New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractionsâ€”and enough personalityâ€”to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
Brighton Beach is just a short stroll on the boardwalk from Coney Island. The area's Russian population makes for some great Eastern European eats. Meanwhile, the crowd on the beach itself is slightly smaller (and more local) than Coney Island, whose reputation, rides and hot dogs make it a popular destination for beachgoers from Manhattan and beyond.