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

Who’s the Boss of Brooklyn? Tony Danza, of course

Tony Danza is truly a jack of all trades. He is an actor, author, dancer, boxer and teacher, among other things. Danza has enjoyed one of the most long-lived careers in television, and he continues to find new avenues for his talents.   … Full Article

Bay Ridge Community Council Halloween contest creates spooky store windows

Spooky, spectacular scenes can be found on dozens of store windows in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, thanks to talented students from local schools who took part in the Bay Ridge Community Council’s 64th Annual Halloween Art Contest on Oct. 25. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Halloween nightlife guide

It’s not until the parades have ended and the last pieces of candy have been passed out that the true fun begins in Brooklyn on Halloween. … Full Article

Mysterious ‘House of Wax’ bar has Brooklyn buzzing

Curious, macabre, odd and even a bit disturbing. These words are not typically used to describe a bar, but House of Wax, a standalone lounge housed in the new Alamo Drafthouse cinema at City Point on the edge of Fulton Mall, is not your typical Brooklyn watering hole. … Full Article

BRIC’s annual gala merges art, commerce, fun

“Gonzo” master of ceremonies Willy Appelman moves around the floor like a young Bob Barker invoking Elvis. … Full Article

One interpretation of Bob Dylan’s iconic Brooklyn Watchtower lyric

Bob Dylan is the first songwriter ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.  His career spans nearly six decades and he’s still out there performing, writing and recording new music. … Full Article

Brooklyn-based artisans and artists to exhibit at Brooklyn Museum’s Fine Art Craft Show

Six artisans and one artist from Park Slope, Fort Greene, Ditmas Park, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Gowanus, Bay Ridge and Bushwick will exhibit their jewelry, furniture, fine art and pottery along with 83 others at the fourth American Fine Craft Show at the Brooklyn Museum on Nov. 19-20. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Claire Danes and cast of ‘Homeland’ at Brooklyn Borough Hall

Actress Claire Danes appears in a meditative mood as the cast and crew of “Homeland” took over Brooklyn Borough Hall’s plaza and steps on Monday. Danes plays Carrie Mathison, a bipolar CIA agent in the award-winning series, which premieres its sixth season on Jan. 15. … Full Article

Rainy weather fails to squelch Halloween festivities in Greenpoint

Day-long rain and chill winds failed to dampen a pair of Greenpoint community festivals this past Saturday, starting with the Greenpoint Town Square’s 13th annual Halloween Parade and Spooktacular. … Full Article

Hundreds flock to East Williamsburg for the ‘Blocktoberfest’ beer festival

Although Saturday’s weather was wet and windy, the inclement conditions didn’t stop hundreds of beer lovers from congregating at The Well in East Williamsburg for the third annual “Blocktoberfest” beer festival. … Full Article

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