You are in Bedford Stuyvesant, a lively borough that has been the cultural center of Brooklyn for decades. Many properties have been renovated since its early inception in the 1930´s and nowadays lots of middle class residents call this area home. For those of you who are interested in a little shopping, then Fulton Street is the place for you. Strolling around the area you can come across new clothing stores, mid-century collector furniture stores, florists, bakeries, cafes and restaurants. Saratoga Park is 8 minutes walk from your apartment and Fulton Park is 15 minutes. Further afield is Irving Square and St Johns Park that are both 25 minutes walk away. You are 5 stops from Manhattan on the Duke Ellington's A train, close to the C and J trains and seconds away from 3 city buses. The A train takes you straight to Macys at 34th street and 42nd street Time Square.