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Chelsea Now - A weekly launched at the end of September, 2006, it is published by Community Media LLC, which also puts out The Villager, Downtown Express, Gay City News, and NYC Plus.

Downtown Express - Lower Manhattan community weekly.

East Harlem Online - Community calendars, East Harlem's art, virtual tours, info on officials, demographics, and community boards. Highly recommended.

Manhattan - About.com's Manhattan page is a guide to the borough, but also features citywide news prominently (something the other borough's pages don't do). Find out how to get married at City Hall, or read an article about finding a no-fee apartment.

Manhattan Community Board 11 - Manhattan Community Board 11 represents East Harlem. Along with basic community board information, its Web site has a good list of links and resources, including public officials, police precincts, and hospitals. The board also offers an email newsletter.

Morningside Heights Residents Association - Site contains information on the architecture, history, as well as current zoning and planning issues for the almost gentrified area near Columbia.

NoHo Manhattan - A place to go to find out what's going down in the North of Houston neighborhood. The website includes a listing of upcoming community board hearings, the history of NoHo, pictures and descriptions of landmarks, cultural listings, and links to get involved with NoHo activism.

NYC Upper East Side - Extensive calendar about all goings-on Upper East Side; links to businesses, shopping, news and community info.

SoHo Alliance - The SoHo alliance is run by the umbrella group for all SoHo block associations, and reports on news and development in SoHo.

Upper East Side - A wealth of links on all things Upper East Side - art, dining, shopping, health, finance, and even pets. Light on text, but heavy on links.

Villager, The - Greenwich Village community weekly.

Washington Heights and Inwood Online - A thorough site with information on Manhattan's two northernmost neighborhoods. Includes a full calendar of events, features and message boards, a gallery of photographs, a lengthy list of links, and a serious history lesson that contains over fifty articles about the area.

West Side - Your basic neighborhood site: classifieds, business listings etc.

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