Al Abayan is the mastermind behind the TriBeCa boutique, Patron of the New. Inside, a chic, minimalist interior sets the stage for a killer assortment of hard-to-find pieces from both well-known and under the radar designers from around the world.When he’s not hunting down these talents you can find him strolling the streets of TriBeCa, antique shopping, or brunching at his favorite eateries in the city. – Jordana Longo
113 MacDougal Street / 1 212 475 3850
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
Minetta Tavern is relevant to our culture now and also nods to a great past era, glamorous and tasty!
146 West 22nd Street / 1 212 206 1494 / Neighborhood: Chelsea
This store has the best mix of styles that I like. Modern chic and rough chic all in one place, even old jewelry.
I love the streets of Tribeca for the mystery and silence.
33 Bond Street / 1 212 387 8520 / Neighborhood: NoHo
This is the best place to catch up on photo, fashion, and art books.
71 North Moore Street / 1 212 226 2515 / Neighborhood: Tribeca
Smith and Mills is my perfect spot for a late drink or quiet brunch-lunch. I have been going there since it opened. It’s just the perfect size and has the perfect charm.
90 Bedford Street / 1 212 741 4695 / Neighborhood: West Village
Dining here is like eating in your favorite family’s kitchen, yummy, charming, and they know how to take care of you!
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