Magnolia's owner was always on hand to greet you with a scowl. In season 4, Carrie meets a brief fling, jazz musician Ray, at this swanky bar and restaurant in Midtown East. The most romantic seats in the house are up in the balcony. Not long after the episode was broadcast, the tourists started to arrive and the bakery started charging them if they wanted to take photographs of Carrie and co's favourite haunt. This was one of the first New York restaurants to do Tuscan food in a sophisticated setting, and celebs rely on it for its discretion. Catering to the withdrawal symptoms of single women across the country, enterprising souls would drive desperate fans to all the hotspots seen on the show. Miranda and Steve get married in this unassuming community park. The first location opened in at Bleecker Street , on the corner of West 11th Street in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan. When Carrie took her first bite, she left teeth marks in my neighbourhood. The exterior of the original bakery, as well as its cupcakes , were featured in Lazy Sunday , a Saturday Night Live digital short broadcast in December But as the years went by, they were forced out of the neighbourhood, one by one, supplanted by big names such as Ralph Lauren and Marc Jacobs. I felt as if I was living across the road from Studio 54 in its s heyday. Each winner will receive a dozen cupcakes. The East Village shop has all the comics, graphic novels, and action figures a teen collector could handle. Big, is a regular. Pier 40, on West Street Buddakan.