Although the East Village has undergone many changes over the years, it has always been a lively part of NYC. Browse boutiques and record stores, have a picnic in Tompkins Square park, or relax in a casual café. This vibrant neighborhood’s nightlife never disappoints– it’s full of old-school bars, music venues, and cool restaurants. The East Village has so much to offer, so get out of your apartment and go explore!

Check out our favorite spots and recommendations curated for your enjoyment below.

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