Park Slope is known as the perfect place to raise a family. The schools, public and private, are excellent, and Prospect Park is muinutes away, with playgrounds, ballfields, bike paths and open space. because there are so many families in Park Slope, the infrastructure for them exists. From stores with children's books, or clothing, or child-friendly restaurants, parents will be thrilled to live here with their children. In addition, Park Slope is like a small town, so as your child grows, they will continue to do things with the kids they meet in playgroup or school, or dance class. Subway transportation is good, so getting a small child into Manhatta, to a Museum, for example, is a snap.