Arts and Entertainment

On Thursday, March 2, the Manhattan Bridge will become a unique setting to witness some of the largest outdoor video art installations in New York City. … 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

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

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