neighborhood guide


A quiet residential hub where you’ll find incredible pizza on an unassuming block.

This central Brooklyn neighborhood, just off the busy thoroughfare of Coney Island Avenue, is made up of well-kept, freestanding homes with private driveways and yards. Yeshivas and synagogues blend into the residential streets of this predominantly Jewish neighborhood. Midwood boasts a few quiet commercial streets, and some of the best pizza in New York City. People travel far and wide to eat at Di Faras, an world-famous hole-in-the-wall pizza joint, where the wait can stretch on for hours. Photo courtesy of Iorna via Flickr.

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Upcoming Events

Fri 23

The Game of Jewish Life

February 13 - March 23
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Every day until Feb 22, 2018
Jewish Children’s Museum Brooklyn NY United States
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Brooklyn Music School Announces 2018 Mid-Winter Break and Spring Break Academies

February 19 @ 8:30 am - April 6 @ 6:00 pm
Brooklyn Music School Brooklyn NY United States
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The Brobot Johnson Experience

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - March 24 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week until Mar 17, 2018
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14th Annual National Black Writers Conference

March 22 @ 1:10 am - March 25 @ 1:05 pm
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Every day for 4 days
Medgar Evers College Brooklyn NY United States

Getting Here

Q train between Avenue J and Avenue M

F train between Ave I and Ave P

Nearby Neighborhoods

  • Bay Ridge
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Bensonhurst
  • Boerum Hill
  • Brighton Beach
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Bushwick
  • Canarsie
  • Carroll Gardens
  • Clinton Hill
  • Cobble Hill
  • Coney Island
  • Crown Heights
  • Cypress Hills
  • Ditmas Park
  • Downtown Brooklyn
  • Dyker Heights
  • East New York
  • Flatbush
  • Flatlands
  • Fort Greene
  • Gowanus
  • Gravesend
  • Greenpoint
  • Kensington
  • Lefferts Gardens
  • Marine Park
  • Midwood
  • Mill Basin
  • Park Slope
  • Prospect Heights
  • Red Hook
  • Sheepshead Bay
  • South Williamsburg
  • Sunset Park
  • Williamsburg
  • Windsor Terrace