Inwood

July 17th, 2012 by

Inwood is a community at the northern tip of Manhattan.  The neighborhood is bounded by the Hudson River to the East, and the Harlem River provides its east and north boundaries with Dyckman Street as the southern border. The river to river community of Inwood is slowly shedding its identity as a tough, drug-ridden war […]

Roosevelt Island

July 17th, 2012 by

Roosevelt Island is positioned between Manhattan on its west and Queens on its east. The waterfront community runs 2 miles in length and extends from east 46th street to East 85th Street. Roosevelt Island is located on the East River and is accessible via the F train and Roosevelt Island Tramway located on 59th street […]

Murray Hill

July 3rd, 2012 by

Murray Hill is a midtown Manhattan neighborhood which derives its name from the Murray family, who were 18th-century Quaker merchants that dealt primarily with shipping and overseas trade. Murray Hill is bordered by East 34th Street to the south and East 40th Street to the north, with Madison Avenue and 3rd Avenue providing its western […]

East Village

July 3rd, 2012 by

The East Village is the area east of Broadway and the Bowery to the East River between 14th Street and Houston Street. Considered the historical, cultural, and social center of Manhattan the downtown neighborhood of the East Village boasts vibrancy through its eclectic blend of counter culture and thriving nightlife. The area has vastly changed […]

Hell’s Kitchen/Clinton

July 3rd, 2012 by

Hell’s Kitchen now called Clinton is known for its rough-and-tumble character which defined its past. The former Hell’s Kitchen runs roughly from 34th street to 50th street from 8th Avenue to the river. Formerly a stronghold comprised of poor and working-class Irish Americans, Hell’s Kitchen has evolved into Clinton due to the gentrification the once […]