A gentle rain didn't prevent Brooklynites from standing on line, in appropriate social distance style, for the reopening of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Friday.
Here's what gardeners in Gowanus, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights and East New York have been up to, in their own words.
What have you been doing in the garden during lockdown?
"The stoops allow for socializing -- at a 6-foot distance -- and some kind of community building," writer and photographer Francesca Magnani told Brownstoner.
Snap-happy Instagrammers with an eye for architecture roamed the borough this year, capturing classic views of brownstones, wood frame charmers and petite carriage houses.
It's easy to find the way to Dyker Heights at this time of year, as the neighborhood glows with thousands of lights and extravagant holiday displays.
One short wall of the 1886 red brick structure preservationists tried to save was still standing in late October.
Brooklynites filled the streets and stoops along the route to cheer on more than 52,000 runners as they pounded the pavement for the 49th New York City Marathon.
A walk through the second Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse takes you on a journey through a wide range of design styles.
Rain may have descended onto Eastern Parkway occasionally but the display of brilliant costumes and the joyful revelry of dancers continued at the annual West Indian Day Parade.