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  • Brooklyn

    Invitingly residential while maintaining an industrial edge, Brooklyn’s charming one and two story homes cozy up to both a railyard and a river. Revered by its residents, Brooklyn has managed to remain mellow even while new businesses, boutiques, and brew houses begin to call this well-balanced nabe home. A place …

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  • The East Bay’s Vintage Movie Theatres

    Elmwood Theatre at Night

    Elmwood Theatre at Night, photo by JoeInSouthernCA

    Back in the day, practically every main street in America had its own little piece of Hollywood. Before television, the internet, and smart phones, glamorous single screen movie theatres were a dime a dozen. Now few and far between, these vestiges of the …

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  • Washington Square West

    Awash in cute storefronts, pedestrian-friendly streets, and park space waiting for picnics, the sun always seems to shine on Washington Square West. Like its neighbor Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square West affords all the amenities catering to the hip and trendy, yet the nabe retains a historic, charming, and slightly quieter …

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  • South Boston

    Formerly known as Dorchester Neck, South Boston marks the historic site where George Washington evacuated the British in 1776. These days it is better known as the location of Ben Affleck's more mature works. “Southie” as locals say, exudes a cinematic quality: sweeping views across Pleasure Bay, ample park space, …

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  • Ten Hills

    Located on the south bank of the Mystic River and separated from other Somerville nabes by Interstate 93 and Rt 28, Ten Hills is a tiny nabe predominated by–despite what its name suggests–one single hill. Named after John Winthrop's Ten Hills Farm, this nabe has ample access to recreational activities, …

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  • East Somerville

    The oldest neighborhood in Somerville, East Somerville is known for its rich history and tight knit vibe: a thriving main street, community gardens, and annual festivals (there's a Fluff Fest every year–last year's theme was “whoopie pies!!”) Residents here take advantage of the fairly inexpensive rent and proximity to larger …

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  • Central Business District

    Bursting with bright lights and busy sidewalks, the Central Business District is Denver's headquarters for metropolitan activity. With its revitalized apartment buildings and urban lofts, the CBD offers trendy living in the heart of the city. Here, work and play are equally important—buttoned-up business folk occupy sleek skyscrapers by day …

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  • Belcaro

    With a taste for the finer things, the people of Belcaro work hard and live big. Belcaro tudors, historic mansions, and modern ranch style homes make for a fashionable and flashy nabe. Named after the mansion of a former Colorado U.S. Senator from the early twentieth century, Belcaro has history …

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  • Kessler Park

    With its hilly streets, impressive houses, and beautiful, mature trees, Kessler Park is quite the hidden gem inside Oak Cliff. No wonder Kessler Park’s on the rise to becoming one of Dallas’ hot spots. Kessler Park is also home to the scenic Stevens Park Golf Course. The close proximity to …

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