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St. Mark's Place

East Village, Manhattan, New York City, NY
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Favorite local NYC neighborhood

St. Marks is one of the funkiest neighborhoods in NYC. A short walk from Greenwich Village or take... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
eyeballkid70
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Spruce Grove, Canada
via mobile
Historical signficant area of NYC

So much history, art and culture to experience in this area. We found out a lot about the area and... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
Belgo96
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Australia
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

St. Marks is one of the funkiest neighborhoods in NYC. A short walk from Greenwich Village or take the subway to Astor Place. Great local pubs and restaurants and funky shops. Lots of locals - not at all touristy like Times Square. Get off the...More

4  Thank eyeballkid70
Reviewed 6 June 2016

So much history, art and culture to experience in this area. We found out a lot about the area and St Marks Place from the Lower East Side History Project walks that they do in the area - very educational. The history of the area...More

3  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I only saw one chain (Chipoltle) amongst all of the local stores, eateries and attractions. There is still a hint of the rebel atmosphere that you think of with the East Village, but alas, you can see that this place too is becoming a high-rent...More

3  Thank Pinkiu
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I am a frequent visitor to St Marks Place. There are a number of stores and restaurants that my family really likes here. It is no longer the scene of counter culture and progressive thinking it once was, but still worth a look. I would...More

2  Thank seanworc
Reviewed 18 November 2015

NY's Lower East Side preserves it's history, beautiful architecture and artworks on the buildings. Look very carefully at each building. Great places to shop for rock n roll attire too.

Thank jahsan1965
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The place used to be known for it's punk rockers. Nowadays, St. Mark's is known for the many Japanese restaurants that run up and down it. It's not the same as it once was. Punks are harder to find, but there is still a lot...More

3  Thank CambridgeGem
Reviewed 19 February 2015

If I was to live in Manhattan, this is the area I would choose. East Village. St. Mark's is where all of the punk bands found themselves. Tons of clothing stores and shops in St. Mark's Place.

2  Thank Jason S
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We were told to check out East Village by a friend who lives in Brooklyn. It was one of my favorite parts of Manhattan! We are in our early twenties and loved the really vibrant streets, full of quirky shops, market stalls, restaurants, hookah bars...More

3  Thank Ashleigh O
Reviewed 30 November 2014

As a native NYer there are few areas I have not either worked in or explored. I have been to St. Mark's Pl. at every stage of my life, yet even now as a grandma I absolutely loved it once again. It's just a few...More

4  Thank Stacy L
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Found myself quite attracted to the multitude of restaurants, bars & vintage shopping found all along the street. Maybe not as jaded as other travellers/commentators but I truly enjoyed walking around the street daily as I head back to my rented room just 5 mins...More

3  Thank Lady_PoG
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