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Art & Music fluke
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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 Sheepshead Bay. Check out more Brooklyn Staycations here.…

Destinations View from Center Drive. Photo by Shannon Geis / Park Slope Stoop
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Did you know that roughly 2,000 people are buried in Prospect Park? If you head down West Drive, just past the 15th Street entrance to Center Drive, you will see the entrance to a private cemetery that has been there since before the park was built. But if you aren’t looking for it, it’s easy…

Art & Music Kensington
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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 Kensington and its surrounding area. Check out more…

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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 South Slope and its surrounding area. Check out…

Art & Music fort greene park
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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…

Destinations Photo via NYC Parks Department
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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…

Destinations park slope brownstones
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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.…

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