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Plan ahead here , or check theater box offices or the TKTS discount booth on the day of performance.
If you snapped up tickets for a matinee, take a quick walk to Vynl for lunch beforehand. Pre- or post-curtain, spend some quiet time at the Museum of Arts and Design , whose exhibitions of high-concept and meticulously crafted jewelry, furniture, fashion and objects celebrate the creative talent that often does not appear on stage or screen. The wine list is as impressive as the atmosphere, and the food is delightful—though the courtyard dining area is even more so. Finally, recap theater or menu highlights over drinks at Therapy. Go out of bounds today, exploring the farther-flung places where gay life is staking a claim.
Just remember that these emerging gayborhoods are primarily residential. The facility crowns a precipice of Fort Tryon Park , where you will also find an idyllic lunch destination in New Leaf. Besides alchemical cooking and an Ivy League setting, New Leaf boasts gay icon bona fides: Come early evening, act local and head from your park perch to Castro , an Inwood newcomer that has a multicultural discotheque vibe.
Or think globally and make the trek to Jackson Heights.
This Queens district is home to a large, mostly South American gay community, as well as a tremendous Indian population. In mainstay gay bar The Music Box , the melting pot just feels like a big dance party. Delight in the art of sustainable confection at Mast Brothers Chocolate , or remake yourself in the bearded image of the Mast Brothers themselves at Fellow Barber.
For heartier nourishment, seek out the beloved Diner , later washing down the meal with brews from the very hip, slightly ironic gay bar Metropolitan. Want to make the day last even longer? Extend your stay at the boutique property Wythe Hotel. Designed to the last detail and run to anticipate your every need, the upscale crash pad will have hotel guests thinking they landed in a very cosmopolitan Oz.
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