Photo of The East Village in Manhattan

A day trip in Manhattan: East Village

The East Village is one of the most famous neighborhoods in Manhattan, well known for its history of beatnik poetry, punk music and Nuyorican literature. As many old-timers in the neighborhood complain about enduring establishments being replaced by banks and Starbucks, I tried to center my last day trip around some more spots commonly frequented by locals and long-time residents.
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Photo of Marina Mezhibovsky

My Ukrainian identity

In the past few days, Ukraine has also taught the rest of the world what it means to love freedom, what it means to be brave in the face of danger and what it means to be a hero.
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