You can live in New York for years and still not know everything about its vibrant neighborhoods. Sure, we know the best New York attractions, the best parks and our favorite restaurants, but the city is still full of surprises. That's why we love it.
The East Village has always been a place of innovation and creativity—it was the birthplace of punk music, a haven for artists, and a home to immigrants. So there's a lot to learn and know about in the area, from historical happenings to the coolest speakeasies and much more.
Below, we're spilling seven East Village secrets so you can examine some lesser-known aspects of this urban enclave.
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