About Carroll Gardens
Carroll Gardens, in South Brooklyn, sometimes feels indistinguishable from Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill, the neighborhoods on its northern border. All are known for idyllic, tree-lined residential streets and the bustling business thoroughfares of Court and Smith Streets, which house an array of independent boutiques, restaurants and bars. In Carroll Gardens, established Italian-American families mix with newcomers who were drawn by the area's quiet streets, good schools and relaxed lifestyle.
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Red Hook is a lot of things to a lot of people. Home to the largest complex of public housing projects in New York, frontier of gentrification, land of Fairway and IKEA, artists’ refuge, hard-drinking waterfront enclave—all of these things combine to make it one of the most endearing and unusual neighborhoods in the city. Read More »