J.McLaughlin Local Guides: Lexington
On Lexington Avenue, you'll experience both small town charm and big city wonder. Find J.McLaughlin on the Upper East Side of Manhattan at Lexington Avenue and 72nd Street (1004 Lexington Avenue) around other charming boutiques and restaurants.
Just a short distance away from J.McLaughlin is one of the main gems of the city: Central Park.
There's plenty to do there, from visiting the whimsical Belvedere Castle to picnicking at Sheep Meadow.
Art lovers can also enjoy a day at the MoMA via a short ride on the Q. Enjoy almost 200,000 works of modern art, from Van Gogh to Warhol pieces. Local tip: the museum is free on Friday evenings!
There's plenty of delicious food options in the area as well. Around us, you can grab a quick coffee and pastry from Corrado Bread & Pastry or enjoy a plate of pasta from Bella Blu. Looking for an unforgettable experience? The Loeb Boathouse offers not only delicious seafood but also an intimate lakeside view of Central Park. You even have the option of going on a romantic Venetian gondola ride. Note that the restaurant offers dinner from April to November but has lunch and brunch year-round.
You won't find a shortage of places to stay — you'll discover many comfortable and accommodating spots beside the infamous Plaza Hotel. The Fitzpatrick in Midtown Manhattan is a boutique hotel that offers great amenities and concierge services for all kinds of travelers.