HOLLYWOOD: NYC Guide for the Bailey Man
The New York Yacht Club
37 West 44th Street
The New York Yacht Club is a private social club and yacht club based in New York City. Nine prominent sportsmen founded it in 1844. The organization has over 3,000 members. Its primary clubhouse is a six-storied Beaux-Arts landmark with a nautical-themed limestone façade.
Original Kiehl’s Shop
109 Third Ave
New York, NY 10003
Originally founded in 1851 as Brunswick Apotheke, Kiehl’s specializes in making premium skin, hair, and body care products for men and women.
Bollman Hat Company
411 5th ave
New York, NY 10016
Founded in 1868, The Bollman Hat Company is a world leading designer of men’s and women’s headwear and accessories. The Bollman Group produces such brands as Bailey®, Betmar®, Country Gentleman®, Helen Kaminski®, KANGOL®, and PANTROPIC. Bollman’s hats have been worn by Hollywood actors from Humphrey Bogart to Fred Astaire and from Samuel L. Jackson to Nicole Kidman; musicians from Run DMC to Eminem and from Pete Townsend to Ne-Yo; athletes from Michael Jordan to Donovan McNabb and from Chi Chi Rodriguez to Jimmy Rollins. Bollman products can be found worldwide and Baileyhats.com.
915 Third Avenue
It is the quintessential New York American Irish bar and has been serving guests since 1885. The fact that Frank Sinatra and Richard Harris were once regulars is testament that it is a place for great drinkers, and Nat King Cole was a fan of the trademark burger that gets many accolades to this day.
Get Your Sunday Grub
205 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002
Katz’s Deli has maintained the tradition of quality makes them the beloved deli among the immigrants who crowded into the Lower East Side one hundred years ago. During its peak the restaurant was forever filled with actors, singers and comedians from the many theaters on 2nd Avenue, the walls are still lined with photos of their famous customers. Try their famous frank and beans!
113 Jane Street
New York, NY 10014
Originally built as a hotel for sailors with cabin-like rooms this NYC hot spot also housed the survivors of the Titanic. Today it serves as one of New York’s hot nightspots with its quirky accents such as carved moose heads, stuffed monkey bellhops and a tattered disco ball. The drinks menu contains ambitiously named specialty cocktails like the Alfonso, the Punjab, and the Orient Express. The rooms are small and serve as podlike quarters for guests, with limited, but modern, amenities like free Wi-Fi and iPod dock.
Paul Mole Barber Shop
1031 Lexington Ave at 74th Manhattan, NY
Best known for its precise straight-edged razor shaves, this nostalgic barbershop has been grooming men since 1913. Each of the eight barbers have been on the Paul Mole staff for years and have a few stories to tell–ask them about former clients like Lionel Barrymore and John McEnroe.
754 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019
Bergdorf Goodman’s was founded in 1899 and its main store is located at 754 5th Ave. With 16,000 visitors per month, the store has become a fashion haven for the super elite and the fashion obsessed. It has been featured in many films and recently was the subject of a full-length documentary called “”Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s. Bergdorf’s can also be credited with turning some of the most promising designers of our country into household names.
The 21 Club
21 West 52nd Street
Put your jacket on and head down to the bar that bamboozled police during Prohibition, where Humphrey Bogart took Lauren Bacall on their first date and where virtually every President of the United States since FDR has dined. Be sure to check out the memorabilia that hangs from the ceiling and includes toys, sports paraphernalia and model airplanes donated by Howard Hughes. Don’t forget to check out the secret vault downstairs where the 21 Club hid all the booze when they were raided during Prohibition.
Nat Sherman Cigar bar
2 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
It is a legendary oasis that welcomes international clientele seeking a uniquely timeless and memorable experience. And for New Yorkers in-the-know, it is a quintessential local landmark. Still family owned and operated, their manufacturing facility in is located in Greensboro, N.C. but they are also available at retail tobacconists around the world.