Brooklyn hot spots

Brooklyn Flea

Brooklyn Flea

Oct 15, 2012

Brooklyn Flea, one of NYC’s top attractions, brings together hundreds of top vendors for everything from furniture and clothing, to jewelry and artwork. It’s been called ‘One of the Great Urban Experiences’ by the New York Times, and named one of the best markets or antique shows in the U.S. by Fodor’s. Opening in 2008, the Flea has become a...

Children of Promise

There are more than 105,000 minor children with a parent in the New York State jail and prison systems, and studies show that children of incarcerated parents are more likely to go on and be incarcerated themselves. Children of Promise New York City, a Brooklyn based non-profit organization, is doing everything they can to change that statistic. CPNYC is out to...

Beautiful Botanic Gardens

Nestled in the heart of Brooklyn, there is the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 52 acres of gardens within gardens. The garden aims to stir public awareness about how fragile our natural environment is, both local and global. With 27 plant exhibits throughout the garden, there is plenty for all age to enjoy at this sprawling natural sanctuary. Founded in 1910, the...

Brooklyn Community Services

For over 145 years, the Brooklyn Community Services has been serving the Brooklyn community. They aim to help build a better Brooklyn by helping the youth reach their full potential, and supporting adults in leading a productive and fulfilling life. They constantly change their goals and objectives to meet the needs of the community and bring together a group as...

Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn Brewery

Jan 21, 2011

In the 19th Century, Brooklyn was a haven for entrepreneurial immigrants, many of whom were German and brought with them their taste for good beer. Over time the Brooklyn breweries were the victims of competition with bigger Midwest breweries that had the ability to produce vast volumes for cheaper. In 1913, there were 48 breweries in Brooklyn, by 1976, there...

City Life

City Life

Sep 15, 2010

Beginning in 1980, St. Ann’s has earned a well-deserved reputation for consistently presenting innovative theatrical collaborations, concert presentations and new works for puppet theatre. Early on the performances were mainly classical pieces but saw great success and St. Ann’s was able to grow into the pioneering performance venue it is today. Captivated...