A Slice of Brooklyn Blog

The History of Chocolate in Brooklyn

You might not know it, but Brooklyn has been home to some of the finest artisanal and tradition chocolate in the world. There's been a veritable chocolate movement in Brooklyn since early 2000. That's why we started the Brooklyn Chocolate Tour where you get to sample chocolate from four of the most exclusive chocolatiers in

4 Reasons to Take a Bus Tour of Brooklyn

  We don't want to toot our own horn, but there's a reason that we've been the leader of guided bus tours of Brooklyn since 2005! If you've been on one of our tours then you know what sets us apart from the others. If you haven't been a tour yet, please know that

Things to Do in Brooklyn in 2019

There's so much to do in Brooklyn. If you love amusement rides, you'll want to visit Jane's Carousel or Luna Park in Coney Island. If you like history then you'll want to stop by the New York Transit Museum or the Brooklyn Museum. If you love food then you can't miss eating Brooklyn pizza

Take a Peek at Our Brooklyn Christmas Lights Tour 2018

Here are just a few of the 3,000 people who took our Christmas Lights Tour of Dyker Heights with us last week and what they've had to say about it! "If there’s one thing almost as exciting as Christmas, it’s got to be Christmas lights 😍. Houses all over Dyker Heights in Brooklyn adorned

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,