Bedford – Stuyvesant

Generally referred to as Bed-Stuy, this neighborhood is directly in the middle of Brooklyn. Bordered by Flushing Avenue, Classon Avenue, Broadway, and Atlantic Avenue, Bed-Stuy is close to anywhere you need to be. It is known for its historic brownstones, and today Bed-Stuy boasts an eclectic and diverse community. It was named after Peter Stuyvesant, the last governor of the colony of New Netherland.