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Brooklyn/Greenwood and New Utrecht

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Greenwood and New Utrecht is a district in Brooklyn, New York City. It encompasses Sunset Park, Borough Park, Kensington, Parkville, Bay Ridge, Fort Hamilton, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, and Bath Beach.

Get in

By Subway

For Green-Wood Cemetery itself, the best trains to take are either the D or M (rush hours only) to 9th Avenue or the F to Fort Hamilton Parkway.

The D and M (rush hours only) serve the western areas of the district, such as Borough Park and Bensonhurst before continuing to Coney Island, while the N serves Dyker Heights after splitting off from the R in Sunset Park. The R terminates in Bay Ridge.

By Bus

The X27/X37 and X28/X38 express buses also serve this area.

By Car

The Verazzano Bridge takes you to Bay Ridge from Staten Island.

See

  • Green-Wood Cemetery, main entrance at 500 25th Street (along 5th Avenue; Subway: M/R trains to 25th Street), +1 718 768-7300 (), [1]. Daily 8AM-5PM (Daily 7AM-7PM from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day).
  • Harbor Defense Museum, (Take the R to 95th St, walk along fourth avenue to 101 st, then turn left and walk one block). Mo-Fri 10AM - 4PM Sa 10AM - 2PM Su closed. A collection of military artifacts relating to the defense of America's harbors located inside still-working Fort Hamilton Free.

Do

Buy

Eat

  • 8th Avenue (or Third Chinatown), (N train to 8th Avenue-62nd Street). Stretching from 50th Street to 62nd Street, the avenue holds its own against Canal Street (Manhattan/Chinatown and Flushing (Queens/Flushing. Fancy gourmet restaurants to alleyway noodle shops, Malaysian to Vietnamese and fare from every Chinese province, the neighborhood has it all.

Drink

Sleep

Contact

  • Brooklyn Public Library (Bay Ridge branch), 7223 Ridge Boulevard (at 73rd Street; Subway: R train to Bay Ridge Avenue), +1 718 748-5709, [2]. M 10AM-6PM, Tu 1PM-8PM, W 10AM-6PM, Th 1PM-8PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (Borough Park branch), 1265 43rd Street (at 13th Avenue; Subway: D/M to Fort Hamilton Parkway), +1 718 437-4085, [3]. M 1PM-8PM, Tu-W 10AM-6PM, Th 1PM-6PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (Dyker branch), 8202 13th Avenue (at 82nd Street; Subway: D/M trains to 18th Avenue, transfer to B1 bus to 13th Avenue and 82nd Street), +1 718 748-6261, [4]. M 10AM-6PM, Tu 1PM-8PM, W 10AM-6PM, Th 1PM-8PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (Fort Hamilton branch), 9424 4th Avenue (at 95th Street; Subway: R train to 95th Street-Bay Ridge), +1 718 748-6919, [5]. Closed for renovation.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (Kensington branch), 410 Ditmas Avenue (between East 4th and East 5th Streets; Subway: F train to Ditmas Avenue), +1 718 435-9431, [6]. M 10AM-6PM, Tu 1PM-8PM, W 10AM-6PM, Th 1PM-8PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (Mapleton branch), 1702 60th Street (at 17th Avenue; Subway: D/M trains to 62nd Street or N train to 18th Avenue), +1 718 256-2117, [7]. M 1PM-8PM, Tu-W 10AM-6PM, Th 1PM-6PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (McKinley Park branch), 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway (at 68th Street; Subway: N train to Fort Hamilton Parkway), +1 718 748-8001, [8]. M-Tu 10AM-6PM, W-Th 1PM-8PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (New Utrecht branch), 1743 86th Street (at Bay 17th Street; Subway: D/M trains to 18th Avenue), +1 718 236-4086, [9]. M 10AM-6PM, Tu 1PM-8PM, W 10AM-6PM, Th 1PM-8PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (Ryder branch), 5902 23rd Avenue (at 59th Street; Subway: F train to Avenue N), +1 718 331-2962, [10]. M 10AM-6PM, Tu 1PM-8PM, W 10AM-6PM, Th 1PM-8PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM.
  • Brooklyn Public Library (Sunset Park branch), 5108 4th Avenue (at 51st Street; Subway: R train to 53rd Street or N train to 59th Street), +1 718 567-2806, [11]. M 1PM-8PM, Tu-W 10AM-6PM, Th 1PM-8PM, F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM.
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