Metrograph: Staying In With a Neighborhood Gem

The golden era of the movie theater is back — at least it is with Metrograph — an independent entertainment company for people who eat, sleep, and breathe independent and arthouse movies. And while cinemas remain shuttered, Metrograph is making it possible for you to live-screen movies directly into your One Manhattan Square condo. Fetch […]

The Perfect Evening at Home

Winter is in full swing here in New York. And while the city sparkles in the crisp, cold night air, there will undoubtedly be certain evenings when staying in is the preferred option. For many, this means curling up on the couch and watching a movie, or maybe ordering some takeout. Board games, anyone? All […]

Holiday Gifting

Looking for a one-stop shop to get all of your holiday shopping done at once? You’re in luck. Not far from your Lower East Side home is the Seaport District, where you will find several high-end and luxury retailers. This holiday season, gift your friends and family a few of your favorite things from Cynthia […]

Can’t Be Missed at Bowery Ballroom

When Rolling Stone polled music industry insiders to create the definitive list of the best music venues in the country, Bowery Ballroom came out at the very top, at number one. The magazine described the New York institution like this: “Opened 15 years ago in a vacant jewelry store and haberdashery on the Lower East […]

Local Sweets: Four Standout Bakeries in the Lower East Side

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” This quotation comes from “A Room of One’s Own,” a 1929 essay by Virginia Woolf. Ninety years on, the sentiment still resonates. That’s because it’s true; eating a great meal is not only a means for nourishing the body, it can […]

Evenings in Little Italy

In New York City, the spice of fall is in the air. Leaves are changing, cashmere is coming out of storage, and the evenings are perfect for exploring your neighborhood. At the One Manhattan Square condos on the Lower East Side, you can enjoy autumnal outings without even leaving the property. Meander through private gardens […]

East River Park: A Local, Coastal Oasis

Summer in the city is a wonderful time, but many New Yorkers are partial to the fall. The weather cools, the leaves change, and the entire color palette of the town shifts to reds, browns, and golds. The earthy vibrancy of autumn just can’t be beat. Fortunately, residents of the One Manhattan Square condos on […]

Hester Street Fair

Did you know that just a short, leisurely walk from the One Manhattan Square condos, you can find the Lower East Side’s (scrap that — New York City’s) finest weekly street market? The moment it opened in 2010, it was clear that Hester Street Fair was different from other markets. An explosion of mouthwatering street […]

New Eats in the Neighborhood

The Lower East Side has long been at the cutting edge of Manhattan’s art, food, and nightlife scenes. This is not in spite of the neighborhood’s history as a melting pot, but because of it. The LES is a place where intersections between cultures transform Old World traditions into ideas and flavors that would not […]

The Best Rooftop Bar in NYC is in South Seaport

The temps are high, and the sun is out. You work all week, and you’re oh-so-ready to enjoy all of the free time you can between Friday night and Monday morning. Summer weekends fill up quickly in New York City with short jaunts out to Long Island or the Jersey Shore where you can indulge […]