Atlantic Avenue Blog

Our 2019 Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & Party

Where could you find a Christmas tree, Santa, performances, and delicious food? At the 2019 Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & Party that is! The community came out to enjoy performances from local public schools P.S. 38, P.S. 133, International Charter School of New York, P.S. 8, P.S. 261, Brooklyn High School of the Arts. Take a look at some photos from the party! Councilman Stephen Levin and Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon strike a pose with Santa in front of the Atlantic Avenue tree. The Atlantic Avenue tree shined bright. Host Eileen Trilli greets and welcomes the attendees for a night of performances, food, and fun. P.S.38 kicks off the night with dancing! International Charter School takes the stage to sing “Count On Me.” Students of P.S. 133 shined in their tutus. P.S. 261’s 5th grade chorus sang “Christmas Time Is Here” for the audience. P.S. 8 sang their hearts out to “Jingle Bell Rock.” Frills and excitement from the students of P.S. 38! Brooklyn High School of the Arts sang a medley of holiday classics. DJ Tyler B of Infinity Music Entertainment kept the party...

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2019 Atlantic Avenue Holiday Window Judging Competition Winners

Our Holiday Window Judges walked down Atlantic Avenue on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 for the Annual Atlantic Avenue Holiday Window Judging Competition. Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) would like to thank all the businesses who decorated their store windows, our 2019 Holiday Window Judges, and Boutros restaurant, 185 Atlantic Avenue for hosting them for an evening of delicious food. The winners of the 2019 Atlantic Avenue Holiday Window Judging Competition are: First Place, Optimum Health Physical Therapy, 477 Atlantic Avenue Second Place, Out of the Closet, 475 Atlantic Avenue Third Place, Collier West, 377A Atlantic Avenue   The following holiday windows left great impressions on our judges. Please see the 2019 Honorable Mentions: “If You Weren’t Here, We Would All Cry/Traditional”- Sahadi’s, 187 Atlantic Avenue “Best Groomed”- Barber’s Philosophy, 74 Nevins Street “Best Humor” (Drunk Santa)- Someday Bar, 364 Atlantic Avenue “Most Adorable”- The Sterling School, 134 Atlantic...

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FREE In-store Events, Sweet Treats, Santa, & More!- ‘Walk the Windows’ Event on Saturday, December 7, 2019

Atlantic Avenue in December is all about spreading holiday cheer in the community. On Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 11am-7pm, come out and experience ‘Walk the Windows.’ Participating local Atlantic Avenue merchants will have in-store activities and deals such as 15% off items and free tasty treats. To see a full list of participating businesses, please visit https://atlanticave.org/walkthewindows/ From 11:30am-3:30pm, come by the Belarusian Church, 401 Atlantic Avenue to enjoy performances and take pictures with Santa (from 12:30-1:00pm)! You can have $1 sweet treats and $1 prize wheel giveaways with the proceeds going to the AALDC Youth Community Scholarship...

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2019 Atlantic Avenue Holiday Events

  Happy December! The end of the year will bring many holiday events for you, family, and friends to partake in and enjoy! Visit Atlantic Avenue to enjoy the following events: Annual Atlantic Avenue Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & Party– Thursday, December 5, 2019, 6-8pm at St. Cyril of Turov Belarusian Orthodox Church, 401 Atlantic Avenue; corner of Atlantic Avenue & Bond Street Shop & Dine Promotion December 1st- December 15th ‘Walk the Windows’ Event-Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11am-7pm Performances, $1 Tasty Treats and $1 Prize Wheel Giveaways at St. Cyril of Turov Belarusian Orthodox Church, 401 Atlantic Avenue; corner of Atlantic Avenue & Bond Street from...

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45th Annual Atlantic Antic™ Festival Highlights Videos!

The 45th Annual Atlantic Antic™ Festival was amazing! We would like to thank our sponsors, media partners, merchants, vendors, performers, and community for supporting the event. The festival could not have been successful without you all. Take a look at the highlights videos to relive all the food, fun, performances, and more! Highlights Video # 1  Highlights Video # 2  Full Length Video...

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The Irish Echo

We are excited to partner with The Irish Echo, a weekly newspaper based in Manhattan, New York for our 2019 Holiday Programming! You can subscribe to The Irish Echo and stay up-to-date on current events for less than $2.00 per week....

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