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Things to do on Brooklyn Heights

One of the first neighborhoods outside of Manhattan you’ll hit after crossing the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights offers a cozy residential feel with all the conveniences of city life. The charming area features streets lined with lovingly restored row houses, but its beauty doesn’t end there. On the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, you’ll find panoramic views of Lower Manhattan, and beyond you’ll encounter shopping, dining, live theater and music performances. At the Brooklyn Historical Society and the New York Transit Museum, get a taste of culture and history.

New York Transit Museum

A museum displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region.

Brooklyn Cat Cafe

Kid-friendly spot providing hands-on kitty play time & cat adoptions, plus coffee, tea & snacks.

Montero’s Bar & Grill

The decor will make you feel as if you stepped into a time machine. Karaoke fans must head to Montero’s on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 10 p.m.

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange was founded in 1854 as a way for women to earn income by selling their handmade crafts and needlework—a safer alternative to factory work.

Noodle Pudding

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange was founded in 1854 as a way for women to earn income by selling their handmade crafts and needlework—a safer alternative to factory work.

Grimaldi’s

Grimaldi’s is one of the most famous old-school pizzerias in New York. Is it the best pizza in the city? Probably not. But people line up for it, and people generally line up for good things.

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