Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge
61-63 Chrystie Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: (212) 925-1212
Fax: (212) 925-5655
New York's Chinatown is a cultural haven full of ancient and exotic traditions, and a huge amount of restaurants. This bustling and crowded neighborhood is home to over half of the city's Chinese population. In the grocery stores and fruit stands, you will find many food items available nowhere else in the city - from exotic fruit and vegetables to live snails and dried shrimp. Excellent Thai, Vietnamese and Korean restaurants have also joined the mix in more recent times. Every lunar new year, the street are filled with the hubbub of the Chinatown Chinese New Year Parade.
Fay Da Bakery is a typical Chinese bakery which has four locations in Manhattan's Chinatown apart from several locations in the Chinatown in Flushing located in the borough of Queens. Step into Fay Da for a breather away from the hustle and bustle of Chinatown and sip one of its many refreshing bubble and jelly fruit teas which come in an array of exotic flavors like Logan, Mango, Red bean, Sesame, Honey Dew, etc. Teas at Fay Day can be had hot or cold, and you can also choose to add tapioca pearls to your tea. Be sure to try some of the bakery's traditional Chinese breads like Dried Pork Buns, Sweet Potato Puff, and Sweet Topping Buns which come in Coconut, Red Bean and Egg Custard flavors.
If a casual yet chic look is what you're aiming for, Gargyle will supply you with all the paraphernalia you need. This boutique has a wide selection of clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women. The cropped tops, asymmetric dresses and torso skirts are perfect for many different occasions. The jackets, polos and dress shirts are ideal for the style-conscious man. There are also some great accessories on offer, right from sunglasses and satchels to scarves and belts.
Once primarily a wholesale clothing spot, this street has been designated a historic district. The shops at Orchard Street Shopping District offer designer clothes, shoes and accessories for men and women at unrivaled discount prices. Catering to an adult shopping clientèle, fashions are generally classic as opposed to trendy. Find a Donna Karan, Jones New York or Liz Claiborne suit or a leather backpack right here. Also shop for lingerie, fabrics, linens, children's clothes, toys and leather luggage, briefcases, jackets and belts. Make sure to have your pockets full of money.
Three Little Indians Cigar Company carries an impressive selection of cigars from around the world, as well as numerous cigar accessories. The long list of cigar brands on hand includes Bahia, Monte Cristo, Macanudo, Davidoff, Partagas, Cohiba and Savinelli. Accessories available include lighters and cigar cutters, as well as ashtrays and humidors.The location is convenient to many Downtown bars and restaurants, just in case you left your smokes at home.
Piemonte Ravioli makes its pasta fresh daily in their warehouse located in the borough of Queens and this storefront is where they sell all of their magical creations. They sell a wide variety of pasta, cheese and salumi, from delectable gnocchi to angelic agnoletti, you can find it all inside this archaic Manhattan storefront. Since 1920, Piemonte has given an authentic taste of Italy to both New Yorkers and tourists alike, with their homemade recipes handed down through the generations.
Established in London in the year 1972, The Great Frog has now expanded and has outlets in Los Angeles and New York as well, but the 'rock and roll' jewelry still continues to be hand-crafted in London. Over the years, the rings, pendants, bracelets and other pieces have attracted clients like Lady Gaga, Pink and Def Leppard.
By Robert James is a famous men's boutique in Manhattan. What has made this place garner this popularity is the owner and talented designer, Robert James. By infusing contemporary styles to great quality fabrics, Robert designs men's clothing to suit every body type and individual preference. This fabulous designer helps New Yorkers dress effortlessly and look their best on every occasion. So adorn the well-cut jackets, trousers, knitwear and jeans tailored by Robert, and you are sure to make heads turn!
Elegant, upscale, designer clothing, vintage handbags and exquisite costume jewelry are just a few of the treasures on offer at Pilgrim. This NYC store is the embodiment of style itself, with an inventory that boasts apparel designed by the likes of Richard Ives, vintage wares from the 1950s to the 1990s by design houses like Lanvin, Chanel and YSL, impeccably designed Victorian costume jewelry, mint condition vintage handbags, and sample pieces sourced from famous Parisian design houses. A haven for brand-conscious shoppers, Pilgrim offers its customers a wealth of designer wares that are sure to please even those with the most exacting standards of quality and design.
For more than 100 years Alleva's has been selling cheese, milk and other lactose laden products to Manhattanites and others who happen to serendipitously stumble into this store. Located in Little Italy, the shop has every type of cheese imaginable from the "boot" alongside a myriad of salumi, like mortadella, pepperoni, etc. They also provide gift baskets and they will also ship anywhere in the world when ordering from their website.
For the brand conscious, stylish and fashion-forward of the city, keeping up with the latest trends can be a financially taxing endeavour. Nevertheless, style is priceless commodity and there are plenty of bargains to be had if you only know where to look. At the New and Almost New Store you will find all that you need to stay ahead of the trends without rendering yourself broke. Although primarily a resale and consignment store, the shop boasts an impressive collection of clothing, bags, shoes and accessories that offer exceptional quality at an affordable price. The owner Maggie Chan hand-picks each item and even offers fashion consultations to all her customers.
This store stocks an ample variety of name-brand sportswear, particularly clothing such as jerseys, T-shirts and baseball caps. There is also a good selection of basketball sneakers and other footwear, as well as team jackets. The sporting equipment department lacks the variety you might find in some larger sports stores, but it covers basketball, football, baseball and hockey well. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the prices are reasonable.