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Liz Christy Bowery Houston Community Garden

Bowery and Houston Streets, New York City, NY
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Wandering around

I had no idea about this place. Stumbled on it on my way to meet friends in the area. I was early... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Sarushkaya
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New York City, New York
via mobile
Restful

Stopped by on my way to see a movie at the Film Forum, and stayed almost too long -- more to see... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
robcurtross
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New York City, New York
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First community garden in New York City opened in 1973 by a local resident, Liz Christy, and a group of gardening enthusiasts known as the "Green Guerillas."
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17 Jul 2017
“Wandering around”
21 Jul 2016
“Restful”
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Bowery and Houston Streets, New York City, NY
East Village
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I had no idea about this place. Stumbled on it on my way to meet friends in the area. I was early for our meeting and had some time to spare and decided to check it out. The Garden seems to be in restoration phase....More

Thank Sarushkaya
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Stopped by on my way to see a movie at the Film Forum, and stayed almost too long -- more to see than I expected. On the northeast corner of Bowery and Houston Streets in Manhattan is the Liz Christy Garden, billed as “the first...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 17 June 2014

It is such a treat to have so many quaint gardens in the city that give a tranquil feeling in a big city. There are many gardens in the east village and they have different hours of operation but you can meander through so many...More

Thank Joan R
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East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village,
which offers plenty of unique small businesses
catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the
old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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