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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“The Brooklyn version of Central Park. There is a zoo, an ice skating rink in the winter, a carousel and a great Farmer's Market on the weekends. Check out Summer Stage in the Summer for tons of shows. ”
  • 1541 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great art museum! Beaux Arts landmark famed for ancient & modern art collections & world-class temporary exhibitions.”
  • 1175 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful botanic garden next to the museum and the park. Features include a japanese garden, cherry tree esplanade, rose garden, shakepeare garden, conservatory garden, lily ponds, native garden and a farming garden. Perfect place to get lost for hours. ”
  • 854 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Roberta’s literally put Bushwick on the map: before Roberta’s very few people were venturing out to this corner of Brooklyn. Opened in 2008, Roberta’s still has the best pizza around. They don’t take reservations and you should be prepared to wait. Our favorite item on the menu is the Bee Sting Pizza, featuring spicy soppressata with a drizzle of honey.”
  • 885 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Barclary is also only 2 miles in distance from our location. One 10 minute subway ride gets you to the front doors of Target, Apple Store, and the Barclays Stadium.”
  • 622 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Take the one train (just 300 yards from your apt) downtown to the last stop and get on the Staten Island ferry for incredible views of the Statue of Liberty. It might still be free, if not, it is not expensive.”
  • 299 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Saraghina is an awesome Italian restaurant that specializes in pizza. The restaurant is located 5 minutes walk from our property.”
  • 633 locals recommend
Bridge
“View the Statue of Liberty from a distance Walk jog or a citibike rental from bkln to Manhattan and Manhattan to bkln Converse with other tourists and local along the way Great photo shooting experience 20-30 mins walking distance across the bridge”
  • 460 locals recommend
Cinema
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“Great indie movie theater with food, drinks, and midnight shows of classic flicks. ”
  • 654 locals recommend
Park
“Greenwich village has so much cultural history and Washington Square is bang in the middle of it with buskers and entertainers, chess playing, and general colorful New York arty types. Tip: On Macdougal St just next to it are some great take out places to grab food to eat in the park, the most legendary of which is "Mamoun's Falafels" -- delicious, vegan and under $5!”
  • 458 locals recommend
Park
“Skyline views of Manhattan for great photo opportunities Tons of activities. There is also great food nearby and handmade ice cream.”
  • 475 locals recommend
Opera House
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“BAM is a entertainment gem located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn. Many shows, events, theatrical performances, festivals, and many other activities are held at this historical Brooklyn stronghold. Please visit the BAM website online in order to see what performances or activities are taking place during your stay.”
  • 447 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Liberty State Park is a park in the U.S. state of New Jersey, located on Upper New York Bay in Jersey City, opposite both Liberty Island and Ellis Island. The park opened in 1976 to coincide with bicentennial celebrations and is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.”
  • 171 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
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“Half-bowling alley, half-concert venue, and the food is prepared by one of Brooklyn's leading names in restaurants, Blue Ribbon”
  • 525 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Is the kind of place that you will love to stay, have a nice breakfast, brunch or lunch. Super cozy and warm.”
  • 505 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“You can get there by light rail and leave you right in front of the door. You will finde macys, JC penny, victoria secret, cheesecake factory, etc. ”
  • 136 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bakery
“Roberta’s literally put Bushwick on the map: before Roberta’s very few people were venturing out to this corner of Brooklyn. Opened in 2008, Roberta’s still has the best pizza around. They don’t take reservations and you should be prepared to wait. Our favorite item on the menu is the Bee Sting Pizza, featuring spicy soppressata with a drizzle of honey.”
  • 885 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Saraghina is an awesome Italian restaurant that specializes in pizza. The restaurant is located 5 minutes walk from our property.”
  • 633 locals recommend
Cinema
“Great indie movie theater with food, drinks, and midnight shows of classic flicks. ”
  • 654 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Is the kind of place that you will love to stay, have a nice breakfast, brunch or lunch. Super cozy and warm.”
  • 505 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Best Pastrami in he world. Establishment is over 100 years old one of the oldest Jewish Delis still standing and world famous”
  • 413 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Peaches is a great Southern cuisine main stay restaurant within 1 minute walking distance.”
  • 364 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Doughnuts are enormous and yummy! Many location but if you go into the Brooklyn location on Franklin Ave. you get to watch them makes these mouthwatering treats. ”
  • 384 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
“As one of the most visited restaurants in the area, it’s no wonder Peaches has landed a place on our list of favorite brunch spots in Bed-Stuy. Southern-style food meets a more contemporary menu, providing options for all parties. Try granola-crusted French toast or a farm-style omelette, or go for the traditional Southern-style grits, which customers frequently rave about. Peaches offers seasonal brunch menus.”
  • 296 locals recommend

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