New York City's East Village is one of the most vibrant, lively areas in the city. Fantastic restaurants, shops, cafes and entertainment line every street, waiting to be discovered and enjoyed. Menus, maps and guidebooks are provided for your information. The apartment has five of the best restaurants in New York directly across the street: Chez Es Saada, Prune, The Elephant, Smith and The Tasting Room. On this block there is a popular restaurant/club "Star 64" where you can eat Cuban food and have a free Salsa dance class on Thursdays. The nightlife is very lively and it can get noisy, especially on weekends, but it is a lot of fun. Your shopping itch is scratched by boutiques offering anything and everything: eclectic fashions, the best independent bookstores, funky record stores, antiques and kitschy ephemera. One block away is the famous Noho/Soho shopping and design district. The popular Ludlow street is less than five minutes on foot. At the end of the block is First Park, including a new outdoor café that is perfect for relaxing and people-watching. The best areas of lower New York are within easy walking distance, including Greenwich Village, Washington Square Park, Astor Place and Union Square Park. Entertainment is everywhere, including live music, movies and clubs. All in all, the East Village provides the true New York experience.
All public transportation is easily accessed from the block. The subway F line has entrances on both corners of the block, and subway stations for the 6 line are less than five minutes on foot. Bus stops are on both corners of the block, and taxis can be easily hailed at any time of the day or night.
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Bordering the East Village and Noho, this holiday apartment in New York is on the 2nd floor of a turn of the century walkup building. The building is located on 1st street in a buzzing, exciting area surrounded by excellent restaurants, shops, and entertainment. The street is very popular and active, especially on the weekends. A security camera monitors the front door 24 hours a day.
This could be the most unique studio apartment in the area. A Wallpaper Magazine photo shoot come to life, the intimate, cozy space combines the warm comfort of a 70's ski lodge with the swank cool of a bamboo-infused bachelor pad. Recently renovated during August of '02, this spotless apartment boasts unique retro furnishings, full carpeting and warm, comfortable lighting and A/C. A full-size sofa bed rests in the rear of the room, with ample lighting for reading, as well as a small end table. The centerpiece of this room is a mid-century modern-design decorative fireplace. A stereo and television are provided for your entertainment. There is one closet as well as cabinets for storage, and clean linens and towels in a small closet off the bathroom. The blue lagoon bathroom includes a bathtub with shower. The kitchen is separated from the main room by a screen and is equipped with an electric stove and small refrigerator.
Please note that the heating system is radiator steam replete with occasional clanging when in use during the cold season.