The best informal classroom offers cheap and cool sessions taught by a team of enthusiasts in various fields, including teachers, chefs, makeup artists and graphic designers. Read more.
Arrive early at this best bar for birthdays to claim to prime barside real estate, and order a round of original cocktails mixed by rascally, white-jacketed gents. Read more.
Try the steamed-to-order shrimp-and-snow-pea-leaf dumplings, packed with minced shrimp, flecks of scallions and bright, fresh snow-pea leaves. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.
Come to this seductively lit haunt for the House of Scorpio’s Lip Service the best party to kiss a stranger. It’s a naughty and nice make-out mixer. Read more.
Try chef Sue Torres’s addictive signature Torres Tots, with oozy Chihuahua cheese, chorizo gravy, chile de árbol, chipotle crema and scallions. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.
The best place to remember why you love Manhattan takes you above the city while keeping you rooted in urban life. Walk through a field of wildflowers as cabs zoom along the street beneath you. Read more.
The best store to blow your paycheck in stocks covetable finds from around the world—both luxury threads and more affordable goods like indie mags, CDs and hip accessories. Read more.
The best spa for pampering on the fly has aestheticians ready to primp and polish at a moment’s notice. Plus, buy three best-selling products to get a complimentary makeup application. Read more.
For the ultimate in nouveau southern-fried dining, try the Tennessee fried chicken dinner here on Tuesday nights. Featured in Where to Eat 2011! Read more.
Catch N before he sails into the sunset on his boat, The Charlotte. Or go with him—he’s been known to take impromptu trips (and even more impromptu guests) around the island. Read more.