City Guides: Prospect Heights

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Prospect Heights is such a fun and vibrant neighborhood in Brooklyn. And one we visit quite often! This up-and-coming area houses so many fun activities and so many of our favorite places to eat! Not to mention the location couldn’t be better if you are a sucker for green spaces. Walk a couple of blocks and your eyes will gaze upon the openness of Prospect Park!While we enjoy this location mostly in the summer — because of the countless things to do outdoors – every so often we make the walk from Park Slope just to become mesmerized by all the beautiful Brooklyn brownstones.

So, if you are ever in the area, be sure to hit up the spots below. I’m telling you, you won’t be disappointed!

Eats – Sitdowns:

Ideya – Latin Carribbean Bistro
(The absolute best mojitos ever!)
636 Carlton Avenue (718) 636-6770

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Cubana Cafe
80 6th Avenue (718) 398-9818

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James
(Such a quaint, romantic, cozy place! Read more here.)
605 Carlton Avenue (718) 942-4255

Sun in Bloom Cafe
(Great variety of organic & gluten free options!)
460 Bergen Street (718) 622-4303

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Eats – Quickbites:

The Doughnut Plant
(Caution: these doughnuts are addictive!)
245 Flatbush Avenue

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Olde Brooklyn Bagel Shoppe
(Our all-time favorite bagel shop!
645 Vanderbilt Avenue (718) 622-6227

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Hungry Ghost Cafe
(Delicious lattes!)
253 Flatbush Avenue (718) 483-8666

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Things to Do:

Visit the Grand Army Plaza Food Truck Rally.
(every third Sunday of the month!)

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Attend a game at the infamous Barclay’s Center.

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Visit the Brooklyn Museum.
(Right beside the Grand Army Plaza!)

Lounge the afternoon away at Prospect Park.

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Or, have a picnic!

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Don’t Miss Out On:

All the cute vintage & antique stores lining the side streets!

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If you’re interested in more Brooklyn city guides, check here and here.

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