TC: Manhattan Neighborhoods In Six Words Or Less

Posted: August 7, 2011 in Everything
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via Thought Catalog

Marble Hill– Basically the Bronx

Inwood– So far away, why bother

Washington Heights– Good to know Spanish here

Morningside Heights– Columbia trying to make ‘SoHa’ happen

Sugar Hill– Bougie, once upon a time

East Harlem– Sneaker capital of the world

Upper East Side– Old people love it

Upper West Side– Your nanny and kids love it

Columbus Circle– Tenth circle of hell

Rockefeller Center– No one lives here, I hope

Diamond District– Not as fun as it sounds

Theater District– Overdressed people with no style

Turtle Bay– Home of drink specials and wings

Midtown East– Drink here until you’re 21

Tudor City– What is this, even

Times Square– Nightmare for epileptics and everyone

Hell’s Kitchen– Great place to pick up hookers

Garment District– Better name: Bedazzled Ringer-Tee Row

Herald Square– There’s a Macy’s and other stuff

Koreatown– Korean BBQ and karaoke FTW

Murray Hill– Frat boys graduate then move here

Union Square– Wallet hasn’t been stolen? Go shopping

Kips Bay– “It’s a hell of a town”

NoMad– Nickname never stuck, mark as ‘Irrelevant’

Chelsea– Homophobic need not apply

Flatiron District– Looking for SVA? Check American Apparel

Stuyvesant Town– You’ll get lost here if stoned

Meatpacking District– Avoid roofies in your $18 cocktail

Alphabet City– Most expensive place to get stabbed

East Village– Score ramen, a tattoo, or heroin

Little Italy– There are some Italian flags here

Greenwich Village– You can’t afford that townhouse, sorry

West Village– NYU and lots of blue hair

Lower East Side– Narrow bars; be skinny to enter

SoHo– Don’t wear heels here

Chinatown– ‘No smoking’ in bars doesn’t apply

TriBeCa– Celebrities live here, for some reason

South Street Seaport– Where the best buskers perform


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