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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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  • 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 Flatiron and Midtownnabes. Its

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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 is small, Beekman still has

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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. But prime beachfront property in

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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 sense during the summer months

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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 the neighborhood include water access,

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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 an hour away from Midtown–not

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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 and Metro-North.

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  • New York, New York!

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    My trip to New York reveals great wisdom and knowledge … and the exact location of Fifth Avenue.
    My husband and I just got home from a trip to fabulous New York City. It was my first visit, and I've come home filled with all sorts of new ideas and …

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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 some of the country's most …

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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 maintained homes to the breathtaking

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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 to a large Manhattan-commuter population.

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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, and a burgeoning commercial center,

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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 to Pelham Bay Park, Orchard …

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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 as a born-and-raised group of

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  • Sunnyside, Queens

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    This vibrant Queens nabe sits directly across the East River from Manhattan. The nabe is home to Sunnyside Gardens, one of the country's first planned communities. At the heart of the Gardens is Sunnyside Park, a three-acre haven of green open to members of the Gardens. Greenpoint Avenue is

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  • College Point, Queens

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    College Point exemplifies the suburban lifestyle found in many of New York City’s outer boroughs. The neighborhood is largely a residential one, though it has an industrial edge. Named after St Paul’s College, which was shut down in 1850, College Point is ripe with cultural attractions, including a myriad

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  • Woodlawn, The Bronx

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    Located in the northernmost section of The Bronx, Woodlawn at points feels much more like an upstate nabe than a part of the city. Known for picturesque Muskrat Cove and the rolling hills of the Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn is rife with quaint homes and exudes a small-town atmosphere. Its

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  • Antivirus and Internet Security Software

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    As we become more reliant on our computers and the internet for our daily tasks, more viruses and spyware attacks are affecting large numbers of US households and businesses. There are many antivirus and internet security packages offered on the market, and in some cases free of charge, but you …

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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 college campus and park dominate

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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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  • NoLita

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    Nolita, short for “North of Little Italy,” is a small, downtown nabe that blends relatively seamlessly into neighboring SoHo and the Lower East Side. The nabe is most well known for its designer boutique shopping. While not as touristy and hectic as SoHo, Nolita is still a

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  • Murray Hill

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    Murray Hill is a small neighborhood on the east side of New York known for its 19th century townhouses and beautiful pre-war buildings. Professionals fill the restaurants and party spots along Third Avenue and enjoy the convenience of a central, high-end residential community. The neighborhood enjoys access to the

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  • Bayswater, Queens

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    Proudly bearing a fashionable London name, Bayswater in Queens is a residential waterfront neighborhood that was originally the site of yacht clubs and fox hunts. Bordering Far Rockaway in Queens but seen by many as a sub-neighborhood of Long Island, Bayswater is now a diverse, community-oriented nabe with a

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  • City Line, Brooklyn

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    City Line in Brooklyn is one of the handful of neighborhoods which comprise the East New Yorkarea. Residents live in the many homes and two medium-sized housing projects. City Line is seeing some minor development due to its abundant train and bus access for the daily commuter.

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  • Bayside, Queens

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    Bayside is a suburban neighborhood in the borough of Queens with well kept homes and landscaping–the pride of many of its homeowners. Now an urban homeowner's paradise, it is even replete with a recent influx of McMansions. During the 1920s, many actors and actresses lived here, establishing Bayside as

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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 with lots of green yards

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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 moved in, and with them

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