Arts and Entertainment

Brooklyn Heights native getting rave reviews for role in Manchester by the Sea

Brooklyn Heights native Lucas Hedges is receiving critical acclaim and Oscar buzz for his powerful performance as Patrick in writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea.” The film, produced in part by Matt Damon, is about the troubled Lee Chandler, played by Casey Affleck, a B … Full Article

BP Adams delivers thousands of donated holiday toys to Brooklyn’s underserved youth

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams distributed more than 3,330 toys for underserved youth throughout Brooklyn this holiday season. … Full Article

World's best sports photographers gather at Brooklyn Museum for roundtable discussion

While the majority of Brooklynites were cozying up in front of the fire during last week’s arctic blast, hundreds of people braved the cold to attend a roundtable discussion at the Brooklyn Museum featuring a group of renowned photographers who have shot some of the most iconic moments in sports  … Full Article

Google team brings holiday cheer to The League Center’s grown-up clientele

Organizations in both the public and private sector go out of their way to provide gifts and holiday cheer to the less fortunate, especially when they’re children who suffer catastrophic illnesses or developmental disabilities. … Full Article

Award-winning BRIC TV debuts revealing documentary on the Right To Know Act

Since its inception last year, award-winning cable TV and digital network BRIC TV has strived to publicize and expose the lesser-known issues affecting Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn Kindergarten Society Yuletide Gala fills Brooklyn Heights Casino

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined hundreds of black-tie clad celebrants to participate in the 97th annual Brooklyn Kindergarten Society Yuletide Gala on Dec. 10. Since its inception in 1920, the gala has become a significant Brooklyn tradition. … Full Article

Broadway Stages & 94th Precinct host community Christmas party

The 94th Precinct Community Council joined forces with Broadway Stages to bring holiday cheer to children and families from all over North Brooklyn, staging a holiday party, buffet and visits with Santa Claus in Stages’ Meserole Avenue building. … Full Article

Bushwick nightclub ‘House of Yes’ to host Oakland warehouse fire fundraiser

Although Oakland, California is more than 2,900 miles away from Brooklyn, that isn't stopping a group of courageous club owners from raising money for the victims and families of the Dec. 2 Oakland warehouse fire that claimed the lives of at least 36 people. … Full Article

Frank Seddio hosts annual holiday house lighting dedicated to Ken Thompson

Kings County Democratic Chairman Frank Seddio held his much-anticipated house lighting extravaganza on Sunday, Dec. 4. Each year Seddio invites family, friends, elected officials, community leaders and children of all ages to attend this festive event. … Full Article

Whiskey tasting raises funds and spirits at The Old Stone House

Whiskey warmed hearts and filled coffers in Washington Park’s Old Stone House as supporters gathered to compare aromatic spirits and sample wood-fired herbed breads and pastries. … Full Article

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