A true New York City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards®, 2 Olivier Awards®, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations. It’s also no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences all around the world, including Mexico City, Moscow, Sao Paulo and South Africa. Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you’ve seen the Academy Award®- winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers.
Soho’s James Hotel has unveiled its rooftop cocktail lounge, though the outdoor area is only open when the weather’s nice. Run by David Rabin, Larry Poston, and Johnny Swet of Hotel Griffou, the space holds 80 people, and will no doubt be filled once folks get wind of the amazing view. Drink prices average out at $17, with standouts including the Blair Witch Cocktail, a moonshine concoction complete with birch beer and fresh bay leaf.
After 9pm, customers should use the entrance at 15 Thompson St.
The new made to measure experience. Manuel Racim offers the latest trends in custom suit tailoring. Just walk in—no appointment necessary—for a stylist-led tour of the high-tech space: Remote-controlled panels rotate with some 200 Italian-milled fabrics and a magical wall mirror converts into a digital touch-screen, letting customers swipe through options for everything from the type of fit, collar, and cuffs to the color of monogram, buttons, and threading. The shirts, which start at $125, are sewn in a century-old French atelier and arrive within two weeks; your measurements, meanwhile, are saved to an online account for future bespoke shopping
Betony is a Modern American restaurant overseen by Executive Chef Bryce Shuman (Eleven Madison Park) and General Manager Eamon Rockey (Eleven Madison Park, Atera, and Aska). The restaurant features soaring ceilings, contemporary photos of New York City street scenes, a bar, lounge and dining room.
Stroll down 23rd Street in the heart of Wynwood’s Arts District and an orange sign with the word Cafeina will undoubtedly stand out since it’s hanging in front of a non-descript building in the mostly warehouse-filled district.
Step in though and it’s anything but. Part lounge/restaurant/gallery, Cafeina is many things to many people. Sure it’s all three but as a lounge it is the type of place that the locals love and is a great discovery for those not in the know.
The action here happens both indoors, among dimly lit chandeliers and candlelight on comfy chairs, and outdoors where the dance floor shares space with lovely patio furniture and even hammock beds. The DJ here knows how to mix the perfect blend of club/dance music that sets the mood and matches the vibe.
A10 is a new restaurant located in the landmark Harper Theater, a shining example of the many vintage storefronts that color the exciting neighborhood of Hyde Park. Proprietor Matthias Merges explains, “Here, food and drink has been refined through generations to reveal a pure, delicious, and superbly crafted experience. Our menu represents our own modern additions to this ancient story, as well as our respect for the centuries of families, friends, and loved ones who brought these dishes to life.”
Etienne Aigner is a heritage brand that’s been respected for its value, quality, and devotion to classic fashion for decades. The brand just opened up a 3,500-square-foot flagship store in Soho, located at 65 Greene Street.
Omar’s La Ranita is a neighborhood eatery in Greenwich Village, NY, tucked away in a historic brownstone on West 9th Street. This legendary downtown Manhattan address was host to some of the most memorable nightlife landmarks of the last 50 years. La Ranita serves seasonal American cuisine inspired by superb produce found in local green markets.
OBAO bridges the gap from the streets of South East Asia to the Streets of NYC, bringing you combinations of various Thai and Vietnamese foods with a twist. This Citybuzz pick takes traditional dishes from Thailand and Vietnam like Pad Thai and Pho Noodles and adds a touch of luxury and elegance without ever compromising on authenticity.
The Park 112 is located on Harlem’s ‘Restaurant Row’. The décor fosters a relaxed social approach to the dining experience with its grand tufted leather banquettes, light bulb chandeliers as well as an illuminated communal table and private dining area. This Citybuzz pick also offers a self serve wine machine.
Eataly, Chicago features a 63,000-square-foot market including 23 unique eateries. There are 25 Eataly market places throughout the world: 13 in Japan, 10 in Italy and single locations in New York City, Dubai and Turkey. Chicago is the latest city to experience this Italian global phenomenon. Co-owned by Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, this location is the largest in the United States and cost upwards of $20 million to complete. Check out this video to see what the buzz is all about.