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Atlantic Antic is Coming Up!

We wrote about a BID initiative to grow more business on Atlantic Avenue yesterday and today we’re focusing on the biggest annual event on this street, the Atlantic Antic. At the beginning of every fall this festival brings huge crowds to Atlantic Avenue stretching from Brooklyn Heights to Boerum Hill. Sunday, September 29th from 12-6pm […]

Incentives for Merchant-led Events on Atlantic Avenue.

We’d like to share this with our local small business community! Atlantic Avenue is a shopping and restaurant destination for many in the neighborhood and beyond. This new BID initiative is such a good idea to growth and sustainable commerce on this strip. Read more below! Announcing a new BID initiative: We’ve got $$$ for […]

Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival Reminder!

We just wanted to reach out and remind everyone from our little cozy corner, and those that don’t have the Columbia Waterfront District on their radar, that this Saturday, September 14th is the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival. This event spans Union and Columbia Streets for a few blocks with the Union/Columbia intersection being right smack […]

Dog Parks in Brooklyn.

Having a dog in Brooklyn can be challenging. Small apartments, no big back yards to run around in and close proximity to neighbors who can hear barking aren’t ideal settings for having a canine. Luckily, Brooklyn has opportunities to get outside and let your dog run around, go for long walks and play with other […]

BAT Block Party with JoJo, The Soul Rebels, and Talib Kweli

Very exciting news to share. The BAT block party in Sunset Park is this weekend and free summer outdoor concerts are still happening! Read more below and register here! We’re excited to announce that world-renowned artists JoJo and New Orleans-based band The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli will be performing at the 2019 BAT Block Party this Sunday, September 8. The event, from […]

School Supply Donations and Giveaways.

It’s back to school time and every year different locations collect school supplies for low income families in the city who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford materials they are told to bring during the first day of school. Supplies can be very expensive! There are also events for giveaways of school supplies. More info […]

Outdoor Ideas for the Cooler Weather Ahead

This weekend is looking lovely! Rather than going to the beach or taking the kids to one of New York’s many water parks, it’s time to just enjoy the outdoors during perfect T-shirt weather! Not too hot, not too cold. This doesn’t happen too often for us! A few ideas are below. Wave Hill– This […]

Two Weeks Left of Brooklyn Cyclones

One more summer favorite activity that we need to take advantage of before it’s gone is going to see the Brooklyn Cyclones before September 2nd and their season is over. Only six more games of the summer! They also have some promo days coming up. Every Monday is “kids eat free” day and there are […]

Vendors Needed for Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival.

The date has been announced for the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival, which happens in our cozy corner of the Columbia Street Waterfront District. September 14th is the official day of festivities from noon-5pm. This neighborhood event stretches down Union and parts of Columbia Street as well. Our two main drags here in the CSWD! The Carroll […]

Free Summer Concerts Ahead.

Celebrate Brooklyn, though we hate to admit it, is officially over. Saturday was the very last show at the Prospect Park Bandshell during this series and it almost feels like the end of summer. One way we cheered ourselves up in order to continue feeling these summer vibes was to look up free outdoor shows […]