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Atlantic Antic packs Downtown Brooklyn

Live bands, grilled corn, sardines and sausages, belly dancing, beer, tables piled high with artisanal goods, ponies, vintage buses and Borough President Marty Markowitz were just some of the attractions at the 2013 Atlantic Antic. … Full Article

DUMBO Arts Festival: Arts from many cultures, and zany fun

DUMBO
Art in its myriad forms took over DUMBO’s streets, garages, galleries and studios this weekend at the DUMBO Arts Festival, and thousands visited the neighborhood to take in the sights and sounds. … Full Article

DUMBO Arts Festival to transform waterfront into art playground

DUMBO
From an audio-visual projection spanning the Manhattan Bridge Archway to a massive ever-shifting quilt in Brooklyn Bridge Park to an ancient ship festooned with drawings by New York City students on the East River, the 17th Annual DUMBO Arts Festival, sponsored by AT&T and Two Trees, wi … Full Article

‘Bubbles of Hope’ to bounce through DUMBO Arts Festival on Saturday

DUMBO
One of the many spectacles taking place during this weekend’s 2013 DUMBO Arts Festival is "Bubbles of Hope," a “joyous” choreographed procession through th … Full Article

Brooklyn shows its ‘genius’ with four MacArthur winners

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn has a flair for genius: Nine of the 24 MacArthur Fellows who will be receiving so-called “genius grants” this year are from the New York area, and four of them hail from Brooklyn. … Full Article

You get just once chance to preview the new Governors Island park site

New York City
What a weekend it’s shaping up to be. Events include not only the Atlantic Antic and the DUMBO Art Festival in Brooklyn, but also an opportunity to preview the new $250 million park construction site at Governors Island. … Full Article

Theatre for a New Audience presents ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’ at newly-named Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Tickets are now on sale for Theatre for a New Audience’s inaugural production of “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal, at the  … Full Article

At the Atlantic Antic, Marty Markowitz will finally be crowned ‘King of Brooklyn’

Brooklyn Boro
After years of reigning as Brooklyn’s unofficial monarch, Borough President Marty Markowitz will finally be officially crowned as “King of Brooklyn” on Sunday’s 39th Annual Atlantic Antic. … Full Article

Chess lovers flock to Montague Street for outdoor fun at Summer Space

Brooklyn Heights
The second of two Summer Space events on Montague St. took place last Sunday, Sept. … Full Article

'Forever Brooklyn' captures spirit of borough

Brooklyn Boro
A 20-month project created by local Brooklyn filmmaker Francesco Paciocco , "Forever Brooklyn" is a 4-minute film that conveys the spirit, culture, and hustle of Brooklyn. Spanning 20+ neighborhoods, the film infuses familiar imagery with a fresh point of view. … Full Article

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