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The best of 2016

See our essential guide to the best of 2016 including upcoming concerts, movies, restaurant openings and more

Photograph: Paul Wagtouicz
Best dish of 2016: Agnolotti at Lilia

Over the past year, we saw some huge events and openings: Our best of 2016 feature highlights everything from new eateries that make our best New York restaurants list to new music festivals such as Panorama music festival, and brand-new New York attractions such as The Museum of Ice Cream. But, hey, we’re optimists and think next year will be even better than the last. Check out our critics’ lists to relive the glory of this incredible year.

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The 20 best DJ mixes of 2016
Nightlife

The 20 best DJ mixes of 2016

Listen to the top 20 DJ mixes of 2016, from Horse Meat Disco’s Boiler Room set to Felix K’s jungle-drum & bass throwback

The 20 best movies of 2016
Movies

The 20 best movies of 2016

A year of stellar performances and oceans of tears (onscreen and off), 2016 may have sucked, but its movies didn’t

The best albums of 2016
Music

The best albums of 2016

It’s been a great year for new music—here are our picks for the best albums of 2016 thus far

30 things that made NYC rule in 2016
Things to do

30 things that made NYC rule in 2016

As the year comes to an end, we award the magical moments and places that made life in New York City rock in 2016

The 100 best dishes and drinks in NYC 2016
Restaurants

The 100 best dishes and drinks in NYC 2016

From Nordic bread to new-age clam pizza, these are NYC’s best dishes and drinks of 2016

The top 10 art exhibitions of 2016 in NYC ranked
Art

The top 10 art exhibitions of 2016 in NYC ranked

From uptown’s finest museums to downtown’s biggest galleries, we review the top ten art exhibitions of 2016

The 20 best Broadway shows and Off-Broadway theater of 2016
Theater

The 20 best Broadway shows and Off-Broadway theater of 2016

Our theater critics rank the best Broadway shows and Off Broadway plays and musicals of the year, from uptown to downtown

The 10 best NYC restaurants of 2016
Restaurants

The 10 best NYC restaurants of 2016

We take a year-end look back at the best dining rooms that debuted in NYC

The best comedians of 2016
Comedy

The best comedians of 2016

The best comedians of 2016 gave New Yorkers something to smile about in a year when we desperately needed it

The best music videos of 2016
Music

The best music videos of 2016

From intricately staged spectacles to gripping extended narratives, these are the best music videos of 2016

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Sarah T
Sarah T

Really excited about The Jungle Book this year, I am going to put it on Iceberg as soon as it comes out. Join me and some others for some cinema fun! Join our community!!! www.iceberg.travel