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Brooklyn can easily hold the heart and soul of New York. A borough just southeast of Manhattan, it’s not a proper trip to the Big City without experiencing what BK has to offer!
Don’t leave the city without visiting the Brooklyn Bridge!
How to Get to Brooklyn
If you are traveling to Brooklyn, it is best to fly into JFK Airport since they have the best access to public transportation.
The best way to get around Brooklyn in by public transportation (MTA). You can download apps such as CityMapper to help navigate the subways. Uber and Lyft are also widely available!
Where to Eat in Brooklyn
Peter Luger Steak House // Located in Williamsburg, this cash only steak house is easily one of the most famous restaurants in Brooklyn and even New York! Address: 178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211 –
L&B Spumoni Gardens // If you are looking for amazing pizza look no further! L&B hands down the best Sicilian Square slice! After your pizza treat yourself to their spumoni ices at the next counter! Address: 2725 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11223 –
Ignazio’s // Forget what you heard about the most “famous pizza” in Dumbo BK and head over to Ignazios, right under the Brooklyn Bridge! There pizza is absolutely amazing and staff even nicer! My favorite is a personal pizza pie with pineapple! Address: 4 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 –
La Palina // Head to La Palina for a classic Italian Dinner. Ask for the special, chicken rockefeller! Address:159 Avenue O, Brooklyn, NY 11204
Taiyaki NYC – Williamsburg // Head to Williamsburg for the prettiest Ice Cream you will ever see! This Japanese inspired ice cream is not only delicious, but so Instagramable! Address: 294 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 –
What to Do in Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Bridge & Brooklyn Bridge Park // Located in Dumbo, the Brooklyn Bridge is great at any hour! Get beautiful views of the city and walk across this iconic bridge built back in 1883!
Coney Island // Check out Coney island boardwalk and Luna Park for some great eats and fun!
Brooklyn Brewery // Experience beer the Brooklyn way! Get a tour of the tasting room and learn how the beer is made!
Brooklyn Bowl // This fun hipster spot offers live music, good food, alcohol and bowling! If you want to bowl, make sure to call ahead to try and reserve a lane!
Barclays Center // Catch a sportings event at the Barclays Center! Cheer on the Brooklyn Nets (Basketball) or New York Islanders (hockey)!
Brookyn Museum // If you happen to be in Brooklyn on a Thursday, you can check out the Brookyln Museum which closes at 10PM!
Dyker Heights // Visiting New York during the Christmas holiday? Check out Dyker Heights for the most extravagant Christmas lights!
Also check out:
- Brooklyn After 5:00 pm
- Queens New York After Five
- New York’s Midtown After Five
- New York’s Financial District After Five
- Albany NY After Five
- Hoboken NJ After Five