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FINE AND DANDY SHOP Add with flair American-madeto men’s wardrobesl­apel pins,tage items. pocket 445 squaresW. 49th and St., vin- btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.247.4847. HENRI BENDEL This emporium of women’s goods offers luxury in imaginativ­e designs and splashy colors. 712 Fifth Ave., btw W. 55th & W. 56th sts., 212.247.1100. MEPHISTO This French label offers comfy, casual footwear for men and

women. 1040 Third Ave., btw E. 61st & E. 62nd sts., 212.750.7000; and one other NYC location. APPAREL A/ X ARMANI EXCHANGE Armani’s affordable streetwear apparel and accessorie­s for men and women. 645 Fifth Ave., at 51st St., 212.980.3037; and several other NYC locations. DOMENICO VACCA This swanky store brims with apparel, accessorie­s, a tailor, salon, barbershop and Italian café. 15 W. 55th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 646.290.6801. A SECOND CHANCE Designer items—think: Chanel and Louis Vuitton—at deep discounts. 155 Prince St., at W. Broadway, 212.673.6155; and one other NYC location. 7 FOR ALL MANKIND Denim in dozens of washes, colors and cuts, plus shirts, coats and bags. 347 Bleecker St., at W. 10th St., 212.255.2705; and two other NYC locations. 20 PEACOCKS The men’s retail destinatio­n mixes shirts from its Peacock Tales label with those of Italian designers. 99 Madison Ave., at E. 29th St., 718.674.5873. VAUTE NYC-made coats and apparel for adults, crafted out of recycled fabrics and vegan-friendly materials. 114 Stanton St., at Essex St., 917.388.3995. BEAUTY+HEALTH AESOP Skin and hair- care products and fragrances from Australia. 232 Elizabeth St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.431.4411; and several other NYC locations. CREDO Skin- care products, cosmetics, face washes, soaps and scents—all without harmful ingredient­s. 9 Prince St., btw Bowery & Elizabeth St., 917.675.6041. L’OCCITANE All-natural bath and body products and fragrances, inspired by the South of France. 170 Fifth Ave., at 22nd St., 212.206.8860; and several other NYC locations. BOOKS IDLEWILD BOOKS An extensive inventory of travel guides and global literature. 170 Seventh Ave. So., at Waverly Pl., 212.414.8888; and one other NYC location. 192 BOOKS Books of many genres and rare, out- of-print tomes, as well as readings and art exhibits. 192 10th Ave., btw W. 21st & W. 22nd sts., 212.255.4022. RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE This iconic bookstore is filled with art books, nonfiction and children’s books. 1133 Broadway, at W. 26th St., 212.759.2424. STRAND BOOKSTORE New, used, out- of-print and rare books are in this legendary literary warehouse. 828 Broadway, at E. 12th St., 212.473.1452. DEPT. STORES+ CENTERS BARNEYS NEW YORK Luxe couture and accessorie­s from the world’s top designers. 660 Madison Ave., btw E. 60th & E. 61st sts., 212.826.8900; and three other NYC locations. BERGDORF GOODMAN Designer labels, accessorie­s and cosmetics in this iconic New York department store. 754 Fifth Ave., btw 57th & 58th sts., 212.753.7300; 888.774.2424. BLOOMINGDA­LE’S A fashion hub since the 19th century, carrying designer clothing, jewelry, accessorie­s and more. 1000 Third Ave., at E. 59th St., 212.705.2000; and two other NYC locations. BROOKFIELD PLACE A shopping center with highend apparel and accessorie­s brands for all ages, plus bookstores, beauty shops and dining. 230 Vesey St., 212.978.1698. CENTURY 21 Deep discounts on everything from designer apparel to electronic­s and housewares. 22 Cortlandt St., btw Broadway & Church St., 877.350.2121; and several other NYC locations. LORD & TAYLOR Contempora­ry and classic styles from over 400 designer brands can be found at the oldest specialty store in the U.S. 424 Fifth Ave., btw 38th & 39th sts., 212.391.3344. MACY’S HERALD SQUARE The department store spans a full city block of clothing, shoes, accessorie­s, beauty items, furniture and cookware. 151 W. 34th St., btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.695.4400. ROCKEFELLE­R CENTER SHOPS This undergroun­d complex boasts over 100 shops with the latest in fashion, books, en-

tertainmen­t,souvenirst­o W. 51st sts., and btw jewelry, beauty.Fifth footwear,& W. Sixth 48th aves., 212.332.6868. A SAKS luxury FIFTH department AVENUE store carrying accessorie­s, designer home apparel,decor and cosmetics.49th & 50th sts.,611 Fifth 212.753.4000.Ave., btw SAKS FIFTH AVENUE OFF 5TH Discounted designer fashions, shoes, bags and accessorie­s. 125 E. 57th St., btw Lexington & Park aves., 212.634.0730; and three other NYC locations. THE SHOPS AT COLUMBUS CIRCLE This retail and dining complex features more than 40 stores, the world- class Restaurant and Bar Collection, a park-view atrium and art. Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Cir., btw W. 58th & W. 60th sts., 212.823.6300. WESTFIELD WORLD TRADE CENTER This shopping destinatio­n features the likes of John Varvatos, L.K. Bennett and Roberto Coin. 185 Greenwich St., btw Vesey & Barclay sts., 212.284.9982. FLEA MARKETS CHELSEA MARKET An indoor market with fresh produce, meats, seafood, cheese, gift shops, a bar, bookstore and eateries. 75 Ninth Ave., btw W. 15th & W. 16th sts., 212.652.2110. GRAND BAZAAR NYC This indoor/outdoor market features new and antique home furnishing­s, memorabili­a, jewelry, ethnic handicraft­s, books, clothing and a farmers market. Su 10 am-5:30 pm. Rain or shine. 100 W. 77th St., at Columbus Ave., 212.239.3025. HELL’S KITCHEN FLEA MARKET Innovative clothing, collectibl­es, furniture and jewelry from nearly 200 weekly vendors can be found here. Sa & Su 9 am-5 pm. W. 39th St., btw Ninth & 10th aves., 212.220.0239.

This A&G GIFTS+HOMEhome MERCH store offers modern,are reasonably­urban furnishing­s priced. that111 N. 6th Ave., St., Williamsbu­rg,btw Berry St. Brooklyn,& Wythe 718.388.1779. ABC CARPET & HOME A curated selection of home goods, gifts, clothing and jewelry from around the world. 888 Broadway, at E. 19th St., 212.473.3000. CENTRAL CELLARS This wine and liquor store, directly across from Track 17 in Grand Central Terminal, offers bottles from around the world. 89 E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 212.687.1300. M&M’S WORLD NEW YORK A shop inspired by the beloved candies—T-shirts, candy dispensers and special holiday items. 1600 Broadway, btw W. 48th & W. 49th sts., 212.295.3850. MOMA DESIGN STORE Cutting- edge designs for the home, office and body, plus gadgets, toys and jewelry selected by the museum’s curatorial staff. 44 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.767.1050; and one other NYC location. THE SHOP AT NBC STUDIOS Shop for merchandis­e from hit NBC shows like “Today,” “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and “The Tonight Show.” 30 Rockefelle­r Plz., at W. 49th St., 212.664.2754. STARBRIGHT FLORAL DESIGN Over 500 types of flora and rare blossoms, plus chocolates, gift baskets and event-planning. Shipping available. 140 W. 26th St., #201, btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 800.520.8999. JEWELRY CITIZEN WATCH This store offers Eco-Drive, light-source powered timepieces ranging in styles from sporty to classic. 1500 Broadway, btw W. 43rd & W. 44th sts., 212.658.1518.

MARTINIQUE JEWELERS

Shop Alex and Ani bangles, a Pandora boutique with exclusive charms, the Thomas Sabo collection, diamonds and 18karat gold. Watch and jewelry repair also on-site. 750 Seventh Ave., btw W. 49th and W. 50th sts., 212.262.7600.

TIFFANY & CO.

The world-famous store carries diamonds, pearls, gold, silver, timepieces, crystal and more—all in signature robin’s- egg blue boxes. 727 Fifth Ave., at 57th St., 212.755.8000; and two other NYC locations.

WEMPE JEWELERS

Fifth Avenue’s only official Rolex dealer also carries Jaeger-LeCoultre, Patek Philippe, Chopard and Baume & Mercier, plus 18-karat gold earrings, diamond rings, silver charms, pearl necklaces, cameos and gems. 700 Fifth Ave., at 55th St., 212.397.9000.

SPORTING GOODS LULULEMON ATHLETICA

This exercise and athleisure apparel shop also offers weekly yoga classes. 2139 Broadway, btw W. 75th & W. 76th sts., 212.362.5294; and several other NYC locations.

NBA STORE

Team jerseys, basketball­s, gifts and footwear fill this arena-style sports mecca of branded merchandis­e and memorabili­a. 545 Fifth Ave., at 45th St., 212.515.6221.

NHL POWERED BY REEBOK

The league’s flagship store offers apparel, jerseys, footwear and merchandis­e for all 30 pro hockey teams, plus an NHL-themed Starbucks. 1185 Sixth Ave., at W. 47th St., 212.221.6375.

PARAGON SPORTING GOODS

This sports mecca carries equipment and clothing for everything from boating to racing to skiing to hiking, from major and up-and-coming athletic brands. 867 Broadway, at E. 18th St., 212.255.8889.

TECH+MUSIC A- RECOR SHOP

Shoppers can browse a massive selection of records from all genres. The shop also buys records and produces its own radio show. 439 E. 6th St., btw Ave. A & First Ave., 212.473.2870.

ACADEMY RECORDS & CDS

Rare CDs and vinyl records, in genres ranging from country to Broadway, are bought and sold here. 12 W. 18th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.242.3000.

HOUSE OF OLDIES

A vinyl specialist since 1968, this shop carries rare and out- of-print records, including mint- condition LPs from the 1950s. 35 Carmine St., btw Bedford & Bleecker sts., 212.243.0500.

TOYS+GAMES ACORN

A treasure chest of handcrafte­d battery-free toys, handmade Waldorf dolls, dollhouses and art by local artists. 323 Atlantic Ave., btw Hoyt & Smith sts., Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, 718.522.3760.

AMERICAN GIRL PLACE NEW YORK

In addition to the popular historical and contempora­ry doll collection, the store sells doll accessorie­s, matching doll-and- girl clothing, and a complete line of books. There are also events, a restaurant and a doll hair salon. 609 Fifth Ave., at 49th St., 877.247.5223

THE LEGO STORE

An 8-foot tall Statue of Liberty and New York City street scenes built from Legos inspire kids to create designs of their own. 620 Fifth Ave., at 50th St., 212.245.5973; and one other NYC location.

NINTENDO® WORLD

This huge gaming paradise features Nintendo Wii kiosks, branded merchandis­e and the latest video games. 10 Rockefelle­r Plz., at W. 48th St., 646.459.0800.

ART MUSEUMS AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM

Works created by self-taught (as opposed to formally trained) American artists in a variety of mediums and dating from the 18th century to today. Closed M. 2 Lincoln Sq., Columbus Ave., at W. 66th St., 212.595.9533.

BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Among the more than 1 million objects in the permanent collection­s are examples of ancient Egyptian and contempora­ry American art. Closed M & Tu. 200 Eastern Pkwy., at Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718.638.5000.

COOPER HEWITT

Located in the former residence of Andrew Carnegie, this Smithsonia­n museum uses groundbrea­king technology to create interactiv­e exhibits on historic and contempora­ry design. Open daily. 2 E. 91st St., at Fifth Ave., 212.849.8400.

THE FRICK COLLECTION

Industrial­ist Henry Clay Frick’s mansion houses one of the world’s most magnificen­t collection­s of old-master paintings, furnishing­s and decorative arts. Closed M. Children under 10 not admitted. 1 E. 70th St., at Fifth Ave., 212.288.0700.

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

One of the most significan­t architectu­ral icons of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous structure is the repository for world- class art and exhibition­s. Closed Th. 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500.

THE JEWISH MUSEUM

Archaeolog­ical artifacts, ceremonial objects, photograph­s, works on paper and art exhibition­s explore Jewish diversity and culture. Closed W. 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St., 212.423.3200.

THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM

Initially the private library of financier J. Pierpont Morgan, the facility now houses a collection of rare and priceless books, manuscript­s, drawings and prints. Closed M. 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008.

MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN

A center for innovative arts and crafts. Closed M. 2 Columbus Circle, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.299.7777.

MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

One of the world’s greatest repositori­es of 20th- century art also contains a sculpture garden and an extensive film collection. Open daily. 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400.

NEUE GALERIE NEW YORK

The elegant town-house museum is dedicated to 20th- century German and Austrian fine and decorative art and design. Closed Tu & W. Children under 12 not admitted, children 12-16 must be accompanie­d by an adult. 1048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200.

NEW MUSEUM

Exhibition­s of cutting- edge art in a variety of mediums by American and internatio­nal artists. Closed M. 235 Bowery, btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.219.1222.

RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART

Paintings, books, artifacts, textiles and more from the Himalayas and the surroundin­g regions. Closed Tu. 150 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000.

WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

More than 50,000 square feet of indoor galleries and 13,000 square feet of outdoor space are devoted to temporary exhibition­s and a permanent collection of modern and contempora­ry artwork by renowned American artists. Closed Tu. 99 Gansevoort St., btw Greenwich & West sts., 212.570.3600.

GALLERIES CLAIRE OLIVER GALLERY

Emerging and midcareer artists represente­d by this gallery are included in the collection­s of the Tate Modern, MoMA, the Smithsonia­n American Art Museum and others. Open Tu-Sa. 513 W. 26th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.929.5949.

FINDLAY GALLERIES

The 150-year- old business specialize­s in impression­ism, European modernism and 20th- century American art. Open Tu-Sa. 724 Fifth Ave., 7th & 8th flrs., btw 56th & 57th sts., 212.421.5390.

L. PARKER STEPHENSON PHOTOGRAPH­S

Avant- garde and classic 20th- century photograph­s. Open W-Sa. 764 Madison Ave., btw E. 65th & E. 66th sts., 212.517.8700.

LEHMANN MAUPIN

Artists who have exhibited at the gallery include Tracey Emin, Teresita Fernández and Do Hu Suh. Open Tu-Sa (both locations). 201 Chrystie St., btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.254.0054; 536 W. 22nd St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.255.2923.

MARY BOONE GALLERY

Among the well- establishe­d internatio­nal artists represente­d are Ai Weiwei, Erica

Beckman and KAWS. Open

Tu-Sa (both locations). 745 Fifth Ave., btw 57th & 58th sts., 212.752.2929; 541 W. 24th St., btw 10th & 11th aves., 212.752.2929.

SCHILLER & BODO

French academic, Barbizon, realist, postimpres­sionist and other 19th- century works are displayed in a salonlike setting. Open M- F. 4 E. 81st St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.772.8627.

AUCTION HOUSES CHRISTIE’S

Auctioneer of fine art and antiques since the 18th century. Highlight: April 5: Betsy Bloomingda­le: A Life in Style. 20 Rockefelle­r Plz., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.636.2000.

DOYLE NEW YORK

Fine art, jewelry, furniture and more. Highlight: April 26:

Photograph­s. 175 E. 87th St., btw Third & Lexington aves., 212.427.2730.

SOTHEBY’S

Fine art, antiques and collectibl­es. Highlight: April

25: Magnificen­t Jewels. 1334 York Ave., at E. 72nd St., 212.606.7000.

SPECIAL SHOWS AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY EXHIBITION

(April 3-22) The 150th annual juried exhibition features fine watercolor works by internatio­nal artists. Past members include impression­ist Childe Hassam and realist Edward Hopper. Open daily. The Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave., btw 11th & 12th sts., 212.255.7740.

ARTEXPO NEW YORK

(April 21-24) Hundreds of internatio­nal galleries, art publishers and artists (both establishe­d and emerging) showcase and sell original paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photograph­s and more at this large-scale fine art marketplac­e. Pier 94, 12th Ave., at W. 55th St.

BARS/LOUNGES AMERICAN BEAUTY

Ten craft beers rotate on tap above a full bar, where every drink comes with a ticket for a free personal pizza baked alongside a pool table. A live-music venue holding more than 200+ ticketed patrons hosts live bands in the back of the first floor, and a first- come, first-served perch upstairs lets bar customers watch from above for free. 251 W. 30th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.695.8970.

LEGRANDE

Tucked in the heart of NYC’s theater district, this dimly lit lounge acts as an escape for hotel patrons and passersby alike, sitting partially hidden on the second floor of the newly renovated Time Hotel, just out of sight of the hotel lobby. 224 W. 49th St., 2nd fl., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.246.5252.

POURING RIBBONS

An insider’s spot, this cocktail bar excels at fine mixology in a warm, casual space. Reservatio­ns recommende­d. 225 Ave. B, 2nd fl., btw E. 13th & E. 14th sts., 917.656.6788.

THE RUM HOUSE

This well-known Times Square bar entertains with live piano music, classic cocktails and rum-based concoction­s. Edison Hotel, 228 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 646.490.6924.

SLOWLY SHIRLEY

An elegant cocktail lounge featuring deep red banquettes and craft cocktails, such as the Fu Tang Cobbler with genever, scotch, apricot liqueur, jasmine, lemon, orange bitters and cucumber. 121 W. 10th St., at Greenwich Ave., 212.243.2827.

THE STONEWALL INN

This historic LGBTQ bar— site of the 1969 Stonewall Riots—is touted as the origin of “Gay Pride.” A wood-paneled ground floor contrasts a flashy upstairs with disco balls and daily drag shows. Comedy and cabaret shows are also presented. 53 Christophe­r St., btw Seventh Ave. So. & Waverly Pl., 212.488.2705.

CABARETS+ COMEDY CLUBS THE BOX

Formerly a sign factory in the 1920s, this intimate variety theater has a New Orleanssty­le decor— dramatic chandelier­s and velvet balcony booths—and hosts late-night acts, from human oddity shows to avant- garde striptease. Tu-Sa: Doors open 11 pm, multiple shows from 1 am. 189 Chrystie St., btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.982.9301.

CAROLINES ON BROADWAY

Performanc­es by some of the nation’s hottest headliners and up-and- coming comics. Highlights: March 30-April 2: Big Jay Oakerson. April 6- 8: Whitney Cummings. April 9-10: Dick Gregory. April 13-15: Jay Pharoah. April 2023: JB Smoove. April 27-29: Michael Che. 1626 Broadway, btw W. 49th & W. 50th sts., 212.757.4100.

COMEDY CELLAR

The Greenwich Village spot is known for unexpected appearance­s from such famous comedians as Chris Rock, Colin Quinn, Wanda Sykes, Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle. Several shows nightly. 117 MacDougal St., btw W. 3rd St. & Minetta Ln., 212.254.3480.

DON’T TELL MAMA

This popular cabaret, piano bar and restaurant showcases establishe­d and up-and- coming performers nightly. From 9 pm on, waiters and bartenders sing at the piano bar; there is also an open mic for guests to join in the fun. 343 W. 46th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.757.0788.

TRIBECA COMEDY LOUNGE

Situated beneath a restaurant serving brick- oven pizza and calamari, the brick-walled, candlelit, casually elegant room showcases stand-ups from “Last Comic Standing,” Comedy Central, “Conan” and others. 22 Warren St., btw Broadway & Church St., 646.504.5653.

JAZZ CLUBS BAR NEXT DOOR

A romantic spot offering a private bar, dining and live jazz. $12 cover (all night Su-Th, per set F & Sa). Emerging Artists series M-Th 6:30-7:45 pm, no cover. Open Su-Th 6 pm-2 am, F & Sa 6 pm-3 am. 129 MacDougal St., btw W. 3rd & W. 4th sts., 212.529.5945.

BIRDLAND

“The jazz corner of the world” is how Charlie Parker described this club. Highlights: March 28-April 1: Eliane Elias. April 11-15: Kevin Eubanks Quartet with Dave Holland, Nicholas Payton and Jeff Tain Watts. April 25-29: Jane Monheit: An Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Birthday Celebratio­n. Dinner served nightly. 315 W. 44th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 212.581.3080.

BLUE NOTE JAZZ CLUB

The best and brightest have performed here, including the late Dizzy Gillespie. Highlights: March 28-April 2: Stanley Clarke/Ron Carter Duo with special guest Russell Malone. April 3- 9: Stanley Clarke Band. April 13-16: Kenny Garrett Quintet.

April 20-23: Arturo Sandoval. 131 W. 3rd St., btw MacDougal St. & Sixth Ave., 212.475.8592.

JAZZ STANDARD

An eclectic lineup of worldclass artists performing classic jazz to funk, R&B, blues and more, plus Blue Smoke restaurant’s award-winning barbecue. Every M: “Mingus Mondays” concert series. Highlights: March 30-April 1: Chano Dominguez Flamenco Quartet. April 13-16: Billy Childs Quartet. April 20-23: Joey DeFrancesc­o and the People. April 27-30: Jimmy Greene Quartet. 116 E. 27th St., btw Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. So., 212.576.2232.

VILLAGE VANGUARD

One of New York’s most prestigiou­s jazz clubs, this West Village landmark has been in the same location since 1935. Highlight: March 28-April 2: Peter Bernstein. April 4- 9: Eric Reed Quartet. April 11-16: Tom Harrell Quintet. April 1823: Scott Colley Quartet. April

25-30: Bill Stewart Trio. 178 Seventh Ave. So., btw Perry & W. 11th sts., 212.255.4037.

POP/ROCK CLUBS+ VENUES APOLLO THEATER

The historic Harlem venue was the home of “Showtime at the Apollo,” a syndicated television show, and has launched a myriad of legendary performers, including James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and Michael Jackson. Every W at 7:30 pm: Amateur Night talent competitio­n. 253 W. 125th St., btw Adam Clayton Powell Jr. & Frederick Douglass blvds., 212.531.5300.

B. B. KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL

Dedicated to the musical legend, who died on May 14, 2015, this intimate space has been in Times Square for 15 years. Lucille’s Bar & Restaurant within the club is named for King’s beloved Gibson guitar and also features live music nightly. Highlights: April 6: Don McLean. April 14: Jeffrey Osborne. April 22: Regina Belle. Every Saturday at noon: Beatles Brunch. Every Sunday at 1:30 pm: Gospel Brunch. 237 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.997.4144.

BEACON THEATRE

A classic Upper West Side theater has been revamped to house pop-music concerts and other acts. Highlights: April 13: Jerry Seinfeld. April 15: Paloma San Basilio and Raul Di Blasio. April 21: Steve Winwood. April 22: Internatio­nal Championsh­ip of Collegiate A Cappella 2017 Finals. April 30: Wild Kratts Live. 2124 Broadway, at W. 74th St., 866.858.0008.

SPECIAL VENUES+ EXPERIENCE­S THE CHABAD HOUSE

Centers serve as Jewish community platforms for those interested in Torah classes, synagogue services and general guidance regarding Jewish traditions, education, holidays, festivals, values and entertainm­ent. Visit the Chabad House website for a directory of all 24 Manhattan locations, as well as locations in the outer boroughs and New Jersey. Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., Ste. 3-218, btw E. 24th & E. 25th sts., 646.312.4765.

DE GUSTIBUS COOKING SCHOOL

Located inside Macy’s Herald Square for more than 30 years, this cooking school invites students to learn about food and technique in interactiv­e demonstrat­ions led by renowned NYC chefs. Classes are available for purchase per diem or as part of a themed series, and all tickets include food tastings. Classes in April include a chef demonstrat­ion from Jean- François Bruel of Restaurant Daniel, Laurent Tourondel of L’Amico and a class on the best of wine with wine personalit­y Anthony Giglio. 151 W. 34th St., 8th fl.,

btw Broadway & Seventh Ave., 212.239.1652.

KADAMPA MEDITATION CENTER

Daily guided meditation drop-in classes, study programs, modern Buddhism retreats and much more are offered at this center located in the heart of Chelsea, with branches in Brooklyn, Queens, New Jersey and various other parts of Manhattan. Sessions vary daily and weekend retreats are also available, but curious meditators are welcome to tackle self- guided practice anytime classes are not in session. Classes range from basic introducti­ons to Buddhist meditation, and all are welcome to explore at any level. Classes and times vary. 124 W. 24th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.924.6706.

MURRAY’S CHEESE CLASSES

Educationa­l cooking, pairing and plating classes are available at this shop stocked with hundreds of imported and artisanal cheeses. Classes include mozzarella making, whiskey cocktails and cheese, and wine and cheese 101. 254 Bleecker St., btw Sixth Ave. & Seventh Ave. So., 212.243.5001.

THE NEW YORK NIGHT LIFE

Experience nightlife in the “city that never sleeps” on curated excursions to NYC’s top bars, lounges and clubs. All-inclusive packages include transporta­tion, entrance fees and drinks. 324 W. 47th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 646.338.0895.

92ND STREET Y

In-house events such as Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant in conversati­on with Katie Couric and the Third Annual NYCDOE Educators Collective Concert are at the Y in April, along with many other programs structured for varying age groups. Interactiv­e sessions like the Architectu­ral Walking Tour of Brooklyn via the G Train

are also offered frequently. Programs are categorize­d by interest and include Jewish life, performing arts, health and fitness, and others. 1395 Lexington Ave., btw E. 91st & E. 92nd sts., 212.415.5500.

SPORTS+ACTIVITIES NEW YORK KNICKS

The Knicks wrap up their 2016-2017 home campaign. Highlights: April 2: Boston Celtics. April 4: Chicago Bulls. April 6: Washington Wizards. April 9: Toronto Raptors.

April 12: Philadelph­ia 76ers. Madison Square Garden, Seventh Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 877.465.6425.

NEW YORK METS

Batter up! The Amazin’ Mets went the distance in 2015 and nabbed the National League Pennant. Will lightning strike again in 2017? April 3, 5- 6: Atlanta Braves. April 7- 9: Miami Marlins. April 18-20: Philadelph­ia Phillies. April 21-23: Washington Nationals.

April 25-27: Atlanta Braves. Citi Field, 123- 01 Roosevelt Ave., at 126th St., Queens, 718.507.8499.

NEW YORK YANKEES

The Yanks take on the competitio­n in their 2017 homegame season. The stadium also offers a tour, which includes Monument Park, the Yankees version of their Hall of Fame. Highlights: April 10, 12-13: Tampa Bay Rays. April 14-16: St. Louis Cardinals. April 17-19: Chicago White Sox.

April 28-30: Baltimore Orioles. Yankee Stadium, 1 E. 161st St., Bronx, 212.926.5337.

SPIN NEW YORK

This popular, 13,000-squarefoot table tennis club is backed by actress Susan Sarandon and features private and group lessons, a pro shop, lounge, bar, restaurant and private room, and on certain nights, live music and other programs. Peak and offpeak hours are available. 48 E. 23rd St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.982.8802.

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NEW YORK CITYPASS

The discount pass provides access to a choice of six major museums and attraction­s at a saving of 40 percent off regular admissions. Passes are good for nine consecutiv­e days from the first day of use. $122 adults, $98 children 6-17. 888.330.5008.

MUSEUMS

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Dinosaur fossils (including the cast of a 122-foot-long titanosaur), dioramas and the Hayden Planetariu­m. Open daily. Central Park West, at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100.

ELLIS ISLAND NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATIO­N

Millions of immigrants entered the U. S. on this historic island between 1892 and 1954. Open daily. Free. Ellis Island: 212.363.3206.

FRAUNCES TAVERN MUSEUM

George Washington bade farewell to his officers in 1783 at the end of the Revolution­ary War in what is now a museum of Early American history and culture. Open daily. 54 Pearl St., at Broad St., 212.425.1778.

INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

The USS Intrepid aircraft carrier offers access to several decks featuring historic aircraft, multimedia presentati­ons, interactiv­e exhibits and flight simulators, plus the guided missile submarine USS Growler, the British Airways Concorde and the space shuttle Enterprise. Open daily. Pier 86, 12th Ave., at W. 46th St., 212.245.0072.

MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

The city’s past, present and future are illustrate­d through paintings, photograph­s and more. Open daily. 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St., 212.534.1672.

MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE

The art, history, technique and technology of film, TV and digital media are explored through exhibition­s and the nation’s largest permanent collection of moving-image artifacts. Closed M & Tu. 36- 01 35th Ave., at 37th St., Astoria, Queens, 718.777.6888.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN

Housed in the Alexander Hamilton U. S. Custom House, this Smithsonia­n Institutio­n branch promotes Native American history and culture. Open daily. Free. 1 Bowling Green, at Broadway, 212.514.3700.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MATHEMATIC­S

The first and only math museum in the nation offers more than 40 interactiv­e exhibits appealing to both calculus stars and beginners. Open daily. 11 E. 26th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.542.0566.

NEW- OR HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM & LIBRARY

This cultural institutio­n, founded in 1804, features more than 60,000 objects and works of art focused on the history of New York. Closed M. 170 Central Park W., at W. 77th St., 212.873.3400.

ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTER

Hellenic culture, from antiquity to today, is explored through exhibition­s, family programs, concerts, lectures, readings, theatrical performanc­es and films. Highlight:

Thru June 24: “A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC–200 AD.” Closed Su. Free. 645 Fifth Ave., at 51st St., 212.486.4448.

THE SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM

Exhibition­s celebrate the history of skyscraper­s and sky-

lines. Closed M & Tu. 39 Battery Pl., btw Little West St. & Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, 212.968.1961.

TENEMENT MUSEUM

Turn- of-the-20th- century immigrant life on Manhattan’s Lower East Side is illustrate­d through guided tours of authentica­lly preserved tenement apartments. Tours daily. Visitor center: 103 Orchard St., btw Broome & Delancey sts., 212.982.8420.

ATTRACTION­S THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

The world’s largest cathedral, and one of the most elegant, has a 601-foot interior, notable stained- glass windows and a museum featuring a pantheon of religious art. Though functional as a house of worship, the Episcopal cathedral has remained partially unfinished since constructi­on began in 1892. Tours M-Sa, open daily. 1047 Amsterdam Ave., at W. 112th St., 212.316.7540.

CENTRAL PARK

New York City’s “backyard” (as it is often called) and largest park encompasse­s 843 lush acres containing woodlands, lawns, gardens, paths, fountains, monuments, statues, playground­s, playing fields and a zoo. Btw 59th & 110th sts., btw Fifth Ave. & Central Park W., 212.310.6600.

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING EXPERIENCE

Wraparound views from the 86th- and 102nd-floor indoor and outdoor observator­ies of Midtown’s Art Deco landmark. Open daily. 350 Fifth Ave., btw 33rd & 34th sts., 212.736.3100.

THE HIGH LINE

The 1.45-mile-long elevated park and public promenade offers views of the Manhattan skyline, fixed and movable seating, gardens and public art. Open daily. Free. Gansevoort to W. 34th sts., btw 10th & 12th aves., 212.500.6035.

NEW YORK AQUARIUM

Just off the boardwalk in Coney Island, more than 8,000 marine animals representi­ng 350 species live in replicas of the ocean. Open daily. W. 8th St. & Surf Ave., Coney Island, Brooklyn, 718.265.3474.

ONE WORLD OBSERVATOR­Y

The three-level indoor observator­y at the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere affords views in every direction. Open daily. One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St., entrance to the observator­y is on West St., at Vesey St., 844.696.1776.

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT!

The NYC outpost of this famed “odditorium” presents such unusual displays as shrunken heads and decorated skulls. Open daily. 234 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.398.3133.

STATUE OF LIBERTY

The 151-foot neoclassic­al statue, a gift from France to the United States in 1886, is a symbol of freedom and democracy. Open daily.

TOP OF THE ROCK

The observatio­n deck at the top of Rockefelle­r Center offers panoramic vistas some 70 floors above street level. Open daily. 30 Rockefelle­r Plz., W. 50th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.698.2000.

TRANSPORTA­TION AMTRAK

Guests travel in comfort on these passenger trains, stopping at stations throughout the country. Penn Station, Eighth Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 212.630.6400.

GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL

Trains run on the Metro- North railroad line to and from this majestic landmark. For schedules and prices, visit www.mta.info/mnr. E. 42nd St., btw Lexington & Vanderbilt aves., 212.340.2583.

LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD

This rail service, which operates 24 hours a day, takes visitors from Penn Station or Jamaica to more than 100 destinatio­ns throughout Long Island. 718.217.5477, or call 511 and say “LIRR” at any time.

METRO- NORTH RAILROA

This railroad travels to 120 stations throughout much of New York State, including Westcheste­r, the Bronx, New Haven and Fairfield, Connecticu­t. For informatio­n about schedules and fares, call 212.532.4900.

NJ TRANSIT

This public transporta­tion corporatio­n provides frequent bus and train service to points throughout New Jersey. Save time and buy tickets for all NJ buses and trains with NJ TRANSIT Mobile App™, MyTix. 973.275.5555.

PENN STATION

At one of the nation’s busiest transit hubs, buses and subways converge with commuter rail services to New Jersey and Long Island and national rail services like Amtrak, to Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, Miami and other destinatio­ns. Eighth Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts.

PORT AUTHORIT BUS TERMINAL

The nation’s largest bus terminal serves approximat­ely 200,000 passengers from across the nation on a typical weekday. 625 Eighth Ave., from W. 40th to W. 42nd sts., 800.221.9903.

TOURS BEST NEW OR TOURS

Choose from a wide range of tours by foot, subway or chauffeure­d luxury vehicle with these tours. Four-hour minimum for all tours. Schedules/prices vary. 516.349.7671; 516.578.9124.

BI APPLE REETER

Local, multilingu­al volunteers show tourists the ins and outs of New York City on informal, unscripted walks, sharing personal tales of NYC. Free. Reservatio­ns must be made at least four weeks prior to the scheduled visit. 212.669.8159.

CIRCLE LINE SI HTSEEIN CRUISES

Magnificen­t views of the Big Apple skyline and landmarks can be seen on one of the fully narrated sightseein­g cruises of New York Harbor. Cruises depart from Pier 83, at W. 42nd St. & 12th Ave., 212.563.3200.

CIT SI HTSEEIN NEW OR CRUISES

Explore Manhattan and Brooklyn on all- day hop- onhop- off sightseein­g cruises. Pier 78, 455 12th Ave., at W. 38th St., 212.445.7599; 212.445.0848.

GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL AUDIO TOUR

Learn the secrets and compelling history of the famous transporta­tion hub with this self- guided audio tour. Pickup from Grand Central Tour Window on the Main Concourse. 89 E. 42nd St., at Park Ave., 917.566.0008.

HARLEM SPIRITUALS GOSPEL AND JAZZ TOURS

Visitors experience informativ­e sightseein­g tours that showcase Harlem’s rich cultural diversity and world-famous sites and attraction­s. 690 Eighth Ave., btw W. 43rd & W. 44th sts., 212.391.0900.

HORNBLOWER CRUISES

This cruise line offers a variety of sightseein­g cruises. Dinner and Sunday jazz brunch cruises are complete with iconic sights along the Hudson River, cocktails and dancing. Multilingu­al sightseein­g cruises and private charters are also available. Prices/dates/times/lengths vary. Hornblower Landing, Pier 40, 353 West St., at W. Houston St., 646.846.4803; East River Esplanade Pier 15, 78 South St., btw Fletcher & John sts., 646.760.1860.

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN ALL-ACCESS TOUR

This tour of one of the world’s most famous sports and entertainm­ent arenas takes visitors on a behind-the-scenes exploratio­n of the totally revamped and modernized venue. Seventh Ave., at W. 33rd St., 866.858.0008, then press “7.”

MASONIC HALL

This historic structure, built in 1873, includes an exquisite series of elaboratel­y designed rooms that can be rented out for events. Tours are free. 71 W. 23rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 800.362.7664.

METRO TOUR SERVICE

Licensed tour guide Mauricio Lorence leads walking tours of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Tours depart from the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Prices vary. Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave., btw Ashland Pl. & Felix

St., Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. 917.558.0089.

MYSTERIES OF NEW YORK GHOST WALK

It doesn’t have to be Halloween to learn about New York’s spooky places like a “haunted” bar in the East Village and the resting place of the last Dutch governor of New Amsterdam. W-Sa at 8:45 pm. 808 Broadway, at E. 11th St., 646.488.0686.

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM TOUR

See the actual exhibits behind the making of the “Night at the Museum” movies on this self- guided tour. American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, at W. 79th St., 212.769.5100.

REAL NEW YORK TOURS

This highly rated tour offers personal guides of the city, including the Lower East Side, Williamsbu­rg, Brooklyn, Harlem and more. 917.572.7017.

STATUE CRUISES

Ferries carry visitors to the Statue of Liberty National Monument 100 times a week, with National Park Service rangers on board to regale passengers with their expert knowledge. 201.604.2800.

STYLE ROOM

Personaliz­ed and private shopping tours include VIP access to designer showrooms. Pickups can be at a hotel or a designated meeting place. Call Karen Parker O’Brien at 646.245.5316.

TOURS OF THE CITY

Justin Ferate takes visitors via foot, limousine or bus to hidden gems of the city, and also offers food and cocktail tours. 212.223.2777.

WOOLWORTH BUILDING

The landmarked Woolworth Building, the tallest building in the world when it opened in 1913, offers tours of the magnificen­t vintage lobby. 233 Broadway, 203.966.9663.

GYMS EXCEED PHYSICAL CULTURE

Intense 50-minute workouts at this boutique fitness center offer strength building, cardio and interval training. Group classes and personal training are also available. 1477 Third Ave., btw E. 83rd & E. 84th sts., 212.481.5300; and one other NYC location.

TMPL GYM

This high-tech fitness space is the latest from gym guru David Barton. It combines science and medicine for a personaliz­ed experience and features a metabolic studio, virtual-reality spin studio, 30-foot video wall, 25-meter saltwater pool, smart cardio machines, steam room, sauna, free weights and more than 20 group classes. 355 W. 49th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 917.521.6666.

SALONS BENEDICT YEO

The London-trained stylist’s salon offers everything from cuts and coloring to perms, special- event styling and many hair treatments. Compliment­ary consultati­ons, in- house fashion expertise and a price list for a range of budgets make this a reliable spot for both men and women. 166 Elizabeth St., btw Kenmare & Spring sts., 212.966.6001.

BROWHAUS

This Singapore-based, ultra-hygienic salon offers fashionabl­e brow threading, tweezing, waxing and other grooming services like brow resurrecti­on—a semiperman­ent brow enhancemen­t. 56 Spring St., btw Mulberry & Lafayette sts., 212.431.1124.

BUTTERFLY STUDIO

Cuts, color, straighten­ing, styling and extensions are among the services offered, plus customized hair therapy, private makeup lessons, makeup applicatio­ns and eyebrow shaping. 149 Fifth Ave., #2, at 21st St., 212.253.2100.

DOODLE DOO’S

Children watch DVDs while they enjoy their first haircuts in chairs shaped like cars, boats and taxis. First-timers receive a certificat­e, gift bag and a lock of their hair. Kids clothing and hair accessorie­s are also sold. 11 Christophe­r St., btw Greenwich Ave. & Waverly Pl., 212.627.3667.

DRAMATICS NYC

This salon specialize­s in personaliz­ation, offering trendy haircuts, rainbow coloring and more for men and women, at affordable prices. Same- day appointmen­ts and walk-ins are welcome. 77 Fifth Ave., btw 15th & 16th sts., 212.243.0068; and several other NYC locations.

ESSIE FLAGSHIP SALON AT SAMUEL SHRIQUI

Located in the hub of a hair salon, the famed nail polish line has opened its first outlet, providing luxurious manicures and pedicures with its whimsicall­y named, fashion-forward and chip-resistant polishes. 35 E. 65th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.472.6805.

EVA SCRIVO SALON

Stylist and beauty expert Eva Scrivo welcomes visitors to get a high- quality cut, coloring or styling session. Spa services and makeup applicatio­n are also available. 139 Fifth Ave., 2nd fl., btw 20th & 21st sts., 212.677.7315; and one other NYC location.

MARIE- LOU

This Parisian-style salon offers services that beautify clients from head to toe. The treatment menu includes styling, cuts, coloring, manicures, pedicures, waxing, massages and more. 345 W. Broadway, btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.390.8666; 917.400.5207.

OSSWALD

With a brand that dates back to 1921, this family- owned shop boasts a vast array of high- end fragrances and luxury skin- care products for both men and women. 311 W. Broadway, btw Canal & Grand sts., 212.625.3111.

OUIDAD HAIR SALON

For over 30 years, this bright and airy, 5,000-square-foot loft salon has specialize­d in treating and caring for curls and textured hair. They also sell their own line of haircare products. 37 W. 57th St., #401, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.888.3288.

SALON ZIBA

Hair services include cuts, color, chemical treatments, moisturizi­ng hair and scalp therapy, plus manicures, waxing, makeup applicatio­n and the L’Oréal Profession­al Color Bar (Uptown only). 485 Sixth Ave., at W. 12th St., 212.767.0577; and one other NYC location.

YVES DURIF SALON AT THE CARLYLE

This full-service salon offers extensions, blow- outs, cuts, coloring, manicures, makeup applicatio­n, eyebrow shaping and a selection of handbags and grooming products. 35 E. 76th St., btw Park & Madison aves., 212.452.0954.

SPAS+WELLNESS CENTERS ADVANCED SKIN CARE DAY SPA

Traditiona­l Eastern European and global treatments are blended with advanced beauty techniques in a quiet and sunny space. 140 W. 57th St., Ste. 710, btw Seventh Ave. & Broadway, 212.758.8867.

CORNELIA SPA AT THE SURREY

Guests indulge in clarifying facials, hot stone massages, manicures, pedicures, waxing, body polishing, detoxifica­tion and more, all inside the comfort of The Surrey hotel. 20 E. 76th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 646.358.3600.

ELIZABETH ARDEN RED DOOR SPA

The makeup master’s legacy lives on at this relaxing retreat, where services include waxing, nail polishing, facials, body treatments, hairstylin­g and massages. 663 Fifth Ave., btw 52nd & 53rd sts., 212.546.0200; and several other NYC locations.

EXHALE MIND BODY SPA

This spa and its sister sites target the mind and body with fitness classes—yoga, cardio, barre—and healing therapies, such as facials, massages, acupunctur­e, scrubs and more. 420 Park Ave. So., btw E. 28th & E. 29th sts., 646.380.5330; and three other NYC locations.

GRACEFUL SERVICES & GRACEFUL SPA

Traditiona­l Chinese and Thai techniques, plus prenatal massage, stretching, immunity boosting and circulatio­n-stimulatin­g treatments, body scrubs, facials and more. 1095 Second Ave., 2nd fl., btw E. 57th & E. 58th sts., 212.593.9845, 646.379.4201; and one other NYC location.

GREAT JONES SPA

This full-service holistic spa offers luxurious treatments— such as a coconut sugar glow and a lemon verbena manicure—beside your choice of an indoor waterfall, hot tubs or chakra-light steam room. 29 Great Jones St., btw Bowery & Lafayette St., 212.505.3185.

NUANSA SPA

A menu of over 20 offerings— massages specifical­ly for jet-lagged travelers, mothersto-be and couples, as well as facials and body scrubs—aim to address any ache or pain. 605 Fifth Ave., 5th fl., btw 48th & 49th sts., 212.602.1500.

ROSENBERG WELLNESS CENTER

Using innovative, nonsurgica­l techniques, this chiropract­ic care center offers relief from spinal and joint pain caused by long flights, injuries and athletic overexerti­on. 635 Madison Ave., btw E. 59th & E. 60th sts., 212.858.0015.

THE SPA AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL

The spa features a Thai yoga suite with deep-soaking tub, amethyst crystal steam room and Zen-like tea lounge for further relaxation after a vitamin-infused facial, aromathera­py treatment or shiatsu massage. 80 Columbus Cir., 35th fl., at W. 60th St., 212.805.8880.

SPECIAL SERVICES EAST MIDTOWN PARTNERSHI­P

The East Midtown Partnershi­p’s Passport gives cardholder­s direct access to deals at a multitude of Midtown restaurant­s, shops, art dealers, spas, fitness centers and other businesses. Passes are available for purchase online. 212.813.0030.

LINHART DENTISTRY

A favorite among celebritie­s, Dr. Linhart specialize­s in cosmetic and restorativ­e procedures, and offers his own Pearlinbri­te™ laser tooth whitening, as well as other treatments, such as Invisalign, color restoratio­ns, veneers, crowns, bridges, implants and iBraces. 230 Park Ave., Ste. 1164, at E. 46th St., 212.682.5180.

TRIBECA ADVANCED DENTISTRY

Headed by prosthodon­tist Dr. Olga Malkin, this full-service practice offers restorativ­e and cosmetic procedures, such as dental crowns and bridges, implants, Invisalign, Zoom Whitening, root canals and more. 23 Warren St., Ste. 10, btw Broadway & Church St., 212.355.4510.

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