New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractions—and enough personality—to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
After a few years in disrepair, the Monkey Bar was purchased and returned to its former glory in 2009 by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, his wife Anna and hotelier Jeff Klein. The dining room’s lush red leather banquettes and dim, attractive lighting have restored the distinctive thrill of dining in a restaurant that is both glamorous and cozy, and the sensibility hearkens back to a bygone era of style and etiquette. Renowned illustrator Edward Sorel's three-paneled mural pays homage to Jazz Age legends including Duke Ellington, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mae West, Billie Holliday and George Gershwin.