Where To Go, What To See In Brooklyn – Williamsburg

Williamsburg belongs to Brooklyn’s most exciting and popular neighborhoods and counts some 35,000 residents. In the past two decades, Williamsburg has become a highly...

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Live music in Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s Indie music scene is quite interesting, and that has resulted in a few phenomenal acts and artists during the past years. You can very well go to an intimate ‘it’...

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The Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn The Brooklyn Museum is wonderfully average and empty. Inner Brooklyn is rather lame and ugly all things considered. The DUMBO area is nice, beyond that only state...

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Top things to do in Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the second of New York City’s five boroughs. Brooklyn is continuing to break entirely out of the shadow of Manhattan rapidly. Brooklyn has a thriving music...

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CUNY Brooklyn College Scholarship Options

Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, Phone: (718) 951-5000 Brooklyn College was established in the 1930’s and is a beautifully situated 4-year college with...

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Must See Brooklyn Museums

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238, Phone: (718) 638-5000 Brooklyn Museum is definitely one of the best museums in New York. It is relatively small and...

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Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, Phone:  (718) 951-5000. For who: They accept traditional and  non-traditional students. My friend who is preparing...

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Brooklyn’s Green-wood Cemetery

Green-wood Cemetery 5th Avenue & 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232, Phone: 718-768-7300 The beauty of Green-wood Cemetery (also referred to as Greenwood Cemetery) can only be...

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Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus Scholarship Options

Long Island University (LIU) is a private higher educational institution that was founded in 1926 to provide affordable education to students of all sorts of socioeconomic and...

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Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge, built between 1869 and 1883, connects Manhattan with New York’s most populous borough, Brooklyn. Brooklyn Bridge belongs to New York City’s most...

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Brooklyn – Coney Island

Brooklyn – Coney Island

If you visit New York, or in particular Brooklyn, you really need to take a stroll through Coney Island. There’s so much to be seen about the history and charm Brooklyn that was highlighted in so many plays, movies, and musicals. Coney Island is home to the Mermaid Parade in June, the Cyclone and the Wonder Wheel, and offers over 35 (sort of historic) rides for the visitors to enjoy.

If you like history and amusement parks, Coney Island is really what you want to visit. The heydays are long past, but the economic uprise of Brooklyn has resulted in a fantastic comeback. Coney Island, with its old wooden rides, is really a Must See if you visit New York City.

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An Introduction to Brooklyn

An Introduction to Brooklyn

Over the past decade, Brooklyn, the most populous of the five New York City boroughs, has become The Place To Be in New York. Brooklyn is where creative, edgy, interesting and amazing things happen. Fact is that even Manhattanites need to admit that these days, Brooklyn really is the NYC place to be or to be seen.

Brooklyn was originally named Breukelen, after a small town in The Netherlands. If Brooklyn would have been an independent city, it would have ranked fourth in America with over 2.6 million residents. It is in fact New York City’s most thriving, electric, energetic, and culturally rich area, and the center of Brooklyn’s cultural and creative crescent is found along the East River.

Greenpoint, Williamsburg, DUMBO, Cobble Hill, Red Hook, and Brooklyn Heights, all competing for the label ‘cultural center’ and the actual ‘heart’ of Brooklyn’s hipster scene.

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