The Lower East Side is changing and has become hot and happening for new restaurants and coffee bars in recent years. This neighbourhood has its charm due to the raw and artistic character that merges with the new, more luxurious and trendy hotspots.
The Lower East Side of New York was originally a working class and immigrant neighbourhood, but now it is a neighbourhood where many hipsters live among locals who have rent protection. Just look up as you walk through the streets and you will see exactly which apartments have been renovated and which have not!
Looking for that one perfect and original item of clothing? In the Lower East Side you will find many small boutiques with (mostly) affordable clothing and also second-hand stores. In this Lower East Side Neighbourhood Guide we have listed the nicest restaurants, coffee bars and other unmissable hotspots.
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