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10 Barbra Streisand Quotes About Growing Up in Brooklyn

You already know Barbra Streisand is one of the most talented and successful artists of all time. And you probably already know she's from Brooklyn. You might even know she went to Erasmus Hall High School and sang in the choral club with classmate Neil Diamond and was married to Brooklynite Elliot Gould, but did

10 Cult Classic Movies Filmed in Brooklyn

From dark subculture movies and gang stories to romantic comedies and musicals, here are some of Brooklyn’s top cult classics - the movies you watch over and over again and quote with your friends. The Warriors (1979) What it’s about: The Warriors is about a gang from Brooklyn’s Coney Island, falsely accused of shooting

Celebrate Valentine’s Day on our Brooklyn Chocolate Tour

You know what they say, "The way to a man's heart is through his stomach". They also say diamond's are a girl's best friend (but we know a girl's best friend is chocolate). Those two facts make it crystal clear that there's no better Valentine's Day gift than a trip on our Brooklyn Chocolate

Beautiful Photos of Green-Wood Cemetery During Winter

“It is the ambition of the New Yorker to live upon Fifth Avenue, to take his airings in the [Central] Park, and to sleep with his fathers in Green-Wood.” - New York Times, 1866 To this day, Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is one of the most beautiful places in New York. It was built

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