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For the Best Neighborhood Christmas Displays of All Time: “Dyker Heights Christmas Lights”

It is the most wonderful time of the year. Or rather it was not that long ago.  I love finding unique and traditional ways to celebrate the holidays. One of those special excursions happens right in my own borough; the Dyker Heights Christmas Lights. Dyker Heights in a neighborhood in the Southwest section of Brooklyn. Historically this was a predominantly Italian-American upper-middle class area. Nearby neighborhoods like Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst are too. These areas are great places to eat and shop for all types of Italian goodies. One of my favorites is most definitely B & A Pork Store . Besides eating, it turns out this neighborhood also excels at celebrating Christmas!  For the kind of light displays worthy of their own TV show this is where you need to be! As a native Brooklynite, I have known about these light displays long before there was internet. But now they have such a following there are even tours set up just to