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“Greenwich Village - so glad I met you!”
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Greenwich Village
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Ranked #41 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
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Owner description: Like a small town within Manhattan, the Village has narrow tree-lined streets and brick townhouses.
Reviewed October 16, 2012

My daughter and son-in-law had a flat in the Village for a year or so and I spent about a month or more visiting them. Christmas, Easter and Summer in New York. What a mesmerising place to be. I loved the Village with it's eclectic mix of people and little world of it's own. The Sleepeazie Restaurant and the tree lined streets, little shops and wonderful buildings. Be careful of the uneven pavments! The Meat packing district with trendy "Pastis" for a super breakfast, a walk away. Then Tri becca was like walking onto an old film set with Robert Di Nero or Al Pacino due any minute, and Balthazar's Creme Brulee and wonderful busy ambience will stay with me.
Manhattan was a joy, with the shops, squares and little dogs around different corners, the Manhattan skyline seen from an evening boat trip is surely one of the most beautiful of modern sights definately not to be missed. Sipping Martinis at night high in the sky in Times Square or Central Manhattan, Oysters in Grand Central Station, Clam Chowder in Saks, 5th Avenue. Central Park and it's elegant cafe - great in Summer and Spring. Ice skating in the winter outside the Rockerfeller Centre - for watching rather than joining in....Sigh.... New York, New York, it's a wonderful town! I am glad I waited you to see you at your best. Cannot wait to go back..........but will it spoil the memories???? Probably not as I have only experienced the tip!. I have put in November 11 as time of visit as this is the last date shown.... it was actually a few years ago but this Tribute needed to be paid.......surely it can only have got better!

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

the more it stays the same. Still a mix of students, artists, yuppies, druggies and tourists-- maybe a few less artists and druggies than in my youth of the 1970's and 80's. Still, it is the Village, and a place where any visitor to NY must spend some time-- people watching, dining, cafe or bar hopping, clothes shopping or just hearing music. Inside and out.

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Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

Upon a suggestion from a friend, we ate at a restaurant on 1st Ave in the east village. We decided to walk to Washington Square Park and check out the street performers. We loved the streets, the park, the performers, and people watching in general. We hung out in the park for an hour or so, then strolled along Greenwich Ave. through a nice weekend market full of local art, produce, food, and of course t-shirts. We ended up near the meat packing district on 8th and Jane, where there was a neighborhood party with a wonderful crowd and live band. Just walk the streets, there is so much to see here!

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Reviewed October 11, 2012

Super funky, great night life, great hole in the wall restaurants. it's got a vast diversity of people and personalities it's really been cleaned up.

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Reviewed October 11, 2012 via mobile

Such a cosy village feel, loved the shops, parks, open air markets and eating places, such a great area to explore by foot. Worlds away from the world of times square

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