A World of Wonder Outside Brooklyn

Carroll Gardens: Take your lactose intolerance to Giardini's. [Eating for Brooklyn]
East Village: Unless you borrow shorts, the Russian & Turkish Baths aren't sketchy at all. [My Brooklyn Year]
Park Slope: Everywhere else has rats, but the Slope gets raccoons. [Brooklynian via Brooklyn Record]
Staten Island: Brooklynites do field-study research, report back to the rest of us. [Brooklyn Ramblings]
Times Square: Will the stairway to TKTS heaven be finished in time to ditch our relatives there? [Curbed]
Williamsburg: Condos at McCarren Park Mews are affordable if you don't mind the oily film. [Gowanus Lounge]