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Whether you're in search of the world's best pizza or Coney Island mermaids, Brooklyn is a top New York City tourist destination. Here you'll find itineraries and information to help you plan that half-day or week-long trip outside Manhattan. Explore interesting neighborhoods, and visit New York City's most vibrant creative center in Williamsburg and DUMBO. Sample Brooklyn's most sought-after restaurant cuisine, visit the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Brooklyn museums, or catch a show at BAM. Learn how to get to Brooklyn, top things to do, and where to buy unique gifts.
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  2. BARCLAYS CENTER, STADIUM AND VENUE (20)
  3. Brooklyn Bridge Park (10)
  4. Brooklyn Hotels, B&Bs (15)
  5. Brooklyn Navy Yard (6)
  6. Brooklyn's Bridges: Walking, Biking & Enjoying (12)
  7. Coney Island (20)
  8. Fleet Week (5)
  9. Tours of Brooklyn (19)
  10. Visitors Guides to Brooklyn Neighborhoods (21)
  11. Williamsburg for Tourists (14)

Brooklyn Event Calendars for Every Month of the Year: Quick Links
Get a birds-eye view of what's going on in Brooklyn, month-by-month. Find out about special holidays, concerts, summer events, annual walks and runs, the New York Marathon, and what happens on holidays such as July 4th, New Years Eve and of course Christmas, too! Use this handy list of monthly event calendar links.

10 Things to Do in DUMBO on Front Street
One of Brooklyn's most unique waterfront neighborhoods, DUMBO combines old industrial architecture with chic shops, interesting restaurants, and killer views of Manhattan and Brooklyn's famous Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

Top Summer Things to Do in Brooklyn
There's tons to do in Brooklyn in the summer, from running in the parks to attending a wonderful First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum. You can eat pizza in Bensonhurst, ice cream in DUMBO and calzone in Carroll Gardens. Watch firework at Coney Island, go fishing off of Sheepshead Bay, and much more. For starters, here are some great summer...

3 Cool Tips for Tourists Visiting DUMBO:Water Taxis,Bike Rentals,Brooklyn Bridge
Three Cool Tips for Tourists Visiting DUMBO: Water Taxis, Bike Rentals, Brooklyn Bridge

5 Romantic Places in Brooklyn for Marriage (or Other) Proposals — Mostly Free
Looking for a great, romantic, unusual, place to propose marriage to your honey in New York City? Take a gander at what Brooklyn has to offer. Just to give you a taste of the options, here's a list of five fabulous, funny but romantic places to propose marriage —or to propose romance— in Brooklyn, including the NY Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo,...

7 Things to Eat in Brooklyn Pizza Joint
There are a lot of variations on the theme of pizza. Here are seven different things to order, or look for, in a Brooklyn pizzeria.

A Brooklyn Flea Market Tour: Half-Day Vintage Itinerary for Locals and Tourists
Brooklyn's known for its unusual shopping — and especially for cool flea markets. Here's a simple half-day itinerary for a Flea Market Shopping Trip in Brooklyn. It includes PS 321 in historic Park Slope and a trip to the famous Brooklyn Flea, located in Fort Greene during the warm months. Plan on shopping for a few hours, and allow some time at...

About Brooklyn Italian Neighborhoods

Best Brooklyn Views of Empire State Building—Photo Op
The Empire State Building is one of New York City's iconic landmarks, and one can see it from miles away. There are several parts of Brooklyn with great views of the Empire State Building. Best of all, it's lit in colored lights at night, making for a dreamy vista from Brooklyn.

Best Pizzas in Brooklyn: Where Can You Find Grandma Pizza, Focaccia di Nonna?
Best Pizzas in Brooklyn: Where Can You Find Grandma Pizza, by the Pie or Slice?

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens—When to Go, What to See, How to Get There
The famous Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a must-see destination for NYC residents and visitors. Learn when to go, what to see in different seasons, year-round attractions, special festivals and plant sales—and where to have lunch. Discover the Japanese inspired Japanese Garden, cherry blossoms, and vast collection of bonsai trees. This cultural...

Brooklyn Brewery
Visit the now famous Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Events — Things to Do, Places to Go
Here's what to do and where to go in Brooklyn during March, including some free activities. Celebrate Women's History Month, St. Patrick's Day, the Jewish festival of Purim, and more.

Brooklyn Neighborhoods and Education
A guide to the diverse neighborhoods of the borough of Brooklyn, including Brooklyn neighborhood maps and Brooklyn photos. Information on Brooklyn restaurants, schools, and transportation.

Brooklyn Restaurant Week: 25 Places You’ve Never Heard of That Are Worth ...
There are several times of the year that the city runs Restaurant Week, and it's always a great time to get outside your own neighborhood and try something new. Here are some cool restaurants tucked away in non-trendy Brooklyn neighborhoods that are worth visiting during Brooklyn's own, humble and immensely popular Restaurant Week, called Dine...

Brooklyn Winery - An Urban Winery in Williamsburg Brooklyn
If you love wine, pay a visit to the Brooklyn Winery in Williamsburg Brooklyn - not only can you make your own barrel, the Winery also functions as a bar and event space.

Can You Picnic at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens?
Can You Picnic at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens?

Can You Rent a Bike to Ride the Brooklyn Bridge? Bike the Bridge,Water Taxi Back
It's fun to cross the Brooklyn Bridge -- but for many people, once is enough! How can you rent a bike and ride across the Brooklyn Bridge, explore a bit of Brooklyn, and get back to Manhattan without adding the extra mileage? For summer travelers, a package bike-and-ferry deal might prove just the ticket.

Can You Visit Ebbets Field in Brooklyn?
Can You Visit Ebbets Field in Brooklyn?

Can You Walk or Jog From Brooklyn Across the Verrazano Bridge to Staten Island?
A walk across the Manhattan Bridge is a "must do" for Brooklyn residents and visitors. Is it possible to walk across another beautiful bridge, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn to Staten Island?

Coney Island Free Outdoor Movies - Flicks on the Beach Summer Schedule
What could be more fun? Welcome to Movies on the Beach in Coney Island. As part of the historic area's vast makeover, starting in 2011 there will be free films on Monday nights. The movies are shown on a huge forty-foot screen. Grab a hot dog at Nathans, or spend the afternoon exploring the NY Aquarium (open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.)and walking along the...

Cool Things to Do This Week in Brooklyn, NY
Things to Do This Week in Brooklyn

Does Brooklyn Today Still Have Italian Neighborhoods?
Does Brooklyn Today Still Have Italian Neighborhoods?

DUMBO, Near the Brooklyn Bridge — A Tour of Trendy Front Street
DUMBO is the Brooklyn neighborhood closest to Manhattan, on the southern tip of the island. And, it's a huge destination for tourists, visitors and Brooklynites looking for great views of New York Harbor, interesting architecture, and a uniquely Brooklyn experience of walking under both the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges.

Eight Free (or Almost-Free) Things to Do in Coney Island
Have free fun at Coney Island: watch the Mermaid Parade, see summer fireworks, and oogle the Nathan's annual hot dog eating contest winners.

Eight Tips For Brooklyn's Restaurant Week, Dine In Brooklyn
Brooklyn Restaurant week, restaurant week brooklyn, dine in brooklyn, dine brooklyn, restaurant week restaurants brooklyn, department of health grades for restaurants, Brooklyn Restaurants week,

Family Activities in Brooklyn: Things to Do, Places to Go with Kids
Visiting Brooklyn with kids? Here's a best bets calendar of family activities of places to go and things to do with children in Brooklyn.

February Best Bets: Black History Month Events in Brooklyn
Find out what's going on in Brooklyn for Black History Month.

Five Classic "Old Brooklyn" Restaurants and Bars
Five Classic "Old Brooklyn" Restaurants and Bars

Flea Markets in Brooklyn — Discovering Brooklyn's Vintage Markets
Discover ten great places for flea market style shopping in Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn's awash in great flea markets. Some run year-round. Others are seasonal. Find out where to shop for vintage clothes, antique housewares and cameras, old jewelery and retro, mid-century modern furniture and more, from Coney Island to Williamsburg.

For Mother's Day, Plan A Fun Brooklyn Family Outing
Here are seven different fun spring and summer destinations for Brooklyn residents, visitors and tourists.

Free Outdoor Films at Fort Greene's Habana Outpost:Sunday Movies Under the Stars
Here's a fun way to spend Sunday nights in Brooklyn: Free movies under the stars in Fort Greene's crowded, eco-friendly Habana Outpost. Get some drinks and Cuban-Mexican food, and settle in for great free films. Movies start at sundown. Here's the movie schedule.

Free Outdoor Movies in Brooklyn Bridge Park DUMBO: Summer Schedule
Enjoy outdoor movies in gorgeous Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO. Get the schedule of this year's free Thursday night screenings, a popular summer destination.

Great Brooklyn Views & Photo Ops — Manhattan, Sunsets, Statue of Liberty
Where to Go for Great Brooklyn Views & Photo Ops — Manhattan,Sunsets,Statue of Liberty

History of Sunset Park, Then and Now
A description of Sunset Park's social history.

Hotel Le Jolie
Hotel Le Jolie is a modest, comfortable option for tourists and visitors to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It's one of many hotel options in this famous borough, and a moderately priced hotel for New York City. It's close to the heart of Williamsburg, but not in the best location, under the BQE highway.

How Far is the Brooklyn Bridge to Brooklyns Botanic Garden—Miles & Kilometres?
How Far is the Brooklyn Bridge to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens in Miles or Kilometres?

How to Walk from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
How to Walk from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Is there a Bike Lane Across the Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn to Staten Island?
There are miles of bike lanes in Brooklyn, and it's fun to go across the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges. Can you bike across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from Brooklyn to Staten Island?

June Outdoor Summer Concerts in Prospect Park—Celebrate Brooklyn
The June schedule for Celebrate Brooklyn! in Prospect Park is jammed with interesting music, and events. Admission is free with a $3 recommended contribution.

Kids at Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Japanese Hill & Pond — A NYC Family Day Trip
The Japanese Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden makes for a wonderful, peaceful, and educational outing with young children. Whether you're a Brooklyn resident, a New Yorker interested in exploring the city, or tourists and visitors, don't miss the Japanese pond and garden area. It's a year-round attraction.

Live Theater and Film Festivals
Brooklyn boasts several of New York's most famous independent theaters, dedicated to staging edgy, provocative productions and high quality performances on tour from Europe and other nations. The venues include the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)'s Harvey Theater and the BAM Opera House, St. Ann's Warehouse, as well as BAM's Rose Cinemas, among...

Where is Ebbets Field, Home to Brooklyn Dodgers
The location of the Brooklyn Dodgers' Ebbets Field

Northside Piers Brooklyn
This beautiful 400 foot long Pier in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is open to the public with incredible views of Manhattan across the East River.

NYC Biking in Brooklyn — Three Picturesque Bridges That Take You to Queens
Many people think that the Brooklyn Bridge is New York City's only bridge worth biking. And, true, it's unforgettable. But Brooklyn has a host of other interesting bike routes with good views. Find out where to cross from Brooklyn into Queens over three very different, picturesque bridges.

NYC Fun—What are the Best Subway Rides in Brooklyn?
The best subway rides in Brooklyn, from the perspective of views, is the Q train.

Post Office Bar
Post Office in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is a bar that features a fantastic selection whiskey, rye, and bourbon served neat with a small but delicious menu of snacks.

Rooftop Films in Park Slope, Gowanus, Fort Greene
What could be more interesting than seeing a great movie on a rooftop in Brooklyn during the summer? Get the schedule...

Special Tours of Brooklyn
Here are six different mini-tours to corners of Brooklyn that tourists rarely see!

Staying at The Residences in Williamsburg - Things to Do

If you are planning a trip to Williamsburg Brooklyn, there's a brand-new swanky hotel to stay in if you're looking to the newest, hippest experience: The Residences. Opening in 2011, the building houses both apartment units for sale and a sixty-four room hotel. Here are a few things to do nearby.

Sunset Over Statue of Liberty & NY Harbor — 8 Best Views from Brooklyn
Eight places in Brooklyn with spectacular sunset views of NY Harbor include the tony River Cafe, ferries, a promenade on a bluff overlooking the Harbor, and a tiny park tucked away in Red Hook.

The Brooklyn Pass
If you're visiting Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Pass is an economical way to see the borough's many attractions.

The Residences - Apartment and Hotel in Williamsburg
The Residences, a new real-estate venture opening in March 2011, brings new apartments and a swanky hotel to Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Things to Know When Visiting a Hassidic Community
All kinds of people live in Brooklyn, and some of the most picturesque areas are the borough's orthodox Jewish areas. As tourism in Brooklyn increases, are there tips to visiting an orthodox Jewish neighborhood?

Things to Do in Brooklyn: December Holidays!
Things to Do in Brooklyn, New York: Whether you're looking for Brooklyn events, Brooklyn parades, museums in Brooklyn, or just a place in Brooklyn where you can find some peace and calm, you'll find it here. Information on Brooklyn festivals, activities, and more.

Aurora
Find the fine Italian dining experience, with a subtle twist, at Aurora in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Travel Abroad to Brooklyn—Where Brookynites Can Travel Without Leaving ...
Brooklyn NY is not the only Brooklyn in the world. You can leave Brooklyn, travel abroad, and arrive in...Brooklyn. Here's where you can travel without ever leaving home. A tongue-in-cheek description of four other Brooklyns abroad.

Visiting the Botanic Gardens in Early or Mid April? Sneak Preview
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens begins to bloom in early April, with "daffodil hill" in full bloom, the tulips beginning to bud, weeping cherry trees in blossom and the magnificent cherry blossoms starting to take hold. Lilacs soon—and as always the Japanese garden is magnificent in any season.

What and Where is Brooklyn's Celebrity Path?
What and Where is Brooklyn's Celebrity Path? What celebs were born or raised in Brooklyn? Find out which famous people are honored in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Celebrity Path.

What Are Travel Directions to Brooklyn's Atlantic Mall by Subway,Bus or Car?
Travel directions to Atlantic Center Mall in Fort Greene Brooklyn NY by bus, train, subway and car.

What is Dine in Brooklyn, Anyway?
What is "Dine in Brooklyn" Anyway?

What's the Schedule for Free Wednesday Movies in Williamsburg's McCarren Park?
SummerScreen, launched in 2005, is a hugely popular free outdoor film series in Williamsburg's McCarren Park's ball fields. These famous films, presented by EPIX and The L Magazine, are shown on Wednesday evenings. Bring your blanket, food and drink, and settle in for a great evening. Here's the schedule of summer films.

When are St. Patrick's Day Parades in Park Slope & Bay Ridge, Brooklyn?
When are St. Patrick's Day Parades in Park Slope and Bay Ridge, Brooklyn New York?

When Does the Ferry or Water Taxi Run from Brooklyn to Manhattan?
New York Water Taxi provides a fun service, ferrying passengers on a route that includes Manhattan, Governors Island, and Brooklyn. What's the current schedule, and where precisely can you catch the water taxi? When does the ferry, AKA the NY Water Taxi run from Brooklyn to Manhattan?

When is Brooklyn's Restaurant Week?
Manhattan's Restaurant Week gets tons of publicity. When is Restaurant Week in Brooklyn?

When is the Cherry Blossom Festival,Sakura Matsuri,at Brooklyn's Botanic Garden?
When is the Brooklyn Cherry Blossom Festival, Sakura Matsuri, at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden?

When should I visit Brooklyn?
A month-by-month guide to Brooklyn weather.

Where Can You Find Corned Beef and Cabbage in Brooklyn?
Where to Find Corned Beef and Cabbage in Brooklyn

Where Can You Swim Laps Outdoors in Brooklyn? Does NYC have Olympic Size Pools?
Where can you swim laps outdoors in Brooklyn? There are numerous pools in New York City, including many public pools. Learn here about four Olympic sized outdoor public swimming pools where you can do laps or swim under the sky during a hot NYC summer. And, it's free for locals and visitors, too.

Where Can You Watch a Sunset Over the Atlantic Ocean in Brooklyn New York?
Watch the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean, in Brooklyn, NY. Here's one great spot.

Where to Eat Near the Brooklyn Bridge? Food at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Near DUMBO
At Brooklyn's newest park jewel, Brooklyn Bridge Park (located near the Brooklyn Bridge, adjacent to DUMBO) you can find food stands selling more than just a pretzel. Chow down on classic American hot dogs, melted cheese sandwiches, milkshakes, organic ice cream, and dozens of differently flavored Italian ices. Order beer and wine. Try the...

Where to Stay in Brooklyn: Major Chain Hotels
Brooklyn's universe of hotels is expanding, and includes chain hotels, boutique hotels and bed and breakfast. Learn about what national brand chain hotels are in Brooklyn, NY

Where to Stay in Brooklyn—Overview of Hotels, B&Bs and More
Where to Stay in Brooklyn: Overview of Hotel, B&B Options

Who's Playing at Prospect Park's Summer Concerts? Celebrate Brooklyn! Schedule
One of the best places to spend any Thursday, Friday or Saturday night during a New York summer is in Prospect Park's band shell, where the Celebrate Brooklyn! series regularly draws crowds of thousands to a richly varied program of music, dance, and film. Wonder who's performing?

Why should I visit Brooklyn?
Thinking about visiting Brooklyn? Learn more about the borough's many attractions and top tourist destinations.

21 Places to Play Piano Outdoors - Where To Find a Pop Up Piano in Brooklyn
Here's a list of where you can find free access to baby grand and other pianos throughout Brooklyn from mid-June through July 2nd. Its the Pop Up Piano festival, a New York City-wide free music and DIY festival in which 88 pianos, decorated and painted by artists, celebrities and community groups, are placed in public spaces. Visitors can listen...

Cool Things to Do This Week in Brooklyn
Hello, December! And farewell, 2011! There's a lot going on this month: school vacations, and Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa celebrations, not to mention New Year's Eve! This listing is a work-in-progress, please check back frequently to see what's new.

When, Where & What is Brooklyn's West Indian Labor Day Parade?
The Caribbean American parade that goes down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn is a colorful West Indian Carnival, complete with mas bands, wonderful costumes and marching bands. It's one of New York City's most popular parades, an ethnic celebration of history, culture, music and food that all are welcome to join.

West Indian Carnival,Caribbean Parade,Cultural Celebrations in Brooklyn NY
Brooklyn's an epicenter of Caribbean-American life. Over 600,000 New Yorkers are of West Indian heritage, according to census figures, and Brooklyn boasts many neighborhoods with large Caribbean populations. What are the major Caribbean-American or West Indian events & celebrations in Brooklyn?

When Will There Be Free WiFi in Brooklyn Public Parks?
Of course you can log on or get Wi-Fi at Brooklyn's public libraries, and in many cafes and even restaurants. But if you want to use a computer in a park in Brooklyn, where is there free Wi-Fi in the parks or other public spaces?

Great Summer Tours of Brooklyn: Food & Beer
One interesting way to spend some time in New York City is by learning something about the Brooklyn! Brooklyn, with its rich heritage of American history, immigration, industry, ethnic diversity, architecture, intellectual creativity, politics and innovation, offers plenty of avenues for exploration. Here are two great tours focusing on food...

Where in Brooklyn Can You See the July 4th Fireworks?
Tourists to New York City who wish to see the July 4th fireworks display, and who are staying in Brooklyn, should double check to find out where the fireworks are happening. If on the East River, there are many viewing points. If on the Hudson, one cannot see the fireworks from Manhattan. (To understand it best, look at a map of New York City.)

From Brooklyn, How Can You Get on a Boat to See July 4th Fireworks?
Tourists who wish to get a close-up view of the spectacular July 4th fireworks might purchase a ticket on a commercial cruise boat. They offer some combination of dinner, dancing, DJ's, and, most importantly, gets you out on the water where you can see (and hear!) New York's fantastic July 4th fireworks display.

July 4th in Brooklyn - 4th of July Calendar of Events
New York's huge Fourth of July fireworks display is legendary. And it is spectacular, indeed. But there are many more ways to celebrate Independence Day in Brooklyn, NY. Find out about free concerts and events, where to see the famous New York City July Fourth Macy's Firework Display, where to buy good fresh sausages and meats for a July 4th...

10 FREE July Fourth Things to Do in Brooklyn. It's the Hottest Spot in New York
Find out what you can do for free, or almost free, during the long holiday weekend of July Fourth in New York. Well, specifically Brooklyn. Here are ten free (or almost free) ways to have fun in New York City on July 4th holiday weekend.

November in Brooklyn: Things to Do
What's going on in Brooklyn in November? There's the NY Marathon, for starters. And don't miss BAM's Next Wave Festival, and, of course, those all-American traditions: Thanksgiving Day and "black Friday" sales the day after.

Fourth of July in Brooklyn New York: Day By Day Event Listing of Things to Do
Fourth of July in Brooklyn New York: Day By Day Event Listing of Things to Do in 2011

Free NY Summer Outdoor Movies in Brooklyn-Tuesday Free Films on Red Hook Pier
Red Hook might seem off the beaten track; that's half its charm. But if you want a memorable and very Brooklyn experience,wander down to Valentino Pier on Red Hook's waterfront for a fun evening watching a classic movie outdoors, in a magnificent setting. It's informal, locally-sponsored, friendly and great fun. And, free.

DUMBO Visitors Guide
Discover DUMBO in Brooklyn, and bring your friends and guests here, too. It's a cool neighborhood tucked under the Brooklyn Bridge that's picturesque and easy to get to!

Which Subway Stations are Nearest the South Slope in Park Slope, Brooklyn?
How do you get to the "South Slope?" Many apartment listings, restaurants and music venues give addresses in the "South Slope" in Brooklyn. What subway stations are closest to this Brooklyn neighborhood, which is part of greater Park Slope?

Which Subway Stations Are Nearest the North Slope in Park Slope, Brooklyn?
How do you get to the "North Slope?" Many apartment listings give addresses that specify the "North Slope" in Brooklyn. What subway stations are closest to this Brooklyn neighborhood, which is actually just part of greater Park Slope?

Which Subway Should You Take to Get to 5th Avenue or 7th Avenue in Park Slope?
Want to visit popular Park Slope? The Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope is served by numerous trains and seven different stations. And, as the neighborhood stretches over a mile from north to south, you might wish to catch the train that's most convenient to your destination. Whether you're going to hear music at Barbes or Southpaw, or headed...

Small Boutique Hotels in Brooklyn
Considering a trip to New York, and want to stay in Brooklyn? Or perhaps you're thinking of coming to live in Brooklyn, and want to stay in a hotel for a few days while scouting around. Check out these boutique hotels in New York's fabulous borough of Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Bridge Park, A Visitors Guide to New York's Newest Waterfront Park
Brooklyn Bridge Park, nestled on the shore across from lower Manhattan, is a sports and cultural venue, with a lively calendar of concerts, summer outdoor movies, outdoor exercise classes, chess instruction, kayaking and more. Brooklyn's newest large public park.Many Brooklynites haven't visited yet, but should: it has spectacular views of New...

Visitors Guide to NY's Barclays Center: Brooklyn Nets Basketball,Concerts,Shows
To be opened in September 2012, Barclays Center is a huge stadium for sports and entertainment in the heart of Brooklyn located near the transportation hub at the Atlantic Terminal. It will be home to the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, and as many as 200s sporting and entertainment events annually, according to its developers. Find out the...

What's the Best Place to Take Photos on the Brooklyn Bridge? (It's Under Repair)
The Brooklyn Bridge is famous for its views -- of Manhattan, the East River, beautiful bridges and of course the Statue of Liberty and NY Harbor. Where's the best place to take photos from, on the Brooklyn bridge?

How long does it take to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge?
How long does it take to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge?

Top Spots for Watching the NY Marathon in Brooklyn — Live Music & ...
Where's the best place in Brooklyn to watch the New York Marathon this year? If you want to be in thick of it, then head toward one of the official "zones." Find out where there's live music and entertainment at the official Entertainment Zones in Brooklyn, and where to cheer like mad at Cheering Zones. Marathon Sunday fun!

New Year's Eve Walk Over the Brooklyn Bridge: FAQ
This New Year's Eve, take a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to mark the shift from the old to the new year. It's beautiful, and there will be a lot of foot traffic going in both directions, especially if the weather is fine.

Transportation: Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn to JFK Kennedy Airport by Mass Transit
It's easy, convenient and cheap to get from Atlantic Avenue subway station to JFK Kennedy Airport. The total trip takes about a half hour, and the price can't be beat: It's under $15, which is a lot cheaper than taking a taxi. Here's how to go from Atlantic Avenue station in Fort Greene, near the Atlantic Center Mall and Barclay Center, to JFK,...

JFK Kennedy Transportation: $15 to Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue by Mass Transit
Coming to Brooklyn from JFK? Or, if you live in Brooklyn, do you have family or friends coming to visit? Get to Brooklyn from Kennedy Airport by the cheapest, easiest form of transportation: public transit. Here's how to use New York City's airport to city system to arrive in Brooklyn faster, and much more cheaply, than by taking a $35 cab ride...

When Should I Visit Brooklyn?
Whether you're visiting Brooklyn to scope it out as a possible place to live in the future, or visiting for a few days with friends, there's a lot to do. When's the best time to visit Brooklyn, and what's happening in this much beloved, much discussed borough of New York City?

Top Picks: Five Seafood Meals in Park Slope
Top Picks: Five Seafood Meals in Park Slope

What's Nearby? 10 Places Near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden That Are Worth a Visit
Enjoy ten interesting destinations within walking distance or a short subway, bike, or car ride from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Here's a list of where else visitors to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens can go after seeing the cherry trees in bloom or visiting the Japanese Garden and Pond.

Something Punny Going On? "Meet me at the Subway"
Visiting Brooklyn? Don't get confused when someone says "meet me at the subway" when making a date for lunch or a snack in Brooklyn. Find out how this misunderstanding could be a slight disaster....

What's Open 24/7 in Brooklyn? 7 Best All Night Diners, Bagel Places
What's open 24/7 in Brooklyn? Get tips on classic all night diners and other destinations for night owls.

When is..St Patricks? Easter & Passover? Cherry Blossom Fest? School Out?
Spring's full of wonderful events: St. Patrick's Day and Easter, Purim and Passover, Earth Day and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival. Find out what's happening when this spring in Brooklyn!

What Time is it in Brooklyn New York?Daylight Savings Confuses Time Zones

The Best Parks in Brooklyn New York, by Neighborhood
Where to find a good park in Brooklyn? Most people have heard of Prospect Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park, but the borough is dotted with amazing green resources. Here's a list of the top parks in the borough of Brooklyn, offering everything from ice skating to indoor and outdoor pools, special family events, runs, and of course playgrounds.

10 Best Things to Do in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Explore Greenpoint, within walking and biking distance of hip Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Here are the top 10 things to do in Greenpoint!


This is a smart, funny, helpful way to explore Brooklyn a completely different experience than even the best bus tour can offer. Strong suit here is fun and you walk away from a few hours with get up and bike with a sense that you seen some nooks and crannies that mostly only locals might know, and have a sense of how daily live is lived in this corner of Brooklyn.

Tourist in Williamsburg? A Guide to the Amazing Manhattan Skyline
It's a treat to see Manhattan's skyline. But what exactly are you looking at? Find the top10 landmarks visible from the Williamsburg/Greenpoint waterfront and East River Ferry.

Renting Those Nice Blue CitiBikes In Brooklyn: User Guide
Which subway stop in Brooklyn has a big Citi Bike station? If you want to take a ferry from Brooklyn to Manhattan, which ferry stops have Citi Bike stations? These and other useful CitiBike tips.

BBQ in Brooklyn Parks: 10 Reasons to Do a BREAKFAST Barbecue Party
Reschedule your BBQ lunch or dinner in a Brooklyn park. Have a BBQ breakfast instead! 10 reasons why having a BBQ breakfast party makes sense.

How to Get to Brooklyn? By Train,Subway,Bike,Car,Ferry, on Foot
How to get to Brooklyn, the hottest spot in NYC, by train, subway, car, cab or by bike, on foot and by air ( no hot air balloons, please!). Or,walk the Brooklyn Bridge!

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