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

A high-design (and high-profile) herald of change in a once-grubby neighborhood, the glass-façaded Rivington soars above the old brick tenements of the Lower East Side.

Restaurants in Lower East Side

Since 1914, four different generations of the Russ family have owned this gourmet shop on Houston Street in the Lower East Side.

Things to do in Lower East Side

Live entertainment is the main order of business at Bowery Electric, just a short walk from the Bowery Hotel. DJs play nightly and the bartenders serve up cocktails, wine, Scotch, bourbon, tequila, and tap and bottled beer at this muilti-level venue.