Located in the north-central part of Brooklyn, Clinton Hill offers a quiet and serene atmosphere suitable for young professionals and families. The neighborhood is home to several blocks of tree-lined streets, striking architecture and public art. Meanwhile, trendy local cafes, bars and restaurants function as cozy hangouts for residents and cuisine-loving visitors.
Filled with trendy restaurants, an abundance of retail stores, and direct waterfront access, Sheepshead Bay has seen a wonderful transformation over recent years. Check out the great shopping this area has to offer on Sheepshead Bay Road while Emmons Avenue offers more upscale bars, clubs and eateries. The B and Q trains provide subway service to and from Sheepshead Bay.
Gravesend is filled with both history and culture as one of the oldest settlements in Long island and nationwide. This historic community is located to the west of tree-lined Ocean Parkway and is famous for its specialty stores. Residents take advantage of tennis courts at McDonald Park and enjoy access to a variety of fields throughout the neighborhood. Gravesend is served by the D, F, and N trains as well as the Belt Parkway along its southern edge.
Once referred to as the Little Italy of Brooklyn, Bensonhurst is now one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in the city. The charmingly quiet community is home to some of the best pizza joints in all of Brooklyn. With many shoping and dining options along 86th street, Bensonhurst is conveniently served by the D elevated subway line with easy access to the Shore Parkway.
Bay Ridge certainly has a lot to offer from its endless outdoor spaces to its trendy restaurants and spacious apartments. It is a welcoming waterfront community that offers breathtaking views of the New York Harbor and the Verrazano Bridge. The diverse community is home to residents from all kinds of backgrounds and cultures. Bay Ridge is easily accessible by car via the Belt Parkway and Gowanus Expressway, or the R train that runs to and from the heart of Manhattan.
Midwood sits at the south-central part of Brooklyn and creates the perfect blend between urban and suburban. It is a quiet rural-like neighborhood that is mostly populated by individuals and families. The neighborhood is home to notable attractions such as Brooklyn College, Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts and Kent Theater. Check out Midwood’s great shopping on Kings Highway, Avenue J, Avenue M, Flatbush, Nostrand and Coney Island Avenues. Midwood is accessible by 2, 5, B and Q train lines that serve commuters to and from the neighborhood.
Located in the center of Brooklyn, Kensington is a largely residential area that sits at the center of everything. Residential developments that began in the late-19th century have attracted a variety of diverse residents that have turned the neighborhood into the melting pot that it is today. You will find a community that is very family-friendly offering quiet tree-lined streets and an old-school feel that sets it apart from the surrounding neighborhoods.
Sunset Park is a neighborhood in Brooklyn that is on the rise. Residents have given this formerly industrial neighborhood a new face. Industrial spaces and warehouses left behind have been revamped into creative spaces, shops, apartment buildings and offices that residents can now take advantage of. The neighborhood shares its name with the namesake located in the northern part of the neighborhood. Sunset Park offers amazing public amenities frequented by residents such as pool, playground, basketball courts and luscious green spaces.
Park Slope is the perfect neighborhood for those looking to escape the tumult of the bustling Manhattan. This neighborhood includes what has been dubbed the Central Park of Brooklyn, Prospect Park. Residents flock to the park of 526 acres to enjoy a quick run, group picnics and public events hosted throughout the year. You will find commerical avenues such as 5th Avenue that is populated with vintage shopping boutiques, trendy bars and laid back cafes to enjoy time with friends and family. The charming feel and public ammenities of Park Slope make this a great community to call home.