Here's how to make Brooklyn theme costumes, from the Brooklyn Bridge to a Brighton Beach knish to Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.
Brooklyn's so hot, even people who don't live here just love Brooklyn. Tourists are flocking here by the busload. So why not be a Brooklyn icon when you need a costume for Halloween, New Year's Eve or a party?
Sure, you can buy a mass market costume at one of Brooklyn's costume stores. But it won't be original, and it won't be Brooklyn-themed. And why bother when there's a wealth of DIY costume ideas you can work right here in New York City's most creative borough?
Indie Brooklyn can get just a tad too cool for itself. So go ahead, be a Brooklyn flea — as in the insect, not the hipster marketplace venue — for Halloween. Here's how.
Even if you're five feet tall, on Halloween you can be a skyscraper. Find out how you can make a costume of the Williamsburgh Savings Bank, now known as One Hanson Place, an architectural gem with a famous four-sided clock that's taller than London's Big Ben.
Be the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. This costume can be done simply, or elaborately. It requires two people.
If there's only one of you, here's an alternative: dress up as John Roebling, the chief engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge. (See Brooklyn Bridge-related, one-person costume: John Roebling.)
If there's only one of you, here's an alternative: dress up as John A. Roebling, the heroic chief engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Are you doing Halloween with your spouse, significant other, friend, or twin? Make a two person Coney Island rolleroaster costume. Here's how.
World famous, Coney Island is a New York City and a Brooklyn landmark. Here's how to construct a fanciful Coney Island roller coaster Halloween costume.
This is a costume for when you've left it all for the last minute. Dress like a slacker, or your idea of folks from outside Manhattan, and with a flick of your computer and printer, you're all set to go.