A neighbourhood guide to Brooklyn

The borough that birthed the global hipster phenomenon is as cool as ever — now its lesser-known neighbourhoods are shaking off their reputations and reinventing themselves as the new Brooklyn. 

Brooklyn: Christmas lights

Drive around the district of Dyker Heights in southern Brooklyn on a December evening and you’re bound to find traffic congestion on the narrow residential streets. Unlike other jams in New York City, however, there won’t be an angry or frustrated driver in sight

Brooklyn: Cobbled together

From happening brunch spots to key streets to explore, this is the definitive guide to Brooklyn's family-friendly neighbourhood of Cobble Hill.

Brooklyn: American graffiti

The building is covered in what looks like a ramshackle selection of tiles, but Matt is excited about it. He's not seen this one yet, and he beckons me to take a closer look.

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