This vibrant downtown neighborhood is a popular nightlife destination—its streets are lined with trendy places to drink, dance and hear live music. Many of the area’s synagogues, museums and restaurants serve as reminders of its immigrant history.
The City’s only trans-, queer-, sex-worker-owned bookstore has been part of the Lower East Side for two decades.
The Tenement Museum is a portrait of immigrant life in 19th- and early 20th-century New York City.
Imagine aisle after aisle of shelves absolutely groaning with candy.
This sit-down restaurant is an outgrowth of famed Jewish appetizing shop Russ & Daughters.
Opened in 1940, Essex Market has fresh produce, prepared food, and gourmet and specialty items.
Sample a a wide range of craft brews.
This Lower East Side mainstay backs up its name with an absurdly thorough menu.