The sophisticated yet unstuffy cinema that's part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music is worth the trip to Fort Greene—but make your night even more memorable by grabbing a brilliant bite and drink before and after the flick.
Elevated Middle Eastern comfort food has been having an extended moment in NYC—and Miss Ada should be high on your list of proprietors of such spreads. Share several small plates of dips and salads, and don't miss the skewers and anything with halloumi cheese involved. 184 Dekalb Avenue
Whether it's the new movie you've been dying to see or a revival of an old classic, the theaters at the Brooklyn Academy of Music will remind you why big-screen viewing is the only way to really take in a film. 30 Lafayette Avenue
Toby Cecchini and Joel Tompkins's latest genius drinks establishment offers many worthy cocktails, but you must try the Trans-Am, a transcendent concoction of bonded whiskey, apple brandy, and the herbaceous Bénédictine. 31 Rockwell Place