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Brooklyn, NY borough guide

Brooklyn, NY may seem like a foreign land if you never leave Manhattan—here's why you should check the borough out

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East of Manhattan is Brooklyn, NY (also known as Kings County). For the folks who never leave Manhattan, the borough may seem like a foreign land (and, oh, it is vast). If Brooklyn were its own city, it would be the third-most populous one in the country. However, the area is definitely worth discovering for it is the home of iconic New York attractions like Coney Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and Prospect Park, plus some of the best New York pizza. Read on for our favorite things to do in Brooklyn as well as where to eat, drink and party.

 

Things to do in Brooklyn

The three best places to visit on Atlantic Avenue
News

The three best places to visit on Atlantic Avenue

Here are the top three spots you must check out on Atlantic Avenue

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 three spots you must visit in Clinton Hill
News

The three spots you must visit in Clinton Hill

Here are the top three spots you must check out on and around Fulton Street

The Brooklyn Museum guide
Art

The Brooklyn Museum guide

Feel like an art pro with this guide to one of Kings County’s preeminent cultural attractions

The best restaurants near Prospect Park
Restaurants

The best restaurants near Prospect Park

Our guide to the mouth-watering range of gastronomic options that surround Brooklyn's answer to Central Park

15 reasons why Brooklyn is the best borough
Things to do

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

Best bars in Park Slope: the essential drinking spots
Bars

Best bars in Park Slope: the essential drinking spots

Follow this guide to find Park Slope's hottest drinking options, from excellent beer pubs to standout gay bars

Best shops in Park Slope, from vintage troves to design emporiums
Shopping

Best shops in Park Slope, from vintage troves to design emporiums

Find Park Slope's best ceramics studios, vintage shops and more with this guide to the neighborhood's local retail gems

Cheap eats in Park Slope: the best nosh on a budget
Things to do

Cheap eats in Park Slope: the best nosh on a budget

There’s no shortage of superior cheap eats in Park Slope. Use this definitive guide to find them.

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Brooklyn by neighborhood

Bushwick
Things to do

Bushwick

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

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
Things to do

Greenpoint

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

Park Slope
Things to do

Park Slope

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

Prospect Heights
Things to do

Prospect Heights

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

Williamsburg
Things to do

Williamsburg

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

Dumbo
Things to do

Dumbo

Just across the Brooklyn Bridge, this charming nabe offers sweeping waterfront views of Manhattan—and so much more

Gowanus
Attractions

Gowanus

Our favorite places to eat, listen to music, see a burlesque show and play shuffleboard in this quirky industrial nabe