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.


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!



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


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?


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



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.