Alphabet City is in a brilliant "tween" moment of gentrification: it's no longer the badlands that no outsider dare enter, but it's not (yet) the basic 'b' that it's neighboring East Village is slowly becoming. Whether you're a local or tourist, now's the time to explore these streets, learn about the neighborhood's colorful history and experience the palpable sense of community that has been created by a motley crew of characters.
p.s. I've created a playlist of tunes to stroll to just for this walk. Check it out: https://goo.gl/tLVvsf
About Your Guide
inquisitive at heart. connoisseur of frozen pizza, bodega cats and useless fun facts. lover of words, red wine and random acts of kindness.