What To Do For New Years

New York is synonymous with New Year’s Eve for many people. It’s the place where the big ball drops to herald in another year. However, natives or those who hate crowds, tend to stay away from the hustle of Times Square during this special holiday. Luckily, if you live in a Gowanus luxury rental, you’re in the perfect spot to enjoy the city on your own terms and find something just as festive to get into without fighting the masses. Here are some things to get into right in the borough to ring in 2019 with style.
December 20, 2018

What to Do For New Year’s


While there are a few places to catch fireworks on New Year’s Eve in New York and Brooklyn, the display at Grand Army Plaza is well-loved. Each year there’s a pre-party at the location followed by a brilliant fireworks show. The best places to view the spectacular along Prospect Park’s West Drive and between Grand Army Plaza and 9th Street. It’s easily reachable by public transit and free! You can pre- and post-game at any of the bars in the area, of which there are many! This way you can truly ring in the new year with a bang!


From large acts to small and everything in between, taking in a show on New Year’s Eve is a special way to mark the holiday. This year, popular spot, Barclays Center will host Post Malone for a New Year’s Eve show. There are also shows booked at popular venues around the borough like Williamsburg Concert Hall, as well as a classical show on the borough’s floating venue BargeMusic. Whatever your tastes or interests there’s something unique to enjoy near your Gowanus luxury rental.

Walk the Bridge

Living in Brooklyn means you have access to some of the most famous landmarks in the world, like the Brooklyn Bridge. New Year’s Eve is a special time to make the walk across the bridge and take in all the fireworks displays that light up the skies at night! Be sure to bundle up for the weather as the wind might pick up while you cross.

Whatever you do to mark New Year’s Even near your Gowanus luxury rental, reflect on the wonderful year and look forward to exciting things to come!