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Lower East Side

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.

Get there
Take the F, J, M or Z train to Delancey Street/Essex Street to get to the heart of the neighborhood.
Go for
The Tenement Museum, Yonah Schimmel knishes and vestiges of rock ’n’ roll’s past.
Stay for
Rooftop bars with views of Lower Manhattan.
Locals know
A late-night rock show is best followed with a pastrami sandwich from Katz’s.

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