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Brooklyn, NY borough guide

Brooklyn, NY may seem like a foreign land to Manhattanites, so here’s a detailed guide to the borough’s neighborhoods

Brooklyn, NY, is Manhattan’s neighbor, but a notable borough in its own right. If it were its own city, it would be the third-most populous one in the country. And every neighborhood in the city wants to be the next Williamsburg (at least until the L train shuts down). When you consider the best restaurants in the nabe, including some of the best New York pizza, as well as sick spots to see graffiti, and all the iconic Brooklyn attractions, like one of the best NYC parks Prospect Park, you’ll realize why hipsters flock to Kings County.

Things to do in Brooklyn

The best Brooklyn art galleries
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The best Brooklyn art galleries

Want to know which Brooklyn art galleries are the best ones to visit? We’ve got the top spots here.

The best cheap hotels in Brooklyn
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The best cheap hotels in Brooklyn

Consider one of the best cheap hotels in Brooklyn–because if you value a bargain, you won’t stay in Manhattan

The best places to see live music in Brooklyn
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The best places to see live music in Brooklyn

These spots to see live music in Brooklyn offer everything you need to see killer local bands at intimate venues

15 reasons why Brooklyn is the best borough
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15 reasons why Brooklyn is the best borough

We’re not hating on the other four boroughs, but here’s some foolproof reasons why Kings County is the greatest

The best hotels in Brooklyn
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The best hotels in Brooklyn

When you’re literally tired of Manhattan and need a little staycation, check out these best hotels in Brooklyn

The best restaurants in Brooklyn
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The best restaurants in Brooklyn

From classic steakhouses to hipster pizza parlors to hidden Nordic boîtes, these are the best restaurants in Brooklyn

The best brunch in Brooklyn
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The best brunch in Brooklyn

On the hunt for the best brunch in Brooklyn? Feast on pancakes, eggs and more at these top-rate brunch spots.

Top attractions in Brooklyn
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Top attractions in Brooklyn

Check out the borough's coolest sights and top landmarks

Map of Brooklyn
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Map of Brooklyn

Find streets, top attractions and subway stops with our map of Brooklyn

NYC walking tour of Brooklyn's most beautiful brownstones
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NYC walking tour of Brooklyn's most beautiful brownstones

When you hear the word brownstone, you probably think of Brooklyn—and for good reason

Brooklyn by neighborhood

Bushwick
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Bushwick

Just next to Williamsburg, Bushwick is quickly gaining a name for itself as the new hipster hub

Bay Ridge
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Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge has plenty to offer for those looking for a day out in South Brooklyn, from shopping and biking to cupcakes and wine.

Coney Island
Attractions

Coney Island

Plan your trip to one of the city’s most unique places with our guide to Coney Island—NY’s quintessential attraction

Greenpoint
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Greenpoint

Find the best restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and things to do with our guide to Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Park Slope
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Park Slope

Park Slope, Brooklyn, has an ever-growing collection of bars, restaurants and shops, but which stand out from the rest?

Prospect Heights
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Prospect Heights

From bar hopping to enjoying Prospect Park, there is so much to explore in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Red Hook
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Red Hook

Find the best restaurants, bars, attractions and things to do in the waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook in Brooklyn

Williamsburg
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Williamsburg

Find the best restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and things to do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with our guide to the hipster hub

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7 comments
Tony G
Tony G

Bronx got there little things and Brooklyn got class

Tony G
Tony G

Get a life Brooklyn is popping now it's hip fun and a lot to do here now

Evan B
Evan B

Ahem. You clearly don't know history. The Bronx was annexed into New York City long before Brooklyn was. 

Jason J
Jason J

Nobody at TimeOut NY gets to define what Brooklyn is!  Enough of the BS. I'd hate to see my beloved home turned into another yuppy haven for a bunch of insecure, desperate for attention puffs.


"Arty punks of Bushwick"...Ha! You mean Arty punks of recently gentrified Bushwick, lol