Arts and Entertainment

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

Carroll Gardens gets a new vegan spot, for now

Sans, the new experimental vegan restaurant in Carroll Gardens, wants to appeal to plant-based eaters and non-vegans alike. … Full Article

Hot Bird to close in December

The bad news: Hot Bird, the popular bar on the border of Clinton Hill, Fort Greene and Prospect Heights will be closing this December, displaced by a forthcoming 29-story skyscraper from developer Hope Street Capital. The good news: They are going out with a bang. … Full Article

Leonard Bernstein honored at Green-Wood gala, kin given DeWitt Clinton Award

Green-Wood Cemetery honored the late famed composer and permanent Green-Wood resident Leonard Bernstein at its annual fundraising gala Wednesday night, while honoring the composer’s children with the DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence. … Full Article

In Deep Magenta, dancers perform silent protest of hate crimes

This Friday, five dancers coated from head-to-toe in deep magenta body paint will perform at the Brooklyn Historical Society. … Full Article

Restaurateurs, with three Eateries in new hotel, seek flavor of older Williamsburg

Restaurateurs Zeb Stewart and Jud Mongell have opened three restaurants at the new Williamsburg location of the Hoxton hotel chain. … Full Article

Miss America 2019 thanks Brooklyn for her win

Nia Imani Franklin, the Clinton Hill resident who was crowned Miss America on Sunday, says living in Brooklyn gave her the edge she needed to win the competition. … Full Article

Brooklyn Center for the Arts closes suddenly, fires entire full time staff

In a shocking and unanticipated move, Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts at Brooklyn College shut down last week, leaving all of its full-time employees without jobs. … Full Article

Salsa, gospel, ballet and more in inaugural Downtown Brooklyn arts festival

This month, Brooklyn’s arts institutions are coming together in the epicenter of the borough’s arts district to put on the first ever Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival: Discover the District. … Full Article


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