The Week Ahead: March 13 – 17 on the AVENUE

Monday, March 13, 2017
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Daylight savings has arrived, and with it, much longer days. Spend time out and about in New York, checking out what’s going on this week. However, the storm system expected to hit the area on March 14, be sure to call ahead for schedule changes or cancellations.


Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club President’s Dinner 2017

Monday, March 13, 7 p.m.

Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 East 42nd Street, New York

Support the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club, which seeks to enrich and enhance the quality of life of kids by providing educational and developmental programs. The evening will begin with cocktails before a seated dinner.

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March Madness 

Tuesday, March 13 through Monday, April 3

The madness begins this week, as 68 college basketball teams compete to win the national title. Did your alma mater make the tournament? Fill our your bracket and head to your favorite sports spot.


Girls Who Code Five-Year Celebration

Wednesday, March 15, 6:30 p.m.

Guastavino’s, 409 East 59th Street, New York

Celebrate the five-year anniversary of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit that strives to close the gender gap in tech. 

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Architectural Digest Design Show

March 16–19

Piers 92 and 94, 55th Street and the West Side Highway, New York

A world of design awaits at the 16th annual Architectural Digest Design Show. The four-day show will feature displays from over 400 brands. Get inspired for your next home makeover!

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The Frick Collection Young Fellows Ball 

Thursday, March 16, 8:30 p.m. until midnight

The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street, New York

Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dancing at the 18th-annual Frick Collection Young Fellows Ball. This year’s event, Turner by Moonlight, draws its theme from the special exhibition Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages through Time, which is on view through May 14. Proceeds from the event support the museum’s educational program.

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Whitney Biennial 2017

Opening Day: Friday, March 17

The Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York

The 78th installment of the Whitney Biennial opens on Friday and runs through June 11. The Biennial features 63 individuals and collectives whose work takes a wide variety of forms, exploring a time rife with racial tensions, economic inequalities and polarizing politics.

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Friday, March 17 through January 7, 2018

The American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York

Visit the American Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, Mummies, which brings visitors face to face with the ancient individuals and reveals how scientists are using modern technology to glean details about their lives and their cultures. The exhibit opens on March 17 to museum members; and on March 20 to the general public.

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St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 17

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate the luck of the Irish with a number of celebrations around New York City. The iconic parade steps off at 79th Street and Fifth Avenue at 11 a.m., and runs down until 44th Street, ending around 5 p.m.





All’s Fair

Our art diarist, Anthony Haden-Guest, finds something fair at the recent fairs


Celebrating Women at the NYSE

Celebrating National Women's History Month and International Women's Day


15 CPW Apartment with Russian past brings $10 million profit

A lawyer who sues lawyers dropped his price but still made a small fortune

by Michael GrossPhotographed by Billy Farrall