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New York Through The Eyes Of Stars From Broadway’s Hottest Shows

In the latest story in my series where actors from Broadway’s hottest shows share what they love about New York, I’m profiling Jared Grimes. Starring as Edie Ryan on Funny Girl, Grimes is an up-and-coming high-profile name who is known for his dancing. He’s even toured with Mariah Carey and danced for Barack Obama at the Kennedy Center.

His interview follows:

Where do you live in New York?
The Upper West Side.

What is your favorite neighborhood in in the city, and why?
Where I live because it’s far from Midtown where all the action is, yet there’s so much to do here and it’s so peaceful.

Can you share some of your favorite spots in a Theater District and what makes them so great?
My go-to spot is Mercury Bar West because I’ve been going there forever for a quick bite or to catch the games after shows and concerts.

The best place for a pre-or post-theater meal. What are the dishes to order?
Yum Yum [a Thai restaurant] is great for a post show meal. Every dish there hits the spot...READ MORE



Author: Shivani Vora


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