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Where to eat, shop, and play around 130 Ocean Parkway
Kensington: Brooklyn Comfort, Church Bar, Tacos El Catrin, Moondos Grill, Numerous Bangladeshi Restaurants, Sake Sushi, Thai Toni’s, Beverly Pizza and 49 year-old Korner Pizza, and much more. Parkway Pharmacy, Walgreens, Golden Farm, Mexican, Polish, Bangladeshi, Sudanese, Romanian, Albanian and more grocery stores, Local bars include Shenanigans and Denny’s, which are among the best dive bars in Brooklyn. Church Avenue Body Work & Yoga and Namaste Yoga, Kensington Fitness and the 120 year old Ocean Parkway bike path provide health and wellness options. J & L and Shannon's nurseries will help stock plants and flowers for your balconies. Sean Casey does amazing things at http://nyanimalrescue.org/
Prospect Park South (Church Avenue across Coney Island Avenue, a 5 minute walk): Wheated, Shayna’s, Werkstatt, Lark Cafe, Hunger Pang, Anarkalii, Am-thai and more.
Ft. Hamilton Parkway (1 block away in Windsor Terrace): Hamilton’s, Calaveras, Brancaccio’s, Batatta Falafel, Steeplechase Coffee, Fina Pizza, Mr. Tong’s, Jaya Yoga.
Windsor Terrace (Near of Ft. Hamilton Parkway Station used by 130 OP): Brooklyn Commune, Le Paddock, The Adirondack (bar), Elk Cafe. Juice Box Wine Store, Sean Casey Animal Shelter, King's Bay YMCA and more.
Local Resources: PS 130, PS 230, IS437, P.S.179, IS 62 and other middle schools, Brooklyn Prospect Charter School, Kensington (18th Avenue) and Windsor Terrace Branches (across from PS 130) of the Brooklyn Public Library. There is a community garden around the corner on East 4th Street between Ft. Hamilton Parkway and Caton Avenue.
Olmstead and Vaux masterpiece Prospect Park is 5 minutes away, and features the new LeFrak skating center, Celebrate Brooklyn concerts in the bandshell, boatrides and education at the Audubon Center, and all season Tennis Courts along with baseball and soccer fields in the Parade Grounds. Kensington Stables provides an amazing opportunity to ride on horseback through Prospect Park, and neighborhood playgrounds include the Vanderbilt Avenue Playground in Prospect Park, Greenwood Avenue playground, and Dome Playground.