Preparations are being finalized for the 48th Annual Ragamuffin Parade, an event that features thousands of children wearing homemade costumes marching up Third Avenue in Bay Ridge to the cheers of tens of thousands of spectators lining the streets. … Full Article
In 2000, Harvey Lichtenstein,recently retired executive director of BAM, invited Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), a modern classical theatre, to build its first home in what was previously known as the BAM Cultural District. … Full Article
On the evening of Sept. 11, the New Place Players presented William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” while 22 diners enjoyed a five-course dinner by Chef Max Henson. This event was held at the elegant intimate townhouse of Casa Duse located at 16 Prospect Park West. … Full Article
It would be hard to name three people who had more of an impact on their time than this trio had on the 20th century: Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Eleanor Roosevelt. … Full Article
A few months before she died, Joan Rivers agreed to contribute to a book about Jewish food.
She began with some old family stories and some old Jewish jokes.
"What does a Jewish woman make for dinner? Reservations." … Full Article
Brooklyn native Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females."Everyone we asked was ... busy," Streisand said. The performer almost scored one major diva: Beyonce. … Full Article
A major exhibition that opened this month featuring the works of Brooklyn artists will demonstrate the significance of the borough as a vital center for art and innovation, according to the event’s organizers. … Full Article