SoHo Travel Guide
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- 98%Art & Design Lovers
- 95%Local Culture
- 76%Luxury Travelers
- 59%Nightlife Lovers
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- SoHoMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodiesAdventure TravelersMar 05, 2014
This is the area south of Houston st (pronounced Howston) and if you're a shopoholic then you're in the perfect spot to feed your addiction. SOHO has a great combination of name brands, luxury brands and local boutique shops. This is one of the trendiest spots in the city to shop for art, clothing, shoes, and jewelery.
The main area is bounded North to South from Houston to Canal and East to West from Lafayette to West BroadwayRecommended for:
- SoHoMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodiesLuxury TravelersHistory BuffsFeb 14, 2014
Long gone are the artists' lofts (well ok the lofts haven't gone, but the tenants have been replaced by types who certainly don't have to sing for their supper). Alas even some of the more exciting contemporary art galleries and restaurants have been edged out by the steady march of brand homogeneity. Even so, I've still got a soft spot for the area on account of the way it used to be.Recommended for:
- SoHoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 7Dec 29, 2013
My favorite neighborhood in NY with the best people watching not on a beach in the world...Great restaurants with food from all around the world, bars, Art Galleries, Shopping etc. Ben's Pizza is great to grab a slice, hit the Spring Street Lounge for a beer, walk along West Broadway for Art Galleries and grab a cupcake at the Little Cupcake BakeshopRecommended for:
- SoHoMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 6Dec 28, 2013
New York City's famous SoHo gallery district. I remember going their when I was younger but as SoHo's fame grew the vibe of the area started to change and the galleries have begun to branch out from their original centralized location.Recommended for:
- SoHoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Nov 20, 2013
So Ho (South of Houston) is one of New York's artier districts. Many writers, fashion designers and models live in this neighborhood. It's less crowded than Greenwich Village but there are a few great local restaurants and bars to check out: the Broome Street Pub and Provence among them.Recommended for:
- SoHoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 4Nov 01, 2013
One of the more architecturally interesting neighborhoods in the city. Although it has undergone a mall-ification, there are still enough mom and pops for it to have character.
Insanely crowded on werkends between Spring and Houston and along Broadway. Better to visit during the week.Recommended for:
- SoHoAmbassadorMember ofLocal CultureStudentsBackpackersAdventure TravelersOct 28, 2013
"South of Houston Street" is one of New York's trendiest enclaves, made famous by the "cool" gang of artists and free thinkers. I almost expect to see black berets and painted canvasses on every corner, but the handmade jewelry, artwork, crafts, and general laid-back attitude is satisfying enough.Recommended for:
- SoHoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Oct 16, 2013
SoHo is located in lower Manhattan and is known for their upscale shops and clothing boutiques, as well as their art galleries. It's a cool area of New York and while I often can't afford to buy many of the clothes and paintings sold here, I always enjoy window shopping and observing New Yorkers as they stroll around Soho.Recommended for:
- SoHoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 3Aug 28, 2013
SoHo offers a different flavor of Manhattan, away from the intense and infinite busy-ness of midtown Manhattan. Here, I can take a breathe and really do some quality shopping without being overwhelmed by the bling-blings and excitement of the New York City. There are plenty of boutiques in SoHo, everything from common mall stores to high-end boutiques like Anna Sui. Only a few streets from Manhattan Chinatown and East Village and host of the famous Georgetown cupcakes, plentiful of delicious food can be found around the SoHo area.Recommended for:
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- SoHoMember ofBudget TravelersFoodiesLuxury TravelersArt & Design LoversMar 31, 2013
I used to love Soho when it was gritty, artsy, and slightly rough around the edges. Now it's a giant high end shopping mall. Seriously, you will find everything from Old Navy to Chanel, Crocs to Dr. Marten's, Topshop to Bloomingdales. Always packed and full of tourists who are in predatory shopping mode.
- SoHoCommunity ManagerMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Mar 25, 2013
Manhattan's mecca of art and fashion. You can spend an entire day browsing the stores and checking out the galleries. For locals, this is one of the best neighborhoods you can live (and more expensive). Many of the streets (Broadway and Spring) are heavily touristy; however, perpendicular and parallel streets are less crowded and full of gems.
- SoHoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsAdventure Travelers+ 2Feb 26, 2013
On top of a large number of stores and restaurants, SoHo is uniquely filled with culture, art, passion, and character. This is one of the best places for an afternoon stroll in Manhattan.
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