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 […]

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 […]

Prospect Park Soiree This Saturday Night.

The word “soiree” is a perfect way to describe this evening in Prospect Park of dinner, dancing and mingling. Show up at 5pm and celebrate as the light changes, the sun goes down and the evening settles in. Food and drinks aren’t included in the $50 entry fee, you’ll have to bring your own, but […]

Prospect Park Spring Fling is this Weekend.

We’ve had a couple of gray and rainy days and tomorrow isn’t going to be too much better. Let’s look ahead towards some warmer and sunnier days. This weekend from May 17th-19th, Prospect Park is hosting their annual spring fling! They’ll have spring activities for all and, though there will be opportunities to make donations, […]

Halloween-Themed Outdoor Flicks.

Many of you may think that the season of outdoor films is over but this is not the case. Some free outdoor films are still being screened and this one in Owls Head Park coming up on October 25th should be a good one.  The film is called Dead Snow (description below) and it begins […]

Brooklyn Runs for Prospect Park Alliance.

Going to Prospect Park over on a weekend day you will notice many number tagged joggers running 5Ks, which is once around the park, for one cause or another. Jogging in our expansive Brooklyn park is such a wonderful experience. It’s a lovely shaded path with lots of beautiful views along the route. A new […]

Good News for Kensington Stables.

A couple of years ago we learned that Kensington Stables had declared bankruptcy and the building was on the market. Residents of this area near Prospect Park were upset to hear this news. Not only were these stables a historic part of the community but they added charm to this section of Brooklyn. It’s so […]

Celebrate Brooklyn Tomorrow Night!

There is a big show happening tomorrow at Celebrate Brooklyn and it’s free free free! Solo artist Aimee Mann is playing along with Superchunk and John Coulton. Gates are at 6pm and show starts at 7pm but it’s going to be crowded so we’d suggest getting there earlier than 6pm if you want to get […]

Sunny Weekend Ahead!

Looks like we are finally getting some good beach weather starting on Friday and hopefully lasting through Saturday until the thunderstorms begin. It’s time to plan for a beach or park outing! Coney Island, the Rockaways, Jacob Riis and Fort Tilden are the go-to beaches for Brooklyners and we’ve visited beaches within 90 minute drive […]

Movie Under the Stars Line-Up.

About  a month ago, while we were waiting for it to feel like spring, we were fantasizing about mid-May. Today, which is a chilly and gray day, we’re looking further ahead as we have realized that this spring is not going to give us consistently warm weather. So, let’s think of the summer! What do […]