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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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  • 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

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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

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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

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  • Park Slope, Brooklyn

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    Park Slope is a brownstone neighborhood extending west down a hill from Prospect Park. Residents are quite proud of its status as the creme de la creme of gentrified Brooklyn. Resident families and professionals are typically savvy, progressive, and eco-friendly big city dwellers with

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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

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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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  • 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  • Bronx River, The Bronx

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    Bronx River, sometimes considered part of Soundview, West Farms, or Parkchester, is a modest neighborhood near the geographical center of the Bronx. It is home to many apartment buildings and fair-sized, modest homes. The eponymous river flows through the neighborhood, as does the

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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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  • 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

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  • Beekman

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    Beekman is one of Midtown East’s best kept secrets. Filled with old world charm, this tiny nabe (its radius is 2 blocks by 5 blocks) is an ideal hiding spot for city dwellers searching for some peace, quiet, and class. While its surface area

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  • Edgemere, Queens

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    If you’d visited Edgemere a hundred years ago, you’d have found a thriving beachfront community with bungalows, summer hotels, and a bustling boardwalk. In the mid-20th century, much of Edgemere, on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, was demolished and left to go to seed.

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  • Throgs Neck, The Bronx

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    Traditionally isolated, Throgs Neck's solitary quality is emphasized since it's such a stark contrast to the rest of The Bronx. The nabe is home to a range of homes, beach clubs, and waterfront condominiums. Throgs Neck's suburban nature and relaxed character give residents the

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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

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  • Westchester Square, The Bronx

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    Westchester Square is the commercial and transportation hub of the East Bronx, with 6 train connections available to Throgs Neck, Morris Park, and elsewhere. A sprawling shopping district anchors the area. Though small in size, Westchester Square is a popular destination for Bronxites to

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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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  • 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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  • Queens Village, Queens

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    On the border of Queens and Long Island, Queens Village is mostly residential but close to many shopping centers and malls. Its strong community feel and quiet suburban aesthetics make it one of the more well-rounded neighborhoods in Queens.

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  • Brooklyn Heights

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    Brooklyn Heights sits on the water just south of the Brooklyn Bridge. A favored nabe for lawyers and officials who work in the government buildings ofDowntown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights presents the prestige and charm often associated with Manhattan neighborhoods. Its streets wind through perfectly

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  • Douglaston, Queens

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    Upon entering Douglaston, you may no longer feel you are in New York City. Douglaston has a distinct suburban feel, with several city parks, great waterfront access, and plenty of outdoor recreation options. The neighborhood also serves 3 LIRR stops, and thus is home

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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,

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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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  • We think neighborhoods are like people

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    We think neighborhoods are like people — each with a unique character, personality, and attitude. Whether you’re moving, traveling, or just daydreaming, we know you want to find a neighborhood that not only meets your practical needs, but also matches who you are.

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  • Harlem

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    Harlem, a vibrant Manhattan nabe just north of Central Park, is most famous for its artistic renaissance in the 1920s and 1930s. Currently, the nabe's beautiful pre-war brownstones draw a great mix of residents. Harlem hosts iconic jazz clubs, theaters, and restaurants, as well

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