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Jeryl Brunner

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Jeryl Brunner

Jeryl Brunner is a journalist and author of the books My City, My New York: Famous New Yorkers Share Their Favorite Places and My City, My Los Angeles, where notables share their favorite places and things to do. She has also contributed to O magazine, Travel + Leisure, Parade, Delta Sky, Every Day with Rachael Ray and In Style, where she was a staff correspondent for many years. Visit her at

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  • Norm Lewis stars in The Phantom of the Opera (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

    A Day in the Life of Norm Lewis of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’

    Some people are born knowing that they must be on stage. But Norm Lewis wasn’t really sure until he was in his mid-twenties and five years into a serious career Read More

  • Jared Grimes

    Jared Grimes’ New York

    New York challenges you. But one things that I love is our theater, the Brooks Atkinson Theatre Read More

  • James Monroe Iglehart

    James Monroe Iglehart’s New York

    I’m from Hayward, California, near San Francisco. I thought that San Francisco was big, but this place is something. When I first got to New York Read More

  • Nick Cordero

    Nick Cordero’s New York

    I remember coming to New York the summer before I started college with a friend for a visit. It was my first time here and I loved it Read More

  • Jessie Mueller

    Jessie Mueller’s New York

    When I first got here, it was culture shock. Just the pace of this place is so different. And I love it Read More

  • Audra McDonald

    Audra McDonald’s New York

    What do you love about New York City? 1. Inwood Hill Park is an undiscovered park Read More

  • Sutton Foster

    Sutton Foster’s New York

    I was 17 when I first came here in 1993. I was amazed that you could order food anytime of the day Read More

  • Neil Patrick Harris (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    Neil Patrick Harris’ New York

    I’ve had a love affair with New York for a long time. I’ve lived here on and off since I was 19 years old. I’m 40 now. But mostly it’s been in furnished sublets that I didn’t choose to live in. I didn’t choose the furniture. I’m there because Read More

  • Nick Cordero in Bullets Over Broadway (Photo: Paul Kolnik)

    A Day in the Life of Nick Cordero of ‘Bullets Over Broadway’

    When Nick Cordero got the call that he had landed the role of the mobster Cheech in the new Broadway musical Bullets Over Broadway, one of the show’s producers got on the phone and told him Read More

  • Adam Jacobs (Photo: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

    Adam Jacobs’ New York

    When I first got here from San Francisco, I thought, “This is craziness.” The city never sleeps. It just goes, goes, goes Read More Picks

New and notable in the city

  • A Perfect Summer Saturday for Kids in NYC

    School is out, and you are going to want to keep the kids entertained during summer break. So why not start the weekend off right with a day of fun-filled activities Read more »

  • How to Eat Pizza Like a New Yorker

    The first thing that visitors notice when they come to the Big Apple: New Yorkers do some things a little differently than the rest of the world. We walk and talk faster. We can’t sleep without the honks and the hum of traffic lulling us into slumber Read more »

Everything New York

Looking Back

Bedford-Stuyvesant (Photo: Elisfanclub/Flickr CC)

15 New York Landmarked Neighborhoods to Visit

History pops up on many a New York City block, and we've got the skinny on 15 of the city's most interesting landmarked districts, from the city's oldest in Brooklyn a gated "village" tucked away on the Upper West Side

Beyond Chicken Fingers

Kid-Friendly Restaurants (Photo: iStockphoto)

14 Fabulous Kid-Friendly Restaurants in New York

Dining with children doesn't have to mean lowering your foodie standards, especially in NYC; these top-tier restaurants in Manhattan and Brooklyn will have your taste buds—and your kids—singing their praises

Little Kids, Big City

Girl at a New York zoo (Photo: Michael S. Yamashita/Corbis)

10 Things Every Kid Should See Before College

New York is a magical place, filled with museums, monuments and experiences that you can not find anywhere else. So we tasked ourselves with selecting 10 that were absolute must-sees for all kids. And it wasn’t easy to choose.