Metropolitan Life Tower
Completed in 1909, this 700ft-high clock tower soaring above Madison Square Park’s southeastern corner is the work of Napoleon LeBrun, a...
Madison Square Park
This park defined the northern reaches of Manhattan until the island’s population exploded after the Civil War. These days it’s a...
Peoples Improv Theater
Aglow in red neon, this bustling comedy club serves up top-notch laughs at dirt-cheap prices. The string of nightly acts ranges from...
California and Italy lock lips at chef Justin Smillie’s fashionable, relaxed brasserie. Here thick-crust pizzas are topped with sausage...
116 E 27th St · interesting places nearby
Jazz Standard information
One of the city's other great jazz clubs is the Jazz Standard. The service is impeccable. The food is great. There’s no minimum and it’s programmed by Seth Abramson, a guy who really knows his stuff.