A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in Brooklyn, whether your trip takes you to Bedford Avenue in bustling Downtown, Gowanus, Williamsburg, Red Hook or any of the other fabulous parts of this town. (Did you know that if Brooklyn were not part of New York City, it would be America’s fourth largest city with 2.5 million residents?)
“What a great idea—to spend a long weekend in Brooklyn. I make 3 or 4 trips to New York every year, but this time I skipped Manhattan and focused on Brooklyn. Glad I did.”
--- Gerald M., online reviewer, Memphis
“Can’t believe the burgeoning restaurant scene! This book isolated several restaurants we ended up choosing and we loved them all.”
--- Andy C., online reviewer, Chattanooga
You'll save a lot of time using this concise guide.
=Lodgings (in several parts of Brooklyn) variously priced
=Fine & budget restaurants, more than enough listings to give you a sense of the variety to be found.
=Principal attractions -- don't waste your precious time on the lesser ones. We've done all the work for you.
=A handful of interesting SHOPPING ideas.
About the Author
Delaplaine lives on South Beach, Miami’s Billion Dollar Sandbar.
He writes in widely varied fields: screenplays, novels (adult and juvenile) and journalism. He also has a series of Long Weekend Guides covering some 70 cities around the world.
He writes several series:
The “JACK HOUSTON ST. CLAIR” political thriller novels.
“THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES IV,” a series of novels starring the great-great-grandson of the famous consulting detective.
“THE ANNALS OF SANTOPIA” series, an epic that follows a Santa born in 1900 through to his death 82 years later.
The AMOS FREEMAN police thrillers.
“The Trap Door” follows a boy who is taken back in time to 1594 and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
“The Meter Maid Murders,” a comic look at a detective trying to nab a serial killer on South Beach who only murders meter maids.
Has written and directed three features (one doc, two narrative features), and won several awards for his film work. (See imdb.com for details). His latest film, “Meeting Spencer,” starring Jeffrey Tambor, won the prestigious Milan International Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay.
DELAPLAINE’S “LONG WEEKEND” GUIDES
These no-nonsense guides contain Delaplaine’s recommendations and advice for travelers visiting these places for 3 or 4 days.