Arts and Fun

Whiskey warmed hearts and filled coffers in Washington Park’s Old Stone House as supporters gathered to compare aromatic spirits and sample wood-fired herbed breads and pastries. … Full Article

Brooklyn Peaches perform dazzling synchronized swim show

On Saturday, June 25, the Brooklyn Peaches put on a synchronized swim show extravaganza. They entertained the audience by swimming to the sounds of David Bowie and Prince. … Full Article

Bastille Day 2016: Brooklyn’s Smith Street preps for its annual French invasion

Thousands make the pilgrimage to Smith Street in Boerum Hill every year for the largest -- and definitely the most convivial -- Bastille Day celebration in the U.S. Roughly 20,000 attendees are expected this year. … Full Article

Scientists now listening for whales in New York waters with real-time acoustic buoy

Scientists working for WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) New York Aquarium, which is located in Coney Island, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) now have an ear for the New York region’s biggest voices and singers: the whales of New York Bight. … Full Article

Subway musical 'In Transit' to emerge on Broadway this fall

"In Transit," a long-gestating, a cappella romantic comedy set in the New York City subway, has found the express train to Broadway. … Full Article

Tasty treats abound on Fifth Avenue

Fresh off its successful Fifth Avenue Spring Festival held earlier this month, the Bay Ridge Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) is getting set to host another fun-filled event. … Full Article

Brooklyn Goes to Williamstown: An interview with playwright Martyna Majok

On an unseasonably cold, blustery night in early May, I had the pleasure of attending, for the 12th time, the Juilliard Drama Division’s annual Playwrights Evening at the Pershing Square Signature Center on Theatre Row. … Full Article

Joy Of Brooklyn: Joy Behar inducted into Welcome Back to Brooklyn Walk of Fame

Multi-talented renaissance woman Joy Behar is this year’s inductee to the Celebrity Path at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The initiation will serve as the highlight of the “Welcome Back to Brooklyn” celebration.  The event is presented by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. … Full Article

Despite Orlando tragedy, Brooklyn not going to stop dancing, BP Adams says

The Brooklyn kick-off to NYC Dance Week, which takes place through June 25, transformed Downtown’s Albee Square into an open air dance studio on Thursday. … Full Article

Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn coming to Park Slope

Brooklyn-Puppetry Arts New York will host its annual Puppetry Arts Festival in Park Slope this year with an array of crafts, puppet shows and special guests. The festival takes place on June 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the J.J. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Atlantic Ave. & 5th Ave. to become music hot spots on Tuesday

Atlantic Avenue is pulling out all the stops on Tuesday as part of Make Music New York, the live music festival that takes place across the city on June 21, the longest day of the year. … Full Article


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