Until this past weekend, I knew two main things about Red Hook: that it was a long way from Brooklyn Heights riding a bike with a flat tire and that Ikea is there. These two things were linked.
But unsuccessful shopping trips aside, there is a lot this little-known part of Brooklyn has to offer. This is why the second Field Trip Day decided to celebrate this burgeoning little neighborhood with its diverse history and even more diverse population.
From dodgy reenactments to wine tasting to street buskers, the afternoon was packed with stuff to do, and Field Trip Day highlighted the area to good effect.… Read more