Free Outdoor Happenings in Brooklyn!

The weather this week has had it’s ups and downs. Definitely looking like it may be warming up for good for the rest of the season. Fingers crossed! We have some ideas for free outdoor events that are happening all spring/summer long. Take advantage of the sun when you can! Brooklyn Botanic Gardens now has […]

Stand with Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Opposing Zoning Changes.

Does the sound of allowing 39 story buildings to cast a shadow over Brooklyn Botanic Garden appalling? Many Brooklyn residents definitely think so does the Brooklyn Botanic Garden organization. A new proposed zoning change could make this a reality and for community members who oppose it. The BBG has posted a petition. Read more below! A proposed […]

Ghouls and Gourds Festival is Coming Soon!

One of the most unique and fantastical autumn celebrations in Brooklyn is called Ghouls and Gourds and takes place annually at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. This year it will be held on Saturday October 27th from noon-5:30pm, though gates open at 10am for the gardens. Expect lots of fun costumes and activities for the kiddos. […]

A Sunny Weekend Ahead!

It’s the second week of April and we have been checking our 5 day forecast everyday waiting for a spring-like day and we finally see something happening on the horizon! The weekend is looking like it will get into the mid 60s. We know that these predictions can change but after walking around in 40 […]

Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

The Cherry Blossom Festival, or Sakura Matsuri, is coming to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens on April 29th.  Some are concerned about the unusually warm weather affecting the timing of this event.  Will the trees bloom too early for the festival? We can always follow the progress of the cherry blossoms on this BBG map.  It shows […]