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Grand Central Terminal Dining and Event Highlights for April 2014

Grand Central Terminal 

Dining and Event Highlights for April 2014

In addition to being a major transportation hub, Grand Central Terminal (GCT) is a midtown shopping and dining destination known for its restaurants, cocktail lounges, high-end informal eateries, gourmet food and wine shops, and a vibrant array of specialty shops. Below are event updates for April at GCT. 


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Here is the Brass Clock sitting atop the information booth/kiosk at the center of Grand Central Terminal. Also visible are the windows in the backdrop.
Here is the Brass Clock sitting atop the information booth/kiosk at the center of Grand Central Terminal. Also visible are the windows in the backdrop.

  • April 23 and 24, 2014 – Earth Day Grand Central 2014 Earth Day New York will take over the Taxi Stand at Grand Central Terminal to celebrate Earth Day. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, and Thursday, April 24, visitors to Grand Central can learn how to green their lifestyle by taking advantage of sustainable products and services and getting involved in ongoing environmental campaigns. Nonprofit organizations, local businesses and national corporate partners will have booths on the Taxi Stand with interactive exhibits, educational displays, and giveaways.  For more information, please visit earthdayny.org.
  • Through July 6, 2014 – Grand Central Centennial Quilts – The New York Transit Museum exhibition “Grand Central Centennial Quilts” runs through July 6 at the museum’s Gallery Annex in the Terminal and depicts the beloved landmark’s enduring grandeur not in marble, but in handmade textiles from across the country. Manhattan-based store The City Quilter and American Patchwork & Quilting magazine hosted a national contest using fabrics created by City Quilter to honor the Terminal’s 100th birthday celebrations in 2013. The three winners and 27 finalists from the competition are on display.


  • Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C. – The Grand Central Terminal restaurant has begun serving wines from New York as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Taste NY” program that raises awareness of the rich array of food and beverages produced in the state. Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C. currently offers two wines from the acclaimed Pindar Vineyards on Long Island: Pindar Cabernet Reserve and Pindar Chardonnay “Sunflower.”


  • Official MAS Guided Tours of Grand Central (offered daily at 12:30 p.m.) MTA Metro-North Railroad has teamed up with The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) and Orpheo Inc. to provide daily docent-guided tours of the Terminal. The 75-minute tour highlights the history, architecture and operation of one of the world’s biggest train terminals. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors, students, children under 10, members of the military, Metro-North riders bearing same-day ticket stubs and MAS Members. Private tours also can be arranged. Visit http://docentour.com/gct/ for more information.
  • Grand Central Terminal Audio Tours (offered daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Available in both “local” (one-hour) and “express” (30-minute) versions, the self-paced tour focuses on the architectural highlights of the Terminal, its little-known secrets, famous visitors, and sometimes turbulent history. The tour is available at specially marked “GCT Tour” windows in the Main Concourse and downloadable for $4.99. Languages include English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian and German. Information and downloads can be found at http://myorpheo.com/official-grand-central-tour/.
  • Ongoing through September 2014 – ON PAPER/Grand Central at 100 – Featuring the work of four contemporary artists working with cut paper, ON PAPER is the latest and last offering in a year-long series of exhibitions organized by MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design. The four artists—Laura Cooperman, Rob Ryan, Xin Song and Thomas Witte—will present their original artwork in the four paneled lightbox windows that flank the dining concourse on the lower level of the Terminal. Each piece is cut from black and white paper. The windows are backlit, thus highlighting the negative spaces that are removed by cutting the paper, and brining the imagery into sharp focus.


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