Neighborhood Information Profiles

Explore NYC’s Five Boroughs

Neighborhood Information Profiles were developed as a way for visitors to get acquainted with more neighborhoods in NYC’s five boroughs. Use them to help plan your own visit to that neighborhood, or read them as a way to get to know New York City better. Either way you’ll enjoy the history, attractions, shopping, restaurants, background information and map you will find in each Profile.

BRONX

NYC's Five Boroughs - BronxWelcome to The Bronx where people like Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain lived — and break dancing and salsa music were born!

 

BROOKLYN

NYC's Five Boroughs - BrooklynBrooklyn is big, it’s diverse, and it’s got something for everyone.

MANHATTAN

NYC's Five Boroughs - Manhattan“I’ll take Manhattan!” says the famous song. With so much to see and do, who wouldn’t want to explore Manhattan?

QUEENS

NYC's Five Boroughs - QueensMulti-ethnic Queens has it all: world cuisines, art and culture galore, world-famous tennis, and more.

 

STATEN ISLAND

NYC's Five Boroughs - Staten IslandSurprising Staten Island! Visit Revolutionary War sites, gloriously beautiful parks and botanical gardens, and some of the best views in New York.