Virtual Reality in Brooklyn.

Anyone in the tech industry or interested in tech know that VR/AR, virtual reality/augmented reality, is developing and improving very quickly.  The future is here! This weekend, September 16th and 17th, VR will be the highlight at the the Worlds Fair Nano being held at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint. So, aside from hosting […]

Photoville Opens Today!

The expansive and one-of-a-kind photography exhibit, Photoville, begins today at 4pm in Brooklyn Bridge Plaza.  They could not have asked for better weather for this event.  Peruse dozens of shipping containers through this Sunday or again next weekend until September 24th.  More info from their website is below. Photoville, an immersive photographic village of 55+ shipping […]

Prospect Park Alliance Harvest Festival

Did you know that we are celebrating Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary this year? We are so lucky to have this sprawling gorgeous park as Brooklyn’s backyard.  Coming up is just one of the many events that the Prospect Park Alliance hosts, the Harvest Festival.  It’s time to start having Autumn fun! Sunday, September 24th from […]

It’s Time for the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival! by Sandra Manley

Looking for some Fall fun? The Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival has been scheduled for Saturday, September 16th from 12pm to 5pm, The festival will feature plenty of food, live music, and arts and crafts. It will run along Columbia Street (from Degraw to Union) and Union Street (from Columbia to Hicks). The Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival attracts more than 2,500 people from all over […]

Looking Forward to Fall.

On this rainy and cooler day, as we sit looking at the 7 day forecast and see absolutely no more 80 degree days in our future, we are thinking of the Fall.  It’s right around the corner and, though we are sad to see the summer go, we need to remind ourselves of all the […]

A Visit to the NY Transit Museum.

We wouldn’t quite call the New York Transit Museum a hidden gem, even though it is located underground and there are usually very few crowds when we’ve visited in the past, but it certainly is a neighborhood treasure.  One of the most unique museums you’ll find in New York, the space presents the history of […]

Labor Day West Indian Carnival and More.

Labor Day along Eastern Parkway becomes a sea of colorfully-dressed West Indian American parade goers celebrating and dancing down the street.  Also known as the New York Caribbean Carnival, this event is amazingly vibrant. It’s a wonderful experience to feel so much joy and pride surrounding you and it’s hard not to get wrapped up […]

Eerie Canal Bicentennial Celebration in Red Hook!

On September 3rd at 8pm join the Waterfront Museum in Red Hook to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Eerie Canal, a 363 mile long canal that runs through New York. The Heartland Passage Tour  is the name of this celebration that will entail a concert and movie screening.  Read more about the event and […]

Pig Island is September 9th in Red Hook.

We remember the very first Pig Island, which was a pig feast that took place on Governors Island originally, and it feels like such a short time ago.  We can’t believe it is going on it’s 8th year! It has since moved to Red Hook and will take place at Eerie Basin Park on September […]

Brooklyn Bark Annual Dog Wash is Saturday.

When we heard about this event years ago we thought it was such a lovely idea.  SCAR, Sean Casey Animal Rescue, is a wonderful cause known and loved throughout the entire borough of Brooklyn. The event is happening at their space in Kensington/Windsor Terrace (153 E. 3rd Street between Ft. Hamilton and Caton Avenues) on […]