Arts and Entertainment

‘Unprecedented’ Nightlife Town Hall creates new dialogue between residents and city

Brooklyn is the only borough in the city where electricity usage actually increases after 7 p.m., according to Con Edison and Borough President Eric Adams. In other words, Brooklyn comes alive at night. … Full Article

NYC zoo elephant is being 'unlawfully imprisoned,' group says

An elephant named Happy who has lived mostly alone since her mate was fatally injured is being "unlawfully imprisoned" by a New York City zoo, according a legal petition filed Tuesday by an activist group. … Full Article

The Night Mayor’s listening tour kicks off Tuesday in Brooklyn

Want to complain about a noisy bar? Interested in knowing why New York stops alcohol sales at 4 a.m.? … Full Article

Sunset Park could be Brooklyn’s next hot neighborhood

The next hot neighborhood in Brooklyn as far as real estate is concerned might well be Sunset Park. … Full Article

Williamsburg cafe temporarily closes after accusations of alt-right ties

The Williamsburg cafe Sands at 855 Grand St. has temporarily closed after owner Guy Sands received a barrage of tweets and emails alleging that he is affiliated with white supremacist groups like the Proud Boys. … Full Article

Barbra Streisand to Trump in new song: Don't lie to me!

When Barbra Streisand started writing lyrics for her new political song, "Don't Lie to Me," she initially aimed for "very subtle" references to President Donald Trump. But she couldn't help herself. "I just went ballistic," she said. … Full Article

Postcards from Atlantic Antic, Brooklyn’s grand street fair

While this year’s edition of Atlantic Antic took place on Sunday under a cool mist—compared with last year’s record 91-degree sunshine—nothing could dampen the exuberant festival’s oversti … Full Article

Bjork prices Brooklyn Heights apartment at $9 million

Bjork, the Icelandic singer known for her eclectic repertoire, has put her Brooklyn Heights penthouse up for sale. The asking price? A cool $9 million. … Full Article

Greenpoint restaurants gain attention of Travel + Leisure

Greenpoint may now be the most exciting restaurant destination in New York City, Travel + Leisure said.  … Full Article

A Man For All Seasons: A gala honoring BAM’s Joseph V. Melillo

On Thursday night, the Brooklyn Academy of Music presented a special performance at the BAM Harvey Theater to honor Executive Producer Joseph Melillo, who, at the end of 2018, will be stepping down after 35 years from his post as founding director of the Next Wave Festival. … Full Article

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