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#Cruiseyourcity to the Lower East Side for food, art, and a amazingly good show!

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November 2, 2018 Erica Patterson

The Lower East Side is all the buzz and you can travel to Lower East Side in no time! Experience the food, historical attraction and art that the Lower East Side has to offer.


The Lower East Side is all the buzz for places to eat, visit Alphonso’s Trattoria Pizzeria near our Corlears Hook Landing. Alphonso’s Trattoria Pizzeria is a family owned pizzeria restaurant founded over 68 years ago. Their menu consists of classic Italian dishes and assorted specialties that are a favorite among Italian cuisine lovers.  They are open for pizza Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm.

In the mood for some traditional Dominican cuisine visit El Castillo De Jagua 2 for a relaxed diner-style Dominican restaurant serving baked chicken, beef stew and pepper steak. Located a short distance from our Corlears Hook Landing.

Cheese, Cheese and more Cheese! Visit Raclette if you are a cheese lover! Raclette, the restaurant, bring this European tradition to Manhattan with authentic Raclette de Valais and Raclette de Savoie cheeses melted on half wheels and scraped tableside directly on to your plate.

Attractions + Art Galleries

Visit East River Park Fire Boat House, a historical landmark, a short walk from our Corlears Hook Landing.

Spend the day at Art Galleries and taking in a wide variety of art styles all located near our Corlears Hook Landing. Start with Gavin Bronw Enterprise which opened in 2014 and is known for its edgy art.

Then head to Nathalie Karg Gallery which opened in 2015. Nathalie also represents ten young and mid-career artist which include  Joe Andoe, Jessica Craig-Martin, and Joe Fyfe. To see work by more established and mid-career artists visit Lucien Terras, Inc.

Former oncologist turned artist, Marc Straus, opened his gallery Marc Straus Gallery in 2011 after spending 40 years collecting art. If you are looking to view contemporary art visit Marc Straus Gallery.


Don’t miss the world premiere of  Ashley R.T. Yergens: prettygirl264264. The show will run till Saturday, November 3rd. Tickets are $20 and the show starts at 7:30 pm.  prettygirl264264 is a premature funeral for critically unclaimed artist Ashley R.T. Yergens and an extremely loose re-imagination of the 2011 documentary, Becoming Chaz. The ceremony includes deleted behind-the-scenes footage of invented family and friends who routinely emerge as tropes in trans masculine lives.

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