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Lower East Side Tour

Cultural diversity and incredible eats on the Lower East Side tour Wander through the streets of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and it’s clear, almost immediately, that this neighbourhood is the true definition of a cultural melting pot. To your right, you’ll find a historic Jewish synagogue, to your left a bustling Chinese restaurant. On one corner […]

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Best Restaurants Lower East Side

Whet your appetite in the best restaurants of the Lower East Side New Yorkers love their food and nowhere is that most apparent than on the Lower East Side tour. This exciting area is home to some of the most delicious and diverse food you will find anywhere. With emigrants from so many different countries and cultures living here […]

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Lower East Side Galleries

The rebirth of Lower East Side galleries Like most areas in New York City, the Lower East Side has seen a great deal of change over the years. What was once one of the most undesirable areas in the city has now become a mecca for the young and hip who flock there to indulge in drinking […]

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Chinese New Year in New York

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year in New York makes for a serious party, complete with colorful parades, performances, firecrackers, food and cultural festivities. Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year) is the most important holiday in traditional Chinese culture: a time of new beginnings, family gatherings, thanksgiving, and hopes for good fortune.  The Chinese calendar […]

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Best Craft Cocktails in NYC

Little Branch, NYC

Few places in the world offer better craft cocktails than New York City. With the advent of cocktail culture brimming over from London in the late nineties, the city that never sleeps has opened it’s late night doors to a new crowd of drinkers. Craft cocktails are an homage to the golden days of drinking…even […]

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The Lower East Side: Exploring Lower Manhattan’s Hot ‘Hood

Ludlow Street, NYC

America is a “melting pot,” and New York’s Lower East Side? The heart of the cauldron. For two centuries, the neighborhood has been the crowded, chaotic home to wave after wave of immigrants. The energy of the new arrivals infused the teeming streets, and the culture that developed on the Lower East Side profoundly changed […]

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Italians of New York City

Little Italy's Feast of San Gennaro, NYC

New York has been called “the Italian American capital” because it is home to the largest Italian American population in the U.S.  There are Italian communities in all five boroughs of the city, most with deep roots in their area.  Italians helped build the modern city and have made a profound impact on NYC’s arts, […]

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