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  • Seaport / Fulton

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    South Street Seaport is centered around the historic area between Fulton Street and the East River. Here converted 19th century mercantile buildings and the floating Pier 17 are home to chain stores found in most American malls, along with Seaport restaurants and exhibition spaces. Visitors (read, “tourists) flock to

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  • Morris Heights, The Bronx

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    The reputation of Morris Heights is built upon its most famous structures–the River Park Towers. Though the Towers are a shadow of their former selves, Morris Heights' reputation is reclaimed by Roberto Clemente State Park. 25 acres of fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, and a view of the Harlem River

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  • Breezy Point, Queens

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    Breezy Point rests at the tip of the Rockaway Peninsula. Run by the Breezy Point Cooperative, this beach town is a tight-knit, private community where many residents have private beach access. Transportation in and out of Breezy Point is limited, with cars often outnumbered by beach cruisers. New York

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  • Norton Protecting Your Children

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    As you send and receive emails to people you are familiar with, you open and download documents such as pictures and links to other sites. This process is a well-known vulnerability among hackers, who take advantage of the opportunity through disguising themselves as your common e-mail contacts. They …

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  • Brownsville, Brooklyn

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    Brownsville, located in east Brooklyn, is a pretty homogenized neighborhood in choice of housing options. Mainly comprised of housing development projects, a recent initiative has taken place to diversify the architectural landscape. Habitat for Humanity recently volunteered its services, building condominiums for forty-one families to revitalize the area. In

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  • Harvard Square

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    One of the most well-known areas of Boston, Harvard Square surrounds the university and square that give the area its name. Harvard Square has become a major intellectual, cultural, and nightlife center. While the area is home to many restaurants, bars, and shops, it also maintains a serene and

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  • Rockaway Beach

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    Named after the beach of the same name, Rockaway Beach is a small neighborhood sitting on the Rockaway Peninsula in southern Queens. Its beach wears the distinction of being the largest public beach in the country, stretching for miles along the length of the peninsula. The neighborhood was once

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  • Midtown East

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    One of the bustling centers of Manhattan, MidtownEast is home to many of Manhattan's most ambitious: it serves as home to Wall Street entrepreneurs and 9-to-5 folks. This nabe may be all business during the day, but its strong residential community shows by night as restaurants and bars fill

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  • Melrose, The Bronx

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    Like the majority of neighborhoods in the South Bronx, Melrose is dominated by renter-occupied housing projects. The neighborhood's main thoroughfare, Melrose Avenue, is a massive shopping district well-loved by Bronx residents. Melrose is served by the 2 and 5 lines.

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  • Rego Park, Queens

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    Named after the prominent Real Good Construction Company, Rego Park’s long time residences make it an incredibly diverse and close-knit community. The restaurants are friendly, your neighbors say hello and you might be greeted with a smile and a request to join one of the many active community groups,

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  • Floyd Bennett, Brooklyn

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    Floyd Bennett is a tiny neighborhood in southeast Brooklyn named for the large, adjacent, and now-defunct airfield. Very similar to neighboring Mill Basin, Floyd Bennett is not particularly easy to get to. Real estate tends to be single-family homes or office space. Benefits of the neighborhood include water access,

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  • Farragut, Brooklyn

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    Farragut is bounded by East Flatbush and Flatlands. The neighborhood does not contain the Farragut Houses but it is home to single family houses, small apartments, and duplexes. There are some commercial areas, namely Flatbush Avenue, where one can find anything from a discount store to major chain stores.

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  • Morris Park, The Bronx

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    Quiet and unassuming, Morris Park is home primarily to one and two family homes. Dotted here and there by larger apartment buildings, the skies of the area are dominated in the east by Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, and others. For shopping, locals frequent the rows

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  • Cleveland Circle

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    If you find yourself in Cleveland Circle, technically a part of Brighton, you'll notice clean, good looking students scarfing cheap bar food and gulping bad tap beer. Could this possibly be a college nabe? It could indeed. The streets of Cleveland Circle host Boston College students living alongside single

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  • Sutton Place

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    Sutton Place spans a few blocks on the border between Midtown and the Upper East Side. Perched on the East River, Sutton Place is known as a home to some of New York's most elite residents. The elegant, historic buildings, well-manicured public parks and private grounds of Sutton

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  • Hollis, Queens

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    Hollis is a residential neighborhood in Queens that blends aspects of the suburbs and the city. Known for a history in hip-hop music, Hollis is in very close in proximity to Queens Village and Jamaica. While this nabe is more industrial than most other parts of Queens, Hollis still

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  • DUMBO, Brooklyn

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    An acronym for “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass” (what a mouthfull!), DUMBO is a waterfront community filled with character and charm. Warehouses transitioned into lofts, historic architecture, cobblestone streets, and of course the bridges themselves mingle together to create a vibe that's classic and edgily hip at the

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  • East Flatbush, Brooklyn

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    East Flatbush is a residential neighborhood in north central Brooklyn. East Flatbush and Nostrand Avenues are the centers of commerce serving East Flatbush residents, many of whom work at one of it's three hospitals. A common complaint is the lack of easy access to public transportation.

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  • Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

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    Prospect Heights is a neighborhood noted for its cultural diversity. It is home to Brooklyn's equivalent to Museum Mile, featuring the Brooklyn Museum, the Botanic Gardens, and the enormous central branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. With easy access to public transportation, cheaper rents, and a burgeoning commercial center,

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  • Murray Hill (Queens), Queens

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    Not to be mistaken with Murray Hill, Manhattan, this little neighborhood is located in Flushing, Queens. Once a largely home-owner nabe, you'll now find mostly renters of small homes and large apartments here. With great public transportation in the area, this neighborhood is great for those commuting to Midtown

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  • Beacon Hill

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    Residents of Beacon Hill enjoy walks to work along narrow streets lined with gas lights and brick row-houses from the Federal, Greek Revival, and Victorian periods. They sip Cape-Codders on rooftop decks with views of the State House’s copper dome just a stone’s throw away and they run into

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  • Morningside Heights

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    Morningside Heights is almost synonymous with Columbia University, though the savvy local will be quick to point out many other landmarks in the neighborhood, like Riverside Church. The behemoth of university life continues to expand (or encroach, depending on who you ask) into neighboring Harlem, making Morningside Heights a

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  • Maspeth, Queens

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    Maspeth is a small and quaint Queens nabe right next to the Brooklyn borderline. Maspeth boasts two/three family homes and row houses, small shops, and an excellent view of the Manhattan skyline. Since no subway lines serve this nabe, Maspeth is a bit isolated from the rest of the

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  • Parkchester, The Bronx

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    Dominated by the brown facades of the one hundred buildings of the Parkchester Apartment Complex, Parkchester is perhaps defined by its skyline. But there is still much to be found outside the high-rises. Parkchester also houses quite a few multi-unit homes, not to mention multiple supermarkets and recreation areas.

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  • Ozone Park, Queens

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    Settled in 1882, Ozone Park was named after the ocean breeze that passes through it. Ozone Park is home to the Aqueduct Flea Market, which is a great weekend destination, carrying delicious baked goods and ethnic cuisine along side unusual antique finds. Ozone Park is full of small mom

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  • Williamsbridge, The Bronx

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    Populated mostly by one and two family homes, Williamsbridge is located north of Bronxdale and south of Wakefield. The massive Gun Hill Road runs along its southern end, and the 2 train through its center. Recent renovations to areas inside the nabe have made Williamsbridge more attractive for locals

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  • Middle Village, Queens

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    Middle Village is located in west central Queens. Metropolitan Ave is the main drag. Here, you'll find residents browsing shops and indulging in local eats. Public transportation is limited–Middle Village residents often use cars for their main source of transportation.

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  • Kingsbridge

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    Close to both Riverdale and Van Cortlandt Park, Kingsbridge should not be confused with the similarly-named Kingsbridge Heights, which lies just on the other side of the Major Deegan Expressway. Though lacking somewhat in the commercial sphere, Kingsbridge maintains its status as an attractive nabe for renters and homeowners …

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  • Gramercy

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    Gramercy is a beautiful and quiet nabe centered around Gramercy Park, a well-kept gated square not open to the public. Gramercy's architecture consists of a mix of pre and post-war co-ops and brownstones. Gramercy is a quietly luxurious contrast to the hustle of nearby Flatiron and Midtownnabes. Its

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