Your really useful guide to New York neighbourhoods

Six months ago we moved to New York for six months, and in that time we lived in EIGHT different neighbourhoods. Here is a (hopefully) useful summary of them all. Park Slope Everyone (well, New York magazine in 2010, at least) considers Park Slope to be one of NYC’s most desirable locations. And I can see why: it’s pretty, for one thing – there are lots of brownstone houses and leafy streets. Then there’s all that green space in Prospect Park – actual green, regular, open space rather than carousels,…

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We review 47 cafes in NYC. Then feel a bit ashamed.

During our recent 150-day stay in New York City, we visited 47 cafes. Just to be clear, that’s 47 different cafes. We went back to our favourites multiple times. We spent roughly $120 per month on coffee, all in all. To be fair to ourselves, we do spend a lot of time working on laptops, and we need to take our work out into the world every so often to remind ourselves that other people exist. But what originally started as a quest for comfortable places with wifi soon became…

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