February 2021

Romantic Activities in Old Brooklyn

Brooklyn is a romantic community with beautiful buildings, sprawling green spaces and urban entertainment. Couples from all over New York City come to Brooklyn for the culture, the dining and the romantic adventures in Brooklyn’s many parks. If you’re seeking something fun to do this Valentine’s day with your romantic partner, we recommend checking out the many activities in Old Brooklyn near Ditmas Park.

Visit Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Take a romantic stroll along the winding paths of this urban garden, where you’ll encounter 52 acres of some of the most beautiful land you’ll see in all of the New York area. Hold hands under the sprawling branches of beautiful trees, and observe the calm, peaceful landscape all around. Escape the city, but stay within its borders. The garden is open year-round but hours vary, so plan your visit carefully to ensure it will be open when you arrive.

Stroll Along Brooklyn Bridge Park

This 85-acre sustainable park flanks the shores of the East River. From Pier 6 to Jay Street, this 1.3 mile stretch of park is a perfect place to visit the Jane Carousel, observe the beauty of the East River and have a romantic talk with your partner. This low-budget activity is the perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon. You can also come in the evening to observe the magnificent Brooklyn Bridge at night.

Visit Brooklyn Museum

With an art collection of approximately 1.5 million works and spanning 560,000 square feet, the Brooklyn Museum is one of the largest art museums in the world. Satisfy your need for culture and stimulating conversation as you stroll the wide hallways filled to the brim with art dating back to ancient times, all the way up through the present.

Walk Hand in Hand Through Prospect Park

view of lake in park with green trees

Like the Central Park of Brooklyn, Prospect Park is a sprawling green space containing a zoo, Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Audobon Center. Whether you’re just going to watch birds, go ice skating or sit in an outdoor event or concert, Prospect Park is a delightful place where you can spend time with your romantic partner. Hint hint: it’s also a beautiful setting to make a proposal!


Come for the Romance Near Ditmas Park… Stay for the Comfort

Nothing is more satisfying than spending a romantic afternoon and evening out in Old Brooklyn, and then coming home to your comfortable apartment. Discover for yourself how good life can get at the Vitagraph. Come see our available apartments and decide for yourself if you’d like to join our community.