Food and drink

There are numerous places to get coffee near the hotel block. Here are a few of our favorites:

1. Blue Bottle Coffee

2. Stumptown

3. 61 Local


Tiffany is a dessert monster. Near the hotel block, here are her personal endorsements:

1. Mia's Bakery (try the blueberry cheesecake!)

2. Van Leeuwen (try the sicilian pistachio ice cream!)

3. Maison Kayser (try the almond croissant!)

4. Gong Cha (try the strawberry milk tea with bubbles!)


You can't go wrong with any of these food choices.

1. Dekalb Market Hall - try out a number of local eateries (including the world famous Katz's Deli for a classic pastrami on rye sandwich)

2. Smith Street Bagels

3. Sottocasa Pizzeria

3. My Cuban Spot (get a beef empanada and a Cubano!)

4. Juliana's Pizza

5. Bacchus Bistro & Wine Bar


There are a number of great parks to visit.

1. Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge. While not technically a park, this 3/4 mile walk across the bridge is worth it to see some impressive views of the Manhattan skyline.

2. Brooklyn Bridge Park

3. Brooklyn Botanical Garden

4. Prospect Park


If you want to do something off the beaten path...!

1. Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

2. Kick Axe Throwing

3. Brooklyn Boulders