Brooklyn Park is the 6th largest city in Minnesota with a population of 77,000 people and it is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River. In 1852, the federal government opened the area to settlers. In 1860 two towns of Brooklyn Center and Crystal Lake were formed, and the original area was larger than now. Brooklyn Park is a great area to live, especially for families since there are so many parks and community centers.
Brooklyn Park has a house that would fit almost any budget. The median home price is around $185,000 and there are about 599 homes for sale. There are so many housing options; you can choose from charming starter homes to new construction in the Shadowbrook Neighborhood. There are also many new construction homes near Edinburgh Golf Courses.
Brooklyn Park schools belong to three different districts – Osseo Schools, Anoka-Hennepin and Robbinsdale Schools. There is also a number of private schools as well as three colleges – North Hennepin Community College, Hennepin Tech College, and Rasmussen College.
There are many new restaurants opening; here you can find not only great dining options with food from all over the world, but also delicious takeouts any time of the day. One of the popular places is Fiesta Cancun Grill & Bar where you can enjoy not only authentic Mexican food, but also a fun atmosphere.
Fat Nag’s Eggs is a great place for breakfast and brunch; it is well known for its delicious pancakes and eggs benedict. Another place people seem to love, is Travail Kitchen & Amusement where chefs are cracking jokes and meals are interactive; be prepared to be asked to eat off a hook hanging over your head. For those who are fans of Thai and Vietnam cuisine, Sweet Basil is a great option; here you can enjoy their delicious curry on a nice day sitting on a patio!
Brooklyn Park has over 1,700 acres of park land! In addition to that, there are many environmental areas with a lot of trails. Most of the park have playground and pavilion areas for picnics and entertainment. There are also about 48 tennis courts available, as well as ice rinks.
For the golf fans, Edinburgh Golf Course is a popular and a challenging option; it also has great restaurants on-site and is a popular place for wedding receptions.
If you prefer to live in suburbs but still would like to be close to the city, Brooklyn Park is a great option. Considering overall lower housing prices, and abundance of parks and places for outdoor activities that suit any age, Brooklyn Park might be a great choice for you and your family!