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Fall in Brooklyn means colorful foliage in Prospect Park, which is home to a zoo, an Audubon center and the borough’s only natural forest. It also means relaxing strolls through Park Slope, a family-friendly neighborhood with a thriving dining and boutique-shopping scene. In October, bohemian Williamsburg hosts rock acts during the CMJ Music Marathon, a magnet for up-and-coming artists; the mild weather is perfect for a walking tour of the area’s vintage shops and record stores. In DUMBO, art lovers will find a bevy of cutting-edge galleries. By the sea, Brighton Beach offers Russian cuisine and wares. For more great sightseeing, saunter along the Brooklyn Heights Promenade—which boasts breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline—and walk across the Brooklyn Bridge.

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bed stuy
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bed-stuy

Beautiful historic architecture, new restaurants and live entertainment are among this neighborhood's draws.

brighton beach
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brighton beach

Also called Little Odessa, this Brooklyn neighborhood is known for its authentic Russian markets and exciting nightlife.

brooklyn heights
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brooklyn heights

Gorgeous row houses, tree-lined streets and stunning views of the Manhattan skyline draw countless visitors across the Brooklyn Bridge to this culturally rich neighborhood.

bushwick
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bushwick

Rapidly developing a reputation for adventurous dining, daring arts and vibrant nightlife, Bushwick is Brooklyn's next up-and-coming neighborhood.

carroll gardens
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carroll gardens

This literary-leaning enclave is brimming with fine dining, eclectic shopping and a distinctly old-school sense of style.

cobble hill
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cobble hill

This cozy Brooklyn neighborhood is teeming with food, shopping, nightlife and art.

Must-See West Village
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coney island

Ideal for a summer visit, this legendary NYC amusement district offers beaches, baseball and a boardwalk full of tasty treats and oddball entertainment.

Must-See DUMBO
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dumbo

Discover Brooklyn's artsy enclave of reimagined factories, avant-garde performing spaces and distinctive shopping.

fort greene and clinton hill
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fort greene and clinton hill

Explore the offbeat charms of these historic, culture-rich neighborhoods just a stone's throw from Manhattan.

Must-See Gowanus
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gowanus

Find galleries, cafés, nightlife and more in the reclaimed warehouses of this formerly industrial enclave.

Must-See Greenpoint
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greenpoint

Locally sourced eats, an intentionally divey bowling alley and an indie bookstore are among the attractions in this onetime Polish enclave.

Jamaica Bay and Rockaway Beach
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jamaica bay and rockaway beach

These areas are great places to surf, dine, cycle, fish, golf and enjoy all kinds of other outdoor fun, right here in NYC.

Must-See Park Slope
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park slope

This cherished Brooklyn 'hood is home to quirky shops, high-quality brews, literary haunts and more.

Must-See Prospect Park
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prospect park

One of NYC's most beautiful and intriguing public spaces, this green expanse holds such popular attractions as the bandshell, Audubon Center, a zoo and Grand Army Plaza.

Must-See Red Hook
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red hook

Brooklyn's rugged shoreline neighborhood offers a refreshing salt spray of NYC's seafaring past, along with quirky shops and some killer lobster rolls.

Must-See Williamsburg
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williamsburg

Perhaps the trendiest neighborhood in the City, Williamsburg is home to a burgeoning arts scene as well as new shops, restaurants and nightlife destinations.


For more information, visit explorebk.com.

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    30 Lafayette Ave.
    Brooklyn – Downtown Brooklyn
    NY 11217
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    Brooklyn Bowl
    61 Wythe Ave.
    Brooklyn – Williamsburg
    NY 11249
  3. 3
    Brooklyn Nets
    The Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.
    Brooklyn – Prospect Heights
    NY 11217
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    Green-Wood Cemetery
    500 25th St.
    Brooklyn – Sunset Park
    NY 11232
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    Brooklyn Museum
    200 Eastern Parkway
    Brooklyn – Prospect Heights
    NY 11238

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