Catering to Carnivores —in the Concourse

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Juicy… smoky… tender… salty… savory… satisfying, but ultimately indescribable. The best steak I ever tasted was in a “little spike” sandwich in Tri Tip Grill’s “Modest Meal” ($5.99), which includes a plain white roll stuffed with 2-and-a-half- to 3-ounces of steak, your choice of salad or sides and a small soda or spring water. My [&hellip
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Oh, What a Tangled Vine

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By Linnea Covington Walking into a wine bar can often feel a little daunting. You see a full list bursting with promise, but only a few names ring a bell. To the uneducated wine drinker, names like “rueda” and “refosco” remain mysterious grapes and blends we often skip in favor of better-known bottles, like pinot [&hellip
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City Week: April 30–May 6

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Friday, April 30 Play the Park—Central Park becomes a virtual board game for Arbor Day weekend. The “World Park” is an interactive walking tour and trivia contest temporarily installed in the park, and anyone with a web-enabled smart phone can participate. Upon arrival, everyone is given a map of the park with destinations to find, [&hellip
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One Year, Two Record-Breakers

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Inside the main gym at The Dalton School’s athletics building, there is a large banner listing the 1,000-point scorers in the school’s basketball history. The list stretches back decades and includes roughly a dozen entries. But until this year, it featured only one girl, a 2006 graduate named Mia Gliedman. This season, within a month [&hellip
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Ride ’Em, Cowboy

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Any time bulls come to Madison Square Garden, you usually know what to expect: A walking advertisement for big-and-tall clothing purveyors, some intense above-the-rim athleticism, a healthy dose of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah and, if the past decade is any indication, a loss for the Knicks. The bulls came to the Garden the weekend [&hellip
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Brief Break from the Courts

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Right now, Curtis Roby is enjoying a much-needed break, one that he hopes will help heal his balky shoulder. But it won’t last long. Just like the professional version, the world of college tennis offers little rest during a truncated off-season. After only 10 weeks of recuperation, Roby and the rest of the Dartmouth men’s [&hellip
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Hicks’ Lucky Kick

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On rare—very rare—occasions, a soccer goalie gets to have a moment of glory on offense. Maybe the keeper is tall and plays well in the air, so he is brought up to play corner kicks. Maybe he is an excellent ball striker and is good at penalty shots. Dan Hicks isn’t used in either way [&hellip
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Chowder House Ahoy

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As I’ve written before, given the tens of thousands of hungry people who come to the Lincoln Center area, it astounds me that there aren’t more really good restaurants there. Yes, Jean Georges is great, but it’s a bit pricey for most people; ditto A Voce, Per Se, Masa and Picholine. But the clever forces [&hellip
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