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New York Neighborhoods

New York City’s neighborhoods are the heart and soul of the city, and our comprehensive guides reveal the best of the boroughs

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  1. Lauren Patterson

    Neighborhood Crush: Flatiron

    For this installment of Neighborhood Crush, I spoke with Lauren Patterson, founder of Little Swappies. Her company arranges children's clothing and toy swaps ...
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  2. Lynn Husum (Photo: Courtesy Lynn Husum)

    Neighborhood Crush: Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

    Lynn Husum founded popular Brooklyn-based children's line Appaman with husband, Harald, whom she met in the Congo ...
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  3. Jane Jacobs in 1963 NYC (Photo: Bob Gomel/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

    Jane’s Walk Offers 100-Plus Free Walking Tours of NYC on May 3, 4

    Jane Jacobs. She's the reason why New York City still has many of its historic buildings, why there isn't a highway running through Greenwich Village, and why city dwellers started talking about the importance of landmark protection ...
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  4. LOVE sculpture in Midtown (Photo: Alison Kleinert)

    Why I Have a Crush on Midtown

    "Crush" doesn't come to mind when I first think of Midtown in Manhattan ...
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  5. Dynaco (Photo: Clay Williams)

    13 Restaurants, Bars and Shops That Are Ushering in the New Bed-Stuy

    North-central Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, aka Bed-Stuy, has many facets. There is the legacy of its legendary residents, a long list that includes Jay Z, The Notorious B.I.G., Tracey ...
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  6. Jena Kingsley (Photo: Alison Kleinert)

    Neighborhood Crush: Upper West Side

    Jena Kingsley was born and raised in New York City and is raising her son on the Upper West Side. She is a diehard Knicks fan and probably the most annoying fan ...
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  7. The Brooklyn Kitchen

    8 Classes to Get to Know Your Favorite NYC Neighborhood

    It's never too late to learn a new skill, especially if that education goes hand-in-hand with getting to know more about this great city and its neighborhoods. Indeed, New York offers many unique classes ...
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  8. Children's Museum of Art (Photo: Will Ellis)

    8 Best Indoor Play Spaces in New York City for Kids

    When it’s too cold or rainy for the playground, and your 7 A.M. Enfant-bound offspring is getting antsy, it's time to get out of the house and blow off steam at one of New York City's amazing indoor play ...
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  9. Kee's Chocolates (Photo: Alison Kleinert)

    Why I Have a Crush on Hell’s Kitchen

    One recent snowy Saturday, my husband, my son and I went on a "Find Heaven in Hell's Kitchen" Sugartooth Tour. A local guide took us to six dessert shops ...
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  10. Exterior of TWA Flight Center (Photo: Glenn Beltz/Flickr CC)

    The 10 Weirdest Buildings in New York City

    There are so many buildings that define New York, from skyscrapers like the Empire State Building to the gothic apartment buildings ...
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