City Spaces

March 2013

Fountain Gallery

Fountain Gallery, the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness, boasts approximately 950 square feet of space and is the perfect venue for your next cocktail party. Audio/visual equipment, as well as chairs and tables, are available. A three-hour rental is $500. The bathroom is not handicap accessible and all artwork must remain on the walls. For more information, contact 702 Ninth Ave., at W. 48th St., 212.262.2756,

Frankie & Johnnie's Steakhouse

The 37th Street location of Frankie & Johnnie's Steakhouse is housed in a two-story former townhouse of legendary actor John Barrymore. The main dining room, located on the second floor, features The Barrymore Room-which can accommodate 20 to 75 guests. This room, which served as Mr. Barrymore's study, is complete with his original fireplace, dark wood walls and stained glass ceiling panels. Photos and sketches of Mr. Barrymore can be found in this area of the steakhouse. For more information, call 212.947.8940 or email 32 W. 37th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves.,


Méli, which means, "honey" in Greek, celebrates Greek cuisine under the direction of Executive Chef Konstantinos Handakas. The restaurant's Cycladic-style décor is simple, chic and sexy. Decorated in shades of white, gray and black, the modern dining room is airy with high ceilings and adorned with an ornate crystal chandelier and a number of life-size scenic images of Greece. The Mezzanine Party Room can accommodate groups of up to 80 people while the Main Dining Room can accommodate groups of up to 100 people. A buyout of the entire space can accommodate up to 200 people seated. 1 E. 35th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.481.6354,

Pera Soho

With two central locations in the city, Pera offers an array of on-premise and off-premise options ranging from elegant dinner parties to casual get-togethers, whether it be a corporate event or a celebration with friends and family. Both locations are available for cocktail parties and offer an array of fully private and semi-private dining options. The SoHo location also features a street-level private garden and a private rooftop for al fresco event possibilities. For more information, please visit or email

Pera Midtown, 303 Madison Ave., at E. 41st St., 212.878.6301

Pera Soho, 54 Thompson St., at Broome St., 212.878.6305