The Lower East Side beholds a healthy mix of dilapidated buildings, sleek revivals, grimy food stands, posh clubs, dingy dive bars, consignment shops, designer boutiques, and Chinese variety stores. In other words, the LES is the true hipster’s oyster.
the majorly hip vegan bakery, Babycakes
blue jeans bar at Earnest Sewn
one part Rock ‘n’ Roll – one part bespoke gentlemen – one part lumberjack at By Robert James
retro cafe treats at 88 Orchard
Returning from a long day of exploration to the Hotel on Rivington, which lures in guests with the Temper-Pedic bed. There is no going back once you’ve snoozed on one of these mattresses.