Simon Doonan's City Guide

New York City Aids Memorial

“I lost many close friends and colleagues to this terrible disease and I am one of the lucky ones from my generation who survived. These brave souls will never be forgotten through this memorial.” -Simon Doonan

Address
76 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY 10011
Contact

http://nycaidsmemorial.org/

Whitney Museum of American Art

“The new Renzo Piano-designed Whitney Museum makes me happy. If I am having a mood-swing I zip over and stare at the Georgia O’Keefe’s until my optimism returns.” -Simon Doonan

Address
99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014
Contact
212.570.3600
http://whitney.org

What To Wear To Whitney Museum of American Art


Angelica Kitchen

“Angelica Kitchen is an East Village health-foodie institution. Next to the restaurant is a great take-out counter offering hearty organic juices.” -Simon Doonan

Address
300 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003
Contact
212.228.2909
http://www.angelicakitchen.com/

St. Marks Veterinary Hospital

Photographed by Sharon Radisch

“The St. Marks Vet treats our dog–her name is Foxylady–like an A-list celebrity. Foxy actually seems to enjoy her visits.” -Simon Doonan

Address
348 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003
Contact
212.477.2688
http://www.stmarksvet.com/
info@stmarksvet.com

Washington Square Park

Photographed by Doyle Partners

“Washington Square Park is looking better than ever. The gorgeous natural setting is filled with inspiring music, eccentric people, and groovy vibrations.” -Simon Doonan

Address
Washington Square E, New York, NY 10003
Contact
212.408.0297
http://washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org/

Sant Ambroeus West Village

Photographed by Yoo Jean Han

“There are three locations in NYC, but my fave is on Perry Street. It’s cozy and fun with fashion luminaries and the occasional celeb. Two words: lentil salad.” -Simon Doonan

Address
259 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10014
Contact
212.604.9254
http://www.santambroeus.com

What To Wear To Sant Ambroeus West Village


Chris Chase Salon

“Jonny Gaita at the Chris Chase Salon in Chelsea is the best haircutter. He is also very handsome and has memserizing tats.” -Simon Doonan

Address
182 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Contact
212.206.7991
http://chrischasesalon.com/

Crunch

“I am a Crunch devotee. My husband keeps changing gyms, but I am a creature of habit.” -Simon Doonan

Address
113 4th Ave, New York, NY 10003
250 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019
Contact
212.533.0001
https://www.crunch.com/locations/new-york/new-york/