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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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  • Kew Gardens, Queens

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    Named after the British Kew Botanic Gardens, the triangular community of Kew Gardens was designed around its namesake park. At one time, Kew Gardens locals called Charlie Chaplin their neighbor. Though the community of Kew Gardens is welcoming in new rental buildings and new

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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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  • 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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  • Tribeca

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    Tribeca, also known as the “Triangle Below Canal” is located southwest of SoHo and is one of the most highly-desired nabes in the city. Once an industrial nabe, Tribeca experienced a flux of artsy folk back in the 70s and has since transformed into

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  • Washington Heights

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    Washington Heights occupies the narrow, northern tip of Manhattan Island and has recently been attracting artists in addition to the established community that forms the basis of the nabe. An up-and-coming nabe, Washington Heights is perfect for those looking for an escape from downtown

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  • Neponsit, Queens

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    Rockaway Peninsula is a small, prestigious community that enjoys waterfront access in southern Queens. With very strict zoning laws, you'll only find single-family homes. The entire 4×8 block community is centered around beach living. Each street name begins with the word “Beach” and much

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  • Wakefield, The Bronx

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    Bordering Westchester, Wakefield is the Bronx's most northern neighborhood. Quiet and calm, the nabe is served by the White Plains Road strip of shops. Adventurous shoppers are also just short ride away from the Yonkers-area Cross County Shopping mall. Wakefield is served by the

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  • Mapleton, Brooklyn

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    Mapleton is a residential neighborhood in southwest Brooklyn between Bensonhurst and Borough Park. This heavily populated suburbia is chock full of single and two-family homes with driveways and yards (ooh la la!). Serviced by the N and F Lines, the nabe is just under

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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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  • Alphabet City

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    This pocket nabe in the East Village gets its name from the single letter monikers of its avenues. Renowned for being a grittier bohemian enclave in the already super-bohemian East Village, Alphabet City was once home to thousands of struggling artists and musicians. Currently

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  • East Harlem

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    East Harlem, the eastern part of Harlem, is a tight-knit neighborhood, with deep traditions and a strong community. East Harlem is alternately known as Spanish Harlem, or El Barrio. In recent years property values and rents have begun to rise, and new luxury condominiums

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  • Hunts Point, The Bronx

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    Dominated by industrial buildings, Hunts Point's comparatively scant residential offerings are found primarily in its north side. On its southern end are the large structures used to house the New York City Terminal Market, the Hunts Point Cooperative Market, the massive Hunts Point Food

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  • Van Nest, The Bronx

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    This quaint Bronx nabe is filled with small homes and tenement buildings—an eclectic mix of brick and Queen Anne designs. Residents here enjoy access to Van Nest Park: home to green space, a playground, and even a war monument.

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  • South Midwood, Brooklyn

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    South Midwood is a moderately-sized neighborhood in the southern central area of Brooklyn, bordering the larger neighborhood of Midwood. Home to very little nightlife, South Midwood is a quiet area with most of the businesses in the area closed on weekend nights. The homes

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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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  • 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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  • Wall Street/Financial District

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    While Wall Street/Financial District used to be a nabe exclusively reserved for 9 to 5 businessmen, in recent years, this nabe has transformed into a desirable residential area for all sorts of New Yorkers as well. Bustling during the day and relatively quiet at

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  • Jamaica, Queens

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    Contrary to common belief, this nabe's name has nothing to do with the Caribbean Island. In this case, Jamaica is actually derived from “Jameco,” a Native American word for “beaver.” Though there are few beavers here today, Jamaica still has reason to boast: it's

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  • Norwood, The Bronx

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    Flanked by the trees and lawns of Van Cortland Park,Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx Park, and the Mosholu Parkway greenway, Norwood is a particularly verdant section of the Bronx. Home to both the East Gun Hill Road and Jerome Avenue business districts, Norwood is likewise home

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  • Elmhurst, Queens

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    If one neighborhood feels like the center of Queens, it’s Elmhurst. Not that it’s exactly the borough’s geographic center, but Elmhurst residents have easy access to the Long Island Expressway and many subways, and its shopping opportunities draw people from throughout the borough. Elmhurst

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  • Bushwick, Brooklyn

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    Things are changing in this Brooklyn nabe bordering Queens: Artists are renting studio spaces, and vacant storefronts are being turned into organic food shops. Bushwick's six-story walk-ups, converted warehouses and genuine artists lofts meet the increasing need for space of the NYC creative set

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  • Kew Gardens Hill, Queens

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    A nabe composed of single-family homes and postwar garden apartment buildings, Kew Gardens Hill (not to be confused Kew Gardens to the south) is a one-square mile nabe in Queens. Apartments here generally possess nicely groomed lawns and internal pathways that give the complexes

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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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  • 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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  • Highbridge, The Bronx

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    Owing to the recent construction of the new Yankee Stadium, Highbridge's profile is rapidly increasing. The Gateway Center, a large shopping complex located nearby, is a pivotal destination for the area–as are the recently-constructed parklands. Housing here is almost entirely apartment buildings, and transit

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  • Belle Harbor, Queens

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    Belle Harbor consists of mostly single family homes where a strong sense of community fosters a thriving neighborhood. Located on the southwest side of Queens, the neighborhood has beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean to the south and the Manhattan skyline to the north.

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  • Flatbush, Brooklyn

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    Sandwiched between a cornucopia of small nabes–including Kensington to the west and Prospect Lefferts Gardens to the north–this residential north central Brooklyn nabe is home to various commercial strips. This area is a stout brew of assorted residents and every kind of delicious cuisine

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  • Mill Island, Brooklyn

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    Mill Island is a small, secluded neighborhood of Brooklyn right on Jamaica Bay. Some of the property is being bought up by investors who are razing the houses and erecting newer, flashier homes in their stead. Overall, Mill Basin itself is a suburban haven

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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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