Brooklyn hot spots


Paradise, Brooklyn Style: A Day at Coney Island

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013

By Elyssa Goodman   Almost everyone who comes to Coney Island is a tourist, and honestly that’s part of the fun! How often do we get to be tourists in our own city, staring...

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Brooklyn at Night


Posted by on Mar 15, 2013

You won’t find a vast array of nightclubs in Brooklyn. Instead, you will find a collection of bars where last call is at 4 a.m., and there’s not a bouncer in sight. Brooklyn’s...

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Four and Twenty Blackbirds Baked in a Pie

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013

By Elyssa Goodman “What are you doing today?” my roommate asked me. “I’m going to Brooklyn to eat pie,” I said. I love my job. I’m sure a sane person doesn’t travel an...

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Brooklyn Museums

Posted by on Jun 15, 2009

An historic location in its own right, Brooklyn features several museums that highlight Brooklyn’s history, a smorgasbord of cultures, and an opportunity to explore creativity....

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Recent Posts

Brooklyn Nets

Much like the Dodgers did when they were Brooklyn’s lone professional sports team, the Brooklyn Nets have embraced their involvement in all aspects of the community. The team, looking to make the playoffs for the first time since the 2006-2007 season, is reopening a basketball gymnasium at the Navy Yard Clubhouse of the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club. The...

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Following the development of the Brooklyn Bridge, the land surrounding it became a thriving public waterfront. What had been the Fulton Ferry Landing area, before the demise of the ferries, became over 40 piers and approximately 150 store and warehouses. In 1950, New York’s older port areas lost ground to container shipping and competition from other east...

Friends of Firefighters

Following the devastating events of September 11th, 2001, members of the Brooklyn community began the Friends of Firefighters non-profit group. They were dedicated to helping firefighters through the recovery process, both mentally and physically, as well as providing any support they could to the families who lost loved ones on that tragic day. Their mission is...

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...