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NEW YAWKAHS NEAR AND FAR, HERE’S A NEW, NEW YORK CITY DAILY ADVENTURE

***SORRY, THE NEW FORMATTING DIDN’T WORK…HERE’S YOUR DAILY LIST***

**A day of “X’tra…Xtra(s) read all about them”…Hey all, trying a new format (cross your fingers that it worked)-let me know what you think!

Arsenal Gallery in Central Park: Nature’s Return

**FREE**  This exhibit explores the growing dissonance between humanity and the natural world. Through creative works of wonder, integrity and beauty, sixteen contemporary artists present works that examine our fragile relationship with the planet. Monday-Friday 9am-5pm  Through April 19.

 64th Street and Fifth Avenue inside Central Park, Third Floor
 http://www.nycgovparks.org/art-and-antiquities/arsenal-gallery
Tel: 212-360-8163
 
Directions:
Subway
N, R, Q to 5th Ave/59th St.
Bus
M1, M2, M3, M4, M66, M72

** Register for classes in “Cupping” -the professional term for how to evaluate coffee at Toby’s Estate Coffee.  **FREE** on Wed’s from 10-11:30. Or, register for any of the other five espresso and latte classes offered.

125 N. 6th St /Berry St, Williamsburg
Tel: 212-347-457-6160
 http://www.tobysestate.com/

Directions: 
Subway-L to Bedford Ave

Edith Wharton’s New York City: A Backward Glance

**FREE** at the New York Society Library. Edith Wharton’s New York City celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Pulitzer Prize-winning author who wrote The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence. This exhibition will reveal for the first time the intimate links between Wharton’s world and the Society Library, and will showcase family photographs and books. Hours: M, W, F and Sat 9am-5pm, Tu, Th 9am-7pm, Sun 1pm-5pm

Through December 31, 2012

 59 E. 79th St – between Park and Madison Ave.
http://www.nysoclib.org/notes/2012/wharton_exhibit.html
Tel: 212-288-6900

Directions: 
Subway- 6 to 77th St/Lexington Ave. Bus-M1, M3, M4, M79

38th Annual Macy’s Flower Show Through April 7, 2012 **FREE**

For the first time outside the Herald Square Store, Brazil-Gardens in Paradise is being held in a 5000 sq ft, block long tent, across the street on the Broadway Plaza. Enjoy a rainforest, rooftop and town settings filled with music, Hollywood style lighting and thousands upon thousands of flowers. Inside the store, you’ll find specialty gardens, including a special Gucci garden.  Open during store hours.

Herald Square- 34th St and Broadway
http://www.macys.com/campaign/social?cm_sp=GFA-_-0228_flower_show_new_assets_02_1032261.gif-_-Brasil%252C%2bMacys%2bFlower%2bShow%2bBlooming%2bin%2b5%2bCities%2bacross%2bthe%2bCountry&campaign_id=297&channel_id=1

Directions: 
Subway
1, B, D, F, M, N, Q, R to Herald Square/34th St.
Bus
M7, M20, M34

**Buy Tickets: An Evening with Oscar, Emmy and Tony award winner Christoper Plummer at the Paley Center May 29, 2012. $25

http://www.paleycenter.org/2012-spring-an-evening-with-christopher-plummer

Central Park Tennis Court permits are now available

The tennis facility features 26 newly re-conditioned Har-tru courts, 4 hard courts, professional tennis instruction available, a fully equipped Pro-Shop, a snack bar and locker room facilities. Located mid park in the mid 90’s). Permits are available at the Arsenal Building 64th St and 5th Ave in Central Park -see above for directions. Permits are $200 for adults, $20 seniors, $10 juniors.

centralparktenniscenter.com

Directions to tennis courts:
 Subway
1, 6, B, C to 96th St.
Bus
M1, M2, M3, M4, M10, M96

Anderson Twins Jazz Band **FREE** Every Thursday night at the E-Bar in the 59E59 Theaters. 10pm

After receiving their Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees from Juilliard, Peter and William have performed together at top venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Blue Note, Birdland, the Village Vanguard, the David Koch Theater, London’s 100 Club, the Montreal Jazz Festival, and in Scotland, Japan, and Costa Rica. They are also featured on the soundtrack “Boardwalk Empire Volume 1: Music From The HBO Original Series” w/ Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, which just won a 2012 Grammy Award.

59 E. 59th St between Lexington and 3rd Ave
http://www.andersontwinsjazz.com/home.html

Directions: 
Subway
N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6  to 59th St.
Bus
M31, M57, M101, M102, M103

** Buy Tix to Maria Bartiromo in conversation with CNN commentator Myron Kandel at JCC NY on April 4, 2012. $15

http://www.jccmanhattan.org/MORE-THAN-MONEY