Manhattan Beach is a residential neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the south and east, by Sheepshead Bay on the north, and Brighton Beach to the west. Traditionally known as an Ashkenatraj Jewish neighborhood, it is also home to a sizable community of Sephardi Jews and a large Russian Jewish presence. It is known for being one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Brooklyn, with some of the borough's most expensive real estate. Houses in Manhattan Beach often cost in the millions.
Manhattan Beach is also a beach by the same name on the Atlantic Ocean situated on the eastern end of Coney Island. It was developed in the last quarter of the 19th century as a resort by Austin Corbin, later president of the Long Island Rail Road
Kingsborough Community College, which is the part of CUNY occupies the entire eastern tip of the Manhattan Beach. The college's halls and departments are spread out through the area. Students of the college can enjoy nature along the seashore.
Manhattan Beach, like all of New York City, is served by the New York City Department of Education. Manhattan Beach is zoned to PS 195 Manhattan Beach School for grades K-5 and PS 225 The Eileen E. Zaglin School for grades 6-8 (Zaglin takes students from K-8 but Manhattan Beach is zoned to a different school for K-5). Manhattan Beach is not zoned to any high schools, as all New York City high school students are required to apply to their high schools of choice.
Private schools in the area include the Yeshiva of Manhattan Beach, a Jewish day school for grades K-8.
How safe is New York City? Contrary to popular belief, the City consistantly ranks in the top ten safest large cities in the United States. The NYPD is the largest municipal police force in the world and has it's own Movie/TV Unit.
New York Climate
New York has a humid continental climate resulting from prevailing wind patterns that bring cool air from the interior of the North American continent. New York winters are typically cold with moderate snowfall. New York Weather Forecast
New York's two key demographic features are its density and diversity. The New York City metropolitan area is home to the largest Jewish community outside Israel. It is also home to nearly a quarter of the nation's South Asians, and the largest African American community of any city in the country. Ethnic composition