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New York (page 5)


Lower East Side:

8th St. & 2nd Ave. Second Avenue is known for the number and variety of ethnic restaurants:  Caribbean, Ukrainian, Russian, Chinese, Yemeni, Italian, Japanese, Tibetan, Mexican, and Israeli cuisine can all be found here. East 6th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues, is Manhattan’s Little India—with more than a dozen restaurants.

 

Radio City Music Hall:

6th Ave. & 49 St.America's largest indoor theater. Its year-round schedule includes major performers, awards presentations, and special events, along with its own Christmas and Easter extravaganzas.

 

Rockefeller Center:

5th Ave. & 52 St. Art deco marvel consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering 11 acres in midtown Manhattan. It is also the capital of the communications industry, containing the headquarters of a TV network (NBC), several major publishing companies (Time-Warner, McGraw-Hill, Simon & Schuster), and the world's largest news-gathering organization, the Associated Press.

 

SOHO: 

South of Houston St. Neighborhood considered to be the home liberal artists, chic boutiques, expansive loft apartments and restaurants.

 

South Street Seaport:

East River & Fulton St. Old pier transformed into a commercial center.

Shops and restaurants that today fill the historic buildings have created -- in spirit and activity -- a contemporary version of the original Seaport community.

 

St. Patrick's Cathedral:

50th St & 5th Ave. Largest decorated gothic-style Catholic Cathedral in the United States.

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