by nycgo.com staff , 10/22/2013
(From left) New York Botanical Garden photo by Victor Chu • Dr. Jay's photo by Julienne Schaer
There's a lot more to Fordham than just the university: the charming neighborhood boasts cultural institutions like the Bronx Zoo, the New York Botanical Garden and Edgar Allan Poe Cottage. Located north of Manhattan and bordering bustling Belmont, the district also offers ample shopping and dining opportunities—in fact, the Fordham Road shopping district gets more foot traffic on average than Manhattan streets in SoHo, Greenwich Village and the Flatiron District. Read on for details on all there is to see and do in the neighborhood.