Where's a kid (or kid at heart) supposed to get their sugar fix in a city that's lost most of its real candy stores? Economy Candy, the Lower East Side's—and by extension New York's—greatest, craziest candy shop. Take a tour with us.
Our Tip Open since 1937, this old school candy shop is packed to the brim with chocolate, gummies, fruits and nuts, and all manner of other sweets, vintage and new.
Do you like sandwiches? Pudding? Cake? Candy? Then let me be your guide. Because that's all I'm going to feed you. This itinerary represents my favorite places to bring out-of-towners to in the Lower East Side for a morning and afternoon jaunt.