This popular location in New York is neighbors to Gramercy Park and Stuyvesant town. The East River also runs alongside it making it the perfect scenic place to walk your pet or run around with your family. The history of the East Village is studded with a significant art scene since the 60’s, but it still persists today. One of the most famous artist in the world, Andy Warhol did of series of multimedia shows in 1966 featuring music from the Velvet Underground. It was a very hip time indeed.
Today this neighborhood is home to a vibrant community of people who enjoy the many parks, shops, and nightlife the place has to offer. Tompkins Square Park, East River Park, and many community sponsored gardens make the scenery lush and friendly. There are also plenty of spaces for theater, and live music to take place. For the foodie lovers you can stop by David Chang’s Momofuku Noodle Bar which has made this chef an icon in the industry. DBGB Kitchen and Bar by french chef Daniel Boulud is also a powerhouse of a place to eat with people lining up to experience a bite of this legends food. Not that these two places are uber affordable, but you can actually still find reasonable places to eat in the East Village that locals frequent often. Does anyone cook in NYC? Probably not!