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Sushi Spots in Lincoln Square

Who doesn't love good sushi? If you're craving some sashimi or rolls, Lincoln Square has a handful of spots to enjoy. 

Chef Masa Takayama's  established and high-end Japanese restaurant  Masa on the fourth floor of  The Shops at Columbus Circle , offers  a fixed-price sushi menu of $595 per person, not including beverages and tax. The experience is intimate and an exercise in visual and flavorful satisfaction. This modern and elegant spot requires reservations, with more details available here . At the same location,  Bar Masa ,  offers an exceptional menu of sushi and sashimi a la carte in a  refined, modern setting at more affordable prices.  Click here to see a sample menu   of Chef Masa's fresh, experimental approach to authentic Japanese cuisine.

Also in The Shops at Columbus Circle in the lower concourse, Whole Foods Market has a Japanese style sushi counter, called Genji, where patrons can sit and enjoy fresh Japanese cuisine for lunch or grab pre-made sushi plates to go made daily. The service is fast enough for a weekday lunch break if you work or live in the neighborhood. You can view a sample menu here before you stop in to taste for yourself. 

Further up Broadway at 49 West 64th Street, Atlantic Grill is a wonderful seafood eatery offering delicious raw bar, plate, and sushi options in a sophisticated and stylish atmosphere. The menu lists some unique sushi roll options and classic sushi and sashimi pieces.  You can make a lunch or dinner reservation here

You can also grab quick and easy to-go containers of lunchtime sushi at Melissa's Gourmet if you're in a pinch for time. The deli and sandwich market at 1875 Broadway offers a few standard sushi options that won't set you back an entire meal's worth of time if you want a bit of sushi mid-day. 

Sushi can be a wonderful treat and these eateries will unite you with some delicious options. But, if sushi and sashimi aren't your style, you can refer to our "Where to Eat in Lincoln Square" dining guide for more neighborhood eatery options or click here to view our online dining directory.
Lincoln Square Stories: Meet the Manager
Evelyn Negron, Innovation Luggage

Up on the corner of Broadway and West 68th Street sits a  specialty luggage shop that really knows bags, brands, and carry-on rules. A great store  for all things baggage related,  Innovation Luggage offers a large selection of suitcases, travel bags, purses, backpacks, and more, and has a long history as a retailer in New York City. 

Inside of Innovation Luggage at 2001 Broadway, you'll find Evelyn Negron, the Store Manager working at this location since 2008--almost 10 years. Evelyn has overall been working for Innovation Luggage for 23 years. While working, Evelyn does her best to be personally attentive to all of the shop's customers, as does her friendly staff, who not only know a great deal about the merchandise, but are also  experts in packing for domestic and international travel and can answer your questions as you search for the right travel gear.

Innovation Luggage carries high quality bags from B riggs and Riley, Tumi, and Rimowa, plus the store now has the latest lines from Swiss Army and Victorinox. But the store doesn't just sell bags;  it sells great hiking  packs, travel accessories, wallets and sturdy umbrellas. The store also offers delivery, can do special orders, and will competitively match prices from other stores and online, allowing for the best deals and customer service. 

So, next time you need a messenger bag for work, a backpack for biking, or a new suitcase and umbrella, stop into Innovation Luggage and say "hi" to Evelyn Negron, a local in Lincoln Square! 
Two New Exhibits Set to Open at the American Folk Art Museum
Untitled, Eugen Gabritschevsky (1893-1979)

On Wednesday, March 14, two new exhibits,  Eugen Gabritschevsky: Theater of the Imperceptible and  Carlo Zinelli (1916-1974) will go on view at the  American Folk Art Museum. Both exhibits will be on display until Sunday, August 20. 

Eugen Gabritschevsky: Theater of the Imperceptible features the work of the Russian-born artist  Eugen Gabritschevsky whose  successful career in science was cut short by the deterioration of his mental health, leading to his admission into a psychiatric hospital in Germany in 1931. This first in-depth exhibition of Gabritschevsky's relatively unknown artistic contribution is composed of more than eighty artworks, a film, publications, and archival documents.

Untitled, Carlo Zinelli (1916-1974)
Carlo Zinelli (1916-1974) is the first museum exhibition of the r evered Italian artist in the United States.  The show highlights four distinct phases in Zinelli's oeuvre and new scholarship, through a selection of fifty-five paintings (many displayed double-sided), audio recordings, a film, and images by  Life  magazine photographer John Phillips.

The American Folk Art Museum is located at 2 Lincoln Square, on Columbus Avenue between 65th and 66th Streets. Admission is free. See all of the museum's upcoming events at folkartmuseum.org
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Son of Dublin at Christ & Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church
On Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9, 2017 head to Christ & Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church to enjoy the sounds of an
Irish-American music master's legacy with
 
"Son of Dublin". The concerts  celebrate Ireland-inspired works by Irish-born American composer Victor Herbert, and his grandfather Samuel Lover, the famous Dubliner musician, painter, and novelist and are presented by The Victor Herbert Renaissance Project LIVE!

The concert's vibrant cast of classical singers and stage performers will perform over  20 songs from a program of original tunes and traditional Irish music such as "Molly", "Mary Came Over To Me", and "Old Ireland Shall Be Free".

Tickets for "Son of Dublin" are $10 to $35 and are available v ia  vhrplive.org  and  tdf.org  up until noon on performance days.  To order by phone call 917.815.8899. Full price tickets are available at the door. Performances begin at 8:00pm at  Christ & Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church, which is located at  120 West 69th Street.
Join the NYC Commission on Human Rights at a Forum on Women's Issues
Featured Speakers
- Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Artist
- Linda Sarsour, Racial Justice Activist and Organizer

Panel Discussions:
- Identifying and combating street and sexual harassment with  Hollaback!, TransLatina Network, and Brooklyn Movement Center.
- Building coalitions across communities with Sauti Yetu, African  Communities Together, MinKwon Center, Women for Afghan Women,  Violence Intervention Program, and Diaspora Community Services.

To RSVP, please email dsussman@cchr.nyc.gov.

If you have questions or need to request an assistive listening device,  language interpretation, or other accommodation, please indicate  such in your RSVP email by March 2, 2017.  The facility is wheelchair accessible.  Breakfast will be served. Click here to see a flyer

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