Arts and Entertainment

Sheepshead Bay Sailing Club rings in new season

As Brooklyn in the new century rediscovers and develops its waterfront from Newtown Creek in Greenpoint through Brooklyn Bridge Park and Gowanus to Coney Island, a dedicated group of Brooklynites in Sheepshead Bay have cherished a connection to the water since 1932. … Full Article

BRIC wins 2 NY Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Television

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

Pre-K students participate in 'Bay Ridge Rocks' art project

Students from Our Saviour’s Lutheran Preschool recently participated in Bay Ridge Rocks, a local community-based art experience that has children of all ages searching for painted rocks hidden throughout Bay Ridge. … Full Article

20th Annual Brooklyn Film Festival announces lineup of 122 films

The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), presented this year by Stella Artois, announced on Monday the film lineup for the 2017 edition. The festival will open on Friday, June 2 at returning BFF venue, the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. … Full Article

There are only 17 places in Brooklyn where you can legally dance

When Friday arrives, there’s only one thing on everyone’s mind: the weekend. … Full Article

Women's Council of Realtors hosts Bay Ridge fundraiser

The Brooklyn chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) held its annual spring fashion show on Wednesday at the Fort Hamilton Army Base Officer’s Club. Sixty people attended the fundraising event, which included raffles and a jewelry sale held to benefit cystic fibrosis. … Full Article

Tony winner Lena Hall, plus icons of Brooklyn’s new century highlight St. Ann’s Warehouse gala

On the first Monday in June, St. Ann’s Warehouse will bring together, within its historic walls, some of the most iconic and transformative forces of Brooklyn in the new century. … Full Article

A new kind of music conference is born at Brooklyn Bowl

Relix Magazine, a 43-year-old music rag born in a Grateful Dead concert parking lot, hosted its first ever Live Music Conference at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg on May 10. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Casino celebrates Walt Whitman at age 198

Walt Whitman’s May 8 birthday party (his actual birthday falls on the 31st) was a reading officiated by Nate Chura. Nate is the moderator of The Heights Casino Speakers Program, in addition to his career as a professional tennis player and writer. … Full Article

Riverkeeper’s 6th annual sweep brings a spit & polish to the Hudson River & tributaries

Riverkeeper’s sixth annual sweep brought volunteers in to clean 90 sites along the Hudson River Valley on May 6, from Albany to Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

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