Time Out New York writes about their “ideal ‘hoods” this week and Brooklyn Heights is a RUNNER UP. Sure, TONY thinks Inwood, Lower Manhattan, the West Village, Williamsburg, Park Slope (bleech!) and others outrank our HISTORIC LANDMARK neighborhood as a fine place to live. At least they were kind in their write up:
Time Out New York: Manhattan’s first suburb is brimming with postcard-pretty brownstone character. Shop for household tchotchkes and nifty gifts at Haystack Home & Body (130 Clinton St between Joralemon and Livingston Sts, 718-246-2510). Then make a left on Remsen Street and head to the Promenade—the view of New York Harbor and lower Manhattan will take your breath away and remind you why you live here. Follow the Prom to the fruits: Cranberry, Orange and Pineapple Streets are home to notable 19th-century buildings, such as the Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims (75 Hicks St at Orange St), which was the “Grand Central Depot” of the Underground Railroad. For dinner, locals crowd into Henry’s End (44 Henry St between Cranberry and Middagh Sts, 718-834-1776) for burgers, gamecentric dishes and an eclectic wine list—the blackboards boast ten by-the-glass selections every night.
Yet somehow it just makes us think about this incredibly NOT SAFE FOR WORK clip from Ed Wood: