03/21/15 9:40am

This post courtesy of Explore Brooklyn, an all-inclusive guide to the businesses, neighborhoods, and attractions that make Brooklyn great.

More Walking Tours: Park Slope Historic District

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Though Bay Ridge doesn’t get as much attention as its brownstone-heavy neighbors to the north, the neighborhood boasts historic architecture, diverse communities, solid food, and stunning waterfront views. This walking tour will take you from the Bay Ridge subway station through residential side streets and onto the neighborhood’s main drag of 3rd Avenue.

Bay Ridge is a relatively small community, spanning from Shore Road, which marks the northern boundary of the neighborhood, south to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Its western edge is completely bordered by parkland and The Narrows waterway. Give yourself an entire day to explore here, and you’ll cover most of the neighborhood.

Photo of Bay Ridge Gingerbread House courtesy of Jessica Dailey via Curbed

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11/12/14 11:31am

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It’s no surprise that people love living in Prospect Park South. The neighborhood borders Brooklyn’s favorite amenity — Prospect Park — and is also home to a growing number of local restaurants, bars and shops. The area is mostly dominated by free-standing Victorian homes, complete with front yards and porches, as well as older buildings. That’s why 123 on the Park, a new rental development overlooking Prospect Park, is unique for the neighborhood. Here you’ll find modern, luxury rentals and top-of-the-line amenities within the quaint, historic neighborhood of Prospect Park South. (more…)

08/27/14 12:00pm

Over at Brownstoner Queens, Montrose Morris profiles a landmarked cobblestone (yes, cobblestone!) home standing in Bayside, Queens. The house is one of the rare examples of the Arts and Crafts style in New York City, and one of the earliest houses of this type to be constructed here. Read the full history right this way…

01/08/14 11:45am

Today on Brownstoner Queens, columnist Montrose Morris kicks off a series about the incredible TWA terminal building at JFK Airport. In Part One, she explains the history of building airports in Queens, as well as the immense amount of planning required in the design. Read it all right here