The Local Next Door: Greenwich Village with Jay Glazer

Corcoran agent Jay Glazer has spent his whole life in Greenwich Village, making him the perfect Local Next Door for this vibrant and swanky neighborhood. Follow along to learn about his favorite spots and some of his fondest childhood memories.

Washington Square Park is true gem of Greenwich Village, best known for its towering arch. Admission is free, open daily from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Washington Square Park; 212.639.9675

Eva’s Kitchen serves health-conscious food, from tofu sandwiches to spinach pie, since 1978. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 11 West 8th Street; 212.677.3496

Minetta Tavern offers French fare for brunch, lunch, and dinner in a neighborhood classic. Open various times throughout the week; visit the website to learn more. 113 Macdougal Street; 212.475.3850

Gotham Bar & Grill is an award-winning restaurant offering New American fare for lunch and dinner. Open for lunch Monday through Friday, noon to 2:15 p.m.; Open for dinner Monday through Friday, beginning at 5:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 5 p.m. 12 East 12th Street; 212.620.4020

Strip House is a highly acclaimed steakhouse serving glamour with their meals. Open Sunday and Monday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 13 East 12th Street; 212.328.0000

Waverly Diner serves classic American comfort food 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 385 6th Avenue; 212.675.3181

Washington Square Diner serves traditional diner fare with specialties in breakfast and American foods. Open every day, 24 hours. 150 West 4th Street; 212.533.9306

LifeThyme Market delivers natural and organic foods and products to New Yorkers. Delivery also available. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. 410 6th Avenue; 212.420.1600

John’s of Bleeker Street this family-owned restaurant, originally established in the heart of Greenwich Village, serves coal-fired pizza and other Italian fare. Delivery also available. Open Sunday to Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to midnight. 278 Bleecker Street; 212.243.1680