HARMONY 2011 - Travel Information


Participants were responsible for arranging and funding their travel, although some funds were available for accommodation. We used an attendance in the survey to determine guest room requirements and booked people into the Bentley Hotel in the UES a few blocks from MKSCC, on a first come/served basis.

Restaurants, Delis and Bars near MSKCC

Refreshments such as coffee, tea, soft drinks and snacks were provided throughout the day at the meeting. For lunch, people had a selection of restaurants within a few blocks of MSKCC. A few are listed below:

Name Address Comment
Le Pain Quotidien 1270 1st Avenue, Btwn 68th and 69th street cafe, good for breakfast, lunch or dinner
Lenny's 1269 1st Avenue, Btwn 68th and 69th street cafe, mainly sandwiches good for breakfast or lunch
Le Gourmet 1267 1st Avenue, Btwn 68th and 69th street deli, good for breakfast or lunch
Matsu Japanese Cuisine 411 East 70th Street, Btwn 1st and York ave Sushi Restaurant, small and gets crowded at lunch times, good for lunch or dinner
Za za 1207 1st Ave, Btwn 65th and 66th street Italian/Tuscan Restaurant, outdoor seating at the back, lunch menu
Cilantro 1321 1st Avenue, Btwn 70th and 71st Mexican
O' Flangans 1215 1st Avenue Btwn 65th and 66th street Pub and Pub grub
Vino 1268 2nd Avenue, Btwn 66th and 67th Wine bar

Other resources listing local eateries:

You could also get nearly anything delivered:

Electrical Supply

If you were traveling from outside of the USA, you needed to bring an appropriate power plug converter for your laptop and all other electrical devices you're bringing. USA uses Type A and Type B power plugs and sockets. Electric current in the USA is 60 Hz, 120 V.