A Slice of Brooklyn Blog

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Manhattan Bridge

The Manhattan Bridge is one of three gorgeous bridges that connect Manhattan to Brooklyn. Specifically it connects Canal Street in the Chinatown section of Manhattan to the downtown section of Brooklyn, but there's so much more that you may not know.   The official color of Manhattan is “Manhattan Bridge Blue” named for the

A Slice of Brooklyn’s Top 9 Instagram Photos of 2017

Brooklyn is gorgeous. From sunrise to sunset, no matter the season, Brooklyn will take your breath away. Take a look back at our most popular Instagram photos of 2017. One thing is certain, you love our bridges and neighborhoods, and it's easy to see why. Here are your favorite photos of 2017. Want to see

18 Reasons to Be Thankful for Brooklyn this Thanksgiving

You love Brooklyn. We certainly love Brooklyn.  And that's because Brooklyn is like no other place in the world! So much so that everyone who's ever been on our tours has fallen in love with it. Last Thanksgiving we shared 15 reasons to be thankful for Brooklyn, here are 18 more.   1. Brooklyn has the

7 Fun Things To Do in Brooklyn During Winter

Are you looking for fun things to do in Brooklyn during winter? From sweet treats and playing in the snow to Hanukkah celebrations and our Christmas Lights Tour of Dyker Heights, we've got you covered. Eat struffoli at Villabate Alba. Struffoli are small fried dough balls covered with honey that start to appear every

8 Things to Do in Brooklyn in the Fall

From pumpkin flavored treats to Halloween activities, here are 8 Brooklyn ways to celebrate Fall.   Eat Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake at Junior's. Junior's brand new Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake is made of a layer of fresh pumpkin puree, Junior's Original New York cheesecake & pumpkin mousse on a graham cracker crust. YES PLEASE!   Get spooked

Celebrate National Pizza Month on our Brooklyn Pizza Tour

If there's one thing we know in Brooklyn, it's pizza. And we know how much you love it too.  Now in its 12th year, our original Brooklyn Pizza Tour  has been bringing joy to pizza lovers like you since 2005. From bloggers to birthdays to family trips or fun with friends, it's been so

Our Brooklyn Chocolate Tour Celebrates its First Anniversary

Hey chocoholics! Can you believe it's been a whole year since we launched our Brooklyn Chocolate Tour?! We've always wanted to show people like you what an incredible chocolate scene Brooklyn has and so far it's been a success. Delicious chocolate is one thing, but delicious chocolate made in Brooklyn? There's nothing like it! This

Go Back to School with Famous Erasmus Hall High Alumni

Before Neil Diamond sang “Sweet Caroline”... Before Moe Howard made us laugh in “The Three Stooges”... Before Babs stole our hearts in “The Way We Were”... They were all students at Erasmus Hall High School in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn! The original Erasmus Hall Academy was the oldest high school in the state

9 Incredible Places to Take Pictures in Brooklyn

We might be a little biased, but Brooklyn is one of the best places in the world to capture the perfect photo. From world-famous bridges to breathtaking views, here are some of our favorite places to take pictures in Brooklyn.   1. The Brooklyn Bridge. You can't visit Brooklyn without snapping a shot of the Brooklyn