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9 Reasons You Can’t Say No to NoMad

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9 Reasons You Can’t Say No to NoMad

NoMad is one of New York City’s most underrated neighborhoods. Whether you live here, work here, or you’re just passing through, you’ll experience everything perfect about NYC in this unique little area. Located in the center of Manhattan, you’ll find some of the best hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife that New York has to offer. Once nicknamed, No-Man’s-Land, NoMad is now the place to see and be seen.

1. The Food

  • Verde, Curated Greens (22 W 25th St, New York, NY 10010)
    • This minimalistic  perfect lunch spot for when you’re craving a nutritious slightly bougie salad.
  • Inday Restaurant (1133 Broadway, New York, NY 10010)
    • This modern Indian restaurant puts a new and healthier twist on the “build your own” bowl or wrap craze.
  • Black Barn (19 E 26th St, New York, NY 10010
    • Started in 2015 by John Doherty, Black Barn provides an unforgettable dining experience whether you’re in the mood for breakfast, lunch or dinner. While noshing in this wide open, ‘industrial-chic’ ambience, you might forget that you’re in the middle of Manhattan. Suddenly, you have been transported to the the comfort of a modern barn in the Hamptons. 

Black Barn

2. The Location

  • Located north of Madison Square Park (“NOrth of MADison Square Park”), you’ll be right around the corner from Chelsea, Murray Hill, and the Flatiron District. There are also multiple subway and bus lines, making local transportation a breeze.

3. There’s Always a Chic Place to Stay

  • Arlo Hotel
    • Just a quick walk from the Empire State Building, the Arlo Hotel offers modern and spacious rooms to make your stay in NYC convenient and comfortable.

Arlo Hotel

4. Best Hairstylists in Town

  • MadeMan Barber Shop
    • MadeMan Barber Shop
      • Founded by Sam Chulpayev, this edgy barber shop “provides high-end, low-cost quality services.”
    • Salon Ruggeri
      • Started by Australian hair stylist Gregorio Ruggeri, this aesthetically pleasing hair salon is guaranteed to provide clients with a pleasant and calming hairstyling experience.

Salon Ruggeri

5. Shop Til’ You Drop

  • Crossroads Trading Company
    • Started across the East River in Brooklyn, Crossroads’ first Manhattan location gives customers the opportunity to buy, sell and trade clothing every day. From high street to high end, you’ll be able to find whatever you’re looking for.

Crossroads Trading Company

  • Dover Street Market
    • We got a look into the mind of Rei Kawakubo’s style at the 2017 Met Gala, but a stop into the famous Dover Street Market will give you all that and more.

6. You’ll Be Surrounded By History

  • The famous families of the Gilded Age elite made NoMad into a mecca for shoppers, tourists and after-theater restaurant patrons. The spiritual life of the neighborhood was influenced by iconic residents such as Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, JP MorganKing Edward VII and Napoleon III of France.

7. Interior Design to Die For 

  • Manhattan Center for Kitchen and Bath
    • This high-end design center for provides clients with a unique, high-end experience while shopping for a new kitchen or bath. Along with this, they sell appliances, millwork, flooring, fixtures & tile.
  • M2L Genuine Design
    • M2L brings Europe to NYC providing some of the finest mid-century modern and contemporary furniture that retailers have to offer.

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M2L Genuine Design

8. Nightlife

  • Middle Branch
    • Located inside the NoMad Hotel, this high-end spot is the perfect place to grab reasonably priced cocktails with friends. Once you enter this seemingly low key night spot, it is easy to see why people are always hitting up Middle Branch.
  • Bar Marta
    • Located in the Redbury Hotel, this isn’t just a place to get great pizza. Bar Marta has an excellent drink menu and is a great place to start out your night in NoMAd.

Bar Marta

9. Madison Square Park Tower

  • Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, this will be the tallest building between Midtown and the Finacial District in Manhattan. Whether you’re in the market for a condo or an office space, this immaculate building will not disappoint. One of the many perks of this architectural masterpiece is its close proximity to Named after James Madison Square Park in NoMad. This clean green space features sculptures, a dog run & views of the iconic Flatiron Building.

Madison Square Park Tower

Overall, NoMad is clearly not your average NYC neighborhood. With all of these one-of-a-kind local businesses and hot spots, NoMad is definitely somewhere to check out next time you’re in the Big Apple.