BROOKLYN

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Online Resource

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN

Top recommended site with a comprehensive guide for shop+dine and arts+culture recommendations that are in proximity to the festival venues.

BROOKLYN BASED

A wonderful online magazine with interesting articles and guide to the food, culture and neighborhoods of Brooklyn. 

Accommodation

There are several hotel options in the Downtown Brooklyn area within a safe walking distance from our festival venues. The nearest hotels are Holiday Inn Downtown Brooklyn and EVEN Hotel. Both are located within 3 to 5 blocks or less than a 10min walk from all the venues. The Baltic Hotel and Union Hotel are two budget hotel options that are 8-12 blocks or within a 10 to15 mins walk from the venues. Check out Agoda.com or Traveluro.com for some of the best hotel rates.

For AirBnB options, below are a list of historic neighborhoods that are within 15 mins walking distance from the festival venues.

  1. Fort Greene 

  2. Boerum Hill

  3. Brooklyn Heights

Neighborhoods that are within 1-3 subway stations away or 15-20mins walk. 

  1. Carroll Gardens

  2. Clinton Hill

  3. Cobble Hill

  4. Prospect Heights

  5. Park Slope

  6. Crown Heights

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Transport

The best way to commute within Brooklyn and to the other NYC boroughs is by subway, which runs 24 hours. The closest subway station to the festival venues are Dekalb Ave (1 min from BRIC) and Atlantic Av. Barclays Center (5 mins from all the festival venues).  

  • Single fare for subways and buses: $2.75.

  • Pay with a MetroCard, or use contactless payment with your digital wallets on your smart phone, smart watch including Google Pay™, Apple Pay®, and more. CHECK OMNY for more info.

  • Download the MY MTA app for the most updated schedule, directions and weekend or late night route changes.

subway at Atlantic Av Barclays