5 New York City Oyster Joints for Every Occasion
The oyster scene is as vibrant and diverse as the city itself.
When a man is tired of New York he is tired of work. And thought. And cheesecake.
- David Frost
The oyster scene is as vibrant and diverse as the city itself.
The team behind some of the best food and wine in downtown Manhattan tell us where to go when they need something other than pasta.
Whole wheat pasta. Leafy greens. Nutty pesto. Everyone's happy.
Got a New York minute? Not even the locals know about these historic homes, photography troves, zen gardens, botanical wonders, and outdoor amusements.
VIDEO – You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a surfboard, and that’s pretty close. An ode to beach days and surf breaks in Queens.
Who's behind your favorite new eatery in New York City? Oh, look, it's your old friends. Come on in.
Swap your plane ticket for a Metrocard and your passport for an empty stomach.
NEW YORK CITY – S'mores. Kayaking. Telling stories around the campfire. Sounds better than a sweltering city summer, doesn't it?
Could two nights in the right hotel make the end of everything feel like a new beginning? If I were a hotel room, would I be this room?
NEW YORK CITY – From bars, events, and curated mini bars, the latest crop of boutique properties takes great pains to brandish their personality, aesthetic, and point of view.
NEW YORK – Will the snow ever end this year? Here's a poetic reminder of the beauty in the season.
INSTAGRAM – From the Marathon to the mayoral race, New York is in the spotlight. This week, we celebrate our hometown.
NEW YORK CITY – When the moon hits your eye like big pizza pie? That's love (with a thick Italian accent).
NEW YORK – Italy's best chefs are coming to Eataly to cook, eat, and drink with you. Fathom founder Pavia Rosati will translate as needed.
NEW YORK CITY – Okay, you've had enough summer ice cream. Time to go for one of six scenic runs around the rivers and bridges around the city. This is the best season for it.
ROCKAWAY, New York – A post-Sandy look at Rockaway Beach, New York City's up-and-coming (or totally retro) urban beach.
HARLEM – A magic beat, a blend of the modern day with homages to a culturally fabled past and a glimpse of the old New York.
Sailing, clamming, and chocolate peanut butter ice cream — a kid's Fire Island must-do's.
FIRE ISLAND, New York – Schedules don't exist and time is measured only by the ferries that come and go. Have the most relaxing day ever off the coast of Long Island.
Consider this your eight-points plan for a weekend upstate.
NEW YORK CITY – Close the deal, escape the city, pretend you're Cole Porter. It's all in an honest day's work in the best golf courses in and around NYC.
This guide was raised out in Brooklyn.
NYC – You know how it goes in Manhattan. You start from the bottom and work your way up.
You want to have a romantic weekend in New York City. We have ideas that will make your heart go pitter-patter.
NEW YORK, NY – Round or square? Classic or modern? Manhattan or Brooklyn? We make a few carb-heavy conclusions about New York's ten most authentic pizza pies.
NYC – I order the Aztec hot chocolate on ice, and indulge in the carmelized-banana-and-cinnamon crepe served with vanilla gelato and fresh strawberries.
To see NYC's best style, check out folks going to church. Tourists dress up for Harlem; Harlemites dress up for each other.
Valet is giving New York City members free rides from the airport to their hotels. A pretty sweet deal for a pretty dope car.
NEW YORK CITY – She was used to white glove treatment. What she got was black lace panties, rough hands, and a lot of unwanted skin cells. A true adventure in grooming.
NEWYORK CITY — The TWA Flight Center at Idlewild Airport symbolized everything that was romantic about air travel in the 1960s. This weekend, you can relive the magic.
When Fashion Week ends, everyone needs a break. Especially designers. Where do Cynthia, Rebecca, Jessie, Waris, Jeffrey, and the gang go to kick back?
NEW YORK CITY – The clothes, the hair, the photograhers. It's a crazy world at the fashion shows. Backstage scenes from Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013.
NEW YORK CITY – Deconstructed cheesecake and smoke in a cloche. Get a taste of Eleven Madison Park's spanking-new NYC-inspired menu. Daniel Humm and Will Guidara have done it again.
Whether you're coming off a debaucherous Fashion Week high or feeling a little self-consciously low, pocket this list of restaurants, to-go shops, and juice bars for healthy kicks.
ITHACA, NY – It's described as "centrally isolated" and "ten square miles surrounded by reality," as well as the slogan most widely seen on T-shirts and bumper stickers: Ithaca is GORGES.
HOWES CAVE, New York – The place is amazing, 156 feet below the surface of the earth with stalagmites, stalactites, and an infinity of other crazy formations.
COOPERSTOWN, New York – We dropped in to check out the National Baseball Hall of Fame and were astounded, not by the Hall so much, but by the town.
NEW YORK CITY – When the team behind NoMad show up for opening night, it's a cool occasion. Have a look.
NEW YORK, New York – This Scandinavian candy shop will carve out a little piece of your heart.
Quintessential New York scenes—everything from silhouetted rooftop water towers to the illuminated Chrysler Building at night.
What took you so long? Fuggedabout it. Here's what you need to know to make every moment a New York moment.
NEW YORK – You came to town for a 2 p.m. What are you going to do from 4 until midnight? It's a big city. Hop to it.
They spent the Jewish holidays getting away from the madness and into engulfing greenery, cool waters, and herons flapping as they glided by.
A music lover breaks down the art of mixtaping. And creates a fall soundtrack for FATHOM.
NEW YORK CITY – Pavia escorts legendary Italian chef Fulvio Pierangelini on his first tasting tour of New York's best Italian restaurants.
NEW YORK, NY – It's your breakfast, say 9 a.m., where pure light bounces off your distressed mirrors and signature subway tiles. Balthazar, this is when you look your best.
GHENT, New York – Kerrilynn Pamer tends to the embers at a chile-roasting party in the woods.
A positive side effect of Big Apple living is cultural sprawl. Pick the direction and plot your escape.
It has mountains, vegans, rock-and-roll history, and ramshackle charm.
Incredible beaches, open skies, fancy clambakes, and stately homes. Sound enticing? Leave now and you might even beat the traffic.
RHINEBECK, NEW YORK – A weekend of hotels with historic roots, fine dining options, airplane tricks, and ice cream sundaes.
Quintessential b&bs, low-key dining, and farm-fresh memories await in the upper reaches of the Hudson Valley.
Your elderly parents are coming to visit for a long weekend in New York City. What the hell are you going to do with them? Here's an itinerary that pleases kids and parents alike.
"This third city accounts for New York's high-strung disposition, its poetical deportment, its dedication to the arts, and its incomparable achievements." An excerpt from E.B. White's "Here Is New York."
No, you're not stuck amid the skyscrapers. Beaches, grazing sheep, massive outdoor sculptures, and medieval cloisters are within day-trip distance.
It's gone from laid-back to design-forward, but the salty fisherman's village still has a lot of heart.
If you're here alone, you're in for a great time. NYC loves to take care of number one.
The coffee is getting better every day in the five boroughs. Stop in and fill up at one of our favorite spots.
An island of tricks, kicks, and novelties just a quick bus, train, or – hell, why not – limo away.
NEW YORK CITY, USA – You will find yourself in Chinatown, and you will see a bakery, and you will grab an eggy cloud of goodness with a flaky crust. You don't want to know how they make it so good, or why it costs about a dollar, but it will make you very, very happy.