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Flatbush Avenue

Address: Brooklyn, NY
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Ranked #68 of 92 Attractions in Brooklyn
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Biking
Owner description: Well-known Brooklyn street.
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Biking
Owner description: Well-known Brooklyn street.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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211 reviews 211 reviews
92 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

There is nothing remarkable about a long street that runs across Brooklyn. It looks dirty and dark at night but more animated during day time. We stayed at the Hampton Inn Brooklyn that is located right on it.

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BROOKLYN NY
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96 reviews 96 reviews
54 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I didn't realize this is reviewable till I saw it. It's a long avenue with many shops. Theres really not much more to say.

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Augusta, Georgia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
115 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This Avenue is one of the most Important Streets in Brooklyn, largely because it goes from Manhattan Bridge to the Marine Parkway Bridge bypassing Downtown Brooklyn, the Prospect Park Area, Greater Flatbush, and Southeast Brooklyn in the process. It flows relatively well even during major events which makes it a better street to cross in Brooklyn. One can see more... More 

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Hempstead, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I was visiting Barclays Center for a NETS game. I came here by LIRR and met up with my friends before the game to see where we could grab a bite to eat. We had a North Flatbush Avenue map and a listing of all restaurants by category. It was helpful. We walked just a few short blocks and came... More 

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Rochester, New York
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181 reviews 181 reviews
80 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We walked down Flatbush Avenue to the bus, near Cortelyou Road, south of Prospect Park. This is Brooklyn as everyone thinks of it. Crowded, noisy, dirty, and a wide variety of ethnic shops whose makeup changes as you proceed down the Avenue. A great place to watch people going about their lives the outer boroughs.

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Bellmore, N.Y.
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

I grew up in this area as well. This long stretch of Flatbush Ave has been declining since the 60's. And now it ia a comlete mess from north to all the way yto the south. It has become little Haiti with peole who have no respeact for property or any redeeming social value's. Dollar vans will cut you off... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

There is no reason to visit Flatbush Av - it is simply the street you take to get someplace else. Don't know why it is even here to rate.

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Atlanta
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Flatbush Ave. is supposed to be some sort of highlight? Junior's is fine and dandy for cheesecake, but there's no place to park over there.

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Englishtown, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Great up in Flatbush. Great stores, wide variety of places to eat. True Brooklyn "flare" about the area.

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Brooklyn, New York
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141 reviews 141 reviews
40 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

flatbush extends a long way.....depending where you are it could be good or bad....towards the fort greene section, i wouldnt carry too much money on you at night

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