ON this episode of Ask A NYC Tour Guide, we address the controversial subject of Pizza. NYC is famous for it, everyone has a favorite. Check out what the guides have to say. I also cover 3 different places in Bushwick Brooklyn.
Queens Crossing is the most modern of the food halls. Located on 39th street just off of Main street, it has fancy neon and clean architectural lines. There is a parking garage for those that decide to not take the subway. The main entrance is one floor up off of 39th street, about a block from the Main Street subway station. This is not a large food hall, there are less than 20 stalls. The stalls are spread out, but there is plenty of great food to eat. Much of the food is Japanese influenced. We started here with dessert.… Read More
In DUMBO, a trendy neighborhood in Brooklyn, there’s a new place from where to see great views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges: The Rooftop Park of the Empire Stores building. In the 1850s, it was storage space and by the 1950s it was in ruins. It’s now a shopping center where the Brooklyn Historical Society recently opened a new gallery space. Take the lift/elevator to the fifth floor and you’ll see both bridges and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Access is free! Want to see the views from the rooftop park and explore this up and coming Brooklyn neighborhood? We… Read More