What's more fun than keeping a secret? Blowing one up. Just ask the team behind Burger Joint, the much-loved, semi-underground casual restaurant that's been operating within Le Parker Meridien hotel for the past decade. Today, it was revealed that the spot is opening a second New York location--on t ... More >>
Thursday, January 3 Pie-Making Class at The Brooklyn Kitchen: Head to Williamsburg to learn how to make a mean pie from author and baker Millicent Souris. She'll teach you the secret to making perfect crusts and for $65 students will leave with a crust and a mini pie to bake at home. 616 Lorimer St. ... More >>
Lincoln Memorial by Baked Ideas If you want to check out some serious architectural feats that you'd love nothing more than to take a fork and knife to, bundle up and mosey on over to lobby of the luxurious Le Parker Meridien Hotel (119 W 56th Street). From now until January 3, you can gawk at thei ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Pic by Marylene MeyPsychic Paramount loom monolithically over the doomier, shroomier ends of New York City psych, a blown-out blowout that's oftentimes more legend than band. Emerging from the ashes ... More >>
Sarah DiGregorioIppudo's ramen is good, but is it worth a three-hour wait?New York City teems with restaurants, offering diners many, many tasty options. With delicious often comes pretentious, though. Just because a restaurant serves up some good grub doesn't mean that the overall dining e ... More >>
Bowlmor Lanes -- the Union Square bowling alley/nightclub -- is under fire today from a New York City carpenters union accusing the hotspot of "[desecrating] the American way of life." How? By hiring contractors who've allegedly bilked workers building their planned 90,000-square-foot Times Squar ... More >>
Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and taking their leaves this week. Barocco Cafe in Chelsea, once run by the restaurateur behind the wine bars Bottino and Zampa, has been shuttered for weeks and is now being gutted. [Jeremiah's Vanishing NY] Seppi's in ... More >>
The Chrysler Building by Soutine BakeryLast night, Le Parker Meridien unveiled a holiday gingerbread display, showcasing elaborate architectural confections from bakeries around the city. You can pop by the hotel's atrium anytime during the month of December to take a look, and to donate $1 t ... More >>
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