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The Upper West Side is a district of Upper Manhattan, the central island borough of New York, bounded on the south by 59th Street, by Central Park to the east and the Hudson River to the west. Most consider that the Upper West Side continues up to 110th Street, where Morningside Heights (the site of Columbia University) begins.
Often called the city's quintessential neighborhood, the Upper West Side includes delightful More...
Brooklyn (its name as borough of the city of New York; it is also Kings County, a county of the state of New York), the "Borough of Homes and Churches", is one of the five Boroughs of New York and used to be and still feels much like a city in its own right, with 2.5 million inhabitants. If separate from the rest of New York City, Brooklyn would be the 4th largest American city.
Brooklyn is More...
East Village is the Village, only east! Very young, vibrant area that is relatively newly gentrified. Former crack dens are modern apartments so hip you can't afford them. But it sure is a fun neighborhood.Attractions
• The famous CBGBs on Bowery between 1st/2nd Streets. Hear live music still, though it may not be as revolutionary as it once was. "CBGBs OMFUG" stands for "Country, Bluegrass, Blues - Other Music For Uplifting Gormandizers".
• Tompkins Square Park OK not much to see, but a nice park More...
Greenwich Village (often simply referred to as "the Village") is a well-known, largely residential district in Manhattan, one of the boroughs of New York. The neighborhood is roughly bounded by Broadway on the east, the Hudson River on the west, Houston Street on the south, and 14th Street on the north. The neighborhoods surrounding it are the East Village to the east, SoHo to the south, and Chelsea to the north in Midtown. It is important to note that the neighborhood to the West of Greenwich Village is not considered part of the Village itself, and is More...
Harlem is a district of Upper Manhattan in the city of New York, recognized globally as a center of African-American culture and business. The name "Harlem" can be used to designate virtually of Upper Manhattan north of Central Park, though Harlem traditionally lies within much smaller and irregular boundaries.
While old standbys like Sylvia's soul food restaurant and the Apollo Theater are still going strong, Harlem and particularly 125th Street are amidst a renaissance as new homeowners renovate historic brownstones and new development surges. A new More...
Manhattan is one of New York's five boroughs and is what people most often think of when they picture New York. Manhattan is actually an elongated island and includes most of the best known and most popularly visited neighborhoods, including the Financial District downtown.Districts
The districts located south of 14th Street are considered part of "Downtown" More...