"I have a lot of energy. I have a great desire to absorb information. I'm not a sponge exactly, but I find that something I look at - just walking around Williamsburg, for example - is a great opportunity for ideas."
Welcome to the trendiest neighborhood in Brooklyn. You’ll be hard pressed to walk down one of the gorgeous tree-lined streets without finding a quaint café, a posh boutique or a charming watering hole. Major chains have set up shop next to small businesses and long-time music venues. Spend a day in Williamsburg and discover the thriving art scene, the home to the HBO series, Girls, and any number of seriously good eateries.
Bordered by Greenpoint in the north, Bed-Stuy in the south and Bushwick, East Williamsburg, Queens and Fort Greene to the east and west, Williamsburg is the epicenter of some of Brooklyn’s most favored neighborhoods. The terrain through Williamsburg has changed rapidly, with new storefronts opening their doors on every street and new restaurants vying for the hearts of those who travel the bustling thoroughfares, all set against the backdrop of old industrial buildings with that grungy Brooklyn feel.
Williamsburg is fully equipped to easily transport its many visitors and residents from several major access points throughout this neighborhood. With a variety of options, from subway and bus to multiple ferry locations, you’ll have your pick of the litter when it comes to commuting options. If you’re inclined to drive your own ride, you’ll enjoy easy access to the Williamsburg Bridge and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
Even the pickiest eaters will find something to enjoy here as Williambsurg offers a seemingly endless amount of delectable dining options throughout the entire borough. Whether you’re doing date-night with your partner, looking for some late night munchies or kicking your hangover with endless brunch, Williamsburg has something to satiate any appetite.
When you’re looking to paint the town red, Williamsburg is the new “it” place to be. Rivaling the nightlife scene in New York City, you’ll find swanky clubs, your classic bar scene, indie music venues, and cocktail lounges all in this one ultra-trendy nabe.
Wondering what to do in Williamsburg? For every shopaholic, it’s no exaggeration that Williamsburg's streets are overflowing with chic boutiques. For more outdoorsy types, parks and playgrounds abound. Just spend a day winding through this area and you’ll easily find ways to occupy your free time.
Outside of the Big Apple, it’s rare to find a neighborhood with more than a few art galleries worth making the trip for. Well, art aficionados unite. One can literally feel the creative energy reverberating through any one of quaint Williamsburg streets as this neighborhood is home to an astounding number of truly breathtaking art exhibits and spaces.