A walking tour of New York City's East Village, based on my book New York Trilogy. Explore the birthplace of punk rock, gay clones and drag superstars.
"The Alamo" (a.k.a. "The Cube"), Tompkins Square Park, Gem Spa, former sites of CBGB, Club 57, and Trash and Vaudeville
We'll start at the top of the stairs to the Astor Place subway stop. To get there, take the 6 train to Astor Place, or take the N or R train to 8th Street and walk one block to Astor Place.
Places to stop along the way:
Best time to walk:
This route is best experienced in the day.
Take care when crossing streets, and always be aware of your environment.
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