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  • Malden

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    Malden is a town north of Boston with its own active downtown (complete with convenient large grocery stores) as well as dozens of outdoor parks and green space. Residents here love their nabe for its suburban nature and its easy commute into the city: Malden has two stops on

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  • Fort Point

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    Located on Boston’s waterfront, Fort Point's once-empty industrial buildings are now enjoying their new lives as condos, lofts, galleries, and office space. Fort Point is emerging from that pock-marked and greasy phase of adolescence into a vibrant, dynamic, and well-proportioned adulthood. Reachable by bike, foot, car, or public transportation,

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  • Chinatown

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    Walk through the Chinatown Gate on Wentworth Avenue and you’ll enter a world independent from the rest of Chicago. The 4th largest of its kind in the U.S., Chinatown has provided Chicagoans with an authentic escape from typical city life for over a century. Its ornate decor (zodiac sculptures

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  • Eastlake

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    This central Seattle nabe is located on the east side of Lake Union, just north of Downtown and south of the University District. This centralized location makes it an ideal spot for students of the University of Washington and people who work in Downtown. Filled to the brim with

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  • Central District

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    You probably woke up this morning and said, “I wonder where Sir Mix-a-Lot was raised.” Look no further than the Central District, one of Seattle's oldest and most diverse neighborhoods, and home to a rich history of civil rights action. Located just south of Capitol Hill, Central District has

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  • New Eastside

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    High-rise dominated New Eastside sits in The Loop's northern sector. Here, offices, hotels, and luxe condos are all centered around magnificent 6 acre Lakeshore East Park–abound with fountains and lush lawns in the center of the city. Amenities within walking distance include shopping on Michigan Avenue, swimming and sunning

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  • Arlington Heights

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    A great place to learn how to toss the ol' pig skin or ride a bike, quiet Arlington Heights has a more suburban feel than its nabes next door, Arlington and Arlington Center. Community happenings usually take place at one of many public ice rinks or soccer fields where

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  • Woodlawn

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    This south side nabe has undergone quite the transition in the past few years. Once suffering from a relatively shoddy past, Woodlawn's undergone a great revival: it's home now to some bustling streets, lovely small parks, and even an award-winning farmers market. The change is due in part to

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  • Burgeoning Borough

    You would be hard pressed to find anyone anywhere who has not heard of Brooklyn, which in recent times has gained as much notoriety as Manhattan, becoming not only a desirable place for New Yorkers to settle down in but also a must see on every tourists list.

    A melting …

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  • Hamptons Travel Spots

    Travel Guide: Memorial Day Ideas in The Hamptons

    Memorial Day weekend is almost here. Naturally, we are all dusting off our white jeans and boat shoes to prepare for the classic holiday jaunt in the Hamptons. Join us as we catch up with the ever-glamorous Travel Curator herself, Melanie Brandman.…

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