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Spring Fling With Virtual Egg Hunt Comes To Atlantic Avenue

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Atlantic Avenue Spring Fling

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The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation Launches The “Atlantic Avenue Spring Fling”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Date: March 4, 2021 Contacts: Abbe Aronson, Abbe Does It and Shantal Marshall, Communications & PR Assistant Email: abbe@abbedoesit.com and pr@atlanticave.org   The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation launches   The “Atlantic Avenue Spring Fling” Bonnet Competition, Egg Hunt, with Prizes and Family Fun Socially distanced and self-guided virtual egg hunt along Atlantic Avenue   Brooklyn, NY- March 4, 2021– The “Atlantic Avenue Spring Fling” will be held on Saturday, April 3rd, from 12:00 pm through 5:00 pm, through Brooklyn neighborhoods Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill. Visitors can stroll along the avenue from Fourth Avenue to the Waterfront, to enjoy the no-touch virtual egg-scavenger hunt using QR codes placed on storefront windows of local businesses. Once scanned, attendees’ phone screens will be directed to a fun riddle with a chance to win a prize or special treats. Everyone is invited to dress up in their best Easter bonnet and spring finery and visit selfie stations to take photos. When they use the Spring Fling hashtag (#atlanticavespringfling) on social media, they’ll have a chance to win for Best Bonnet (for an adult, child or furry friend), Best Couple and Best Mask. Each of the five winners will win a special prize valued at $100. Transportation:  By Subway: Nearby Stations are Hoyt Street 2 or 3, Hoyt Schermerhorn A, C, G walk south on Hoyt Street to Atlantic Avenue; 2,3,D,N,R,Q to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center, walk west to Atlantic Avenue By Bus: B63 and B61, also nearby B41 and B99 By Bike: There are 8 nearby Citi Bike stations By Car: Parking is available at 200, 255, and 301 Atlantic Avenue and 333 Schermerhorn Street and other lots nearby. Street parking rules apply. By Long Island Railroad: Atlantic Terminal stop, walk west to Atlantic Avenue Atlantic Avenue Spring Fling is sponsored in part by Christopher Longo at Stifel, Investors Bank, CNA Insurance, Out of the Closet, and HNY Ferry. With support from and in collaboration with the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (AABID) http://www.atlanticavebid.org/ The contactless, interactive experiences used in the Spring Fling on Atlantic Avenue are powered by Verbate.io. Verbate’s platform helps businesses create physical-to-digital experiences, so that they can serve their audience in a variety of ways.   ###   Note to Editors: For more information and/or hi-res images, please contact pr@atlanticave.org.   Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation, https://atlanticave.org/ The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) is a Section 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to further economic development, historic preservation, and cultural enrichment in the greater Atlantic Avenue area. The AALDC provides information, advocacy, produces events and projects that promote economic growth and vitality, for the preservation and development in downtown Brooklyn and neighboring...

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Atlantic Avenue Valentine’s Day Gift Guide Has Great Ideas!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 4, 2021 Contact: Shantal Marshall, Communications & PR Assistant Email: pr@atlanticave.org   Atlantic Avenue Valentine’s Day Gift Guide Has Great Ideas! Online gift guide makes shopping for that special someone easy with special deals   Brooklyn, NY- February 4, 2021– With less than two weeks away from the loveliest day of the year, it’s crunch time to pick up gifts. The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide features special deals and promotions by Atlantic Avenue small businesses. The shopping destinations are endless, stretching through Brooklyn’s energetic neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill. Shoppers can choose gifts ranging from sparkling heart necklaces, pink/red flower bouquets, love-themed home decor, restaurant deals for two, and of course, chocolate. Designed to celebrate and support the local businesses who have been hard hit by the pandemic, the businesses hope to see Atlantic Avenue thrive and recover from last year. The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide takes the hard work out of choosing a Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone. Shoppers can scroll through the list and click on the name or picture of the items to be directed to the business’ website. Some of the amazing deals include: wine and dine with your Valentine at Kind of Soul with a two for $80 special. Diners will choose an appetizer, entree, dessert and also enjoy a complimentary glass of wine. Shoppers can customize a beautiful roses bouquet by Floral Heights, purchase a Sapphire Gold Necklace from Michele Varian, get hazelnut butter chocolate from M.PATMOS, and an ‘I Love Brooklyn’ pillow from Gumbo. For children, purchase an interactive online class with Treasure Trunk Theatre and build robots with Brooklyn Robot Foundry. For more information and to view the full Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, visit https://atlanticave.org/valentines-day-gift-guide/. Transportation:  By Subway: Nearby Stations are Hoyt Street 2 or 3, Hoyt Schermerhorn A, C, G walk south on Hoyt Street to Atlantic Avenue; 2,3,3D,N,R,Q to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center, walk west to Atlantic Avenue By Bus: B63 and B61, also nearby B41 and B99 By Bike: There are 8 nearby Citi Bike stations By Car: Parking is available at 200, 255, and 301 Atlantic Avenue and 333 Schermerhorn Street and other lots nearby. Street parking rules apply. By Long Island Railroad: Atlantic Terminal stop, walk west to Atlantic Avenue To learn more about Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation, visit www.atlanticave.org or follow @atlanticaveldc on Instagram. ###   Note to Editors: For more information and/or hi-res images, please contact pr@atlanticave.org.   Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation, https://atlanticave.org/ The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) is a Section 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to further economic development, historic preservation, and cultural enrichment in the greater Atlantic Avenue area. The AALDC provides information, advocacy, produces events and projects that promote economic growth and vitality, for the preservation and development in downtown Brooklyn and neighboring...

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Atlantic Ave. Holiday Window Design Competition Winners Revealed

Atlantic Ave. Holiday Window Design Competition Winners Revealed

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Small Business Saturday focuses on shops trying to survive

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