The neighborhood of East New York is part of the city of New York, New York.
East New York is a great neighborhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding dynamic areas in this neighborhood is very easy. Although the nightlife is limited, there are a very large number of people around most of the time. There is a fair amount of greenery in this area as there are many tree-lined streets. There are around 40 public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, such as Breuckelen Ballfields Park and Gateway, resulting in them being very easy to get to from a large number of locations in this part of New York.
In East New York, about one third of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood also has quite a good choice of housing sizes; homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners.
Both primary and secondary schools are very convenient to get to on foot from anywhere in East New York. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to food, it is very often feasible for property owners in this part of New York to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, those who appreciate eating out won't have to go far in East New York, where over 450 restaurants and about 30 coffee shops are available. It is also convenient to access a selection of clothing stores on foot.
East New York is an excellent part of New York when it comes to getting around without driving. With a multitude of nearby rapid transit stations on the A | 8 Avenue Express Line, L | 14 St-Canarsie Local Line, 3 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, Z | Nassau St Express Line, J | Nassau St Local Line, C | 8 Avenue Local Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines, traveling by public transit is especially convenient in this part of the city. This neighborhood is also especially convenient for traveling on foot; all daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and many businesses of different types can be found as well. Bicycling is easy in this part of New York because there are a fair number of bike lanes.