<![CDATA[PINK & PINK PAGES - Gay Visitor Guide to NYC]]>Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:09:40 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[A Gay Visitor Guide To New York City: Attractions]]>Sun, 07 Jul 2013 07:39:49 GMThttp://pinkmag.com/74/post/2013/07/a-gay-visitor-guide-to-new-york-city.html
There’s nothing like exploring a city that never sleeps with the one you love! The memories created with your hubby or wife while dining and shopping at some of the most luxurious avenues visit some of the best museums in the world is like a dream come true.  A visit to the Big Apple City allows you to be totally gay while you have the opportunity to experience why Lisa Minnelli and Frank Sinatra sang  "if you can make it there, you'll make it anywhere."   

Attractions

Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street.


Chrysler Building
The Chrysler Building is a classic example of Art Deco architecture and considered by many contemporary architects to be one of the finest buildings in New York City. In 2007, it was ranked ninth on the List of America's Favorite Architecture by the American Institute of Architects.[10] It was the headquarters of the Chrysler Corporation from 1930 until the mid-1950s. Although the building was built and designed specifically for the car manufacturer, the corporation did not pay for the construction of it and never owned it, as Walter P. Chrysler decided to pay for it himself, so that his children could inherit it
The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. 
Construction started: September 1928
Height: 1,050' (320 m)
Address: 405 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10174
Architecture firm: Reinhard, Hofmeister & Walquist
Architects: William Van Alen, Walter Chrysler
Architectural styles: Art Deco, Streamline Moderne

Rockefeller Center
Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th and 51st streets in New York City, United States.

Grand Central Terminal Railroad station
Colloquially called Grand Central Station, or shortened to simply Grand Central—is a commuter rail terminal station at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States. Opened: 1871: 3 acres big
Address: 87 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in Rockefeller Center in New York City. Its nickname is the Showplace of the Nation, and it was for a time the leading tourist destination in the city. 
Hours: Saturday hours 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Address: 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020
Phone: (212) 247-4777
Architectural style: Art Deco

Carnegie Hall
Opened on May 5, 189, Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States, located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east stretch of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street, two blocks south of Central Park. 
Address: 881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 247-7800
Architectural styles: Italian Renaissance, Florentine Renaissance
Architects: Andrew Carnegie, William Tuthill
Awards: Richard A. Cook Gold Medal Award

Central Park
Central Park is a public park at the center of Manhattan in New York City. The park initially opened in 1857, on 778 acres of city-owned land.

Central Park Zoo
The Central Park Zoo is a small 6.5-acre zoo located on Central Park in New York City. It is part of an integrated system of four zoos and the New York Aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation
Hours: Saturday hours 10:00 am–4:30 pm  -  See all
Address: 830 5th Ave, New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 439-6500

Times Square
Times Square "The Crossroads of the World" Times Square is a major commercial intersection and a neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets.

Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886.

Ellis Island
Ellis Island, in upper New York Bay, was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954.

Staten Island Ferry
Mass Transportation System
The Staten Island Ferry is a passenger ferry service operated by the New York City Department of Transportation that runs between the boroughs of Manhattan and Staten Island. 
Address: 4 South St, New York, NY 10301
Hours: Open all Saturday.  -  See all
Phone: (718) 727-2508

Brooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn Bridge is a bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River.

Coney Island
Peninsula in New York
Coney Island is a peninsula and beach on the Atlantic Ocean in southern Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. The site was formerly an outer barrier island, but became partially connected to the mainland by land fill.

Bronx Zoo
The Bronx Zoo is located in the Bronx borough of New York City, within Bronx Park. It is one of the world's largest metropolitan zoos, with some 4,000 animals representing about 650 species from around the world.  
Hours: Saturday hours 9:00 am–5:00 pm  -  See all
Address: 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460
Phone: (718) 367-1010
Notable animals: Adamma, Sukari, M'wasi, Shani, Nala
Exhibits: Wild Asia Monorail, Congo Gorilla Forest

Museums
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States, and one of the three largest in the world, with the most significant art collections. 

Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art is an art museum in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
Established: 1929
Address: 11 West 53 Street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues, New York City, New York, 10019

American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. 
Hours: Saturday hours 10:00 am–5:30 pm 
Address: 200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 769-5100

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is a well-known art museum located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. 
Address: 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
Phone: (212) 423-3500

Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney Museum of American Art, often referred to simply as "the Whitney", is an art museum with a focus on 20th- and 21st-century American art located at 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street in New York City. Wikipedia
Established: 1931
Hours: Saturday hours 11:00 am–6:00 pm  -  See all
Address: 945 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021
Architectural style: Modern architecture
Phone: (212) 570-3600
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<![CDATA[Gay Visitor Guide to New York: Dining]]>Sat, 06 Jul 2013 08:41:17 GMThttp://pinkmag.com/74/post/2013/07/gay-visitor-guide-to-new-york-dining.html
West Village

10 Downing • Mediterranean/American
Jason Neroni's cooking is more complete and grounded here more  than what he accomplished in the past.
10 Downing Street • (212) 255-0300


5 Ninth • New American
Like the meatpacking district, in which it resides, 5 Ninth is for people who are willing to choose unsteady exuberance over steady expertise.
5 Ninth Avenue • (212) 929-9460 

Agave • Southwestern
In the hands of the chefs at Agave, New Southwestern becomes an impetuous, slightly mad adventure.
140 Seventh Avenue South • (212) 989-2100


Annisa •  American
After an extensive restoration following a kitchen fire in 2009, Annisa remains ambitious and pleasurable restaurant first opened by Anita Lo and Jennifer Scism.
13 Barrow Street • 212-741-6699 

A Salt & Battery • English
British Tea and Sympathy, This is not exactly a theme restaurant, but it definitely has a subtext: fat.
112 Greenwich Avenue • (212) 691-2713  

August • Mediterranean
With its brick oven, distressed plaster walls and black cast-iron cooking vessels, August does urban rusticity about well 
359 Bleecker Street • (212) 929-8727


Ayza Wine and Chocolate Bar • Dessert, Wine Bar
This branch of the Midtown wine and chocolate bar has salads, sandwiches and desserts.
1 Seventh Avenue South • (212) 365-2992 

Bagatelle • French
This French bistro now has a sister restaurant in Los Angeles and a new location in the meatpacking district.
1 Little West 12th Street • (212) 255-9717


Cafe Español Spanish
Pitchers of sangria go well with the Spanish fare served in this crowded Village restaurant.
63 Carmine Street • (212) 675-3312

Cafe Loup Bistro, French
The menu of traditional bistro favorites doesn't challenge, but the restaurant does well by the standards.
105 West 13th Street • (212) 255-4746

Caffe Vivaldi
Open for late-night java lovers and diners as well, Caffe Vivaldi serves a light menu.
32 Jones Street • (212) 691-7538


Casa • Brazilian
Little Brazilian restaurant epitomizes the Village hangout.
72 Bedford Street • (212) 366-9410

Casa la Femme • African/Middle Eastern
At Casa la Femme  the food is always impressive.
140 Charles Street • (212) 505-0005


Catch • Seafood
With 260 seats, Catch offers a party-platter-friendly menu. Everything you order is "big"  crab by the pound, seafood , oysters and Krug as a tower, mix-&-match fish and sauces.
21 Ninth Avenue • (212) 392-5978


Charlemagne • French
French fare with a hint of Spanish influence, 
679 Greenwich Street • (646) 558-5623


Chez Sardine • Asian, Japanese
Chez Sardine offers a bite-size of hamachi crunchy sushi, and good sashimi .
183 West 10th Street• (646) 360-3705
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