The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its Second Annual Italian Restaurant Week, which will take place Oct. 8 to 15, with a commencement party on Oct. 7 at Il Centro in Bensonhurst. … Full Article
A public performance piece by artist Dread Scott, “On the Impossibility of Freedom in a Country Founded on Slavery and Genocide” is coming to DUMBO for a one-time only performance on Oct. 7. … Full Article
It was Bay Ridge’s biggest weekend of the year, and it gave the neighborhood a chance to roll out the red carpet to show visitors what the community is all about — being a small town in the big city. … Full Article
Groundbreaking filmmaker David Cronenberg, known for “History of Violence,” “The Fly” and “Crash,” is coming to St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights for the release party for his first novel, “Consumed,” on Oct. 2. … Full Article
Thousands of art lovers and fun-seekers have been packing DUMBO’s streets, studios and galleries for this weekend’s DUMBO Arts Festival 2014, which continues on Sunday, Sept. 28 from noon to 6 p.m.
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Bushwick artist Mary Mihelic is in the process of creating 53 artworks inspired by the courage of the 53 girls who escaped the Boko Haram by running for their lives during an attack at their school. … Full Article
The DUMBO Arts Festival has announced its exciting 18th celebration of art on the waterfront, featuring “big headed” critics, hydroponic tomato plant sculptures, a traveling dance party, a tour of DUMBO’s industrial history and much more. … Full Article