From food trends to dating apps and hangout hotspots, New Yorkers are always looking for the next big deal.
This also applies to retail strips around the city that are attracting the trendy places to eat and shop — think Bleecker Street in Manhattan, Steinway Street in Astoria and Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg.
New developments and the sudden desirability of neighborhoods are changing streets that were lined with pizza shops and delis or were littered with vacancies and half-finished construction sites.
We scoured the city for spots that are poised to become major destinations for shopping, nightlife and the brunch crowd.
From avenues in Manhattan that are already full of businesses but lack a specific identity to streets in Brooklyn and Queens that haven’t yet reached their full potential, here’s what our experts predict.
10th Avenue from West 35th to 50th Streets, Manhattan
Jackson Avenue between 42nd Road and 44th Drive, Queens
Third Avenue between 15th Street and Wyckoff Street/St. Marks Place, Brooklyn