Artist Maira Kalman’s Union Square Cafe Illustrations

Charming, large-scale pieces announce the return of a New York City staple

After 30 years at the corner of 16th Street and Union Square West, Danny Meyer’s celebrated first-ever restaurant, Union Square Cafe, has shifted a few blocks over—the result of his second 15-year-long lease coming to an end and an accompanying price surge. For many New Yorkers, it’s a jarring example of change to our landmark locations. To ease these sensations and demonstrate that the same …

Pizza and Beer Pairings at Marta

Exploring the NYC restaurant's thoughtful craft beer list that enhances their thinner than thin Roman-style pies

The country’s first-ever women-only hotel, built at the turn of the 20th century, recently retook its original name—the Martha Washington—after passing through multiple owners in the last five years, and a fresh renovation. A big draw to this convenient locale, north of Madison Square Park, is the new ground-floor Italian restaurant Marta, helmed by Danny Meyer (of Shake Shack fame) and his Union Square Hospitality …