The Daily Shortlist April 28
He created Maude, The Jeffersons, All in the Family, Sanford and Son, and countless other TV shows. Tonight, the godfather of the television sitcom, Norman Lear gives a lecture at the 92nd Street Y on his long and storied career in the television industry. If you love dogs, not hot dogs but real doggies, then you’ll really love the Barking Dog Luncheonette, as the décor features everything with a dog on it. The food, is your regular diner fare with plenty of burger, sandwich, and hot plate options. Grab a drink and feel like you were transported to the late 1800’s at The Auction House. With ornamental red velvet couches, exposed brick walls, and vintage chandeliers, this hidden gem of a bar is cozy. Beautifully designed, Uptown Lounge is a bar and restaurant serving American fare like Apple Peppercorn Pork Chops ($18), while being big enough to stick around afterwards for drinks.