Details
STAYING THERE

Carlyle Hotel

35 East 76th St.

888-767-3966

www.rosewoodhotels.com

One of the most elegant and luxurious hotels in New York. Rooms from $390.

Hilton Garden Inn-
Central Park South

237 West 54th St.

212-253-6000

www.hgicentralparknyhotel.com

Clean, average-size rooms. Great location for midtown activities and for Central Park. Rooms from $139, but rates vary depending on day of the week and month.

EATING THERE

Pete’s Tavern

129 East 18th St.

212-473-7676

www.petestavern.com

Boisterous bar, with a quiet dining area in the back. The focus is Italian, but also a good place for burgers. A plaque commemorating Bemelmans and the writer O. Henry (another frequent patron) is by the front door. Entrees from $14.25; burgers from $13.75.

Cafe Carlyle

212-744-1600

Fine dining in the iconic New York hotel. Jackets recommended. Entrees from $34.

PLAYING THERE

New-York Historical Society Museum and Library

170 Central Park West

212-873-3400

www.nyhistory.org

“Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans” runs through Oct. 19. Daily except Monday. $19; seniors (over 65), teachers and military $15; children 5-13 $6; 4 and younger free.

INFORMATION

www.nycgo.com

J.F.L.