Arts and Entertainment

Brooklyn Heights’ largest public garden: The other vista of the Heights Promenade

Thousands of tourists walk onto the Brooklyn Heights Promenade every day to capture the iconized view of lower Manhattan in their closing camera lenses and wide eyes. … Full Article

11th annual Bay Ridge Arab-American Bazaar brings families and fun to Shoreline Park

The Yemeni band was nowhere to be found when the time came for them to perform in Shoreline Park on July 9, but no one seemed to mind, particularly. … Full Article

Brooklyn Eagle interview with ‘Napoli, Brooklyn’ co-star Elise Kibler

A writer needs a computer (or if she’s old school, a pen and a pad); a photographer needs a camera and film; a painter, canvas and paint. But for an actor it’s not that simple: She needs an audience. … Full Article

Annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Giglio Festival celebrates 130 years in Williamsburg

The row of burly men grimaced, their neck veins bulged and sweat dripped from their foreheads as they strained to raise the 4-ton wood tower that symbolizes a lily. … Full Article

Barbados Festival Day is a hit in Canarsie

Saturday marked the Friends of Barbados DLP Association’s 15th annual Barbados Festival Day at Monroe Cohen Park at 108th Street and Seaview Avenue in Canarsie. … Full Article

High-octane doggy fashion show kicks off Park Slope Summer Stroll

In Brooklyn, even doggy fashion shows have after-parties with live bands featuring Tony Award-winning actors and emceed by stand-up comedians. It’s a classic Brooklyn tail — litter-ally. … Full Article

‘Lovers and Madmen’: An interview with Lear deBessonet

If ever there was summer we could use some diversion, this is it. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s underground world of illegal pets

Brooklyn is filled with proud dog-walkers, stray cats that watch lonely commuters on their late-night walks home and the occasional bird screaming through its cage out a tall window down to the streets below. … Full Article

11th annual NYC Zombie Crawl inundates North Brooklyn with undead frolics

Independence Day weekend brought long days and high heat to the streets of Williamsburg. The nation’s 141st birthday approached, an event celebrated by Americans from all walks of life. … Full Article

Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest contenders face off in Borough Hall weigh-in

The unmistakable odor of street-level charcuterie filled Borough Hall on the morning of July 3 as crews from Nathan’s Famous shuttled platters of cooked hot dogs and steam-heated buns into the building’s main reception area. … Full Article

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