City Living: East New York is Brooklyn’s next up-and-coming neighborhood

East New York is not a neighborhood of yoga studios, trendy coffee shops and pet grooming spas — yet.

However, real estate developers who have been eyeing the area, which offers affordable real estate prices and easy access to mass transit and major highways, may soon change that.

Though the area’s crime rates have historically been high compared to other nabes in the city, residents say its good sides are often overlooked.


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