Leafy home to the City’s elite, the Upper East Side is a place for pastry, pearls and pocket squares. Refined culture and shopping are the name of the game up here. Case in point: Museum Mile, whose institutions include big names like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum alongside gems like Neue Galerie and the Frick Collection. The shopping options offer a chance to get a new wardrobe from luxury boutiques and high-end department stores.
From Museum Mile and Madison Avenue to sundaes and sea lions, the Upper East Side suits all tastes.
With stores like Valentino, Barneys, Tom Ford and Proenza Schouler, Madison Avenue is a prime shopping destination in NYC.
Visit the Costume Institute’s spring 2016 show, which highlights technology’s influence on fashion.
Founded by three free-thinking dancers who wanted to explore unorthodox possibilities, Eidolon Ballet draws on innovative dance and collaborative processes to create avant-garde works, such as their Dashpot piece, an exploration of limiting dancers’ movement with fabric.
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium is home to the Metropolitan Museum’s extensive, varied programming, including lectures and panels in conjunction with special exhibitions, documentary and film screenings, concerts and performances by world-class artists and musicians, and the popular “Sunday at the Met” program.
Celebrated for its exceptional personal service and private, residential-style elegance next to New York’s Central Park on Fifth Avenue, the Pierre, the iconic US flagship property of Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces, is fresh from a $100 million renovation.
Located on Museum Mile at Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street, the Jewish Museum is one of the world's preeminent institutions devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture from ancient to contemporary, offering intellectually engaging, educational and provocative exhibitions and programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.
John Davison Rockefeller 3rd founded the Asia Society in 1956 to promote understanding between Americans and Asians, and the society’s small-but-sweet art collection opens visitors’ eyes to the aesthetic and technical accomplishments achieved in Asia between 1,000 B.C.E.