The Amateur Traveler talks to Andrew Hickey of TheBrooklynNomad.com about his home town.
Andrew gives us reasons to visit this borough of New York City next time we are in town from some of the neighborhoods like DUMBO, Williamsburg, GreenPoint, Brownsville, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Bay Ridge to Prospect Park and Coney Island.
The second largest of the New York Boroughs offers good pizza and Italian food for sure, but Andrew will also direct us to a local chocolatier, coffee houses, ice cream parlors, and of course Nathan’s Famous hotdogs.
Along the way we will visit the Brooklyn Museum, mention where the American War of Independence nearly ended (badly), and ride the classic Coney Island Cyclone.
For a great way to save money on a trip to New York City, check out the New York Pass which can get you into 100+ different attractions.
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