Arts and Fun

When you enter Ferdinando’s Focacceria, you are sure to encounter owner Francesco ‘Frank’ Buffa, a slight, silver-haired Sicilian, engaged in light conversation with a neighbor or friend, or  … Full Article

BAMcinématek to present ‘Les Blank’: A documentary retrospective

From Tuesday, Sept. 2 through Sept. 10, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) BAMcinématek will present "Les Blank," a 17-film retrospective of the legendary documentarian and frequent Werner Herzog collaborator. … Full Article

Marvel heroes and villains fight it out — Live at Barclays

Marvel Entertainment, which muscled into pop culture with comic books, TV cartoons and movies, is gambling on attracting new fans as it tackles 3-D — but forget the silly glasses. … Full Article

Made In Brooklyn: Florida doo wop pair embraces Brooklyn roots

Rick and Lisa Howard, both Brooklyn natives, have been married for 22 years and performed together since 1984. … Full Article

Pols add more free yoga lessons in Shore Road Park

Bay Ridge is becoming a yoga lover’s paradise! … Full Article

Summer Stroll delights thousands on Third Avenue

Summer Stroll on Third is becoming one of the premiere warm weather events in Brooklyn, according to organizers, who said the three nights it has taken place so far have proven to be so successful, they are considering asking the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) to allow them to h … Full Article

Brooklyn Ballet’s ‘Summer Intensive’ provides classical training

Brooklyn Ballet, a nonprofit dance company serving Brooklyn’s diverse communities, is offering Next Step Summer Intensive, a program open to dancers ages 8–18, designed to give each participant a solid technical foundation based in classical training. … Full Article

Win one of FIVE sets of family four-packs to Marvel Universe Live at Barclays Center

Win one of FIVE sets of Family Four-Packs to Marvel Universe Live! at Barclay's Center, Aug. 13-17. 
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‘The Beekeeper’ reveals competitive world of NYC Beekeeping

Honey bees have always been a part of New York City life, with beehives dotting the roofs of hospitals, orphanages and tenements. But as the city became more cosmopolitan, beekeeping gradually fell out of fashion, and it was banned outright in 1999. … Full Article

Last chance to see ‘Ai Weiwei: According to What?’ at Brooklyn Museum

"Ai Weiwei: According to What?" closes this Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Brooklyn Museum. … Full Article

Your handy guide to Summer Stroll on 3rd

Musical performances, a scavenger hunt and an outdoor art gallery will all be part of the next Summer Stroll on 3rd as the Bay Ridge event moves south for its next two dates. … Full Article

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