District PRofile: Meatpacking District

The Meatpacking District is one of my favorite areas  in the  city – great shopping, amazing food and the best nighclubs. What more could a PR girl want? Located on the west side from West 14th Street to Gansevoort Street, MePa quickly became one of New York’s most fashionable neighborhoods.

TO  DO  The High Line: The spectacular  elevated park starts on Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District and runs to West 34th Street, between 10th & 11th Avenues. Take a stroll during the day or at night to  catch amazing views of the  Hudson River and city skyline.

TO EAT  Pastis: A classic Sex and the City landmark restaurant, this French bistro has the best outdoor seating and a creme brulee worth every calorie.

TO  STAY  The Standard Hotel: One of the trendiest  boutique hotels in the city with a  restaurant (The Standard Grill), beer garden (Biergarten)  and coveted nightclub (Boom Boom Room). It’s unique architecture also makes it a must see of the district.

TO DRINK  Hotel Gansevoort’s  Plunge: The 14th-floor  penthouse of Hotel Gansevoort is a must-see spot to grab a drink next to an outdoor pool and gorgeous view.

TO SHOP  Diane Von Furstenberg: The Meatpacking District  is filled with the best  designer stores (Alexander McQueen, Catherine Malandrino, Stella McCartney,  Rebecca Taylor) but no store makes you feel as  classic and fashionable as Diane’s.

Have a favorite place in the Meatpacking District? Please tell us!

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