The cobblestone streets and brownstone buildings are just part of the charm of these artsy and character-filled downtown neighborhoods.
With a wide variety or restaurants, bars, cafés, parks, and more, look no further than the Greenwich and West Villages in your search for the perfect New York City apartment.
WHERE TO: get the best New York bagel.
Murray’s Bagels, 500 Avenue of the Americas
Their soft, doughy bagels and large selection of both classic and specialty spreads make Murray’s the best around.
Top an everything bagel with kalamata olive cream cheese for an explosion of flavor.
WHERE TO: enjoy a getaway lunch.
Palma, 28 Cornelia Street
Munch on Palma’s delicious Sicilian food in their beautiful backyard garden oasis.
Hudson Clearwater, 447 Hudson Street
Hide away on the quaint patio of the West Village’s “secret restaurant”, tucked on the corner of Hudson and Morton.
WHERE TO: watch an off-Broadway show.
Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow Street
This small theater provides you with intimate live productions of your favorite plays.
WHERE TO: start your bar crawl.
White Horse Tavern, 567 Hudson Street
A landmark for the creatives of New York, some notable patrons of White Horse Tavern include Dylan Thomas, Norman Mailer, Jim Morrison, and The Clancy Brothers.
The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street
Famous for being the birthplace of the gay liberation movement, The Stonewall Inn turns into a night-time party where all are welcome
Vin Sur Vingt, 201 West 11th Street
Come to this intimate French wine bar for a refined list of wine options and friendly service.
Jane Ballroom, 113 Jane Street
With its lavish decor, great music, and plenty of room to dance, Jane Ballroom will set you up for a fun night out.
WHERE TO: catch live music.
Village Vanguard, 178 Seventh Avenue
Eight decades of jazz have made this venue a well-renowned and popular host for music-lovers all over.
If the beauty and culture of the Greenwich and West Villages make them the ideal neighborhoods for you, contact Manhattan luxury apartment broker Platinum Properties to assist you in finding the perfect apartment.
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