Famous People Who Love Nathan’s Hot Dogs

In 1916, Polish immigrants Nathan and Ida Handwerker opened a hot dog stand in Coney Island with $300 and Ida's secret spice recipe. That hot dog, and Nathan’s, became the most famous hot dog in the world with restaurants across the globe, products in every supermarket in America and millions of fans. Have you been

13 Desserts to Eat in Brooklyn Before You Die

When you think of Brooklyn you probably think of the Brooklyn Bridge, the people, and of course, the pizza. But there's so much more to Brooklyn. There's the desserts. From old time classics, modern twists on your favorites and culturally diverse sweets, there's something for everyone. Here are 13 essential desserts everyone must try when

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Spumoni

  Have you heard of spumoni? If you're Italian or grew up in an Italian neighborhood, then you probably have. And if you've been on our Pizza Tour then you definitely have as well. But not everyone knows about one of the most delicious desserts around, so here you go! So what is spumoni? Spumoni is

Movie Locations on the Best of Brooklyn Tour

One of the things that Brooklyn is famous for is the fact that so many films have been shot on location in our borough. If you've been on our Pizza Tour then you know that we love to take you off the beaten path to see those actual movie locations. That's not the only tour

The History of Chocolate in Brooklyn

You might not know it, but Brooklyn has been home to some of the finest artisanal and tradition chocolate in the world. There's been a veritable chocolate movement in Brooklyn since early 2000. That's why we started the Brooklyn Chocolate Tour where you get to sample chocolate from four of the most exclusive chocolatiers in

4 Reasons to Take a Bus Tour of Brooklyn

  We don't want to toot our own horn, but there's a reason that we've been the leader of guided bus tours of Brooklyn since 2005! If you've been on one of our tours then you know what sets us apart from the others. If you haven't been a tour yet, please know that

Things to Do in Brooklyn in 2019

There's so much to do in Brooklyn. If you love amusement rides, you'll want to visit Jane's Carousel or Luna Park in Coney Island. If you like history then you'll want to stop by the New York Transit Museum or the Brooklyn Museum. If you love food then you can't miss eating Brooklyn pizza

14 Reasons to Be Thankful for Brooklyn This Thanksgiving

  We happen to love Brooklyn every day of the year and we know you do as well. But with Thanksgiving right around the corner, let's take a moment to be thankful for the many things that make Brooklyn the best place in the world! 1. There are the many amazing Brooklyn foods, like

You Know You’re From Brooklyn When…

You know that the pastries at Villabate Alba, in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, are the best you'll get outside of Italy. You’ve hung out on a stoop, not a porch. Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenpisano/21671263251 You know what real bagels are. You can fall asleep on the subway and never miss your stop. You