Rolling hills, appealing brick row homes and standard Italian dining establishments define Bay Ridge. This remote Brooklyn area provides awesome views of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and New york city Harbor. Its waterfront esplanade, parks and arboretums supply ample chance for taking in the landscapes. Bay Ridge might seem like a town on its quiet side road, but endeavor onto the primary shopping avenues and you'll experience all the dynamic commerce of big-city life. Commuters are well-connected, too: The X27 and X37 express buses make the journey to and from Manhattan in as little as 30 minutes, and the R train shuttle bus residents to Union Square in 40 minutes.