Best New York, NY Shopping

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    10. Williamsburg

    Although Brooklyn and Manhattan were once pegged against each other, it is high time that we see that there is great value in both districts. Extremely hip and fashionable, the streets of Williamsburg have an...

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    9. Meatpacking District

    With a name like the Meatpacking District, it is somewhat surprising that this New York neighbourhood is now a glamorous location. Once the headquarters of the meat industry, this neighborhood has been transformed...

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    8. NoLIta

    NoLita, (North of Little Italy), was once the tenement filled home base to thousands of immigrants who came to New York for a better life. Now, chic and super cool, the streets are filled with one-of-a-kind...

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    7. Madison Ave

    Madison Avenue from 59th street to the 90's is home to Tom Ford, Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Luca Luca, Hermes, Carolina Herrara and almost every high fashion designer. Hotels like the Mark, Pierre and the...

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    6. Union Square

    The historic intersection of Union Square is located where Broadway and the former Bowery Road came together in the early 19th century. It is now a mega shopping zone with everything from Whole Foods to Forever 21 to...

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    5. Chinatown

    One of the most populated Chinatowns in the United States, NY's is a dazzling trip into authenticity. In fact, New York has one of the largest ethnic Chinese population outside of Asia. The bustling, rough and tumble...

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    3. Lower East Side

    The Lower East Side was once one of the roughest neighborhoods in town, but it has been reborn into a haven for the trendy. Roughly located between the Bowery and the East River, and Canal Street and Houston Street,...

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    2. Greenwich Village

    This legendary part of town is divided into east and west sections by 5th Avenue and bounded by Houston Street, 14th Street, the Hudson River, and Broadway. Stroll the streets, be inspired, be yourself: it's...

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    1. Fifth Avenue

    Fifth Avenue has been the center of elegance in New York for some time. Located between 39th and 60th Streets, Fifth Avenue is a must for any fashion-focused tourist. Start spending at Saks Fifth Avenue and work your...

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About New York, NY Shopping

Cutting edge fashions, modern art, books, flea market finds, gourmet foods, fine jewelry, funky home accessories, designer handbags, antique furniture – it's all available in NYC, in abundance. This is the ultimate consumer city, a mecca for shopaholics. If you're in the market for haute couture, super-stylish shoes, and the like, Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue, Broadway in Soho and the Lower East Side are good starting points. There are fabulous art galleries clustered in Chelsea.  The city is also home to a number of huge department stores, including stalwarts Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bendel's and Bergdorf's. But budget shoppers are in heaven at Union Square where Nordstrom Rack, Daffy's and DSW offer real deals.

About Kim Goodin

Kim Goodin has traveled extensively throughout the US and Europe, stopping for a year or two in places such as London and Denver. Aside from road trips, she enjoys animals and books, and has many of both. She will read almost anything, but particularly enjoys biographies, Southern gothic fiction, mysteries, classic British novels, and cookbooks. When her...  Read more »

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