Monday, Sept. 1, 11am
This festival started in the 1920s with Carnival in Harlem with big costume parties run by a group of West Indian friends in famous ballrooms around the neighborhood. The activities moved outside to the street in the 1940s and has grown to the Labor Day Carnival Parade in Brooklyn that now attracts over 1 million people. Come for the costumes, the food and the music. For more information, click here.
Tues., Sept. 2 10am (until 12pm only)
This is the last month to get a free bike rental on Governer’s island, a 172 acre island right int he New York Harbor & check out the work on their new park. For more information, click here.
Thursday, Sept. 3, 6:30pm
A dinner at the Brooklyn grange w Brooklyn Brewery & Heron Hill Winery where you can celebrate one of the best seasons for fresh produce. Start with a cocktail hour and fresh veggies to snack on, then enjoy a four-course meal prepared by five incredible chefs. For more information and tickets, click here.