Where’s Brooklyn at? In the middle of all the action, that’s where! Im here to educate you on 3 reasons why you should seriously consider moving to Brooklyn. First, with rents in Manhattan sky rocketing high, you might as well cross the East River, come through the Battery Tunnel, or over 1 of the 3 free bridges and in turn get more bang for your buck. The apartment sizes in Brooklyn are considerably larger than the average city flats. Second, Brooklyn gives you a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and yet allows for you to still be close enough to all the action in Manhattan. Neighborhoods such as Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill, Prospect Heights, Dumbo, Williamsburg, and Greenpoint are all a hop and a jump from the city. With trains leading you directly to every part of Manhattan and even Queens, there really is no place on the map that you can’t get to. Lastly, Brooklyn has plenty of culture, restaurants, shopping, attractions, and parks to explore. Not to mention, the borough is now home to the newly built Barclay’s Center which hosts their very own Brooklyn Nets NBA home games, and serves as a concert hall for some of your favorite musicians. Brooklyn’s official motto is Eendraght Maeckt Maght, Dutch for “In unity, there is strength.” The motto stands true as Brooklyn is the most populous county in New York. According to the New York State Department of Labor, 44% of residents work within the borough. The boroughs position serves as a convenient back office for many of New York’s businesses, making it an ideal place to live. In recent years, Brooklyn has seen a rapid growth of a high-tech and entertainment economy, as well as an increase in jobs in the service-based economy. If you’re not convinced just yet, take a day to stroll through Brooklyn to see for yourself what has become of the once neglected gem.