There’s a pretty good chance that the 43rd Annual Atlantic Antic will leave you itching to discover the best local spots in and around the festival. Think of these picks and tips as a quick neighborhood primer, beginning your bond with Brooklyn.
Spanning Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Downtown Brooklyn, Atlantic Antic, is the oldest and largest street festival in Brooklyn, New York. This year’s iteration takes place on Sunday, September 24th, 12 to 6 pm (rain or shine).
As a living tribute to the myriad of heritages that coexist in Brooklyn, Atlantic Antic brings together hundreds of thousands of people to celebrate a longstanding tradition of food, art, music, shopping, festivities, and fun. Attendees are invited to enjoy discounts and giveaways from local merchants, on a (hopefully) autumn day in Brooklyn.
And there’s more. After sampling the best street food in Brooklyn, enjoying live music across 12 stages and stopping by at the TF Cornerstone booth to say hi!, there’s still so much for you to discover. Don’t believe it? Keep reading.
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Grab a drink and bite to eat at Building on Bond
You’ve earned it: treat yourself! Nestled in the heart of Boerum Hill, Building on Bond is an NY Mag endorsed “best neighborhood hangout”, offering up new American comfort food and a carefully curated drinks menu.
Tip: Head there during happy hour (4-7pm, 7 days a week) for 1/2 off draft beers, $5 House Wines and $7 Cocktail of the day.
Catch a classic at the Alamo Draft House
A look back at a fantastic night with @matthewmodine celebrating the 30th anniversary of FULL METAL JACKET and the 20th anniversary of Alamo Drafthouse. There were amazing stories about Kubrick, R. Lee Ermey and Val Kilmer, big laughs, exclusive t-shirts and jelly doughnuts for all! For those who want to learn more, Matthew is auctioning off some of his personal photography from the FULL METAL JACKET set with all proceeds benefitting the Purple Heart Foundation. More details at paddle8.com.
Chow down on a steak sandwich, sip on a carefully curated craft beer, while taking in a classic thriller. The Alamo Drafthouse is as serious about food as it is about the cinema experience. Reserve your seat and enjoy a pre-show film, but never any onscreen advertising.
Indulge your sweet tooth at Nunu Chocolates
Absinthe, moonshine, sake, beer, oh my. These are just some of the innovative truffle flavors you’ll find at this award-winning chocolate paradise. Stop by, sip on a glass of wine, and watch the sustainably sourced chocolates being made by hand.
Do your best Game of Thrones impression at Gotham Archery
The newly renovated, 7,500 square foot facility in Gowanus, Brooklyn that Gotham Archery calls home, houses 43 lanes, a walk-through retail area and a fully Staffed Pro-Shop.
Tip: In addition to learning to shoot a bow better than Cupid, try your hand at axe-throwing.
Now that you have a game plan for your evening in Downtown Brooklyn, you only need to worry about one last detail: use the Citi Bikes on Bond Street, or bring your own to store in 33 Bond’s expansive bike room after moving in?