neighborhood guide

Park Slope

A family-friendly neighborhood with impressive architecture, popular restaurants, and Brooklyn’s best park.

Park Slope is one of Brooklyn’s most popular neighborhoods for its picture-perfect brownstone blocks, mom-and-pop shops, and proximity to Prospect Park. The neighborhood faces the western end of the park, with the surrounding residential blocks boasting some of the best architecture in the entire borough. While the neighborhood is known for its family-friendly vibe, Park Slope's two main drags -- 5th and 7th avenues -- have plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants to cater to a younger crowd. With a neighborhood this big, visitors have a choice between upscale restaurants and cocktail bars and more casual, laid-back spots. Photo courtesy of Wally Gobetz via Flickr.

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Upcoming Events

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GREEN-WOOD HOSTS HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SELECT SUNDAYS IN APRIL

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - April 30 @ 3:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery Brooklyn NY United States
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Art in a Bottle

April 28 - April 29
St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn NY United States
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Broccolino Open For Brunch

April 29
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Every day
Broccolino Brooklyn NY United States
Sat 29

GRAND ARMY PLAZA GREENMARKET

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week
Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn NY United States

Getting Here

Take the D, R, or N train to 9 St.
Take the F or G train to 15th Street.
Take the 2, 3 or 4 train to Grand Army Plaza.

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
  • Ditmas Park
  • Downtown Brooklyn
  • DUMBO
  • 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