Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

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Clinton Hill is home to Pratt Institute, brownstones, and beautiful late 19th century mansions. The area is a mecca for students, creatives, and families seeking a more affordable alternative to Manhattan, or even from neighboring Fort Greene. Home to brownstone-restoration enthusiasts, Clinton Hill is also celebrated for an ever-increasing

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 a neighborly sensibility. Shops, restaurants,

Outer Sunset

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Rows and rows of stucco homes line the Outer Sunset–part of the larger district that includes Inner and Central Sunset–where the salty ocean air is palpable and the fog is ever-present. Although primarily residential, a few stretches like Noriega and Taraval Streets offer commercial activity. At its western boundary

Fiske Terrace, Brooklyn

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Sometimes considered a part of the community ofMidwood to the south, Fiske Terrace is a neighborhood in south central Brooklyn made up of individual Victorian houses planned by the T.B. Ackerson company in the early 20th century. Today, landmark status has officially been granted to over 200 houses in

Riverdale / Spuyten Duyvil, The Bronx

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Home to a diverse mix of co-ops and houses, Riverdale's identity is singularly tied to its incongruous location in the northwest Bronx. Though not a particularly large neighborhood, Riverdale still features its own distinct subsections. Fieldston in the south, for example, is completely privately-owned. This makes it unique, and

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

Bergen Beach, Brooklyn

Bergen Beach, Brooklyn

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Nestled between Flatlands and Canarsie, Bergen Beach is a lovely, residential community in southeast Brooklyn. This seaside slice of Americana was in fact an island off Canarsie until it was filled in during the early 1900s to connect it to the rest of Brooklyn. Even with it's quick access

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

DUMBO, Brooklyn

DUMBO, Brooklyn

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An acronym for “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass” (what a mouthfull!), DUMBO is a waterfront community filled with character and charm. Warehouses transitioned into lofts, historic architecture, cobblestone streets, and of course the bridges themselves mingle together to create a vibe that's classic and edgily hip at the

Sea Gate, Brooklyn

Sea Gate, Brooklyn

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Sea Gate is a fairly large, ocean-front, gated, private community in Coney Island in the southeast corner of Brooklyn. Sea Gate has a number of accoutrements for its homeowners including a small skate park, basketball courts, and it even has its own private beaches so as to not be

Arverne

Arverne

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Currently marketed as “New York's New Openfront Hometown,” Arverne has the potential to be a waterfront metropolis. With renovations underway, “Arverne by the Sea” is looking to be the go-to neighborhood for second-home buyers and small families looking for a slice of ocean side life. WithRockaway Beach,

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Williamsburg , Brooklyn

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Adjacent to Greenpoint in the heart of northern Brooklyn, Williamsburg is considered to be the center of hipster culture in NYC. In the last ten years, Williamsburg has evolved from a mostly industrial warehouse neighborhood into an enclave of vintage boutiques, foodie eats, and indie music venues. However,