Simply stylish and modern – as you would expect from this Michelin One Star fine dining restaurant at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Glass, white, and shades of grey are punctuated with purple floral arrangements. This very “modern” dining room overlooks the outdoor Abby Rockefeller Sculpture Garden back dropped by a 4 -5 story New York skyline. This is a true visual oasis in the heart of the city.
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World Trade Center Memorial
Must see, must see. Poignant and fascinating. The site is still undergoing renovation and the new visitor’s center is still under construction but that’s ok. Go now and again later when all is complete. Free entrance but you must reserve tickets ahead of time. Layers of symbolism and poignant reminders of that fateful day, the people who died and the collapse of the awe inspiring Twin Towers.
controversies surrounding the site and the memorial seem to have calmed down a bit. I find the young Israeli architect Michael Arad’s design entitled “Reflecting Absence” solicits much discussion and interpretation. The two pools that comprise the memorial sit on the footprints of the twin towers, both with waterfalls cascading into a black void. We visit the memorial on Easter Sunday, an appropriate time and place for reflection on this special morning. I am told you must also visit at night for an entirely different and perhaps even more inspiring experience because of the lights. Whenever you go, make sure to talk to and listen to the park rangers as they answer questions. They are a wealth of knowledge.