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14 Reasons to Be Thankful for Brooklyn This Thanksgiving

  We happen to love Brooklyn every day of the year and we know you do as well. But with Thanksgiving right around the corner, let's take a moment to be thankful for the many things that make Brooklyn the best place in the world! 1. There are the many amazing Brooklyn foods, like

You Know You’re From Brooklyn When…

You know that the pastries at Villabate Alba, in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, are the best you'll get outside of Italy. You’ve hung out on a stoop, not a porch. Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenpisano/21671263251 You know what real bagels are. You can fall asleep on the subway and never miss your stop. You

What Celebrities Have to Say About Brooklyn

Brooklyn is one of the most incredible places in the world and it's no wonder why. From the people, food and movie locations it's no surprise that celebrities of all types have had something to say about it. Take a look! "People from Brooklyn grow up with a certain common sense. If it doesn't ring true,

10 Signs You’re From Brooklyn

You call Manhattan “the city”. Opening a fire hydrant is a summer tradition. You know that Brooklyn pizza is real pizza. You’re an adult and don’t have a driver's license and if you do, the horn is the most used part of your car. You know what a luncheonette is. You’re still mad that the

6 Unique Facts About Brooklyn

Need some ammo for trivia night? Want to be the envy of all your friends with your knowledge of Brooklyn? Then read on for some unique facts, and cool photos, of the greatest place on Earth.   The Manhattan Bridge almost had another name The Manhattan Bridge was the third bridge to be built

We’ve been awarded the Tripadvisor Hall of Fame award!

When we started A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours back in 2005, our goal was to provide the truest experience possible and to show folks from around the country, and around the world, all the amazing things that Brooklyn has to offer. Thanks to all of your wonderful reviews, we've managed to receive Tripadvisor's

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About L&B Spumoni Gardens

If you've been on our Pizza Tour then you know that L&B Spumoni Gardens is one of the best pizzerias in the country...and that's saying a lot! But there's a lot more about the Brooklyn establishment that opened in 1939 that you might not know. L&B serves Sicilian-style pizza which originated in, you guessed