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  • Forest Hill

    Infomation

    Wedged between attractive nabes Forest Knolls andInner Parkside, Forest Hill sits right in the heart of San Francisco. Tree lined streets, manicured lawns, and stately homes beckon those who can afford to call it home. Deriving its name from the hill that it sits

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  • Saint Francis Wood

    Infomation

    Marked by attractive pillared entryways, St. Francis Wood is an exclusive residential nabe in central San Francisco at the foot of Sherwood Forest. Originally conceived as a residence park, palatial homes are the norm here and European style fountains pepper the landscape. The green

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  • Polk Gulch

    Travel Infomation

    Half seedy and half chic, Polk Gulch is a distinct nabe that buzzes day and night. Mainly commercial in nature, the nabe is centered around Polk Street with its northern end being far more upscale than its southern reaches. Wine bars and boutiques

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  • Williamsburg , Brooklyn

    Travel Infomation

    Adjacent to Greenpoint in the heart of northern Brooklyn, Williamsburg is considered to be the center of hipster culture in NYC. In the last ten years, Williamsburg has evolved from a mostly industrial warehouse neighborhood into an enclave of vintage boutiques, foodie eats,

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  • East Village

    Travel Infomation

    The East Village has long been a destination for American Bohemia. Recently, it has acquired a hefty downtown price tag but still retains its eclectic and creative roots. Every New York subculture–from yuppie to punk and hipster to hip hop–is celebrated in this

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  • NoHo

    Travel Infomation

    Lodged between Soho, NoLita, the East Village, andGreenwich Village is NoHo, which stands for “North of Houston.” NoHo is full of little lofts, great shops, and some of the best cafes in New York. NoHo is a tiny, expensive neighborhood with some great

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  • West Village

    The West Village preserves the charm of city planning gone by with well-kept nineteenth century brownstones and a fair amount of winding cobblestone streets. A bit preppier than its rockin’ cousin the East Village, the West Village still hosts a boisterous nightlife scene and sought

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  • Meatpacking District

    The Meatpacking District–once infamous as an industrial wasteland rife with seedy goings on–is now a trendy nightlife and shopping area on the Hudson between the West Village and Chelsea. Cobblestone streets and converted brick buildings lend the Meatpacking District a certain otherworldly ambiance at night,

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