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    • Where to sit on the tribune on a NY Rangers game Maddison 3rd of December

      New York City Nov 23, 2016 at 1:00 AM

      Never been to a hockey game before and wonder where to sit on the tribune? want to sit on the side where you support NY Rangers :) or will the audience be mixed all over the tribune independent of which team they are cheering for?

    • what is the best hotel for night stay with casino and club?

      New York State Nov 21, 2016 at 2:09 PM

      what is the best hotel for night stay with casino and club?


      New York City Dec 5, 2016 at 11:20 AM

      I will be in New York dec 22nd to 29th. Which are the best markets to visit. Im not bothered about xmas markets particularly as ive been to Bryant park and Colombus Square before. Im more interested in ordinary antique/ flea markets etc. Thanks.

    • B&B in Ithaca

      Ithaca Nov 29, 2016 at 11:29 AM

      Any local experts that can recommend a B&B (around $200/night) for three days this summer? Thanks

    • Guidance for trip to Niagara Falls from USA

      Niagara Falls Dec 1, 2016 at 1:44 AM

      Can anybody kindly guide me by replying to the following queries about trip to Niagara Falls ?
      We 5 adults like to visit Niagara Falls while touring USA during middle of May/June.
      Which will be better choice for the Niagara trip, New York or Washington by public transport train or flight ?
      How to reach the falls from the nearest airport or train station ? Any regular bus or others ?
      What may be the activity there, any specific ride at the falls ?
      We like to fly back to Indianapolis or Chicago on return from Niagara.
      Any suitable internet link you may suggest for route, fare or stay.


      New York City Dec 5, 2016 at 11:13 AM

      HI. I will be visiting New York dec 22nd to 29th and would like to have a day/ half day in New Jersey. My question is which is the best place to go. Just want to have a walk around, do a bit of shopping and have a meal. Also how do you recommend I get there? Don't mind taking the bus or boat but which is the most practical? Thanks.

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      Romantic resturaunt

      New York City Dec 3, 2016 at 6:42 AM

      Hi everyone,

      Looking for a nice resturaunt in NYC, looking for a nice art deco style one,or,was thinking of have having a meal in the empire state building,(hoping with a view) but no matter where i have searched,i have not found a sight which tells me what floor it is on,hoping for a high up floor. Not going till march,so plenty of time for research.

      Many thanks,

    • Traveling to NYC for the first time.

      New York City Nov 10, 2016 at 10:04 AM

      This is all an impromptu trip for me (I fly out tomorrow). But I am wondering what are some of the must do's that I can fit into a weekend? I'm not really trying to go to the ESB or the Statue of Liberty; I'm more wanting to catch a pick up game at Rucker Park and visit the MoMA, things with more culture and where I can meet people and interact. I'd love to see SNL if at all possible though. I am a 25 year old man, if that helps any, lol. Any suggestions are extremely welcomed. Cheers!


    • Hotel recommodation

      New York City Nov 26, 2016 at 1:26 AM

      I am looking for a hotel in new york.
      Places: Up town west (60 - 85), down town (35 and down)
      Budget: around $400 including tax.


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      Gospel choirs

      by KaterinaJordan Online Now Apr 9, 2016 at 8:37 AM

      Hi, need some info about gospel choirs. I' ll be in NY at the 5th of June -it's a Sunday-, living in the Brooklyn area and I would like to go to a church to listen to a gospel choir. I don't want big fancy choirs, just a local church to stay through the service and listen to their music. Any suggestions will be highly appreciated.

      Thank you in advance.

      1 Answer Jul 1, 2016 at 6:34 PM
    • safe or not

      by AndrewS71 Online Now Feb 12, 2016 at 7:54 PM

      The wife and i are planing a day trip to grand prospect hall for a convention in the near future just wondering if that area is safe or not since we are driving there

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2016 at 1:12 PM
    • Visiting daughter in Manhattan staying in Brooklyn

      by harpo.davis Online Now May 2, 2015 at 7:37 AM

      Hello .. I'm driving up from NC to visit my daughter. I will be staying in the Evergreen Avenue & Jefferson Avenue, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY and my daughter lives at 162 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY. I plan on parking my car in Brooklyn and using a bus or train every day to see her. What would you recommend and where are they located?

      Thanks so much for your help!

      5 Answers May 9, 2015 at 7:42 AM
    • Brooklyn Itinerary

      by madtuck Online Now Jun 24, 2014 at 4:44 PM

      Hi my family was thinking about spending a day in Brooklyn does anyone have suggestions on must sees?
      Or any idea of what we should put on our schedule?

      2 Answers Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM
    • Best Western Prospect Park

      by spottycat Online Now May 10, 2014 at 7:18 AM

      Hi all, we're staying at the BW, Prospect Park for 4 days in September. We would like to walk up to Park slope and Gowanus in the evening for the bars and restaurants. Is this an OK thing to do, or should we get a cab each way?
      Thanks in advance.

      2 Answers May 10, 2014 at 9:07 AM
    • Bedford-stuyvesant

      by ystrausz Online Now Mar 22, 2014 at 10:59 AM

      we will be spending a week in NY this summer and have an offer of accommodation in this neighborhood.
      is this a particularly "bad" area?
      or just normal crime rate comparable to most of Manhatten and Brooklyn?



      5 Answers Mar 25, 2014 at 2:53 AM
    • Going to see a play at BAM

      by Dstibbard Online Now Feb 17, 2014 at 6:59 PM

      I am saying in mid town but going to a play at 7:30 at night and the play finishes at 10pm I am a female going alone - sp toe questions
      What is the best way it get back it mid town that time of night
      And is it safe?

      3 Answers Feb 18, 2014 at 3:47 AM
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      Clubs and Bars

      by Charlottezkb Online Now Jan 10, 2014 at 1:14 PM

      Never been to New York before so wondering what are some good clubs and bars? They need to be quite cheap! I'm staying in Brooklyn but happy to know of some good clubs in other areas as long as they're not too hard to get to/from

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      Flea market

      by Turska Online Now Dec 28, 2013 at 9:20 AM

      My old(ish) guidebooks tell about great flea market at Brooklyn at sundays. It is said to be inside at winter (we will come at middle of march). I don´t find any tips about it. Does it still exist?

    • hancock and nostrand

      by vesp-c Online Now Nov 9, 2013 at 9:24 AM

      please is that a safe borogh? thanks!

      5 Answers Nov 9, 2013 at 11:55 AM
    • what is the best way to travel from newark airport to williamsburg for 4 people?

      by brightonuk71 Online Now Sep 17, 2013 at 6:58 AM

      we are getting to Newark airport at about 2pm. is it better to pre order a car, get a taxi or jump on a train?

      8 Answers Sep 17, 2013 at 1:12 PM
    • Comfort inn sunset park

      by MALKYP Online Now Aug 6, 2013 at 12:28 AM

      I've booked to stay in the comfort inn sunset park on 38th/4th avenue Brooklyn as a tourist from Scotland how safe is the area?

      2 Answers Aug 6, 2013 at 2:37 PM
    • Safe place to stay in brooklyn for students and and reliable people/sites to search for apts

      by rsrv99 Online Now Jun 27, 2013 at 1:45 AM

      I am a student from Asia and would like to know safe places to stay in Brooklyn (university in Metro Tech centre). Also reliable people like agents/brokers and websites to search for apartments there. Thanx.

    • Safe place to stay in brooklyn for students and and reliable people/sites to search for apts

      by rsrv99 Online Now Jun 27, 2013 at 1:35 AM

      I am a student from Asia and would like to know safe places to stay in Brooklyn (university in Metro Tech centre). Also reliable people like agents/brokers and websites to search for apartments there. Thanx.

    • Safe place to stay in brooklyn for students and and reliable people/sites to search for apts

      by rsrv99 Online Now Jun 27, 2013 at 1:25 AM

      I am a student from Asia and would like to know safe places to stay in Brooklyn (university in Metro Tech centre). Also reliable people like agents/brokers and websites to search for apartments there. Thanx.

    • Stuyvesant Heights, Malcolm X Blvd

      by fer30 Online Now May 3, 2013 at 9:56 PM

      I was wondering how safe is Malcolm X´Blvd/Reid Ave, specially between Decatur St and MacDonough St. Or if this an area I need to avoid when I go to stay in Brooklyn.

      2 Answers May 4, 2013 at 2:55 AM
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      Where to stay in Brooklyn and which airport is nearest?

      by mickey.p Online Now Apr 27, 2013 at 12:34 PM

      I am looking to spend 2- nights in NYC, we were there last year and did lots so are just doing a couple of nights between other areas.

      We are looking to do Brooklyn bridge and Ellis Island as we missed these last year and we want to go to Newburgh for a day (OCC and to visit a friend!).

      Where can you recommend?

      Last year we stayed at the Holiday Inn Manhattan View in Long Island City and it was perfect - great for everything.
      This was suggested by someone on this forum so thought I'd ask for something similar in Brooklyn.
      Need something not too expensive, walking distance to trains/subways etc.

      My son is Autistic so he doesn't like crowds and the hotel last year was a great escape from the craziness of Manhattan!

      Also which airport is closest to Brooklyn? We are flying to the west coast after NYC.

      2 Answers Apr 30, 2013 at 9:38 PM
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      brooklyn bridge

      by LeaC16 Online Now Apr 17, 2013 at 11:45 AM

      where is the brooklyn bridge

      7 Answers Apr 17, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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      Moving to Brooklyn

      by HarukaT Online Now Dec 8, 2012 at 10:34 PM

      Hello, I'm moving to Brooklyn next year, I am a 30 year old African American woman from California. Where are some safe, moderately affordable neighborhoods in Brooklyn to live? Since its just me I can live in a studio apartment, and I can pay up to about1200/month. Accessibility to good public transport is preferred, and safety is key since I want to live somewhere where I would feel safe if I have to return home late at night. Let me know where the best neighborhoods would be for affordability as well as safety.

      11 Answers Dec 13, 2012 at 2:25 PM
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      Apartment in Brooklyn

      by lcat61 Online Now Oct 1, 2012 at 12:53 PM

      I am thinking about renting an apartment in Brooklyn Lefferts Garden near Sterling St subway station.
      What can you tell me about this area? Safe? Proxomity to restaurants and stores?
      Appreciate any help you can provide. Thx

      3 Answers Oct 14, 2012 at 7:00 AM
    • Bay Ridge Nissan

      by 1overneath Online Now Jul 7, 2012 at 5:48 AM

      HI We need to get to Bay Ridge Nissan 6501 5th Avenue Brooklyn...have never been to NYC so pretty clueless..will be staying in Manhattan. what options should I consider to travel this a safe area? Could I pick up a vehicle and drive back to Manhattan...thanks for taking the time to respond...Barry

      2 Answers Jul 7, 2012 at 8:09 AM
    • Quickest inexpensive route

      by RACK Online Now Apr 6, 2012 at 12:48 PM

      Coming to brooklyn soon getn off at 13 allen street need to get
      to comfort inn on 17 seabring.

      1 Answer Apr 6, 2012 at 1:30 PM
    • travel from brooklyn to queens hospital

      by mingo127 Online Now Apr 4, 2012 at 2:43 PM

      my daughter will be traveling from bklyn (park slope) to queens hospital center for work. want to avoid the JR parkway and the BQE. could she take local roads ie. eastern parkway get there? And finally can anyone suggest a good route? Every morning I hear that the BQE is backed up or something.
      not from bklyn or Queens so we are not real familiar with the area

      1 Answer Apr 4, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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      What is the best way to get to the Brooklyn Brewery from Manhattan?

      by clareabee Online Now Feb 9, 2012 at 3:22 AM

      Hi Guys,

      We are planning to go down to the 9/11 site, and we can manage that no problem from our hotel (i think!) but how do we get from there across to the Brooklyn Brewery? Could anybody also recommend a nice place to eat in that area?

      Thanks in advance,

      7 Answers Mar 12, 2012 at 11:23 AM
    • 3rd avenue and 3rd street is it safe

      by concernedone Online Now Dec 20, 2011 at 9:54 PM

      Taking internship near here. Taking subway from Manhattan. female college student. is this safe? Parents worried

      8 Answers Feb 9, 2012 at 4:14 AM
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      Woman with *challenging* sense of direction asks for assistance! Toronto>>Brooklyn

      by milan2003 Online Now Dec 1, 2011 at 8:42 AM


      For some reason, I thought it would be a good idea to drive to Brooklyn. I'm not sure why this seemed reasonable at the time. I've driven to many places before, but do not know the many highways, tunnels, etc around NYC...and now that I see there are dozens of 'steps' in googlemap, know that I will get lost. And I do *not* want to get lost in the middle of a city-scape maze that I can't get out of.

      Oh...and I don't have a GPS.

      I'm looking for the best route from Toronto to Brooklyn (Eastern Parkway). I know the shortest route seems to go through Chinatown, but I can't imagine what the traffic would be like. I *can* imagine me holding onto the wheel with the grip of death, getting lost, and leaving my car at the side of the road as I jump on the 4/5/6.

      Would any of you have taken this route before?

      Do you have suggestions for the best route taking into consideration directionally challenged people, as well as knowing the most logical routes (i.e. going through lower Manhattan is probably not a great idea).

      Your feedback is MOST welcome!

      Thank you

      12 Answers Feb 12, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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      Restaurant Near Brooklyn Promenade

      by lcat61 Online Now Aug 15, 2011 at 9:55 AM

      Can anyone recommend a good restaurant for lunch near Brooklyn Promenade? I will be going there Labor Day weekend.

      2 Answers Aug 15, 2011 at 3:13 PM
    • 7th ave arrest

      by brooklyn1234bb Online Now Jul 5, 2011 at 7:23 AM

      What is up with this 7th ave arrest?

      3 Answers Jul 8, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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      Brooklyn Botanic Garden & Brooklyn Museum

      by alvi21 Online Now Feb 19, 2011 at 5:01 PM

      Dear VTers,

      I'm visiting friends in NYC next month (March 2011) and would like to visit several places in Brooklyn. In order to have a better idea of my itinerary planning, I'd like to ask experienced VTers how much time (estimated average) one might spend at the following places:

      - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
      - Brooklyn Museum

      Thanks in advance for your help!


      7 Answers Apr 17, 2011 at 9:38 AM
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      Is Ridgewood, Brooklyn a safe naborhood?

      by johrog Online Now Feb 15, 2011 at 11:14 PM

      I am trying to rent an apartment in Ridgewood on my visit to NY. I found an offer of a flat on website, the place is located in Brooklyn,1817 Stockholm Street, Ridgewood, NY, 11385.
      Any bad or good things you could tell me about it before I make any contributions? All help greatly appreciated, thanks!

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      18 Answers Jun 1, 2015 at 5:01 PM