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Your guide to New York City neighborhoods such as the East Village, West Village, Williamsburg, Soho, Harlem and more

Meatpacking District neighborhood guide
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Meatpacking District neighborhood guide

Discover the best restaurants, bars, shops and things to do in the Meatpacking District with our guide

Lower East Side neighborhood guide
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Lower East Side neighborhood guide

The Lower East Side, NYC is one of Manhattan’s most fashionable neighborhoods. The former Bargain District meets your late-night comedy, pastrami-on-rye and tattoo needs as it’s home to some of the best comedy clubs, one of the best New York delis and great tattoo shops. Culturally, the Tenement Museum keeps the area's history alive in a series of restored apartments visited via themed guided tours, but most of the area’s cultural draws are contemporary including the numerous art galleries on the LES.RECOMMENDED: Full guide of Manhattan, NY

Greenwich Village neighborhood guide
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Greenwich Village neighborhood guide

Greenwich Village, NYC is home to a bevy of beloved institutions, dives and eateries. The spirit of rock & roll is alive at Cafe Wha?, where Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan used to jam. Laughter from comedy clubs can be heard on popular blocks like MacDougal Street. And folks with a case of the munchies can easily cure their sweet and salty cravings thanks to a bevy of excellent restaurants. Take a stroll down Washington Square Park—one of the best NYC parks—and see where the bohemian capital takes you. RECOMMENDED: Full guide to Manhattan, NY

Harlem neighborhood guide
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Harlem neighborhood guide

Harlem is known for its soul food and New York attractions such as the Apollo Theater and its history. Noteworthy Harlem Renaissance leaders include Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Zora Neale Hurston, Cab Calloway and more. Amid beloved landmarks, spend a day indulging in some of the nabe’s prize jewels: a bakery that serves cookies the size of your fist, a finger-lickin’-good eatery with ribs and the best BBQ that melts in your mouth and a no-frills music venue showcasing some of the best jazz musicians in the city. RECOMMENDED: Full guide of Manhattan, NY How do I get to Harlem, New York? You can get to Harlem, New York by taking the the D, 2, 3, A or C train uptown. Get off at 125 St. How to have the perfect day in Harlem, New York Start here: Levain Bakery If Father Time is on your side, you may stumble into this pastry haven just as its perfectly plump chocolate-chip cookies exit the oven. Needless to say, these sweets—displayed among other delectable creations such as Bomboloncini (jam-filled doughnuts, dusted with powdered sugar and ready to be popped into your mouth)—are just as satisfying at room temperature. Eat here: Sylvia's Harlem natives head to this soul-food favorite for mom-approved chicken and waffles, hearty meat loaf and gooey mac and cheese that warms the heart as much as it does the stomach. Homestyle cooking comes with kindred hospitality: The restaurant has a cozy vibe with photographs of famous customers that line the walls. Drink here: 67 Orange S

Chelsea neighborhood guide
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Chelsea neighborhood guide

Find the best restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and things to do in Chelsea, New York, with our guide

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Williamsburg neighborhood guide
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Williamsburg neighborhood guide

Chelsea neighborhood guide
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Chelsea neighborhood guide

Bushwick neighborhood guide
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Bushwick neighborhood guide

Soho neighborhood guide
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Soho neighborhood guide

Chinatown neighborhood guide
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Chinatown neighborhood guide

East Village neighborhood guide
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East Village neighborhood guide

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Staten Island