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  • 1. Sights in the Streets

    The streets in Brooklyn are so much more quieter than in Manhattan. In areas like Greenpoint and Brooklyn Heights it gets fairly crowded but it's easy to wander off the beaten path and find a secluded...

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  • 2. Coney Island

    CONEY ISLAND, I can't repeat this enough. The Cyclone is one of the world's best rollercoasters. When I was a small child, I had an aunt who lived in Brooklyn and owned a toy store there. We used to...

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  • 3. Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    This is a fabulous place. When I was a child I used to visit the Garden frequently with my mother. You see us in the photo here. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is located at 1000 Washington Avenue in...

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  • 4. Prospect Park

    You won’t be able to see that much inside the Villa itself. It is now used by the park administration. If you’d like to get information about using one of the park’s facilities this would be the right...

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  • 5. New York Aquarium

    This aquarium, while small as aquariums go, has many interesting exhibits including beluga whales, walruses, sharks and seahorses. From May to October, Atlantic bottlenose dolphins perform in the...

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  • 6. Brooklyn Museum

    The Brooklyn Museum, which is near the Botanic Garde, has a very extensive Egyptian collection. the museum is the second largest art museum in NYC and one of the largest in the United States. The...

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  • 7. Grand Army Plaza

    The area around the Arch forms the busiest and largest traffic area in Brooklyn converging 5 major streets found here in Brooklyn, which are Flatbush Avenue, Vanderbuilt Avenue, Eastern Parkway,...

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  • 8. Brooklyn Academy of Music

    BAM, as it is known, offers a variety of excellent programs throughout the year. You will find the most revered actors working here. There are also musical performance, dance, and opera. It is...

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  • 11. BEACHES

    I am an ocean lover if there ever was one and when we took a stroll on the beach along the Coney Island Boardwalk, I was absolutely disgusted with the amount of...

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  • 12. Neighborhoods--Brighton Beach

    I've decided to list a few of the neighborhoods of which I am the most familiar, mostly because when I lived in Bklyn, I lived near these places. Brighton is an...

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  • 13. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn?

    It sure does! Lots of trees grow there...the neighborhoods are lined with them, there are open spaces with nothing but trees...but that's not what this tip is...

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  • 14. Fort Tilden Free Concerts

    In the summer, on Sunday evenings, Gateway National Recreation Area hosts free concerts at Fort Tilden (right across the Marine Parkway Bridge in Queens) People...

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  • 15. 99 cents...more or less

    You get what you pay for, but sometimes that's what you want! Tissues? Keychains? Allen Wrench? Band-Aids? Or are you just feeling bored and want to spend a...

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  • 16. Why you should visit Brooklyn

    Brooklyn is often over-looked by travelers who come to the New York City area. However, it is worth a stop. Refer to a guide book for more specific historical...

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  • 17. Sure you can go to Coney...

    Sure you can go to Coney Island or the Botanical Gardens but the real fun of Brooklyn is the people. Most of them are irritable, some are threatening, but they...

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  • 18. Visit Williamsburg, currently...

    Visit Williamsburg, currently one of the magnets of all that is hipster. It can sort of being annoying to see heroin addict after heroin addict wearing your...

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  • 19. The West Indian Parade

    The sunsets on the Narrows or over Manhatten. Kosher smells in the deli. Eating a knish with mustard on a cold day. The Coney Island Boardwalk. ( I am not...

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