A Slice of Brooklyn Blog

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

6 Brooklyn Facts They Never Taught You in School

  Do you love Brooklyn and want to show off your knowledge about the greatest place in the world? Our tours are the best place to start. You'll learn about Brooklyn food, movie locations, and history as well as see some of the most beautiful locations in New York. If you want to take your

8 Unique Things You Might Not Know About Brooklyn

You already know Brooklyn is the greatest city in the world! We have the best people, the best food, the best neighborhoods and the best bridges. Now here are some things you might not know about the borough of Kings! The Cyclone The Cyclone Roller Coaster opened in Coney Island on June 26, 1927.

9 Movie Locations You’ll Visit on our Brooklyn Bus Tours

When people think of movies they think of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but do you know how many movies were filmed in Brooklyn? If you’ve been on one of our bus tours you do! Experiencing the filming locations of some of your favorite movies is just one of the many highlights of

Quotes About Ebbets Field

Ebbets Field opened April 9, 1913. The now demolished baseball park was home of the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1913-1957. In honor of its birthday we've put together some quotes about the park to help you remember the good old days, when the Dodgers were in Brooklyn. "The field was even greener than my boy's mind

Your Favorite Old School Comedians from Brooklyn

Anyone who's anyone comes from Brooklyn: actors, singers, musicians and the best comedians of all time. Let's take a look at the most incredible, old school Brooklyn comics and some of their experiences growing up in the borough. Joan Rivers Joan Rivers was born in Brooklyn and raised in Prospect Heights and Crown Heights, where

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