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Living in Bay Ridge New York

Bay Ridge is the 96th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 79,177 residents.

Bay Ridge has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Dyker Heights, Fort Hamilton, Sunset Park, Bath Beach, Bensonhurst, Fort Wadsworth and Borough Park.

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Walk Score of Bay Ridge, New York, NY

Bay Ridge is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Bay Ridge Cars.com

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Lowen's Pharmacy

Daily errands do not require a car in Bay Ridge New York.

Bay Ridge is the 96th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 91.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

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Bay Ridge Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Bay Ridge to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

94 Hunts Point 91 81 69 12,200
95 East Flatbush 91 86 60 130,788
96 Bay Ridge 91 77 66 79,177
97 Unionport 91 80 58 23,914
98 Morris Heights 91 94 64 40,713

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 378 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bay Ridge.

People in Bay Ridge can walk to an average of 19 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Owls Head ParkDo you like long walks by the water? Picnicking in summertime and sledding in the winter? We have the perfect match for you! No, this isn't a personal ad; it's Owl's Head Park. The spacious property in #BayRidge Brooklyn contains rolling hills, peaceful, meandering pathways, and breathtaking views of the New York skyline and striking Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Owls Head Park

Transit Score of Bay Ridge, New York, NY

Bay Ridge has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Bay Ridge New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Bay Ridge has excellent public transportation and about 14 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Bay Ridge on public transit.

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Bay Ridge has about 3 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Bay Ridge, New York, NY

Bay Ridge is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Bay Ridge Shopping District in Bay Ridge, New York

Bay Ridge Shopping District

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Skinflints

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Bright Ocean Spa

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FDNY Station

thumbnail for Bay Ridge Architecture#BayRidge is a residential neighborhood in Brooklyn. Its tree-lined streets are mostly filled with one- and two-family houses. Unlike many other Brooklyn neighborhoods, these houses have garages, basements, and lawns, which make certain streets in Bay Ridge look like those of suburbs.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Bay Ridge Architecture

thumbnail for Union Church Of Bay Ridge: Church OfficeThe Union Church of Bay Ridge is a beautiful church at the corner of Ridge Blvd and 81st in the #BayRidge section of Brooklyn. Before there were cars or subways, before there was a bridge to Staten Island, when Bay Ridge was green withlawns and "country" farms, there was a church. Two churches actually - a Dutch Reformed church [Bay Ridge Reformed Church] at 80th Street and Ridge Boulevard, and a Presbyterian church one block south, at 81st Street and Ridge Boulevard.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Union Church Of Bay Ridge: Church Office

thumbnail for Bay Ridge Cars.comBayridgecars.com is a new and used car retailer located in #BayRidge Brooklyn. With both an online presence, and a brick and mortar shop on 4th Avenue, BayRidgeCars.com is the go to spot for a good deal on a car in Brooklyn.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Bay Ridge Cars.com

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