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Unwinding in Ditmas Park


Bar Chord is open 363 days a year so it is important for Jonny and I to build in downtime into our days. One of our favorite ways to relax is to take our dog for a walk in Prospect Park and I personally enjoy a little time at the Third Root Community Health Center on Marlborough.

Christy SheehanChristy Sheehan

Christy and her husband Jonny are the owners of Bar Chord in Ditmas Park. Christy worked in music journalism and television throughout the 1990s and after decades in the music and entertainment industry and the neighborhood decided to create a space for the community to enjoy one another and their passion.

Prospect ParkParks
Sprawling city park featuring basketball & handball courts, a playground & a historic home.
(718) 965-8951website
Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Prospect Park is a sprawling expanse of green space right in the heart of Brooklyn. Locals enjoy the fact that it's a more natural and less touristy alternative to Central Park. There are a number of greens, playgrounds, a bike path, a zoo and botanical gardens. The park is open daily form 5AM to 1AM.

Third Root Community Health CenterYoga & Wellness
Holistic healthcare center offering yoga, acupuncture, East Asian medicine, massage, herbal medicine, and wellness education.
(718) 940-9343website
380 Marlborough Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226

The Third Root Community Health Center on Marlborough is one of the best places for mind/body renewal. The center offers yoga, acupuncture, and massage all at a sliding scale to make sure these services are open to all who need them.

© photos courtesy of Third Root Community Health Center
Kings County WinesBars & Lounges
Local wine store with a great selection of wines and spirits
(718) 826-6600website
1420 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226

If you're looking to pickup a bottle or two before dinner with friends or as the perfect night cap at home, be sure to swing by Kings County Wines. They've been in the neighborhood since 2015 and offer a great selection of wines and spirits!

© photos courtesy of Kings County Wines

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