One of the first neighborhoods outside of Manhattan you’ll hit after crossing the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights offers a cozy residential feel with all the conveniences of city life. The charming area features streets lined with lovingly restored row houses, but its beauty doesn’t end there. On the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, you’ll find panoramic views of Lower Manhattan, and beyond you’ll encounter shopping, dining, live theater and music performances. At the Brooklyn Historical Society and the New York Transit Museum, get a taste of culture and history.
Gorgeous row houses; tranquil, tree-lined streets; and stunning views of the Manhattan skyline draw countless visitors across the Brooklyn Bridge to this culturally rich neighborhood.
Outdoor activities and waterfront views take center stage in this DUMBO green space.
Whether you're going to cross it or just spend time staring at it, you'll find everything you need to know about the Brooklyn Bridge right here.
Like its beloved sister bar, the Brooklyn Inn, this cozy, windowed tavern boasts a long bar with high wooden stools, a large selection of local and domestic beers (16 on tap), wines and spirits, and snacks such as cheese and crackers, soft pretzels, hot dogs and the occasional meat pie.
The newest addition to the Brooklyn Bridge Park greenway, this restored industrial pier boasts five acres encompassing basketball, handball and bocce courts along with picnic tables, swings and a full-size inline skating rink.
The original Brooklyn Fatoosh (a second location opened up in Park Slope several years back) stands out among Downtown Brooklyn's multitude of Middle Eastern cuisine options—their pitas are baked fresh throughout the day, and their pita sandwiches, kebab platters and falafels are praised by the restaurant's dedicated local fan base for their massive size, as well as their high quality.
No Middle Eastern culinary repast—whether cooking homemade delicacies from scratch or partaking in delicious prepared foods—would be complete without a trip to this clean and stylish gourmet marketplace, which was founded in 1948 and is stocked to the rafters with everything you could ever need from the Far and Middle East.