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Red Hook Fest in Two Weeks!

One of our favorite annual events is Red Hook Fest. This weekend of dance performances, food and activities (including scavenger hunts, free kayaking on the river, and reading tents is a wonderful celebration of the Red Hook community and New York City itself.  Read more below about the goings on for each day. FRIDAY, MAY […]

Brooklyn Folk Festival This Weekend.

This weekend, April 5th-7th, Jalopy Theatre and School of Music presents one of our favorite annual spring events, The Brooklyn Folk Festival! Held in a gorgeous venue, St. Ann’s Church at 157 Montague Street, this live music event is chock full of amazingly talented artists all performing in a striking setting. Read more below and […]

3rd Annual Dime Best of Brooklyn Food & Beer Festival

We know that everyone is relaxing on your holiday break and gearing up for New Year’s Eve at the moment but we want to share this late January event. A full 26 days after celebrating the new year and you should be ready to celebrate the best of Brooklyn with food and beer from across […]

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. […]

Mark Your Calendars for Atlantic Antic.

Another fall festival to look forward to is the huge street fair stretching several blocks down Atlantic Avenue. The Atlantic Antic always sneaks up one us but it’s one we don’t want to miss because it always proves to be a great time with tons of food, activities and live music. This year will be […]

West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights Monday!

We attended the last “Movies With a View” last night and Red Hook Flicks ended their summer program last weekend as well. Kayaks at Brooklyn Bridge Park have tweeted “See y’all in 2019” and Celebrate Brooklyn has ended. But we shouldn’t feel too sullen, September has a lot in store for us all! Starting with […]

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 […]