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The Right Side of the River
So Much To See. So Much To Do.

Out of all the cities in the world, New York City is one of the most talked about, written about, and caught on camera—and for good reason. With over 60 million visitors each year, isn’t it about time you came (or came back) to explore our ever changing metropolis? Start here in Brooklyn for the most authentic experience and allow our in-the-know blog to guide you along the way.

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The Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour

Take a walking tour through Williamsburg, Brooklyn's hippest neighborhood. Discover cutting-edge culture, fascinating history, and creative street art.

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Salsa and Spirits

Midwinter is the perfect time to spice things up—for the novelty, or for the warmth. Williamsburg is a neighborhood known for its quirks, so there is no shortage of options for trying something unconventional.

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Shuffleboard, Bocce, and More

What better time than a new decade, and what better place than Brooklyn, to try a new hobby? From ball games to avant-garde workouts, there’s no shortage of interesting, indoor pastimes to be found in the borough this winter, all along the spectrum from old-fashioned to trending.

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Cozy Up with Comforting Cuisine

Williamsburg is bustling with top-notch restaurants where you can test out your New Year’s resolution to explore more when it comes to cuisine. We’ve highlighted a few of our favorites to frequent in winter, known for their warming dishes.

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The Quirky Side of Christmas

Brooklyn is known for a bit of quirk—and even when it comes to the holiday season, you can find a unique take on every type of celebration or tradition in this borough.

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Cider in the City

Whether made from apples or berries, hard or virgin, cider is a seasonal libation to be enjoyed as the city gets chillier—particularly because unlike beer, it’s delicious when it’s hot. Historically, hard cider was the great American drink in the 18th and 19th centuries—and where other than Brooklyn to revive something Victorian and make it cool—or should we say piping hot?

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Fall in Love with the Borough

Autumn weather brings about the opportunity to explore Brooklyn comfortably. It’s officially the season for wandering while bundled up in a scarf with a warming beverage in hand. Hit the pavement and take advantage of being able to choose from an array of piping hot options in a coffee shop.

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A Taste of the Neighborhood

Our location is a boon for the epicurean: the neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Greenpoint are renowned for eclectic dining options. Hip new spots seem to pop up non-stop in this corner of Brooklyn.

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Keep it Cool

The month of August makes a solid case for how important it is to stay cool in New York’s coolest borough. We’ve listed some nearby spots where you can find shade or a breeze during your exploration of Williamsburg and Greenpoint.

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July Like a Local

Balmy nights in Brooklyn are best enjoyed as the locals do. Below are a couple of opportunities for food and fun that are sure to give you an authentic sense of Brooklyn in the summertime.

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Bedford Block Party & Mermaid Parade

In June, Brooklyn parks are at their most inviting and summer fashion makes a splash. We’ve highlighted a couple of June celebrations that are distinct to Kings County.

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The Merry Month of May

May is one of the preferred months to visit New York City. The weather is beautiful, flowers are blooming, and Brooklyn comes alive with a buzz in anticipation of summer.

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Bloody Marys, Blues, and a Bazaar

Folk music, flea markets, craft cocktails, and art are ubiquitous in Brooklyn, and this month is no exception.

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Sweets, Spirits, and Films

March can be a chilly month in Brooklyn. Check out these events in the borough that will warm you up from the inside:

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Black History in Brooklyn & Harlem

February is Black History Month, and there is so much African American history to learn from in Brooklyn and throughout the five boroughs. Here are a few options for cultural events and exhibitions:

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The Infamous No-Pants Subway Ride

Picture this: it’s the middle of winter, and you’re riding the subway in New York City. You’re wearing your hat, scarf, jacket, and gloves, but you’re not wearing any pants. You look around, and neither is anyone else.

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