A lovely part of Brooklyn, the desirable Bay Ridge neighborhood is relatively well-off, home to those that earn a sizable sum. Families will feel right at home in Bay Ridge, which offers shops and conveniences that suit both parents and kids. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Fort Hamilton and near the Bus Terminal.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Bay Ridge area, including foods, pizza and deli snacks. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Pour House Of Bay Ridge or Killarny Pub. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. Five Guys Burgers & Fries and McDonald's are both located in the neighborhood.
With Spa Me and Shirley Day Spa located in the heart of the neighborhood, Bay Ridge makes it easy for residents to stay on top of their health. Catch the drama-bug at Dimensions & Dance Ii, and enjoy the theater without leaving town.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Bay Ridge spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Fruit Land Market and Bayridge Health Foods, both located on 3rd Ave., are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Bay Ridge area. For specialty foods, there is Vital Nutrition on 4th Ave. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, John's Doughnut Shop is in the neighborhood on 3rd Ave. and Paneantico is also in the area. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Associated Supermarket and Food City.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Bay Ridge has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Century 21 Dept Store and Century Department Stores. Residents can also take advantage of the many retailers in the Bay Ridge area, including T X & D Gift Shop and Handmade On Third.
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Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in Bay Ridge are Bay Ridge Preparatory School and I.S. 30 Mary White Ovington. Remember, the most significant factor in determining what schools your children are able to attend is an apartment's address. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools your children will attend.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
The neighborhood of Fort Hamilton is somewhat different from Bay Ridge in terms of median age. In Bay Ridge the median age is 35, while in Fort Hamilton it's 26. When it comes to households in the neighborhoods with children, they are more comparable. In Bay Ridge, 23% have children and 27% of households have children in Fort Hamilton.