In the Neighborhood
Arts & Culture
ABC No Rio
Thanks to a recent appointment of more than $1.6 million in City funding, the creativity continues at this well-loved and environmentally friendly Lower East Side social center, which was first conceived in 1979 and features a darkroom, a computer lab, an art gallery, a library of more than 12,000 'zines culled from the now-defunct Blackout!
Arts & Culture
Abrons Arts Center at the Henry Street Settlement
Reflecting the diversity and energy of the Lower East Side neighborhood it serves, this multidisciplinary performing-arts space presents edgy works by innovators like modern dance choreographers Twyla Tharp and Martha Graham and avant-garde musicians Laurie Anderson and John Zorn.
The Gatsby Hotel
This 100 percent non-smoking hotel is conveniently located in SoHo/Lower East Side, within walking distance to all that these hip, artistic neighborhoods have to offer, including world-famous restaurants, nightclubs, art galleries, shopping and more.
Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/Downtown East
Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/Downtown East is ideal for business, leisure and extended-stay travelers, offering personalized service for visitors of all itineraries.
Museums & Galleries
This sleek gallery, co-owned by Jack Spade founder Andy Spade, art world powerhouse Bill Powers and author James Frey, specializes in hip work that straddles the worlds of art, fashion and design—previous shows have featured work by Matt Damhave, co-founder of avant-garde fashion house Imitation of Christ; images of melting candles by Swedish photographer Hanna Liden; and text-based collages by actor Leo Fitzpatrick.