. Many … read more

Meet 45th Street

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Meet 45th Street

Though it begins quietly on the East beneath the United Nations’ dignified shadow, 45th Street is an almost two mile long cross-section of Manhattan packed with theaters, steakhouses, a hobby shop, a silversmith, a book emporium and everything in between.

Home to a number of UN missions in the east, … read more

New York Mutual Trading Inc & MTC Kitchen

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Retail & Products, Kitchen Supplies

  • Side Pick

711 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212 661 3333
nymtc.com
Hours:
M-F 10am-7pm
New York Mutual Trading Inc & MTC Kitchen

MTC (Mutual Trading Company) originally began in 1926 as a small co-op of Japanese immigrants in Southern California that centralized the import of basic Japanese foods for their community. Since then, they have grown into a premiere importer, manufacturer and distributor of over 5,000 Japanese foods, … read more

The Roosevelt Hotel

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Travel & Lodging, Hotel

  • Historic Site
  • Side Pick

45 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017
212 661 9600
theroosevelthotel.com
The Roosevelt Hotel

In its ninety-year history, The Roosevelt Hotel has proved itself a resilient institution and a New York icon. Opening its doors in 1924 as a grand building with an exterior designed in Italian Renaissance style and an interior reminiscent of early American southern mansions, The Roosevelt dominated … read more

Jean's Silversmiths

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Fashion & Accessories, Jewelry
Professional Services, Restoration & Repairs

  • Side Pick

16 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
212 575 0723
jeanssilversmiths.com
Hours:
M-F 9am-4:45pm
Jean's Silversmiths

In the 1930′s, when Armand Guior saw Fredric March steal a pair of candlesticks from Radio Music Hall dressed as Jean Valjean from the play Les Miserables, he knew exactly what he would name his silver shop. Since then, Jean’s has sold, repaired, and shined precious metals. After moving to its 45th street … read more

Meet 44th Street

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Meet 44th Street

44th Street is rich in history with much of it apparent in the architecture. Walking from East to West was a Herculean task; packed as the street is with the enormous and the magnificent, it was sometimes difficult remembering to peer more closely to discover the hidden gems that I am always seeking. … read more

James P. Grant Plaza

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Parks & Gardens

44th Street Between First and Second Avenues
New York, NY 10017
James P. Grant Plaza

Tucked away among the sheer glass faces of the buildings surrounding it, the James P. Grant Plaza offers a bit of serenity. Benches and slender trees front a backdrop of checkered large stones, and gracing the front of the plaza is the sculpture “Spirit of Audrey,” dedicated by UNICEF to Audrey Hepburn … read more

The Mansfield

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Travel & Lodging, Hotel

  • Historic Site
  • Side Pick

12 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212 277 8700
mansfieldhotel.com
The Mansfield

Built in 1904 and designed by James Renwick (of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral fame), The Mansfield retains quite a bit of historic charm and beauty. The open lobby, marbled and replete with Ionic columns, adjoins a reading room and the M Bar. The Mansfield’s 126 rooms are elegant and ornate, in a classical … read more

The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of the City of New York

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Education & Community, Library, School

  • Historic Site
  • Side Pick

20 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212 840 1840
generalsociety.org
Hours:
M-Th 11am-7pm; F 10am-5pm
The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of the City of New York

Two years prior to the signing of the Constitution, in 1785, the General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen was founded, and has been a central hub of skilled tradesmen activity for well over two centuries. Its Mechanics Institute offers tuition-free, technical courses to help people acquire skills … read more

The Lambs Club

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Food & Restaurants, American, Breakfast

  • Historic Site
  • Side Pick

132 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212 997 5262
thelambsclub.com
Hours:
Breakfast M-F 7am-10am; Lunch M-F 11:45am-2:30am; Dinner Tu-Sa 5pm-11pm; Su-M 5pm-9:30am; Brunch Sa-Su 11am-2:30pm
The Lambs Club

How nice it was to literally bump into David Rabin – one of the owners of the magnificent rooftop bar, The Skylark, on 39th Street – when I first entered the luxurious, historic Chatwal Hotel where the Lambs Club is located. … read more



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