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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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  • Bowery

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    The Bowery is sandwiched between the Lower East Side and Soho, and is known for its old-school industrial feel. The nabe is home to several downtown landmarks such as CBGBs and the Bowery Ballroom. Recent changes have brought in a few new, luxury buildings, the New Museum of Contemporary

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  • East Williamsburg , Brooklyn

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    While its borderlines may still be up for debate, East Williamsburg certainly is distinct from its big brother to the west, Williamsburg proper. In short, East Williamsburg provides a glimpse into the Williamsburg that once was. Before billyburg became flooded with hipsters, bars, and towering luxe condos, it was

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  • Glendale, Queens

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    Glendale, known for its cemeteries, rests along the Brooklyn border in southeast Queens and bordersRidgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village, and Forest Hills. The community is known for being tight-knit and a place people never leave. Glendale is lacking in train commute options, but the area does have an express bus

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  • Old Howard Beach, Queens

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    Old Howard Beach, often associated with Howard Beach, borders John F Kennedy Airport on the east side. This affordable suburb is close to the water, while still being near all the amenities. Old Howard Beach has Long Island charm in a cultured Queens neighborhood, without the Long Island drive

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  • Fordham, The Bronx

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    Fordham is home to two of the most frequented tourist destinations in the Bronx–The New York Botanical Garden and The Bronx Zoo–as well as the Rose Hill campus of Fordham University. The neighborhood is dominated by the bustling Fordham Road: an extended length of shops, vendors, and transit. The

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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, J, M, and Z trains, …

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  • NoHo

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    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 early 20th century architecture. Many

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  • Manhattan Valley

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    A pocket nabe in the northern section of the Upper West Side, Manhattan Valley does in fact sit in a slight valley. While Manhattan Valley was long considered distinct from its surrounding nabes, in recent years, the nabe has been absorbed a vibe congruent with the rest of the

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  • Sea Gate, Brooklyn

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    Sea Gate is a fairly large, ocean-front, gated, private community in Coney Island in the southeast corner of Brooklyn. Sea Gate has a number of accoutrements for its homeowners including a small skate park, basketball courts, and it even has its own private beaches so as to not be

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  • Pelham Gardens, The Bronx

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    Located just north of Pelham Parkway and south of Gun Hill Road, Pelham Gardens is populated almost exclusively by private homes. Residents enjoy their neighborhood's proximity to Pelham Bay Park, which, with its golf courses, tennis courts, and large size, acts as an important and attractive part of the

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  • Van Cortlandt Village, The Bronx

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    An elegant mix of apartments and multi-family homes, Van Cortland Village is a subsection of Kingsbridge Heights and is marked by its neighborly and tranquil nature. Fortunate apartment residents are offered a view of the Jerome Park Reservoir. The nabe is in close proximity to its namesake Van Cortland

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  • Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

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    Boerum Hill shares the tree-lined Brooklyn brownstone aesthetic, the trendy shops, and the renowned dining on Smith St with its sister neighborhoods, Cobble Hilland Carroll Gardens. But Boerum Hill also retains a more diverse and commercial feel through its proximity to the bustling strip on Atlantic Avenue. Unique cuisine

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  • Borough Park, Brooklyn

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    Borough Park, shortened to Boro Park by its residents, is a large and rapidly growing community in southern Brooklyn. Borough Park life can be rather insular, with a citizens' security force which works in cooperation with the NYPD.

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  • another adventure with hotels.com

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  • Flatiron

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    The Flatiron District was renamed in 1985 after the famously triangular Flatiron Building. The area includes Union Square–where skateboarders, political protesters, and big box stores present a bustling diorama of city life–and Madison Square, the hub of Manhattan's tech start-up scene. Both of these open public spaces provide

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  • Koreatown

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    Koreatown is a primarily non-residential sliver of southern Midtown also dubbed “K-Town” or “Little Korea.” The nabe is home to a great number of restaurants, shops, and grocery stores to serve the high volume of foot traffic between the tourist sites in and around the area: the Empire State

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  • Downtown Brooklyn

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    Snug against Boerum Hill and Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn has historically been the civic and commercial center of the borough, with Fulton Street being a popular location amongst locals shopping for all sorts of knick-knacks and apparel. A few luxe residential developments are popping up trying to attract Manhattanites

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  • Flatlands, Brooklyn

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    Flatlands is a relatively suburban area in southern central Brooklyn. Flatlands is home to some commercial activity, little train access, and a penchant for quietude. Although the nabe is slightly rundown, the Flatlands boasts a tight knit community and long-term residents. Flatbush's commercial strip extends here, but fizzles out

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  • Flushing Meadows, Queens

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    Boasting the second largest park in New York City,Flushing Meadows' urban green area was the basis for scenery in Grand Theft Auto IV. Flushing Meadows is known for housing the Queens Museum of Art, and for its Unisphere, built for the 1964 World's Fair. The neighborhood has easy access

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  • Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn

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    Gerritsen Beach is a remote, very residential neighborhood in the far southeast of Brooklyn on a peninsula right on Shell Bank Creek. With no train access and a large park next door, Gerritsen Beach is a pleasant little community reminiscent of Long Island. Homes vary in size and are

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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 only YMCA in the Bronx–and

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  • Prospect Heights: Growth, Diversity and Development

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    A bartender at Branded Saloon and Prospect Heights resident for 8 years, Brendan tells us how this Brooklyn nabe is changing and why it’s still his ideal place to live.

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  • Stuyvesant Town

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    Stuyvesant Town is a massive housing development on the east side of Manhattan. Stuy Town, as locals call it, is visually a mix of imposing brick tower blocks and verdant open spaces, replete with amenities usually associated with swankier digs altogether symbolic of its changing place in a changing

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  • Greenpoint , Brooklyn

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    In the past few years, Greenpoint has transformed into a booming center for the artsy and indie types who have spilled over from neighboring Williamsburg. Despite these changes, Greenpoint still maintains a secluded, residential feel due to the lack of a direct subway connection to Manhattan. Franklin Street and

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  • Cypress Hill, Brooklyn

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    Cypress Hills is the northernmost part of East New York, located between the Cypress Hills Cemetery to the north and Atlantic Avenue to the south. Cypress Hills is by far quieter than its more bustling adjacent nabes, such as Bushwick. Architecturally, the neighborhood has a mix of row houses,

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  • Crotona Park East , The Bronx

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    Known as both East Morrisania and Crotona, Crotona Park East has seen much change in recent years. Development has been constant and has extended from the streets into the area's eponymous park. Crotona Park offers the largest swimming pool in the Bronx, tennis courts, and baseball fields. The area

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  • How to Pack Makeup for Travel

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    How to Pack Makeup for Travel

    When packing up your beauty routine to take with you on the road, there are some important factors to consider. Taking up as little space in your luggage as possible, what you need to bring, and, most importantly, how to protect your makeup from …

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  • Mount Hope, The Bronx

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    Squeezed between Jerome Avenue and Webster Avenue, Mount Hope is an 80-block neighborhood run through by Grand Concourse. Though the area consists mostly of large, six-story apartments, smaller single-and multi-family homes are also present. Green space is also present, as Richman Park is in the area. Mount Hope is

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