Hot New Neighborhoods

Prospect Heights, rutlo, flickr

You know how it is when you arrive in an unknown city; you spend most of your time searching for a scene, then you stumble into a buzzing up-and-coming neighborhood just before you leave. It's hard keeping track of the newest and the coolest hot spots, as urban centers continue to renew themselves -- try locating where young chefs and artists are setting up shop for the affordable rents or where industrial wastelands have given rise to funky garden projects and innovative architecture.