Alphabet City is the home of legendary jazz musicians, a candy store owned by a 90-year-old, and a tree where a religious movement began.
Check out 22 of the coolest museums in NYC, from under-the-radar and obscure, to strange museums including historic homes and galleries.
See the unorthodox spaces in which NYC artists have for decades been reclaiming and occupying to share their work and give others the chance to express themselves beyond the official institutional walls of museums.
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8 Must See Spots in the East Village: Home of Allen Ginsberg, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, Abraço
The East Village may be gentrifying but it's still one of the last refuges for bohemia in Manhattan, so wander in and marvel that it can still have so much soul