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SoHo | Manhattan | New York

SoHo in New York: it's one of the coolest-sounding neighborhoods, but did you know that it's actually just an abbreviation for South of Houston … Houston is a street that runs from East to West, just below where the streets get numbers. And SoHo is, indeed, south of that big street. At the end of… Continue reading SoHo | Manhattan | New York

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Hell’s Kitchen | Manhattan | New York

Hell’s Kitchen in New York was a bad neighborhood, but nowadays it mainly distinguishes itself by many nice little bars and restaurants. Nobody in New York knows the exact story behind the name Hell’s Kitchen, but there are many interesting theories about it. The neighborhood is also called "Clinton" or "Midtown West". The latter name… Continue reading Hell’s Kitchen | Manhattan | New York

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West Village | Manhattan | New York

West Village is a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York. It is a residential area, but one with all kinds of nice restaurants and shops - and a lot of celebrities! To give an idea; the neighborhood is south of Chelsea, north of Hudson Square and South Village, east of the Hudson River and west of… Continue reading West Village | Manhattan | New York

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Brooklyn | New York

Brooklyn is New York's most populous neighborhood, with more than 2.6 million inhabitants. The name, Brooklyn, comes from the Dutch town of Breukelen. Brooklyn is influenced by all kinds of cultures and nationalities, such as the Russian, Ukrainian, Italian, Porto Rican, Jewish, Jamaican and many, many others. Brooklyn seems a lot quieter and more relaxed… Continue reading Brooklyn | New York

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Staten Island | New York

Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York. Most visitors to Newyork.nl will not have this district in their top 10 to explore extensively. Still, many visitors go on the free ferry from southern Manhattan to Staten Island to enjoy the Manhattan skyline. And upon arrival, they will probably immediately go back… Continue reading Staten Island | New York

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Queens | New York

Queens is one of the five boroughs of New York. Queens is located east of Manhattan and below Brooklyn. More than 2.3 million people live in Queens, making it the third largest borough in New York City. Queens is over 283 square kilometers in size and is therefore the largest city district in terms of… Continue reading Queens | New York

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The Bronx | New York

The Bronx has been one of New York's boroughs since 1874. It has slightly fewer inhabitants than Manhattan, but is almost twice as large at 109 km². The Bronx is located in the north of the city and is separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River. It is named after Jonas Bronck, born in Sweden,… Continue reading The Bronx | New York