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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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  • 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

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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

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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

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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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  • 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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  • 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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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  • Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn

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    Prospect-Lefferts Garden is an ethnically diverse neighborhood in central Brooklyn named after the historical Lefferts Manor and bordered by Flatbushand Crown Heights South. Its legacy is kept alive by the landmarked two story stone and brick houses still standing where the estate once lay.

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  • How to Pack Makeup for Travel

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    How to Pack Makeup for Travel

    When packing up your beauty routine to take with you on the road, there are some important factors to consider. Taking up as little space in your luggage as possible, what you need to bring, and, most importantly, how to protect your makeup from …

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  • Fordham, The Bronx

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    Fordham is home to two of the most frequented tourist destinations in the Bronx–The New York Botanical Garden and The Bronx Zoo–as well as the Rose Hill campus of Fordham University. The neighborhood is dominated by the bustling Fordham Road: an extended length of

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  • Broad Channel, Queens

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    Perched in Jamaica Bay upon Rulers Bar Hassock is Broad Channel, an island community that exudes the charm of a maritime fishing village. Although built on the only inhabited island in Jamaica Bay, Broad Channel has its own subway stop and is connected to

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  • Ditmas Park, Brooklyn

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    Ditmas Park, officially recognized as a historic district, is a residential neighborhood in West Flatbushcherished for its antique Victorian style homes. The area has quickly transformed into a notable hub of activity due to the introduction of coffee shops, bars, and restaurants on Cortelyou

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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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  • 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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  • Pelham Bay, The Bronx

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    Known for its massive and eponymous Pelham Bay Park, Pelham Bay is a neighborhood overflowing with two- and three-family homes. In close proximity to both Orchard Beach and multiple transportation options (the 6 line, multiple bus lines) Pelham Bay has much to offer both

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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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  • Midwood Park, Brooklyn

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    Midwood Park is a small Brooklyn neighborhood adjacent to Fiske Terrace known for its Victorian homes and countryside atmosphere. Many newcomers move to Midwood Park in order to enjoy the benefits of living in New York City while having a garage and a backyard

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  • Midwood, Brooklyn

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    Midwood, located in south central Brooklyn betweenGravesend and Flatbush, is a breath of fresh air in an overpopulated, bustling city. The tree-lined streets, large front porches, and green lawns make for a tranquil, community-oriented atmosphere. Midwood is home to countless Kosher joints and also

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  • Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

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    Bensonhurst, located between Borough Park andBath Beach, is a family-oriented residential area. Bensonhurst was long ago nicknamed `Little Italy' in Brooklyn, but the area is home to a more varied community at present than the name suggests. Safe and charming, Bensonhurst can be easily

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