Arts and Fun

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) is presenting its inaugural “Off-Broadway in the Boros” event on Friday, July 29, featuring a free outdoor performance of award-winnin … Full Article

Island hopping, mountain climbing and soul-searching

The arrival of a new book by Russell Banks— whether a novel, story collection, nonfiction or poetry— is cause for celebration. He is, quite simply, one of our finest writers. Even when his game is slightly off, he’s still got better stuff than anyone else in the rotation. … Full Article

Contestants preparing for Senior Idol auditions on Sept. 12

If you’re older than 50 and think you have singing talent, here’s your chance to prove yourself. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Summer Stroll off to fast start

The Merchants of Third Avenue invited people to come and take a summer stroll on the avenue on a hot summer night, and thousands of folks took them up on the offer. … Full Article

Go tell it on Twitter: #RichardIIIisBloodyGood

Bad to the bone. That's our Richard. As in Richard III, one of the most mesmerizing villains in all of Shakespeare. … Full Article

Famed actor Darren Criss performs in Fort Greene Park

Actor Darren Criss, known for his roles in the TV show “Glee” and the Broadway production of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” made a surprise appearance today in Fort Greene Park for “Broadway in the Boros,” an initiative run by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment to bring free Broadway mus … Full Article

10 things you didn’t know about Brooklyn Bridge Park

On any given weekend, hundreds of thousands of visitors are drawn to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) for its lush lawns, breathtaking views, state-of-the-art athletic facilities and hundreds of free events. … Full Article

Salsa Sunset Sundays: Industry City hosting free salsa dance series

On select Sundays throughout the summer, Industry City will host Salsa Sunset Sundays, a free event offering live music, dancing, family activities and a pop-up market with local businesses. … Full Article

Brooklyn native John Turturro seeks truth in HBO's 'Night Of' murder mystery

In the security line at a Manhattan courthouse, Jack Stone empties the pockets of his floppy overcoat and piles the plastic bin to near capacity. … Full Article

9/11 Museum stages art exhibition rife with reality

To mark the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, the 9/11 memorial museum is staging an art exhibition that in some cases uses actual remnants of the day of terror in works that convey both grief and tenderness. … Full Article

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