Arts and Entertainment

Plunge into 2017 with ‘Magic at Coney!!!’

New Years at Coney Island has always been a highly anticipated regional event. Thanks to the Polar Bear Plunge, Jan. 1 is the neighborhood’s second largest gathering of the year, after the summertime Mermaid’s Parade. … Full Article

First Night of Hanukkah smash hit for Park Slope Chabad

It’s the night before Christmas in Grand Army Plaza. Music fills the clear, chilly air: “Hold each other tight. Dance, dance, dance!” sings the band in hard, driving rhythms; and the human dreidels are doing just that, dancing with great leaps, arms waving ecstatically. … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership announces holiday lights to stay lit through January

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) announced on Thursday that for the first time, due to popular demand, the neighborhood’s holiday lights installation will remain lit throughout January.  Downtown Brooklyn residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the holiday lights along the distr … Full Article

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


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