What it’s like:Hip · Quiet · Historic
Known for:Parks · Boutique · Brunch
Tips from locals
Even though Prospect Heights is steeped in old-Brooklyn culture, it's also on the cutting edge of all things trendy and notable about the borough as a whole. Charming eateries, majestic Prospect Park, and quick train access to Manhattan and the rest of Brooklyn keep the scene in this neighborhood…
The neighborhood is largely residential, with main streets like Vanderbilt and Washington Avenues more lively and full of bars, shops, restaurants, grocery stores, wine shop, etc. They are fun to stroll up and down. It's pretty, quiet, and clean. Prospect Park is bustling on Saturday mornings when…
I think its better than Central Park. History buffs: The first battle of the revolutionary war, The battle of Brooklyn (after the declaration of independence), was fought in Prospect Park. Lots of open fields, great for frisbee, people watching, hiking, biking, frisbee, its a great park.
Great neighborhood with lots to do and great restaurants, good mix of kid-friendly and fun for grown-ups.