Category: Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods
2013 April Brighton Beach Memoirs

 You’ll find knishes, borscht, blinis, loads of shops, bakeries, fruits and  vegetables, black market caviar and of course, vodka, along Brighton Beach  Avenue, the neighborhood’s main artery that caters to a thriving Russian community. Da…

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2013 January New York's Upper East Side

 When the well-heeled downtown set lost their power due to the effects of  Hurricane Sandy, they didn’t load up on candles, batteries and canned goods; instead, they ditched their  West Village brownstones and Soho lofts and headed to the …

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2012 November Still Trendy in Tribeca

With its top-of-the-line schools, numerous transportation options, waterfront access, airy loft apartments, chic boutiques, and abundance of fine restaurants, plus a tranquil atmosphere and almost negligible crime levels, Tribeca is ea…

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2012 October DUMBO

 With its oversized live/work loft spaces, picturesque water views, cheap rent,  cobblestone streets, and five-minute subway ride to Lower Manhattan, DUMBO—shorthand for 'Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass,' and not to be confused  w…

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2012 September Woodside, Queens

 Long known as a working class, Irish enclave tucked under the No. 7 subway line  in the western portion of Queens, Woodside is a neighborhood with a  multicultural flavor, affordable housing and an extremely convenient location.   …

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2012 August Rockville Centre, New York

 This vibrant Long Island community boasts several parks with first-rate  amenities, recreation centers and a thriving business district overflowing with  shops, art galleries and restaurants. In fact, there are over 150 acres of  parks, b…

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2012 July Valley Stream, New York

 Valley Stream is known for being a big village with a small town feel. With a population of nearly 38,000, Valley Stream is one of the largest villages  in the state of New York. The incorporated village is located inside the  southwest p…

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2012 June The Heights of Brooklyn Heights

 Perched on the East River waterfront and offering up stunning views of the  Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn  Heights is the borough’s most expensive neighborhood and attracts tourists by the busl…

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2012 May The Hamptons

 The storied seaside resort is chock full of celebrities, socialites and  billionaires summering in eye-popping estates, and there’s also the communal seaplanes, hipster charities, polo matches and luxury  boutiques, but you’ll also find t…

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2012 April Multi-Cultural Williamsburg

 Williamsburg suffers from multiple personality disorder. Just one subway stop  away from Manhattan in the Brooklyn neighborhood, you’ll find a large Hasidic Jewish community, a glut of ethnic enclaves, including  Polish, Puerto-Rican, Dom…

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