Dyker Heights Holidays Lights Draw Crowds at Christmas

Every Christmas for a quarter of a century, a six-block area of Brooklyn has been transformed into a dazzling holiday lights extravaganza. Spanning 83rd to 86th streets between 11th and 13th avenues, the Dyker Heights neighborhood – seasonally dubbed "Dyker Lights" in a nod to the display – attracts an estimated 150,000 visitors every year. It started 25 years ago with Lucy Spata's initial display. The rest of the neighborhood followed suit. And those that complained, well, Spata says she...Full Story
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