Arts and Entertainment

Life on Tour: England’s hottest DJ talks Brooklyn

For internationally renowned DJ Hot Since 82, born Daley Padley, life on the road can be demanding. As one of the most sought-after artists in the world with gigs in a new country every day, life on tour can be arduous, but for the London-based musician, Brooklyn feels just like home. … Full Article

Brooklyn Academy of Music honors Martin Luther King Jr.’s 88th birthday

“We’ve been deputized by history,” said NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio as he stood at the podium of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House. “We gather at a moment when we’re all feeling so much.” … Full Article

Faux-spring fling in Brooklyn Bridge Park

For a few hours on Thursday, it was spring in January. … Full Article

Harvard Krokodiloes sing to benefit NYC’s HOPE Program

Harvard’s venerable and talented Krokodiloes a cappella singing group put their motto “nunc est cantandum,” or “now is the time to sing,” to work during a recent benefit for The HOPE Program in the Brooklyn Heights Casino. … Full Article

Only in Brooklyn: New Year’s Eve celebrated in former submarine manufacturing plant

New Year’s Eve in Brooklyn is one of the busiest nights of the year. The holiday resembles a music festival as an influx of the world’s top musicians flock to the borough. This year was no exception with dozens of events boasting incredible lineups. … Full Article

Annual Brooklyn Three Kings Day Parade celebrates its 20th anniversary

New York’s largest cultural and traditional celebration of the Christian holiday of the Epiphany celebrated its 20th anniversary on Sunday with a festive parade. The annual Three Kings Day Parade took place at the intersections of Meeker Street and Avenue of Puerto … Full Article

Born in Brooklyn: Late comedian Joey Adams would be 106

The late Brooklyn-born actor, author and comedian Joey Adams, who was born Joseph Abramowitz, would celebrate his 106th birthday today. The borough favorite grew up in Brownsville, a predominantly Jewish section of the borough at the time of his birth in 1911, and he attended P.S. … Full Article

Coney Island’s Polar Bear Club greets 2017 in typical chilly style

“We’re freezin’ for a reason!” exhorts the web page Camp Sunshine dedicates to one of its principal benefactors — The Coney Island Polar Bear Club — which stages its annual Coney Island Polar Bear New Year’s Day Swim to raise funds for families to attend the summer camp for seriously ill ch … Full Article

Top 10 outside-the-box ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Brooklyn

Tired of trekking into Times Square to watch the ball drop? Don’t leave the borough this year and try one or a few of these outside-the-box New Year’s Eve celebrations in Brooklyn. There’s something for everyone. 1. New Year’s Eve Grand Army Plaza Fireworks Show … Full Article


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