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  • (Staten Island)

    South Beach is neighborhood on the East Shore of Staten Island. It is situated immediately to the south of the Staten Island side of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. The neighborhood is home to a large Italian-American community.

  • (Staten Island)

    Sunnyside is the name of a neighborhood in the Mid-Island region of the New York City borough of Staten Island. Two large city parks-Silver Lake Park and Clove Lakes Park-form the eastern and western boundaries, respectively, of Sunnyside. A large percentage of Sunnyside's residents are civil service workers, this demographic trait being typical of many Mid-Island neighborhoods.

  • (Staten Island)

    Tompkinsville is a neighborhood in northeastern Staten Island. Though the neighborhood sits on the island's eastern shore, along the waterfront facing Upper New York Bay - between St. George on the north and Stapleton on the south - it is reckoned as being part of the North Shore by the island's residents. The neighborhood hosts a number of live music and art venues, including Everything Goes Book Cafe, Deep Tanks Studio, Coyle Cavern, Ink Chyx Tattoo & Art Gallery, 4 St. Paul's, and the LGBT Center, all of which take part in the north shore's monthly Second Saturday art walk. Its housing stoc...

  • (Staten Island)

    Travis is a neighborhood at the west-central shore of Staten Island. Travis is one of the most isolated and sparsely populated locales on Staten Island. Travis is noted throughout Staten Island for the colorful Independence Day parade held there annually.

  • (Staten Island)

    Westerleigh is a neighborhood on Staten Island. While not as high as Todt Hill, from certain vantage points Westerleigh affords views of Newark, New Jersey and further afield on a clear day. The neighborhood has an abundance of coniferous and deciduous trees. Westerleigh is also home to the oldest tennis club in the US.

  • (Staten Island)

    West New Brighton (also called West Brighton) is a neighborhood of Staten Island. Since the late 90's the area has seen a reduction in some crime rates. Richmond Terrace, which is the main thoroughfare along the Kill Van Kull waterfront, is home to several shipyards and tugboat companies. The area south of Forest Avenue, continues to be home to some of West Brighton's more affluent residents including politicians, lawyers, judges and professionals (particularly in the \"Sunset Hill\" portion east of Broadway).

  • (Staten Island)

    Willowbrook is a neighborhood in Staten Island. Willowbrook once lay at the heart of the island's agricultural zone, and first saw other significant development when a military hospital opened there during World War II. The neighborhood was also drastically transformed with the opening of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in November 1964. Soon after this, the farms were sold and broken up, and residential housing was built on the property. Many of the owners of the newly built homes were Jewish families, and as a result, Willowbrook became the center of the island's Orthodox Jewish community.

  • (Staten Island)

    Woodrow is a name increasingly applied to the western part of Huguenot, a neighborhood located on the South Shore of Staten Island. The first Methodist church in the immediate New York City area opened in the neighborhood in 1771. Known today as the Woodrow United Methodist Church, its original congregants included some of the island's earliest well-known families.

  • (Brooklyn)

    Bergen Beach is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The area is part of Brooklyn Community Board 18. Its borders are Mill Basin to the west, Flatlands and East Flatbush to the north, Canarsie to the east, and the Jamaica Bay to the south.

  • (Bronx)

    No trace remains but the Country Club of Westchester, founded in 1883 as one of America's first country clubs, once operated here with yachting regattas, polo chukkers and golf tournaments. After a disastrous clubhouse fire on New Year's Day 1922 the club never rebounded and the grounds were divided up for building lots. The houses that emerged on those lots are a picturesque mix of Tudor cottages, Neoclassical brick, wooden saltboxes and stuccoed ranches. Country Club, bounded to the east by Eastchester Bay and the west by Interstate 95 and stretching from Layton Avenue in the south to Spenc...

  • (Brooklyn)

    Cypress Hills is a neighborhood in Brooklyn lying north of East New York and south of Cypress Hills Cemetery, in the far northeastern corner of Brooklyn. It is abutted on the west by Bushwick and on the east, across the Brooklyn-Queens border, by Woodhaven and Ozone Park.It lies within the 37th City Council District of New York City. The southern border of the neighborhood is Atlantic Avenue continuing onto South Conduit Boulevard toward the southeast corner.

  • (Brooklyn)

    Dyker Heights is a residential neighborhood in the southwest corner of the Borough of Brooklyn in New York City, USA. It is surrounded by Bay Ridge to the west, Bensonhurst to the east, and Gravesend Bay to the south. Specifically, it is bounded to the west by Interstate 278, to the north by Bay Ridge Avenue, to the east by Fourteenth Avenue, and to the south by Fort Hamilton. Dyker Heights is patrolled by the 68th Precinct of the NYPD. Dyker Heights is famous for its Christmas lights and decorations erected each year by its residents. During the holidays, christmas lights are now the core of...

  • (Queens)

    Laurelton is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. Laurelton is part of the former town of Jamaica. It is better known today as part of the larger community of Jamaica, Queens. Merrick Boulevard, which bisects the community in a generally east-west direction, forms its commercial spine.Laurelton was modeled after an English village, with stately Tudor-style homes, both attached and detached. There are co-ops in converted garden apartment complexes and some new construction with more modern designs, but no high-rise buildings, which has enabled Laurelton to keep its small town...

  • (Bronx)

    Pelham Gardens is a working-class neighborhood geographically located in the Northeast section of Bronx, a borough of New York City in the United States. The neighborhood is part of Bronx Community Board 11. Its boundaries, starting from the north and moving clockwise are: East Gun Hill Road to the north and east, Pelham Parkway to the south, and Laconia Avenue to the west. Eastchester Road is the primary thoroughfare through Pelham Gardens. The local subway is the 5 line; operating alongside Esplanade. ZIP codes include 10469. The area is patrolled by the 49th Precinct located at 2121 Eastche...

  • (Queens)

    Rockaway Park is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. The area is on the Rockaway Peninsula, nestled between Jamaica Bay to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. The neighborhood of Rockaway Beach lies on its eastern border while the community of Belle Harbor is situated on its western side. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 14.