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Consider the ridiculous family tree that makes up New York. New York City reviews Five incredibly unique boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and what’s the last one? Ah, Staten Island) each with their own ever-changing personality and vibe. Now, divide all those boroughs into neighborhoods! Nabes here range from fishing villages to quaint suburbia, from gritty industry to towering glass castles in the sky. There’s a good reason this city never sleeps—there are over 200 nabes to check out. Where to go in New York and Must see in NYC
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  • Kingsbridge Heights

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    Located just south of Van Cortlandt Park, KingsbridgeHeights sits at the Bronx's northern edge. Green all around, the area is dotted with three parks, and is in close proximity to the Jerome Park Reservoir. Nature may abound in this nabe, but Manhattan's still only 40 minutes away on the

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  • best weekend getaways from new york

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    As summer winds down, many of us are eager to fit in one last weekend getaway from the big city, without dealing with the summer glow-zapping stress of air travel. Luckily, there’s a wealth of great vacation options all within driving distance of NYC that let you avoid those bothersome …

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  • Upper East Side

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    The Upper East Side is a nabe known for its vast, classic New York apartments with crisply dressed doormen and marble foyers, and easy access to Central park. Luxury shopping abounds closer to 59th street, and Museum Mile near Central Park is home to

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  • Midtown

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    While “Midtown” is a blanket term for everything that isn't downtown or uptown in Manhattan, this nabe's boundaries are generally understood to be from the streets numbered in the low thirties to Central Park South. Midtown is Manhattan's central business district, and as a

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  • Hamilton Heights

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    Hamilton Heights was first developed in the late 19th century when the subway was extended north. Since then, it has served as an escape for Manhattanites looking to escape some of the stresses of the city. The buildings are a mix of brownstones, rowhouses,

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  • Hudson Square

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    Bounded by the Hudson River, Soho, Tribeca and theWest Village, Hudson Square takes on a medley of characteristics from its surrounding nabes. It sharesSoho’s trendy vibe and low-rise architecture, but also totes an elegant splendor that Tribeca totes. Hot spots for visitors here include the NYC Fire Museum and

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  • Hudson Heights

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    Hudson Heights is a pleasant Washington Heightspocket nabe nestled alongside the Hudson River (thus the name) in upper Manhattan. Bragging rights go to Hudson Heights for having the highest elevation in NY. Streets here are tree lined and filled with apartment high rises and a nice selection of locally

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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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  • South Slope

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    Little bro to Park Slope next door, South Slope (aka South Park Slope) is quickly evolving into a hot nabe of its own. With more readily available real estate and commercial space than Park Slope, South Slope is welcoming an ever-increasing influx of residences and businesses, swiftly garnering a

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  • Jackson Heights, Queens

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    A lively nabe in Queens, Jackson Heights is known for jubilant parades and festivals it throws. Part packed commercial corridor, part residential stretches of apartments, Jackson Heights also boast nearby Travers Park–a great spot for outdoor recreation options and weekly green markets. Jackson Heights offers easy access into Manhattan

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  • Top Five Beautiful Riverside Parks in New York’s Mid-hudson Valley

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    Looking for some places in the mid-Hudson Valley to get out and enjoy the Hudson River? Here are some beautiful riverside parks that are an ideal place to spend a hot summer afternoon.

    One of the benefits of living in New York State’s mid-Hudson Valley is the close proximity to

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  • Stuyvesant Heights , Brooklyn

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    Stuyvesant Heights is one of the four neighborhoods which comprise the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. A designated historic district, Stuyvesant Heights is an attractive neighborhood home to impressive older apartment buildings and large brownstones. This nabe is also served by both the A, C,

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  • Country Club, The Bronx

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    Prized for its proximity to the waterfront, Country Club is as quiet as neighborhoods get in The Bronx. Country Club, for better or for worse, lacks a large commercial area to call its own. As a result, residents often take the short drive to

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  • Inwood

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    Inwood is the northernmost community on the island of Manhattan, just north of Washington Heights. Home to a large park, a natural forest, and a salt marsh, Inwood is a place where one can find access to urban living without losing the joy of

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  • Co-op City, The Bronx

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    The largest cooperative housing development in the United States, Co-Op City is a world unto its own. Thirty-five high-rises spread across 320 acres, dotted by parking garages, shopping centers, and schools, makes Co-op a unique and impressive location. Add to that the area's proximity

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  • Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn

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    Greenwood Heights is a quiet Brooklyn nabe named after the historical Greenwood Cemetery. Bordered by South Slope to the south and Bush Terminal to the west, the area is known for its eclectic wood-frame houses and a recent influx of condominiums.

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  • Port Morris, The Bronx

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    Industrial in the most heavy sense of the word, Port Morris is an area in the southern end of the Bronx. Though its waterfront activity might make seem like an area ill-suited for residential life, recently renovated structures like the Clocktower suggest that Port

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  • North Corona, Queens

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    North Corona is a neighborhood preserved in time—colorful buildings stand low and skyscrapers don’t ruin the clear views of the neighborhood. This residential community boasts 1920’s architecture containing stores that have been there as long as the neighborhood itself. North Corona is bordered by

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  • Dyker Heights, Brooklyn

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    Dyker Heights is a neighborhood famous for its lovely detached homes and its beautiful winter Christmas light displays. Many of the homes in the area have four or more bedrooms and sit on larger plots of land compared to neighboring parts of Brooklyn. The

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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

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  • Castle Hill, The Bronx

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    Split in two by the Bruckner Expressway, Castle Hill is populated by multi-unit homes, housing projects, and tenements. Under new and constant rehabilitation and construction, the area has seen improvements to its roads and buildings. Residents enjoy their proximity to the Castle Hill YMCA–the

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  • Prospect Park South, Brooklyn

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    Prospect Park South, sometimes referred to as “the heart of Victorian Brooklyn,” sits between Prospect Park and Ditmas Park. Comprised of mainly freestanding houses, the wide, tree-lined streets of this historic neighborhood are reminiscent of a stately country town while remaining close to several

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  • Astoria, Queens

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    Astoria has become one of the most well-known neighborhoods in Queens. The cafe scene is notable here: coffee and pastries highlight the neighborhood's myriad edible offerings. With Astoria Park, a host of shopping and dining options, and speedy commutes to Manhattan, Astoria shines as

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  • Red Hook, Brooklyn

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    Red Hook is a storied waterfront Brooklyn neighborhood without subway service. Demarcated by the BQE and Gowanus Expressways, which separate the neighborhood from Carroll Gardens, Red Hook gradually garnered the reputation of being isolated when the docks fell out of use. Then the artists

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  • Marble Hill, The Bronx

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    Simultaneously a member of two boroughs (seriously, residents are listed in both Bronx and Manhattan phone books) Marble Hill is a curious enclave filled mostly with single-family homes. Residents find Marble Hill's proximity to Manhattan super-convenient. Marble Hill is served by the 1 train

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  • Lenox Hill

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    A finely manicured pocket nabe in the Upper East Side, Lenox Hill lives up to the UES rep: primarily residential and incredibly pristine streets that boast Upper Manhattan’s sophisticated vibe. Residents here enjoy local shops and eateries, but the best draw of this nabe

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  • Eastchester, The Bronx

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    Eastchester refers to the the area in the northeast Bronx just south of Mount Vernon. Consisting largely of one and two family homes, Eastchester is also known for its Boston Secor Houses and wide, slightly unattractive section of Boston Road, which is more of

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  • Kensington, Brooklyn

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    Kensington is a culturally eclectic nabe in central Brooklyn. Kensington is mostly residential, but has commercial strips on Church Avenue and Ditmas Avenue that spill over into neighboring Flatbush. Locals live in brick row houses, apartment buildings, and Victorian mansions. The area is served

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  • Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

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    Clinton Hill is home to Pratt Institute, brownstones, and beautiful late 19th century mansions. The area is a mecca for students, creatives, and families seeking a more affordable alternative to Manhattan, or even from neighboring Fort Greene. Home to brownstone-restoration enthusiasts, Clinton Hill is

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