nabewise - 601 posts

  • Hegewisch

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    Pronounced HEG-wish, the most southeast Chicago nabe, borders Indiana and feels more like a small Midwestern town than part of Chicago. There is a large business district along 133rd Street offering restaurants and shops of all kinds, (but no gas station!). Most residents simply drive across the border to

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  • Back of the Yards

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    Once famous for being an industrial powerhouse, and then for getting one of the hardest hits during the Great Depression, Back of the Yards steadfastly un-slummed itself and evolved into a clean and quaint residential dwelling place on Chicago’s southwest side. A diligent neighborhood council here works hard to

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  • Bayview Heights

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    An elevated nabe in the southeastern corner of this isolated section of San Francisco, Bayview Heights is a pocket nabe within the Bayview Distict. This nabe is situated around Bayview Park (a pristine yet under-used urban green space) and its residents also have convenient access to Candlestick Point State

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  • Brookline Village

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    A quaint, four-block stretch of Harvard Avenue, Brookline Village is where you’ll find locally owned shops and eateries serving the nabe’s home owners and renters. Don’t expect big chain stores or bustling sidewalks; Brookline Village is low key and homey. The nabe is conveniently located close to several area

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  • Brookline

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    The town of Brookline lies just outside Boston, but is slightly more suburban and quiet. The area boasts large Victorian houses, but also offers many great restaurants, shops, clubs, and bars, despite its more suburban feel. Coolidge Corner is Brookline’s trendiest spot, and the best place for students. The

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  • Green Lake

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    The Green Lake neighborhood is centered around Green Lake –go figure! Green Lake is a relaxed urban area featuring a mix of restaurants, grocery stores and schools. The neighborhood has easy, quick access to Seattle and the rest of Seattle also loves heading to Green Lake Park when the

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  • Columbia City

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    Located in the Rainier Valley area of southeast Seattle, Columbia City is a historic district and one of the most diverse areas in the Northwest. Its main artery is Rainier Avenue, which is lined with bars, restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, bike shops, community service centers, and the headquarters for

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  • North Center

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    In Chicago’s north side, community-oriented North Center is often a second option for those looking to live in Lakeview (a bit busier) or Lincoln Park (more majestic). With all-American amenities in abundance (think diners, parks, and bowling alleys) and neighborhood events year-round, this nabe is ideal for city dwellers

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  • Beverly

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    Who said the Midwest was flat all over? Not any one from Beverly. The Chicago nabe sits at the highest elevation point in the city, and really has actual hills (similar to the LA nabe of the same name). While it lies on Chicago’s most southern and western borderlines,

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  • Allston/Brighton

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    Allston/Brighton, a set of two interlocking nabes that are traditionally considered one because of their fuzzy geographical boundaries, has a lot more to offer than cheap food and watery beer. Although Allston does have that gritty, PBR soaked reputation, there is a thriving arts scene and Brighton has some

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