Murray Hill is one of the most popular neighborhoods in the city for people who've just arrived in the Big Apple, or professionals who are just starting out on their career. The area's streets have many residential buildings, many of which have commercial storefronts. Expect to find a bustling and eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, businesses, and bars here. Murray Hill is also close to the United Nations (UN), so there is a large diplomatic presence.
One of the best parts of Murray Hill is that its northern border sits at Grand Central Station. This means that you can hop on a variety of trains there, including commuter trains that will get you further north into New York state or Connecticut.