CROWN HEIGHTS


To get a feel for the energy in Crown Heights, you need only take a walk down Franklin. This colorful avenue is bursting with new businesses, bars and restaurants.

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About the Neighborhood

Like many Brooklyn neighborhoods, Crown Heights is constantly reinventing itself—every week a new restaurant opens its doors, a favorite bar becomes a blip on the radar and a trendy new shop opens for business. As Crown Heights continues to develop, there’s no doubt that it will continue to be among Brooklyn’s most popular neighborhoods for residents and visitors alike.

To get a feel for the energy in Crown Heights, you need only take a walk down Franklin. This colorful avenue is bursting with new businesses, bars and restaurants—most of them locally owned. Further east, you’ll discover a quieter and more residential setting boasting fantastic residential architecture, including a variety of unique row houses and expansive pre-war apartment buildings. Finally, don’t forget to visit Nostrand Avenue to experience the neighborhood’s Caribbean and West Indian culture.

Transportation

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While Crown Heights may fit all of your needs at home, the allure of New York City is always prevalent. Luckily, getting around Crown Heights, traveling the borough of Brooklyn or making your way to Manhattan is simple from this well-connected neighborhood.

Restaurants

Always known for its West Indian specialties, Crown Heights has seen an overwhelming amount of new restaurants emerge, introducing new styles and cuisines fit for any foodie. You'll find post-dinner snacks, cozy cafes and dessert shops all along Franklin Avenue for the perfect finish to any meal.

OUR TOP 6 RESTAURANTS
Barboncino Pizza 781 Franklin Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238
718.483.8834 |
www.barboncinopizza.com
Glady's 788 Franklin Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238
718.622.0249 |
www.gladysnyc.com
Café Rue Dix 1451 Bedford Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11216
929.234.2543 |
www.caferuedix.com
Mayfield688 Franklin Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238
347.318.3643 |
www.mayfieldbk.com
Catfish 1433 Bedford Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11216
347.305.3233 |
www.catfishnyc.com
Seven Point Espresso 637 Washington Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238
718.230.0178 |
www.sevenpointespresso.com

Nightlife

Pubs, bars and taverns can be spotted across the entire landscape of Crown Heights. Some are landmarks with long-time loyal crowds, others have been revamped alongside their neighborhood.

OUR TOP 5 LIST
Berg’n 899 Bergen St. Brooklyn, NY 11238 | www.bergn.com
Covenhoven 730 Classon Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238
718.483.9950 |
www.covenhovennyc.com
King Tai 1095 Bergen St. Brooklyn, NY 11216
718.513.1025 |
www.kingtaibar.com
The Crown Inn 724 Franklin Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238
347.915.1131 |
www.facebook.com/thecrowninnbrooklyn
Nostrand Avenue Pub 658 Nostrand Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11216
718.483.9699 |
www.facebook.com/nostrandavenuepub

ENTERTAINMENT

Manhattan isn’t the only place you’ll find one-of-a-kind locations to shop, scenic outdoor spaces and plenty of things to do in one place. Crown Heights boasts boutiques, beautiful parks and plenty of fun, exciting places to visit. It's also the home of the Brooklyn Children's Museum.

OUR TOP 4 LIST
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy. Brooklyn, NY 11238
718.638.5000 |
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Brooklyn Botanical Gardens 990 Washington Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11225
718.623.7200 |
www.bbg.org
Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11213
718.735.4400 |
www.brooklynkids.org
Brower Park Brooklyn Ave. & Prospect Pl. Brooklyn, NY 11213
212.639.9675 |
www.nycgovparks.org/parks/brower-park

FITNESS

Whether you’re looking to get your stretch on at the yoga studio, shred some calories doing CrossFit or pump iron the old-fashioned way, Crown Heights has a gym for you.

OUR TOP 3 LIST
Blink Fitness 250 Utica Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11213
718.844.5335 |
www.blinkfitness.com
Crunch Gym 842 Lefferts Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11203
718.369.1007 |
www.crunch.com
Crow Hill Crossfit 1010 Dean St. Brooklyn, NY 11238
347.715.3699 |
www.crowhillcrossfit.com

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