If Battery Park City – the island’s unique lower strip along the beautiful Hudson River – is the area for you, Manhattan luxury apartment broker Platinum Properties has compiled a list of need-to-know restaurants, parks, and other neighborhood gems for you to check out.
WHERE TO: take your kids.
Teardrop Park, Warren Street & Murray Street
When the weather’s nice, bring your children out to Teardrop Park where they can slide down the giant slide and splash amid the geysers.
Battery Park City Library , 175 North End Avenue
This modern NYPL branch is equipped with a large and comfortable children’s area. The library hosts dozens of kid-friendly events throughout the month.
Boomerang Toys, 1 North End Avenue
You’ll find everything you need on your son or daughter’s birthday wish list at this packed toy store.
WHERE TO: watch a blockbuster.
Regal Battery Park, 102 North End Avenue
To watch the latest movies without worrying about tickets selling out or poor seats in the theater, choose Regal Battery Park over Union Square.
Bonus: it has a Shake Shack too!
WHERE TO: eat out.
North End Grill, 104 North End Avenue
We recommend the halibut with pine nuts, green raisins and clams.
El Vez, 259 Vesey Street
Explore an explosion of flavors at this large and colorfully-decorated Mexican restaurant.
Hudson Eats, 200 Vesey Street
This upscale food court in Brookfield Place provides you with a plethora of delicious meal options, from the gourmet burgers at Umami to the healthy foods at Dig Inn, and breathtaking views of the Hudson while you eat.
WHERE TO: catch the sun.
Irish Hunger Memorial, Vesey Street and North End Avenue
Come here for a dose of sobering Irish history and to witness a beautiful work of landscape architecture.
Travel the length of Battery Park City as you run, walk, sit, tan, and take in the amazing views of the Hudson River.
WHERE TO: enjoy a cocktail.
Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar, 102 North End Avenue
Located on the 16th floor of the Conrad Hotel, this seasonal rooftop bar has an eclectic drink menu, delicious small bites, and the best scenery around.
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