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When is the Halloween Parade in Park Slope, Brooklyn?
Five Kid-Friendly Halloween Activities in Park Slope

Fifteen Novels Set in Brooklyn
Book lovers will devour this list of the fifteen best novels set in Brooklyn.

Halloween in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, BAM
Spending Halloween in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill? Here are nine spooky activities to fill your dance card.

Brooklyn Art Guide
Want to see Brooklyn's emerging artists? Here's a guide to the best galleries, annual open studios and other indie art events in Brooklyn.

How to Get to Brooklyn from JFK Airport
Learn about all the various ways to travel from JFK Airport in Queens NY to Brooklyn destinations, and from Brooklyn neighborhoods to JFK.

10 Fantastic Brooklyn BBQ Resturants
Brooklyn BBQ Restaurants that even a vegetarian would like. Looking for some tasty BBQ? Ten Fantastic BBQ Restaurants in Brooklyn.

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Got Kids? An Insider's Guide to Family-Friendly Brooklyn
Got kids? Head to these ten family-friendly spots in Brooklyn that are local favorites. From indoor mini golf to a cat cafe, these places are perfect for the whole family.

10 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
10 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

How Long Is the Brooklyn Bridge in Miles and Metres?
Have you ever wondered how long the Brooklyn Bridge is when you've walked or biked across? Here's the answer, in both miles and kilometers and other fun facts.

Top Twelve Things to do in Williamsburg Right Now
From dining at new restaurants to flying on a trapeze, these are the top twelve things to do in Williamsburg right now.

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Coffee Talk: Brooklyn's Best Coffee Shops
Looking for a cold brew? Stop in at these twelve coffee shops for an iced coffee.

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Where is the Best Shopping in Brooklyn?
Where's the best shopping in Brooklyn these days?

How Long Does It Take to Walk the Brooklyn Bridge?
How long does it take to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge?

Guide to Brooklyn's West Indian Labor Day Parade
Everything you need to know about Caribbean Culture in Brooklyn and the West Indian Labor Day Parade on September 5th, 2016.

Guide to Brooklyn's West Indian Labor Day Parade
Everything you need to know about the West Indian Day Parade and other cultural events.

Get Schooled in History
Want to learn about the history of America and NYC? These eight spots will teach you more about history than the Hamilton soundtrack.

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Where is Brooklyn? In What County and City?
Where is Brooklyn located? Eight Facts about Brooklyn.

Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Enjoy outdoor movies in gorgeous Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO this summer at Movies with a View.

See Shakespeare in Brooklyn
Five Shakespearean Productions in Brooklyn you can't miss this summer.

Who's Playing at Summer Concerts in Prospect Park
Get the scoop on one of Brooklyn's favorite summer concert series, Celebrate Brooklyn.

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Summer Loving: Ten Ways to Celebrate Summer in Brooklyn
Ten Fantastic Things To Do This Summer in Brooklyn

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Brooklyn’s Best Donut Shops
Best Donut Shops in Brooklyn

Where in Brooklyn Can You See the July 4th Fireworks?
Where in Brooklyn Can You See the July 4th Fireworks? If you are headed to North Brooklyn, make sure the waterfront park you are going to is open for the event.

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Ten Fantastic Outdoor Spots to Drink and Dine in Brooklyn
Drink and Dine Outdoors at these Ten Brooklyn restaurants with prime patios..

Outdoor Summer Movies in Brooklyn
Movie buffs will love these summer long outdoor film series.

Free Flicks at Brooklyn’s Various Outdoor Film Series
Free Flicks at Brooklyn’s Various Outdoor Film Series

Explore Brooklyn's Waterfront Art Scene this Spring
From breathtaking performance art at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to a studio tour of Brooklyn's trendiest art spaces, there is much to see this Spring.

Brooklyn, New York
An insider's guide to Brooklyn, New York, including where to go, what to do, neighborhoods, restaurants, arts, nightlife, and much more.

What is the Zip Code for Cobble Hill, Brooklyn?
What is the Zip Code for Cobble Hill, Brooklyn? Here's the zip code and five fun things to do in the neighborhood.

Brooklyn Music Festivals
Music fans should attend these eight popular annual Brooklyn music festivals.

The Ultimate Cheapskate's Guide to Brooklyn
Don't break the bank on a trip to Brooklyn. Here's a budget guide to Brooklyn. Enjoy these 15 Free (or almost free) activities.

The Ultimate Cheapskate's Guide to Brooklyn
Don't break the bank on a trip to Brooklyn. Here's a budget guide to Brooklyn. Enjoy these 15 Free (or almost free) activities.

Five Seasonal Brooklyn Bars
These Brooklyn bars open for the season this spring. Have a drink at a seasonal spot.

After Hours: A Night Owl in Brooklyn
Night Owls looking for a slice or a bite to eat after midnight must check out this list of seven late night spots in Brooklyn.

Brunch in Brooklyn
Looking for a great restaurant for brunch? Try one of these seven spots.

Brooklyn's Best Bakeries
Want a treat? Visit these eight fantastic bakeries in Brooklyn.

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in Brooklyn
Five Fun Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Brooklyn.

Exploring Gowanus: A Neighborhood Guide
The Brooklyn neighborhood of Gowanus, between Carroll Gardens, Boerum Hill and Park Slope, is today in full transition, with new restaurants and music venues, odd galleries and vast performance spaces carved out of old buildings. It's home to artisanal pickle makers, auto repair shops, and a wedding rental venue that charges $6,000 for just the privilege of renting the space. Picturesque, it's the site of numerous photo shoots for ads and movies, too. Find out about Gowanus, including where to go and what to do.

Nine Reasons to Visit Red Hook, Brooklyn
Nine Reasons to Visit Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Recently Opened: Five New Brooklyn Hot Spots
Looking for something new? Check out these five new places in Brooklyn.

The Williamsburg Bridge - Walking and Cycling
Want to across Williamsburg Bridge into Manhattan? Here are six great tips.

Can You Walk or Jog Across the Manhattan Bridge? - Q&A
Can you walk or jog across the Manhattan Bridge, which runs from Downtown Brooklyn to Chinatown in Manhattan?

Tea Lovers Guide to Brooklyn
Searching for the perfect cup of tea? Head to these cafes and shops for the best tea in Brooklyn.

What is the Zip Code for Park Slope, Brooklyn NY?
What is the Zip Code for Park Slope, Brooklyn NY? Here are the answers, as well as some useful information about this section of Brooklyn.

Six Ways to Celebrate Spring
Looking for Fun Ways to Celebrate Spring? From a Cherry Blossom Festival to the Opening of a Seasonal Bar, there's a lot to do in Brooklyn.

Dining Out For Easter? 10 Brooklyn Restaurants to Consider
Here are 20 great restaurants in Brooklyn where you can have a festive Easter meal.

Visiting Jewish Communities in Brooklyn: What to Know
All kinds of people live in Brooklyn, and some of the most picturesque areas are the borough's orthodox Jewish areas. As tourism in Brooklyn increases, are there tips to visiting an orthodox Jewish neighborhood?

Unique Brooklyn Music Venues
See an indie band at a Polish Community Center or listen to Beethoven on a barge, there are many cool venues in Brooklyn.

5 Landmark Bridges You Can See When Walking the Brooklyn Bridge
Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge one sees many bridges. What are they?

Summer Day Camps in Brooklyn: Mid Price Range
Looking for a Brooklyn summer day camp? There are lots of options. Here are some interesting and popular camps that are not the most expensive nor the cheapest, but mid range. Some allow kids to enroll for just a half day, others require a few weeks. See what suits you and your family!

Getting to & from NYC AIrports from Brooklyn
Getting to and from the NYC airports can add both time and cost to a trip. If you're leaving from Brooklyn, or headed to Brooklyn, check out your options. Here is an overview of all the transportation options, and special articles on affordable mass transit services, from Brooklyn to JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports.

Get a New Passport at a Brooklyn Public Library
You’d be surprised where you can submit a passport application in Brooklyn. Hint: you can borrow a book at the same time.

How Far In Advance Do I Need to Apply for a Passport in Brooklyn?
The Dept of State recommends you get your passports well in advance of travel. But how much in advance?

Can I Get a Passport Cheaper in Brooklyn than Manhattan?
Is it any cheaper to get a passport in Brooklyn?

Where Can I File for a New Passport in Brooklyn?
Going abroad? Do not forget to apply for your passport well in advance of travel. Here’s info for Brooklyn residents.

Where to Find a Passport Office in Brooklyn: USPO
Where can you apply for a passport in Brooklyn? Find out.

Emergency Passport: Where to Go if You Live in Brooklyn?
Can you get an emergency passport application filed in Brooklyn?

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Wow! The West Indian American Labor Day Parade! It's the last hurrah of summer: a colorful, musical, exuberant event, the culmination of a 5 day Caribbean festival in Brooklyn. Millions come to watch it.

Kwanzaa Events in Brooklyn
Find out what's happening in Brooklyn, New York in celebration of the holiday of Kwanzaa. With Brooklyn's large, proud and active African American and Caribbean American population, you can be sure that there are things happening for Kwanzaa. Find out more.

Ten Bridal Stores in Brooklyn, New York
Looking for the perfect wedding gown? Try these interesting bridal boutiques throughout Brooklyn, including Schone Bridal, Leanne Marshall, and more.

Cyling in New York: Brooklyn's Best Group Bike Ride Events
Love to bike in bike tours? Find out about the 5 Boro Bike Tour and other special group tours held in Brooklyn, from New Year's Eve (no kidding) through the summer.

10 MORE Ideas of Things to Do on Fathers Day in Brooklyn
Take dad out in Brooklyn for Fathers Day. Here are 10 ideas....

Brooklyn's 5 Hardest to Get Restaurant Reservations
IWhere's the best of the best restaurants in Brooklyn? As Brooklyn's restaurant scene heats up, it can be tough to get reservations at some of the most popular upscale dining establishments. Here's a list of highly rated, most popular and exclusive restaurants for Mother's Day, Christmas and New Years, Valentines Day and special birthday and anniversary celebrations. But book in advance!

Black History Month Events in Brooklyn
Brooklyn has a host of sophisticated events for this February's calendar, in honor of African American History Month. You can hear Cornel West argue with Simon Critchley, watch WNYC's Leonard Lopate manage a top tier panel of intellectuals discuss education as a civil right, see a photo exhibit of several dozen leading diasporic women artists — in a historic gallery with a pedigree of being the first community restoration center in the United States, founded in response to the turmoil of the 1960s. At the BAMCafe, one can discuss with legendary Meredith Monk. And much more. It's pretty amazing. See separate listings for musical events and family-friendly Black History events in Brooklyn this February.

Brooklyn in December - Annual Calendar
December in Brooklyn is simply wonderful. Holidays are in the air. Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa are special events, generating concerts, shopping opportunities, and parties galore. And, of course, New Year's Eve in Brooklyn is great, with fireworks in Prospect Park and parties galore. The following lists some annual December highlights. **Please note: THIS NOVEMBER CALENDAR IS A LISTING OF ANNUAL EVENTS that happen every December in Brooklyn. It's organized alphabetically, not by date.

Brooklyn in December - Annual Calendar
December in Brooklyn is simply wonderful. Holidays are in the air. Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa are special events, generating concerts, shopping opportunities, and parties galore. And, of course, New Year's Eve in Brooklyn is great, with fireworks in Prospect Park and parties galore. The following lists some annual December highlights. **Please note: THIS NOVEMBER CALENDAR IS A LISTING OF ANNUAL EVENTS that happen every December in Brooklyn. It's organized alphabetically, not by date.

October Events and Harvest Festivals in Brooklyn
As autumn weather sets in, two major events define the October calendar in Brooklyn: Columbus Day, a three-day weekend, and Halloween. The cultural calendar is busy with with exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum and BAM's Next Wave festival. In addition, there are charity runs, wonderful concerts and readings, and one of the biggest and best of the city's street fairs, the Atlantic Antic. For up-to-date listings, see our weekly calendar for details of what's happening when, and where.

October Events and Harvest Festivals in Brooklyn
As autumn weather sets in, two major events define the October calendar in Brooklyn: Columbus Day, a three-day weekend, and Halloween. The cultural calendar is busy with with exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum and BAM's Next Wave festival. In addition, there are charity runs, wonderful concerts and readings, and one of the biggest and best of the city's street fairs, the Atlantic Antic. For up-to-date listings, see our weekly calendar for details of what's happening when, and where.

Brooklyn in December - Annual Calendar
December in Brooklyn is simply wonderful. Holidays are in the air. Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa are special events, generating concerts, shopping opportunities, and parties galore. And, of course, New Year's Eve in Brooklyn is great, with fireworks in Prospect Park and parties galore. The following lists some annual December highlights. **Please note: THIS NOVEMBER CALENDAR IS A LISTING OF ANNUAL EVENTS that happen every December in Brooklyn. It's organized alphabetically, not by date.

October Events and Harvest Festivals in Brooklyn
As autumn weather sets in, two major events define the October calendar in Brooklyn: Columbus Day, a three-day weekend, and Halloween. The cultural calendar is busy with with exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum and BAM's Next Wave festival. In addition, there are charity runs, wonderful concerts and readings, and one of the biggest and best of the city's street fairs, the Atlantic Antic. For up-to-date listings, see our weekly calendar for details of what's happening when, and where.

October Events and Harvest Festivals in Brooklyn
As autumn weather sets in, two major events define the October calendar in Brooklyn: Columbus Day, a three-day weekend, and Halloween. The cultural calendar is busy with with exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum and BAM's Next Wave festival. In addition, there are charity runs, wonderful concerts and readings, and one of the biggest and best of the city's street fairs, the Atlantic Antic. For up-to-date listings, see our weekly calendar for details of what's happening when, and where.

20 Great Halloween Parades in Brooklyn: When, Where
Family-friendly Brooklyn neighborhoods put on over a dozen different Halloween parades for kids during the month of October. Most, but not all, are on Halloween itself, or the weekend before. In addition to the famous Park Slope Halloween parade, there are parades everywhere from Coney Island to Bay Ridge to Williamsburg.

20 Great Halloween Parades in Brooklyn: When, Where
Family-friendly Brooklyn neighborhoods put on over a dozen different Halloween parades for kids during the month of October. Most, but not all, are on Halloween itself, or the weekend before. In addition to the famous Park Slope Halloween parade, there are parades everywhere from Coney Island to Bay Ridge to Williamsburg.

2016: 15th Anniversary of 9.11 Attacks on World Trade Center
2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Here are over 8 suggestions of how to mark the day, from books and movies to private ways to address it, to a listing of simple community memorials in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn in August: Festivals, Tours, Major Annual Events
What's happening in Brooklyn in August? Check this up to date listing of some of the most interesting Brooklyn events, from outdoor movies to events at Coney Island, ferry boat service on the East River, great summer concerts free First Saturday events at the Brooklyn Museum and kayaking and boating off of Brooklyn Bridge Park and Red Hook. Brooklyn's great in August!

Brooklyn in August: Festivals, Tours, Major Annual Events
What's happening in Brooklyn in August? Check this up to date listing of some of the most interesting Brooklyn events, from outdoor movies to events at Coney Island, ferry boat service on the East River, great summer concerts free First Saturday events at the Brooklyn Museum and kayaking and boating off of Brooklyn Bridge Park and Red Hook. Brooklyn's great in August!

Brooklyn in August: Festivals, Tours, Major Annual Events
What's happening in Brooklyn in August? Check this up to date listing of some of the most interesting Brooklyn events, from outdoor movies to events at Coney Island, ferry boat service on the East River, great summer concerts free First Saturday events at the Brooklyn Museum and kayaking and boating off of Brooklyn Bridge Park and Red Hook. Brooklyn's great in August!

NY Marathon Mini-Map: Park Slope-Atlantic Ave-Clinton Hill
Watching the NY Marathon in Brooklyn? Here's a map of the course from Park Slope to Clinton Hill, including Atlantic Avenue.

NY Marathon Brooklyn Course: Clinton Hill to Williamsburg
Watching the NY Marathon in Brooklyn? Here's a map of the course from Clinton Hill to Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

NY Marathon Course Map: Greenpoint, Last Brooklyn Neighborhood
Watching the NY Marathon in Brooklyn? Here's a map of the course, in Greenpoint, the last stop in Brooklyn.

Big Map of NYC Marathon Route in Brooklyn
Want to know where the ING NY Marathon runs, in Brooklyn?

Brooklyn Subway Map
If you plan on getting around on Marathon Sunday by subway, check the map--and the Marathon route, too!

Tips for Drivers on Marathon Sunday:Street Closures
Marathon Sunday in Brooklyn spells one word: t-r-a-f-f-i-c. Get tips on street closures, maps and more.

Lakeside Offers Roller Skating, Ice Skating, Water Fun
After years of waiting, in 2013-2014, Brooklyn will get treated to the opening of the new ice skating facility in Prospect Park. It's bigger and better, with space for a cafe, roller skating and much more. It's called LeFrak at Lakeside. Learn more!

$74 Million Renovation Upgrades Prospect Parks Fun at Lefrak at Lakeside
The new Lakeside facility i Prospect Park, also known as the LeFrak Center, opens winter 2013 after a nearly $75 million restoration. Find out about the great skating and other public facilities.

Lakeside, New Facility for Birdwatching
The Lakeside facility in Prospect Park offers birdwatchers new opportunities.

Festivals in Brooklyn: A Monthly Calendar of Ethnic & National Festivals
Discover how multicultural Brooklyn celebrates its lively calendar of cultural festivals, from Black History Month to Irish-American Heritage Month, as well as important American holidays such as July 4th and, of course, New Year's Eve, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas.

Brooklyn NY Marathon Course: Bay Ridge-Sunset Park-Park Slope
Watching the NY Marathon in Brooklyn? Here's a map of the course in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Festivals in Brooklyn: A Monthly Calendar of Ethnic & National Festivals
Discover how multicultural Brooklyn celebrates its lively calendar of cultural festivals, from Black History Month to Irish-American Heritage Month, as well as important American holidays such as July 4th and, of course, New Year's Eve, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas.

Festivals in Brooklyn: A Monthly Calendar of Ethnic & National Festivals
Discover how multicultural Brooklyn celebrates its lively calendar of cultural festivals, from Black History Month to Irish-American Heritage Month, as well as important American holidays such as July 4th and, of course, New Year's Eve, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas.

Brooklyn Marathon Course: Verrazano Bridge into Bay Ridge
Watching the NY Marathon in Brooklyn? Here's a map of the course in Bay Ridge.

Brooklyn, NY, Basics: A Visitors Guide
A quick overview of Brooklyn NY for guests of locals and tourists to New York City.

Bird: Elegant Boutique Shopping in Williamsburg
Although Williamsburg is a huge and sprawling neighborhood, you can have some fun, shop and window shop — and get the sense of this famous New York City hipster destination — just by walking around the few blocks of Grand Street on either side of Bedford Avenue. But come soon, as Brooklyn's changing changing fast; the next time you visit here, it likely won’t be the same.

Upscale Housewares: Cucina Tavola in Williamsburg
Cucina Tavola in Williamsburg. Brooklyn, NY.

Park Slope, Brooklyn Visitors Guide
Park Slope is one of New York City's most desirable residential neighborhoods, known for its leafy streets, child-friendly environment, progressive politics and beautiful preserved architecture dating from the late 19th and early 20th century. If you're new to Brooklyn, or live in the borough but want to show visitors around, spend a few hours wandering around Park Slope.

Brooklyn, NY, Basics: A Visitors Guide
A quick overview of Brooklyn NY for guests of locals and tourists to New York City.

Brooklyn's Southside Guitars: Vintage Guitars & Repairs in Williamsburg
1950s electric (and acoustic) guitars are quite popular among indie bands t and they're certainly decorative to boot. Soutside Guitars is a staple institution and a musician's mecca. It's in Williamsburg, Brooklyn--where else?

Upcycled,Recycled:Arty Eco Cashmere,Housewares,Gifts in Williamsburg at GGrippo
Environmentally conscious shoppers - and those who love cashmere and have a yen for unusual, well designed objects--will love the tiny showroom/store at GGrippo in Williamsburg. It's the essence of the independent, artistic, entrepreneurial enterprise that makes Brooklyn so unique. Learn more, and find out what's nearby and how to get there.

Shopping Green? Check out Williamsburg's Eco-Closet for Clothes, Gifts
Although Williamsburg is a huge and sprawling neighborhood, you can have some fun, shop and window shop — and get the sense of this famous New York City hipster destination — just by walking around the few blocks of Grand Street on either side of Bedford Avenue. But come soon, as Brooklyn's changing changing fast; the next time you visit here, it likely won’t be the same.

Williamsburg,Brooklyn:Where Pamper Yourself? Organic Sustainable SkinnySkinny
Although Williamsburg is a huge and sprawling neighborhood, you can have some fun, shop and window shop — and get the sense of this famous New York City hipster destination — just by walking around the few blocks of Grand Street on either side of Bedford Avenue. But come soon, as Brooklyn's changing changing fast; the next time you visit here, it likely won’t be the same.

Great Brooklyn Pizza Shop Recommendations
As rice is to China, so pizza is to Brooklyn. Find out where to get the best pizza in Brooklyn. And luckily, there's not just one

Paul Smith Sale Shop in Brooklyn, Outlet Store for Upscale Men's Wear
Looking for a good buy on designer label men's wear? Head to Brooklyn's Grand Street in Williamsburg to the Paul Smith Sale Shop. Find out about it, how to get there, and also what else is nearby.

Fred Perry Surplus Shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Visit the Fred Perry Surplus Store in Brooklyn. It's beloved amongst those who followed the trajectory of punk rock and some of its most colorful characters.Great buys. Find out where it is and what's nearby.

Easter in Brooklyn, NY
Celebrate Easter in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Flea Market Locations and Reviews
Discover twelve great places for flea market style shopping in Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn's awash in great flea markets. Some run year-round. Others are seasonal. Find out where to shop for vintage clothes, antique housewares and cameras, old jewelry and retro, mid-century modern furniture and more, from Coney Island to Williamsburg.

Great Brooklyn Pizza Shop Recommendations
As rice is to China, so pizza is to Brooklyn. Find out where to get the best pizza in Brooklyn. And luckily, there's not just one

Life:Curated- For Gifts, a Hip Lifestyle & CURATED Store on Williamsburg's Grand Street
Curated? Museums used to have curators — but stores now do too, especially in this neck of the Brooklyn woods. A great place to come for gifts, shoes, clothes and other gear that shows that your young, stylish and hip. Welcome to

Practical Info for Shoppers: How to Get to Grand Street Brooklyn & When to Go
Although Williamsburg is a huge and sprawling neighborhood, you can have some fun, shop and window shop — and get the sense of this famous New York City hipster destination — just by walking around the few blocks of Grand Street on either side of Bedford Avenue. But come soon, as Brooklyn's changing changing fast; the next time you visit here, it likely won’t be the same.

Williamsburg Shopping: Visit Grand Street in Brooklyn
Although Williamsburg is a huge and sprawling neighborhood, you can have some fun, shop and window shop — and get the sense of this famous New York City hipster destination — just by walking around the few blocks of Grand Street on either side of Bedford Avenue. But come soon, as Brooklyn's changing changing fast; the next time you visit here, it likely won’t be the same.

Where to Buy Flowers, Trees & Plants in Brooklyn
Where to Buy Flowers, Trees, Plants in Brooklyn - Nurseries and Great Plant Spots

Great Kosher Bakeries in Brooklyn NY
Great Kosher Bakeries in Brooklyn NY

Sephardi & Kosher, Unusual Bakeries in Brooklyn
For the Jewish Holidays: Sephardi kosher bakeries. Relatively rare in NYC, you can find wonderful concoctions with pistachios, baklava, chocolates and more

How to Buy Shmura Matza from a Brooklyn Matzah Factory
6 Passover tips on buying Shmura Matzah from a Brooklyn factory for seder or a gift.

Where is the NYC Board of Elections Office in Brooklyn, NY?
Find out where to go in Brooklyn to go to register to vote in person, or sort out any complications with your voter registration.

Celebrate Being Irish in Brooklyn on St. Patrick's Day
Celebrate Being Irish in Brooklyn on St. Patrick's Day! Find out when the parades are, and where, where to eat corned beef and cabbage, and where to go Irish pub hopping!

10 Things to Do in DUMBO on Front Street
One of Brooklyn's most unique waterfront neighborhoods, DUMBO combines old industrial architecture with chic shops, interesting restaurants, and killer views of Manhattan and Brooklyn's famous Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

Annual Calendar of Running Races in Brooklyn, from the NY Marathon to a Local 5 K Race
IN addition to the New York Marathon, Brooklyn's the site of the new Brooklyn Marathon, as well as many other races, including the Brooklyn Half Marathon, the annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, Run for the Wild, the Rock 'N Roll 10K, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and the Brooklyn Pride race. Get an overview of the annual calendar of races in Brooklyn.

Events, Venues, Cultural Hubs in Gowanus
Looking for something new to do in Brooklyn? Explore the Gowanus area, by day or by night. It's home to the new Whole Foods...and a whole roster of interesting little restaurants, art spaces and Brooklyn historical sites.

Are There Irish Neighborhoods in Brooklyn?
Are There Irish Neighborhoods in Brooklyn?

Brooklyn Museums Children Will Love — Family Friendly Things to Do For Parents & Grandparents
For grandparents, babysitters, parents: Tips on family friendly outings to museums in Brooklyn--especially on a rainy day!

Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn to JFK Airport by Mass Transit
It's easy, convenient and cheap to get from Atlantic Avenue subway station to JFK Kennedy Airport. Use the train to the plane! The total trip takes about a half hour, and the price can't be beat: It's under $15, which is a lot cheaper than taking a taxi. Here's how to go from Atlantic Avenue station in Fort Greene, near the Atlantic Center Mall and Barclay Center, to JFK, using AirTrain.

Williamsburg Visitors Guide - Things to Do and See
A visitors guide for those interested in visiting Williamsburg, Brooklyn, including places to eat, places to drink, and places to shop.

9 Reasons to Move to (or Stay in) Brooklyn
Who's moving to Brooklyn? Everyone. College grads, young couples, new families, screenwriters, businesspeople, dreamers, graduate students, artists of all stripes, restaurateurs, professionals. Global citizens, immigrants and people from New Jersey. The simple arithmetic of real estate has been a driving force; you can get more space and a better location in Brooklyn than in Manhattan. Brooklyn’s the place to be. There are probably 100 reasons to move to Brooklyn. Here are nine

Where to Stay in Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn is a great alternative to the high hotel prices in Manhattan. Here is an overview of hotels, bed and breakfasts, and more in Brooklyn.

Shopping the Atlantic Center Mall in Brooklyn
A listing of stores, government services, restaurants and food vendors in Brooklyn's Atlantic Mall, also known as the Atlantic Center.

Where to Stay in Brooklyn: Bed and Breakfasts
5 Classic Brooklyn Bed & Breakfasts: Akwaaba Mansion, House on 3rd Street, Baisley House, Bed and Breakfast on the Park, Lorelei Bed and Breakfast

Celebrating Valentines (or Not)in Brooklyn NY
Celebrating Valentine's Day in Brooklyn? Or trying to avoid it like the plague? Here are tons of ideas for everything from where to buy chocolates, to where to propose, to nice ideas for Valentines Day gifts and things to do with kids, to where to celebrate anything BUT Valentines Day. Also, an itinerary for stretching Valentine's DAY into Valentine's WEEKEND. And it's all in Brooklyn.

Celebrating Valentines (or Not)in Brooklyn NY
Celebrating Valentine's Day in Brooklyn? Or trying to avoid it like the plague? Here are tons of ideas for everything from where to buy chocolates, to where to propose, to nice ideas for Valentines Day gifts and things to do with kids, to where to celebrate anything BUT Valentines Day. Also, an itinerary for stretching Valentine's DAY into Valentine's WEEKEND. And it's all in Brooklyn.

5 Best Brooklyn-y Books for Valentine's Day
Whether you're looking for quotes on love, love poems, or Valentine's Day gift, here are some suggestions, readily available at a Brooklyn bookstore.

Religions in Brooklyn — Muslims and Islam
An overview of the demographics of the Muslim community in Brooklyn: immigrant Muslim communities, African American and American Muslims in Brooklyn, mosques in Brooklyn and Arabic language newspapers in Brooklyn

Victoria's Secret at Atlantic Center Mall
Victoria's Secret at Atlantic Center Mall

DSW Shoes at Atlantic Mall
DSW Shoes at Atlantic Mall. Brooklyn, NY.

Men's Wearhouse at Atlantic Center
Men's Wearhouse at Atlantic Center

Romance in Coney Island, Brooklyn—"Take the Plunge" by Proposing on a Roller Coaster
Coney Island is rough and tumble but it's a romantic place in its own gritty way. Propose on Coney's world-famous Cyclone roller coaster. Or, take the plunge with the Coney Island Polar Bear Club on New Year's Day — and then propose.

Where to Go Sledding in Brooklyn, New York
Nothing beats sledding in the winter — and there are plenty of sledding hills in Brooklyn. Here's a list recommended by the New York Ciy Parks Department.

Under the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges - "Romance in DUMBO"
Surprise your lover where he or she can scream with sheer excitement: stand DUMBO under the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. Nobody will call the cops, because nobody can hear it. DUMBO's a wonderful, memorable and very Brooklyn place to propose marriage or a romantic adventure, or celebrate Valentine's Day.

Shopping Tour of Atlantic Mall in Brooklyn, New York
What stores are in Atlantic Terminal Mall and Atlantic Center in Brooklyn, NY?

Brooklyn Walking Tour: Prospect Park South
Explore Brooklyn's Victorian era neighborhoods. Take yourself on a free walking tour of Prospect Park South's historic homes.

Exploring More of Prospect Park South
Landmarked in 1979 by New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission, Prospect Park South was one of New York’s early suburban planned communities.

305 Rugby Road, “Honeymoon Cottage”
Landmarked in 1979 by New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission, Prospect Park South was one of New York’s early suburban planned communities.

5 Best Things to Do After You Walk the Brooklyn Bridge
So, you've walked across the Brooklyn Bridge! Now what? Here are five great things to do in Brooklyn Heights before or after walking across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Locating Brooklyn Flea Vintage Market by Season
Brooklyn Flea is a fun weekend vintage market and event that operates in different Brooklyn neighborhoods, and out of different indoor and outdoor locations, depending on the season. Find out where you can shop Brooklyn flea in summer, autumn, winter and spring.

What Is the Brooklyn Flea Market?
A description of Brooklyn's biggest and most popular vintage clothing and furniture flea market, the weekend event called Brooklyn Flea.

Walking Across the Brooklyn Bridge
How can you be in New York and not walk across the Brooklyn Bridge? Find out where to take photos, where to get on and off the Bridge, when to go, and more.

Metropolitan Pool - Williamsburg Exercise Pool
The Metropolitan indoor pool in Williamsburg, Brooklyn — a public pool — is a great bargain if you're looking for a straightforward lap pool for exercise.

St. Patrick Parade Dates: Park Slope and Bay Ridge
When are St. Patrick's Day Parades in Park Slope and Bay Ridge, Brooklyn New York?

Does Brooklyn Today Still Have Italian Neighborhoods?
Does Brooklyn Today Still Have Italian Neighborhoods?

Where to Look for a Greenpoint Apartment - Apartment Search for Greenpoint Brooklyn
A list of several websites and realtors to help you find the perfect apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

Top Things to Do in Brooklyn, New York
Things to Do in Brooklyn, New York: Whether you're looking for Brooklyn events, Brooklyn parades, museums in Brooklyn, or just a place in Brooklyn where you can find some peace and calm, you'll find it here. Information on Brooklyn festivals, activities, and more.

Brooklyn Museums
Information on Brooklyn museums, including addresses,

10 Brunch Spots in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Williamsburg has plenty of brunch destinations to choose from, but these 10 will leave you in absolute gastronomical bliss. Choose the perfect brunch spot in Williamsburg Brooklyn. The best of brunch in Williamsburg Brooklyn.

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
Learn more about Brooklyn's many neighborhoods. From Park Slope to Brooklyn Heights and Coney Island, see photos of the unique qualities that make each Brooklyn neighborhood so special.

Brooklyn Heights: A Brooklyn Neighborhood
Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn -- A photo gallery of Brooklyn neighborhoods with interesting facts on Brooklyn Heights and the surrounding areas. Page 2.

Coney Island: A Brooklyn Neighborhood
An overview of Coney Island, a beachfront neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Page 4.

Crown Heights: A Brooklyn Neighborhood
Crown Heights, Brooklyn - Learn more about Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood, home to a large Caribbean population and the West Indian Carnival. Page 5.

DUMBO: A Brooklyn Neighborhood
Learn more about Brooklyn's many neighborhoods. An overview of DUMBO, a waterfront neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Page 6.

Dyker Heights, a Brooklyn Neighborhood
Dyker Heights, Brooklyn is a New York City neighborhood famed for its annual Christmas lights show. Known as the

Park Slope, a Brooklyn Neighborhood
Park Slope, Brooklyn -- Learn more about Park Slope, a Brooklyn neighborhood that's been named one of the best places to live in America. Park Slope is a family-friendly area that stretches from Prospect Park West to Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn. Page 8.

Williamsburg: A Brooklyn Neighborhood
Learn more about Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Page 10.

What's the Theme of Hispanic Heritage Month? It Depends Who You Ask
September 15 marks the beginning off Hispanic, Latino Heritage Month. What's the theme for 2014Cul es el tema de Mes de la Herencia HIspano/Latino de este ao? It's an important educational opportunity for teachers and parents.

Climate Change Halloween Costumes
The Climate March of September 2014 was a smashing global success. But how to keep the imagery, PR, and energy going? Start with Halloween; climate change makes for amazing costume ideas.

Halloween's "Boo at the Zoo" in Prospect Park Zoo
Join Boo at the Zoo in Prospect Park for the annual Halloween costume parade and dance party, a spooky barn area, and wildlife witch shows!

Happy Birthday to a Famous Hot Dog: Nathan's Turns 100 in 2016
Nathan's Hot Dogs turn 100 in 2016. How do you celebrate the anniversary of a hot dog? Well, you have a trivia test, of course! Here are 10 Coney Island/hot dog history trivia questions that tell the tale of this 100-year old American institution.

Brooklyn Real Estate: Are Foreign Investors Inflating Housing Prices?
Why is it so hard to buy a home in Brooklyn?See what's happening to prices, & how properties have been snapped up by big investors who don't live here.

Brooklyn to LaGuardia by Subway and Bus
Planning on taking public transit to travel between Brooklyn and LaGuardia Airport, or vice versa? Here's how to go, how much it will cost, how long it will take. 10 FAQ about getting to LGA from/to Brooklyn, NY.

How to Get to Brooklyn From LaGuardia Airport
Learn about all the various ways to travel from LaGuardia Airport in Queens NY to Brooklyn destinations, and from Brooklyn neighborhoods to LaGuardia: by public transportation, car service, taxi, and self-drive. Biking is not a good idea….

Labor Day West Indian American Parade and Carnival
Labor Day West Indian American Parade and Carnival

Mother's Day & Father's Day in Brooklyn
Mothers Day in May and Fathers Day in June are the occasion for a huge amount of family activity: cards and gifts, brunches and dinners, phone calls and get-togethers. Find out what Brooklyn offers, and get some ideas on how to spend these annual family holidays in Brooklyn.

Martin Luther King Day in Brooklyn
Brooklyn hosts many interesting events to mark Martin Luther King Day in January. Find out what's happening, whether Dr. King ever visited Brooklyn, where there are streets named in his honor and more.

Restaurants & Cafes in Williamsburg
Williamsburg, Brooklyn is a foodie destination, one of the best places in New York City to go for interesting dining experience. This sprawling neighborhood boasts a huge number of small cafes, artisinal restaurants, small bakeries with specialties baked on the premises, sandwich shops, and combinations venues such as movie theaters which double as restaurants.

Brooklyn in January
New York in January offers plenty of opportunities. Attend a First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum, celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday and on most years, also Chinese New Years. Speaking of which, January 1 in Brooklyn marks an event not to be missed: the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club dip into the frigid Atlantic.

Department of Motor Vehicles, Driving Licenses & Related Issues in Brooklyn
Find out everything you need to know about getting a drivers license in Brooklyn, and related matters. Find out where the Department of Motor Vehicles in Brooklyn is located, tips on making the most of your trip to the DMV, where driving tests are given and more.

Valentines Day
Valentines Day. Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Downtown Brooklyn
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Downtown Brooklyn

Month-8-Brooklyn-In-August
Brooklyn has a rich menu of things to do in August, for both Brooklyn residents and visitors. If you're looking for an apartment in the borough, it's a good time to do so. Discover where to see outdoor movies, what's happening in Brooklyn Bridge Park and Coney Island, take a ferry up and down the East River, go kayaking and boating and more.

Brooklyn in September
In September, it's back-to-school time in Brooklyn, and many other events: the Labor Day West Indian American Caribbean parade and music events, the Brooklyn Book Festival and DUMBO Art Festival, the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack, and more.

Brooklyn in October
As autumn weather sets in, two major events define the October calendar in Brooklyn: Columbus Day, a three-day weekend, and Halloween. The cultural calendar is busy with with exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum and BAM's Next Wave festival. In addition, there are charity runs, wonderful concerts and readings, and one of the biggest and best of the city's street fairs, the Atlantic Antic. For up-to-date listings, see our weekly calendar for details of what's happening when, and where.

Columbus Day in Brooklyn New York
Columbus Day is one of ten federal holidays; public schools, banks and post offices are closed. It's a wonderful autumn three day weekend in Brooklyn, with many Columbus Day sales in Brooklyn malls, biking in the parks, and special events such as the Run for the Wild in Coney Island. Find out what's happening in Brooklyn this Columbus Day!

Thanksgiving Week in Brooklyn: Events, Vacation Ideas, Black Friday Sales
Thanksgiving weekend in Brooklyn: Enjoy festive meals, volunteer opportunities at local soup kitchens, holiday concerts, arts and crafts events and special shows for children, movies, and of course Black Friday sales the day after Thanksgiving at all major national brand stores and Brooklyn malls. Find out about Thanksgiving weekend day trips for the family, and what's open and what's closed, and scheduled events in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and Brooklyn's neighborhoods in celebration of the biggest holiday in November.

Running: ING New York City Marathon, Brooklyn Half Marathon, Races
The ING New York City Marathon is a huge Brooklyn event, with almost half the route running through diverse Brooklyn neighborhoods such as Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, Park Slope, Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Find out about when the ING NYC Marathon happens, where to see it, and tips on watching it. Other events include the Brooklyn Half Marathon, and many smaller 5k and 10K races held boroughwide throughout the year.

Brooklyn in February
Brooklyn in February: BAMKids Film Festival, Brooklyn Museum's First Saturday, President's Day weekend, African American or Black History Month, Valentine's Day, school vacations for public schools and Superbowl Sunday. Find out about Brooklyn in February!

Jamaica Bay, Gateway National Park
Jamaica Bay, part of Gateway National Park, is located in the two New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens. Find out about all the wonderful activities you can do there: boating, bird watching, camping, picnicking, hiking and walking, and more.

St. Patrick's Day, Irish Festivities
Brooklyn has a rich Irish and Irish-=American history, and in some neighborhoods, such as Bay Ridge, St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in stores, schools, restaurants and of course bars. Brooklyn has not one, but two St. Patrick's Day parades. You can rent a kilt, have a pint, go to a special church service, and find great corned beef,cabbage and ale, too.

Visiting NYC in the Summer: Brooklyn from June-September
Oh! New York City, and Brooklyn in particular in the summer offer visitors a huge array of things to do. Enjoy holidays such as July 4th, Memorial Day and Labor Day. Discover summer in the city!

Brooklyn Film Festivals
Brooklyn's bursting with film festivals, year round: Rooftop Films, Coney Island USA Film Fest, Brooklyn Film Festival, BAMCinema Fest, BAMKids Film Festival and more.

Summer Outdoor Movies in Brooklyn
Summer Outdoor Movies in Brooklyn: You can see movies outdoors in the summer almost every night of the week, mostly for free! They are shown in Williamsburg's East River Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Coney Island, Prospect Park, Fort Greene Park, on rooftops and more. Find out about Brooklyn's amazing film summer.

Cinemas & Movie Theaters in Brooklyn
Large and small, movie theaters in Brooklyn range from the multiplex to small art film houses. Find the cinema in your neighborhood, or the quirky theater where you can eat a meal and order a drink while watching a silent movie. Far from dying off, the year-round movie theaters in Brooklyn are thriving.

Brooklyn in December
December in Brooklyn is simply wonderful. Holidays are in the air. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are special events, generating concerts, shopping opportunities, and parties galore. And, of course, New Year's Eve in Brooklyn is great, with fireworks in Prospect Park and parties galore. The following lists some annual December highlights. ...

Where to Complain & How to Get What You Need from the City of NY
If you live in Brooklyn, it helps to know how to deal with the City. Find out where to complain about such things as a bad landlord or lack of heat, where to report a broken fire hydrant, how and where to make a noise complaint, how to figure out where your illegally parked car has been towed, and other ways to deal with the NYC bureaucracy.

Holidays and Special Events in Brooklyn NY
Here's information on special events in Brooklyn, from Chinatown's New Years Celebrations to the Labor Day Caribbean American Parade. Included are the Cherry Blossom Festival, Mother and Fathers Day, Passover and Easter, Women's History Month, Thanksgiving and the NY Marathon.

Free (or Really Cheap) Things to Do in Brooklyn
Free (or Really Cheap) Things to Do in Brooklyn

Activism & Charities in Brooklyn NY
Activism is a part of community life in Brooklyn, and it runs the gamut from traditional to alternative activism in both its goals and methods. It includes volunteering, animal rights, environmental, political, gay rights, alternative transportation and civil rights activism, among other issue and cause-motivated activities. Activism in Brooklyn takes the form of cyber activism, electronic activism, community meetings, protests, letter writing campaign, work in and by non profit 501c3 organizations, philanthropy, education and advocacy work, public education, outreach campaigns, lobbying and street theater.

Special Occasion and Holiday Gifts — Shopping in Brooklyn, NY
Shopping for special occasions in Brooklyn: Valentine's Day, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Christmas, Hanukah, Passover, Easter, and other special events.

Vintage Stores, Flea Markets, Secondhand & Consignment Stores, Clothing Swaps in Brooklyn
Some of New York's best vintage shopping is in Brooklyn, which supports numerous flea markets, consignment shops, small vintage stores, and recycled clothing and furniture stores, including gently used children's clothes and pregnancy clothes. Beyond vintage there are stoop sales and clothing swaps and exchanges, plus traditional Salvation Army stores.

Tennis in Brooklyn
Brooklyn offers many indoor and outdoor tennis facilities, both public and private. Find out where and when to play, fees, and where to get tennis instruction in Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The famous Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a must-see destination for NYC residents and visitors. Learn when to go, what to see in different seasons, year-round attractions, special festivals and plant sales—and where to have lunch. Discover the Japanese inspired Japanese Garden, cherry blossoms, and vast collection of bonsai trees. This cultural institution is an eco-educational center, too, offering classes for kids and certificate programs for adults.

Celebrate Brooklyn! Summer Concert Series
One of Brooklyn's premier public concert series, Celebrate Brooklyn offers a rich summer schedule of jazz, rock, hip hop and world music, as well as movies, dance and more. Find out what's scheduled for June, July and August.

Coney Island, Cultural Venue
Coney Island, Cultural Venue. Brooklyn, NY.

Concerts, Live Music & Music Culture in Brooklyn
There's simply tons of music being played, created, recorded and heard in Brooklyn. Enjoy the spring Brooklyn Jazz Fest, weekly events at dozens of small and large music venues, outdoor summer performances in Brooklyn Bridge and Prospect Park—including the well established Celebrate Brooklyn!program—as well as summer opera in the park. We really can't do it justice; the borough is alive with the sound of...

Zip Codes in Brooklyn
Zip Codes in Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY.

BAM
BAM, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (founded in 1862) is a major cultural force in both Brooklyn and New York City overall. With an international reputation for edgy, provocative pieces, it's one of the stars in New York's cultural and performance firmament. Find out about BAM, the BAM Bus, the BAM Opera House, the Harvey Theater, the BAM Fisher space, and BAMCafe. Find out where it is, what venues are part of BAM, annual festivals from the edgy Next Wave Festival to the ethnic DanceAfrica, and more about this dynamic performing arts center.

Ice Skating in Brooklyn
Where to go ice skating in Brooklyn, both indoor and outdoor rinks. Find out about ice skating shows, too, for instance at the Barclays Center.

Brooklyn Brand
As Brooklyn becomes a name, and a brand, distinct from the rest of the Big Apple, shoppers are flocking to things associated with the name

The Brooklyn Look
Brooklyn's not just a brand, it's a look. Casual but cool. Hipster and, if you're over 40, maybe hip. The look morphs, of course, as things come in and out of fashion. One thing that's characteristic of the Brooklyn Look, though, is that it works well on bikes and on public transportation, because those are the two preferred modes of transporation.

Tips on Renting in Brooklyn
Renting a good apartment in Brooklyn has gotten more expensive and harder over recent years. Get tips on where to look, what to look for, and more, when renting an apartment or a home in Brooklyn, New York.

Cars, Automobile
Cars, car maintenance, car rentals, automobile

Managing Hot Weather in Brooklyn
With global warming, some times summers get very hot in the city. One needs to know where to find air conditioning, what the rules are about using fire hydrants as sprinklers, and other ways to manage soaring temperatures in an urban summer.

GLBTQ
Helpful information for gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual Brooklyn residents.

Q&A Interviews with Brooklyn personalities
Interviews with Brooklyn personalities

Special Events
Special Events. Brooklyn, NY.

Coney Island for Kids and Families
Coney Island, Brooklyn's historic playground-beach-entertainment area, and home to the Mermaid Parade, offers a lot of opportunities for families. You can go to the beach, walk the boardwalk, watch summer weekend fireworks, root for the home team at a Cyclones baseball game, ride the Cyclone and other roller coasters, go to Luna Park for the rides and cotton candy, and learn about fish and ecology at the NY Aquarium. You can also eat a hotdog at Nathan's, pizza at Totonno's or get a full meal at Gargulios.

Halloween in Brooklyn
Halloween in Brooklyn: Halloween parades, trick or treating, costume ideas, and holiday fun. Find out about witches, Halloween cupcakes, spooky music, and more.

Parades in Brooklyn
Nothing beats a parade for a family outing, and Brooklyn has more than a few. Find out about Brooklyn's Halloween parades, Memorial Day Parades, St. Patrick's Day parades, Little League Parades, Pride Parades and more.

Restaurant Week, Dine In Brooklyn
Brooklyn has a hero-sandwich sized, super-long, ten-day

Spring and Summer Fun for Kids and Families in Brooklyn
From the spring months through summer school vacation—say, from May to September—families and children can explore a lot of activities and outings in Brooklyn. Find out about BAM's film festival for kids, where kids can learn to garden, when and where public outdoor pools are open, horseback riding, street festivals, programs in Brooklyn's Parks for kids, and more.

Winter Fun for Kids in Brooklyn
Find out where to go sledding, make a snowman, go ice skating, and learn to snowboard and cross country ski in Brooklyn's rich network of parks. Find out where to go and what kids can do for outdoor fun during the winter months, including winter school holidays.

July 4, Independence Day, in Brooklyn
Brooklyn has our own way of celebrating July 4th, or Independence Day, from Coney Island's hot dog eating contest at the original Nathan's, to barbecues in Prospect Park, to patriotic Independence Day parades, and of course, watching fireworks from Brooklyn's waterfronts and rooftops.

Brooklyn's Bridges: Walking, Biking & Enjoying
Brooklyn's Bridges: Walking, Biking & Enjoying

Williamsburg for Tourists
Williamsburg for Tourists. Brooklyn, NY.

Visitors Guides to Brooklyn, Brooklyn Sites & Brooklyn Neighborhoods
Find out at a glance what's special or important about Brooklyn overall, a given Brooklyn neighborhood, or Brooklyn attraction, such as a museum or historical site. These fast-fact guides are meant to help Brooklyn residents show guests the borough, help orient potential Brooklyn residents, and of course, provide trip-planning information for visitors to New York City who want to see why there's so much talk now about Brooklyn!

About September 11th, 2001
September 11, 2001's attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City had a profound impact on the 2.5 million residents of Brooklyn, some of whom who suffered death or loss of loved ones and acquaintances, injury, shock, PTSD, and heightened anxiety. The repercussions of 9/11 are still felt borough wide.Today there are many September 11th memorials in New York including in Brooklyn, and this event continues to be part of the fabric of Brooklyn's community and spiritual life and culture.

Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Bridge Park, nestled on the East River shore across from lower Manhattan, is New York's newest public park. It's spectacular, with views of New York Harbor, the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, Manhattan skyscrapers, East River boat traffic, and the Statue of Liberty. It has two playgrounds, large grassy areas, sporting fields, a waterfront promenade, a wine bar,and a lively calendar of concerts, summer outdoor movies, outdoor exercise classes, chess instruction, kayaking, summer ferries and more.

Gardening, Green Activities
Brooklyn's alive with gardeners and green-minded people. Find out where to buy fruit and vegetable plants and trees, what's going on at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and community gardens, seasonal gardening news and more.

Cycling's a big thing in Brooklyn
Find out about biking and cycling in Brooklyn: bike routes, safety tips, how long it takes to cycle across the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, and more

Made in Brooklyn Foods
Brooklyn in the post 2008 financial crash became an epicenter for small batch, locally produced, interesting, creative food production. Products include chocolates, seltzer, meats, breads, baked goods galore, cheeses, wines, beers and spirits, and much more. Some of it is organic, or gluten free or vegan — or not. Many products are made from family recipes, or recipes that have been concocted after months of trial in home kitchens, and then brought out as commercial products. The engine of a small food revolution, Brooklyn is bursting at the seams with foods, snacks and drinks that are made in...Brooklyn.

Finding a Brooklyn Apartment
Information on real estate and rental markets in Brooklyn, including brokers, no-fee apartment buildings, property management companies, and tenant rights.

College Grad Guide to Brooklyn
A series of articles for the recent college graduate who is considering moving to Brooklyn , or who is already living in Brooklyn. Includes real estate for college grads moving to Brooklyn, restaurants for college grads moving to Brooklyn, shopping for college grads moving to Brooklyn, transportation for college grads moving to Brooklyn, and great places for college grads moving to Brooklyn to meet people and become part of the Brooklyn community.

Tours of Brooklyn
Tours of Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn Zip Codes
Brooklyn Zip Codes. Brooklyn, NY.

Federal, State and Local City Taxes in Brooklyn
Brooklyn residents face many taxes: federal IRS taxes, New York State taxes, New York City taxes, income taxes, real estate taxes and more. While all of these taxes are the same as in other boroughs of New York City, there are many tax service providers, including IRS offices in Brooklyn, free tax clinics in Brooklyn, and accountants in Brooklyn who can help individuals and businesses comply with city, state and federal tax laws.

Brooklyn Trivia
Brooklyn Trivia. Brooklyn, NY.

Pizza in Brooklyn
Mom and pop pizzerias are everywhere in Brooklyn, each with its own pizza pie: Sicilian, squares, Grandmas, margarita, marinara, vodka, with fresh mozzarella. Among Brooklyn's most famous pizza names are De Fara's,Grimaldi's, Totonno's and Lucati; Sbarro started here. There's kosher pizza, vegan pizza, pizza restaurants that serve only a slice, and neighborhood pizza joints that serve a full meal of pasta. Among Italian restaurants and Italian food in Brooklyn, pizza takes the ... pie.

DUMBO, Brooklyn's Tiny Neighborhood Under the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges
Find out all things related to DUMBO: restaurants, walking tours, cultural events and venues, including BargeMusic, St. Ann's Warehouse, the carousel and more. Don't miss Jacques Torres, Grimaldis, the River Cafe, and of course, nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park! DUMBO is the neighborhood closest to the Brooklyn Bridge, on the Brooklyn side, and so is very popular with tourists who walk the Brooklyn Bridge. And, of course, the views of Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and NY Harbor are incredible.

Public School Calendars for Brooklyn Students, Parents and Teachers
Find out when public school opens, when short and long holidays are scheduled and other important school calendar items affecting Brooklyn public school students, from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

Battle of Brooklyn: Revolutionary War History 1776
The Battle of Brooklyn, once called the Battle of Long Island, was a decisive moment in the American War of Independence. Although this ferocious fight in the Revolutionary War was lost to the British, the battle enabled General George Washington to escape the British troops. Learn about Brooklyn's Revolutionary War history, sites, and the special week of events every August that mark the historic Battle of Brooklyn.

Back to School Shopping
Brooklyn's hundreds of thousands of school children create a huge demand for back to school gear, from clothes and shoes to backpacks and locker decorations to electronics such as calculators and basic school supplies. Find out where to go in Brooklyn to outfit school kids, whether they're in need of school uniforms or that individual style. You can choose from big chains such as Staples, Macy's and Toys 'R Us, local kid stores such as Cookies, or boutiques.

Public Schools K-12 in Brooklyn
Nearly 300,000 students attend public schools in Brooklyn, a number that rivals the population of such cities as Toledo, Ohio or Buffalo, NY. There are about 1.1 million in the entire NYC school system. So parents have to navigate a series of choices, tests, programs, and deadlines to help their children get the best possible education. Get some basics here about the Brooklyn public school system for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

Emergency Preparedness
Find out about preparing for the worst in Brooklyn in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. what to pack for an emergency supply kit at home, and a go kit if you must evacuate, emergency supplies, disaster preparedness, what to do in the event of a terrorist attack,nuclear accident, or public health emergency.

Hurricanes, Storms, Earthquakes, Emergency Preparedness & Natural Disaster Preparedness
Find out what happens in Brooklyn when there's a huge storm, earthquake, hurricane or other natural disaster. Know what to pack in a go bag, what your checklist of essentials is, where to evacuate if need be, how to spend the time cooped up until the storm's over, how to manage post-disaster insurance claims and more, in Brooklyn.

Memorial Day & Memorial Day Weekend in Brooklyn
Find out what's happening during Memorial Day weekend in Brooklyn! It's time for Fleet Week New York, barbeques, the annual Greenwood Cemetery Civil War Procession and Memorial Day Concert, a huge Huge Multi Media Dance Africa FESTIVAL at BAM, ART FEST!, Annual Memorial Day Parade, 21 Gun Salute (Bay Ridge), the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coaltion BWAC Spring Pier Art Show (Red Hook), and more. Oh, and when is it? The last weekend of May.And what is it? A federal bank holiday across the US.

NYPD & the Police Brooklyn
Find out about the police in Brooklyn. Where is your local precinct? What kinds of services does the precinct provide? Where do you find crime and other stats in a given neighborhood? What kinds of community activities do Brooklyn police engage in? Background information about the NYPD in Brooklyn.

Complete Guide to Easter, Passover & Spring School Holidays in Brooklyn
Brooklyn's abuzz during the spring holidays. There are about a dozen Easter egg hunts for kids to enjoy. Given the borough's sizable Jewish population, Passover is observed in many different ways, from the production of handmade matzah to community seders. And, during both holidays, the kids are on break from school. Find out when the holidays are, and what's going on.