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The West Village

West Village

The West Village is the western portion of the Greenwich Village, generally defined as stretching from W. 14th to Houston Street, between the Hudson River and Sixth Avenue. Bordering neighborhoods include Chelsea to the north, SoHo to the south, and the center of Greenwich Village to the east.

It is an excellent brunch stop and casual shopping area. Once called “Little Bohemia,” the West Village features classic artists’ lofts, charming row houses and quaint brownstones with ivy dancing on the front. Small restaurants and shops line the West Village’s angled, “off the grid” streets, impeding navigation but adding to the intimate, residential feel of the neighborhood. On its northern end, jetsetters and models flock to the Meatpacking District’s trendy boutiques and nightclubs, giving the West Village a posh personality. Quaint cafes neighbor large, trendy restaurants, defining the West Village’s residential yet cool atmosphere.

Clinton

Clinton

Residents are attracted by its convenient location and abundance of performance venues and studios. You will never run out of places to go! This neighborhood has two of New York's most visited streets within its reach. Theater Row and Restaurant Row where one can find any culinary delight imaginable and every variety of show you could dream of. It boosts diverse, ethnic restaurants and numerous references in popular culture. This neighborhood is always busy with shops, cafes and galleries. It is also packed with brownstones and quaint row homes, which evokes a French flavor paired with many cafes and bars. The area is always thriving, be it 4pm or 4am.

East Village

East Village

The East Village lying east of Greenwich Village, south of Gramercy and Stuyvesant Town, and north of the Lower East Side. Within the East Village are several smaller neighborhoods, including Alphabet City and the Bowery.

The East Village has a more independent flare which boasts many artists, musicians, students and hippies whom are attracted by its nightlife. The East Village is known for its rustic bars with local flavor to late-night clubs that attract people from all over the city. Coffeehouses and chic boutiques mingle with poetry clubs and community gardens. The neighborhood has become a center of the counterculture in New York, and is known as the birthplace and historical home of many artistic movements- The East Village is still known for its diverse community, vibrant nightlife and artistic sensibility.

Upper East Side

Upper East Side

The Upper East Side travels from 59th to 96th Streets, from the East River to Central Park, and is accessible by the Lexington and Broadway subway lines, local buses and the future subway on Second Avenue.

This neighborhood is packed with old world charm and sophistication, the Upper East Side (UES) is a true symbol of New York City. The treasures to be found in this neighborhood are endless. The neighborhood is known for its elegant dining, trendy shopping, world-class museums and highly sought-after addresses. Museum Mile - features the Frick, the world-renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. From high-end designer stores like Barneys and Bloomingdale's to four-star restaurants and historic private clubs, to the oasis of Carl Schurz Park and the iconic Central Park. This neighborhood is the pinnacle of unsurpassed dining, shopping, and outdoor space.

Flat Iron

Flat Iron

Flat Iron district occupies the territory from Broadway North of Union Square into the mid-20s, and is bounded by Park Avenue South to the East and Broadway to the West.

This is home to some of Manhattans most well-known shopping, office buildings, and restaurants . The building for which the area is named – The Flatiron Building - came to life in 1902, and is considered one of the oldest original skyscrapers in New York City. This neighborhood boosts a very contemporary flavor, as many of the former industrial and warehouse spaces have been converted and renovated into more modern and sleek spaces. Another well known resident of this neighborhood is Madison Square Park, it is one of New York’s most famed parks, the park spans 6.2 acres- a perfect place to people watch, catch up with friends while drinking coffee or stop in at the world-renowned Shake Shack! At night this neighborhood really gets sizzling, when the affluent night owls descend upon its lounges, clubs and cabarets, each of which offer endless reasons to return time and again.

Oh, did I mention it is the home of the great Italian hot spot, Eataly?

Tribeca

Tribeca

Tribeca is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan. It recieved its name for being the "Triangle below Canal Street". The triangle is properly bounded by Canal Street, West Street, Broadway, and Vesey Street. It is well-known for its Subway convenience and central location.

Tribeca is on fire! By day, the area has a low-key energy that's inviting, intimate and family friendly. At night this neighborhood takes a racier, more sophisticated turn. Tribeca hosts some of New York City's top restaurants and trendiest nightspots.

Midtown

Midtown

Midtown is the geographic center of Manhattan. It is as convenient as neighborhoods in Manhattan come! It has easy access to all subway lines, penn station, bus lines, the metro north, and the port authority.

It features some of New York City's most famed sky scrapers including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. This neighborhood has the utmost restaurants, most expansive shopping and greatest cultural institutions. Some of its other famed residents are Times Square, Bryant Park, Grand Central, and the theater district. You can never run out of places to go, people to see or things to do in this neighborhood. After all, it is the most central neighborhood in the city that never sleeps.

Chelsea

Chelsea

Chelsea is loosely defined by 14th Street to 30th Street, between Sixth Avenue and the Hudson River. The neighborhood is bounded by the Flatiron District to the east, the Hudson River to the west, the Meatpacking district/Greenwich Village to the south and the garment district to the north.

Chelsea is well known for its stunning art galleries, featuring hundreds in the area. Chelsea is a convenient spot to grocery stores, retail, restaurants, bars and transportation. You don’t need to go far to experience it all! Another major draw is Chelsea Piers; it is a waterfront recreational complex. The complex features ice skating rink, climbing walls, basketball courts, golf range just to mention a few. The Chelsea neighborhood also has a hot night scene which can accommodate every mood. It is known for its exotic clubs where you are sure to have a run-in with a celebrity to its fun low key comedy clubs which will have you falling off your chair in laughter.

Upper West Side

Upper West Side

The Upper West side occupies from Central Park and the Hudson River and between West 59th Street and West 96th Street. It is easily accessible subway transportation including the A, C, E, 1, 2, and 3.

It dons some of New York City’s trendiest culture. From innovative opera, dance and orchestral productions, to some of the best concert venues NYC has to offer. It also has easy access to Manhattans crown jewel, Central Park. Shopping in UES is also a fun adventure as it has boutiques which range from vintage racks to high-fashion boutiques. The Upper East Side also provides for some of the best dining experiences in NYC, you’ve got to try Quest for brunch, it’s outstanding!

Lower East Side

Lower East Side

The Lower East side is so diverse and culturally rich it undoubtedly deserves the reputation as one of Manhattans hot spot neighborhoods. The lower East side of Manhattan is the home to chic boutiques and popular dining establishments along Clinton Street's restaurant row. This neighborhood has also earned recognition as NYC’s catalyst for nightlife. Restaurants and bars - the vintage classics and trendy new destinations alike - continue to attract expanding masses. Also, known for its stunning street art walking down the road you can feel as if you walking through an art gallery. This neighborhood is youthful yet, experienced and laid-back it has everything you could want in a Manhattan community.

SoHo

SoHo

SoHo named for the neighborhood SOuth of HOuston Street. Has easy access to almost any neighborhood in Manhattan- Making commuting a breeze via subway lines and bus service to any of the 5 boroughs.

SoHo boasts cobble stones streets, quaint cafes and more trendy shopping than you could ever dream of. It is filled with art galleries, boutiques and a variety of restaurants. The pubs, lounges, and wine bars in SoHo ooze vibrant night life, and if you want to experience fine dining, you've found your spot. This neighborhood is a Manhattan gem with an identity all it’s own.

Financial District

Financial District

The Financial District neighborhood is marked as the area below Chinatown and Tribeca to the southern tip of the island. What was once primarily office space has now been converted into a residential area. A neighborhood that once was a quiet place after the working hours now is a vibrant neighborhood bustling with shops and restaurants. This neighborhood is excellent for those who wish to walk to work on Wall Street.

Another gem in the neighborhood is the South Street Seaport marina with its beautiful harbor views and many shops, restaurants and even concerts. Of course you will still run into a few suits during lunch hours but once night falls the area is yours to take in sights of towering skyscrapers, water views, and our lady Liberty. This neighborhood is also known for its rooftop bars and restaurants that overlook the Brooklyn Bridge. A truly stunning place to call home.

Chinatown

Chinatown

Chinatown runs from Chambers St. to Canal St., East River to Centre St. As Chinatown—New York City's largest Asian community—continues to grow, it merges with neighboring Little Italy and the Lower East Side. Chinatown is filled with rich culture and sense of tradition… It has masterfully preserved its roots amidst the ever-changing landscape of Manhattan. Explore winding streets and densely packed storefronts to discover authentic cuisines and a century's worth of neighborhood camaraderie. Take a walk in the area south of Broome Street and east of Lafayette, and you’ll feel as though you’ve entered not just a different country but a different continent.

Gramercy

Gramercy

Gramercy stretches between 14th Street, First Avenue and 23rd Street, Park Avenue South. It is widely known as quiet and exclusive neighborhood that boasts old world architecture. Gramercy Park is also known for having their the tallest buildings in the area top out at around 20 stories, and older buildings of 3-6 floors are numerous, especially on the side streets, but even on the avenues.Since the vicinity of Gramercy Park is the most prized area that has always been popular with politicians, writers, socialites and (nowadays) Hollywood stars. Gramercy can be both elite in its exclusive institutions and embracing in its cozy village charm. While you might not have a key to the members-only Gramercy Park, the rest of the neighborhood is a warm and inviting place to call home.

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village runs from Houston St. to 14th St., Fourth Ave. to Sixth Ave. “The Village” is a beloved mix of the best that New York has to offer, including the iconic Washington Square Park. Students, young professionals and families all contribute to the energy of this lively yet well-behaved slice of Manhattan.The Greenwich Village neighborhood is filled with intimate restaurants, charming coffee houses, numerous nightspots, convenient transportation, and the Hudson River Park, the West Village continues to be one of the most desirable destinations in Manhattan.

Murray Hill

Murray Hill

Murray Hill spreads from 34th St. to 40th St., East River to Madison Ave. It is known for being extremely safe, having some of the best schools NYC has to offer, and its residences are modern and well maintained. The famously fratty neighborhood gets a little extra flavor from its excellent Indian, Korean, and Sichuan restaurants. Find young professionals living it up till the wee hours of the morning, or families with small children taking walks along the East River. Murray Hill’s diverse residents enjoy Grand Central Station, Curry Hill, Koreatown, and tree-lined blocks.