October 20, 2014

Areas of New York

"Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten. From the Battery to the top of Manhattan. Asian, Middle-Eastern and Latin. Black, White, New York you make it happen". Perfectly summed up in "An Open Letter To NYC" by the Beastie Boys, and a city with such diversity, both culturally and architecturally, that it simply has to be explored.

Bedford Stuyvesant

Bedford Stuyvesant

Brooklyn can be a brief ride off in the goings-on of Manhattan and in fact it has managed to develop its own on-goings. Various sub-neighbourhoods regarding area which had been formerly known … [Read more...]

Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill

Boerum Hill

Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill is a neighbourhood in Brooklyn. Including Carol Garden together these three are also known as BoCoCo to some. The town was made by Jonathan Lethern. The neighbourhood is a … [Read more...]

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge at Night, NYC

The energy and architecture of New York is very different from rest of the United States, so if you want to live in the center of all the happenings then New York is the place to be. This city is … [Read more...]

Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights is an alluring neighborhood in Brooklyn which in the past has boasted of famous residents like Bob Dylan (who mentions Montague Street in his song ‘Tangled Up In Blue’), renowned … [Read more...]

Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens is an area of Brooklyn. Bordered on the North by Boerum/Cobble Hill and to the west by Red Hook, it stretches from Baltic Street to the north to 9th Street in the south. It is marked … [Read more...]

DUMBO New York

Dumbo New York

DUMBO stands for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass which obviously point outs its location. This area has been characterized by streets of cobblestone and warehouses, which have been nicely … [Read more...]

Gay friendly areas of New York

gay-friendly-areas-of-new-york

Shops, sights, restaurant and clubs, New York has it all, but what you probably didn’t know is that each New York neighbourhood is very gay friendly. The friendliest areas would be Greenwich Village … [Read more...]

Greenpoint

Greenpoint

Overview of Greenpoint Area: The Area of Greenpoint shares its boarder with Queens on North and Williamsburg to its West side.  Greenpoint area is considered as an affordable area because of its … [Read more...]

Hell’s Kitchen

Hell's Kitchen

There are many advantages and disadvantages of living in Hell’s Kitchen. This multifaceted, pulsating neighborhood of Manhattan stretches from the 34th to the 57th Street in the north-south direction … [Read more...]

Kensington

Kensington New York

Kensington is a suitable place for those looking for a diverse cultured neighborhood and late 1920s style architecture building and avenues. The location of Kensington is close to Windsor Terrance and … [Read more...]

Lower East Side

Lower East Side

Introduction Lower East Side is a multi-cultural neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. It has boundaries from Canal Street to Houston Street and East River to Bowery Street. Once … [Read more...]

Manhattan

Renee's View III, Central Park at Night, New York City

Life can be a very exciting and multicultural trip; for anyone in the borough of Manhattan. The borough of Manhattan has always been a place of activity for as long as the recorded history, Native … [Read more...]

Murray Hill

Murray Hill

Introduction Murray Hill is a part of the Midtown Manhattan neighborhood in New York City. It is said to be located between East 42nd and 34th street from Madison to the East river, although there … [Read more...]

Park Slope

Park Slope

Park Slope is the perfect place for family and newly married couples – the impression of an outsider that the streets of Park Slope are mostly crowded with kids, strollers and families is correct to a … [Read more...]

Queen’s

Queen's Bridge

The largest of the five boroughs of New York City, and the second largest in the number of inhabitants; Queens is generally a residential borough of the middle class. Generations of people have lived … [Read more...]

Red Hook

Red Hook

Between the Gowanus Canal and the Gowanus Bay, is a Peninsula known as Red Hook also known as South Brooklyn. One of the oldest neighborhoods of Brooklyn, Red Hook forms the north and the west of … [Read more...]

Soho

SoHo

Living in Soho Soho has long since been marked as Manhattan’s ‘cultural heart’. Now however, it has revolutionised into a very lively and attractive spot for craftsmen and artists who rally from all … [Read more...]

Staten Island

Staten Island

Staten Island is among the five boroughs of New York City. It is the most suburban, least populated and third largest of all the boroughs. Earlier, it was rural, mostly covered with poultry, but … [Read more...]

The Bronx

The Bronx

If you are looking forward to moving to New York or are residing in New York already, this article will provide you a guide to the best shopping centres, restaurants, parks, sports, and art found in … [Read more...]

The Financial District

Wall Street

Located in Southern Manhattan, the Financial District is a neighborhood situated further down Chambers Street and is also sometimes referred to as ‘FiDi’. This area, surrounded by water on both its … [Read more...]

The West Village

West Village

West village has been the gathering place of Bohemians of New York City and also the residence of young artists who could pay cheap rents. Bob Dylan, before gaining fame, was a resident of the West … [Read more...]

Tribeca

Tribeca

Once upon a time, Tribeca was a neighbourhood cluttered with warehouses. Here new artists would find themselves homes or workplaces. In the present day however, it is one of the most expensive living … [Read more...]

Upper West Side

Upper West Side

In the middle of the 59th street and 116th street is located the Upper West Side. It goes up from Columbus Circle to Columbia University and lies in the space separating Central Park from the Hudson … [Read more...]

Williamsburg

Williamsburg

Williamsburg is spread over only a small part of Brooklyn, yet with its community spirit and an artist’s touch, it attracts visitors from all over the globe. Open mic nights, off beat rhythms and … [Read more...]