Gossip Girl 5/5/10This is where it all begins. Or ends. Where S returned from boarding school, where B headed to Yale, and where D and S struck up an unlikely romance. (I Will Always Love You)
41 E 58th
New York, NY 10022
Since The Grand moved into the former Au Bar space, Midtown and Upper East Side socialites no longer need to venture to West Chelsea to show off their bling and dance moves. The redone subterranean lair aims for the spirit of downtownÂ's lounges, but the minimalist dĂ©cor and boxy black room lack personality. Grab cocktails from one of three granite bars in the main room while the more privileged party on the red leather couches in the center of the room (offset by velvet ropes & plants), on the suede banquettes to the side, or in the sleek VIP room. A DJ supplies a decent roster of Top 40 and 80Â's, but youÂ'll have to make do with the sparse clearing below his deck acting as the dance floor.
HISTORY 3/29/10The 67 tracks are numbered according to their geographic location in the terminal building rather than the trains' destinations, because all of the trains terminate at Grand Central.
Lucky Magazine 2/12/10Have time to kill? The closest thing to a mall in NYC, the shops at Grand Central Station run the gamut from high-end lingerie to French pastries.
Time Out New York 11/23/11Look left when inbound or right when outbound on the upper level to see Track 61, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt old private platform. His armor-clad train car is still there.
Time Out New York 11/23/11The main concourse boasts a hidden staircase thatâ€™s used by Grand Central employees. You can see the brass cylinder that conceals the steel steps in the center of the information booth.