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  • What To Do In St. Martin

    WHAT TO DO IN ST. MARTIN: Head to the über chic island of St. Martin with our editor’s travel diary slideshow.

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  • What To Do In Norfolk Virginia

    When brainstorming ideas for a weekend getaway in the fall and winter, coastal Virginia is probably not the first place that comes to mind. While places like Norfolk are quite popular in the summer months with beaches and festivals abounding, these cities and towns have much to offer in the …

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  • South Beacon Hill

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    South Beacon Hill is generating quite a buzz from Seattleites. The Light Rail is drawing commuters as potential residents and putting money in the pockets of business owners. No one will argue about it — South Beacon Hill is in a developmental stage. As a result the community has

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  • Seward Park

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    Believe it or not, there is an actual neighborhood to go along with Seattle's magnificent 300 acre Seward Park. The houses along the water follow a curve in the land upward, allowing a stunning view of Lake Washington and Seward Park. Other than 50th, shops are sprinkled throughout the

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  • Washington Square

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    Washington Square is the best of Boston's two worlds: this nabe has the great restaurants and hip watering holes of downtown and the clean, quiet streets of residential Brookline. A mix of old Victorians and tidy brownstones line the leafy streets and many restaurants offer outdoor seating during the

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  • Strawberry Hill

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    Strawberry Hill is a nabe as sweet as its name suggests.This quaint nabe boasts access to parks, hilltop playgrounds, and walking trails with views of Fresh Pond. Residents live in single and multi-family homes as well as refurbished loft and condo complexes. Sandwiched between Belmont and Cambridge, Strawberry Hill

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  • Uptown

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    Not so long ago, Uptown was merely a cobwebbed reminder of Chicago’s affluent Gilded Age. Walk through Uptown now though, and you’ll see history repairing itself and once again thriving—this nabe’s in the midst of a glowing revival. The famous bars, theaters, and dance clubs that made this nabe

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  • Pullman

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    Remember the Pullman Strike you learned about in middle school? Yeah, that happened here. Pullman got its name from railroad car mogul George Pullman and his Pullman Palace Car Company. This nabe got many of its uniform streets and homes from the mini-city George Pullman created for his workers

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  • Pioneer Square

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    One of the last remaining vestiges of old Seattle, Pioneer Square retains an old town vibe that has been lost elsewhere in the metropolis. Turn of the century brick buildings now fill the spaces left over by wooden buildings lost to the Great Seattle Fire of 1889, and the

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  • High Point

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    High Point, like NewHolly, was originally constructed during World War II as a housing project and then completely redeveloped by the Seattle Housing Authority in the early 2000's. The streets and infrastructure were removed, along with all the housing, and a new nabe was plopped down in the old's

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