Brooklyn has played a major role in various aspects of American culture including cinema, theater as well as being home of the world renowned Brooklyn Academy of Music. Known as a center for progressive and avant-garde performance, it has grown into an urban arts center which focuses on both international arts presentation and local community needs. 

If you’re a fan of comedy, Brooklyn has a thriving comedy scene of its own, with several big names that have gotten their start performing in Brooklyn venues.

If there is something that Brooklyn loves, it’s their sports. The borough has an active sports scene that spans over a hundred years and is home of the Barclays Center and the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets as well as the NHL’s New York Islanders.