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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bookstore
“Great little locally owned book store. Prices reflect that. But very helpful staff and great selections. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Fresh bread, cheeses, charcuterie, olives and such. Everything here is amazing.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“Our favorite bagel shop that has fresh bagels and lots of cream cheese options. (Our favorite is whole wheat everything bagel with sun dried tomato cream cheese.) They even have small bagels for kids.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Cute little Italian place, just down the street. In the winter there’s one table right next to the fire that you can reserve in advance if you’re lucky. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“This tratoria serves up Italian dishes, New York style pizza and a selection of wines.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Family owned, best pizza in the neighborhood. Super friendly pizza guys! Cash only. Free delivery.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Intimate, minimilist-chic bistro from a celeb chef offering down-home New Zealand cooking.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Boutique
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  • 2 locals recommend
Gym
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“If you're looking for a drop-in yoga class during your stay, look no further. Hatha and vinyasa + pilates. Wonderful teachers, my regular class is with Robin, Saturdays at 11am. Mat rental available”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Wine Shop
“Another local liquor store. Also great staff and great selection. Also a block away!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Middle Eastern Grocery Store. Sweetest family owned local business in the neighborhood for over 20 years.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Right on the corner of my street. They serve crepes and coffee only. Cute outside seating, great for people-watching along 7th Ave.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Local family-run pharmacy. Very helpful staff, high-end products as well as basic brands.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The Crispy Fish is excellent! It's the only thing that I order when I go there. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Laundry Service
“Reliable, affordable, day-to-day drop off laundry service, tailoring and dry cleaning”
  • 3 locals recommend