Brooklyn is increasingly becoming the hottest borough in New York City. Just across the East River from Manhattan, it boasts world-class art at the Brooklyn Museum, a legendary flea market, hip hotspots like House of Yes, plus Statue of Liberty views from its eponymous bridge.
Welcome to Brooklyn, where a Burmese restaurant might share an intersection with a skateboard shop/flower studio; a street may be lined with handsome brownstones on one block and industrial warehouses on the next. The borough is home to some of the biggest attractions in New York: Coney Island, Prospect Park and, of course, the Brooklyn Bridge. Read on for the best things to do in this oh-so-hip area of New York.