Boroughs & Neighborhoods

Brooklyn

Brooklyn offers attractions for every type of traveler. Want to be on the cutting edge? Head for Williamsburg, where you can hear live music every night and shop for vintage threads. If you want to root for the home team, there’s pro hockey and basketball at Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. Traveling with kids? Prospect Park and the stroller-filled sidewalks of Park Slope beckon, as does the area’s restaurant scene. And since the best things in life are free, consider a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge or along the scenic Brooklyn Heights promenade. Read on for much more.

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Neighborhood Guides in Brooklyn

Bay Ridge

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Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge is home to some of Brooklyn’s most beautiful outdoor attractions and most authentic cuisine.

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Bedford-Stuyvesant

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Bedford-Stuyvesant

This diverse, evolving neighborhood has plenty of history.

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Boerum Hill

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Boerum Hill

One of the City’s most charming neighborhoods makes for a laid-back destination.

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Brighton Beach

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Brighton Beach

Explore Russian culture, food and nightlife.

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Brooklyn Heights

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Brooklyn Heights

See one of Brooklyn’s most sought-after neighborhoods.

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Bushwick

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Bushwick

See one of Brooklyn’s “it” neighborhoods.

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Carroll Gardens

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Carroll Gardens

The leafy enclave maintains a strong Italian-American influence.

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Clinton Hill

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Clinton Hill

Century-old mansions meet trendy contemporary attractions in Brooklyn.

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Cobble Hill

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Cobble Hill

This brownstone-Brooklyn locale teems with restaurants and shops.

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Coney Island

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Coney Island

This seaside neighborhood is New York City's playground.

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Crown Heights

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Crown Heights

This Brooklyn neighborhood stands on the brink of cultural revitalization.

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Downtown Brooklyn

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Downtown Brooklyn

The thriving business district has public art, ample shopping and Michelin-starred dining.

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DUMBO

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DUMBO

Come for the spectacular views, art galleries and avant-garde theater.

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Flatbush

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Flatbush

Visit this bustling, colorful Brooklyn neighborhood.

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Fort Greene

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Fort Greene

Visit this Brooklyn neighborhood for Revolutionary War history, culture and a great dining scene.

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Gowanus

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Gowanus

This onetime industrial ’hood is now a haven for artisans.

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Greenpoint

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Greenpoint

The Brooklyn neighborhood combines the classic and the new.

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Park Slope

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Park Slope

This family-friendly Brooklyn neighborhood is defined by its tree-lined streets and literary feel.

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Prospect Heights

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Prospect Heights

Subtle charm meets some of Brooklyn’s biggest attractions.

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Red Hook

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Red Hook

Don’t miss this waterfront neighborhood’s charming shops and restaurants.

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Sunset Park

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Sunset Park

This melting-pot neighborhood features Brooklyn’s Chinatown.

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Williamsburg

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Williamsburg

Hear live music and buy vintage duds in the hipster haven.

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