Video:Things to Do in Brooklyn After Walking the Bridgewith Blaine Pennington
After escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, it’s time to unwind and have some fun and Brooklyn is just the place to do so. Here are some top spots to hit up right after crossing the bridge.See Transcript
Transcript:Things to Do in Brooklyn After Walking the BridgeHi there, Blaine Pennington here with About.com. After escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, it's time to unwind and have some fun, and Brooklyn is just the place to do so. Here are some top spots to hit up right after crossing the bridge.
Visit Brooklyn Bridge Park After Walking the BridgeRight after getting off the bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge Park awaits with leisurely activities for all. The park offers variety of recreational activities, allowing you to enjoy the beauty of Brooklyn.
Bike and Roll Bicycle allows visitors to rent by the hour or day, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Because Bike and Roll is located throughout NYC, renters can pick up and drop off in different locations. Other activities include boating, dog runs, playgrounds, and various multi-purpose fields.
Check Out St. Ann's Warehouse After Walking the Brooklyn BridgeTo fully embrace the diversity of Brooklyn's culture, check out St. Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO. It's a 14,000 square-foot former spice-milling factory on the Brooklyn Waterfront. This theatre presents a wide variety of concerts and plays and is sure to have something for everyone. The theatre has hosted a variety of well-known performers such as Al Pacino, Lucinda Williams, and David Bowie.
Brooklyn Heights Promenade Offers Great Views After Walking the Brooklyn BridgeThe Brooklyn Heights Promenade, once said to be among the finest views in is a must-see for any Brooklyn visitor. Explore the promenade for yourself and you'll see why. Today, the promenade allows visitors to take in views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, South Street Seaport, and the Brooklyn Bridge, to name a few.
The promenade is the perfect place for a romantic stroll or a fun family outing. When exploring the Brooklyn Bridge area, the Promenade is a place you don’t want to miss.
Don't Miss Powerhouse Arena After Walking the Brooklyn BridgeTake a trip to Powerhouse Arena for incredible art, books and an overall cultural experience. This 5,000 square-foot building with 24-foot ceilings and amphitheater-style seating serves as a gallery, boutique, bookstore, and performance space. It is also home to the famed art book publisher Power House Books. Powerhouse Area is one place you don't want to miss.
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