Brooklyn Heights is just across the East River from Manhattan and is easily accessible via several subway lines.
New York Marriott
at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams St.
On the upscale side of mainstream, the hotel is centrally located for those visiting both Brooklyn and Manhattan. Rooms start at $199.
NU Hotel Brooklyn
85 Smith St.
Hip and chic; easy access to four Brooklyn neighborhoods packed with restaurants, bars, shops and galleries. Rooms start at $159.
80 Montague St.
Traditional Polish fare, such as kielbasa, stuffed cabbage and pierogi, in big portions. Entrees from $11.50.
1 Front St.
Under the Brooklyn Bridge, this Brooklyn Heights landmark serves brick-oven pizza. Pizzas $12 to $16, plus $1 to $4 per topping. No single slices; cash only.
57 Orange St. (sanctuary entrance)
Free tours are offered Sundays at 12:15 p.m., after the 11 a.m. service (service and tour are an hour earlier in the summer), as well as weekdays by appointment from 10 a.m. to
25th St. and Fifth Ave.
This National Historic Landmark, celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, remains an active cemetery with frequent funerals, so visitors are asked to behave respectfully. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; extended hours during the summer. Highly recommended: Buy one ($7) or both ($12) of the walking-tour guides for sale at the front gate; they’re more detailed than the giveaway map. Or take a trolley tour for $15, plus a $1.29 service fee (tickets required; see Web site for purchase details).
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St. (at Clinton St.)
Museum/library housed in a National Historic Landmark building. Museum open Wednesday-Sunday noon to 5 p.m.; library open Wednesday-Friday (Saturdays starting Dec. 1) 1 to 5 p.m. Suggested admission $10.