Red Hook, Brooklyn

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

Westwood Highlands

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Westwood Highlands is a small residential nabe where residents take pride in maintaining a low key profile. Street names like Brentwood and Hazelwood welcome visitors to the nabe, as do a few obscure wrought-iron border signs. Otherwise, the nabe remains purposefully obscure while boasting beautifully crafted homes, many in

Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

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Located between Prospect Park and Greenwood Cemetery, Windsor Terrace is around the corner fromPark Slope and has absorbed some of this super popular nabe's vibe. Although several new establishments cater to the growing wave of newcomers, locals still rule the roost in this slice of quiet New York.

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Breezy Point, Queens

Breezy Point, Queens

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Breezy Point rests at the tip of the Rockaway Peninsula. Run by the Breezy Point Cooperative, this beach town is a tight-knit, private community where many residents have private beach access. Transportation in and out of Breezy Point is limited, with cars often outnumbered by beach cruisers. New York