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Broadway Is Back

Broadway Is Back

After a year-and-a-half in the dark, Broadway is back! New Yorkers know first-hand how unusual it was to see this typically busy and bustling area shuttered and stagnant during lockdown. Now, it’s back in business and ready to entertain New Yorkers and visitors...

Halloween Fun in Gowanus

Halloween Fun in Gowanus

To say that Gowanus and Brooklyn residents love Halloween is an understatement. This frighteningly fun time kicks off the holiday season festivities that last until after the New Year. And our neighborhood wears its festive spirit on its sleeve. And store fronts. And...

Rock Climbing in Gowanus

Rock Climbing in Gowanus

Looking for a great cardio workout? One that builds muscle, is low impact, and helps improve your flexibility and coordination? Rock climbing checks all of those boxes! But where can you go rock climbing in Brooklyn? Lucky for us, one of the country’s premiere...

Volunteer Opportunities in Brooklyn & Gowanus

Volunteer Opportunities in Brooklyn & Gowanus

New to Gowanus or just looking to get more involved with the community? One of the best ways to connect with this wonderful community is to volunteer at one of the many local organizations. Volunteering in Gowanus is a great way to get to know the neighborhood, meet...

Best Local Parks in Brooklyn

Best Local Parks in Brooklyn

The temperatures have dropped slightly and the leaves haven’t changed just yet, but fall will soon be here. Although the seasons are changing, it doesn’t mean you have to stay inside and miss out on lots of outdoor activities in the community. These three local...

Brooklyn Walking Tour – Learn On The Move for Free

Brooklyn Walking Tour – Learn On The Move for Free

New to the neighborhood? Know Gowanus like the back of your hand but want to explore other Brooklyn neighborhoods? Not sure what folks mean when they refer to DUMBO? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then a Brooklyn walking tour should be on your to-do...

Brooklyn Grange Farm Offers City-Style Farming and More!

Brooklyn Grange Farm Offers City-Style Farming and More!

Brooklynites are good at many things - especially when it comes to creatively using any available space. Like many city dwellers, Brooklyn residents who want to enjoy some of the comforts, conveniences and activities typically found in the suburbs have figured out...

Celebrate 20 Years of Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball

Celebrate 20 Years of Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball

Like the song says, you have to root, root, root for the home team. For a long time that wasn’t an easy thing to do for Brooklyn baseball fans. In 1957, the neighborhood’s beloved Dodgers moved to California, leaving the community bereft of a home team. While many...

The New York Road Runners Invite You To Run With Them

The New York Road Runners Invite You To Run With Them

Ready to go outside, stretch those legs and soak up the sun after a long winter (and even longer 2020)? Then New York Road Runners invite you to join their open run fun! Starting on August 3 and lasting until late November, the NYRR encourages their neighbors to meet...

Celebrate Brooklyn Festival 2021

Celebrate Brooklyn Festival 2021

Festival season is in full bloom this summer! After a year of canceled, postponed and virtual events, it’s going to be a relief to get outside and experience all of the culture, attractions, food and events that the various Brooklyn summer festivals have to offer....