The Brooklyn Experience: The Ultimate Guide to Neighborhoods & Noshes, Culture & the Cutting Edge

The Brooklyn Experience: The Ultimate Guide to Neighborhoods & Noshes, Culture & the Cutting Edge


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813577432
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 05/20/2016
Series: Rivergate Regionals Collection
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 831,932
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

ELLEN FREUDENHEIM is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, and has published widely. She is the author of eight books including a 2004 award-winning guidebook to Brooklyn and over a thousand articles online to help visitors and residents find their way around the Big Apple’s hippest and most diverse borough. Her books include Queens: What to Do, Where to Go (and How Not to Get Lost) in New York’s Undiscovered Borough, and most significantly, Brooklyn: The Ultimate Guide to New York’s Most Happening Borough

Table of Contents

Foreword by Steven Hindy, cofounder and chairman, Brooklyn Brewery

Preface and Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book 

Section 1: Welcome To Brooklyn 
Brooklyn at a Glance
The Brooklyn Bridge

Section 2: Old Brooklyn And New Brooklyn
Old and Historical Brooklyn
The New Brooklyn

Section 3: The Neighborhoods 
How to Visit a Brooklyn Neighborhood 
Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights
Boerum Hill
Borough Park
Brighton Beach
Brooklyn Heights and the Promenade
Canarsie and East New York
Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill
Clinton Hill
Columbia Waterfront District 
Coney Island
Crown Heights
Downtown Brooklyn and Fulton Mall
Dumbo, Fulton Ferry Waterfront, and Vinegar Hill
Fort Greene
Greenwood Heights 
Marine Park
Mill Basin and Floyd Bennett Field
Park Slope
Prospect Heights and Pacific Park
Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Red Hook
Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach
Sunset Park 
Windsor Terrace and Kensington

Section 4: Where To Go, What To Do
Brooklyn's Cultural Science: Fifteen Best Bets
Eating and Drinking in Brooklyn: 400 Amazing Restaurants
Shopping in Brooklyn: Over 260 Places to Shop
Brooklyn's Waterfront and Parks

Section 5: Visitor Information
DIY Tours
Forty Things to Do with Kids
Monthly Calendar
Tips: Accommodations, Transportation, Safety, Blogs

Bibliography: Seventy-Five Works of Fiction Set in Brooklyn

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