MSG Area

Flying Puck Bar

The Flying Puck

What would otherwise be a perfectly serviceable midtown bar full of what could only be construed as the dregs of the pre and post-hangover scene surrounding MSG...
Amici 36

Amici 36

Another one of those gigantic, meandering midtown lunch joints with every imaginable kind of food under glass. Want a panini? They got it. Want a burrito, c...
Walter's Bar

Walter’s Bar

I'm not really sure what to say about this place other than I think my fraternity basement might have actually been a little classier. Now this, my house's base...
Stout NYC

Stout NYC

One of the few Madison Square Garden area bars without Blarney in its name, Stout tries to class it up a little bit. "Class" here is a very very relative term i...
Azuki

Azuki

For some reason the name of this place looks really cool written out. Look at it. There's something about the way the 'z' and 'k' set each other off, I think. B...
Hammerstein Ballroom

Hammerstein Ballroom

It took me quite a while to get to a show here. It turns out that my first show was a special one—if you're into that kind of thing. As part of a work event, we...
Chef Yu

Chef Yu

Discerning one Chinese restaurant from another is a tough. Especially, that is, if the place is nothing special or extraordinary or beyond the chicken with mixe...

Gotham Hall

There are all sorts of these venues in Manhattan that used to be something else and are now used for big, blow-out parties with music and dancing and celebs and...