Postcard from New York: Where was Waldo? #1

Carlyle Hotel, concierge, Waldo Hernandez's picks of the week


The Arts


The Frick Museum, Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer

This is on tour in the US with a final stop in NYC (after San Francisco & Atlanta ) until January 19, 2014. Not to be missed

1 E 70th St, NY 10021, (212) 288-0700,

The Foods

Le Bilbloquet reopens on the UES in a new larger location. Expect long waits, bistro food and a full bar. One of the most difficult spots to get into right now!


25 E 63rd St (between Madison Ave & Park Ave), NY 10021, (212) 751-3036,

The Drinks

The chic restaurant Kingside (by Chef Marc Murphy) at the new Viceroy hotel in midtown is attracting the restless UWS and UES hipsters, the ones that haven't moved to Brooklyn. Check out the modern new look with the preserved walls and unique lighting

Viceroy Hotel New York, 124 W 57th St, NY 10019

(212) 707-8000,

The Buys

The Los Angeles based James Perse comes to the UES - you may not be in warm sunny weather but you can dress and feel like you are walking on the beach in Malibu.

1128 Madison Avenue, NY 10028, (212) 879-0829,

The Show

Don't miss the most anticipated show of the season, Betrayal starring Daniel Craig and his real life wife Rachel Weisz The lies and infidelity on-stage will pull your attention from the star- studded audience. Until Jan 5th, 2014.

Barrymore Theatre , 243 West 47th Street, NY , 212-239-6200.

Tickets are available at or by calling at betrayalbroadway,com

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