intersection 09.16.09

Plus: What's New

Girl meets museum, falls in love, stalks daily. We love the impulse behind visiting The Met Everyday and hats way off to the blogger who shares her experiences of, and insights from, its hallowed halls and galleries.

Not everything at Hilarious NYC is funny, nor supposed to be, but there's an interesting voice in the writing and images behind this curbside view of the boroughs, as well as occasional revelations.

The Streets Where We Live are, in this case, of Inwood. We're always learning stuff here about the city's northern climes, including the fact that the highest natural point in Manhattan is in Bennett Park.

On the other end of the island, a first-rate roundup of everything Tribeca – arts, events, history, and community news – called Tribeca Citizen, created by Erik Torkells.

"If not for your noisy tambourine, I would not have seen you" – just one of Sophie Blackall's wondrous illustrations channelled directly from various Missed Connections ads.

'NYC, one sip at a time' is the mission of The Dizzy Fizz, that mixes a jigger of drink news with a dash of mixologist worship. A must for cocktail lovers.

What's New
Restaurant ‣ Tony May's mega version of the shuttered San Domenico, called SD26, 19 E. 26th [5th/Mad] 212.265.5959

Store ‣ Two lines of jewelry from designer Dana Lorenz, called Fenton/Fallon, Freeman Alley [Bowery/Chrystie] 212.477.1315.

Bar ‣ The Boom Boom Room, the rooftop bar at Andre Balasz's High Line-straddling Standard Hotel, 212.645.4646, boasts 360 views and a celebrity cluster.

Play ‣ Jude Law's Hamlet, in previews now at the Broadhurst.


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