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What to Do July 4th

by Jenni Walkowiak Anyone who knows me, knows that I love ALL the Holidays. I love any excuse to dress for a theme, spend time with my friends and family, eat food that’s bad for me (but oh so good), and give or receive gifts. And Independence Day is no exception! Last year was my […]

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Celebrate Brooklyn! 2017: Pilobolus and Amadou & Mariam

by Jenni Walkowiak Brooklyn Creative League is a proud sponsor of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. BRIC is “the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn” (www.bricartsmedia.org) and aims to make art and media accessible, support artists and offers education throughout Brooklyn. Celebrate Brooklyn! Is an annual music and media festival with free concerts […]

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North River Lobster Company

by Jenni Walkowiak My favorite part about summer in the city has got to be spending time outside with my friends. Few things say “summer” more than eating fresh seafood out on the water, and that’s why you should take a turn this summer on the North River Lobster Boat!  North River Lobster Company is […]

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Brooklyn Academy of Music

by Brittany Bellinger Ten years ago, I fell in love with the Brooklyn Academy of Music. I was a teenager born and raised in Brooklyn but I never had the chance to attend an event there. In the spring of 2007, I performed at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House as one of the top […]

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Celebrate Brooklyn! 2017: The Soul Rebels & Andrew Bird

by Brittany Bellinger You know that it’s summer here at the Brooklyn Creative League when the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn festival draft is announced. We are a proud sponsor of this program. Last year was my first time attending Celebrate Brooklyn with tickets from BCL and having access to the Friends tent. It was an incredible […]

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Coney Island

by Jenni Walkowiak Looking for some family friendly fun this summer? Look no further than Brooklyn’s own backyard and head on down to Coney Island! Sure, there are a handful of excellent beaches nearby, but few are as action-packed and rich with history as Coney Island. Coney Island was the place to be during the […]

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Smorgasburg

by Jenni Walkowiak Smorgasburg is arguably the best summer food festival in New York City. The “largest weekly open-air food market in America” (smorgasburg.com), Smorgasburg boasts fare from 100 local vendors every weekend from 11 AM- 6 PM April- November, rain or shine. Every Saturday, you can get your grub on the Williamsburg waterfront at […]

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Celebrate Brooklyn! 2017: Alice Smith & Musiq Soulchild

by Brittany Bellinger You know that it’s summer here at the Brooklyn Creative League when the Bric Celebrate Brooklyn festival draft is announced. We are a proud sponsor of this program. Last year was my first time attending Celebrate Brooklyn with tickets from BCL and having access to the Friends tent. It was an incredible […]

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Why You Should Send Your Kids to Camp this Summer

by Jenni Walkowiak Summer is coming, and it’s wonderful. Summer is and always has been my favorite time of year. When I was a kid, I looked forward to the school year ending because it meant one thing– it was time for camp. I went to one specific camp every summer as long as I […]

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