Valley — NOLITA

48 Orchard Street
Valley salon on the Lower East Side is the coolest place to get your nails done in all of NYC. People from all over the world know this salon because they specialize in incredible airbrush designs for your nails and this “nail art” only costs about $... more

Valley salon on the Lower East Side is the coolest place to get your nails done in all of NYC. People from all over the world know this salon because they specialize in incredible airbrush designs for your nails and this “nail art” only costs about $4 per nail (or $8 if you want a 3-D design!) They also offer a very well done waxing service, as well as facials, facial massages (to relieve stress in an often ignored area) and herbal acne treatments.


Drag the street view to look around 360°.
Use the arrow buttons to navigate down the street and around the neighborhood!

Chinatown Description

Valley — NOLITA is located in the Chinatown neighborhood of Manhattan. Concentrated below Canal Street and populated mostly by Cantonese speakers, the diversity of the new Chinatown reflects large-scale immigration from Fujian province and Taiwan, as well as an influx of Mandarin speakers from the interior provinces of China. In addition, some Vietnamese and a few Tibetans, Malaysians, and Cambodians have made this area in Lower Manhattan home in recent years. As much of what nominally was Little Italy was taken over by fruit and vegetable wholesalers, small restaurants, printing shops, and other businesses catering to the community, more apartment-building conversions and turnovers occurred. Even the stodgy restaurant supply stores and lighting showrooms on the Bowery are being transformed as change brings a fresh new face to some of lower Manhattan’s most eclectic real estate. A shopper and food lover's mecca, you can find nearly anything on Canal Street, from stereo equipment to fresh fish to jewelry to industrial art supplies. It is truly one of America’s most dizzying arrays of products available on one street. Head to one of the small bakeries for a snack, a Vietnamese restaurant for a large bowl of beef soup noodles, a large dim sum restaurant for a great variety of dishes, or a seafood place for great right-from-the-tank fish. Then enjoy some of the great flavors at the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory. Also visit the Museum of Chinese in the Americas, which offers fascinating exhibits that chronicle the history of this community. We've got an entire walking tour of Canal Street and Chinatown that has many more terrific highlights. You'll find terrific new hotels awaiting you in Chinatown as well, some located on the fringes of the adjacent, swankier neighborhood of SoHo. There's the well-known Holiday Inn Manhattan Downtown/SoHo on Lafayette Street just above Canal Street, the Hotel Azure just below Canal, and the Best Western Bowery Hanbee nearby on Grand Street. In addition to the explosive growth of Manhattan's Chinatown, largely thanks to the tremendous economic expansion of China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, two rival Chinatowns, one in Brooklyn, the other in Queens, have emerged. You can hitch a ride out to those Chinatowns on one of the many shuttle vans that go for $1-$2 from a number of street corners near the Manhattan Bridge.

There are no events taking place on this date.

Info

48 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 274-8985
Website

Editorial Rating

Other Shops

Puma - Union Square

This young sportswear brand makes sneakers in malleable materials like suede and... view

Blick Art Materials — 6th Ave

Top notch staff can guide you through their comprehensive collection of products... view

Alexis Bittar — West Village

Alexis Bittar got his start hawking his wares on the streets of NYC. His talent ... view

 

Victoria's Secret - SoHo

Somehow the SoHo version of Victoria's Secret just seems sexier than the other l... view

True Religion - Columbus Circle

This LA based premium denim company has become known for its intense attention t... view

Eugenia Kim

The relocated showroom of Parsons designer Eugenia Kim's popular boutique. view

Pippin Vintage Jewelry

A jam-packed gem of a jewelry store in Chelsea. view