Kips Bay, Manhattan is a mixed-use neighborhood with several hospitals and a private East River waterfront. It is the home of Repertorio Español.
Lexington | KIPS BAY | FDR Drive
Visit Kips Bay
(4)(6) to 23rd St or 28th St
The NYC Ferry Soundview line stops at Stuyvesant Cove, just south of the neighborhood.
FDR Drive is the main highway. Exit 7 enters the neighborhood.
In the Neighborhood
Lexington between 27th and 29th St is “Curry Hill,” one of New York City’s “Little Indias.” Kalustyan’s spice shop at 123 Lexington (between 28th & 29th) is a feast for the senses.
Curry is traditional in parts of the Caribbean. When we’re in the neighborhood, we always stop and have a good curry like grandma used to make.
There is an open street promenade on Second Ave, between 30th and 33rd St. It’s in front of the AMC Kips Bay 15 movie theater.
The Kips Bay waterfront is built up as Waterside Plaza. It’s the home of the United Nations International School.
NY Party Cruise departs from Skyport Marina. Their Latin Cruises are fun floating dance parties with gorgeous New York Harbor views.
The AMC Kips Bay 15 is a popular movie theater.
The New York Public Library runs two branches: Kips Bay branch and Epiphany branch.
The United Nations International School is in Waterside Plaza.
Neighborhood hospitals include NYU Langone Health, NYC Health+Hospitals/Bellevue and VA NY Harbor Healthcare System.
The local government is Manhattan Community District 6 working with the Manhattan Borough President. The City government is NY City Council District 2. The U.S. government is US Congressional District New York 12.