Best of April

By The Editors
May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Are You a Crappy New Yorker?
Navigate NYC’s various scourges with NYC: Basic Tips and Etiquette, hilarious animated tips on how to be a quality New Yorker — e.g., riding the subway effectively (hint: it does not involve spicy pad Thai). Check it out.

Best Date? A Spa Date.
You need to relax. So does she. Grab your date and hit the spa with help from “Where to Take Her,” in which we sort the city’s top massage palaces by occasion and help you both get some much needed R&R. Check it out.

Your New Spring/Summer Kicks
Spring = loafers, boat shoes and espadrilles. But an of-the-moment (not to mention gloriously comfortable) fella wears the Sabah – colorful calfskin slippers available only from a mysterious NYC “dealer.” Check it out.

Trapped in the Office
Escape the Room is an interactive, real-life game of wits in which you and a group of friends must extricate yourselves from a sealed space via elaborate clues and puzzles. Less than 20% of groups accomplish this, so good luck.

Your New Taco Fix
Tacombi (your correspondent’s fish taco spot of choice) now has a Flatiron house of comida Mexicana known as Cafe El Presidente. It’s gorgeous. And tasty. And we’ve got the photos to prove it. Check it out.

And from our Drinking and Driving Department:

The Spring Cocktail Quarterly
We love spring because warm. We love warm because outside. We love outside because everything is better there, including that drink in your hand. You’ll find that drink — nine of them, in fact — in our Spring Cocktail Quarterly.

Mustang’s 50th Anniversary
The Ford Mustang is a bare-knuckle brawler. Rear-wheeled. Back-axled. It’s also 50 years old, as of April, and contains the history of America in its sturdy steel body. Here’s that history in one lavish layout of Mustang’s most iconic cars.

Mother’s Day Gift Guide
When you give a gift — especially for Mom’s Day! — you’re being judged on how well you’ve listened. Whether you know their predilections and peccadilloes. Whether you do, in fact, care. Start by browsing our gift guide.


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