It’s in Bedford-Stuyvesant, though, a. And how safe is it for tourists to wander from there to downtown Brooklyn and Dumbo? Is there anything we should be cautious about? Or is it a bad idea to stay there at all?. I used to live in Bushwick and would often walk through bedstuy to get home. Bed-Stuy may be one of the hippest and most beautiful gentrifying neighborhoods in Brooklyn, but it’s not for everyone. An ex-resident on why she’s fleeing to Fort Greene after a year in Bed-Stuy. Bad Reputation but okay town. Various people from all walks of life are now choosing to call the changing Bed-Stuy their home, ranging from students to middle-class families. It is Madison street between Marcus blvd and throops ave a safe place to live in?
I have found an apartment rental for a month in Bed-Stuy (specifically Decatur and Throop) that fits into my budget (2500) and a friend will check out for me next week to make sure everything is on the up and up. There are plenty of children living in some of the least desirable parts of town – I wouldn’t use that as a basis for determining whether a neighborhood is safe. My first morning in Bed-Stuy was the most amazing morning of my life. Another thing is, realizing that the increased police presence in the neighborhood is not to keep you safe, but to keep the neighborhood safe from you. I think Bed Stuy has a negative reputation for a reason; Yes there are some good pockets but overall, not a safe place to be. People speak of gentrification there but I am sure it would take years before it a safe and enjoyable place to be in. I know two couples in Crown Heights but admittedly have never visited, so don’t know how it compares to Bed Stuy. But like you, I also know a fair number of people who feel safe living in Bed Stuy.
As creative-class twentysomethings flock to Bed-Stuy, longtime residents have grown wary of the neighborhood’s burgeoning bar scene. Dude people are talking about Bed-stuy as if it is a utopia on here for the most part. Aside from those that live in the real world. I live on the border of Bushwick and i’m in Bed-stuy and while it’s definitely not do or die like it used to be, it’s still shady and it’s not just the projects either. On a single street, brownstone by brownstone, gentrification and race are colliding, making Bed-Stuy locals wonder what kind of block will be left when it all shakes out. Though she’d lived in Harlem for three years and felt comfortable there, she’d heard nothing good about Bed-Stuy.
Coupled with falling crime rates is a growing desire among young Americans to live in cities to be near jobs and nightlife. The sprawling Brooklyn neighborhood known as Bedford-Stuyvesant, or Bed Stuy, is comprised of two historically different areas, Bedford and the historically more upscale Stuyvesant. Transportation: Depending on which part of the neighborhood you live in, the area is served by the super fast A and C trains. Safe and less than safe areas Warnings or Dangers tips from real travelers and locals in Brooklyn, New York State. Bed Stuy and Bushwick are pretty much gentrified and the people that I know that live in those areas are definitely not walking through trouble on their commute home. I have lived in exactly three locations since moving to NYC in 1989: Chelsea (22nd and 9th); Brooklyn Heights (Remsen and Hicks); and Chelsea/Flatiron (24th and 6th). We have a car (and I’m expecting that street parking in Bed-Stuy might be a viable option, although I will garage it if necessary), and also are avid citibikers (which already is in Bed-Stuy). Brooklyn’s Atlantic, 3rd and 4th avenues were not safe according to my father. Bedford-Stuyvesant, popularly known as Bed-Stuy (sounds like: Bed-Sty), is located in central Brooklyn and nudges up against ultra-hip Williamsburg. A historic neighborhood that boasts both pristine brownstones and unkempt storefronts, generations-old Bed-Stuy residents share their streets with newcomers and hip kids. A safe and racially diverse neighborhood- comprised mainly of families, younger professionals, and artists- this area offers many conveniences such as markets and local shopping, cafes and a bevy of dining/eating options. Cameron Blaylock is a photographer and artist living in Brooklyn, NY. BedfordStuyvesant is a neighborhood of 153,000 inhabitants in the north central portion of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. To that effect, both the Fulton Street and Nostrand Avenue commercial corridors became part of the Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District, bringing along with it a beautification project that provides various pedestrian and landscape improvements.
Longtime Bed-stuy Residents Have Had It With Hipster Bars Invading Their Neighborhood
How safe is living in a Brooklyn neighborhood of Bed Stuy (Nostrand and Jefferson) for SWF in her 20’s? Is Bedford-Stuyvesant a safe and easy place to live? Bed Stuy is very block by block (more good blocks). You want to focus more on the blocks with predominately brownstones. In part because of my bougie romanticization of life in the city in my first apartment in my 20s and in full because of my immense privilege, I indulged myself. Considered a black cultural mecca in New York, people have said that Bed Stuy is to Brooklyn as Harlem is to Manhattan. Put bluntly, this comment was asking me to prostitute myself for free and safe mobility in this space. Forum Neighborhoods All Neighborhoods Bed Stuy Brooklyn Heights DUMBO Red Hook Williamsburg.
Will I be okay in Clinton Hill as long as I don’t walk home alone at midnight – which I do in Brooklyn Heights now? I live in Bed Stuy just outside of Clinton Hill, and feel perfectly safe walking around at night in either one. The incredible preservation of both the interior and exterior of Bed-Stuy townhouses is a story that’s more than a century in the making.