Arts and Fun

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) — the world’s first children’s museum — on Thursday named Brooklyn native Stephanie Hill Wilchfort as its next president and CEO. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Eco Dock opens for 2nd season on Saturday

The Bay Ridge Community Eco Dock will open for a second season of waterfront activities on June 28 and local officials are pulling out all the stops to mark the reopening, including free tours of an historic schooner and lessons on how to cultivate oysters. … Full Article

VIDEO: Montage from Coney Island's Mermaid Parade

The 32nd annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island was quite the visual spectacle of vibrant colors, outrageous costumes and groovy music filling the beachside streets. … Full Article

Brooklyn College to present acclaimed playwrights

The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will present its inaugural New Works Brooklyn festival from June 25 to 29. … Full Article

'As You Like It' is a walk in the park — Prospect Park, that is

And what is so rare as a day in June? An evening in June with Shakespeare in the Park — the Brooklyn version, that is. … Full Article

Kingsborough presents free jazz concerts on summer nights

Hey Brooklyn, we’ve got the perfect way for you to spend your Saturday nights this summer. And it won’t cost you a thing! … Full Article

Poehler, Rudd visit BAM to premiere 'They Came Together'

"A nice rule to stick to is to put funny people in comedies," actress Amy Poehler told an audience at Brooklyn Academy of Music's (BAM) Harvey Theater Monday night. … Full Article

Coney Island seniors create art to rebuild from Sandy

Senior artists at the JASA Scheuer House of Coney Island Senior Center unveiled a new mural composed of ceramic tiles, symbolizing the reconstruction of the a community devastated by Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article

De Blasio and family lead 32nd Annual Mermaid Parade

Maybe we should call him Parade-Leader-in-Chief. … Full Article

Make Music NY solstice festival plays in “hot” Brooklyn music scene

Similar to the previous eight years, the summer solstice was marked with not only the expected increased temperatures and sunburns, but also with Make Music New York (MMNY), a music festival organized by a nonprofit that takes place during the summer and winter solstices in select cities wo … Full Article

VIDEO: The Fence at Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Fence was recently unveiled at Brooklyn Bridge Park, with 238 pictures lining 1,000 feet of the beautiful park spanning from DUMBO to Brooklyn Heights and everywhere in between. … Full Article

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