From its chic shops and restaurants to its lively arts and music scene, legendary Greenwich Village is New York at its most charming and exciting. With downtown cool, the neighborhood is always one step ahead, but time slows down on its historic tree-lined streets and in Washington Square Park, the green haven at its center. Comprised of a mix of families, young professionals and students, the Village maintains an intimate feel with an urban edge.
The vibrant area offers something for everyone, from the quiet academia of New York University and the hotspots of the Meatpacking District, to the fashionable boutiques of Bleecker Street and the tranquil beauty of the Hudson River waterfront. Take a class at NYU or The New School. Catch a movie at IFC Center or Film Forum, or a performance at The Public Theater or at a jazz or comedy club. Dine or drink at the cutting-edge restaurants and bars, or stay up for the fantastic nightlife. Browse the unique stores and pick up fresh groceries at Murray’s Cheese Shop, Citarella and the Abingdon Square and Union Square Greenmarkets.