East Village neighborhood has traditionally been an aristocratic to the exit of large families. Since then the district was taken by immigrants and sixties was the birthplace of the beat generation to be followed by the punk movement. On his influences, the neighborhood has many clubs with live music which sets out the latest music trends. Here you can also find Alphabet City. If you plan to visit New York in summer, try to do for "The Annual Gay Pride Parade" held annually on the last Sunday of June which involved hundreds of gays and lesbians of all ages and nationalities.