Despite the tenements and squalor of New York in the early 1900s, a beautiful culture flourished in the slums of the Lower East Side. When we lived in New York City, this area south of Houston and east of Broadway was a bit of a mystery to us, so when we had the opportunity to take a Lower East Side walking tour, we jumped at the chance.
Standing in the middle of the plaza that used to hold two tremendous towers, the sound you hear above all others is rushing water. It was meant to be that way.
The Hotel Elysee offers French country charm in the heart of New York City – a hit with business executives and theater goers. This was the perfect location for a romantic weekend getaway in Manhattan.
Exploring the food and the culture of Little Italy and Chinatown on a walking New York food tour. This is the story of immigration and gastronomy.