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How to Walk 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.
10 Best Things You Can Do in Williamsburg,...
10 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Parade & Caribbean Carnival in Brooklyn
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
Top 10 Tips for Walking on the Brooklyn Bridge
So you want to walk the Brooklyn Bridge! Great. But do you know how far it is? And what kinds of shoes to wear (or not?) And which direction is the best way to go? Take it from a local Brooklynite! Here are the ten do's and don'ts of walking the historic Brooklyn Bridge. (Just don't let anyone try to sell it to ya!)
How Long Does it Usually Take to Walk Across...
How long does it take to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge? And what can you see from there?
Store Directory: Brooklyn's Atlantic Center/...
A listing of stores, government services, restaurants and food vendors in Brooklyn's Atlantic Mall, also known as the Atlantic Center.
Find Out How Long The Brooklyn Bridge is: In...
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 kilometres.
How to Get to Brooklyn From Newark Airport and...
Traveling to Brooklyn from Newark Liberty International Airport? Here are your transportation options, including bus, train, taxi services, and driving.
11 Must-See Sites in Dumbo, Brooklyn
DUMBO is one of New York's treasured mini-neighborhoods. Here is a guide to interesting places to go and things to do under the Brooklyn Bridge.
Public School Calendar 2014-15
No school on Election Day! Here's the basic public school calendar for Brooklyn and NYC public schools, 2014-2015.
Here Are All of Brooklyn's Zip Codes by...
A list of over 60 neighborhoods in Brooklyn, with a zip code for each.
How to Get to Brooklyn Bridge Park &...
DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park are big tourist attractions and are among the closest destinations for visitors who walk from Manhattan across the Brooklyn Bridge. How do you get to Brooklyn Bridge Park and DUMBO's various attractions, such as Fulton Landing, Grimaldi's Pizza, St. Ann's Warehouse, art galleries and East River parks by subway, ferry, bus or car?
When, Where and What Is Brooklyn's Caribb West...
The Caribbean American parade that goes down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn is a colorful West Indian Carnival, complete with mas bands, wonderful costumes and marching bands. It's one of New York City's most popular parades, an ethnic celebration of history, culture, music and food that all are welcome to join.
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: by public transportation, car service, taxi, and driving your own car and parking it in overnight or long term parking.
What's Best Direction to Walk Brooklyn Bridge?...
What's the best way to walk the Brooklyn Bridge? From Brooklyn to Manhattan? Or from Manhattan to Brooklyn?
Where is the Brooklyn Bridge?
What does the Brooklyn Bridge connect, and where is it? Find out here.
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….
How to Walk Across the Williamsburg Bridge
Tips on how to walk or bike across the Williamsburg Bridge into Manhattan.
4 Best Things to Do After Walking Across the...
4 Best Things to Do After Walking Across the Brooklyn Bridge: DUMBO
JFK Kennedy Transportation: \$15 to Brooklyn's...
Get to Brooklyn from Kennedy Airport (or vice versa) by the cheapest, easiest form of transportation: public transit. Here's how to use New York City's airport to city system to arrive in Brooklyn faster, and much more cheaply, than by taking a cab ride or a shuttle to Manhattan.
Coney Island Fireworks on the Beach! Free Fun...
When are The Summer Fireworks in Coney Island after Brooklyn Cyclones Games?
Where is the Best Shopping in Brooklyn?
Where's the best shopping in Brooklyn these days? It depends on what you're looking for. Teenage girls might head to the thrift and vintage shops, while their mothers might find better deals at Brooklyn's malls. Find out where to look for shoes, clothes, malls, craft and specialty markets, hand made items, and bargains, too.
Travel Brooklyn to LaGuardia (LGA) & Back...
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.
Save Time! Everyone in a Rush Has EZ Pass
Find out where you can pick up an EZ Pass in New York City. Includes locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.
A List of Stores in Brooklyn's Fulton Mall...
Don't overlook the shopping opportunities in Brooklyn's rapidly changing Fulton Mall. Here is a listing of all the mall's clothing and shoe stores.
DUMBO, Near the Brooklyn Bridge: Tour Trendy...
Why & When to Visit DUMBO DUMBO, a tiny but prominent Brooklyn neighborhood on the East River, sits beneath
Brooklyn's Gateway Mall: Brooklyn's Best Kept...
An introduction to Brooklyn's Gateway Mall, located off the Belt Parkway. Newish, and suburban in feel, it's a place where shoppers won't have a unique experience, but can accomplish a lot, and conveniently. Find out what stores are there, where it is, and what chain restaurants are located there, too.
Best PlacSe to Take Photos on the Brooklyn...
The Brooklyn Bridge is famous for its views -- of Manhattan, the East River, beautiful bridges and of course the Statue of Liberty and NY Harbor. Where's the best place to take photos from, on the Brooklyn Bridge?
Best Labor Day Events for Brooklyn Folks
Labor Day in Brooklyn: Special events, from concerts to a fabulous parade!
5 Best Things to Do in Bklyn Heights After...
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.
What's there? A Quick shopping tour of Atlantic...
What stores are in Atlantic Terminal Mall and Atlantic Center in Brooklyn, NY?
How Much Does Bklyn Cost? Average Rents in 12...
Trying to get a handle on Brooklyn's ever-more-expensive real estate market? Here is a guide to the market in a dozen very popular neighborhoods.
Find out What County and City Brooklyn Is...
Where is Brooklyn actually located? In what state and county?
Free Things to do in Williamsburg
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.
New York's 6 Best Thrift Stores for Savvy...
Looking for cool vintage clothes either for work, play or a costume? Brooklyn's got a wide variety of vintage clothing stores that are worth a visit.
Can You Walk or Jog Across the Manhattan Bridge?
The answer to the question: Can you walk or jog across the Manhattan Bridge, which runs from Downtown Brooklyn to Chinatown in Manhattan?
Your Best Guide to Shopping Kings Plaza Mall in...
Shopping in Brooklyn? Find out what stores are located in Brooklyn's Kings Plaza Mall.
Where to Go and What to Do in Williamsburg,...
A visitors guide for those interested in visiting Williamsburg, Brooklyn, including places to eat, places to drink, and places to shop.
Williamsburg Restaurant Guide: The Best Picks
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 Shopping: Visit Grand Street in...
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.
Brunch in DUMBO: Top Ten Restaurants
Try out some of the top ten brunch spots in the Brooklyn neighborhood called DUMBO, right under the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. Have brunch here before, or after, strolling the Brooklyn Bridge to or from Manhattan. Or, combine brunch with a few hours worth of exploring DUMBO's galleries, Jane's Carousel, or Brooklyn Bridge Park.
15 Do's & Dont's for the West Indian...
The West Indian American Labor Day Parade is huge and festive. But with any gathering of, oh, a million or so people, trouble can break out. Here are 9 good survival tips on how to make the most of this extraordinary event, without courting trouble.
How Do You Get to DUMBO from The Brooklyn Bridge?
Directions from the Brooklyn Bridge to DUMBO, where you can eat pizza at Grimaldi's, see a play at St. Ann's Warehouse, or go to the River Cafe.
Junior Carnival in Brooklyn a West Indian...
Extraordinary West Indian Carnival for Kids, Produced By & For Brooklyn's Caribbean Community The annual
Everything You Need to Know: West Indian...
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.
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.
What You Need to Know About Brooklyn Shopping...
Get a birdseye view of shopping malls in Brooklyn, New York
Visiting Brooklyn? Everything You Need to Know...
A quick overview of Brooklyn NY for guests of locals and tourists to New York City.
8 Hanukkah Do's & Don'ts for Non-Jews
So you want to get your Jewish friend a Hanukkah gift? When and what should you buy as a holiday present for person who celebrates Hanukkah? Here are 8
Where are Public Bathrooms Near the Brooklyn...
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Outdoor Summer Movies in Brooklyn
Amazingly, you can catch a free film almost every day of the week through much of this summer in Brooklyn. Some film festivals run only six weeks; others run from May to September. So calendarize this: Monday (Coney Island), Wednesday (McCarren Park in Williamsburg), Thursday (Brooklyn Bridge Park), Friday and Saturdays in various venues around the borough, and on Sundays (Fort Greene). Here's the list of Brooklyn's outdoor film festivals and their schedules!
Eight Free (or Almost-Free) Things to Do in...
Have free fun at Coney Island: watch the Mermaid Parade, see summer fireworks, and oogle the Nathan's annual hot dog eating contest winners.
East River Ferry in Brooklyn:Boat to Manhattan,...
Find out where to get the East River Ferry from neighborhoods in Brooklyn to Manhattan and back. Get information on routes, prices, special policies regarding kids, bikes and rollerblades and more. Launched in 2011, this service is a winner!
Where to Find a Movie Theater in Brooklyn
Find out where Brooklyn's movie theaters are, what makes each special (for better and worse), where they are located, and what's nearby.
Where to Drink Beer in Williamsburg
A list of Williamsburg's best beer gardens.
Hailing a Cab in Brookyn: 7 FAQ's for People in...
What's with the apple-green-colored cabs in Brooklyn? Find out about yellow and green taxis.
New York's 100 Best Taxi Services (All...
To get a taxi in Brooklyn, one needs to call ahead. Find the names and phone numbers of over 100 different car services in 20 different neighborhoods.
Checklist: 10 Top NYC Landmarks to See from...
INTRODUCTION If you love New York City, you've got to love a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. The pages
3 Cool Tips for Tourists Visiting DUMBO:Water...
Three Cool Tips for Tourists Visiting DUMBO: Water Taxis, Bike Rentals, Brooklyn Bridge
How Long is the Prospect Park Loop? Runners,...
People often ask how long the loop is in Prospect Park. But actually, there's more than one loop. Most folks are referring to Center Drive, the road that drivers use, that encircles the park. But if you are a cyclist or runner and you want to do a shorter route, there's another internal loop that's faster.
Tolls Went Up: Get an E-Z Pass
E-Z Pass. If you're investing in a car in Brooklyn, and plan to use it to drive out of the city, then it's smart to save time by getting an EZ Pass tag for your car.
Clone me! A Zillion Things to Do in Brooklyn...
Find out what's happening THIS weekend in Brooklyn with this at-a-glance listing of weekend events. There's something for everyone: free events, family friendly events, performances, art openings, festivals, fairs, only-in-Brooklyn fun, and things to do when you just don't know WHAT to do,but want to do it in Brooklyn! Listing updated every Friday for the following weekend; come back soon!
What's the Difference between Atlantic Center...
What's in a name, if you're not a developer? Not that much. Brooklyn residents call this two-part mall by one name: The Atlantic Mall. Or do we?
When Does the Ferry or Water Taxi Run from...
Ferries offer a fun way to follow a route along the East River that includes Manhattan, Governors Island, and various stops in Brooklyn. What's the current schedule, and where precisely can you catch the water taxi? (Note that the vendor has changed from NY Water Taxi of yesteryear; get up to date info here.)
7 Things to Know About NYC Yellow Taxi Cabs in...
Need a cab to get around Brooklyn, or from Manhattan back to Brooklyn? Here are 7 street-wise do's and don'ts.
Memorial Day Family Fun: Kings County Fair
Bring the kids to the annual Kings County Annual Fair, held in Brooklyn's Aviator Sports Complex. It's a classic, with rides for the kids, a small ferris wheel, deliciously fried foods and a family-friendly vibe. Easy to reach off the Belt Parkway, with free parking.
When Do NYC and Brooklyn's Outdoor Pools Open?
New York's Parks Department oversees all the city's public pools. Whereever you live, you can swim for free in a NYC public pool. Find out when citywide and Brooklyn outdoor public pools open this year..it might be later in the season than you think!
Views & Directions to Red Hook Brooklyn...
Red Hook in Brooklyn is a surprising neighborhood tucked along an old industrial waterfront, boasting views of both the water and southern tip of Manhattan.
Best Williamsburg Restaurants
If you're overwhelmed by choices on where to eat in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this list breaks your options down into categories. Find every great restaurant for whatever taste in Williamsburg right here.
Super Moon in Brooklyn: Where to See It
March 19 Super Moon in Brooklyn: Where Can You ?
Getting to/from Brooklyn to Newark,JFK,LaGuardi...
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.
The 4 Best Bargain Vintage Shops in Williamsburg
These vintage stores are perfect for the shopper who is willing to look through mountains of clothing to find the perfect, affordable piece.
9 Top Neighborhood Animal Rescue Groups in...
Find your community of animal lovers in Brooklyn. Here's a list of 9 very different local Brooklyn nonprofit groups and organizations dedicated to helping cats, dogs and other animals in need. There's no better way to make a new friend than through a pet.
Where to Donate Used Books in Brooklyn (It's...
It's harder than you might think to donate books in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Public Library won't accept them, except once a year. Who will? Find out.
10 Best Things to Do in Greenpoint
Explore Greenpoint, within walking and biking distance of hip Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Here are the top 10 things to do in Greenpoint!
Transportation: Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn to JFK...
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.
Where to Recycle Computers and Electronics in...
Where to Recycle Computers and Electronics in Brooklyn
14 Things to Know about Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn
Bedford-Stuyvesant, or. Brooklyn, NY.
5 Romantic Places in Brooklyn for Marriage (or...
Thinking of proposing marriage, moving to Paris together, or making some other romantic overture to your significant other, in Brooklyn? Here are five fabulous, iconic and memorable locations for romantic moments and marriage proposals in Brooklyn, whether on Valentine's Day or any other special occasion.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, A Visitors Guide to New...
Brooklyn Bridge Park, nestled on the shore across from lower Manhattan, is a sports and cultural venue, with a lively calendar of concerts, summer outdoor movies, outdoor exercise classes, chess instruction, kayaking and more. Brooklyn's newest large public park.Many Brooklynites haven't visited yet, but should: it has spectacular views of New York Harbor, the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, lower Manhattan, East Riverboat traffic, and of course, views of Lady Liberty.
When is the Manhattan-Bound Brooklyn Bridge...
You'd have to live in, oh, Staten Island not to have noticed that the Brooklyn Bridge is under repair. Drivers may be unpleasantly surprised to discover the Brooklyn Bridge is closed, and that they must drive across to Manhattan via the Manhattan Bridge. When is the Manhattan-Bound Brooklyn Bridge Closed to Traffic?
Amazing Brooklyn West Indian Carnival and...
Brooklyn's an epicenter of Caribbean-American life. Over 600,000 New Yorkers are of West Indian heritage, according to census figures, and Brooklyn boasts many neighborhoods with large Caribbean populations. What are the major Caribbean-American or West Indian events & celebrations in Brooklyn?
Which Restaurants Participate in Brooklyn...
Eating is just about everybody's favorite pastime. And there's great food in Brooklyn! So why not join in and make a reservation for lunch, brunch or dinner at one of the 200 restaurants that join in the Dine In Brooklyn promotion. You get a good meal at a fixed price, but book ahead! What restaurants are participating in Brooklyn Restaurant Week 2013?
Your Guide to Brooklyn's Best Activities for...
Have fun with the kids in Brooklyn! Here are some favorite family-friendly outings, especially popular among younger children, up to age 10.
All About Beacon's Closet - Williamsburg and...
Beacon's Closet is one of Brooklyn's most popular thrift stores. Sometimes you can find fabulous items, both for yourself and for gifts for Christmas, birthdays, and other occasions — for a song. There are two locations, in Park Slope and in Williamsburg.
Looking for an Apartment or Home in New York...
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
An Honest Word about the Public Beach at Coney...
Find out what it's like to go to the beach in New York City's one and only Coney Island, Brooklyn.
Where to Shop for Sneakers in Brooklyn: At...
Where to shop for sneakers in Brooklyn: At Fulton Mall, the sneaker's the thing!
Coney Island Free Flicks on the Beach Schedule
Dont miss the marvelous Coney Island Monday Flicks on the Beach every summer. Eat a Nathans, ride a rollercoaster, walk the boardwalk...
Getting From Brooklyn to Governors Island: When...
One of the most popular outings in New York City is a trip to Governors Island, a 170-acre site oused for over 200 years for military training purposes, and long abandoned until its re-opening several years ago. It offers miles of biking and walking , interesting buildings, views of New York City, New York Harbor, the Brooklyn Bridge and more. Mixing an eerie sense of history with an exciting sense of future possibilities, the island is being repurposed for the 21st century.
Flea Markets in Brooklyn — Discovering...
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.
True or False? Brooklyn is the 4th Largest City...
One often hears that Brooklyn would be the 4th largest city in the United States, if it were an independent city. Is this still true?
Top 6 Things to Do in New York's Coney Island...
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!)
Things to Know When Visiting a Hassidic Community
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?
Top 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.
How long is the Prospect Park loop?
How long is the Prospect Park loop? If you're running in Prospect Park, you'll want to monitor your distance.
Where to Buy Flowers, Trees, Plants in Brooklyn...
Where to Buy Flowers, Trees, Plants in Brooklyn - Nurseries and Great Plant Spots
9 Smart Things to Do When Your Electricity Goes...
Find out what to do when there's a power outage due to a storm, heat wave or some other urban mini-disaster, and you've got no electricity in your Brooklyn apartment.
Smorgasburg - Saturday Williamsburg Food Market
Smorgasburg is a gigantic Saturday food market in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, hosted by The Brooklyn Flea.
Where is the IRS Office in Brooklyn, NY?
Where is the IRS Office in Brooklyn, NY?
Welcome to the Coney Island Boardwalk in...
A walk on the boardwalk is refreshing, fun, and there's nothing like Brooklyn's Coney Island boardwalk for peoplewatching and Atlantic Ocean breezes, Nathan's hot dogs, and a view of the world famous Coney Island amusement park rides.
Parking Lots in DUMBO, Near the Brooklyn...
DUMBO is a major NYC tourist attraction, for visitors who walk the Brooklyn Bridge, attend events at Brooklyn Bridge Park, St. Ann's Warehouse, BargeMusic, or eat at Grimaldi's. But there's almost no street parking in this Brooklyn neighborhood. So if you do drive, where in the world do you park a car in DUMBO, Brooklyn?
Where are Salvation Army Thrift Stores in...
It's moving season. Where are Salvation Army thrift stores in Brooklyn? And, how do you organize a pick up for donating goods to the Salvation Army?
Outdoor Movies in Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Enjoy outdoor movies in gorgeous Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO. Free DJ, dancing, short films and classic feature length films, shown against the backdrop of one of the world's most famous skyline views. Thursday night n in the summertime in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
What Can I Do in Brooklyn? Outings for Teenage...
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.
How to Walk the Brooklyn Bridge
Here's a breadth of great information about the Brooklyn Bridge. It's designed for tourists and Brookynites with guests. Find out where to stay to how to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, what's on the Brooklyn side of the Bridge, and even why the Brooklyn Bridge is known as New Yorkers favorite protest bridge.
21 Ways to Get Ready for a Hurricane Or Big,...
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.
Free Brooklyn Museums and Museum Days
Free Brooklyn Museums (and Brooklyn Museums with Free Days) - Find Brooklyn Museums that are free! See Brooklyn's most exciting free museums and soak up some culture without breaking the bank. Information on free museums, free museum hours, and more.
Which Brooklyn Beach to Go To? Coney,...
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.
Para Medical Jobs—Certified First...
If you're considering a medical job, you can obtain EMT training or become a certified first responder by taking courses offered in Brooklyn.
First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum: Free...
On the first Saturday of every month, the Brooklyn Museum hosts a free, family friendly evening of music, culture and entertainment. Events always include a dance party, cash bar, a film, lectures by artists, book club talks, and hands-on activities for children and adults. The themes change monthly. Sponsored by Target, these Saturday night specials, called Target First Saturday, are one of Brooklyn's most popular cultural events.
4 Tips for Running on the Brooklyn Bridge
It's fun to run across the Brooklyn Bridge — as long as you don't get run over by a cyclist while you're jogging, or get caught behind a gaggle of gaping tourists. Get some useful tips on how to run across the Brooklyn Bridge, and good times to do so.
Sunset Park - Neighborhood Profile
Sunset Park, Brooklyn - A guide to Sunset Park, Brooklyn, including information on Sunset Park schools, post offices, restaurants, bars, and more.
Parking At Atlantic Center Mall, BAM, in Fort...
Information about parking near three Brooklyn attractions: the Atlantic Center Mall,the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Brooklyn Flea's weekend indoor winter location at the Williamsburg Savings Bank.
Kings Plaza Mall Stores: Children's Clothing &...
Kings Plaza is an excellent place for shopping for the entire family. Find out what stores are in Kings Plaza Mall in Brooklyn, New York for children's clothes, children's shoes, and shoes for men and women. Stores include GAP, Baby GAP, H&M, Children's Place, Footlocker and many others.
Where to Eat Near the Brooklyn Bridge? Food at...
At Brooklyn's newest park jewel, Brooklyn Bridge Park (located near the Brooklyn Bridge, adjacent to DUMBO) you can find food stands selling more than just a pretzel. Chow down on classic American hot dogs, melted cheese sandwiches, milkshakes, organic ice cream, and dozens of differently flavored Italian ices. Order beer and wine. Try the Mexican style carne asado. You can even get carrot sticks. Munch and marvel at the Manhattan views!
Celebrate Brooklyn! Free, Hip, Outdoor...
Get a feel for what Brooklyn's really all about. One of the best places to spend any Thursday, Friday or Saturday night during a New York summer is in Prospect Park's band shell, where the Celebrate Brooklyn! series regularly draws crowds of thousands to a richly varied program of music, dance, and film. Wonder who's performing this summer? Here's the June-August performance schedule.
Is the Brooklyn Bridge Walkway Open or Closed...
Planning to walk the Brooklyn Bridge? Find out whether there's construction detours on the Bridge, which is under repair until 2014.
When's the First Day of School in Brooklyn New...
When is the first day of school for students in public schools in Brooklyn, NY?
Tour of the 7 Best Vintage Shops in Williamsbur...
Bedford Avenue offers a multitude of shops, restaurants, bars and boutiques, and its vintage shopping is some of the best in New York City. Find great vintage shopping in Williamsburg, Brooklyn here.
Do You Have Unclaimed Money to Recover from NY...
NY State has millions of dollars in unclaimed cash and accounts, waiting for their owners to claim the funds. Find out how to investigate whether you have money that can be reclaimed.
Night Bazaars, Flea Markets and Pop up Markets...
Brooklyn Markets, Brooklyn Flea, Brooklyn Night Bazaar, Artists and Fleas, Shwick Market of Makers and Pop Up Shop
All About Zip Codes in Brooklyn NY
If you want to rent or buy an apartment, mail a letter, or fill in an application for a credit card, and you live in Brooklyn, you'll need to know the zip code. Unlike, say, Manhattan, Brooklyn's zip code map isn't a nice, easy-to-read map with clean grid lines. Alas. Find out about that essential tool, the zip code.
"Best 'Za in Brooklyn." Or Is It? Is Grimaldi's...
One of Brooklyn's best pizzerias, Grimaldi's Pizzeria in DUMBO attracts an international clientele of tourists and visitors, many of whom like to combine a taste of this famous pizza with a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge. Is Grimaldi's a great pizzeria worth the wait even by locals, or a tourist trap? Find out about Grimaldi's Pizzeria in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
Which Subway Should You Take to Get to 5th...
The Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope is served by numerous trains and seven different stations. And, as the neighborhood stretches over a mile from north to south, you might wish to catch the train that's most convenient to your destination. Whether you're going to hear music at Barbes or Southpaw, or headed to a restaurant or shop, here are subway directions for getting to Fifth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, Fourth Avenue and other destinations.
When Do Brooklyn's Public Pools & Beaches...
Aaah..the smell of surf and sun lotion. Find out when Brooklyn's Atlantic Ocean beaches and pools close for the 2014 season, and open next summer.
Brooklyn Furniture Makers with Flair: Hand...
furniture designers, brooklyn, furniture, industry city, factory floor, sunset park
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.
The Brooklyn Flea - Williamsburg
More information on The Brooklyn Flea market every Sunday in Williamsburg.
A Visitor's Guide to East River State Park
The East River State Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline and is right next door to Williamsburg's food and flea markets on the weekends. In the summer there are free concerts here, right on the waterfront.
SummerScreen Schedule: Free Flicks, McCarren...
SummerScreen: Launched in 2005, this iis a hugely popular, free outdoor film series in Williamsburg's McCarren Park's ball fields. These famous films, presented by EPIX and The L Magazine, are shown on Wednesday evenings. Bring your blanket, food and drink, and settle in for a great evening.
10 Best Chinese Restaurants in Brooklyn...
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First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum: What's On?
What's happening at the next Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum today in Brooklyn New York? This six-hour free monthly event draws thousands of visitors, who come for free dancing and exhibits, free films and lectures, interesting people and hands-on art projects. It's family-friendly, diverse, and wonderful. Find out what's happening at the next First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum, how to get there, and more.
Where to Stay in Brooklyn—Overview of...
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.
Brooklyn in September
What's happening in Brooklyn in September? Summer's winding down, public beaches and pools close, schools start, and the weather begins to change. Here's a list of major events for Brooklyn residents, visitors, and would-be Brooklynites.
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!
Long Island Shopping Malls — Outlets,...
Find out what malls are near Brooklyn, in Long Island. They include high-end malls with such stores as Chanel, outlet malls (of which there are none in Brooklyn), and Roosevelt Field Mall, one of the top ten largest malls in the United States. It's easy to combine a trip to a shopping mall with a trip to the beach, a visit with family or friends, or a quick trip out of New York City. Shopping in a Long Island mall might be fun, an adventure, a suburban getaway. And while it might, it won't necessarily, be cheaper.
8 Best Brooklyn Locations for Spectacular...
8 places in Brooklyn offer spectacular sunset views of NY Harbor, including the River Cafe, ferries, and the Promenade on a bluff overlooking the Harbor. And if you believe this photo shows the real Lady Liberty, there's a bridge I'd like to sell you....
10 Bridal Stores in Brooklyn: Where to Find a...
Looking for the perfect wedding gown? Try these interesting bridal boutiques throughout Brooklyn, including Schone Bridal, Leanne Marshall, and more.
Swimming Pools in Brooklyn
Find out all about public swimming pools in Brooklyn: where they are, where you can take the kids or swim a mile, when they open.
3 Great Halloween Costumes
If you're looking for inspiration for a BIG costume, whether for Halloween, New Year's Eve or Purim, take a lesson from the inventive fantasy concoctions you'll find at Brooklyn's annual West Indian American Labor Day Parade. See pix and get some tips here.
Williamsburg Free Outdoor Events in East River...
Welcome to free cultural events in Williamsburg, at East River State Park. Enjoy good company and spectacular views of Manhattan!
6 Common Noise Complaints in Brooklyn:Knowing...
Noise pollution. Street noise. Partying kids. Construction noise. Car alarms. Sometimes Brooklyn is just too darn loud.
10 Tips on Renting an Apartment in Brooklyn
Tips on Renting an Apartment in Brooklyn
September fun: 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!
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.
Atlantic Antic: Big September Street Fair in...
The festive autumn Atlantic Antic, one of Brooklyn's longest running street fairs, spans nearly two miles. Explore food stalls with diverse ethnic foods, live music, vendors selling Brooklyn-themed tee-shirts, jewelry, gift items and more, hear speeches, and sample the excellent food set out by restaurants along this very popular street. It's near to the Atlantic Center mall, Atlantic Avenue subway station and LIRR station, Barclays Center and the BAM Cultural District.
Find the Brooklyn DMV Office Nearest to You
Find out about getting a drivers license and where the Brooklyn offices of the Department of Motor Vehicles are located.
Brooklyn Brewery
Visit the now famous Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Can You Walk or Jog From Brooklyn Across the...
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