A Guide to Christmas in Dyker Heights

12/23/2011 12:15 PM |

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The best concentration of houses in Brooklyn decorated gaudily for Christmas—odes to electricity that rival the Luna Park of the early 20th century—can be found in Dyker Heights, the once Italian, increasingly Chinese neighborhood between Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst, particularly on 84th Street between 11th and 12th avenues. The Brooklyn Paper‘s Dan Macleod helpfully charted a walking tour that’ll take you past most of the most ostentatious spots.