Arts and Fun

The construction of a new exhibit at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) New York Aquarium, “Ocean Wonders: Sharks!” has risen high above the Coney Island Boardwalk. … Full Article

Cavaliere Ufficiale Aldo Mancusi receives title of Commendatore from Italian government

On June 2, Cavaliere Ufficiale Aldo Mancusi was presented with the title of commendatore, signed by the president of Italy, at the Italian Consulate at Park Avenue and 68th Street in New York. … Full Article

Make Music New York sponsors free outdoor Brooklyn performances

Returning for its ninth year, Make Music New York (MMNY) will celebrate music on a grand scale with a mix of more than 1,000 free, outdoor concerts throughout all five boroughs on June 21, the first day of summer.  … Full Article

‘A Box Came To Brooklyn’ to have world premiere June 13

Neighbors living on a quiet Brooklyn street wake up one morning to find a mysterious box sitting on their block. How did it get there? What does it mean? … Full Article

Hey Drea, welcome to Bay Ridge

"Sopranos" actress Drea de Matteo hit the streets of Bay Ridge Wednesday afternoon -- or more specifically, 68th Street. … Full Article

Live at BAM: "A Human Being Died That Night"

You don't have to watch or read much news to ascertain that America's unresolved racial problems have bubbled back to the surface of our collective social consciousness over the past year or so. … Full Article

Fulton Mall Remix brings urban music, art, dance to Downtown Brooklyn

Tonight and tomorrow evening, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and Ralph McDaniels, founder of Video Music Box, will host the Fulton Mall Remix. … Full Article

‘The Seed Experience’ eco-festival coming to Greenpoint

The Seed Experience 2015, a two-day festival that focuses on living a healthy, compassionate and eco-friendly lifestyle, will take place this year on June 21 and 22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St., Greenpoint. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Garden Club picks window box winners

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was on hand on Thursday for the announcement of the winners of the Window Box Contest, sponsored by the Brooklyn Heights Garden Club, and congratulated the organization, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary, for organizing the contest. … Full Article

Antique cars, trucks land at Floyd Bennett Field

On a sunny day, it's not unusual to see cars parked next to the old air traffic control tower at Floyd Bennett Field. But last weekend, the machines parked in gleaming rows before the historic building were also from another era. … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater encourages young performers’ show biz dreams

Christopher Saad and Laura Downey are both young but they have already built up impressive resumes in theater and each will now get the chance to continue their studies in the arts thanks to a Bay Ridge group whose mission is to encourage a love of the arts. … Full Article

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