Brooklyn Bike Tours – The Scenic Way to Discover Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bike Tours – The Scenic Way to Discover Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Navy Yard’s security guard waves us through and we pedal our bikes behind Felipe Lavelle, creator of Get Up and Ride Bike Tours, Brooklyn’s new bike tour company. Passionate about both cycling and his neighborhood, Felipe is leading six of us on a 12-mile bike tour during which we’ll experience...
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Brooklyn: Oh, no! Red Hook is catching on

Area’s quiet isolation is its charm, but its popularity is rising. By Ken M. Christensen Red Hook can be beautiful – and seedy. But if you’re looking for a no fee apartment in Brooklyn, Red Hook should be on your “must check it out” list. UP AND COMING: Shops on...
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Brooklyn rebounds as the new bohemia

Brooklyn rebounds as the new bohemia

Brooklyn rebounds as the new bohemia By Rick Hampson, USA TODAY NEW YORK – At the end of another disappointing season, Brooklyn Dodgers fans would console themselves with the refrain, “Wait ’til next year!” The team is long gone, but for Brooklyn, next year is here. The arrival of the...
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Use The East River Ferries To Get You to Manhattan

Use The East River Ferries To Get You to Manhattan

East River ferry service, operated by NY Waterway, makes seven regular stops along the East River, which links to residential high rises at Hunter’s Point South in Long Island City and Schaefer Landing at South Williamsburg. The ferry will also make stops at East 34th Street, India Street in Greenpoint,...
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Will success spoil Crown Heights?

Crown Heights has seen influx of young upwardly mobile couples, college kids and hipsters into the area, just a short walk along tree-lined Eastern Parkway to the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Prospect Park.