Lower East Side

Lower East Side Travel Guide

Articles about Lower East Side

By Nate Storey
I still remember the thrill of walking into the old Max Fish when I first moved to New York in 2007. The Ludlow Street indie rock bar was one of the last remaining holdouts of a fabled era on the Lower East Side, one marked by edgy music venues, V...
By Rebecca Dalzell
Photo: Adam Friedberg 1. Nolita: At Uncle Boons (7 Spring St.; $$$), home-style Thai dishes from two Per Se veterans include charred blowfish tails. 2. Nolita: At Mother’s Ruin (18 Spring Street), we order a Banana Hammock cocktail with rum, v...
Finding a hotel with luxury linens in a derelict-turned-trendy neighborhood can be tricky, but it needn't be with the opening of the Hotel on Rivington (107 Rivington St.; 800/915-1537 or 212/475-2600; www.hotelrivington.com; doubles from $225) on...

Hotels in Lower East Side

Set on the Lower East Side's main thoroughfare, this 22-room brick guesthouse—originally built as a tenement in 1879—perfectly embodies its quirky, eclectic home neighborhood.

Restaurants in Lower East Side

Occupying a former bodega in Lower Manhattan, WD~50 is acclaimed chef Wylie Dufresne's first venture where he is both the owner and chef.

Things to do in Lower East Side

The well-edited, mint-condition The well-edited, mint-condition vintage clothing at always feels just right, particularly the garden-party frocks from the ’40s and ’50s.