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Lower East Side

Take a walk around the lower east side of Manhattan, a constantly changing neighborhood with a vibrant history. As Julian Casablancas says in "Ludlow Street," it can be "hard to just move along."

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Soho

Before Tribeca (TRIangle BElow CAnal), Dumbo (Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass), Nolita (North of Little ITAly), or Nomad (North of MADison Square Park), there was SoHo (South of Houston Street). Take a walk around the neighborhood in Manhattan that started the trend of acronyms for place names.

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Long Island City

Do you look back now and wish you had bought into Williamsburg or Dumbo 10 or 15 years ago? (I know I do.) Maybe it's time to check in on Long Island City, Queens, before we miss out yet again.

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Morningside Heights

Where can you confirm who is buried in Grant’s Tomb (Riverside at W. 122nd) or search for peacocks wandering in a garden behind a grand unfinished cathedral? It's Morningside Heights in upper Manhattan, also the home of NYC's Ivy League University and many quiet tree-lined side streets.

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Dumbo

A walk around Dumbo in Brooklyn, a beautiful center for the arts that happens to be tucked away from the bustle of the city - but with killer views of it.

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Beekman Place

Home to Rockefellers and foreign royalty, yet a surprisingly quiet and liveable neighborhood in Manhattan - and home to one of the best dog runs in the city.

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New York City In December

A reminder of the all the pleasures, expected and surprising, that the city holds in December . . .

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Central Park In Autumn

Central Park is different every time you enter . . . take a walk around the southern section of the park on an autumn day.

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Gramercy Park

Only a few people have a key to enter Gramercy Park . . . but any of us can walk around this beautiful neighborhood in Manhattan.

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Murray Hill

Rows of townhouses with surprising views of the Empire State and Chrysler Building . . .Murray Hill is a Midtown Manhattan neighborhood convenient to Grand Central.

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Manhattan Valley

Whether you think of it as "Upper-Upper West Side" or "Lower Morningside Heights" this area of Manhattan holds charm and good value in real estate.

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Some Perspective On New Development In NYC

As Manhattan's skyline evolves, it's important to remember that New York City historically has been in a state of transition rather than a steady state, and that this has contributed significantly to its very nature as a city.

jbrannan2 5 years ago

Central Park North

The apartments lining the northern third of Central Park can offer the same killer views and park proximity - but at prices much lower - as those to the south.

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Hudson Yards

You may not have heard about it now, but in the next decade, new development over the old Hudson railyards will transform the far west side of Manhattan

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Little Italy

This started out as a walk around Little Italy . . . but somehow led to musings on the perfect New York pizza . . .

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A Walk Around Chinatown

Take a walk around Chinatown in New York City, where a walk of a few blocks can take you just as deeply into a new environment as landing after a lengthy plane ride.

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Finding A Pet-Friendly Home In New York City

Ready to take your dog to be interviewed to see if you can move into your new apartment? Welcome to New York City, a wonderful place to have a pet, but with its own set of unique challenges.

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Battery Park City

Take a walk around this surprisingly residential neighborhood just a few blocks west of the Financial District.

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The Upper West Side From Central Park To Riverside Park

From one fantastic public park to another, the Upper West Side shines as a comfortable and livable residential area in Manhattan.

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In The Heights

What Manhattan neighborhood holds Manhattan’s oldest surviving mansion, has a safer crime rate than Greenwich Village, is only 20 minutes from Times Square via express subway, and was the subject of a recent Tony Award winning musical? Take a walk in Washington Heights and learn more . . .

jbrannan2 5 years ago