Arts and Fun

Review: 'A View From the Bridge' is haunting, impassioned

If you think you've seen Arthur Miller's dark classic "A View From the Bridge" enough times, think again. … Full Article

Brooklyn Museum to house American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn

Two Brooklyn jewelers, a handbag designer, a potter, a woodworker/furniture maker and a woodworker whose studios are in Fort Greene, Gowanus, Park Slope, Sunset Park and Williamsburg will be among 90 exhibitors at the third American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum on Nov. … Full Article

A new wave of odd Brooklyn Bridge mementos

Remember Me Eternally — with an elastic ponytail holder tied to the Brooklyn Bridge? There's a fresh crop of odd mementos dangling from the world-famous bridge, in addition to the “locks of love” that have garnered so much media attention. … Full Article

Brooklyn Jewish Children's Museum exhibit highlights tradition of Syrian-Jewish metalworkers

To the Jewish community in Syria, the art of metalworking is a rich cultural tradition.  For generations, mothers and fathers have trained their children to master the delicate skill of shaping brass, silver and copper into stunning ornamental objects, and for good reason. … Full Article

National Beard Championships come to Brooklyn

From the Hasidic community of Borough Park to the hipster haven of Williamsburg, Brooklyn is known for being home to some amazing beards. So it was only natural that the National Beard and Moustache Championships were held at Kings Theatre in Flatbush on Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Children’s Museum partners with award-winning grilled cheese truck

Two of Crown Heights’ local gems have recently joined forces. Morris, best known for its award-winning grilled cheese truck, The Morris Truck, has partnered with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) to provide food and beverage service for the museum’s café. … Full Article

827 Brooklyn teens come to Met Museum

On Oct. 16, more than 800 Brooklyn teens came to the Metropolitan Museum within the span of three hours for Teens Take the Met — a special evening of activities for teens, featuring more than 55 cultural institutions from all five boroughs. … Full Article

Shoppers camp out overnight in Brooklyn for shot at Balmain/ H&M collection

Shoppers spent the night in camp chairs on the sidewalk outside the H&M store on Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn Wednesday night, hoping to get first shot at H&M’s collaboration with luxury designer Balmain. … Full Article

'Brooklyn' bridges life and fiction for Saoirse Ronan

The 1950s coming-of-age drama "Brooklyn" takes place in a rural Ireland town and in the New York borough, but it more properly exists somewhere in between, suspended between the pull of new adventure and the pangs of homesickness, the thrill of the future and the tug of the past. … Full Article

Trio brings cutting edge music to Art on the Corner

An innovative trio with the unique name of 8 Strings & a Whistle is bringing its sophisticated brand of music to Bay Ridge. … Full Article


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