Atlantic Avenue Blog

Whisk- #PulseofBrooklyn

#PulseofBrooklyn Whisk is the one-stop-shop for kitchenware and tabletop items. Meet some of the team at the #Brooklyn location behind the eye-grabbing displays and warm smiles. Don’t forget to stop by Whisk on #AtlanticAvenue between Clinton & Court...

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The AALDC Youth Community Scholarship Program Application Is Open!

The AALDC Youth Community Scholarship Program Application Is Open!

The AALDC Youth Community Scholarship Program Application is now open! The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) provides opportunities for youth to attend local programs in Brooklyn, New York that are enriching and fun. The Scholarship Program is available to boys and girls, ages 4 to 18 who live or attend schools within the Brooklyn Public School Districts 13 or 15. The deadline to apply is April 25, 2019. Click here to apply...

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A Warm Thank You to Our 2018 Holiday Sponsors

The holiday season is upon us and AALDC would like to extend a huge thank you to our 2018 Sponsors and Media Partners. Our Tree Lighting Ceremony & Party was on December 6, 2018 and we had a wonderful time with the community! Thank you sponsors for your participation and support during the holidays!            ...

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Our 2018 ‘Walk the Windows’ Event

On Saturday, December 8th was our ‘Walk the Windows’ event. Atlantic Avenue was the go-to place to experience holiday-themed events, performances, and special deals for the community. A special thank you to our participating holiday sponsors, media partners, Atlantic Avenue merchants, and more! Check out the photos below for some of the festivities! Foyer Vintage Store, 80 Bond Street- Their friendly dog strikes a pose in his holiday attire. Gumbo, 495 Atlantic Avenue- Santa and baby share a beautiful moment for the “Walk the Windows’ Event. Whisk, 197 Atlantic Avenue- The crowd lines up to purchase kitchen products for the holiday season. Brado, 155 Atlantic Avenue- Holiday White Wine Sangria Hard Soul Boutique- 418 Atlantic Avenue- Customers check out Hard Soul clothing during ‘Walk the Windows’ Event. Parlor in Brooklyn, 527 Atlantic Avenue- A customer enjoys a new haircut for the holiday season. Sahadi’s, 187 Atlantic Avenue- Fresh hot chocolate on a cold day is the best....

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Our 2018 Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Party: Santa, Performances, and More!

Holiday cheer was in the air on Thursday December 6th for our 2018 Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Party. The crowd enjoyed performances from local public schools P.S.8 The Robert Fulton School, P.S. 38 The Pacific School, and Brooklyn High School of the Arts. Check out some photos from the party! The Holiday Tree illuminates the night at the Belarusian Church, 401 Bond Street. DJ Frank Posa of Powerhouse Entertainment gets the party started with great music! MC Eileen Trilli greets the community for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Party.   Santa strikes a pose in front of the Holiday tree. Santa and Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon pose for the camera after officiating the tree. P.S.38 The Pacific School’s Glee Club sings holiday songs for the crowd. P.S.8 The Robert Fulton School performs a tap number for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Party. Brooklyn High School of the Arts spreads holiday cheer by singing “Seasons of Love” from Rent. Table 87 graciously donated delicious pizza for the community to...

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Experience ‘Walk the Windows’ on December 8th, 2018

Come out to Atlantic Avenue this Saturday for our ‘Walk the Windows’ event! Enjoy FREE Holiday Themed events & special offers throughout the day from 11am-7pm from many Atlantic Avenue businesses. Stop by Atlantic Avenue’s Official Christmas Tree outside of 401 Atlantic Avenue from 12:45-2:30pm. Check out our website to see a list of participating stores: https://atlanticave.org/walkthewindows We are looking forward to seeing you all...

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