What's New for Fall in NYC, LA, London, and Paris

Posted by Rachel Klein on September 26, 2011 at 5:00:31 PM EDT | Post a Comment
Nothing satisfies city travelers more than the surge of new things to do and see in the fall, from blockbuster museum shows to trendy restaurants openings. If visiting New York, Los Angeles, London, or Paris from now until New Years, here are our don’t-miss items for your calendar. New-York-City-Queens-Long-Island-City-PS-1.jpg

NEW YORK

Must-See Exhibit MoMaPS1 devotes its entire sixth floor to a major retrospective of AbEx master William de Kooning’s art. Required Eating Cozy up to a hearty steak and seafood dinner in a rustic setting that recollects an English hunting cottage at newcomer Saxon + Parole. Top New Shop For the ultimate designer deals, Century 21 just opened its long-awaited second Manhattan location last week uptown at 1972 Broadway near Lincoln Center. See our New York City Travel Guide for more things to do

LOS ANGELES

Must-See Exhibit The Getty Center's monumental Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., 1945–1980 focuses on the birth of city’s modern art scene, with various exhibits featured at 60 of Southern California’s museums and galleries. Required Eating Top Chef winner Michael Voltaggio spins out two gems, with a surprise sandwich counter opening, ink.sack, followed by big sister, ink. Top New Shop Parisian favorite Barbara Bui comes to Beverly Hills, with her first Southern California store on Rodeo. See our Los Angeles Travel Guide for more things to do

LONDON

Must-See Exhibit Count on the Royal Academy of Arts for its solid roster of shows, with this fall’s main act Arts for Degas and Ballet: Picturing Movement Required Eating Wolfgang Puck just opened CUT at 45 Park Lane—his first restaurant in Europe—which is a modern American steakhouse. Top New Shop For vintagey frocks and baubles, hit Blitz, a new boutique that stocks everything from classic high-end designers to traditional Scottish tweed from the 30s in its contemporary gallery-like setting. See our London Travel Guide for more things to do

PARIS

Must-See Exhibit The Pompidou has more than 80 of Edvard Munch’s paintings on view for this show, as well as other lesser-known works including the artist’s photographs and films. Required Eating Shang Palace, at the newly-opened Shangri-La Hotel in the 16th, serves up authentic cuisine from South East China Top New Shop Slipping on shoes with those signature red soles isn’t for women only, as Christian Louboutin just opened up his first ever men's store. Even if you’re not in the market, come for the equally luxe décor. See our Paris Travel Guide for more things to do Photo credit courtesy NYCgo.com

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