Best streets in Bushwick

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Ranked 1st best street in Bushwick

"Melrose Street Is Nice"

- susieh
Pretty family-friendly street, lots of local residents and some new younger ones as well. Surprisingly quiet. Like any Brooklyn street, occasionally you'll witness some "unsavory" activity, but Melros...
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Eastern Pkwy

Ranked 2nd best street in Bushwick

"Brooklyn's pride and joy located in place"

- Nwhaley
Brooklyn is the next borough to become as famous as Manhattan, which is often the only borough represented in the advertisement for the most famous city in the world, while other boroughs are often le...
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Ranked 3rd best street in Bushwick

"Great Residential Street"

- mellowfellow
I lived here for some part of my teenage years and it is a very nice place now. There is alot going on on Stanhope st. There is local corner stores for your shopping convienience, a few bigger superma...
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Locust St

Ranked 4th best street in Bushwick

"A decent/inexpensive living, if you don't mind the neighborh..."

- BroadwayBK
Locust street is entirely residential, but there is a decent and inexpensive gym on the corner of Locust and Broadway, and there is a laundry mat, two pizza places, a burrito joint and a bodega just o...
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Ranked 5th best street in Bushwick

"Check out Urban Jungle, lively atmosphere"

- BroadwayBK
While Knickerbocker Ave isn't the most lovely street in all of Brooklyn, there are plenty in the neighborhood that are worse. Bushwick features a great deal of warehouses and commercial buildings, and...
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Unranked Streets

Aberdeen St


"Short little street"

- orochi
An apartment on Aberdeen St. would be a commuter’s dream come true. This weird little street runs for 1.5 blocks, and is intersected by Bushwick Ave, where there’s a gas station. It’s also right near...
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Arion Pl


"On Arion Place"

- Macsizzle
This street has a few small business and some limited housing options. I think that it is a nice street in this section of Brooklyn. All in all, I would suggest it for living, though it might not be t...
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Bleecker St


"Extreme ends of Bleecker feel residential"

- orochi
Bleecker runs from Bushwick into Ridgewood, Queens. Any apartments here will be within 15 minutes of the JMZ or the L subway lines. The middle section is between Myrtle and Cypress Aves, and this is t...
40.6984650561976 -73.9179414983807



"Mother Gaston has seen better days"

- orochi
When I saw this street on the map I was curious because of the name. Mother Gaston was a Brooklyn community activist who lived to be 96 years old! Unfortunately, the street that got her namesake is ki...
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"On Central Aveue"

- Macsizzle
This a main street, and with that comes heavy traffic and many businesses. Between day care centers and the Police Station, you'll find everything you need here. There are also a few nice restaurants...
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Cooke Ct


"Good for a walk around town"

- SoniaG
This is a good walk if you are coming from Broadway. There are several businesses and places to eat in this area but Cooke Court is a small road. I enjoyed making this turn off of Broadway and enjoyin...
40.6808506669701 -73.9040373335014

Covert St


"One of the nicer streets in brooklyn"

- mellowfellow
I grew up here as a little kid, Covert st itself is pretty small, ranging from approx. 15 blocks long. On the one side bordered by Wyckoff and the Other by Bushwick Ave. The street is pretty chill, no...
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Eldert St


"On Eldert Street"

- Macsizzle
This street, though it had some housing options, was a bit run down. The row houses here were cool; growing up in the midwest, we didn’t have anything like it. I think that this was a nice place to li...
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Fayette St


"Not An Interesting Place"

- Macsizzle
This street may not be a lot to look at, but it is a convenient way to get from Flushing Ave. to Broadway if driving. This short street is mainly residential, with what seem to be fairly shoddy housin...
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George St


"Probably get cheap rent here, near bushwick park"

- orochi
George street isn’t the most scenic place to live. It’s surrounded by Myrtle, Bushwick and Flushing Aves so it’s a little noisy and a little gritty. The best reason to live here is that you’re within...
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Grove St


"Grove street is in a pretty nice, quiet area. "

- rebeccalynn
I like walking down Grove Street. It is short and dead ends into Central Ave. The street is fairly shady for Brooklyn and a good route to take if you are walking around the neighborhood. It by no mean...
40.6962081828502 -73.9178191585447

Harman St


"On Harman Avenue"

- Macsizzle
This street is one of the most convenient streets in Brooklyn. With cuhrches, clothing stores, restaraunts, and service oriented businesses, there is something for everyone here. Though lacking the co...
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Himrod St


"If You Are Among The Very Young At Heart"

- Macsizzle
This street is filled with good places for older persons. There is a senior citizens center here. There are also a few churches and small businesses, though this street was less hectic than others ne...
40.6995932339862 -73.9203480412184

"Irving Avenue News"

- Macsizzle
Irving Avenue is filled with small businesses is even located near a park. I liked the street's overall feel, though some would deem it a little dirty and congested. Amongst the businesses offered, yo...
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"On Jefferson Street"

- Macsizzle
There are various small businesses located on this street, which are all service oriented. There really isn't much in the way of food or fun, but the convenience to the other more interesting streets...
40.7015157926181 -73.9290047670962
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