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There are just approximately pages dedicated to the opposite boroughs. that is particularly outrageous, provided that there's extra to do in Brooklyn now than in so much US towns.
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AE, DC, MC, V. Subway: 1, 2, 3, A, C to Chambers St. In room: A/C, TV, dataport, ceiling fan. 3 SoHo VERY EXPENSIVE The best of the downtown, celebrity-crawling, trendy hotels, the Mercer is a place where even those who represent the antithesis of hip can feel at home. Though SoHo can be a bit over the top with its high-end boutiques, cutting-edge restaurants, and too-serious fashionistas on the streets, it is still an exciting place. And the corner of Mercer and Prince streets is probably the epicenter of SoHo.
You can’t purchase MetroCards on the bus, so you’ll have to have them before you board; for details on where to get them, see “Paying Your Way,” under “By Subway,” above. If you pay with a MetroCard, you can transfer to another bus or to the subway for free within 2 hours. If you pay cash, you must request a free transfer slip that allows you to change to an intersecting bus route only (transfer points are listed on the transfer paper) within 1 hour of issue. Transfer slips cannot be used to enter the subway.
The blocks around 32nd Street just west of Fifth Avenue have developed into a thriving Koreatown, with midpriced hotels and bright, bustling Asian restaurants offering some of the best-value stays and eats in Midtown. qxp 28 10/13/08 12:06 PM Page 28 C H A P T E R 1 . P L A N N I N G YO U R T R I P Midtown East & Murray Hill Midtown East, the area including Fifth Avenue and everything east from 34th to 59th streets, is the more upscale side of the Midtown map. This side of town is short of subway trains, served primarily by the Lexington Avenue 4, 5, 6 line.