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Details: Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue

Friday, October 29, 2010; 4:43 PM

If You Go

Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of Nov. 12-14 (we'll skip the New York Marathon):

Getting There

American Airlines and Delta offer nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to New York's JFK Airport starting at $212 round trip. Amtrak to New York's Penn Station starts at $98 round trip. Take the A Express subway from the airport or the train station to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets and exit onto Bond Street.

Where to Stay

Nu Hotel

85 Smith St.

718-852-8585

www.nuhotelbrooklyn.com

Features eco-friendly cork flooring and organic bedding. Rooms start at $279.

Brooklyn Suites

331 State St.

718-643-0472

www.brooklyn-suites.com

Tastefully furnished apartments on a brownstone-filled Brooklyn block. A fourth-floor studio sleeping four is $262.50.

Where to Eat

Bacchus

409 Atlantic Ave.

718-852-1572

www.bacchusbistro.com

Classic French bistro fare. Dinner entrees start at $13.95.

Tripoli

156 Atlantic Ave.

718-596-5800

www.tripolirestaurant.com

A Lebanese fixture offering shish kebabs, lamb couscous and meatless dishes. Dinner entrees start at $10.75

Where to Shop

Barneys New York Co-op

194 Atlantic Ave.

718-637-2234

www.barneys.com

The avenue's newest showstopper.

Eva Gentry

389 Atlantic Ave.

718-260-9033

www.evagentry.com

The palette is primarily black, white and gray, with the occasional surprise splash of color.

Jodi Arnold

347 Atlantic Ave.

718-858-5580

www.jodiarnoldnyc.com

Distinctive prints and handcrafted embellishments from the Brooklyn-based designer.

Rico

384 Atlantic Ave.

718-797-2077

www.shoprico.com

Thayer Coggin couches, modern artwork and sculptural lighting from owner-designer Rico Espinet's own collection.

Sahadi's

187 Atlantic Ave.

718-624-4550

www.sahadis.com

Shop this Middle Eastern bazaar for dried fruits, prepared foods and more.

R.G.

All lodging and flight info valid as of press time Thursday.

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