We know what you’re thinking: Is Mott Haven really worth the trek out to the Bronx? The answer is a simple, and colorful, yes.
The neighborhood, located in the South Bronx, is home to numerous historical churches, authentic eats and vibrant street art.
If you're coming from midtown, you'll want to hop on the 6 train to get to Mott Haven in just under one hour.
Here's how to spend the day in the area.
Enjoy breakfast at Nick's Blue Diner
Repair your soul (and sole) at Shoe Repair & Botanica
On Sundays, opt for brunch at Charlies Bar & Kitchen
Admire St. Jerome’s Church
Walk the historic Bertine Block
Search for the secret passageway at St. Ann's
Go for a stroll through the park
Dine at Mott Haven's Mexican jewels