Brooklyn, NY Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Brooklyn Nets NBA Basketball Team
The Brooklyn Nets, based at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, were the first professional sports team to return to the borough since the Brooklyn Dodgers departure decades before. Find out about the team, where they play, team paraphernalia and more.

Islanders, NHL Hockey Team in Brooklyn
The Islanders professional hockey team was the second professional sports team to move to Brooklyn's Barclays Center in a deal announced in 2013. Find out about the team, where they play, team paraphernalia and more.

Special Summer Cultural Festivals in Brooklyn
Find out about Brooklyn's many special summer cultural festivals: music and film fests, food festivals and more. It's a summer of fun, with many free events and others with affordable tickets, outdoors concerts, and more.

Gourmet Food Trucks in Brooklyn
One of the biggest innovations in the Brooklyn foodie scene has been the arrival of wonderful

Brooklyn Neighborhood Histories
Brooklyn neighborhood histories, history of neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Brunch Spots in Brooklyn—Reviews
Brunch Spots in Brooklyn—Reviews

Movies, Theaters, Summer Outdoor Films, Film Festivals
Brooklyn and the movies: where to go to see films, and movies set in Brooklyn. Learn about Brooklyn's current movie industry, kids films and movie theaters in Brooklyn, NY. (See a separate category for Film Festivals!)

Bay Ridge
Bay Ridge in Brooklyn, Bay Ridge restaurants, things to do in Bay Ridge, schools in Bay Ridge, parks in Bay Ridge, ethnic communities in Bay Ridge, landmarks in Bay Ridge, Bay Ridge history

Park Slope in Brooklyn NY
Park Slope in Brooklyn,Park Slope restaurants, things to do in Park Slope, schools in Park Slope, parks in Park Slope, landmarks in Park Slope, Park Slope history, Park Slope walking tours, Park Slope Food Coop.

Brooklyn Bridges
Brooklyn has a huge waterfront, and of course many bridges. From the historic Brooklyn Bridge to the tiny footbridge in the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Brooklyn has a lot of bridges. They include as the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, Verrazano Bridge —formally the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge — and the small Carroll Street Bridge and Third Street Bridge, among others. You can walk across some, bike across some, take a subway across some.

Demographics of Brooklyn
Who lives in Brooklyn, in terms of overall population, ethnicity, languages spoken, and populations of distinct Brooklyn neighborhoods. Learn about Brooklyn's racial, ethnic, religious and linguistic diversity, how the population is counted, whether Brooklyn is growing and who is moving into Brooklyn, NY

Indie Culture in Brooklyn
Many neighborhoods in Brooklyn, including Williamsburg, Bushwick, Greenpoint, Crown Heights, Red Hook and parts of Coney Island,are home to bars, music venues, stores, recording studios, poetry readings, bookstores, collaborative projects, art galleries, art studios, writers workshops, publications and other activities that have an

Sheespshead Bay
Sheespshead Bay. Brooklyn, NY.

Bushwick/East Williamsburg
Gritty, post industrial Bushwick and East Williamsburg are hot Brooklyn neighborhoods with vibrant night life, an art scene that's garnered national attention and some very good restaurants.

Pets in Brooklyn
So many people have dogs and cats in Brooklyn, not to mention the occasional rabbit, bird or even snake. Find out about where to adopt pets, volunteer with animals, find your lost pet and more.

Brooklyn, NY Colleges & Universities
From the Brooklyn Law School to the Pratt Institute, there are many opportunities for higher education in Brooklyn, New York.

"New Brooklyn Cuisine"
Reviews of the new wave of small Brooklyn restaurants that focus on organic, locally grown, or locavore foods. Most are mom and pops.

Ethnic Food in Brooklyn
Brooklyn's full of ethnic food; Jewish food, kosher food, halal food, Indian food, West indian food, Russian food, Polish food, Italian food, and more.

Parking in Brooklyn
Parking in Brooklyn can pose a challenge, and getting a ticket is costly. Find out about NYC alternative side of the street parking rules, holiday suspensions of alternate side of the street parking, how far you must be from a fire hydrant, and Brooklyn's odd system of double parking during street cleaning.

Beaches in Brooklyn & BeyondBrooklyn Beaches
Find out about where to go to the beach, both in Brooklyn, and in nearby locations that are easily accessible. Learn about the hours, facilities, directions by public transportation, special events, things to do near the beach, including places to eat. Brooklyn of course boasts historic Coney Island's famous beach,but also Manhattan Beach and Brighton Beach. Two of them share a historic boardwalk along the Atlantic Ocean, and many other attractions.

Elected Officials & Brooklyn Government
Brooklyn is one of the five boroughs of New York City and has its own political structure, and of course, elected officials. Get the names of your local district, community board, city council members and other elected officials.

Brooklyn Art Venues
From the galleries of DUMBO to special exhibits at Industry City, Brooklyn's art scene is vibrant, and growing.

Brooklyn Bridge Facts
The Brooklyn Bridge is Brooklyn's most famous landmark. Find out more about this revered suspension bridge. Brooklyn Bridge photos and more.

Brooklyn - Monthly Events in Brooklyn, New York
A month-by-month guide to Brooklyn events and attractions. Get information on what's happening now.

Coney Island, Coney New York,
Coney Island, Coney New York, Coney boardwalk, COney amusement park, Coney directions, Coney development, COney safety

African American, Afro-Caribbean, Black History Month, Black Culture
African-American, African diasporic, Afro-Caribbean and black cultures played, and continue to play, an important role in life in Brooklyn. This picture includes Brooklyn's history of underground railroads and slavery, events such as the West Indian Labor Day Parade, Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in January, Black History Month in February, Juneteenth, and Kwanzaa, along with other holidays, festivals, fairs, cultural and musical happenings and events focusing on this segment of Brooklyn's community. Hip-hop, Dance Africa, MoCADA, Weeksville, the Billie Holiday Theater, Restoration Plaza in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Spike Lee and the musical Marsalis family and other members of the black creative history of Fort Greene are key. So are the large Caribbean and smaller African immigrant communities in Brooklyn. All are part of Brooklyn's historical and contemporary relationship with the African diasporic community.

Women's History Month in Brooklyn
Find out about Women's History Month in Brooklyn, celebrated every month in lectures, galleries, and honorary ceremonies. It's a wonderful time to reflect on the gains women have made in American society and the challenges ahead. What's the theme of this annual celebration of women's contributions to society? Who decides the theme, and who are this year's honorees? What Women's History Month events can women, families, young girls and boys, and students attend in Brooklyn? What Brooklyn women have made their marks as national politicians and artists, and in other professions? What resources exist for more research and information? Learn about the Brooklyn Museum's women's collection and other interesting aspects of Women's History Month in Brooklyn, New York.

Fleet Week New York & Parade of Tall Ships - May Annual Event
Every year in May, Fleet Week New York descends upon the City, with a majestic opening

Farmers Markets and Green Markets
Visit a farmers market in Brooklyn; you might be surprised how many there are and how often they are open! You can find fresh produce that's locally grown, in season, plus locally sourced fish, artisanal sausages and ground turkey, a whole catalog of different kinds of mushrooms, apples and fruit in season that's grown from local farms, fresh cheeses, small batch jams, honey, plus wonderful breads, pies, donuts and cakes. Find out where they are and when they're open.

Weddings in Brooklyn
Brooklyn's romantic, and it's also full of wedding stores, wedding venues, florists and wedding dress designers, wedding caterers and more. Find out about weddings in Brooklyn.

Crown Heights
Crown Heights, off Eastern Parkway, is one of Brooklyn's most interestingly diverse neighborhoods. Since 2010 it has also seen amazing gentrification, with new stores and apartments, restaurants and workspaces opening.

Community Boards, School Districts in Brooklyn
Community boards are an important piece of local government in Brooklyn. They aren't the same as school district.. Find out about your community board and school district.

Brooklyn Jobs
Brooklyn - Resources for finding Brooklyn jobs.

Brooklyn Healthcare - Medical and Health Resources in Brooklyn
Information on Brooklyn healthcare, including Brooklyn hospitals and other health resources. Your guide to health care in Brooklyn.

Red Hook, Brooklyn
Red Hook, Brooklyn: Red Hook offers great views, cobblestone streets, and some of Brooklyn's best shopping. Learn more about Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Shopping Malls
Brooklyn Shopping Malls: Find information on Brooklyn Shopping Malls, including the Fulton Street Mall, Kings Plaza Mall, the Atlantic Center Mall, and more.

Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Williamsburg, Brooklyn - Learn more about this North Brooklyn neighborhood, including information on Williamsburg schools, shopping, dining, and more.

Ethnically Authentic Brooklyn
Ethnically Authentic Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn Navy Yard
The Brooklyn Navy Yard is a fascinating tourist site for Brooklyn residents as well as tourists. With a rich history dating to the American Civil War, and through World War II, it's been the site of many extraordinary feats of everyday patriotic heroism. Today the large waterfront site is being retrofitted as a green incubator and small business environment. The Visitors Center hosts both ongoing and special exhibits of great historical interest. And, the bus tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard has been dubbed one of NYC's best tours by New York Magazine. Don't miss it.

Brooklyn Neighborhood Sketches: Neighborhood Info for Would-Be Home Buyers & Renters
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Comic Books
Best Comic Shops. Brooklyn, NY.

Unclaimed Money and Unclaimed Funds in Brooklyn
Unclaimed Money and Unclaimed Funds in Brooklyn

Venues for Special Events & Places to Have a Party
Whether you're looking for a location for a movie shoot, a venue for a wedding, bar mitzvah, 50th anniversary, corporate promotion or big birthday or graduation bash, there are extraordinary sites in Brooklyn, from no-fee public parks to high-end restaurants with panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline.

Brooklyn Landmarks
Brooklyn is home to many of New York City's important historic landmarks, historic neighborhoods, and famous bridges and parks. They include such landarks as the Brooklyn Bridge, Coney Island, the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, neighborhoods such as Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Fort Greene, Carroll Gardens, Prospect Heights, Prospect Park South, and educational institutions such as Packer Collegiate, Brooklyn College, and the once famous Erasmus High School, and lesser known landmarks such as the Williamsburgh Savings Bank, and even Prospect Park.

Christmas in Brooklyn
Complete Guide to Christmas in Brooklyn: Where to shop for trees and gifts, Christmas concerts and special performances, where to hear the Messiah and see The Nutcracker, special Brooklyn Christmas markets, things to do with the family on Christmas, see Christmas trees lit and more!

Walk the Brooklyn Bridge January to December: Weather & Tips, Month by Month
Walk the Brooklyn Bridge in any month; it's a different experience on a blustery day in December than on a lovely spring day in May.

New Years in Brooklyn NY
Have a New York New Years celebration, Brooklyn-style. Go to a local party or bar, walk the Brooklyn Bridge, take a midnight run — and the next day, New Years Day, head to Coney Island for the annual Polar Bear dip in the Atlantic Ocean. Find out what's opening, where you can make reservations for brunch on January 1, and where to buy New Year's party stuff. Here's how to have a fun, romantic, entertaining, and generally fun New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in Brooklyn.

Directions to Brooklyn: Attractions, Events & Cultural Institutions
Find out how to get to Brooklyn, and to Brooklyn''s main events and attractions.

Brooklyn's Cottage Industry: Design
You can find amazing artisanal, hand crafted and one of a kind items in Brooklyn. Find out where and what.

Jobs, Careers, Small Business
With 2.6 million residents, Brooklyn supports a robust urban economy. Once a manufacturing center, the borough is transforming into an arts, cultural, tourism, high tech hub, building on already strong real estate, health care and retail sectors.

Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, and Other Places to Stay in Brooklyn
Information about hotels, bed and breakfasts and other accommodations in Brooklyn NY

Hanukkah in Brooklyn
Hanukah, sometimes spelled Hanukkah or Chanuka, is the Jewish winter Festival of Lights. Find out how it's celebrated in Brooklyn, where to watch public lightings of one of the world's tallest menorahs, when Chanukah falls this year, where the best Hanukkah parties are, special Hanukkah performances, the best latkes, and more.

BARCLAYS CENTER, STADIUM AND VENUE
Open in 2012, the enormous Barclays Stadium, located on Flatbush Avenue near the popular Atlantic Center Mall and Atlantic Avenue subway station, promises to bring tens of thousands of people, new businesses and developments to Brooklyn. Find out how to get there, what's playing, about the Brooklyn Nets, where to eat in the neighborhood, what other attractions are nearby, and more.

Swimming Pools in Brooklyn
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Airports Near Brooklyn: JFK, LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Newark
Brooklyn is served by three area airports: Airports: JFK and LaGuardia Airports (LGA) in New York City, and Newark in New Jersey. Find out how to get to Brooklyn from these three major airports and how to get from Brooklyn to the airport, whether to take a trip, pick up a friend, or go and watch the planes take off! Transportation by cab, mass transit, van and more.

Literary Events in Brooklyn
Brooklyn New York is famous for its past and current creative literary scene. Find out about such annual literary events as the Lit Crawl Brooklyn and massive Brooklyn Book Festival, as well as events featuring famous Brooklyn authors.

Museums & Galleries in Brooklyn
Brooklyn has a number of excellent, smaller museums and exhibit areas and galleries. Find out about theBrooklyn Museum, Bam, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Weeksville, Wyckoff House Museum, Coney Island History, Coney Island Museum, New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn Historical Society Museum, Micromusem, Micro Museum, Jewish Children's Museum, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Science Museum, Brooklyn Navy Yard Museum, Proteus Gowanus, Skylight Gallery, and many galleries in Williamsburg, Bushwick, Park Slope, Gowanus, Sunset Park, Red Hook, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and beyond.

Gowanus
Gowanus is a neighborhood located near the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. Originally zoned for light industry and manufacture, since about 2000 it has become a magnet for artists, artisanal food businesses, creatives, and performance venues. New residences are being built and some businesses, priced out of such neighborhoods as Williamsburg are relocating. It's worth a visit, for interesting small restaurants, concerts and cultural events. The Gowanus Canal itself is a Superfund site, but that hasn't stopped a half dozen hotel chains from opening in Gowanus, or the mega-store Whole Foods from opening a huge store in Gowanus-complete with a green house.

Culture: Music, Film, Art
Brooklyn arts and culture — from highbrow BAM and the Brooklyn museums to Coney Island's Mermaid Parade— add up to a rich cultural menu for locals and visitors to Brooklyn, New York. Across the Brooklyn Bridge, there's a world of Brooklyn theater and art galleries; bands, shows and concerts, films, parades and ethnic festivals in Brooklyn; literary readings and storytelling, and venues that showcase Brooklyn and international talent in bars, cafes, and historic and new venues.

Brooklyn Events & Things to Do
From street fairs to film festivals, there's always something going on in Brooklyn. A guide to the best events and attractions the borough has to offer, both this weekend, and year round. Check out seasonal calendars for the big holidays like Christmas and Easter, summer calendars for free festivals, beach info and more, monthly calendars to find out what's happening when, and weekend calendars so you don't miss a beat!

Transportation
Brooklyn New York has good, cheap public transportation. Locals and tourists can easily get around Brooklyn by MTA subway and bus—or by such private transportation as car, car service or even limo. Learn about Bklyn's subway hubs, how to get from one neighborhood to another, and from here to the rest of the world: Manhattan, Queens, Long Island and its beaches, New Jersey, and JFK, LaGuardia, Newark airports. Tips on parking, car rentals and fun alternatives such as ferries and bike paths.

Civic Issues, Zip Codes, Voting, Licenses & Brooklyn Government
As a borough of New York City, Brooklyn has its own courts, police and fire precincts, library system, government agencies, civic groups and local media. Information on demographics, where to file complaints and queries, getting a drivers license, marriage license and voting in Brooklyn New York. Learn about Brooklyn Borough Hall, community boards, current civic issues and community issues of concern, such as development and rezoning.

History/Landmarks
In this guide, learn about Brooklyn NY's five centuries of American history: before and during the American Revolutionary War, its role in black history, American military and labor history, and Brooklyn contributions to New York City in art, culture, food and architecture. Includes local Bklyn neighborhood histories and walking tours. Iconic landmarks include the Brooklyn Bridge, the Verrazano Bridge and the Williamsburgh Savings Bank.

Education and Jobs
This guide offers information on public and private schools, colleges, and universities in Brooklyn, as well as continuing education classes for adults. Jobs and employment in Brooklyn. Includes Brooklyn's best rated schools from K-to-12, tips on dealing with the NYC Department of Education, and information on Brooklyn College, Long Island University, LIU, Pratt, Brooklyn Law School and other colleges and universities in Brooklyn NY.

Sports/Exercise
Brooklyn's full of great indoors and outdoors sports and team facilities including parks, bike paths, and tennis and basketball courts. Learn where, in Brooklyn New York, kids and adults can stay fit and active year round—whether riding horses, swimming at a Brooklyn beach, speed walking across the Brooklyn Bridge, doing yoga or playing bocce. Team info about Brooklyn Cyclones in Coney Island, and Brooklyn Nets at the Barclay Center, all in Bklyn, the place the Brooklyn Dodgers once called home.

Brooklyn Apartments and Homes
Finding an apartment in New York is tough; finding an apartment in Brooklyn means knowing what neighborhood to look in, and what Brooklyn apartments rent for. This guide offers tips on renting in Brooklyn, on Brooklyn realtors and Brooklyn real estate, and what to expect when hunting for apartments, condos, and houses in Brooklyn NY. Learn what areas in Bklyn attract college grads, young professionals, and families, the economics of renting versus owning, and where to look.

Moving to Brooklyn
A useful guide to anyone moving to Brooklyn NY, or considering doing so. Learn about the best Brooklyn neighborhoods for college grads, retirees, and investors; finding and renting an apartment or buying a coop; the best way to get around; Brooklyn attitude; where to register to vote; the pros and cons of keeping a car and the peculiarities of Brooklyn parking, among other essentials.

Neighborhoods
A guide to Brooklyn NY neighborhoods and community life in Brooklyn, including neighborhood maps and photos, Brooklyn neighborhood restaurants, Brooklyn parks and public libraries, and Brooklyn NY neighborhood boundaries.

Restaurants/Nightlife
Where in Brooklyn NY to eat, where to drink, and where to have fun, whether with friends, business colleagues and kids. Foodie news and reviews of Brooklyn's best restaurants bars, cafes and nightlife. Special features on exciting new places, the best ethnic food carts, who in Brooklyn serves locally-grown, and great pizza. Also, tips on Brooklyn dining on a budget,where to throw a party, and profiles and interviews with Brooklyn's leading chefs and restraunteurs.

Family and Pets
A guide to year-round activities for families, kids and pet owners in Brooklyn NY. Information on Brooklyn’s museums for children; family outdoor fun; festivals; educational activities for kids; Brooklyn’s best family outings, and shops and shows for kids in Brooklyn. Resources for first-time parents, pet owners, tips for visiting relatives and grandparents, and itineraries for tourists with children and visitors with pets.

Shopping
Your guide to services and shopping in Brooklyn, with information on everything from medical and pet care to the best bodegas and boutiques that Brooklyn NY has to offer. Find out about bargains, kids and clothing stores, new stores, and handmade, made-in-Brooklyn artisanal crafts, foods, clothing and home gifts.

Guides and Tips for Brooklyn Tourists, Visitors
Whether you're in search of the world's best pizza or Coney Island mermaids, Brooklyn is a great NYC tourist destination. Here you'll find itineraries and information to help you plan a half day or week-long trip outside Manhattan. Explore New York City's most vibrant creative center: sample Brooklyn's most sought-after restaurant cuisine, visit the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Brooklyn museums, or catch a show at BAM. Learn how to get to Brooklyn, top things to do, and where to buy unique gifts.

Health/Safety
A guide to health in Brooklyn NY, including information on Brooklyn hospitals, emergency rooms and mental health services, and information about weight loss programs and care giving services in Brooklyn. Also includes information on emergency preparedness, and articles on spas in Brooklyn and fitness in Brooklyn.

Visit Brooklyn Distilleries
Skip wine tastings and head to these Brooklyn Distilleries for some moonshine and whiskey.

Brooklyn's Best Pie Shops
These three pie shops top the list of Brooklyn's Best pie shops.

Theater in Brooklyn
Skip Broadway and head to NYC's edgy theater scene in Brooklyn.

What is the Zip Code for Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn?
What is the Zip Code for Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn? Here's the zip code and some other fun facts about the area.

Brooklyn's Gateway Mall
Want to go shopping? Consider visiting Brooklyn's rather suburban Gateway Center mall for all of your shopping needs.

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Best Classic TV Shows Set in Brooklyn
Love Girls and Broad City? You'll enjoy these classic TV shows that were set in Brooklyn.

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Six Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Six Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Brooklyn. Enjoy a DIY pub crawl through the borough or watch a St. Patty's themed flick at a movie theater/restaurant in Bushwick.

Vegan Guide to Brooklyn
The Ultimate Vegan Guide to Brooklyn. From dinner to doughnuts, you'll find unique and yummy Vegan food in Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn Neighborhood Listing
Brooklyn, NY is famous for its neighborhoods. Just how many are there? How many can you name?

Places to Visit Near the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
Enjoy ten interesting destinations within walking distance or a short subway, bike, or car ride from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Here's a list of where else visitors to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens can go after seeing the cherry trees in bloom or visiting the Japanese Garden and Pond.

Brooklyn Bridge Construction and Closure Information
Avoid the hassle. Find out what you need to know about the construction on the Brooklyn Bridge, when and where traffic is diverted. 10 FAQ about the Brooklyn Bridge repair work.

Hockey at Barclays Center, Brooklyn - NY Islanders
The NY Islanders are moving to Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Will they get new team colors? How do you get tickets? When is the first game? Read this FAQ about the historic move of an NHL team to the home of the Dodgers, and now, the Nets.

Apartment Issues: Winter Ceiling Leak
When the winter's tough in Brooklyn, a lot of people come home to find a messy, ugly, drippy leak in the ceiling of their apartment. Best case, it's unsightly. Worst case, it ruins your grand piano and heirloom rug. In either case, it can be avoided. Find out what the most common culprit is and how to prevent a wintertime ceiling leak.

The Great Irish Fair in Coney Island
Every autumn Brooklyn hosts a two day weekend Irish cultural festival, the Great Irish Fair of New York. Find out when, where and what. Erin Go Bragh!

Brooklyn, NY vs. New York, NY in Addresses
A FAQ about how to address mail in Brooklyn NY

City and County Info for Brooklyn
When Filing Income Tax Returns, What

Can You Walk From Brooklyn Across the Verrazano Bridge
A walk across the Manhattan Bridge is a

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Closings
What's Open and What's Closed on Martin Luther King Day in Brooklyn?

Free Halloween Events in Prospect Park, Brooklyn
This weekend! Oct 25-25 Go on Brooklyn's most famous Haunted Halloween Walk in Prospect Park. Find out when and where, and also discover where to buy delicious treats from food trucks parked nearby.

How Many People and Vehicles Cross the Brooklyn Bridge
How many people walk across the Brooklyn Bridge every day? How many people drive across it? Or bike across it? The Brooklyn Bridge is one of NYC's most popular tourist attractions, and one of the most famous bridges in the United States. It also happens to be a very practical, frequently used way to get from Brooklyn to Manhattan and back, by foot, automobile or bike.

When is Hanukkah This Year?
Jewish holidays start in the evening, so when people say

Average Temperature and Weather: Brooklyn, NY
What's the weather like in Brooklyn New York in summer? How hot does the Big Apple really get in August? And although it's said that global warming causes extreme temperature fluctuations, how low does the mercury go? Get the month-by-month view of average temperatures and precipitation in Brooklyn.

How Many Runners Start the NYC Marathon?
How many runners will run the 2014 New York Marathon? How many jumbo jets would the NYC Marathon runners fill? How many times would they fill, say, Madison Square Garden, Barclay's Center or London's Royal Albert Hall in London? Here are some funny comparisons

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Celebrate the Asian Lunar New Year in NY in Sunset Park, Brooklyn's Chinatown. 2014 is the Year of the Horse!

Ways to Prepare for a Hurricane or Large Storm
Hurricanes and wild weather can wreak havoc in big, densely populated cities like New York. Trees can crash down on power lines and cars. Windows can get blown out. Long lines can form for bread, milk and eggs. Public transportation can be terribly delayed, causing difficulties in getting to and from work. Children living in small spaces can get cranky; pets can too. Here are 20 ways to get ready for a big, bad storm coming your way.

Swimming in Brooklyn's Outdoor Public Pools
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NYC Marathon Traffic & Street Closings: Brooklyn
NYC Marathon Traffic & Street Closings: Sunday Alert for Brooklyn Residents

Get a Free MetroCard or Cab Fare for New Year's in NY
For New Years, New York City is distributing over $30,000 worth of free subway and bus rides, and debit cards to use for cabs and car services. It's not a holiday gift; rather, these freebies are meant to reduce DWI and the number of drunk drivers on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Find out what the deal is — and how to get your free MetroCard or $15 for a cab ride home to or from Brooklyn— safely.

New Year's Eve Fireworks in Brooklyn
What to do on New Years Eve in New York? Thousands head to Times Square of course. But for a lower-key, equally exuberant event, head toward Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza for the fireworks display at midnight. For years, this was simply the go-to event for local Brooklyn residents. In 2012, however, Brooklyn is playing host to all of New York City; the Grand Army Plaza fireworks will be the only fireworks display in New York City for New Years Eve 2013-14.

Brooklyn Beaches: Coney Island, Manhattan, Brighton
Trying to decide which beach in Brooklyn to go to?Here's a thumbnail sketch of Brooklyn's three public beaches, in Coney Island, Manhattan Beach and Brighton Beach.

Fourth of July Events in Coney Island
Forget Manhattan's crowds. Spend July 4th on the breezy beach in Coney Island, and catch the fireworks there at dusk, after the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball game. You can also catch a real old fashioned circus-like sideshow (brought to you by the same folks who produce the Mermaid Parade), watch the honky-tonk Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, hear some live music (free), and of course have fun at Luna Park, the Scream Zone and the Cyclone Roller Coaster.

Deals on Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday
Which is better, shopping the Thanksgiving Day sales in person? Or shopping online on

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Free Summer Meals for Kids in Brooklyn
Free Summer Meals for Kids - Where to Get Free Breakfast/Lunch in Brooklyn

Directions: Harvey Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music
Find out how to get to BAM's Harvey Theater on Fulton Street in Brooklyn.

Amazing Eats at Barclays Center
IF you think New York City's Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, you don't necessarily think about good eating: gourmet hot dogs, pizza, pulled pork, great Mexican, lobster rolls, and even kosher and gluten free options. But Barclays arena distinguishes itself by offering classic Brooklyn pizza and cheesecake, along with hits from food trucks and popular Brooklyn local food makers.

Cheap Fun in NY: Ride 1930s-Era Holiday Nostalgia Train
Looking for some inexpensive holiday fun in New York between Thanksgiving and Christmas? Thanks to the Brooklyn-based NY Transit Museum, you can hop on a vintage subway for a quick ride across the East River, for the price of a regular subway or bus fare. Admire the old seats, quaint flooring, and styling. The cars date from 1930's to the 1970s. It's great family fun for kids who love trains!

Where to See Brooklyn's Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
In New York for Christmas? Don't miss the wildly exuberant display of Christmas decorations in the Italian neighborhood of Dyker Heights, in Brooklyn. Talk about lit up!

Passover Do's & Don'ts for Non-Jews
The Passover Seder, once a private family affair amongst Jews, has become a much more popular affair in recent decades. Many Jewish families invite non-Jewish friends. Even more Jewish families have children and grandchildren who are intermarried with non-Jews, dating non-Jews, or who are non-Jews. If you aren't Jewish — or aren't very Jewish— here are some do's and don'ts for attending a Seder.

Passover Do's & Don'ts for Non-Jews
The Passover Seder, once a private family affair amongst Jews, has become a much more popular affair in recent decades. Many Jewish families invite non-Jewish friends. Even more Jewish families have children and grandchildren who are intermarried with non-Jews, dating non-Jews, or who are non-Jews. If you aren't Jewish — or aren't very Jewish— here are some do's and don'ts for attending a Seder.

Where to Buy Elegant, Cool, Men's Hats in Brooklyn
Hats are big fashion item for men of all ages in Brooklyn, New York. Styles range from baseball caps to Hasidic schtreimels to hipster porkpie hats. Find out where to go for a fun hat-shopping expedition. If it's Fathers Day, bring Dad to a hat shop for a quick, fun style makeover!

Great Beaches in Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Beaches - There are three beaches in Brooklyn that fill up with locals and tourists alike during the summer. Find information on these Brooklyn beaches, which include Coney Island Beach, Brighton Beach, and Manhattan Beach.

Prix Fixe Dinners in Brooklyn
Prix Fixe Dinners in Brooklyn - Find a list of great Brooklyn restaurant specials, including Brooklyn restaurants with prix fixe menus, Brooklyn restaurant deals, and other cheap eats in Brooklyn. Prix fixe dinners abound in Brooklyn! Try one of these Brooklyn restaurant deals, and your stomach (and your wallet) will thank you.

Prix Fixe Dinners in Brooklyn
Prix Fixe Dinners in Brooklyn - Find a list of great Brooklyn restaurant specials, including Brooklyn restaurants with prix fixe menus, Brooklyn restaurant deals, and other cheap eats in Brooklyn. Prix fixe dinners abound in Brooklyn! Try one of these Brooklyn restaurant deals, and your stomach (and your wallet) will thank you.

Great Places to Eat in Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Heights Restaurants - Looking for great restaurants in Brooklyn Heights? From Noodle Pudding to Waterfront Ale House, this list of Brooklyn Heights restaurants will help you find a fantastic meal in no time.

Brooklyn's Most Romantic Restaurants
Romantic Restaurants in Brooklyn - Your guide to Brooklyn's most romantic restaurants and date-worthy destinations. From the romantic River Cafe to candlelit Lucali, find information on Brooklyln's best romantic hotspots, perfect for Valentine's Day (or any day!) in Brooklyn.

Most Romantic Restaurants in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Looking for the best restaurant to take a date in Williamsburg? Refer to this list of the most romantic restaurants in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to see where you should go on your next date night.

Best Birthday Bars in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Finding the perfect bar for a birthday get together can be a tall order, especially in Williamsburg where there are too many to choose from. Here is a list of the bars in Williamsburg that fit the birthday bill. Learn more about where to have your birthday party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Free Things to Do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
There's no need to spend a dime to have a great time in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Here's where to find free movies, free shows, free booze, and free art in Williamsburg.

Healthy & Vegetarian Restaurants in Brooklyn
Whether you're a vegetarian or just trying to eat healthier, these five restaurants offer up delicious meatless meals. Vegan, vegetarian, and healthy food in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Williamsburg Parks and Green Spaces
There are several beautiful parks and green spaces to visit in Williamsburg, each with something different to offer. Brooklyn's green spaces feature terrific waterfront views of the Manhattan skyline and exercise options.

Walking Tour of Brooklyn Heights
Brief Walking Tour of Brooklyn Heights — Victorian Highlights on Pierrepont Place

Fourth of July Events for Brooklyn, NY
July 4, '14 in Brooklyn! Where to watch the spectacular Brooklyn Bridge fireworks! And more: BBQs. Coney fun. Quirky films. Free kids programs. Sunset pilates with views of Lady Liberty.

Fourth of July Events for Brooklyn, NY
July 4, '14 in Brooklyn! Where to watch the spectacular Brooklyn Bridge fireworks! And more: BBQs. Coney fun. Quirky films. Free kids programs. Sunset pilates with views of Lady Liberty.

Best Williamsburg Restaurants
Here you'll find a list of the BEST restaurants in Williamsburg, Brooklyn organized by category and occasion. You can find brunch and take out, French food and health food, bar food and,oh, just about anything.

Williamsburg Waterfront Visitors Guide
Enjoy the waterfront in Williamsburg, Brooklyn: ferries, food, flea markets and more.

Brooklyn's West Indian Labor Day Parade Schedule
The fab, colorful, noisy parade, rain or shine, runs down Eastern Parkway. Dozens of floats, mas bands, costumed marchers, and more make this an incredible Brooklyn-international experience

Why the Brooklyn Bridge is NY's Famous Protest Bridge
It's no accident that when organizing protests and political marches, fundraising walks and other public events that people include a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge. Here's why.

New York Halloween Pet Parades & Contests: Brooklyn
Dressed up dogs are silly, sweet, and often very funny looking. Find out where to bring your Halloween hound in Brooklyn for a humorous holiday event. Even if you don't have a dog, you'll probably get a kick out of just watching the show. Dog costume parades take place in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Heights and Fort Greene.

Brooklyn Holiday Markets
Shop local at Brooklyn's markets! You can pick up an interesting vintage poster at the indoor Brooklyn Flea (and have an excellent lunch), and then walk for about fifteen minutes to explore unusual artistic items at the cool

Brooklyn Holiday Markets
Shop local at Brooklyn's markets! You can pick up an interesting vintage poster at the indoor Brooklyn Flea (and have an excellent lunch), and then walk for about fifteen minutes to explore unusual artistic items at the cool

Cool New Year's Dining in Brooklyn
Where to go for New Years Eve this year? You can go to a Manhattan restaurant, but why bother when Brooklyn's an epicenter of excellent, small restaurants with inventive menus and a friendly clientele? Find out where you can make a reservation for a New Year's dinner as early as 5 P.M. or as late as midnight.

10 Great New Year's Eve Parties, Brooklyn
In New York for New Year's Eve ? Brooklyn clubs and venues are presenting shows, comedy and burlesque acts and hot dance parties. Get the scoop on Brooklyn New York's top New Year's Eve shows and venues....

New Year's Eve Events in Brooklyn
Brooklyn New Year's Eve Activities — Things to Do on New Year's Eve in Brooklyn. Walk the Brooklyn Bridge at midnight. Go to spectacular fireworks. See a show. Hang at the hipster bars in Williamsburg, or dine at the tony River Cafe in DUMBO. Have a low key New Year's Eve, or do it up — you've got choices and can find it all on the BROOKLYN side of the Brooklyn Bridge!

New Year's Eve Events in Brooklyn
Brooklyn New Year's Eve Activities — Things to Do on New Year's Eve in Brooklyn. Walk the Brooklyn Bridge at midnight. Go to spectacular fireworks. See a show. Hang at the hipster bars in Williamsburg, or dine at the tony River Cafe in DUMBO. Have a low key New Year's Eve, or do it up — you've got choices and can find it all on the BROOKLYN side of the Brooklyn Bridge!

Zagat Rated Restaurants for Mother's Day in Brooklyn
So you're living in Brooklyn, and here comes mom for a visit. It's Mother's Day. What to do? What restaurant to take her to? Here are a dozen recommendations of slightly off the beaten track restaurants that are affordable, won't be overcrowded,and are highly rated by Zagat. Some, but not all, feature Mother's Day specials. Oh, and all twelve restaurants happen to be named after women.

Brooklyn Memorial Day Events
In New York for Memorial Day? Take a look at this calendar. Because Memorial Day weekend isn't just ANY long weekend in Brooklyn. There are things to do on this federal holiday that happen only once a year: a fun family concert in a historic cemetery that looks like a park; visiting warships docked right in Brooklyn, and famous DanceAfrica at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Or, go to Jamaica Bay to see the ospreys!

Brooklyn Memorial Day Events
In New York for Memorial Day? Take a look at this calendar. Because Memorial Day weekend isn't just ANY long weekend in Brooklyn. There are things to do on this federal holiday that happen only once a year: a fun family concert in a historic cemetery that looks like a park; visiting warships docked right in Brooklyn, and famous DanceAfrica at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Or, go to Jamaica Bay to see the ospreys!

Tips for Brooklyn's Food Truck Rally, Grand Army Plaza
Here are a few tips for making the most out of a trip to the Sunday Grand Army Plaza Food Truck Rally in Brooklyn. Learn what else is nearby, where to find bathrooms, get tips for parents of young, impatient or hungry kids, and more.

Gospel Music at Barclays Center in Brooklyn
Get the schedule of African American gospel music concerts at the huge Barclays Center stadium in Brooklyn, New York. If you've never been to a gospel concert (and certainly not one that seats 18,000 people), then this is really something special. Hallelujah!

Albemarle Road Garden Mall
Albemarle Road is one of the best known streets in the Victorian era enclave of Prospect Park South.

1501 Albemarle Road, a Queen Anne-style Mansion
1501 Albemarle Road, a Queen Anne-style Mansion, was built by Elmer Sperry, of Sperry-Rand fame, in 1905. It's one of Prospect Park South's architectural gems.

131 Buckingham Road, Japanese House
The

1510 Albemarle Road, Colonial Revival Home
A walking tour of Prospect Park South's historic landmarked Victorian homes, focusing on 1510 Albemarle Road in Brooklyn.

Making a Grand Entrance to Prospect Park South
The entrance to Prospect Park South in Brooklyn

Buckingham Road Mall
A walking tour of Prospect Park South's historic landmarked Victorian homes, focusing on Buckingham Road Mall in Brooklyn.

101 Rugby Road, Site of “Sophie’s Choice” Film
A description of the house used as a movie set in Brooklyn for the film Sophie's Choice starring Meryl Stree, Kevin Kline and others. It is on Rugby Road in Prospect Park Brooklyn.

Chinese Dumpling Snacks, A Brooklyn Food Truck Speciality
Food trucks have arrived in Brooklyn! Where can you find a

Brooklyn's Prospect Park Food Truck Rally
Food trucks have arrived in Brooklyn! Where can you find a

Food Trucks In Brooklyn
It's Sunday. So head to the Grand Army Plaza Food Truck Rally to see which of twenty different kinds of food appeal. But first, stop for some killer coffee or a healthy glass of juice.

Food Trucks In Brooklyn
Food trucks have arrived in Brooklyn! Where can you find a

American Food: Burgers,Grilled Cheese at Grand Army Plaza Food Truck Rally
If you're looking for a really casual brunch (as in, stand up while you're eating) head to the Grand Army Plaza Food Truck Rally. Chow down on gourmet fast food, American style. You can get great burgers, with organic beef, and great melted cheese, as well as bbq pulled pork and more. Look for such vendors as Phils Steaks and Frites'N'Meats.

Brooklyn's Fusion Taco Food Trucks: Mexican, Turkish & Even Kimchi Tacos
Head to Grand Army Plaza's Food Truck Rally to taste the flavors of Brooklyn's Fusion Taco Food Trucks: Mexican, Turkish & Even Kimchi tacos.

Ethnic: Cuban, Mexican, Greek and TAIM
Find out what kinds of Mexican barbeque and Cuban foods are served at Grand Army Plaza's Food Truck Rally..

Mediterranean Salads, Souvlaki & Felafel at Brooklyn's Food Truck Rally in Park Slope
Have a treat of a souvlaki, felafel or Mediterranean salad at the outdoors

Food Trucks In Brooklyn
Hello, Brooklyn pizza lovers. These pies are coming to you...on wheels! Find out what kinds of pizza is sold at the Grand Army Plaza Food Truck Rally.

Gourmet Baked Goods & Ices at Food Trucks in Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
Food trucks have arrived in Brooklyn! Where can you find a

Brooklyn Beaches! Atlantic Ocean Beach at Coney Island
Find out everything you need to know about going to the beach in the summer at Coney Island, Brooklyn.

Brooklyn's Best Atlantic Ocean Beaches
Find out about Brooklyn's best beaches, and also where to go slightly further afield to visit some other fabulous public beaches along the Atlantic Ocean.

Brooklyn Beaches: Brighton Beach Offers Russian Flavor, Atlantic Ocean, Sand & Boardwalk
Take the subway to Brighton Beach for some sun and surf. It's on the Atlantic, but that doesn't mar the vaguely European beach experience, thanks to the local Russian residents who exercise, bathe, nosh, swim and generally live at this public beach. Nearby are interesting places to eat, too. Find out more.

Brooklyn Beaches! Family-Friendly Manhattan Beach Has BBQ, Atlantic Ocean
Manhattan Beach is an undiscovered gem on the Brooklyn Atlantic waterfront. Why? Because there are playing fields, a playground, BBQ facilities, and a family atmosphere. But it helps to have a car ... read more.

Animals, Rafts & Other Beach Rules for Coney Island and Manhattan Beach
There are things you can and can't do on Brooklyn beaches. Better safe than sorry; here are the rules. (Hint: leave that inflatable raft at home, unless you want to sunbathe on it from shore.)

Beach Tips for Brooklynites: Great, Easy-to-Reach Beaches Near (but not in) Brooklyn
Tired of the Brooklyn beaches?? If you live in Brooklyn and want to explore other nearby beaches, try these.

Brooklyn Outings and Activities for Teenage Girls
Teenagers can be a tough audience to please. If you're a Brooklyn teen, or have a teenage child or visitor, here are a few ideas of places to go (or not) when touring Brooklyn, New York.

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Statue of Liberty, Green Open Spaces, Ice Cream Factory
Find out about Brooklyn Bridge Park, in Brooklyn New York, from a teenager's perspective. Is it worth a visit? How do you get there? What's going on?

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Jane's Carousel, Performances and Views
Jane's Carousel is a beautiful, destination merry-go-round. Is it worth a visit if you're going to Brooklyn's DUMBO neighborhood under the Brooklyn Bridge, and have a young teenager in tow?

Vintage Shops, Flea Markets: Entertaining Teen Girls in Brooklyn
Is a flea market or vintage shop interesting to a young teenage girl, whether she's visiting Brooklyn or living here? It's a worthwhile question because there are a number of vintage shops and flea markets that attract hundreds of visitors. Find out what a sample 13-year old had to say.

Prospect Park Zoo: Great Outing in Brooklyn for Young Teen Girls
Looking for something fun to do with a young teenager girl? She's probably not too old for a trip to the zoo. Find out about the Brooklyn zoo, AKA the Prospect Park Zoo.

Ice Cream at Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain: Dream Destination
Never underestimate the power of a scoop. If you have a teenager in tow, or a visiting teen, consider taking them out for ice cream in a picturesque old fashioned ice cream parlor. (Well, it used to be a pharmacy, but it's still very cool...)

Hailing a Yellow Cab in Brooklyn (or Anywhere in New York City)
Something as simple as riding in a yellow taxi can be great fun for a visiting teenager. Most taxi-users in Brooklyn have to use a car service, because there aren't that many yellow cabs cruising most neighborhoods in Brooklyn.

Best Brooklyn Bagels
Can't get a Rainbow Bagel? Try these Brooklyn Bagels at these six bagel stores.

Vinyl Lovers Guide to Brooklyn
Vinyl lovers must head to these five record shops in Brooklyn.

Slice of Brooklyn! Brooklyn's Best Artisanal Pizza
Looking for a good slice of pizza? Consider dining at these artisanal pizza restaurants.

Celebrate Mothers Day in Brooklyn
Make mom happy on Mother's Day. Here are some fun ideas for Mother's Day gifts and activities, for moms, step-mothers, grandmothers, and expectant moms, too!

Affordable Summer Day Camps in Brooklyn
Here are some more affordable summer camps that have been in operation in Brooklyn for many years. Some offer short, one week sessions, so you can pick and choose what your child does over the summer--and keep an eye on costs, too.

Halloween Costume Parades in Brooklyn
You can find tons of Halloween parades in Brooklyn. Some, like the Park Slope parade down 7th Avenue, attracts thousands of children and parents, including many from outside the neighborhood. Others are quieter, more local affairs. All are fun, child-focused and family-friendly events. Come with your costumes on!

Halloween in Brooklyn
Halloween in Brooklyn: Parades, Haunted Houses, Costumed Dogs, Harvest Festivals, Pumpkin Patches & More

Hi Tech Haunted House: Gravesend Inn, A Theatrical Halloween Show
Don't miss this high-tech haunted hotel, the Gravesend Inn, complete with theme-park quality bells and whistles, guaranteed to produced chills. It's a high tech haunted house production called Gravesend Inn, in Downtown Brooklyn, produced by one of the local colleges.

Haunted Walks, Halloween Games & Haunted Houses in Brooklyn Parks
Haunted Walks, Halloween Games & Haunted Houses in Brooklyn Parks

Annual Haunted Halloween Carnival
Join in the fun at the annual Haunted Halloween Carnival of Puppetry, brought to you by the wonderful Puppetry Arts! It will be held the Saturday before Halloween in 2011. Free admission, lots of crafts and Halloween fun.

Halloween Activities in Prospect Park
Halloween in Prospect Park can be a lot of fun. Take the little ones to the

Halloween Harvest Activities
Find out about Brooklyn's halloween harvest festivals and fun outdoor activities for kids and families, including the annual Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum Halloween Harvest., and the Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

A Park Slope Playground Picnic on Fifth Avenue
Where to picnic on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope in Washington Park near Old Stone House Museum.

Park Slope Picnics, from Stoops to Park Benches
About picnicking in Park Slope Brooklyn

Great Places to Picnic in Brooklyn's Prospect Park
There are many wonderful places to picnic in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.

A Park Slope Picnic Near Seventh Avenue
A Park Slope Picnic Near Seventh Avenue at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music.

Picnicking on a Park Slope Brownstone Stoop
Where to picnic in Park Slope, on a brownstone stoop

New Years Eve Venues Plus Fireworks at Midnight (Park Slope, Windsor Terrace)
Not sure what to do on New Year's Eve? Want to go to a movie, have a great dinner, try a very cool bar, listen to live music? Well, do it all! Here are some itineraries for spending New Year's Eve in Brooklyn, where you can watch the fireworks at midnight for free, and drink, dine, or go to the movies as you usher in 2014!

Literary Brooklyn: Storytelling, Slams, Lectures and Literary Readings
Tons of writers, poets, journalists, storytellers and academics live all across the neighborhoods of Brooklyn. That's why Brooklyn boasts a robust calendar of readings, literary gatherings, and storytelling.Venues in Brooklyn that celebrate the written and spoken word include independent bookstores, bars and cafes, libraries, museums, and college lecture halls.And, because Brooklyn is diverse and multicultural, you can expect to find literary events not only in English, but in Spanish, French and Russian, too.If you're looking to attend or give a reading, or curl up and listen to a story check out these following leading venues.

Fifth Avenue Shopping in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York
Fifth Avenue Shopping in Brooklyn: Looking for great Brooklyn fashions, boutiques, and shopping? Look no further than Park Slope's Fifth Avenue, where fun stores and local shops sell one-of-a-kind goods and fashions. Shopping Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn is easy with this guide that hits on some of Brooklyn's best shops and independent boutiques. Brooklyn shopping never had it so good.

Muslim Immigrant Communities in Brooklyn
Muslim Communities in Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY.

Best Comic Book Stores in Brooklyn
Best Comic Book Stores in Brooklyn

12 Things to Do in Brooklyn Heights
Looking for a way to spend some time in Brooklyn Heights? Here are a dozen things to do in this elegant, centrally located neighborhood, one of the first stops after you arrive from Manhattan in Brooklyn. You can shop, eat, visit historic churches, learn about the Dodgers and even go to a very retro movie theater.

Colleges in Brooklyn, New York - Education Guide
Brooklyn, one of New York City's five boroughs, is home to about a dozen institutions of higher education, including community colleges, colleges, and universities.

Top Summer Things to Do in Brooklyn
There's tons to do in Brooklyn in the summer, from running in the parks to attending a wonderful First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum. You can eat pizza in Bensonhurst, ice cream in DUMBO and calzone in Carroll Gardens. Watch firework at Coney Island, go fishing off of Sheepshead Bay, and much more.For starters, here are some great summer activities in Brooklyn. Have fun!

Top Summer Things to Do in Brooklyn
There's tons to do in Brooklyn in the summer, from running in the parks to attending a wonderful First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum. You can eat pizza in Bensonhurst, ice cream in DUMBO and calzone in Carroll Gardens. Watch firework at Coney Island, go fishing off of Sheepshead Bay, and much more.For starters, here are some great summer activities in Brooklyn. Have fun!

Brooklyn Restaurant Week's Notable Italian Eateries
Not every restaurant participates in Brooklyn's Restaurant Week, called Dine In Brooklyn. But of those that do, here's a list of the top ten recommended Italian restaurants.

13 Best Places to See Santa in Brooklyn
Kids love to see Santa, so bring them to one of these Brooklyn holiday for that classic childhood moment with Mr. Claus himself.

13 Best Places to See Santa in Brooklyn
Kids love to see Santa, so bring them to one of these Brooklyn holiday for that classic childhood moment with Mr. Claus himself.

Eating Out for Pesach — Where to Do Passover Seder or Passover in Brooklyn
Where to Find a Community Seder or Passover Dinner in Brooklyn

Best Comfort Food in Williamsburg - Williamsburg Brooklyn Comfort Food
Refer to this article to learn where to eat comfort food in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Learn more about comfort food in Williamsburg. Consult this article to learn more about where to find comfort food in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Large Male Torso in Sand: Sand Sculpture Contest in Coney Island
Large Man in Sand: Sand Sculpture Contest in Coney Island

Summer Fun: Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest
Every year, locals turn out for the annual sand sculpture contest in Coney Island. The participants are families, teams, individuals. Some are carpenters, others are artists, yet others just have a creative bent. See what they make out of sand in one day, starting at 9 AM and ending at 3 PM. Prizes are awarded, but the fun's in the doing. And of course, crowds converge to look, snap photos and schmooze.

Hurricane Sandy at Sand Sculpture in Coney Island: After the Flood
Sand Sculpture in Coney Island: After the Flood

Pol Anthony Wiener as a Hotdog: Sand Sculpture in Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest
Pol Anthony Wiener as a Hotdog: Sand Sculpture in Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest

Sand Sculpture of Neptune, King of the Sea, at Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest 2013
Sand Sculpture of Neptune, King of the Sea, at Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest

Love Message in the Sand: Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest 2013
Love Message in the Sand: Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest 2013

Sand Sculpture of Paris Sculpture of Michael Archangel Defeating Satan, in Coney Island
Every year, locals turn out for the annual sand sculpture contest in Coney Island. The participants are families, teams, individuals. Some are carpenters, others are artists, yet others just have a creative bent. See what they make out of sand in one day, starting at 9 AM and ending at 3 PM. Prizes are awarded, but the fun's in the doing. And of course, crowds converge to look, snap photos and schmooze.

McMansion Sand Castle at Coney Island Annual Sand Sculpture Contest
Sand Castle (Literally) at Coney Island Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

Seal, Walrus, Penguin at the NY Aquarium, as Sand Sculpture at Coney Island
Seal, Walrus, Penguin at the NY Aquarium, as Sand Sculpture at Coney Island

Sand Sculpture of Cyclone Riders at Coney Island, 2013
Sand Sculpture of Cyclone Riders at Coney Island

Hurricane Sandy Survivors in Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest
Hurricane Sandy Survivors in Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest

2014 Winners of Sand Sculpture Contest
Every year, locals turn out for the annual sand sculpture contest in Coney Island. The participants are families, teams, individuals. Some are carpenters, others are artists, yet others just have a creative bent. See what they make out of sand in one day, starting at 9 AM and ending at 3 PM. Prizes are awarded, but the fun's in the doing. And of course, crowds converge to look, snap photos and schmooze.

Nude Woman Torso Sand Sculpture, Coney Island Sand Art Contest 2013
With bathers in swimsuits all around, this woman's torso fit right into the Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest, 2013.

Lions & Cubs as Sand Sculptures at Coney Island Fun Contest
Sand Sculptures at Coney Island: Lions

Sunbathing Mermaid Sand Sculpture, Coney Island Sand Art Contest 2013
What would a Coney Island sand sculpture contest be without a mermaid? See what the 2013 contestants created.

Celebrating Brooklyn’s Black History
Celebrating Brooklyn’s Black History. Ten Events to Honor Black History Month.

Brooklyn's Lunar New Year Celebrations
Five Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Brooklyn. It's the year of the Monkey!

Watch the Super Bowl in Brooklyn
Watch the Super Bowl at these cool Brooklyn venues, from sports bars to movie theaters, watch the game at these seven spots.

Love it! Celebrate Valentine's Day in Brooklyn
Looking for fun ways to celebrate Valentine's Day? Come to Brooklyn!

Ten Cool Things to do in Brooklyn this Summer
Ten Cool Things to do in Brooklyn this Summer

Elected Officials of Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn, NY - A guide to the elected officials and politicians of Brooklyn, New York, including New York senators, New York representatives, city officials, state officials, and federal officials.

When and Where Can You Attend Outdoor Summer Concerts in Brooklyn?
Brooklyn is alive with fabulous free summer concerts and other music events. Learn where you can hear leading jazz, rock, soul, hip hop and oldies-but goodies performers this summer. Venues vary from a lovely park in Bay Ridge to Brooklyn's own

Where to Get Free Help - Taxes & IRS Issues in Brooklyn
For late filers, first time filers and others, Brooklyn offers some good free resources to understanding how and when to file federal, state and local taxes. Find out what's free, who is eligible for free professional assistance, where and when to go, and how to find out if you need an appointment.

WAYS TO RESEARCH YOUR HOME IN BROOKLYN House & Building Research Tools
Would you like to research an old family homestead, property or building in Brooklyn? It's fascinating to learn about the backstory of a home you're living in, or to find out more about where your ancestors might have lived when in Brooklyn. Here are 5 basic tips to get you started. And, you can do most of this legwork online!

Where to Get Free Mammograms in Brooklyn
Find out where to get free or low cost mammograms in Brooklyn, for early detection of breast cancer.

Where to Retrieve a Towed Car in Brooklyn
So your car or motorcycle's been towed by the NYPD, and it's somewhere in Brooklyn. Where do you have to go to retrieve it, and what's involved?

Brooklyn Holiday Gift Guide
Brooklyn Holiday Gift Guide: Find a Brooklyn-based gift for everyone on your shopping list! Great Brooklyn gift ideas for everyone from foodies to movie buffs. Give the gift of Brooklyn!

Neighborhood Profile - Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
Cobble Hill, Brooklyn - Get an insider's look at Cobble Hill, Brooklyn with this guide to Cobble Hill. Cobble Hill profile includes information on local schools, post offices, restaurants, bars, and more.

20 Cheap Fathers Day Gift Ideas For Teens and Adults
Here are 20 plus ideas for how to celebrate Fathers Day on a shoestring. if you live in a place like Brooklyn, you can also avail yourself of a ton of free events. A trip with your Dad to a free concert is going to be just as much fun as a trip to a concert that cost $60 a ticket--and maybe more.

Biking Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Brooklyn to Staten Island
There are miles of bike lanes in Brooklyn, and it's fun to go across the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges. Can you bike across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from Brooklyn to Staten Island?

Top 6 Things to Do in New York's Coney Island in Winter
Coney Island is a year-round attraction. The beach may be closed in the winter, and the amusement park rides are, too. But you can walk the boardwalk, take a tour, go to a fabulous aquarium and have a good meal (or nosh a hotdog from the original Nathan's!)

Healthy Exercise Activities in Williamsburg Brooklyn - Healthy Active Brooklyn
Ideas on how to enjoy e activities in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that will keep you fit and in shape.

For Singles, Hipsters, Cynics and Others on Valentine's Day in Brooklyn NY
February brings Valentine's Day and Valentine's Day, in turn, brings a sort of revolt against the commercialization of love. At least it does in Brooklyn. See what's happening for an UnValentine's Day, which, since the debut of the TV series by the same name, seems to have a theme: Love bites.

21 Fun & Educational Things You Can Do with the Kids Before School Starts Again
Worried that your kids are wasting their time on vacation? You can use a short or long vacation to have some fun adventures and projects that afford great learning opportunities, too!

What To Ask at a Passover Seder: 30 Questions for a Modern Brooklynite
For those observing a Passover Seder who are looking for some good questions to ask, in addition to the traditional

Best Williamsburg Bars for Fall & Winter - Fall Bars in Williamsburg Brooklyn
These ten bars are the perfect places to celebrate Fall and Winter in Brooklyn - perfect for a whiskey served with a side of cozy atmosphere. So put on your flannels and tights and settle into these Williamsburg favorites.

How to Get to Brooklyn From Newark Airport
Traveling to Brooklyn from Newark Liberty International Airport? Here are your transportation options, including bus, train, taxi services, and driving.

Irish Pubs in Brooklyn
Once very Irish indeed, Brooklyn today offers a huge range of international-style drinking opportunities. But for those who love an Irish pub, here are a few good suggestions for Irish food and drink.

Best Delivery Restaurants in Williamsburg - Williamsburg Brooklyn Delivery Restaurants
These eight restaurants are great for take-out or delivery for a night when you need to take it easy. This list will tell you where to order delivery or take out in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

NYC Bike Share: Commuter Bikes to Ride from Manhattan to Brooklyn,Brooklyn to Manhattan
Want to rent a bike for a short trip in New York City or Brooklyn? Find out about the NYC Bike Share program.

Bike Share in Brooklyn and NYC: How Does It Work?
Want to rent a bike for a short trip in New York City or Brooklyn? Find out about the NYC Bike Share program.

How Much Does it Cost to Use a Bike Share, AKA Citi Bike?
Want to rent a bike for a short trip in New York City or Brooklyn? Find out about the NYC Bike Share program.

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Before you set out to use a Citi Bike, New York's bike share program, find out what you need to know. Need a helmet? Can your kids rent one?

Bike Rental Shops in Brooklyn
Find out where you can rent a bike in Brooklyn!

Citi Bike, NYC Bike Share May be Slow But they Have Bells, Whistles & GPS
What kind of bikes are rented by the NYC Bike Share program? Find out what they're like to ride.

Where are Citi Bike "Bike Sharing" Stands (or Docks) Locatd in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens?
Find out where to find, get and park ( or

Brooklyn's Highline is In Red Hook, along IKEA's Waterfront Espalande
Shhh..Brooklyn's answer to the Highline hasn't been discovered yet. It's in Red Hook. It's on the waterfront. You can get there by ferryboat for a picnic. Have a party.....Where is it?

Brooklyn Boasts World's Biggest Hanukkah Menorah (Along with, Ahem, Dozens Worldwide)
There's more than one huge outdoor menorah in Brooklyn, and at least one in Manhattan. Which one is the

10 Different Easter Egg Hunts in Brooklyn
Happy Easter! Find out about over a dozen different Easter Egg Hunts in Brooklyn, over a period of two weeks, in parks, museums, playgrounds and more.

Distance of the Prospect Park Loop in Brooklyn
How long is the Prospect Park loop? If you're running in Prospect Park, you'll want to monitor your distance.

A Guide to Greenpoint Brooklyn - Neighborhood Profile
A neighborhood profile of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, including transporation, schools, restaurants, bars, activites, and essential information.

NY New Year's Eve Fun Run: Do a Midnight 3 Mile Run in Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Step into the New Year in New York by joining in the 3 mile

Five Fantastic Ways to Spend Memorial Day in Brooklyn
Five Fantastic Ways to Spend Memorial Day in Brooklyn

Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend in Brooklyn
Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend in Brooklyn, as the month of May gives way to June. Enjoy the electric program of dance called Dance Africa at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, historic and interesting concerts and parades at Greenwood Cemetery, a Memorial Day Parade in Bay Ridge, picnics and the feeling that summer is just around the corner!