Founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery in Greenwood Heights, this site was inspired by the Pére Lachaise Cemetery in Paris and Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Having vied with Niagara Falls as New York State’s greatest tourist attraction, it gained landmark status in 1966. Filled…
Yes, you need to visit a cemetery. This 478-acre National Historical Landmark nestled between Prospect and Sunset Parks was founded in 1838 and is New York City's answer to Paris' Père Lachaise. Legends such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Leonard Bernstein, Horace Greeley and William "Boss" Tweed are…
Beautiful grounds and architecture, full of history! Lots of tours and special events.
Amazing to walk and see all the history and old tombs. Very scenic and beautiful and FREE!
This is a historic and massive cemetery. Go for the amazing trees and the sculptures of grief around every bend. There are scheduled tours, but also it is beautiful as a walk on your own.
“Best donut holes ever. Good selection of breads and baked goods. Also have lunch items for take out and coffee.”
“Home to many cultures. Come around to Sunset Park to see the sunset and movie nights sometimes!”
“Nice little hang out spot for beer, burgers, Bocce games , bean bag toss etc. ”
“French Mexican fusion this place is amazing. Do not miss the steak frites! ”
“The main attraction at this Eastern European restaurant in South Slope is the deep fried original burger: a juicy patty plus funky Allgauer Emmentaller cheese, mustard, and a seasonal pickled veggie gets swaddled in dough. The whole thing is dunked in the fryer, accompanied by steak-cut fries or salad. (Dip into sweet beet ketchup, too.) The burger is certainly a filling solo act, but for a gut-busting experience, add on a half order of Halusky, hand-cut potato noodles with Bryndza cheese and bacon morsels. The whole menu goes heavy on meat and potato variations, like Hungarian beef goulash, apple-raisin latkes, and turnip and squash-stuffed pierogis. It also offers an extensive range of ciders and beers.”