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Labor Day Weekend in Brooklyn NYC

Things To Do on Staten Island Over The Labor Day Weekend

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It's too early for a reliable weather forecast. Nonetheless you can still attend NYC street fairs in all five boroughs, go bicycling in Brooklyn, play soccer & other games in Brooklyn parks, go shopping Brooklyn, attend Brooklyn parades, watch theater, visit the Brooklyn art museums, and eat out at one of the Brooklyn restaurants.

And it's all happening right here in our favorite borough - Brooklyn. So take your time to sort through the days and locations and start planning your weekend.

 

Labor Day Events in Brooklyn

Click here to obtain information about things to do Labor Day Weekend in Brooklyn. This events calendar is updated monthly with dozens of different Brooklyn fun cultural events.

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Brooklyn Public & Private Parks

Brooklyn has one of number of public parks of which a few include swimming facilities. Click here for a listing of the Brooklyn Parks including maps showing their locations along with a bit of park history. This is coming at a later date.

 

NYC Golfing in Brooklyn

Brooklyn has two golf courses and both of them are open this weekend. There's the Dyker Beach Golf Course in Dyker Heights in the southern end of Brooklyn and there's the Marine Park Golf Course in the Marine Park neighborhood with is at the southeastern end of Brooklyn.

Click here for details about Brooklyn golf courses including maps and links to the operators' websites. The links are coming at a later date.



Labor Day Weekend in Brooklyn

Things To Do in Brooklyn Over the Labor Day Weekend

August 29, 2019 / Things To Do NYC / Brooklyn Blvd NYC.

Art Exhibits Brooklyn & NYC - Labor Day Weekend

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The Brooklyn Museum

Location.The Brooklyn Museum is located at 200 Eastern Parkway in the Park Slope / Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.

 

Dance, Theater & Music in Brooklyn NYC - Labor Day Weekend

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Brooklyn Academy of Music

Location. Located at 30 Lafayette Street in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. 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.

 

Kings Theatre Brooklyn in Flatbush Ditmas

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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.

 

Film in Brooklyn over the Labor Day Weekend

Nitehawk Cinema - Movies, Dining & Drinks

Location. At 136 Metropolitan Avenue in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. 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.

 

History in Brooklyn over the Labor Day Weekend

Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn Heights

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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. The Brooklyn Historical Society hosts exhibits, films and lectures.

 

 

New York Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn

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They host exhibits, films and lectures about municipal transportation focused on NYC.

 

 

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Location. 101st Street at 4th Avenue in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.

One of the oldest operational forts in Brooklyn, NYC & America lies opposite the Verrazzano Narrows 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.

 

Floyd Bennett Field Aviation Museum in Marine Park Brooklyn NYC

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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.

 

The Hendrick I. Lott House in Marine Park Brooklyn

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Green-Wood Cemetery in Greenwood Heights Brooklyn

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Street Fairs Labor Day Weekend in Brooklyn

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At the Conference House where they are hosting an historic celebration on Labor Day Weekend, and there are others. Click here to view the Labor Day Weekend Street Fairs in Brooklyn, including dates, times and map links.

 

Shopping in Brooklyn & NYC

This is a great weekend to do a bit of shopping during the pleasant weekend weather. Click here to view our shopping sections for Brooklyn at a later date. Both the Barclays Center area and the Industry City offer a plethora of shopping sites.brooklyn atlantic terminal photo brooklyn shopping fort greene neighborhood brooklyn nyc

 

Each of these shopping sections includes, or will include, links to home pages, which have slide shows of merchandise as well as maps, store hours, phone numbers and telephone numbers.

 

Parks and Beaches in Brooklyn - Labor Day Weekend

As mentioned above Brooklyn has two public golf courses, including things to do staten island nyc roosevelt beach si nycthe Dyker Heights Golf Course and the Marine Park Golf course. These are open Labor Day Weekend in Brooklyn.

 

Brooklyn also has some very beautiful beaches, most notably located along the Coney Island / Brighton Beach Boardwalk at the southern end of the Brooklyn borough. More on this later.

 

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Location. Prospect Park is adjacent to Prospect Heights, Park Slope, Flatbush Ditmas and other Brooklyn neighborhoods. 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.

 

 

21st Century Park in Brooklyn Heights

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Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn - Near Prospect Heights

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Location. Brooklyn Botanic Garden has two entrances - at 990 Washington Avenue and 445 Flatbush Avenue in the Prospect Park / Lefferts Gardens neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Founded in 1910 the 52 acre garden is a collection of smaller gardens.

 

Bicycling in Brooklyn NYC

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We're working on a useable map of bike trails in Brooklyn, since we couldn't find one we liked. In the photo to your right, are the 5 Boro Bike Riders cycling through NYC.

 

 

Kyaking & Boating in Brooklyn NYC

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Dining in Brooklyn NYC

Food in Brooklyn has always been good. The variety of restaurant choices includes Italian, Irish, Latin and Asian, and if you look carefully, you can find good food at reasonable prices too.

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Other things to do coming in the future.

 


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