Arts and Entertainment

Bensonhurst’s annual Santa Rosalia Feast off to another successful start

A Bensonhurst tradition continues. The annual Feast of Santa Rosalia, which starts at 68th Street and ends at Bay Ridge Parkway along 18th Avenue, also known as Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard, began last week. … Full Article

Paulie Gee’s owner opening Greenpoint slice shop this month

Paulie Giannone, owner of the beloved Greenpoint pizza shop Paulie Gee’s, is at long last opening a second location, Brooklyn Paper reported. … Full Article

Owners of Long Island Bar to open second bar in Fort Greene

The Long Island Bar at 110 Atlantic Ave. has been a local favorite in Cobble Hill and southern Brooklyn Heights for years. … Full Article

Brooklyn-born director Steve Carr discusses new ‘Freaky Friday’ remake, movie career

Steve Carr is a man of many talents. His versatile career has included stints as a graphic designer, music video producer and director of popular movies such as the Kevin James comedy “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” and Eddie Murphy’s “Daddy Day Care” and “Dr. Dolittle 2.” … Full Article

Bushwick’s 'Alabama Joe' turned love of barbecue into making and selling grills

Joe Hudson, known as “Alabama Joe,” can be found almost every day on a lot at the corner of De Sales Place and Broadway in Bushwick, making and selling his own home-built charcoal barbecue grills.  … Full Article

Spike Lee received $219,000 to produce ads for NYPD

NYPD recently gave filmmaker Spike Lee’s production company $219,113 in consulting fees to help produce ads for the de Blasio administration’s community policing initiative.  … Full Article

Brooklyn's first Chick-fil-A to open near Barclays Center

Chick-fil-A, the controversial fried-chicken chain, is soon to set up shop in Brooklyn, continuing its rapid spread through New York City. … Full Article

Japanese-French restaurant coming to former brewery building

A Tokyo restaurateur is opening a Japanese-French restaurant called Doma in the redeveloped 19th century Nassau Brewery building at 620 Franklin Ave. in Crown Heights. … Full Article

Martha Stewart to bring food, wine to Prospect Park

The USA Today Network will partner with Martha Stewart to bring the Martha Stewart Wine and Food Experience to the LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park on Saturday, Sept. … Full Article

Restauranteur to open new Downtown Brooklyn sushi, taco eateries

Versatile restaurateur Harris Salat is preparing to make a big return to Brooklyn this fall, opening a taqueria known simply as Taqueria and a sushi place named Bigeye Sushi in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

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