Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Heights Free

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Some city parks—Central and Prospect, most obviously—were built to replicate rustic fields and preserve serene woodland. Brooklyn Bridge Park, however, was not—and that’s precisely why it has become so popular in the five years since it debuted. The project has transformed a chunk of the Brooklyn waterfront into an 85-acre expanse; several sections house unique attractions such as Jane’s Carousel, a restored 1920s merry-go-round, and riverside esplanades with gorgeous Manhattan views. Its latest addition, Pier 2, designed specifically for "active recreation"—sporting leagues, picnics and roller skating—further cements the space as the city’s premier urban playground.

Venue name: Brooklyn Bridge Park
Address: Main St
Cross street: at Fulton Ferry Landing
Transport: Subway: A, C to High St; F to York St

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  • Sun April 19th 2015 - Sun April 19th 2015 Free
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Katherine W

Visiting Brooklyn Bridge Park feels a little bit like stepping into a romantic movie.  This place is classic! I've taken my swanky relatives there, as well as my punk rock ex-boyfriend.  Pretty much anyone will adore this location.

Wayne M

Wayne M

Spent 1/2 of our day there with a close friend. Fabulous view of the city and perfect to take pictures of part of New York's landscape. Would highly recommend this park for the 4th!

Samantha S

Spent the day there today, great time and atmosphere. Once all the new construction is finished, it will be an ideal spot for a day away.