Arts and Entertainment

A night of celebration for the Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center

Dozens of residents from North Brooklyn and beyond gathered on Tuesday at the loft of artist Ellen Harvey to celebrate the restoration process of the decommissioned historic Firehouse Engine Co. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Snow day in Brooklyn!

Snow falls, fast and furious, in Brooklyn today, making the landmarked front gate of Green-Wood Cemetery look like a castle in Fairyland.  … Full Article

The Sonic Jungle: A 3-floor 'cultural oasis' pop-up space opening near Prospect Park

Come Feb. 25, Brooklynites will have a new reason to venture to the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens side of Prospect Park as a new three-floor, 44,000-square-foot pop-up space, dubbed The Sonic Jungle, will be coming to the neighborhood. … Full Article

Spring showed up today in Brooklyn ahead of Winter Storm Niko

Enjoy this Spring Fling while you can. Your fellow Brooklynites are out in Prospect Park today taking advantage of a Spring Fling that might last for just a few hours. … Full Article

Happy Anti-Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn

Valentine’s Day (Tuesday, Feb. 14) is largely an excuse for businesses to sell overpriced flowers, candy and wine. But knowing that doesn’t matter if you find yourself alone on the holiday. The fact is, Valentine’s Day is often the one day of the year when even secure singles feel lonely. … Full Article

Jazz in a Brooklyn Lighthouse: A tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald

When Friday rolls around and the clock strikes 5 p.m., there’s only one thing on everyone’s mind: the weekend. … Full Article

Irwin Corey, the king of comedic confusion, dies at 102

Irwin Corey, the wild-haired comedian and actor known for his improvisational riffs and nonsensical style who billed himself as "The World's Foremost Authority," died Monday at his home in Manhattan, according to his son, Richard. He was 102. … Full Article

Eagle Q&A: Tony Award winning director Garry Hynes

Twenty years ago, at the Town Hall Theatre in Galway, Ireland, the Druid Theatre Company premiered “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” written by a playwright named Martin McDonagh, who was then still in his 20s, and directed by Garry Hynes, who, along with Marie Mullen and Mick Lally, founded t … Full Article

Celebrate your Valentine's love with a visit to a wastewater treatment plant

How better to celebrate Valentine's Day than with a tour of a wastewater treatment plant? … Full Article

Party for a Cause: Williamsburg bar to donate proceeds to Planned Parenthood

Every Brooklynite has his or her own unique way of protesting an issue they’re passionate about. Some like to march. Others write letters. Many prefer to party. … Full Article

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