East New York is a culturally diverse working-class neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. First settled in the 1650s, the area has a long history and, although it has seen some tough times, it's a thriving community with a lot to offer the curious traveler.
Visiting East New York
East New York is accessible from both LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports. Well-served by public transit, you can get to East New York by taking the Express bus to the Howard Beach subway station, and then take "A" train to Brooklyn. Alternatively, you can take a cab the short distance to your hotel.
Hotels in East New York are conveniently located either on Atlantic Avenue or near the intersection of East New York and Pennsylvania avenues. While you won't find resorts in East New York—you'll have to look outside the boundaries of this residential area for a resort experience—there are plenty of great places to stay. Once you have your accommodations sorted out, look into East New York rental cars as a great option both for getting around Brooklyn and for getting into Manhattan.
The sense of community pride is strong here, and you can immerse yourself in it by visiting the Pitkin Verde Farmers Market on Pitkin Avenue and the Arts East New York gallery on Hegeman Avenue. Afterwards, enjoy a variety of cuisines at family-run restaurants on Pitkin and New Lots avenues. If you feel the need to see and do more, you're also only 10 miles away from the legendary sightseeing, shopping, fine dining, and nightlife of New York City. Another option is to make the Big Apple your starting point and plan to visit East New York from there. There are hundreds of hotels in New York, so you're sure to find something to suit your taste and budget.
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