Arts and Entertainment

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, an Irish folk song adapted for NYC

The late Irish balladeer Glen Curtin had recorded a version of the Irish/Australian folk song “If We Only Had Old Ireland Over Here,” altering the lyrics to reflect life in New York. … Full Article

Born in Brooklyn: Songwriter Vic Mizzy’s remarkable career took him from Brooklyn to ‘Green Acres’

Anyone who grew up in the ’60s or ’70s is familiar with “The Addams Family” theme song. … Full Article

Study: Despite problems, music increasingly rocks NYC’s economy

As singer-songwriter John Prine would say, New York City’s music business is doing “pretty good, not bad, I can’t complain,” according to a study released on Wednesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin. … Full Article

'La La Land' casting director graduated from Bishop Kearney High

Bishop Kearney, a private, all-girls Roman Catholic high school at 2202 60th St. in Bensonhurst, can proudly boast that one of its alumni has worked on the Academy Award-winning film “La La Land.”  … Full Article

Immigration brings best of Danish cuisine to Downtown Brooklyn

Claudi and Lone Kofod, owners of Bornholm, have one incredible story to tell about how they came to open their unique new restaurant in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Faces Behind The Food: Simpsons trivia night, March Madness & Trump's hair

Custom House on Montague Street might be the safest place in town these days. Lots of court personnel, law enforcement officers and district attorneys love the place. … Full Article

Prospect Park Zoo debuts wreathed hornbill exhibit

Wreathed hornbills (Rhyticeros undulates) have been on exhibit seasonally at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo since 2014, but recent renovations to the Rotunda Gallery in the zoo’s Animal Lifestyles building included the creation … Full Article

Bitingly funny 'Skin of Our Teeth' at Theatre for a New Audience's Polonsky Shakespeare Center

That's a dinosaur in the Antrobus family's living room, with a woolly mammoth by its side. … Full Article

Heights and Hills and BloomAgainBklyn to host event at Heights Casino

On March 9, Heights and Hills and BloomAgainBklyn will team up to host an "An Evening of Flowers and Giving" at The Heights Casino.  The event features two of the city's leading floral designers from Opalia Flowers and FlowerSchool New York — Phoebe Crary and Meghan Riley.  … Full Article

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