Rolling hills, attractive brick row houses and traditional Italian eateries identify Bay Ridge. This secluded Brooklyn neighborhood provides breathtaking views of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and New York Harbor. Its waterside esplanade, parks and arboretums supply ample opportunity for soaking in the surroundings. Bay Ridge might feel like a small on its quiet side streets, however venture onto the primary shopping avenues and you'll experience all the bustling commerce of big-city life. Commuters are well-connected, too: The X27 and X37 reveal buses make the journey to and from Manhattan in as low as Thirty Minutes, and the R train shuttle bus homeowners to Union Square in 40 minutes.