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Meet Peter Manning, the eponymous founder and menswear designer of  <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/petermanningnyc">@petermanningnyc</a>located here in #Flatiron at 933 Broadway!

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Meet Peter Manning, the eponymous founder and menswear designer of @petermanningnyclocated here in #Flatiron at 933 Broadway! Link in the bio to the company story! #discoverflatiron #menswear
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Kids getting stir crazy as winter drags on? 💃🕺🏃🤸🤼
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 <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/centerforbookarts">@centerforbookarts</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/karmakidsyoga%2C">@karmakidsyoga,</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/madsqparknyc%2C">@madsqparknyc,</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/momath">@momath</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/rizzolibookstore%2C">@rizzolibookstore,</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/SonySquareNYC">@SonySquareNYC</a>&  <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/TadaTheater">@TadaTheater</a>are a few of the kid-centric destinations in #Flatiron!
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Great peice in New York Family Magazine  <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/newyorkfamily.">@newyorkfamily.</a>Check out the link in the bio⬆
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Kids getting stir crazy as winter drags on? 💃🕺🏃🤸🤼 . @centerforbookarts @karmakidsyoga, @madsqparknyc, @momath @rizzolibookstore, @SonySquareNYC& @TadaTheaterare a few of the kid-centric destinations in #Flatiron! . Great peice in New York Family Magazine @newyorkfamily.Check out the link in the bio⬆
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The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District, formed in 2006, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the area's reputation as one of New York's most vital and exciting neighborhoods. 

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111New Neighbor: Bondi Sushi

New Neighbor: Bondi Sushi

Flatiron District sushi lovers have another reason to rejoice as Bondi Sushi recently opened its doors at 6 West 28th Street in the NoMad area of the Flatiron/23rd Street Business Improvement District. Bondi chose to locate in the neighborhood due to the combination of heavy tourist traffic along with the healthy blend of commercial and residential tenants. With the opening of KazuNori, YO! Sushi, and ROKI Le Izakaya over the past year, the Flatiron District has become one of the best places in NYC to find fresh, made-to-order sushi.

Drawing inspiration from a relaxing day at Australia’s iconic Bondi Beach, Bondi Sushi does its best to take life’s stresses away with carefully made sushi and good vibes.

Bondi serves conscientious fish, cut clean, and served fresh. All of Bondi’s vendors are Certified B Corporations that meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. The restaurant searches the globe for the most delicious and sustainable ingredients, serving yellowfin tuna from Hawaii, king salmon from New Zealand, and blue crab from Maryland.

Diners at Bondi can choose to order per roll (eight pieces) or from the restaurant’s selection of combo boxes (four rolls with four pieces each). Rolls range from $7.25 to $9.75, and combo boxes range from $12.50 to $18.00. All of Bondi’s sushi rolls are served with a choice of white, brown, or cauliflower rice. Bondi also offers traditional sushi starters like edamame, seaweed salad, and miso soup.

Bondi Sushi is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Bondi Sushi, 6 West 28th Street, between Broadway and Fifth Avenue.

Photo Credit: Bondi Sushi

111Flatiron Valentine’s Day Neighborhood Guide

Flatiron Valentine’s Day Neighborhood Guide

The Flatiron District is the perfect place to pick up that last minute Valentine's gift for your special someone! We've put together a Neighborhood Guide to Valentine’s Day, featuring gifts, flower shops, card stores, and spas to help you make the holiday extra special. Please contact businesses directly for more information.

Gifts

DAVIDsTEA, 688 Sixth Avenue, between 21st and 22nd Streets, (212) 229-0002

Share a mood-boosting tea with your loved one from DAVIDsTEA. Valentine’s Day themed gifts include loose leaf mixes, heart shaped infusers, and heart-print mugs.

Flying Tiger, 920 Broadway, corner of 21st Street, (212) 777-1239

Flying Tiger is crazy about Valentine’s Day with fun and quirky treats, clothing, and cards. At Flying Tiger, you can spread holiday joy without breaking the bank with gifts starting at just $1.

L’Atelier du Chocolat, 59 West 22nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 243-0033

Bring a sweet surprise to your Valentine’s Day date with a boxed chocolate set from L’atelier du Chocolat. Chef Eric Girerd, master chocolatier and supplier to the Ritz-Carlton, offers an array of chocolate creations, all made with at least 72% cocoa.

L'Occitane en Provence, 170 Fifth Avenue, corner of 22nd Street, (212) 206-8860

Choose a curated gift basket of hand creams, oils, and soaps, or design your own at L'Occitane's experiential store in the Flatiron District.

Rituals, 172 Fifth Avenue, corner of 22nd Street, (646) 918-7383

Whether it's gemstones, scented oils, candles, hand cream, or body mist, find all the right items to make your home a sanctuary this Valentine's Day.

Rizzoli Bookstore, 1133 Broadway, corner of 26th Street, (212) 759-2424

Rizzoli is the perfect place to get a Valentine’s Day gift for the book lover in your life. The bookstore offers a wide collection of books from photography and design, to sports and foreign literature.

The White Company, 155 Fifth Avenue, between 21st and 22nd Streets, (646) 741-8777

The White Company has a wide array of thoughtful, stylish, and timeless gifts for Valentine’s Day. Scarves, jewelry, and scented candles make great gift ideas for the special someone in your life.

Desserts and Baking Supplies

Eataly, 200 Fifth Avenue, between 23rd and 24th Streets, (212) 229-2560

Lady M, 1178 Broadway, corner of 28th Street, (212) 452-2222

Maison Kayser, 921 Broadway, corner of 21st Street, (212) 979-1600

N.Y. Cake, 56 West 22nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 675-2253

Paris Baguette, 303 Park Avenue South, corner of 23rd Street, (212) 677-0404

Patisserie Chanson, 20 West 23rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (929) 423-8880

Whisk, 933 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd Streets, (212) 477-8680


Flower Shops

Blooming Affairs, 925 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd Streets, (212) 262-0004

Flower You, 122 East 25th Street, between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue, (212) 477-1037

Park Avenue Floratique, 226 Fifth Avenue, corner of 27th Street, (212) 447-6310

Putnam & Putnam at Club Monaco, 160 Fifth Avenue, corner of 21st Street, (917) 671-6847

Stationery Stores

Fujifilm Wonder Photo Shop, 176 Fifth Avenue, corner of 22nd Street, (929) 239-4262

Memories of New York, 206 Fifth Avenue, corner of 25th Street, (212) 252-0030

Papyrus, 655 Avenue of the Americas, between 20th and 21st Streets, (212) 355-1880

Papyrus, 940 Broadway, between 22nd and 23rd Streets, (212) 228-2877

Spas

Bellagio Nail & Spa, 10 East 23rd Street, between Broadway and Madison Avenue, (212) 505-6100

Dyanna Spa, 40 East 21st Street, between Broadway and Park Avenue South, (212) 995-2355

Heyday, 1130 Broadway, between 25th and 26th Streets, (646) 869-3601

Living Fresh Mens Spa, 44 West 22nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 366-9080

Lord & Whisper Skin Care Spa, 19 West 21st Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (718) 623-2100

Modrn Sanctuary, 12 West 27th Street, corner of Broadway, (212) 675-9355

Queen Jane Day Spa, 37 East 28th Street (Lower Level), between Madison and Park Avenue South, (212) 684-4548

sundays Nail Studio, 51 East 25th Street, between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South, (646) 998-5711 

Photo Credit: L’Atelier du Chocolat

111January News Roundup

January News Roundup

The Flatiron District has had a memorable start to 2018 with media attention highlighting neighborhood businesses, restaurants, and real estate transactions. Stay up-to-date with the latest Flatiron District News with our monthly roundup of notable highlights.

  • January was an exciting month for visitors to the Flatiron District as the Freehand New York opened its doors at 23 Lexington Avenue. The Freehand was created by Sydell Group, the same company behind the NoMad Hotel, which is also in the Flatiron District (via Conde Nast Traveler). The hotel was modeled after design-forward European hostels and features an all-day restaurant on the second floor, Studio, and a cocktail bar called the George Washington Bar - both of which opened this month (via Eater NY).
  • Maman is one of the newest additions to the neighborhood food scene, as it opened its doors in January at 22 West 25th Street. The new Flatiron District location is the eight outpost of the popular SoHo-based bakery and café chain (via Food & Wine). In other restaurant news, conveyor belt Sushi restaurant YO! Sushi announced that they will begin serving a new $35 eight-course tasting menu. The concept is based on omakase, a Japanese term for “chef’s choice” that typically denotes multicourse menus that emphasize sushi (via The Wall Street Journal).
  • Pitchbook Data is the newest company to call the Flatiron District home as it recently signed an 11-year, 34,100-square-foot lease at 315 Park Avenue South. The growing financial data and software company will occupy the entire 13th and 14th floors of the 20-story building (via Commercial Observer). Other office tenants at 315 Park Avenue South include BDG Media, Gemini Trust, and Winton Capital Management.
  • Earlier this month, an article in Crain’s New York Business highlighted the continued economic growth and record-low vacancy rates in the Flatiron District. The BID also reported on the neighborhood’s hot real estate market and continued growth of coworking and shared office spaces like Knotel and WeWork in the Q4 2017 Flatiron District Market Snapshot, which was released earlier this month.

Image via Freehand New York

111The Big Game in Flatiron

The Big Game in Flatiron

The Flatiron District is the perfect place whether you are rooting for New England or Philadelphia this Sunday. To help you plan for the big game, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership has compiled a list of local dining options and events for February 4th. Please contact restaurants directly for more information.

230 FIFTH, 230 Fifth Avenue, corner of 27th Street, (212) 725-4300

Join 230 FIFTH for their annual party! Watch football on large projector screens while you enjoy a beer and wine open bar from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and a buffet from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Advance tickets are $45 per person, $50 at the door.

40/40 Club, 6 West 25th Street, corner of Broadway, (212) 832-4040

In addition to a $100 open bar from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, the 40/40 Club also has a variety of table packages available for groups of 4, 6, 8, 10, or 20. Group packages start at $600 and include buckets of beer, food platters, and at least one bottle of liquor. The 40/40 Club is also taking reservations for stadium seating and VIP rooms.

Blue Smoke, 116 East 27th Street, between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue, (212) 447-7733

Spice up your party with Blue Smoke’s signature wings. Choose from Blue Smoke’s Smoked Alabama White Wings or Blue Smoke BBQ sauce wings. 40 wings for $50. Other specials include Baby Back Ribs (20 bones for $70), Chopped Pork Shoulder (3lbs for $65), Mac & Cheese (2lbs for $38), Coleslaw (2lbs for $38), Biscuits (10 for $18), Martin’s Potato Rolls ($1.50 each), and extra sides of sauce (8oz four $8).

Hill Country Barbecue, 30 West 26th Street, between Sixth Avenue and Broadway, (212) 255-4544

Join Hill Country for football or let them bring their delicious Texas BBQ to you with packages available for take-out, pick-up, or delivery. Choose from a variety of delicious sliders, chips & dips, and chili rubbed wings. Orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance.

Oxido, 18 West 23rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 256-1072

Stay home for the big game and let Oxido cater your party. Oxido’s wide array of catering packages can serve up to 10 people and range from $90 to $150. The classic, El Jefe combo package includes everything you need to make your own tacos including your choices of entrees, two proteins, rice & beans, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, lettuce, chips, and your choice of two salsas.

The Peoples Improv Theatre, 123 East 24th Street, between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue, (212) 563-7488.

Join the PIT for drink specials, a potluck (bring your favorite big game snack), 90s boy band karaoke, and games. Admission is free and the game is showing in both the Love Bar and Striker.

Slate, 54 West 21st Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 989-0096

With over 40 HDTV’s and two 20-foot Ultra HD media walls, Slate is the perfect place for you and your friends to watch football this Sunday. Slate is also offering special VIP packages that include beer, liquor, and wing platters with VIP packages ranging from $160 to $1,600.

Society Billiards, 10 East 21st Street, between Fifth Avenue and Broadway, (212) 420-1000

Gather your friends and family for a great American "holiday" at Society Billiards + Bar! Grab a pool table or ping pong table for $35 from 6 pm -11 pm - you won't have to worry about fighting for seats to watch the action when you can be playing pool or ping pong WHILE watching the game on 27 TVs. Perfect for groups! First come, first served. Minimum 2 guests.

Photo Credit: Blue Smoke

111Valentine's Day Dining in the Flatiron District

Valentine's Day Dining in the Flatiron District

Don’t wait until the last minute to make your dining plans for Valentine’s Day! Whether you want to treat your special someone, or spend the night with family and friends, the Flatiron District has you covered with over 200 food and drink establishments. Please contact restaurants directly for reservations and additional information. 

230 FIFTH, 230 Fifth Avenue, corner of 27th Street, (212) 725-4300

230 FIFTH is offering a special dinner for Valentine’s Day 2018. Dinner is $52 per guest, and includes a raw bar, dumplings stations, made-to-order salad bar, and carving station.

Black Barn, 19 East 26th Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, (212) 265-5959

Join Black Barn for a romantic three-course dinner on Valentine’s Day. Menu items include chipotle-coffee rubbed filet mignon, diver sea scallops, and grilled big-eye tuna. The three-course Valentine’s Day Dinner prix fixe is $85 per person. Black Barn’s regular a la carte menu will also be available.

The Clocktower at the New York EDITION Hotel, 5 Madison Avenue, corner of 24th Street, (212) 413-4300

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner inside the iconic Met Life Tower building with The Clocktower’s four-course prix fixe menu for $135 per person.

Eataly, 200 Fifth Avenue, between 23rd and 24th Streets, (212) 937-8910

Baita, Eataly’s rooftop pop-up restaurant, is taking Valentine’s Day to the next level with a five-course dinner lit only by candles. Revel in romance under the stars at Baita as you enjoy each decadent dish inspired by the Italian Alps and expertly paired with regional wines. Baita’s five-course Valentine’s Day tasting menu is $95 per person.

If you're looking for an intimate dinner for two, consider the five-course menu at Manzo, available from Saturday, February 10th through Valentine’s Day. The five-course prix fixe menu highlights simple but decadent Italian ingredients like shaved black truffles. $95 per person.

The Flatiron Room, 37 West 26th Street, between Sixth Avenue and Broadway, (212) 725-3860

Join the Flatiron Room on Valentine’s Day for a romantic evening of delicious food, crafted cocktails, and live jazz. The Flatiron Room will be offering a special four-course prix fixe menu for $85 per person.

Giorgio’s of Gramercy, 27 East 21st Street, between Broadway and Park Avenue South, (212) 477-0007

Order from Giorgio’s seasonal menu or choose from Valentine’s Day specials like a paella for two, a seafood trio of lobster, clams, and oysters, or surf and turf.

Harding’s, 32 East 21st Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 600-2105

Harding’s will be serving its acclaimed Americana themed menu, featuring local favorites like pan-seared snapper, steak frites, handmade strigoli pasta, and more. Enjoy Harding’s handcrafted cocktails and cozy atmosphere while you dine.

ilili, 236 Fifth Avenue, between 27th and 28th Streets, (212) 683-2929

ilili is celebrating Valentine’s Day by offering a four-course prix fixe menu with an amuse-bouche and a complimentary glass of Laurent Perrier Brut Rosé for $125 per guest. Special menu items include diver scallops, semolina gnocchi, and molten chocolate cake with roasted strawberries and red berry rosé sorbet. ilili’s bar and lounge area will also offer a limited a la carte menu.

Italienne, 19 West 24th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 600-5139

Italienne will be offering a five-course prix fixe menu for $98 per guest. Featuring culinary traditions from the French-Italian border, Italienne’s Valentine’s Day menu includes an ocean trout tartare, winter thistle salad, tortellini with potato and smoked trout, and house-made chocolates. An optional wine pairing is also available for $55 per guest.

Junoon, 27 West 24th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 490-2100

Sample regional Indian specialties at Junoon this Valentine’s Day with a six-course tasting menu for $125 per person. An optional wine pairing is also available for an additional $75 per person.

La Pecora Bianca, 1133 Broadway, corner of 26th Street, (212) 498-9696

On Valentine's day, La Pecora Bianca will be serving a special four-course prix fixe menu, including items for two during each course. Couples will also be greeted with complimentary glasses of Franciacorta Sparkling Wine. The prix fixe menu is $75 per person. La Pecora Bianca’s regular a la carte menu will not be available.

Le Coq Rico, 30 East 20th Street, between Broadway and Park Avenue South, (212) 267-7426

Chef Antoine Westermann’s four-course Valentine’s Day menu pays tribute to responsibly raised whole-animal poultry. The special Valentine’s prix fixe is $98 per person. A reduced a la carte menu will also be available.

Merakia, 5 West 21st Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 380-1950

Relax next to a cozy fireplace while you enjoy a special Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu at Merakia. Special items on Executive Chef Giuseppe Scalco’s three-course Valentine’s Day menu include grilled Mediterranean octopus, lamb chops au poivre, and filet mignon with porcini mushrooms and roasted grapes. $95 per person.

Park Avenue Winter, 360 Park Avenue South, corner of 26th Street, (212) 951-7111

Park Avenue Winter serves only the best that each season has to offer. On Valentine’s Day, Park Avenue Winter will be offering its ever-changing seasonal menu.

Tarrallucci e Vino, 44 East 28th Street, between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South, (212) 779-1100

This year, Tarrallucci e Vino will be offering a four-course San Valentino menu with amuse bouche for $95 per person. Unable to make it for dinner? Tarrallucci will also be offering delicious almond linzer cookies to purchase throughout the week of Valentine’s Day. 10% of all Valentine’s Week cookie sales will support City Meals on Wheels

Are you offering a Valentine's dinner special? Please email info@flatironbid.org

Photo Credit: Merakia

111New Neighbor: Bouley at Home

New Neighbor: Bouley at Home

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership is delighted to welcome Bouley at Home to the neighborhood, a concept designed in collaboration with Bulthaup kitchen design. For those familiar with our Bouley Test Kitchen article last week, Bouley at Home is the adjacent restaurant in the same space, and in keeping with the comfortable "chef at home" theme of the Test Kitchen, features the comfort and familiarity of “kitchen counters” to serve as the dining area.

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"The excitement of the Flatiron District and the evolution it’s going through is a perfect neighborhood for Bouley at Home, a new concept of what dining can be: full of participation, sensual excitement and education," says renowned Chef David Bouley. "By eating on the beautiful home kitchen counters and chefs cooking directly in front of you on home appliances, the correspondence between the chef and the customers present a deep sharing experience visually by educating the choices of ingredients through three simple values, exciting tasting of flavors, the skill and technique to complement the ingredients and finally, the nutritional density and function. This is what Bouley at Home offers to the Flatiron District as a restaurant."

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Each kitchen counter space is equipped with their own kitchen designed not for industrial use, but for the home chef. Each station has consumer grade appliances and cookware, making each dish accessible to the home cook. Behind the cooktop, chefs at each station have access to their own refridgerators stocked with the evening's ingredients. Each seat at the kitchen counter has its own cutlery drawer, invoking a homey vibe as patrons reach in for the utencils they need.  

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There will be wine corresponding to various Bulthaup counters to offer the guest corresponding food pairings. Guests learn how to execute Chef Bouley’s “building blocks” while enjoying the powers of food matched to its wine. Bouley at Home also offers lectures with health practitioners and hands-on cooking classes. Simple execution and the power of the Living Pantry will be the focus of the classes, as well as the topic of Chef Bouley's forthcoming cookbook.

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Bouley at Home provides a multi-sensory Nine Course Tasting Menu ($225) for dinner and a Five Course Tasting Menu for lunch ($59) that immerses guests in a community of shared culinary knowledge, health, and nutrition through fine dining. Beverages, tax and gratuity are not included. A la carte menu options are also available. 

Bouley at Home, 31 West 21st Street, (212) 255-5822

 Photo Credit: Bouley at Home/Nicole Bartelme