Artist Timothy Bair decides where to travel based on what would be the most possible for him to do and see using a mobility scooter.

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Dia Beacon

Art museum
3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY 12508, United States
Dia Beacon

"Dia Beacon is an hour and a half drive from Manhattan. I don't even want to call it a museum. It's a church; a massive cathedral to the practice of minimalism and the minimal art movement from the ‘60s and onwards. It is a truly spiritual experience, even if you don’t love art."

Timothy BAIR

Rubin Museum of Art

Art museum
150 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011, United States
Rubin Museum of Art

"The Rubin Museum of Art in Chelsea shows Tibetan art and really fascinating artifacts from Tibet that are hundreds and thousands of years old. The top floor has really good contemporary art. My favorite part of the entire space is this prayer room where you sit and meditate in front of what looks like an old temple. You feel like you're transported to a completely different place."

Timothy BAIR

886

Taiwanese restuarant
26 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10003, United States
886

"886 is a Taiwanese restaurant named after the area code for Taiwan. They specialize in Taiwanese five spice popcorn chicken. They also have something called Lo Ba Beng, which is braised pork on rice. They do this kind of fusion where they put the Taiwanese fried chicken in burger buns; that's really, really good."

Timothy BAIR

Veselka

Ukrainian restaurant
144 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, United States
Veselka

"My favorite restaurant in New York is Veselka. I feel like it's the food that a Ukrainian grandmother would cook for me. Everything on the menu is fab but my go-to is their veal goulash over some egg noodles with a cup of borscht. I’ve had it at least 20 times. Get that and your day will be so much better."

Timothy BAIR

Birdland Jazz Club

Jazz club
315 W 44th St #5402, New York, NY 10036, United States
Birdland Jazz Club

"When you think about New York, you think about jazz but most jazz clubs are not accessible. One that I go to often is the Birdland Jazz Club in Hell's Kitchen. It's marvelous. All the jazz clubs in New York are top notch and you're guaranteed to have a good time."

Timothy BAIR

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