Lifestyle / Lifestyle / Travel – August 25, 2016

The Insider’s Guide to the Upper East Side

The Upper East Side is home to a number of New York landmarks, but alongside these well-known places are neighborhood gems that only Upper East Siders know about.

The Upper East Side is home to our properties The Easton, The Strathmore, One Carnegie Hill and 1214 Fifth Avenue. Keep reading for our residents’ favorite neighborhood spots.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met is just one of the many NYC landmarks that the Upper East Side houses. Although New Yorkers tend to avoid tourist filled places, The Met's extensive collections and many events keep locals coming back time and time again. Located at 1000 5th Avenue.
The Writing Room
This Upper East Side favorite has a vintage feel that makes you feel comfortable and right at home. Located at 1703 3rd Avenue.
Photo: The Writing Room
The Simone
Warm service and traditional French cuisine is what you'll get at this neighborhood favorite. Located at 151 East 82nd Street.
92nd Street Y
The 92nd Street Y is more than just a gym and fitness space. It's a community center that hosts a myriad of events in addition to its top-of-the-line athletic facilities. Located at 1395 Lexington Avenue.
Photo: Scott Beale/Laughing Squid
AMC Loews Orpheum 7
No one can resist the experience of watching a movie on the big screen with movie theater popcorn. Located at 1538 3rd Avenue.
Maison Kayser
Step into this restaurant and get immediately transported to Paris. With a bakery, coffee bar, and sit-down dining area, this French eatery is good for any occasion. Located at 1535 3rd Avenue.
Corner Cafe & Bakery
If you love brunch but also love sleep, then Corner Cafe & Bakery is the place for you. Brunch is served until 4 PM on weekends! Located at 1645 3rd Avenue.
Parlor Steak and Fish
More than just your average steakhouse, this neighborhood favorite also serves up some delicious seafood. Located at 1600 3rd Avenue.
Photo: Parlor Steak and Fish
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
This iconic modern art museum always has an exciting new exhibit to explore. Located at 1071 5th Avenue.
Sfoglia's delicious authentic Italian dishes are beloved by Upper East Siders. This high-end restaurant's great food and wine keeps locals coming back. Located at 1402 Lexington Avenue.
Whole Foods Market
This grocery store delivers anywhere in the neighborhood, which makes shopping for groceries so much easier. Plus, our properties' home delivery service means that you won't even have to pick up your groceries from the lobby. The stress of buying groceries is officially gone! Located 1551 3rd Avenue.
Central Park
This New York City landmark is a the Upper East Side's backyard and green oasis. Whether you're walking your dog or playing frisbee with your friends, Central Park is a neighborhood go-to. Located along 5th Avenue.
Look no further than Elio's for your Friday night dinner plans. A-listers from to locals frequent this Upper East Side Italian classic.
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