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New York Landmarks Photography Tour
"The NYC landmarks photo tour lasts 2.5 to 3 hours and spans less than 2 miles by foot. Follow a professional photographer guide who'll take you safely to the most appropriate location for each picture instructing you and providing you with feedback regarding composition and the settings of your camera. Through an intimate workshop he takes you off the automatic and on to the manual mode of your camera.The route typically include the Empire State Building Grand Central Terminal the historic New York Post Office the New York Public Library and the Chrysler Building.You can extend your landmarks tour finale by walking a few blocks to watch the reflections of the sunset from the east where most of the photos are purposely directed to capture the scenic bac""
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Central Park Photography Tour
"The Central Park photo tour lasts 2.5 to 3 hours and starts next to the Apple Store at the southeast corner of the park on 59th Street and 5th Avenue. The tour spans less than 2 miles by foot. Follow a professional photographer guide who'l instructing you and providing you with feedback regarding composition and the settings of your camera. Through an intimate workshop he takes you off the automatic and on to the manual mode of your camera.The route typically include the Literary Walk Bethesda Fountain and Arches and the Bow Bridge and ends close to Cherry Hill.You can extend your tour finale by walking a little to photograph John Lennon's 'Imagine' on 72nd street or other Central Park's features. Ask your photographer for directions."""
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New York City SoHo Photography Tour
"Start the tour next to Angelika Theater at the northeast corner of Mercer Street and Houston. The tour spans less than 2 miles by foot and takes you through historic SoHo. With your camera in hand travel down Houston Street check out the James Hotel and Baltazar restaurant and admire typical cast iron buildings and ornaments as well as the last streets of NYC still covered by cobblestones.Finish at the James Hotel where you can then conveniently take a coffee continue with your journey through New York City.""""Capture NYC's SoHo neighborhood through your lens on this photography tour led by professional photographer guide. All you need is your camera and some walking shoes. Learn how to take great photos as you explore some of SoHo's most iconic sights includi the James Hotel
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Veselka: East Village Ukrainian Coffee Shop

This is a place I really liked in the East Village.
Was wandering around St. Marks / Astor place area before noon when I saw Veselka on 9th with a shady terrace. They serve the tables outside on 9th street and have booths etc inside.

Veselka has a really different coffeeshop / breakfast all-day menu serving everything from good std. breakfast & coffee to comfort food to east-europe kielbasa / pierogi & borscht.
And it's affordable, most stuff comfortably under $10, qualifies as NYC cheap eats.
And a good east village people-watching spot.

To see up close some of the great Ukrainian dishes Veselka currently serves up
click HERE

Open 24 hours with lots of personality, terrace tables to eat outside on the street, good food - Veselka is a typical reason why New York belongs with the great one-of-a-kind cities in the world.

Check out the excellent website with everything you ever wanted to know about Veselka.

Favorite Dish I had some eggs & kielbasa and their good coffee, then hung out on the terrace & watched east village people walk by.
Check the website, their menu is amazing in its variety. Service was very quick, polite, warm & friendly on the terrace.

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davequ
Jan 06, 2010

Veselka: My Favorite (Polish) Diner

Everyone has a favorite late night/early morning diner. This is mine. They have a huge menu. Great Eastern European Specialities. If you go for weekend brunch, you'll wait a bit, but it's worth it. They're open 24 hours & are in the heart of the East Village, so keep it in mind.

Favorite Dish Potato + Cheese Pierogies with sour cream & onions. Homemade Chicken Soup.

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danasuzanne
Jun 13, 2006

Veselka: Eastern Europe on the East Side

Where else can you can Eastern European food (Ukranian) other than the East Side?! I love this place, quite especially for brunch. They have an amazing, but different cuisine than most restaurants you find. The atmosphere is very welcoming, warm, bright, awesome wall mural, and very East Village edgy. It's on 2nd Avenue, with plenty of great bars to visit as well, so awesome location. The food is delicious, I mean, I don't recommend restaurants whose food I *don't* like...so definitely visit Veselka's at SOME point during your stay. it's truly an experience and you'll gain a new appreciation of Eastern Europe. I know I certainly did! :-)

Favorite Dish the pierogies!! And the pastries are just beautiful, I've never had them, but I certainly wish I had! In fact, I think I may go tomorrow after work...

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shutterlust
Jun 05, 2006

Veselka: Ukrainian Diner

Open 24 hours, this is a real favorite in the East Village. In fact, you'll probably have to wait a few minutes for a table, if you come during dinner hours. For those of you who hesitate to try the Ukrainian dishes, they also serve a full American menu with daily specials.

Good prices, but what I really liked about the place was that they let you linger over your meal, even if it's only coffee and cake.

Favorite Dish I loved the vegetable soup! The cakes and desserts are also yummy. As for the Ukrainian entrees, I had one with pork, sauerkraut and potatoes that was very good.

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Jennyjump79
May 12, 2005
 
 
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Getting to Veselka

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144 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10003

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  • Sunday 00:00 to 23:59
  • Monday 00:00 to 23:59
  • Tuesday 00:00 to 23:59
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  • Saturday 00:00 to 23:59

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