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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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  • 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 for those commuting to Midtown

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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. Rockaway Avenue is the main

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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 Bridges, this nabe is situated

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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 the B and Q trains.

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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 and Fresh Pond Road are

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  • Forest Hills, Queens

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    Forest Hills is a charming neighborhood that fuses the tranquility of the suburbs with the convenience and variety of the city. Considered one of Queens' most desirable neighborhoods, Forest Hills has some of the most upscale housing in Queens. Its main streets, Queens Boulevard and Metropolitan Avenue, are always

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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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  • 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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  • Farragut, Brooklyn

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    Farragut is bounded by East Flatbush and Flatlands. The neighborhood does not contain the Farragut Houses but it is home to single family houses, small apartments, and duplexes. There are some commercial areas, namely Flatbush Avenue, where one can find anything from a discount store to major chain stores.

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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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  • 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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  • Gowanus, Brooklyn

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    Gowanus may have been an industrial wasteland in years past, but now new residential developments are filling the empty spaces between Gowanus' longstanding warehouses and modest rowhouses. Gradually being liberated from the stigma of its once infamously polluted man-made canal, Gowanus has become a hip location for bars and

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  • Long Island City, Queens

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    Once a predominately industrial nabe, Long Island City (a.k. LIC) has quickly become a popular home for artists and professionals looking to live close to Manhattan without the many stresses of the big city. Notable art spaces include MOMA P.S. 1 and ScupltureCenter. Be prepared for big spaces here:

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  • Brookville, Queens

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    Brookville is the local name for the neighborhood immediately north of John F. Kennedy International Airport, named for the stream that runs through the area. Brookville surrounds a beautiful park with a great lake in the middle, which provides family fun and a town center. Brookville's historical side and

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  • Rochdale, Queens

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    The neighborhood of Rochdale includes the residential cooperative of Rochdale Village. Rochdale Village is a twenty building residential cooperative and the country's second largest such development. Initially designed as a “city within a city,” and the initialUtopian vision remains an affordable option for families. The Long Island Railroad provides

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  • Springfield Gardens, Queens

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    Located in southeastern Queens is Springfield Gardens, a quiet residential community. The neighborhood consists of Victorians and single family brick homes and enjoys the designation of having one of the oldest churches in the borough within its bounds. Farmers and Merrick Boulevards are the main commercial thoroughfares and the

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  • Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

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    Cobble Hill is a section of Brooklyn typically known for its mom-and-pop shops, Italian meat markets, and boutique shopping. The nabe blends almost seamlessly with neighboring Boerum Hill and Carroll Gardens, with which it shares classic brownstone facades and the nightlife and dining offerings of Smith St. Altogether this

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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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  • Crown Heights, Brooklyn

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    Crown Heights is a vibrant neighborhood bisected by Eastern Parkway in central Brooklyn. Skirted by bothProspect Heights and Bedford Stuyvesant, and currently on the upswing, this nabe's posh terrace houses embellish the streets and balance out small pockets of abandoned buildings. The West Indian Carnival takes place in Crown

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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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  • Belmont, The Bronx

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    Located just south of Fordham University's Rose Hill campus, Belmont's spiritual and economic core sits on Arthur Avenue. The Bronx Zoo, New York Botanical Gardens, and Bronx Park are all in close proximity, giving residents of this area access to their own slew of

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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 a small-neighborhood feel.

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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 stores, the nabe retains its

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  • Norton Protecting Your Children

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    As you send and receive emails to people you are familiar with, you open and download documents such as pictures and links to other sites. This process is a well-known vulnerability among hackers, who take advantage of the opportunity through disguising themselves as your common e-mail contacts. They …

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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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