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  • 5 Reasons Why Junior’s is a Neighborhood Classic
  • 5 Reasons Why Junior’s is a Neighborhood Classic

5 Reasons Why Junior’s is a Neighborhood Classic

Located just a short walk from the Nu Hotel on the corner of DeKalb and Flatbush avenues in Downtown Brooklyn, Junior’s has offered diner food and a welcoming atmosphere for over sixty years. From their calling card to lesser...

  • Rock Climbing, Pies, and Robots: A Day in Gowanus
  • Rock Climbing, Pies, and Robots: A Day in Gowanus

Rock Climbing, Pies, and Robots: A Day in Gowanus

Near the Nu Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn, there is a neighborhood filled with personality, uniqueness and fun things to do. From rock climbing to pie eating to robot building,, here’s how to spend a day in Gowanus. Brooklyn Boulders...

These Are the Best Songs About Brooklyn

These Are the Best Songs About Brooklyn

Brooklyn is an extraordinary hub of music history. Producing iconic artists like the Notorious BIG, Richie Havens, Lou Reed, and Carole King, the borough should have its own hall of fame. On top of these artists, BK has also...

Throwbacks, Cocktails & Festivals: Brooklyn’s Best Cinemas

Throwbacks, Cocktails & Festivals: Brooklyn’s Best Cinemas

A famously art-centric and creative New York City borough, Brooklyn naturally has plenty of great places to watch a flick. During the summer, for example, outdoor screenings of classic films on big-blow-up screens frequent park lawns in Williamsburg, Clinton...

  • A Guide to Chowing Down at the Red Hook Ballfields
  • A Guide to Chowing Down at the Red Hook Ballfields
  • A Guide to Chowing Down at the Red Hook Ballfields
  • A Guide to Chowing Down at the Red Hook Ballfields
  • A Guide to Chowing Down at the Red Hook Ballfields

A Guide to Chowing Down at the Red Hook Ballfields

Located on a tiny little peninsula on the westside of Brooklyn, Red Hook is an uninterrupted neighborhood rich with artistry and food. Red Hook Lobster Pound and The Good Fork are just two of the buzzy restaurants in the...

Be an Old Person at Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

Be an Old Person at Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

Not too far from the Nu Hotel, in the historic neighborhood of Gowanus, people get together in a large warehouse and play a game that’s quite popular on cruise ships and in retirement communities. Don’t quite see the big...

  • What to Eat at Smorgasburg
  • What to Eat at Smorgasburg
  • What to Eat at Smorgasburg
  • What to Eat at Smorgasburg
  • What to Eat at Smorgasburg

What to Eat at Smorgasburg

Smorgasburg is New York City’s Mecca of flavor and gastronomic creativity, with over 100 distinguished food vendors from around town. Some of the city’s brightest chefs mix, match and reimagine cuisines that span the globe here at the weekly...

5 Must-Try Dough Doughnuts from Dough

5 Must-Try Dough Doughnuts from Dough

When pastry chef Fany Gerson opened the small Dough Bakery in Brooklyn five years ago, she unknowingly launched a doughnut revolution in New York City. Gaining recognition selling her sweets at Brooklyn Flea, Gerson has built a cult following....

Brooklyn’s Best Public Murals

Brooklyn’s Best Public Murals

The youthful and countercultural borough of Brooklyn has long been a haven for the artsy and explorative. Institutions like the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Brooklyn Museum solidify the area’s strong hold on world-class creatives, but Brooklyn’s imaginative spirit...

5 Reasons Why We Love Coney Island

5 Reasons Why We Love Coney Island

Coney Island lies in a far corner of Brooklyn that has attracted visitors with its beaches and amusement park for over a century. The neighborhood has has had its share of ups and downs, and burnt out buildings and...