This is My New York
"I love to explore the lovely Carnegie Hill neighbourhood on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, home to a refined collection of world-class museums, posh restaurants and majestic mansions that overlook Central Park."
1. CARNEGIE HILL | 86th to 96th Sts.
The Upper East Side is home to some of the most beautiful mansions and residences here in New York. There is always plenty to do and see in this corner of the city.
2. ANDREW CARNEGIE MANSION | 5th Ave. & 91st St.
Stop by the Cooper-Hewitt and the National Design museums located in the famous Andrew Carnegie mansion.
3. CENTRAL PARK RESERVOIR | 86th to 96th Sts.
Have time for a run? Head to the 1.58 mile track circling the vast Central Park reservoir.
4. CONSERVATORY GARDEN | 5th Ave. & 104th St.
Take in the tranquil beauty at the Burnett Fountain in Central Park’s Conservatory Garden which honors Frances Burnett, the author of the well-known children’s book, “The Secret Garden.”
5. SARABETH’S| Madison Ave. & 92nd St.
Cappuccinos and croissants from Sarabeth’s make a delightful mid morning snack.
6. RED ROOSTER CAFE | 310 Malcolm X Blvd.
As morning turns to noon, meet up with some friends and enjoy the American Classic Bloody Mary and corn bread served with honey, butter and tomato jam at this traditional Southern, soul cafe.
7. METROPOLITAN MUSEUM | 5th Ave. & 82nd St.
After lunch, immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Museum Mile! Visit the colorful collections in the Art of Arab Lands wing at the world-renown Metropolitan Museum of Art.
8. NEUE GALLERIE | 5th Ave. & 86th St.
A few blocks down from the Met is the Neue Gallerie, another cultural stop which features excellent Austrian and German art.
9. CAFÉ SABARSKY | 5th Ave. & 86th St.
Ever been to a true Vienna coffee house? Cafe Sabarsky is located within the Neue Gallerie and serves authentic Austrian coffee and the best apple strudels in Carnegie Hill.
10. PAOLA’S RESTAURANT | Madison Ave. & 92nd St.
Finish the day at Paola’s with an exquisite dinner of Carciofi al Giudea – a version of baby artichokes fried in the style of the Roman ghetto.