Many students and young professionals seek Clinton Hill for its artistic vibe as the neighborhood is home to the Pratt Institute and Brooklyn Academy of Music. The Yorkshire is steps away from the Fort Green neighborhood filled with a plethora of restaurants, shopping, and nightlife along DeKalb Avenue. On weekends, community members like to check out local farmers' markets. Clinton Hill is a bus stop or 15 minute walk away from Atlantic Terminal Mall, housing retailers like Target, Best Buy and Old Navy. Catch a game or concert at Barclays Center, located just down the street.
Bay Ridge certainly has a lot to offer from its endless outdoor space to its trendy restaurants and spacious apartments. 69th Street Pier, the community's seaside recreation spot, beckons fishermen and strollers to enjoy the seaside promenade, which runs south from the Pier to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Joggers love the safe, quiet parks and running paths along the harbor. Bay ridge is easily accessible by car via the Belt Parkway and Gowanus Expressway, or take the R train into New York City.