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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

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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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  • 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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  • Columbia Street, Brooklyn

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    Columbia Street/Waterfront District is a very small community just north of Red Hook, or many would argue part of Red Hook. It's on the water, but unlike Red Hook, does not have water access. There are a number of community and privately owned gardens

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  • St. Nicholas Terrace

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    St. Nicholas Terrace is named for the nearby Saint Nicholas Park, which was built in the early years of the 20th Century. Also known as Sugar Hill, this nabe is home to the City College campus of the City University of New York. The

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  • Morrisania, The Bronx

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    Located firmly within the South Bronx, south of the Cross Bronx Expressway and north of East 161st Street, Morrisania in the present day is much-improved from its condition during the 1970s. The area is served by the 2 line.

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  • Corona, Queens

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    Bordered by Flushing Meadows to the east, Corona is a contemporary NYC nabe, with brick and wood frame single-family homes rising in price and giving way to two and three family units. The location of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fair, Corona is presently

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  • Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn

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    Fort Hamilton, located in the southwest corner of Brooklyn, is named for the operational U.S. Army base within its borders. The neighborhood is often considered part of surrounding Bayridge with which it shares a native, long-term New Yorker vibe. The nabe is small, but

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  • Beverly Square West, Brooklyn

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    Beverly Square West is part of Victorian Flatbush. This area is well known for its Victorian homes, which were uniquely designed and crafted in the early 20th century. The legacy of these homes leaves an artsy and distinctive feel to the nabe. Young families

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  • Manhattanville

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    Bordered by Harlem to the east and Morningside Heights to the south, Manhattanville is a small nabe right on the Hudson river. While Manhattanville was once home to a bustling industrial pier, the area eventually fell into relative disuse. Columbia University has recently gained

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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

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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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  • Ocean Hill, Brooklyn

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    Ocean Hill, named for its hilly terrain, suffers an identity issue as it's usually grouped in with it's two larger adjacent nabes: Bedford-Stuyvesant andBrownsville. Ocean Hill has recently been undergoing gentrification with buildings being renovated, working professionals moving in, and trendy stores going up.

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  • Sunset Park, Brooklyn

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    Sunset Park is an up-and-coming waterfront neighborhood bordering established South Slope to the north. Formerly an industrial area, Sunset Park now features a fine array o both apartment buildings and brownstones. Parking is abundant, and basic amenities are all within walking distance.

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  • Pelham Parkway, The Bronx

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    Named after the wide, tree-lined road that cuts through it, Pelham Parkway is a quiet residential neighborhood served by the 2 and 5 lines. Known for its community center Bronx House, Pelham Parkway is also prized for its proximity to The Bronx Zoo and

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  • Beechurst / Whitestone, Queens

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    Beechhurst and its bigger section Whitestone are residential neighborhood areas in Queens with a vocal community movement. As the name suggests, this area was once a former beech tree grove known for its large limestone rock shoreline. Bordered by the Whitestone and Throgs Neck

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  • Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn

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    Sheepshead Bay is a waterfront neighborhood inSouth Brooklyn bordering Brighton Beach to the south. The area has a large boating culture and community, including many seafood restaurants, markets, and piers with boat tours. Sheepshead Bay is a community with diverse shopping and access to

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  • Schuylerville, The Bronx

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    Schuylerville, quite possibly the most difficult Bronx neighborhood to pronounce, is a small enclave situated between the Bruckner Expressway and the Hutchinson River Parkway. At its anchor is East Tremont Avenue, which runs alongside St. Raymond's Cemetery. The neighborhood has a very suburban appeal

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  • Ridgewood, Queens

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    Bordering the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick is Ridgewood, an area known for its brick and stone row houses. Densely settled, Ridgewood was developed at the turn of the 20th century with its homes retaining the appeal and architectural integrity of the period. Myrtle Avenue

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