It’s been sometime since we’ve updated our Favorite Space & Places segment of our Journal, and rather than just list a few more of our favorite eateries and watering holes, I thought I would give a brief tour of my recent findings in New York. Since my son, Max, now lives and works in the Big Apple, he always awaits our next visit with a list of places he would like for us to try (since the folks are paying, right?). The routine usually calls for a quick pre-dinner cocktail, followed by an interesting dinner, followed by a nightcap. A favorite starting point is a hidden gem in Greenwhich Village called Slowly Shirley. Found between two storefronts, a stair leads to an underground oasis.…