From the well-known breeder hot spot of Park Slope to the hipster hood of Williamsburg that more and more babies (clad in skinny jeans of course) are calling home, Brooklyn boasts some of NYC’s finest family neighborhoods. Read on to discover the borough’s coolest parks, stores, restaurants, play spaces and attractions that’ll make taking your brood on the subway well worth it.

Start the Year with a Strike at the New Year’s Day Brunch Family Bowl

Conked out during the fireworks, or eager to keep the celebratory spirit going? Either way, hit a strike on the first day of 2016 with family bowling at Brooklyn Bowl! No cost to come in, just to eat and play, with time (and pins) to spare!

Jan. 1, 2016, Noon
Tickets: No cover; $20/lane per half hour
61 Wythe Ave.
Williamsburg
718-963-3369
Online: brooklynbowl.com

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–Julie Seguss