God, finally. Waiting for Memorial Day to get here is like a grueling year-long equivalent of the antsy “Is it Friiiiiday yet???” thing we all do like every single week. It’s rough. But the wait is over! And even if no one invited you to the Hamptons or anything, well, hanging out in Brooklyn should still be a pretty good time. After all, it’s not the end of August yet. People are freshly excited to wander around day-drinking in the sun, and a lot of good stuff is just kicking off for the season.
So, with that in mind, let’s examine the 11 very best ways to spend the long weekend, before you quietly sneak out of your office a few hours early. We promise not to use the word “staycation” once. Except for just then.