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Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour and Night Picnic
June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT-0400
Of all the great new public spaces in NYC, Brooklyn Bridge Park (which is directly on the East River, with spectacular New York skyline views) is the greatest of them all. Join us for a Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour and Nighttime Picnic, on a beautiful early summer night.
85 acres in total and spanning the Brooklyn East River waterfront from Manhattan Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge to the entire length of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade (underneath the promenade, directly on the East River), this exquisite new park has won awards for its stunning landscape design. Moreover, and most of all, the views of Manhattan and the East River are beautiful, breathtaking, and unmatchable. And in the midst of it all, there are many wonderful amenities: Jane’s Carousel — built in what looks like a massive glass jewel box; bars and eateries; pools and pop-up pools; a marina; sports and soccer fields built out on piers; extensive free music and movie programming; and much more. But most of all, when you are standing and sitting at night, on the magnificent new esplanade by the East River, with the dramatically beautiful backdrop of lower Manhattan, you’ll be transported in a way that nothing else in New York can match.
**Where to Meet:**
**We will meet right on the corner of York Street & Jay Street, directly above the F Train’s York Street stop. Take the F Train to York Street, then exit towards the front of the train. There is only one exit, it is at the front of the station, and it leads directly to the corner of York Street & Jay Street.** I will be holding a “MEETUP” sign on the corner, and you will see a crowd of people. Please arrive between 7:00pm and 7:15pm. Plan to be there before 7:00pm in case the trains are late, just so you don’t miss us.
**What to Bring: (Food and Water)**
**This is both a tour and a picnic. Bring food and water for yourself to eat and drink.** This is NOT a food sharing event. Any food you bring must be vegetarian, even if you yourself are not 100% vegetarian. My suggestion is to bring a good quantity of food and water for yourself — perhaps one-and-a-half times your normal dinner size.
Both the park, and the river views, are magnificent sights to behold, especially at night. I hope you can join us for this beautiful park tour and nighttime picnic by the water.