if you go
WHERE TO STAY

Bowery Hotel

335 Bowery

212-505-9100

www.theboweryhotel.com

See and be seen amid cozy country-manor style bars and library or airy, hip restaurant. Rooms from $375 per night.

Sohotel

341 Broome St.

212-226-1482

www.thesohotel.com

Affordable boutique gem with zany lobby, small rooms, no frills but cool exposed brick and excellent beds. Rooms from $149.

WHERE TO EAT

The General

199 Bowery

212-271-7101

emmgrp.com/restaurants/the-general

Large Asian fusion restaurant and jazz spot. Small plates, shareables, buzzy crowd. Entrees start at $24.

Think Coffee

1 Bleecker St.

212-533-3366

thinkcoffeenyc.com

One of the few coffee shops on the Bowery, part of a tiny New York-based chain. Great coffee and soup make up for haughty staff. Espresso-based drinks from $3.75, soup or sandwiches from $5.75

WHAT TO DO

New Museum of Contemporary Art

235 Bowery

212-219-1222

www.newmuseum.org

American, international, established and emerging artists. Don’t miss views of downtown, bridges and midtown from outdoor deck. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. $16.

Patricia Field boutique

306 Bowery

212-966-4066

patriciafield.com

Post-punk-meets-vintage via crazy, tarty, draggy fashion and accessories. Has a hair salon. Merchandise from $5.

Bowery Poetry

308 Bowery

www.boweryartsandscience.org

Was the Bowery Poetry Club, still run along same lines, poetry slams, performance art. Times vary.

J.W.