She's big. She's beautiful. She's Brooklyn. Manhattan's neighbor to the east has become a veritable mecca of wholesome food, great vintage, and enough craft beer (and ginger-beer-based cocktails) to fill the East River. Not to mention a plethora of date-worthy guys and gals — ever walk through McCarren Park on a sunny weekend afternoon? No? Try it. But, we digress, because there's so much more to Brooklyn than well-dressed hipsters and organic juices. If you're a neophyte (or even a BK local), it can be more than a little intimidating to navigate the most populated of the five boroughs — there are a boatload of neighborhoods offering so many different experiences, after all. So, we've broken it down for you, with the ultimate (and — we're just going to say it — most badass) guide to the best that Brooklyn has to offer. From the Polish village of Greenpoint to the gentrified shops of Park Slope, our list has everything to make you want to stay across the river for good.
Think we missed your favorite Brooklyn spots? Hit us up with your choice locales at firstname.lastname@example.org — we're collecting all our readers top picks for a round two!
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