While Brooklyn's Crown Heights used to be infamous for its high poverty and crime rates, the neighborhood is experiencing a much-deserved revival thanks to its lovely architecture and incredible cultural attractions like the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Brooklyn Museum and the northeastern edge of Prospect Park.... more
Long Island has many types of entertainment for all ages. A great resource is the Long Island Visitors Convention Bureau. http://www.licvb.com There is a wealth of information on their site. Also there are publications from the Patch. Check out Patch.com If you went for a long walk, you would see plenty of people, especially during the summer on the East end of Long Island.... more
Hi Christina & Adam, I grew up in Rye and can tell you it is very community oriented. If you are looking for a vibrant nightlife there isn't much but a few cool bars. White Plains has the best nightlife in Westchester in terms of activity and options. I love Rye because of it's warmth, proximity to the beach, hiking trails, and everything else. There are many buildings that have a mixed variety of professionals, for sure. Hope this helps!... more
Coney Island has become extremely family oriented. The neighborhood has been rebuilt since the storm. Grimaldi s pizza, Applebee's, NY Aquarium, Tom's Diner are just to name a few of the places that have recently opened up.... more
My name is Ali and I am Truliaâ€™s Community Manager. I was a bit confused by your question in Trulia Voices, can you please provide a bit more information and I would be happy to try and help you- or find someone else who can.
Almost any of the five boroughs is my "favorite place" to celebrate almost anything. It depends on where everyone is coming from before (or going to after) the get together. Brooklyn has Williamsburg, Queens has Astoria and Forest Hills, Manhattan has - well Manhattan has everything.... more
Go to the TKTS building (the day of the show) in Times Sq and there is also one in the South Street Seaport that not many people know about. It's not as congested and crazy down there. As for underground events you can check out the various little magazines and papers in cool downtown shops (east village etc)
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Can be OK if you are in a "category" like young single, park parent,or barfly. Personally, I find it diverse and kind of cute but people don't necessarily befriend each other in all these restaurants, bars etc.
There's no place to dance, really. So, boring, basically.... more
Egen is correct. DOB 280 Broadway. But it's probably on microfilm and while they are open from something like 8-4 you can only get the information until 12 or 1. I forget the exact times but go early in the day and have patience.