New York Transit Museum
May 7 @ 11:00 am - Dec 31 @ 4:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Housed underground in an authentic 1936 subway station in Downtown Brooklyn, this train-lover’s dream hosts a working platform level spanning a full city block and a rotating selection of twenty vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1907.
Board vintage cars, sit at the wheel of a city bus, step through a time tunnel of turnstiles, and explore changing exhibits that highlight the cultural, social and technological history – and future – of mass transit.
Be warned that this historic site has no elevators, heat/AC or cell service underground.
Thursday – Sunday 10 am – 4 pm
See favorite family films on the fifth floor or Time Out Market New York, with materials for a fun arts and crafts activity (coloring, watercolors) during the screening.
Choose from two tiers of tickets. For $15, get a $10 event card to use towards the food purchases from from Ess-A-Bagel or any other concession…More info
Spanning four neighborhoods (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Downtown Brooklyn) from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue, the oldest and largest street fest in New York City brings together people from all ages and diverse backgrounds with hundreds merchants and vendors and ten stages of musical performances. Enjoy pony rides, storytelling, and face painting…More info
Join BAM for a free, live, outdoor, fall concert series celebrating R&B, soul, jazz, funk, pop, blues, rock, electronica, spoken word, and more.
The electrifying artist lineup includes genre-bending New Orleans-born trumpeter Chief Adjuah, formerly Christian Scott + Moor Mother (Oct 1); Brooklyn-based jazz/soul/electronic musician and producer Taylor McFerrin featuring Big Yuki and J. Hoard…More info
This expansive park has great attractions and a gorgeous only-in-NYC view. Explore refurbished piers, most of which host playgrounds (our favorites are at Pier 6 including giant Slide Mountain, Sandbox Village, Swing Valley and the splashy Water Lab). Play in the sand and admire tide pools at Pier 4 Beach (no swimming/wading).
Find a variety of yummy concessions throughout the park and restrooms at Piers 2,5 & 6.More info