6th & B Garden
The 6 & B Garden is a well-organized community garden that hosts free movie screenings, music events, workshops and yoga sessions;...
Brisas del Caribe
This is one of the tiniest community gardens in the East Village, worth a peek if you're strolling past.
Tompkins Square Park
This 10.5-acre park is like a friendly town square for locals, who gather for chess at concrete tables, picnics on the lawn on warm days...
Though the theme may be ‘Iron Curtain,’ the drapery is most definitely velvet and taffeta at this East Village gay bar. Spring forth...
The epitome of an East Village hole-in-the-wall, Minca focuses all of its attention on the food: cauldron-esque bowls of steaming ramen...
545 E 5th St · interesting places nearby
Dark wood, flickering candles and a fiery glow from a somewhat open kitchen help make homey Lavagna a late-night hideaway for lovers. But it's laid-back enough to make it appropriate for children, at least in the early hours before the smallish space fills up. Delicious pastas, thin-crust pizzas and hearty mains, such as baby rack of lamb, are standard fare.
Come early (6pm to 7pm nightly) for a $35 three-course prix-fixe special.