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Cultural Tour of the East Village, New York City

December 6, 2010


December 6, 2010; East Village, New York City, New York
Contact: Neda Brown, Media Relations Officer, New York Foreign Press Center
Telephone: 646-282-2832; email: brownna2@state.gov

The New York Foreign Press Center took a group of eleven foreign journalists on a food tasting and cultural tour of the East Village neighborhood in New York City.  The East Village is considered to have the greatest diversity of cultures concentrated in one area in all of New York City.  The tour provided an overview of the history, culture, and develpment of this historic neighborhood.