With all the summer concerts and festivals coming to an end, it’s no wonder we’re trying to grab a hold of the last beach days, summer exhibits, and outdoor festivals before we’re faced with the reality of September. The past couple of months were filled with weekends at MoMA’s Warm Up, the Brooklyn Flea, and summer stages in practically every park from Manhattan to Brooklyn. So with the dog days of summer coming to an end, here are a couple of things to make the month last that involve a little bit of art, music, and some fun in the sun.
It’s hard to believe that August is right around the corner! This Summer has been a whirlwind of heat waves, beach waves, and sound waves, but it’s not over just yet. There are still tons of beaches, parties, and music that have gone undiscovered, and this month is the perfect time to discover them. We’re especially looking forward to an event coming up at the end of August called AFROPUNK FEST. It runs from August 24-25 at Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park.
Ah, Memorial Day - the OFFICIAL start to the summer and for many of us a well-timed long weekend. Brooklyn will be honoring the men and women of have given their lives in service with a number of memorials, events, concerts, and more. Here’s our picks for the best of the borough’s weekend occasions.