City panorama
Situated on the east side of Manhattan, Kips Bay is a secluded residential zone known for its casual atmosphere and close proximity to nomad, koreatown, gramercy, madison square park, and midtown. It is marked by a collection of high-rises, medical centers, townhouses, and classic tenement-style buildings, and it is packed with convenient eateries, bars, and shops. It is home to a major nyc ferry terminal that gives residents easy access to long island city, dumbo, and williamsburg, and it is served by several local buses and the 5/6 subway lines.
Dining

Dining

Dozens of restaurants and cafes line 2nd, 3rd, and Lexington avenues. Curry hill is a unique multi-block stretch of indian eateries that serve up some of the best authentic dishes in the city. Hillstone has classic american fare, while Brother Jimmy’s and Tipsy Scoop offer up barbecue and boozy ice cream, respectively. A variety of brunch spots are perfect for lazy weekends.

Shopping /

Grocery

Little India and Kalustyan’s are iconic go-to spots for authentic indian and south asian ingredients, while Trader Joe’s and Fairway have all the basics and more covered when it comes to groceries. La Delice is an old-school pastry shop that’s over 80 years old. The neighborhood is also home to a good mix of boutique furniture stores and big brand labels like bed bath & beyond.
Groceries, shopping
Recreation, SPA

Recreation /

Fitness

The area is served by a range of gym options covering every workout style and level. Brand-name options include equinox, crunch fitness, tone house, solace, and new york sports club. The east river greenway is ideal for long walks, cycling, and jogging.

Bar /

Nighttime

The Kips Bay bar scene is plentiful and lively. Classic pubs, chic wine bars, upscale cocktail specialists, and dive and sports bars are all represented. Ampersand, handcraft kitchen & cocktails, the flying cock, and the gem saloon are all worth checking out. Nearby koreatown has a good selection of karaoke bars for a fun night out, and nomad has some high-end speakeasies.
Bar, nighttime