The East Village, NYC’s neighborhood located east of Bowery between Houston and 14th Streets, has become a hot spot for everything from the newest restaurants to old-school record stores. Whether you head there during the day for a picnic at one of the best NYC parks (we recommend Tompkins Square Park), shop its unique vintage clothing stores or choose one of its newly opened bars for a first date, the East Village is easy to get to from just about anywhere in Manhattan and Brooklyn (until the L train shuts down, that is).
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Things to do in the East Village, NYC
The best East Village bars in NYC
New York’s best East Village bars include swanky cocktail temples, indulgent beer halls and no-frills dives
The best East Village restaurants in NYC
New York’s best East Village restaurants range from Korean restaurants to Indian upstarts to Carolina barbecue
The best things to do in the East Village
You can find a charming bar, restaurant or awesome event at just about every corner of the East Village
The best shops in the East Village
These spots in the East Village echo the neighborhood's bohemian reputation, with shops for books, vintage and arty items for the home.
See vintage photos of the East Village in the 1980s
Go back in time with amazing images that capture the gritty punk-rock days of the East Village.
Latest news for the East Village, NYC
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