Arts and Entertainment

NYPD recently gave filmmaker Spike Lee’s production company $219,113 in consulting fees to help produce ads for the de Blasio administration’s community policing initiative.  … Full Article

Well-known chef brings her blue tacos to Gowanus bar

Acclaimed chef Denisse Lina Chavez, who has moved between restaurants quite a lot in the past few years, is now making her well-known El Atoradero tacos at Parklife, an indoor and outdoor bar in Gowanus.  … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Threes Brewing wins New York Craft Brewing competition

A Brooklyn brewery has once again been chosen as the best craft beer in New York state.  … Full Article

Food of Chinese Muslim group comes to Sheepshead Bay

A new restaurant in Sheepshead Bay is probably the first and only restaurant in Brooklyn to offer the food of the Dungans, an ethnic group of Chinese Muslims who were expelled from China in the 19th century after an unsuccessful uprising and now live in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan … Full Article

NYC looks to open film production center at Sunset Park's Bush Terminal

Sunset Park could become Sunset Boulevard if a plan by the de Blasio administration to turn a portion of Bush Terminal into a film and television production center becomes a reality. … Full Article

Emily Warren Roebling musical heading to Scotland, at the world’s largest art festival

When the high school drama team Troupe #7892 found out it was the only student group from New York selected to attend the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland, the world largest arts festival, the students knew they had to come up with an original show. … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn sushi emporium specializes in hand rolls

While sushi is considered a delicacy today, the sushi hand rolls at Daigo Hand Roll Bar in the DeKalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn hearken back to the days when sushi was first offered as a snack in the roadside stalls of Edo (today’s Tokyo), Japan in the early 19th century. … Full Article

Australian-style breakfasts invade New York, Brooklyn

Australian-style breakfasts have become increasingly popular in New York City, especially in neighborhoods like Greenpoint and Williamsburg, thanks to the proliferation of Austral … Full Article

BrooklynONE finds perfect setting For ‘godspell’: Church

The altar inside Redeemer Saint John’s Lutheran Church will be turned into performance space for a weekend as actors from a local theater company bring a religious-inspired musical to life in the Dyker Heights sanctuary. … Full Article

Bay Ridge comedy duo brings laugh riot to TV

Mike Rizzo and Brian Bonz could turn out to be the Cheech and Chong of 21st-century America. … Full Article

Stroll through Brooklyn Botanic Garden before the rain returns

The lilies are lovely to look at this time of year. You should see them when there's a break in the weather.

The fine fleurs can be found in the Cranford Rose Garden. … Full Article

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