Are you bored? Don’t know what to do anymore, since play slot machines in Burundi and not only there? Do you want something new and unseen before? We invite you to stroll around Brooklyn and experience all the delights of this wonderful city.
What Is Brooklyn?
The last decades have brought tremendous and fundamental changes to Brooklyn. But south of Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s character is preserved, still fierce and architecturally remarkable. The embankment is no longer crawling with dockers and factory workers, but the century-old river barges are now taking on a new lease of life as they are captured by unconventional art, and the commercial dock has been transformed into a public park that attracts residents from all over the area.
For Brooklyn, take the East River Ferry ($6 on weekends) from Midtown, allowing you to see the Queens Quay and North Brooklyn before disembarking at Brooklyn Bridge Park in the Dumbo area. Then, see the beautifully restored and colorfully painted carousel with wooden horses. Housed in a glass cube overlooking the city, Jane’s Carousel ($2) is open all year round and is beautifully lit at night for a cozy feel in winter.
After walking on the water, see the former Dumbo or Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass warehouse area is now teeming with second-hand bookstores and all sorts of art galleries. You can create your own art tour by visiting Art in Dumbo. Don’t miss the Powerhouse Arena, a bookstore and an amazing event space that organizes author readings, featuring performances by Anthony Bourdain, Salman Rushdie, and Joyce Carol Oates.
Walking the back streets of Brooklyn to Hank’s Saloon is an immersion in centuries of history. Wooden bar counter, always a Christmas ceiling, and raucous live rock. Along the way, you can look into Littlefield, a huge art space that exhibits art and was used as a warehouse for textile factories in the 1920s. Now they play live music and serve cocktails.
This is the outpost of old New York. During the summer, this place is a continuous Luna Park. But even in the off-season, when the amusement park is closed, Coney Island does not lose its appeal. People take a promenade here and sunbathe at the first opportunity when the sun comes out.
As you can see, New York is a huge city, a city of contrasts, where you can spend a few days only in Brooklyn and get not only pleasure but also learn one of the stories… Brooklyn history, which has done a lot for today’s New York.
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