Arts and Fun

It’s summer time and for music fans in Southwest Brooklyn, the warm weather will bring the sounds of rock and roll, show tunes, jazz and folk music to their local parks. … Full Article

Santa leaves North Pole to come to Bay Ridge

Santa Claus left the North Pole temporarily to fly into Bay Ridge on his sleigh, landing inside Saint Anselm Catholic Academy, where he greeted children and posed for photos with his fans. … Full Article

Head-scratching over gift-giving? Maybe piece of human skull

Holiday shoppers have been flocking to a Brooklyn flea market for gifts in a category all their own, like a two-head taxidermied bird. About a dozen vendors displayed their horrific wares Sunday at the Morbid Anatomy Museum Holiday Flea Market in Gowanus. … Full Article

PHOTO: Hot Wheels in Park Slope

Santa's elves — or somebody with a sense of humor and a love of seasonal red and green — went wheel-y wild with the wrapping paper on this bicycle parked in Park Slope.  … Full Article

Rushdie receives Mailer Prize for lifetime achievement

Salman Rushdie is this year's recipient of the Mailer Prize for lifetime achievement. … Full Article

Mark Strong on life without props at 'View From the Bridge'

Mark Strong is making his Broadway debut this fall playing anti-hero Eddie Carbone in a revolutionary revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge." How revolutionary? Strong doesn't wear shoes. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society establishes Gina Ingoglia Weiner Exhibition Fund

Gina Ingoglia Weiner served on the Brooklyn Historical Society’s board of trustees with passion and dedication from 1990 to 2015. … Full Article

PHOTO: Sunset in Williamsburg

Sunset really put on a show Monday in Billyburg. At the North Williamsburg ferry pier, folks went wild snapping photos of the super-pinks clouds seen over the river and the World Trade Center. … Full Article

Brooklyn College alumna Kate Benson's Obie-Award Winning production opens in new venue

Brooklyn College alumna Kate Benson ('14 MFA) was clear when she described her Obie-award winning play, “A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes” — which opens Dec. … Full Article

On the waterfront in Bay Ridge

Some of us would rather fish than shop. A walk along the Shore Road Promenade is wonderful as well. … Full Article

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

Now that Thanksgiving is over, Brooklyn residents are starting to rev up their preparations for Christmas and Hanukkah. This past weekend, Old Saint Nick and his reindeer showed up on a lawn on 80th Street in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

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