AUGUST EVENTS 2022
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JULY is the month of the Macys July 4th Fireworks and the Friday night summer fireworks at Coney Island. The summer is officially underway with swimming at the public beaches and public park pools, outdoor theater and concerts in the park, Latin American independence day celebrations, food & music festivals, kyaking and vacations. The photo above was taken at Coney Island in Brooklyn earlier this year. Enjoy.
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The photo above was taken at the Coney Island a few summers ago in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Buzz - Geographical Areas / Sections Defined
North Brooklyn - borders are North of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn NYC.
- Central Brooklyn - borders are north of 39th Street & Church Avenue & west of Utica Avenue in Brooklyn NYC.
- South & West Brooklyn - borders are west of Ocean Parkway & south of 39th Street, except Coney Island & Brighton Beach in Brooklyn NYC.
- South & East Brooklyn - borders are east of Ocean Parkway & Utica Avenue and south of Atlantic Avenue & Church Avenue in Brooklyn NYC.
Brooklyn Art Exhibits, Galleries & Art Museums
Click for info about Brooklyn Art Museums & art galleries - TBD.
Brooklyn Museum - Art Galleries, Museums & Things To Do Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Museum hosts arts & community events & exhibits regularly
Location.The Brooklyn Museum is located at 200 Eastern Parkway in the Park Slope / Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Description. Founded in 1897, the Beaux Artes building is the 3rd largest museum in the city.
Hours - Closed Mon & Tues / Open 11 am - 6 pm all other days - except Thursday when open until 10 pm. Admission $16 / $10 / 19 & Under - Free.
Contact. www.brooklynmuseum.org. / Tel - 718.638.5000
Brooklyn Arts Council
This Brooklyn Arts Group Allocates Funding to Arts Groups in Brooklyn
Location. The Brooklyn Council on the Arts is located at 20 Jay Street #616 in Brooklyn Heights ???
Description. The BAC's mission is "... to act as a coordinating, educational, and service organization to promote and encourage the knowledge, appreciation, and practices of the arts through public educational and cultural activities, and to provide support and services to artists and arts organizations."
Contact. www.brooklynartscouncil.org / Tel - 718.625.0080.
Bushwick Collective - Brooklyn Art & Things To Do
This Brooklyn Neighborhood Expresses itself via the Arts
Location. The Bushwick Collective is located at 427 Troutman Street at St Nicholas Ave [7 Scott Avenue for street fair] in Bushwick. But it also encompasses the surrounding area which you'll see when you get there.
Description. Someone on Yelp described it as follows, "It's just a neighborhood in Brooklyn that is filled with amazing art from very talented artists who have come from all over the world to paint. It's rad! Such cool artwork painted on fences, doors, a/c's, garages, manholes, sides of restaurants and businesses."
Contact. www.thebushwickcollective.com / They throw a big block party once a year in June.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Things To Do Brooklyn
Location. Brooklyn Botanic Garden has two entrances - at 990 Washington Avenue and 445 Flatbush Avenue in the Prospect Park / Lefferts Gardens neighborhoods of Brooklyn.
Description. Founded in 1910 the 52 acre garden is a collection of smaller gardens.
Hours. 8 am - 4.30 pm Tuesday through Friday / Saturday & Sunday opens at 10 am / Monday closed. Admission $15 / $8 / Under 12 free.
Click the header above for Brooklyn Business Meetings, Events & Workshops or this link to go to the Business section of this site.
Brooklyn Borough Hall - Brooklyn Government Offices & Historic Tours
Location. Located at 209 Joralemon Street in Downtown Brooklyn.
Description. The Greek Revival building was completed in 1848 and is home to the Brooklyn Borough President's office along with several other government offices.
Contact. www.brooklynbp.nyc.gov / 718.802.3700.
Pratt Institute - Art & Business in Brooklyn
Pratt organizes & or hosts art exhibits, business meetings & things to do in Brooklyn
Description. The Pratt School of Design is a higher learning institution dedicated to the art and science of conceptual, architectural, product and image design.
Location. Located at 200 Willoughby Street in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of the Brooklyn. The Pratt Institute School of Architecture is located nearby at 61 St. James Place.
Contact. www.pratt.edu / Tel - 718.636.3700.
Long Island University Brooklyn
Brooklyn Colleges & Universities - Things To Do in Brooklyn
Description. Long Island University Brooklyn is a liberal arts college that also offers full programs in healthcare, business, pharmacy and education.
Location. The Campus is located at 1 Unversity Plaza in the Downtown neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.liu.edu / Tel - 718.448.1000.
Also see Art, Music, Theater sections
And see the colleges and universities listed above under business or down below under Theater. Click here for Brooklyn free summer theater - Brooklyn NYC.
Brooklyn Academy of Music aka BAM - Dance, Music, Theater & Film
Brooklyn Things To Do - A Brooklyn Cultural Center in the Fort Greene Neighborhood
Description. The Brooklyn Academy of Music is one of the premier performing arts centers of NYC. They cultivate, host and present avante garde and classical music, dance and theater.
Contact. Located at 30 Lafayette Street in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.bam.org / 718.636.4100.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts - Theater, Dance, Music & Film in Brooklyn
Description. The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts is the performing arts center for Brooklyn College. They host music, theater and film events.
Location. The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2900 Avenue H in the Flatbush Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.brooklyncenter.org / 718.951.4500.
Brooklyn BLVD Dining, Drinking & Restaurants
Brooklyn Restaurants & Food
See Brooklyn BLVD restaurant reviews in the Brooklyn Restaurants NYC section of this site.
Click here for our report about Brooklyn Halloween Restaurants & Halloween Parties in Brooklyn.
Museum of Food & Drink - Greenpoint Museum & Things To Do
Description. The Museum of Food & Drink is dedicated to the history of food & beverage consumption in NYC. They host exhibits, tastings and workshops.
Location. Located at 62 Bayard Street in McCarren Park in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.mofad.org / 718.387.2845.
Hours. Friday - Sunday 12 noon - 6 pm.
Brooklyn Parties & Restaurants
Restaurants that host Parties in Brooklyn
Click this link to view our listing of some of the more interesting Halloween parties in Brooklyn, including at Navy Pier. See our Restaurants section for Irish Pubs, Romantic Restaurants, Family style restaurants and celebratory restaurants, including some reviews.
Brooklyn Farmers Markets
NYC Green Markets Brooklyn - Hours & Maps
Click for info about Brooklyn Farmers Markets 2022 opening & closing dates. Some Brooklyn farmers markets are sponsored by the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation, Grow NYC, Local Harvest & Down To Earth Markets.
You may also use the search function to find more information about each neighborhood including nearby restaurants, shopping and about things to do in the surrounding Bronx Neighborhoods.
Also see Brooklyn History & Brooklyn Arts & Culture sections & TBD - Member Calendar
Click here to view a listing of free summer movies in Brooklyn.
MOVIE THEATERS in Brooklyn
Nitehawk Cinema - Movies, Dining & Drinks
Description. Nitehawk Cinema is a film / dinner theater in Williamsburg. There are generally two seatings per evening. They host special events. Not sure if you can view films w/o dinner. And they host numerous special events.
Location. At 136 Metropolitan Avenue in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.nitehawkcinema.com / Tel - 718.782.8370.
Documentary Film Center - Brooklyn
The Cinema BK HTS hosts film screenings throughout the year
East, North, West, Central & South Brooklyn Historical Sites and Cultural PerformancesAlso see KIDS / PARADES section below and ART section above. Click here for maps & info about Brooklyn History.
Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Historical Society
Description. The Brooklyn Historical Society hosts exhibits, films and lectures.
Locations. The Brooklyn Historical Society has two sites. The original is located at 128 Pierrepont in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood and the second is located at 55 Water Street in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. Website - www.brooklynhistory.org / Tel - 718.222.4111.
Hours & Admission. Wednesday - Sunday from 12 noon - 5 pm. $6 / $10.
New York Transit Museum - Things To Do in Downtown Brooklyn
Historic & Transportation Programs
Description. They host exhibits, films and lectures about municipal transportation focused on NYC.
Location. Located at 99 Schermerhorn Street in Downtown Brooklyn .
Contact. Website - www.nytransitmuseum.org / Tel - 718.694.1600.
Hours & Admission. Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm / Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.
Ridgewood Historical Society - Onderdonk House in Ridgewood
The Onderdonk House is an Early Dutch Settler Home / History of Breuklyn
Description. They host historic lectures, exhibits and associated cultural events. One of their focuses is of early Dutch history in Brooklyn & NYC.
Location. At 1820 Flushing Avenue in the Ridgewood neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.onderdonkhouse.org / Tel - 718.456.1776.
Hours & Admission. Wednesdays 3 - 6 pm. Saturdays & Sundays 1 - 5 pm. $3 / $1.
Polish Slavic Center - Greenpoint Brooklyn
The Polish Slavic Center is a Cultural Center for Poles & Slavs
Description. This social and cultural organization was founded for Polish and Slavic community in 1972 with the headquarters in New York City. With about 40,000 members, the PSC is the largest Polish-American organization on the East Coast.
Location. Located at 176 Java Street / 177 Kent St in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. Tel. 718.383.5290 / www.polishslaviccenter.org.
The Old Stone House & Washington Park - Historical Sites in Park Slope Brooklyn
Description. The Old Stone House is located in Washington Park in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. The house is a 1933 reconstruction of the Vechte-Cortelyou house which was built in 1897. They host historical exhibits, a seasonal farmers market and periodically other events.
Location. At 336 Third Street in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. Website - www.theoldstonehouse.org / Tel. 718.768.3195.
Hours & Admission. Friday 3 - 6 pm. Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 4 pm.
The Hendrick I. Lott House - Historical Sites in Marine Park Brooklyn
The Hendrick House Museum - Things To Do in Marine Park Brooklyn
Dec 7 - Tree Lighting from 6.30 - 8 pm
Description. The Hendrick House Museum is an historic house in the Marine Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. It was first built in 1720 and modified in 1800. It harks back to the Dutch colonial past.
Location. At 1940 East 36th Street in the Marine Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. Website - www.lotthouse.org / Tel - 718.Not Available.
Floyd Bennett Field Museum - Historic Aviation Sites Brooklyn NYC
A Museum about America's Early Aviation History
Description. Floyd Bennett Field was built in 1928 and was the first airport in NYC. LaGuardia Airport replaced Floyd Bennett Field because of the lengthy ride into the city through Brooklyn. Eventually JFK was established as NYC's third airport [but Floyd Bennett Field has since been closed so there are only two airports in NYC / Newark is considered a third to reach the city], becoming the landing and take off destination for long haul / international flights that required longer runways. After being replaced by LaGuardia, Floyd Bennett Field became a naval air station.
Location. Located in the Marine Park neighborhood in the southeast corner of Brooklyn, along Jamaica Bay.
Contact. Website - https://www.nps.gov/gate/getinvolved/supportyourpark/the-angels-of-harp.htm.org / Tel - 718.338.3799.
Hours & Admission. Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 9 am - 3 pm.
Fort Hamilton in Dyker Heights - Things To Do in Dyker Heights
One of the Oldest Operational Forts in Brooklyn, NYC & America
Description. Across from Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. One of two overlooking the primary gateway into NYC harbor. It was built between 1825 - 1831 and used as a training base during the American Civil War.
Location. 101st Street at 4th Avenue in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. https://www.hamilton.army.mil/ Tel - 718.630.4848 [for Civilian Personnel Advisory Center]
Green-Wood Cemetery in Greenwood Heights Brooklyn
Description. Green-Wood Cemetery was established in 1838 and is one of the oldest remaining cemeteries in Brooklyn. In addition to the graveyard there are a couple of buildings at the cemetery where exhibits are occasionally presented. And it was given an arboretum award.
Location. At 500 25th Street at 5th Avenue in Greenwood Heights Brooklyn. There are four entrances, including the Gothic Arch at the Main Entrance.
Contact. www.green-wood.com / Tel - 718.768.7300.
Also see Historic [above] and Sports / Parks & Theater Events [below]
Brooklyn Parades & Kids Parades in Brookyn - Details Posted Each Friday
St Patrick's Day Parade
Columbus Day Parade
Veterans Day Parade
Brooklyn Bridge Park - Things To Do in Brooklyn
21st Century Park in Brooklyn
Description. A relatively new park comprised of 85 acres along the East River near the NYC Harbor.
Location. At 334 Furman in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood.
Contact. www.brooklynbridgepark.org / Tel - 718.222.9939.
Prospect Park near Prospect Heights, Park Slope & Flatbush Ditmas
Brooklyn Things To Do including a Zoo, the Brooklyn Botanic, the Museum
Prospect Park is the Central Park of Brooklyn
Description. Prospect Park is the premier park in central Brooklyn and home to a number of Brooklyn cultural attactions including the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic and the Brooklyn Zoo.
Location. Prospect Park is adjacent to Prospect Heights, Park Slope, Flatbush Ditmas and other Brooklyn neighborhoods.
Contact. www.prospectpark.org / Tel - 718.965.8951.
Hours. From 5 am to 1 am.
Also see Dance Venues above and Theater venues below. Click here to view a listing of free summer concerts in Brooklyn.
St Francis College in Brooklyn
A Catholic University in Brooklyn
Description. St. Francis College opened in 1884, 25 years after establishing the first Franciscan school in Brooklyn. In 1960 it expanded to its Remson Street location. It's an affordable college with good job placement.
Location. At 180 Remson Street near Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights.
Contact. Website - www.sfc.edu / Tel - 718.489.5200.
NYU Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn
Description. NYU Tandon School of Engineering is the second oldest private school of applied sciences and engineering in the U.S..
Location. At 6 Metrotech Center in Downtown Brooklyn.
Contact. www.engineering.nyu.edu / Tel - 646.997.3600.
Brooklyn Colleges - Medgar Evers College - in Brooklyn
Description. A Brooklyn CUNY established in 1969.
Location. At 1650 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.mec.cuny.edu / Tel - 718.270.5000.
Barclays Center - Prospect Heights - TBD
Description. This arena just south of downtown Brooklyn was completed in 2012. It has a seating capacity of 19,000 and is primarily used for big name concerts and professional sporting events.
Location. At 620 Atlantic Avenue in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.barclayscenter.com / Tel - 917.618.6100.
Hours & Admision. These are determined by the events.
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Also see Historic / Cultural Centers and Kids / Parades Section Above
Also see Brooklyn Sports & Parks Below
Brooklyn Borough Hall - Brooklyn Government Offices & Historic Tours
Location. Located at 209 Joralemon Street in Downtown Brooklyn.
Contact. www.brooklynbp.nyc.gov / 718.802.3700.
Click here for free things to do on Brooklyn free things to do in Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Fort Greene, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Dumbo, Clinton Hill, Sunset Park, Bayridge, Flatbush, Bushwick.
Also see MCU / Luna Park in Brighton, McManus Park in Greenpoint, Fort Greene Park
Click here for Brooklyn free summer theater, Brooklyn free summer concerts and Brooklyn free summer movies - in the Brooklyn NYC.
NYC Marathon in Brooklyn
Description. The first weekend of November the NYC Marathon runs through all five boroughs of NYC.
Location. In Brooklyn the marathon arrives off the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge and heads north through Brooklyn crossing the Pulaski Bridge into Queens.
5 Boro Bike Ride - Early May
A bike ride that runs through all five boroughs. Cyclists from around the world join. By www.bike.nyc.
Tour de Brooklyn Bike Ride - Summer
This isn't an established event as of this time.
Century Bike Ride - Early September
A fund raiser for Transportation Alternatives ride that runs through all five boros on a Sunday. www.nyccentury.org.
New York Bike Expo Brooklyn
Description. In 2018 the Bike Expo first held its event in the Red Hook area of Brooklyn. We'll have more on the event planned for 2019 in the Spring of 2019.
Location. The Bike Expo Organizers are located at 475 Riverside Drive on the 13th floor.
Contact. www.bike.nyc / Tel - 212.870.2080.
Brooklyn Enviro / Water Groups / Kyaking / Gowanus Canal
Description. Canoeing, kyaking, sailing & environmental group events in Brooklyn.
Location. Coming in the Spring / Summer of 2019.
Contact. Website - www.TBD.org / Tel - 718.TBD.
Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn - Near Prospect Heights
Description. The Prospect Park Zoo is the premier zoo in Brooklyn.
Location. The Brooklyn Zoo is located at 450 Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Park.
Contact. Website - www.prospectparkzoo.com / Tel - 718.399.7339.
Hours & Admission. Winter hours are daily from 10 am - 4.30 pm.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Description. The Brooklyn Botanical Garden is a 52 acre botanical garden that was founded in 1910.
Location. The Brooklyn Botanical Garden is located at 990 Washington Avenue in Prospect Park.
Contact. Website - www.bbg.org / Tel - 718.623.7200.
Brooklyn Parks - Dyker Beach Golf Course
Description. Dyker Beach Golf Course in Dyker Heights.
Location. At 1030 86th Street at 7th Avenue in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.dykerbeachgc.com / Tel - 718.836.9722.
Brooklyn Aquarium - Things To Do Brooklyn
Description. Aquarium & Nature Museum.
Location. At 602 Surf Avenue in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.nyaquarium.com / 718.265.3474.
Hours. Winter hours are 10 am - 4.30 pm daily.
Coney Island Beach - Parks in South Brooklyn
Description. An historic amusement park, boardwalk and free swimming on public beaches in public parks in Brooklyn.
Location. Located at the southern tip of West 12th Street a few blocks south of Surf Avenue. It's located along the Atlantic shore, but swimming permitted only during the summer while lifeguards are on duty.
Contact. Website - www.nycparks.gov / Tel - 311 can give info
Brooklyn Outdoor Public Swimming Pools
Description. Free Swimming in Public Parks Pools in Brooklyn.
Location. Coming in Spring 2019.
Contact. www.nycgovparks.org/parks / Tel - 311 can you give you info.
Marine Park Golf Course - Brooklyn Golf Courses & Things To Do
Description. Public Golf Course in the Marine Park neighborhood of southeastern Brooklyn.
Location. Located at 2880 Flatbush Avenue near the Marine Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. They are open nearly year round during daylight hours. There's a reduced fee for twilight / dusk golfing.
Contact. Website - www.golfmarinepark.com / Tel - 718.252.4625.
CLICK ON HEADER ABOVE FOR Brooklyn street fairs or this link for a complete listing of Brooklyn Street Fairs in Brooklyn NYC.
Click here for a list of Brooklyn holiday markets / Brooklyn holiday shopping events.
Brooklyn Navy Yard Shopping & Office Space in Brooklyn
Description. The Brooklyn Navy Yard opened in 1801 and served as America's premier shipbuilding facility for 165 years. It peaked during WWII with 70,000 people working at the yard. It was decommissioned in 1966 and sold to New York. The 300 acre site has been evolving into an entrepreneurial incubator for new business.
Location. Along Flushing Avenue between Washington Avenue and Navy Street adjacent to Williamsburg, Dumbo, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene and Vinegar Hill.
Contact. www.brooklynnavyyard.org / 718.907.5700.
Hours. Open 24 hours weekdays and 12 noon - 6 pm on Weekends.
Atlantic Center Mall - Fort Greene / Prospect Heights
Atlantic Center Mall Shopping & Office Space in Brooklyn
Description. The five story building is host to a number of brand name national retailers.
Location. Located at 625 Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn.
Contact. Tel. 718.834.3400.
Hours. Open 9 am - 10 pm daily - except Sunday closes at 9 pm.
Atlantic Terminal Mall Shopping & Office Space in Nearby Fort Greene / Prospect Heights Brooklyn
Description. This building is host to a number of brand name national retailers.
Location. Located at 139 Flatbush Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn.
Contact. Tel. 718.834.3407.
Hours. Open 7 am - 11 pm daily - except Sunday closes at 10 pm.
Industry City Shopping Mall & Office Buildings
Industry City Shopping Mall & Office Space in Sunset Park Brooklyn
Description. A mall of unique boutiques and they periodically do events to attract local crowds.
Location. Located at 274 36th Street in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. Tel. 718.865.370 / www.industrycity.com.
Hours. Open 9 am - 9 pm daily.
Also see Brooklyn Dance section and the Brooklyn Live Music section above.
Click here to view a listing of free summer theater in Brooklyn.
Kings Theatre - Dance, Music & Theater - Things To Do Brooklyn
A Brooklyn Cultural Center in Flatbush Ditmas
Description. The Kings Theatre is an historic theater which opened in 1929 as a Loews movie theater in the early days of film. After years of neglect, the building was closed in 1977, and in 2010 restoration work began, completed in 2015. Today it is an evolving performing arts space / cultural center in the Flatbush Ditmas nieghborhood. Capacity 3,000.
Location. Located at 1027 Flatbush Avenue in the Flatbush Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.kingstheatre.com / Tel - 718.856.5464.
St. Joseph's College in Fort Greene Brooklyn
Description. Founded in 1916, it is now a fairly highly ranked liberal arts college / university in the U.S. according to U.S. News. It is non-denominational.
Location. Located at 254 Clinton Street in the Fort Green neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.sjcny.edu / Tel - 718.940.5300.
Brooklyn Technical College
Description. Founded in 1946 as CUNY's technology school.
Location. Located at 300 Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn.
Contact. www.citytech.cuny.edu / Tel - 718.260.5500.
Kingsborough Community College - Brighton Beach
A City University College in Brooklyn
Description. The college was founded in 1963 to help provide a liberal arts and career education to Brooklyn and NYC residents.
Location. College is located at 2001 Oriental Blvd in the Brighton neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Contact. www.kbcc.cuny.edu / Tel - 718.368.5000.
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