Come on an adventure of the neighborhood that was once the "most crowded place on earth." We will discuss how the region developed since the Native Americans to about 1940. The Lower East Side is known for its mix of cultural diversity and rich history. Strolling through the neighborhood, while noshing on the traditional food of the eastern European countries, is the best way to discover this iconic neighborhood.
Cost: Tours like this easily cost $20. We work on Tips:) Please bring some cash for food as well.
Contact: Text[masked] with your name, if you are running late.
Please be respectful of other people's time and arrive early for 12pm tour. Remember, the weekend subway commute is not as timely as during the week. We will start the tour promptly.
Train: Take the F to "2nd Avenue" and you're right there.
Duration: The tour will be about 2 hours long. Please check your email and the weather forecast before leaving for our Meetup. You may want to bring a hat, bottle of water, sunscreen or umbrella. Free NYC Walking Tours go on rain or shine 99% of the time. Occasionly, the tour will be postponed in case of severe weather
We will pick up some snacks from the following spots:
• Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery
• Prosperity Dumpling
• Kossar’s Bialy and Bagels
• Doughnut Plant
• The Pickle Guys
We will talk about the following spots:
• 2nd Ave EL on Allen Street
• Tenements on Orchard St.
• Essex Street Push Cart Market
• Angel Orensanz Center