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March Madness Comes to Due West with an Epic Cocktail Bracket

We love Due West at any time, but we're extra pumped to visit this month because they are running their first ever classic cocktail March Madness! 64 of the most beloved drinks...
Chef Juan Jose Cuevas.

In Conversation with Chef Juan Jose Cuevas of the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel’s 1919 Restaurant...

1919 Restaurant in the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel. All photos: Condado Vanderbilt. Puerto Rican Chef Juan Jose Cuevas has had an extraordinary career since graduating from the Culinary...
Chairman of the board

Moving Forward

After 9/11, there was a great debate over what should be built at the World Trade Center. It was quintessential New York: passionate, loud, and fractious; but one thing was clear —the...

Your Weekly Indulgence: Knafecakes at Shoo Shoo in NoLita

Your Weekly Indulgence is a new column highlighting the most luxurious dishes New York has to offer. Use the hashtag #ywidowntown and tag us @downtownmagnyc on Instagram to let us know how you’re indulging!
Entertainment in Queens

The Flowing Aqueduct of Entertainment in Southwest Queens

Finding things to do and staying entertained is something no visitor to New York City will ever complain about, although for those who find pleasure in wagering, the options can sometimes seem...

Freehold Is a Hotel Without the Rooms that Defies Explanation

You might have heard of Freehold. It's one of the most popular late night destinations on ride sharing apps, and one of the coolest places in one of the coolest neighborhoods (Williamsburg)....