Things to Do on Cortelyou


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Cortelyou Road is set right in the center of Ditmas Park, a neighborhood smack in the middle of Brooklyn. It is a half a mile long street, cutting from west to east, of a community consisting of many large Victorian houses built in the early 1900s. The trees in the surrounding area are tall, and from spring to fall, they give shade to all the houses in the area. There’s something of a new urbanism vibe in this neighborhood: it looks and feels like a rich suburb, yet it’s still part of and connected to the city. There are shops, cafes, bars, schools, community organizations, and railway transit. All of these are somehow densely packed in this suburban neighborhood, making it one of the most unique places in Brooklyn. Continue reading “Things to Do on Cortelyou”