Arts and Fun

Drivers who frequent Manhattan’s West Side Highway may be accustomed to seeing people performing somersaults, rolls and flips high in the sky above Pier 40 at Trapeze School New York’s (TSNY) … Full Article

Brooklyn braces for a (small) invasion of the Cobbers

The mascot of Concordia College is a giant walking ear of corn (snarling but friendly), wearing green corn husks for trousers. The institution’s motto is “Fear the Ear!” … Full Article

Barbra Streisand returns to Brooklyn as part of North American tour

About two hours before the start of Barbra Streisand’s sold-out Barclays Center concert on Thursday night, the skies over Brooklyn opened and a torrential downpour ensued. Then, as quickly as it began, it ended. … Full Article

Coney Island's a refuge during heat waves

This is why there are beaches. For heat waves. The People's Playground — AKA Coney Island — is just a subway ride away when Brooklynites need to take refuge from stifling summer weather. … Full Article

Captain America is just a kid from Brooklyn after all

Marvel Comics legendary character Captain America routed costumed villains, an unexpected summer rain squall, equatorial humidity and a smattering of local naysayers — who found his presence in a public park inappropriate — to delight fans with the formal unveiling of a bronze likeness in P … Full Article

Working on Greenest Block Contest brings people together in Flatbush

Stroll along 25th Street in Flatbush on a warm summer day. … Full Article

Final Summer Stroll event set for Aug. 12

Already basking in the glory of three successful Summer Stroll on 3rd nights held earlier this summer, the Merchants of Third Avenue group is busy preparing for the fourth and final stroll this Friday, Aug. 12. … Full Article

At Prospect Park Zoo, bird Looks like it's wearing white hoodie over orange head

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) says two painted storks are making their public debut at the Prospect Park Zoo. … Full Article
Steve Duncan Explains What Urban Exploration Really Means

Video: Steve Duncan explains what urban exploration really means

In this Brooklyn Eagle video, our Scott Enman talks to Brooklyn urban explorer Steve Duncan— profiled here – about the meaning of an urban explo … Full Article

How polka dots are bringing Bay Ridge together

There’s a polka dot party going on in Bay Ridge and everyone is invited to join the fun. … Full Article

A Talk With Steve Duncan: Brooklyn’s urban explorer, daredevil and sewer man

Speaking with Steve Duncan, it’s hard to keep up with all of his exploits. Whether he’s causing a traffic jam by climbing a New York City bridge or being swarmed by military police outside the Moscow Kremlin, one thing is for sure: his life is anything but ordinary.  … Full Article

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