Explore New York: 7 Things to Do in Lower Manhattan

Since 9/11, Lower Manhattan has experienced a resurgence and is a much more vibrant place where the young professionals who work there are living now, too. The neighborhoods still retain much of their original charm while supporting a new and diverse community that has brought a youthful energy to its classic downtown aura.  Things to …

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Safety First: Is Upper West Side Safe?

Is Upper West Side Safe?

Is Upper West Side safe? Traditionally, it doesn’t have the reputation for being the coolest neighborhood in Manhattan, NY, which is the best known of the five boroughs although not the most populous. That’s Brooklyn, baby! In the past two decades, the Upper West Side has become hipper and cooler and much more attractive. But …

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Safety First: Is Park Slope Safe?

Park Slope. It’s a fun name to say. Come on, try it. Park Slope. Park. Slope. Park Slope. Very rhythmic and alliterative. Can you imagine calling it your home? Park Your Keester Here! Park Slope is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York City. You might have heard of it. It’s one of the five boroughs …

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Safety First: Safest Neighborhoods In Brooklyn

Brooklyn. Home of Hip-Hop. Former home of the Brooklyn Dodgers. AKA Brook Land or the boogie down borough. Legendary by any name. In fact, it’s named after a Dutch village named Bruekland.  Maybe you’ve watched the TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Or seen the movie Motherless Brooklyn. Or know someone named Brooklyn. It’s a somewhat common …

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Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in New York

So you want to move to New York City! Or maybe just visit New York City. Experience the legendary metropolis and all its famous attractions from Broadway to the Belt Parkway before you die. Nobody should die before seeing New York City. Or die while seeing New York City. New York City is also legendary …

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Safest Neighborhoods In Manhattan

Manhattan represents the typical image people have of New York City from the movies and television. But it’s not all the glitz and glamour of Times Square or Broadway, which are actually some of the more dangerous areas in New York City, in reality. Like any major metropolitan area – Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia – …

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Is Staten Island Safe?

Take A Ferry To The Forgotten Borough Staten Island. The fifth borough. The forgotten borough.The ferry borough. Staten Island is like New York’s red-headed stepchild.  Staten Island is one of two islands that make up part of New York City. You can swim to New Jersey from Staten Island. But who wants to swim to …

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Safety First: Is Flushing NY Safe?

Is Flushing NY safe? You might have heard the old joke about Flushing Queens down the toilet. Well, Flushing, Queens is nowhere near going down the toilet. On the by and by, most residents say yes, it is one of the safer neighborhoods in New York City. In this article you will learn more about …

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Safest Neighborhoods in NYC: Let’s Hear It For New York!

To quote a famous song, of which there are aplenty celebrating the city that never sleeps,  New York City. From Sinatra’s ‘New York, New York’ to ‘Coney Island Baby’ to the just quoted “Empire State of Mind” by Alicia Keys and Brooklyn ambassador Jay-Z, everybody likes to sing the praises of the Big Apple.   There …

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Is Harlem Safe?

If you’re vising or moving to Harlem, you’ll want to know how safe it is and what to expect in the area. A community-oriented neighborhood rich in culture and history, there are plenty of reasons to live in Harlem. Here is more information on this New York City neighborhood to understand better how safe it …

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