The L train runs from the city to Brooklyn, which is the easiest way to get to this bustling borough. With the East Village just a few stops away, Williamsburg and Downtown are areas of Brooklyn that have steadily developed their own gay nightlife that is not to be missed. A constantly-blinking constellation of bar and club options pulls the gays into Brooklyn, reversing the tides and rewarding more intrepid voyagers with a fresh crop of old standbys. Hotspots like Metropolitan and The Abbey attract hoards of gay and lesbian party people, any night of the week!
Several other residential neighborhoods have become popular with the LGBT community. Park Slope has the highest population of lesbians in Brooklyn. Park Slope is also the site of Brooklyn Gay Pride held in mid-June each year on the edge of the nearby Prospect Park. Brooklyn Gay Pride generally falls between Queens Gay Pride and New York City Gay Pride, so keep the festivities rolling all summer long!