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

Bed-Stuy's Fulton Art Fair celebrates the artists of the African diaspora

Art. Outdoors. Among Bed-Stuy brownstones. What could be better? Fulton Art Fair is an annual open-air celebration of the artists of the African diaspora that dates back to the dawn of the Civil Rights movement – and everyone's invited. … Full Article

Dancing in spring the olde way, on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Ritual “Morris” dancers descended on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade Thursday evening to celebrate the coming of the spring equinox. … Full Article

Steve De Maio hosts Opera Night at Columbus Citizens Foundation

The “opera nights” at the elegant Columbus Citizens Foundation at 8 E. 69th Street in Manhattan combining opera and food are an opera lover’s dream. It was a pleasure to be greeted by Board of Governors member Anthony Correra and his wife Maria.  … Full Article

'For Locals, by Locals’ wraps series in Crown Heights

“It’s been a great season,” Avi Werde said, reflecting on the third series of ‘For Locals, by Locals,’ a weekly talent showcase in Crown Heights. … Full Article

'Skeleton Crew' author to read, discuss work in Brooklyn

Retired NYPD detective sergeant John Paolucci will join author Deborah Halber to talk about the issues surrounding unidentified human remains in the U.S. at Brooklyn's Morbid Anatomy Museum on July 8. … Full Article

‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ coming to Owl’s Head Park

Councilman Vincent Gentile is teaming up with Jeff Samaha Theater Productions/Ridge Chorale to kick-off the summer arts season in Bay Ridge on June 22 with a free performance of the critically acclaimed Broadway musical revue Smokey Joe's Café. … Full Article

‘Taste of Bushwick’ brings together restaurants, artists and the performing arts

The first annual ‘Taste of Bushwick’ was a smashing success, with overflow crowds rejoicing in food and drink from some of the hottest restaurants in the neighborhood, all while providing donations that will benefit the performing arts. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library receives $400,000 grant from NY Life Foundation

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced on Monday that it received a two-year, $400,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation to expand its Brooklyn Connections program.  The program is a school outreach initiative that offers middle school students rare access t … Full Article

PHOTO: Beautiful view from Brooklyn Bridge Park

While driving on the BQE Sunday evening near Brooklyn Bridge Park, we were able to get a breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline form the area near Brooklyn Bridge Park. Don't worry, the photo wasn't taken by the person behind the wheel.  … Full Article

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