Neighborhood Guide

Canarsie

A waterfront neighborhood that feels more Long Island than Brooklyn.

This working-class neighborhood, with its detached houses and well-kept lawns, is located right along Brooklyn’s south shore. Canarsie Park is a gorgeous spot right along the waterfront, where local kids gather to play on the large ballfields, and Canarsie Pier offers playgrounds, fishing spots, and beautiful views. Right along the neighborhood’s L train stop (it’s one of the very last stops along the L), Canarsie has a bustling shopping district with Caribbean businesses and restaurants. Photo courtesy of shymuse via Flickr.

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Getting Here

Take the L train to Canarsie Rockaway Pkwy.
Take the B6, B17 or B82 to Flatlands Av/ Remsen Av.

Nearby Neighborhoods

  • Bay Ridge
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Bensonhurst
  • Boerum Hill
  • Brighton Beach
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Bushwick
  • Canarsie
  • Carroll Gardens
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  • Gowanus
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