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Brooklyn, NY: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
How to Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
How can you be in New York and not walk across the Brooklyn Bridge? Find out where to take photos, where to get on and off the Bridge, when to go, and more.
10 Best Things You Can Do in Williamsburg,...
10 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
NYC Marathon: Street Closings
NYC Marathon Traffic & Street Closings: Sunday Alert for Brooklyn Residents
Here Are All of Brooklyn's Zip Codes by...
A list of over 60 neighborhoods in Brooklyn, with a zip code for each.
Store Directory: Brooklyn's Atlantic Center/...
A listing of stores, government services, restaurants and food vendors in Brooklyn's Atlantic Mall, also known as the Atlantic Center.
Top 10 Tips for Walking on the Brooklyn Bridge
So you want to walk the Brooklyn Bridge! Great. But do you know how far it is? And what kinds of shoes to wear (or not?) And which direction is the best way to go? Take it from a local Brooklynite! Here are the ten do's and don'ts of walking the historic Brooklyn Bridge. (Just don't let anyone try to sell it to ya!)
2014 Halloween in Brooklyn: Parades, Haunted...
Halloween in Brooklyn: Parades, Haunted Houses, Costumed Dogs, Harvest Festivals, Pumpkin Patches & More
20 Great Halloween Parades in Brooklyn: When,...
Family-friendly Brooklyn neighborhoods put on over a dozen different Halloween parades for kids during the month of October. Most, but not all, are on Halloween itself, or the weekend before. In addition to the famous Park Slope Halloween parade, there are parades everywhere from Coney Island to Bay Ridge to Williamsburg. Find out what's happening in your neighborhood, or go visit another children's Halloween parade in BOO=klyn this year, 2014.
How Long Does it Usually Take to Walk Across...
How long does it take to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge? And what can you see from there?
Halloween Haunted Walk, Costume Contests in Bay...
Find out what's happening in the family-friendly Brooklyn neighborhood of Bay Ridge. Events include a mid-October Harvest Festival complete with a pumpkin patch, pony rides and a dog costume contest, and a Halloween day event that runs for eight hours, offering something for kids of all ages.
8 Hanukkah Do's & Don'ts for Non-Jews
So you want to get your Jewish friend a Hanukkah gift? When and what should you buy as a holiday present for person who celebrates Hanukkah? Here are 8
11 Must-See Sites in Dumbo, Brooklyn
DUMBO is one of New York's treasured mini-neighborhoods. Here is a guide to interesting places to go and things to do under the Brooklyn Bridge.
Where to Buy Halloween Costumes in Brooklyn
Want to know where to get Halloween costumes in Brooklyn? Here are more than a half dozen tips to send you in the right direction. Boo!
Find Out How Long The Brooklyn Bridge is: In...
Have you ever wondered how long the Brooklyn Bridge is when you've walked or biked across? Here's the answer, in both miles and kilometres.
How to Get to Brooklyn From Newark Airport and...
Traveling to Brooklyn from Newark Liberty International Airport? Here are your transportation options, including bus, train, taxi services, and driving.
3 Halloween Pet Costume Parades in Brooklyn:...
Dressed up dogs are silly, sweet, and often very funny looking. Find out where to bring your Halloween hound in Brooklyn for a humorous holiday event. Even if you don't have a dog, you'll probably get a kick out of just watching the show. Dog costume parades take place in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Heights and Fort Greene.
Brooklyn's Gateway Mall: Brooklyn's Best Kept...
An introduction to Brooklyn's Gateway Mall, located off the Belt Parkway. Newish, and suburban in feel, it's a place where shoppers won't have a unique experience, but can accomplish a lot, and conveniently. Find out what stores are there, where it is, and what chain restaurants are located there, too.
10 Pros & Cons of Shopping on Black Friday &...
It's a Face Off! Black Friday versus Cyber Monday! We’re living in the middle of a sea change in commerce,
When is the Park Slope Kid-Friendly Halloween...
The annual Children’s Halloween Parade in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is the largest such parade in the United States. A decades-old tradition, it has grown into a major event, and is organized by the Park Slope Civic Council. When is this year's Park Slope Halloween Parade?
What's Best Direction to Walk Brooklyn Bridge?...
What's the best way to walk the Brooklyn Bridge? From Brooklyn to Manhattan? Or from Manhattan to Brooklyn?
When is the Manhattan-Bound Brooklyn Bridge...
You'd have to live in, oh, Staten Island not to have noticed that the Brooklyn Bridge is under repair. Drivers may be unpleasantly surprised to discover the Brooklyn Bridge is closed, and that they must drive across to Manhattan via the Manhattan Bridge. When is the Manhattan-Bound Brooklyn Bridge Closed to Traffic?
How to Get to Brooklyn Bridge Park &...
DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park are big tourist attractions and are among the closest destinations for visitors who walk from Manhattan across the Brooklyn Bridge. How do you get to Brooklyn Bridge Park and DUMBO's various attractions, such as Fulton Landing, Grimaldi's Pizza, St. Ann's Warehouse, art galleries and East River parks by subway, ferry, bus or car?
How to Get to Brooklyn from JFK Airport &...
Learn about all the various ways to travel from JFK Airport in Queens NY to Brooklyn destinations, and from Brooklyn neighborhoods to JFK: by public transportation, car service, taxi, and driving your own car and parking it in overnight or long term parking.
New York's 6 Best Thrift Stores for Savvy...
Looking for cool vintage clothes either for work, play or a costume? Brooklyn's got a wide variety of vintage clothing stores that are worth a visit.
Where is the Best Shopping in Brooklyn?
Where's the best shopping in Brooklyn these days? It depends on what you're looking for. Teenage girls might head to the thrift and vintage shops, while their mothers might find better deals at Brooklyn's malls. Find out where to look for shoes, clothes, malls, craft and specialty markets, hand made items, and bargains, too.
Find out What County and City Brooklyn Is...
Where is Brooklyn actually located? In what state and county?
Williamsburg Restaurant Guide: The Best Picks
Here you'll find a list of the BEST restaurants in Williamsburg, Brooklyn organized by category and occasion. You can find brunch and take out, French food and health food, bar food and,oh, just about anything.
4 Best Things to Do After Walking Across the...
4 Best Things to Do After Walking Across the Brooklyn Bridge: DUMBO
Where is the Brooklyn Bridge?
What does the Brooklyn Bridge connect, and where is it? Find out here.
Kwanzaa Events in Brooklyn
Find out what's happening in Brooklyn, New York in celebration of the holiday of Kwanzaa. With Brooklyn's large, proud and active African American and Caribbean American population, you can be sure that there are things happening for Kwanzaa. Find out more.
5 Best Things to Do in Bklyn Heights After...
So, you've walked across the Brooklyn Bridge! Now what? Here are five great things to do in Brooklyn Heights before or after walking across the Brooklyn Bridge.
A List of Stores in Brooklyn's Fulton Mall...
Don't overlook the shopping opportunities in Brooklyn's rapidly changing Fulton Mall. Here is a listing of all the mall's clothing and shoe stores.
How to Get to Brooklyn From LaGuardia Airport,...
Learn about all the various ways to travel from LaGuardia Airport in Queens NY to Brooklyn destinations, and from Brooklyn neighborhoods to LaGuardia: by public transportation, car service, taxi, and self-drive. Biking is not a good idea….
How to Walk Across the Williamsburg Bridge
Tips on how to walk or bike across the Williamsburg Bridge into Manhattan.
Brooklyn Public Schools: 2014-5 Calendar
Here's the basic public school calendar for Brooklyn and NYC public schools, 2014-2015.
Brunch in DUMBO: Top Ten Restaurants
Try out some of the top ten brunch spots in the Brooklyn neighborhood called DUMBO, right under the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. Have brunch here before, or after, strolling the Brooklyn Bridge to or from Manhattan. Or, combine brunch with a few hours worth of exploring DUMBO's galleries, Jane's Carousel, or Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Best PlacSe to Take Photos on the Brooklyn...
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?
Halloween Events Brooklyn's Fort Greene,...
Find out what's happening in the Fort Greene, Clinton Hill and BAM neck of the proverbial Brooklyn woods this Halloween. Events include a dog costume contest,a wonderful Halloween walk, a festival for kids and families, and a Halloween-day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).
JFK Kennedy Transportation: \$15 to Brooklyn's...
Get to Brooklyn from Kennedy Airport (or vice versa) 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 cab ride or a shuttle to Manhattan.
How Much Does Bklyn Cost? Average Rents in 12...
Trying to get a handle on Brooklyn's ever-more-expensive real estate market? Here is a guide to the market in a dozen very popular neighborhoods.
Ghouls & Gourds Festival: Brooklyn Botanic...
The one-day Ghouls and Gourds Halloween event at the end of October at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens is one of New York City's best Halloween outings.
Views & Directions to Red Hook Brooklyn...
Take a fun 20 minute boat ride from Manhattan! An IKEA Water Taxi runs from South Street Seaport to IKEA's Terminal. Page 7.
Where to Go and What to Do in Williamsburg,...
A visitors guide for those interested in visiting Williamsburg, Brooklyn, including places to eat, places to drink, and places to shop.
Our Comprehensive Guide to Brooklyn's Barclays...
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 200 sporting and entertainment events annually. Get the calendar of events, find out where to eat nearby, and how to get to the Barclay Center in Brooklyn New York.
THIS WEEKEND: Halloween Haunted Walk in...
This weekend! Oct 25-25 Go on Brooklyn's most famous Haunted Halloween Walk in Prospect Park. Find out when and where, and also discover where to buy delicious treats from food trucks parked nearby.
A Quick Shopping Tour of Atlantic Mall in...
What stores are in Atlantic Terminal Mall and Atlantic Center in Brooklyn, NY?
What You Need to Know About Brooklyn Shopping...
Get a birdseye view of shopping malls in Brooklyn, New York
Top 10 Brunch Spots in Williamsburg Brooklyn
Williamsburg has plenty of brunch destinations to choose from, but these 10 will leave you in absolute gastronomical bliss. Choose the perfect brunch spot in Williamsburg Brooklyn. The best of brunch in Williamsburg Brooklyn.
Coney Island Halloween
Coney Island Kids Parade is Sat Oct. 25! Coney Island, New York's historic playground, won't disappoint on Halloween. Find out about live vaudeville, amusement park rides, a children's Halloween costume parade, and a dog costume parade in Coney Island. Festivities start mid-October (weekends) and run through the end of the month!
Your Best Guide to Shopping Kings Plaza Mall in...
Shopping in Brooklyn? Find out what stores are located in Brooklyn's Kings Plaza Mall.
Visiting Brooklyn? Everything You Need to Know...
A quick overview of Brooklyn NY for guests of locals and tourists to New York City.
Best Williamsburg Restaurants
If you're overwhelmed by choices on where to eat in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this list breaks your options down into categories. Find every great restaurant for whatever taste in Williamsburg right here.
Brooklyn Children's Museum Halloween Monster Mash
For family fun on Halloween in Brooklyn, bring the kids to the Brooklyn Children's Museum events. They're scheduled before the actual day of Halloween, but you can come in costume, enjoy a monster dance party with a live DJ (in costume of course) and generally have a great time. There's so much excitement you won't even notice there's not a lot of sugar and candy either!
10 Tips for Smart Black Friday Shopping in 2013
Black Friday is a huge shopping opp in Brooklyn. And Brooklyn shoppers — whether they visiting for Thanksgiving or live in Brooklyn — have more than a few choices. Go to the local Brooklyn stores and malls, which offer a good selection. Or, head to Long Island or upstate New York to the discount malls. And, of course, you can always head to Manhattan, a shopping mecca. Wherever you decide to shop on Black Friday, here are ten survival tips to make sure the day's efforts are worthwhile.
Looking for an Apartment or Home in New York...
Who's moving to Brooklyn? Everyone. College grads, young couples, new families, screenwriters, businesspeople, dreamers, graduate students, artists of all stripes, restaurateurs, professionals. Global citizens, immigrants and people from New Jersey. The simple arithmetic of real estate has been a driving force; you can get more space and a better location in Brooklyn than in Manhattan. Brooklyn’s the place to be. There are probably 100 reasons to move to Brooklyn. Here are nine
Williamsburg Shopping: Visit Grand Street in...
Although Williamsburg is a huge and sprawling neighborhood, you can have some fun, shop and window shop — and get the sense of this famous New York City hipster destination — just by walking around the few blocks of Grand Street on either side of Bedford Avenue. But come soon, as Brooklyn's changing changing fast; the next time you visit here, it likely won’t be the same.
DUMBO, Near the Brooklyn Bridge: Tour Trendy...
Why & When to Visit DUMBO DUMBO, a tiny but prominent Brooklyn neighborhood on the East River, sits beneath
BAM"s Outdoor Halloween Fest with Costume...
Find out what the Brooklyn Academy of Music, AKA BAM, is doing on Halloween this year! Located in Fort Greene, near Flatbush Avenue and Atlantic Avenue, BAM's BAMboo festival is great fun for kids.
Where are Salvation Army Thrift Stores in...
It's moving season. Where are Salvation Army thrift stores in Brooklyn? And, how do you organize a pick up for donating goods to the Salvation Army?
The 4 Best Bargain Vintage Shops in Williamsburg
These vintage stores are perfect for the shopper who is willing to look through mountains of clothing to find the perfect, affordable piece.
Free Things to do in Williamsburg
There's no need to spend a dime to have a great time in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Here's where to find free movies, free shows, free booze, and free art in Williamsburg.
14 Things to Know about Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn
Bedford-Stuyvesant, or. Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn in October: Halloween, Harvest...
As autumn weather sets in, two major events define the October calendar in Brooklyn: Columbus Day, a three-day weekend, and Halloween. The cultural calendar is busy with with exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum and BAM's Next Wave festival. In addition, there are charity runs, wonderful concerts and readings, and one of the biggest and best of the city's street fairs, the Atlantic Antic. For up-to-date listings, see our weekly calendar for details of what's happening when, and where.
Can You Walk or Jog Across the Manhattan Bridge?
The answer to the question: Can you walk or jog across the Manhattan Bridge, which runs from Downtown Brooklyn to Chinatown in Manhattan?
Is the Brooklyn Bridge Walkway Open or Closed...
Planning to walk the Brooklyn Bridge? Find out whether there's construction detours on the Bridge, which is under repair until 2014.
New York's 100 Best Taxi Services (All...
To get a taxi in Brooklyn, one needs to call ahead. Find the names and phone numbers of over 100 different car services in 20 different neighborhoods.
Halloween for Kids: Top Picks in Brooklyn
Check out our top picks for Halloween with children in Brooklyn this year!
Tour of the 7 Best Vintage Shops in Williamsbur...
Bedford Avenue offers a multitude of shops, restaurants, bars and boutiques, and its vintage shopping is some of the best in New York City. Find great vintage shopping in Williamsburg, Brooklyn here.
Bio of Shirley Chisholm, Black Woman Politico...
Bio of Shirley Chisholm, Black Woman Politico Makes for Inspiring Reading for Women's History Month
7 Things to Know About NYC Yellow Taxi Cabs in...
Need a cab to get around Brooklyn, or from Manhattan back to Brooklyn? Here are 7 street-wise do's and don'ts.
Flea Markets in Brooklyn — Discovering...
Discover twelve 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 jewelry and retro, mid-century modern furniture and more, from Coney Island to Williamsburg.
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.
All About Beacon's Closet - Williamsburg and...
Beacon's Closet is one of Brooklyn's most popular thrift stores. Sometimes you can find fabulous items, both for yourself and for gifts for Christmas, birthdays, and other occasions — for a song. There are two locations, in Park Slope and in Williamsburg.
Bored Tonight? 3 Brooklyn Events Featured in...
From the NYTimes, not one but 3 recommended outings tonight in Brooklyn, should you dare brave the sub-freezing temperatures....To quote, ・ The
Halloween in Coney Island: Don't Miss Luna...
Get ready for a Brooklyn Halloween at Luna Park's "Nights of Horror"...expect ax-wielding creeps, wailing
Where to Get an EZ Pass, the New EZ Pass &...
If you're investing in a car in Brooklyn, and plan to use it to drive out of the city, then it's smart to save time by getting an EZ Pass tag for your car.
Which Restaurants Participate in Brooklyn...
Eating is just about everybody's favorite pastime. And there's great food in Brooklyn! So why not join in and make a reservation for lunch, brunch or dinner at one of the 200 restaurants that join in the Dine In Brooklyn promotion. You get a good meal at a fixed price, but book ahead! What restaurants are participating in Brooklyn Restaurant Week 2013?
Clone me! A Zillion Things to Do in Brooklyn...
Find out what's happening THIS weekend in Brooklyn with this at-a-glance listing of weekend events. There's something for everyone: free events, family friendly events, performances, art openings, festivals, fairs, only-in-Brooklyn fun, and things to do when you just don't know WHAT to do,but want to do it in Brooklyn! Listing updated every Friday for the following weekend; come back soon!
Save Time! Everyone in a Rush Has EZ Pass
Find out where you can pick up an EZ Pass in New York City. Includes locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.
Where to Drink Beer in Williamsburg
A list of Williamsburg's best beer gardens.
Hailing a Cab in Brookyn: 7 FAQ's for People in...
What's with the apple-green-colored cabs in Brooklyn? Find out about yellow and green taxis.
City Summer Job Program for Youth: Applications...
City Summer Job Program for Youth: Applications Begin Monday. It's A Lottery, But One Won by Tens of Thousands
Most Romantic Restaurants in Williamsburg
Looking for the best restaurant to take a date in Williamsburg? Refer to this list of the most romantic restaurants in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to see where you should go on your next date night.
Getting to/from Brooklyn to Newark,JFK,LaGuardi...
Getting to and from the NYC airports can add both time and cost to a trip. If you're leaving from Brooklyn, or headed to Brooklyn, check out your options. Here is an overview of all the transportation options, and special articles on affordable mass transit services, from Brooklyn to JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports.
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?
Where to Find a Movie Theater in Brooklyn
Find out where Brooklyn's movie theaters are, what makes each special (for better and worse), where they are located, and what's nearby.
Brooklyn Neighborhood Guide to Halloween 2014
Just about every Brooklyn neighborhood — and there are dozens of them in a borough with two and a half million people — has some kind of Halloween festivity. Here's a select guide to some of the biggest and best known of Brooklyn's many public Halloween events. It's organized, for your convenience, by location. Look for your neighborhood, and see what's happening this year for Halloween!
Top 6 Things to Do in New York's Coney Island...
Coney Island is a year-round attraction. The beach may be closed in the winter, and the amusement park rides are, too. But you can walk the boardwalk, take a tour, go to a fabulous aquarium and have a good meal (or nosh a hotdog from the original Nathan's!)
10 Bridal Stores in Brooklyn: Where to Find a...
Looking for the perfect wedding gown? Try these interesting bridal boutiques throughout Brooklyn, including Schone Bridal, Leanne Marshall, and more.
Halloween Parade in Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Heights, a neighborhood that's close to Manhattan, holds two very special Halloween events for local residents: a hilarious Halloween dog costume parade and contest, and a charming children's Halloween parade and bake sale. It's old-fashioned neighborhood fun, Brooklyn-style.
Parking Lots in DUMBO, Near the Brooklyn...
DUMBO is a major NYC tourist attraction, for visitors who walk the Brooklyn Bridge, attend events at Brooklyn Bridge Park, St. Ann's Warehouse, BargeMusic, or eat at Grimaldi's. But there's almost no street parking in this Brooklyn neighborhood. So if you do drive, where in the world do you park a car in DUMBO, Brooklyn?
Will Gowanus Parole Center, With 5,000 Visitors...
Brownstone Brooklyn and Gowanus are about to see a flood of ex-offenders, including some with violent histories. A January 2015 opening of the Gowanus Parole Center surprised locals, who are fighting back.The site will serve as many as 5,000 parolees, and as many as 2,000 every week.
How to Get to Barclays Center, the Nets...
Directions for getting to the new home of the former New Jersey Nets, now the Brooklyn Nets, at Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York City.
Barclays Center Facts & Trivia: Jay-Z,...
Barclays Center facts and trivia: How big is the Brooklyn, New York arena? What does rapper and business man Jay-Z have to do with Barclays? What is the arena's rusty facade about? Who is
Your Guide to Brooklyn's Best Activities for...
Have fun with the kids in Brooklyn! Here are some favorite family-friendly outings, especially popular among younger children, up to age 10.
NYC Winter Restaurant Week: Which Brooklyn...
Restaurant Week is a big deal in the winter months— at least in Manhattan. Find out which Brooklyn restaurants will participate this year.
NY Marathon: How Many is 50,000?
How many runners will run the 2014 New York Marathon? How many jumbo jets would the NYC Marathon runners fill? How many times would they fill, say, Madison Square Garden, Barclay's Center or London's Royal Albert Hall in London? Here are some funny comparisons
10 Best Things to Do in Greenpoint
Explore Greenpoint, within walking and biking distance of hip Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Here are the top 10 things to do in Greenpoint!
Checklist: 10 Top NYC Landmarks to See from...
INTRODUCTION If you love New York City, you've got to love a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. The pages
Brooklyn's Top 10 New Year's Eve Venues for 2014
In New York for New Year's Eve 2014? Brooklyn clubs and venues are presenting shows, comedy and burlesque acts and hot dance parties. Get the scoop on Brooklyn New York's top New Year's Eve shows and venues on December 31, 2013 - Jan 1, 2014!
Brooklyn Bridge Park, A Visitors Guide to New...
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 York Harbor, the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, lower Manhattan, East Riverboat traffic, and of course, views of Lady Liberty.
Where to Donate Used Books in Brooklyn (It's...
It's harder than you might think to donate books in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Public Library won't accept them, except once a year. Who will? Find out.
Halloween! Ghouls and Gourds at Brooklyn...
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Transportation: Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn to JFK...
It's easy, convenient and cheap to get from Atlantic Avenue subway station to JFK Kennedy Airport. Use the train to the plane! 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, using AirTrain.
Travel Brooklyn to LaGuardia (LGA) & Back...
Planning on taking public transit to travel between Brooklyn and LaGuardia Airport, or vice versa? Here's how to go, how much it will cost, how long it will take. 10 FAQ about getting to LGA from/to Brooklyn, NY.
9 Top Neighborhood Animal Rescue Groups in...
Find your community of animal lovers in Brooklyn. Here's a list of 9 very different local Brooklyn nonprofit groups and organizations dedicated to helping cats, dogs and other animals in need. There's no better way to make a new friend than through a pet.
Where are Public Bathrooms Near the Brooklyn...
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East River Ferry in Brooklyn:Boat to Manhattan,...
Find out where to get the East River Ferry from neighborhoods in Brooklyn to Manhattan and back. Get information on routes, prices, special policies regarding kids, bikes and rollerblades and more. Launched in 2011, this service is a winner!
How to Walk the Brooklyn Bridge
Here's a breadth of great information about the Brooklyn Bridge. It's designed for tourists and Brookynites with guests. Find out where to stay to how to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, what's on the Brooklyn side of the Bridge, and even why the Brooklyn Bridge is known as New Yorkers favorite protest bridge.
Your Guide to Brooklyn's Best Bowling Alleys
Looking for a place to go bowling in Brooklyn? Try your luck at one of these tried-and-true establishments, including bowling costs and locations.
All About Zip Codes in Brooklyn NY
If you want to rent or buy an apartment, mail a letter, or fill in an application for a credit card, and you live in Brooklyn, you'll need to know the zip code. Unlike, say, Manhattan, Brooklyn's zip code map isn't a nice, easy-to-read map with clean grid lines. Alas. Find out about that essential tool, the zip code.
8 FAQs: Hissing Heat, Banging Radiators, NY's...
It's not uncommon for some units in Brooklyn apartment buildings to get too hot, while others suffer from too little heat. And with steam heat, which many buildings have, the radiators bang and hiss. What's up with that?
Find the Brooklyn DMV Office Nearest to You
Find out about getting a drivers license and where the Brooklyn offices of the Department of Motor Vehicles are located.
Trying to Get into a Good NYC Public High...
Get the 2014 dates of the NYC High School Fairs. With over a million public school students, New York City has (to say the least) a complicated public education system. At the high school level, students have many options. But learning about them, weighing your choices, and making smart and timely application is both time consuming and requires dedication. One important element in this process is attending a NYC public high school fair.
Brooklyn's Restaurant Week Returns Oct 20, '14
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What's Brooklyn Flea? Brooklyn's Most Popular...
A description of Brooklyn's biggest and most popular vintage clothing and furniture flea market, the weekend event called Brooklyn Flea.
Where to Recycle Computers and Electronics in...
Where to Recycle Computers and Electronics in Brooklyn
10 Tips on Renting an Apartment in Brooklyn
Tips on Renting an Apartment in Brooklyn
DIY Costumes with Funny BK Themes: Be a Knish?
Do something New Yorky for Halloween. Here's how to make Brooklyn themed costumes, from the Brooklyn Bridge to a Brighton Beach knish to the Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster to Williamsburgh Savings Bank. And don't forget Brooklyn's most visible and vocal local politician, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.
Where to Eat Near the Brooklyn Bridge? Food at...
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 Mexican style carne asado. You can even get carrot sticks. Munch and marvel at the Manhattan views!
Do You Have Unclaimed Money to Recover from NY...
NY State has millions of dollars in unclaimed cash and accounts, waiting for their owners to claim the funds. Find out how to investigate whether you have money that can be reclaimed.
6 Common Noise Complaints in Brooklyn:Knowing...
Noise pollution. Street noise. Partying kids. Construction noise. Car alarms. Sometimes Brooklyn is just too darn loud.
Smorgasburg - Saturday Williamsburg Food Market
Smorgasburg is a gigantic Saturday food market in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, hosted by The Brooklyn Flea.
True or False? Brooklyn is the 4th Largest City...
One often hears that Brooklyn would be the 4th largest city in the United States, if it were an independent city. Is this still true?
How & Where to See Brooklyn's Amazing Dyker...
In New York for Christmas? Don't miss the wildly exuberant display of Christmas decorations in the Italian neighborhood of Dyker Heights, in Brooklyn. Talk about lit up!
Yom Kippur/ Rosh Hashana Palindrome: Jewish New...
The Jewish New Year in 2014 has a special set of numbers: the Hebrew calendar year is 5775, a rare palindrome.
Williamsburg - Neighborhood Profile
Williamsburg, Brooklyn - A guide to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with information on Williamsburg schools, real estate, restaurants, bars, shopping, and more.
Brooklyn Brewery
Visit the now famous Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Long Island Shopping Malls — Outlets,...
Find out what malls are near Brooklyn, in Long Island. They include high-end malls with such stores as Chanel, outlet malls (of which there are none in Brooklyn), and Roosevelt Field Mall, one of the top ten largest malls in the United States. It's easy to combine a trip to a shopping mall with a trip to the beach, a visit with family or friends, or a quick trip out of New York City. Shopping in a Long Island mall might be fun, an adventure, a suburban getaway. And while it might, it won't necessarily, be cheaper.
Mast Brothers Chocolate
Mast Brothers Chocolate is made in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Halloween Fun for Adults in Brooklyn Night
Halloween's not just for kids. It's also an opportunity for adults to watch a midnight showing of the Rocky Horror Show. Or go to Coney Island to a memorable performance of the Creepshow at the Freakshow. Or head to a hipster haven for live music with a ghoulish theme. Here are a few of the best Brooklyn Halloween venues for adults. Check their calendars in September or early October to see what's happening, when.
Best Williamsburg Vintage Shops for Halloween
It's Halloween. You have ten costume parties to go to and no costume. Fear not; here is a list of four vintage shops in Williamsburg with a great selection of crazy clothes to help build a perfect Halloween costume from scratch - and for cheap.
When Is the New York Marathon & Other...
Marathon Info! When's the NYC Marathon. Get basic facts about the Brooklyn leg of this world-famous 26.2 mile race. Find out when the New York City Marathon starts, how many runners participate, what streets in Brooklyn are closed, where runners spend most of their mileage, and more.
When Is Presidents Day for 2014 and 2015?
The annual holiday is a great time for a quick winter getaway to and from New York and Brooklyn. Here's a guide to the three-day weekend.
When is Cyber Monday This Year?
So you've traveled for the Thanksgiving weekend, and therefore missed the Black Friday sales. When is Cyber Monday in Brooklyn, New York?
Muslim Immigrant Communities in Brooklyn: From...
Muslim Communities in Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY.
Top Spots for Watching the NY Marathon in...
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10 Best Chinese Restaurants in Brooklyn...
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The Many Wonderful Places to Brunch in Brooklyn
You can have all kinds of brunch experiences in Brooklyn: organic, child-friendly, French, Italian, beefy and vegetarian. Get the scoop on the big world of brunch in Brooklyn.
Sunset Park - Neighborhood Profile
Sunset Park, Brooklyn - A guide to Sunset Park, Brooklyn, including information on Sunset Park schools, post offices, restaurants, bars, and more.
Where to Stay in Brooklyn—Overview of...
Brooklyn is a great alternative to the high hotel prices in Manhattan. Here is an overview of hotels, bed and breakfasts, and more in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn History - An Overview
A look into the history of Brooklyn, New York from its original state as a Native American community to its current place as one of the most populated regions in the United States. Includes information on famous Brooklyn landmarks and dates of historic interest.
Summer Brooklyn Weekend?Shop & Eat at Brooklyn...
Brooklyn Flea & Smorgasburg, Brooklyn's wonderful, amazing, wildly popular flea market and open air foodie event, are getting bigger.
10 FAQ on Brooklyn Bridge Construction: What's...
Avoid the hassle. Find out what you need to know about the construction on the Brooklyn Bridge, when and where traffic is diverted. 10 FAQ about the Brooklyn Bridge repair work.
Best Couture Vintage Shops - Williamsburg
Williamsburg has a great of vintage shops specializing in designer labels or unusual brands from Europe. If you're looking for a great vintage piece for a special occasion, or a designer label handbag for less, these are the shops for you.
Best Brooklyn Coffee Shops
These seven independent coffee shops are great choices for your caffeine needs.
Brooklyn Vintage Shopping Guide: Williamsburg...
Here is your ultimate guide to the best vintage stores in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, apparel for men and women for every price-range, organized by category and occasion. This list is all you ever need to know about shopping vintage in Williamsburg.
Year-Round Costume Stores in Brooklyn, NY
Halloween isn't the only time of year you might need a costume. There's also Mardi Gras, masquerade parties for New Year's Eve, birthday and surprise parties, and Purim. Find out where you can buy costumes (or useful bits and pieces for a DIY costume) in Brooklyn.
September Caribbean Carnival Schedule 2014:...
PARADE IS TODAY! The fab, colorful, noisy parade, rain or shine, runs down Eastern Parkway. Dozens of floats, mas bands, costumed marchers, and more make this an incredible Brooklyn-international experience. Brooklyn's own Carnival lasts not one day, but from Thursday night through till Monday night. There's a day for kids, including their own parade and carnival. COncerts and special events are held outdoors at the Brooklyn Museum.
Two Best Irish Stores in Brooklyn— Food,...
Two Irish specialty stores can be found in Brooklyn, both in Bay Ridge.
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