Lark Street Area Shopping & Dining (Self Guided), Albany

Lark Street is one of the coolest hangouts in the city, often referred to as the “Greenwich Village” of Albany. This appealing area encompasses a diverse range of shopping outlets and boasts an always eclectic and exciting nightlife. Shop for one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, flowers, books, wine, vintage clothing and much more.

A walk through the friendly neighborhood will also take you past a number of beautiful buildings. During the warmer weather, relax on the street’s 19 different outdoor patios. At any time of year, surrender your body to the heavenly tranquility of one of the spa and beauty establishments. Lark Street is an appetizing food destination, a United Nations of food with Greek, Japanese, Indian, Italian, Thai and the delicious cuisines of several other nationalities. There are almost 30 restaurants to choose from and about a dozen bars.

The area promises even more than great shopping and dining as many popular events take place here, such as Winter WonderLark and the Santa Speedo Sprint. During this spectacle, runners in bikinis, trunks and festive hats brave the chilly air to raise money for good causes. On the first Friday of every month there is First Friday, Art on Lark, a popular arts and culture event involving local artists, residents, visitors and local businesses.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,000 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Lark Street Area Shopping & Dining Map

Guide Name: Lark Street Area Shopping & Dining
Guide Location: USA » Albany
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.1 Km or 0.7 Miles
Author: Linda

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