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Brownstones of Stuyvesant Heights in Bedford-Stuyvesant

More People Live in Brooklyn Than Any Other Borough

There is more to Brooklyn than just the neighborhoods we've highlighted. Come and explore the borough that most New Yorkers call home.

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At a Glance

  • Make it work: Even famous members of the popular Park Slope Food Coop have to work a monthly shift. Just ask Maggie Gyllenhaal.
  • Go Dutch: What was once called Punkiesberg by 17th-century Dutch farmers is today known as Cobble Hill
  • Land ahoy: Parts of Coney Island Creek were filled in during the 1950s, making Coney Island a peninsula (the name stuck, though)

Nearby Neighborhoods

About Greater Brooklyn

There are around 45 neighborhoods in Brooklyn. We cover the big names such as Park Slope, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Coney Island. If you’re looking for restaurants in any of these neighborhoods, visit our dining page where you will find popular establishments such as Peter Lugar, al di la, and Grimaldi's. Want to live in Brooklyn? Search apartment listings for rent or for sale in our real estate section. Looking for fun activities in Brooklyn? We have plenty of options there too in our Read More [+]

LIVING in Brooklyn

The Great Lawn in Central Park (Photo: Yourdon/Flickr)

New York’s Best Parks

New York may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world, but you’re rarely more than a few blocks away from green space. Read More »


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The Best Museums for Kids

Visiting New York City with kids can be a daunting affair. As parents, you want to keep them entertained but also make sure they get something out of the experience. Museums are an obvious choice, but how do you know which ones are worth the time and money? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Read More »

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