Best Links for Manhattan

Downtown Express - A biweekly newspaper covering Tribeca, Battery Park City, South Street Seaport, and the Finaicial District.

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

GreenwichVillage.Com - Lots of listings: events, clubs, restaurants, landmarks and bars. Allows businesses to post listings via online form.

Hell's Kitchen Online - From local politics to the best eateries, Hell's Kitchen Online is a must see for all West Siders.

Hudson Heights Owners Coalition - The Hudson Heights Owners Coalition is an association of owner occupied residential properties in Manhattan between J. Hood Wright Park (173rd Street) and Fort Tryon Park (Margaret Corbin Circle at 192nd Street). Includes a community calendar.

Little Italy Neighbors Association - Concerned with development issues, this frequently updated site is a valuable resource for a fabled neighborhood.

Ludlow Block Association - Local group whose primary concern is the gentrification of their neighborhood. Site features listings, info about local business and contact numbers (including beat cops!).

Manhattan Borough President - Official site of Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields, which is more about her office (staff lists, press releases) than the borough itself, but includes links to government agencies and non-profits.

Murray Hill Neighborhood Association - Information about the volunteer community organization dedicated to preserving the residential character of Murray Hill, an area just south of Grand Central Terminal. Includes a newsletter, history, events listings and membership information.

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.

New York Resident - A weekly that covers news, politics and entertainment of the borough.

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.

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

The Villager - Manhattan's oldest weekly newspaper covering Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Soho, and the Lower East Side.

Washington Heights & Inwood Report - Thorough local site with news, events and forums. Extremely practical are their listings of local institutions -- daycare, libraries, parks and precincts.

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