Ironic detachment is not one of the stereotypes that the Brooklyn Cyclones will explore at the minor-league team’s Williamsburg Night on July 5, but pretty much all other hipster trappings—facial hair, skinny jeans, love of nostalgic games—are on the table. “We’re actually embracing the community rather than making fun of them,” says communications director Bill Harner. “This is a celebration.” The event, part of a promotional series featuring borough ’hoods (past nights highlighted Bay Ridge, Park Slope and Brighton Beach), is meant to cater to the North Brooklyn crowd rather than mock it. Before you head out, check out our tips to see how you can take full advantage of the offerings.
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MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave between 17th and 19th Sts, Coney Island, Brooklyn (718-449-8497, brooklyncyclones.com). July 5 at 7pm; $9–$17. • For shuttle, meet at 318 Grand St between Havemeyer St and Marcy Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (347-725-4588, fullcirclebar.com). July 5, Aug 2, 23, 30 at 6pm; $25.
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