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  • Midtown

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    While “Midtown” is a blanket term for everything that isn't downtown or uptown in Manhattan, this nabe's boundaries are generally understood to be from the streets numbered in the low thirties to Central Park South. Midtown is Manhattan's central business district, and as a result the majority of skyscrapers …

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  • Duboce Triangle

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    Situated at the center of several happening nabes, Duboce Triangle is a residential nabe where iconic Victorians stand tall along its attractive streets. With no central shopping zone of its own, residents can choose from the amenities of the Castro, the Lower Haight or the Mission District, all a

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  • Bedford Park, The Bronx

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    Bordering the New York Botanical Garden and housing multiple high schools, Bedford Park is a comparatively-small residential area. Prized for its green space and comfort, Bedford Park is well-kept and a short ride away from Manhattan on the 4 and D lines.

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  • Garment District

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    New York's Garment District–located in downtownMidtown between the Flatiron district and Times Square–was named after the early 20th century clothing and fashion industry that called it home. While the local industry has waned, the Garment District is still a center for distribution, storage, and small cutting and sewing operations.

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  • Upper West Side

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    New York's elite Upper West Side borders the west side of Central Park, and presents itself as a slightly more intellectual, casual alternative to the vibe across the park in the Upper East Side. Stunning performances at Lincoln Center and streets of brownstones dotted with newer luxury condos typify

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  • Greenwich Village

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    Once renowned as a center for counterculture, Greenwich Village is now dominated by the urbane life of its residents and the ever-developing New York University. Expanding around Washington Square Park and its iconic arch, Greenwich Village provides the pleasant mix of a bustling college campus, historic preservation district, and

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  • Theatre District/Times Square

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    The Theatre District, also known as Midtown West, is either the heart of New York or a tourist trap, depending on who you ask. Home to Times Square, the Theatre District is a year-round hot spot for visitors flocking to the area's flagship stores, big Broadway productions, and live

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  • Union Square

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    This nabe centers around its namesake pedestrian plaza and park, Union Square. Every day, Union Square Park brings people together from all over the city. Artists set up their crafts and musicians perform next to the huge subway station. Down a few steps is the wonderful Union Square farmers

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  • Flatiron

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    The Flatiron District was renamed in 1985 after the famously triangular Flatiron Building. The area includes Union Square–where skateboarders, political protesters, and big box stores present a bustling diorama of city life–and Madison Square, the hub of Manhattan's tech start-up scene. Both of these open public spaces provide

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  • Chinatown

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    Chinatown is one of a handful of Manhattan nabes that retains the historic character for which it is famous. A great place to explore, Chinatown offers hole-in-the-wall restaurants, open air fish markets, and tiny shops. Most of the apartment buildings in Chinatown are tenement-style, and many are over 100

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  • Little Italy

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    An iconic NYC nabe, Little Italy is composed a few bustling streets packed to the brim with colorful decorations, vendors toting their wares, and tons of authentic restaurants with a slightly kitschy vibe. Little Italy certainly is a little nabe–its borders have been shrinking lately, giving way to Chinatown

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