Trendy Dumbo's cobblestone streets and converted Brooklyn warehouse buildings are the backdrop for independent boutiques, high-end restaurants and trendy cafes. Near the waterfront, St. Ann's Warehouse, in a former tobacco factory, is the heart of a thriving performance and gallery scene. The north end of Brooklyn Bridge Park features historic Jane’s Carousel as well as picturesque views of the Manhattan skyline.
Widely known for its intricate humanmade watercourse and its trees, the bulk of Brooklyn's remaining indigenous forest, the park is a highly functional green space. Contained within its 526 acres are a zoo, the first urban-area Audubon Center in the nation, an ice rink, a band shell, a carousel, and dozens of athletic and recreational facilities.
Undoubtedly one of the most popular ethnic neighborhood of Manhattan, since 1858 Chinatown is home since 1858 of a very large Chinese community.
Since 1800 and for over a century the migratory flow from Italy brought generations over generation of Italian-American and made Little Italy’s hood their home in Manhattan. Between 1860 and 1880 nearly 68.000 Italians emigrated to New York and in 1920, there were more than 390.000 Italians living in the City.
The Promenade down the East River shore in Brooklyn Heights block, is a privileged spot from where to admire the close Manhattan Skyline.
The Mall is a beautiful tree-lined avenue. You can begin walking in the boulevard from the terraces of Bethesda. In the avenue you can see also statues representing famous people among over 150 American elms that frame the promenade.
Almost any upscale retailer has a prestigious store located at this street. However not all of Fifth Avenue is shopping-centric. Along Central Park Fifth Avenue becomes a more residential street with a large number of interesting museums.
The High Line is an extraordinary example of urban redevelopement, and one the most beautiful strolls in New York