Nestled between Clinton Hill, Crown Heights and Bushwick, Bedford-Stuyvesant -- aka Bed-Stuy -- is one of the larger sections of Brooklyn, which means there are plenty of eateries, shops and bars to check out.
Local restaurants serve up eats from a variety of cuisines, from Haitian to Trinidadian, while high-end retailers and bars are popping up as the neighborhood grows. A walk through Bed-Stuy -- alone or with friends -- will surely lead to new discoveries.
Hop on the A, C, J or G trains to start your adventure, and be sure to hit up these top picks for the neighborhood.
Warm up at Crocus Juice Bar & Café
Admire Bed-Stuy's brownstones
Enjoy local art at the Living Gallery
Grab authentic Haitian cuisine at Grandchamps
Peruse vintage wares at The Meat Market
Or transport to SoHo at Sincerely, Tommy
Get your comfort food fix at Peaches HotHouse
Insider tip: Peaches' appetizers let you dine large for less