Popular Local Brooklyn Things to Do

Take In the Sights, Sounds and Tastes of the City

Many of the most popular local Brooklyn things to do are only moments away from our boutique Brooklyn hotel. Even locals love the things that have put Brooklyn on the map, and with our Bed-Stuy hotel's location at the center of it all, it'll be easy to make an adventure happen. Take some tips from our friendly front desk staff, and discover some of the best Brooklyn attractions, from sports to art to sampling the finest brews of the borough. 

Local Brooklyn Attractions

Barclays Center

CHEER ON THE HOME TEAM

Opened in 2012, the Barclays Center is a world class arena that embodies the spirit of Brooklyn. Home to the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Islanders, it’s an excellent venue to catch a game or a concert. You can also find The Shops at Barclays here, which includes the Nets shop and the Sugar Factory. While you’re in the area feel free to take a stroll through the nearby neighborhoods of Prospect Heights, Clinton Hill and Fort Greene. 

620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(917) 618-6700

DUMBO

A ONE OF A KIND LOCALE

A short ride from our Brooklyn boutique hotel, you’ll find the charming neighborhood of DUMBO, short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. Formerly a ferry landing, the area is now home to an abundance of art galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, luxury apartments and tech start-ups.

Discover the Brooklyn Bridge Park, pick up a new read at Powerhouse Books or grab a delicious pizza from Juliana’s. You’ll find no shortage of things to do and see in this picturesque corner of Brooklyn. 

Brooklyn Museum

SPEND AN AFTERNOON GETTING CULTURED 

Located conveniently next to Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, the Brooklyn Museum is full of fascinating artifacts and unique exhibits. Spanning from the ancient world to the contemporary, you’ll find art and relics from around the world housed here. Check out all of the Brooklyn Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits and plan your stay. 

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 638-5000

The Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg

BEER AFICIONADOS REJOICE

Brooklyn is a mecca for good beer. The Brooklyn Brewery is a local landmark home to many rich and tasty brews. Started as a simple home brew operation by a few Brooklynites, it’s turned into a massively successful independent brewery. Get the full experience with a brewery tour and learn about each step of the brewing process. You can also skip the tour and simply enjoy sampling their wide collection of beers in their tasting room. Learn more on the Brooklyn Brewery website.

79 North 11th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 486-7422