The countdown to T-Day has officially begun, and if you're staying in Brooklyn for the holiday, then here are some ideas for Brooklyn-based things to do (and eat). Enjoy!
If you're going out for Thanksgiving dinner, these Brooklyn restaurants are dishing out holiday prix fixe specials (you'll find everything from a harvest bisque soup made from lobster and nutmeg cream at Magnolia to cornbread stuffing at Dressler and a Latin-inspired menu at Palo Santo).
2) The Pre- and Post-Feast Workouts: Start your Thanksgiving off with a morning run: Brooklyn's annual Turkey Trot, a 5-mile race around Prospect Park, starts at 9am sharp. Or, burn off some of that turkey dinner later in the day with a spin on the ice. Prospect Park's ice skating rink officially opens for the season on Thanksgiving Day.
3) The Day After Shopping Craze: Black Friday sales abound in Brooklyn, and if you're brave enough to face the crowds, then this guide to day-after-Thanksgiving deals and steals will help you get the most bang out of your holiday buck.