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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Wallabout. Check out…

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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Ditmas Park and its surrounding area. Check out…

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We’re right in the middle of a steamy New York City summer, and if you’re looking for some relief, our outdoor public pools could very well be the answer. There are 15 outdoor pools in Brooklyn that are open through Labor Day, so you don’t need to go too far to jump on in. Here…

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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Bensonhurst and its oceanside annex Bath Beach. Check…

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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? How about a day trip to another part of our lovely Brooklyn? Here are our recommendations for a Saturday in Park Slope. To get to Park Slope, take practically any train to the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center stop. The B, D, N, Q,…

Destinations Prospect Park Lakeside LeFrak ice skating rink
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The Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park was just awarded with the highest honor in the field of architecture, with the facility that opened last year after an extensive, and much-celebrated, renovation project edging out hundreds of other candidates for the American Institute of Architects’ 2015 Honor Award, the LeFrak Center…

Destinations Swimming Pool by Alexa Hoyer via Brooklyn Bridge Park on FB
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Outdoor public pools in New York City reopen following the last day in session for public school, which means they’re already revved up and waiting for swimmers! There are 15 outdoor pools in Brooklyn that are open through Labor Day on September 1, so you don’t need to go too far to jump on in.…

Destinations Photo via Bike New York
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Always wanted to ride your bike on the BQE? The TD 5 Boro Bike Tour is your chance to do just that, and more, as about 32,000 cyclists enjoy a route that takes them through 40 miles of the city, passing through each borough, on roads completely free of cars. The 2014 event is scheduled…

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If you liked being able to catch a bus to the beach directly from Park Slope over the summer, you might be interested in hopping on one that will take you to the snowy hills this winter. NYC Beach Bus is running as NYC Snow Bus starting on December 13, with four pick-up locations (including the…

Destinations apple picking
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New York’s state fruit is the apple, and boy do we New Yorkers love our apple picking. We’ve rounded up 15 apple orchards within a 2-hour drive of Brooklyn for you to enjoy this fall. Got any favorites that aren’t on this list? Let your neighbors know by sharing suggestions in the comments! Long Island…

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