Arts and Fun

Brooklyn Bridge Park announces 2014 summer lineup of free events

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) are kicking off summer with an exciting array of free events, offering to visitors unique cultural, educational and recreational activities, as well as expanded opportunities to volunteer and support the world-class waterf … Full Article

Willowtown’s Spring Fair to feature pet parade and karaoke

A pet parade and more than two hours of karaoke are new features of this year’s Willowtown Spring Fair, sponsored by the Willowtown Association.  The fair will take place Saturday, May 17, from 12-5 p.m. the full length of Willow Place in Brooklyn Heights.  … Full Article

Bike helmet giveaway Tuesday at Brooklyn Public Library

Getting ready for this Saturday's "Bike the Branches" in Brooklyn? The Brooklyn Public Library and the NYC Department of Transportation are pairing up on Tuesday, May 13 from 4:30-6 p.m. to give away free bicycle helmets at BPL's Central branch, at 10 Grand Army Plaza. … Full Article

Ann Hampton Callaway sings ‘Barbra Streisand Songbook’

Brooklyn icon Barbra Streisand is getting the ultimate borough tribute – an evening devoted to her songs – at a special concert at Kingsborough Community College on Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Botanic Garden's famed cherry blossoms are a Mom magnet

Worth The Wait. The puffy pink blossoms of Brooklyn Botanic Garden's famed Cherry Esplanade are perfection. You're lucky – the iconic trees hit their peak later than usual. You can get a good look for yourself if you go soon. … Full Article

"Girls" is filming in Brooklyn, in a Victorian Flatbush home

Attention Lena Dunham fans! The HBO hit "Girls" is filming in Victorian Flatbush this week - and this house on Westminster Road was where it was happening Wednesday. … Full Article

City Museum presents 1960s Coney Island photos

The Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan is presenting “In a World of Their Own: Coney Island Photographs by Aaron Rose, 1961-1963,” the first exhibition of the photographer’s images of sunbathers and swimmers at Brooklyn’s most famous beach. … Full Article

Concert to raise money for Dyker Heights Military Postage Fund

A project that started at the beginning of the Iraq War to give Brooklyn families the chance to mail letters and packages for free to their loved ones serving in combat is still going strong 11 years later. … Full Article

Brooklyn Museum presents ‘Inside Out’

In a new exhibit, “Inside Out: Perceptions and Reflections of Self,” at the Brooklyn Museum, 12 artists with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), explore the concept of self — both internally and what is projected … Full Article

Williamsburg couple’s marriage is full of ‘Nunsense’

Alex Farlow and Alyssa Somers Farlow enjoy a good laugh together, as many happily married couples do. But they’re letting you in on the fun, too. … Full Article

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