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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 cheap hotels in Brooklyn
Hotels

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
Music

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
Hotels

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
Restaurants

The best restaurants in Brooklyn

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

Top attractions in Brooklyn
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Top attractions in Brooklyn

Check out the borough's coolest sights and top landmarks

Bushwick, Brooklyn guide
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Bushwick, Brooklyn guide

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

Coney Island and Luna Park
Museums

Coney Island and Luna Park

Plan a trip to the beach, boardwalk and rides at Luna Park

Greenpoint, Brooklyn neighborhood guide
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Greenpoint, Brooklyn neighborhood guide

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

Prospect Heights, Brooklyn neighborhood guide
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Prospect Heights, Brooklyn neighborhood guide

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

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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