Arts and Entertainment

Summer’s last hurrah (almost) on Coney Island

Summer did everybody a big favor and came back to Brooklyn on Labor Day. Raincoats and umbrellas were needed this past Saturday and Sunday. But blissful bikini weather returned to the borough on Monday. And beachgoers flocked to Coney Island. … Full Article

See Coney Island from atop the Wonder Wheel

If riding the iconic Wonder Wheel on Coney Island’s boardwalk is on your bucket list but you’re afraid of heights, do not despair. … Full Article

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint returns on Sept. 17

Nothing has been more innovative in the new century than the urban vitality of Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Turning open spaces into creative outlets for new audiences has become a North Brooklyn specialty in Greenpoint, Willyburg and Bushwick.  … Full Article

After his death, Notorious B.I.G.'s mom becomes his No.1 fan

During the late 1990s when the Notorious B.I.G. emerged as rap's top performer, detailing street life in Brooklyn on songs and albums that dominated the pop charts, his mother didn't think much of his music, which she used to call "noise." … Full Article

Photos: Coney Island after sundown

Coney Island is a storied place, known for Nathan's hot dogs, old-fashioned amusement park rides and a gritty beach at the end of four subway lines in Brooklyn, New York. … Full Article

New York City Council overwhelmingly passes Espinal’s Office of Nightlife bill

As expected, the New York City Council approved Councilmember Rafael Espinal’s bill to implement an Office of Nightlife, nightlife director and Nightlife Advisory Board on Thursday. … Full Article

Wellness and utopia main themes of art show at Old Stone House

Dozens of people crammed into the upstairs of the Old Stone House Thursday in Park Slope to explore the idea of being well and searching for utopia, as artwork displayed from about 10 different artists greeted them. … Full Article

Review: In 'Crown Heights,' a wrongful conviction in Brooklyn

Matt Ruskin's "Crown Heights" takes its name from the Brooklyn neighborhood, but its story is both more pointedly individual and more broadly national than that suggests. … Full Article

Saturday in the Park: Music, food and fun at Canarsie Family Love Festival

On a beautiful, warm Saturday afternoon, Canarsie Park was filled with families enjoying a day of food, fun and music at the Canarsie Love Festival on Aug. 19. … Full Article

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