Straight from the outer boroughs
|Brownstones in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn--via Wikipedia|
Do or Dine – So hip you could walk right past it. --credit
|Their motto is “You scratch my bread, I’ll scratch yours” – credit|
These are just a few of the choice spots along Bed-Stuy’s Bedford Avenue — which, I should note, is not the same as Bed-Stuy proper. Bed-Stuy has a reputation for being seedy for a reason, and I wouldn’t recommend straying east of Nostrand Avenue or significantly south of Monroe Avenue, particularly at night. Bedford Avenue has brought a lot of great businesses to the area, but its influence remains mostly limited to the west edge of the neighborhood. Only time will tell if that edge creeps in the opposite direction.