Arts and Fun

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

Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo debuts red panda cubs

Two red panda cubs, one male and one female, were born at the WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo this summer and have made their public debut.    … Full Article

PHOTO: Patriotic visual treat on East River

Three cheers for the red, white and blue! This patriotic visual treat was seen on the East River on a sunny Friday  … Full Article

Controversial music festival moves from Crown Heights to Sunset Park following public protest

The show must go on for the Time Warp Music Festival — just not at its originally planned location. … Full Article

Pratt hosts ‘An Evening with the Elgorts’

On Tuesday, Pratt Institute hosted “An Evening with the Elgorts,” an intimate discussion featuring Arthur Elgort, Grethe Barrett Holby, Sophie Elgort, Warren Elgort and Ansel Elgort.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Raves: An escape for some, a nuisance for others

Deafening music. Blinding lights. Decrepit buildings. … Full Article

‘Portraits of Hunger in NYC’ exhibited at Brooklyn Historical Society

Food Bank for New York City and the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) are presenting a joint exhibition, “Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of Hunger in NYC,” which opened on Nov. 6 at the BHS (128 Pierrepont St. in Brooklyn Heights). … Full Article

Rhapsody Players sing for Saint Patrick Academy

The Rhapsody Players, a group of singers who formed several years ago for the sole purpose of raising money for charity, will be performing at a benefit concert for Saint Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge on Nov. 21. … Full Article

‘Visions of an American Dreamland’: New book and Brooklyn Museum exhibit highlight Coney Island

My parents first took me to Astroland, the amusement park at Coney Island, when I was 6 years old. The place terrified me. I told my father I never wanted to go back — and he told me I was a sissy. … Full Article

Whimsical Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park: OY/YO sculpture on view through August

By now, you’ve probably seen or heard about Brooklyn-based artist Deborah Kass’ first monumental sculpture in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s newly renovated Main Street lawn. … Full Article

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